Theories, principles, and practices of engineering and construction of rail or bus transit facilities
Equipment and Construction techniques related to the installation and construction of rail, bus facilities, or other complex engineering facilities
Construction of underground rail transit projects
Contract and bidding process
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
Develops and implements policies and procedures for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling of major construction projects
Plans, assigns, monitors, and evaluates work of subordinates
Coordinates rail 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 documents, bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and evaluation of received proposals
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
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
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or other related field
Five (5) years of management-level experience in construction management or engineering
Valid California Class C driver license
Application closing date: October 15, 2019.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Michele James
Additional Salary Information: Salary placement will be determined by education and experience.
About Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO)
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among America’s transportation agencies. It serves as the transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties.
Currently moving over one million customers per weekday, Metro is building a vast network of capital construction projects, as well as a robust multi-modal system that is aimed to transform the way customers move around Los Angeles County.
Located in downtown Los Angeles, Metro is led by Phillip A. Washington, Chief Executive Officer, and employs approximately 10,000. The annual operating budget is approximately $6 billion