Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager

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Ada County Highway District (ACHD) Published: August 26, 2017
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Applications are now being accepted for a full-time position of Project Manager (PM) or Senior Project Manager in
Capital Projects at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area.


Starting wage for the PM is $23.73 - $27.29 per hour, non-exempt,
and the Sr. PM wage is $61,194 - $70,387 annually, exempt, DOQ.  (Effective 10/22/17, pay range will be $58,739
- $76,107 annually.)


ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and
dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public
Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).



  • The Project
    Manager/Sr. Project Manager
    uses best practices in all phases of
    project development ensuring that projects are planned and executed within
    scope, schedule, and budget.
      Must be able to establish
    and maintain cooperative working relationships with government and local agency
    representatives, interest groups, and the general public

  • Responsible for scope, schedule and budget of all phases of projects
    including right-of-way acquisition and construction; plans, organizes and
    coordinates the scoping, concept, design, and environmental clearances; manages
    multiple projects of varying levels of size and complexity

  • The Senior Project Manager is also responsible to direct and control multiple projects, some of which
    are large, complex, highly visible, involve multiple and dissimilar functions
    and issues, and have broad impact on government operations and public interest.
     Provides leadership by identifying and
    implementing continuous process improvements; provides technical guidance to PMs
    and Project Assistants.



  • Requires considerable knowledge of Civil Engineering, surveying, design,
    and construction standards, right-of-way acquisition, environmental clearances,
    administration of consultant, construction, and procurement contracts, budget
    preparation and execution, construction principles and practices, scheduling,
    federal funding sources and processes, spreadsheets, and word processing.  Experience with MS Project is preferred.

  • Requires experience in leading interdisciplinary project teams; strong
    team-building and leadership skills; able to elicit confidence and build
    rapport; experience in planning, scheduling, and tracking project timelines and
    deliverables; ability to work within a fast-paced project development process.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management,
    Planning, or a related field preferred.

  • The Senior Project Manager also requires proven experience in complex project
    management with an emphasis on transportation planning, design, right-of-way
    acquisition, environmental clearances, and public involvement.

  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides
    the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.


A completed ACHD Employment Application
is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., September 14,
 Applications are available at
3775 Adams St, Garden City ID or on our website at



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