Project Manager - Regional Program (24-90) Job at State of Maine, Augusta, ME

  • State of Maine
  • Augusta, ME

Job Description

Maine Department of Transportation

Salary : $69,763.20 - $94,972.80/Annually (Salary Schedule)

There will be a 3% across the board general salary increase effective June 29th, 2024

Office/Bureau : Project Development - Regional Program

Location : Augusta, ME

Position Number : 02500-3035

-Agency Only-

-Anticipated Vacancy-

Opening Date : June 24, 2024
Closing Date : July 9, 2024

Job Description:

This is professional services work of a managerial nature performing project management for transportation engineering within the Department Transportation.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in the management, development, and delivery of MaineDOT's infrastructure for a significant number and variety of moderately complex, public capital improvement projects statewide,
  • Maintaining project budgets,
  • Authorizing, monitoring and controlling expenditures,
  • Assisting and mentoring construction personnel,
  • Ensuring compliance with the contract documents and assisting in conflict resolution, and,
  • Managing and assigning MaineDOT and consultant construction staffing.
Supervision is exercised over professional engineers and professional/technical staff members who perform engineering related work and activities. This classification reports to the Senior Project Manager (winters) and the Assistant Program Manager (summers).

To be minimally qualified for this position candidates must provide evidence of the following experience:

Licensure as a Professional Engineer or twelve (12) years experience in technical engineering.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and any applicable copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications.

*If you require a paper application or have general questions, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 207-624-3050 or via email at

Why join our team?

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-"Dirigo" or "I lead"-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:
  • Work-Life Fit - Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
  • Health Insurance Coverage - The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,523.28-$12,380.40 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.
  • Dental Insurance - The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).
  • Retirement Plan - The State contributes the equivalent of 13.41% of the employee's pay towards the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS).

State employees are eligible for an extensive and highly competitive benefits package, covering many aspects of wellness. Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.

Note: Benefits may vary somewhat according to specific collective bargaining agreements and are prorated for part-time employment.

There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics.

If you're looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we'd love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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