Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.  Our goal is to provide safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service dedicated to providing Los Angeles County with a world class transportation system.

Metro moves Los Angeles County. Our team operates one of the country’s largest transportation systems – and is planning, designing and constructing its expansion. We are a comprehensive transportation agency, with programs in transit, highways, active transportation and more. The agency’s internationally recognized sustainability programs are based on visionary environmental policies and are part of everything we do.

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Join Metro’s team of dedicated transportation professionals and help provide the people of Los Angeles County with one of the most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire country. Metro offers a variety of employment opportunities that present exciting challenges and growth opportunities in an outstanding work environment.

 

 

 

   

1 job(s) at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 12, 2020
Full Time
Basic Function Manages cost or schedule activities for large, complex capital projects to facilitate team achievement of project needs and objectives. Example Of Duties Supervises assigned staff responsible for analyzing, developing, controlling, and reporting budget and project costs or project design and construction schedules Prepares and analyses project cash flow, commitment plans, funding, and workforce plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding projects Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Ensures project conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project plans and periodic status reports Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Produces, maintains, and publishes the Master Schedule and Third-Party Utility Schedule Analyzes and comments on contractor schedule Monitors consultants′ monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Identifies problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates with and supports team members and management Follows established reporting processes Ensures accurate records are maintained and documented Supervises and motivates in-house and consultant staff Complies with all of Metro′s safety rules, policies, and procedures 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 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 Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in large complex capital construction project scheduling and/or cost control 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 Preferred Qualifications 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 and maintaining multi-discipline scheduling for large complex transit projects Experience utilizing scheduling software, such as Primavera P6 Experience preparing concise reports for stakeholders Experience interacting and working with consultants and department staff to obtain pertinent project data for project updates Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Advanced capabilities of specified software for scheduling, forecasting, workflow, project management and business, such as Oracle Primavera P6, Unifier, Acumen Fuse, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Providing direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Mediating and negotiating Operating personal computers and general office equipment Abilities: Work independently in a structured environment Work with end users within an integrated team environment Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Travel to offsite project locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure 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. Application Procedure 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 employeesThis 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. Closing Date/Time: 09-JUL-20