SUMMARY: AC Transit is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Manager in the Capital Projects Department. Under general administrative direction; manages one or more complex engineering and construction implementations and/or ongoing projects through the entire project life cycle from initiation to closure; coordinates projects and activities with District staff from various departments, external consultants, and public agencies; and supervises assigned staff on a project basis.
Benefits: All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, will be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute 6% or more of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.
Evaluates and recommends professional consulting services for assigned projects; develops and disseminates Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and Invitation For Bids (IFBs); assists in the negotiation, preparation and administration of professional services, architectural/engineering services and construction contracts; and recommends and prepares amendments to professional services contracts.
Participates in the establishment and implementation of project goals and objectives, and establishes and maintains adherence to project administration techniques, policies and procedures.
Leads, or participates in the negotiation, implementation, and administration of agreements, including professional services agreements, architectural/engineering services agreements, and construction agreements.
Reviews and recommends the approval of project proposals; coordinates design and planning services for assigned projects; and reviews design concepts for compliance with development plans.
Prepares and submits purchasing documentation; including requisitions, Statements of Work (SOWs), and proposal evaluation criteria. Participates in evaluation of proposals and bids.
Develops, prepares, and monitors project budgets; submits budget justifications, and monitors and controls expenditures. Prepares or oversees the preparation of program budget forms, reports, and work sheets.
Monitors agreements and projects for compliance with rules and requirements.
Reviews, and maintains project-related information, including project schedules, status reports, issues, risks and deliverables.
Reviews and approves invoices from contractors. Monitors financial reports to ensure proper accounting of project expenditures. Coordinates with grants management, grants accounting, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable to resolves issues.
Exercises technical and functional supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff, as well as outside consultants and contractors.
Supervises, and participates in the formation, planning, review, and management of assigned projects. Assigns, supervises, trains, and reviews the work of assigned staff, contractors, and consultants.
Attends and participates in professional meetings with District management, as well as outside business, government, and professional organizations. Makes presentations, as required.
Participates as a member of the Capital Projects Team in collaboration with other departmental staff to assess processes, best practices, and standards for opportunities for continuously improvement.
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university.
Desired Education/Training: Additional education or training in project management, public administration, and/or organizational development.
Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the professional field required by the assigned special projects. Years of experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a two for one basis (two years' experience may be submitted for one year of education).
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Physical Requirements: Must maintain the physical condition necessary to perform tasks in an office setting operating a computer, keyboard, and other peripheral equipment; and safely drive a District automobile. Some positions may require the ability to walk, stand, and climb short distances in public, transit, or construction settings in order to inspect the progress of assigned projects.
THIS POSITION IS AN UNREPRESENTED AT-WILL POSITION
The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job-related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation. Per Board Policy, selected candidates may require background checks performed on their criminal and/or financial records.
Benefits: All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute 6% or more of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.
ADA Compliant and Drug-Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.
The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.