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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Join Metro’s team of dedicated transportation professionals and help provide the people of Los Angeles County with one of the most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire country. Metro offers a variety of employment opportunities that present exciting challenges and growth opportunities in an outstanding work environment.

 

 

 

   

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees, manages, and executes work activities that may have broad organizational-wide impact in an assigned organizational unit and manages the work of assigned staff and consultants on related projects. Example Of Duties Manages complex transportation planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs Leads and facilitates development of strategies, processes, and policies Develops, negotiates, and executes major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies and private developers Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results Represents Metro and makes presentations before various public/private audiences Participates and takes a leadership position in committees, forums, interagency task forces, and/or technical advisory groups Coordinates with municipal partners and ensures compliance with relevant policy guidelines and regulations Supports the acquisition processes and consultant contracts; manages schedules, staffing, technical deliverables, and budgets from the end user/business unit perspective Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Manages and coordinates the work of staff and/or consultants Guides work plan, staff, resource allocation, and stakeholder engagement strategy to advance implementation of pilot projects and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Coordinates with municipal partners to pilot new initiatives and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan 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 year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Civil or Transportation Engineering, Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years supervisory-level experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or a related area; two years of relevant management-level experience preferred; 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 (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 planning, implementing and monitoring a bus/rail service change program Working knowledge of HASTUS NetPlan Experience working with governing bodies to provide information and receive direction Knowledge: Defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding, and planning for a public agency Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, transportation and land use planning, and regulations, contracts, and funding Financial, analytical, statistical, and reconciliation methods and practices Organization and processes of local, regional, state, and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Political, socioeconomic, and environmental issues that influence transportation Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things Managing the activities of a major transportation mode, project, or program Managing projects effectively Determining strategies to achieve goals Conducting studies, research, and analyses Understanding complex planning concepts Analyzing situations and issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions, evaluating outcomes, and making course corrections Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and solving complex problems Preparing reports and correspondence Establishing and implementing relevant policies and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and the public Writing and editing documents for diverse audiences, including complex and technical documents; and translating complex concepts into easy to understand terms Mediating and negotiating Managing multidisciplinary professionals to achieve goals Managing procurement contracts and negotiating Building consensus and support around new concepts and innovations Abilities: Defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result Work independently or in teams Think and act independently Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate consensus solutions Promote and build support for innovation with internal and external stakeholders Effectively navigate complex political, controversial, and challenging subjects to build consensus and achieve desired outcome Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public Make financial decisions within a budget Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to 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. *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: 20-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To install, maintain, monitor, and support the operation of Metro's local area network and wide area network (LAN/WAN). Example Of Duties Installs, maintains, and supports Server based Operating Systems Installs and maintains all software and hardware for network servers and clients such as Hewlett-Packard Device Manager, MobileIron, Samsung Knox Configure, and Microsoft Exchange 2010 Monitors and evaluates various network operating systems and applications such as Ivanti DSM (Desktop and Server Management) Supports web-based collaborative platforms such as Microsoft SharePoint Designs agency desktop/laptop computer configurations Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves LAN and WAN hardware and software problems Establishes user security for access to LAN/WAN Supports and maintains enterprise kiosks and digital signage software and servers Maintains agency software licenses and hardware warranties Recommends and implements LAN/WAN policies and standards, and ensures adherence to security procedures Trains users on LAN/WAN operations and procedures Maintains contact with vendors or outside organizations in the maintenance, service, and/or purchase of LAN/WAN hardware, software, and services Prepares and maintains technical systems documentation Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field Three years experience in the maintenance of various server systems including a minimum of two years experience in network systems (LAN/WAN) in a large Enterprise environment 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 preferred qualifications: Experience working in an environment with a minimum of 100 servers and 400 workstations Experience providing IT hardware and software recommendations for customers Experience with Unified Endpoint Management Experience with mobility management Experience with thin client and/or kiosk management Certifications such as Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+, Network+, Security+ Certification in network systems, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of management information systems and specified application areas Computer hardware equipment and peripherals related to the area of assignment, including server maintenance Computer software products related to the area of assignment such as software reporting tools, software automation tools, packaging software via desktop management systems, Microsoft Office 365, Desktop and Server Management (DSM), HP Device Manager, MobileIron, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex Teams, Userful Software, Samsung Knox Configure, and Samsung Knox Mobile Enrollment Operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Active Directory, Apple, Android, and other products related to the area of assignment Video conferencing, including VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)/SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) Network diagram creation Self-service kiosks and digital signage Microcomputer and network security concepts Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Various trade journals, publications, and other technical resources for evaluation of changing technology Department operations and procedures Computer applications and Documentation standards Wireless, application delivery, IT (Information Technology) business analysis, and database management Abilities: Express technical information in a clear and simple way Define problems, analyze situations, conduct research, and give recommendations, and implement solutions and alternatives based on network infrastructure Analyze and evaluate system changes to determine feasibility Prepare, interpret, and understand detailed software and hardware specifications and instructions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare documentation, reports, and correspondence Communicate effectively orally and in writing Multi-task, adapt, and be flexible 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: 09-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex analytical work in support of a human resources management function Example Of Duties Performs complex work and oversees major projects related to classification, salary administration, merit pay programs, and recruitment and selection Provides guidance for other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Serves as project manager on selected projects; oversees the work of other staff when so assigned Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, and other sources regarding recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, and