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.

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform systems analysis and coordinate the computerization of a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Researches functional areas to determine information systems needs Performs requirements analysis, feasibility studies, and prepares project proposals for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to assigned department Designs technical systems specifications Provides input to consultants regarding systems needs and acceptability of alternatives Evaluates systems to ensure that requirements are properly satisfied Verifies vendor compliance with contract and work plan Monitors system performance Responds to systems emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves system problems Prepares cost/benefit analysis reports for information processing systems and develops associated justifications for the acquisition of systems products and services Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Creates and modifies microcomputer programs Develops advanced microcomputer analytical models and report programs using specified software packages Designs advanced decision support tools and models used for decision making Participates in department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Participates in evaluation and awards of contracts to Information System vendors Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 4 years' experience performing systems analysis or computer programming work Experience utilizing an Integrated Agenda Management Platform is desirable Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Special Conditions: May periodically be on call 24 hours, 7 days a week Overtime, on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas, systems analysis, and statistical methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems relating to public records and litigation discovery Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex systems analyst work Analyze and design data processing systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Express technical information in a clear and simple way Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Determine strategies to achieve goals Define problems, analyze situations, conduct research, make recommendations, and implement solutions and alternatives based on environmental variables Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate 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. (JM) *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
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Develops and manage the bus/rail transit system safety program plan, systems assurance programs, OSHA programs, State regulatory programs, and major capital projects such as: Grade Crossing Safety Improvement, Hazard Management System, Safety Certification, Fire/Life Safety, or Photo Enforcement programs, and other programs/project needed to support department or agency requirements. Example Of Duties Designs and manages the implementation of a comprehensive system safety or assurance program for bus/rail transit operations Develops and maintains transit safety policies, standards, and procedures Monitors and directs field personnel involved in the installation of bus/rail transit safety improvements Manages, conducts research, and implements demonstration projects to mitigate bus/rail transit accidents and injuries Initiates transit safety legislation and education programs with supporting materials such as videos, posters, fliers, etc Prepares and reviews specifications and drawings for transit safety facilities such as rail stations, bus zones and terminals, maintenance bays, and equipment to verify compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulations Reviews and prepares design criteria for safety of transit passengers and employees Participates or coordinates transit safety design and reviews with local, state, and federal agencies including local fire departments Manages activities of transit safety consultants and contractors for assigned major capital projects Develops standards and guidelines for light rail transit systems Chairs or provides technical support to the various Committees, such as Fire/Life Safety Committee, Local Safety Committee, and Safety Certification Review Team Oversees compliance of rail projects to fire/life safety design criteria, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 130, and other related fire standards and codes Performs design reviews of bus and rail projects for safety compliance Conducts field inspections to resolve transit safety hazards and analyzes safety trends Compiles, analyzes, and interprets complex transit safety data Prepares and reviews hazard analyses relating to design, operations, and maintenance and makes recommendations to control hazards Oversees investigations of bus/rail accidents and injuries and prepares comprehensive reports including primary causation factors, contributory factors, and recommendations to prevent recurrence Monitors reliability demonstration tests Manages OSHA required training programs Performs rail start-up activities including evaluating emergency drills and procedures and resolving transit safety hazards Supports integrated testing activity and audits test procedures and results Develops safety certification checklists and manages the safety certification program required by the California Public Utilities Commission to ensure compliance 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 Serves as safety liaison with Joint Powers Authority (JPA) rail projects for system safety, fire/life safety, hazard resolution, and other safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Safety, Engineering, Business, or other related field 5 year's of experience in bus/rail transit system safety, systems assurance programs, OSHA programs, transit safety certification programs, transit fire/life safety or California Public Utilities Commission regulatory programs including 3 years supervising or managing one or more transit systems safety or assurance programs Valid California Class C driver license Transit safety courses desirable Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Special Conditions: 24 hours on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Frequent exposure to weather changes, odors, dust, heights, equipment, mechanical, and electrical hazards Knowledge: Theory, principles, practices, and procedures of bus/rail system safety and assurance engineering design, construction, operation, and maintenance Principles and practices