Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 25, 2022
Job Summary Directs and manages the performance of one of the following functions within Risk Management: Workers' Compensation Claims Administration; General Liability Claims Administration; Investigations; and Risk Financing. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience overseeing one or more risk management function such as workers' compensation administration, risk financing, actuarial analysis, and/or investigations programs; 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 and managing investigations of workers' compensation claims Experience conducting and managing investigations of general liability/property damage claims Knowledge of local and state laws related to claims mitigation and/or insurance fraud investigation Experience preparing suspected claim referrals for potential criminal prosecution with the District Attorney or Department of Insurance Experience conducting investigations in a union/contract environment Example of Duties Develops, establishes, and directs a function within Risk Management Directs and oversees operational audits in assigned area Establishes departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines for assigned area Develops and delivers quality projects from inception to close-out, on time, and within scope and budget Partners and communicates with other departments to administer programs and achieve agency goals Investigates, adjusts, and settles claims in collaboration with affected Division staff and Counsel Analyzes trends and develops programs and other measures to reduce costly claims Represents Metro before regulatory agencies Provides briefings to the Board of Directors and Executive Staff Coordinates and facilitates meetings; Participates in various internal decision-making groups Develops, oversees, monitors and adheres to department/unit budget, goals, and schedules which comply with agency-wide fiscal responsibility Negotiates contracts, serves as contract manager and liaison, and monitors contractors' performance to ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions of the contracts, including achievement of DBE/SBE contractual goals Supervises, guides, and motivates assigned staff Implements of staff development programs to ensure employees' training goals are met 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 Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of workers' compensation, multi-line claims administration, risk financing, and investigations Applicable local, state, and federal, laws, rules, and regulations of workers' compensation, disability, and vocational rehabilitation; insurance code regulations; criminal investigations; and risk financing Fundamentals of owner-controlled insurance Strategies and procedures of case settlements California Government Code and Rules of Civil Procedure and rules and practices of the local Superior and Municipal Courts Claims investigation protocols Personal injury analysis and evaluations, and wrongful death claims General and auto liability claims Elements of tort law Modern management theory Skills: Overseeing the work of a claims' administration, general liability, investigations, or risk financing program Investigating claims and determining reasonable settlements Determining strategies to achieve goals Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Establishing department policies and procedures Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Recognize sensitive issues and manage/supervise activities of assigned staff accordingly Develop and promote positive working relations within the office, as well as with outside law enforcement agencies Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Plan financial and staffing needs Represent Metro before regulatory agencies Represent the agency in court and at mediations and argue Metro's position on a case Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions 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 Standing Walking (distance 5' to 100') Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less Using equipment requiring high hand and finger dexterity Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $115,169 - $143,936 - $172,702 Requisition ID: 220180 Posting Date: May 24, 2022 Posting End Date - External: Jun 3, 2022 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: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. 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 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Jun 3, 2022
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 25, 2022
Job Summary Performs highly complex real estate work in Appraisal, Acquisition/Relocation, or Asset Management. For Asset Management: Coordinates real estate leasing and access agreements for real estate activities adjacent to, over, or under Metro right-of-way (ROW), with both private property owners and internal agency departments to ensure that transit services are not interrupted and safety is maintained; and establishes and follows best management practices. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Engineering, or a related field Experience Five years of relevant experience in real estate services, requiring at least two years specialized experience in area of assignment, such as eminent domain, property appraisal review, etc.; experience in municipal government real estate management 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 Senior Right of Way Agent (SRWA) Designation preferred For an Appraiser's position, a California Real Estate Appraiser License is required Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience performing analysis of real estate issues including utility installations and adjustments, identifying problems, and recommending solutions related to utility contracts Experience collaborating with municipal public works depart ments, and utility companies to relocate and install utility lines, telecommunication lines and appurtenances, electrical conduits, and gas lines Experience reading and interpreting utility and engineering plan drawings Experience preparing appropriate contract documentation, identifying opportunities to bundle scopes of work to minimize shutdown of operations and recommending appropriate strategies Example of Duties Performs a broad range of complex, cross-sectional real estate and right-of-way functions Plans and manages real estate projects Reviews title reports, appraisals, and similar support documents and reports Assists management in preparing real estate revenue goals and budget reports estimating real estate related costs Inspects real estate both in person and using computer programs to document conditions Evaluates Metro's real estate needs, identifies opportunities to enhance safety and revenues, and recommends policies and procedures to enhance department efficiency and accuracy of management of assets Prepares written and oral reports, resolutions, correspondence, and legal documents Represents the department in meetings with other departments/divisions, property owners and tenants, and business and community groups to make presentations or respond to inquiries Provides oversight and management of outside consultants Provides leadership, guidance, and advice to staff on complex real estate issues Provides training to support staff on real estate related functions Coordinates work activity of both professional and administrative staff when working on special projects Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out For Appraisal Analyzes property requirements to understand the potential impacts to the property Prepares appraisal scope of work, reviews real estate appraisals for thoroughness and professional completion, and prepares appraisals as appropriate Communicates with management and outside counsel regarding issues that are significant in appraisals prepared for property owners For Acquisition/Relocation Negotiates with property owners or their agents for purchase or voluntary transfer of property Coordinates with escrow and title companies relative to ownership and conditions of title Prepares and presents relocation related notices Reviews and processes relocation claims and payments Provides oversight on acquisition and relocation delivery milestones Solicits consultant(s) for the preparation and review of environmental investigation reports For Asset Management Coordinates use of Metro assets (land) with internal departments Executes agreements that enable safe, short-term use of or access to Metro land Manages assets sensibly to reduce Metro expenses for maintenance and upkeep May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, processes, procedures, and practices of real estate services, including appraisal, property management, and documentation requirements Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing real estate practices, processes, and procedures Basic real estate law and eminent domain law Theories, principles, and practices of land use planning and regulations Applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations governing public acquisition policies Financial calculations relating to real estate Various areas of Los Angeles County, including cities and neighborhoods Computer applications, particularly as related to the analysis and maintenance of property information and records Computer software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and financial calculator Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Conducting real estate research and appraisals Understanding and analyzing complex planning concepts Interacting professionally with all level of Metro employees and external parties Preparing reports and correspondence Communicating effectively orally and in writing Using real estate specific software Reading and interpreting legal documents Preparing contract documentation Analyzing financial data and basic mathematics Supervising, training, and motivating team members Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Perform analysis of real estate issues, identify problems, and recommend solutions Think and act independently Proofread and write scopes of work Conduct planning studies and act as a project manager Negotiate favorable real estate transactions, prepare appropriate contract documentation, and recommend appropriate strategies Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions, and sensitivity in politically charged areas or projects Represent Metro before the public Work successfully and accurately under tight time restraints Organize and manage many projects concurrently Travel to offsite locations 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 Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $86,153 - $107,682 - $129,210 Requisition ID: 220182 Posting Date: May 24, 2022 Posting End Date - External: Jun 10, 2022 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: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. 