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Engineering Project Manager-Mechanical

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary will be commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 26, 2022

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Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Manager / Leader, Project Manager
Contract Type
Organization Type
Industry, Other
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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 Connecting the Community.


GCRTA offers a wide range of comprehensive benefits and programs to support the health and wellness of employees and family members including health benefits and a very attractive pension plan.


DUTIES: Oversees, controls, designs and facilitates quality, cost-efficient construction according to plans and specifications by contractors directly or through a construction management consultant (CM) or in coordination with construction support services consultant (CSSC).  Evaluates and leads effort to mitigate schedule impacts.  Assures projects are completed on schedule.  Performs construction management functions including quality control and quality assurance.  Oversees safety on and adjacent to the site(s).  Manages Request for Information, Change Order requests and Submittal information.  Heads project meetings and distribution of project information to construction team as required.  Evaluates change orders according to the plans, specifications and general conditions.  Supervises activities of construction inspectors when applicable.  Utilizes project management software, Primavera, AutoCAD and Microsoft Project/Office Suite programs.  Participates in design development and evaluation of submittals.  Can be called upon to design smaller projects or contribute to the design of large projects.  Performs other duties of a similar nature as required.  Persons in this position will be primarily responsible for projects in one or more of the following functional areas:  Civil/Roadway/Track, Bridges/Structures, Operating and Passenger Facilities, Signals/Communications/Fiber Optic Systems. This position will promote a safe and secure atmosphere, follow all safety and security rules and perform other related duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture. Applicants must have at least five (5) years of verifiable progressive experience in an engineering, architecture, or construction management, including three (3) years of experience in construction inspection, supervision and management.  Construction related experiences should include progressive responsibility for quality assurance, compliance with plans and specifications, safety inspection, coordination of activities of multiple contractors and subcontractors working simultaneously on a single project, preparation/verification of contractual payments, and preparation/verification of change order requests.  Applicants must be familiar with Federal Transit Administration and/or Federal Highway Administration and/or ODOT regulations and the pertinent laws of the State of Ohio.  The candidate is required to possess, or be able to obtain by comity within six months of hiring, an Ohio Professional Engineers or Registered Architect License.

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