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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Project Management
Project Manager or Senior Project Manager
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Job Description

Project Manager or Senior Project Manager

Applications are now being accepted for a full-time position of Project Manager (PM) or Senior Project Manager in Capital Projects at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area.

Starting wage for the  Project Manager is $23.73 - $27.29 per hour, non-exempt, and the Senior Project Manager wage is $61,194 - $70,387 annually, exempt, Depends On Qualification. (Effective 10/22/17, pay range will be $58,739 - $76,107 annually.)

Ada County Highway District offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Duties:
• The Project Manager/Senior Project Manager uses best practices in all phases of project development ensuring that projects are planned and executed within scope, schedule, and budget. Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with government and local agency representatives, interest groups, and the general public.
•Responsible for scope, schedule and budget of all phases of projects including right-of-way acquisition and construction; plans, organizes and coordinates the scoping, concept, design, and environmental clearances; manages multiple projects of varying levels of size and complexity;
• The Senior Project Manager is also responsible to direct and control multiple projects, some of which are large, complex, highly visible, involve multiple and dissimilar functions and issues, and have broad impact on government operations and public interest. Provides leadership by identifying and implementing continuous process improvements; provides technical guidance to PMs and Project Assistants.

• Requires considerable knowledge of Civil Engineering, surveying, design, and construction standards, right-of-way acquisition, environmental clearances, administration of consultant, construction, and procurement contracts, budget preparation and execution, construction principles and practices, scheduling, federal funding sources and processes, spreadsheets, and word processing. Experience with MS Project is preferred.
• Requires experience in leading interdisciplinary project teams; strong team-building and leadership skills; able to elicit confidence and build rapport; experience in planning, scheduling, and tracking project timelines and deliverable; ability to work within a fast-paced project development process.
• Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Planning, or a related field preferred.
• The Senior Project Manager also requires proven experience in complex project management with an emphasis on transportation planning, design, right-of-way acquisition, environmental clearances, and public involvement.
• Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/American with Disabilities Act Employer.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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About Ada County Highway District

ACHD offers help to parents and children who are looking for a safe route to school. You can request a personalized map and route by contacting Bryan Huey at 387-6147, or email him at bhuey@achdidaho.org . A local effort: ACHD devotes local funds and resources to provide safe routes to school in Ada County. ACHDâ?Ts efforts go above and beyond the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)â?Ts Safe Routes to School Program, which makes federal funding available through grants. ACHD applies for federal grants, but has historically been a leader in locally funded safe routes to school improvements.