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 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Jun 10, 2022
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 25, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Conducts background investigations, research, and analysis to reasonably assess the integrity and responsibility of applicants seeking to do business with Metro in order to determine risk to the agency. Example Of Duties Supervises assigned staff responsible for analyzing, developing, controlling, and reporting budget and project costs or project design and construction schedules Prepares and analyses project cash flow, commitment plans, funding, and workforce plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding projects Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Ensures project conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project plans and periodic status reports Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Produces, maintains, and publishes the Master Schedule and Third-Party Utility Schedule Analyzes and comments on contractor schedule Monitors consultants′ monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Identifies problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates with and supports team members and management Follows established reporting processes Ensures accurate records are maintained and documented Supervises and motivates in-house and consultant staff Complies with all of Metro′s safety rules, policies, and procedures Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in large complex capital construction project scheduling and/or cost control; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience utilizing cost and scheduling software, such as FIS (Financial Information System), Power BI, Primavera P6, Deltek Acumen Fuse, or Microsoft Project Experience utilizing Project Management Information Systems (PMIS), such as Oracle Primavera Unifier, CM14, Contract Management Interface (CMI) and SharePoint Experience building and managing design and construction schedules in Primavera P6 or similar system Experience reviewing Contractor's construction schedules, Schedule of Values, and preparing review comments and submittal dispositions Experience monitoring costs including budget, commitments, forecast, and actuals for complex transit projects Experience preparing cost and schedule reports, cashflow projections, contingency drawdown, cost forecast, trend reports, risk register, and communicating variance explanations and mitigation recommendations to management Certified Cost Technician, Certified Scheduling Technician, Certified cost Professional, or Planning & Scheduling Professional Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Advanced capabilities of specified software for scheduling, forecasting, workflow, project management and business, such as Oracle Primavera P6, Unifier, Acumen Fuse, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Providing direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Mediating and negotiating Operating personal computers and general office equipment Abilities: Work independently in a structured environment Work with end users within an integrated team environment Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Travel to offsite project locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (EY) Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision, receives, stores, monitors, orders, issues, and maintains computerized inventory records of vehicle parts and other materials. Example Of Duties Operates a computer to identify, retrieve, enter, update and/or verify stock availability and status; ensures that items are charged to the appropriate cost center Issues parts and other materials upon request Receives materials from outside vendors Checks orders received from various Metro departments, divisions, and vendors and ensures placement in proper storage bin Conducts storeroom inventory, including performing cycle counting to maintain adequate supply levels; orders supplies Operates forklift to move, load, and unload materials Responds to inquiries from various Metro locations regarding status of requested materials and parts Modifies crates, pallets, or boxes to protect and safeguard goods during storage or distribution Cleans and maintains work area Picks up and delivers supplies to various locations when necessary using a Metro vehicle Adjusts pallet racking, shelving, or cabinets to maximize storage capacity 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 None Required Experience One year of relevant experience performing stock, warehouse, or inventory control work in a computerized/automated environment, including operation of a forklift ; experience in an automotive, mechanical parts counter support, or manufacturing environment is preferred; successful completion of Metro′s "Promoting to Stock Clerk Trainee" training program may be substituted for experience Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Valid California Class C Driver License Possession of a forklift certification/license or the ability to obtain a forklift certification/license within the first two weeks assigned to the Stock Clerk classification Working Conditions Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Stockroom or warehouse High dust, dirt, and/or grease environment High noise environment Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes Work with vibrating equipment Work on elevated surfaces or below ground level Work on slippery or uneven surfaces Work in awkward or confining/enclosed spaces Exposure to explosives and/or highly flammable materials Exposure to hazardous chemicals, solvents, and/or gases Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles Exposure to physical and verbal abuse by clients/customers and/or general public Extensive safety training and/or use of protective devices and personal protective gear Work irregular hours, weekends, or holidays Physical Effort Required Standing Walking (distance 5' to 100') Crawling, crouching, squatting, stooping and/or kneeling Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping Pushing and/or pulling Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs. Knowledge: (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Basic warehousing and inventory control practices Shipping and receiving practices and procedures Safety procedures Basic arithmetic Vehicle operations and safety Applicable business software applications Computerized inventory control systems Material handling equipment operation such as forklifts, hand trucks, etc. Nomenclature of parts, tools, and equipment used in a bus, rail, or automotive repair shop Trade manuals and parts catalogs covering bus, rail, and/or automotive equipment Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Safely operating material handling equipment, weight scales, banding machines, and counting scales Communicating effectively with others Interacting professionally with various levels of internal and external clients and representatives Operating computers and office equipment Accurately enter and retrieve data Abilities: (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Stock, transport, and distribute parts and materials Practice Metro's inventory control procedures Maintain inventory records and logs Safely operate supply trucks, forklifts, and Metro vehicles Follow oral and written instructions 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. (JA) *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: 03-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Researches, analyzes, and responds to all requests for information in any format made by anyone under the California Public Records Act (CPRA) within the limits and exemptions provided in law, using online tracking and research tools, and audits departmental compliance with Metro′s Records Management policies. Example Of Duties Conducts regular audits of departmental records for all Metro divisions and cost centers, analyzes audits, and advises all departments on compliance with Metro′s records and information management program Supports all service functions of the Library, Archive and Records Management units to ensure compliance with the