Salary $96,075 - $145,018 a year job type full-time
Benefits pulled from the full job description
Commuter assistance dental insurance employee assistance program health insurance life insurance
Full job description
Who we are
We are the metropolitan council, the regional government for the seven-county twin cities metropolitan areaWe plan 30 years ahead for the future of the metropolitan area and provide regional transportation, wastewater, and housing servicesMore information about us on our website.
We are committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
Metro transit is one of the country`s largest transit systems, employs more than 3,000 people, and prior to covid provided more than 80 million rides a year through an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains, as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike in the twin cities.
How your work would contribute to our organization and the twin cities region:
The project controls manager is responsible for the oversight of the metro green line project controls departmentThis individual will prioritize and monitor change orders, cost controls, scheduling, and construction of the project.
Anticipated hiring salary range: $46.19/hrOr $96,075/yr- $51.10/hrOr $106,288/yr.
Note: this position and is eligible for a hybrid (both remote and onsite) telework arrangementThe candidate`s permanent residence must be in minnesota or wisconsin.
This position will establish an eight month eligible list for current and future positions.
What you would do in this job
Directs and monitors daily the work of staff and consultant, particularly in the area of project controls, including project scheduling, cost estimating, change controls, document and contracts management and organization controls to ensure completion of tasks, balancing time, budget and quality considerations.
Identifies and resolves project control issues with government entities (i.eFta, cities, counties, mndot, etc.) and affected and concerned community groups.
Interacts with stakeholders and other affected and concerned public agencies involved in the development of lrt and commuter rail projects.
Defines and implements project control policies and procedures.
Stays current on fta new starts guidelines and regulations.
What education and experience are required for this job (minimum qualifications)
A high school diploma or ged and eleven (11) or more years of experience in change controls, scheduling, estimating and project controls for large scale capital projects and three (year) or more years of lead or supervisory experience.
Note: highest completed degree will be applied towards full-time work experience following the equivalencies below:
Associate`s degree = 2 years of experience
Bachelor`s degree = 4 years of experience
Valid driver`s license with an acceptable driving record.
What additional skills and experience would be helpful in this job (desired qualifications):
Degree in engineering, construction management, electrical, or mechanical discipline.
Licensed as a professional engineer in the state of minnesota or a state with reciprocity with minnesota.
Experience working with a diverse workforce and diverse communities.
What knowledge, skills and abilities you should have within the first six months on the job:
Knowledge of project control methods and techniques.
Knowledge of engineering design and construction.
Knowledge of tools and techniques for planning and scheduling complex projects.
Knowledge of governmental agency unit budget preparation and of policies and procedures for development and implementation of capital projects.
Skilled in scheduling and estimating for design and construction major engineering projects for industry or governmental agencies.
Skilled in using microsoft word, excel and powerpoint.
Skilled in verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Skilled in project management and leadership skills, including developing effective units and project teams, problem solving, scheduling and budgeting.
Ability to work with minimal supervision, and work and communicate effectively with project teams, other unit staff, project managers, consultants, and the public.
Ability to structure assignments and delegate tasks.
Ability to manage complex problems independently.
Ability to provide high level technical and management skills to project staff in their assignments.
Union/grade: tmsa/grade k
Safety sensitive: no
What your work environment would be:
Work is regularly performed in a normal office environment but may require occasional outdoor work with exposure to outdoor weather conditionsWork requires out-of-state travel to visit different facilitiesWork is occasionally performed near moving parts or equipment, in high, precarious places and wet, humid conditionsPosition is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and occasionally to toxic or caustic chemicalsThere is occasional exposure to vibrations and risk of electrical shock.
What steps the recruitment process involves:
We review your minimum qualifications.
We rate your education and experience.
We conduct a structured panel interview.
We conduct a selection interview.
Once you have successfully completed the steps above, then:
If you are new to the metropolitan council, you must pass a drug test (safety sensitive positions only), and a background check which verifies education, employment, and criminal historyA driving record check and/or physical may be conducted if applicable to the jobIf you have a criminal conviction, you do not automatically failThe metropolitan council considers felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor convictions on a case-by-case basis, based on whether they are related to the job and whether the candidate has demonstrated adequate rehabilitation.
If you are already an employee of the metropolitan council, you must pass a drug test (if moving from a non-safety sensitive position to a safety sensitive position) and criminal background check if the job you`re applying for is safety sensitive, is a supervisory or management job, is in the finance, information services, audit, or human resources departments, or has access to financial records, files/databases, cash, vouchers or transit fare cardsA driving record check and/or physical may be conducted if applicable to the position.
Important: if you make a false statement or withhold information, you may be barred from job consideration.
The metropolitan council is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employerThe council is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the region and strongly encourages persons of color, members of the lgbtq community, individuals with disabilities, women, and veterans to applyIf you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We believe our employees are a key to our agency`s success! in order to attract and retain high quality employees, the council provides a highly competitive benefits package both in choice and coverage levelsSome highlights about our benefits are listed below:
Guaranteed monthly retirement income through minnesota state retirement system pension fund
Opportunity to save additional funds for retirement on a tax-deferred basis through a voluntary deferred compensation (457) plan
Two or more medical plans from which to choose, with employer contribution towards premiums over 80%
Dental insurance, life insurance and vision insurance
The following benefits are provided to all employees as part of working for the councilYou will have access to free:
Bus/rail pass valued at over $1200 per year
Parking at many job locations
Fitness centers at many job locations
Employee assistance program
Extensive health and wellness programs and resources
Posted 15 days ago