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Oversees technical staff and consultants performing engineering and/or architectural design services related to large scale transportation projects. Reviews design proposals for technical competency consistent with transit architecture best practices, conformance to Metro design criteria and adherence to applicable codes. Coordinates work with other disciplines to holistically address architectural design challenges.
Example Of Duties
Oversees and manages large-scale engineering and architectural activities for major rail and bus projects to ensure compliance with Metro, federal, state, and local regulatory requirements
Oversees and administers the design, procurement, construction, and installation of major bus and rail facilities
Oversees the management of consultant contracts for design, construction, or procurement of facilities and systems equipment
Negotiates consultant and equipment contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process
Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents
Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, engineering reports, and economic analyses
Administers and monitors work and contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives
Reviews consultants plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness
Facilitates resolution of design, construction, third party, and operations problems
Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness
Interfaces with the various divisions of Metro
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
Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings
Directs, supervises, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned 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 assigned employees
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. (ST)
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
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 or Architecture
Five years of relevant management-level experience as an engineer, architect or Project Manager on major transit or public works projects with at least two years of experience in specialized area of assignment
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
California license as a Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect
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 performing architectural design of transit related facilities such as underground, at grade, and aerial transit stations
Experience utilizing local building design codes
Experience applying transit design criteria detailing requirements for fire/life safety and accessibility
State of California registration as an Architect
Theories, principles, and practices of applicable disciplines in architectural, civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, or environmental engineering, hazardous waste regulations, and environmental laws
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations
Project management and control practices
Financial, analytical, and statistical research and mathematical processes and procedures
Metro policies and procedures
Principles of supervision
Applicable business software applications
Planning, organizing, and managing large-scale design and construction projects
Reading, analyzing, and interpreting engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects
Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyzing data and situations, identifying problems, developing and recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes
Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives