Reports to the Senior Vice President of Development for VIA’s strategic planning department functions. Assists the Senior Vice President in preparation of the division’s manpower and budget activities, and all oversight of Capital Project Delivery, including all Keep San Antonio Moving identified projects in final design and construction. This position is responsible for supporting the Senior Vice President of Development in all activities related to the organizational goals including hiring, employee training and retention, and overall program delivery. Oversees and monitors the work in the Capital Programs department as well as third party engineering review. Responsible for the engineering, design, and constructability review of the vertical and horizontal capital projects, including schematic design development, concept drawings, and final engineering design. Assists in bid document preparation and review, evaluation of bids, and construction administration. Coordinates closely with and ensures project concurrence from all internal VIA stakeholders and external public and private agency partners as necessary to achieve project goals and objectives through resource management and facilitating project solutions. Prepares and/or gives presentations to senior management, VIA Board of Trustees, the media, political entities, and outside groups/organizations. Discussions may often involve complex, sensitive and/or confidential issues.
Education and Experience: Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering with at least ten (10) years of transportation project experience. Experience with plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E) and progressive transportation project management experience is required; experience with the design and construction of rapid transit projects is preferred. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas is required or to be obtained, within the first six months if held in a different state.