Led by a Board of Directors made up of elected officials from each of the 24 cities and towns and the five county supervisorial districts, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) staff is focused primarily on freeway, interchange, and transit enhancements to the region that first and foremost benefit the taxpayer of San Bernardino County. Coupling that effort with various non-transportation related objectives from the Council of Governments role of the agency brings the mission of providing quality of life improvements to the residents, business operators, and commuters of our region to the forefront.
For more than four decades, SBCTA (previously known as SANBAG) has taken pride in delivering on its commitment to the voters through the implementation of Measure I. This half-cent sales tax that generates transportation dollars that are from the region and for the region is a critical element in the agency's goal to keep people and goods moving effectively. SBCTA calls the historic San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot home. Our headquarters not only positions the agency in the heart of the county, but is symbolic of our longstanding commitment to transportation.
ABOUT THE JOB Under general Direction, provides management of SBCTA freeway, interchange and railroad grade separation projects during the construction phase; manages the construction management services consultants to provide the highest quality construction product compliant with State and Federal Highway Administration requirements and ensures that it is delivered on time, within scope and budget; coordinates with stakeholders, property owners, and utility companies; provides technical support to the project management team; and performs related duties as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Director of Project Delivery. Exercises no direct supervision over SBCTA staff; provides management and oversight to construction management services consultants and construction contractors. Class Characteristics This classification is responsible for managing multiple freeway and railway grade separation projects, directing and advising a number of consultant construction management staff including engineers, inspectors, and other members of construction management services teams. This class is distinguished from the Director of Project Delivery in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions of the Project Delivery Department and for developing, implementing, and interpreting public policy.
Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and project management.
Principles and practices of construction project development as applied to the design, cost estimating, construction, installation, and inspection of a wide variety of transportation systems.
Principles and practices used in the acquisition of professional services in accordance with current California pubic contract codes, the Department of Transportation Standard Specification for highway construction, Federal Highway Administration regulations, local agency, and industry standards.
Fundamentals of environmental impact assessment and related regulatory processes.
Fundamentals of environmental laws and financial analysis.
Principles and practices of budget development and administration, contract administration, and sound financial protections.
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.
Recent and on-going developments, current literature, and sources of information related to active and upcoming assignments.
Record keeping principles and procedures.
Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
Techniques for effectively representing SBCTA in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and SBCTA staff.
Manage a large construction program, including being able to address construction issues in a timely manner.
Foster and maintain respectful interagency relationships.
Oversee the efficient and effective resourcing of contract staff.
Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for assigned program areas.
Evaluate and recommend improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods.
Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
Interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
Represent SBCTA in meetings with governmental agencies, contractors, vendors, and various businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
Establish and maintain a variety of record keeping and project tracking systems.
Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize teamwork, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and/or Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field and eight (8) years of experience in transportation design or construction, including four (4) years of experience serving as a resident engineer on major transportation construction contracts managing complex construction projects. Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of or ability to obtain a California driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance by time of appointment.
Registration as a Professional Engineer by the California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is preferred.
Position may require pre-employment background investigation, physical and drug test.
Additional Salary Information: Plus benefits
Internal Number: 2020-00010
About San Bernardino County Transportation Authority
San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), is the transportation planning agency for San Bernardino County. SBCTA is responsible for cooperative regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system countywide. SBCTA supports freeway construction projects, regional and local road improvements, train and bus transportation, railroad crossings, call boxes, ridesharing, congestion management efforts and long-term planning studies. SBCTA administers Measure I, the half-cent transportation sales tax approved by county voters in 1989. SBCTA serves the 2.1 million residents of San Bernardino County.