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.

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 17, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform entry-level work in the administration of ethics related compliance programs required by law; promote an ethical culture within the agency; and support Metro's Board of Directors, management, employees, and suppliers on matters relating to ethics and compliance. Example Of Duties Determines appropriate filing category for various lobbying entities and distributes the correct forms that apply for that category and passwords to the entities utilizing the lobbyist registration system Instructs lobbyists on operation of the on-line registration and reporting system and reviews data submitted by lobbyists to ensure completeness and conformity with Metro procedures Produces reports generated by lobbyist registration system and engages in contractor community outreach to promote compliance and reporting Documents intake interviews on hotline contacts and consults with senior staff or Chief Ethics Officer to determine whether further investigation is warranted; prepares reports according to instructions for the Office of the Inspector General on which sections of the Metro Codes of Conduct might have been violated Reviews board reports for board meetings and compiles reports for board members under the supervision of the Chief Ethics Officer or senior staff on the possible conflicts for board members Organizes, maintains, and purges records in accordance with Metro's record retention rules and statutory requirements Works with senior staff within the department to respond to inquiries from Metro's Board of Directors, management, elected officials and the public regarding Metro's Codes of Conduct, compliance programs, or to determine Board Members voting conflicts Develops ethics newsletters and prepares training materials for ethics training which are reviewed by senior staff Conducts training on Metro's Codes of Conduct and statutory obligations Develops and maintains intranet and internet ethical web sites for staff and general public Compiles Public Records Act requests from the press and general public regarding records maintained by the Ethics Department Prepares monthly reports for Metro's Board of Directors and staff regarding procurement activity for voting conflict of interest issues or laws and board agenda issues Collects and reviews Annual Statement of Economic Interest Forms for Metro's employees, consultants, Board of Directors and staff Conducts research which is reviewed by senior department staff on ethical issues upon receipt of Board Member and agency management inquiries Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor degree - Business, Public Administration, Planning, Accounting, Political Science or a related field 1 year experience in the support of ethics programs or compliance with regulatory laws Knowledge: Ethical theories and practices Metro policies and procedures Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations with an emphasis on laws affecting governance of Metro and the California Political Reform Act of 1974 Presentation and training theories and techniques General office practices and procedures Business computer software applications including Windows, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Basic public speaking skills Abilities: Handle highly confidential information Perform a substantial volume of work with a low degree of error Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Learn, apply, interpret, and write sound accurate advice using IRAC method based on, laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures concerning ethics Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence consistent with professional offices practices Compile, organize, and analyze complex data Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, governmental representatives and the general public Exercise creativity in developing methods to carry out and improve Department programs and procedures Explain and support ethical rules and regulations Communicate effectively orally and in writing Follow instructions on simple to moderately complex matters relative to the job duties Coordinate, schedule, and present ethics training programs Provide work direction and guidance to lower level 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. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 12, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To direct and monitor administrative and support functions for Vendor / Contract Management (V/CM) and contribute toward strategic planning and continuous improvements for the business unit. Example Of Duties Provides advice and consults with contract administration staff on administrative, strategic, and procurement process activities Analyzes issues, prepares reports, and makes recommendations on technical and project-specific contractual matters for the Board of Directors and various committees Oversees Metro Business Outlook Publication and Metro mandated advertising programs (Bid/RFP notices, special notices, public notices, and recruitment advertising for Human Resources) Manages annual Greater Los Angeles Vendor Fair in cooperation with three other Government Agencies Oversees maintenance of vendor database and the production of mailings and required legal notices Oversees the processes of bid receipt and openings, securing bids and RFP's, performing bid tabulations, and responding to business community correspondence Manages Metro's Procurement Internet and Intranet web pages, ensures compliance of required forms and postings, and oversees the activities generated Develops and oversees the Office of Procurement contract filing and tracking system, managing personnel responsible for maintaining the file room and supporting the Agency Imaging project Directs administrative activities of clerical staff in the areas of vendor and procurement document management, including generation of solicitation documentation, ordering and distribution of office supplies, front-desk reception, and other general office duties Establishes and monitors strategic goals and objectives for the Office of Procurement by developing standards, methods and measurement, and communicating results to senior management Manages the Process Based Management (PBM) system by identifying Process Owners, assists with development of training, and monitors key processes Oversees special studies as requested by the Director, Contract Compliance, and Executive Officer Supervises subordinate staff including business systems technical staff Provides trouble shooting and/or systems application training to 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 Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, or other related field 4 years of senior-level experience overseeing and monitoring administrative and business support functions for a business unit 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 is the preferred qualification: Experience providing supervision and leadership for an administrative group Experience identifying and implementing Business Process Improvements Experience utilizing statistical data and analytics to develop reports Experience performing financial risk assessment Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Bid and contract analysis and preparation techniques Total quality tools and techniques Program and budget development, implementation, and goal-setting techniques Strategic planning processes File management processes and procedures Publishing and advertising Reporting and analytics Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations Abilities: Oversee work of a Procurement administration unit and interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive specifications, contracts, reports and correspondence Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Determine strategies to achieve goals and compile, analyze, and interpret complex data 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. (TS) *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-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 12, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform highly complex real estate work in appraisal, acquisition, relocation, environmental investigation, or property management and to provide coordination for internal management of procurement, contract management and file management. Example Of Duties Performs a broad range of complex, cross-sectional real estate and right-of-way functions Plans and manages real estate projects Reviews title reports, appraisals, and similar support documents and reports Assists management in preparing real estate revenue goals and budget reports estimating real estate related costs Inspects real estate both in person and using computer programs to document conditions Evaluates Metro's real estate needs, identifies opportunities to enhance safety and revenues, and recommends policies and procedures to enhance department efficiency and accuracy of management of assets Prepares written and oral reports, resolutions, correspondence and legal documents Represents the department in meetings with other departments/divisions, property owners and tenants, and business and community groups to make presentations or respond to inquiries Provides oversight and management of outside consultants Provides leadership, guidance, and advice to staff on complex real estate issues Provides training to support staff on real estate related functions Coordinates work activity of both professional and administrative staff when working on special projects Negotiates with property owners or their agents for purchase or voluntary transfer of property Coordinates with escrow and title companies relative to ownership and conditions of title Prepares and presents relocation related notices Reviews and processes relocation claims and payments Provides oversight on acquisition and relocation delivery milestones Solicits consultant for the preparation and review of environmental investigation reports Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Business, Real Estate, or other related field Five years of senior-level experience performing acquisition and relocation work Valid California Class C driver's license Professional Certificates/Licenses: Designation as Senior Right of Way Agent (SRWA) is highly desirable For an Appraiser's position, a California Real Estate Appraiser License is required 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 and understanding Right-of-Way planning, acquisition, and relocation for public projects Experience providing oversight of sub-consultants in preparation of title reports, appraisals, environmental investigations, relocation, and other Right-of-Way related deliverables and services Experience coordinating and managing a team of agents and support staff in the preparation, delivery, and negotiations for property rights Experience overseeing and planning real estate transactions, including appraisal and other sub-consultant deliverables, preparation of contracts and conveyance documents, settlement analysis and recommendations, and relocation oversight Experience in municipal government real estate Knowledge: Theories, principles, processes, procedures, and practices of real estate services, including appraisal, property management, and documentation requirements Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing real estate practices, processes, and procedures Basic real estate law and eminent domain law Theories, principles, and practices of land use planning and regulations Applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations governing public Financial calculations relating to real estate Various areas of Los Angeles County, including cities and neighborhoods Computer applications, particularly as related to the analysis and maintenance of property information and records Computer software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and financial calculator Abilities: Perform analysis of real estate issues, identify problems, and recommend solutions Negotiate favorable real estate transactions, prepare appropriate contract documentation, and recommend appropriate strategies Think and act independently Proof read and write scopes of work Conduct planning studies and act as a project manager Negotiate favorable real estate transactions, prepare appropriate contract documentation, and recommend appropriate strategies Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions and sensitivity in politically-charged areas or projects Represent Metro before the public Work successfully and accurately under tight time restraints Organize and manage many projects simultaneously 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. (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: 25-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform senior-level complex work in support of contract administration activities for capital projects and services. 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 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 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 - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex contract administration work Valid California Class C driver license Master's degree or CPCM is desirable 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 performing proposal evaluations Experience acting as chairperson on proposal evaluation teams Experience performing cost/price analysis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex heavy construction contract administration processes Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Perform complex professional services or construction 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 Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (EA) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 24-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage project control activities and resources in design, engineering, and construction, or testing, manufacturing, assembly, acquisition, or delivery activities associated with the successful completion of major Metro capital projects 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, consultants/contractors to ensure schedule adherence and program execution through contract close-out 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 Prepares and presents reports to management and the Board of Directors Oversees performance and evaluates work of consultants/contractors to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Coordinates in conjunction with Office of Management and Budget, the capital and operating budgets and staffing plans 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, month 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, LA Mayor's Office, outside agencies, and executive officers, and prepares analytical reports 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 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. Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction, Business, or other related field 5 years' lead or senior-level project control experience in heavy civil or multiple projects Professional certifications/license: AACE International Certification desirable Master's degree in related field desirable 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 Special Conditions: Exposure to physical hazards during site visits 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 Engineering and construction concepts Contract administration Personal computer business software applications Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of multiple project control work units 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 Plan financial and staffing needs 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.(SDR) 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: 19-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To administer and manage review of innovative project proposals submitted to the Office of Extraordinary Innovation (OEI) under Metro's Unsolicited Proposals Policy to ensure a thorough, fair, expeditious, and objective evaluation process, and facilitate demonstration, piloting, or implementation of innovative technologies, projects, or concepts. To incubate and advance purposeful innovation pilots in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. Example Of Duties Processes and manages Unsolicited Proposals accepted by Metro's Office of Vendor/Contract Management through all phases of evaluation Meets with parties interested in submitting unsolicited proposals to provide feedback and collaborates with Metro subject matter experts to outlines Metro's processes Meets with parties throughout Metro to better understand innovation challenges, needs, and pain points Assists with design, coordination, and management of projects selected for implementation, demonstration, or piloting Analyzes proposals and context to gain a clear understanding of the concept and how it might impact various Metro activities and departments Develops and implements expeditious cross-departmental review schedules for all proposals received, to meet aggressive deadlines Identifies, recruits, and convenes various Metro staff experts to serve on proposal review teams, developing agendas and leading review team meetings to gain key insights into potential value of proposals Identifies and scopes supplementary research tasks, as necessary, for effective proposal review Develops scopes for requests for additional information for more detailed analysis by Metro review teams Documents review team feedback and synthesizes with other sources, including Metro and third party data and research, and other information to develop clear recommendations for decision-makers Maintains correspondence with proposers regarding evaluation process, timelines, and the need for any additional information or supplementary meetings Participates in the development of competitive solicitations, demonstrations, or pilot projects resulting from unsolicited proposals Develops reports and presentations to document lessons learned Contributes to project design, messaging, outreach to both elected officials and general public, outreach to stakeholder agencies and/or organizations, in collaboration with OEI staff Prepares reports for management and the Board of Directors Oversees the development of content for and management of OEI website and newsletter Oversees the deployment of the OEI Ride-Along Program 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 - Public Policy; Transportation/Urban Planning; Political Science; Engineering; Product, Transportation, or Industrial Design; Business; or other related field (or equivalent professional experience in relevant field) Master's degree, fellowship program, or other similar training in related field desirable 3 years of progressively responsible experience in public policy, public administration, transportation planning, project development, business performance, or other related field Valid California Class C driver's license 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. Project Management or task leader experience Experience coordinating multiple disciplines and departments to achieve project goals Experience developing, evaluating, and implementing projects related to improving transportation and mobility, customer experience, safety or environment Experience facilitating and leading meetings Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation, especially public transportation and transportation planning New mobility and mobility-as-a-service, and related technologies and approaches, as well as emerging technologies in both public and private sector transportation applications Public contracting, including through public delivery and public private partnerships How to work effectively within a large public agency Local public policy and political landscape, including but not limited to mobility, labor, business, equity, and environmental issues Abilities: Understand Metro's key needs, challenges, and opportunities, and think critically about various ways to address each through a variety of approaches Provide leadership in overseeing multiple project evaluations to ensure compliance with schedule Develop relationships and work collaboratively with multiple points of contact throughout the agency Develop thorough understanding of Metro's internal structure, including departments, offices, leadership, and subject matter experts Represent OEI and Metro to potential private sector partners and public sector colleagues Work with partnering agencies and resource agencies effectively Recommend action plans, report on progress, review and comment on contract required documents, and respond to requests from executives and Board of Directors Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Connect all work to the agency's mission, vision, and goals Communicate effectively orally and in writing 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: 25-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise a work unit responsible for developing and modifying bus and rail service schedules. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and supervises a work unit in the development and production of transit operating schedules, work runs, and related materials Trains schedule-making staff in all facets of maintaining and building schedules, using manual and computerized techniques Conducts complex schedule-making or work run production assignments Oversees preparation of proposals for improving efficiency of schedule-making and runcutting work based on ridership trend reports Identifies operational and service problems, determines data requirements, and requests and analyzes passenger count studies to resolve problems and increase efficiency Reviews operating schedules, work runs, and all work assignments for accuracy and compliance with Metro policies, labor provisions, and regulations Meets with representatives of other departments, operating divisions, and agencies to discuss work projects, improvement of service, procedures, production of transit schedules, and resolve problems 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 2 years' experience performing journey-level schedule-making and runcutting work using a computerized scheduling or runcutting system Bachelor's Degree - Planning, Statistics, Business, or other related field desirable Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transit schedule-making and work run development Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies for a public agency Schedule-making computer software applications Metro transportation operations and service areas Advanced statistical and data collection methods Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a bus and rail service schedule department Perform complex schedule-making and runcutting work Utilize computerized scheduling and runcutting systems and tools Develop schedule building methods and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex schedule data Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Operate computers and general office equipment Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Manage projects from inception to culmination 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. *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-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, develop, direct, and manage the Enterprise IT Networks (with 5000 nodes and above) and to perform related work as required in designated Information Technology areas. Example Of Duties Develops plans, directs and manages the Enterprise Network