Indianapolis voters and City Council have approved a new dedicated source of local funding for the transit system, which will drive a major overhaul. IndyGo, the transit agency for Indianapolis and Marion County, will be implementing a 70% increase in service, 3 new rapid transit lines, and redeploying its entire local bus network to a high frequency grid. The Project Manager - Construction will oversee the construction phases for various the new BRT line as well as other capital improvement projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
Coordinates and manages construction of BRT projects and infrastructure projects as assigned.
Coordinates and monitors construction teams, project schedules and budgets.
Monitors project progress, attends project meetings, and prepares and submits weekly status reports to IndyGo leadership and the Federal Transit Administration.
Oversees project construction and contracted construction management team, ensures that the projects are constructed in accordance with the project’s approved plans and specifications, and closes out project documentation and archives appropriate records.
Prepares, negotiates and maintains control of all potential project construction change orders, tracks all project costs and reviews progress payments.
Interfaces with outside agencies and consulting firms as necessary to complete assignments.
Participates as a contributing member in Agency-wide initiatives and represents the interests of the Department; and represents project issues to the departments/divisions, and to the supervisor on a timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
Associate’s degree in Construction Management, or a related field required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum five (5) years of experience managing local or state infrastructure projects during construction.
Valid driver’s license required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
Extensive knowledge of federal, state and municipal infrastructure construction standards and practices.
Knowledge of federal, state and municipal codes and regulations.
Above average decision-making abilities in a time sensitive environment.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage tasks and time effectively; flexibility and adaptability are required.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment.
Above average mathematical abilities (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, ratios, and fractions).
Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong listening skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, with individuals and groups regarding corporation policies and procedures, using tact, patience and courtesy in dealing with angry or upset individuals.
Advanced Proficiency using a computer and related technology, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, the internet, software applications, and complex spreadsheets and databases.
Ability to operate laptops, tablets and two-way communication devices, office equipment, including copiers, fax machines and phones; including basic troubleshooting techniques.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented office and multi-project environment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and rely on other team members.
Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time, to kneel/bend, and to move throughout the workday, occasionally between departments and/or facilities.
Strong sensory skills, such as good hearing and good eyesight, including the use of color perception and peripheral vision.
Ability to speak clearly.
Ability to work for an extended period of time in harsh weather conditions.
Requires exposure to heavy machinery/equipment, excessive noise, extreme temperatures, fumes/odors, some hazardous materials, and dirt/dust.
About Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo)
The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, commonly known as IndyGo, operates the public transit system for the City of Indianapolis, Indiana.
IndyGo operates 28 fixed routes with about 5,000 stops throughout Indianapolis. The system carries approximately nine million passengers each year.
While IndyGo service is focused on Marion County, certain IndyGo fixed routes extend south of the city into Johnson County. Commuter Express routes are also available on a demonstration basis.