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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:
$69,722 - $87,131 - $104,541

At Will**

Other Info:

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


Basic Function

To perform senior-level work in support of complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration activities.

Example Of Duties

  • Summarizes complex technical specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs); performs cost/price analyses on contractor proposals and bids
  • Plans complex procurement processes and assists user departments with setting solicitation strategies and schedules
  • Schedules advertising and announcement of RFPs and IFBs
  • Holds and facilitates pre-proposal and pre-bid conferences to summarize solicitation requirements and answer questions
  • Prepares and issues RFP/IFB amendments
  • Leads proposal and bid evaluation teams and evaluates proposals and bids including past performance, cost/price analysis, and other factors
  • Negotiates contract costs, terms, and conditions with multiple vendors
  • Prepares written award recommendations and determinations of fair and reasonable prices for management
  • Prepares reports and correspondence
  • Attends and participates in various meetings, including pre-solicitation and post-award meetings
  • Conducts proposer/bidder debriefings
  • Monitors contract compliance and negotiates contract modifications and/or change orders; establishes and implements pricing/negotiation strategies
  • Analyzes cost/price elements in contractor proposals, bids, modifications, or change orders
  • Conducts market surveys; analyzes market effect on pricing
  • Resolves problems and disagreements between contractors and user departments
  • Reviews and approves contractor invoices
  • Assists new vendors with requirements of the procurement process
  • Conducts closeout actions upon contract completion such as obtaining final audit, final payment, resolution of Stop Notices, release of retention, etc.
  • Performs other related work/duties
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, or other related field
  • 3 years' experience performing complex heavy construction contract administration work
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 supporting procurement processes
  • Experience performing contract administration work as it relates to professional services
  • Experience in construction law and claims, specifically related to heavy construction


  • Theories, principles, and practices of complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration for public agencies
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations governing public procurement and complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration processes
  • Statistical and cost/price analysis


  • Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work
  • Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents
  • Perform cost/price analysis
  • Mediate and negotiate
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Represent Metro before the public
  • Prepare reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs and IFBs
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Compile and analyze complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • 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 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. (TS)

*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.