Infrastructure for Metro's voice and data network. Provides management oversight and technical expertise for Information Technology (IT) systems Facilitates strategic and operational planning Monitors current systems and recommends improvements to program design and future service plans Prepares feasibility studies and project schedules Solicits vendor cost estimations and tracks actual project costs Serves as the liaison between group departments, external vendors/providers of IT, and Metro executives Researches and evaluates new technology software and hardware Participates on various committees and task forces related to the Enterprise networking and network security. Reviews and analyzes justifications for new and expanded network programs Provides network expansion, network implementation, project management, and network architecture design assistance Presents plans, project status and progress against milestones in oral and written reports to Senior Management Manages and monitors the individuals responsible for completing each project through direct supervision Supervises the development/implementation of projects and services through the entire project life cycle Allocates assigned manpower and other resources required to meet objectives Consults with user departments to clarify and solve networking needs and problems; establishes priorities and schedules to ensure user satisfaction with implemented systems Provides technical direction and manages technical reviews of system analysis projects, system design, and program implementation; approves system designs and changes before presented to user Participates in selection and negotiation processes for hiring of outside contractors; oversees work of contractors, monitors contractor progress and evaluates work products, and authorizes payment for services Chairs meetings with consultants and users to resolve problems, make design decisions, and resolve complex contract scope issues Conducts special projects and studies and assists in establishing departmental plans and schedules Directs preparation of feasibility studies, project proposals, and requests for proposals for the purchase of new software and hardware Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs 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 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 - Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field 3 years' management-level experience in an enterprise networking environment. Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis 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 enterprise networks with 2000+ end devices and 20+ remote locations Experience managing large enterprise networking systems for a public agency Experience leading a network implementation from inception to completion Experience managing bus and rail networking integrations Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of networking systems and related areas; software and hardware; network development life cycle; network system design; and overall data management systems, techniques, and design using network engineering techniques Advanced capabilities of large-scale computing platforms and cloud computing architectures Engineering Mathematics and computer applications Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and routers, including the associated data communications technology Contract administration Modern management theory Cisco and HP Aruba wire and wireless integration Abilities: Oversee the development and maintenance of networking systems in designated information technology areas Analyze and direct the design of highly complex data network Manage large-scale projects from inception to culmination Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Determine strategies to achieve goals and Plan financial and staffing needs Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Exercise independence in identifying, defining and selecting study methods Research, compile, analyze, interpret, and disseminate information Evaluate and establish appropriate priorities Establish and accomplish goals and objectives Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with IT service provider staff, management and subordinate employees Exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information; analyze and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 04-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
Example Of Duties Assists in performing administrative and organizational analysis and participates in budget and grant preparation and administration Conducts research studies and collects data for management reports and programs Responds to inquiries for information from staff, management, and the public Troubleshoots software and basic hardware problems Prepares reports and correspondence Maintains and updates reference and procedural materials and computer databases Assists in developing policies and procedures Reviews and approves invoices Catalogs, orders, organizes, and disburses reference and technical materials Purchases manuals and materials for department Performs analytical work in support of a department's business Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field and 1 year experience performing secretarial or paraprofessional administrative work OR Associate's degree or equivalent number of units and 3 years experience performing secretarial or paraprofessional administrative work OR 5 years experience performing secretarial or paraprofessional administrative work. Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience performing administrative functions in support of executive management and/or a government relations department. Experience coordinating contracts and invoicing for professional services including, but not limited to, lobbying activities. Experience compiling data for reports to the Fair Political Practices Commission. Experience in preparing public agency travel documents and justification memos. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of budget or grant planning Business computer software applications Mathematics and business statistics Abilities: Prepare reports and correspondence Research and compile data for reports and inquiries Communicate effectively orally and in writing Operate computers and general office equipment Analyze situations and identify problems Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures 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. [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: 20-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and maintain the activities of the Enterprise Transit Asset Management Unit providing centralized systems support and data analytics for asset inventory. Example Of Duties Provides database programming services in Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL), including SQL Server, Access and Power BI development work, data conversion and validation, customized data reporting, and assisting with analysis and interpretation of data for use in physical asset inventory and financial needs analysis Serves as project manager for development and updates of SQL database applications including design, specifications, testing, implementation, data conversions, interfaces, custom reporting, and resolution of issues/debugging Provides input and oversight in testing of new Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP)/Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems Optimizes antiquated reporting methods by introducing accessible data models, interactive reporting, and intuitive data analysis Supports the development and administration of a SQL Server environment within the Enterprise Transit Asset Management Unit Manages the identification of analytics for a group of related departments to provide supporting data around Metro performance objectives Develops analytic models and test scripts to extract