Develops short and long-range programs designed to build or improve transit infrastructure and facilities. Oversees and manages all capital projects and programs through project development, environmental analysis, grant pursuit, design, construction, and quality control processes. Develops and manages strategic programs consistent with philosophy of developing mass transit services, and interacts with government agencies responsible for planning and funding/financing capital transit projects. Builds networks and relationships among all UTA stakeholders to develop short- and long- term programs, including obtaining information, other resources, and funding. Coordinates allocation of these resources among capital projects. Works with the Chief Service Development Officer and other executives to develop new ridership, create new revenue opportunities, and maintain a positive corporate image
Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Engineering, Planning, Business Administration or a related field; Master’s Degree in one of the above fields or related field preferred (e.g. MBA).
Seven years developing and directing strategic capital projects to include sustainability initiatives. Seven years in a leadership role overseeing project or development teams. Three years managing the regional transportation planning process or management experience in transportation, transit operations, maintenance, or mass transit related discipline.
Demonstrated ability to lead and implement complex business strategies through influence, communication and coordination within and outside of formal authority channels to include building and maintaining relationships with community and government stakeholders. Must possess strong negotiation, verbal and written, presentation and facilitation skills.
This job requires regular and predictable attendance.
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An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]
About Utah Transit Authority
The capability to achieve our mission is tied directly to the capability of our workforce. UTA is committed to achieving a high performing organizational culture where every employee is passionate about serving our customers. We have a culture of safety, environmental and fiscal responsibility. Our employees make up a diverse workforce, are engaged and committed to improving their work every day. We inspire our employees to be problems solvers focused on improving the customer experience and enhancing the service we provide. We improve quality of life for our employees and our communities.