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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Job Summary Provides direction over all congestion reduction projects utilizing innovative methods to provide services that enhance mobility and choice for users of Los Angeles County's transportation network. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Eight years of relevant senior management-level experience in transportation planning, programming, and project development, including extensive experience managing mass transit projects Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing major operating and capital programs for Congestion Reduction Initiatives, including budget development, schedules, funding, risk assessment/mitigation strategies, technical support, and expansion/acceleration Experience overseeing systems projects related to operations, funding, legal, regulatory, and policy development for express lanes and motorist services Experience overseeing contract negotiations, policy development, and operational enhancements including, but not limited to, Intelligent Transportation Systems and systems communications/applications for complex projects Experience conducting strategic development, equity analysis, and Congestion Reduction mitigation activities to positively impact agency priorities (i.e. Customer Experience) Example of Duties Provides direction over the Congestion Reduction project management staff and consultants in overseeing ongoing operations of each of the programs, including Express Lanes, 511 non-emergency vehicle assistance, Freeway Service Patrol (FSP), and Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation Systems (RIITS) Directs and manages the development of congestion reduction operating plans and implementation schedules, including revenue projections, environmental effects, mobility impacts on legislative requirements, and technical feasibility Provides recommendations to senior executives and Board of directors with regard to the technical and policy aspects of the Congestion Reduction programs Works with national and regional partners to develop policy that allows interoperability and consistency in program operations Develops strategy for receiving legal authority to implement conversion of high occupancy vehicle (HOV) to high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes Develops revenue projections and investment recommendations Oversees the identification of required equipment, technologies, and other infrastructure Oversees and manages the development of cost estimates for implementation, operations, and administration Recommends, to senior executives, institutional structures, regulatory functions, and legislative actions required to implement, administer, and operate congestion pricing alternatives Directs and manages the identification of mitigation measures for potential traffic, environmental, and social impacts on adjacent areas and target populations Sets and implements project policies, procedures, safety and work standards, and controls Ensures cooperation and coordination of services amongst departments to achieve Metro-wide goals and objectives Ensures compliance with Metro policies and procedures and applicable state, federal, and local regulations and laws Prepares and presents reports to executive and management staff, the Board of Directors, and outside regulatory agencies Makes presentations and recommendations to the Ad Hoc Pricing Committee (ACPC), Transportation Agency Advisory Group (TAAG), and Community Advisory Groups (CAG) Represents Metro at meetings, conferences, and public events Engages in dialogue with Board offices and negotiations with public agencies, e.g., Caltrans, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Councils of Governments (COGs), jurisdictions, California Transportation Commission (CTC), as well as, private sector consultants to further develop funding, technical improvements and policies Provides leadership and mentors staff Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transit operations and governmental contract policies, and public administrative methods, including goal setting, planning, and program and budget development and implementation Applicable local, state, and federal regulatory requirements and standards governed by agencies, such as United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and California Transportation Commission (CTC) Transportation and traffic planning Caltrans planning and project development processes, including environmental analysis Intelligent transportation systems Large-scale capital project management Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs Modern management theory Skills: Directing the overall activities of major capital projects Determining strategies to achieve goals Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Analyzing situations, identifying problems, developing and recommending alternatives or solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, public officials, and outside representatives Negotiating and persuading when necessary Managing, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff Abilities: Create a desirable work environment that promotes equal opportunity for employees of all backgrounds Effectively communicate the agency's principles to staff Apply logic and technical skills in interactions with others Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances Additional Information Number of Openings: 2 Salary Range: $159,182 - $198,723 - $238,264 Requisition ID: 220683 Posting Date: Jan 27, 2023 Posting End Date - External: Feb 27, 2023 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Feb 27, 2023
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Provides advanced-level planning and programming support and performs a range of functions in an assigned organizational unit. This role will be the point of contact and lead coordinator for the Metro board report process. This position will track each board report for the monthly cycle ensuring that deadlines are met and that appropriate review/approvals have been obtained prior to the report going to the Chief of Staff and CEO for final review. Example Of Duties Develops, applies, and evaluates technical planning and financial or system analytical methods and procedures Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation or related projects, programs, and policies Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence Provides technical and policy guidance to local jurisdictions and agencies on Metro programs Analyzes, develops, and recommends policies and procedures For the assigned business unit, develops technical and other documentation in support of Request for Proposals (RFPs) and participates in contractor/consultant selection Executes cooperative agreements, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), and certification requirements with other entities Manages vendor performance against contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time, and within budget for the assigned business unit Participates in special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums, and peer groups Assists in developing program guidelines and strategies Develops and monitors forecasts, budgets, and financial plans for transportation or related programs and projects Negotiates funding agreements Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Represents staff at meetings to facilitate and implement planning projects Serves as lead with responsibility for studies and research projects Acts as liaison with outside agencies, public and private organizations Promotes development along transit lines and transportation corridors May be required to supervise staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience preparing reports for executives Experience working and interacting with elected officials or their staff Experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines Experience handling highly confidential information Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation and land use planning, capital planning, grants management, project management, mobility, and/or system engineering Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices, mobility, and funding sources for public agencies Methods and procedures for data collection and analysis, including spatial, financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical Best practices regarding project management and planning Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Emerging business models and opportunities to test new models of service delivery Abilities: Manage multiple priorities and deadlines Work independently in a highly structured environment Maintain composure in difficult situations Determine strategies to achieve goals Navigate Metro's complex organizational structure Be flexible, adaptable, and able to iterate as obstacles are encountered during project delivery Develop and maintain external relationships to ensure project success Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Handle highly confidential information Represent Metro before the public Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (TS) Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 25, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Contributes to the agency by developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and investigating or auditing programs, policies, and strategies for operations, industrial, and construction safety and emergency preparedness; ensures that the agency is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local safety regulations; and helps prevent/reduce injuries, accidents, fines, and litigation to reduce agency costs and improve employee health and safety. Example Of Duties Conducts safety reviews, audits, inspections, and testing in the areas of fire/life safety, safety certification, and transit operations on Metro′s facilities, operating divisions, construction sites, work practices, equipment, and safety devices; identifies, reports, and addresses safety issues and hazards found Advises management of safety operational requirements and obtains concurrence to meet regulatory safety compliance and reduce accidents and losses Analyzes collision data and makes recommendations to reduce accidents based on trends; monitors effectiveness of mitigating measures implemented to improve collision rates Oversees compliance with the hazard management program and takes corrective action, as needed, to ensure data accuracy and timely resolution of issues Oversees the Los Angeles City Fire Department Regulation 4 testing program Coordinates Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) audits and resolves issues identified Develops, improves, and implements innovative plans, procedures, processes, and programs to ensure that fire/life safety, safety certification, and system safety issues are adequately addressed Investigates and reviews claims against Metro and reports of injuries, property damage, industrial accidents, unsafe work conditions, or practices; performs reconstruction of incidents and injuries; determines the cause; and provides solutions Makes recommendations to departmental management on findings, purchases, and changes to facility, equipment, methods, or procedures to correct unsafe conditions Coordinates and conducts job site safety