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NYC Job Alert: Associate Project Manager at MTA New York City Transit – Subways Capital Programs

This position will assist in the planning of the Department of Subways Capital Program at MTA NYC Transit. The selected individual will develop master plans, provide budget oversight during construction and assist in the beneficial use/financial close-out of projects. Coordinate activities and requests for various projects providing oversight for consultants, reviewing, evaluating and developing project proposals. Prepare mandated reports and ensure compliance with required guidelines. Coordinate program meetings with agency and oversight personnel. Prepare and analyze operating budget impacts of capital investments; process reimbursable budget requests, perform field visits to monitor construction progress and compliance; track project budget expenditures, coordinate engineering solutions in the field; prepare, track, review and/or approve Budget Modification and Staff summaries. Prepare detailed cost benefit and alternative analyses, aid in the development of strategic planning documents for transit system improvements; attend and provide input at design/construction job progress meetings; prepare and review quarterly reports; assist in the preparation of presentations and make recommendations on project acceptance and other construction management issues. Coordinate capital program priorities and construction work with the Subways division. Evaluate expenditure data to ensure that projects are funded and progressing as scheduled. There are currently several positions available in the Capital Programs unit in the areas of Security, Communications or other areas within Capital Programs as consistent with qualifications and experience.

Education and Experience
One year of full-time satisfactory experience in supervising employees performing project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating or expediting, on engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects, or supervising a construction project with a value of $1,000,000 or more, and either:
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating or expediting, for engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects; or
2. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent plus any combination of college education and/or experience described in “1” above to make up the equivalent of five years of education and experience. One year of experience credit will be given for: (a) each 30 semester credits of college education leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration; (b) a Masters degree from an accredited university in one of the disciplines described in “1” above; or (c) a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer, Registered Architect or Registered Landscape Architect.
Experience which is primarily of a design nature is not acceptable towards meeting the qualification requirements.
Assignment Level II: Special Requirements – In addition to meeting the qualification requirements for Assignment Level I, candidates must have at least one additional year of experience as described in “1” above in a supervisory capacity or have served for at least one year as a project manager for a large and/or complex construction project.
Assignment Level III: Special Requirements – In addition to meeting the qualification requirements for Assignment Level I, candidates must have at least two additional years of experience as described in “1” above in a supervisory capacity or have served for at least two additional years as a project manager for a large and/or complex construction project.

Desired Skills
1. Knowledge of the Department of Subways Operating and Maintenance Requirements.
2. Knowledge of New York City Transit Capital and Operating Budget processes.
3. Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
4. Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff.
5. Knowledge and experience of engineering and construction practices and methods.
6. Knowledge and experience in developing and overseeing grant programs.
7. Strong computer skills, financial analysis, budget and project management experience.

Click here to apply! Last date to apply is Nov 20.

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