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Website AC Transit

Job Description:

AC Transit is seeking a Project Manager I (Utility Location and Marking) in the Capital Projects department. Under general direction, serves as project manager for routine to moderately complex projects and assists higher-level project managers on more complex projects as needed. This is the experienced level within the Project Manager series. There are four (4) levels within the series, which are distinguished from one another by the technical complexity of the assigned duties and the level of discretion and independent judgment exercised. Positions at this level are responsible for performing project management activities for routine to moderately complex projects.

Positions in the Project Manager series are flexibly staffed to meet the needs of the District. Positions at the experienced level are normally filled by advancement from the entry-level and promotion is subject to the following: (i) management affirmation that the incumbent is performing the full range of duties assigned and (ii) after gaining requisite experience and demonstrating proficiency that meets the minimum qualifications of the next higher-level classification.

This classification is differentiated from the Project Manager II in that the latter is a lead-level classification responsible for organizing, assigning, and reviewing the work of departmental and/or contract staff, and is further differentiated by the scope, complexity, and sensitivity of the assigned projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for the largest bus agency in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, reviews, and maintains a variety of project-related information and documentation, including project schedules, Statements of Work (SOWs), status reports, detailing issues, risks, and deliverables; monitors agreements and projects for compliance with relevant codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations.
  • Develops project timeline, schedule, and milestones, detailing the nature and level of staffing/labor/contracted services needed to meet the proposed timeline; monitors project progress and confers with stakeholders on matters that may impact timeline expectations and deliverables.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings and committees; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of project management and federal, state, and local regulations related to the area of assignment.
  • Performs project management functions and activities and is responsible for the full lifecycle of an assigned project overseeing scope, timeline, budget, and quality standards from the project’s inception to completion.
  • Performs utility marking of the District’s Fiber Optic Cable located in the public right-of-way using industry standard locating equipment and as-built drawings based on notifications from 811/USA Alert or City Building Departments.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Evaluates and recommends professional consulting services for assigned projects; develops and disseminates Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and Invitation For Bids (IFBs) and develops proposal evaluation criteria; assists in the negotiation, preparation and administration of professional services and contracts; recommends and prepares amendments to professional services contracts.
  • Reviews and recommends the approval of project proposals; coordinates design and planning services for assigned projects; and reviews design concepts for compliance with development plans.
  • Develops and monitors standards of quality and ensures that standards of quality are met and are delivered in conformity with contractual obligations; manages changes in project scope; identifies and provides timely communication of potential crises and/or deviations from project timeline, budget or quality standards; proposes and evaluates solutions; devises and implements contingency plans.
  • Maintain and upgrade as appropriate existing utility location documentation.
  • Coordinates with grants management, grants accounting, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable to resolve issues.
  • Prepares project staff reports for Board presentations; presents oral and written presentations to a variety of stakeholders that may include external boards and commissions, advisory committees, and citizen groups.
  • Performs utility marking of all utilities located on District property using industry standard locating equipment and as-built drawings based on requests from District’s Project Managers.
  • Develops project budget, detailing labor and materials costs; reviews invoices for accuracy and to affirm services/equipment have been delivered in accordance with project requirements; tracks project expenses; recommends payment of invoices; conducts regular and periodic reviews to discuss expense alignment with budget, anticipated adjustments, or significant variances from budget.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to write reports documenting marking tasks performed.
  • Ability to observe construction work performed by others that impacts District’s utilities to ensure any site restoration is done to code.
  • Ability to read and understand as-built plans, including construction plans
  • Interpersonal skills to coordinate with contractor who are permitted to excavate in/around District assets and with City inspectors to enforce quality standards on subject contractors.
  • Must understand the 811 / USA Alert system and program, how it works, how to monitor for projects that may impact our District assets.
  • Must know the color codes used to mark utilities.
  • Ability to use locator equipment, materials, and hand tools to perform marking tasks.
  • Must be willing to work in inclement weather.
  • Must be proactive and a self-starter. Utility marking requires the individual to stay ahead of the contractors.

Job Details:

Company: AC Transit

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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