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Company Description


See Job Summary for details on how to apply to this job posting.
Job Location:
Entire State, CA
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Professional/Office Management/Other
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
$94494.00 - $141752.00  year




Salary Range: $94,494 - $118,102 - $141,752

External/Internal: EXTERNAL

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)

Basic Function

Manages cost or schedule activities for large, complex capital projects to facilitate team achievement of project needs and objectives.

Example Of Duties

  • Supervises assigned staff responsible for analyzing, developing, controlling, and reporting budget and project costs or project design and construction schedules
  • Prepares and analyses project cash flow, commitment plans, funding, and workforce plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements
  • Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget
  • Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding projects
  • Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing
  • Ensures project conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements
  • Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project plans and periodic status reports
  • Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule
  • Produces, maintains, and publishes the Master Schedule and Third-Party Utility Schedule
  • Analyzes and comments on contractor schedule
  • Monitors consultants′ monthly performance
  • Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies
  • Identifies problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions
  • Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents
  • Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans
  • Communicates with and supports team members and management
  • Follows established reporting processes
  • Ensures accurate records are maintained and documented
  • Supervises and motivates in-house and consultant staff
  • Complies with all of Metro′s safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field


  • Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in large complex capital construction project scheduling and/or cost control; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Preferred Qualifications

The following are the preferred qualifications:

  • Experience developing, maintaining, analyzing multi-discipline schedules for large complex projects, and presenting overall schedule performance to executive staff
  • Experience utilizing scheduling software, such as Primavera P6, MS Project, Schedule Analyzer or similar.
  • Experience reviewing contractor schedule and progress payment submittals, preparing review comments, and providing submittal disposition
  • Experience producing cost and schedule reports with deliverables such as: detail and summary schedules, variances to baseline plans, and contingency drawdowns
  • Experience reviewing and preparing time impact analysis


  • Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations
  • Advanced capabilities of specified software for scheduling, forecasting, workflow, project management and business, such as Oracle Primavera P6, Unifier, Acumen Fuse, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word


  • Planning, organizing, and monitoring the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects
  • Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Determining strategies to achieve goals
  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
  • Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Providing direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants
  • Mediating and negotiating
  • Operating personal computers and general office equipment


  • Work independently in a structured environment
  • Work with end users within an integrated team environment
  • Adapt to changing requirements and situations
  • Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment
  • Work under tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Compile and analyze complex data
  • Travel to offsite project locations
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website and complete an online Employment Application.

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (EY)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.




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