Project Manager - Light Rail Segment
Posted on: Jan 11, 2013
CLOSING DATE: 01/18/13 05:00 PM
Under general direction, manages, plans, oversees, and supports the planning and design functions for an assigned corridor segment(s) of the Link light rail project in support of the Light Rail Development Manager and Division; performs project management activities for assigned projects including management of scope, quality, schedules, costs, risks, consultant/contractors, contracts and communication; may oversee contracts and assures contract compliance; may supervise, lead, provide daily work oversight and schedule work of assigned staff, consultants, and contractors.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
In area of assignment:
Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned staff; assigns work activities and coordinates schedules, projects, and programs; provides constructive feedback; reviews and evaluates work and makes effective suggestions and recommendations.
Develops and provides information to the Sound Transit Board; develops written and visual presentation materials as requested; provides briefings and presentations to Board members on light rail project development topics, including engineering, environmental impact, inter-Agency coordination, and community outreach issues.
Coordinates Engineering Activities; directs consultant engineering activities for assigned segments/projects; reviews and comments on consultant submittals of plans and reports and manages the communication and coordination of engineering work activities among Agency technical staff and consultant team leader; participates in development of scope of work for large consultant contracts.
Assists in managing preparation of environmental documentation; assists the Environmental Affairs and Sustainability Division by reviewing and commenting on environmental documents; comments on proposed approaches to completing the environmental documentation; and ensures engineering activities are coordinated with environmental documents.
Communicates with project stakeholders including the general public, neighborhood groups, businesses, property owners, and other community members to keep them informed about the status of the project; serves as primary technical contact and responds to requests for information from other agencies and the general public; participates in community outreach and education activities such as writing and/or reviewing written and website materials and participating in public and one-on-one meetings and information booths; and prepares and make presentations to a variety of highly organized, volatile stakeholder groups.
Coordinates with staff of Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), King County, and other local jurisdictions throughout the project development to define and evaluate alignment and station options; participates in the interagency work team; interacts, shares knowledge, negotiates issues, and develops collaborative relationships; prepares and makes presentations to City Councils and other jurisdictions; and develops and negotiates interagency agreements including budgets to accomplish project development.
Manages Sound Transit involvement in outside review panels providing an independent review of project elements; develops scope of work and schedule, prepares presentations and responses; and manages consultant work.
Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, priorities and budgets for assigned projects, services, and functional area within the Division; and makes recommendations and forecasts for future funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies.
Provides support to the Division on matters as directed; serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the fields related to area of assignment; incorporates new developments as appropriate; ensures processes, policies and practices are interpreted and applied consistently and effectively; ensures accountability and compliance with all current and applicable state and federal laws, Agency policies and procedures, rules and regulations.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in civil engineering, urban planning, transportation, public policy, public administration, or closely related field and five years of public transit related experience in project management, development of intergovernmental agreements, transportation planning, engineering or closely related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Possession of a valid Washington State Drivers License.
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