Other Info:This bulletin has been reopened. Applicants who previously applied to bulletin 003799-030 need not reapply.
This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)
Oversees and directs technical staff and consultants and works closely with Caltrans, local jurisdictions and other agencies in performing all services associated with the development, implementation, and management of highway programs and projects throughout Los Angeles County
Example Of Duties
Assumes project/program management responsibility on major highway projects and programs
Oversees and manages Metro engineering and design activities for major highway programs and projects to ensure compliance with Caltrans, Metro, federal, state, and local requirements
Develops scopes of work for contracts; resolves legal, contractual, and technical issues
Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; and ensures productive use of contractors
Negotiates consultant contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process
Administers and monitors consultant contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives
Negotiates cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans
Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, engineering reports, and economic analyses
Reviews consultants' plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness
Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets
Represents Metro before outside agencies
Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials
Facilitates resolution of design, construction and third party problems
Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness
Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings
Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents
Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff
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
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 developing highway projects/programs with or for Caltrans
Experience managing or leading transportation engineering projects with an emphasis on highways
Experience implementing and complying with Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies and procedures
Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer
Theories, principles and practices of project management, civil and structural engineering, and project programming and funding as applicable to highway projects and programs
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, and construction standards
Modern management theory
California Department of Transportation?s structure, roles, responsibilities, policies and procedures, and various functional areas
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies and procedures
Manage major highway improvement projects and programs, and identify and implement strategies to achieve timely and cost-effective project delivery
Read, analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Represent Metro before the public, effectively and quickly resolve disputes and disagreements while understanding and acknowledging the concerns of all parties
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees/departments as well as the staff of other agencies with the goal of promoting collaborative efforts and alliances in favor of the projects and public
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to subordinate staff
Read, write, speak, and understand English
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. (KD)
Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:
METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012
Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.
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 is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.
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
Bachelor's degree in Civil, Transportation or Structural Engineering, or other related field
5 years' senior-level or lead experience in civil design engineering on major highway projects or working as a Project Manager on major highway projects