The Senior Project Manager will manage the day-to-day consultants and staff working on the planning and design of the streetcar project and have primary responsibility for monitoring and reporting on the project cost and schedule. This work involves the performance of professional technical skills related to the planning, design and development of transit projects and services.
Manages assigned project(s).
Directs the work of consultants on assigned project(s).
Monitors performance of work to ensure compliance with contract specifications.
Performs technical reviews of projects and consultant work products, coordinates review by other departments, and prepares technical reports and correspondence.
Responsible for advancing project(s) in the federal project development process and meeting federal program requirements.
Leads meetings with various groups including other City departments, consultants, third party stakeholders, and local, state, and federal governmental agencies.
Makes formal presentations to the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC), Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO), City Manager and Department Directors, and elected officials as required.
Develops and monitors project budget, contracts, and schedule.
Remains current on new industry trends, methods, and technology.
Presents oral and written reports.
Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge and understanding of transportation planning and land use/transit relationships;
Ability to organize heavy and complex workloads, establish and adjust priorities, and accomplish objectives within established scopes, budgets, and schedules are required.
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member;
Effective oral, written communications, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required;
Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
About Charlotte Area Transit System / City of Charlotte
The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.
Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play.