WMATA’s structural engineering group is seeking a dynamic Engineering Manager for engagement in a wide variety of projects related to WMATA’s vast and varied infra-structure, both above and underground, consisting of support facilities, tunnels, bridges, parking structures, and privatethird party projects impacting WMATA’s infrastructure and interests. This is a very dynamic role with critical responsibilities providing significant opportunity for the candidate to influence the state of good repair within WMATA. The successful candidate must be a motivated individual with proven managerial and strong diverse structural engineering skills. WMATA is an employer of choice and offers a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, eye insurance, tuition assistance, paid annual and sick leave, and retirement contribution (457 plan), among others benefits. The selected candidate will be responsible for supervising highly skilled and talented engineers engaged in design development, review and approval of shop drawings, structural design efforts related to a variety of structures ensuring timely delivery and implementation. The incumbent will develop repair designs for rehabilitation of existing WMATA structures directly with in-house staff and consultant teams. If you possess excellent communication skills, independent ability to lead and move projects efficiently, develop short and long term operational and capital solutions to structural challenges, analyze and understand problems and introduce efficient solutions, experience with design software for analysis and design with the highest performance standards WMATA is looking for your skills to contribute to providing safe and reliable transportation for the National Capital region. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering discipline is required. A minimum of eight (8) years of extensive, progressively more responsible and diversified experience in managing and administering large-scale engineering and construction programs to include experience in technical management, systems integration, and successful, related supervisory experience is required. Or, an equivalent combination of post-high school education and a minimum of ten (10) years of extensive, progressively more responsible and diversified experience in managing and administering large-scale engineering and construction programs to include experience in technical management, systems integration, and successful, related supervisory experience is required. License Registration as a Professional Engineer in at least one of the signatory jurisdictions of the WMATA compact (i.e., Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia) is required within one (1) year of acceptance of position for all engineering disciplines except for the specialized disciplines of Train Control and Automatic Fare Collection. Medical Group Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations. Job SummaryDuties This is supervisory and managerial engineering design and construction work, which supports the Authority’s Metrorail and Metrobus development programs. Employee in this job is in charge of engineering efforts which relate to the design of systems and resolution of field installation problems, as well as review of quality control in design submittals from construction contractors. The employee has extensive latitude for independent judgment and action within Authority regulation and guidelines. Develops engineering plans, schedules and estimates for the Authority’s systems design and construction program advises and coordinates with various staff within the Authority. Provides overall direction for the resolution of engineering problems, referred in by other offices in the Authority. Supervises the work of engineers engaged in design development and supervises the review and approval of design plans, shop drawings, technical analyses and test documentation submitted to assure conformance with contract requirements. Directs the technical design and constructability reviews of proposed construction contracts and the final review of as-built drawings. Provides staff comments on the needed improvement of contract specification and drawings. Responds to field construction problems via in-house designs or coordinates with appropriate consultants and section designers. Manages value engineering reviews that delineate the advantages and disadvantages of a contractor’s proposals and renders conclusion, recommendations and determination as to merit of the proposals. Assists Office of General Counsel (COUN) and the Office of Procurement and Material (PRMT) with technical advice pertaining to WMATA construction contracts. Recommends which matters should be taken to court and provides expert witness testimony and similar services when requested. Prepares draft annual and long-range forecasts for budgetary and other management purposes for the Office. Prepares or reviews and presents oral and written reports or recommendations as required. Supervises subordinate staff to include recommending applicant selection, disciplinary actions, resolution of grievances, assigning duties, directing work, conducting performance evaluations, approving leave requests and timesheets, and ensuring appropriate subordinate training is provided. Participates in negotiations with Authority consultants and others, as necessary. Makes recommendations to senior management on the application of new technology for the Authority’s operating systems. The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision. Evaluation Criteria Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience. Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following Personal Interview Skills Assessments Verification of education and experience Criminal Background Check Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report Closing Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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