The City of Austin Transportation Department’s (ATD) Transportation Engineering Division has an opening for full-time Project Manager to plan, design and advance to implementation a wide range of projects and programs to maintain and improve transit speed and reliability.
The Project Manager will provide technical input, and strategic direction to multiple work teams including external stakeholders, partner agencies, etc., to successfully deliver high-need, time-critical projects; develop vision and implementation framework for the program.
Transit speed and reliability projects and programs may include queue jumps; bus stops; transit signal priority; bus stop placement optimization; level or near-level boarding; off-board fare collection; transit priority lanes; dedicated bus lanes and running ways; and safety improvements. This position will develop clear and compelling business cases that effectively build support and approval for funding and implementing these projects and programs.
This position will serve as the primary point of contact for ATD with Capital Metro Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) staff through the Transit Priority Working Group to manage transit speed and reliability projects and programs; maintain project schedules, budgets, report progress; prepare task orders, and provide management and oversight of consultants assisting with transit speed and reliability projects and programs. This position will also interface with ATD and Capital Metro on other transit-related projects and programs, including Quiet Zones.
This position will also update and brief City staff and Council Members on projects and programs and Capital Metro Board and Committee meeting agenda items.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Austin Transportation job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: https://www.austincityjobs.org. A cover letter and resume must be submitted along with the City of Austin application. Please complete the application in full.
Equal Employment Opportunity: City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.
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About City of Austin, Texas
The Austin Transportation Department (ATD), a department of the City of Austin, is responsible for a variety of transportation, mobility, and safety functions throughout the community. ATD works with all modes of transportation and many Austin-area partners and agencies to deploy an all-ages and abilities network. The Austin Transportation Department is committed to providing the safest and most efficient, cost-effective and sustainable roadway, bikeway, walkway and transit system for our community.
ATD is responsible for the following aspects of transportation, mobility and safety in Austin: Roadway signage and markings, traffic engineering, traffic and pedestrian signals, ground transportation service regulation, on-street parking, parking meters, City-owned parking lots and garages, transportation systems planning, the active transportation network, permitting and coordination of special events in the City’s right of way, permitting and coordination of construction or maintenance in the City’s right of way, traffic calming, the City’s Complete Streets Policy, and more.
ATD works with several partners in the Central Texas region to design, plan for and construct mobility and ...safety improvements on our region's transportation systems.
In 2017, US News selected Austin, Texas as the #1 place to live in the United States. For careers as professional transportation engineers, visit www.austincityjobs.org