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Posted on 28 February, 2023

Texas, United States of America

Full time


About us:

Alamo NEX Construction, LLC is a part of the Ferrovial Group in Texas. In 2021, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) selected Alamo NEX Construction, LLC, a joint venture between Ferrovial Construction Texas, LLC and DBW, LLC (both Ferrovial Group subsidiaries), to complete the Interstate 35 (I-35) NEX Central Project. This project is a $1.5 billion Texas Design-Build (DB) project through the cities of San Antonio, Live Oak, Selma, and Schertz that will consist of non-tolled improvements along I-35, I-140, and Loop 1604. The proposed improvements will include the addition of elevated managed lanes to I-35, addition of 4 connector bridges at the I-35/I-410 North interchange, addition of 4 connector bridges at the I-35/Loop 1604 interchange, and widening of Loop 1604 in Bexar and Guadalupe Counties.

Job Description:

Job Title:  Public Relations Manager


The Public Relations Manager will build rapport with stakeholders and implement an effective community outreach program for the I-35 NEX Reconstruction Project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the project point-of-contact and customer service representative to external stakeholders.
  • Gather information on construction updates and project timelines and work with supervisors to distribute notices through Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) communications channels such as social media and web site postings.
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles, brochures and community presentations.
  • Develop graphics/maps showing construction closures/impacts.
  • Prepare weekly lane closure notifications for public distribution.
  • Prepare monthly project update/newsletter for public distribution.
  • Work with TxDOT to schedule, organize and/or facilitate public meetings, community education presentations (with civic and/or business groups), town halls, forums, etc. to increase the public’s and key stakeholders’ knowledge about the project and its current status.
  • Receive and log comments, questions and concerns from the general public and/or other stakeholders and forwards those inquiries to appropriate project staff for response.
  • Maintain and update databases of key stakeholders, corridor constituents and facility users.
  • Develop communication plans including strategies, campaigns, budgets and initiatives.
  • Manage external public relations firm and any photo/video contractors.
  • Conducts project tours as needed.
  • Attend internal and external construction meetings.


  • Bilingual preferred with the ability to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups of people, including TxDOT, City officials and staff, County officials and staff, citizens, business owners, the media and other interested parties or stakeholders.
  • Proven track record designing, executing, and managing successful public relations campaigns.
  • Prior experience with large transportation projects and/or with other major public policy issues is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to meet deadlines and accomplish goals while managing multiple tasks and prioritizing projects.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
  • Exceptional speaking skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Windows Office products, web site management and social media, including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, MailChimp etc.
  • Some experience in Adobe InDesign or Adobe Photoshop.
  • Video production and video editing skills.
  • Event planning experience.
  • Bachelor degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience in public affairs, public relations or related field.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to the Project CEO or  designee.

**Alamo NEX Construction, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Note: The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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