Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.  Our goal is to provide safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service dedicated to providing Los Angeles County with a world class transportation system.

Metro moves Los Angeles County. Our team operates one of the country’s largest transportation systems – and is planning, designing and constructing its expansion. We are a comprehensive transportation agency, with programs in transit, highways, active transportation and more. The agency’s internationally recognized sustainability programs are based on visionary environmental policies and are part of everything we do.

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23 job(s) at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
May 08, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Supervises personnel and contractors in the repair, modification, upgrade, overhaul and maintenance of any or combination of the following buildings, facilities, grounds, wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment to help ensure smooth day-to-day operations. Example Of Duties Incumbents may perform several, but not all, of the following duties depending on assignment Plans, organizes, and assigns work to assigned personnel and contractors Ensures service requests and job specifications are completed on time Reviews design criteria and/or repair cost estimates Prepares repair cost estimates, requisition packages for procurement of new contracts, and justification for contract services, materials, and equipment Prepares or assists in the preparation of RFPs (Requests for Proposals) and Invitations for Bid Prepare requisitions, scope of work statements, and justifications for procurement of goods or services Administers service or maintenance contracts and ensures they meet applicable standards and are performed satisfactorily and in accordance with contract requirements Instructs subordinates and contract personnel on safety practices; enforces safety regulations, and ensures regulatory compliance Inspects all work in progress and completed projects Diagnoses maintenance problems; makes or directs repairs, equipment overhauls, upgrades, and modifications; or recommends corrective action Develops, implements, and oversees maintenance programs; ensures compliance with preventive maintenance plans and schedules Keeps log of shift activities; reviews and maintains or manages the maintenance of records; prepares weekly and monthly activity reports Prepares comprehensive reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence Recommends contract amendments and develops scopes of work for maintenance contracts Evaluates bids and proposals Develops annual maintenance budgets and ensures contracts and projects are completed within approved budgets Assists in remodeling planning Informs other supervisors and management of problems and work in progress status Tracks, maintains, and distributes licenses and required permits for repairs on construction Utilizes a computer-based information system to process work orders, incidents, timesheets, material requests, and perform other related tasks Supervises a multi-skilled staff in a variety of locations including conducting performance evaluations Accounts for subordinates and personal compliance with all of Metro′s rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Associate′s Degree in a related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school Experience Four years of relevant experience performing maintenance or repair work in any or combination of the following areas buildings, facilities, grounds, and wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment; at least two years of experience must be in a full-time Lead capacity, OR two years of supervisory-level experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial building and equipment or overseeing contractors in the repair and maintenance or construction of facilities and related systems and equipment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Possible exposure to physical, weather, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards On call 24 hours Depending on assignment may be required to climb up to 50 feet Valid California Class C Driver License Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye, and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Standing Walking (distance 5' to 100') Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping Communicating through speech in the English language required Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of the repair and maintenance of facilities and associated systems, including electrical, hydraulic, compressed air and construction Basic engineering Research methods Contract maintenance management procedures and administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to safety requirements and procedures including HAZMAT (hazardous materials) and Storm Water Pollution Act Principles of supervision Applicable business software applications Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the work of multi-skilled workers in a variety of locations or direct the work of contractors in maintaining and repairing facilities and related systems Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Technical writing Troubleshooting and correcting problems Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile and analyze data Determine strategies to achieve goals Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Make presentations Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Supervise subordinates Manage workforce in a cost-effective manner Depending on assignment, climb up to 50 feet Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 24-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs journey-level work in support of the Employee and Labor Relations Department′s activities. Example Of Duties Researches and writes responses to grievances Assists with calculating contract costs Conducts second-level grievance hearings Assists in preparing reports for management Confers with union representatives to resolve labor relations problems Guides management in personnel actions Develops and conducts training on employee relations Recommends whether to arbitrate and the appropriate settlement, as needed Administers the Unemployment Insurance Program, including processing claims and attending appeal hearings Ensures timely processing of invoice payments for unemployment Insurance Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Relations, Business, Law, Public Administration, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience performing labor relations or related work Certifications/Licenses /Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience working with collective bargaining agreements and the discipline/grievance process Professional experience performing research and analyzing data and/or compliance in a unionized environment Juris Doctor or Master's Degree, preferred Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of labor negotiation, arbitration, contract administration, and unemployment insurance administration work Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing labor relations, arbitration, contract administration, and unemployment insurance administration for a public agency EEO and affirmative action principles and goals Research principles and techniques Basic medical terminology Labor contracts Applicable business software applications Skills: Performing journey-level work in employee and labor relations and unemployment insurance administration Conducting research and analysis; compiling and analyzing information/complex data from various sources Interpreting data, laws, contracts, side letters, rule books, and policies Handling highly confidential information and maintaining confidentiality Analyzing situations and identifying problems Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Handling interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically Abilities: Make presentations to a group Present reasonable and persuasive, logic-based arguments Work independently and meet deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
May 05, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Supervises personnel and contractors in the repair, modification, upgrade, overhaul and maintenance of any or combination of the following buildings, facilities, grounds, wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment to help ensure smooth day-to-day operations. Example Of Duties Incumbents may perform several, but not all, of the following duties depending on assignment Plans, organizes, and assigns work to assigned personnel and contractors Ensures service requests and job specifications are completed on time Reviews design criteria and/or repair cost estimates Prepares repair cost estimates, requisition packages for procurement of new contracts, and justification for contract services, materials, and equipment Prepares or assists in the preparation of RFPs (Requests for Proposals) and Invitations for Bid Prepare requisitions, scope of work statements, and justifications for procurement of goods or services Administers service or maintenance contracts and ensures they meet applicable standards and are performed satisfactorily and in accordance with contract requirements Instructs subordinates and contract personnel on safety practices; enforces safety regulations, and ensures regulatory compliance Inspects all work in progress and completed projects Diagnoses maintenance problems; makes or directs repairs, equipment overhauls, upgrades, and modifications; or recommends corrective action Develops, implements, and oversees maintenance programs; ensures compliance with preventive maintenance plans and schedules Keeps log of shift activities; reviews and maintains or manages the maintenance of records; prepares weekly and monthly activity reports Prepares comprehensive reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence Recommends contract amendments and develops scopes of work for maintenance contracts Evaluates bids and proposals Develops annual maintenance budgets and ensures contracts and projects are completed within approved budgets Assists in remodeling planning Informs other supervisors and management of problems and work in progress status Tracks, maintains, and distributes licenses and required permits for repairs on construction Utilizes a computer-based information system to process work orders, incidents, timesheets, material requests, and perform other related tasks Supervises a multi-skilled staff in a variety of locations including conducting performance evaluations Accounts for subordinates and personal compliance with all of Metro′s rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Associate′s Degree in a related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school Experience Four years of relevant experience performing maintenance or repair work in any or combination of the following areas buildings, facilities, grounds, and wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment; at least two years of experience must be in a full-time Lead capacity, OR two years of supervisory-level experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial building and equipment or overseeing contractors in the repair and maintenance or construction of facilities and related systems and equipment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Possible exposure to physical, weather, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards On call 24 hours Depending on assignment may be required to climb up to 50 feet Valid California Class C Driver License Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye, and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Standing Walking (distance 5' to 100') Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping Communicating through speech in the English language required Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of the repair and maintenance of facilities and associated systems, including electrical, hydraulic, compressed air and construction Basic engineering Research methods Contract maintenance management procedures and administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to safety requirements and procedures including HAZMAT (hazardous materials) and Storm Water Pollution Act Principles of supervision Applicable business software applications Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the work of multi-skilled workers in a variety of locations or direct the work of contractors in maintaining and repairing facilities and related systems Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Technical writing Troubleshooting and correcting problems Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile and analyze data Determine strategies to achieve goals Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Make presentations Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Supervise subordinates Manage workforce in a cost-effective manner Depending on assignment, climb up to 50 feet Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 14-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
May 04, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision; installs, maintains, repairs and modifies advanced communications systems carrying voice, data and video information. Example Of Duties Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs advanced electronic equipment and systems, including, but not limited to, microwave systems, multiplex systems, data communications systems, radio base and repeater systems, fiber optic systems, computer aided dispatch systems, automatic vehicle monitoring systems, alarm systems and telephone systems Sets up and operates audio and video equipment in the Board Room and other locations Installs and maintains video cameras, video and audio tape recorders, public address systems, and related equipment Installs network cabling in walls, ceilings and conduit; installs patch panels, data plugs, jacks, and wall plates Programs and operates manual and automated test equipment to aid in the troubleshooting and repair of electronic circuit boards and modules Performs bench repair of electronic equipment to the unit level Suggests, designs, and performs modifications to electronic communication equipment and servicing methods Organizes vehicle and shop area and restocks supplies Creates and updates as-built drawings and other technical documentation Prepares routine records and narrative reports of maintenance activity Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years' journey-level experience performing preventive and remedial maintenance of communications equipment, advanced training in digital electronics, and advanced communications Up to 2 years' full-time training or education in DC, AC, semiconductor devices, AM/FM radio theory, advanced communications, and digital electronics at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for 2 years' experience Valid commercial General Radio/Telephone Operators License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Valid California Class C driver's license Certification in network cabling and/or network systems (LAN/WAN) is highly desirable Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the installation, operation and maintenance of microwave, advanced communications, fiber optic, category 5 cable, audio, video, telephone, public address, and alarm systems Category 5 cable specifications, limitations and requirements Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Analyze trouble in advanced telecommunications equipment at a system-wide level, and isolate the cause of the problem to the unit level Install, maintain, and operate microwave, advanced communications, audio, video, telephone, and alarm systems Work independently with minimum supervision Install and maintain two-way radio equipment Climb to heights up to 125 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (EA) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
May 04, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision, performs inspection work on rail transit systems, including preventive and corrective maintenance and construction of track work, busways, loading platforms, and aerial structures. Example Of Duties Inspects and repairs track and switches in yards and on the mainline, including ties, ballast, direct fixation pads, appurtenant structures, and protective enclosures on rail transit right-of-way Performs various field tests during track and structure inspections to identify faulty track or maintenance problems; notifies Rail Track Supervisor for corrective action Oversees and monitors track construction or maintenance work performed by outside contractors using plans, prints, specifications, and track charts Inspects rail track construction sites and work locations for compliance with Federal Railroad Administration track safety standards; contacts appropriate representatives in event of work modifications or rule violations Assists in identifying requirements for the development of track maintenance program and management of maintenance-of-way shop procedures Performs necessary day-to-day track repair, rail replacement, and maintenance; uses various drills, spiking, and tamping equipment to maintain track right-of way Recommends preventive and corrective track maintenance schedules Prepares written reports and maintains daily, weekly, monthly, and annual rail track inspection records Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment 2 years' experience performing the inspection or construction of rail track work and related facilities OR 5 years' experience working as a heavy construction laborer Valid California Class C driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures of track construction, inspection, and repair, including procedures for entering and working on the mainline Federal Railroad Administration track safety standards Vehicle operation and safety Abilities: Follow oral and written instructions Communicate effectively with others Perform track construction, inspection, and repair Maintain and repair mainline tack Interpret plans, prints, specifications and track charts Establish and maintain effective working relationships Safely operate Metro vehicles Safely operate a variety of tools and equipment Maintain simple written records Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Tolerate exposure to noise, unpleasant odors, and outdoor work at night and in all types of weather Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.(ERB) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 31-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 29, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Supervises and provides training in the maintenance and repair of traction power and other related equipment. Example Of Duties Conducts classroom and individualized training on all aspects of equipment repair, testing, and maintenance in the area of Traction Power Prepares lesson plans, schedules, and testing performance exams Provides hands-on demonstration in the repair and maintenance of various components of the rail systems Develops detailed technical training and testing materials Coordinates specialized and developmental training needs with division heads and other management Reports to various work locations to provide training and/or technical support to rail maintenance personnel Interviews and tests applicants Operates shop and field tools and equipment for demonstration purposes related to rail systems Reviews, updates, and distributes new manuals and training materials Provides orientation to personnel on new equipment and systems Analyzes vendor training materials for accuracy and system compatibility Prepares reports and correspondence Investigates equipment-related accidents Serves as technical expert for troubleshooting maintenance problems Provides technical expertise to other department personnel Keeps up to date with current technology by attending vendor training sessions Develops and assesses safety programs Establishes safety guidelines on maintenance procedures Accounts for subordinates and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Associate′s Degree in a related field or equivalent training from a recognized college or trade school Experience Three years of relevant experience performing installation, repair, and maintenance of traction power substations and overhead catenaries or contact rail systems OR three years of relevant full-time experience providing engineering support in rail engineering maintenance OR two years of relevant full-time experience conducting training in the repair and maintenance of traction power systems and equipment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Exposure to electrical, mechanical, chemical, and physical hazards A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Must be able to obtain a valid California Class A Commercial Driver License in order to operate an emergency response (Hi-Rail) equipment Must comply with and ensures mandated programs of federal, state, and local agencies, such as EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), AQMD (Air Quality Management District), FRA (Federal Railroad Administration), and CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission), are implemented and employee training, certifications, or yearly permits are up to date Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye, and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must have normal color vision Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Knowledge: Theories, principles, practices, and procedures of repair and maintenance of traction power parts, components, and systems Safe and proper use of tools and other equipment Applicable safety, environmental, and vehicle laws, rules, regulations, and procedures Accident investigation theories and techniques Development of curricula, learning objectives, and lesson plans Applicable business software applications Skills: Planning, organizing, conducting, and monitoring training of skilled personnel in maintenance and repair of equipment and related systems Developing curricula and lesson plans Instructing employees Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicating effectively orally and in writing Abilities: Work independently in a highly structured environment Provide hands-on demonstration in the repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment Control risks to self, staff, and the public Deal tactfully with staff and management as required Operate computers and computer software Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 13-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled repairs, installation and maintenance procedures relating to mechanical and electrical components and systems of Metro's Bus & Rail facilities and Gateway Headquarters building. Example Of Duties Bus Performs preventive and restorative maintenance of shop and bus servicing equipment and electrical systems, including bus washer systems, fueling stations, and roll-up garage doors using basic tools of mechanical trade Troubleshoots and maintains systems with programmable logic and solid state controllers, including automated storage and retrieval systems, robotic paintings equipment, and heavy equipment hoists Drives Metro maintenance vehicles, including utility trucks and cargo vans, to various locations to repair and maintain Metro facilities and equipment Rail Performs preventive and restorative maintenance of rail station, rail division, and maintenance-of-way servicing equipment and electrical systems, including sump pumps, sewage ejectors, emergency egress and platform hatches, fire suppression systems, and fire rated doors using basic tools of mechanical trade Checks and maintains fire pumps, fire sprinklers, and wet and dry standpipes Performs complex wiring, installation, and utilization of conduits Drives Metro maintenance vehicles, including utility trucks, cargo vans, stake bed trucks, dump trucks, and hi-rail trucks, to various locations and along the rail and orange lines to repair and maintain Metro facilities Provides safety watch support by directing train movement and performing flagging while supporting maintenance and contractor personnel Gateway Headquarters Building Performs preventive and demand maintenance of high rise headquarters building equipment and electrical systems, including fire pumps and fire alarm system Troubleshoots and maintains systems with programmable logic and solid state controllers Generic Installs and maintains a wide range of electrical apparatus, including electrical circuits, switches, solenoids, control boards, motors, generators, yard lighting, and three-phase industrial systems up to 480 volts Tests and measures voltage, current and resistance using electrical test instruments Performs design, fabrication, and welding of a variety of parts and equipment Repairs and maintains structural framing of walls, roofs, and stairs; repairs jambs, drop ceilings, drywall and partitions using basic tools of construction trades Troubleshoots mechanical and electrical problems using blueprints, specifications, and schematic diagrams Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years of experience performing construction, masonry, mechanical and electrical facilities maintenance work on mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment in a large facility environment; and installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of AC and DC equipment, electric motors, and controls, including voltages up to 480 volts, programmable logic and solid state controllers Completion of 2 years or more full-time training or education in Industrial Technology, Electrical Maintenance, Construction or similar program at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for 1 year of experience Valid California Class C driver's license Special Conditions: Must be able to obtain a Class A drivers license Must be able to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in any and all types of weather conditions Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must have normal color vision Must provide own tools of the trade Positions assigned to Rail are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Work may be required in tunnels or on bridges Knowledge: Mechanical and electrical design, construction, installation, and maintenance practices, procedures, methods, and equipment as found in a manufacturing or maintenance facility environment Basic electrical/ electronic theory Federal, state, and local electrical codes Abilities: Install, maintain, and repair mechanical and electrical equipment Troubleshoot and correct equipment problems Safely operate Metro vehicles Safely operate a variety of hand and power tools Read and understand blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics Communicate effectively with others Follow instructions Move objects weighing up to 75 pounds Work at heights up to 75 feet Travel to off-site locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs complex engineering work and oversees engineers through the review of project submittals with the goal of achieving compliance with Metro standards, directives, and project objectives. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements, and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation, and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs for design projects Reviews contract documents, shop drawings, specifications, RFI (request for information), and DDR (detailed design review) for compliance with codes, project specifications, and Metro criteria Reviews designs for quality, constructability, and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs Manages Contract Document Required Receivables and project budget for assigned projects Updates and enforces the Metro Design Standards and Criteria Prepares preliminary design documents for future projects Coordinates projects with utility companies, railroad, and city, county, and state agencies when required Makes field visits for research and inventory Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants, and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides resident engineer and quality control inspection services Provides guidance, coaching, training, and oversees the work product of employees in area of expertise Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable Microsoft Office Word 2010 and Excel 2010 Specialist preferred A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience troubleshooting and repairing Rail Communications Systems Experience analyzing electrical circuit and fiber optic system designs Experience working in an underground and above ground rail road environment, including high voltage electrical rooms Experience maintaining and designing Two Way Radio Communication Systems with base station; Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems; Public Address (PA) Systems; Fire Alarm Systems; Gas Monitoring Systems; Intrusion Systems; Emergency Trip Systems (ETS); Fiber Optics Systems; Remote Terminal Units (RTU); Programmable Logic Control (PLC); and Network Diagrams Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering analysis, design, and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems design and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Software applications as they relate to assigned engineering discipline, e.g., AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design), MicroStation, Revit, and EnergyPro Engineering design codes Applicable federal, state (Title 24), and local codes, standards, policies, procedures, and regulations Engineering mathematics, e.g., heat load, ducting, and piping pressure loss calculations Local and state-wide governmental authorities Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Skills: Performing complex engineering analysis and design work in assigned discipline Using computer-aided tools and products Reading and understanding plans, specifications, mechanical drawings, and diagrams Communicating effectively orally and in writing Understanding and solving challenges Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Time management Implementing guidelines and policies Abilities: Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Review plans and calculations to find errors and omissions Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making engineering decisions Understand, interpret, and apply codes, regulations, specifications, and project contract agreements Update and revise Metro criteria and baseline specifications Meet tight constraints and deadlines Work on several tasks simultaneously Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 12-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs highly complex administration and management activities for the entire contract lifecycle related to procurement, construction, and professional services contracts, supplies, and equipment. Example Of Duties Oversees the negotiation, daily administration, and review of contracts for professional, support, and technical engineering projects to ensure conformance with Metro procedures, specifications, and applicable regulations Provides business advisement to clients on upcoming and current solicitations and contracts Oversees, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs) packages Approves final packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to answer questions and set schedules Receives bids and proposals, acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team, and recommends contract awards to supervisor Negotiates and executes contracts Prepares various contract award letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal award protests Completes final draft of contracts Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Initiates action to resolve problems with consultants and other professional service firms; provides guidance in negotiating claims; reviews, monitors, and plans the acquisition of equipment and materials and selecting construction contractors Maintains an audit file for each contract which will include original contract, all correspondence, changes/deviations, amendments, clarifications, and payment schedules Establishes evaluation criteria in conjunction with Project Manager Reviews invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders and contract amendments Coordinates escrow agreements and other contractual documents Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, set payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract administration Monitors contract compliance Assists in developing claim strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Arranges and participates in final inspection and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and gives oral presentations as applicable Supervises, trains, and motivates assigned staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience performing complex contract administration work; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Professional certification from National Contract Management Association (NCMA), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), or equivalent preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience performing complex acquisitions for vehicles, professional services, and/or materials and supplies Experience negotiating complex contracts and/or change orders Experience performing cost/price analysis Experience administering negotiated Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from planning to post award Experience concurrently administering multiple complex solicitations and contracts Experience administering government contracts Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex heavy construction contract administration processes Bid and contract analysis and preparation techniques Cost and price analysis Principles of supervision Skills: Performing complex contract administration work and management work Planning, organizing, and monitoring the work of a contract administration unit Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and in stressful situations Mediating and negotiating Preparing comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and IFBs (Invitation for Bids) Determining strategies to achieve goals Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Time management, flexibility, and adaptability Abilities: Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Work independently and in a team environment Think and act independently Multi-task and work well under pressure Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Supervise assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SH) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 12-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs journey-level contract administration and management work in support of Metro's acquisition process and goals. Example Of Duties Plans procurement processes and assists user departments with setting schedules Summarizes technical specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs); performs cost/price analyses on contractor proposals and bids Schedules advertising and announcement of RFBs and IFBs Holds pre-proposal and bid conferences to answer questions Leads proposal and bid evaluation teams and evaluates proposals and bids including cost/price analysis Negotiates contract costs, terms, and conditions with multiple vendors Prepares award recommendations for management Prepares reports and correspondence, including price reasonableness reports Monitors contract compliance and negotiates amendments and/or change orders; establishes pricing/negotiation strategies Resolves problems and disagreements between contractors and user departments Analyzes cost/price elements in contractor proposals, bids, amendments, or change orders Determines market effect on pricing Attends various meetings, including pre-bid and post-bid debriefings Reviews invoices for compliance against contracts Assists new vendors with requirements of the procurement process Conducts closeout actions upon contract completion such as final audit, payment, etc. Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience One year of relevant experience performing contract administration work; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Professional certification from National Contract Management Association (NCMA), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), or equivalent preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience performing purchasing and/or contract administration activities Experience performing cost/price analysis Experience working with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration and management techniques for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations governing public procurement and complex professional or heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analysis Applicable business software applications Skills: Performing contract administration and management work Performing cost/price analysis Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgement when making decisions Mediating and negotiating Preparing reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and IFBs Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SH) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 12-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 27, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs quality audits to ensure Metro projects are meeting contractual and industry requirements and that work is performed in compliance with Project Quality Program procedures and requirements. Example Of Duties Conducts quality audits, including reviewing quality program submittals for compliance to contract requirements Provides quality support to Resident Engineers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers, as required Conducts quality surveillances for specific quality related activities Evaluates quality systems and performance Investigates, documents, reviews, and approves non-conformances and QARs (Quality Assessment Reports) Audits contractor's activities, facilities and tunnel construction, hardware installation, system integration, and acceptance testing Provides quality support for test and equipment acceptances Provides quality input to design documents Maintains quality management procedures Analyzes data and prepares narrative reports Represents Metro internally and externally Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience in the design and construction of rail transit projects, including quality system auditing experience and two years of experience supporting the implementation of a quality system Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred Certified Quality Auditor, Certified Manager of Quality, or Certified Quality Engineer preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience applying ISO 9000 Standards to organize quality management systems Experience conducting and closing quality audits Experience evaluating quality systems and performance Knowledge: Computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Quality system audit requirements Research and report preparation methods Processes, systems, and procedures for Project Quality Program Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Metro policy and procedures Construction means and methods, including transit construction or general heavy construction practices Skill Performing audits of construction activities Conducting research and developing reports Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels internally and with external representatives Exercising judgment and creativity in decision making Analyzing situations and identifying problems, including Root Cause Analysis Identifying areas for improvement Reading and understanding construction drawings and plans Abilities: Develop, coordinate, present, administer, and evaluate construction quality programs and requirements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Think and act independently Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Compile and analyze data Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts and agreements Represent Metro internally and externally Maintain good working relationships Handle highly confidential information Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (TS) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 24-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time
TEMPORARY POSITION Basic Function Oversees and maintains daily web production and information for customer-facing websites, tools, social platforms, and applications within the Communications department. This position will be under Marketing/Communications departments. It will be supporting the development of Metro websites (WordPress) and, developing projects to improve transit rider experiences. Example Of Duties Performs daily content production and manages calendar; reviews and manages content for accuracy, editorial correctness, and cohesive voice with other customer collaterals Reviews requests and projects for feasibility, tone, and accuracy Meets with marketing, design, and other Metro departments to develop a Scope of Work (SOW), scheduling, and deliverables Analyzes feedback and analytics to develop new features; reviews and tests new features and tools for quality assurance; works to troubleshoot, document, and fix technical bugs and errors Coordinates with other cross-functional teams to ensure overall function of site-wide features and design are in compliance with Metro standards Monitors metrics and develops periodic reports to document accomplishments and traffic/usage Assists Information Technology (IT) with web network access issues as needed, e.g., program and server access privileges Regulates and manages access rights of different users, and oversees security and administration of Metro social media accounts or websites Supervises staff and contract employees on the completion of updates and projects Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out For Social Media Assignments Acts as producer and project manager for Metro social media accounts Oversees daily account management across all Metro social channels Monitors Metro and transportation related conversations on social media Plans and monitors social media and digital ad campaigns Manages and updates social media best practices and works to actively educate and train Metro staff For Web Communications Assignments Performs and oversees daily web content production and technical functions of Metro digital platforms, including websites, mobile and tablet applications, and large-format interactives Works with Marketing to create new content and schedule content as needed for internal and external websites; copyedit where needed Updates Metro′s website′s custom Content Management Systems (CMS) Creates guidelines and standards for web production Tests and develops web pages for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance (section 508 guidelines) using screen reading software Manages third-party services available on website, e.g., e-mail subscription system, website search, blogs, social media platforms, forms, and other third-party tools Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Visual Communications, Design, Computer Science, or a related field Experience Five years of relevant experience in digital marketing or in website administration and production; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting full-stack web development Experience developing and maintaining WordPress Experience implementing web accessibility standards Experience utilizing Google Analytics/Google Tag Manager tracking and analysis Experience handling Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data and web mapping Knowledge: Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency based on assignment Networking and internet technology Third-party and native web metrics/analytics tools Optimizing the customer user experience Project management techniques and tools For Social Media Assignments Theories, principles, and practices of public information and media communications Social media best practices and ad platforms Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools and e-mail marketing For Web Communications Assignments Current and emerging internet technologies, including various programming and mark-up languages Various internet browsers Current web content management systems (CMS) Search engine optimization (SEO) techniques Skills: Creating and implementing effective social media strategies for a variety of goals, stakeholders and channels Utilizing marketing and communications principles Coding, if applicable Implementing content strategy Enhancing the user experience Analyzing complex situations and data, identifying and