and hazard analysis, including performing tests on noise, ventilation, illumination, and gas release to determine compliance Monitors, reviews, audits, and evaluates various contracts, requests for proposals (RFP), engineering drawings, and plans for future transit construction for safety-related regulatory compliance, potential safety issues, and liability exposure Determines training needs; recommends, develops, and conducts training to diverse group of Metro and Contractor employees Represents Metro in external and internal safety meetings and committees to provide comprehensive technical advice and assistance ensuring accuracy of accident/injury reports and compliance with current or new applicable laws and regulations Prepares and presents complex technical reports, including observations, analysis of contaminants, and recommendations for control and corrections of hazards Tracks, reviews, and analyzes data relating to occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses; identifies trends and prepares recommendation based on findings Formulates or participates in the development of departmental safety policies and procedures and ensures their implementation Analyzes, interprets, and applies safety-related laws, rules, and regulations for impact on agency Coordinates emergency preparedness issues for Metro, including recommending, implementing, and monitoring Emergency Preparedness programs to enhance agency readiness for incidents, emergencies, and disasters Coordinates with Metro operating entities in the planning and completion of emergency response drills, and preparation and periodic updates of Site Emergency Action Plans Prepares and updates Metro′s Emergency Management Plan Serves as liaison with outside city and county agencies to improve inter-agency coordination for emergency preparedness Coordinates with Metro′s operating entities to identify emergency supply requirements Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Engineering, Business, Biology, Chemistry, Statistics or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of relevant experience in heavy construction safety, industrial safety, fire/life safety, system safety, or loss prevention Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation preferred Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) Certification preferred Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP) Certificate preferred Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) preferred Frequent exposure to weather, mechanical, electrical, and physical hazards On call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week for emergency response Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience maintaining transit safety contracts and procurements for employees, public health, and safety programs. Experience maintaining fire, life, and safety systems, and occupational safety and health programs, in compliance with local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies. Experience coordinating OSHA required safety programs Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification preferred Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of industrial safety, construction, engineering, fire/life safety, safety certification, system safety, emergency preparedness, and risk management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing traffic, bus and rail operations, vehicle operations, health and safety, facilities, construction projects, and local building codes, including those promulgated by California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Cal/OSHA, Federal-OSHA, California/Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Air Quality Management District (AQMD), and local Fire Departments Fire, injury, accident, and noise control prevention theories, methods, equipment, principles, and practices Safety information gathering and data analysis theories and techniques Public and employee safety training and education Skills: Writing, establishing, and implementing safety programs, policies, and procedures Performing investigations and reconstructions of safety-related incidents and determining causes Report preparation and analysis of data Analyzing situations, identifying problems, proposing solutions, and implementing strategies Exercising sound judgment in emergency situations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally and tactfully with various levels of Metro management and employees, as well as representatives from external agencies Using applicable business software applications Abilities: Identify and report job hazardous conditions, as well as review and accept job hazard analysis Monitor and review material safety data sheets Meet time constraints Manage multiple project and prioritize tasks Think and act independently Understand, analyze, interpret and ahttp://fisaps01.mta.net/OA_HTML/cabo/images/swan/t.gifpply laws, regulations, rules, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, best practices and labor/management agreements Handle highly confidential information Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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. (AW) *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: 07-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 21, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Performs a wide range of journey-level planning or technical assistance in assigned organizational unit. Example Of Duties Researches, analyzes, and applies standard research methods in assigned projects or programs Assists in the coordination, development, and implementation of Metro programs, projects, or policies Prepares or assists in the preparation of specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements Supports the acquisition process and administration of contracts from the end-user/business unit perspective Develops, conducts, and evaluates studies, projections, and plans Assists in reviewing programs, projects, and proposals to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules and regulations Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits, and risks associated with various plans, programs, and projects Participates in meetings with internal and external stakeholders Assists local jurisdictions and outside agencies relative to Metro programs and projects Coordinates with other Metro departments and programs Applies appropriate computer software applications and database systems to complete assigned projects Prepares data visualizations, reports, letters, and responses to inquiries Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience in transportation, planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area and/or completion of a related project while obtaining a Master′s Degree in Urban Planning or a related field Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience utilizing Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) Experience performing financial research and analysis, and preparing related written memoranda and reports Experience collaborating and coordinating with internal and/or external stakeholders Experience reviewing and interpreting statute guidelines, and/or policy documents Experience reviewing funding for capital projects, including grant funding Experience assisting in financial forecasting and the capital budget preparation process Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of transportation, including land use planning and regulations, mobility, and/or public finance Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding sources, real estate leasing, mobility, and development practices Basic methods of research, analysis, and innovation Financial, analytical, statistical research, and mathematical processes and procedures Applicable business software applications Emerging business models and opportunities to test new models of service delivery Skills: Conducting planning studies and projects Using financial, analytical, and statistical research methods Preparing reports and correspondence Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Communicating effectively orally and in writing to public or private groups Interacting professionally with internal/external stakeholders Mediating and negotiating issues Identifying and evaluating opportunities to test new models of service delivery Abilities: Manage local and shared data files Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Work independently in a highly structured environment Navigate Metro's complex organizational structure Compile and analyze data Develop and maintain external relationships to ensure project success Be flexible, nimble, and able to iterate as obstacles are encountered during project delivery Be simultaneously detail-oriented while understanding the greater vision of the project to be delivered Communicate clearly, reliably, and knowledgeably on department priorities Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SH) *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: 10-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 21, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Provides advanced-level planning and programming support and performs a range of functions in an assigned organizational unit. Example Of Duties Develops, applies, and evaluates technical planning and financial or system analytical methods and procedures Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation or related projects, programs, and policies Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence Provides technical and policy guidance to local jurisdictions and agencies on Metro programs Analyzes, develops, and recommends policies and procedures For the assigned business unit, develops technical and other documentation in support of Request for Proposals (RFPs) and participates in contractor/consultant selection Executes cooperative agreements, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), and certification requirements with other entities Manages vendor performance against contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time, and within budget for the assigned business unit Participates in special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums, and peer groups Assists in developing program guidelines and strategies Develops and monitors forecasts, budgets, and financial plans for transportation or related programs and projects Negotiates funding agreements Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Represents staff at meetings to facilitate and implement planning projects Serves as lead with responsibility for studies and research projects Acts as liaison with outside agencies, public and private organizations Promotes development along transit lines and transportation corridors May be required to supervise staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience reviewing and providing direction and feedback on rail station architectural and landscape plans. Experience using AutoCAD to produce digital architectural redlines, sketches and illustrations, and developing and refining transit station design sketches and standard drawings. Experience using Adobe Suite InDesign to create graphics for presentations, reports, maps, and other graphic documents. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation and land use planning, capital planning, grants management, project management, mobility, and/or system engineering Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices, mobility, and funding sources for public agencies Methods and procedures for data collection and analysis, including spatial, financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical Best practices regarding project management and planning Applicable business software applications Modern management theory Emerging business models and opportunities to test new models of service delivery Abilities: Manage multiple priorities and deadlines Work independently in a highly structured environment Maintain composure in difficult situations Determine strategies to achieve goals Navigate Metro's complex organizational structure Be flexible, adaptable, and able to iterate as obstacles are encountered during project delivery Develop and maintain external relationships to ensure project success Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Handle highly confidential information Represent Metro before the public Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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. (SH) *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: 10-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2023
Full Time
Example Of Duties Plans, directs, and coordinates the unit's activities which operates and maintains the various delivery systems for voice, data, video and other forms of electronic communications within the Agency Directs and coordinates through subordinate management and staff the planning, design, engineering, implementation, installation and maintenance of computer, network and telecommunication systems; the administration of voice telephony systems; operations of a Data and Network Operations Center; and ITS Help Desk Develops and enforces policy and administrative procedures to govern the daily activities of assigned functional areas, resolution of technical issues; provides direction to subordinate staff on such matters Develops short and long range plans; establishes priorities and goals/objectives for functional department Develops studies and reports to evaluate productivity of functional areas and eliminate impediments to peak performance Plans & directs continuous technology & application systems support for Metro's mission critical systems Develops & manages the preparation of the department's operating and capital budgets, monitoring and controlling expenditures, initiating procurements, approving payment of invoices, and developing financial and administrative studies and reports Directs and manages in the preparation of Requests for Proposals; participates in proposal evaluation, vendor selection, and contract negotiation processes; monitors progress of consultant firms and recommends payment for their services Enforces & participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Coordinates and executes the business continuity & disaster recovery plan in the event of system or other catastrophic failure Reviews, approves, and delegates requests for ITS services Oversees the system compliance status of internal and external interfaces Ensures compliance with all applicable standards to ensure interoperability between different systems on the network Ensures adherence to all security measures required to protect the safety and integrity of all information contained within Agency systems from attacks by internal and external forces Prepares monthly reports for Board of Directors, Directors, Executive Committees and Service Sector Counsel Members, & Finance & Budget committee Prepares & presents monthly status briefing for Metro' s executive management and compiles monthly published report for financial staff, FTA and Metro's executive office Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, Public Administration, Electrical Engineering, or a related field; Master's degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in information systems or telecommunications Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Project management experience for the construction of telecommunications rooms, technology infrastructure, radio towers/shelters or other related areas. Experience managing projects in safety sensitive areas such as rail yards and right-of-ways, roof structures, and radio antenna towers. Experience managing environmental systems including Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS), Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Fire and Life Safety (FLS) systems. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices associated with information and communications technologies including hardware, software, storage and distribution systems Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Advanced capabilities of large-scale and real-time computer systems, including software products such as MVS, IMS, DB/DC, CICS, DB2, EDL/EDX, VAX/VMS, RSX11M, AIX, Unix, Windows, and other relevant products Systems development life cycle using information engineering techniques Project management techniques and tools LANs and WANs including associated data communications technologies Telecommunications transmission and switching systems Wireless technologies including fixed and mobile systems Modern management theory Skills: Planning, organizing, and directing an information technology department Managing large-scale projects from inception to culmination Determining strategies to achieve goals utilizing a project management approach Thinking critically Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Promoting leadership in subordinate management staff Mediating and negotiating Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct an information technology department Manage large-scale projects from inception to culmination Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Determine strategies to achieve goals utilizing a project management approach Plan financial and staffing needs Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Make verbal presentations supplemented by written materials Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SG) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 09-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees, manages, and executes work activities that may have broad organizational-wide impact in an assigned organizational unit and manages the work of assigned staff and consultants on related projects. Helps Metro identify, test and implement innovations in transportation. Manages projects that advance innovation through strategic planning, partnerships, pilots and preparation for the 2028 Olympics and other major events. Coordinates and oversees the work of assigned staff and consultants on related projects. Example Of Duties Manages complex transportation planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs Leads and facilitates development of strategies, processes, and policies Develops, negotiates, and executes major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies and private developers Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results Represents Metro and makes presentations before various public/private audiences Participates and takes a leadership position in committees, forums, interagency task forces, and/or technical advisory groups Coordinates with municipal partners and ensures compliance with relevant policy guidelines and regulations Supports the acquisition processes and consultant contracts; manages schedules, staffing, technical deliverables, and budgets from the end user/business unit perspective Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Manages and coordinates the work of staff and/or consultants Guides work plan, staff, resource allocation, and stakeholder engagement strategy to advance implementation of pilot projects and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Coordinates with municipal partners to pilot new initiatives and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Civil or Transportation Engineering, Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years supervisory-level experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or a related area; two years of relevant management-level experience preferred; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience utilizing travel demand modeling software such as TransCAD, GISDK, CUBE, TranPlan, or a similar software to forecast highway and transit performance Experience utilizing geographic information system tools, such as ArcGIS or similar, for static and interactive map making and census data analysis Experience developing, designing, and implementing surveys (i.e. online, paper, transit on-board travel) and performing and reporting statistical analysis of survey results Experience processing and analyzing big data to support the calibration and validation of travel demand models Experience communicating travel demand model development and results with FTA (i.e. STOPS -Simplified Trips on Project Software), Caltrans, and SCAG (i.e ABM - Activity Based Model) Knowledge: Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding, and planning for a public agency Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, transportation and land use planning, and regulations, contracts, and funding Financial, analytical, statistical, and reconciliation methods and practices Organization and processes of local, regional, state, and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Political, socioeconomic, and environmental issues that influence transportation Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Managing the activities of a major transportation mode, project, or program Managing projects effectively Determining strategies to achieve goals Conducting studies, research, and analyses Understanding complex planning concepts Analyzing situations and issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions, evaluating outcomes, and making course corrections Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and solving complex problems Preparing reports and correspondence Establishing and implementing relevant policies and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and the public Writing and editing documents for diverse audiences, including complex and technical documents; and translating complex concepts into easy to understand terms Mediating and negotiating Managing multidisciplinary professionals to achieve goals Managing procurement contracts and negotiating Building consensus and support around new concepts and innovations Abilities: Work independently or in teams Think and act independently Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate consensus solutions Promote and build support for innovation with internal and external stakeholders Effectively navigate complex political, controversial, and challenging subjects to build consensus and achieve desired outcome Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public Make financial decisions within a budget Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to assigned 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. 