Project Assistant

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Ada County Highway District (ACHD) Published: February 16, 2017
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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
benefit package.



  • 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.



  • Must
    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
    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



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