Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

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

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

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



 

 

 

   

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 22, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Perform professional-level engineering work in support of Metro projects with the goal of achieving compliance with Metro standards, directives and project objectives. Example Of Duties •Prepares workplans, drawings, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, training requirements, specifications, estimates, and operational needs within Metro′s standards and requirements •Reviews and analyzes data, specifications, drawings, and blueprints, then makes changes or recommendations; negotiates changes with vendors •Coordinates with technical consultants to review technical drawings and documents •Coordinates projects for design, construction, and modification of Metro facilities with all parties involved, including internal agency employees, and outside contractors •Oversees contractor/consultant work for compliance with schedule and budget •Reviews new rules, regulations, and codes •Prepares technical reports, feasibility studies, economic analysis, and correspondence •Performs inspections on completed work •Coordinates services with outside agencies •Represents Metro with construction/engineering/supplier community •Interviews or surveys users to understand needs and requirements for designs •Writes Scope of Work (SOW) for each project •Responds to service requests to improve or repair existing designs or systems •Inspects structural, system, or design damage after natural disasters or fires •Maintains various files and records •Interprets contract specifications, codes, and safety orders •Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees in operating engineering systems, software, and equipment Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Electronic Mechanical, Civil Engineering, or a related engineering field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience performing engineering work in appropriate discipline; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions FCC (Federal Communications Commission) Licensed as appropriate 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 reviewing "As-Built" drawings that reflect changes from base contract documents; approved change order requests; clarifications; correspondence; and field conditions Experience utilizing various technology platforms/systems, such as radio communication, public address, analog networks (voice) data networks (data & voice), microwave radio, video surveillance, VoIP, Fiber Optics, and/or Alarm Systems Experience utilizing modern project management methodologies and systems to monitor information technology (IT) and infrastructure construction projects Experience installing and utilizing large engineering communications or network systems to maintain electronic, radio or data networks Knowledge: •Theories, principles, and practices of engineering in applicable discipline, such as civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and electronic, or environmental engineering •Fundamentals of architecture, design, construction, and equipment fabrication •Telecommunication systems, microwave radio, and two-way radio •Software applications as they relate to assigned engineering discipline, e.g., AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design) and Visio •Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including building and zoning codes •Engineering mathematics •Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project •Project management and control practices Skill In: •Performing complex engineering work in assigned discipline •Using computer-aided tools and products •Communicating effectively orally and in writing •Analyzing situations and data, identifying problems, and exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions •Prioritizing work and multi-tasking •Reading, understanding, and applying technical specifications, blueprints, drawings, documents, and instructions •Mediating and negotiating •Performing engineering calculations Abilities: •Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements •Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence •Manage projects from start to finish •Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives •Provide guidance and assistance to new or entry-level staff •Travel to project sites, which may include sites located on tall buildings and mountains 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: 05-OCT-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
TEMPORARY POSITION Basic Function Provides senior-level professional work and/or technical expertise in planning, programming, and delivery of high visibility art projects and programs to achieve the promise of a world-class regional transit system for all. Example Of Duties Develops and implements innovative arts programs which transform the customer experience, enhance the use of transit, and strengthen Metro's ties with the communities it serves Designs and implements art outreach programs and related public engagement activities for diverse communities Interacts with other agency departments Develops Requests for Proposals (RFPs), scopes of work, and professional services contracts and coordinates artist selection processes Manages small, single-site, or region-wide projects or funding programs; manages small consultant contracts or assists with the management of large contracts Communicates effectively regarding art, creative placemaking, and design aesthetics using multi-media presentation materials Develops information materials and online content Provides coordinating support during artwork design and construction phases Reviews complex construction drawings, product specifications, material samples, shop drawings, reports, and recommendations for conformance to quality, schedule, and budget requirements Supervises independent contractors, including artists, fabricators, and other professional services in implementing arts programs and community engagement programs Facilitates and coordinates cultural partnerships and special programs Conducts needs assessments, evaluates artwork condition, and develops annual condition reports Represents Metro before elected officials and business and community groups Performs independent research; prepares and presents reports and recommendations Prepares independent cost estimates and monitors budgets for projects and new initiatives Complies with Metro's efficient and effective bill paying standard to ensure project and cost center invoices are paid in a timely manner Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Art, Architecture, Urban Planning or Design, Public Administration, Transportation Planning, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience implementing art programs in the public realm Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public art, project management, grants management, and cultural programming Basic and current principles and theories of contemporary art, art history, architecture, planning, landscape, and urban design Design, construction, installation, and maintenance practices Art fabrication techniques, materials, processes, and vendors Copywriting and copy editing Art law, artist moral rights, and copyright issues Contracting, scope of work development, procurement, and budgeting processes Research and report preparation methods Contract management Applicable business software applications Skills: Implementing innovative art and community engagement programs Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, elected officials, contractors, outside representatives, and the public Analyzing situations and identifying problems Preparing reports and correspondence Making visual and verbal presentations about Metro programs Abilities: Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Think and act independently Follow oral and written instructions Work positively with diverse groups of artists and communities, as well as design, fabrication, and construction professionals Represent Metro in public meetings, task forces, and special events Read architectural construction drawings, specifications, and/or visual design materials Compile and analyze data, statistics, and budgets Conduct tours for the general public, school groups, and elected officials Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less Communicating through speech in the English language required Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.) 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. 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. (LC) *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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority*. Basic Function Under direct supervision, operates public transit buses, transports passengers, provides customer service, and performs safety inspections of bus equipment to assure their safe, efficient, and on-time operation. Differs from Bus Operator (Full-time) in that Bus Operator (Part-time) works less than 40 hours per week. New Bus Operators with a start date between August 16 and December 31, 2021 can earn a sign-on bonus in the following amounts: $500 after graduating bus operator training $500 awarded on one-year anniversary of hire date Operators must be employed and on active payroll at time of payout. Payouts will occur within two (2) pay periods after each milestone, and are taxable. Terms and conditions apply . Example Of Duties Collects and counts fares, and transports passengers on public transit buses Knowledgeable about 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 maintenance when adjustments or repairs are necessary; at completion of assignment Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair ramp and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner, which may include pushing a wheelchair up and down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the actions being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, or criminal activities If promoted to Line Instructor/Mentor, instructs bus operator student trainees on all job duties and responsibilities 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; alters route if required and approved Maintains an acceptable driving record and complies with all state and local traffic regulations and Metro policies and procedures Completes any reports as necessary or requested by division management Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education None Required Experience Six months of relevant public contact or customer service experience Certification/Licenses/Special Requirements Minimum of 21 years of age Valid California Class C Driver License Possess a valid U.S. driver license for at least two years Satisfactory driving record for the past five years as verified by a K4 DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) printout Must be able to obtain a valid California Class B Driver License with P (Passenger) endorsement before completion of training Valid California Verification of Transit Training (VTT) Card Valid Medical Examiner′s Certificate (MEC) Must pass Metro Bus Operator course at Operations Central Instruction (OCI) Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Knowledge: Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Vehicle operations and on-bus technology State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of transit vehicles Vehicle safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures Metro Rule Book for Bus Operators and Standard Operations Procedures Metro Issued Route and Schedule Material Basic money and time concepts Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Operating Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Working independently in a highly structured environment Recognizing existing or potential mechanical defects and problems Communicating effectively orally and in writing Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations within scope of responsibility Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the general public Push, pull, and secure wheelchairs up to 275 pounds Lift up to 35 pounds Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Follow safety rules and ensure passengers are safe Read, write, speak, and understand English Abilities: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes Work on slippery or uneven surfaces Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles Exposure to physical and verbal abuse by clients/customers and/or general public Exposure to outdoor weather including extreme heat, cold, dampness and/or humidity Extensive safety training and/or use of protective devices and personal protective gear Work irregular hours, split shifts, weekends, holidays, or 24-hour-a-day on-call assignments Work after designated regular hours in case of special assignments or emergencies Physical Effort Required Sitting for long periods of time Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Standing Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees Pushing and/or pulling Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs. Driving and/or operating heavy equipment Using equipment requiring high hand and finger dexterity Operating foot pedals Communicating through speech in the English language required 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. 