Engineering Project Manager

$65,876 - $115,283 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • 5504 Barbados Blvd., Castle Hayne, NC 28429, USA
  • May 13, 2024
Full time Biking, Walking, and Mobility Engineering Roads, Streets, and Sidewalks

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at  by May 24.
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The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced Engineering Project Manager to join our Project Development team that manages the scope, schedules, budgets, quality, and risks for a broad range of transportation projects.
In this role, you will:
    • Execute the daily activities and tasks leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver preconstruction projects to construction.
    •  Apply your skills in project development, environmental analysis, planning, and design.
    • Lead a portfolio of centrally managed State Transportation Improvement Projects (STIPs) and non-STIP projects during the pre-construction phase to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within scope, and according to the project budget.
    • Lead teams preparing environmental studies, environmental analysis, environmental documentation, engineering studies, design products, special provisions, quantities, final plans, and contract documents.
    • Track project changes.
    • Maintain project schedules and milestones.
    • Identify risks, opportunities, and mitigation strategies to ensure projects remain in scope, on schedule, and within budget.
    • Analyze environmental data and design information.
    • Request technical deviations and exceptions.
    • Regularly communicate project status to Senior Project Managers, management, team members, the Division and other stakeholders.
    • Ensure products meet quality expectations.
    • Communicate with team members to expedite completion of critical tasks, document environmental decisions, complete designs, and ensure deliverables are in compliance with all federal and state laws, rules, regulatory actions, policies and procedures, and request technical deviations and exceptions to advance projects.
    • Provide oversight to private engineering firms (PEFs), administer PEF contracts, review and process invoices and provide feedback on consultant performance.
What You Bring
    • Project management experience overseeing and managing complex transportation projects and developing/managing project scope, schedule, budget, quality, and project risks.
    • Knowledge of professional engineering principles and practices of civil engineering relating to Highway Design with an emphasis on project planning, environmental studies and analysis, project design, construction and maintenance methods, as they apply to the Project Delivery Process.
    • Leadership experience managing teams to apply engineering principles to difficult and complex environmental and design situations, making sound recommendations and decisions, and providing guidance in designs.
    • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and fostering communication with senior leadership, stakeholders, citizens, and among project team members.
    • Knowledge of Professional Engineering contracts and the ability to understand scoping, estimating, and negotiating contracts.
Education & Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management, and
    • 4+ years of relevant experience; or
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
    • We may require registration as a professional engineer by the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
Call me:  Maria Palmer at 910-341-2000.
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