The Transportation Products Implementation Analyst supports AASHTO’s National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP). Under the direction of the Program Director for NTPEP, the Transportation Products Implementation Analyst is responsible for the implementation of new products, monitoring the sustainability of current NTPEP technical committees, along with being a NTPEP Liaison for up to four technical committees.
Tasks include the following:
Solicit and organize feedback from state DOTs regarding the addition of new products and audits to the NTPEP scope
Guide new technical committees from inception through product realization
Collaborate with state and industry members on the creation of work plans and other supporting documents for new technical committees
Monitor sustainability of current NTPEP technical committees, assisting with revitalization efforts or sun-setting, as needed
Coordinate NTPEP survey and outreach efforts with state member departments and industry members
Manage technical committee Implementation Toolboxes on NTPEP website
Coordinate technical committee Wellness Checks with applicable NTPEP staff and technical committee leadership
Assist with UP3 technical committee tasks and responsibilities
Provide educational outreach and implementation processes to state DOTs for maximum utilization of the NTPEP audit and evaluation programs
Duties associated with a NTPEP Liaison include:
Become familiar with assigned technical committees’ work plans, testing protocols, and structure
Communicate with manufacturers interested in participating in NTPEP along with reviewing and accepting applications in DataMine
Track product progress through DataMine from application to data release
Gather feedback from manufacturers, test facilities, and states and facilitate any necessary responses
Assist committees in making changes to work plans, DataMine, and testing protocols
Facilitate quarterly meetings and assist with agenda creation and document distribution
Co-staff the annual NTPEP meeting and provide support for associated technical committees
The successful candidate will have a minimum of four to six years of technical or engineering-related experience. A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related technical or scientific discipline is desired.
The candidate must have excellent written, speaking, and presentation skills; a self-starter with good time management skills; ability to manage several different projects and prioritize tasks; and Intermediate to strong computer competence, particularly in Microsoft Office, webinar software, and an aptitude for learning new applications. Candidate must also have the ability to travel to meetings and other events and remain professional in different environments. Also, candidates should have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written, and to work cooperatively with contractors, staff, and task force members.