Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)
To supervise rail maintenance personnel in the inspection, maintenance, repair, and operation of rail transit vehicles.
Example Of Duties
Plans, organizes, and assigns preventive and corrective maintenance work to technical personnel on the designated shift
Develops rail vehicle equipment inspection, testing, and acceptance procedures and prepares detailed reports and correspondence related to equipment acquisition, warranty programs, specifications, modifications, reconstruction, emergency response, and overall results
Monitors compliance of both vehicles and staff with safety codes, regulations, and policies
Oversees and assists in the development and maintenance of computerized and manual operational records
Diagnoses persistent equipment problems and develops maintenance solutions
Develops new procedures for maintenance of equipment and improvement of equipment reliability
Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence
Supervises subordinate staff
Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro’s safety rules, polices, and procedures
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations.
May be required to work irregular hours, nights, weekends when necessary, and respond to emergencies on a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week basis
Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required
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
Some positions may require a valid Class A driver license
Some positions may require travel to out-of-state manufacturing sites
Theories, principles, and practices of repair and maintenance of transit rail vehicles and electronic/electrical subsystems
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, OSHA and other safety and environmental issues related to vehicle maintenance
Sources of supply and manufacturing techniques
Quality control standards
Principles of supervision
Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a rail equipment maintenance work unit
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Construct equipment testing processes and equipment
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Supervise subordinate staff
Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
Read, write, speak, and understand English
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.
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. (JD)
*Open to the public and all Metro employees
This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Requirements For Employment
Associate's degree - Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or other related field, or equivalent training from a recognized trade school
3 years of journey-level experience performing rail equipment maintenance and repair
Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis