Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro

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

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

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

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex engineering work and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Supports development of safety, security systems, facilities, and quality assurance certification standards Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering or other related field 5 years professional engineering experience in appropriate discipline including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable Valid California Class C driver license 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: PMP Certification SCADA train control knowledge Knowledge of Asynchronous Serial Protocol Knowledge of Crystal Reports, Sharepoint, and Wireshark Two or more years of engineering management or supervisory-level experience Ten or more years of senior-level engineering experience Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural design, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 02-AUG-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Human Resources Assistant. This position will be working in a team environment with the responsibility of assisting in the development of recruitment strategies and selection plans to obtain Qualified Candidate Pools (QCP's) for the open positions within the agency. Example Of Duties Under close supervision, performs the following: Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs; works with hiring department representatives to establish selection criteria; evaluates applications and resumes Determines recruitment needs and develops strategies for targeting appropriate job market Designs and develops appraisal interview questions, rating sheets, and various testing instruments, including written tests, performance tests, technical oral exercises, and assessment centers; administers testing processes Extends job offers, negotiates salaries, and oversees new hire processing; coordinates relocation activities if necessary Responds to grievances and other complaints regarding selection processes and other criteria used to make hiring decisions Assists in performing job analyses and classification studies to determine proper allocation of jobs and employees; applies point factor analysis to ensure proper salary grade allocations Represents Metro at job fairs and other recruitment outlets Develops and revises class specifications to ensure accurate and current information on job content Provides information for salary surveys from outside sources Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Assists in the implementation and administration of Human Resources programs and services such as alcohol and drug prevention, medical examinations, reasonable accommodation, and occupational health Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or other related field AND 1 year experience performing administrative or paraprofessional work in human resources management OR 1 year internship experience performing Human Resources related work Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criterion are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting full-cycle recruitment and selection Experience working in the public sector Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, including recruitment, selection, classification, and compensation Research and report preparation methods Test construction and validation EEO rules and regulations Abilities: Perform entry-level human resources management work Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare reports and correspondence Represent Metro before the public Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Analyze situations and identify problems Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile and analyze data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage initiatives related to Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan under the purview of the Office of Extraordinary Innovation (OEI). Example Of Duties Plans and manages Metro strategic planning initiatives, including the congestion pricing feasibility study and other OEI initiatives Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects Represents Metro, provides consultation services, and makes presentations to local, regional, state, and other agency committees and boards Coordinates and disseminates information to various agencies, groups, and departments Reviews and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts, operating standards, and work projects; ensures productive use of contractors; and analyzes and manages contractor/consultant contracts and budgets Participates and takes leadership position in regional forums; leads interagency task forces and technical advisory groups Develops and evaluates transportation plans and projects, transit operations plans, services and schedules Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning; project management; urban design; transportation system design and research; transportation finance; operations planning; congestion pricing, tolling, or programs that use pricing to manage demand in transportation; or other related area Master's degree in a related field is desirable 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. Project management experience on various projects with multiple stakeholders Experience planning and overseeing public engagement and coalition building activities Experience managing the activities of a major transportation project or program Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project management, transportation and land use planning and regulations, communications, and conflict resolution Contract administration Financial and budgeting principles Abilities: Manage the activities of a major transportation project or program Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside stakeholders, and the public Understand complex planning concepts Communicate effectively orally and in writing Mediate, negotiate, and build consensus across a diverse set of parties and interests Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, determine strategies to achieve goals, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Think and act independently Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 14-AUG-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform specialized administrative activities in support of the Board Secretary's Office and/or Metro's Board of Directors or other affiliated boards or sub-boards. Example Of Duties Prepares and compiles agenda entries, minute entries, and other materials for Metro or affiliated Boards of Directors Makes arrangements for and attends Board of Directors, Committee, and other meetings, as required, to obtain information needed and to communicate actions taken Maintains index of resolutions and actions taken at meetings of the Board of Directors, Committees, and other affiliated or sub boards Provides information on Metro Board meetings and actions to public officials and other interested parties Utilizes program management, data tracking, and other software applications on personal computers Represents the department at meetings, committees, and sub-board