Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in facility management, construction management, engineering, architecture, business administration, or closely related field and six years of experience in supervising and administering facilities management operations involving the supervision of capital programs/projects, working with stakeholders, and policy and procedures development that includes three years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility, preferably in a transit/transportation related environment with multiple facility/office locations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Possession of a valid Washington State Drivers License.
Required Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics, services, and activities related to facilities management.
• Business/industry principles and practices related to facilities management.
• Building construction principles and practices including familiarity with building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical trades.
• Principles and practices of program development and administration.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• Policy and procedure development.
• Project management techniques and principles.
• Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
• Principles and practices of governmental budget preparation and administration.
• Principles of report preparation, independent cost estimating, and contract scope preparation.
• Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers, mobile devices and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases at an advanced level of proficiency.
• Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Required Skill in:
• Overseeing multiple public and private service providers over a large geographic area including multiple, sometimes overlapping jurisdictional authority
• Project management techniques and practices.
• Procurement and contracts management.
• Assures adherence to Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) with partner cities and agencies.
• Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
• Interpreting and administering policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
• Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
• Critical and strategic problem solving.
• Preparing and analyzing data and comprehensive reports.
• Responding to inquiries and in effective oral and written communication.
• Researching, analyzing, and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques.
• Applying project management and program development techniques and principles.
• Working cooperatively with other departments, Agency officials, and outside agencies.
• Developing and monitoring departmental and program/project operating budgets, costs, and schedules.
• Demonstrating a positive customer service orientation with both internal and external clients.
• Supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Work is performed indoors and out of doors throughout the service area of King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.
• Required to be on-call on a rotating basis, work off hours during special projects and support recovery efforts during severe weather events.
• Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, physical harm, hazardous chemicals, infectious disease, and extreme noise when conducting site visits and working in the field.
• Work near/adjacent to active rail and bus lines.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.
It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
Apply online: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences.
All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.