Roadway Special Projects Manager
North Texas Tollway Authority - Plano, TX

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The purpose of this position is to oversee and manage outsourced maintenance, major maintenance projects and any special projects related to roadways ad assets. This is accomplished by coordinating contracted maintenance work, reviewing data, inspecting work and progress, coordinating work, materials, and information with departments, consultants, contractors and outside agencies, ensuring all policies and practices are followed, managing special weather events, overseeing annual inspections, and responding to requests for information and service.


Oversees maintenance contracts by working with project managers on issues and problems, coordinating work with other departments, reviewing work orders, inspecting work, reviewing invoices and authorizing payments, reviewing and analyzing maintenance methods, overseeing development of bids and specifications, and managing miscellaneous contracts.

Supervises projects by coordinating consultant contracts, reviewing schedules, plans and specifications, monitoring work performance, reviewing proposals and work authorizations, inspecting roads and rights of way, maintaining records, conferring with local, state and federal officials on projects and work, and responding to concerns and questions.

Maintains records on maintenance programs by selecting inspection sites, rating sites, taking measurements, reviewing any deficiencies in the roadway, compiling data and pictures, and reviewing and reporting results.

Completes inspections by driving property, acquiring bids for miscellaneous services such as mowing, reporting property conditions, coordinating annual inspections of all facilities, reviewing and modifying schedules, and reviewing and reporting results.

Responds to calls an special events by assigning service requests, managing events, contracting tasks as required, and coordinating crews, equipment an materials.

Manages traffic and incidents by collecting and evaluating data, reviewing capacity, evaluating trends, managing the evacuation plan process, coordinating construction projects, providing communications to the public, conducting incident debriefings, and reviewing approaches which are the least disruptive.


Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Over three years up to and including five years.

Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work.

Decisions regarding implementation of policies may be made. Contact may involve support of controversial positions or the negotiation of sensitive issues or important presentations.

Receives General Direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically.

Skilled: Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

Oversees budget preparation of a division/section budget. Has responsibility for approval of final documents sent to the Department Head. Reviews and approves expenditures of significant budgeted funds for the division/section.

Advanced - Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Advanced - Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Advanced - Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Valid driver's license, BS in Civil Engineering. Registered in the State of Texas as a Professional Engineer preferred.

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The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) operates a toll system consisting of about 90 miles of roadway. Facilities include the Dallas North...