Manager of System Integration

  • BART
  • Oakland, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administration and 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

Core Capacity

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 - $182,703.00 / Maximum (Non-Rep Payband 9)

Posted Date

November 16, 2021

Closing Date

November 30, 2021
Open Until Filled

Reports To

Senior Project Manager, Core Capacity

Days Off

Saturday and Sunday

Who May Apply

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

Current Assignment

The incumbent will report to the Project Manger II of the Communication Based Train Control Project (CBTC) at BART's headquarters in Oakland. CBTC is one of four sub-Project Elements in Core Capacity Program. BART's Core Capacity Program is both locally and federally funded with FTA CIG (Federal Transit Agency Capitol Investment Grant) funds, total investment of ~$3.5B. The Core Capacity Program consist of four sub project elements:
Full system design and deployment of new Train Control system - CBTC (Communication Based Train Control); HMCII (Hayward Maintenance Complex Phase 2 - New vehicle Storage Yard); New Revenue Vehicle Procurement; and Addition of new Traction Power Substations (TPSS). BART's CBTC Project Manager of System Integration will serve as the Manager to oversee the design of the new CBTC System with a focus on the existing train Control System and System Interface. All the CBTC Design Team staff (mix of consultant and BART staff) will be reporting to position. The Manager of System Integration will oversee efforts to ensure compliance to Contract Requirements, District policies and procedures with each of the Project Elements. The Manager of System Integration will also be responsible for overseeing the strategy and discussion with other departments like Train Control Engineering, Operations, Rolling Stock and Shops and System Engineering for system design, deployment and to some extent, training. The Manger of System Integration will be point of contact for all reporting requirements both internally to other departments in BART and BART executives as well as external reporting to FTA/PMOC through the Core Capacity Program office. Incumbent will assist Project Manager II with all communications to PMOC and FTA and in some cases lead the discussion/effort around progress of the Design and developments of new CBTC System, Hardware and Software.
Ideal candidates should demonstrate the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholder departments within BART including:
  • Ability to prioritize work during design phase for combination of mix staff (consultant/BART staff)
  • Understanding of principles and practices of contract administration including oversight of contract requirements
  • Must be willing to occasionally work off hour shifts, weekends, and holidays
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Business Administration
  • Two years of project management experience in engineering projects
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Currently registered and licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of California

Essential Job Functions

Manages and administers the District's system integration process; coordinates and standardizes system integration of continually changing complex interacting systems; reviews and comments on BFS; writes draft of new section of the BFS for system design criteria. Develops and directs the 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. Participates in specification review and ATS functional requirement discussion and ensures ATS Concept of Operation document is accurate. Serves as the project liaison with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves project issues. Coordinates a variety of activities associated with the implementation of new systems and successfully integrating them with an existing set of systems. Provides responsible staff assistance for higher level management staff on projects and related matters. 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 :
Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience :
The equivalent of five (5) years of (full-time verifiable) professional experience in systems engineering 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

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

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 .

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART. 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.

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.

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

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note

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.



Essential Job Functions

The incumbent will report to the Project Manger II of the Communication Based Train Control Project (CBTC) at BART's headquarters in Oakland. CBTC is one of four sub-Project Elements in Core Capacity Program. BART's Core Capacity Program is both locally and federally funded with FTA CIG (Federal Transit Agency Capitol Investment Grant) funds, total investment of ~$3.5B. The Core Capacity Program consist of four sub project elements:
Full system design and deployment of new Train Control system - CBTC (Communication Based Train Control); HMCII (Hayward Maintenance Complex Phase 2 - New vehicle Storage Yard); New Revenue Vehicle Procurement; and Addition of new Traction Power Substations (TPSS). BART's CBTC Project Manager of System Integration will serve as the Manager to oversee the design of the new CBTC System with a focus on the existing train Control System and System Interface. All the CBTC Design Team staff (mix of consultant and BART staff) will be reporting to position. The Manager of System Integration will oversee efforts to ensure compliance to Contract Requirements, District policies and procedures with each of the Project Elements. The Manager of System Integration will also be responsible for overseeing the strategy and discussion with other departments like Train Control Engineering, Operations, Rolling Stock and Shops and System Engineering for system design, deployment and to some extent, training. The Manger of System Integration will be point of contact for all reporting requirements both internally to other departments in BART and BART executives as well as external reporting to FTA/PMOC through the Core Capacity Program office. Incumbent will assist Project Manager II with all communications to PMOC and FTA and in some cases lead the discussion/effort around progress of the Design and developments of new CBTC System, Hardware and Software.
Ideal candidates should demonstrate the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholder departments within BART including:
  • Ability to prioritize work during design phase for combination of mix staff (consultant/BART staff)
  • Understanding of principles and practices of contract administration including oversight of contract requirements
  • Must be willing to occasionally work off hour shifts, weekends, and holidays
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Business Administration
  • Two years of project management experience in engineering projects
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Currently registered and licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of California

Essential Job Functions

Manages and administers the District's system integration process; coordinates and standardizes system integration of continually changing complex interacting systems; reviews and comments on BFS; writes draft of new section of the BFS for system design criteria. Develops and directs the 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. Participates in specification review and ATS functional requirement discussion and ensures ATS Concept of Operation document is accurate. Serves as the project liaison with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves project issues. Coordinates a variety of activities associated with the implementation of new systems and successfully integrating them with an existing set of systems. Provides responsible staff assistance for higher level management staff on projects and related matters. 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 :
Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience :
The equivalent of five (5) years of (full-time verifiable) professional experience in systems engineering 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

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

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 .

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART. 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.

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.

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

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note

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.

Job Address

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