This position is located in the District Department of Transportation, (DDOT), Infrastructure Project Management Division (IPMD) – Team 4.
The purpose to this position is to lead, direct, manage and to coordinate the work of one or more project teams, special project or related matters involved in the design, construction and rehabilitation of bridges, streets, alleys, tunnels and other transportation-related projects in the District of Columbia. The incumbent of this position provides professional large, complex transportation projects within an assigned area of the District of Columbia.?
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent of this position works under the general administrative direction of the Program Manager, who defines the overall assignment in terms of broadly defined missions and functions of the Agency. The employee is responsible for independently planning, designing, and carrying out projects, studies, and program operations. As a technical authority, the incumbent is given wide latitude to independently lead, direct and manage construction and rehabilitation projects for roadway, bridges, tunnels, and other transportation related projects including significant technical and cost issues and dealing with political and controversial situations.
The successful candidate will manage the design, delivery, and completion of multi-million dollar construction projects and leads the efforts of a project team(s) generally comprised of four (4) to eight (8) multi-disciplined specialists to manage and complete roadway improvements and transportation projects meeting time and budget targets. This position supports the Program Manager with strategic planning techniques and effective project management; preparing comprehensive project plans and schedules in line with standard capital improvement methods; identifying stakeholder concerns, community interests, public utility company concerns and information received from other agencies; leading public and community meetings with Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, the media, Civic Associations, and other special interest/community groups to communicate the status of project.
A Professional Engineer (PE) licensure is required and must be maintained. All applicants with a PE license in a jurisdiction other than the District of Columbia will have 12 months to obtain a PE license within the District of Columbia or will be terminated.
About District of Columbia Department of Transportation
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services. Central to this vision is improving energy efficiency and modern mobility by providing next generation alternatives to single occupancy driving in the city.