resolving problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making recommendations within established policies and guidelines Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Manage multiple requests and projects, and meet critical deadlines Think strategically Communicate effectively across multiple departments, vendors and stakeholders Compile and analyze complex data Understand, clarify, and apply Metro rules and regulations Prepare documentation, reports, and correspondence Supervise, train, and motivate assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SA) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 23, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees, manages, and executes plans, policies, and frameworks for projects for an executive unit that may have broad organization-wide impact; coordinates and oversees the work of assigned staff on related projects or assignments. The Senior Director will lead Metro's interdepartmental Better Bus Program to deliver improved service to Metro bus riders in the areas of speed, reliability, safety, and comfort. The improvements include everything from bus-only lanes and bus stop shelters to personal security and on-board cleanliness. Example Of Duties Directs the evaluation, development, and implementation of multiple projects that may have major financial or operational impact to the department or Metro Oversees, manages, and executes project or program delivery strategies Manages staff execution of key workstreams and tasks Scopes and oversees consultant support workstreams Directs cross-functional development teams to address departmental issues Works cross functionally with other departments to understand needs and strategic direction and ensure that department is aligned to meet client′s support requirements utilizing existing processes and tools and identifying areas for new solution development Directs the development of business plans, objectives, initiatives, policies, and strategies for department or program Evaluates issues that have an impact on department and/or Metro and facilitates executive decision making Directs coordination of process and systems analysis, and oversees the development and recommendation of solutions, enhancements, testing, and implementation activities for assigned projects Develops recommendations for policy and administrative procedural changes that contribute toward continuous improvement and streamlining efforts Develops short- and long-range plans; establishes priorities and goals/objectives for functional department Develops, studies, and reports to evaluate productivity of functional areas and eliminate impediments to peak performance Directs the preparation of capital project budgets, monitors and controls expenditures, initiates procurements, and approves payment of invoices Develops financial and administrative studies and reports Directs and participates in the preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs); participates in proposal evaluation, vendor/consultant selection, and contract negotiation processes; monitors progress of consultants, develops and manages consulting budgets, and recommends payment for services Presents monthly status briefing to executive management and compiles monthly published reports for financial staff, FTA (Federal Transit Administration), and Metro′s executive office, as required Represents department to the public and press Supervises, coordinates, oversees, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned employees Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Urban Planning, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of management-level experience overseeing capital and/or other project management functions Certifications/Licenses A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience partnering with advocacy organizations and government agencies to successfully advance customer experience improvements Experience building support for programs and obtaining funding through grant applications or other methods Experience in transportation planning, particularly related to bus operations Experience leading cross-functional committees and task forces to develop plans and programs to address pain points in the bus rider journey Experience developing and operationalizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track improvements Knowledge: Theories, principles, practices, and tools of project management and development Transportation planning, engineering, construction, and operations Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing policies, trends, strategies, and developments for areas such as project management, the transportation industry, environmental impact Public and transportation project finance and funding Capital budget development and administration Public procurement policies and procedures New and emerging technology and innovation practices Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skill In: Program/project management and development Managing projects from inception to culmination Determining strategies to achieve goals Critical thinking and synthesis of ideas and concepts Policy research, analysis, and development Building consensus and support around new concepts and innovations Coordinating, facilitating, and motivating internal and external clients to make sound business decisions Developing and implementing policies, procedures and strategies Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and solving complex problems Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive written correspondence, analyses, recommendations, and public reports Providing oral and written presentations and briefings for senior decision makers Interacting professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Abilities: Develop new concepts and ideas to improve program/project performance that adhere to Metro policy and applicable rules, laws, and regulations Analyze project information to develop and implement recommendations Quickly obtain, analyze, and synthesize information Write and speak concisely and persuasively Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships Manage multiple stakeholders at various levels of seniority from a range of disciplines Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Plan financial and resource needs Read, write, speak, and understand English   Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 14-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 23, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Manages a group of professional investigators involved in conducting audits and investigations relating to all aspects of the agency's programs and operations to detect and prevent waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. Example Of Duties Manages assigned staff in the planning and organization of investigations to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse of resources Leads multi-disciplinary teams, blending the skills of personnel, that work together to protect Metro′s assets and minimize liabilities Motivates and mentors personnel in accomplishing tasks to support the agency′s goals and mission Manages case workload, assigns target completion dates, and generates management reports using an automated case tracking and management system Manages and reviews work of staff for quality, quantity, timeliness, and adherence to laws, Metro regulations, and OIG (Office of the Inspector General) policies, procedures, and directives Designs, organizes, and provides guidance to staff regarding complex investigations, inspections, and reviews, including case development and OIG policy Proactively identifies projects and develops case plans through the use of proactive case development methodologies Ensures that the agency's operations are in compliance with the law and established policies of the agency Analyzes complex facts and applies law to recommend discipline, policy changes, prosecution, or other necessary activities Prepares clear, concise, and convincing investigation reports to senior Metro management and the Metro Board of Directors Keeps executive management informed on investigative progress and sensitive issues regarding cases Works with executives, board members, and the public to provide direction to the agency Strategizes on-going needs of the department in terms of training, technology, and methodology to maintain current, related skills and abilities to meet the challenges of the department Identifies performance problems and takes remedial actions when necessary Oversees, monitors, and adheres to the department′s budget, goals, and schedules to comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, or a related field; Juris Doctor Degree preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience performing professional work in the area of investigations, inspections, and reviews with increased responsibility over time Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting government investigations