Transportation Project Manager

Greater Portland Council of Governments

The Greater Portland Council of Governments seeks a full-time Transportation
Project Manager to join our innovative team.

The qualified candidate must have:
1. A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional management of projects and budgets, with demonstrated organizational and quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
2. A demonstrated knowledge of Metropolitan Planning Organizations and federal planning processes and policies.
3. Proficiency working with spreadsheets and databases.
4. Attention to detail and applying quality-assurance procedures to all products and activities.
5. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively present to a variety of audiences, including the MPO board, elected officials, technical staff, and the general public.

Desirable but not required:
• A master’s degree in transportation planning, urban or regional planning, civil engineering, economics, or a related field.
• Understanding of the practices and principles of travel demand modeling, traffic engineering, transit service planning, and bicycle and pedestrian planning.

• Coordinating and supporting Transportation Improvement Programs for both Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funded projects.
• Coordinating and supporting the development of the Unified Planning Work Program for FHWA and FTA funded planning projects and activities.
• Tracking capital projects in the region and presenting analyses and updates to the governing committees and municipalities.
• Coordinating with the Maine Department of Transportation to ensure project design, engineering, and construction, and contracts are on time and budget.
• Coordinating with project managers on project development, management, financing, and financial tracking and management.



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