Capital Projects Manager
Department of Transportation
100 Edison Park Drive, 4th Floor, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Capital Projects Manager, Traffic Engineering Studies Section
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
ABOUT THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (MCDOT)
Our mission is move people and connect places with seamless, equitable transportation options that are safe, environmentally responsible, and support economic growth and vibrancy in Montgomery County.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Manage complex, capital improvement projects within the Division through the planning, design, and construction phases, and advocate Montgomery County’s Vision Zero Action Plan, that would improve pedestrian safety in Montgomery County. The Employee will manage staff and consultants conducting traffic safety studies associated with the County’s high injury network (HIN) and in walksheds associated with the Safe Routes to School Program. Employee will conduct and manage Pedestrian Roadway Safety Audits throughout Montgomery County, ensuring that the audit recommendations are implemented in a timely manner, and manage the Pedestrian Safety CIP budget.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Planning complex traffic safety and operational studies on County roadways and in school zones
Supervising and managing staff and consultants as part of the Safe Routes to School Program, and those supporting the Division’s Vision Zero action items
Applying for and managing state and federal grants and monitoring contracts and contract expenditures
Coordinating interdepartmental efforts to implement Vision Zero action items
Functioning as supporting staff member to the Pedestrian Bicycle Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
WHO WE ARE SEEKING
You have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
You enjoy working autonomously to complete tasks and projects by established deadlines.
You are organized, detail oriented, and possess computer skills.
You are a problem-solver who can create innovative solutions and foster coordination between groups and agencies.
Experience: Five (5) years of professional experience in design/construction project management, contract administration and quality control/quality assurance.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Civil/Structural Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class C (or equivalent) drivers license from the applicant’s state of residence.
To view the job posting and submit an application, please visit Montgomery County Government’s Career website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/careers and click on Search Jobs. You will find the job posting under the General Professional job category – IRC 55564 (Open Until Filled). EOE: M/F/D.