Certified Fraud Examiner Experience mining large sets of data to identify patterns and recommend solutions Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Licensed Attorney in the state of California preferred Certified Inspector General Investigator preferred Must be able to obtain a Rail Safety Certification A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Knowledge: Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing criminal investigations involving Metro employees, officers, vendors, or contractors Theories, principles, and practices of criminal rules of evidence, constitutional rights, search and seizure procedures, court procedures to be followed in criminal matters, formal hearings, and administrative actions Metro policies and procedures Complex analysis methods of legal principles Investigating, interviewing, and interrogation practices and techniques Budget development and management Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs and agencies Applicable business software applications Investigation standards promulgated by the Association of Inspectors General Modern management theory Skills: Managing the operations functions of investigations, inspections, and reviews Conducting legal analysis, including gathering information from multiple sources, exercising sound judgment, and executing appropriate investigative techniques Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with other components of OIG, Metro management, and law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies Speaking in various settings, including one-on-one and in public Providing leadership, direction, coaching and performance review Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Analyze data and situations, identify problems, make recommendations, implement solutions and evaluate outcomes Utilize management information to strategically plan short and long-term goals and set budgets Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Manage time and delegate Develop and recommend innovative solutions Handle highly confidential information Recognize sensitive issues and manage/supervise activities of subordinates accordingly Develop and promote positive working relations within the office, as well as with Metro staff and outside law enforcement agencies Promote a collaborative culture and increase productivity and quality of staff work product Supervise assigned staff Create an educational program to ensure employees remain knowledgeable of new techniques and methods Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 23, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Manages cost or schedule activities for large, complex capital projects to facilitate team achievement of project needs and objectives. Example Of Duties Supervises assigned staff responsible for analyzing, developing, controlling, and reporting budget and project costs or project design and construction schedules Prepares and analyses project cash flow, commitment plans, funding, and workforce plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding projects Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Ensures project conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project plans and periodic status reports Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Produces, maintains, and publishes the Master Schedule and Third-Party Utility Schedule Analyzes and comments on contractor schedule Monitors consultants′ monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Identifies problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates with and supports team members and management Follows established reporting processes Ensures accurate records are maintained and documented Supervises and motivates in-house and consultant staff Complies with all of Metro′s safety rules, policies, and procedures Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in large complex capital construction project scheduling and/or cost control; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience developing and maintaining multi-discipline scheduling for large complex projects Experience utilizing scheduling software, such as Primavera P6 Experience preparing concise reports for stakeholders Experience interacting and working with consultants and department staff to obtain pertinent project data for project updates Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Advanced capabilities of specified software for scheduling, forecasting, workflow, project management and business, such as Oracle Primavera P6, Unifier, Acumen Fuse, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Providing direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Mediating and negotiating Operating personal computers and general office equipment Abilities: Work independently in a structured environment Work with end users within an integrated team environment Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Travel to offsite project locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-MAY-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
Example Of Duties Installs and maintains a wide range of electrical apparatus, including, but not limited to, control boards, electric motors, and yard lighting systems Performs preventive and remedial maintenance on electrical systems in bus servicing and shop equipment Installs and maintains power distribution systems including transformers for voltages up to 4800 volts, distribution panels, lighting and service outlets Uses test instruments such as ampmeter, ohmmeter, megger, voltmeter, and other basic tools of the electrical trade Develops and works from electrical specifications, schematic diagrams, and construction blueprints Operates a variety of vehicles including truck equipment with bucket lifts Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years' experience as an industrial maintenance electrician Completion of 18 semester hours of coursework in electricity or electrical maintenance at a recognized trade school preferred Up to 2 years' full-time training or education in basic electrical theory, repair, maintenance and safety procedures at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for equivalent experience Valid California Certified Electrical Certification Valid California Class C driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures of the electrical trade; federal, state, and local electrical codes; design, construction, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Install, maintain, and repair electrical equipment Troubleshoot and correct operational problems Safety operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Read and understand wiring diagrams and schematics Follow oral and written instructions Work at heights up to 60 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (EA) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 17, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Directs, manages, and executes the performance of an assigned organizational unit or function within one of the departments in the Countywide Planning and Development Division associated with the development, implementation, and management of policies, programs, plans, and projects countywide. Example Of Duties Directs the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of projects, programs and policies within the organizational unit Oversees preparation and management of contract documents, including scopes of work, schedules, budgets, and various contracts and agreements Provides policy, planning, and program support to internal management, staff, and various internal departments and outside agencies Directs the technical management, analysis, and evaluation of transportation systems and options Develops urban design plans to ensure integration of the Metro system into the surrounding urban form Develops sub-regional plans in coordination with outside agencies, jurisdictions, and other affected parties Coordinates policy, technical, and funding interaction with local, regional and state entities Develops and expands the systemwide planning program, including asset management, bus/rail interface, operations capital improvements, and station design Directs the development, application, and evaluation of analytical, quantitative and statistical methods and tools Directs and advises staff on coordination with other Metro departments, municipalities, elected officials, and the broader stakeholder community Directs the preparation of written and oral reports, research projects, and solicitations Determines the impact of proposed and enacted federal, state, and local policies, legislation, and regulations on the work program of the organizational unit Manages agency policies, plans, programs, and projects to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations Negotiates and executes major cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans Manages competitive countywide grant programs from application development, project selection, through implementation