Project Manager, Facilities

Jun 02, 2023
Jun 06, 2023
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management; Engineering; Business or Public Administration, or a related field.
    • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years of experience in project management and/or facilities development/maintenance, construction management, transportation and/or related field, in addition to the experience stated below, will be considered

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in project management or facilities development/maintenance, construction management, transportation and/or related field, to include at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity responsible for the management of consultants and professional staff.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) Certification, Level 2, within one (1) year of starting job and maintained for the duration of time in the job

  • Master's degree in Construction Management; Engineering; Business or Public Administration, or a related field.

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.

Mission Essential Designation

In accordance with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) this job has been identified as critical to mission essential functions. Incumbents in this role may be required to report to or continue to work in the event of authorized office closings or servere weather, natural disaster, fire, operational emergencies or related events.

Job Summary

The Project Manager (Facilities) effectively implements and coordinates FSVT/PLNT Facilities Capital Improvement Projects and Rehabilitation and Replacement Programs. The incumbent directs activities related to program development, coordination, progress, and project management information tracking. The incumbent serves as the principal supervisor to integrate and implement objectives for the FSVT/PLNT Facilities Capital Program's schedules, budget, materials, project delivery, and/or other project related administrative functions as directed. The incumbent provides leadership, and guidance to the program team, in support of dynamic program objectives.

Essential Functions
  • Supervises and coordinates the effective implementation of Facilities Capital Program
  • Manages, within established budget limitations, all facility operations and maintenance functions, including the direction of all facets of operations within the assigned area of maintenance program responsibility.
  • Coordinates various facility rehabilitation projects by creating and/or reviewing scopes of work; creating schedules and risk assessments; meeting with stakeholders to assure alignment of scope and schedule with other projects; helping to set roles and responsibilities; providing continuous communication of project status; helping to ensure material and/or equipment needs are met; mitigating issues to ensure schedule and budget adherence; and monitoring budgets. Projects include, but not limited to, Station Enhancements, Bathroom Renovations, Tunnel Fan Control System Upgrades, Station and Tunnel Ventilation Rehabilitations, Drainage Pumping Station Rehabilitations and any other project needed to implement PLNT objectives. Ensure efforts under capital program are effectively facilitated/managed.
  • Works closely with the senior management to effectively accomplish project requirements and ensure conformance to established cost, schedule and technical performance objectives. Develops project cost estimates as needed and ensures department goals are implemented and allocated fiscal budget are tracked/monitored.
  • Develops detailed work plans and schedules for manpower, materials, and equipment for each project within the FSVT/PLNT Facilities Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to ensure schedules and resources are sufficient to meet fiscal goals.
  • Ascertains impending problems and conditions which may cause program delays and provides administrative assistance to solve procurement related issues, including budgetary and funding matters, sole source procurements, alternative suppliers, specifications and manufacturer discrepancies, material shipping timetables and delivery schedules. Monitors implementation of CIP schedules, and identifies and reports problems to FSVT/PLNT management.
  • Conducts field audits and reviews of all FSVT/PLNT Facilities CIP Projects to provide quality assurance and control to project efforts.
  • Supervises subordinate WMATA staff and consultants to include recommending applicant selection, disciplinary actions, assigning duties, directing work, conducting performance evaluations, approving leave requests and timesheets, and ensuring appropriate subordinate training is provided.

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and 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:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

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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