This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)
Oversees, directs, and coordinates Metro's capital project construction delivery.
Example Of Duties
Oversees contractor activities and major construction projects
Develops and implements policies and procedures for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of major construction projects
Coordinates Metro construction engineers and agency support teams, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Engineering.
Coordinates rail design and construction activities with utilities, public and private organizations, and other individuals
Assists in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope, and schedules
Monitors compliance with construction contract terms to ensure that contracted work is on schedule, within budget, and complies with technical and legal requirements
Oversees preparation of final design documents, bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and evaluation of received proposals
Prepares construction project status reports and updates
Has budget accountability for assigned area or more than one specialty area
Represents Metro before the public and other governmental agencies
Negotiates scope of work and associated costs for Design Services (DS) consultants and Construction Management Support Services (CMSS) consultants
Oversees consultants and consultants in the execution of DS and CMSS
Manages assigned staff directly and through subordinate management team
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. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. (EY)
All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
*Open to the public and all Metro employees
**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.
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 one-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:
Bachelor′s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or a related field
Five years of relevant management-level experience in construction management or engineering, requiring management experience in area of assignment
State of California Professional Engineer or Architecture certificate may be required
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
Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.
The following are the preferred qualifications:
Experience overseeing projects with planning, construction, and operations phase in heavy civil transportation, Bus Rapid Transit or Rail Projects.
Experience gaining consensus on a project with municipal stakeholders that have competing needs and interests.
Experience executing a multi-year project plan.
Experience leading a multi-disciplined team.
Experience managing construction projects through traditional design-bid-build and alternative delivery methods such as Construction Manager/General Contractor and Progressive Design Build
Construction means and methods
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the design, procurement, and construction of heavy civil transportation projects for a public agency
Contract language and bidding process
Theories, principles, and practices of construction techniques, and engineering related to the construction of heavy civil transportation projects
Industry accepted project management and construction management practices and principles
Human resources practices and modern management theory
Budgets and budgeting process
Business computer use and applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping
Planning, organizing, and directing the activities of design, construction, consultant, and other project personnel in a matrix organization
Reviewing and analyzing complex construction proposals, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and evaluating outcomes
Negotiating contract terms, administering contracts, and monitoring multiple contracts to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, and specifications
Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Effective meeting management
Reading and understanding complicated documents
Manage all phases of a major construction project from planning through closeout
Develop and implement an effective Project Management Plan
Deal with confrontational discussions
Resolve complex construction changes, claims, and other project issues
Handle sensitive information
Work effectively with both internal and external parties to the project
Provide effective direction and manage assigned staff
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and
Speak in public
Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
Determine strategies to achieve goals
Plan financial and staffing needs
Establish and implement policies and procedures
Prepare comprehensive reports and other correspondence