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Transportation Project Engineer III – 2 Openings!

By November 17, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Shelby, NC
  • This position has been filled


How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/54wxxbh4 by Nov 30.
This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for BOTH of them!
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The Challenge
We are looking for 2 senior project engineers to join our Division 12 Project Delivery team.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist Division staff by providing project management and engineering support to ensure we effectively manage project development efforts through coordination with Division Staff, Technical Units, and internal/external partners.
  • Manage all aspects of each assigned project from inception to completion including project feasibility, planning, public involvement, project design, right-of way acquisition, environmental issues, budget, and project letting to ensure timely delivery and development within the scope, schedule, and budget for each assigned project.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing with public officials, consultants, environmental agencies, the public and NCDOT staff.
  • Provide regular status reports of projects and funding sources to the Project Development Team Lead, Division Project Development Engineer, and Division Engineers.

What You Bring

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of transportation and civil engineering concepts, practices, and theories used in the project development, construction of transportation facilities, and NCDOT Standard Specifications and contracting procedures.
  • Experience interpreting and verbally/in writing communicating details of plans, project documents, policies, and procedures, to convey information to consultants, NCDOT staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Experience leading and maintaining positive working relationships with environmental agencies, public officials, consultants, contractors, and NCDOT staff to find acceptable solutions to infrastructure project problems.
  • Knowledge of time and budget management practices and requirements needed for development of multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Skills in technical writing, public speaking with technical and nontechnical groups.
  • Ability to deliver clear and timely written and verbal communications with internal and external customers, including local governments, private consulting firms, and the public.
  • Proficiency in, or the ability to become proficient in, our SAP Financial Management and STaRS project management systems.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, and
4+ years of relevant experience; or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Management Prefers
Candidates with a driver’s license.

We may require you to be registered as a professional engineer by the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

Call me: Connie Johnson at 980-552-4207.

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