meetings Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 2 years' experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and administrative work; OR Associate's degree in a related field and 4 years' experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and administrative work 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. Experience recording and transcribing minutes of meetings Experience proof reading and editing documents Knowledge: Applicable software such as Legistar, Councilmatic, and Vote Cast Laws, rules, and procedures pertaining to official records of a public agency such as the Brown Act Applicable business computer software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite English usage, grammar, punctuation, and spelling Abilities: Record and accurately transcribe minutes of meetings Type quickly and accurately Gather, compile, and analyze data Understand and carry out oral and written instructions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures Meet assigned deadlines Interact effectively with various levels of Metro employees, elected/appointed officials, and the general public 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. (SDR) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide advanced policy, administrative and process research and analysis to the office of the CEO and executive management, and manage the overall operation of the Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Research Library and the Transportation Museum. Example Of Duties Prepares special research projects requested by Executive management Prepares, reviews and edits complex research projects, Board Reports, presentations, proposals, budget and variance reports, statistical analysis and technical information Acts on behalf of the Executive Office in the absence of the Deputy Executive Officer, Policy, Research, and Library Services in leading Metro's s monthly Board Agenda process Assists in formulating policy and procedure recommendations for Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and Chief of Staff Develops, plans, and manages the overall activities of Metro's Dorothy Peyton Gray Research Library Maintains extensive collection development resources and selects appropriate documents to ensure materials are up-to-date and readily available for library patrons Coordinates and facilitates the development and maintenance of the Library, Archive, and Museum on-line catalog and its accessibility to staff and the public via the Internet Develops and maintains library website including a bibliography of transit industry research, current event articles, and new publications acquired by the library Supervises the subscription and maintenance of serial publications, interlibrary loans and a highly specialized online cataloging procedure Represents Metro/PTSC and participates in meetings of the American Library Association, Special Library Association and Los Angeles based cultural institutions Establishes policymaking, planning and organizing guidelines of library and museum activities and staff Leads, plans, designs, and maintains in coordination with Metro Departments, architectural staff and design consultants, the Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Research Library and Museum Develops, implements, evaluates, and supervises the museum's on-going educational program to enhance public access and understanding of the transit collection Plans and implements the on-going activities of acquiring, preserving, researching, interpreting, and exhibiting a newly acquired collection of historical materials relating to Los Angeles area transit Oversees the museum grant budget to ensure compliance with federal regulations and develops on-going expenditure plans for resources Monitors contractual obligations of consultants to ensure compliance with policy guidelines during refurbishment of a facility to display historic artifact exhibits Designs, develops, and supervises the implementation of a web-based cataloging program that includes a complete description of artifacts, photographs, and rare materials 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 Master's Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited university 5 years of experience as a Librarian; OR Master's Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited university and a combination of 5 years of experience as Research Analyst, Web Master, Records Manager, Archivist, Historian, Cataloguer, Curator, Database Manager, Public Arts Officer, or Planner including two years at the supervisory level 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 is the preferred qualification: Experience working as a Librarian in the transportation industry Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public administration, public policy development and transportation planning/management Theories, principles, and practices of library science and information management Standard and specialized reference and bibliographic sources Library of Congress classification system, Anglo American Cataloging Rules (AACR2) and On-Line Computer Library Center (OCLC) cataloging system Research theories, principles and techniques Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing policies, trends and developments affecting the provision of urban mass transit Supervision Abilities: Oversee the operations of the Dorothy Peyton Gray Research Library and Museum Manage grant funded research service and/or museum improvement projects Interact professionally and perform high level research on behalf of the Board of Directors, their respective staffs, Offices of the CEO, senior management, various levels of Metro employees, elected officials and outside representatives Handle sensitive material as well as valuable and irreplaceable artifacts Communicate effectively orally and in writing complex issues critical to achieving the Authorities goals and objectives Supervise subordinates and manage volunteer staff Classify and catalog library, archive and museum materials Conduct technical reference and bibliographic research Research and analyze information from on-line information source retrieval systems Develop and make available via the web computerized library and information systems Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, labor/management agreements and make financial decisions within a budget Represent Metro before the public Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled facilities maintenance duties. Example Of Duties Performs preventive and remedial maintenance of shop and bus or rail servicing equipment including bus washer systems and fueling stations Lays out and constructs structural framing, including walls, roofs, and stairs Installs, repairs, and replaces door jambs and doors, drop ceilings, drywall and partitions, builds concrete block fence foundations Repairs and replaces fence posts and chain link fences Performs design, fabrication and welding of a variety of parts and equipment Installs and maintains bus stop signs and paints and maintains bus zones Operates non-revenue Metro vehicles, weighing 26,001 or more pounds requiring a Class A license, for positions assigned to Bus Property Maintenance in order to transport heavy equipment such as dozer, loader/backhoe, and articulating loader, to various divisions, terminals and layover zones Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 1 year full-time experience performing carpentry, facilities construction and maintenance work or mechanical and hydraulic equipment maintenance; AND 2 years' full-time training or education at a recognized trade school or approved apprenticeship program in a directly related area Valid California Class C driver's license Valid California Class A driver's license for positions assigned to Bus Property Maintenance Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Knowledge: Methods, equipment, materials, and safety procedures of applicable crafts Shop math Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Perform skilled and semi-skilled facilities maintenance duties in the applicable crafts Read blueprints and schematics Safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Safely operate non-revenue Metro vehicles Follow oral and written instructions Work at heights up to 40 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 75 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 06, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, direct, and control the performance of various organizational units within Transit Operations such as: Bus and Rail Service Planning & Scheduling, Metro's five Regional Service Councils, Rail Capital Programs, New Rail Activation, Operations Project Development. Example Of Duties Directs and manages the overall transit restructuring project including the development and oversight of project plans and schedules Provides expertise and leadership in conducting technical studies and analytical work in areas related to mass transit scheduling, ridership, and service performance monitoring and reporting Coordinates outreach to stakeholders and general public Prepares or directs the preparation of written and oral reports for management and Board policy decisions Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operation standards and work products Works with all levels of agency staff regarding evaluation and resolution of service delivery system problems and system enhancements Directs the development and implementation of work goals, objectives, policies, procedures, budget, and work standards for assigned function Coordinates and manages Metro's bi-annual service change process including Title VI analysis and the public hearing process Coordinates service planning efforts with other projects and programs within Metro Directs and oversees Metro's Service Councils Develops monthly meeting agendas, including semiannual public hearings; represents Metro at Council meetings Leads service analysis, presentations, and implementation of service adjustments resulting from changes to the operating environment Chairs and participates in various committees and task forces Consults with and advises Metro executive management on policies and activities Ensures implementation of programs and procedures to improve service quality, increase employee and service productivity, and maintain sound fiscal practices Ensures staff compliance with policies, rules, procedures, regulations, practices, and adherence to labor contracts Leads staff participation and/or participates in rail/bus project planning, design, technical review, and start-up integration/coordination Represents Metro before public agencies, the business community, labor unions, and the public Directs the conducting of studies, investigations, and analyses at the direction of executive staff and Board of Directors, including reports of findings and recommendations Meets with officials on programs, proposals, and related issues Develops and implements strategic business plans focusing on the bus and rail transportation needs Develops and executes programs to improve service quality, reduce costs, increase employee productivity, and increase revenue and ridership Makes recommendations and presentations to the Chief Operations Officer, executive management staff, and Metro's Board of Directors on matters pertaining to Bus Operations Provides direction and support to Metro's bus and rail transportation service development to ensure attainment of Metro and departmental goals and objectives within established policies and parameters Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Public or Business Administration, or other related field Master's degree in Public or Business Administration desirable 5 years increasingly responsible experience in senior supervisory level performing transit planning and/or operations Valid CA Class C driver's license 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 working with governing boards and stakeholder groups Experience implementing bus and/or rail service changes, including conducting public hearings and community outreach, seeking service council and/or board approvals, and monitoring implementation and results Experience conducting subarea transit studies such as bus/rail interface plans Experience conducting and implementing BRT/Metro Rapid service plans or transit priorities Understanding of urban bus and rail services Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of bus and rail transit planning, scheduling, operation, and financial and organizational management Urban bus and rail services Bus and rail network integration Strategies and methods to coordinate service between Metro and LA County Municipal Operator Association (LACMOA) operators Key stakeholders that influence transit service design Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and/ or transit priority planning and implementation Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs Modern management theory Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations governing public transportation agencies Principles and practices of sound business communications Information Systems related to service analysis and scheduling, and statistical and reporting techniques Abilities: Organize and direct professional and technical staff Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile, analyze and interpret complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Exercise judgement and creativity in making decisions Establish and implement policies and procedures Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Represent Metro before the public and elected officials Understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Evaluate and use hardware and software systems 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. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 05, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage the maintenance activities for bus and rail systems, facilities, and related systems. Example Of Duties Manages facility maintenance particularly contracts including but not limited to elevator/escalator maintenance services, fencing repairs, landscape and irrigation, graffiti abatement, pest and bird control, waste management services, etc. and all other related systems including but not limited to electrical systems; electronic systems; mechanical systems; equipment installations; signage production; bus and rail service support, and building and grounds property maintenance Conducts special operational and planning projects; develops and prepares related reports, data, budgets, and work programs Reviews and develops contract specifications, scope of work documents, deliverables, schedules, and monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors Manages the maintenance activities and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements Maintains training program for subordinates and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary and grievance hearings Develops Requests For Proposals for contractor services; recommends amendments to and administers vendor contracts as required Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities Meets with other managers to discuss and ensure service requirements are met Prepares reports, memos, and other correspondence Prepares and updates Board Reports, and responds to questions and inquiries from Metro Executive staff and community members Investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failures Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area, and monitors annual expenditures Assesses and submits cost of repair estimates Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades Supervises subordinate staff Performs site inspections to oversee contractors' work performance; evaluates site conditions and recommends maintenance tasks to improve the overall conditions Participates in construction and maintenance projects' planning and design review, and provides maintenance related feedback accordingly Coordinates with Talent Acquisition to initiate recruitments all the way through completion of the hiring process and filling vacancies Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Public Administration, Business, or other related field 3 years of management-level experience performing project management and contracts administration for facilities maintenance operations, construction, engineering, contract or budget administration, or other related field Valid California Class C driver's license Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criterion 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 maintenance contracts with technical expertise, including but not limited to maintenance services of elevators/escalators, graffiti abatement, landscape and irrigation, waste management services, etc. is highly desirable Master's degree is desirable Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards On call 24 hours Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices that apply to: facilities maintenance and/or construction management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, safety, facilities, and rail maintenance and operations Public agency procurement processes and contract administration Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of bus and/or rail electro/mechanical facilities maintenance shops Devise, plan, and coordinate track allocation authorization on active rail lines Identify appropriate safety requirements and personal protective equipment needs for projects and staff Multi-task Mediate and negotiate Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives 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 Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *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: 05-AUG-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 05, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and oversee schedule activities for large, complex capital projects. Example Of Duties Generic Monitors consultants' monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Supervises consultants Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Participates in the preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Cost Control Support Prepares and analyzes project cashflow from contractor's cost loaded schedule Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding cost management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on cost loaded schedule Identifies cost related problems which arise due to scheduling issues during project execution; recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Participates in risk assessment and cost forecasting using a scheduling software such as Primavera P6 Schedule Control Prepares, analyzes, and implements project design and construction schedules to ensure conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Reviews, analyzes, and approves contractor schedule submittals to ensure conformance to the contract Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of schedule baseline plans and periodic schedule status reports Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding schedule management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Identifies schedule related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Evaluates contract change orders, amendments, and claims for impact on schedule; prepares time impact analysis Ensures accurate schedule records are maintained and documented Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or other related field Five years' senior-level scheduling control experience in large complex capital construction projects 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 maintaining multi-discipline scheduling for large complex transit projects Experience reviewing and approving a baseline schedule and future schedule updates Experience utilizing scheduling software such as Primavera P6 Experience utilizing scheduling logic Experience utilizing time impact analysis Experience preparing concise reports for stakeholders Experience interacting and working with consultants and department staff to obtain pertinent project data for project updates Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Advanced capabilities of specified software such as the latest version of Primavera Scheduling and MS Office Applications including Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Abilities: Work with end users within an integrated team environment Work independently with minimal management oversight Plan, organize, and monitor the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Determine strategies to achieve goals Mediate and negotiate Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Provide direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Travel to offsite project locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 31-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform journey-level technical planning and programming support activities associated with plan development, project development, project implementation and, technical analysis for regional and subregional highway projects and/or programs. Example Of Duties Assists in developing regional planning and operating guidelines and strategies for regional and subregional highway projects and/or programs Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of highway projects, highway grant programs, and Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies Evaluates Measure M and R project description forms and proposals for various funding categories and prepares recommendations Prepares specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts and agreements Participates in meetings with Metro staff, community organizations, cities and other public agencies concerning the development, funding, management, operation or modification of a transportation-related project Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements or memorandum of understanding with various agencies on projects or funding programs Manages small, single site or region-wide projects or funding programs; manages small consultant contracts or assists with the management of large contracts Provides technical guidance to local jurisdictions and outside agencies on Metro Measure M and R highway programs and guidelines Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits and risks associated with single site or regional highway project alternatives and funding plans, and programs Prepares comprehensive reports, letters and responses to inquiries Coordinates with other Metro departments on transportation programs and projects Evaluates travel simulation models; geographic information system procedures; computerized applications Applies, develops and implements statistical analysis procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 3 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, capital or public works project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area 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 California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes Experience in highway planning and project development for project study reports (PSR) or project approval environmental documents (PAED) Experience managing State, Federal or local grants Experience developing scopes of work for single-site or regional-wide professional service contracts Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of transportation, urban and regional planning regulations, programming, public financing techniques and fiscal analysis Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources Caltrans project development process California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes Financial, analytical, statistical and mathematical processes and procedures Technical research methods and analysis Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and business computer programs and applications Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediate and negotiate Conduct comprehensive planning studies and projects Compile and analyze complex data Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondences Think and act independently Analyze situations, identify problems and recommend solutions Represent Metro before the public Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies procedures, contracts, budgets and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 30-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Basic Function Under close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. 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 21 years of age 6 months of public contact or customer service experience Valid California Class C driver's license Possess a valid US driver's license for at least two years Good driving record as verified by an K-4 DMV printout Able to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of training Must have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment 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. 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. RLM Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer. *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-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Be a part of transforming Los Angeles County as Metro (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority) implements Measure M and more. Metro plans, designs, funds, builds and operates regionally- and subregionally-significant transportation initiatives in Los Angeles County. As one of the two Deputy Executive Officer in the Countywide Planning and Development Mobility Corridors unit, you would be part of the leadership team who manages the planning, designing, environmentally-clearing and public engagement processes for new and substantially upgraded transportation corridors. These corridors include Heavy Rail Transit, Light Rail Transit, Bus Rapid Transit, Active Transportation and Rail Connectivity projects. Right now, the department is working on 27 distinct corridors and segments of those corridors with a combined valuation exceeding $30 billion. Additionally, significant organizational management efforts are underway as part of implementing Metro's Program Management Plan for Measure M. In this role, you have the resources to do outstanding, transformative transportation work, coupled with a comprehensive view of what that means for both the present and future. This is a dynamic and challenging position that provides opportunities for long-term professional development. Please review the job announcement for additional information. Example Of Duties Directs employees who are conducting transportation/transit corridor feasibility studies, environmental clearance, and urban design of transit corridors Directs staff in coordinating all aspects and projects related to specific major complex transportation modes, including coordinating with engineering, construction, legal, fiscal, outreach, art and communications Directs the development and implementation of work plan goals, objectives, policies, procedures, budget, and work standards for assigned function, and monitors progress Mentors and develops junior staff Consults with and recommends to Metro management, Board of Directors, and municipal and transportation officials on the direction, progress, preparation, transportation policies and programs Evaluates proposed/enacted legislation for impacts on Metro's programs and projects Interacts with and represents Metro before elected officials, business, professional, civic, government, and community groups regarding Metro's plans, policies, programs, and services Oversees project managers in directing the development of extensive transportation planning programs and studies, including evaluations of various alternatives for a project, conceptual design, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impacts Directs the preparation of comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors' policy decisions and project approvals in the planning and environmental phases Evaluates multiple recommendations for major transportation programs, develops alternatives, major complex financial and funding recommendations, and recommendations for Locally Preferred Alternatives suitable for transition of projects from the Countywide Planning Department to the Program Management Department Manages employees who develop scopes of work for major planning and environmental contracts; resolves technical issues Establishes, supervises, and enforces priorities of multiple, major work efforts for staff and consultants Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for safety performance of all subordinate employees Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Public Administration, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, Transportation Planning, Urban Design or other related field 5 years' senior management-level experience and at least 1 year of director-level experience in urban planning, transportation planning or similar discipline that includes direct supervision of staff Master's degree in Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or other related field of study desirable 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 leading the preparation of comprehensive plans, infrastructure