Senior Engineer, Integration Engineering

  • BART
  • Oakland, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Engineering

Job Description


Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Conditions of Employment

All new or rehired San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to show proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to receiving a final offer, unless you receive a COVID-19 Vaccination reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or a religious exemption due to an approved sincerely held religious belief that prohibits you from receiving a vaccine. BART will review requests for a reasonable accommodation or religious exemption on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. For questions, please contact BART Human Resources, Leave Management at HRDP@bart.gov .

Department

Integration Engineering, Maintenance and Engineering (M&E)

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2021 current employee cost $153.85 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

Non Rep Pay Band 7
Minimum: $105,333.00, Midpoint: $131,667.00, Maximum: $159,580.00
Starting salary commensurate with experience


Posted Date

November 23, 2021

Closing Date

Open Until Filled / Further Notice
Initial application review to begin on or before December 7, 2021
Note that any job announcement may be closed/canceled at any time

Reports To

R. Yamamoto

Days Off

Typically, Saturdays and Sundays, but working variable shifts, including nights and weekends, may be required

Who May Apply

All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) is recruiting two (2) Senior Engineers to the Integration Engineering team. Integration Engineering is a multidisciplinary team focusing on supporting M&E's vision of State of Good Repair through responding to emergencies, providing field engineering support, conducting root cause analysis, coordinating project design review, improving processes, and supporting quality initiatives.
The ideal candidate is an innovative problem solver who is result driven and always looking for the next challenge. An excellent communicator, the individual will support multiple complex programs within Integration Engineering while building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate experience in and working knowledge of the following areas:
-Principles, practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in reliability centered maintenance in support of State of Good Repair.
-Engineering analyses, root cause analysis, and design for maintainability and reliability.
-Investigating and determining causes of major equipment incidents and failures.
-Diagnostics, equipment testing, and troubleshooting.
-Ability to create and design the necessary improvements for the reliability, maintainability, availability, and usefulness of different type of assets.
-Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams and optimize efficiency across those teams.
-Working with and providing support to electrical, structure, and facilities construction and maintenance crews.
-Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
-Self-starter, highly motivated, and demonstrating the skills and capability of managing assigned projects to completion that involve an electric utility company.
-An understanding of electrical, mechanical, train control, traction power, communication, and other miscellaneous support systems and a strong interest in keeping up to date with emerging technology, developments, and trends in these areas.
-Engineering projects in close cooperation with Maintenance, which may include engineering standards/drawings, reviews, and updates
-Demonstrating skills and experience with a high competency in writing reports and technical procedures.
-Interpreting and explaining District/BART policies and procedures.
-Working in a critical operational environment, where keeping things running is vital.
-Working with PeopleSoft and Maximo
-Public sector experience preferred

Essential Job Functions

-Performs complex engineering design or construction project duties; as assigned, may serve as Resident Engineer on construction projects; may direct contract resident engineers on assigned project.
-Establishes schedules and methods for providing contract administration services; inspects and verifies quantities of materials, and monitors adherence to specifications; identifies resources needed.
-Monitors progress of engineering design or construction projects; makes recommendations on resources to be allocated.
-Assists in the development of policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures.
-Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements approved policies and procedures.
-Recommends approval of and submits contractor's progress payment applications; maintains documentation of contract deficiencies.
-Prepares engineering designs, specifications, costs and quantity estimates for engineering projects; reviews the adequacy and accuracy of computations.
-Administers control of required documentation for contracts; prepares a variety of reports and correspondence on engineering design or construction matters including Inspector's Daily Reports, monthly and final completion reports, contract modifications and negotiations, field and design engineering changes, and correspondence with the contractor on contractual obligations.
-Initiates and evaluates design and field engineering changes during construction; makes field measurements of completed items of work; inspects construction at substantial and final completion states.
-As assigned, participates in the selection of engineering staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures.
-Participates in the preparation and administration of the program budget; submits budget recommendations; monitors expenditures.
-Prepares analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities.
-Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering design and construction.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college of university. (Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request)
Experience: Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in engineering project administration.
Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of engineering discipline in assigned area
Operations, services and activities of an engineering design and construction program
Principles and practices of project scheduling and oversight
Principles, practices, methods and techniques of contract management
Methods and techniques of field measuring and testing
Principles and practices of engineering cost estimating
Terminology, methods, practices and techniques used in technical engineering report preparation
Advanced mathematical principles
Construction contract administration and management
Principles of lead supervision and training
Current office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers
Specialized computer programs or systems utilized in construction engineering project design including CADD
Materials and equipment used in construction engineering projects
Related building codes, regulations and provisions
Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
Skill/Ability in:
Developing, reviewing, and modifying complex engineering plans, designs, and specifications
Leading, organizing and reviewing the work of lower-level staff
Interpreting and explaining District policies and procedures
Preparing clear and concise reports
Overseeing and administering contracts
Overseeing assigned engineering construction projects
Analyzing engineering problems, evaluating alternatives, and recommending solutions
Interpreting and preparing revisions to engineering plans, drawings, and specifications
Conducting and overseeing field inspections, measurements, and testing
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on Employee Connect.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
When you have successfully applied for this position, you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.


Other Information

Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; travel from site to site; construction site environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions.
Physical Conditions: May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.



Essential Job Functions

Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) is recruiting two (2) Senior Engineers to the Integration Engineering team. Integration Engineering is a multidisciplinary team focusing on supporting M&E's vision of State of Good Repair through responding to emergencies, providing field engineering support, conducting root cause analysis, coordinating project design review, improving processes, and supporting quality initiatives.
The ideal candidate is an innovative problem solver who is result driven and always looking for the next challenge. An excellent communicator, the individual will support multiple complex programs within Integration Engineering while building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate experience in and working knowledge of the following areas:
-Principles, practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in reliability centered maintenance in support of State of Good Repair.
-Engineering analyses, root cause analysis, and design for maintainability and reliability.
-Investigating and determining causes of major equipment incidents and failures.
-Diagnostics, equipment testing, and troubleshooting.
-Ability to create and design the necessary improvements for the reliability, maintainability, availability, and usefulness of different type of assets.
-Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams and optimize efficiency across those teams.
-Working with and providing support to electrical, structure, and facilities construction and maintenance crews.
-Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
-Self-starter, highly motivated, and demonstrating the skills and capability of managing assigned projects to completion that involve an electric utility company.
-An understanding of electrical, mechanical, train control, traction power, communication, and other miscellaneous support systems and a strong interest in keeping up to date with emerging technology, developments, and trends in these areas.
-Engineering projects in close cooperation with Maintenance, which may include engineering standards/drawings, reviews, and updates
-Demonstrating skills and experience with a high competency in writing reports and technical procedures.
-Interpreting and explaining District/BART policies and procedures.
-Working in a critical operational environment, where keeping things running is vital.
-Working with PeopleSoft and Maximo
-Public sector experience preferred

Essential Job Functions

-Performs complex engineering design or construction project duties; as assigned, may serve as Resident Engineer on construction projects; may direct contract resident engineers on assigned project.
-Establishes schedules and methods for providing contract administration services; inspects and verifies quantities of materials, and monitors adherence to specifications; identifies resources needed.
-Monitors progress of engineering design or construction projects; makes recommendations on resources to be allocated.
-Assists in the development of policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures.
-Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements approved policies and procedures.
-Recommends approval of and submits contractor's progress payment applications; maintains documentation of contract deficiencies.
-Prepares engineering designs, specifications, costs and quantity estimates for engineering projects; reviews the adequacy and accuracy of computations.
-Administers control of required documentation for contracts; prepares a variety of reports and correspondence on engineering design or construction matters including Inspector's Daily Reports, monthly and final completion reports, contract modifications and negotiations, field and design engineering changes, and correspondence with the contractor on contractual obligations.
-Initiates and evaluates design and field engineering changes during construction; makes field measurements of completed items of work; inspects construction at substantial and final completion states.
-As assigned, participates in the selection of engineering staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures.
-Participates in the preparation and administration of the program budget; submits budget recommendations; monitors expenditures.
-Prepares analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities.
-Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering design and construction.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college of university. (Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request)
Experience: Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in engineering project administration.
Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of engineering discipline in assigned area
Operations, services and activities of an engineering design and construction program
Principles and practices of project scheduling and oversight
Principles, practices, methods and techniques of contract management
Methods and techniques of field measuring and testing
Principles and practices of engineering cost estimating
Terminology, methods, practices and techniques used in technical engineering report preparation
Advanced mathematical principles
Construction contract administration and management
Principles of lead supervision and training
Current office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers
Specialized computer programs or systems utilized in construction engineering project design including CADD
Materials and equipment used in construction engineering projects
Related building codes, regulations and provisions
Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
Skill/Ability in:
Developing, reviewing, and modifying complex engineering plans, designs, and specifications
Leading, organizing and reviewing the work of lower-level staff
Interpreting and explaining District policies and procedures
Preparing clear and concise reports
Overseeing and administering contracts
Overseeing assigned engineering construction projects
Analyzing engineering problems, evaluating alternatives, and recommending solutions
Interpreting and preparing revisions to engineering plans, drawings, and specifications
Conducting and overseeing field inspections, measurements, and testing
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on Employee Connect.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
When you have successfully applied for this position, you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.


Other Information

Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; travel from site to site; construction site environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions.
Physical Conditions: May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.

Job Address

Oakland, California United States View Map