Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction management, or closely related field and four years of experience performing project control functions for large projects; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Licenses or Certifications:
Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) or Certified Cost Consultant (CCC) by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACEI)
Required Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a project control program area.
• Project control, project management, public procurement, contract administration, budget preparation, record keeping and records management, and partnering and negotiation principles, practices, and procedures.
• Scheduling, estimating, risk management and earned value principles and techniques. Work breakdown structure and its application to scope of project work.
• Methods and techniques of data collection, research, and report preparation, and financial analysis.
• Budget control/monitoring techniques.
• Various financial management systems.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• Principles of customer service.
• Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, charts, graphics and presentations.
Required Skill in:
• Project control functions including scheduling, estimating, risk management and earned value management and reporting
• Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing financial data and reports.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
• Interpreting and administering project control policies and procedures.
• Utilizing contract/financial management systems including relational databases and budget preparation monitoring and reporting systems.
• Demonstrating a positive customer service orientation.
• Communicating across all levels of the organization and with project stakeholders Using technical concepts and general project management tools and techniques to effectively coordinate project control activities and functions to creatively and effectively solve complex problems.
• Reviewing and evaluating changes to contract terms.
• Preparing clear and concise analytical, administrative and financial reports.
• Budget preparation and administration.
• Applying project management techniques and principles.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Work is performed in a standard office environment.
• Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harms, and extreme noise when conducting site visits and when working in the field.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.
It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences.
All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.