Civil - Architectural, Civil - Transportation, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
The Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has an exciting opportunity for a talented transportation engineer/project management professional to join our team as a Project Manager. This position will work closely with the implementing agency, local community, facility owner, and public during design and construction of transportation projects funded through the MPO’s Complete Streets Master Plan, Mobility Hub Program, and Complete Streets and Localized Initiatives Program (CSLIP). The Project Manager will coordinate, manage and track numerous projects and prepare reports on progress, schedule and budget. This position may also manage complex transportation planning projects and programs for the Broward MPO. Employee must be able to work in a collaborative environment. This position reports to a Deputy Executive Director. The ideal candidate is an experienced transportation engineer with project management expertise and a passion for multimodal transportation. This person will have a desire to grow their career with a progressive goal-oriented organization focused on expanding transportation options for the public. The candidate should have experience and interest in the design and implementation of infrastructure with an emphasis on multimodal transportation, including bicycle and pedestrian facilities, safe routes to school, and transit prioritization. The successful candidate will have strong collaborative and problem solving skills and enjoy working with multiple partners to build consensus, communicate and identify technically feasible solutions that are acceptable to the public and elected officials. This person will have strong organizational skills, technical knowledge, an interest in working in a fast-paced environment, often as part of a team, and looking for an opportunity to learn new skills. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills. FDOT experience is a plus.
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Planning, Architecture, or related field plus four (4) years of progressive responsible experience in project management, construction, engineering, or related work. A Master’s Degree with at least two years’ experience is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job should apply. Professional Engineer license and/or Certified Construction Manager preferred, but not required. Please visit http://browardmpo.org/index.php/employment-opportunities
The MPO provides essential multimodal transportation planning services to over 30 municipalities and Broward County under state and federal laws, while also working with partners in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties to plan for the Southeast Florida region. The thriving region is home to almost six million residents, with almost two million in Broward county alone, and another two million anticipated to call Southeast Florida home in the next 20 years. Our office is located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, close to world famous attractions and recreational activities including Miami Beach, Palm Beach, Florida Keys, Everglades, fishing, boating, beautiful beaches, and Orlando and its theme parks.