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Company: ACROSTAFF Jobs
Contact Name: DAVE
Website: http://www.acrostaff.com

Job Details: Project Manager Date: Feb 25 2021

Job Reference: 10424
Job Category: IT Jobs [ View All IT Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Employer
Employment type: Full Time
Degree: Bachelors
Experience: 3 years
Location: Austin, Texas, 47102
Job Skills: Project Manager
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Required Skills:
• 3 years of Experience as a project coordinator, project manager, or similar role.
• Understanding of project management concepts and best practices as defined by the Project Management Institute.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral with all levels of staff
• Ability to manage competing priorities and work effectively under tight deadlines
• Proficiency in the following software programs:
MS PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS Word
• 2 years of Experience with Traffic Management, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Operations, or related IT transportation projects

Preferred Skill:
• 5 Years of Experience as a project coordinator, project manager, or similar role.
• Understanding of project management concepts and best practices as defined by the Project Management Institute.
• 5 Years of Experience with Traffic Management, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Operations, or related IT transportation projects
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral with all levels of staff
• Ability to manage competing priorities and work effectively under tight deadlines
Specific experience developing and maintaining project artifacts such as risk registers, change logs, timelines, and SharePoint libraries
• In-depth experience with MS Project, including resource utilization and resource planning
Experience working in a matrixed environment in state or other government entity or in a complex private-sector organization
• Certification Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Description: Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT).

This TMS Austin Upgrade project is a joint effort between TxDOT’s Enterprise Business Management Section (EBM), Traffic Operations Division (TRF), and Austin District (AUS). EBM is seeking a Junior Project Manager to support the Project Manager in coordinating this complex project.


• Collect updates from work stream leads and project managers and prepare weekly PowerPoint briefings for leadership
• Organize and keep the project SharePoint site up to date
• Update and/or create project artifacts including: key decisions and action items log, change log, risk register, high-level timeline, and other documents as needed
• Validate and provide quality control of the overall project plan in MS Project
Run regular resource utilization reports in MS Project, identify and resolve obvious discrepancies, and recommend solutions to the Program Manager in case of major over or under utilization of staff
• Schedule meetings, confirm participation, and prepare agendas and meeting minutes
• Track budget spend and assist with estimating budget spend down
• This position will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT, and business program resources to plan and execute the project and manage stakeholder expectations.
• The selected candidate must be a results-oriented individual with a very strong work ethic and must be able to demonstrate excellent project management, communication, and problem-solving skills.
• The successful candidate will possess strong critical thinking skills, including understanding how different parts of the project fit together; drawing correct inferences from data and information; and the ability to identify and develop strategies to resolve discrepancies.
• Candidates must show integrity and ethical behavior and respect confidentiality, business ethics and organizational standards.

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