The Human Resources Department creates, encourages, and maintains an environment that supports, develops and sustains the wellbeing of RCTC’s employees. This is accomplished by being a knowledgeable, approachable, and professional resource in providing quality services in the areas of employee relations, benefits, recruitment and retention, organizational development, compensation, and human resource information management. Human Resources develops and communicates sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the Commission while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. RCTC implements human resource best practices and innovative solutions while providing a high quality service, efficiency, employee growth and enrichment. The Human Resources Department maintains a dedicated focus on customer service and continuous improvement and is committed to fostering an environment that sustains RCTC’s collaborative and entrepreneurial culture.

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THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO OPEN POSITIONS AT THIS TIME.

Salary Range: $9,310 - $12,569 per month(Benefitted Contract Position)

New Salary Range: $9,636 - $13,009 per month
(Pending Commission Approval on 6/13/18)

Application Deadline: Monday, July 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region- wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility. RCTC is a small agency with a staffing component of 51 full time positions that support a governing board of 33 elected officials and one governor’s appointee throughout Riverside County.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, this position manages major freeway and rail program construction projects from the initial bid process through construction closeout. Other functions will include managing the construction management services consultants to provide the highest quality construction product and ensure that projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget, and with a minimum of claims; assists the design project management team in delivering projects to the construction phase; and performs related duties as required. This position is a contract position with a multi-year, defined term that will potentially be extended based on the needs of RCTC.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and ten (10) or more years of professional experience involving construction contract administration, program evaluation, project management, and various contract and administrative analyses, including experience involving transportation programs. Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer by the California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Desireable: Specialized coursework or training in construction program evaluation, project management, project scheduling, budgetary planning, cost accounting, and the use of various application programs for presentation purposes that are typically part of a Master’s degree or continuing education curriculum.

Licenses/Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages multiple freeway and railway grade separation projects using a variety of construction, construction management, materials testing and surveying contractors.
  • Directs and advises consultant construction management staff including resident engineers, inspectors, and other members of construction management services teams on project quality, contract compliance, claims resolution, and interaction with various technical disciplines associated with RCTC construction projects.
  • Manages project issues to avoid additional costs and project delays.
  • Promotes safety on jobsites for workers and the public.
  • Represents RCTC in various public and agency forums related to the provision of public transportation services in Riverside County and regionally.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all staff, consultants, regional agencies, and the general public.
  • Assists in compiling and preparing construction bid documents by providing support in developing the capital projects Request for Proposals (RFPs), answering bidder questions, and producing bid addenda to clarify important details and scope of work.
  • Prepares complex construction contracts, amendments, terminations, and closeouts. Ensures the terms and requirements meet the California Public Contract Codes, the Department of Transportation requirements, and industry standards. Coordinates the negotiations of all construction contracts and disputes.
  • Maintains the Commission standard construction contract general conditions based on state specification updates and construction industry trends.
  • Monitors industry trends, applicable state, and federal law regarding alternative delivery methods and makes recommendations for application to Commission projects.
  • Monitors, negotiates claims and change orders, and recommends for approval from the Project Delivery Director.
  • Expedites resolution of design and field coordination issues.
  • Reviews and recommends approval of invoices and progress payments.
  • Monitors compliance to contract requirements and identifies areas of non-compliance and potential claims. Interprets and applies contracting principles, applicable laws, regulations, and policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the development of consultant RFP’s and qualifications for professional services; evaluates proposals and recommends project award; develops and reviews contract terms and amendments; ensures contractor compliance with RCTC standards, specifications, time and budget estimates; reviews and updates deliverables; analyzes and resolves complex problems that may arise.
  • Attends and participates in monthly commission, committee, joint powers, governmental, staff, and citizen advisory meetings; presents awards, amendments, and other contract changes to the management team and Commissioners.
  • Analyzes federal, state, and local legislative proposals for impact on assigned operations; plans, coordinates and evaluates activities associated with assigned contracts.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of various periodic and special reports; assists in providing training and mentoring to lower level staff; makes recommendations for improving operating procedures and policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Principles and practices used in the acquisition of professional construction services in accordance with current California public contract codes, the Department of Transportation Standard Specification for highway construction, federal, local agency, and industry standards
  • Laws and ordinances regulating building construction
  • Quantitative and program analysis methods and techniques
  • Negotiating methods, report writing and interpreting contractual agreements, and presentation techniques
  • Customer relations techniques
  • Computer hardware and software including graphics, spreadsheet, word processing and Internet applications programs

SKILLS/ABILITIES TO:

  • Research, interpret, and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations to construction contracts
  • Prepare and compose contracts, change orders, bid documents, and specifications
  • Negotiate contracts and contract changes and resolve contractual disputes
  • Conduct analyses, prepare various reports, and make recommendations for improvement and minimization of risk to the Commission
  • Analyze and solve problems
  • Make effective oral and written presentations
  • Plan, organize, and complete work within established deadlines
  • Coordinate work and provide technical direction to staff
  • Operate personal computer and standard office equipment effectively
  • Establish and maintain effective communications with staff, consultants, vendors, management, public and private representatives, and other local agencies.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC job sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.

This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. However, there will be routine project job sites and fieldwork where environmental elements are not always controlled such as temperature and noise. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $600/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration by the application deadline.


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Salary Range: $9,310 - $12,569 per month(Benefitted Contract Position)

New Salary Range: $9,636 - $13,009 per month
(Pending Commission Approval on 6/13/18
Application Deadline: Monday, July 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County. The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region- wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities. RCTC is a small agency with a staffing component of 51 full time positions that support a governing board of 33 elected officials and one governor’s appointee throughout Riverside County.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the general direction of the Toll Program Director, this position directly manages delivery of toll projects from planning and environmental work through design and construction; supervises the work of program/project management staff, support staff and consultants; represents RCTC in meetings and presentations; manages project budget, schedule, and scope; performs other related work as necessary.

RCTC continues to develop tolled express lane projects and operates and maintains express lanes. A toll project manager will support the toll program director to continue to develop these express lane projects and other duties for the toll program. This position is a contract position with a multi-year, defined term that will potentially be extended based on the needs of the toll program and RCTC.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field and possession of a State of California professional civil engineering license. Ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible experience in transportation project and program delivery and management, with at least four years in a management capacity.

Desireable: Experience in final design, construction, tolling concepts, express lanes; management and delivery of large/complex highway projects utilizing both design/bid/build and design/build; negotiation and management of large construction contracts. Specialized coursework or training in project management, design, construction administration, contract administration, program development, the principles of supervision, and related areas that are typically part of a Master’s degree program or a continuing education curriculum.

Licenses/Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages people, budgets, and resources to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of projects.
  • Develops and implements strategies related to the planning, environmental clearance, design, management, construction, and overall delivery of projects.
  • Participates, directs, and makes decisions on behalf of the RCTC in the procurement of contractors and professional service providers, planning, environmental clearance, final design, utility relocation, right-of-way and construction.
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of project schedules, budgets, and quality control initiatives.
  • Coordinates with federal, state, and local agencies during project planning, design and implementation, and ensures compliance with any pertinent administrative requirements.
  • Develops, negotiates, and recommends to the Toll Program Director the approval of contracts and cooperative agreements with other governmental agencies, consultants and private contractors as needed, and is responsible for monitoring their implementation.
  • Prepares and reviews a variety of planning and policy reports and communications related to tolling, projects, programs, and the appropriation of funds.
  • Provides timely communication of project status and issues to the Toll Program Director and maintains technical and administrative control of capital project development and support.
  • Makes presentations at RCTC Board and Committee meetings, staff meetings, community meetings, public agency governing bodies and public hearings; analyzes and responds to related inquiries from elected officials, agency staff, media and the public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Principles and practices used in the acquisition of professional and construction services in accordance with current California public contract codes, the Department of Transportation Standard Specification for highway construction, federal, local agency, and industry standards
  • Laws and ordinances regulating building construction
  • Quantitative and program analysis methods and techniques
  • Negotiating methods, report writing and interpreting contractual agreements, and presentation techniques
  • Customer relations techniques
  • Computer hardware and software including graphics, spreadsheet, word processing and Internet applications

SKILLS/ABILITIES TO:

  • Evaluate and make sound policy and procedural recommendations
  • Research and interpret applicable federal and state laws and local codes and regulations
  • Select, train, supervise and evaluate the work of staff
  • Organize, manage and coordinate projects involving other agencies, consultants, and contractors
  • Develop strategic plans and initiatives that are consistent with sound planning principles
  • Analyze and solve complex problems
  • Make effective oral and written presentations
  • Plan, organize, and complete work independently and meet deadlines
  • Operate personal computer and standard office equipment
  • Establish and maintain effective communications with member agencies, private company representatives, Commissioners, consultants, contractors, other governmental officials, staff, management, and the general public.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC job sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.

This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. However, there will be routine project job sites and fieldwork where environmental elements are not always controlled such as temperature and noise. The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available


  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $600/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application and resume must be submitted for consideration by the application deadline.


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HOW TO APPLY


RCTC will only accept applications for employment when a recruitment is open and listed above.

Please Note:
It is recommended that you review the entire job announcement before completing the Employment Application to ensure there are no supplemental questions or additional requirements needed. If your application submission is incomplete at the time of the recruitment deadline, it will not be considered for the position.

Submitting an RCTC Employment Application and any additional documents can be done through the following four (4) methods:

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FAX

951.900.6030

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MAIL

RCTC
Attention Human Resources
P. O. Box 12008
Riverside, CA 92502

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ONLINE

Download the application here.
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IN PERSON

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It is the policy of RCTC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, RCTC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.