plans, or policy development Experience developing and leading community and stakeholder engagement processes Experience leading and implementing significant change, including processes, standards, and procedures Demonstrable leadership and team-building skills Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning, urban planning, development, programming, and construction Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Capital and operating budgets, and funding sources Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Public administration Modern management theory Abilities: Direct the overall operations of a major planning and programming function Determine strategies to achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Authority before elected officials and the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 26-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 25, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide journey-level administrative, budgetary, and analytical support for an assigned department. Example Of Duties Provides administrative support for a department or division in one or more of the following areas as assigned: budget preparation and administration, contract monitoring, and personnel administration Conducts research and prepares reports, requiring compilation and analysis of data Conducts forecasting analyses and studies Develops program management, data tracking, and other software applications on personal computers Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems Monitors projects and programs Represents the department at meetings, committees, and conferences Performs and formulates financial, administrative, policy, and organizational analyses and recommendations Advises management and staff regarding performance and funding matters Monitors assigned departmental operating and capital budgets Recommends appropriate action regarding performance and budget variances Reviews grant requests Prepares recommendations for proposed expenditures of capital funds Monitors grant expenditures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 2 years' experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and administrative work; OR Associate's degree in a related field and 4 years' experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and administrative work 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 in the public sector Experience performing audit related work Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of budget or grant planning, design, and administrative and technical analysis Mathematics and business statistics Business computer software applications Abilities: Compile and analyze data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and execute activities associated with state transportation funding policy, grant-seeking, local agency project delivery support, plan development, system wide planning, multi-modal project implementation, capital management, and technical analysis in all Countywide Transportation Planning & Development disciplines. Example Of Duties Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums Participates in developing program guidelines, strategies, and policies Provides technical support and makes presentations to public agencies, including Southern California Association of Government, L.A. County, Caltrans, and cities within Los Angeles County Evaluates proposed legislation for impacts on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendations on state and federal transportation programming Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative and statistical tools and their results Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with various agencies Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs and projects Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts and budgets for plans, programs and projects Develops and negotiates scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements Conducts analyses and makes recommendations supporting project/program development Reviews, discusses, and describes transportation plans and projects, transit operations plans, services, and schedules Manages contractor/consultant contracts; prepares invoices and allocates to accounts Analyzes and manages contractor/consultant budgets Reviews, discusses, and describes documents supporting the development of transportation programming along transit lines and transportation corridors Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence and presentations Conducts complex planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs related to Federal and State policies and programming Assumes management responsibility on major transportation and research studies and projects Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Business, Public Administration, Social Science, Political Science, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, transportation program or project management, transportation finance, or other related area, which includes a minimum of two years' experience managing state and/or federal transportation programming activities Master's degree in a related field is desirable 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: Experience advocating in a statewide, region wide, or countywide transportation forum or similar activity Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business and public administration State transportation funding programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public and in statewide forums Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Think and act independently Review, analyze, and discuss comprehensive studies and analyses Develop and negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, direct, and control the performance of various organizational units within Transit Operations such as: Bus and Rail Service Planning & Scheduling, Metro's five Regional Service Councils, Rail Capital Programs, New Rail Activation, Operations Project Development, Operations Control Centers, Vehicle Operations, Vehicle Technology and Bus Quality Assurance. Example Of Duties Directs the development of transit service policies Coordinates and manages Metro's bi-annual service change process including Title VI analysis and the public hearing process Leads and directs sub-area transit studies, including bus/rail interface plans Leads and directs service coordination studies with municipal bus operators Coordinates service planning efforts with other projects and programs within Metro Directs and oversees Metro's Service Councils, including staffing; acts as a liaison between the Councils and Senior and Executive Management Develops monthly meeting agendas, including semiannual public hearings; represents Metro at Council meetings Leads service analysis, presentations, and implementation of service adjustments resulting from changes to the operating environment Provides policy direction to assigned departments, directing the establishment of goals, major priorities, and advising in the development of strategies and resolution of major problems Chairs and participates in various committees and task forces Consults with and advises Metro executive management on policies and activities Ensures implementation of programs and procedures to improve service quality, increase