Salary Range: Start Rate: $61.51/hr - Top Rate: $92.25/hr
Responsible for the management and performance of the strategic and tactical activities of a Project Engineering group supporting planning, design, and construction for Metro projects.
Example Of Duties
Prepares Project Engineering Facilities or Systems group work plan and administers the group′s work for compliance with authorized budget and schedule
Coordinates with other Engineering Directors to plan, prioritize, update, and monitor the Department′s work and to assign staff to each project
Directs the activities of Project Engineering Facilities or Systems group to monitor and review the work of consultants, subconsultants, cost and schedule proposals, negotiations, and development of consultant work plans
Develops work scopes and negotiates consultant services contracts and contract changes; coordinates and supervises consultants' engineering design activities
Directs engineering and architectural activities related to the design and construction or modification of major bus and rail facilities, guideways, tunnels, and structures
Directs coordination with other environmental engineering activities, including site assessments, ground water remediation, soil remediation, liquid waste testing and disposal, permitting, water conservation, and regulatory compliance
Directs and oversees management of projects related to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), Clean Air Act, and others as mandated by federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
Directs engineering activities related to the systems design and construction of new and existing transit systems facilities, including mechanical, electrical, and communications work
Investigates project problems and makes recommendations to prevent future occurrences
Resolves conflicts between designer and project requirements and or regulatory requirements
Validates that the designs perform as expected by detail testing
Assures that state-of-the-art engineering approaches are applied during design and construction of engineering projects and work complies with Metro Standards and Criteria
Contributes updates to the Metro Design Criteria, as necessary, based on lessons learned on other projects
Ensures work complies with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and rules
Assists in planning, developing and implementing departmental policies and procedures and recommending improvements
Assists in establishing and implementing Construction Project Management′s goals and objectives
Prepares reports, test plans, presentations, and white papers; presents reports to management and Board of Directors
Confers with Metro management, staff, government officials, contractors, and consultants regarding engineering matters relating to systems improvements
Directs a staff of professional engineers, architects, and associates directly and through subordinate management
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 assigned employees
Leads design team for plan check with city, county, Caltrans, public utilities, SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District), and other regulatory agencies
Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
May be required to perform other related job duties
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.
To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. (SG)
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 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.
Requirements For Employment
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred
Five years of relevant management-level experience in facilities or systems engineering design and construction of major public agency transit projects or major public agency building projects
State of California registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
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 are the preferred qualifications:
Experience managing Facilities and Transit projects and designing communications systems such as Transit Passenger Information System (TPIS), Visual Messaging Signs (VMS), Wayside comms, Passenger Assistance telephones (PTELs) & Gate Telephones (GTELs), radio and data, public address, intercom, telephone, closed-circuit television, fiber optic/cable tv, fire life safety and microwave systems, rail fleet radio, cloud-based comms and/or Cyber Security.
Experience planning and organizing department work assignments, providing direction, and reviewing work of subordinate staff and consultants.
Experience developing reports, managing capital project scopes, schedules, and budgets.
Project Management training by the Project Management Institute is preferred.
Theories, principles, and practices of engineering and architectural planning, design, construction of transit system facilities, bus and rail transit systems, and vehicle engineering
Contemporary construction methods, equipment, material, and construction costs
Research techniques and report preparation
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations
Safety policies and procedures
Public agency procurement procedures and contract administration
Modern management theory
Planning, organizing, and directing the overall functioning of an engineering department
Managing engineering planning, design, and construction
Following regulations, policies, and procedures
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Analytics, troubleshooting, and decision making
Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions
Determining strategies to achieve goals
Establishing and implementing policies and procedures
Managing and directing subordinate staff
Read and interpret civil engineering, mechanical, and electrical drawings
Lead and share the vision/objectives
Determine risks and any long-term safety issues with a specific design
Think and act independently
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements