Education and Experience:
Associates Degree or technical school certification in construction management, or closely related field and two years of experience performing project coordination functions including project control, budget administration and analysis, financial reporting and/or related analytical duties; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a project control program area.
• General principles, practices, and procedures of business administration and public administration.
• Various Agency and department policies and procedures.
• Project control, public contract administration, budget preparation and administration, and record keeping principles, practices, and procedures.
• Construction procedures and terminology.
• Methods and techniques of data collection, research, and report preparation, and financial analysis.
• Financial/contract management software and systems.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• Principles of customer service.
• Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, charts, graphics and presentations
Required Skill in:
• Software programs affecting assigned work.
• 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.
• Using contract management and financial system software and computer systems to effectively process financial transactions and contract changes and develop and monitor project budgets and forecasts,
• Demonstrating a positive customer service orientation with both internal and external clients.
• Applying appropriate oral and written communication techniques.
• Administering the project control functions for contracts and projects in the capital program.
• Reviewing change orders for compliance with contract terms.
• Preparing clear and concise analytical, administrative and financial reports.
• Budget preparation and administration.
• Applying project management techniques and principles.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Work is performed in a standard office environment.
• Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harms, and extreme noise when conducting site visits and when working in the field.
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.
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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.