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. (SH) *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: 16-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Catalogs, manages, and curates the accumulated information, publications and knowledge of the agency, making these resources accessible for meeting the needs of employees, executives, board members, contractors, students, the media, and the public. Example Of Duties Gathers and analyzes agency information in multiple formats and assists in the preparation of narrative reports of findings Catalogs information using standardized subject headings, thesauri, and vocabularies Develops and maintains On-line Public Access Catalog (OPAC) and resolves cataloging and filing conflicts Develops and maintains serials control, circulation control, acquisition systems, and digital access Provides reference services and assists Library/Archive patrons with locating and using finding aids, reports, documents, journals, non-print material, microfiche, and digital information services Recommends selection of library materials and disposition of donated and un-cataloged items using collection development policies Assists in making improvements to library operating procedures Analyzes agency research needs and adjusts work plans to meet information objectives Researches transportation industry technologies and innovations Develops and continuously refines the research library resources archival collections to support agency mission and objectives Conducts outreach to research library and archive stakeholders Coordinates with the archives and the records management center to reduce duplicative collections and maximize electronic/online access Plans and implements digitization projects to contain linear shelf growth and maximize online accessibility Assesses performance measurement of the Integrated Library System, websites, social media sites, and other access points for users Performs outreach with members of the Special Library Association's Transportation Division, National Transportation Knowledge Network (NTKN), and the National Transportation Library Leverages the resources of other transportation research collections through inter-library loan, cooperative scanning projects, and professional relationships; initiates and responds to inter-library loan requests Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Master′s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution Experience One year of experience as a Librarian, Archivist, Curator, Records Analyst or using applicable information/data base systems Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience curating and managing print and digital archival collections. Experience maximizing access and findability/discoverability of archival resource records. Experience developing and curating traditional and digital exhibits. Experience collaborating with other libraries, archives, and museum professionals. Experience developing and curating an oral history project. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of library science and information management Standard and specialized reference and bibliographic sources Library of Congress Subject Headings, OCLC (Online Computer Library Center), AACR2 (Anglo-American Cataloging Rules), RDA (Resource Description and Access), and ILS (Integrated Library System)/OPAC (On-line Public Access Catalog), or other cataloging and finding aid systems Research principles and techniques Special libraries, archives and research services Skills: Classification and cataloging of research library and archive materials Conducting technical reference and bibliographic research Gathering, compiling, analyzing, and interpreting information Analyzing complex situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of employees, board members, consultants, students, and public patrons Using computerized library information systems Operating personal computers, laptops, tablets, and other devices Abilities: Create and edit internet/intranet and other online accessible resources Gather, analyze, and report performance measurement statistics Understand Metro's mission and responsibilities and apply supporting collection development policy Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SG) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 20-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 18, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Performs information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department and ensures that all concerns are addressed and closed within the prescribed practices and required timeline. Example Of Duties Performs systems analysis and provides systems support in a specified application area Develops, oversees, and maintains information systems Produces various reports for functional areas Consults with staff from functional areas and users to determine information processing needs and to design/identify specific training programs 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 Coordinates with systems programmers Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves user and systems problems Monitors system performance and integrity Designs and implements upgrades to user interface Communicates system upgrade needs to ITS (Information Technology Services) Responds to system emergencies Researches and prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Monitors historic data to ensure proper records retention Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field Experience One year of relevant experience performing work within a department leading to an understanding of systems for computerization or programming in FOCUS and other user-oriented languages Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience utilizing Power BI / Apps, Workflows / Visio, project and service management systems, work management systems, mass communication systems, and SharePoint administration Experience coordinating with vendors and analyzing contracts, budgets, and invoice reconciliation Experience developing reports and dashboards, utilizing BI tools, and developing KPIs to monitor system and departmental health Experience designing, implementing, monitoring, and maturing software to meet evolving business needs Experience communicating business user requirements, generating reports, employing user feedback, documenting, and visualizing technical requirements, and implementing solutions Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas and systems analysis and design Applicable software, such as Crystal Reports, .NET Framework, etc. Analysis, research procedures, and reconciliation of information Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software System administration, security practices, and user management Query generation, data organization, and database design Statistical analysis and data interpretation Skills: Analyzing and designing information systems in a specified application area Listening to users, interpreting needs, and providing support Managing database information and developing data warehouses, using systems such as Oracle Database Application utilization, maintenance, planning, troubleshooting, and upgrades, such as Crystal Reports Basic programming languages, such as SQL (Structured Query Language), Crystal Syntax, etc. Troubleshooting system problems and developing solutions Preparing easily consumable reports, professional e-mails, and correspondence Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Compile, analyze, and communicate system information and data Think and act independently Find creative solutions to problems Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Read, understand, interpret, clarify, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Train users in implemented systems Read, write, speak, and understand English The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (RW) *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, CA, United States
Jan 12, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees and maintains daily web production and information for customer-facing websites, tools, social platforms, and applications within the Communications department. Example Of Duties Performs daily content production and manages calendar; reviews and manages content for accuracy, editorial correctness, and cohesive voice with other customer collaterals Reviews requests and projects for feasibility, tone, and accuracy Meets with marketing, design, and other Metro departments to develop a Scope of Work (SOW), scheduling, and deliverables Analyzes feedback and analytics to develop new features; reviews and tests new features and tools for quality assurance; works to troubleshoot, document, and fix technical bugs and errors Coordinates with other cross-functional teams to ensure overall function of site-wide features and design are in compliance with Metro standards Monitors metrics and develops periodic reports to document accomplishments and traffic/usage Assists Information Technology (IT) with web network access issues as needed, e.g., program and server access privileges Regulates and manages access rights of different users, and oversees security and administration of Metro social media accounts or websites Supervises staff and contract employees on the completion of updates and projects Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out For Social Media Assignments Acts as producer and project manager for Metro social media accounts Oversees daily account management across all Metro social channels Monitors Metro and transportation related conversations on social media Plans and monitors social media and digital ad campaigns Manages and updates social media best practices and works to actively educate and train Metro staff For Web Communications Assignments Performs and oversees daily web content production and technical functions of Metro digital platforms, including websites, mobile and tablet applications, and large-format interactives Works with Marketing to create new content and schedule content as needed for internal and external websites; copyedit where needed Updates Metro′s website′s custom Content Management Systems (CMS) Creates guidelines and standards for web production Tests and develops web pages for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance (section 508 guidelines) using screen reading software Manages third-party services available on website, e.g., e-mail subscription system, website search, blogs, social media platforms, forms, and other third-party tools Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Visual Communications, Design, Computer Science, or a related field Experience Five years of relevant experience in digital marketing or in website administration and production; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience in UX writing, information architecture, and developing content guidelines. Experience creating email marketing campaigns, determining target audiences, devising campaigns, designing emails, and analyzing campaign performance. Experience creating user-centered designs, and customer-facing products or features. Knowledge: Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency based on assignment Networking and internet technology Third-party and native web metrics/analytics tools Optimizing the customer user experience Project management techniques and tools For Social Media Assignments Theories, principles, and practices of public information and media communications Social media best practices and ad platforms Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools and e-mail marketing For Web Communications Assignments Current and emerging internet technologies, including various programming and mark-up languages Various internet browsers Current web content management systems (CMS) Search engine optimization (SEO) techniques Skills: Creating and implementing effective social media strategies for a variety of goals, stakeholders and channels Utilizing marketing and communications principles Coding, if applicable Implementing content strategy Enhancing the user experience Analyzing complex situations and data, identifying and resolving problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making recommendations within established policies and guidelines Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Abilities: Manage multiple requests and projects, and meet critical deadlines Think strategically Communicate effectively across multiple departments, vendors and stakeholders Compile and analyze complex data Understand, clarify, and apply Metro rules and regulations Prepare documentation, reports, and correspondence Supervise, train, and motivate assigned 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. 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. (KM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 01-FEB-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 10, 2023
Job Summary Develops, monitors, and analyzes cost, budget, and schedule functions for large and complex capital projects. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field Experience Three years of relevant experience performing project cost/scheduling work Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience developing and monitoring capital and operating budgets. Experience developing and updating staffing plans. Experience utilizing software such as Excel, Power Bi, Primavera P6, Primavera Unifier or similar software. Example of Duties Employs cost engineering methods to monitor and forecast project costs Works with various Metro departments, design, or construction consultants and contractors to collect required data for cost reports Maintains monthly project cost forecasts Recommends alternative solutions to reduce cost Prepares, reviews, and presents special studies and analysis Reports overall project finances/schedules to management Reviews invoices and funding allocations for accuracy Monitors cost reports for accuracy and adherence to department procedures Monitors all budget/scheduling changes Tracks consultants' monthly performance and expenses Maintains and compiles monthly cost/schedule records and reports Serves as central receiving point for all financial/scheduling matters for existing and new projects in development Leads, oversees, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned staff Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge Theories, principles, and practices of cost engineering, cost forecasting, fiscal year budgeting, and scheduling Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations Department policies and procedures Sources of estimating data in the construction industry, such as labor and equipment productivity rates, composition of standard crews, construction cost indexes, etc. Advanced capabilities of specified software, including Primavera Scheduling Software Applicable cost and scheduling software, such as FIS (Financial Information System), EcoSys, Oracle Discoverer, Oracle P6, and Microsoft Project Applicable Project Management Information System (PMIS), such as Oracle Primavera Unifier, CM14, CMI (Contract Management Interface), and SharePoint Applicable business software applications Skills Performing complex cost work in support of design and construction phases of capital projects Performing scheduling work for construction products Tracking and analyzing actual expenditures versus budget performance Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Ability Produce required deliverables and meet deadlines Organize and manage time efficiently Make financial decisions within a budget/timeframe Analyze and summarize financial information for preparation of management reports Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive cost reports, cashflow projections, burn rate analysis, and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements within Metro guidelines Travel to offsite locations to gather cost and schedule status updates Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required (ST) Additional Information Number of Openings: 2 Salary Range: $78,874 - $98,592 - $118,290 Requisition ID: 230008 Posting Date: Jan 9, 2023 Posting End Date - External: Feb 9, 2023 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Feb 9, 2023
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 05, 2023
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple opportunities for this position. For Construction Management as well as Rail Systems. Job Summary Responsible for the management and performance of the strategic and tactical activities of a Project Engineering group supporting planning, design, and construction for Metro projects. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant management-level experience in facilities or systems engineering design and construction of major public agency transit projects or major public agency building projects Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements State of California registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Construction Management: Experience overseeing administrative procedures required to deliver mid to large scale public construction projects Experience utilizing accounting software required to track annual and life of project budgets Experience writing technical construction and engineering works Experience researching and resolving complex engineering and construction challenges Experience managing contract change order work, including justification, merit, and quantification Rail Systems: Experience reviewing the design, installation, and testing of communications, fire life safety, traction power, and/or train control systems Experience performing Design-Build engineering management on heavy or light rail projects, including representing the owner from the design phase through acceptance Experience processing submittals and change notices, and developing change notice technical scopes of work Example of Duties Prepares Project Engineering Facilities or Systems group work plan and administers the group′s work for compliance with authorized budget and schedule Coordinates with other Engineering Directors to plan, prioritize, update, and monitor the Department′s work and to assign staff to each project Directs the activities of Project Engineering Facilities or Systems group to monitor and review the work of consultants, subconsultants, cost and schedule proposals, negotiations, and development of consultant workplans Develops work scopes and negotiates consultant services contracts and contract changes; coordinates and supervises consultants' engineering design activities Directs engineering and architectural activities related to the design and construction or modification of major bus and rail facilities, guideways, tunnels, and structures Directs coordination with other environmental engineering activities, including site assessments, ground water remediation, soil remediation, liquid waste testing and disposal, permitting, water conservation, and regulatory compliance Directs and oversees management of projects related to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), Clean Air Act, and others as mandated by federal, state, and local regulatory agencies Directs engineering activities related to the systems design and construction of new and existing transit systems facilities, including mechanical, electrical, and communications work Investigates project problems and makes recommendations to prevent future occurrences Resolves conflicts between designer and project requirements and or regulatory requirements Validates that the designs perform as expected by detail testing Evaluates system′s manufacturers recommended component overhaul schedules Assures that state-of-the-art engineering approaches are applied during design and construction of engineering projects and work complies with Metro Standards and Criteria Contributes updates to the Metro Design Criteria, as necessary, based on lessons learned on other projects Ensures work complies with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and rules Assists in planning, developing and implementing departmental policies and procedures and recommending improvements Assists in establishing and implementing Construction Project Management′s goals and objectives Prepares reports, test plans, presentations, and white papers; presents reports to management and Board of Directors Confers with Metro management, staff, government officials, contractors, and consultants regarding engineering matters relating to systems improvements Directs a staff of professional engineers, architects, and associates directly and through subordinate management Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Leads design team for plan check with city, county, Caltrans, public utilities, SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District), and other regulatory agencies Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of: Theories, principles, and practices of engineering and architectural planning, design, construction of transit system facilities, bus and rail transit systems, and vehicle engineering Contemporary construction methods, equipment, material, and construction costs Research techniques and report preparation Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Project management Safety policies and procedures Public agency procurement procedures and contract administration Modern management theory Skill in: Planning, organizing, and directing the overall functioning of an engineering department Managing engineering planning, design, and construction Following regulations, policies, and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Analytics, troubleshooting, and decision making Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Determining strategies to achieve goals Establishing and implementing policies and procedures Managing and directing subordinate staff Ability to: Read and interpret civil engineering, mechanical, and electrical drawings Lead and share the vision/objectives Actively listen Determine risks and any long-term safety issues with a specific design Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Plan financial and staffing needs Make financial decisions within a budget Travel to construction sites Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required (EY) Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $127,941 - $159,910 - $191,880 Requisition ID: 220674 Posting Date: Jan 4, 2023 Posting End Date - External: Dec 28, 2022 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Dec 28, 2022
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 04, 2023
Full Time
Basic Function Performs highly complex analytical and sensitive work related to one or more areas within a human resources (HR) function, including recruitment and selection, compensation, human resources information systems , leave management, employee compliant resolution, and/or disability compliance in accordance with federal and state laws and guidelines; may supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for a personnel services program. Example Of Duties Under minimal oversight, performs a combination of the following job duties depending on area of assignment Performs highly complex and sensitive work related to one or more areas within Human Resources Provides guidance for other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Gathers data and identifies and forecasts program costs Communicates with various levels of management and external vendors Plans, conducts, and takes the lead or project management role on major projects; reviews and evaluates results Administers and oversees human resources programs Coordinates and leads committee meetings and/or other established meetings Recommends new policies or programs to meet unforeseen or unmet agency-wide needs Conducts training on HR policies and procedures agency-wide Prepares monthly and annual required reports Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, and employees Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Conducts highly complex recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs, works with hiring department representatives to develop selection criteria and materials, creates recruitment and selection plan, and reviews and evaluates applications, resumes, and other application materials Responds to highly complex classification and compensation requests and issues, reviews salary recommendations, leads the pay-for-performance analysis and market review studies, and develops and updates job specifications Ensures the integrity of employee data in the HR information system. Leads the employee data auditing process and generates complex reports. Works closely with departments to administer and support all HR system technologies and enhancements that improve HR operational efficiency and effectiveness Conducts highly complex work in support of the Employee Complaint Resolution Office, investigates alleged violations of human resources and administrative policies, facilitates round table meetings, makes disciplinary recommendations, and promotes the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Performs highly complex functions specific to the administration of Metro′s Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, and Fitness-for-Duty, policies; assists with the management of non-occupational medical leave of absence cases that are over 30 days old and facilitates employees′ return to work Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor′s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience in Human Resources; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience in Classification and Compensation activities Experience in Disability Compliance activities Experience in Leave Management activities Experience in Recruitment & Selection activities Experience in Strategic Hiring activities Experience in Talent Development activities Knowledge: (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, and practices of human resources, especially as they relate to the assigned unit Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency EEO and Affirmative Action rules and regulations Collective bargaining agreements Research and report preparation methods Forecasting and planning methods Item Analysis techniques Applicable business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Performing complex human resources work in a specialty area assigned Managing a project from inception to culmination Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Various forms of communication, including non-verbal, formal, informal, face-to-face, internet, etc. Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervising, training, and mentoring staff Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and labor/management agreements Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Utilize capabilities of computer technology and software packages Compile and analyze data Mediate, negotiate, and resolve disputes Apply mathematical computations and formulas Think and act independently 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. msu *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 22, 2022
Job Summary Performs complex work in support of contract administration activities for Metro's acquisition of goods and services. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Five years of relevant experience performing complex contract administration work; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Professional certification from National Contract Management Association (NCMA), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), or equivalent preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Example of Duties Leads the planning, development, and execution, including reviews and comments, on Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs), as necessary Meets with internal and external clients to anticipate requirements Establishes evaluation criteria Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to answer questions and set schedules Receives bids and proposals, acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team, and makes awards recommendations and formalizes awards Prepares various contract award letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal award protests Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Conducts negotiations as necessary Completes final draft of contracts Responsible for contract management activities after award Liaises with Metro's vendors and internal clients Maintains all records associated with an acquisition Supports Metro's diverse and economically disadvantaged programs, as well as other initiatives as assigned 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 Provides guidance and assistance to lower-level employees Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, and practices of public procurement, supply chain management, contract administration and/or practice of public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations and policies pertaining to public procurement Financial and mathematical analysis, and statistical research Theories, principles and practices of project management Principles of supervision Applicable business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Performing complex contract administration and management work Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Interviewing and evaluating contract proposal respondents Acquiring and analyzing information and resources, identifying problems, and making decisions in support of Metro's goals Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Determining strategies to achieve goals Influencing, mediating, and negotiating Communicating effectively both orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Serve as liaison across the organization to enhance, improve, and develop policies and procedures Think and act independently Meet tight time constraints Handle highly confidential material Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and IFBs Perform cost analysis Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Overseeing, training, and motivating assigned staff Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $86,153 - $107,682 - $129,210 Requisition ID: 220696 Posting Date: Dec 21, 2022 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time:
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 22, 2022
Job Summary Performs work to enable effective sourcing and contract administration and management in support of Metro's acquisition strategies. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Three years of experience performing complex contract administration work; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Professional certification from National Contract Management Association (NCMA), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), or equivalent preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Example of Duties Summarizes technical specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs); performs cost/price analyses on contractor proposals and bids Plans procurement processes and assists user departments with setting schedules Schedules advertising and announcement of RFPs and IFBs Holds pre-proposal and bid conferences to answer questions Leads proposal and bid evaluation teams; evaluates proposals and bids, including cost/price analysis Prepares award recommendations for management Attends various meetings, including pre-bid and post-bid debriefings Monitors contract compliance and negotiates amendments and/or change orders; establishes pricing/negotiation strategies Analyzes cost/price elements in contractor proposals, bids, amendments, or change orders Determines market effect on pricing Resolves problems and disagreements between contractors and user departments Converts purchase requisitions to Awards (Purchase Orders) in Metro's online system, including change orders and modifications Negotiates contract costs, terms, and conditions with vendors Prepares reports and correspondence Reviews and approves contractor invoices Assists new vendors with requirements of the procurement process Conducts closeout actions upon contract completion, such as final audit, payment, etc. Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, and practices of professional services or construction contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations governing public procurement and complex professional or heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analysis Supply chain, procurement, and purchase to pay concepts Applicable business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Performing complex contract administration and management work Analyzing situations and identifying and resolving problems Producing statistical and financial reports Mediating and negotiating Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Perform cost/price analysis Represent Metro before the public Prepare reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs and IFBs Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $72,529 - $90,646 - $108,763 Requisition ID: 220695 Posting Date: Dec 21, 2022 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time:
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 16, 2022
