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Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Project Manager

Company: Diverse Consulting Enterprises, Inc
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Join our client's staff in Houston, TX as an ITS Project Manager. This can be a fully remote position.

Primary Function
This position offers great opportunity for a dynamic, motivated leader to work on a variety of work assignments and with other clients' offices, disciplines, and leaders. You'll be a member of our highly respected team of professionals with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged. This position also includes the opportunity to work remotely.

Primary Duties

  • Effectively executes and coordinates work of engineering teams/task leaders for Intelligent Transportation Systems assignments, electrical design, illumination design, systems engineering, signal design, signing and pavement markings, quantities, estimates, specifications, general notes, QA/QC, traffic control, operational analysis, and construction phase services for private and public agency clients
  • Utilizes strong oral and written communication skills to interact with employees, clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others
  • Manages moderate to complex projects or programs with varied scope
  • Maintains current general knowledge regarding new methods and developments for projects and recommends new practices or changes in emphasis for programs
  • Represents the organization and maintains liaison with individuals and related organizations
  • Effectively leads meetings and presents information
  • Mentors and develops project team technical and support members
  • Manages assigned project(s) for successful delivery to clients by coordinating and implementing project planning, risk management, schedule development, budget development, establishment and implementation of project controls, client communications, and managing change
  • Plans, schedules, and/or coordinates the preparation of documents or activities for multiple projects
  • Tracks overall financial performance of project/task assignment, which includes coordinating with management and operations to monitor performance of each project assigned
  • Collaborates with Leadership and the Business Development Department to lead technical responses to the Request for Qualifications and assist in business development opportunities
  • Participates in client/public meetings and presentations
  • Manages project staff of engineers, technicians, planners and sub-consultants as required and assigned for the project(s) to achieve successful results for the client

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or related field. (Advance Degree desirable.)
    • 10+ years; thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of engineering as related to ITS
    • Professional Engineer licensure in Texas is required or ability to obtain via reciprocity within six (6) months. Specialty Certifications such as PTOE, PMP are desirable
    • Certification or ability to certify for work categories in TxDOT work categories of Group 7 is required
    • Engagement in life-long learning to maintain knowledge of contemporary issues
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
    • Must be able to visually observe and differentiate details and colors of objects, recognize sound, tone and pitch; adjust to interruption and changes; work in hot, cold, and noisy work areas; stand, walk and sit for extended periods; climb stairs and ladders; deal with people in tense situations, and lift up to twenty (20) pounds
    • Must have State Driver's License and carry applicable State mandated auto insurance
    • Must have dependable transportation to attend meetings or to make field visits on a short notice

Keywords: Diverse Consulting Enterprises, Inc, Houston , Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Project Manager, Professions , Houston, Texas

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