Senior Project Manager (Bronx)

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Job InformationTitle: Senior Project ManagerDepartment: Positive Train ControlPosting Date: 11/1/2019Closing Date: 11/15/2019Hay Point Evaluation: 805Salary Range: Minimum: $98,066/Midpoint: $122,582Position Classification: Safety SensitiveLocation: QueensReports to: Director - PTCThis is a Non-Represented Position.Please note that this position has been designated as a "Policy Maker," pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics. As such, you will be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement that will be provided to you by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics.SummaryThis position has the responsibility to manage and oversee activities related to the LIRR Capital Program, including the managing of multiple projects and related project teams, and/or a major complex project, including design consultants, construction contractors, and LIRR Force Account to ensure they meet established scopes, schedules, and budgets. Manage and coordinate activities of various Railroad Departments to ensure that necessary approvals are obtained, and activities are conducted in accordance with DPM Procedures, Directives, and Guidelines. Manage activities of technical and administrative staff for the proper execution of capital projects including the rehabilitation or construction of new Railroad Infrastructure, Systems and Facilities. Prepare reports, presentations and perform all other required administration functions. Resolve design and construction problems. Review changes and participate in change order negotiations. Approve invoices and other project charges. Prepare schedules and budgets for the performance of work.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities may include but are not limited to:* Provide direction, oversight, and manage of the planning, development, design, and construction of projects and programs within the Capital Program* Provide direction to Project Managers in the development of schedules, plans, controls, and the execution of projects within the operational constraints, established budgets and schedules, with minimal changes and service disruptions.* Maintain effective working relationships with other departments and agencies in order to ensure that they provide necessary approvals for executing plans.* Provide status update summaries for projects and present monthly to all related end users and project supporting departments.* Provide recommendations and approvals or denials of related claims, work, change orders or extension of time requests.* Select, develop, and motivate personnel within the department. Provide career development for subordinates. Provide prompt and effective coaching and counseling. Responsible for discipline/termination of employees when necessary. Review direct reports and approve performance appraisals. Promote safe work practices and provide safe working conditions. Create a professional environment that respects individual differences and enables all employees to develop and contribute to their full potential.* Promote safe work practices and provide safe working conditions. Ensure a safe working environment and adherence to guidelines of company safety policies and procedures. Lead by example.* Manage the development of office and project related systems.* All other activities at the request of senior management.QualificationsThe following experience, education and skill are required for this position:* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field. Demonstrated, directly related, equivalent experience and education may be considered in lieu of the degree, subject to approval. If selected, a condition of the promotion may be to obtain a degree within a specified time period as determined by the Department Head.* Progressively responsible related experience; solid construction and project management experience preferably in a transportation, or state agency environment (as a seasoned Project Manager).* Must possess experience managing a staff and budget in the field of engineering, construction, or related field.* Must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with others intra-and inter-departmentally.* Must possess effective leadership skills, decision-making, planning, project management, problem solving and sound judgment skills, with a high level of professional integrity.* Must possess scheduling, planning, analytical, presentation and computer skills.* Must demonstrate the capability to manage large complex capital projects as part of the total Capital Program, with the ability to direct the project planning, design, review process, and execution of such projects.* Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to function effectively in public forums are essential.* Knowledge of Railroad operating requirements or experience managing construction projects in a transportation/operations environment is beneficial.Pay,Benefits, & Work ScheduleWe offer competitive salaries and an excellent, comprehensive benefits package, including:* Full Medical Coverage* Dental Coverage* Vision Care* Life Insurance* Comprehensive Sick Leave Benefits* Deferred Compensation* Vacation/Personal Leave Days* Transportation Pass Privileges* Tuition Assistance Reimbursement* Pension Plan* In-house training seminarsOther InformationIn addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include, but is not limited to a pre-screening assessment (i.e., physical, written and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work history, including attendance and discipline record. A record of more than ten sick days without medical documentation in two of the last three years is considered unsatisfactory attendance. Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection process. A medical examination and safety-sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.How To ApplyQualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.If you have previously applied on line for other positions, enter your User Name and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a User Name and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.All LIRR employees must go to sign in using your BSC ID and navigate to My Job Search and then Careers.When applying for positions, please ensure that you attach a resume during the application process and that you receive a confirmation e-mail that your application was accepted. If you do not receive an email confirmation, your application may not have been received and will not be able to be considered after the deadline date. If you encounter problems, please call the BSC Customer Management Center at (646) ###-#### Monday through Friday (except MTA-HQ holidays), 8:30am - 5:00pm.Equal Employment OpportunityThe Long Island Rail Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. As such, we encourage applicants from women and members of minority groups.*Job Title:* Senior Project Manager*Job ID:* 96673*Regular/Temporary:* Regular*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time*Agency:* Long Island Rail Road*Department:* Positive Train Control*Division:* Sr Vice President-Engineering
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