Project Manager, Maintenance and Engineering

  • BART
  • Oakland, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Building Maintenance Engineering Project Management

Job Description


Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Conditions of Employment

All new or rehired San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to show proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to receiving a final offer, unless you receive a COVID-19 Vaccination reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or a religious exemption due to an approved sincerely held religious belief that prohibits you from receiving a vaccine. BART will review requests for a reasonable accommodation or religious exemption on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. For questions, please contact BART Human Resources, Leave Management at HRDP@bart.gov .

Department

The Maintenance and Engineering (M&E) department has over 1500 employees who serve San Francisco Bay Area communities by providing safe and reliable infrastructure to enable on-time service. M&E Engineering leads over one hundred design & capital construction projects along with providing technical expertise for all infrastructure assets apart from rail vehicles. We focus on safety, reliability, and innovation to benefit passengers and employees so trains and projects can move swiftly every day. We hire field-friendly talent who bring a high level of technical capability, accountability, and enthusiasm for continuous improvement.

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2021 current employee cost $153.85 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

$120,596.00 Minimum / $150,745.00 Midpoint / $182,703 Maximum Annual Salary
(Non-Represented Pay Band 9)
Salary commensurate with experience

Posted Date

August 25, 2021

Closing Date

Open Until Further Notice
First initial review date will be conducted upon receipt of 50 applications.
Please note that any job announcement may be closed or canceled at any time.


Reports To

Engineering Manager or designee

Days Off

Typically, Saturday and Sunday, but working variable shifts, including nights and weekends may be required.

Who May Apply

All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible candidates for vacancies that may occur within the next twelve (12) months.
We are seeking highly seasoned Project Managers to work within the Engineering organization who can play an essential role in the improvement of BART's infrastructure by prioritizing safety, driving capital projects, and ensuring assets maintain high operational reliability. Engineering Project Managers must be experienced drivers of complex projects with a track record of overcoming obstacles and on time quality delivery. We are seeking energetic professionals who are maintenance friendly team players whether working in project design, analytics, or process improvement areas.
The ideal candidate has an Engineering background in one or more of the following disciplines:
-Power Systems (including Medium or High Voltage Distribution & Facilities Electrical)
-Civil
-Control Systems (including Train)
-Structural
-Communications
-Construction
-Computer Systems
-Mechanical (Facilities including Elevator/Escalator)
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have greater than five years of complex project ownership and delivery experience in roles with Project or Program Manager titles and possess strong skills related to technical communication, scheduling, cost control, and team leadership.
They will also demonstrate skills and experience in three or more of the following areas:
-Design and lead risk management projects, risk register analytics, root cause analysis, drive resolution of complex program including risk registers
-Engineering projects in close cooperation with Maintenance, which may include engineering standards/drawings, reviews, and updates
-Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, and apply innovative techniques to improve project performance
-Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, and troubleshoot and resolve complex challenges in all aspects of project closeout
-Track and evaluate future project technical needs, and coordinate capital funding challenges and improvements
-Development of required contract documents to drive optimized purchasing, and ensure contract documents conform to all district, state, and federal requirements
-Ensure resource availability and allocation, and track and optimize funding streams including multiple grant sources
-Guide and direct resolution of project difficulties and complex control and technical problems around scope, schedules, and/or budget, using analytics for early detection of control issues in large portfolios
-Safety, Data Science & Engineering, Systems Engineering, Structured Innovation, Reliability, Predictive Maintenance, Process Creation & Optimization, Lean Six Sigma, Maintainability, Asset Management, Continuous Improvement, Alternatives Analysis, Contract Optimization, Value Engineering, Earned Value Management, Operations, or Owner's representative
Experience with Primavera P6, PeopleSoft, and Maximo is a plus. PMP, P.E. or Master's degree is preferred.

Essential Job Functions

Manages and administers the District's professional services agreements and construction contracts; ensures projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget, and troubleshoots and resolves complex challenges in all aspects of project closeout.
Provides recommendations for action and assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in assigned project areas.
Plans, organizes, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned District and contract staff; manages and directs the work of contract consultants.
Directs or participates in the preparation and review of designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates; ensures specifications and contract requirements comply with District standards and policies.
Identifies equipment or systems needs on assigned projects; evaluates functional requirements; reviews vendor and manufacturer design and specifications on project equipment and materials; coordinates equipment procurement and testing activities; oversees equipment installation.
Oversees contractor and consultant contracts; develops scope of work; prepares request for proposal; reviews proposals and makes recommendation on selection; assists in contract negotiation and preparation; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
Tracks and evaluates future project technical needs, and coordinates capital funding challenges and improvements.
Serves as the project liaison with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves project issues.
Provides responsible staff assistance for higher level management staff on projects and related matters. Prepares and presents reports.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering design and construction.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) of (full-time) professional verifiable experience in construction management, engineering project management or related experience.
Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of engineering disciplines in assigned project area
Principles and practices of engineering design and construction in assigned project area
Principles and practices of project management
Principles and practices of contract administration
Principles and practices used in the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates
Principles and practices of strategic planning
Methods and techniques of coordinating and scheduling project work
Methods and techniques of contract negotiation
Principles and practices of procurement
Principles and practices of budget development and administration
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation
Current office procedures, methods and equipment including computers
Related Federal, State, and local codes, laws, and regulations
Skill/Ability in:
Managing, supervising, and coordinating assigned projects
Developing and implementing project goals, objectives, and procedures
Planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the work of professional staff and contract consultants
Planning, organizing, scheduling, monitoring, and reviewing project work
Managing project design concepts and solutions
Managing and reviewing project budget analysis, calculations, and cost estimates
Preparing designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates
Directing or conducting contract negotiations
Conducting field inspections
Developing and administering project budgets
Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals
Interpreting and explaining established policies and procedures for assigned District projects
Preparing clear and concise reports
Operating office equipment including computers and supporting word processing and spreadsheet applications
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on EmployeeConnect. Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688.
External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
When you have successfully applied for this position, you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.