CPRA Manages incoming records requests, analyzes information being requested, and provides guidance to requestors for correct information sources as required by the CPRA; processes and produces non-exempt records in response to CPRA requests Researches and composes written responses to all CPRA requests and legal subpoenas within legally proscribed timeframes; monitors those responses, and analyzes all future requests for similar information to ensure consistent application of records policies Confers with legal counsel and insurance administrators on a regular basis regarding legal availability, source, confidentiality, and redaction of information being requested Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems, assists departments with developing individually appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs) for records, and performs bi-annual compliance audits in all departments against the records management policy Creates metadata schema for electronically stored information to assist with its retrieval, and converts file formats (text, audio, and video) as needed for accessibility, ease of use, and to accommodate customer format preferences Interacts with staff at all levels, consultants, and counsel to identify sources and coordinate retrieval and release of information and documents Provides written and verbal analysis to attorneys regarding release and/or denial of release of information based on laws, precedents, and practices Evaluates, inventories, audits, assists, recommends, documents, and trains users on records systems, standard operating procedures, and records program and policy compliance verbally and in writing Researches various online indexes, systems, applications, and other sources of information, including databases, personnel files, and accident, incident, and investigatory files Appears in courts of law to testify on behalf of Metro and present records Coordinates reproduction of documents being provided; determines charges and receives payments for costs of reproduction and/or labor; maintains records of charges Maintains records of information requested and information released to ensure consistent responses to requests for information 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 Records Management, Library Science, Information Studies, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in Records Management, Library Science, Information Studies, Business, Public Administration, or a related field preferred Experience One year of relevant experience analyzing and responding to requests made under the California Public Records Act, Freedom of Information Act, or similar sunshine laws, or in records, document management, knowledge management, library research, or paralegal 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 Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and National Association of Government Archive and Records Administrators certification(s) preferred Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of information disclosure under the California Public Records Act and other state and federal records law, including the Brown Act (open meetings law), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulations, and confidential and security sensitive information Metro departmental hierarchy and corresponding responsibilities Metro policies and procedures Procurement procedures and proposals Utilization of multiple databases Information system software applications SkillS: Devising and analyzing recordkeeping, document and data tracking systems Analyzing complex requests and information, identifying problems or issues, and making recommendations Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and management, County Counsel, internal and external attorneys, the general public, media, and outside representatives Abilities: Prioritize work to meet legally mandated deadlines Complete inventory evaluation audits, analyze audit findings, and prepare comprehensive spreadsheets Manage high profile CPRA requests Work independently with little supervision Ascertain and maintain confidential and security sensitive information Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures Prepare reports and correspondence Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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: 24-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 24, 2022
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 One or more of the following certifications or licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) 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. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 20-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Performs quality audits to ensure Metro projects are meeting contractual and industry requirements and that work is performed in compliance with Project Quality Program procedures and requirements. Example Of Duties Conducts quality audits, including reviewing quality program submittals for compliance to contract requirements Provides quality support to Resident Engineers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers, as required Conducts quality surveillances for specific quality related activities Evaluates quality systems and performance Investigates, documents, reviews, and approves non-conformances and QARs (Quality Assessment Reports) Audits contractor's activities, facilities and tunnel construction, hardware installation, system integration, and acceptance testing Provides quality support for test and equipment acceptances Provides quality input to design documents Maintains quality management procedures Analyzes data and prepares narrative reports Represents Metro internally and externally Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience in the design and construction of rail transit projects, including quality system auditing experience and two years of experience supporting the implementation of a quality system Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred Certified Quality Auditor, Certified Manager of Quality, or Certified Quality Engineer preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience applying ISO 9000 Standards to organize quality management systems Experience conducting and closing quality audits Experience evaluating quality systems and performance Knowledge: Computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Quality system audit requirements Research and report preparation methods Processes, systems, and procedures for Project Quality Program Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Metro policy and procedures Construction means and methods, including transit construction or general heavy construction practices Skill Performing audits of construction activities Conducting research and developing reports Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels internally and with external representatives Exercising judgment and creativity in decision making Analyzing situations and identifying problems, including Root Cause Analysis Identifying areas for improvement Reading and understanding construction drawings and plans Abilities: Develop, coordinate, present, administer, and evaluate construction quality programs and requirements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Think and act independently Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Compile and analyze data Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts and agreements Represent Metro internally and externally Maintain good working relationships Handle highly confidential information Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (EY) Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Job Summary Contributes to the agency by developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and investigating or auditing programs, policies, and strategies for operations, industrial, and construction safety and emergency preparedness; ensures that the agency is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local safety regulations; and helps prevent/reduce injuries, accidents, fines, and litigation to reduce agency costs and improve employee health and safety. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Engineering, Business, Biology, Chemistry, Statistics or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience in heavy construction safety, industrial safety, fire/life safety, system safety, or loss prevention 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 Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation preferred Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) Certification preferred Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP) Certificate preferred Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) preferred Frequent exposure to weather, mechanical, electrical, and physical hazards On call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week for emergency response 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 participating in the Roadway Worker Protection Training Program Experience collecting, vetting, and synthesizing train accident data to ​create and publish California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) reports Example of Duties Conducts safety reviews, audits, inspections, and testing in the areas of fire/life safety, safety certification, and transit operations on Metro′s facilities, operating divisions, construction sites, work practices, equipment, and safety devices; identifies, reports, and addresses safety issues and hazards found Advises management of safety operational requirements and obtains