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Bridge Management Project Manager

By February 9, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Austin

Texas Dept. of Transportation

TxDOT’s Bridge Division is looking for an engineer to join our team of Bridge Project Managers in Austin, TX. An engineer in this position will help prioritize bridge projects for funding based on structural conditions, functional demands, and evaluate life cycle cost analyses to determine the best economic solution for Texas’ bridges. As a member of this group, this individual will also help to navigate the various federal, state, and local requirements for those projects. Texas’s inventory of roughly 56,000 bridges is nearly 26,000 more than any other state and more than the combined inventories of 17 states.

Minimum Salary: 72,886.00  Maximum Salary: 135,594.00    Pay Basis: Yearly

Work Locations: Stassney Hq – Main  – 6230 East Stassney Lane  Austin 78744

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Shift: Day Job  Shift Details: 40 hours per week M – F Location Flexibility: Hybrid  Location Flexibility Details: May be eligible for up to 3 days remote work

Benefits and Perks At TxDOT, we value employee work-life balance. In keeping with our commitment to this value, our employees benefit from a wide array of programs and activities that include:

Low Turnover
Retirement Pension
Alternative Work Schedules
Paid Leave/Holidays
Health Premiums paid at 100% for full-time employees
On the Job Training
Tuition Assistance Program
Comprehensive Wellness Program/Wellness Leave Incentives
Career Development Programs/Opportunities for advancement
For a complete list of our total compensation package please visit our website at: Total Compensation Package
To view benefits available to all State of Texas employees visit: Benefits at a Glance | ERS (texas.gov)

Position Description
An individual in this position utilizes bridge condition data to work with district personnel to identify candidate bridge projects for replacement, major rehabilitation, or preventative maintenance. Then work with those districts, consultants, and in-house design staff to plan and develop bridge projects to improve bridge conditions. Performs highly advanced and complex transportation engineering work in one or more functional areas such as planning, project development and design, construction, transportation/traffic operations, maintenance and/or research. Ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines. Work requires contact with governmental officials and private entities. Employees at this level are virtually self-supervising and assume direct accountability for the work product.

Essential Duties:

Analyzes and reports on complex program funding change scenarios and their impact to individual project schedule
Assesses and reports actual project progress versus planned progress to determine trends and variances for complex projects.
Utilizes project management principles in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing for complex transportation projects.
Assists in developing and/or monitoring budgets.
Coordinates and/or monitors assigned projects/programs/plans.
Interprets the Utility Accommodation Policy.
Makes presentations and represents TxDOT.
Monitors consultants’ progress and work quality; checks invoices and associated documents; prepares supplemental agreements.
Performs and/or coordinates the review and processing of Plans, Specifications & Estimates (PS&E) submission, special specifications or special provisions.
Recommends bridge replacement, bridge rehabilitation and repair of damaged bridges.
Reviews change orders, supplemental agreements, memorandum agreements and extra work orders; reviews monthly and final estimates prior to submittal.
Verifies project eligibility and assists with ranking projects and funding.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related science bachelor’s or higher degree accepted by TX PELS.

Experience:

Transportation Engineer III

6 years engineering, transportation engineering, or related engineering experience (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent).Related graduate level education may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis. Substitutions for Minimum Qualifications

Transportation Engineer IV

7 years engineering, transportation engineering, or related engineering experience (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent).Related graduate level education may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis. Substitutions for Minimum Qualifications

Licenses and Certifications:

Transportation Engineer III

Mandatory: Licensed Prof Engineer
Mandatory: Safety Impact Certificate

To apply for this job email your details to Careers@txdot.gov

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