Other Information

Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; travel from site to site.
Physical Conditions: May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing, or sitting for prolonged periods of time; Must possess sufficient physical mobility to inspect construction in progress or review other projects.

Note

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Applicants with transcripts from outside the United States or its territories must have the transcripts evaluated by an academic accrediting service.



Essential Job Functions

This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible candidates for vacancies that may occur within the next twelve (12) months.
We are seeking highly seasoned Project Managers to work within the Engineering organization who can play an essential role in the improvement of BART's infrastructure by prioritizing safety, driving capital projects, and ensuring assets maintain high operational reliability. Engineering Project Managers must be experienced drivers of complex projects with a track record of overcoming obstacles and on time quality delivery. We are seeking energetic professionals who are maintenance friendly team players whether working in project design, analytics, or process improvement areas.
The ideal candidate has an Engineering background in one or more of the following disciplines:
-Power Systems (including Medium or High Voltage Distribution & Facilities Electrical)
-Civil
-Control Systems (including Train)
-Structural
-Communications
-Construction
-Computer Systems
-Mechanical (Facilities including Elevator/Escalator)
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have greater than five years of complex project ownership and delivery experience in roles with Project or Program Manager titles and possess strong skills related to technical communication, scheduling, cost control, and team leadership.
They will also demonstrate skills and experience in three or more of the following areas:
-Design and lead risk management projects, risk register analytics, root cause analysis, drive resolution of complex program including risk registers
-Engineering projects in close cooperation with Maintenance, which may include engineering standards/drawings, reviews, and updates
-Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, and apply innovative techniques to improve project performance
-Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, and troubleshoot and resolve complex challenges in all aspects of project closeout
-Track and evaluate future project technical needs, and coordinate capital funding challenges and improvements
-Development of required contract documents to drive optimized purchasing, and ensure contract documents conform to all district, state, and federal requirements
-Ensure resource availability and allocation, and track and optimize funding streams including multiple grant sources
-Guide and direct resolution of project difficulties and complex control and technical problems around scope, schedules, and/or budget, using analytics for early detection of control issues in large portfolios
-Safety, Data Science & Engineering, Systems Engineering, Structured Innovation, Reliability, Predictive Maintenance, Process Creation & Optimization, Lean Six Sigma, Maintainability, Asset Management, Continuous Improvement, Alternatives Analysis, Contract Optimization, Value Engineering, Earned Value Management, Operations, or Owner's representative
Experience with Primavera P6, PeopleSoft, and Maximo is a plus. PMP, P.E. or Master's degree is preferred.

Essential Job Functions

Manages and administers the District's professional services agreements and construction contracts; ensures projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget, and troubleshoots and resolves complex challenges in all aspects of project closeout.
Provides recommendations for action and assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in assigned project areas.
Plans, organizes, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned District and contract staff; manages and directs the work of contract consultants.
Directs or participates in the preparation and review of designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates; ensures specifications and contract requirements comply with District standards and policies.
Identifies equipment or systems needs on assigned projects; evaluates functional requirements; reviews vendor and manufacturer design and specifications on project equipment and materials; coordinates equipment procurement and testing activities; oversees equipment installation.
Oversees contractor and consultant contracts; develops scope of work; prepares request for proposal; reviews proposals and makes recommendation on selection; assists in contract negotiation and preparation; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
Tracks and evaluates future project technical needs, and coordinates capital funding challenges and improvements.
Serves as the project liaison with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves project issues.
Provides responsible staff assistance for higher level management staff on projects and related matters. Prepares and presents reports.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering design and construction.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) of (full-time) professional verifiable experience in construction management, engineering project management or related experience.
Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of engineering disciplines in assigned project area
Principles and practices of engineering design and construction in assigned project area
Principles and practices of project management
Principles and practices of contract administration
Principles and practices used in the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates
Principles and practices of strategic planning
Methods and techniques of coordinating and scheduling project work
Methods and techniques of contract negotiation
Principles and practices of procurement
Principles and practices of budget development and administration
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation
Current office procedures, methods and equipment including computers
Related Federal, State, and local codes, laws, and regulations
Skill/Ability in:
Managing, supervising, and coordinating assigned projects
Developing and implementing project goals, objectives, and procedures
Planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the work of professional staff and contract consultants
Planning, organizing, scheduling, monitoring, and reviewing project work
Managing project design concepts and solutions
Managing and reviewing project budget analysis, calculations, and cost estimates
Preparing designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates
Directing or conducting contract negotiations
Conducting field inspections
Developing and administering project budgets
Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals
Interpreting and explaining established policies and procedures for assigned District projects
Preparing clear and concise reports
Operating office equipment including computers and supporting word processing and spreadsheet applications
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on EmployeeConnect. Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688.
External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
When you have successfully applied for this position, you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.


Other Information

Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; travel from site to site.
Physical Conditions: May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing, or sitting for prolonged periods of time; Must possess sufficient physical mobility to inspect construction in progress or review other projects.

Note

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Applicants with transcripts from outside the United States or its territories must have the transcripts evaluated by an academic accrediting service.

Job Address

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