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Title:  AOT Project Manager II - Structures

Application Deadline Date:  05/16/2021
Req ID:  15256
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $30.10


The Structures Section at the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent technical, communication, writing and public speaking skills. The selected applicant will be assisting senior Structures management staff with a range of small to large complex bridge projects. Incumbent may also be assigned other projects for their independent management. Projects will generally be Consultant designed so experience working with consultants and administering consultant contracts is also desired. Applicant will  need to use VTrans program software such as VPINS, Artemis, Query DB, and other software to support project management tasks.


Due to the pandemic, this position is currently working remotely. However, it is expected this position will return to the office at a future date in 2021.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Project Manager II (Job Req #15256), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.

  • AOT Project Manager I (#15047)
  • AOT Project Manager II (#15256)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Carolyn Cota at carolyn.cota@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary. Fieldwork may involve exposure to hazardous materials, traffic hazards and construction sites during all weather conditions; and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis and these should be handled in a professional and respectful manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering OR Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) AND six (6) years or more of professional experience in civil engineering including one (1) year of experience in project management


Master's degree in Engineering AND four (4) years or more of professional experience in civil engineering including one (1) year of experience in project management.


Associate degree and twelve (12) years or more of experience in Transportation Engineering or related field, including one (1) year of experience in project management.


Certification in Project Management (PMP Certificate) with twelve (12) years of experience in Transportation Engineering or a related field and one (1) year of experience in project management.


NOTE: Some positions may require two years of supervisory experience. Participation in State of Vermont provided supervisor development programs may be substituted for supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in interpreting and reviewing project plans and cost analysis, contract compliance and interpretation, methods of time estimation and recording. Proficiency as a AOT Project Manager Level I. Some level of technical expertise in the area of management (highway, traffic and safety, bridge, railroad, aviation)

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier