Project Manager, Engineering

  • BART
  • Oakland, California
  • May 14, 2019
Full Time Engineering Project Management Public Works

Job Description

Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting over 400,000 daily riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.


The Maintenance and Engineering (M&E) department has over 1500 employees who serve San Francisco Bay Area communities by providing safe and reliable infrastructure to enable on-time service. M&E Engineering leads over one hundred design & capital construction projects along with providing technical expertise for all infrastructure assets apart from rail vehicles. We focus on safety, reliability, and innovation to benefit passengers and employees so trains and projects can move swiftly every day. We hire field-friendly talent who bring a high level of technical capability, accountability, and enthusiasm for continuous improvement.

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2019 current employee cost $147.14 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

$115,426 Minimum / $147,169 Midpoint / $178,912 Maximum Annual Salary (Non-Represented Pay Band 9)
Please note that the starting salary will be in the mid-range.

Posted Date

May 13, 2019

Closing Date

Open Until Further Notice

Reports To

Engineering Manager, as assigned

Days Off

Typically Saturday and Sunday, but working variable shifts, including nights and weekends may be required.

Who May Apply

All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

We are seeking highly seasoned Project Managers to work within the Engineering organization who can play an essential role in the improvement of BART's infrastructure by prioritizing safety, driving capital projects, and ensuring assets maintain high operational reliability. Engineering Project Managers must be experienced drivers of complex projects with a track record of overcoming obstacles and on time quality delivery. We hire energetic professionals who are maintenance friendly team players whether working in project design, analytics, or process improvement areas.

Essential Job Functions

The ideal candidate has an Engineering background in one or more of the following disciplines:
  • Power Systems (including Medium or High Voltage Distribution & Facilities Electrical)
  • Civil
  • Control Systems (including Train)
  • Structural
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Computer Systems
  • Mechanical (Facilities including Elevator/Escalator)