BART Oakland, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019Full Time
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 over 400,000 daily 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. Department Design & Construction, Station Engineering/Construction Management Pay and Benefits BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2019 current employee cost $147.14 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 - $182,703 / Annual Rate (Non-Rep Payband 9) Note: Initial salary offer will be between $120,596 - $150,745 (commensurate with experience) Posted Date October 7, 2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled. Note: This position requires a Supplemental Questionnaire. See the Note section below for instructions. Reports To S. Ng, Group Manager, Capital Projects Days Off Saturday and Sunday Who May Apply All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees. Current Assignment This position requires a Supplemental Questionnaire . A failure to submit a response to the questions with your application may disqualify you from further consideration. See the "Note" section below for instructions. The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is one of the largest and cleanest rapid transit systems in the country, providing over 420,000 weekday trips on average with a fleet of 669 electric cars. The Project Manager plays a critical role in implementing projects to enhance energy efficiency and sustainability goals. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing technical design and construction support in the implementation of environmental performance priority actions in-order to meet or exceed sustainability goals set by the BART Sustainability Action Plan for energy, GHG emissions, waste and water. The responsibilities would include supporting the Manager of Special Projects during the concept phase and managing projects from concept (15% contract documents ) through final design (100% contract documents) and construction. The position will involve design oversight and review, construction interfaces and coordination with BART stakeholders as well as third parties. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and experience in the following areas beyond the minimum qualifications: Familiarity of various procurement documents (RFP, Design build, Design bid-build, etc.) Design and construction of distributed energy and energy efficiency projects (e.g. Solar, Lighting, Electric Vehicle charging, Energy Storage and related technologies). All relevant local, state, and federal codes, standards, and guidelines. Various electric sector regulatory agencies and other entities CPUC, CARB, FERC A registered engineer is preferred. 10+ years of engineering project management experience in design and construction is preferred. Experience with projects in an operating work environment (i.e. airports, bus terminal, transit stations that are being used by patrons) is preferred. * * Note: This is a capital position subject to funding. Essential Job Functions 1. Plan, organize, direct and control assigned Capital Projects from concept through design, construction, and closeout (completion) of the program/project. 2. Analyze/solve complex engineering problems/issues to ensure compliance with regulatory and performance standards and specifications. 3. Prepare technical reports and other documentation, designs, drawings, specifications including but not limited to: - Energy efficiency projects - Station modernization 4. Develop and monitor cost and quantity estimates for necessary labor, materials and equipment. 5. Prepare and monitor project budgets, including support for obtaining funding. 6. Provide Quality Assurance of contract documents prior to advertising. 7. Ability to discuss the differences between industry standards and what BART's facility standards require and convert that into a biddable document. 8. Ensure timely inspections, acceptance and approval for occupancy and closeout (completion) of projects by working with the designers, architects, contractors, construction managers, inspectors, and regulating authorities to resolve punch list items and other final activities. 9. Integration of engineering disciplines (i.e. architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, communication and train control systems) necessary to successfully complete construction documents for bid. Identify constructability issues during design and assist in work arounds during construction. 10. Effectively communicate with private sector development partners and local jurisdictions. 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. 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 comput¬ers. Related Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations. Skill 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 conse-quences 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. Minimum Qualifications Education: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience: Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable project management and administration experience which must have included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must possess sufficient physical mobility to inspect construction in progress or review other projects. Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred. 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. On line 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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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. Notre: A job posting may be canceled at any time. Note This position requires a Supplemental Questionnaire. A failure to submit a response to the following questions with your application may disqualify you from further consideration. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE INSTRUCTIONS: The purpose of this Supplemental Questionnaire is to obtain job-related information needed to identify the most-qualified applicants in the selection process for this position. Clarity and completeness of answers are factors that may be considered in the evaluation process. Omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. Completion of this material is a required part of the selection process. Please do not respond to these questions by indicating "see resume." Please be sure to include your name and the job you are applying for on your Supplemental Questionnaire. Candidates who do not properly complete the Supplemental Questionnaire will no longer be under consideration for this position. Please note that all applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be received on or before the closing date of this posting. For your convenience, please attach your completed Supplemental Questionnaire as an additional attachment to your online application. After you've submitted your application, you can attach your Supplemental Questionnaire by taking the following seven steps: 1) From your "Careers Home Page," navigate to the "My Career Tools" section. 2) In "My Career Tools," scroll to the bottom of the screen and click "Add Attachment." 3) In the "Add Attachments" page, select an Attachment Type, and indicate "Supplemental Questionnaire" in the "Attachment Purpose" field. 4) Click the "Add Attachment" link 5) Browse for the appropriate file to attach, select it, and click open 6) Click the "Upload" button 7) Click the "Save & Return" button If you have problems with the attachment process, please call the Employment Help Line at (510) 464-6112. In response to each question, please be sure to include the following information: Name of Employer Job Title Length of Experience --------------------------------- Describe your experience managing the design process and reviewing design submittals from consultants or from your own company's staff on a typical sustainability project. Specifically discuss typical critical considerations in a project of this type. Describe your experience in developing a construction contract or alternative procurement document that went to Bid. Describe your responsibilities during the construction phase on a different sustainability project. 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 email@example.com for assistance. 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