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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer


Bulletin No:
Job Title:
Closing Date:
Salary Grade:
Salary Range:
$102,044.80 - $127,566.40 - $153,067.20

At Will**

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)


Basic Function

To manage, oversee, and coordinate rail and major bus facilities construction projects.

Example Of Duties

  • Manages major rail and major 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
  • Reviews contract documents and assists with bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and 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
  • Reviews contractors’ requests for change and, if appropriate, prepares contract change notices with appropriate justification
  • Negotiates change orders
  • 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 subordinate employees
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

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, Architecture, Construction Management, Business Administration, or other related field
  • Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in the management of major construction contracts
  • Valid California Class C Driver's license
  • Experience in tunneling, aerial structures, underground structures, ballasted trackwork, highways and highway bridges is desirable
Special Conditions

  • Exposure to weather and physical hazards while on site audits and testing
  • 24-hour on-call to respond to construction emergencies
Preferred Qualifications

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.
  • Certificate of Caltrans Resident Engineer (RE) training
  • Completion of 30 hours of OSHA training
  • Experience utilizing computer programs for project management such as Primavera P6 or Bluebeam
  • Experience reviewing and modifying contracts, specifications, and drawings
  • Experience preparing bid packages and procurement documents, making contract modifications, preparing tasks orders/ work orders, and negotiating change orders and claims
  • Experience developing Project Management Plans, Quality Management Plans, and Cooperative Agreements
  • Experience tracking and maintaining Request for Information (RFI), Submittals, and Change orders
  • Experience tracking Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Experience managing Construction Zone Enhanced Enforcement Programs


  • 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 requirements and standards
  • Basic principles of rail and bus operation and maintenance
  • Business computer use applications, related to contract scheduling and financial record keeping-Contract administration related to major public works construction projects
  • Business and Construction Contract Law


  • Monitor major, multiple contracts, keeping them on schedule, within budget
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions
  • 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
  • Maintain accurate records and statistical information
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Work effectively with other Metro departments
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

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.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at 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

(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. (CM)

*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.