employee and service productivity and maintain sound fiscal practices Ensures staff compliance with policies, rules, procedures, regulations, practices and adherence to labor contracts Leads staff participation and/or participates in rail/bus project planning, design, technical review and start-up integration/coordination Represents Metro before public agencies, the business community, labor unions, and the public Directs the conducting of studies, investigations, and analyses at the direction of executive staff and Board of Directors, including reports of findings and recommendations Meets with officials on programs, proposals, and related issues Develops and implements strategic business plans focusing on the bus and rail transportation needs Develops and executes programs to improve service quality, reduce costs, increase employee productivity, and increase revenue and ridership Makes recommendations and presentations to the Chief Operations Officer, executive management staff and Metro's Board of Directors on matters pertaining to Bus Operations Provides direction and support to Metro's bus and rail transportation service development to ensure attainment of Metro and departmental goals and objectives within established policies and parameters Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 5 years' senior-management experience in transit operations, including 3 years managing a transportation division, or a major transportation function Valid California Class C driver license 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 working with governing boards and stakeholder groups Experience implementing bus and/or rail service changes including conducting public hearings and community outreach, seeking service council and/or board approvals, and monitoring implementation and results Experience conducting subarea transit studies such as bus/rail interface plans Experience conducting and implementing BRT/ Metro Rapid service plans or transit priorities Special Conditions On 24-hour call Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of bus and rail transportation planning and scheduling Bus and rail network integration Strategies and methods to coordinate service between Metro and LA County Municipal Operator Association (LACMOA) operators Key stakeholders that influence transit service design Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and/ or transit priority planning and implementation Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs Modern management theory Abilities: Direct the overall operations of major organizational functions Determine strategies to achieve goals Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply related laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before elected officials and the public Prepare reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and execute activities associated with project development that support Metro system-wide planning, construction, and operation, multi-modal project implementation, joint development and transit oriented development projects, capital management, and technical analysis in all Program Management Capital Project disciplines. Example Of Duties Conducts complex planning, implementation, funding and analytical projects and programs; manages operating projects and programs Assumes management responsibility on major transportation and research studies and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative and statistical tools and their results Provides technical support and makes presentations to public and private groups on Metro projects and programs Participates in developing program guidelines, strategies, and policies Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with various agencies on behalf of Program Management Capital Projects Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs and projects Develops and negotiates scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements Evaluates proposed legislation for impacts on specific plans, programs and projects Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendation on state of good repair and asset management Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts and budgets for plans, programs and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Prepares and reviews engineering studies and specifications Prepares invoices of revenues and allocates to accounts Analyzes and manages contractor budgets Promotes supporting development along transit lines and transportation corridors Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence and presentations Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Environmental Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, transit-oriented capital project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area 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 coordination between operations and maintenance and capital projects Experience procuring, managing and/or transitioning of building commissioning Experience procuring, managing and/or transitioning of preventive maintenance programs Experience coordinating or leading capital project construction for a transit agency Experience procuring and implementing contracts for a transit agency Experience procuring consultants through task order and bench contracts Experience managing consultant-required deliverables, such as schedules, budgets and work product Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business and public administration, and management of transit rail and bus facilities Principles of rail and bus operations and maintenance Principles of Metro's State of Good Repair program, Sustainability Program, and agency environmental goals Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Think and act independently Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise 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. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 23-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex engineering work and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Supports development of safety, security systems, facilities, and quality assurance certification standards Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or other related field 5 years' professional engineering experience in appropriate discipline including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience managing technical consultants and ensuring support for inspection activities from design through commissioning phases Experience conducting welding inspections practices related to rail vehicle manufacturing Experience monitoring the rail vehicle commissioning process, which include acceptance and required steps to put vehicle into revenue service Experience supporting project management staff with rail vehicle procurements and/or vehicle overhaul work Certified welding inspector desirable Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Travel to construction sites and access areas under construction Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural design, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise cost activities for large, complex capital projects. Example Of Duties Generic Monitors consultants' monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Supervises in-house and consultant