Announcement: ODOT18-1784oc Major Project Manager – Principal Executive/Manager E Region 1 Highway Division Portland
ODOT Region1 is recruiting for an experienced manager for its Major Projects Unit based in downtown Portland. Project teams within the unit focus on moving multi-modal and complex projects of regional and statewide significance from planning concepts through preliminary engineering and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) approval. This includes system planning and alternatives development, transportation and environmental analysis, and ensuring stakeholder and public involvement. This position oversees multidisciplinary project teams in:
Development of the Region's major transportation projects in coordination with local agencies.
Performing transportation studies, project prioritization analysis and refinement plans.
Analyzing and coordinating state system needs with Metro's and Tri-Met's development of major LRT and other transit projects in the region.
Delivering phase 1 engineering, public/agency involvement, and NEPA documentation milestones on select major-action transportation projects.
Scoping project concepts that are candidates for the Region 1 STIP program.
Policy implementation in Region 1, including tolling, congestion pricing and other system management techniques.
This position is also responsible for managing a crew of 10 and the development and maintenance of the Major Projects Section budget, which involves ongoing coordination with the other policy and development sections.
The Unit is responsible for representing the region on innovative financing strategies as a method for funding these major improvements. This position provides counsel on major project development strategies to the region's area managers, local governments, and partner agencies.
Minimum Qualifications: Three years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation. OR Two years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management. OR Three years of professional experience as a program/project leader, assigning and reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., engineers, etc.) including project responsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, and monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget. In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.
Special Qualifications: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).
This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 a.m. but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Bilingual and bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply.
For questions and application support call 503-373-7377.
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Internal Number: ODOT18-1784oc
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.