Assistant Deputy Director for Capital Projects

San Francisco County Transportation Authority
San Francisco, CA
United States
Experience Level: 
$147,520 - $203,576

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is the sub-regional transportation planning and programming agency for San Francisco County. Our mission is to make travel safer, healthier, and easier for all. We plan, fund, and deliver local and regional projects to improve travel choices for residents, commuters, and visitors throughout the city.

The Assistant Deputy Director will assist in the management of the Capital Projects Division, the oversight and delivery of large capital projects and select programs within the Transportation Authority’s Program of Projects and manages delivery of select capital projects for which the Transportation Authority has direct delivery responsibilities, with activities ranging from the environmental phase through design and construction of the project. This position manages multiple projects, performs technical analyses and interacts with a variety of public agency staff, advocates and private stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Plans, directs, and supports capital project development in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of large capital projects and select Transportation Authority programs and funding initiatives.
• Provides project delivery support to project sponsors responsible for implementing large capital projects and select programs within the Transportation Authority’s Program of Projects, and is responsible for in-house and consultant contract engineering and design personnel engaged in large capital project and select programs support and development, and in project delivery support activities.
• Manages monitoring efforts for select Transportation Authority programs and funding initiatives. Monitors project management and delivery to aid in programming decisions. Develops and implements strategies in partnership with project sponsors to assure projects are delivered timely and per scope and budget parameters.
• Responsible for technical input on capital projects, as needed to support development and updates to the Countywide Transportation Plan, other Transportation Authority and outside agency plans, studies and programming efforts.

Key Details
Exemption Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Training and Experience
Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Transportation Planning, Civil, Transportation Engineering or related field, and a State of California professional engineering license is required. Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation project and program management required, including at least two (2) years of demonstrated staff management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.

Compensation Range
$147,520 – $203,576 (depending on experience), plus excellent benefits.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority candidates and women are encouraged to apply.

Published on:
April 12, 2019 - 9:21am
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