Website Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority
Capital Projects Manager
Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority
Salary: $105,672 – $147,960
Headquartered in the city of Livermore, California, the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority serves the Tri-Valley cities of Livermore, Dublin, and Pleasanton and unincorporated Alameda County. The area is known for its Mediterranean climate, a diverse cultural population and many culturally diverse experiences, and a variety of outdoor art, wine, music, and unique heritage events. The Tri-Valley is just 35 miles east of San Francisco and home to one of California’s oldest wine regions which includes 55 wineries with tasting rooms in the Livermore Valley alone, Northern California’s largest luxury outlet, and dozens of award-winning restaurants. The Tri-Valley boasts more than 300 days of sunshine each year, thousands of acres of outdoor recreation space and natural areas, miles of hiking and biking trails, and multiple lakes and streams.
The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors. LAVTA operates a fleet of 66 fixed route buses and is run by a small team of only 15 full time employees and one to three interns. Fixed Route and Paratransit operations and maintenance are provided by contractors. LAVTA’s operating budget for FY 2023 is over $24 million and the Capital Budget is almost $96 million, with the understanding that many of the projects included are multiyear projects. The upcoming projects range from a new Maintenance, Operations, and Fueling Facility on 8 acres, to bus stop rehab and replacement projects, with all kinds of projects in between.
The Capital Projects Manager position is a newly created position for the agency. Previously, Capital Projects were managed by LAVTA’s Senior Grants and Management specialist, however with the increase in projects and needs, a new position was created. This position will report directly to the Executive Director but work closely with all departments within the agency. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this at-will, non-exempt position assists in the procurement and management of capital projects such as vehicles, capital infrastructure, capital maintenance projects, and new construction. The Capital Projects Manager assists in the coordination of many other aspects of transit operations. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with capital project delivery, excellent computer and communication skills, proven project management skills, and knowledge of, or the ability to learn state and federal procurement regulations.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or a related field, and four years of experience in project management, construction, project control, or public works administration is required. A relevant master’s degree or graduate level course work may be substituted for one year of required work experience. Six years of experience can substitute the education requirement.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 17, 2022 (open until filled).
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