Job Summary Performs complex operational and compliance audits to evaluate controls, procedures, and policies and to ensure that Metro programs, operations, and activities are performed efficiently and effectively; makes recommendations to improve internal controls and procedures. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field Experience Three years of relevant experience conducting internal and information system audits; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred, based on area of assignment Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience auditing contracts and grants Example of Duties Examines, verifies, analyzes, and evaluates organizational procedures and performs operational, compliance, and IT (Information Technology) audits Obtains and analyzes accounting records, systems data, background information, management reports, and all other documents necessary for conducting complex audits Interviews departmental management and personnel Reviews, analyzes, monitors, evaluates, and audits internal controls relating to information systems and/or procedures Prepares audit workplans and papers, develops audit techniques, and tests controls in a diverse data processing environment Analyzes and evaluates operational policies and procedures, management and organizational structures, and control environments of departments processing information on computers (i.e., mainframe, microcomputers, and personal computers) Documents audit findings and compiles and organizes work papers in accordance with audit guidelines Conducts surveys and studies of complex fiscal or management issues Responds to supervisory and quality assurance review notes Summarizes audit findings and prepares audit reports that prompt appropriate departmental management actions Presents and reviews audit findings with appropriate departments and recommends improvement of procedures and methods of control Prepares statement of work for outsourced projects and monitors projects Coordinates with departmental management on replies to audit reports and corrective action plans Follows up on audit recommendations to ensure corrective actions are taken Prepares and presents audit reports to management and the Board of Directors Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theories, principles, and practices of performance auditing, attestation engagements, and information systems auditing Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing internal auditing of a public agency Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework, ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Auditing Standards, ISACA COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies), and Government Accountability Office Government Auditing Standards Project management tools, techniques, and skills Principles of supervision Applicable computer business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Performing statistical and financial analyses Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Operating computers and general office equipment Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Complete audit projects on-time and within budget Handle highly confidential information Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Think and act independently Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and fiscal practices Oversee, train, and motivate assigned staff Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Additional Information Number of Openings: 3 Salary Range: $72,529 - $90,646 - $108,763 Requisition ID: 220679 Posting Date: Dec 15, 2022 Posting End Date - External: Feb 28, 2023 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Feb 28, 2023
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Dec 13, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Under direct supervision, operates public transit buses, transports passengers, provides customer service, and performs safety inspections of bus equipment to assure their safe, efficient, and on-time operation. Example Of Duties Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Writes reports and completes forms Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education None Required Experience None Required Certification/Licenses/Special Requirements Minimum of 21 years of age Valid California Class C Driver License Possess a valid U.S. driver license for at least two years Satisfactory driving record for the past five years as verified by a K4 DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) printout Must be able to obtain a valid California Class B Driver License with P (Passenger) endorsement before completion of training Valid California Verification of Transit Training (VTT) Card Valid Medical Examiner′s Certificate (MEC) Must pass Metro Bus Operator course at Operations Central Instruction (OCI) Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Knowledge: State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles Vehicle safety rules and regulations Basic money and time concepts Abilities: Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Work independently in a highly-structured environment Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair Quickly and accurately count money at a glance Read small printed material Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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: 31-JAN-23
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, United States
Dec 13, 2022
Full Time
Basic Function Manages cost or schedule activities for large, complex capital projects to facilitate team achievement of project needs and objectives. Example Of Duties Supervises assigned staff responsible for analyzing, developing, controlling, and reporting budget and project costs or project design and construction schedules Prepares and analyses project cash flow, commitment plans, funding, and workforce plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding projects Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Ensures project conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project plans and periodic status reports Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Produces, maintains, and publishes the Master Schedule and Third-Party Utility Schedule Analyzes and comments on contractor schedule Monitors consultants′ monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Identifies problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates with and supports team members and management Follows established reporting processes Ensures accurate records are maintained and documented Supervises and motivates in-house and consultant staff Complies with all of Metro′s safety rules, policies, and procedures Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in large complex capital construction project scheduling and/or cost control; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience developing, maintaining, analyzing multi-discipline schedules for large complex projects, and presenting overall schedule performance to executive staff Experience utilizing scheduling software, such as Primavera P6, MS Project, Schedule Analyzer or similar. Experience reviewing contractor schedule and progress payment submittals, preparing review comments, and providing submittal disposition Experience producing cost and schedule reports with deliverables such as: detail and summary schedules, variances to baseline plans, and contingency drawdowns Experience reviewing and preparing time impact analysis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Advanced capabilities of specified software for scheduling, forecasting, workflow, project management and business, such as Oracle Primavera P6, Unifier, Acumen Fuse, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Skills: Planning, organizing, and monitoring the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Preparing complex comprehensive reports and correspondence Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicating effectively orally and in writing Providing direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Mediating and negotiating Operating personal computers and general office equipment Abilities: Work independently in a structured environment Work with end users within an integrated team environment Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Travel to offsite project locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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. (EY) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 07, 2022
Job Summary Performs as a technical leader of application system development, network infrastructure or enhancement projects and/or multiple application support teams, which may include various Metro Information Technology personnel, technical contractors, consultants or other internal or external entities. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Information System Technology, Computer Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in designing, implementing and maintaining an enterprise-wide system Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements Certification in Microsoft/Azure, Oracle, Amazon AWS and SalesForce preferred Preferred Qualifications Experience administering Oracle, Linux, SQL, Oracle Engineered Systems, Project management, Software Development Life Cycle, Disaster Recovery concept, Dell Compellent storage infrastructure. Experience implementing and administering Windows, AIX, and Linux Operating Systems, Oracle 11g, 12C & 19 C databases, SQL server 2016 and higher Experience implementing and administering Oracle Data Guard and Golden Gate, replicate Exadata/ExaCC Cloud Oracle engineered servers, Disaster Recovery. Experience upgrading and administering Oracle E-business suite R12.1.x and higher Experience collaborating with users, developers and/or vendors to acquire requirements and implement a solution. Example of Duties Leads system development life cycle or network infrastructure life cycle Defines, implements, documents and performs tests on security controls in complex applications and infrastructure environments Maintains the sensitivity and confidentiality of data and systems architecture environment Implements innovative solutions utilizing emerging technologies Translates business needs into technical solutions that will improve service quality and efficiency while meeting business objectives Creates technical designs based on functional specifications Provides technical assistance and performs end user troubleshooting for bug fixes and technological enhancements Supports integrations between various IT platforms and enterprise architecture Leads technical personnel and ensures that required reports and documents produced are accurate and reliable Oversees software development and enhancement, and provides production support for business application systems on behalf of client departments Maintains responsibility for analysis, design and implementation of projects as assigned, including complex and highly specialized applications Conducts the most complex programming, system analysis, and design of highly-complex systems using information system development methodology in a multi-platform infrastructure and environment Recommends approval of system designs and interacts with user managers and department users; diagnoses and resolves system problems involving programming logic, interoperability between several technical components, and client interface Researches, identifies, and refers complex technical problems related to platform management, database administration, network connectivity and desktop support to the appropriate ITS operating unit for resolution Leads the preparation of project reports such as technical overviews, client recommendations, alternatives to business requirements, feasibility studies, project proposals, and requests for proposals for the purchase of new software and hardware Participates in the evaluation, configuration, implementation, and integration of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software Develops software and hardware specifications and standards Leads the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Full lifecycle implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning systems Complex business processes, as well as areas outside of immediate responsibility Theories, principles, and practices related to information systems and