Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)
To provide executive direction of the engineering, construction management, quality, safety, environmental and third party support activities of capital projects managed by the Construction Project Management Division.
Example Of Duties
Establishes and monitors short-range and long-range project goals, budgets, schedules, progress, and strategies
Directs performance of services by consultants and contractors for successful project completion of projects
Manages and directs third-party coordination and public affairs activities related to project design and construction
Ensures all design and construction meet operations and maintenance quality standards and expectations
Sets and implements project policies, procedures, safety and work standards, and controls
Ensures cooperation and coordination of services amongst departments to achieve agency-wide goals and objectives
Provides policy recommendations, technical assistance, and information to the Board of Directors, executive management, and departments involved in the design, construction, and management of capital projects
Ensures compliance with Metro's policies and procedures and applicable state, federal and local regulations and laws
Prepares and presents reports to executive and management staff, the Board of Directors, and outside regulatory agencies
Represents Metro at meetings, conferences, and public events
Communicates Metro’s safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintaining accountability for safety performance of all subordinate employees
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
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:
Senior management-level experience managing engineering and construction projects and resolving issues in a public transportation environment that includes bus, rail, or highway work
Senior management-level experience managing engineering and construction projects for transportation facilities such as stations, terminals, or maintenance facilities
Senior management-level experience procuring and assembling contracts for design and construction projects
Senior management-level experience overseeing financial and staffing needs
Theories, principles, and practices of program control and project management related to heavy civil projects, including cost estimating, cost engineering, project planning, budgeting, critical path scheduling, cost and schedule progress measurement, and project status reporting
Construction methods and material and construction costs
Public agency procurement procedures and contract administration
Modern management theory
Plan, organize, and direct the work of a program control department
Analyze situations, identify problems, and implement solutions
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Interact professionally with various levels of Authority employees and outside representatives
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Exercise critical thinking, analytical problem solving, and decision-making expertise
Supervise subordinate staff
Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
Read, write, speak, and understand English
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.
Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:
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. (JMC)
*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 two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:
Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Business, Finance, or other related field
Eight years of relevant senior management-level experience in the development, design and/or construction of major capital transit projects