of transit safety certification programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transit safety policies, fire/safety, and OSHA, including California Public Utilities Commissions Codes and General Orders Bus, light and heavy rail equipment and systems including train control, traction power, signaling, vehicles, ventilation Management of transit safety contracts and procurements Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee safety activities of multiple transit safety projects involving other departments or divisions Understand, interpret, and apply transit safety laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Convene and lead meetings to manage safety programs and processes Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend practical solutions, and evaluate outcome Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Oversee consultants who perform safety work Supervise subordinate 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. (pk) *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
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Applicants who previously applied to bulletin 005227-006 need not reapply. Basic Function The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Principal Human Resources Analyst. This position will be working in a team environment and be responsible for performing a variety of the most complex professional, technical and analytical classification and compensation activities related to the development and maintenance of the agencies compensation system. Candidate's will demonstrate the advanced professional skills in the areas described above to be placed in the Qualified Candidate Pools (QCP's) for open positions within the agency. Example Of Duties Reviews new positions in anticipation of recruitment to ensure appropriate classification. Based on position-specific information, determines if an existing description can be used for classification Reviews employees' request for classification review and makes recommendations. This includes reviewing job questionnaires, conferring with managers and employees, evaluating jobs and preparing written reports on findings. Communicates with stakeholders regarding the result of compensation work Reviews jobs for strategic management reorganizations, contractual reviews and projects, including both job audit and evaluation. Documents job-specific findings and recommendations to contribute to a comprehensive project report Researches situations as they arise related to aspects of compensation to provide clarity for resolution in consideration of contract provisions, historical practices, similar situations, etc. Develops and documents procedures to streamline processes and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements Provides analytical support and data analysis on projects and human resource metrics Reviews and recommends salary placements for new hires Plans, conducts, and takes the lead or project management role on assigned teams as well as major projects; reviews and evaluates results Provides guidance for other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Gathers and/or develops data and identifies and forecasts program costs Recommends and implements new policies or programs to meet unforeseen or unmet agency-wide needs Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, and employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration or other related field 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex human resources work related to compensation and classification Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, or related field AND/OR possession of a professional certification in Human Resources or other related field is desirable Successful candidates will demonstrate the following criteria beyond the minimum qualifications: Demonstrated ability to coordinate, persuade and involve diverse stakeholders using a customer service focus Demonstrated ability to lead assigned teams as well as classification compensation projects Note: Additional requirements may be assessed based on the needs of each position. Candidates will be notified of those additions at the time of the interview beyond the Qualified Applicant Pool. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency Research and report preparation methods Item analysis techniques Forecasting and succession planning 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 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. (AM) *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
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs senior-level complex work in support of contract administration activities. Example Of Duties Develops, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and issues solicitation amendments as necessary Leads other RFPs and IFB team members in planning, developing strategies, performing proposal evaluations, answering questions and correcting errors and/or inconsistencies in the solicitations Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to answer questions and set schedules Establishes evaluation criteria Receives bids and proposals; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to supervisor Prepares various contract award letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal award protests Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Completes final draft of contracts Reviews and approves invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders, task orders, contract work orders and contract modifications Coordinates surety bonds, letters of credit and escrow agreements Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, set payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract administration Monitors contract compliance Assists in developing claim strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Arranges and participates in final inspection and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable 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 Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 4 years of senior-level experience performing complex contract administration work Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: 4 years of senior level experience in rolling stock, heavy construction, or high value complex professional services Master's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and contract administration processes Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Perform complex professional services contract administration work Mediate and negotiate Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and RFBs Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Perform cost analysis Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time frame 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. (SP) *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-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 12, 2018
Full Time
This bulletin is posted to fill any regular or temporary vacancies. Basic Function Observes passenger activities on bus or rail station platforms through the use of closed circuit televisions. Example Of Duties Conducts observations on closed circuit television monitors of bus or rail passenger station platforms, ticket vending machines, fare gates and other structures and facilities Provides customer assistance via telephone to patrons who have problems with ticket vending machines, locating lost articles, and rail routing or schedule information Makes announcements regarding schedule changes, delays in service, out of service rail equipment and/or emergencies using public address system, the variable message system, and Transportation Passenger Information System (TPIS) Identifies ticket vending machine and fare gate problems; logs and reports malfunctions Video records criminal activities that are observed at bus or rail station platforms Logs daily activities and maintains records of observations Compiles data for computer input to generate various reports Reports crimes in progress and crimes reported by victims to management and the appropriate law enforcement agencies for action Assists supervisory personnel when necessary during emergency situations Reports medical emergencies to immediate supervisor and appropriate law enforcement agencies for assistance Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 1 year of experience performing clerical duties in a call center environment Special Conditions: May be assigned to work any shift Holiday work necessary Required training is 40 hours per week for approximately 4 weeks Knowledge: Observational surveillance practices Safety precautions and procedures English usage, grammar, punctuation, and spelling Metro's service areas and surrounding communities Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Provide friendly customer service Conduct surveillance and retain information Accurately and clearly report facts and details concerning observations Represent Metro before the public Analyze situations and identify problems Convey information clearly, accurately, quickly, and courteously to patrons Respond to customer complaints in a professional manner Operate computers and general office equipment Exercise good judgment in emergency situations Record observations and maintain logs of daily activities and incidents Type 25 words a minute Maintain extended visual concentration Read, write, speak, and understand English Multi-task Maintain extended visual concentration 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) *Restricted to TCU employees who have completed their initial probationary period.This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 11, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To establish and maintain internal communication strategies such as employee communication platforms and team building activities to foster employee morale Example Of Duties Establishes and implements internal communication strategies Drafts messages or scripts from senior executives for presentations to employees in written, spoken, and video format Ensures organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders Plans, edits, and writes content for a variety of internal communication mediums, including the staff intranet and production of informational, educational, and enlightening videos Creates shareable content appropriate for specific networks so employees can help spread messages, content, and links Listens and engages in relevant social discussion with employees Utilizes social media to communicate with staff internally Delivers presentations at organizational events, such as "road shows" or visits to divisions Plans, prepares, and oversees the design and execution of print and electronic content for Metro staff Ensures consistent design guidelines across all web, internal, and external printed materials and platforms Participates in the development and implementation of employee morale and team building activities Ensures internal communication messages are consistent across all mediums for internal departments within the organization Ensures external communication messages are consistent across all mediums Listens to and responds to feedback from staff and adjusts communication content accordingly Handles the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect organizational perception and the reputation of Metro Develops and monitors project plans, budgets, and costs for internal communication programs Coordinates and manages a matrixed team of agency reporters Assists in developing annual strategic public relations plans Supervises subordinate 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 subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or other related field 3 years' senior-level experience performing work in public relations or communications programs Valid California Class C driver license Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications: Training and experience utilizing SharePoint 365 Experience writing content for the web and social media Master's degree in a related field is desirable Public relations or communications experience within the transportation industry is highly desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of communications including digital media and public relations Mass communication techniques and program management Proofreading symbols and terminology Electronic media materials and processes, including photographic, video, and graphic media; copy writing; and script-writing Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of large-scale communications programs and projects Journalistically source stories from employees utilizing excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills Create effective content through expert knowledge of digital communications platforms Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts and labor/management agreements Manage multiple projects independently Compile, analyze and interpret complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Mediate and negotiate Represent Metro before the public and governmental entities Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions and evaluate outcome Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives and public officials Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Supervise subordinate 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. mb *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 24-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 11, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To provide executive direction to the Transportation Access Pass (TAP) Department within Metro. Example Of Duties Directs the operational component of Metro's Regional TAP Program Establishes goals and major priorities, facilitates and monitors progress Directs the evaluation, analysis, reporting and monitoring of mass transit revenue collection and services Directs the development of regional wide policies, programs, and standards for the overall functioning of automated fare collection (AFC) equipment for bus, rail, associated support equipment Coordinates the development and implementation of new regional fare collection and fare structure policies with 24 Los Angeles County transit agencies Works with Federal, State and local government and policy makers from outside agencies to secure program support, funding and create partnerships Represents Metro at meetings and conferences with public agencies, the private sector, public and corporate officials, and the general public Directs the conduct of studies, investigations, and analyses; presents oral and written reports of findings and recommendations to DCEO/CEO Chairs and serves as a member of inter-departmental and inter-agency committees Reviews unit performance against goals and takes necessary management actions to address deviations Oversees and reviews funding applications for various programs Leads the development of, and monitors capital and operating budgets and adherence to policies and procedures Maintains and updates long-range staffing plans, resource needs, and contingencies to support Metro projects Supervises subordinate staff 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 subordinate employees Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or other related field 8 years' senior management-level experience in financial services, administration or other related profession Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: 5 years' senior management-level experience designing and implementing an automated fare collection system for a major public transit agency Master's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of automated fare collection systems, including advanced and emerging technologies, integration, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and software systems Fare collection technology for both bus and rail public transit Financial principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation of Capital and operating budgets Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and control the integrated work of a multi-tiered organizational unit in providing financial services Develop and implement objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Determine strategies to achieve goals Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the Board of Directors, elected officials, Federal, State, local government, and the public Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Propose alternatives and scenarios in support of delivering Metro priorities Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and public officials Supervise diversified subordinate 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. kf *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 25-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 10, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To oversee and manage the cost estimating services for development of budgets, economic feasibility, design optimization and constructability evaluations and studies for procurement and administration of contracts and for other program management activities to ensure effective coordination with all Metro functional units in the successful execution of major capital projects. Example Of Duties Directs cost the estimating function to support development of budgets for Metro's projects Directs cost estimating function to support planning and design of Metro's projects through economic feasibility, design optimization and constructability evaluations and studies Directs cost estimating function to support procurement and administration of Metro's contracts Directs subordinate staff and evaluates cost estimates and cost analyses performed by subordinates Conducts staff meetings, and oversees the development and presentation of staff training Develops, directs, and manages the implementation of policies and procedures goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the cost estimating function Ensures compliance with federal, state, and Metro rules, regulations, and policies Monitors developments related to the Cost Estimating Unit and evaluates the impact upon Metro; implements policy and procedural improvements 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 Oversees the preparation of comprehensive technical evaluations, cost estimating reports and correspondence, and presents recommendations to management Oversees the preparation of complex cost estimates and analyses for design and construction services for major capital projects Analyzes costs of alternative designs and construction methods Evaluates complex quotes, bids, change orders, value engineering reports, and claims for accuracy and completeness of stated costs Evaluates cost estimating deliverables prepared by consultants for , accuracy, uniformity, and completeness and for compliance with Metro's statement of work, specifications, estimating standards, and project objectives for cost-containment Oversees the acquisition and evaluation of data on all factors that influence costs to ensure estimating databases are accurate Assists Executive Management in providing general executive direction for various Major Capital Projects Participates in the development of annual construction and other rail capital budgets, and preparing various budget amendments/adjustments Participates in the development of supporting documentation for funding and grant agreements with federal, state, and local agencies Participates in the development and modification of Metro's long and short range transit plans Represents Metro in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies and professional and business organizations Participates in contract negotiations as required and negotiates resolutions of cost estimating and pricing issues Reviews, interprets, and comments on major project designs, drawings, and