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    Summary

    The Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) is within the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA), Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH) and delivers and constructs projects primarily in 14 western states for federal, state, and local partners. Our partners rely upon FLH to solve and manage unique program and project challenges that are wide-ranging in environment, geography and complexity, through engineering solutions that are sensitive to the context of the land.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Civil Engineer-Highway-Project Manager, you will:

    • Establish and maintain good working relationships with customers and project participants in order to effectively lead the delivery of highway and bridge projects.
    • Lead, motivate, and manage cross-functional project development teams including technical experts and interagency personnel.
    • Manage the scope, schedule, budget, and quality control/quality assurance processes for a number of projects. Maintain reasonable and targeted costs levels, and coordinate with Planning and Programming Branch.
    • Manage the project delivery decision-making process through design and construction such that customer and FHWA/CFLHD agency requirements are satisfied.
    • Engage the Construction Operations Engineer (COE) during design development, award, and advertisement for input on construction engineering costs and constructability.
    • Support the COE in contract modifications, including obtaining additional funding if needed, claims and dispute resolution as required. Provide expert advice to the Construction Management Engineer (CME), and Legal Counsel in claim situations, through close coordination with the COE and the Leadership Team.

    This position is ideal for an individual who is interested in leading the delivery of highway and bridge projects through cross-functional teams within a project management based matrix organization. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in successfully coordinating complex and sensitive issues with stakeholders from various federal, state, and local governmental agencies as well as with private citizens and public interest groups; and possess highly effective communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills to successfully deliver highway and bridge projects from scoping through the completion of construction.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Some travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/577947900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.