staff Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Oversees preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Cost Control--Primary Role Analyzes, develops, controls and reports budget and project costs Prepares and analyzes project cashflow, commitment plans, funding and manpower plans in accordance with grant and funding contribution agreements Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding cost management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget Ensures accurate financial records are maintained and documented Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of quality of project cost baseline plan and periodic updates to current cost status reports Identifies cost related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Oversees cost forecasting and invoice processing Schedule Control--Supporting Role Prepares, analyzes, and implements project design and construction schedules to ensure conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of schedule baseline plans and periodic schedule status reports Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding schedule management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Identifies schedule related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on schedule Ensures accurate schedule records are maintained and documented Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or other related field Five years' senior-level cost control experience in large complex capital construction projects 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, tracking, or reporting project scope, budget, cost, schedule, forecast, commitments, or trend reporting for major capital projects Experience in the scheduling of capital construction projects Experience preparing comprehensive cash flows Experience performing cost control in the rail transit industry Experience managing federal grant and funding contribution agreements Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineers (AACE) certification or other project/construction management certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Advanced capabilities of specified software such as MS Office Applications including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Financial Information Systems Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Abilities: Work with end users within an integrated team environment Work independently with minimal management oversight Plan, organize, and monitor the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Determine strategies to achieve goals Mediate and negotiate Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Provide direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Travel to offsite project locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
May 31, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage project control activities and resources in design, engineering, and construction, or testing, manufacturing, assembly, acquisition, or delivery activities associated with the successful completion of major Metro capital projects Example Of Duties Oversees all cost estimating, budgeting, cost management and control, scheduling, configuration management, and management information system and reporting activities within a rail or bus construction unit, transit fleet services, or vehicle acquisition Collaborates with internal staff, consultants/contractors to ensure schedule adherence and program execution through contract close-out Plans, executes, and finalizes projects in accordance with agreed upon specifications Establishes, maintains, implements, and audits cost and schedule management activities for all departmental Metro Construction projects to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and plans Participates in development and enhancement of Project Management Information System and/or Financial Information System components and modules; implements standard computerized project tracking and status reporting systems Reviews, analyzes, and interprets project design and budgets, schedules, and costs related to construction, fleet services, or vehicle acquisition to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time, and dollar requirements including Life of Project reporting Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to cost and schedule management activities Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to cost and schedule-related activities Prepares and presents reports to management and the Board of Directors Oversees performance and evaluates work of consultants/contractors to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Coordinates in conjunction with Office of Management and Budget, the capital and operating budgets and staffing plans Manages capital and operating budget; conducts effective performance analyses and supports executive management in the development and implementation of strategic objectives Provides financial plans, projections, and forecasts for programs and projects, and analyzes financial impacts Tracks and analyzes actual expenditures versus budget performance to determine and resolve variances Manages accounting activities for multiple departments under an executive officer including Payroll, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, month and year-end closeout activities Manages, in conjunction with the Procurement department, procurement activities for multiple departments including Request for Proposal (RFP) development, procurement planning, contract administration and conflict resolution Responds to inquiries by Board of Directors, LA Mayor's Office, outside agencies, and executive officers, and prepares analytical reports Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction, Business, or other related field 5 years' lead or senior-level project control experience in heavy civil or multiple projects Professional certifications/license: AACE International Certification desirable Master's degree in related field desirable Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience managing railcar procurement and/or midlife overhaul project(s) Experience in all phases of assembly production to ensure compliance with project scope and schedule Experience providing project management and integration support to rail vehicle projects Experience selecting and hiring contractors and consultants Experience managing consultants and ensuring sufficient project support of all activities from design through commissioning phases Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) Licensed Project Management Professional Certification Special Conditions: Exposure to physical hazards during site visits Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of construction project management, including cost management, scheduling, and configuration management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Engineering and construction concepts Contract administration Personal computer business software applications Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of multiple project control work units Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Determine strategies to achieve goals Perform complex financial analyses and prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro 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. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled