Transportation Project Engineer III - 2 Openings!

$65,876 - $115,283 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • 1710 E Marion St, Shelby, NC 28152, USA
  • Nov 17, 2023
Full time Biking, Walking, and Mobility Engineering Roads, Streets, and Sidewalks

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at by Nov 30.
This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for BOTH of them!
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The Challenge
We are looking for 2 senior project engineers to join our Division 12 Project Delivery team.
In this role, you will:
    • Assist Division staff by providing project management and engineering support to ensure we effectively manage project development efforts through coordination with Division Staff, Technical Units, and internal/external partners.
    • Manage all aspects of each assigned project from inception to completion including project feasibility, planning, public involvement, project design, right-of way acquisition, environmental issues, budget, and project letting to ensure timely delivery and development within the scope, schedule, and budget for each assigned project.
    • Communicate verbally and in writing with public officials, consultants, environmental agencies, the public and NCDOT staff.
    • Provide regular status reports of projects and funding sources to the Project Development Team Lead, Division Project Development Engineer, and Division Engineers.
What You Bring
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of transportation and civil engineering concepts, practices, and theories used in the project development, construction of transportation facilities, and NCDOT Standard Specifications and contracting procedures.
    • Experience interpreting and verbally/in writing communicating details of plans, project documents, policies, and procedures, to convey information to consultants, NCDOT staff, and other stakeholders.
    • Experience leading and maintaining positive working relationships with environmental agencies, public officials, consultants, contractors, and NCDOT staff to find acceptable solutions to infrastructure project problems.
    • Knowledge of time and budget management practices and requirements needed for development of multiple projects with minimal supervision.
    • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
    • Skills in technical writing, public speaking with technical and nontechnical groups.
    • Ability to deliver clear and timely written and verbal communications with internal and external customers, including local governments, private consulting firms, and the public.
    • Proficiency in, or the ability to become proficient in, our SAP Financial Management and STaRS project management systems.
Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, and
    • 4+ years of relevant experience; or
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Management Prefers
    • Candidates with a driver's license.
    • We may require you to be registered as a professional engineer by the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
Call me: Connie Johnson at 980-552-4207.
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