concurrence to meet regulatory safety compliance and reduce accidents and losses Analyzes collision data and makes recommendations to reduce accidents based on trends; monitors effectiveness of mitigating measures implemented to improve collision rates Oversees compliance with the hazard management program and takes corrective action, as needed, to ensure data accuracy and timely resolution of issues Oversees the Los Angeles City Fire Department Regulation 4 testing program Coordinates Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) audits and resolves issues identified Develops, improves, and implements innovative plans, procedures, processes, and programs to ensure that fire/life safety, safety certification, and system safety issues are adequately addressed Investigates and reviews claims against Metro and reports of injuries, property damage, industrial accidents, unsafe work conditions, or practices; performs reconstruction of incidents and injuries; determines the cause; and provides solutions Makes recommendations to departmental management on findings, purchases, and changes to facility, equipment, methods, or procedures to correct unsafe conditions Coordinates and conducts job site safety and hazard analysis, including performing tests on noise, ventilation, illumination, and gas release to determine compliance Monitors, reviews, audits, and evaluates various contracts, requests for proposals (RFP), engineering drawings, and plans for future transit construction for safety-related regulatory compliance, potential safety issues, and liability exposure Determines training needs; recommends, develops, and conducts training to diverse group of Metro and Contractor employees Represents Metro in external and internal safety meetings and committees to provide comprehensive technical advice and assistance ensuring accuracy of accident/injury reports and compliance with current or new applicable laws and regulations Prepares and presents complex technical reports, including observations, analysis of contaminants, and recommendations for control and corrections of hazards Tracks, reviews, and analyzes data relating to occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses; identifies trends and prepares recommendation based on findings Formulates or participates in the development of departmental safety policies and procedures and ensures their implementation Analyzes, interprets, and applies safety-related laws, rules, and regulations for impact on agency Coordinates emergency preparedness issues for Metro, including recommending, implementing, and monitoring Emergency Preparedness programs to enhance agency readiness for incidents, emergencies, and disasters Coordinates with Metro operating entities in the planning and completion of emergency response drills, and preparation and periodic updates of Site Emergency Action Plans Prepares and updates Metro′s Emergency Management Plan Serves as liaison with outside city and county agencies to improve inter-agency coordination for emergency preparedness Coordinates with Metro′s operating entities to identify emergency supply requirements 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 Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, and practices of industrial safety, construction, engineering, fire/life safety, safety certification, system safety, emergency preparedness, and risk management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing traffic, bus and rail operations, vehicle operations, health and safety, facilities, construction projects, and local building codes, including those promulgated by California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Cal/OSHA, Federal-OSHA, California/Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Air Quality Management District (AQMD), and local Fire Departments Fire, injury, accident, and noise control prevention theories, methods, equipment, principles, and practices Safety information gathering and data analysis theories and techniques Public and employee safety training and education Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Writing, establishing, and implementing safety programs, policies, and procedures Performing investigations and reconstructions of safety-related incidents and determining causes Report preparation and analysis of data Analyzing situations, identifying problems, proposing solutions, and implementing strategies Exercising sound judgment in emergency situations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally and tactfully with various levels of Metro management and employees, as well as representatives from external agencies Using applicable business software applications Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Identify and report job hazardous conditions, as well as review and accept job hazard analysis Monitor and review material safety data sheets Meet time constraints Manage multiple project and prioritize tasks Think and act independently Understand, analyze, interpret and apply laws, regulations, rules, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, best practices and labor/management agreements Handle highly confidential information 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 High dust, dirt, and/or grease environment High noise environment Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes Work on slippery or uneven surfaces Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles 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 Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Standing Walking (distance 5' to 100') Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping Climbing (e.g., ladders, scaffolds, stairs, poles, into vehicles, etc.) 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.) Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $78,873 - $98,592 - $118,290 Requisition ID: 220171 Posting Date: May 20, 2022 Posting End Date - External: Jun 3, 2022 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: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. 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 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Jun 3, 2022
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Plans, organizes, and manages the work of a major accounting function to ensure the timely and accurate processing, recording, and reporting of Metro's financial transactions in order to achieve the department's and agency's goals and objectives. Example Of Duties Establishes and implements policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Manages, implements, enhances, and maintains Metro's financial information system Prepares or manages the preparation of financial reports Coordinates internal and external financial and compliance audits Coordinates functions, groups, and projects Prepares and presents reports to supervisor, management, and the Board of Directors Establishes and monitors long-range goals, budgets, schedules, and strategies Represents department at meetings, conferences, and public events Recruits and develops high-performing, motivated staff Manages, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned staff; and fosters an open, professional team working environment 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 Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of supervisory-level experience in accounting 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 CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and/or CMA (Certified Management Accountant) preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience applying appropriate accounting principles, standards, and regulations in recording and reporting financial transactions Experience organizing financial data to prepare accounts analysis and reconciliations Experience preparing basic financial statements such as balance sheets, income statements, or statements of cash flows Experience performing variance analysis on basic financial statements and other financial reports Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of governmental accounting, financial recordkeeping, reporting, and information systems, and budgets Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations related to governmental accounting, recordkeeping, and reporting for a public agency Modern management theories and practices Accounting applications and reporting tools Applicable business software applications Skill In: Overseeing the operations of a major accounting function, such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, General Accounting and Financial Reporting, Grants Billing and Project Accounting, Payroll, and Information Technology Performing and coordinating financial and compliance audits Preparing comprehensive and complex financial reports Determining strategies to achieve goals Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Analyzing data and situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and solving problems Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Managing, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Compile and analyze complex data Handle highly confidential information Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Plan staff and financial needs of the department Represent Metro before the public 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: 03-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Manages, executes, advocates, and evaluates Metro′s annual legislative program utilizing contract lobbyists and provides advanced level of representation of Metro's policies, projects, programs, and funding before regional, state, and