Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

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

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

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

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform systems analysis and coordinate the computerization of a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Performs business and systems support, analysis, design, and implementation for IT software, project management functions Oversees the lifecycle of changes to business systems, prepares detailed reports for executive management, based on self-initiated interviews, diagrams, surveys and workflow analysis Researches and analyzes existing business practices and procedures Performs requirements analysis, feasibility studies, and prepares project proposals for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to assigned department Designs technical systems specifications Provides input to consultants regarding systems needs and acceptability of alternatives Evaluates systems to ensure that requirements are properly satisfied Verifies vendor compliance with contract and work plan Monitors system performance Responds to systems emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves system problems Prepares cost/benefit analysis reports for information processing systems and develops associated justifications for the acquisition of systems products and services Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Creates and modifies microcomputer programs Develops advanced microcomputer analytical models and report programs using specified software packages Designs advanced decision support tools and models used for decision making Participates in department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Participates in evaluation and awards of contracts to Information System vendors Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 4 years' experience performing systems support, documentation, reporting, analysis, design, and implementation Knowledge: Proficient: Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio, Project Portfolio Management solutions, SharePoint, Service Management Systems, Mass Notification Solutions Project Management, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Analyzing Information, Software Maintenance, Promoting Process Improvement Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas, systems analysis, project management, and statistical methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex systems analyst work Analyze and design data processing systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Determine strategies to achieve goals Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To manage department operations for vendor networks; oversee Customer Care activities, including the detailed maintenance of client accounts to meet audit standards and replacement of expiring TAP cards in a timely manner; train and motivate the team to ensure that sales goals are met; and manage complaint resolution. Example Of Duties Oversees department's special programs and sales operations Develops, manages, and motivates a strong team of sales outreach professionals responsible for designing and selling Metro services and products to businesses and educational institutions and other special groups to encourage the use of transit, carpools, vanpools, and other alternatives to driving alone Ensures sales, service, and marketing goals are met or exceeded by training, motivating, and managing employees Identifies and presents creative and effective solutions for current and new department processes to management Identifies performance problems and takes immediate action to rectify when necessary Coordinates with various departments to resolve operational processes Responds to and resolves escalated customer issues and concerns Ensures a safe work environment for staff Creates and provides staff work activities reports Manages administrative tasks for staff Monitors staff attendance logs and manages staff call out hotline Re-assigns staff and maintains staffing levels Reviews and complies with collective bargaining agreement to ensure compliance Conducts discipline hearings Coaches and assesses discipline, as required Prepares various departmental reports and correspondence Attends department, agency and other meetings, as required Assists leadership team, as required Responds to in-person, telephone, and e-mailed customer inquiries and concerns Coordinates and facilitates routine staff meetings Manages department P Card program Assists with development of department strategic planning Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree- Business Management, Public Administration, Finance, Marketing, Communications or other related field 3 years supervisory-level or 5 years' senior-level experience in a high volume/activity customer service field Valid California Class C driver license Master's degree in related field desirable Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience managing large, diverse groups of vendors, committees, and teams to meet business objectives Experience in management, marketing, and customer service, including experience developing business rules, board reports, and contracts Experience preparing and delivering presentations Experience working with Salesforce (Customer Relationship Management software) Special Conditions Manage early morning staff call out line Work weekends and nights as required Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of Customer Service and Sales Metro Customer Service, regional transit operations, including fare structure for systems in and around Los Angeles County, including participating TAP agencies Federal, state, and local government transportation policies and regulations Organization, project management and team building Research and analytical techniques, methods, and procedures Cash handling techniques and reconciliation processes Business software applications such as Windows, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel Work process development Staff scheduling Modern management theory Abilities: Organize and manage the work of Customer Service and TAP Customer Service Agents Multitask during high customer activity Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and contracts Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations Manage coping and time management skills Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondences Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public, governmental entities, and business clients Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions within established policy guidelines Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Mediate and negotiate Compile and analyze complex data and prepare comprehensive reports Communicate effectively orally and in writing Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. mb *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and execute activities associated with Metro's system-wide and project-specific financial planning, and technical financial analysis in disciplines including Transit Operations, Capital Program Management, Subsidies to other agencies, and Debt. Example Of Duties Develops and manages system-wide spreadsheet-based financial forecasting model of Metro and countywide transportation capital investments and transit and highway operations Develops, analyzes, and manages expenditure plans, funding plans, and financial plans for Metro's transportation programs and projects Develops and analyzes funding scenarios and expenditure profiles Analyzes and evaluates innovative financing proposals Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Manages development of short and long-range revenue forecasts, including federal, state and local transportation funds Creates assumptions for projecting revenue and Metro transportation expenditures by researching funding sources, and determining expenditure levels and escalation rates by collaborating with Metro staff, using defensible standards, and governmental practices Creates, updates, and analyzes sales tax and other local revenue projections Develops financial strategies and policies for Metro system-wide capital and operating costs, as well as specific projects and programs Identifies, researches, forecasts, and analyzes potential federal and state funding sources, and works with these sources to obtain funding and meet ongoing compliance requirements Evaluates and analyzes impact of proposed state and federal policy and legislation on the funding of Los Angeles County transportation Determines the programming and allocation of federal, state, and regional transportation funds Applies financial debt management practices and policies to financial demands and balances those to annual funding availability Forecasts debt capacity and evaluates the use of alternative debt financing strategies Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendations on state of good repair and asset management financial and capital planning Leads and facilitates meetings to develop agency-wide and departmental capital plans and funding strategies Participates in the development of policy guidelines and administrative procedures Represents Metro, provides consultation services, and makes presentations to local, regional, state, and other agency committees and boards Coordinates financial planning data with other departments and outside agencies Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and presentations Oversees and prepares comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors' policy decisions; advocate funding needs of Metro's transportation programs; and assess future financial trends, opportunities, and constraints Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff Coordinates the work of subordinate employees involved with various major projects and/or programs Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of Metro's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Engineering, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years of progressively responsible experience in financial planning and analysis, financial or other quantitative modeling, transportation finance, or other related area Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Master's degree in a related field Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project and program financial management, transportation financial forecasting and analysis, and debt financing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation funding for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Manage the financial activities of a major transportation project or program Determine financial strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Mediate and negotiate Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Represent Metro before the public Think and act independently Negotiate consensus solutions Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 13, 2018
Full Time
Extension of bulletin, candidates who previously applied need not reapply. Basic Function To oversee, manage, and execute the performance of assigned functions within Highway Program associated with the development, implementation and management of Highway programs and projects countywide Example Of Duties Coordinates the Work of subordinate employees and consultants involved with various major projects and/or programs in multiple geographic areas Leads and facilitates meetings to develop agency-wide and departmental strategies, processes, and policies Assumes project/program management responsibility of transportation projects and programs Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Provides policy, planning, and program support to management, staff, and various internal departments and outside agencies Negotiates cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans Represents Metro, provides consultation services, and makes presentations to local, regional, state, and other agency committees and boards Coordinates and disseminates information to various agencies, groups, and departments Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Develops scopes of work for contracts; resolves legal, contractual, and technical issues Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; and ensures productive use of contractors Analyzes and manages contractor/consultant contracts and budgets Prepares and reviews engineering studies and specifications Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Project Management, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation/highway engineering/planning, project management, or other related area Experience with Caltrans and/or other comparable State Department of Transportation (DOT) preferred Master's degree in a related field is desirable Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience with Caltrans and/or other comparable State Department of Transportation (DOT) Experience in project / program management with special transportation emphasis on highway projects/programs Experience with multi-jurisdictional coordination with local agencies in planning/programming highway improvement projects Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, transportation planning , relevant regulations, contract negotiations and management, and project programming and funding as applicable to highway projects and programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies funding, and planning for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Modern management theory California Department of Transportation structure, roles, responsibilities, policies and procedures, and various functional areas Abilities: Manage major highway improvement projects and programs and identify and implement strategies to achieve timely and cost-effective project delivery Determine strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees/departments as well as the staff of other agencies with the goal of promoting collaborative efforts and alliances in favor of the projects and public investment Understand Caltrans processes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing Mediate and negotiate Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Represent Metro before the public; effectively and quickly resolve disputes and disagreements while understanding and acknowledging the concerns of all parties Think and act independently Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to subordinate staff Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 13, 2018
Full Time
Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns repair and maintenance work of traction power systems and equipment Investigates, troubleshoots, and diagnoses traction power system and equipment problems Conducts inspections of equipment and traction power distribution facilities Reviews and approves inspection reports Develops and administers preventive maintenance program; maintains tracking system of all repairs and maintenance work performed, inspections, and equipment and system performance Develops and administers staff training programs Enforces safety regulations and instructs subordinates on the use of safety devices and procedures Provides input on design and maintenance of traction power systems for new rail projects to ensure compliance with operational needs and design standards Responds to power distribution system emergencies and initiates repairs to ensure restoration of service Identifies equipment and materials needed to maintain traction power system; initiates requisitions for parts, material, equipment, and outside labor procurement necessary to perform designated maintenance Provides flagging assistance during revenue and non-revenue service periods to control local train movement Assists staff with repair and maintenance during revenue and non-revenue service periods Deploys, mounts, and operates high-rail departmental equipment during revenue and non-revenue service hours adjacent to train movement Utilizes hand-held radios to effectively communicate with staff and direct equipment during revenue and non-revenue service periods Oversees and implements repairs to equipment and materials, which also includes external vendors and/or other parties who make repairs to revenue and non-revenue service equipment Provides hands-on training to employees utilizing live equipment which supports revenue and non-revenue service periods Communicates effectively over hand-held radios, directing staff Supervises subordinate staff Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment Associate's degree - related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school 3 years experience performing installation, repair, and maintenance of traction power substations and overhead catenaries or contact rail systems Valid California Class A driver's license or the ability to obtain one within a reasonable time frame Special Conditions Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to respirators and/or hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must have normal color vision Overtime, on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Required to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Required to work at heights up to 125 feet Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of repair and maintenance of rail traction power distribution systems and components Materials and equipment used for the installation, repair, and maintenance of traction power equipment and distribution systems Standard safe operating procedures for working on main-line and wayside equipment Principles of supervision Abilities: Oversee, plan, and direct the work of others in the inspection, installation, repair and maintenance of rail traction power equipment Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Understand, interpret, and apply blueprints, schematics, and specifications Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Maintain records, logs, and files of activities Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. 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-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 12, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform advanced professional work and provide direction to staff in planning, implementing, and monitoring strategies, campaigns, and materials to market or represent Metro's transportation programs and transit systems. Example Of Duties 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 Proposes copy concepts and presents underlying strategic ideas to senior leadership Writes, edits and proofs copy (which may include bilingual copy) Works with the design, social media and web teams to develop content, outreach materials, marketing campaigns, and PowerPoint presentations 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 presentation to clients, vendors, or community regarding Metro's marketing concepts and strategies Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Marketing, Communications, or other related field 3 years' journey-level experience performing marketing, public relations, sales, or promotional work Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications : Experience with developing web copy Experience with creating text for a variety of content marketing materials Experience with producing copy for digital and print collateral Special Conditions: May be required to work evenings and weekends Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of marketing, research, sales, and promotional methods Script/promotional writing Creative Services/Production workflow process Video/film production procedures Sponsorships & partnerships Account and/or project management Principles of supervision Abilities: Write and produce marketing copy for digital, print and various media channels Compile and analyze complex data Apply sales/marketing techniques to create and execute effective multi-channel marketing campaigns Exercise judgment and creativity in making recommendations Create and implement effective promotional projects Represent Metro before the public Prepare speeches, promotional copy, and other materials Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Edit literature for the general public Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (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: 28-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To develop and manage activities involved in planning, implementing, and evaluating community engagement programs and activities including public information dissemination, facilitating resolution of complex issues, building strategic relationships with stakeholders for Metro's priorities and advancing Metro's projects, programs, initiatives and operations from planning through construction and into operations of transportation systems. Manage and supervise professional and consultant staff. Example Of Duties Develops, implements, and manages community engagement programs or communications plans in relation to rail and bus operations, rail and bus safety education, major corridor studies, major programs and initiatives, and capital projects under construction to keep elected officials, key stakeholders and the public informed Serves as liaison between Metro executive management and local elected officials, public and private agencies, citizens, and community and advocacy groups to build strategic relationships with community stakeholders and opinion leaders in order to achieve resolution for transportation and public works related projects, programs, operations and initiatives Identifies opportunities and risks for Metro's projects, programs, initiatives and operations with local elected officials and community stakeholders and develops strategies/tactics to maximize the opportunities and minimize the risks Develops goals, objectives, workplans, and budget for the assigned area of the County and/or project unit Identifies opportunities and develops and implements strategies to promote Metro programs, services, and goodwill Supervises staff and consultants engaged in outreach programs to develop consensus and strategies for successful outcomes and promote Metro's goals, services, programs, and policies including participating in the development of information for public dissemination Evaluates and recommends the level of outreach participation at events; organizes and attends community meetings, press conferences, and special media events Represents Metro at public venues and meetings Maintains communications with staff of elected officials regarding constituent interests on studies, projects and initiatives Researches the more complex and sensitive incidents, complaints, and concerns, and works with staff and management at all levels of the organization as well as stakeholders to achieve solutions Provides or supervises responses to transportation concerns and inquiries from internal and external customers and stakeholders Provides or supervises reports, newsletter, correspondence, and presentation materials Provides recommendations to project management teams regarding community impacts during the planning, environmental, and engineering phases of major transit projects Serves as the coordinator of communications and strategic development for internal departments such as community relations, media and marketing on major capital projects Provides official Metro response to the offices of elected officials in response to constituent inquiries specific to the program Maintains expertise on Metro Board and Council such as advising on agendas, briefings, and meetings Develops scope of services for consultants and manages consultant contracts Provides day-to-day management and strategic direction to New Media Officers assigned to major capital projects Acts as lead strategist for use and development of visual, online and graphic communications Utilizes social media metrics to continually enhance social networks and online communications Develops strategic plans to mitigate impacts related to construction Facilitates, leads and manages multi-disciplinary programs on one or more projects, while streamlining and ensuring messaging consistency Facilitates community advisory committees on challenging projects and achieves stakeholder consensus Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Communications, Political Science, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, or other related field 3 years of supervisory or lead experience planning, implementing, and managing public affairs or community relations projects for a government agency, preferably transportation and large public works or construction projects Masters Degree in Public Policy or related field is desirable Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience meeting CEQA/NEPA requirements Experience conducting community engagement for planning studies and/or capital projects Experience managing or performing consultant contracts for public agencies performing community engagement work Knowledge: Principles, and practices of community relations, functioning, and protocol of local government, public agencies, and community groups Local and state governance structure Protocol of communicating with and for public agencies Group dynamics and community organizing techniques Consensus building and conflict resolution Research, and analytical techniques, methods, and procedures Major public works and/or transportation infrastructure projects, programs and/or operations Engineering, construction, and transportation planning disciplines (if applicable) Relevant software applications Modern Management theories Social Media Strategy Marketing and branding Abilities: Design, implement, and manage public or community programs to promote Metro's services and programs through traditional and social media platforms Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public and elected officials Analyze situations, identify opportunities and problems, recommend appropriate actions, and evaluate outcomes Exercise sound judgment and creativity within established guidelines Coordinate multiple projects and tasks, and meet critical deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply relevant policies, laws, regulations, and contracts Interact effectively with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Research and frame complex issues for communication to non-technical audiences Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Prepare clear and comprehensive reports and correspondence Supervise subordinate staff and consultants Read, write, speak, and understand English Interpret technical documents Reach consensus through community engagement Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 20-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees technical staff and consultants performing engineering and architectural design services related to rail facilities. Example Of Duties Oversees and manages Metro engineering and architectural activities, including working with design-build contractors, for major rail facilities to ensure compliance with Metro, federal, state and local regulatory requirements Oversees and administers the design, procurement, construction, and installation of major rail facilities Oversees the management of consultant contracts for design, construction, or procurement of facilities and systems equipment Negotiates consultant and equipment contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Administers and monitors work and contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Interfaces with the various divisions of Metro Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction, third party, and operations problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Reviews consultants plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field 5 years' senior-level or lead experience as an engineer or Project Manager on major transit or public works projects Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience as a lead designer in one or more of the following engineering disciplines: civil, structural, trackwork, or systems (e.g., ventilation, mechanical or electrical) Experience managing the design of complex public works projects involving multidisciplinary teams Experience involving rail transit transportation projects including new infrastructures Experience providing and/or managing engineering support during construction of public works projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable disciplines in architectural, civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, or environmental engineering, hazardous waste regulations, and environmental laws Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and manage large-scale design and construction projects Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from start-up to completion Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro 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: 08-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise personnel in the repair and maintenance of rail track, including its supporting infrastructure. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns repair and maintenance work of track-related systems and equipment, including roadbeds, ties, rails, frogs, and replacement of track switches in yards and on the mainline Investigates, troubleshoots, and diagnoses track system and equipment problems and develops maintenance procedures Conducts track inspections and reviews and approves track inspection reports Develops and administers preventive maintenance program; maintains tracking system of all repairs and maintenance work performed, inspections, and equipment and system performance Develops and administers staff training programs Enforces safety regulations and instructs subordinates on the use of safety devices and procedures Provides input on design and maintenance of track system for new rail projects to ensure compliance with operational needs and design standards Responds to emergency calls to ensure proper restoration of track following system failures Identifies equipment and materials needed to maintain track system; initiates requisitions for parts, material, equipment, and outside labor procurement necessary to perform designated maintenance Provides flagging assistance during revenue service periods to control local train movement Assists staff with repair and maintenance during revenue service periods Deploys, mounts, and operates high-rail departmental equipment during revenue service hours adjacent to train movement Utilizes hand-held radios to effectively communicate with staff and direct equipment during revenue and non-revenue service periods Oversees and implements repairs to equipment and materials, which also includes external vendors and/or other parties who make repairs to revenue and non-revenue service equipment Provides hands-on training to employees utilizing live equipment which supports revenue and non-revenue service periods Supervises subordinate staff Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment Associate's degree - Related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school 3 years' experience performing installation, repair, and maintenance of rail track facilities and equipment Valid California Class C driver's license Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Special Conditions Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear "including but not limited" to respirators and/or hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must have normal color vision Overtime, on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Frequent exposure to energized overhead catenary or contact rail power distribution, long-line freight and vehicular traffic Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of repair and maintenance of rail track Materials and equipment used for track installation, repair and maintenance Standard safety operating procedures for entering and working on track systems Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of inspection, installation, repair, and maintenance of rail track functions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Maintain records, logs, and files of activities Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. 