Sr Mgr Facilities Development - 90291017 - Philadelphia

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Company: Amtrak

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
This position will be responsible for managing and overseeing the planning and development of new passenger rail stations and related rail facilities.  This position will manage a matrixed team of internal staff and consultants in support of the vision set forth in Amtrak Connects US route expansions and expansions of state supported services.  The Sr. Manager will be responsible for implementing and enhancing Amtrak’s external station development process, working with state partners, developing and implementing capital improvements in support of stations and facilities, and developing development and implementation plans.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
• Directs matrixed staff and consultants as needed in support of the external and third-party stations and physical assets, including coordination with a thirty-party facilities management service provider and associated contractors and sub-contractors.
• Manage the process of evaluating facilities with station managers, and other internal and external support staff, to identify operational and programmatic needs for new stations                 
• Develops, manages and implements facility construction projects of various scales,directly with, or with the engagement of, third-party service providers, including new construction.
• Manages the planning, programming and development of internally and externally (third party) sponsored facility projects. Provides project management support throughout the facility development process.
• Work with staff members to develop well-conceived project alternatives and prepares cost benefit analysis; Prepares data and support documentation on facility project prioritization, funding and cost.
• Participates in the development and evaluation of RFQs and RFPs for planning, design and construction contracts for facility improvements.
• Participates in project meetings, site surveys, assessments, design review sessions, preconstruction and construction phases, as required. 
• Collaborates with all Amtrak departments, and all levels of management, to foster
• Ongoing communications and ensure system-wide consistency in implementation of facilities management functions and standards.
• Perform additional responsibilities and special assignments as directed by supervisor.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor’s degree in architecture, civil engineering, transportation planning, business administration, construction, facilities, project management or a related field.
• Minimum 9 years of highly relevant experience
• Knowledge of facilities management, design and construction disciplines.
• Proven management experience and leadership abilities. Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines.
• Extensive communication/presentation skills and experience including distilling and communicating complex issues to senior level officers.
• Superior planning, quantitative and analytical skills 
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written)
• Previous experience in planning, evaluating and developing transportation improvement projects.
• Highly proficient with desktop computing, Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Excel and Word
• Ability to be on-call and respond to for emergency situations

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
• Master’s degree in architecture, planning or business administration or a related field.
• Eleven years of related work experience.
• Certified Project Manager, Certified Facilities Manager or other certification 
• Experience developing a facility management and/or capital maintenance and/or improvement plan for multiple facilities on a national platform.
• 3 years relevant experience in the transportation and/or railroad industry.

• Experience using Maximo

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:56461
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Finance 
Relocation Offered:Yes 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.  Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
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