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Job Description

Req ID: 7543



The Oakland office is currently seeking a candidate to fill the Project Manager Oversight role for our transportation projects. Candidate to have managed multi-disciplinary projects with comprehensive knowledge of and significant experience in all areas of public project management and the project delivery process. Candidate experience to include program and project scheduling, schedule management and control, project budget management and control, including implementation of earned value performance measurement on projects, project cash flow development and management, program and project scope development and control, document control and records management, and knowledge of basic Federal, State, and regional transportation grant and fund programming processes. Previous experience providing program management oversight services for public or government agencies is highly desirable. Knowledge of commuter railroad, Class I railroad and California state highway projects is also desirable; however, it is not required.



Basic Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management or a related field

·         Appropriate professional license

·         15+ years of experience including at least 5 years as Project Manager on large multi-disciplinary projects

·         Strong oral and written skills

·         Knowledge of Federal, State and regional grant and funding programming processes

·         MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)

·         Scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Experience on Transportation projects 

·         Previous experience providing program management oversight services for public or government agencies.

·         Knowledge of commuter railroad, Class I railroad and California state highway projects

·         Understanding of CEQA/NEPA.

·         Local candidates preferred


General Duties & Responsibilities (will include but are not limited to):

1.     Provide Project Management Oversight of large transportation.

2.     Work with various public and transportation agencies, including but not limited to, capital finance, grants, project management, engineering, project controls, finance and accounting, contracts and procurement, construction management.

3.     Provide oversight including continuous review and evaluation of grantee and processes to ensure compliance with statutory, administrative, and regulatory requirements.

4.     Review projects to ensure agency guidelines are met.

5.     Evaluate grantee project management and technical capacity and capability to successfully implement projects.

6.     Monitor projects to determine whether they are progressing on time, within budget, and in accord with approved grantee plans and specifications.

7.     Provide constructability reviews, change order and value engineering reviews.

Travel requirements:  None

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects.


TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

About TranSystems

TranSystems is focused exclusively on the vital transportation component of the economy. Our passion is to bring solutions directly to each client in each of the market sectors. Our technical depth within each sector is matched by our consulting expertise delivered across all sectors: » Architecture, Engineering and Planning » Management and Supply Chain Consulting » Real Estate Consulting » Security TranSystems' Favorite Charity Roars into Town. Racing for Kids Drives its Message Home. MORE

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