and analyze data from various Metro systems for a group of related departments to provide management with decision making tools Manages the development, implementation, and support of database systems including SQL Server platform, Access, Power BI, and software systems including Tableau, SharePoint, Oracle Business Intelligence tools, Oracle (Financial Information System), computerized maintenance management systems (Maintenance and Material Management M3 system) and related applications for asset management; modifies existing modules as requirements change Coordinates and consults with asset data owners and technical staff to collect and validate data for input into asset database Reviews and monitors asset inventory database for improved user interfaces and enhancements, customizability and performance Manages contractor teams and project management across departments for software development, defining functional requirements, application development, application enhancement and debugging Provides technical direction and manages technical reviews of system analysis projects, system design, and program implementation; approves system designs and changes before presentation to user Leads and facilitates a cross-functional team agency-wide that identifies opportunities for improvement in application of system support capabilities Designs and coordinates systems usage training programs to managers and end-users of all departmental systems Provides advice to management and staff in the development of strategies and resolution of major problems Chairs and participates in various technology-related committees and task forces Identifies, monitors, and evaluates departmental system performance, in alignment with Metro's strategic goals and all applicable rules and regulations to ensure successful performance Develops and maintains skills to identify best practices and emerging trends in analytics Adjusts input and reporting requirements and training programs as necessary Directs internal consulting activities of the departmental systems support including advising the Departments on work process improvement, and performance measurement Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Management, Analytics, Business Information Systems, Public Administration, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or other related field 4 years' experience in business process improvement and technology implementation in a large private or public organization working with SQL coding, information systems, maintaining databases, and keeping data updated in a financial, engineering or planning data environment Valid California Class C driver's license Master's degree in related field desirable 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 analyzing complex data sets Experience working at a transportation agency Knowledge of Federal Transit Asset Management regulations and guidelines Experience interfacing with ArcGIS Experience planning or managing capital projects Experience maintaining large databases Microsoft certification on SQL Server, Access, Power BI, and/or SharePoint preferred Knowledge: Computer analytics development and programming, in order to monitor, data mine and maintain public agency assets SQL, HTML, XML, M/S SQL Server, Tableau, Power BI, Oracle, ERP etc. Theories, principles, and practices of statistical analysis and database management systems, techniques, and design including statistical data modeling techniques Interpretation/translation of analytical work results into business results Public administration Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Writing technical papers, board reports and must be able to interpret applicable law Modern management theory Abilities: Design, develop, test, debug and implement functional enhancements to database structure Execute built in procedures, perform database analysis, and generate data reports using SQL Optimize and tune MS SQL databases and queries Write ad hoc SQL scripts to select data for analysis, and update or delete problem records Develop models to extract and analyze data Determine strategies to achieve goals Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply related laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Use analytical findings to make appropriate recommendations Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence 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. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 20-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide advanced-level planning and programming support in activities associated with plan development, systemwide planning, multi-modal project implementation, joint development and transit oriented development projects, capital management, and technical analysis. Example Of Duties Develops, applies, and evaluates technical planning analytical methods and procedures Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation projects, programs, and policies Prepares and reviews engineering studies and specifications Manages contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time and within budget Develops Request for Proposals and participates in contractor/consultant selection Develops transportation service standards and policies Executes cooperative agreements, memorandums of understanding and certification requirements with other entities Represents staff at meetings to facilitate and implement planning projects Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence inquiries Serves as lead with responsibility for transportation studies and research projects Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendation on state of good repair and asset management Provides technical and policy guidance to local jurisdictions and agencies on Metro programs Acts as liaison with outside agencies, public and private organizations Conducts analyses and makes recommendations supporting station site development Promotes development along transit lines and transportation corridors Participates in special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums and peer groups Assists in developing program guidelines and strategies Develops and monitors forecasts, budgets, and financial plans for transportation programs and projects Coordinates and disseminates information to various departments, agencies, organizations, and the public Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Leads groups of subject matter experts to develop asset class hierarchies, asset inventories, useful lives and replacement cost estimates Reviews, extracts, formats and loads into the Transit Asset Management (TAM) Database information obtained from teams Periodically review data sets for current accuracy and update as needed 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 - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 4 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area Master's degree in a related field is desirable 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 planning or managing capital projects Experience working for a transit agency Experience using Structured Query Language (SQL) or MS Power BI Experience using information systems (Excel, MS SQL Server , MS Access or related database systems) to maintain large databases Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation and land use planning, capital planning, grants management, project management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices and funding sources for public agencies Methods and procedures for data collection and analysis Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical processes and procedures Federal transit asset management regulations and guidelines Regulatory, municipal, county, transit, highway and agency policies, plans, and procedures Business computer programs and applications Relational data structures Modern management theory