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Facilities Project Coordinator - Facilities Management Job Post

Jot Type: full time

Location: CA

Role: Other
Apply at: https://metrolinktrains.com/about/careers/career-opportunities/


The Facilities Project Coordinator will be responsible for working closely with other staff and consultants coordinating project design and development, perform design reviews, oversee construction administration and management activities, and provide quality assurance monitoring on facilities, yards, and related projects and equipment constructed under contract.


• Receives supervision from departmental management/supervisory level roles

• No formal supervisory responsibilities


The duties listed below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of responsibilities.

• Serve as the project coordinator and supports the delivery of facilities construction projects involving buildings and rail yards, its systems, drainage, power distribution, EV charging stations, grading, and other facilities related rehabilitations and capital projects.

• Monitor consultants and internal departments during construction and maintenance activities to maintain project scope, schedule, and budgets.

• Prepare scope of work and cost estimates for construction and maintenance projects, prepare bid packages from standard plans and specifications, prepare purchasing requisitions, track material procurements, and record material installation locations.

• Monitor expenditures and prepare reports of cost to date for on-going work, projected cost at completion, and anticipated outlays over life of project.

• Track projects funds received from grants, deposits, or other revenue, and prepare reports of cost versus revenue, and assist accounting personnel with timely billing on projects.

• Review submittals from contractors for conformance with the requirements of the contract, respond to requests for information, maintain logs, correspondence, and other contract related documents including change orders requests and processing.

• Prepare or review work plans, specifications, and scope of work using SCRRA standard plans and industry standards.

• Prepare schedules for design, construction, and maintenance project using critical path scheduling techniques (CPM).

• Perform construction surveying and layout and make measurements in the field using standard and specialized engineering equipment.

• Prepare correspondence to contractors, consultants, agencies, and other railroads to address engineering and construction topics.

• Maintain a culture of safety by participating in activities of safety committees and monitoring contractors for compliance with safe operating practices.

• Perform other duties as required.


Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural or Mechanical preferred), Architecture or a related field.

• A minimum of four (4) years of work experience in construction managing projects.

• A combination of training, education and or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered when determining minimum qualifications. Advanced relevant coursework may also substitute for a portion of required experience.

• Valid Class C Driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record of no more than two moving violations and no DUI’s within the last three years.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

• Common forms and terms for construction contracts such as unit price, lump-sum, and design-build

• Principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and tracking projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting work, and contractor performance

• Methods and equipment used in performing engineering surveys and be able to perform engineering

Skilled in:

• Use of Microsoft Office

• Verbal and written communication

• Time management and organization

Ability to:

• Learn Primavera P6

• Learn CAD software

• Multitask and manage multiple projects

• Work on and around railroad right-of-way and construction sites

• Occasionally work irregular hours, nights, and weekends when necessary

• Drive Metrolink vehicle to various locations


• Transition between a stationary position at a desk or work location and move about Metrolink facilities or other work site locations

• Operate tools to perform the duties of the position; such as computers, office equipment and work-related machinery

• Transport equipment or boxes up to 25lbs

• Exchange ideas by means of communication

• Visual acuity to detect, identify and observe employees or train movement and any barriers to movement when working on or near railroad tracks

• Hear and perceive the nature of sounds when working on or near railroad tracks

• Balance, ascend/descend, climb, kneel, stoop, bend, crouch or crawl within assigned working conditions and or locations

Working Conditions

Position requires work in a normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, or temperature. Work may also be conducted in outdoor environments, at construction sites, Railroad Track and Right-of-Way environments, and warehouse environments, with possible exposure to individuals who are hostile or irate, moving mechanical parts, and loud noises (85+ decibels, such as heavy trucks, construction, etc.)

Southern California Regional Rail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Authority will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Apply at: https://metrolinktrains.com/about/careers/career-opportunities/

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