human resources practices Prepares reports to the Board of Directors, management, and outside agencies Calculates and analyzes costs related to salary administration Conducts and responds to complex salary surveys Gathers data and identifies and forecasts program costs Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Prepares reports and memos Performs special projects as required Conducts complex and sensitive recruitment and selection processes Acts as lead person providing work direction and guidance to professional, administrative, and clerical staff when assigned Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out 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 one-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field Three years relevant experience in a specified human resources function (ie classification, benefits, compensation, recruitment and selection) 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. Experience conducting complex data analysis Advanced Excel skills Experience utilizing HRIS systems such as Oracle EBS Exposure to various compensation systems and policies Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, classification, salary administration, merit pay programs, and recruitment and selection Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency Research and report preparation methods Abilities: Perform complex human resources management work Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Handle highly confidential information Manage a project from inception to culmination Conduct classification studies and write class specifications Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Lead staff members providing work direction and guidance Exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, 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. (CM) *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
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Plans, directs, and manages diverse teams and major projects within Metro, including large capital projects or management of other types of large projects or programs. Example Of Duties Directs performance of services by assigned staff, consultants, and contractors for successful completion of projects and contracts in a thorough and timely manner Plans, assigns, monitors, and evaluates the work of assigned staff Manages and directs third-party coordination and public affairs activities related to project design and completion Establishes and monitors short- and long-range project goals, budgets, schedules, and strategies Ensures all project design and/or construction activities meet operations and maintenance quality standards and expectations Develops and manages information security and recovery capabilities; oversees current information technology interface with other related Metro databases Evaluates work of consultants to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Represents agency and applicable division at meetings, conferences, and public events Provides expertise and leadership in conducting technical studies and analyses Prepares and presents reports to executive and management staff, the Board of Directors, and/or outside regulatory agencies Sets and implements project policies, procedures, programs, safety and work standards, and controls for the overall functioning of assigned unit Ensures compliance with Metro policies, procedures, and standards, and applicable federal, state, and local regulations and laws Supervises, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned staff Evaluates staff′s overall level of knowledge, skills, and abilities, and assists in developing the department′s succession plan Oversees all contracts, operating budget, and capital budget for section; monitors, and adheres to department/unit budget, goals, and schedules which comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; 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 Engineering or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Five years of relevant senior management-level experience in the design and/or construction of major capital projects, including extensive experience managing mass transit projects 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 overseeing civil, electrical, and mechanical activities and project plans related to transit, regional rail, and facilities projects Experience performing project and construction management activities related to systems engineering and systems interface for emergency and security operations centers and transportation operations centers Experience administering project control activities for major capital projects, such as quality control, quality assurance, construction safety, budget analysis, and emergency security operations Experience overseeing design bid build and design-build contracts Experience working on class 1 railroads, commuter rail, intercity rail, high speed rail and other rail propulsion technologies Experience using construction management/general contractor (CM/GC) project delivery method Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of rail transit engineering, design, construction, operations, and maintenance Governmental contract policies and procedures Public administrative methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Applicable local, state, and federal regulatory requirements and standards Large-scale capital project management Contract management for both consultants and construction Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs Heavy construction practices and procedures Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Directing the overall engineering and construction activities for major capital projects Determining strategies to achieve goals Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of metro employees, Board of Directors, public officials, and outside representatives Negotiating and problem solving Abilities: Meet time constraints Multi-task and prioritize Maintain focus on objectives Represent Metro before the public Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Plan financial and staffing needs 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. (CM) *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: 02-JAN-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Performs work to enable effective sourcing and contract administration and management in support of Metro's acquisition strategies. Example Of Duties Summarizes technical specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs); performs cost/price analyses on contractor proposals and bids Plans procurement processes and assists user departments with setting schedules Schedules advertising and announcement of RFPs and IFBs Holds pre-proposal and bid conferences to answer questions Leads proposal and bid evaluation teams; evaluates proposals and bids, including cost/price analysis Prepares award recommendations for management Attends various meetings, including pre-bid and post-bid debriefings Monitors contract compliance and negotiates amendments and/or change orders; establishes pricing/negotiation strategies Analyzes cost/price elements in contractor proposals, bids, amendments, or change orders Determines market effect on pricing Resolves problems and disagreements between contractors and user departments Converts purchase requisitions to Awards (Purchase Orders) in Metro's online system, including change orders and modifications Negotiates contract costs, terms, and conditions with vendors Prepares reports and correspondence Reviews and approves contractor invoices Assists new vendors with requirements of the procurement process Conducts closeout actions upon contract completion, such as final audit, payment, etc. 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: Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or a related field Three years of experience performing complex contract administration work; 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 handling pre/post-award contracts administration work involving complex professional and/or heavy construction solicitations/contracts Experience conducting contract negotiations and cost/price analyses Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) certification or an equivalent certification Professional certification from National Contract Management Association (NCMA), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), or equivalent Master's Degree in a related field Knowledge: Defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks Theories, principles, and practices of professional services or construction contract administration 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 Supply chain, procurement, and purchase to pay concepts Applicable business software applications Skills: Defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things Performing complex contract administration and management work Analyzing situations and identifying and resolving problems Producing statistical and financial reports Mediating and negotiating Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Perform cost/price analysis Represent Metro before the public Prepare reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs and IFBs 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. (KD) 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: 18-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Basic Function Under close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Example Of Duties Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Writes reports and completes forms 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 21 years of age 6 months of public contact or customer service experience Valid California Class C driver's license Possess a valid US driver's license for at least two years Good driving record as verified by a K-4 DMV printout Able to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of training Must have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment Knowledge: State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles Vehicle safety rules and regulations Basic money and time concepts Abilities: Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Work independently in a highly-structured environment Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair Quickly and accurately count money at a glance Read small printed material Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances 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. RLM Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer. *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: 02-JAN-20
