Program Coordinator (Transportation/Bridge engineering)
Salary: $90,446.93 - $132,249.94 Annually
Deadline to apply is July 18, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
A resume and cover letter are not required with your application, but highly encouraged.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is the transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about MTC, visit us at www.mtc.ca.gov.
The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), in partnership with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), manages and operates the Bay Area’s seven state-owned toll bridges, which are complex long-span bridges of varying age and construction.
Under the general direction of the Principal, the Program Coordinator will support a variety of tasks related to the BATA Toll Bridge Program. These tasks focus on budgeting of operational and capital funding for the Toll Bridge Rehabilitation Program, including identification of projects, capital planning, and capital budget development and monitoring.
The position will manage multiple consultants and will coordinate with Caltrans and other stakeholders. The individual in this role will be a leader, experienced project manager and collaborator implementing planning, budgeting, and project development and delivery processes to deliver the suite of toll bridge rehabilitation programs. The ability to work, collaborate, and negotiate with stakeholders is essential.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and effectively work in a team environment.
Become knowledgeable of all aspects of the programs and projects.
Become effective at reviewing, analyzing, and resolving project related technical and budget issues.
Become effective at managing consultant contracts.
Work effectively with Caltrans and other stakeholder staffs.
Become effective at reviewing Caltrans accounting database information (data management)
Become effective at drafting, reviewing and executing funding agreements and contracts
Manage/coordinate specialty bridge project reviews and assessments related to rehabilitation
Prepare reports and presentations for executives and committees
Carry assignments through to completion, on time and with minimal supervision.
An appropriate combination of education and experience that has provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate field related to the area of assignment, such as transportation planning, project management, public finance, transportation engineering, economics, business or public administration. A Master's degree is preferred. (Applicants with a degree issued from an institution outside the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an academic accrediting service and provide proof of equivalency along with their application.)
Experience: For the Assistant level, minimum of one year of increasingly responsible experience in an appropriate field related to the area of assignment. For the Associate level, minimum of two years of increasingly responsible experience in an appropriate field related to the area of assignment. Preference will be given to applicants with additional relevant and professional work experience.
Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision and direction of the Principal Program Coordinator, specific assignments and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist in delivering projects via Caltrans highway project delivery process. Oversee consultant efforts to deliver BATA capital projects and oversee projects determined through asset management as needs evolve. Collaborate with Caltrans and BATA project managers for necessary project updates and program management.
Guide and monitor the work of support consultants for project management. Provide appropriate level of direction and review of delivered products. Ensure compliance with project schedules.
Provide oversight of design and construction management contracts for highway and related construction projects to ensure completion within scope, cost, schedule, and budgeted resources.
Manage projects, contracts, and related budgets in planning, design, construction, operation, and/ or maintenance phases of highway and related projects.
Assist completion of contract procurements for engineering, project management, and maintenance contracts.
Assist in risk management assessments / project controls.
Participate in Local Partner Project Development Team Meetings in an oversight capacity.
Other duties could include transportation and engineering assignments as needed in the Section.
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