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

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
002403-023
Job Title:
PRINCIPAL CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR (PROFESSIONAL SERVICES)
Specialty:
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Closing Date:
28-DEC-18
Salary Grade:
H1M
Salary Range:
$82,805 - $103,480 - $124,176
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL

At Will**

Other Info:

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

 

Basic Function

To perform senior-level complex work in support of professional services contract administration activities for capital projects and services.

Example Of Duties

  • Develops, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and issues solicitation amendments as necessary
  • Leads other RFPs and IFB team members in planning, developing strategies, performing proposal evaluations, answering questions and correcting errors and/or inconsistencies in the solicitations
  • Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution
  • Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to answer questions and set schedules
  • Establishes evaluation criteria
  • Receives bids and proposals; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to supervisor
  • Prepares various contract award letters and notices
  • Responds to bid and proposal award protests
  • Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences
  • Completes final draft of contracts
  • Reviews and approves invoices and payments
  • Negotiates and approves change orders, task orders, contract work orders and contract modifications
  • Coordinates escrow agreements
  • Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, set payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract administration
  • Monitors contract compliance
  • Assists in developing claim strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules
  • Arranges and participates in final inspection and prepares closeout documents
  • Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence
  • Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable
  • 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 - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields
  • 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex professional services contract administration work
Preferred Qualifications

Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications:
  • Master's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields
  • Possess a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) certification

Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex professional services contract administration processes
  • Principles of supervision

Abilities:

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions
  • Perform complex professional services administration work
  • Work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Mediate and negotiate
  • Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents
  • Represent Metro before the public
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and RFBs
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Compile and analyze complex data
  • Perform cost/price analysis
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Supervise subordinate staff
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • 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.

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. TW

*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.