This position has an application deadline of Friday, December 13, 2019.
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The Project Manager will report to the Director, Transportation Authority
Program, and is responsible for developing, managing, and administering transportation projects and programs with specific emphasis on highway and roadway projects for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (SMCTA).
Examples of Essential Functions:
Manage the scope, schedule, and budget of SMCTA-funded highway and roadway capital projects in San Mateo County.
Manage capital program engineering design, construction, and procurement projects.
Plan, organize, assign, review and evaluate the work of consultants.
Acts as liaison with Internal/External stakeholders for assigned SMCTA capital projects.
Examples of Duties:
Represent assigned SMCTA projects at meetings, including monthly internal project reviews.
Perform project management duties such as; develop scope of work, prepare and review cost estimates; monitor and produce reports on the status of project schedules and budgets; monitor work in progress; approve, negotiate and execute, funding agreements and consultant contract; authorize contract payments upon project completion.
Prepare staff reports and presentations for the Board of Directors and other stakeholders on assigned projects
Negotiate and resolve project issues.
Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to represent the SMCTA in regional transportation efforts
Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees, and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Works under the supervision of the Director, Transportation Authority Program, who establishes goals, objectives, and evaluates performance.
Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, planning or related field.
Three (3) years full-time experience in project management in Public Transportation.
Experience with Caltrans Project Development Processes on multiple phases of projects (e.g. planning, environmental, design, and construction) on the State Highway System.
A California Professional Engineer (PE) license or Certified Project Manager Certificate from the Project Management Institute.