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3 Apr 2024

Full-Time Freight Rail and Economic Development Program Manager

NC Department of Transportation – Posted by Dan Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/yah8navh by April 15.
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The Challenge
We are looking for a Freight Rail and Economic Development Programs Manager join our Rail team that develops and manages our Rail Division’s complex engineering capital and operating programs while ensuring all programs, policies, and processes are aligned and supported in accordance with our strategic priorities.
In this role you will:
    • Provide statewide freight transportation, logistics, and economic development expertise to our Rail Division.
    • Coordinate with economic development organizations at all scales to increase NC’s economic competitiveness and the economic impact of freight and passenger rail.
    • Propose, develop, and recommend policies on statewide freight, logistics, and economic development for executive leadership consideration and action
    • Represent our Rail Division and NCDOT on freight, logistics, and economic development matters.
    • Lead team of engineering and data analysis consulting firms, NCDOT and Rail employees, and other stakeholders in developing analysis, studies, research, and reports to support new and ongoing freight and logistics opportunities, including:
      • Developing our multimodal and intermodal freight network connectivity between rail, truck, and maritime shipping,
      • Supporting logistics development for existing and prospective industries,
      • Maximizing state and private transportation assets for freight.
      • Analyzing interstate freight traffic flows to balance the burden on rail and highway networks.
What You Bring
    • Intermediate knowledge of railroads, multimodal freight systems, supply chains, logistics, and analytics.
    • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public or business administration.
    • Thorough knowledge of purchasing, budget and accounting practices and procedures relating to Rail.
    • Management skills leading teams and support positions to achieve program goals.
    • Program analysis and evaluation skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to select, train, and supervise Rail staff.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other State officials, and the public.
Education & Experience
    • Bachelor’s degree, and
    • 3+ years of relevant rail program experience,
    • 1+ year of supervisory experience; or
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Questions?
Call me: Levonda Norman at 919.707.4715.
More about the NCDOT Rail Programs Unit
Our team manages the development of complex engineering programs, federal and state rail policy development and coordination, strategic rail initiatives, related complex data analysis, complex consultant and construction contract development and administration for our Rail Division, intercity passenger rail service expansion initiatives throughout the state, passenger rail service customer and stakeholder engagement, passenger station operations, and statewide freight, logistics and rail industry programs, including intermodal service development.
We leverage expansive new federal funding opportunities for the benefit of expanding state rail programs and initiatives.
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How to Apply

You MUST apply at  https://tinyurl.com/yah8navh

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Award Winning, engineering, Government, great place to work, Living Wage Employer, ncdot, Public Sector, rail, Railroad, and Veteran Friendly. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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