Applications are now being accepted for the
position of Project Assistant
in the Capital Projects Department at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area.
Starting wage is $17.83 - $20.50 hourly / DOQ, and includes an excellent
- The Project Assistant serves as assistant to Project Managers (PM)
during the scope, design, Right of Way acquisition, and construction of
all capital projects and assists in the establishing and monitoring of
projects controls systems.
- The Project Assistant aids in establishing baseline schedules using
the District’s project management software, confirms accurate data
transfer of files through/in SHAREPOINT, and confirms project costs from
the District’s accounting software.
- The incumbent will help Capital Projects Department staff ensure
project quality and consistency, conformance with management objectives,
effective and retrievable documentation, and dissemination of timely
information to help manage and improve the delivery of capital projects;
and to support information requests as needed for changed conditions,
claims analysis, or public requests.
- The incumbent will track and report monthly and annual metrics for
the Capital Projects Department.
have a strong comprehensive knowledge of computer operation, Word, financial and business spreadsheet
applications (Excel), data base programs (Access), Microsoft PROJECT and
Microsoft Project Web App (PWA) or other project management software.
- The incumbent must have good knowledge of
project management principles & practices; electronic file transfer
methods, and basic record retention and general filing practices; some
knowledge of general
civil engineering, right of way acquisition and construction management
practices as they relate to the principles of highway and bridge
- A standard high school diploma is required, preferably supplemented
with some college level courses in engineering, construction or a related
- Or an equivalent combination of experience and training that
provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.
A completed ACHD
application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 pm on March 1, 2017. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St;
Garden City, ID 83714 or visit our
Preference may be
given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations