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Transit Capital Unit Manager - Construction Management | King County Metro Transit

2 hours 57 minutes ago
Seattle, Washington, King County Metro Transit’s Capital Delivery Section  is seeking a  Construction Management Unit Manager (Transit Capital Unit Manager)  to  provide strat egic gui dance and leadership.  This position is responsible for providing the day- to- day management of the Construction management workgroups responsible for supervising, directing, and administering transit capital and operating project work.  Incumbents are responsible for managing the construction management unit which are currently supervised through two Transit Capital Supervisors. About Metro Transit Metro is striving to build an enduring legacy of diversity and inclusion, equity and social justice, employee engagement, innovation, continuous improvement, safety, and environmental sustainability. King County government and Metro Transit have adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance this legacy. We are actively developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all   of our residents and our employees. Our diverse culture encompasses the unique perspectives, knowledge, skills and abilities, and the rich dimensions of identity each member of the Metro community brings to work every day. Metro Transit is building effective and innovative teams within a vibrant Metro community of committed professionals working to ensure Metro is a fabulous place to work for everyone.   Job Duties Applying  equity and social justice  principles is a daily responsibility and foundational expectation for all King County employees. In this role, you will apply equity and social justice principles (ESJ) that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices to all aspects of the work.       As a Construction  Management Unit Manager (Transit Capital Unit Manager), you will:   Plan, develop and implement field inspection policies, procedures and standards in accordance with contract provisions or federal, state, local laws and regulations. Oversee progress payment requests. Work with other supervisory staff in the identification and resolution of construction management, contract, and inspection issues for all projects.  Act as the technical liaison on all construction management and inspection program issues. Oversee development of change orders and monitor the implementation of assigned projects.  Monitor, review and oversee through assigned engineering and construction staff the progress of consultants, vendors, and contractors to ensure compliance with contract requirements and applicable codes and regulations.  Oversee start-up assistance to operating divisions to ensure staff is adequately trained to utilize new equipment and facilities following completion of projects.  Provide strategic direction and guidance to assigned Transit Capital Supervisors and construction management workgroups, including developing performance standards and measures for project workgroups. Hire, assign, and schedule work, evaluate performance, and initiate disciplinary action when appropriate. Recommend and oversee the development and implementation of guidance, policies, and procedures for workgroups. Manage and monitor the unit’s operating budget.   Manage Construction Management resources including staff, unit specific equipment, software, training, and contracting needs.  Oversee and participate in the preparation of the biennial capital improvement program. Oversee contract negotiations, interpretation, and compliance monitoring.  Resolve issues amongst assigned supervisors, and peer unit managers, and escalate to leadership as appropriate.  Establish, monitor, and report on the CM Unit’s performance and adjust to achieve organizational goals.  Offer specialized technical proficiency for assessing and dissecting intricate, delicate, and politically charged matters within environmental compliance, engineering, project management, or project control domains. Oversee and monitor work distribution, project schedule to meet completion dates. Evaluate the progress of projects and results and develop or initiate changes to achieve overall project objectives/deliverables.  Participate in the development and implementation of Capital Division’s goals, objectives, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Participate in the development and implementation of Capital Division's program and project management matrix systems. Evaluate and recommend program management best practices.  Ensure the quality assurance of team deliverables, which may involve reviewing, signing off, or authorizing work products generated by members within the assigned workgroup. Develop and support a positive workplace culture and sense of belonging for employees. Perform other duties as assigned. Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Minimum Qualifications:   A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field with a minimum of twelve (12) years of increasingly responsible experience is required. Additionally, six (6) years of experience in a position of supervisory experience is also required. OR, any combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties of the position. Additional Knowledge/Skills required to be successful in this role: Proven track record in implementing alternative delivery methods, optimizing efficiency, and enhancing customer satisfaction Advanced knowledge of technical aspects of capital project work and principles of the disciplines contained within the unit Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills Advance knowledge of supervisory techniques and principles Advanced knowledge of budgeting techniques and principles Advanced knowledge of policy and code analysis and development Knowledge of project management techniques and principles Knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines techniques and principles Knowledge of human resources management techniques and principles Knowledge of strategic planning techniques and principles Knowledge of intergovernmental relations Knowledge of the legislative process Skill in planning, scheduling, and organizing Ability to work in a political environment Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and sensitive situations Ability to effectively engage in, build and sustain relationships with people from diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds Ability to be innovative, creative and work independently and as a team member to make decisions Demonstrated proficiency with business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite Desired Qualifications:   Higher education in engineering, business administration, transportation engineering, construction management or another technical field as specified is desirable. Administrative or managerial experience in a closely related field with demonstrated experience in solving complex management issues within a multi-disciplinary technical work environment is preferred. Work experience on public works projects or in a public agency is preferred.   Public works contract administration experience is preferred. Licensing, Certification and Other Requirements Washington State Driver’s License or the ability to provide transportation to remote work locations with limited or no public transportation services. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with acceptable driving history, (and possess a Washington State license within 30 days of hire). Supplemental Information Forbes named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference?  Come join the team  dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play. Guided by our  "True North" , we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles - we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans. King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. To Apply If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions, please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement. Who May Apply:  This position is open to all qualified applicants. King County Metro Transit Department values diverse perspectives and life experience and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply.     Required Forms and Application Materials: An online King County application, updated with accurate  contact information  and  any/all relevant work history going  back 10 years (or more, if necessary), with all duties, dates of employment, and reasons for leaving explained clearly in the work experience section of the application. Complete all supplemental questions. Attach a Resume. Attach a cover letter (letter of interest) is required. Letters must include the following:  How your previous experience and education has prepared you to perform the responsibilities and duties of this position. Current King County Employees:  Be sure to include your current position, and separately list each previous position you held at King County. If you have questions about this, please contact the recruiter.   Selection Process: All required application materials will be screened for qualifications, competitiveness, completeness, communication skills, and responsiveness to the above application instructions. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more panel interviews. Formal offers are finalized after candidates have successfully completed any necessary pre-employment processes, such as reference checks or internal record reviews.    Incomplete applications may be rejected as incomplete and not advanced in the process.    Applicants who are unable to apply online should follow the instructions at  Application FAQ’s- King County.   For guidance on how to complete these required materials, be sure to check out the Career Support Services website for tips and examples on how to make your application materials more competitive:  Career Support Services - King County .    Work Location: This is a hybrid position. The main work site for this position is King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104.   Work Schedule: The position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not overtime eligible. The typical workweek is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.   Teleworking Requirement The work associated with this position will be performed predominantly by teleworking, complemented by onsite work and meetings as needed. Please expect to work in-person from the office at least once a week. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.   Position information: This recruitment will be used to hire 1 Career Service vacancy.  It will also create an eligibility pool to fill future Career Service, Special Duty Assignment/Term-Limited Temporary vacancies that may become open for this classification. The pool will be valid for 12 months upon creation and may be used at the discretion of the hiring manager(s) until exhausted or until all candidates are placed.  Union Representation:  The position is represented by Teamsters 117.  Class Code:  2426100 (Transit Capital Unit Manager)   For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact: Ankita Goel (she/her), Talent Advisor,   agoel@kingcounty.gov   $144,747.20 - $174,990.40 Annually

Construction Manager - Rail and Transit | Urban Engineers, Inc.

6 hours 23 minutes ago
New Brunswick, New Jersey, Urban Engineers is seeking qualified individuals to join the Construction Management Department as our Construction Manager.  This position will work with our distinguished team on exciting rail and transit projects throughout the tri-state area. Clients include NJ Transit, AMTRAK, and SEPTA, among others.   Responsibilities Lead the construction management team to meet client project goals by managing costs, schedule, and quality. Coordinate all work with key stakeholders including other transit, environmental, city, and state agencies.  Review baseline schedules and review / monitor monthly schedule updates and assist with “work-around” plans to mitigate schedule stress when applicable. Monitor force account work, create, and maintain force account schedules, and review all associated payment documentation and budget expenditure analysis. Conduct project meetings and document progress, action items, and key issues to help communicate project progress to the client. Oversee shop drawing review and RFI process and maintain logs. Review and approve pay estimates and resolve contractor’s requests for change orders. Analyze unforeseen conditions and mitigate potential claims. Monitor construction activities for conformance with contract documents. Provide proactive communication with the contractor, designer, and client to progress the project in a manner that meets the client’s project goals. Assist with public outreach when necessary. Minimum of 15 years Construction Management / Inspection experience, with increasing responsibility. Minimum of three years of Construction Manager experience on Rail / Transit projects. PE license preferred, but not required. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management is preferred. Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred, but not required. NJ Transit, Amtrak and other agency safety training will be required. OSHA 10 hr. Training. Strong written and oral communication skills. Valid driver’s license. Benefits of working at Urban: Medical/Prescription Dental Vision Life Insurance Short/Long Term Disability Flexible Spending Accounts 401K and company match Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Vacation, Holiday, and Personal Days Tuition Reimbursement Professional Development Certification Bonus

Construction Manager - Rail and Transit | Urban Engineers, Inc.

6 hours 41 minutes ago
New Brunswick, New Jersey, Urban Engineers is seeking qualified individuals to join the Construction Management Department as our Construction Manager.  This position will work with our distinguished team on exciting rail and transit projects throughout the tri-state area. Clients include NJ Transit, AMTRAK, and SEPTA, among others. Responsibilities Lead the construction management team to meet client project goals by managing costs, schedule, and quality. Coordinate all work with key stakeholders including other transit, environmental, city, and state agencies.  Review baseline schedules and review / monitor monthly schedule updates and assist with “work-around” plans to mitigate schedule stress when applicable. Monitor force account work, create, and maintain force account schedules, and review all associated payment documentation and budget expenditure analysis. Conduct project meetings and document progress, action items, and key issues to help communicate project progress to the client. Oversee shop drawing review and RFI process and maintain logs. Review and approve pay estimates and resolve contractor’s requests for change orders. Analyze unforeseen conditions and mitigate potential claims. Monitor construction activities for conformance with contract documents. Provide proactive communication with the contractor, designer, and client to progress the project in a manner that meets the client’s project goals. Assist with public outreach when necessary. Requirements : Minimum of 15 years Construction Management / Inspection experience, with increasing responsibility. Minimum of three years of Construction Manager experience on Rail / Transit projects. PE license preferred, but not required. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management is preferred. Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred, but not required. NJ Transit, Amtrak and other agency safety training will be required. OSHA 10 hr. Training. Strong written and oral communication skills. Valid driver’s license. Benefits of working at Urban: Medical/Prescription Dental Vision Life Insurance Short/Long Term Disability Flexible Spending Accounts 401K and company match Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Vacation, Holiday, and Personal Days Tuition Reimbursement Professional Development Certification Bonus

Project Manager (Architect/Engineer) - Design & Construction | MBA Consulting Services, Inc.

7 hours 29 minutes ago
Duluth, Georgia, Work Location: Duluth, GA  In addition: Manchester, NH, Columbus, OH, Windsor, CT, and Denver, CO Initially, the position requires working from a customer location for a few weeks for training. However, the position will transition to working from the customer location at least three days per week and allows teleworking from home no more than two days per week. Must have computer and Wi-Fi at home to telework. Some travel is required. The  Project Manager   will have an Architectural Engineering or related degree and be responsible for supporting and managing small design and construction projects (e.g., construction management, real estate, electrical engineering, HVAC) for Facilities initiatives from inception through to delivery for the United States Postal Service's Facilities Implementation organization. The PM will work wi th a variety of building vendors and manage a range of technical and administrative work engaged in the delivery of repair and alteration projects for postal facilities across the country. The PM-A/E will provide technical advice and assistance to team leaders, contractors, and subordinate staff on all repair and alteration project issues. The PM-A/E will also oversee all aspects of these maintenance action projects to include setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring and summarizing progress of various maintenance projects. Essential Functions: Provides engineering consulting services, providing technical expertise in the evaluation of problems and the development of alternatives for construction projects. Participates in the analysis, evaluation, conduct