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Technology Project Manager

Hampton Roads Transit

Norfolk, Virginia 23504
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Job Details

Position:               Technology Project Manager

Department:        Technology

Reports To:          Chief Technology Officer

Salary:                  Determined on Qualifications


All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without current or future company sponsorship.

The Technology Project Manger manages technology projects sponsored by Hampton Roads Transit (HRT), hereafter known as the Agency. The position will provide technical leadership and guidance on Technology projects that may involve multiple partners including HRT staff, local planning agencies, industry partners and vendors. The selected candidate will complete project deliverables and submit proposals for current and future technology projects.




Essential Job Functions:


(Duties listed are not intended to be all inclusive nor to limit duties that might reasonably be assigned.)


  • Make professional decisions and recommendations and provide technical and policy support to the Agency.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of professional, technical and maintenance personnel engaged in managing, planning, modifying, repairing, and installing components of Intelligent Transportation Systems.

  • Responsible for the successful execution and delivery of the current and future Technology projects.
  • Work closely with the system/application owner and Technology owner with specific focus on managing expectations.
  • Act as a liaison between the Technology department and other departments within the Agency.
  • Demonstrate ability in the creation of functional and technical specification documentation and RFPs.
  • Gather requirements, create project plans and track project progress; adjust plan as needed and takes appropriate corrective action to address plan variances.
  • Oversee the completion of Technology projects ensuring project disciplines are followed, the appropriate resources participate, review or approve deliverables, appropriate sign-off is received and the project expectations are met.

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to project team members, provide feedback to functional managers on staff, as appropriate.
  • Provide technical expertise for Technology projects and applications at the agency.
  • Provide expert advice, guidance and recommendations to executive management on ITS technology.
  • Represent the Agency at external professional committees and groups.
  • Develop and provide oversight of technical documents (plans, contracts, specifications, estimates, reports, assessments).

  • Demonstrate leadership and consensus-building skills.
  • Perform System Administration of ITS applications as needed.
  • Manage records created and received in compliance with the Hampton Roads Transit Records Management Policy and Procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a general awareness of HRT’s EMS
  • Responsible for handling all related job responsibilities in accordance to HRT’s Environmental Policy, relevant EMS Standard Operating Procedures, and Emergency Management Plan





Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills essential to Job Functions:


  • Possess knowledge and progressively responsible experience with Technology Project Management; PMP or related certification desirable.
  • Working knowledge of transit, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic engineering, telecommunications, electronic/electrical devices, and infrastructure design.
  • Ability to effectively convey information and work well in a structured environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management and within the business administrative, maintenance, functional and technical communities.
  • Good critical and analytical thinking.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems quickly and completely.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills




Training and/or Education:

B.S. in Information Systems, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Civil/Transportation Engineering, or Related Field.

Required Experience:

Preferred four (4) or more years experience in managing Technology projects and ITS applications with at least two (2) year technology support and administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Licenses or Certificates:

Virginia Driver’s License

PMP or equivalent preferred

Special Requirements:

This position is classified as essential personnel. 


FLSA Status:



Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Unusual Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work involves meeting multiple demands on a timely basis. Duties may require some overtime.


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