Engineering Project Management Team Lead - NEW HIGHER SALARY!

$80,011 - $156,021 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • 1 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full time Biking, Walking, and Mobility Engineering Roads, Streets, and Sidewalks

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply online at by October 6, 2022 at midnight EST to be considered.
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NEW HIGHER SALARY: $80,011-$156,021
The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced Engineering Project Management Team Lead to join our Technical Services Project Management team.
In this role you will:
    • Oversee 2 Senior Project Managers who supervise teams of Project Managers delivering assigned portfolios of centrally-managed State Transportation Improvement Projects (STIP).  These teams coordinate pre-construction activities from initial scoping through construction contract letting.
    • Provide direction, leadership, supervision, technical guidance, and advice to team members to ensure the establishment and obtainment of project goals, objectives, deliverables, and schedules.
    • Promote risk identification and implementation of mitigation strategies to ensure projects remain on scope, schedule, and budget.
    • Provide technical direction/expert advice supporting the resolution of elevated project-related issues, and decisions on complex engineering, design, environmental, and public-involvement matters.
    • Review key project deliverables for quality assurance while ensuring deliverables comply with federal/state laws, rules, regulatory actions, policies, and procedures.
    • Attend and support project managers who are leading project meetings.
    • Foster effective teamwork, communications, coordination, and collaboration.
    • Work with senior leadership, local, state, and federal government representatives, professional engineering firms, and Division and technical staff to resolve project issues, discuss project specifics, and relay project status/updates.
    • Manage both financial and human resources required to meet project delivery goals.
    • Set performance measures, goals, and objectives, and measure progress for the section and staff.
    • Manage our performance management system for the team and make hiring decisions.
    • Ensure timely/proper contract administration with private engineering firms, including scopes of services, consultant selection, labor cost estimates, progress reports, and invoice review/payments.
    • Monitor contract costs against available funding.
What You Bring
    • Experience developing transportation infrastructure projects, including project planning and decision-making, preliminary and final design, and related technical/engineering analyses.
    • Strong project management experience scoping development, developing schedules, setting budgets, ensuring quality, and leading risk management.
    • Experience with overall project delivery processes and related transportation/highway engineering, techniques, practices, procedures, and requirements.
    • Experience developing and managing professional services/engineering contracts including scoping, estimating, negotiating, QA/QC, invoice review/approval, project closeout, and performance evaluation.
    • Experience supervising staff, including performance evaluations, employee development, and coaching.
    • Experience organizing, developing, and leading multi-disciplinary teams, and providing updates to senior leadership and project stakeholders.
    • Experience supervising permanent employees, contractors, and/or consultants.
    • We may require registration as a professional engineer with the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
Education & Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, and
    • 6+ years of relevant engineering experience, and
    • 4+ years of supervisory experience; or
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Call me: Claire Chiancone at 919-707-6309.
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