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-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Example Of Duties Installs and maintains a wide range of electrical apparatus, including, but not limited to, control boards, electric motors, and yard lighting systems Performs preventive and remedial maintenance on electrical systems in bus servicing and shop equipment Installs and maintains power distribution systems including transformers for voltages up to 4800 volts, distribution panels, lighting and service outlets Uses test instruments such as ampmeter, ohmmeter, megger, voltmeter, and other basic tools of the electrical trade Develops and works from electrical specifications, schematic diagrams, and construction blueprints Operates a variety of vehicles including truck equipment with bucket lifts Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years' experience as an industrial maintenance electrician Completion of 18 semester hours of coursework in electricity or electrical maintenance at a recognized trade school preferred Up to 2 years' full-time training or education in basic electrical theory, repair, maintenance and safety procedures at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for equivalent experience Valid California Certified Electrical Certification Valid California Class C driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures of the electrical trade; federal, state, and local electrical codes; design, construction, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Install, maintain, and repair electrical equipment Troubleshoot and correct operational problems Safety operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Read and understand wiring diagrams and schematics Follow oral and written instructions Work at heights up to 60 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (EA) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Supervises technical personnel and contractors performing projects and contract oversight, contracted services management, budget administration, maintenance tasks, and services, including graffiti abatement, glass replacement, landscape and irrigation, power sweeping, waste management, pest control, and elevators/escalators maintenance services. Example Of Duties Supervises subordinates and monitors completion of service requests, incidents, and job specifications in a timely manner Reviews design criteria and provides detailed maintenance standards requirements and guidelines Initiates and coordinates all procurement actions to ensure timely execution and service continuity Prepares requisitions, detailed scope of work packages, cost estimates, and justifications for procurement of goods or services Recommends contract amendments and considers opportunities to improve existing scope of work for maintenance contracts Prepares or assists Contract Administrators in the preparation of Requests for Proposals and Invitation for Bid Evaluates bids and proposals Works closely with Procurement, Real Estate, Third Party Administrators, Engineering, and other Metro departments as well as various other public agencies to identify maintenance needs and responsibilities Communicates effectively with the general public responding to inquiries and resolving maintenance issues Conducts routine site inspections for all work in progress and completed projects, assessing contractors′ performance and quality of services performed Administers service or maintenance contracts; ensures they meet applicable standards and are performed satisfactorily and in accordance with contract requirements Instructs subordinates and contract personnel on safety practices; enforces safety regulations, and ensures regulatory compliance Diagnoses maintenance problems; directs repairs, upgrades, and modifications; or recommends corrective action Develops, implements, and oversees maintenance programs; ensures compliance with preventive maintenance plans and schedules Reviews and maintains or manages the maintenance of records; prepares weekly and monthly activity reports Prepares comprehensive reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence, and keeps up-to-date documents and filing systems electronically and in hard copies Develops annual maintenance budgets; ensures expenditures are in accordance with contract requirements and Board approved authority, and that contracts and projects are completed on-time within approved budget Assists in remodeling planning Informs other supervisors and management of problems and work in progress status Tracks, maintains, and distributes licenses and required permits for repairs on construction Utilizes a computer-based information system to submit requisitions along with complete bid packages, process work orders, incidents, timesheets, material requests, and performs other related tasks Supervises a multi-skilled staff in a variety of locations, including conducting performance evaluations Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro′s safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Public Administration, Business, or a related field Experience Three years of relevant supervisory experience in contracts management and budget administration of construction and/or maintenance contracts in the following areas facilities operations, track, signal, or traction maintenance, or rail engineering Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Valid California Class C Driver License 24 hour on-call Depending on assignment may be required to climb up to 50 feet Possible exposure to physical, weather, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of the repair and maintenance of facilities and associated systems, including hydraulic, compressed air, and construction Basic engineering Contract maintenance management procedures Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to safety requirements and procedures, including HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials) and Storm Water Pollution Act Principles of supervision Maintenance Information Systems Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the work of multi-skilled workers in a variety of locations or direct the work of contractors in maintaining and repairing facilities and related systems Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Supervise internal or external subordinate staff Manage workforce in a cost-effective manner Read, write, speak, and understand English The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.) 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. 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: 30-SEP-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Conducts complex analytical work in support of a human resources management function, which may include recruiting and selection, compensation, human resources information systems, leave management, employee complaint resolution and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines. Example Of Duties Under minimal supervision, performs a combination of the following job duties depending on area of assignment: Performs complex analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources Provides guidance to other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Analyzes various human resources problems and provides solutions Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, and other sources regarding human resources practices of assigned area Calculates and analyzes costs related to assigned area Conducts and responds to complex human resources surveys Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Communicates and interacts effectively with representatives, both internal and external of Metro, regarding various human resources policies, issues, etc. Prepares reports and memoranda for management and outside agencies Performs special projects as required Conducts complex recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes and other application materials Responds to complex classification and compensation requests and issues, prepares salary recommendations, supports the pay-for-performance analysis and market review studies and develops and updates job specifications Maintains the integrity of employee data in the HR information system; Performs employee data auditing and generates complex reports; Works closely with departments to support all HR system technologies and enhancements that improve HR operational efficiency and effectiveness Conducts complex work in support of the Employee Complaint Resolution Office, may investigate alleged violations of human resources and administrative policies, attends round table meetings and disciplinary hearings, and promotes the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Performs complex functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, and Fitness-for-Duty policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field Experience Three years of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting complex full-cycle recruitment and selection activities Experience working in the public sector Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources, especially as they relate to the assigned unit Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Performing complex human resources work in a specialty area assigned Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile and analyze data Mediate, negotiate, and resolve disputes Apply mathematical computations and formulas Think and act independently Provide work direction and guidance to junior staff members 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. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Provides leadership in an audit team environment while managing multiple complex audits and special projects. This classification is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG). This classification operates and performs in the Audit unit of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), creating and developing audits, studies, and reviews to monitor, investigate, and report to the Inspector General and the Metro Board on Metro programs and operations. Example Of Duties Plans and manages contract, financial, and/or operational audits Plans and participates in the completion of Annual-Agency-wide Risk Assessment and development of annual audit plan Manages and reviews all audit workpapers and reports completed by assigned staff and ensures compliance with audit standards and guidelines Develops, recommends, and implements audit policies, procedures, and programs Establishes and monitors goals, work plans, schedules, and strategies Prepares audit reports and presents findings to management, executive staff, and Board members Analyzes and resolves audit-related issues; investigates and determines causes of irregularities and errors Performs complex audit technical work Coordinates, monitors, and manages external audits performed by Metro's independent external CPA (Certified Public Accountant) firms and consultants Writes statement of work for out-sourced or co-sourced audits and studies Prepares and develops annual performance plans for staff, monitors staff performance, and assists in developing staff professionally Ascertains the reliability of accounting and operational data Represents department at meetings, conferences, and public events Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree in in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience leading projects in contract (pre-award and incurred cost), financial, operational efficiency and effectiveness, compliance, and/or performance audits; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting government audits Experience conducting construction audits Experience utilizing computer software such as Quickbooks, TeamMate, Toad, and Microsoft Suite Demonstrated knowledge of transit operations Certified Fraud Examiner Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of compliance, financial, contracts, and performance audits Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and other applicable auditing standards Project management best practices Research and statistical methods, and program evaluation Controls and accountability required of large public agencies Modern management theory Applicable computer business software applications Skills: Managing staff and the operations of an auditing function Understanding and analyzing complex projects and programs Assuming initiative in identifying substantive issues, devising analytic strategies, exercising critical thinking, and providing creative solutions to issues Establishing, recommending, and implementing relevant policies and procedures for the agency's various departments and programs Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Effectively manage multiple or highly complex audits and projects Produce superior quality analysis and written products on multiple, complex projects with minimal supervision and short timelines Manage project completion on-time and within budget Establish constructive working relationships with agency management, while maintaining objectivity, independence, and credibility throughout the audit process Handle highly confidential information Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Plan financial and staffing needs Write Statement of Work for co-sourced or out-sourced audits and studies 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. (DD) *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-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees preventative maintenance of equipment and facilities for all Metro properties and bus/rail systems to ensure a safe and effective operation. Example Of Duties Plans and manages the operations of assigned multi-craft Facility Maintenance Departments, including contract services; electrical systems; electronic systems; mechanical systems; equipment installations; signage production; bus and rail service support, and building and grounds property maintenance Develops and administers the preventative maintenance program for Metro facilities Oversees the work of staff performing maintenance, repairs, and construction for Metro facilities Provides technical recommendations for facility repairs, maintenance, and improvements Manages facilities projects from inception to completion; develops and prepares related reports, data, budgets, and work programs Develops Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for contractor services; recommends amendments to and administers vendor contracts as required Reviews and develops contract specifications, scope of work documents, deliverables, schedules, and monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors Maintains training program for assigned staff and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary and grievance hearings Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities Meets with other managers to discuss and ensure service requirements are met Prepares reports, memoranda, and other correspondence Investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failures Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area, and monitors annual expenditures Assesses and submits cost of repair estimates Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades Supervises, trains, guides, and motivates assigned staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, Public Administration, Business, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in facilities maintenance operations, construction, engineering, contract or budget administration, or a related field Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements On call 24 hours A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience overseeing maintenance & engineering contracts solicitation, evaluation, management, & administration Experience developing & updating comprehensive maintenance & engineering contracts scope of work documents Experience developing & administering contracts budget, expenditure spreadsheets, and financial processes and preparing comprehensive reports Experience overseeing contracts and evaluating performance in accordance with contract requirements Experience supervising union & non union staff to include conducting performance evaluations Experience utilizing computer software such as Microsoft Suite Experience overseeing multi-year maintenance contracts for safety; critical equipment & services, such as Regulation 4 equipment; vertical transportation; waste management; landscape & irrigation maintenance; etc. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices that apply to facilities maintenance and/or construction management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, safety, facilities, and rail maintenance and operations Public agency procurement processes and contract administration Applicable collective bargaining agreements Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Overseeing the operations of bus and/or rail electro/mechanical facilities maintenance shops Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying and solving problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicating effectively orally and in writing Mediation and negotiation Supervising, guiding, training, and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Devise, plan, and coordinate track allocation authorization on active rail lines Identify appropriate safety requirements and personal protective equipment needs for projects and staff Multi-task Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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: 11-OCT-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
TEMPORARY POSITION Basic Function Performs advanced professional work and provides direction to staff in planning, executing, and managing marketing projects, campaigns, strategies, and materials to further departmental goals and objectives, and support Metro's transportation programs and transit systems. Example Of Duties Plans marketing campaigns and communications, and manages approved print and digital projects Meets with agency partners to assess their marketing needs; develops strategies, and coordinates plans to market or represent Metro′s transportation programs and transit systems Serves as a team leader on the design and production of complex or highly visible Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) communications campaigns and marketing materials Plans, implements, monitors, and evaluates projects designed to promote Metro's services, which may include bilingual materials Interacts with private sector, governmental, and community representatives to develop joint advertising programs, including bilingual programs, promote Metro services, and solicit enrollment in Metro promotional programs when needed Writes, edits, and proofs copy, which may include bilingual copy and translation if applicable Works with the design, social media, and web teams to develop content, outreach materials, marketing campaigns, and presentations Prepares Request for Proposals (RFPs) for promotional services; negotiates and monitors contracts to ensure compliance with project/program goals Liaises with Media Buyers to ensure marketing campaigns are in compliance and meeting deadlines as required Prepares or directs vendors in preparing narrative, statistical, graphic, and tabular reports and displays when needed Represents Metro before public officials; private entities; professional, civic, governmental groups; task forces and the public at community and special events Makes formal presentations to clients, vendors, or community regarding Metro′s marketing concepts and strategies Leads, trains and motivates assigned staff May act as bilingual representative, if applicable, of Metro at various functions and events May forecast and monitor budget for department and major marketing events Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field Experience Three years of relevant experience performing marketing, public relations, sales, or promotional work; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions May be required to work evenings and weekends Knowledge: Theories, principles, and best practices of communications, marketing, research, sales, and promotions General design principles Copywriting and editing Script and promotional writing Creative Services/Production workflow process Video/film production procedures Sponsorships and partnerships Account and/or project management Time management Transit agencies Applicable business software applications Skills: Applying sales/marketing techniques to create, plan and execute effective multi-channel marketing campaigns Creating and implementing effective promotional projects Project and timeline planning and management Managing client expectations Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making recommendations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Operating computers and utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel Abilities: Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Manage budget Think and act independently Follow written and oral instructions Represent Metro before the public Write and edit speeches, promotional copy, and other materials Edit literature for the general public Lead, train, and motivate assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Communicating through speech in a non-English language required 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. 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. (LC) *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
