Under the direction of the Deputy Executive Director of Projects, or designee, serves as project/program manager, managing and directing the development and implementation of complex engineering projects and programs from inception through delivery; ensures that projects and programs meet all applicable laws, regulations, and Commission policies; coordinates assigned projects, programs, and activities with other Commission staff, member jurisdictions, regional transportation agencies, and/or state agencies; provides complex staff assistance to management in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities (not a comprehensive list)
Advanced principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the design, cost estimating, construction, installation, and inspection of a wide variety of traffic and transportation systems.
Civil and transportation engineering concepts and standards associated with Commission programs and projects.
Principles and practices of project and program management, including project controls, budgeting, cost estimation, programming, contract management, and project staff and consultant supervision.
Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of projects and programs.
Key Responsibilities (not a comprehensive list)
Manages large, complex, and multidisciplinary projects, programs, studies, and initiatives by planning, directing, and overseeing the day-to-day work of project and programs staff and consultants, establishing performance metrics and collecting and analyzing data, recommending and implementing methods and procedures for meeting operating objectives, and being accountable for project completion and program performance.
Develops and manages fund programming and project budgets for federal, state, and local funds within the authority of the organization; monitors cash flow and expenditure schedules; prepares project budget accruals and variance analyses; provides guidance and oversight to local agencies in the delivery of state and federally funded projects by ensuring project completion and adherence to funding requirements and serving as a liaison between local agencies and funding agencies to resolve project delivery issues.
Oversees the development of consultant requests for proposals and/or qualifications for professional services; evaluates proposals and recommends contract award; develops and reviews contract terms and amendments; ensures contract compliance with Commission standards and specifications and time and budget estimates; reviews and updates deliverables; analyzes and resolves complex problems as they arise.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil or transportation engineering, or a related field.
Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in civil, traffic, and/or transportation engineering and related activities. · Possess and maintain a valid certificate or registration as a Professional Civil Engineer or Transportation Engineer in the State of California.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of hire.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various Alameda CTC meeting and/or project sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on qualifications and experience