federal legislative bodies, regulatory agencies, and international delegations/businesses to ensure clear communication and ultimately acceptance by the various branches of government. Example Of Duties Incumbents in this classification may specialize in a specific government area, such as city, county, state, or federal relations Represents Metro with members of the United States Congress and other federal officials, California State Legislature, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, local elected officials, and regulatory agencies to inform and support Metro′s annual legislative program Develops and directs strategy for the passage or defeat of legislation of importance to Metro Develops, recommends, and directs strategy implementation with Metro senior management and contract lobbyists to achieve agency′s goals and objectives Provides advice, counsel, and direction for Metro staff, elected officials, and regional agencies to develop legislative policies and issues supporting transportation Drafts Metro-sponsored legislation and reviews and analyzes legislation to determine possible effect on Metro′s operations, funding, and special programs Testifies before legislative policy and fiscal committees and regulative agencies to enlist support for Metro operations and projects Analyzes policy proposals and their potential impacts on the agency; implements policy that is directed by Metro′s Board of Directors Acts as Metro liaison to inter-agency advocacy groups, e.g., Mobility 21 Acts as chief point of contact for all international and agency delegation visits Manages professional, contract, and clerical staff on work products necessary to support annual legislative program Approves monthly contract invoices Facilitates special projects for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), as needed Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all 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 Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience performing legislative analysis, lobbyist work, or public affairs work for a public sector or governmental agency or lobbyist firm, or working as a staff member for an elected official, legislative committee or government/public affairs office 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 are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA#39;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 the selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience advancing the passage of state legislative issues in Sacramento Experience coordinating with legislative offices, contract lobbyists, interest groups, and committee staff Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of legislative and advocacy processes Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations governing legislative procedures and lobbying practices for a public agency The political environment at the federal, state, and regional level Current elected and appointed officials of federal, state, and regional government Applicable computer applications and internet resources Skill in: Performing advocacy work in support of Agency's Annual Legislative program Determining strategies to achieve goals Administering contract advocates′ tasks and monthly invoices Preparing complex legislative analysis Legal writing Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively verbally and in writing, both internally and externally Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, the Board of Directors and their staff, elected officials, and outside representatives Mediating and negotiating with agency, association, and legislative staffs Abilities: Represent and advocate for Metro before the public and legislative bodies Think critically and quickly Understand, interpret, and apply applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and human resources procedures Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Maintain highly confidential and politically sensitive information Compile and analyze complex data 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.(EB) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 02-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Job Summary Provides journey-level administrative, technical, analytical, and/or budgetary support for an assigned department. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business, Public Administration, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and/or administrative work Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (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 supporting employee engagement, employee recognition, training and development, team building, internal communications, project management, and/or events management, or other related area Experience assisting with a project Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Suite tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Experience supporting multiple team members with competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment Experience supporting management in researching, analyzing data, and preparing reports, correspondence, and presentations Example of Duties Provides administrative support for a department or division in one or more of the following areas as assigned, which may include budget preparation and administration, contract monitoring, and personnel administration Conducts research and prepares reports requiring compilation and analysis of data Conducts forecasting analyses and studies Develops program management, data tracking, and other software applications on personal computers Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems Monitors projects and programs Confers with internal and external stakeholders regarding various matters as assigned Represents the department at meetings, committees, and conferences Performs and formulates financial, administrative, policy, and organizational analyses and recommendations Advises management and staff regarding performance and funding matters Monitors assigned departmental operating and capital budgets Prepares recommendations for proposed expenditures of capital funds Researches and recommends appropriate action regarding performance and budget variances Reviews grant requests Monitors grant expenditures Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, and practices of budget, accounting, financial, and administrative and technical analysis Research and report preparation methods Mathematics and business statistics Applicable business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Performing statistical and financial analyses Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and developing and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and critical thinking in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Research, compile, and analyze data Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Think and act independently Follow oral and written instructions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English 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 Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: Start Rate: $27.94/hour - Top Rate: $41.90/hour Requisition ID: 220169 Posting Date: May 19, 2022 Posting End Date - External: Jun 2, 2022 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: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. 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 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Jun 2, 2022
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Performs complex engineering work and oversees engineers through the review of project submittals with the goal of achieving compliance with Metro standards, directives, and project objectives. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements, and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation, and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs for design projects Reviews contract documents, shop drawings, specifications, RFI (request for information), and DDR (detailed design review) for compliance with codes, project specifications, and Metro criteria Reviews designs for quality, constructability, and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs Manages Contract Document Required Receivables and project budget for assigned projects Updates and enforces the Metro Design Standards and Criteria Prepares preliminary design documents for future projects Coordinates projects with utility companies, railroad, and city, county, and state agencies when required Makes field visits for research and inventory Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants, and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides resident engineer and quality control inspection services Provides guidance, coaching, training, and oversees the work product of employees in area of expertise Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering or other related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Microsoft Office Word 2010 and Excel 2010 Specialist preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience supporting traction power substation operations and maintenance Experience developing electrical system designs Experience utilizing substation safety system equipment such as Protective Relays, Transfer Trips, Emergency Tripping System, and Overhead Catenary System (OCS) Experience troubleshooting high voltage electrical equipment (transformers, breakers, rectifier) and programming of electrical protective devices, in accordance with National Electrical Code (NEC) compliance Knowledge of rectification