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: 04-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform journey-level technical planning and programming support activities associated with plan development, multi-modal, project implementation, joint development and transit oriented development projects, capital management, and technical analysis. Example Of Duties Assists in researching and developing statistical analysis models for data analysis Participates in the development of advanced algorithms, analytic models, data mining techniques, and statistical inference in support of opportunity identification and insight generation Assists in the implementation of new statistical or other mathematical methodologies, as required, for specific models or analysis Participates in design discussions related to Data Science solutions Strategies new uses for data and its interaction with data design Participates in the preparation of comprehensive reports, correspondence, and presentations Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation projects, programs, and policies Evaluates project description forms and proposals for various funding categories and prepares recommendations Prepares specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts and agreements Participates in meetings with Metro staff, community organizations, cities and other public agencies concerning the development, funding, management, operation or modification of a transportation-related project Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements or memorandum of understanding with various agencies on projects or funding programs Manages small, single site or region-wide projects or funding programs; manages small consultant contracts or assists with the management of large contracts Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendation on state of good repair and asset management Provides technical guidance to local jurisdictions and outside agencies on Metro programs Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, letters and responses to inquiries Coordinates with other Metro departments on transportation programs and projects Applies, develops and evaluates travel simulation models; geographic information system procedures; computerized applications Applies, develops and implements statistical analysis procedures Conducts analyses supporting the planning, offering, marketing or disposition of Metro properties Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Economics, or other related field 3 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area with an extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis Master's degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field is desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of transportation, urban and regional planning, land use planning and regulations, programming, public financing techniques and fiscal analysis Database Concept of relational databases - key, unique identifying combination of fields Theories, principles, and practices of probability and statistical analysis including, Logistic Regression Models, Multinomial Logit Models, Linear and/or Transformed Linear (such as Log Transformed) Regression Models, Non-linear Regression Models, Factor Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Principle Component Analysis, and Neural Network Analysis (Bayesian Network Models) Theories, principles, and practices of mathematical optimization analysis including Linear Programming Optimization and Dynamic programming Optimization Data mining spanning a range of disciplines Applicable local state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing transportation policies, funding sources, real estate leasing and development practices Financial, analytical, statistical and mathematical processes and procedures Technical research methods and analysis Business computer programs and applications SAS, R, or SPSS, and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) Scientific computer programming, such as C, Python or similar language Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Program in SQL language to create new tables through selecting, joining (left join, inner join), and grouping calculating Communicate complex concepts in non-technical language to assist Management in employing findings of analytical projects Interpret results of analytical insights and translate those results into project-specific findings Understand how advanced data techniques can be applied to create innovative solutions Act independently and/or jointly brainstorm the mathematically complicated problems to formulate practically feasible solutions and approaches Convert findings into business actionable recommendations Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediate and negotiate Conduct comprehensive planning studies and projects Compile and analyze complex data Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondences Think and act independently Analyze situations, identify problems and recommend solutions Represent Metro before the public Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies procedures, contracts, budgets and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. KF *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 11-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 05, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex government accounting, grant billing, project accounting, payroll, and financial analytical and reporting work or serve as a lead to journey level accountants and subordinate staff Example Of Duties Performs complex government accounting, budget, grant billing, and payroll research and analyses to ensure or validate the accuracy of Metro's financial and payroll records Reviews and validates the accuracy of financial, receivable, payable, and payroll records, statements and reports Analyzes complex grant funding agreements, bond issues, and other financial contractual agreements with Federal, State and, local governmental agencies Prepares and presents financial, cost allocation, labor, and internal or external management reports using accounting software as needed Prepares and reviews Request for Proposals and related procurement requirements for goods and contract services Evaluates accounting systems such as grants billing, payroll, garnishment, and other financial reports to ensure conformance with applicable labor codes, regulations, and governmental accounting and other reporting standards Monitors, reviews, and analyzes financial data, including reconciliation of general ledger accounts against accounts receivable and accounts payable subsidiary ledgers and recommending or approving journal or adjusting entries to ensure accuracy of recorded transactions Provides audit support and communicates accounting and reporting issues to internal and external auditors and other regulatory agencies by reviewing, analyzing, and preparing supporting documents and other audit schedules and analyses Identifies and develops accounting processes to maximize the use of financial and reporting systems that will improve responsiveness to financial and compliance reporting, audit and analysis needs Plans and performs assigned projects and duties; assists in the development of accounting/payroll forms, systems, policies, procedures, and manuals Responds to inquiries and acts as a liaison to other departments, senior management, regulatory agencies, auditors, and financial institutions Designs, develops and implements required/ad hoc financial reports for internal and external requestors Determines needs and participates in the implementation and enhancement of automated financial information systems application and financial reporting procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Accounting, Finance, Business or related field 4 year's journey-level accounting experience performing complex financial analysis or governmental financial reporting Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience with governmental accounting or non-profit accounting in regards to accounting requirements, compliance, reporting and grants billing is desirable Experience with accounting software and Microsoft suite package (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word) Professional Certificates/Licenses: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of governmental accounting, auditing, grant billing, project accounting, and budgeting and information systems, and if applicable, payroll processes and payroll