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The Engineering Coordinator in Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will be a key member of the LYNX Silver Line Project team with essential tasks and activities such as project coordination, engineering milestone reviews, communicating with the public and property owners, utility coordination, directing consultant teams and other activities as directed. Work performed may be technical and detailed, requiring application of professional engineering principles and quantitative analysis.
· Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and scheduling software programs,excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills: ability to work on various projects simultaneously under strict timelines, ability to work in a team environment.
2 to 3 years of project management and construction oversight related experience; prefer transit/transportation planning and facilities related experience; experience managing complex third-party contracts, preferably transit-related; valid driver’s license required.
Requirements include graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or a related field. The position also requires excellent communication, organization of heavy and complex workloads, customer service skills, and accomplishing objectives within established scopes, budgets and schedules. Experience with transportation planning, facility design, and construction is preferred.
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
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