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DOT Moves America! Are you looking for an exciting, challenging, and professional transportation career? The Build America Bureau is one of the U.S. Department of Transportation's newest offices with a team dedicated to supporting project sponsors to deliver transportation projects across the nation.  The Bureau is a key part of the DOT's mission to provide the safest, efficient, and convenient transportation system in the world. 

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Director, Office of Technical Assistance

The Director will primarily focus on the execution, and management of multimodal and place-based technical assistance grant programs including those focused on assisting recipients with funding and financing innovations, and on assisting recipients build local capacity to enable greater success in accessing federal funding and in successfully delivering federally funded and financed projects. The Director will be responsible for developing best practices in program and project planning, development, financing, delivery, maintenance, and operation to advance transformative transportation projects. The Director will establish the office to enhance customer experience, coordination, and efficiency through consolidated execution of grants and activities DOT manages through the Under Secretary, OST Office of Policy, Build America Bureau, and Federal Highway Administration with the goal of advancing Departmental strategic priorities and program implementation.

This position will be critical in the structure of the Build America Bureau and foster the formulation and recommendations on important infrastructure project planning agenda items. The Director will supervise and provide leadership direction to senior level GS positions with a projected staff of 25 including federal employees and contractors.

The Director is responsible for $191.5 million in grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts for technical assistance, financial services, and capacity-building to support a range of urban, rural, ad Tribal communities.

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