[ Project Delivery Specialist ]
[ Transportation Planner / Civil Engineer (Full-Time) ]
Project Delivery Specialist (Full Time)
Perform duties related to the Commission’s state and federal transportation projects and general funding advancement efforts. Provides technical assistance to help advance projects and promotes widespread use of effective project delivery practices.
- Develops funding scenarios and helps secure funding and support for transportation project development.
- Presents plans to funding sources.
- Prepares reports and other related communications about funding sources, legislative matters, and public information for use by SPC management and staff.
- Monitors status of funding programs and progress.
- Identifies innovative, nontraditional finance opportunities and assists in grants development.
- Ensures project work is in compliance with agency goals and procedures.
- Identify issues and improve project delivery by integrating revenue, finance, and procurement options into the delivery process.
- Evaluates project service delivery methods and techniques.
- Makes recommendations on the efficient use of resources.
- Monitor the progress of projects with respect to schedule and budget.
- Applies federal and state planning regulations in the delivery of all project documents.
- Serves as a liaison with the public, funding agencies and other agencies providing information to promote regional growth and the advancement of transportation projects and coordination among stakeholders.
- Applies knowledge of federal and state transportation funding and grant programs in the development of project budgets and monitors expenditures against those budgets.
- Conducts transportation program research relating to operational trends, program objectives and accomplishments.
- Reviews and analyzes legislation, laws, and public policy and recommends changes to promote and support interests of the Region.
- All other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.
Education / Experience Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Regional/Transportation Planning, Project Management, Public Administration or other closely related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
- 3-6 years of related professional experience preferably with DOT, MPO or similar planning organization.
- Knowledge of the transportation project development and permitting process.
- Working knowledge of principles and practices of grant funding, allocation and obligation.
- Minimum of 2 years experience of working with public officials at all levels.
- Working knowledge of federal and state transportation planning and programming rules and regulations.
- Strong oral, writing, organization, and presentation skills to ensure efficient project delivery.
- Microsoft Office skills with the ability to learn new software applications
Please submit letter of interest, resume, and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Transportation Safety Planner /Civil Engineer
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), Pittsburgh, PA
SPC seeks a full time Transportation Safety Planner /Civil Engineer with experience in traffic operations, safety planning and traffic engineering to assist with regional programs including the congestion management process, intelligent transportation systems, road safety audits, traffic signal upgrade program, and other related planning efforts.
The ideal candidate will have a mix of knowledge, skills, and abilities including project management, strong oral and written communication abilities, and analytical and organizational skills. Experience working for a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Regional Planning Commission or similar regional planning agency is preferred, but not required.
- Developing and updating of the Regional Safety Planning documents
- Participating and leading Road Safety Audits teams on various corridors in the region
- Maintaining existing and establishing new area-based Traffic Incident Management teams, including coordination of training exercises and After Action Reviews
- Processing, updating, and managing program files and safety data from available regional and statewide sources
- Establishing a Regional Safety Corridor Pilot Project and Regional Safety Program by working with state and federal funding agencies. Prepare and coordinate scope of the program, necessary funding agreements, board resolutions, requests for proposals/qualifications and other documents to establish and maintain the program.
- Work with other SPC staff and regional stakeholders to finalize detailed project by project scope and plans for Regional Safety Program.
- Bachelor's degree in Planning, Engineering, or other closely related field. Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering preferred.
- At least 3-5 years of experience in roadway safety related planning/implementation or traffic engineering
- Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and work with federal and state officials on a regular basis.
For consideration, pleases send letter of interest, resume, and salary history to email@example.com.
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