Join our team! Pace Suburban Bus Service has an opening for an individual who is responsible for managing architectural and engineering professional services contracts and construction contracts.
Pace Suburban Bus is the premier suburban transit provider, safely and efficiently moving people to work, school, and other regional destinations. Pace’s family of public transportation services offer affordable and environmentally responsible transit options for residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and McHenry counties. In addition, Pace also provides the City of Chicago ADA Paratransit service within the CTA service area.
The backbone of Chicago’s suburbs, Pace services tens of thousands of daily riders. One of the largest bus services in North America, Pace covers 3,677 square miles in an area nearly the size of the state of Connecticut and about 15 times the size of the City of Chicago. Pace’s innovative approach to public transportation gives the Agency a national reputation as an industry leader.
Responsibilities also include:
Writing task order project scopes for solicitation of architectural and engineering professional services.
Reviewing and negotiating professional services fee proposals.
Managing project documentation and contractual responsibilities during pre-design, design, construction, and warranty periods.
Performing quality assurance/quality control reviews for architectural and engineering design submittals
Writing construction documents for bid letting for publicly funded construction projects
Inspecting construction contract work in the field, ensuring that the project is constructed in accordance with detailed plans and specifications
Reviewing and negotiating contractor change order proposals.
Reviewing and acting on RFl's, shop drawing submittals and other construction-related documents.
Performing all close-out tasks associated with the completion of all architectural and engineering services and construction contract work on projects assigned
Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management
Must have a minimum of six years of design and construction project management experience managing projects in all phases of the project life cycle (planning, design, construction, and closeout).
Experience in various construction delivery methods (Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, JOC, GMP, Construction Management at Risk, and Construction Manager as Adviser is preferred. Professional architecture or engineering license is preferred. CCM and LEED certification is a plus.
Knowledge of diesel compressed natural gas, and electric vehicle equipment, maintenance, fueling, and storage facilities is preferred.
Must be proficient using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel and proficient using AutoCAD.
Prior experience with eBuilder, Bluebeam, Primavera Planner 6, HCSS or other estimating software is preferred.
Must possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral communication, and writing skills and be detail oriented with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Most work is performed in an office environment, but travel to local project sites and fieldwork including the ability to maneuver on a construction site is required.
Pace Suburban Bus is the premier suburban transit provider, safely and efficiently moving people to work, school, and other regional destinations.
Pace's family of public transportation services offer affordable, innovative, and environmentally responsible transit options for the residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The backbone of Chicago's suburbs, Pace serves approximately 127,000 daily riders. One of the largest bus services in North America, Pace covers 3,677 square miles, an area nearly the size of the state of Connecticut and about 15 times the size of the City of Chicago. Pace's innovative approach to public transportation gives the agency a national reputation as an industry leader.
Pace is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of thirteen directors. Each serves a four-year term and, with the exception of the Commissioner of the Mayor?s Office for People with Disabilities, must be a Mayor or Village President from his or her respective region, or a former Mayor or Village President residing in his or her respective region.