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

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
002002-024
Job Title:
SENIOR DIRECTOR, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (RAIL SYSTEMS)
Specialty:
RAIL SYSTEMS
Closing Date:
22-NOV-19
Salary Grade:
H1Q
Salary Range:
$125,424 - $156,770 - $188,115
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL

At Will**

Other Info:

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

 

Basic Function

To oversee, manage, and coordinate rail systems design and construction activities of major Metro rail transit capital projects

Example Of Duties

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of major construction rail transit projects
  • Plans, assigns, monitors, and evaluates work of subordinates
  • Coordinates rail transit systems design and construction activities with utilities, public and private organizations, and other individuals
  • Directs staff in the review of contracts and documents
  • Oversees preparation of final design rail systems documents are in conformance with contract documents, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Metro Rail Design Criteria, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 130, and Fire Life Safety criteria in tunnels and underground stations
  • Assists in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope and schedules
  • Ensures contracted work is on schedule, within budget, and complies with technical and legal requirements
  • 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 the Design Services consultants and Construction Management Support Services consultants in the execution of DS and CMSS
  • Supervises subordinate staff
  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other related field
  • 5 years' management-level experience in construction management or engineering
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.

The following is the preferred qualification:
  • Experience managing new rail transit projects
  • Experience managing integration between different transit rail systems and existing environment
  • Experience detailing and recording operational performance requirements of the overall rail transit system and translating these into interface design requirements
  • Experience participating in or overseeing the testing, commissioning, and start-up/activation of new rail transit lines
  • Experience managing or overseeing the design of a new rail transit system, including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS) or Third Rail, signaling/train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems
  • Experience managing or overseeing the construction of a new rail transit systems, including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS) or Third Rail, signaling/train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems

Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of equipment operations and maintenance, construction techniques, and engineering related to the construction of new rail transit facilities (main line and stations)
  • Design and construction of new rail transit systems, including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS) or Third Rail, signaling/train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems
  • Systems integration, including the testing, commissioning, and start-up/activation of rail transit systems
  • Final Design process including new rail transit systems
  • Public agency procurement procedures and contract administration
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing the design and construction of rail transit facilities for a public agency
  • Business computer use and applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping
  • Modern management theory

Abilities:

  • Plan, organize, and direct the total activities of a design and construction department for a large public agency
  • Review and analyze complex construction proposals, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and evaluate outcome
  • Negotiate contract terms and monitor multiple contracts to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, and specifications
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets and labor/management agreements
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Plan financial and staffing needs
  • Establish and implement policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and other correspondence
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • 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 www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (TS)

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.

*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.