Technical Program/Project Manager III

Posted: 06/23/2019

The Technical Program/Project Manager III reports directly to the VP, Capital Projects.  This job is responsible for the management of engineering, design, and construction projects and activities under the supervision of the Vice President, Capital Projects. Engineering and construction activities are associated with Capital Metro’s Capital Improvement Plan, as well as coordination with outside agencies and parties whose projects may influence or impact Capital Metro facilities.


  • Plan, schedule, and manage assigned complex Capital Projects.
  • Review plan, specification, estimate provided by engineering consultants to Capital Metro.
  • Prepare scopes of work and independent cost estimates for professional services, and review proposals submitted by engineering consultants to Capital Metro.
  • Act as primary liaison with design service providers for resolution of design issues and production of contract and construction documents.
  • Assist the Procurement Department with the procurement of Construction Contractor(s).
  • Act as primary liaison for jurisdictional approvals and permits as may be necessary to implement Capital Metro projects.
  • Assist project controls personnel with schedule, budget, and document control information for assigned capital projects.
  • Provide routine reports on status of assigned projects.
  • Develop, manage, and mentor all Project Managers assigned to large construction related capital improvement projects.  
  • Act as construction coordinator on assigned construction projects, represent Capital Metro and serve as the primary contact between owner, contractor, designer, permitting jurisdictions, utility companies, and quality control testing.
  • Conduct field visits for both construction coordination as well as coordination with third party construction in which Capital Metro has permitted construction within its right of way.
  • Duties include assignments with Capital Metro’s railroad infrastructure including stations, track, bridges, and utilities.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.


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


  • Must have excellent organizational, communication and team management skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities and the ability to work effectively with staff, consultants, community, and policy making boards.
  • Knowledge of construction and project management methods and practices
  • Experience and knowledge of computer aided drafting and design technology.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting construction documents, designs, survey reports, construction specifications, contract and project management documents
  • Skill in analyzing and applying technical information
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, contractors, governmental entities, and the general public.
  • Ability to apply sound engineering or architectural judgment based on considerable experience and knowledge of construction. 

SALARY RANGE: 86,583.00 - 112,559.00