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Designs, develops, procures, and facilitates internal and external learning solutions that will assist Metro in developing its workforce to improve organizational effectiveness, develop future leaders, and to contribute to longer-term organizational success in a dynamic environment through the partnerships created with leaders within Los Angeles County and across the nation. Example Of Duties Utilizes learning interventions and team development solutions, to maximize the effective use of human capital and technology Conducts needs assessment, including surveys, interviews, and focus groups to determine the most appropriate learning solutions Prepares presentations and/or training courses Develops and facilitates leadership development programs for in-tact teams to create measurable outcomes, as required Plans, organizes, and facilitates program events Conducts stand-up training for departmental and Metro-wide professional development, as required Designs and develops customized training curricula and training materials for management and staff development, specifically e-learning platforms Coordinates, monitors, evaluates, and recommends external professional development programs, training materials, and media products, as required Drafts documents for leadership programs and training procurement Conducts Train-The-Trainer programs to assist other Metro departments with their classroom facilitation needs, as required Counsels employees on career development, professional development, and continuing education Oversees special projects Provides guidance and training to junior-level employees to ensure development of skills and abilities of the training team Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Education, Business Administration, Organizational Development, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience designing, developing, and delivering training, organizational, career, and/or workforce development programs, including creating facilitator guides, participant workbooks, and visual aids; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment; experience in public transportation preferred Certifications/Licenses /Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience designing, developing and facilitating customized training curricula and training materials Experience partnering with various departments to assess training needs to determine the most appropriate learning solutions Experience managing multiple agencywide projects and programs (i.e. employee recognition celebrations, orientation/onboarding, professional development workshops) Experience directing and facilitating team building sessions Experience constructing e-learning modules using various platforms Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of employee development and adult learning, including training needs assessment, development of curricula, instructional design, learning objectives, lesson plans, program evaluation, professional development, and learning technologies Leadership development programs, such as communication, change management, effective teams, conflict resolution, and building trust Project management Contract administration Applicable computer business software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe applications, and related e-learning products Skills: Developing, coordinating, promoting, presenting, administering, and evaluating a wide range of development and training programs Assessing training needs and preparing lesson plans Directing and facilitating team building sessions Constructing e-learning modules using various platforms Managing projects from inception to culmination Managing multiple projects at a time Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile, analyze, and interpret data Prioritize competing demands Meet tight time constraints and deadlines and work under pressure Be flexible Function effectively in a team environment Partner with various departments and build strong relationships 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) 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-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Serves as primary member of the estimation team with overall responsibility for the creation of budgets and estimates, and provides direction and Oversees an independent project and, specific cost estimating activities, and provides direction to an analysis group within Metro's Office of Program management. Example Of Duties Provides direction and oversight of the cost estimating and cost/price analysis activities, methods, and processes for all projects bid Reviews project plans and specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope Develops, establishes, and manages the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, standardized procedures, and work standards for the cost estimating function Assists in the development and modification of Metro′s long- and short-range transit plans Directs the preparation and administration of the division budget for area of responsibility Confers with Metro management regarding cost estimating and cost/price analysis Ensures compliance with federal, state, and Metro rules, regulations, and policies Analyzes complaints occurring in performance of cost estimates and cost/price analysis Develops strategies to resolve potential problems on major cost estimates and cost/price analysis Represents Metro in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies and professional and business organizations Monitors developments related to Estimating Department and evaluates the impact upon Metro operations; recommends and implements policy and procedural improvements Schedules and participates in scope definition and fact-finding meetings Negotiates resolution of cost estimating and pricing issues; develops change orders Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence Develops, manages, and conducts training for estimating resources Supervises, mentors, and motivates assigned staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience working directly on the design and construction of large or major civil or facilities projects as a construction cost estimator Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions California Professional Engineering (PE) License preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience utilizing applying high level cost estimating skills and knowledge while effectively communicating pertinent information to with other departments with to produce estimates. Experience using utilizing Construction Estimating and Bidding Software such as Timberline, Heavy Bid, and On-Screen Take Off. Experience successfully negotiating with contractors in order to meet set goals, budgets, and deadlines. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of construction, engineering, cost estimating, parametrics, price/cost analysis, and government contract pricing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Engineering and construction concepts and techniques, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and civil engineering Construction methods for rail transit guideways, highways, streets, and bridges Construction methods for buildings, reinforced concrete and steel structures, and equipment relating to transportation systems Construction Industry Codes and Unit Cost Data Sources of estimating data in the construction industry Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Skill in: Overseeing and directing the work of the Cost Estimating Department Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, implementing solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff and consultants in several project field offices Abilities: Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Communicating through speech in a non-English language required 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. 