labor laws Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations, governing financial reporting of a public agency Relevant computer business software applications and research techniques Governmental financial reporting Query tools, advanced spreadsheet functions, and creating form and reporting templates Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform and coordinate financial, grant billing or payroll reviews Communicate effectively orally and in writing, sharing issues with other customers Prepare comprehensive reports, financial statements, and correspondence Operate computers and general office equipment Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions; determine strategies to achieve goals Establish and implement policies and procedures Compile and analyze complex data, and perform complex analyses and research Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Provide prompt and knowledgeable customer service Display and foster team cooperation and achievement Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. mb *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 05, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, direct, and control the performance of a major organizational unit within Vendor/Contract Management (V/CM). Example Of Duties Oversees the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Purchase Card Program for Metro to include programs and policies and overall program coordination among internal and external stakeholders Drives the strategic direction for the Purchase Card Program Directs the financial and administrative activities for V/CM to include capital and operating budgets, performance analyses, and staffing needs Identifies and directs in-depth analyses of a broad range of problems affecting the mission of Procurement, including its relationships with other offices and departments of Metro Develops recommendations to alleviate and resolve identified problems Prepares and presents conclusions and recommendations to a variety of audiences, including the Metro Board Reviews and modifies board reports on behalf of V/CM business unit for accuracy, coherence, and correctness Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures, compliance measures, budget and work standards for assigned functions, and monitors progress Prepares and assists in the preparation of documents related to presentations to the CEO, Metro's Senior Leadership Team, and the Board of Directors Oversees, develops, and maintains Key Performance Indicators for V/CM Develops and directs program for continuous professional development training for V/CM staff Ensures programs, procedures, and policies comply with requirements for EEO plans, discrimination complaints, and special EEO program efforts where applicable Supports the development and implementation of information systems for V/CM Supervises the coordination and retention of records and documents for the department Represents the Executive Officer, as required, at meetings within and outside of Metro Provides support to special projects Supervises subordinate staff Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree-business, public administration or other related field 5 years' senior management-level experience in a major functional area of procurement that includes contract administration Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Policy development and management experience Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, Procurement Administration, or other related field Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public sector procurement and contract administration Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations governing procurement and contract administration for construction, procurement, and professional services contracts Public administration Capital and operating budgets Abilities: Direct the overall activities of a major organizational function Assess current procurement systems and develop innovative strategies for improved processes Establish and implement policies and procedures consistent with Metro objectives Understand, interpret, and effectively apply laws, rules and regulations, policies, procedures, contractual terms and conditions, ethical standards, and labor/management agreements Exercise judgment and discretion in making decisions Communicate effectively when writing or speaking Represent Metro before elected officials and the public Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Plan financial and staffing needs Make financial decisions within established budgets Develop strategies to achieve Metro, Procurement Unit and Department goals Prepare comprehensive reports, analyses and correspondence Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *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: 18-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform advanced-level complex work in support of contract administration activities for major capital projects, capital improvement projects, and professional services in support of those projects Example Of Duties Develops, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs), Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and other issues; prepares and issues solicitation amendments as necessary Leads other RFPs and IFB team members and stakeholders in planning, developing strategies, answering questions and correcting errors and/or inconsistencies in the solicitations Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to summarize solicitation requirements, answer questions and set schedules Establishes evaluation criteria Receives bids and proposals; leads the bid/proposal evaluation processes; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to management Prepares various contract letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal protests over content or award Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Prepares final conformed contracts Reviews and approves invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders, task orders, contract work orders and contract modifications Establishes negotiation strategies Performs cost analyses Coordinates escrow agreements Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract Monitors and enforces contract compliance to ensure compliance with contract terms Assists in developing claim avoidance and resolution strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Assists with final inspection punchlists and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals Contributes to ensuring that the EEO, Small/Disadvantaged Business, and Labor policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex heavy construction contract administration work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in supporting procurement processes Experience supporting major engineering and/or heavy construction contracts Master's degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related field Possess a Certified Professional Contract Manager certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analyses Abilities: Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work Mediate and negotiate Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and RFBs Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Perform and document cost/price analyses Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable 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. TW *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex civil/roadway engineering work related to major rail transit projects and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages 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's needs Provides roadway 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 Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil Engineering 5 years' professional engineering experience in civil engineering, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in roadway design, grading, drainage, and utility relocation Experience leading or managing engineering projects Knowledgeable of City of Los Angeles and Caltrans standards and procedures Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in general civil engineering, engineering, roadway design, drainage and grading disciplines City of Los Angeles design standards and permitting requirements Design related to rail facilities, underground utilities, roadway design, grading, drainage design, and utility relocations Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex civil engineering design work related to rail facilities, underground utilities, and utility relocations, roadway, grading, and drainage for major rail transit projects Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products such as InRoads, AutoCAD, or MicroStation Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To manage the daily operations and administrative function of a work unit involved in the protection of Metro passengers, property, equipment, assets, and facilities. Example Of Duties Manages assigned security personnel who are involved in establishing, promoting, and maintaining Metro's security and property protection programs Develops goals, priorities, schedules, procedures, and programs; projects staffing requirements Performs complex technical and administrative assignments in support of security function Identifies training needs of employees; develops and implements training and testing programs Represents the department and Metro in meetings within and outside the agency Participates in planning, implementing, and coordinating interdepartmental, intradepartmental, and interagency security efforts Conducts investigations and disciplinary or grievance hearings, and recommends solutions Administers, evaluates, and recommends changes to policies and procedures regarding security operations Consults with and advises Metro staff and representatives of other agencies regarding Metro's security-related activities and issues Prepares various reports concerning departmental activities including problem calls received and remedial actions taken to resolve issues Prepares or directs the preparation of security manuals outlining and establishing measures and procedures in securing Metro staff, passengers, and properties Prepares Operations Plans to conduct special security deployments Coordinates security activities with law enforcement units and other security units Oversees the work of contracted security personnel assigned to Metro owned facilities and operations, and ensures adherence to contract agreements May engage in field supervision over Security Officers 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 Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Administration of Justice, Management, or a related field 3 years' management/supervisory experience in law enforcement, or industrial or military security OR Associates' degree and 5 years of management/supervisory experience in law enforcement, or industrial or military security Valid California Class C drivers license Must be able to obtain a valid California Firearm permit issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs Must be able to obtain a valid California Guard Card issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs Knowledge: Theories, principles, administration and practices of industrial security or law enforcement Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing security of government facilities and properties Modern management theory and Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan and manage projects from inception to culmination Plan, organize, and monitor the work of security personnel Prepare reports and correspondence Develop Operations Plans to guide special security deployments Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions and take immediate action as necessary Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 26-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform senior-level complex work in support of professional services contract administration activities for capital projects and services. Example Of Duties Develops, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and issues solicitation amendments as necessary Leads other RFPs and IFB team members in planning, developing strategies, performing proposal evaluations, answering questions and correcting errors and/or inconsistencies in the solicitations Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to answer questions and set schedules Establishes evaluation criteria Receives bids and proposals; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to supervisor Prepares various contract award letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal award protests Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Completes final draft of contracts Reviews and approves invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders, task orders, contract work orders and contract modifications Coordinates escrow agreements Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, set payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract administration Monitors contract compliance Assists in developing claim strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Arranges and participates in final inspection and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex professional services contract administration work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Master's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields Possess a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex professional services contract administration processes Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Perform complex professional services administration work Work independently in a fast paced environment Mediate and negotiate Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and RFBs Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Perform cost/price analysis Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. 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: 28-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 16, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise cost or schedule activities for large, complex capital projects. Example Of Duties Generic Monitors consultants'/contractors' monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Supervises in-house and consultant staff Monitors and updates Contract documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Cost Control Supervises Cost Analysts to analyze, develop, control and report budget and project costs Prepares and analyses project cashflow, commitment plans, funding and manpower plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding cost management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures accurate financial records are maintained and documented Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project cost baseline plan and periodic updates to current cost status reports Identifies cost related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Schedule Control Prepares, analyzes, and implements project design and construction schedules to ensure conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of schedule baseline plans and periodic schedule status reports Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding schedule management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Identifies schedule related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Ensures accurate schedule records are maintained and documented Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Reviews and analyzes contractor's baseline schedule and subsequence updates Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or other related field Five years' senior-level or lead-level scheduling and/or cost control experience in large complex capital construction projects Valid California Class C driver's license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in Oracle Primavera Contract Management, Unifier and/or EcoSys Professional certifications/license: AACE International Certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Advanced capabilities of specified software such as Primavera Scheduling Software and MS Office Applications including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Abilities: Work with end users within an integrated team