Civil - Design, Civil - Transportation, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is seeking a Capital Projects Manager for its Division of Transportation Engineering (DTE). This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of multimodal travel in the County. The Capital Projects Manager is responsible for the planning and design of transportation infrastructure projects, with a focus on transit facilities and services.
DTE is responsible for planning, engineering, and constructing Montgomery County's infrastructure. DTE is currently engaged in growing and improving Montgomery County's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network. The County just opened its first BRT line on US 29 known as Flash. Planning, design, and implementation of additional corridors are underway and this position would be actively involved.
Planning and design work for transit projects associated with BRT, local bus, express bus, on-demand services, and other ancillary facilities. The employee will act as a technical expert on these projects, from planning through construction. Additional assignments may include planning and design for other multimodal capital projects.
Managing medium to larger size complex capital improvement projects while working with a multi-discipline planning and design team including staff from other divisions within DOT and across other departments.
Managing consultant contractors, including managing scope, schedule, and budget as well as reviewing technical submittals.
Assisting with and participating in public outreach activities as well as engaging with other stakeholders including the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the Montgomery County Planning Department, The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, independent municipalities (Cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg, among others), and State agencies like the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and State Highway Administration (SHA) within the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). Familiarity with Federal funding and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance is desired.
The successful candidate will have experience in the technical aspects of a large-scale transportation project including: traffic signal systems, transit technologies, traffic modeling, ridership forecasting, transit operations, station design and access, civil infrastructure, and permitting.
Internal Number: IRC46293
About Montgomery County Department of Transportation
Adjacent to the nation’s capital, Montgomery County is Maryland’s most populous and one of its most affluent jurisdictions. Located on the western border of the nation’s capital and encompassing 507 square miles, Montgomery County has a 2018 estimated population of 1,052,567. With a variety of cities, towns, and urban districts, several incorporated communities are located within Montgomery County, including Rockville and Gaithersburg, as well as other communities such as Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Germantown, Potomac, and Silver Spring.
Montgomery County is recognized as a national leader in innovation and technology and at the Montgomery County
Department of Transportation (MCDOT), we support travel alternatives, improving safety, and embracing cutting-edge
solutions through our work each day. The implementation of Capital Bikeshare, traffic signal modernization, smart parking meters, and our ongoing Vision Zero initiative are just a few of our diverse projects and programs. We are also planning for a future with more jobs, more people, and more options through transformative projects such as the Purple Line light rail and Bus Rapid Transit projects.
The County employees ove...r 10,000 people across more than 30 departments and agencies. MCDOT employees roughly 1,300 employees who are responsible for maintaining County roads and bridges, operating the second largest transit system in the region, keeping traffic flowing, managing over 20,000 parking spaces, expanding the County's bike and pedestrian network, and building new infrastructure. The County provides a comprehensive benefits package.