DUTIES: Responsible for over track capital and maintenance projects of a rail transit system with over sixty miles between the light- and heavy-rail lines. Oversees, coordinates and reviews the activities of Technical Consultants and Contractors both directly and through assigned staff. Performs project management duties for the GCRTA Capital Program of track and associated rail projects relating to design, construction and ongoing inspections. Oversees other agency projects affecting GCRTA rail right of way. Participates and presents in inter- and intra-departmental committees, stakeholder and outside agency meetings. Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required.
Applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
Requires at least four (4) years previous experience in track design, construction and maintenance, preferably in rail transit or commuter rail service. Ability to work with multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines with multiple stakeholders is required.
Experience in a transit or railroad environment. Experience must include at least four (4) years experience as a project manager for track and/or heavy civil design and construction projects, preferably in a government agency or railroad setting.
Applicants must be familiar with State of Ohio and/or FRA and/or APTA regulations. Knowledge of Federal Transportation Administration regulations and standards preferred.
Applicants must be licensed as Professional Engineers in the State of Ohio, or be able to obtain such licensure by comity within 6-months of appointment to the position.
Ability to perform track inspections and complete reports.
Ability to lead, manage and develop staff in Engineering roles.
About Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides transportation services for 150,000-200,000 customers on a typical weekday, or about 45 million rides annually, through a variety of services, including HealthLine, bus, Paratransit, light rail, heavy rail, and vanpools. RTA is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Gold award for Bus Safety & Security Excellence. We are proud to be one of northeast Ohio’s major employers with a workforce of over 2,100 employees carrying out our mission of providing safe, reliable, clean and courteous public transportation.
We offer a wide range of comprehensive benefits and programs to support the health and wellness of employees and family members including health benefits (medical, dental and vision), a wellness incentive program and participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS.)