The Deputy Executive Officer (DEO), Project Management will plan, direct and manage major rail transit design-build construction projects for Metro’s Program Management Division, including large capital projects for rail facilities, tunnels, and stations.
The Deputy Executive Officer, Project Management (Construction Management):
Directs the Construction Management function for Metro rail transit construction projects
Establishes and monitors short-range and long-range project goals, budgets, schedules, and strategies
Directs performance of services by consultants and contractors for successful management of rail transit construction projects
Manages and directs third-party coordination and public affairs activities related to construction management of rail transit projects
Ensures all design and construction activities meet operations and maintenance quality standards and expectations, and that all construction related policies and procedures are followed
Represents agency and applicable division at meetings, conferences, and public events
Prepares and presents reports to executive and management staff, the Board of Directors, and outside regulatory agencies
Sets and implements project policies, procedures, safety and work standards, and controls
Ensures compliance with Metro policies and procedures and applicable state, federal and local regulations and laws
Supervises subordinate staff or the work activities of consultants
Evaluates staff’s overall level of knowledge, skills and abilities, and assists in developing the department’s succession plan
Oversees, monitors, and adheres to departments/units budget, goals, and schedules which comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
Other duties may be assigned
Five (5) years of senior management-level experience in construction of major capital projects, including extensive experience overseeing construction management for heavy civil construction projects
Valid California Class C driver’s license
Avery James Inc. is a retained executive search firm managing this recruitment for Metro.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume prior to the application deadline: April 30, 2019.
Additional Salary Information: Placement within the salary range depends on experience.
An attractive package of benefits is included in this opportunity to work in one of the most diverse and dynamic areas of the United States. It includes a medical/dental/vision plan, group life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, time off with pay, a pension plan, and numerous other benefits
About Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among America’s transportation agencies. It serves as the transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties.
Currently moving over one million customers per weekday, Metro is building a vast network of capital construction projects, as well as a robust multi-modal system that is aimed to transform the way customers move around Los Angeles County.
Located in downtown Los Angeles, Metro is led by Phillip A. Washington, Chief Executive Officer, and employs approximately 10,000. The annual operating budget is approximately $6 billion.