and close-out including internal and external coordination Administers funding policy and allocations for various programs Partners with Community Relations and outside consultants to direct stakeholder engagement, including developing messages, identifying the appropriate stakeholders, and crafting an engagement plan Presents the work of Metro and the organizational unit to the Metro Board, Metro management, as well as other internal and external stakeholders Establishes, supervises, and manages priorities of work for staff and consultants to ensure high quality results Ensures professional development opportunities for staff of the organizational unit, and provides guidance and technical assistance to staff in other Metro departments Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; and ensures productive use of contractors Directs and prepares comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors′ policy decisions; advocates funding needs of Metro′s transportation programs; and assesses future financial trends, opportunities, and constraints Develops, forecasts, and manages budgets to complete various plans, projects, and programs Leads special task forces, committees, panels, and peer groups on major issues as required Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Engineering, Business Administration, Planning, or a related field; Master′s degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in transportation planning or programming, project management, grants management, capital development, financial planning, transit planning, or proven abilities in planning, developing and implementing large scale, highly complex, multi-faceted transportation projects or programs Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing public/private real estate transactions and related negotiations and legal agreements Experience analyzing real estate proformas that include federal, state, or local development financing sources Experience leading public outreach meetings for projects related to community development, urban planning and design, and affordable housing Experience reviewing site plans and coordinating design review Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of any of the following transportation and land use planning, architecture, urban design, environmental planning, sustainability planning, grants management, project management, civil engineering, funds programming, contract administration and negotiation, and business and public administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices, and funding sources for a public agency Organization policies and procedures of local, state, and federal government entities, including legislative and funding policies and procedures Financial, analytical, and statistical processes and procedures Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Managing and providing strategic direction to a large, multidisciplinary team Developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Formulating strategies to achieve goals and objectives Reviewing legal and contractual documents Reviewing architectural and urban design documents and/or transportation related plans Reviewing and synthesizing financial, analytical and statistical processes, procedures, and results Understanding and analyzing complex planning concepts Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Conducting community outreach and engagement Mediating and negotiating with a variety of stakeholders, including peers, consultants, and the public Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct the work of specialized transportation projects and programs Develop and lead transportation and/or urban planning studies, programs, and projects Manage tight time constraints and deadlines Identify and communicate the individual and cumulative effects of projects or programs on the transportation system Develop and expand systemwide programs to ensure an integrated transportation network Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Plan financial and staffing needs; and make financial decisions within a budget Represent Metro before the public Supervise, train, and motivate assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Designs, develops, tests, and maintains web applications that are used by employees and customers; analyzes, troubleshoots, and/or redesigns existing applications; and recommends new technologies to improve efficiency and ensure quality. Example Of Duties Provides Information Technology (IT) infrastructure deployment planning Designs, enhances, and provides production support for software solutions on behalf of client departments in a timely manner Develops interfaces for different systems to communicate to each other Interfaces with clients to provide assistance in identifying, diagnosing, and problem solving Advises user departments and other Information Technology Services support teams on system requirements, enhancements and new technologies Prepares project reports such as technical overviews, client recommendations, alternatives to business requirements, feasibility studies, project proposals, and requests for proposals for the purchase of new software and hardware Manages and maintains databases Participates in the evaluation of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software Configures, implements, and integrates commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software Develops software and hardware specifications and standards Ensures that clients have the necessary training and documents to properly utilize computer systems Mentors and/or provides work direction to other IT staff as required Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Computer Science or a related field Experience Three years of relevant experience in designing, implementing and maintaining complex information systems in a relational database, networked environment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Based on assignment, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) on SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Office 365, and/or Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience configuring and maintaining network firewalls and network security products Experience performing Internet Protocol (IP) network implementations and integration tasks using the latest products from Palo Alto Networks, Cisco Networks, or similar Experience configuring and implementing secure data networks using Next Generation Firewalls products such as Palo Alto Firewalls Experience applying firewall policies and rule sets to protect digital assets and create documentation Experience designing and implementing local and wide area networks utilizing enterprise grade network switches, network routers at data center switches, and firewalls to securely establish communication to remote locations and remote workers Possession of Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA), Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCSCE), or similar certifications Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices related to information systems and supported business areas Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Transit data, schedules, routes, patterns and best practices Microsoft OS (Operating System) and products Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Mobile application technology Programming languages, including C/C+/C++, .Net, HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), and PL/SQL (Procedural Language/Structured Query Language) Software and computer operating systems (OS), including Linus, Unix, and network technology Project management techniques and tools Mathematics used in complex business applications Business process and system process modeling and problem-solving techniques Skills: Developing and implementing complex information systems using software engineering techniques Developing and implementing web-based computer applications Troubleshooting, deploying, and managing Microsoft OS and software Developing interfaces between systems Data analysis and data modeling Creative problem solving Using a personal computer and associated applications Effective oral and written communication Training non-technical users in a variety of applications Identifying opportunities for innovation Abilities: Understand current customer needs, resolve conflicting project and/or client requirements, and plan for future growth Clearly define system integration and interface requirements Understand, interpret, and apply laws, business rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and contracts to support business processes Prepare reports, proposals, presentations, and correspondence in a professional manner Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Learn new technology Effectively work independently and in teams Meet tight time constraints and project deadlines Multi-task on multiple concurrent projects Maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 10-MAY-21