theory Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering analysis, design, and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems design and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Software applications as they relate to assigned engineering discipline, e.g., AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design), MicroStation, Revit, and EnergyPro Engineering design codes Applicable federal, state (Title 24), and local codes, standards, policies, procedures, and regulations Engineering mathematics, e.g., heat load, ducting, and piping pressure loss calculations Local and state-wide governmental authorities Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Skill in Performing complex engineering analysis and design work in assigned discipline Using computer-aided tools and products Reading and understanding plans, specifications, mechanical drawings, and diagrams Communicating effectively orally and in writing Understanding and solving challenges Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Time management Implementing guidelines and policies Abilities: Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Review plans and calculations to find errors and omissions Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making engineering decisions Understand, interpret, and apply codes, regulations, specifications, and project contract agreements Update and revise Metro criteria and baseline specifications Meet tight constraints and deadlines Work on several tasks simultaneously Read, write, speak, and understand English For Traction Power Positions: Work on elevated surfaces or below ground level Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles Exposure to radiant or electrical energy (e.g., ionizing radiation, overhead catenary or contact rail power distribution, etc.) 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 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. OM *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 02-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Performs highly complex cost estimating assignments related to building, operating, and maintaining metro's transportation projects. Example Of Duties Prepares highly complex cost estimates and analyses for capital and professional services projects at concept, schematic, design development, and final design phases Compiles and analyzes data on all factors that influence costs, such as material, labor, equipment, and profit Evaluates cost estimate and analysis deliverables prepared by consultants for cost-containment, accuracy, uniformity, and completeness Conducts construction/project site visits gathering relevant information and determines what information to be used to produce project estimates Performs technical quality reviews of quotes, bids, change orders, value engineering reports, and claims for accuracy and completeness of stated costs Acquires and evaluates pricing documents and historical and vendor cost data for the development of cost estimates and price recommendations Accurately forecasts costs of future projects and changes to existing projects Prepares technical evaluations, cost estimating draft reports, memoranda, and letters, and presents recommendations to management Leads project specific estimating teams that are internal to Metro Estimating Oversees, trains, mentors, and guides 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 year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in cost estimating or contract pricing for major capital projects; 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 Cost Estimator preferred Exposure to hazardous conditions during visits to construction sites Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience performing construction and engineering cost estimating, contract pricing, and take-off for transit systems and facilities Experience analyzing and preparing reliable, accurate, and complete cost estimates for complex capital projects Experience utilizing construction estimating software and cost databases Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost estimating and construction, engineering, take-off, and contract pricing Preparation of feasibility cost estimates, various design control estimates, and bid estimates Cost estimating algorithms, cost analysis, estimating methodologies, and business mathematics Engineering drawings, specifications, schedules, and contracts Construction methods for rail and transportation projects, including buildings, reinforced concrete and steel structures, equipment relating to transportation systems, rail transit guideways, highways, streets, bridges, storm drain, sewer, and water, power, and communication utilities Sources of estimating data in the construction industry, such as labor and equipment productivity rates, composition of standard crews, construction cost indexes, etc. Use of personal computers, including cost estimating software Construction software, such as Timberline and On-Screen Takeoff Applicable business software applications Skills: Analyzing and preparing reliable, accurate, and complete cost estimates for complex capital projects Reading complex specifications, drawings, or blueprints Conducting research on pricing, escalation, manufacturing methods, and construction planning Preparing cost reports, trend analysis, and budgets Developing construction labor rates with fringe benefits, payroll taxes, and insurance Developing construction schedule and applying to construction budget Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making recommendations Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Identify and analyze complex problems and put together preliminary budget estimates Understand and develop construction sequences for different types of work projects Compile and analyze complex cost and pricing data Monitor and manage assigned workload and meet tight time constraints Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Determine strategies to achieve goals Mediate and negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Provide leadership, technical guidance, and motivation to 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. (EY) Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 13-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 18, 2022
Job Summary Plans, directs, and oversees the activities, projects, and programs of assigned business unit to support agency goals. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant senior management-level experience in one or more of the disciplines managed 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 utilizing law enforcement statistics, customer and employee surveys, safety applications and initiatives, and other relevant qualitative and quantitative information to conduct comprehensive data analysis and develop actionable safety strategies Experience managing communication regarding safety and security threats against transportation systems Experience implementing programs to prevent safety and security threats Experience overseeing emergency management and physical security programs Example of Duties Leads multiple sub-units to ensure compliance with operational goals for information systems, contracts, administrative support, and other initiatives Directs the development, analysis, and reporting of the annual operating and capital budgets for the assigned area of responsibilities Directs operating and financial performance measurement and reporting for assigned area of responsibilities Liaises with internal and external clients to drive solutions Formulates policy recommendations and advises management on related issues Develops and implements work plan goals, objectives, policies, procedures, budget, and work standards for assigned function; monitors progress Directs, coordinates, and develops responses to FTA (Federal Transit Administration) and Caltrans audits and follows up on action items reported in audit response through to completion Develops recommendations to alleviate and resolve identified problems Directs and administers major capital programs Represents Metro and department before executive management, the Board of Directors, public agencies, community groups, committees, and professional organizations as assigned Chairs and participates in various committees and task forces Directs complex technical assignments, including projects and reporting Manages, mentors, coaches, and motivates assigned employees to develop and train staff for growth 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 Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, strategies, and practices of project management Administrative principles, strategies, and methods, including goal setting, streamlining processes, program and budget development and implementation Capital and operating budgets Public agency procurement procedures and contract management Labor/management agreements Modern organizational management theory Metro operations to understand and navigate the organization Applicable business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Overseeing and managing large-scale projects across all business units Developing, directing, and implementing major capital and operational programs Planning, organizing, and directing the work of business information systems functions Directing, planning, and implementing policies, procedures, budgets, and financial/staffing forecasting Determining and directing strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and in emergency situations Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Effectively interacting with all levels of Metro employees and management, Board of Directors, outside representatives, and elected officials Effectively managing, training, coaching, mentoring, and developing represented and non-represented assigned staff Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Understand, interpret, and apply related laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, labor/management agreements Direct financial decisions within a budget 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 Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $141,918 - $177,923 - $213,907 Requisition ID: 220161 Posting Date: May 17, 2022 Posting End Date - External: May 26, 2022 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: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. 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 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: May 26, 2022
