Project Manager – Transportation Engineer 3

Ohio Department of Transportation - District 6

To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place

This is an opportunity to have a hands-on role in many exciting transportation projects in Central Ohio. As Project Manager, this engineer will work with federal, state, and local government officials, technical experts as well as property owners, businesses, the motoring public and special interest groups to deliver meaningful projects.


Duties include managing multiple transportation projects from inception through to construction. In Central Ohio, this has included major reconstruction of Interstate interchanges and corridors like 70/71, the 270/23 North Side Fix, the I-670 Smart Lane, the widening of I-71 and upcoming projects at 70 and Brice. Other typical projects will include bridge replacements and safety upgrades.  Candidates are encouraged to become a District expert in one of many technical disciplines including geometrics, structures, or traffic.


The ideal candidate must be comfortable communicating respectfully, effectively and often with the variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders listed above to share information, develop collaborative solutions, advocate for the project, and professionally represent ODOT.


Responsibilities include:

· Delivering projects on schedule

· Managing design contracts in accordance with ODOT policies and procedures

· Leading/facilitating meetings to resolve engineering, NEPA, budgetary and all other challenges impacting project delivery and cost

· Making presentations to the stakeholders mentioned above on all aspects of the project



PE license and at least 12 months experience as a group or project leader proving direction & training to engineer professions OR at 12 months experience in designing or managing public works projects, particularly those with federal funding. The ability to communicate technical information to a non-engineering audience would be preferred, along with a respect for deadlines, openness to feedback and sensitivity for differing opinions. There is also the opportunity to build your skill set through ODOT’s Project Management Training Program – a set of courses designed to educate project managers in all technical aspects of ODOT projects and improve organization, communication and decision-making skills.

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