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Assists with managing cost and scheduling forecasts and reports for individual major capital projects, project administration support and departmental budgets, and delivery of reports to the project manager, including master schedule reports for program management leadership. Example Of Duties Assists supervisors in developing engineering and construction models to monitor and forecast project costs/schedules Prepares and assists with overseeing the work of Project Control Staff and consultants Administers Information Systems by granting access, removing access, managing licenses, and helping with system issues Coordinates, prepares, updates, and reviews monthly project cost forecasts and timetables/schedules and provides results to team members Coordinates and updates quarterly master schedule Assists with recommending options and methods to reduce costs and improve timeliness Prepares and reviews special studies of medium complexity Supports reporting of overall project finances/schedules to management Reviews invoices and funding allocations for accuracy Assists with the review and updating of cost reports for accuracy and compliance with laws, regulations, and requirements; coordinates the delivery of monthly cost reports from others Assists with the evaluation of change orders and amendments for impact on budget/timetable Assists with development and implementation of departmental budgets and ensures all project budget/scheduling changes are approved Assists in tracking consultants' monthly performance and expenses Maintains and compiles financial/schedule records, reports, and analyses of medium complexity Represents project team in meetings with engineers, contractors, consultants, and outside agencies Trains ELTP (Entry Level Trainee Program) participants and co-workers Coordinates services from other Metro departments to support project forecasts Assists with program and project administration support Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out 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: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field None; experience performing project cost/scheduling, budget or program/project administration work 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 developing complex cost data spreadsheets, financial charts, organizational charts, project cost workbooks, and pivot tables Experience maintaining SharePoint and Intranet websites Experience monitoring Key Performance Indicators and score cards Experience utilizing financial information systems Experience monitoring and assisting with the development of capital project budgets Certifications/Licenses / Special Requirements A valid California Class C driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Exposure to hazards during site visits Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of budgeting, accounting, scheduling, and cost forecasting Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations Department policies and procedures Sources of estimating data in the construction industry, such as labor and equipment productivity rates, composition of standard crews, construction cost indexes, etc. Applicable cost, scheduling, and other business software applications, including SharePoint Skills: Performing non-complex to medium complex cost/scheduling work in support of capital projects Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, systems users, and outside representatives Abilities: Analyze cost, schedule, and budget data Produce required deliverables and meet deadlines Organize and manage time efficiently Assist in making financial/scheduling decisions within a budget/timeframe Compile and analyze data Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Travel to offsite locations to gather cost and schedule status updates 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: 17-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Directs Metro′s interest, investment, and involvement in the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink), the Los Angeles to San Diego and San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) corridor, and high-speed rail (HSR) projects in Southern California. Example Of Duties Advocates for the interests of customers on Metrolink, the LOSSAN corridor, high-speed rail, and regional rail services to enhance regional rail mobility Provides executive direction to staff and consultants in the planning of regional rail studies, and designing and construction of capital projects along the regional rail corridors in Los Angeles County Responsible for implementing Metro′s interest in the regional rail program in Los Angeles Manages Metro′s share of the budget, service planning, and promotion for Metrolink and LOSSAN Facilitates implementation of High-Speed Rail Projects in Southern California and advocates for Los Angeles County to receive sufficient funding from Proposition 1A and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, plus annual additional appropriations over five years, to build high-speed rail projects in Southern California as identified in the Bond Proposition 1A Manages community and political acceptance of project definition in Los Angeles County; ensures quality project design and that appropriate city, county and community input is received on alternatives to various portions of the projects to reflect city, county, and community concerns Facilitates projects that provide a net operating and safety benefit to Metrolink and the LOSSAN corridor Reviews and comments on Alternatives Analysis and Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) Creates and provides direction/lead to a Technical Advisory Committee consisting of agencies, major stakeholders, and community organizations to provide advice on Metrolink, HSR, and LOSSAN improvements Coordinates projects and programs with cities, other stakeholders and public agencies, including Councils of Governments (COGs), to ensure the interests of the corridor cities are represented and the final EIR/EIS addresses community impacts and incorporates appropriate mitigation measures Coordinates with all staff and consultants working on regional rail corridors in the Southern California region Manages the use of right of way owned, managed, or controlled by Metro or Metrolink Develops strategies for developing stations, station parking, and station access Ensures that track and structures properly interface with freeway, river, parks, and communities Develops and maintains outreach and coordination with legislative, city, county, and community representatives Represents Metro on regional rail programs with public and elected officials, business leaders, and community groups in coordination with other departments Coordinates developing, monitoring, and adhering to Metro′s policies, procedures, and budget, and achieving unit goals and objectives 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 Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Project Management, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, or a Business-related field Experience Eight years of relevant senior management-level experience in the delivery of major capital projects, high speed rail, commuter rail, and transportation operations 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 overseeing civil, electrical, mechanical and industrial engineering activities related to transit, regional rail, and facilities projects Experience overseeing activities to ensure the successful delivery of regional rail facilities, mass transit, system integration, rail operations, and facility/system interface management Experience overseeing project and construction management activities, including project controls, quality control, quality assurance, construction safety, and budget analysis Experience overseeing design bid build and design-build contracts Experience applying technical problem-solving skills to analyzing issues/situations to identify problems, recommend solutions, resolve issues, and evaluate outcomes Experience working with light rail, heavy rail, intercity rail such as Amtrak, commuter rail such as Metrolink, and high speed rail systems