ABOUT US: Arapahoe County's Public Works and Development Department is an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency, the first County in Colorado to obtain this status. Within the Department of Public Works and Development, we are seeking a Transportation Project Manager to join our Capital Improvement Program team in the Transportation Division.
As a Transportation Project Manager, this position is responsible for transportation planning, serving as a project manager for capital improvement projects, and providing engineering expertise in the area of traffic operations. We are seeking an experienced engineer with a commitment to excellence and a desire to serve the needs of Arapahoe County through this key technical position.
Some of the benefits of working for PWD include:
15 days (120 hours) of paid vacation per year
12 paid holidays and 1 additional floating holiday per year
12 days (96 hours) of paid sick leave per year
Flexible work schedules available
Training and development opportunities to help you grow in your professional career
Comprehensive health insurance and retirement plans – see benefits tab for more detail
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.
Provides support for short- and long-term plan development for Multi-Modal Transportation Infrastructure improvements/programs. Assists in the development of short- and long-term plans for the Capital Improvement Program for County growth and development.
Familiarity with the developing scopes of work, negotiation fees, and execution of corridor/feasibility studies; involved with the County's multi-modal transportation plans, developing phased implementation plans recommended as part of any study, Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) studies, and NEPA documentation for projects.
Engage in County transportation policy development and/or planning the fine details of a project prior to commencement of a project.
Capital Improvement Project Delivery:
Provides professional and technical expertise for efficient capital improvement project delivery at both the design and construction phases of a project
Provides project management services; prepares detailed scope of services/work, develops and monitors schedules and budgets, and monitors performance of subordinate staff and consultants; establishes priorities and adjusts schedules to meet priorities established by Division in consideration of current Departmental goals, objectives, priorities, and workload.
Provides or supervises the development of designs, plans, reports, studies, specifications, bid documents, and estimates for the construction of public works/utilities projects.
Performs internal quality assurance review for final construction Plans, construction specifications and solicitation documents for the Transportation Division prior to sending to Purchasing. Also, reviews documents of other departments or divisions as necessary.
Provides support and engineering expertise to the Traffic Operations Program.
Applies knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices to traffic-related areas including but not limited to neighborhood traffic safety, traffic calming activities, roadway signage and striping, use of traffic control devices, and traffic signal operations/timing/phasing.
From time to time provide review of traffic engineering studies performed internally and as part of the development review process.
Prepares, presents, and leads discussions at Public Meetings, Planning Commissioner and BOCC Study Sessions and Public Hearings, interagency coordination meetings, and internal staff meetings related to project and/or Division related assignments.
Pro-actively manages conflict and challenges associated with project implementation and develops strategies to resolve issues and keep project on schedule and within budget.
Is responsible for managing budgets and schedules for their projects to keep them on time and within established budgets.
Performs related work as required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field.
Minimum of eight (8) years of professional-level engineering experience which includes transportation planning and project management experience. Traffic engineering experience is also preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and work experience that satisfy the requirements of the job may be considered.
NECESSARY ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado or the ability to obtain within six months of employment.
Possession of a Colorado Class "R" driver's license or ability to obtain within two weeks of appointment.
Successful completion of pre-employment background and motor vehicle checks.
About Arapahoe County Government
Arapahoe County's Public Works and Development Department is an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency, the first County in Colorado to obtain this status.