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Technical Program/Project Manager III - New Facility Development


The Technical Program/Project Manager III - New Facility Development reports directly to the Director, New Facility Development. This job is responsible for the project management of engineering, design, and construction projects and activities under the supervision of the Director, New Facility Development. Design and construction activities are associated with CapMetro’s Capital Improvement Plan and the Project Connect program, as well as coordination with outside agencies and parties whose projects may influence or impact CapMetro facilities. Projects generally include complex facility projects such as administrative offices, vehicle maintenance facilities for bus and rail vehicles, operational facilities, warehouses, repairs and renovations, etc


  • Plan, schedule, and manage assigned complex Capital Projects. Includes defining scope and programming. 
  • Direct and evaluate services provided by professional consultants, including Architects and Engineers.  Review and oversee development of plans, specification, and estimates provided by design consultants to CapMetro.
  • Prepare scopes of work and independent cost estimates for professional services and review proposals submitted by design consultants to CapMetro.
  • Act as primary liaison with design consultants for resolution of design issues and production of contract and construction documents.
  • Assist the Procurement Department with the procurement of construction contractors and vendors; participate in bidding process and participate in the pre-bid meetings. 
  • Act as primary liaison for jurisdictional approvals and permits as may be necessary to implement projects.
  • Develop project budgets, monitor project expenditures, and approve payments to consultants and contractors. Determine cash-flow projections for the project execution and compare actual expenditures monthly. Review monthly invoices. Maintain accurate project /program financial records. 
  • Assist Project Controls personnel with monitoring schedule, budget, and document control information for assigned projects.
  • Provide routine reports on the status of assigned projects; provide internal and external presentations.
  • Direct and oversee construction projects, represent CapMetro, and serve as the primary contact between owner, contractor, designer, permitting jurisdictions, utility companies, and quality control testing.
  • Act as liaison with internal and external organizations; represent CapMetro with jurisdictional authorities including federal, state, county, and city staff and elected officials, plus general public. 
  • Conduct construction field visits and inspections and monitor compliance with project specifications. Oversee manager other construction vendors and contractors. Direct work changes and stoppages when appropriate, and monitor progress and quality of work.
  • Duties may include assignments on other CapMetro’s capital improvement program projects, such as railroad infrastructure, stations, bus, park-n-rides, renovations to existing buildings, and utilities.
  • Support Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) process by following safety and security policies, considering safety in every action and reporting safety and security concerns.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, architecture, construction management, or a related focus.  Related experience may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis for up to four (4) years.
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible relevant experience in facilities engineering, design and/or construction or project-management
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Licensed Texas Professional engineer or architecture preferred
  • LEED AP or similar certification beneficial. 
  • Experience in the use of MS Office and spreadsheet software

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