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 12, 2022
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 (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience supporting the grant lifecycle with emphasis on post-award best practices Knowledge of the basic principles of contract law, researching, cost analysis, accounting, and control procedures Experience utilizing software for data organization, business intelligence, analytics, and visual communication Experience securing and assigning labor, non-labor, and funding resources to address complex business needs in environments with scarce resources Knowledge: Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) 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 Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) 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: Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Manage multiple priorities and deadlines Think and act independently Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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. OM *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 25-MAY-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Performs complex engineering work and oversees engineers through the review of project submittals with the goal of achieving compliance with Metro standards, directives, and project objectives. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements, and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation, and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs for design projects Reviews contract documents, shop drawings, specifications, RFI (request for information), and DDR (detailed design review) for compliance with codes, project specifications, and Metro criteria Reviews designs for quality, constructability, and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs Manages Contract Document Required Receivables and project budget for assigned projects Updates and enforces the Metro Design Standards and Criteria Prepares preliminary design documents for future projects Coordinates projects with utility companies, railroad, and city, county, and state agencies when required Makes field visits for research and inventory Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants, and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides resident engineer and quality control inspection services Provides guidance, coaching, training, and oversees the work product of employees in area of expertise Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering or other related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Microsoft Office Word 2010 and Excel 2010 Specialist preferred 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 evaluating mechanical and/or electrical systems bus, rail, automotive, and/or heavy vehicles Experience utilizing computer-aided design and drafting software applications such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks Experience evaluating rolling stock and rolling stock systems for bus, rail, automotive, and/or heavy vehicles Experience performing maintenance engineering work Experience analyzing data such as maintenance records, technical specifications, performance requirements, and systems fault logs Experience developing technical documentation such as technical specifications, contractor evaluation criteria, independent cost estimates, design drawings, testing instructions, installation instructions, and bills of material Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering analysis, design, and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems design and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Software applications as they relate to assigned engineering discipline, e.g., AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design), MicroStation, Revit, and EnergyPro Engineering design codes Applicable federal, state (Title 24), and local codes, standards, policies, procedures, and regulations Engineering mathematics, e.g., heat load, ducting, and piping pressure loss calculations Local and state-wide governmental authorities Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Skills Performing complex engineering analysis and design work in assigned discipline Using computer-aided tools and products Reading and understanding plans, specifications, mechanical drawings, and diagrams Communicating effectively orally and in writing Understanding and solving challenges Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Time management Implementing guidelines and policies Abilities: Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Review plans and calculations to find errors and omissions Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making engineering decisions Understand, interpret, and apply codes, regulations, specifications, and project contract agreements Update and revise Metro criteria and baseline specifications Meet tight constraints and deadlines Work on several tasks simultaneously Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Directs and controls the overall activities of one or more units in Rail Operations such as Track, Traction Power, Signal, Rail Communications, or multi-craft Rail Facility Maintenance, including electronic systems, equipment installation, rail service support, and building and grounds maintenance for all rail lines. Example Of Duties Directly, and through subordinate management, develops goals, establishes plans and priorities, and assigns and monitors the work of employees in an assigned area for all lines Assists in strategic planning for Rail Operations projects Evaluates performance of assigned unit to ensure conformance with department goals and objectives and eliminate impediments to peak performance Reviews specifications for rail line expansion projects as they relate to assigned unit Develops and administers safety, quality assurance, and preventive maintenance programs and schedules, including production and equipment upgrades Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings; builds effective union relationships Monitors staff compliance with policies, procedures, and practices, and regulatory requirements Develops Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for contractor services; recommends amendments to and administers vendor contracts as required Reviews contract specifications with respect to specification compliance on new and existing lines and makes recommendations to ensure efficient and cost-effective operations Ensures compliance of maintenance plans in accordance with CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission), FTA (Federal Transit Administration), and other applicable rules and regulations Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities Prepares reports, memoranda, and other correspondence Investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failures Assesses and submits cost of repair estimates Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades Stays current on state-of-the-art wayside systems and their application for Metro use Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area, and monitors annual expenditures; manages both direct expense and capital project budgets Provides mentoring, coaching, and training for all staff across all levels Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency′s safety vision and goals; maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in facilities operations, maintenance in light/heavy track, signal, or traction power, or telecommunications and communications systems; one year of rail transit experience in relevant area preferred; experience with computerized maintenance management information systems preferred Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Professional Engineer License may be required 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 the installation of fiber optic communications network, microwave/wireless communications, fire, life and safety systems, and security systems Experience overseeing operations of rail communications Experience executing plans/processes effectively to drive performance Experience managing/ developing operating and capital budgets for a financial forecast Experience reviewing and assisting with the development of work scopes Experience managing/overseeing capital projects for installation of new communication equipment Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices that apply to communications, facilities maintenance management, track, traction power, or signal design and maintenance Quality control standards for rail maintenance Safety rules, regulations, and procedures Union agreements and relationship building Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, safety, facilities, and rail maintenance and operations Financial and analytical budgeting Public agency procurement processes and contract administration Microsoft Office Suite applications Modern management theory Skills: Overseeing the operations of a Communications, Facilities Maintenance, Track, Traction Power, or Signal rail maintenance department Communicating effectively orally and in writing Strategic thinking Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Developing, improving, and implementing procedures and processes Negotiating and mediating Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Managing assigned staff and developing effective teams Abilities: Compile, analyze, and interpret data Multi-task to complete deliverables and meet deadlines Outline strategies and goals for team members Coordinate and manage inter-departmental and inter-agency communication, relationships, and projects Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Plan financial and staffing needs Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public 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. METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 11, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Develops, oversees, manages, and coordinates cost, schedule, budget, and reporting for Metro capital projects. Example Of Duties Provides project management support/assistance and technical expertise to other Metro departments in areas of project planning, cost, and schedule to meet overall project needs and objectives Develops and oversees budgeting, cost management and control, scheduling, and management information system and reporting activities within a construction unit Identifies problems and manages resolution of issues and actions to ensure daily completion of required task efforts involving budget, cost, schedule, and other project management responsibilities Establishes, maintains, implements, and audits cost and schedule management activities for all departmental Metro Construction projects to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and plans Participates in development and enhancement of Project Management Information System and/or Financial Information System components and modules; implements standard computerized project tracking and status reporting systems Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to cost and schedule management activities Develops, manages, and delivers quality projects on time and within scope and budget from project inception to project close-out Prepares and presents reports to executive management, the Metro Board of Directors, and project funding partners Provides direction, oversees performance, and evaluates work of consultants to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Reviews, analyzes, and interprets project design and construction budgets, schedules, and costs to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time, and dollar requirements, including Life of Project reporting Prepares fiscal year capital budgets and Life of Project staffing plans for major capital projects, inclusive of quarterly and annual cash flow updates; manages major capital budget Conducts effective performance analyses and supports executive management in the development and implementation of strategic objectives Develops financial plans, projections, and forecasts for programs and projects, and analyzes financial impacts Develops, tracks, and analyzes actual expenditures versus budget performance to determine and resolve variances Manages, in conjunction with the Procurement department, procurement activities for multiple departments, including Request for Proposals (RFPs) development, procurement planning, contract administration, and conflict resolution Responds to inquiries by the Board of Directors, City of Los Angeles Major′s office and other outside agencies, and executive officers, and prepares analytical reports Prepare Board reports for specific actions as required by the major capital projects Directs, supervises, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction, Business, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in project control of heavy civil construction, including work on multiple capital projects Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) International Certification preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience managing project control for heavy rail construction Experience utilizing Primavera P6 Schedule Software or similar for monitoring monthly updates, risks and claims Experience developing and maintaining multi-disciplinary schedules for large complex transportation projects over $1 billion dollars Experience partnering with consultants and internal staff to obtain pertinent project data Experience preparing presentation graphics and animation to facilitate scheduling scenarios discussions Project Management Institute Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of design and construction project management Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, scheduling, and configuration management Principles, practices, and methods of conducting analyses Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Engineering and construction concepts Contract administration Personal computer business software applications Modern management theory Skills: Implementing project control concepts with multiple new and active projects Performing complex financial analyses and preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff Management and leadership Abilities: Comprehend, develop, compile, analyze, and interpret complex data and analyses Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Develop, plan, and manage financial and staffing needs Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (EY) 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 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: 22-JUN-22
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
May 08, 2022
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, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision, performs preventive and corrective maintenance to high, medium, and low voltage electrical equipment and traction power substations, overhead catenary, and contact rail systems in support of a major rail rapid transit system. Example Of Duties Performs inspection, testing, installation, maintenance and repair of a wide range of electrical power apparatus, including but not limited to, distribution systems, overhead catenary system, contact rail, transformers, rectifiers, power conversion equipment, high voltage AC and DC switch gear, high and low tension circuit breakers, and auxiliary equipment Inspects overhead contact wire for gauge and integrity Maintains, repairs, and replaces overhead contact wire and all related parts and devices Responds to equipment failure, determines the cause, and restores equipment to service Performs complex wiring and utilization of conduits Participates in electrolysis testing Assists in emergency by-pass procedures and/or actuates alternative power routes during emergencies Reads, interprets, and makes corrections to electrical blueprints Drives maintenance vehicles and transports tools and testing equipment to various locations along the rail line Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment 4 years of experience as an electrical technician, electrician, electrical line worker, or electro-mechanic, performing repair, maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting of electrical wiring, power distribution systems, equipment, electronics, and relay control logic, including 2 years of experience performing maintenance of high voltage systems Full-time related training in a recognized apprenticeship program may be substituted for equivalent experience Must possess or be able to acquire a valid California Class A Commercial driver's license Special Conditions: Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required. Must have normal color vision Must be able to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in any and all types of weather conditions. Work may be required in tunnels or on bridges Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the maintenance of traction power equipment and high Voltage electrical systems, including 750 VDC and up to 34 5 KVAC Safe operating procedures for entering and working on the mainline and wayside equipment Desktop operating system and application software including MS DOS, Windows, Windows NT, MS Office, Outlook and other business application software Abilities: Inspect, install, repair, and maintain traction power equipment Troubleshoot and repair various electrical components Operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Safely operate Metro vehicles Repair or overhaul high voltage circuit breakers and switches Drive heavy-duty maintenance-support high-rail vehicles (up to and including 10,000 lbs) to any of Metro's rail stations Use standard electrical and electronic test equipment Learn, understand, and increase knowledge in other phases of power distribution systems and teach others Interpret electrical blueprints and schematic diagrams Apply safety procedures in a hazardous environment Perform strenuous tasks on occasion Work at heights up to 125 feet and in tunnels and enclosed areas Move objects weighing up to 90 pounds Tolerate outdoor work at night and in all types of weather Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing 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. (EB) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled