Feb 28, 2019

Capital and Project Control Administrator

$87,684 - $122,736 yearly
  • Sacramento Regional Transit District
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Admin-Clerical Government Management Strategy-Planning Transportation

Job Description

Apply in person, mail or fax to:

Sacramento Regional Transit District

Human Resources Department

2810 O Street

Sacramento, CA 95816

(916) 556-0298

Fax: (916) 457-7194



The purpose of this position is to develop and administer the District's Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), Capital Budget, and Project Controls. This position also identifies funding sources to support existing and planned District activities, as well as develops proposals, writes project descriptions, compiles information required by third party entities and submits grant applications. This position also coordinates with intergovernmental agencies with State, regional, and county transportation and funding plans and programs. This is accomplished by developing the District's Capital Improvement Plan, annual Capital Budget, keeping strong project controls, close coordination with intergovernmental planning and funding agencies, and developing funding applications. This position reports to the Director, Office Management & Budget and works closely with many District departments as well as numerous outside agencies.

The Sacramento Region is undergoing great transformational changes. As with any Metropolitan City, transportation is the backbone of a city. Good physical connectivity in the urban and rural communities are essential for economic growth. SacRT provides over 20 million rides annually to students, seniors, commuters, etc. As the largest transportation provider in the Sacramento region, SacRT employs close to 1,000 individuals and has over 700 retirees. As an employee of SacRT, you will receive great medical, insurance, pension and other benefits that many private agencies simply cannot provide. As a large employer in the Sacramento area, we take pride in our employees by providing training and opportunities for personal growth and advancement. If you are interested in joining this wonderful agency, please see the filing instructions below.


  • Maintains and develops capital project databases and related software.
  • Provides timely, accurate, and concise ad-hoc budgetary and financial analysis.
  • Prepares reports on capital projects and sources of funds.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates the implementation of project controls for new and ongoing capital projects.
  • Interprets and communicates capital project requirements and participates with project managers with developing project budgets and timelines, including cost control policies, procedures, and process improvements.
  • Participates in pre-bid and pre-construction meetings and negotiations.
  • Works with district staff and outside agencies to write grant applications and supporting documents.
  • Works with grants unit to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and funding source requirements.


Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university. Additional directly related experience beyond the minimum requirement may substitute for the required education based on the ratio of one and a half (1.5) years of experience for each (1) year of education.

Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in grants writing, capital project plan management, cost analysis, capital accounting, grants accounting and/or project controls.

Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if not substituting experience for the education requirement.


The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire, and proof of education, as outlined above, are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, and job announcements are available at Human Resources, 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at www.sacrt.com.

m. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. RT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

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