Abilities: Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Extract data from large and complex database using Structured Query Language (SQL) Prepare data visualizations using Microsoft Power BI 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: 20-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide advanced-level planning and programming support in activities associated with grants management, including sub recipients of federal, state, regional and local grants administered by Los Angles Metro. Example Of Duties Assists in negotiating and executing grant and funding agreements with third parties and grant sub-recipients Develops and administers major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies. Coordinates processes to request project proposals to be funded by discretionary grant funding programs Develops, applies, and evaluates technical planning analytical methods and procedures Manages contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time and within budget Develops Request for Proposals and participates in contractor/consultant selection Develops transportation service standards and policies Executes cooperative agreements, memorandums of understanding and certification requirements with other entities Represents staff at meetings to facilitate and implement planning projects Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence inquiries Serves as lead with responsibility for transportation studies and research projects Provides technical and policy guidance to local jurisdictions and agencies on Metro programs Acts as liaison with outside agencies, public and private organizations Participates in special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums and peer groups Assists in developing program guidelines and strategies Develops and monitors forecasts, budgets, and financial plans for transportation programs and projects Coordinates and disseminates information to various departments, agencies, organizations, and the public Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks associated with 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 subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, Finance, Accounting, or other related field 4 years of relevant experience in transportation planning, grants management, project management, transportation finance, or other related area Master's degree in a related field is desirable 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 and administering federal, state, and/or local grants Experience developing and preparing grant applications, scopes of work, competitive solicitations, and executing agreements Experience managing and developing budgets Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of grants management and financing of transportation projects funded under federal, state, regional, or local programs that include, but are not necessarily limited to, those administered by the FTA, the FHWA, Caltrans, the United States Department of Homeland Security, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and Metro (particularly programs and projects funded with Measure R and Measure M local sales tax) Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices and funding sources for public agencies Methods and procedures for data collection and analysis Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical processes and procedures Regulatory, municipal, county, transit, highway and agency policies, plans, and procedures Business computer programs and applications Modern management theory Abilities: Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data 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: 17-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise technical personnel in the maintenance and repair of public transit vehicles. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns preventive and remedial maintenance work for buses and automobiles or equipment production lines Develops and maintains computer and manual files for payroll, attendance, project budgets, and vehicle service; prepares daily reports Implements and maintains safety programs Ensures compliance and promotes aspects of the Environmental Management System to employees and coworkers Conducts meetings on safety, tool uses, equipment upgrade projects, and other related topics Investigates and reports accidents and injuries Follows up on ordered parts, equipment and supplies, and administers warranty claims Counsels subordinates on compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations Conducts first-level disciplinary and grievance hearings Analyzes component failures, identifies problems, and plans repair and replacement schedules and provides assistance to staff to remedy problems Reviews Operator defect cards and sets priority for repairs Conducts meetings to determine users' needs Approves completed work/repairs Plans, organizes, and coordinates service preparation activities of new buses Prepares various reports, develops presentations, manages 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 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 3 years' experience performing work in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment with a minimum of 2 years at or above the Leader-level Valid California Class C driver's license Associate's degree desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of repair, maintenance, and manufacturing of engines, parts, components and electrical systems of diesel, gasoline, and alternate fuel vehicles 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 Accident investigation Project planning and budgeting techniques Principles of supervision Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of technical personnel engaged in maintenance and repair of public transit vehicles Communicate effectively orally and in writing Exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and 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 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. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 31, 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 an 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: 30-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 31, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To develop, manage, and administer all aspects of a project relating to Homeless Strategic Planning and ensure that tasks are delivered on schedule and within budget. Example Of Duties Manages various aspects of a project which may include finances, research, design, technical support, schedules, budget compliance, planning, and agency reporting Oversees the development of project specifications and requirements Manages a project's scheduling, prioritization of work, budget development, monitoring, planning, and reporting Reviews, analyzes, and interprets contract specifications and scope of work documents of a project to ensure conformance with requirements, regulations, codes, policies, procedures and plans Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance to ensure conformance with scope, schedule, and budget Attends progress meetings with members of the project team to report on status Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to budget, cost, and schedule-related activities Prepares reports for management and the Board of Directors Participates in project outreach Coordinates with various stakeholders 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 - Business, Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, or other related field 4 years' senior-level experience in project management, project funding and financing, or project delivery 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: Professional experience collaborating with non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, or faith-based communities Professional experience overseeing and monitoring outreach efforts for the homeless, juvenile, elderly, or mental health populations Professional experience engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop policies relating to homelessness and encampments Knowledge: Principles, policies, and practices of public health research relating to health, education, and political advocacy Theories, principles, and practices of project management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Contract administration Personal computer business project management software applications Local, state, and federal issues, including but not limited to labor, business, and environmental issues Abilities: Provide assistance in monitoring multiple projects to ensure compliance with schedule and budget Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact and represent Metro in front of public and elected officials Recommend action plans, report on progress, review and comment on contract required documents, and respond to requests from executives and Board of Directors Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate contract terms Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing 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.