Valley Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation.
OPENING DATE: 12/05/19
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
This position supervises public transit construction projects. Typical duties include determining the acceptability of materials furnished and work performed, preparing and negotiating contract change orders, verifying technical compliance with the construction contracts, monitoring and documentation of contractor activities, verify contractor pay requests, oversight of construction inspection and material testing, tracking project progress schedules, budget and scope.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field and seven (6) years of experience in construction and management of transportation projects including a minimum of three (3) years of experience in public agency projects preferred.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid Arizona Driver's License. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Arizona.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES / KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Responsible for technical compliance and administration of construction contracts and enforces the contract terms and conditions; documents contractual actions accurately and adequately; and facilitate the interface between the construction contractor and other entities.
Coordinates and monitors construction activities, assures contractual compliance.
Supports the Quality Assurance Manager for performing Quality Assurance of the contractor's activities which includes reviewing the implementation of the Quality Control Plan.
Performs quality assurance inspections of critical activities and will monitor the Contractor's Inspection Plan.
Schedules inspections and coordinate testing and inspection activities performed by others, including specialty inspectors and other agencies.
Reviews and accept the Contractor's schedule and monthly updates and will also provide the Contractor's schedule to the Agency Program Control Manager for input to the master schedule.
Prepares weekly and monthly engineering reports, progress meetings, manuals, and other correspondence related to work activities.
Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
Working knowledge in civil, track, railroad and transportation engineering principles;
Electrical, mechanical engineering principles and practices;
Federal and State regulations affecting public transportation;
Methods, practices and procedures involved in maintenance of a public transit system;
Local, regional, state, federal agencies, groups, and organizations involved in transit planning and development.
Using computers and related software applications;
Reading, interpreting and preparing engineering plans, specifications, drawings and schematics;
Prioritizing and assigning work to lower level staff;
Communicating in order to interact with coworkers, supervisor, and the general public at a level sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
Physical Demands: Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, driving, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, oils, extreme temperatures, workspace restrictions, intense noises, and travel.
Work Environment: Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
About Valley Metro RPTA
Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority RPTA) provides both Bus and Light Rail transportation services for the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Highlights of Valley Metro services include:
*First ever light rail system in Phoenix, Arizona. Began service in 2008.
*Local, Express and RAPID commuter bus service
*Online carpool matching system
*Assistance to local businesses to help them meet the Maricopa County trip reduction goals through alternative modes of transportation (bus, carpool, vanpool, bike, telework, etc.)