such as the California High Speed Rail Authority Experience working on projects that have implemented a construction management/general contractor project delivery method is desirable Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements California Professional Civil Engineering License 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 On 24-hour call Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of development/construction project management, real estate, operations, and governmental contract policies High-speed rail, commuter rail, and inter-city rail Public administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Large-scale capital project management Capital and operating budgets Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, real estate and development practices Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs Modern management theory Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Directing the overall activities for major capital projects Determining and executing strategies to achieve goals Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Professionally representing Metro with elected officials, business leaders, community groups, and general public Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence and effectively presenting them Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, public officials, and outside representatives Abilities: Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Plan financial and staffing needs Supervise, train, mentor, and motivate assigned staff 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. (CM) *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: 30-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Manages project control activities and resources associated with the successful completion of major Metro capital projects, including design, engineering, and construction, or testing, manufacturing, assembly, acquisition, or delivery activities; exposure to physical hazards during site visits. Example Of Duties Oversees all cost estimating, budgeting, cost management and control, scheduling, configuration management, and management information system and reporting activities within a rail or bus construction unit, transit fleet services, or vehicle acquisition Collaborates with internal staff and consultants/contractors to ensure schedule adherence and program execution through contract close-out Prepares detailed cost forecasts and technical specifications Plans, executes, and finalizes projects in accordance with agreed upon specifications Establishes, maintains, implements, and audits cost and schedule management activities for all departmental Metro Construction projects to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and plans Participates in development and enhancement of Project Management Information System and/or Financial Information System components and modules; implements standard computerized project tracking and status reporting systems Reviews, analyzes, and interprets project design and budgets, schedules, and costs related to construction, fleet services, or vehicle acquisition to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time, and dollar requirements, including Life of Project reporting Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to cost and schedule management activities Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to cost and schedule-related activities Conducts meetings and presentations with internal and external stakeholders, management, and Board of Directors Prepares and presents reports to management and the Board of Directors Manages performance and evaluates work of consultants/contractors/vendors to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Coordinates the capital and operating budgets and staffing plans in conjunction with Office of Management and Budget Manages capital and operating budget; conducts effective performance analyses, and supports executive management in the development and implementation of strategic objectives Provides financial plans, projections, and forecasts for programs and projects, and analyzes financial impacts Tracks and analyzes actual expenditures versus budget performance to determine and resolve variances Manages accounting activities for multiple departments under an executive officer, including payroll, accounts payable, general ledger, and monthly and year-end closeout activities Manages, in conjunction with the Procurement department, procurement activities for multiple departments, including Request for Proposal (RFP) development, procurement planning, contract administration and conflict resolution Responds to inquiries by Board of Directors, Los Angeles Mayor's Office, outside agencies, and executive officers, and prepares correspondence and analytical reports Supervises, trains, mentors, 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 May be required to perform other related job duties Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out 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 Engineering, Construction, Business, 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 providing project control for heavy civil or multiple projects 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 AACE International (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) Certification preferred 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 managing railcar procurement and/or midlife overhaul project(s) Experience in all phases of assembly production to ensure compliance with project scope and schedule Experience providing project management and integration support to rail vehicle projects Experience selecting and hiring contractors and consultants Experience managing consultants and ensuring sufficient project support of all activities from design through commissioning phases Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) Licensed Project Management Professional Certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of construction project management, including cost management, scheduling, and configuration management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Project management principles and practices Budget and cost forecasting methods and processes Engineering and construction concepts Contract administration Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Skills: Overseeing the operations of multiple project control work units Performing complex financial analyses and produce reports Cost forecasting Managing multiple contractors Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Work on multiple projects simultaneously Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Plan financial and staffing needs Prepare complex comprehensive reports and correspondence 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: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Provides journey-level administrative, technical, analytical, and/or budgetary support for an assigned department. Example Of Duties Provides administrative support for a department or division in one or more of the following areas as assigned, which may include budget preparation and administration, contract monitoring, and personnel administration Conducts research and prepares reports requiring compilation and analysis of data Conducts forecasting analyses and studies Develops program management, data tracking, and other software applications on personal computers Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems Monitors projects and programs Confers with internal and external stakeholders regarding various matters as assigned Represents the department at meetings, committees, and conferences Performs and formulates financial, administrative, policy, and organizational analyses and recommendations Advises management and staff regarding performance and funding matters Monitors assigned departmental operating and capital budgets Prepares recommendations for proposed expenditures of capital funds Researches and recommends appropriate action regarding performance and budget variances Reviews grant requests Monitors grant expenditures 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 Business, Public Administration, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and/or administrative 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 (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 supporting an executive management team Experience preparing and monitoring the procurement process and coordinating with contract administration staff Experience preparing and monitoring a departmental budget Experience preparing departmental forms such as travel authorization requests, and business expense reports Experience coordinating and communicating with multiple departments Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel to generate pivot tables and perform vlookups Experience working in the public sector (city, county, or public transit agencies) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of budget, accounting, financial, and administrative and technical analysis Research and report preparation methods Mathematics and business statistics Applicable business software applications Skills: Performing statistical and financial analyses Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and developing and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and critical thinking 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 Abilities: Research, compile, and analyze data Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Think and act independently Follow oral and written instructions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, 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. (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: 12-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2019
