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Project Manager 3 – AASHTOWare Lead System Administrator

By March 6, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Applications have closed


Project Manager 3 – AASHTOWare Lead System Administrator
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Statewide Project Delivery Branch
Construction Section / Contract Administration Unit


Salary: $6,480-$9,541


The role: 

Bring your project management expertise to the Contract Administration Unit! As the AASHTOWare lead system administrator, you will lead eConstruction initiatives from start to finish. Key duties include successfully delivering the enterprise-level portfolio of projects, maintenance efforts, and working requests affecting AASHTOWare Project and various divisions and business lines. You will plan projects, set deadlines, ensure resource availability, resolve stakeholder conflicts and guide project management staff to deliver technology solutions for construction contract administration. Apply today!


We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website. 


A day in the life:

·         Serve as program manager for AASHTOWare Project construction and materials and civil rights and labor modules.

·         Lead system administration teams through roll-out and maintenance of the systems.

·         Make recommendations on policy, organizational effectiveness, organizational performance measures and other project outcomes to meet business needs.

·         Plan operational improvement projects, maintenance efforts and work requests and develop resource, cost and time estimates for accomplishing program or customer driven work requests and enhancements.

·         Review program change requests for cost and benefit of change and make recommendation to AASHTOWare executive steering committee.

·         Communicate and work with AASHTOWare end-user designee on system changes and upgrades.

·         Evaluate and identify criteria, reports, performance measures, and processes for the ongoing measurement and monitoring of system performance and functionality.

·         Provide contract oversight and help administer day-to-day system contractual work, ensuring that contractors deliver the work products within the contract’s terms and dates.

·         Attend leadership groups, peer exchanges, and other forums to present or communicate program status and implementation schedules, share lessons learned and receive feedback from users.

·         Participate in development and delivery of end-user training on utilization and application of systems.

·         Work in an office environment with hybrid work options available and statewide travel required.

·         To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.


What’s in it for you:

·         Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.

·         Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!



What we need:

Seven years of professional level experience related to the class concept;


Six years of professional level experience related to the class concept and an Oregon Project Management Associate Certification;


Four years of professional level experience related to the class concept and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, public administration, or a closely related field;


Two years of professional level experience and Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute.


Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.


What we’d like to see:

If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!

Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position. 

·         Demonstrated leadership in a matrixed organization responsible for successful operations of information technology (IT) systems and successful delivery of IT and business improvement initiatives.

·         Strong understanding of state department of transportation project delivery processes and lifecycle.

·         Strong communication skills: listening, interpersonal, written and verbally with a variety of people answering questions and gathering and exchanging information.

·         Skill in planning, assigning and organizing work efficiently and exercising independent judgment in making appropriate decisions concerning work planning and work methods.

·         Experience and strong understanding of best practices in system IT change management, access control and security, troubleshooting and incident management support processes.


Learn more and apply: 

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2023.

Click here to learn more and apply! Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.

Questions? Call 971-273-8687 or email ODOTRecruitmentEM@odot.oregon.gov.

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer 


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