$1,529 - $2,252 per week ($79,489 to $117,083 estimated annual)
This position closes on Friday, February 9, 2018.
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The San Mateo County Transit District seeks an Assistant Project Manager, reporting to the Project Manager, Transportation Authority, who will be responsible for assisting in developing, managing, and administering transportation, highway, and roadway projects for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA).
The Assistant Project Manager will assist with the development of the scope, schedule, and budget of TA-funded capital improvement highway (e.g., U.S. Highway 101 & Broadway Interchange) and roadway (e.g., Triton Drive Widening in Foster City) projects in San Mateo County, assist with the management of performance of TA-funded capital improvement projects, and assist with the administration of contracts to accomplish capital improvement projects within schedule and budget, and according to requirements.
S/he will create presentations and represent assigned TA projects at meetings and workshops. S/he will also be responsible for assisting in performing project management duties such as; reviewing cost estimates; monitoring project schedules and budgets; conducting field investigations as required; monitoring work in progress; approving, negotiating, and executing contract changes; and reviewing contract progress payments, assisting in preparing Monthly Progress Reports, Quarterly Project Status Reports, and staff reports on TA-funded projects, and presentations for the Board of Directors and other project stakeholders, and reviewing technical documents to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and codes.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, transportation planning, transportation engineering or related discipline with three years of full-time experience in the field of civil engineering or transportation planning. Experience working with Caltrans on multiple phases of projects (e.g. planning, environmental, design and construction) on the State Highway System is desirable. Possession or in pursuance of a California Professional Engineer (PE) license or American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) certificate is desirable. Must have effective oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.