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5504 Project Manager II

Project Control Manager

Recruitment #PEX-5504-M00023



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The following information describes the civil service classification for which applications are being solicited.
Make sure you read the entire announcement before completing the application form.

Amended to reflect a change in the filing deadline

The purpose of this announcement is to fill a vacant position in this classification. 



Under general administrative direction, the Project Manager II will plan, organize, direct, and manage the project controls for the Central Subway Project. This project extends the Third Street Light Rail Transit Project through a new underground subway to Chinatown. The new light rail line is a 1.7 mile rail extension to Chinatown. The proposed subway project begins at 4th Street and King traveling northward, continues underground at a portal between Brannan and Harrison Streets, and terminates at the Chinatown station at Clay and Stockton Street. In addition to the Chinatown Station, the other stations include the Moscone Station, the Market Street Station, and the Brannan surface station.


The Central Subway project will involve contracting to sub-consultants who will be providing services in the detail design and construction phases of the project.



  1. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or planning plus six (6) years of responsible engineering, architectural, or construction management experience; OR
  2. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in another field, plus eight (8) years of responsible experience in a field directly related to the project; OR
  3. Ten (10) years engineering, architectural, or construction management experience in a field directly related to the project; OR
  4. Valid California Registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect, plus two (2) years of project coordination experience or resident engineer experience ; AND
  5. Possession of a valid driver’s license.


·        Ability to complete work efficiently, on schedule and within budget.

·        Knowledge of the need to understand the schedule constraints and what elements should be included in the project scope.

·        Excellent organizational and communication skills that are critical to obtaining approvals, and managing the budget, schedule, and multidisciplinary engineering, procurement, and construction teams.

·        Understanding of engineering and/or project management principles, contract law, budgeting, negotiations, planning, supervising others, and experience making public presentations.


How To Apply:

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employment applications for this position will be accepted through an online process only. A resume and cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications must be attached to the online application.


Applying Online:

* Visit http://www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process
* Choose “5504 Project Manager II” (PEX-5504-M00023) from the list of employment opportunities
* Click “Apply” located under the position salary information and acknowledge the information
* Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I have Registered Previously”
* Follow instructions given on the screen


To submit resume using the online application:

  • Select the “Resume” tab in the online application
  • Follow instructions given on screen

To submit cover letter using the online application:

  • Select the “Other” tab in the online application
  • Choose “Upload” as your method of submittal
  • Click on “Upload Attachment”
  • Follow instructions given on screen

If you are having trouble attaching your resume/cover letter to the online application, you may submit by fax to (415) 581-5120, ATTN: 5504 Project Manager II (PEX-5504-M00023) . Résumé and cover letter will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application.


Upon successful submittal of the application online, the applicant will receive a notification on the screen, as well as in the applicant’s e-mail inbox, acknowledging the receipt of the application by the SFMTA - Merit Section. If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact us at 415-701-5009 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays).



Applicants may be required to submit verification (proof) of qualifying experience and education at a later date. Verification of experience, if requested, must be on the employer’s letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. City employment may be verified by submitting a performance evaluation in lieu of other verification. City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver when requested will result in disqualification.


Selection Procedures:

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to participate in the selection process.

Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the SFMTA by phone at 415-701-5009 or 415-701-5043 (TTY); or in writing to: SFMTA Human Resources, Merit Section, 1 South Van Ness, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. For further information, contact 415-701-5009.



Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.



Amended: 1/11/2013

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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