The Project Manager (PM) shall serve as the County's representative to manage the planning, design and implementation/construction of County transit projects. The PM will act as a project liaison between various County departments to ensure that all project activities are in support of the overall project goals. The PM shall develop project objectives by defining deliverables, reviewing project proposals and plans, determine project responsibilities by identifying project phase and elements and provide technical support.
Specific project responsibilities and tasks shall include but are not limited to:
Directing, coordinating, and exercising functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of transit projects within area of assigned responsibility.
Assisting with project development and environmental clearance when applicable.
Coordinating operations during construction phase of projects.
Coordinating project implementation and provide stakeholders and County staff with regular progress reports.
Developing project work plan and schedule.
Developing scopes of work for consultants and contracted services and assisting in procuring contracts.
Developing specifications and independent cost estimates.
Controlling expenditures within limitations of project budget.
Reviewing, reconciling and recommending action on project related invoices.
Maintaining files and project documentation according to County direction and in accordance with federal and state requirements.
Providing monthly progress reports and look a-heads.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management, project controls of contract administration of transit and other transportation projects.
Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Construction Management, Planning or related field; Project Management Professional Certification; Licensed PE in the Commonwealth of VA or other comparable experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of project compliance with federal regulations for federally-funded projects; Prior experience working with projects funded by federal dollars is preferred but not required
Ability to prepare cost estimates and reports.
Ability to maintain records and prepare complex written and oral reports.
Ability to develop and adhere to operating budgets.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, consultants, employees and the general public.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Share Point, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge and experience in developing and maintaining spreadsheets and databases.
Working knowledge and experience with project management software tools.
Must be able to attend evening and Saturday meetings.
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