1+ months

Manager, Maintenance Project Management

Portland, Oregon 97202
  • Payrate
    $92,563 To $115,704 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

This position is filled through continuous recruitment and will remain open until a sufficient pool of applications has been received.  

UPDATE: This position has been changed from limited term to a regular full-time role.  

Manages, reviews, and coordinates all efforts related to the successful completion of maintenance, repair, facility programmatic and / or capital projects, with a customer service focus. Manages projects and supervises in-house and contracted project managers, coordinates consultants and assigns activities to ensure timely support to projects. Provides guidance to ensure that activities are completed within the cost and schedule constraints of each project. Coordinates with stakeholders including, internal divisions, municipalities, and other agencies.

Ensure a commitment to safety through consistent and professional behaviors in performance of job requirements that demonstrate safety is a fundamental value that guides all aspects of our work.  Perform related duties as required.
Serve as a good steward of TriMet by regularly utilizing our transit system to maintain a strong and current understanding of customers’ experiences and of TriMet’s   product and service offerings.

Essential Functions

1.  Develop and manage scope, schedule, and budget for Maintenance Division Projects and/or staff. Review and evaluate designs by staff and consultants to ensure constructability, completeness, and economy.

2.  Supervise project managers and coordinators including recommending hiring, coordinating training and development, and managing performance.

3.  Develop and manage packaging for procurement; construction specifications, scope narratives for on-call agreements, and other documents developed by consultants and TriMet engineering staff. Coordinate and assist with cost to complete forecasts and fair cost estimates.

4.  Manage assigned construction and consultant contracts. Monitor and report progress and status. Prepare exception reports and track issues resolution on all assigned contracts.

5.  Interact with Contract Administration, Engineering & Construction,  and Finance in support of programmed projects. Review and approve Change Order language and supporting documentation. Act as final review authority for changes under $25,000.00.

6.  Prepare technical reports, progress reports, and special studies as necessary to support self managed projects and the team.

7.  Represent TriMet at inter-agency meetings and permit proceedings as technical expert.  Attend project meetings, prepare materials, and make presentations as necessary.

8.  Represents TriMet in construction contract negotiation sessions as required. Oversee production of fair cost estimates, cost engineering studies, and cost forecasts required to support negotiation of change orders, or other contract or operational issues.


Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree required.  
Bachelor's in Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, Business/Project Management, preferred.

A minimum of ten (10) years total credited experience is required.*
Five (5) years of experience managing construction contracts required.

One (1) year of demonstrated experience with design and design and/or project management for amenities in the public realm, material and product selection/selection implications, knowledge of relevant codes and standards (e.g., ADA-related), and including systems (e.g., electrical and mechanical) integration preferred.

One (1) years of general civil design experience with light rail-related common environmental requirements, station, and station amenity cost estimating and relevant procurement practices is preferred .

One (1) years of experience in public works and/or transportation facilities preferred.

Two (2) years of lead, supervisory, or management experience required. 

Certification as a PMP (Project Mgmt Professional) or as a CCM (Certified Construction Manager) is preferred

Or any equivalent combination of training or experience.

*The amount of credit a candidate receives for prior years of experience is based on the relevancy of that experience to the required or preferred prerequisites of the job description. Experience is prorated based on hours worked. LRHR assigns and validates the "credited experience".

Selection Criteria

Type of Position / Grade / FLSA: 
Grade 17, Exempt, Non-Union, Full-Time
Salary Range:
Minimum: $92,563.00
Maximum $115,704.00
Selection Process – Candidates will be selected based at a minimum on the result of:
1. Application Review | Please Include: Cover Letter and Resume
2. Panel Interviews
3. Reference and Criminal Background Check

Supplemental Information: 
Make sure you describe in detail how your education, training and work experience fit with this role. You are encouraged to attach a resume, cover letter, training certificates and/or letters of recommendation with your application. You are permitted five attachments of less than 5MB each.
Internal applicants: Information in your personnel file will not be used in lieu of information requested on your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
If you are a qualified veteran and would like to apply for veterans' preference points, you will need to reflect your status on the application and attach supporting documentation at the time of application submission.
If you need accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process, contact our Human Resources staff at 503-962-7505, or the TTY line at 7-1-1. Note that we require a minimum of two workdays' notice prior to the need for accommodation.
TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.

 TriMet falls under the proposed vaccine mandate and while there is not a current mandate in place, any incoming employee must be willing to get vaccinated if/when the mandate becomes effective.


Posted: 2021-10-27 Expires: 2021-12-11

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