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


Bulletin No:
Job Title:
Rail Transit
Closing Date:
Salary Grade:
Salary Range:
$110,677 - $138,341 - $165,984

At Will**

Other Info:

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


Basic Function

Oversees construction management staff and manages, oversees, and coordinates major rail construction projects

Example Of Duties

  • Oversees and manages major rail construction projects including the development of workplans, schedules, cost estimates, and specifications
  • Oversees and manages the work of Construction Managers and construction management consultants in the performance of their duties
  • Administers and monitors work for compliance with schedule, budget, technical, safety, and legal requirements
  • Oversees the review of contract documents and preparation of bid forms, pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations and recommendations, and negotiations with consultants and contractors
  • Coordinates activities/operations with other Metro staff and public agencies
  • Attends progress meetings and oversees the preparation of reports on contract status
  • Represents Metro before outside agencies
  • Expedites design and field changes
  • Reviews contractors' request for change and employee's preparation of contract change notices and justifications
  • Supervises and provides feedback to staff during change order negotiations
  • Coordinates with Operations staff during testing, start-up and project activation
  • Recommends policy & procedure improvements
  • Monitors claims and suggests ways to minimize construction cost exposure
  • Reviews claims entitlement position papers
  • Directs and coordinates work schedules around special events
  • 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 Engineering or Architecture, Industrial Technology, Construction Management or other related field
  • 5 years' senior-level experience in the management of major construction, engineering or architectural projects
Preferred Qualifications

Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications:
  • Experience providing construction management for a public agency with an emphasis in rail transit projects
  • Experience overseeing construction management consultants
  • Experience coordinating with outside (third party) agencies
  • Experience responding to claim requests
  • Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Architect (PA)
  • Professional certificates/licenses: Certified Construction Manager (CCM)


  • Theories, principles, and practices of engineering and construction of major rail projects
  • Equipment and construction techniques related to the installation and construction of various rail projects
  • Applicable local, state, and federal requirements and standards governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations
  • Construction inspection procedures and techniques
  • Basic principles of rail 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
  • Alternative project delivery procurement and contract management


  • Monitor major, multiple contracts to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, and specifications
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and 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
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • 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. (kd)

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.

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.

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.