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State of Vermont AOT Project Manager I - Rail & Aviation Bureau in Barre, Vermont

This job was posted by https://www.vermontjoblink.com : For more information, please see: https://www.vermontjoblink.com/jobs/1099943


Do you have an interest in transportation, engineering, and project management? Do you want to Build a Better Vermont by implementing the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law? Then this position may be for you!

\ \ The Agency of Transportation is looking for a Project Manager to work with the Rail & Aviation Bureau. Your work will be focused on providing safe and quality public transportation systems for three modes of transportation! The Bureau\'s Project Delivery team manages a diverse portfolio supporting 304 miles of rail lines, 149 miles of rail trails, and 10 airports.

\ \ This job could be for you if:

  • You are motivated by VTrans strategic goals of growing Vermont\'s economy and transitioning to an energy efficient transportation system by improving freight and passenger rail infrastructure and supporting Vermont\'s growing industry of electric aircraft development and General Aviation businesses;
  • You enjoy learning new things and applying a diverse set of knowledge and skills to an everchanging set of problems and questions;
  • You are independent and self-driven. You take on new challenges without waiting to be asked. You own your projects and assigned tasks and want to positively affect public transportation;
  • You appreciate teamwork and are good at coordinating project work with internal and external partners;
  • You like to use your technical knowledge in delivering projects spanning airfield pavements, airport support facilities, bridges & culverts, rail-highway crossings, multi-use paths, and rail passenger platforms;
  • You like the role as an engineering project manager, reviewing and providing insight about design, asset management plans, railroad and municipal agreements, capital improvement plans, emergency repairs, and continuous improvement initiatives;
  • You are eager to administer federal grant obligations while managing project timelines, budgets, and scopes.

\ The Agency of Transportation and the Rail & Aviation Bureau has an employee-friendly telework policy, requiring staff to work from the office as little as a one day a week. The rest of the days, staff are welcome to work in the office or work from their productive home offices. Occasional, on-location site visits may be necessary during construction season and design development.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary. Fieldwork may involve exposure to hazardous materials, traffic hazards and construction sites during all weather conditions; and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis and these should be handled in a professional and respectful manner.