(EB) *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-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 30, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex engineering work and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages rail vehicle 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's 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, specifications, manuals, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, project specifications, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems 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 rail fleet services, and Operations/Transportation 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 technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides rail vehicle project management quality control inspection services 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 or other related field 5 years' professional engineering experience in appropriate discipline including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable Valid California Class C driver license 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 monitoring railcar manufacture's production site set to ensure compliance with project's scope and schedule Experience conducting contract selection process, understanding rail vehicle commissioning process including acceptance and steps prior to putting vehicles into revenue service Experience conducting vehicle inspections as it relates to rail vehicle manufacturing Experience supporting project management staff with rail vehicle procurements and/or vehicle overhaul work Understanding project management principles and the integration of engineering expertise to provide overarching support of rail vehicle projects Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Travel to vehicle final assembly construction sites and access areas under vehicle construction Potential oversight required during vehicle qualification phases Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural design, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Engineering principals, theories, and techniques used in rail vehicle design and manufacturing Principals of public finance, including budgeting, contract management and other applicable regulations relating to rail vehicles Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design applicable to Metro Abilities: Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion 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. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 26-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 24, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision, performs skilled electrical construction, installation, and maintenance tasks on a variety of electrical systems and equipment. Example Of Duties Installs and maintains a wide range of electrical apparatus, including, but not limited to, control boards, electric motors, and yard lighting systems Performs preventive and remedial maintenance on electrical systems in bus servicing and shop equipment Installs and maintains power distribution systems including transformers for voltages up to 4800 volts, distribution panels, lighting and service outlets Uses test instruments such as ampmeter, ohmmeter, megger, voltmeter, and other basic tools of the electrical trade Develops and works from electrical specifications, schematic diagrams, and construction blueprints Operates a variety of vehicles including truck equipment with bucket lifts Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years' experience as an industrial maintenance electrician Completion of 18 semester hours of coursework in electricity or electrical maintenance at a recognized trade school preferred Up to 2 years' full-time training or education in basic electrical theory, repair, maintenance and safety procedures at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for equivalent experience Valid California Certified Electrical Certification Valid California Class C driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures of the electrical trade; federal, state, and local electrical codes; design, construction, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Install, maintain, and repair electrical equipment Troubleshoot and correct operational problems Safety operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Read and understand wiring diagrams and schematics Follow oral and written instructions Work at heights up to 60 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *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: 01-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 23, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise rail maintenance personnel in the inspection, maintenance, repair, and operation of rail transit vehicles. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns preventive and corrective maintenance work to technical personnel on the designated shift Develops rail vehicle equipment inspection, testing, and acceptance procedures and prepares detailed reports and correspondence related to equipment acquisition, warranty programs, specifications, modifications, reconstruction, emergency response, and overall results Monitors compliance of both vehicles and staff with safety codes, regulations, and policies Oversees and assists in the development and maintenance of computerized and manual operational records Diagnoses persistent equipment problems and develops maintenance solutions Develops new procedures for maintenance of equipment and improvement of equipment reliability Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence 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 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 Associate's degree - Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or other related field, or equivalent training from a recognized trade school 3 years of journey-level experience performing rail equipment maintenance and repair Valid California Class C driver license Special Conditions: May be required to work irregular hours, nights, weekends when necessary, and respond to emergencies on a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week basis 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 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 Some positions may require a valid Class A driver license Some positions may require travel to out-of-state manufacturing sites Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of repair and maintenance of transit rail vehicles and electronic/electrical subsystems Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, OSHA and other safety and environmental issues related to vehicle maintenance Sources of supply and manufacturing