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 other 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 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 Microsoft Office Word 2010 and Excel 2010 Specialist preferred Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Travel to construction sites and access areas under construction 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 designing Rail Systems Engineering or Communications Engineering related to light rail and subway systems Experience designing Systemwide Electrical Rail Systems including Fire Alarm detection and monitoring, Closed Circuit Television, Intrusion Detection, Public Address, and Wireless Network Systems Experience designing Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Interface requirements Experience designing Rail Maintenance Yard and Shop, including shop equipment requirements Experience developing Technical Specifications related to rail systems 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 Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) 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. (CM) *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: 27-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Manages, oversees, and coordinates timely construction of rail and bus facilities projects from start to finish and within approved budgets. Example Of Duties Manages, drives, and monitors rail and bus facilities construction projects, including developing workplans, schedules, cost estimates, and specifications Oversees the work of construction management consultants and/or acts as Resident Engineer supervising construction Inspectors, Construction Engineer, and administrative support Monitors work for compliance with schedule, budget, technical, safety, and legal requirements Collaborates with contractors, specialists, and lead agencies Reports on work progress and budget to senior management Monitors compliance with the contract Manages assigned Metro staff Has budget accountability for an area of responsibility Reviews contract documents and assists with bid forms, pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations and recommendations, and negotiations with consultants and contractors Coordinates activities/operations with other Metro staff and public agencies Resolves design and field construction problems Attends progress meetings and reports on contract status Expedites design and field changes; negotiates change orders Reviews contractors′ requests for change and, if appropriate, prepares contract change notices with appropriate justification Advises on content of operations and maintenance manuals Recommends policy/procedure improvements Monitors claims and suggests ways to minimize Coordinates work schedules around special events Monitors field implementation of pollution controls for dust, noise, and vibration Monitors parcel acquisition to ensure availability before construction Conducts site audits and testing 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 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 Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a related field Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in the management of construction contracts; experience in tunneling, aerial structures, underground structures, ballasted trackwork, highways, and highway bridges 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 overseeing the construction of transit projects Experience reviewing and analyzing construction claims Experience writing technical papers and reports, and responding to Contractor letters, Requests for Information (RFI's), and Requests for Changes (RFC's) Experience utilizing computer programs for project management such as Primavera P6, Primavera Contract Management, or Bluebeam Experience reviewing, modifying, and administering construction contracts and specifications Experience preparing bid packages and procurement documents, drafting change modifications and justifications, preparing tasks orders, and analyzing and negotiating changes and claims Experience reviewing and analyzing construction schedules Experience tracking, reviewing, and responding to Requests for Information (RFI's), Submittals, and Change Order requests Certifications/Licenses / Special Requirements A valid California Class C driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions State of California registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect preferred Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of engineering and construction of rail and bus transit facilities Equipment and construction techniques related to the installation and construction of various rail and bus facilities Applicable local, state, and federal building and construction requirements and standards Basic principles of rail and bus operation and maintenance Project contract documents and plans Metro General Conditions, General Requirements, and TRs (Technical Requirements) and specifications Construction terminology Safety and Security Manuals Business computer use applications related to contract scheduling and financial recordkeeping Skills: Interpreting design plans, shop drawings, and construction calculations Understanding engineering terminology Analyzing complex construction issues, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Using various business applications and software, including Excel, Outlook, and MicroStation Document and budget tracking Communicating effectively orally and in writing Effective inter- and intra-agency communication Abilities: Monitor multiple contracts, keeping them on schedule and within budget Mediate and negotiate construction contract terms Plan financial and staffing needs Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Take accurate and detailed notes and meeting minutes Oversee assigned staff effectively Type well and hand write legibly Obtain cost savings where possible Maintain accurate records and statistical information Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions 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: 26-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 27, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Directs creation, implementation, and oversight of Metro's budget; monitors, tracks and adjusts funding allocations, as needed, to optimize fund availability to meet all organizational objectives and delivery of initiatives; and provides performance reporting, performance metric analysis, and related analytics to estimate optimal functional resource requirements based on prioritized project deliverables. Example Of Duties Identifies fund sources and recommends revenue uses for annual budget and Life of Project budgets Coordinates revenue-related activities throughout the agency Directs monitoring of funding to maximize use and adjusts as necessary Utilizes technology to direct the forecasting of revenues and strategically applies revenues to optimize funding and project delivery Directs and participates in the analysis of financial and non-financial budget and actual performance data and applies results to pre-defined performance factors to determine optimum functional product delivery Directs project cash flow analysis, staffing projections, processes, and schedule adherence to determine project budget spending patterns to ensure project expense optimization and adherence to project budget and accounting provisions Establishes functional and organizational short- and long-range goals and objectives with development of various annual forecasts Establishes and directs complex modeling requirements to estimate and validate various resource projections and comparisons to performance indicators; advises staff on model development and interpretation of results Develops requirements and processes, and oversees the preparation of cost estimates and validation of functional resource plan estimates Confers with executive management and validates project funding forecasts based on projected expenditures Utilizes technology to oversee and participate in the preparation and presentation of reports and analyses, including strategic planning and policy matters, to management and the Metro Board of Directors Oversees analysis of project costs and revenues with Accounting, Treasury, and Capital Planning Participates in management meetings and the decision-making processes to provide a strategic approach to problem solving Represents Metro before the Metro Board, Metro Board deputies, partner agencies, and special interest groups Directs and monitors Metro Board approved funding commitments and for impact on budgets Supervises, trains, mentors, 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 Minimum Qualifications 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 Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience performing government/transit finance and/or budgeting 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 Treasury Department incumbents must be bondable Professional certifications such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CPFO (Certified Public Finance Officer) 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 working in a transportation finance environment Experience leading the management of finance projects Experience developing estimating factors and evaluation criteria Experience modeling project resource needs and validating model runs Experience building, managing, and evaluating project performance reports Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of financial and organizational management and behavior Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of advanced budgeting, government/fund accounting, public finance, economics, planning, and resource modeling Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing budgeting, funding, and financial operations of a business unit Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting and monitoring, budget development and implementation, and advanced resource modeling Financial modeling, forecasting/estimating, research, and analysis Application of funding source provisions Applicable and current financial and database management software, such as Oracle Database, and computer business software applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite Individual and group dynamics and leadership development Modern management techniques Skill in: Directing the overall operations of major financial functions Defining and performing complex financial, statistical, and operational performance analysis and modeling Determining strategies to achieve operational goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending strategic solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and applying funds Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, mentoring and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Think and act independently Meet precision and productivity requirements Understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures to work products Represent Metro before the Metro Board, public, outside entities, and advocacy groups Allocate the division of labor for a diversified workforce 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 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: 27-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 27, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Performs highly complex cost estimating assignments and estimating quality assurance audits for planning, designing, building, operating, and maintaining Metro's transportation projects; supervises both internal and external project specific estimating teams; participates in identifying best practices for continuous improvement; and ensures that Metro employees′, passengers′, and the general public′s safety is the primary consideration. Example Of Duties Performs highly complex cost estimating assignments and estimating quality assurance audits for planning, designing, building, operating, and maintaining Metro's transportation projects Performs technical quality reviews and evaluates cost estimates′ deliverables and cost analysis performed by assigned staff Serves as Estimate Project Team Technical Lead and serves as a technical expert in cost estimating and analysis work Supervises lower-level cost estimators Supervises consultant estimating teams regarding technical compliance with Metro′s statement of work, technical specifications, estimating standards, and project objectives Supervises project specific estimating teams that are internal to Metro Estimating and integrated Metro and consultant estimating teams in project field offices Evaluates accuracy and quality of estimating staff quantity takeoffs Reviews, interprets, and comments on major project designs, drawings, and statements of work developed by user departments and consultants Prepares and presents technical cost estimating reports Participates in price negotiations Conducts construction/project site visits, making notes of the project site such as geographical features, access to infrastructure, resources needed, and other relevant information in order to make a comprehensive project estimate Adheres to department/unit budget, goals, strategic plan, and schedules which comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility 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 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 Engineering or Construction Management, Public Administration, or a related field Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in cost estimating or contract pricing for major capital projects 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 work plans for individual construction activities and summary level project schedules Experience reviewing and analyzing construction claims Experience estimating construction direct and indirect costs, including field overhead, home office overhead, contingencies, and profit Experience developing quantities of work and materials from construction contract plans and specifications Experience supervising and directing the work of a cost estimating group Experience utilizing estimating software such as Sage (Timberline), HCSS (HeavyBid), and Trimble (Accubid) or similar Experience utilizing takeoff software, such as PlanSwift or similar Certifications/Licenses / Special Requirements A valid California Class C driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions California Professional Engineering (PE) License, ASPE (American Society of Professional Estimators) Professional Estimator Certification, or AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) Estimating Professional Certification preferred Exposure to physical hazards during site visits Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of construction, engineering, cost estimating, and contract pricing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Construction methods for rail transit guideways, highways, streets, bridges, buildings, reinforced concrete and steel structures, and equipment relating to transportation systems Engineering and construction concepts and techniques Construction methods for storm drain, sewer, and water, power, and communication utilities Construction industry codes and unit cost data Sources of estimating data in the construction industry such as labor and equipment productivity rates, composition of standard crews, construction cost indexes, etc. Applicable business software applications Skills: Developing construction labor rates with all fringe benefits, payroll taxes, and insurance Developing work plans for individual construction activities Analyzing situations, identifying problems, problem solving, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Determining strategies to achieve goals Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile, analyze, and interpret complex technical and cost data Supervise, train, and motivate staff and provide technical guidance Mediate and negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures, contract terms and conditions, engineer drawings, and technical statements of work 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: 26-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 27, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, manage, and control the operations of Transit Court; oversees the day to day administration and processing of Metro's Transit Court citations and appeals program Example Of Duties Develops, coordinates, and implements policies and procedures for processing of citations for violation of Customer Code of Conduct, Parking ordinance, and congestion reduction lanes Manages transit court related software including software development, enhancements, scheduling, and data reporting procedures Prepares and oversees responses to Public Records Act requests Researches and maintains records of legislation affecting citation issuance, processing, collection, or appeals; prepares memos on the impact of proposed or new legislation Collaborates with other departments to provide information and advice affecting effective enforcement methods geared to reduce fare evasion, improve safety, and improve quality of life in and around the Metro system Works with System Security and Law Enforcement to process citations and maximize collection of fines and penalties associated with the violation of transit-related offenses including Metro's Parking ordinance, Congestion Reduction Lanes, and the Metro Customer Code of Conduct Oversees Transit Court Hearings and Hearings Support units including drafting specifications for an outside vendor who will process issued citations and subsequently, administer vendor contract ensuring the prompt processing of citations, notice to violators, collection of penalties and fines and the processing of citations through the Transit Court and the Los Angeles County Superior Court Oversees Transit Court to promptly conduct hearings and issue decisions Develops diversion programs such as Transit School education programs and community service in lieu of all or a portion of fines and penalties Manages the processing, tracking, reporting, and hearing of all Customer Code and Parking ordinance violations/citations Obtains software that will handle paperless processing of citations from issuance to disposition inclusive of vendor processing, through the initial review and appeal process, to Superior Court Writes and enforces standard operating procedures Maintains a citations database system from issuance of citations, vendor processing, initial review, appeal and appeals to Los Angeles County Superior Court of transit-related offenses/fines Oversees, monitors, and adheres to departments budget, goals, and schedules which are compliant with agency-wide fiscal responsibility Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Plans, administers, directs and evaluates the work of subordinate staff engaged in the citation administration and adjudication functions Partners with Transit Security and Hearing Officers in support of the adjudicative process Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Systems Management, Criminal Justice, Political Science, or other related field Juris Doctorate Active member in good standing of the California Bar Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience developing and implementing business processes or other customer service-oriented work environment OR Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience performing work in a law practice, the judicial system, court administration, or similar environment 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: Ability to communicate in a second language (i.e. Spanish) Experience working in the public sector Experience working in a transit agency Experience practicing law in a court room or administrative hearing setting 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 Knowledge: Applicable local and state laws, codes, and regulation governing public transit systems such as California Public Utilities Code and Vehicle Code Transit related law enforcement practices Court administration, administrative law, hearings, and due process Modern management theory Money collections practices Skills: Compiling, analyzing and interpreting complex data Analyzing situations and identifying problems; recommending and implementing solutions Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Planning financial and staffing needs Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and the public Abilities: Lead a business unit including the planning, organization, and oversight of administrative and professional staff Understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Proactively analyze situations, identify problems, recommend and work to implement solutions Interact professionally with Metro personnel at all levels Represent Metro before the public Exercise good judgment and suggest practical creative solutions to challenges Communicate effectively orally and in writing in English Facilitate training and development programs Determine strategies to solve problems and achieve goals Effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff 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: 17-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 26, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Performs senior analyst-level workers′ compensation functions in accordance with the California Labor Code, mentors lower level staff, and works with management and division personnel to enhance the Transitional Duty Program (TDP). Example Of Duties Conducts senior analyst-level investigations upon receipt of new claims Assists employees who have been injured on the job and processes benefits due to injured employees Handles issues and problems regarding injured workers who have filed claims Processes medical bills and liens accumulated during an injured employee claim process Reviews and responds daily to all incoming legal and medical mail on a timely manner in accordance with California Labor Code regulations Handles claim files efficiently to ensure all benefits have been paid timely and appropriately Provides quality customer service to injured employees, division personnel, and providers Maintains claim files on an effective diary system to aggressively handle claims and ensure timely responses Works closely with legal to strategize on plans of action for appropriate resolution of claims Mentors and trains lower level employees Provides a high quantity and quality of work in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and in accordance with the California Labor Code Regulations and Requirements Prepares files for presentation to division personnel as required/needed 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: Bachelor's degree - Business or other related field Three years of relevant experience handling, analyzing, and resolving workers' compensation claims and caseload of varying types of employers, including California workers' compensation laws experience Prior employer's Designation Certificate preferred California Self-Insurers Administration Certificate preferred California Worker's Compensation Claims Administration (WCCA) Certificate preferred 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 handling workers' compensation claims Experience applying workers' compensation labor code laws when providing benefits or denying a claim Experience conducting full-cycle workers' compensation claims Experience analyzing medical reports to provide benefits or payment of medical services Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of claims administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing workers' compensation, disability, and vocational rehabilitation State Labor Code Laws Strategies and procedures for case settlements Research and report preparation Applicable business software applications Skills: Performing professional workers' compensation claims administration work Calculating wages Reviewing and rating medical reports Analyzing situations, identifying problems and issues, and recommending solutions Working with legal representatives to resolve matters or cases Working aggressively to bring cases to resolution without legal actions Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Operating personal computers and office equipment Abilities: Organize and prioritize work handle work assignments on a strict diary system to ensure deadlines are met timely Meet time constraints and deadlines Use good judgment when handling highly confidential material and information Follow both oral and written instructions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, guidelines, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze data Prepare and report statistical information Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives 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
Nov 26, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Provides administrative support in assigned department to an organizational unit or project team. Example Of Duties Administers departmental projects and performs special assignments related to the department's business Assists in scheduling and coordinating meetings Handles, processes, and maintains confidential or legal documents and data Gathers and compiles data and prepares simple statistical and narrative reports Prepares, processes, and maintains records of departmental purchase requisitions Prepares petty cash reimbursement Generates correspondence, reports, and presentations Orders and distributes materials, office supplies, equipment, and furniture Assists in preparation of graphs, programs, and posters Provides information and referral to Metro personnel and to the public Develops and maintains filing systems, records, and logs including computerized database files Prepares and submits requisitions and check requests May be required to perform other related job duties Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out 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: Associate's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field one year of relevant experience performing administrative or secretarial work 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 completing benefits letters for delay, denial, acceptance, or compensation payments Experience calculating compensation benefits for payment of temporary disability insurance Experience applying regulations relating to timely payments and notice delivery Workers' Compensation related training certificates such as (Designation Certificate, IEA training certificates, etc) preferred Experience reading medical records to ensure medical benefits are provided accordingly Experience contacting medical facilities and obtaining disability status results Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of basic bookkeeping and office administration Financial Information Systems (FIS) Applicable business software applications Skills: Devising recordkeeping and reporting systems Analyzing situations and identifying problems Exercising sound judgement and creativity in making decisions Prioritizing and multi-tasking Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Operating computers and general office equipment Abilities: Gather, compile, analyze and summarize data Perform highly repetitive work Meet time deadlines Handle confidential information Think, work, and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures 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
