The Director of Engineering & Construction will play a key role in shaping major capital projects for IPTC in support of the 70% expansion, 3 new rapid transit lines, and redeploying the entire local bus network to a high frequency grid for the City of Indianapolis and Marion County. The incumbent will oversee the final engineering and construction phases for capital projects including the oversight of consultants and IPTC employees.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
Manages a team that plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities of final design and construction of BRT corridors and other local route supporting infrastructure, programs and functional areas; coordinates activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administration support.
Analyzes problems, identifies alternative solutions; projects the consequences of proposed actions; implements recommendations in support of the corridor projects and the Agency goals; and ensures the support and involvement of the other key IndyGo functions that are necessary to design and implement projects identified and adopted by the IPTC Board of Directors.
Participates as a contributing member in Agency-wide initiatives and represents the interests of the Department; and represents project issues to the departments/divisions, the senior leadership, and the Board of Directors as well corridor stakeholders.
Develops, administers, maintains, and oversees the annual capital budget for assigned projects; provides leadership and direction to project teams in relation to their individual project scopes, schedules and budgets.
Provides regular updates to stakeholders; including IPTC employees and the public.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises one or more employees.
Applies supervisory responsibilities according to organizational policies and applicable laws.
Interviews, hires, and trains employees; plans, schedules, assigns, and directs work; evaluates and manages employee performance; addresses complaints and resolves employee issues.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management, or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or similar certification preferred.
Experience managing and directing engineering and construction activities required; including managing and directing support staff
About Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation
The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, commonly known as IndyGo, operates the public transit system for the City of Indianapolis, Indiana.
IndyGo operates 28 fixed routes with about 5,000 stops throughout Indianapolis. The system carries approximately nine million passengers each year.
While IndyGo service is focused on Marion County, certain IndyGo fixed routes extend south of the city into Johnson County. Commuter Express routes are also available on a demonstration basis.