techniques Quality control standards Shop mathematics Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a rail equipment maintenance work unit Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Construct equipment testing processes and equipment Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (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: 20-SEP-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees technical staff and consultants performing geotechnical engineering design services related to rail and bus facilities. Example Of Duties Oversees and manages Metro geotechnical engineering activities for major rail and bus facilities to ensure compliance with Metro, federal, state and local regulatory requirements Oversees and administers the design, procurement, construction, and installation of major bus and rail facilities Oversees the management of consultant contracts for design, construction, or procurement of facilities and systems equipment Negotiates consultant and equipment contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, geotechnical engineering reports, and economic analyses Administers and monitors work and contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Interfaces with the various divisions of Metro Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction, third party, and operations problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Reviews consultants plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness 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 - Civil Engineering or related field 5 years of senior-level or lead experience as a geotechnical engineer or Project Manager on major transit or public works 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: Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Geotechnical Engineer Master's degree - Civil Engineering with a specialization in Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineering Experience reviewing geotechnical engineering reports, plans, and specifications Experience resolving geotechnical issues for major construction projects Experience designing and constructing transportation related facilities such as tunnels, underground structures, or bridges Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable disciplines in civil, geotechnical, or environmental engineering, hazardous waste regulations, and environmental laws Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and manage large-scale design and construction projects Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from start-up to completion Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects 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: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Performs as a Technical Project Leader of complex system development or enhancement projects and/or multiple application support teams, which may include various TAP and Metro Information Technology personnel, technical contractors, consultants or other internal or external entities. Example Of Duties Leads technical personnel in support of related systems Oversees technical personnel to accurately and reliably produce required reports and documents Develops customized solutions within the Salesforce platform to support critical business functions and meet project objectives, client requirements, and company goals Oversees Salesforce processes; ensures tasks are implemented in a timely and accurate manner Sets guidelines and exercises leadership skills to establish and meet target dates on large and highly-complex projects involving multiple systems Acts as technical team leader and maintains responsibility for analysis, design and implementation of projects as assigned, including complex and highly specialized applications Conducts the most complex programming, system analysis and design of highly-complex systems using Apex Development Methodology in a multi-platform infrastructure and environment Consults and advises user departments and other Salesforce support teams on system requirements and enhancements, and supports Salesforce platform for various departments Recommends approval of system designs and interacts with user managers and department users in a senior leadership capacity Resolves highly difficult problems in large highly complex applications systems using highly proactive problem management, diagnosis and resolution Identifies diagnoses and resolves system problems, at the most complex levels, involving programming logic, interoperability between several technical components, and client interface Researches, identifies, and refers complex technical problems related to platform management and database administration. Leads the preparation of project reports such as technical overviews, alternatives to business requirements, feasibility studies, project proposals, and requests for proposals for the purchase of new software and hardware Leads consultants in the analysis, design, implementation and integration of application business systems Leads the evaluation, configuration, implementation, and integration of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software Develops software and hardware specifications and standards Creates applications to interface with Salesforce Evaluates existing sales processes and determines potential Salesforce-enabled enhancements Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Business Information System Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field 4 years of senior software engineer-level experience in designing, implementing and maintaining an enterprise wide system Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis 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: Salesforce Certified Administrator Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I Experience developing in Salesforce Lightning Experience integrating Salesforce with external systems Experience using Bootstrap, CSS, JQuery frameworks Experience developing web services in Salesforce Knowledge: Complex business processes, as well as areas outside of immediate responsibility Theories, principles, and practices related to information systems and supported business areas Business process and system process modeling and problem solving techniques Change control systems and other Salesforce best practices such as those concerning data security and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Declarative code vs. custom code using Visualforce and Apex Salesforce.com, Apex programming, Visualforce, SOQL and SOSL. Salesforce.com profiles, roles, permission sets and sharing rules, validation rules, tasks, workflow rules and triggers. Developing, testing and deploying custom fields/objects, forms, workflows, interfaces, records, and user roles to meet business requirements Salesforce.com administrative tools such as managing users, data management, generating reports, dashboards and communication templates Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Abilities: Resolve highly difficult problems regarding highly complex programming and systems logic Perform highly complex systems implementation and integration tasks Analyze and evaluate system changes to determine feasibility Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend and implement solutions in a cost-effective manner Identify and resolve conflicting project and/or client requirements Prepare reports, proposals, presentations and correspondence in a professional manner Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Meet tight time constraints and frequent deadlines Clearly define system integration and interface requirements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Multi-task on multiple concurrent projects Perform complex programming leveraging HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, JSON, REST, and other technologies 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: Open Until Filled