Bring your project management experience to our team as a local agency liaison in beautiful Portland, Oregon! In this role, you will lead multiple project teams through all activities necessary to ensure their portfolio of capital improvement of infrastructure projects are moved through the project delivery process phases according to project requirements and are delivered within scope, schedule and budget.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
A day in the life:
Evaluate the project on a regular basis to ensure that project results meet relevant quality standards and remove causes of unsatisfactory performance.
Ensure timely project decisions in conformance with project scope, schedule and budget requirements
Continuously monitor assigned projects for compliance.
Develop and implement project strategies, work plans and manage risks.
Develop preliminary and final schedules for all assigned projects.
Develop estimates based on project team member and other technical expert input for preliminary engineering, construction engineering, and right-of-way costs.
Develop and implement stakeholder engagement and communication plans for all assigned projects.
Negotiate and draft details for complex and/or controversial intergovernmental agreements with other governments and jurisdictions.
Provide oversight to local government agencies and consultants in the development and delivery of state or federally funded transportation projects by local agencies.
Assemble core project teams to perform engineering design and development work.
Work is performed in an office environment with periodic visits to local government offices and job sites required.
Occasional confrontations with hostile individuals may be encountered.
Plan, coordinate, and lead project team meetings. Evening meetings with local agencies, citizen groups, city council meetings and public hearings may be required.
Project site visits before and/or during construction may require being next to freeway traffic, heavy equipment in operation and may require crossing difficult and hazardous terrain.
Administer contracts, approve invoices, and evaluate consultant performance.
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What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Strong knowledge and expertise in project portfolio consultant management and contract administration.
Strong knowledge and expertise in project management including scope, schedule, budget and risk.
Strong organizational and communication skills, and experience leading teams and making decisions.
Experience in design principles and practices of civil engineering, and delivering design packages for transportation engineering projects.
Experience in negotiations, coordination between government agencies and ODOT's internal units.
Experience in negotiations in conflict resolution.
What we need:
A bachelor's degree in construction management, business administration, public administration, architecture, planning or engineering AND three years of progressively responsible experience related to the class series concept. OR An associate degree (or comparable course work) in architectural, construction or engineering technology; AND four and one-half years of progressively responsible experience related to the class series concept. OR Six years of progressively responsible experience related to the class series concept.
Please click herefor the construction project manager 2 class series concept information.
Additionally, driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license, an acceptable driving record and the ability to drive are required for this position.
Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on July 9, 2019.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: REQ-14867
About Oregon Department of Transportation
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.