Percentage Job Description 

Essential (E)/Marginal (M) Should add up to 100%

10% (E)  Manages/provides directions and expert recommendation for procurement processes for ROD

• Prepares/reviews addenda, responses to PIs. RFIs, prepares proposer communications.

• Draft Board memoranda and supporting documents; and

• Support and assist proposer and industry meetings.


30% (E)

Manages development of capital procurement documents for Rail Operations and DeliveryROD

• Create, update, and review documents for inclusion in capital procurements.

• Coordinate with functional areas necessary for development of capital procurement documents.

• Coordinate QA/QC of commercial procurement documents.

• Provides technical advice related to capital contracts and procurement documents; and


60% (E)

• Manages/provides direction and expert recommendation for the management/administration of Rail Operations and Delivery ROD contracts. 



Knowledge of:

·        Preparation and management of large complex design-build contracts for passenger rail/high-speed rail.

·        Proven experience with proactively identifying potential claims and preparing appropriate counter measures to avoid or mitigate such claims.

·        Proven experience in assessing contractor claims in a performance-based design-build environment for both merit and quantum.

·        Preparation of assessment reports and recommendations. 

Ability to:

·        Develop appropriate contact and technical language that meets legal requirements as well as the project requirements of the functional areas.

·        Strong Project management, organizational, and investigative skills; ability to simplify and explain complex concepts.

·        Provide leadership, guidance, and training to team members.

·        Successfully deliver of design and build contracts of complex rail systems.

·        Review and drafting of contractual correspondence.

·        Proven capability to assess contractors’ claim for merit and quantum.

·        Proven capability of working in a collaborative environment in an integrated matrix organization with a strong teamwork ethos.

·        Strong drive with sound judgement.

·        Coordinate closely with the Deputy Chief, Rail Delivery and Chief of Rail Operations.

·        Maintain good communication skills and working relationships with management, other divisions, districts, federal and state agencies, local agencies and private sector contractors, subcontractors and suppliers and their associations.

·        Work collaboratively across rail & transit disciplines (Systems Engineering, Signals, Electrification Systems, Data Communications, and Project Controls), Project Managers, Systems Engineers, Signals Engineers, Analysts, and Coordinators.

·        Proven ability to establish credibility and sphere of influence.

·        Availability to occasionally travel to other local offices and job site locations. 


 ·        Degree qualified and/or Membership of a relevant professional body (PE/MRICS).

·        Significant and relevant experience within a similar role, with at least 15 year's overall experience in the design and delivery of complex rail systems.

·        Experience in Major Program Environments, preferred.

·        Multidiscipline capability.

·        Good MS Office Skills, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment with additional experience in one or more of: Civil Engineering Structures, Infrastructure, Rail. 


 ·        Experience in supervising and collaborating with others both direct and indirect reports.

·        Provide guidance and leadership to high-speed rail systems and track engineering team members.

·        Inspire your team members, delivery partners, and client to achieve positive and effective Health & Safety processes and procedures for the Program through virtual or in-person format.


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