of feasibility studies, cost estimates, and resolution of technical problems associated with the plan, design, and development of engineering systems and equipment that support construction projects. Prepares and develops justification for engineering proposals, including identification of alternatives for facilities, systems, and equipment for review of management. Evaluates technical, cost, and economic data to identify alternatives for support of mail processing. Participates in project management activities affiliated with the design, construction, testing, start-up, and operation of facilities, systems, and/or equipment. Participates in the preparation of requests for proposals, including development of drawings and specifications, and upon receipt, participates in the valuation of bids for technical accuracy and compliance with contract requirements. Attends preconstruction and final acceptance meetings, conducts on-site inspections during the various project phases, and reports on noncompliance with contract requirements. Works with architects, engineers, contractors, construction representatives, and others involved in design and construction of postal facilities. Minimal Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering (Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical), or Construction Management.  3-7 years of experience in commercial facility maintenance or a related area required. Preference in minor construction/facility alterations. Additional Requirements: Proficiency using MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook Ability to travel and work flexible hours when needed Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check & drug test Candidates must meet eligibility requirements to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Transit Capital Unit Manager - Construction Management | King County Metro Transit

9 hours 5 minutes ago
Seattle, Washington, King County Metro Transit’s Capital Delivery Section  is seeking a  Construction Management Unit Manager (Transit Capital Unit Manager)  to  provide strat egic gui dance and leadership.  This position is responsible for providing the day- to- day management of the Construction management workgroups responsible for supervising, directing, and administering transit capital and operating project work.  Incumbents are responsible for managing the construction management unit which are currently supervised through two Transit Capital Supervisors. About Metro Transit Metro is striving to build an enduring legacy of diversity and inclusion, equity and social justice, employee engagement, innovation, continuous improvement, safety, and environmental sustainability. King County government and Metro Transit have adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance this legacy. We are actively developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all   of our residents and our employees. Our diverse culture encompasses the unique perspectives, knowledge, skills and abilities, and the rich dimensions of identity each member of the Metro community brings to work every day. Metro Transit is building effective and innovative teams within a vibrant Metro community of committed professionals working to ensure Metro is a fabulous place to work for everyone.     Job Duties Applying  equity and social justice  principles is a daily responsibility and foundational expectation for all King County employees. In this role, you will apply equity and social justice principles (ESJ) that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices to all aspects of the work.       As a Construction  Management Unit Manager (Transit Capital Unit Manager), you will:   Plan, develop and implement field inspection policies, procedures and standards in accordance with contract provisions or federal, state, local laws and regulations. Oversee progress payment requests. Work with other supervisory staff in the identification and resolution of construction management, contract, and inspection issues for all projects.  Act as the technical liaison on all construction management and inspection program issues. Oversee development of change orders and monitor the implementation of assigned projects.  Monitor, review and oversee through assigned engineering and construction staff the progress of consultants, vendors, and contractors to ensure compliance with contract requirements and applicable codes and regulations.  Oversee start-up assistance to operating divisions to ensure staff is adequately trained to utilize new equipment and facilities following completion of projects.  Provide strategic direction and guidance to assigned Transit Capital Supervisors and construction management workgroups, including developing performance standards and measures for project workgroups. Hire, assign, and schedule work, evaluate performance, and initiate disciplinary action when appropriate. Recommend and oversee the development and implementation of guidance, policies, and procedures for workgroups. Manage and monitor the unit’s operating budget.   Manage Construction Management resources including staff, unit specific equipment, software, training, and contracting needs.  Oversee and participate in the preparation of the biennial capital improvement program. Oversee contract negotiations, interpretation, and compliance monitoring.  Resolve issues amongst assigned supervisors, and peer unit managers, and escalate to leadership as appropriate.  Establish, monitor, and report on the CM Unit’s performance and adjust to achieve organizational goals.  Offer specialized technical proficiency for assessing and dissecting intricate, delicate, and politically charged matters within environmental compliance, engineering, project management, or project control domains. Oversee and monitor work distribution, project schedule to meet completion dates. Evaluate the progress of projects and results and develop or initiate changes to achieve overall project objectives/deliverables.  Participate in the development and implementation of Capital Division’s goals, objectives, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Participate in the development and implementation of Capital Division's program and project management matrix systems. Evaluate and recommend program management best practices.  Ensure the quality assurance of team deliverables, which may involve reviewing, signing off, or authorizing work products generated by members within the assigned workgroup. Develop and support a positive workplace culture and sense of belonging for employees. Perform other duties as assigned.     Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Minimum Qualifications:   A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field with a minimum of twelve (12) years of increasingly responsible experience is required. Additionally, six (6) years of experience in a position of supervisory experience is also required. OR, any combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties of the position. Additional Knowledge/Skills required to be successful in this role: Proven track record in implementing alternative delivery methods, optimizing efficiency, and enhancing customer satisfaction Advanced knowledge of technical aspects of capital project work and principles of the disciplines contained within the unit Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills Advance knowledge of supervisory techniques and principles Advanced knowledge of budgeting techniques and principles Advanced knowledge of policy and code analysis and development Knowledge of project management techniques and principles Knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines techniques and principles Knowledge of human resources management techniques and principles Knowledge of strategic planning techniques and principles Knowledge of intergovernmental relations Knowledge of the legislative process Skill in planning, scheduling, and organizing Ability to work in a political environment Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and sensitive situations Ability to effectively engage in, build and sustain relationships with people from diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds Ability to be innovative, creative and work independently and as a team member to make decisions Demonstrated proficiency with business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite Desired Qualifications:   Higher education in engineering, business administration, transportation engineering, construction management or another technical field as specified is desirable. Administrative or managerial experience in a closely related field with demonstrated experience in solving complex management issues within a multi-disciplinary technical work environment is preferred. Work experience on public works projects or in a public agency is preferred.   Public works contract administration experience is preferred. Licensing, Certification and Other Requirements Washington State Driver’s License or the ability to provide transportation to remote work locations with limited or no public transportation services. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with acceptable driving history, (and possess a Washington State license within 30 days of hire).     Supplemental Information   Forbes named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference?  Come join the team  dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play. Guided by our  "True North" , we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles - we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.   King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.   To Apply If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions, please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement. Who May Apply:  This position is open to all qualified applicants. King County Metro Transit Department values diverse perspectives and life experience and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply.     Required Forms and Application Materials: An online King County application, updated with accurate  contact information  and  any/all relevant work history going  back 10 years (or more, if necessary), with all duties, dates of employment, and reasons for leaving explained clearly in the work experience section of the application. Complete all supplemental questions. Attach a Resume. Attach a cover letter (letter of interest) is required. Letters must include the following:  How your previous experience and education has prepared you to perform the responsibilities and duties of this position. Current King County Employees:  Be sure to include your current position, and separately list each previous position you held at King County. If you have questions about this, please contact the recruiter.   Selection Process: All required application materials will be screened for qualifications, competitiveness, completeness, communication skills, and responsiveness to the above application instructions. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more panel interviews. Formal offers are finalized after candidates have successfully completed any necessary pre-employment processes, such as reference checks or internal record reviews.    Incomplete applications may be rejected as incomplete and not advanced in the process.    Applicants who are unable to apply online should follow the instructions at  Application FAQ’s- King County.   For guidance on how to complete these required materials, be sure to check out the Career Support Services website for tips and examples on how to make your application materials more competitive:  Career Support Services - King County .    Work Location: This is a hybrid position. The main work site for this position is King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104.   Work Schedule: The position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not overtime eligible. The typical workweek is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.   Teleworking Requirement The work associated with this position will be performed predominantly by teleworking, complemented by onsite work and meetings as needed. Please expect to work in-person from the office at least once a week. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.   Position information: This recruitment will be used to hire 1 Career Service vacancy.  It will also create an eligibility pool to fill future Career Service, Special Duty Assignment/Term-Limited Temporary vacancies that may become open for this classification. The pool will be valid for 12 months upon creation and may be used at the discretion of the hiring manager(s) until exhausted or until all candidates are placed.  Union Representation:  The position is represented by Teamsters 117.  Class Code:  2426100 (Transit Capital Unit Manager)   For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact: Ankita Goel (she/her), Talent Advisor,   agoel@kingcounty.gov     $144,747.20 - $174,990.40 Annually