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TranSmart/EJM Corporation is a subsidiary of TranSmart Technologies, Inc. and is a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) in Illinois. TranSmart/EJM is a leading provider of planning, engineering, construction and maintenance-related services to public and private sector clients; specializing in ITS, civil, structural, electrical, and traffic engineering; program management, and construction inspection services.

 

TranSmart/EJM’s team of diverse, dedicated and experienced engineers and specialists have successfully led and completed studies and projects covering all phases from conception to design to operations and maintenance. TranSmart/EJM is prequalified with IDOT in 18 categories covering all three project phases. In addition to having 30 Illinois licensed professional engineers, TranSmart/EJM’s staff is comprised of professionals with licenses and certifications that include structural engineering (SE), traffic operations (PTOE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), LEED, bridge inspection (program manager), and construction oversight (documentation and materials technician).

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:        ITS Program Support Administrator

 

REPORTS TO:    Chief Innovation & Technology Engineer

 

FLSA STATUS:   Exempt

 

SUMMARY:       The ITS Program Support Administrator will apply technical skills and knowledge of project management principles to provide on-site engineering support to the client located in downtown Chicago, especially as it relates to the Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). They will monitor client department activities and schedules to maintain, fine tune, and enhance the department and project functionality.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work at client facility

  • Work closely with prime consultant and client to advance overall ITS program forward

  • Maintenance support in coordination with the initial deployment and for ATMS operations such as: monitor the ATMS and supporting field infrastructure, identification and evaluation of issues including creation and management of system trouble tickets to ensure closeout of items

  • Tasks will be assigned as needed based upon overall project needs and priorities

  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting describing support provided and status of the assigned tasks

  • Coordinate with the client’s finance department to ensure funding for Traffic Safety projects is set up properly

  • Coordinate with client’s procurement services on projects to ensure Traffic Safety projects have correct specifications and estimates

  • Assist the client’s Traffic Safety department with general project oversight, including managing Traffic Safety project consultants to ensure project work is completed properly and on time.

  • Coordinate with other stakeholders (including, but not limited to Emergency Management, Project Development, Engineering, and Electrical Operations) for Traffic Safety projects

  • Provide support to the operation of the client’s ATMS and ITS programs

  • Provide client program support related to:

    • Contract support

    • Investigation and administration or program documents primarily at the discretion of the client

    • Follow-up for all assigned tasks

    • Track tasks to completion and develop schedule and escalation approach for the tasks

    • Coordinate directly with the contract prime and TranSmart/EJM staff to ensure tasks are completed on time and are addressing conflict of interest considerations

  • Learn client file systems and project development utilities

  • Willingness to engage in the traffic engineering and ITS methods and practices

  • Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and be able to drive one’s own vehicle to client, field and TranSmart/EJM offices

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Four-year degree in business, project management, or engineering

  • Master’s degree in project management or PMP is preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of project management and/or project administration experience

  • Experience with contracting and procurement expertise is preferred

  • Previous experience as an employee onsite with a client is preferred

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Customer service – the individual is responsive to employee and customer requests and is proactive in preventing potential service issues.

  • Attention to detail – this individual achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved.

  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Interpersonal skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

  • Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality.

  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional manner and with strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Detail oriented, professional attitude and reliable

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Self-motivated team player with a customer service orientation

  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office; Visio and Teamworks experience is a plus

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Safety related activities are performed primarily in the field for construction projects.  For design and engineering phases of safety work, a standard office environment with extensive public contact and frequent interruptions is to be expected.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with extensive public contact and frequent interruptions

  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information

  • Vision – See in the normal visual range with or without correction

  • Hearing – Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction

 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties. This job description may be revised from time to time and does not constitute a contract for employment.

 

TranSmart/EJM Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send Resume to service@transmartinc.com