statements of work developed by user departments and consultants Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction Management or other related field 5 years' management-level experience overseeing an estimating group working on large or major civil or facilities transportation projects Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: California Professional Engineering License ASPE or AACE certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost estimating, parametric methods, cost/price analysis, and government contract pricing Engineering and construction concepts, techniques, means and methods, and transit relating equipment and systems Engineering and construction drawings, specifications, schedules, and contracts Construction industry design, building and construction codes and standards Sources of cost data in the construction industry Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations related to public agency contract administration and procurement Business software applications including cost estimating and on-screen quantity takeoff software Modern management theories Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct the work of the Cost Estimating Unit, and establish and implement policies and procedures Supervise subordinate staff and monitor and evaluate their assigned workload, and meet tight time constraints Prepare reliable and accurate conceptual, preliminary and detailed cost estimates for complex projects Compile, analyze, and interpret complex technical and cost data, and conduct research on pricing, escalation, manufacturing and construction methods Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contract terms, and conditions, engineer drawings, technical statements of work, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives, and represent Metro before the public Communicate effectively orally and in writing, and prepare and write clear and comprehensive reports and correspondence Mediate, reconcile and negotiate settlement of differences and disputes Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions and recommendations, and handle highly confidential information Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. [JMC] *Restricted to Metro employees and current temporary employees who have at least six months of continuous employment with Metro. Regular employees currently on their initial probationary period may apply but will not be certified for hiring department interview until they have successfully completed the initial probationary period.This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 16-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 04, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repair communications and electronic equipment used on buses and other vehicles. Example Of Duties Performs field service maintenance on two-way radio, headsign, public address, digital video, and silent alarm system on coaches and other Metro vehicles Performs bench repairs to circuit boards on the component level of electronic communication equipment including, but not limited to, mobile radios, digital video recorders, control heads, hand sets, headsign modules, power supplies, encoder boxes, microphones and amplifiers Performs bench repairs to circuit boards to the component level on electronic fare collection equipment, including but not limited to bill modules, coin modules, power supplies, processor boards, keyboards, and related electromechanical modules Installs electronic communication and other electronic equipment, including fareboxes, on coaches and other Metro vehicles Programs and operates automatic test equipment to aid in the troubleshooting of electronic equipment Removes electronic communications equipment, including fareboxes from vehicles taken out of service Performs preventive and remedial maintenance on modules and assemblies Maintains automatic vehicle monitoring equipment on coaches Prepares routine records and narrative reports of maintenance activity Suggests modifications in electronic communications and fare collection equipment and servicing methods to improve performance and reliability Repairs and maintains electronic fare collection equipment 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 Graduation from a two (2) year accredited electronics trade school or college, with coursework and associated lab classes in DC, AC, semiconductor devices and AM-FM radio theory OR Three (3) years of experience performing field service, installation, repair, maintenance and acceptance testing of two-way radios and digital equipment Must have a valid commercial General Radio/Telephone Operators License issued by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Advanced courses in communications and digital electronics desirable Valid California Class C driver's license Special Conditions Must have normal color vision Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must be able to qualify for surety bonding Must provide own tools of the trade Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Knowledge: Methods, materials and equipment, and safety procedures utilized in the Installation and maintenance of analog and digital electronic equipment Including, but not limited to two-way radio, public address and electronic headsign and farebox systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Install and maintain analog and digital electronic communications and two-way radio equipment, read electronic schematic diagrams and equipment specifications Assess and resolve technical equipment problems and breakdowns Safely operate a variety of hand and power tools Follow oral and written instructions Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Tolerate various working conditions, including extended exposure to outdoors, noise, fumes, and all types of weather Work independently with minimum supervision Safely operate Metro vehicles 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: 17-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jul 03, 2018
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 an H-6 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. EJ 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: 31-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jun 29, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To develop, oversee, manage, and coordinate cost, schedule, budget and reporting for Metro capital projects. Example Of Duties Provides project management support and technical expertise to other Metro Departments in areas of project planning, cost, and schedule Develops and oversees budgeting, cost management and control, scheduling, and management information system and reporting activities within a rail or bus construction unit Identifies problems and manages resolution of issues and actions to ensure daily completion of required task efforts involving budget, cost, schedule and other Project Management responsibilities 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 Develops, reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to cost and schedule management activities Prepares and presents reports to executive management, the Metro Board of Directors and project funding partners Provides direction and oversees performance and evaluates work of consultants to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Reviews, analyzes, and interprets project design and construction budgets, schedules, and costs to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time, and dollar requirements including Life of Project reporting Prepares fiscal year capital budgets and life of project staffing plans for major capital projects, inclusive of quarterly and annual cash flow updates, for submittal to the Office of Management and Budget Manages major capital budget; conducts effective performance analyses and supports executive management in the development and implementation of strategic objectives Develops financial plans, projections, and forecasts for programs and projects, and analyzes financial impacts Develops, tracks and analyzes actual expenditures versus budget performance to determine and resolve variances Manages, in conjunction with the Procurement department, procurement activities for multiple departments including Request for Proposals development, procurement planning, contract administration and conflict resolution Responds to inquiries by the Board of Directors, City of Los Angeles Major's office and other outside agencies, and executive officers, and prepares analytical reports Prepare board reports for specific actions as required by the major capital projects Provides assistance and support to other Metro departments as directed by executive management to meet overall project needs and objectives Supervises subordinate staff Develops, manages and delivers quality projects on time and within scope and budget from project inception to project close-out 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 Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction, Business, or other related field 5 years' project control management level experience in heavy civil construction including work on multiple capital projects Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Master's degree in related field Professional certifications/license: AACE International Certification and/or PMP Experience integrating Project Management systems such as Oracle Primavera P6, Unifier, or Hexagon EcoSys EPC Experience leading organizational change management initiatives Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of design and construction project management Theories, principles and practices of cost management, scheduling, and configuration management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Engineering and construction concepts Contract administration Personal computer business software applications Modern management theory Abilities: Implement Project Control concepts with multiple new and active projects Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Develop, plan and manage financial and staffing needs Develop, compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Determine strategies to achieve goals Perform complex financial analyses and prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate 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. [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: 20-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jun 28, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex design, engineering, and implementation of telecommunications systems for major IT infrastructure projects and maintains responsibility for developing requirements, and overseeing the deployment of telecommunications systems. Example Of Duties Communications Management Designs and provides technical assistance in the installation, maintenance, and support of digital and analog communications systems. Documents existing systems architecture & technology portfolio to ensure currency is maintained Acts as project lead in designing communications systems to include, public address, voice, and other infrastructure Identifies, tests, diagnoses, and resolves communications systems performance problems in a multi-technology environment Interacts with vendors to resolve communications equipment and telephone network issues Generic Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages communications systems 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 communications or network engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Works closely with management in developing procurement and service contracts by providing technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Works with internal staff, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve network or communications problems which may impact the progress of the project Evaluates new products and services from vendors and manufacturers to determine applicability and compatibility to the communications or network systems in use by Metro Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Creates and maintains documentation including network diagrams, system use instructions, and troubleshooting guides Provides equipment purchase recommendations, interfaces with vendors, manages orders, and maintains funds availability Oversees, monitors, and adheres to departments/units budget, goals, and schedules which complies with agency-wide fiscal responsibility Develops and delivers quality projects from inception to close-out on time and within scope and budget Keeps abreast with new developments and technologies in communications systems; researches new developments and makes recommendations Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Electronics, or Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field 5 years' experience in engineering communications or network systems including the design and installation of large communications systems or data networks OR 5 years' experience on enterprise-scale computing systems including Microsoft Windows technology and CISCO Call Manager 2 years performing engineering project management work and managing Cisco Contact Center (UCCX/UCCE) Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Nortel