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. (SG) *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: 17-OCT-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Performs journey-level analytical work in a human resources function, which may include recruiting and selection, hiring, compensation, training, benefits, leave management, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines, to meet the agency's needs; may be responsible for coordinating and maintaining programs in assigned area. Example Of Duties Under moderate supervision, performs a combination of the following job duties depending on area of assignment Performs journey-level analytical work related to one or more areas within Human Resources, including classification/compensation, recruitment/selection, or leave programs Analyzes, interprets, and remains up to date on applicable federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Represents department on internal committees and/or task forces Gathers data for and prepares management for meetings Presents information during meetings Works with internal and external partners to determine needs and develops strategies to streamline processes Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes, and other application materials Responds to departments on classification and compensation requests and issues, recommends compensation adjustments, makes recommendations for allocation or reallocation of positions, and develops and updates job descriptions Performs functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, Fitness-for-Duty, and Employee Assistance Program policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field Experience One year of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting journey level full-cycle recruitment and selection process Experience working in the public sector Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management as they relate to the assigned unit, e.g., recruitment, selection, compensation, workforce well-being, disability compliance, etc. Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Skills: Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize applicable business software applications Compile, analyze, and manage data Apply mathematical computations and formulas 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. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function Manages and executes complex activities in an assigned organizational unit and manages assigned staff and consultants. Example Of Duties Conducts and manages complex planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs May manage staff, consultants, and/or projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results Participates in analyzing, developing, and recommending program guidelines, strategies, policies, and procedures Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with various agencies Develops and negotiates scopes of work, supports the solicitation process, and participates on negotiation teams with contractors/consultants Manages vendor performance against agreed contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time, and within budget for the assigned business unit Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts, and budgets for plans, programs and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and presentations Makes presentations to internal/external stakeholders Participates on/with special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums, and peer groups Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment. Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience developing scopes of work and estimates for highway improvement projects, and procuring professional services contracts. Experience implementing Caltrans policies and, procedures to deliver complex highway/freeway improvement projects. Experience applying current California policies and laws related to transportation planning and climate change for highway improvement projects. Experience managing working with large consultant teams. Experience negotiating contracts/agreements for highway projects. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business, project management, and public administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies Financial, analytical, and statistical methods and procedures Budget and accounts management, forecasting, and linking to funding sources Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Skills: Conducting comprehensive studies and analyses Overseeing multidisciplinary teams Supervising, training, and motivating staff Critical and analytical thinking Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions Establishing and implementing relevant policies and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Communicating technical information effectively to non-technical audiences Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediating and negotiating Abilities: Manage multiple priorities and deadlines Think and act independently Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required 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. 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. (SG) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 14-OCT-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Basic Function This classification is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG). This classification operates and performs in the Audit unit of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), creating and developing audits, studies, and reviews to monitor, investigate, and report to the Inspector General and the Metro Board on Metro programs and operations. Example Of Duties Examines, verifies, analyzes, and evaluates organizational procedures and performs operational, compliance, and IT (Information Technology) audits Obtains and analyzes accounting records, systems data, background information, management reports, and all other documents necessary for conducting complex audits Interviews departmental management and personnel Reviews, analyzes, monitors, evaluates, and audits internal controls relating to information systems and/or procedures Prepares audit workplans and papers, develops audit techniques, and tests controls in a diverse data processing environment Analyzes and evaluates operational policies and procedures, management and organizational structures, and control environments of departments processing information on computers (i.e., mainframe, microcomputers, and personal computers) Documents audit findings and compiles and organizes work papers in accordance with audit guidelines Conducts surveys and studies of complex fiscal or management issues Responds to supervisory and quality assurance review notes Summarizes audit findings and prepares audit reports that prompt appropriate departmental management actions Presents and reviews audit findings with appropriate departments and recommends improvement of procedures and methods of control Prepares statement of work for outsourced projects and monitors projects Coordinates with departmental management on replies to audit reports and corrective action plans Follows up on audit recommendations to ensure corrective actions are taken Prepares and presents audit reports to management and the Board of Directors Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree in in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field Experience Three years of relevant experience conducting internal and information system audits; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred, based on area of assignmen Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting performance and financial audits Experience conducting construction audits Experience conducting law enforcement audits Experience complying with Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) Experience collaborating with external departments such as transit operations, planning, budget, procurement, and grants audits Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of performance auditing, attestation engagements, and information systems auditing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing internal auditing of a public agency Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework, ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Auditing Standards, ISACA COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies), and Government Accountability Office Government Auditing Standards Project management tools, techniques, and skills Principles of supervision Applicable computer business software applications Skills: Performing statistical and financial analyses Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Operating computers and general office equipment Abilities: Complete audit projects on-time and within budget Handle highly confidential information Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Think and act independently Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and fiscal practices Oversee, train, and motivate assigned staff Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (DD) *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-21
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
TEMPORARY POSITION- WEB LINK TO YOUR PORTFOLIO MUST BE EMAILED (SEE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS) Basic Function Serves as a team senior designer in the development of design solutions and provides advanced-level professional design and/or environmental graphic solutions that convey information about Metro′s wide-ranging programs, services, and projects. Example Of Duties Leads design teams from concept to completion of small-, medium-, and large-scale projects, including defining design criteria, conducting research, creating team assignments, and schedules, providing design direction and refining presented concepts and designs Conceptualizes, designs, refines, and produces creative work for internal clients, Metro′s partners, and Los Angeles County Collaborates with internal and external clients to refine project objectives and how best to accomplish quality work within time and budgetary constraints Investigates and resolves design problems by undertaking substantive research and analyzing data in order to find the best creative solutions Designs solutions that ensure continuity of Metro′s voice and brand in all media Designs for a wide range of mediums, including print, outdoor, environmental, screen, web, mobile, interactive/digital, and other new media Provides design direction and mentors junior designers, illustrators, photographers, and other contractors, and oversees work on specific projects Prepares visual presentations for management-level staff using a variety of software, mockups, and/or samples Designs signage and wayfinding and other environmental graphic design solutions for a wide range of stations, facilities, vehicles, and other applications and integrates Metro′s brand identity into the built environment Reviews and comments on construction drawings and specifications, shop drawings, samples, materials, and finishes for compliance with Metro Signage Standards and guidelines Reviews and comments on consultant work and materials for compliance with Metro Brand Guidelines and project standards Attends meetings to help develop strategies and provide input on a variety of Metro projects Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Environmental Design, Advertising or related field Experience Three years of relevant experience conceptualizing, designing, refining and producing advanced-level communications materials; collaborating with clients and/or overseeing fabrication/installation; and leading creative teams through project completion; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment; outstanding professional portfolio is preferred Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Occasional use of graphic equipment such as knives, paper-cutters, T-squares, triangles, compass, and chemicals such as rubber cement, Bestine, and other glues and solvents Knowledge: Basic and current principles and theories of graphic design and typography, new media, and/or environmental graphics Best practices for design, illustration, photography, web, and/or environmental mediums Basic math as it relates to proportions, perspective, and type specification Administrative, organizational, writing, and visual /verbal presentation skills Applicable hardware and related software programs for marketing, communications, web, and desktop publishing tools Applicable business software applications Skills: Developing appropriate design direction for advertising campaigns, customer information, printed and online communications, motion graphics and short films, advertising, and/or signage and wayfinding Exercising critical judgement in designing and producing a variety of communications materials Making visual/verbal presentations Preparing final design files for print, web, and/or environmental graphic projects Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Organizing and managing projects Translating artwork into large outdoor and three-dimensional formats Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Develop appropriate design direction of an advertising campaign Correctly create final design files for print, web, and/or environmental graphic projects Create templates and PDFs (Portable Document Formats) Successfully track multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment Spot printing defects Define print specifications Perform copy fitting, including correct typeface, size, line measure, spacing, and kerning, on the computer as well as traditional methods Evaluate separations, film, chromalin and color key, and blueline proofs for accuracy and completeness Maintain organized and accurate graphic job files and update regularly to file servers Assemble comps for client review and offset printer instruction Evaluate jobs at a press check and analyze attributes Handle creative direction and feedback 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. 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. (SM) *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