Nov 23, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Performs senior-level technical planning, programming, or project support and performs a range of functions in an assigned organizational unit. Example Of Duties Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation projects, programs, and policies Prepares specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements Schedules and coordinates meetings with Metro departments and external parties Participates in meetings with Metro staff, community organizations, cities, and other public agencies Assists in negotiations and execution of various agreements Manages small, single-site or region-wide projects or funding programs; manages small consultant contracts or assists with the management of large contracts Manages project schedules, budgets, tasks, and assigned activities Conducts analyses and makes policy recommendations Provides technical guidance to local jurisdictions and outside agencies on Metro programs Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits, and risks associated with various plans, programs. and projects Prepares and delivers reports, presentations, and correspondence Coordinates with other Metro departments on programs and projects Applies, develops, and implements statistical analysis procedures Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out 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: Bachelor's Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field Three years of relevant experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment 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 serving as a liaison between executive management and other departments within an organization to perform project coordination and provide administrative support Experience compiling and preparing reports for executive management Experience creating correspondence, and coordinating meetings and events Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation, urban and regional planning, land use planning and regulations, programming, public financing techniques mobility, and/or fiscal analysis Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding sources, real estate leasing, mobility and development practices Financial, analytical, statistical research, and mathematical processes and procedures Technical research methods, analysis, and innovation Best practices regarding project management and planning Applicable business software applications Emerging business models and opportunities to test new models of service delivery Skills: Conducting comprehensive planning studies and projects Identifying problems and analyzing data in pursuit of solutions and/or to test new models of service delivery Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediating and negotiating Communicating project opportunities, risks, and constraints Abilities: Compile and analyze complex data Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Convey ideas clearly and in a timely fashion Think and act independently Navigate Metro's complex organizational structure Develop and execute strategies to meet project and department goals Be flexible, adaptable, and able to iterate as obstacles are encountered during project delivery Develop and maintain external relationships to ensure project success Understand, interpret, and apply theories, laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and agreements Represent Metro before the public Handle confidential information Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence 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: 13-DEC-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Manages and executes complex activities in an assigned organizational unit and manages assigned staff and consultants. Example Of Duties Conducts and manages complex planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs May manage staff, consultants, and/or projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results Participates in analyzing, developing, and recommending program guidelines, strategies, policies, and procedure Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with various agencies Develops and negotiates scopes of work, supports the solicitation process, and participates on negotiation teams with contractors/consultants Manages vendor performance against agreed contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time, and within budget for the assigned business unit Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts, and budgets for plans, programs and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and presentations Makes presentations to internal/external stakeholders Participates on/with special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums, and peer groups Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects 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 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 Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Six years' of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment. 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 conducting governmental financial planning and analysis, financial or other quantitative modeling, funding of public capital infrastructure, or other related area Experience preparing financial analysis related to public infrastructure, including funding plans and strategies for projects and programs, and revenue and cost projections Experience managing a variety of state and federal funding and grants Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business and public administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies Financial, analytical, and statistical methods and procedures Budget and accounts management, forecasting, and linking to funding sources Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Skills: Conducting comprehensive studies and analyses Overseeing multidisciplinary teams Supervising, training, and motivating staff Critical and analytical thinking Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions Establishing and implementing relevant policies and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Communicating technical information effectively to non-technical audiences Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediating and negotiating Abilities: Manage multiple priorities and deadlines Think and act independently Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, 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. (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: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise cost or schedule activities for large, complex capital projects. Example Of Duties Generic Monitors consultants monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Supervises in-house and consultant staff Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans 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 subordinate employees Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Cost Control Supervises Cost Analysts to analyze, develop, control and report budget and project costs Prepares and analyses project cashflow, commitment plans, funding and manpower plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding cost management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures accurate financial records are maintained and documented Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project cost baseline plan and periodic updates to current cost status reports Identifies cost related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Schedule Control Prepares, analyzes, and implements project design and construction schedules to ensure conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of schedule baseline plans and periodic schedule status reports Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding schedule management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Identifies schedule related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Ensures accurate schedule records are maintained and documented Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out 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 Bachelor's degree - Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or other related field Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in scheduling OR cost control in large complex capital construction projects, some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment 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, tracking, or reporting project scope, budget, cost, schedule, forecast, commitments, or trend reporting for major capital projects Experience in the scheduling of capital construction projects Experience preparing comprehensive cash flows Experience performing cost control in the rail transit industry Experience managing federal grant and funding contribution agreements Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineers (AACE) certification or other project/construction management certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Advanced capabilities of specified software such as Primavera Scheduling Software and MS Office Applications including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Abilities: Work with end users within an integrated team environment Work independently with minimal management oversight Plan, organize, and monitor the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Determine strategies to achieve goals Mediate and negotiate Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Provide direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Travel to offsite project 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. (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: 13-DEC-19