supported business areas Data communications involved in LANs, WANs, and gateways Mathematics used in complex business applications Business process and system process modeling and problem-solving techniques Principals of supervision Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Change control systems and other Information Technology best practices Project management methodology and techniques Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Communicating effectively orally and in writing Troubleshooting and correcting operations problems Interacting professionally with internal and external representatives Clearly defining system integration and interface requirements Data analysis and data modeling Learning new technology and complex systems Operating a personal computer, computer terminal, and general office equipment Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Lead the development of enterprise application software systems Provide technical support and training Create technical documents Create custom solutions and offer viable solutions for various systems and architectures to different types of businesses Integrate applications with existing systems to eliminate potential problems and maintain data structure and integrity Lead the development and implementation of complex information systems using software engineering techniques Resolve highly difficult problems regarding highly complex programming and systems logic Perform highly-complex systems implementation and integration tasks Provide technical project management across multiple projects and concurrent tasks Identify and lead the implementation of new and creative solutions that are compatible with current and future technologies Analyze and evaluate system changes to determine feasibility Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend and implement solutions in a cost-effective manner Clearly define system integration and interface requirements Understand, interpret, and apply laws, business rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements to support business processes Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required (SG) Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $104,083.20 - $130,124.80 - $156,124.80 Requisition ID: 220678 Posting Date: Dec 6, 2022 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time:
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, United States
Dec 06, 2022
Job Summary Provides continuous support in reducing accidents and injuries and maintaining regulatory compliance by providing management and engineering support of fire, life, and safety related projects and systems assurance programs; contributing resourceful hazard mitigations and solutions to improve safety; and promoting a better safety culture for the agency. Minimum Qualifications A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Education Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Engineering, Business, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred Experience Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in bus/rail transit system safety, systems assurance programs, OSHA programs, transit safety certification programs, transit fire/life safety, or California Public Utilities Commission regulatory programs Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional, or Occupational Health and Safety Technician Credential from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals preferred Rail Transit Safety and Security Program Certificate from the Department of Transportation preferred Bus Transit Safety and Security Program Certificate from the Department of Transportation preferred Safety Management Certificate from the American Society of Safety Professionals preferred Asbestos, Lead, and Hazardous Materials Operations Certification preferred 24 hours on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Frequent exposure to weather changes, odors, dust, heights, equipment, mechanical, and electrical hazards Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience working with California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) staff including coordinating field/site inspections with internal stakeholders, chaperoning inspections with CPUC and internal staff, and resolving any potential subsequent findings Experience writing CPUC 164-E Minor and Major reports adopted by the CPUC Experience supporting CPUC Triennial Audits conducted by the CPUC Experience managing and supporting a Hazard Management Program including categorization of employee-submitted hazards per the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Example of Duties Designs and manages the implementation of a comprehensive system safety or assurance program for bus/rail transit operations to improve Metro′s safety culture and reduce accidents and employee/ passenger injuries Develops and maintains transit safety policies, standards, and procedures Monitors and directs field personnel involved in the installation of bus/rail transit safety improvements Manages, researches, and implements demonstration projects to mitigate bus/rail transit accidents and injuries Initiates transit safety legislation and education programs with supporting materials such as videos, posters, fliers, etc. Performs design reviews of bus and rail projects for safety compliance Reviews safety and communication system capital project engineering design submittals Develops and manages departmental engineering projects for safety improvement Prepares and reviews specifications and drawings for transit safety facilities, such as rail stations, bus zones and terminals, maintenance bays, and equipment, to verify compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulations Reviews and prepares design criteria for safety of transit passengers and employees Participates or coordinates transit safety design and reviews with local, state, and federal agencies, including local fire departments Develops standards and guidelines for light rail transit systems Manages activities of transit safety consultants and contractors for assigned major capital projects Chairs or provides technical support to various committees, such as Fire/Life Safety Committee, Local Safety Committee, and Safety Certification Review Team Oversees and maintains regulatory compliance of rail projects to fire/life safety design criteria, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 130, and other related fire standards and codes Conducts field inspections/investigations to identify and resolve transit safety hazards Analyzes safety data, identifies trends, and makes recommendations based on findings Prepares and reviews hazard analyses relating to design, operations, and maintenance, and makes recommendations to control hazards Oversees investigations of bus/rail accidents and injuries and prepares comprehensive reports, including primary causation factors, contributory factors, and recommendations to prevent recurrence Monitors reliability demonstration tests Manages OSHA required training programs Supervises, trains, develops, and motivates assigned staff Performs rail start-up activities, including evaluating emergency drills and procedures and resolving transit safety hazards Supports integrated testing activity and audits test procedures and results Develops safety certification checklists and manages the safety certification program required by the California Public Utilities Commission to ensure compliance Interacts with various external agencies to improve interagency coordination for safety systems and projects Serves as safety liaison with Joint Powers Authority (JPA) rail projects for system safety, fire/life safety, hazard resolution, and other safety programs Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks) Theory, principles, best practices, and procedures of bus/rail system safety and assurance engineering design, construction, operation, and maintenance Principles and practices of transit safety certification programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and standards governing transit and rail policies, fire/life safety, and occupational health and safety, including California Public Utilities Commissions Codes and General Orders Metro's Systems Safety Program Plan, Injury and Illness Prevention Program, SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), Preventative Maintenance Schedules, and General Safety Policies Bus, light and heavy rail equipment, and systems, including nomenclature, operations, infrastructure, maintenance, train control, traction power, electrical (high and low voltage), signaling, communication systems, vehicles, and ventilation Accident investigation/reconstruction theories and techniques Research, analysis, and report preparation methods Management of transit safety contracts and procurements Budget and time management concepts Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Overseeing safety activities of multiple transit safety projects involving other departments or divisions Investigating railroad accidents and derailments Hazard recognition, hazard mitigation, and Corrective Action Plans Determining strategies to achieve goals Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending practical solutions, and evaluating outcomes Exercising sound judgment and making creative decisions in emergency situations Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, external agencies, and outside representatives Training and developing various Metro departments in various elements of safety and compliance Contractor/consultant project management Specification writing and reading and understanding design documentation Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result) Ensure agency compliance with applicable safety laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Ensure hazards or incident findings are properly mitigated Conduct studies, and formulate and deliver reports Multi-task and prioritize projects, deliverables, and requirements Work independently Understand, interpret, and apply transit safety, rail, and labor laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Convene and lead meetings to manage safety programs and processes Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Oversee consultants who perform safety work Supervise, train, and motivate assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Special Conditions The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions Typical office situation Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes Work on slippery or uneven surfaces Extensive safety training and/or use of protective devices and personal protective gear Physical Effort Required Sitting at a desk or table Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions Communicating through speech in the English language required Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.) (AW) Additional Information Number of Openings: 1 Salary Range: $94,494 - $118,102 - $141,752 Requisition ID: 220676 Posting Date: Dec 20, 2022 Posting End Date - External: Dec 19, 2022 Selection Procedure: Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Application Procedure: Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer. Telephone : (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date. Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes. Closing Date/Time: Dec 19, 2022