This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)
Manages, oversees, and coordinates timely construction of rail and bus facilities projects from start to finish and within approved budgets.
Example Of Duties
Manages, drives, and monitors rail and bus facilities construction projects, including developing workplans, schedules, cost estimates, and specifications
Oversees the work of construction management consultants and/or acts as Resident Engineer supervising construction Inspectors, Construction Engineer, and administrative support
Monitors work for compliance with schedule, budget, technical, safety, and legal requirements
Collaborates with contractors, specialists, and lead agencies
Reports on work progress and budget to senior management
Monitors compliance with the contract
Manages assigned Metro staff
Has budget accountability for an area of responsibility
Reviews contract documents and assists with bid forms, pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations and recommendations, and negotiations with consultants and contractors
Coordinates activities/operations with other Metro staff and public agencies
Resolves design and field construction problems
Attends progress meetings and reports on contract status
Expedites design and field changes; negotiates change orders
Reviews contractors′ requests for change and, if appropriate, prepares contract change notices with appropriate justification
Advises on content of operations and maintenance manuals
Recommends policy/procedure improvements
Monitors claims and suggests ways to minimize
Coordinates work schedules around special events
Monitors field implementation of pollution controls for dust, noise, and vibration
Monitors parcel acquisition to ensure availability before construction
Conducts site audits and testing
Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees
Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
May be required to perform other related job duties
Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.
METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro
All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (RS)
*Open to the public and all Metro employees
This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Requirements For Employment
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:
Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a related field
Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in the management of construction contracts; experience in tunneling, aerial structures, underground structures, ballasted trackwork, highways, and highway bridges preferred
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
State of California registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect preferred
The following are the preferred qualifications:
Experience interpreting civil engineering drawings and contract documents for heavy civil engineering projects.
Experience processing contract payment conditions and records to review monthly contractor payment applications.
Experience processing requests for construction changes, documentation, and contract payment conditions, and making recommendations to management.
Experience monitoring and documenting performance of contracts on quality, budget, and schedule.
State of California registered as Professional Engineering, Certified Construction Manager or other professional certifications preferred but not required.
Theories, principles and practices of engineering and construction of rail and bus transit facilities
Equipment and construction techniques related to the installation and construction of various rail and bus facilities
Applicable local, state, and federal building and construction requirements and standards
Basic principles of rail and bus operation and maintenance
Project contract documents and plans
Metro General Conditions, General Requirements, and TRs (Technical Requirements) and specifications
Safety and Security Manuals
Business computer use applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping
Interpreting design plans, shop drawings, and construction calculations
Understanding engineering terminology
Analyzing complex construction issues, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
Using various business applications and software, including Excel, Outlook, and MicroStation
Document and budget tracking
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Effective inter- and intra-agency communication
Monitor multiple contracts, keeping them on schedule and within budget
Mediate and negotiate construction contract terms
Plan financial and staffing needs
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Take accurate and detailed notes and meeting minutes
Oversee assigned staff effectively
Type well and hand write legibly
Obtain cost savings where possible
Maintain accurate records and statistical information
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions