American Structurepoint

Traffic Project Manager

US-OH-Columbus
Job ID
2017-1181
Category/Group
Traffic Group
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

General duties include management and primary control of traffic projects.  Responsibilities include performing professional traffic design services; managing, controlling, and monitoring all aspects of the project; technical leadership; quality assurance; and public and private client coordination.

Responsibilities

Traffic Services

  • Manage, perform, and review traffic impact studies, traffic operations analyses and corridor planning studies
  • Manage, perform, and review signal design, interconnect design, highway lighting design (preferred) and signal timing plans
  • Attend continuing education classes to achieve and maintain PE license and PTOE certification



Project Management

  • Prepare proposals, fee justifications, and contracts for each project in conjunction with the Traffic Services Director, Department Manager, and Principal-in-Charge
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities of the project to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed funding and schedule parameters
  • Establish a project work plan for each project which includes essential elements of the project with major milestones and potential roadblocks, the project schedule, and the financial plan that includes the project budget, a man-hour utilization forecast, and a billing forecast
  • Monitor and control the project financial plan, review project cost sheets, and prepare monthly invoices for each project
  • Prepare monthly cost/profit analysis and billing projections for each project
  • Coordinate with the Traffic Services Director and other project managers for allocation of personnel to staff each project
  • Coordinate each project with the client, ODOT, and local government agencies, permitting agencies, utility companies, and land acquisition professionals as necessary to drive the project schedule.
  • Aggressively seek additional compensation for work outside the original scope of each project. Prepare contract amendments as necessary.
  • Serve as representative of firm at all required project meetings, presentations, and public hearings, and prepare documentation of items discussed



Technical Leadership

  • Direct and coordinate activities of design engineers and technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Mentor and provide direct hands-on assistance when teaching new analysis techniques and design elements, oral and writing skills to design engineers and technicians
  • Identify project roadblocks and obtain assistance in resolving them
  • Stay current with industry trends, design manuals, and project development procedures


Quality Assurance

  • Supervise the work of all project personnel to ensure that each project meets the highest professional standards, follows the established quality assurance plan, and maintains the established budget and schedule
  • Review the final design drawings and computations prepared by design engineers and technicians for completeness and accuracy prior to every submittal


Client Coordination

  • Maintain positive relationships with clients to resolve all project questions such as project scope, design exceptions, project development process, schedule, extra work, and billings
  • Be responsive to all client requests
  • Look for new opportunities with existing clients
  • Provide support for business development sales force


Technical Software Knowledge

  • Required: Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, AutoCAD / Microstation, SIDRA / ARCADY, Vistro, VISSIM, Microsoft Office
  • Plus: Travel Demand Modeling Softwares (VISUM / TransCAD, CUBE), ArcGIS, SignCAD

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