Networks certifications in Administration, Installation and Maintenance, Basic Alternate Route Selection, Automatic Call Distributor, Meridian Mail, Traffic Analysis, and Systems Engineering Microsoft certifications or CISCO certifications Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Travel to construction sites and access areas under construction Knowledge: Communication Management Theories, principles, practices, methods, and techniques of telecommunications systems, including voice, unified communications, and call center technologies Private Branch Exchanges (PBX), Voice Over IP (VoIP), and voice mails, Local Area/Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN) Call recording technologies Cisco Systems network topologies design and implementation Cisco IOS (Voice) UNIX and/or Window operating systems LAN/WAN architecture, modern telecommunications technology ie (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, Fiber Optics, Asynchronous Transfer Mode, Digital Subscriber Line and Gigabit Ethernet) Principles of supervision and configuration management Project management and control practices Disaster recovery concepts Abilities: Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Authority employees Use computer-aided tools and products Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets 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. (JM) *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-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs complex engineering work coordinating with agency departments to ensure continuous improvement of rail fleet reliability & availability. Example Of Duties Coordinates with agency departments to ensure continuous improvement of rail fleet reliability & availability Performs continuous assessment of rail vehicle's reliability & availability for all fleets Coordinates with agency departments to ensure failures and events are properly logged and tracked and work orders are being issued and completed properly Coordinates with Rail Quality Assurance and Capital Project Teams to receive and review reports on fleet/vehicle failure trends Coordinates with agency departments to ensure failure reports from contractors and vendors are expedited and timely Ensures failure reports clearly identify the root cause of the failure Ensures failure mitigations address the root cause without compromise to vehicle performance, safety, reliability, or maintainability Coordinates with agency departments to ensure approved mitigations are applied in a priority order to effected fleets/vehicles Performs follow-up assessment to confirm application of mitigation addressed issue and improved fleet/vehicle reliability and availability Prepares monthly reports for Office of Chief Operations Officer regarding activities, major issues, and reliability and availability trends Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for rail vehicles Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Supports development of safety, security systems, facilities, and quality assurance certification standards Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes 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 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 Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 5 years of professional experience in reliability engineering Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience with Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance Techniques in an asset maintenance or manufacturing environment Experience with computerized maintenance systems and processes, and Continuous Improvement Programs Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline Special Conditions: Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Travel to construction sites and access areas under construction Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering Fundamentals of mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned reliability projects Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices Abilities: Perform complex reliability analysis in assigned discipline Communicate clearly to interface with Rail Fleet Services, Rail Vehicle Engineering, and Capital Project Teams (CPT) for vehicle overhauls & procurements Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for rail transit engineering projects from reliability perspective Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets 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. kf *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
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise technical personnel in the fabrication and re-manufacturing of public transit vehicle parts, assemblies, and equipment. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns work for fabrication shops Develops and maintains computer and manual files for payroll, attendance, project budgets, and production activities; prepares daily reports Implements and maintains safety programs Ensures compliance and promotes aspects of the Environmental Management System to employees and coworkers Conducts meetings to inform employees about safety, tool uses, equipment upgrade projects, and other related topics Investigates and reports accidents and injuries Follows up on ordered parts, equipment, and supplies; administers warranty claims Counsels subordinates on compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations Conducts first-level disciplinary and grievance hearings Analyzes structural failures, identifies problems, and plans and provides assistance to staff to remedy problems Conducts meetings to determine users' needs Approves completed work/repairs Prepares various reports, develops presentations, and oversees special development projects Supervises subordinate staff , accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Associate's degree - related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school 4 years' journey-level experience performing machinist work in the manufacture, assembly, installation, and/or repair of parts and equipment, special tooling, jigs, and fixtures with a minimum of 2 years' experience operating a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mill and lathe Experience welding, fabricating sheet metal, and/or reverse engineering materials is highly desirable Special Conditions: Will require supervising staff from mechanic classifications when assigned Frequent exposure to weather, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards Shift work Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of safe and proper use of tools and other equipment Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing maintenance, repair, and procurement of public transit vehicles Project planning and budgeting techniques Principles of supervision Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Business computer software applications, including proficiency in Computer Automated Manufacturing (CAM) software and G & M Codes required to work with multiple axis mills and lathes Industrial mathematics Basic properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals Welding and sheet metal fabrication techniques Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of technical personnel engaged in the fabrication and re-manufacturing of parts, assemblies and equipment for public transit vehicles Operate a vertical mill, horizontal mill and lathe Drill, mill, turn and grind ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, and other exotic materials for fabrication and remanufacturing Read simple and complex prints and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) drawings Interpret CAD drawings and convert desired results into final finished production products with an understanding of geometric dimension and tolerances (GDT) Read analog and digital gauges; interpret damaged and failed items to conclude results of tensile and shear testing Communicate effectively orally and in writing Exercise judgment and creativity in making recommendations Operate computers and Maintenance & Material Management (M3) program terminals and diagnostic equipment Meet productivity demands Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Travel to various Metro offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. kf *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
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs supervision, performs inspection, testing, installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment on the right-of-way, public area, and other Metro locations. Example Of Duties Performs installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of advanced electronic equipment, including, but not limited to, public address equipment, voice and data communication, telephones, fiber optic, CCTV, security alarm, fire detection and suppression, T1 and T3 multiplex, digital microwave, and computer systems Responds to equipment failure problems, determines cause, and restores equipment to service Monitors and oversees the work of contractors to ensure compliance with Metro design and specifications Maintains records and prepares reports of inspection, testing, and repairs Reviews and interprets blueprints, schematics, and drawings Performs Reg4 Inspections on Metro Facilities 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 4 years of journey-level experience performing preventive and remedial maintenance of communication equipment Up to 2 years of full-time training or education in DC, AC, semiconductor devices, AM-FM radio theory, advanced communications, and digital electronics at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for equivalent experience Valid California Class C driver's license Must possess or be able to possess a valid commercial General Radio/Telephone Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the end of the probationary period (120 days) Special Conditions: Must provide own tools of the trade Must have normal color vision Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must obtain a Certificate of Fitness from the Los Angeles Fire Department for Reg4 Certification as a requirement to pass probationary period Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of Fiber Optic / Microwave Networks, Radio Networks, advanced communication, audio, video, telephone, public address, and alarm systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Troubleshoot electronic equipment at a system-wide level and isolate the cause of the Fiber Optic / Microwave Network, advanced communication, audio, video, telephone, and alarm systems Climb heights up to 125 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds 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: 31-JUL-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs supervision, performs inspection, testing, installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment on the right-of-way, public area, and other Metro locations. Example Of Duties Performs installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of advanced electronic equipment, including, but not limited to, public address equipment, voice and data communication, telephones, fiber optic, CCTV, security alarm, fire detection and suppression, T1 and T3 multiplex, digital microwave, and computer systems Responds to equipment failure problems, determines cause, and restores equipment to service Monitors and oversees the work of contractors to ensure compliance with Metro design and specifications Maintains records and prepares reports of inspection, testing, and repairs Reviews and interprets blueprints, schematics, and drawings Performs Reg4 Inspections on Metro Facilities 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 4 years of journey-level experience performing preventive and remedial maintenance of communication equipment Up to 2 years of full-time training or education in DC, AC, semiconductor devices, AM-FM radio theory, advanced communications, and digital electronics at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for equivalent experience Valid California Class C driver's license Must possess or be able to possess a valid commercial General Radio/Telephone Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the end of the probationary period (120 days) Special Conditions: Must provide own tools of the trade Must have normal color vision Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must obtain a Certificate of Fitness from the Los Angeles Fire Department for Reg4 Certification as a requirement to pass probationary period Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of Fiber Optic / Microwave Networks, Radio Networks, advanced communication, audio, video, telephone, public address, and alarm systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Troubleshoot electronic equipment at a system-wide level and isolate the cause of the Fiber Optic / Microwave Network, advanced communication, audio, video, telephone, and alarm systems Climb heights up to 125 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds 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) *Restricted to ATU employees who have completed their initial probationary period.This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 31-JUL-18