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Operations Manager

Oakland, CA 94612
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Job Description:

We celebrate 75+ years supporting global initiatives in infrastructure and we are engaged in some of the most transformative urban transportation and infrastructure projects in the world! Our engineering teams have supported all elements of mass transit, including mainline railways, commuter rail and light rail transit! As a technology-driven, full-service engineering and construction firm, we serve as an extension of our customers' staff to help plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure that improves quality of life, promotes economic growth, enhances mobility, and supports our customers' visions.

We are currently seeking an Operations Manager for our Rail and Transit Systems team, for the Western US Region. As a leader, you will be responsible for providing management and direction for the development of policies, procedures, skills sets, and metrics to ensure that they are aligned with business requirements and objectives of one or more project offices, the region (US West), and the sector (Rail and Transit Solutions).


  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls all business, technical, fiscal, administrative, and marketing and business development functions of the office.
  • Plans and defines strategic and financial goals, determines the resources required to achieve them, and participates in the effort to acquire and retain those resources.
  • Participates in the development of marketing strategies and in the preparation and review of major proposals and lump sum bids.
  • Monitors all financial information and reports. At end of each period, reviews the financial performance of each project, the overhead performance reports, and the accounts receivable aging report to ensure accuracy and follow-up as needed.
  • Establishes annual salary increase budget within the constraints of corporate policy; approves all salary actions; monitors actual increases against budgeted increase throughout the year; approves all hiring and terminations; reviews and signs off on all annual performance reviews.
  • Ensures that corporate Human Resources policies and procedures are followed.
  • Makes bid/no bid decision on major procurement activities and on all firm fixed price contracts.
  • Participates in the preparation and/or review of all major proposals and bids; reviews and approves pricing; functions as the Principal-In-Charge on all major project proposals.
  • Negotiates teaming agreements; reviews contracts and other documents binding the company.
  • Prepares annual operating and capital budget requests and projections for review by the regional Vice President and corporate financial managers.
  • Prepares and presents papers at relevant technical meetings and seminars.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (or related field)
  • 12+ years of applicable experience is required, with at least 10 years of supervisory/management experience.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in management and client relations skills.
  • Must be capable of conducting focused briefings to all levels of management.
  • Complex problem solving experience including knowing when to escalate an issue
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

Organizations win or lose based on customers' experiences. Join a winner!

We aim for more than customers - we want loyal advocates. Moreover, we throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving people more than they expect. We're a driven bunch, but we love doing it, and our customers can tell that we do. Our diverse staff is empowered to shape their futures and ours in a welcoming environment filled with opportunity. Join us.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-14

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