Construction Manager Job Opportunity

CMTS is seeking an experienced transit professional to serve as the discipline leader for a firm 
that provides Construction Management, Construction Engineering and Construction Inspection 
services, and to expand our presence throughout our regional service areas. Successful candidates 
will have spent at least 20 years in progressively responsible positions in construction management 
of transportation infrastructure projects including rail, light rail and/or subway - including 
track, switches/controls, traction power, station and tunnel, projects. Experience managing 
projects up to $100 million in total installed cost is required. Ideal candidates will have proven 
ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and 
a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations knowledge of project controls (cost and 
schedule management) multiple delivery methods for construction, and commissioning & validation are 
also required.
 
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversees development of multiple project delivery documents including but not limited to the 
Project Management Plan, Safety Plan, and Financial Plan.
 
Collaborates with other Sr. Team members to establish the program requirements for all areas of the 
project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.
 
Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, 
and plans for the various elements of a project.
 
Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
 
Oversee project development activities to deliver project on time and within budget:
 
Works closely with project partner staff and policy makers during all phases of project 
development. Supervises and provides direction to project team members
 
Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of 
how to utilize their qualifications and strengths
 
Oversees the development of Request for Proposals and bid packages consistent with project delivery 
method.
 
Has direct experience in the selection of professional services consultants to design, engineer and 
construct infrastructure and facilities.
 
Communicate regularly with construction contract executives about construction progress
 
Work with project construction managers to proactively resolve problems and provide strategic 
direction for change orders negotiation.
 
Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates
 
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management AND fifteen (15) years 
of progressively responsible experience
 
Knowledge of the planning, design and construction process for rail transit systems
 
Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Independently write reports and correspondence. 
 
Proven ability to work collaboratively with the contractor (s), local government (s), and other 
agencies having jurisdiction and Owner to solve project challenges representing the Owner's best interest
 
Ability to solve complex challenges relating to project schedule and budget as an effective member 
of the project Team
 
Skilled in developing and implementing contingency plans, assessing risk and achieving goals within 
budget and on schedule.
 
Skilled at the comprehension, retention and integration of complex information.
 
Skilled in project management.
 
Ability to think strategically, analyze issues and make sound decisions. Considers a broad range of 
issues or factors, and creates solutions that work organizationally. Makes timely, creative, sound 
decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
 
Ability to provide direction to diverse staff with different backgrounds and professional skills.
 
Project and/or Construction Management experience required to include rail construction – track, 
right- or-way improvements, yards, facilities, stations, tunnels, power systems and security 
systems.
 
Experience required in constructability review, design completeness review, construction, 
commissioning and validation.
 
Experience required in construction management services including construction 
oversight/inspection; project controls, project administration and project close out
 
Observe and monitor contractor team to ensure that the project is being constructed in accordance 
with the approved plan and specifications and that critical project milestone will be met
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Certifications desired, but not required, include CCM, PMP, or CCE.
Knowledge of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.