environment Work independently with minimal management oversight Plan, organize, and monitor the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Determine strategies to achieve goals Support mediation and negotiation Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Provide direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Travel to offsite project locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-DEC-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Consults with users to determine information processing needs Performs systems analysis and provides systems support in a specified application area Designs technical systems specifications describing information processing functions required by the users Evaluates and recommends use of commercial software in application area Provides input to consultants regarding user needs and acceptability of alternatives for development of assigned systems Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Monitors system performance and integrity Responds to system emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves user and systems problems Coordinates with systems programmers Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 2 years' experience performing work within a department leading to an understanding of systems for computerization Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience working with warehouse and inventory management systems Special Conditions May periodically be on call 24 hours, 7 days a week 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 Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas and systems analysis Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software Abilities: Analyze and design information systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (TS) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
Example Of Duties Summarizes complex technical specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs); performs cost/price analyses on contractor proposals and bids Plans complex procurement processes and assists user departments with setting solicitation strategies and schedules Schedules advertising and announcement of RFPs and IFBs Holds and facilitates pre-proposal and pre-bid conferences to summarize solicitation requirements and answer questions Prepares and issues RFP/IFB amendments Leads proposal and bid evaluation teams and evaluates proposals and bids including past performance, cost/price analysis, and other factors Negotiates contract costs, terms, and conditions with multiple vendors Prepares written award recommendations and determinations of fair and reasonable prices for management Prepares reports and correspondence Attends and participates in various meetings, including pre-solicitation and post-award meetings Conducts proposer/bidder debriefings Monitors contract compliance and negotiates contract modifications and/or change orders; establishes and implements pricing/negotiation strategies Analyzes cost/price elements in contractor proposals, bids, modifications, or change orders Conducts market surveys; analyzes market effect on pricing Resolves problems and disagreements between contractors and user departments Reviews and approves contractor invoices Assists new vendors with requirements of the procurement process Conducts closeout actions upon contract completion such as obtaining final audit, final payment, resolution of Stop Notices, release of retention, etc. Performs other related work/duties Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 3 years' experience performing complex heavy construction contract administration work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in supporting procurement processes Experience performing contract administration work as it relates to professional services Experience in construction Law, and claims, specifically related to heavy construction Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations governing public procurement and complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analysis Abilities: Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Perform cost/price analysis Mediate and negotiate Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Prepare reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs and IFBs Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable 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. (TS) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To direct and oversee contract administration and procurement activities related to all Metro equipment, materials, products, construction, or services. Example Of Duties Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the administration of solicitations and contracts issued to acquire materials and services Coordinates contract administration activities with other departments Coordinates with other departments on utilization of systems and tools to support business objectives Assists in the development and modification of Metro's long- and short-range plans Directs the preparation and administration of budget for areas of responsibility Confers with Metro management regarding contract management activities Ensures compliance with federal, state, and Metro rules, regulations, and policies Confers on the design and maintenance of procurement business systems, including Contract Information Management System, Financial Information System, Maintenance and Materiel Management System, and Automated Storage and Retrieval System Evaluates or monitors contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations Analyzes claims, disputes, or complaints occurring in performance of contracts Confers on programs with Diversity and Equal Opportunity Department to increase participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, and Disadvantaged Veteran Business Enterprises, Medium Size Business and ensure compliance with programs and targeted goals Develops strategies to resolve potential and actual problems on contracts Collaborates on general, special, and technical provisions in contracts to ensure maximum competition and effective performance Represents Metro in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies and professional and business organizations Monitors developments related to assigned areas of responsibility, evaluates their impact upon Metro operations and recommends policy and procedural improvements Directs and as necessary negotiates resolution of contract completion and termination processes Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence Supervises, mentors, and trains subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 5 years' management-level experience in procurement or contract administration, including experience administering or supporting major engineering and/or construction contracts Valid California Class C driver license Master's degree in related field desirable Preferred Qualifications : Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience with public works heavy construction-managing contracts on elarge, complex projects ($100M+) Experience with claims avoidance and resolutions Experience preparing presentations to senior management, and Alternative Dispute Resolution entities Experience with Critical Path schedules Experience with reading design drawings Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public agency contract administration, bid/proposal and contract analysis and preparation techniques Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing contract administration for procurement of construction, materials, goods, and professional services contracts Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Accounting principles and cost accounting Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct the work of a contract administration or related support department Demonstrate the content of a complete contract file from pre-award through close out Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Exercise independent judgment and creativity in making decisions Mediate and negotiate effective settlements and agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (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