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.

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform systems analysis and coordinate the computerization of a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Performs business and systems support, analysis, design, and implementation for IT software, project management functions Oversees the lifecycle of changes to business systems, prepares detailed reports for executive management, based on self-initiated interviews, diagrams, surveys and workflow analysis Researches and analyzes existing business practices and procedures Performs requirements analysis, feasibility studies, and prepares project proposals for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to assigned department Designs technical systems specifications Provides input to consultants regarding systems needs and acceptability of alternatives Evaluates systems to ensure that requirements are properly satisfied Verifies vendor compliance with contract and work plan Monitors system performance Responds to systems emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves system problems Prepares cost/benefit analysis reports for information processing systems and develops associated justifications for the acquisition of systems products and services Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Creates and modifies microcomputer programs Develops advanced microcomputer analytical models and report programs using specified software packages Designs advanced decision support tools and models used for decision making Participates in department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Participates in evaluation and awards of contracts to Information System vendors Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 4 years' experience performing systems support, documentation, reporting, analysis, design, and implementation Knowledge: Proficient: Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio, Project Portfolio Management solutions, SharePoint, Service Management Systems, Mass Notification Solutions Project Management, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Analyzing Information, Software Maintenance, Promoting Process Improvement Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas, systems analysis, project management, and statistical methods Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex systems analyst work Analyze and design data processing systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Determine strategies to achieve goals Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex oversight and administration of Metro's programs and services to maintain compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations that ensure accommodation of qualified individuals with disabilities and provide easy access and use of Metro's transportation system and facilities. Example Of Duties Establishes and maintains compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in coordination with other departments, project managers sub recipients and contractors to ensure that Metro's business operations, and facilities are compliant with applicable local, state and federal requirements Receives, investigates, and makes recommendations on formal and informal complaints, grievances, inquiries, and concerns from employees, customers and community organizations in relation to ADA services and facilities; when necessary, refers complaints to appropriate departments, flags issues with critical legal implications, and monitors resolution Develops and implements training on ADA requirements to educate and sensitize agency and sub-recipient employees on disability concerns and related issues Establishes and seeks to strengthen relationships with ADA advocacy groups Researches "best practices" with transportation and other public agencies on ADA issues Analyzes, interprets and keeps abreast of applicable federal, state, and local regulations and advises management on regulations, policies, and procedures Provides technical guidance to management and interdepartmental support services and/or activities for the disabled Conducts and/or participates in roundtable meetings regarding ADA issues related to reasonable accommodation within Metro's facilities and services Provides interdepartmental support for reporting to federal and state agencies on Metro and sub-recipient accessibility issues Participates in federal and state audits by providing requested data, documentation, and information related to Metro's policies and procedures Coordinates Metro participation in development and implementation of ADA plans, programs, services, and projects for people with disabilities and other special ridership groups in order to be in compliance with federal, state, and local requirements Conducts site inspections of vendors, sub-recipients, Metro and Access contractors and Access member agencies to ensure all applicable local, state and federal requirements pertaining to persons with disabilities are met Participates in the Access Services bid process for ADA services Reviews reports, communications, and data regarding the services provided by various Access Services contractors and provides recommendations and observations to Access Services and Metro Provides recommendations in accessibility improvements to all Metro bus and rail services, equipment, and facilities and oversees ADA services and training provided by Metro sub-recipients Ensures all Metro communications and publications meet ADA communications requirements and coordinates marketing and publicity initiatives for accessible services and oversees compliance by sub-recipients of ADA requirements for communications Integrates ADA complementary services with the fixed route system Serves as Metro/PTSC's liaison with other organizations concerning compliance with ADA regulations and sub-recipients Provides leadership to junior staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, Planning or other medical related field 4 years' journey-level experience performing professional work in ADA compliance, Civil Rights or other related program / project management Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Knowledge of ADA requirements for programs, services and facilities per ADA Title II and ADA Title III Knowledge of ADA compliance requirements for fixed route/paratransit service per 49 CFR Part 37 Experience overseeing transit or transit-related services/programs Master 's degree in a related field Special Conditions May be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable federal, state, and local regulations such as: Americans with Disabilities Act ADA Title II and ADA Title II requirements for programs, services and facilities, Department of Transportation regulation 49 CFR Part 37, Requirements for fixed route/paratransit service criteria/operation, and Related Civil Rights regulations and laws Research, data analysis and report preparation methods Abilities: Effectively and sensitively communicate with all levels of employees internal and external to Metro/PTSC Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives including sub-recipients Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage a large volume of records and data using PC-based applications Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Represent Metro/PTSC before union officials, contractors, vendors, sub-recipients, federal and state auditors, arbitrators, and legal professionals Determine strategies to achieve goals Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Implement policies and procedures Compile and analyze complex 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. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise technical personnel in the fabrication and re-manufacturing of public transit vehicle parts, assemblies, and equipment. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and assigns work for fabrication shops Develops and maintains computer and manual files for payroll, attendance, project budgets, and production activities; prepares daily reports Implements and maintains safety programs Ensures compliance and promotes aspects of the Environmental Management System to employees and coworkers Conducts meetings to inform employees about safety, tool uses, equipment upgrade projects, and other related topics Investigates and reports accidents and injuries Follows up on ordered parts, equipment, and supplies; administers warranty claims Counsels subordinates on compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations Conducts first-level disciplinary and grievance hearings Analyzes structural failures, identifies problems, and plans and provides assistance to staff to remedy problems Conducts meetings to determine users' needs Approves completed work/repairs Prepares various reports, develops presentations, and oversees special development projects Supervises subordinate staff , accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Associate's degree - related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school 4 years' journey-level experience performing machinist work in the manufacture, assembly, installation, and/or repair of parts and equipment, special tooling, jigs, and fixtures with a minimum of 2 years' experience operating a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mill and lathe Experience welding, fabricating sheet metal, and/or reverse engineering materials is highly desirable Special Conditions: Will require supervising staff from mechanic classifications when assigned Frequent exposure to weather, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards Shift work Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of safe and proper use of tools and other equipment Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing maintenance, repair, and procurement of public transit vehicles Project planning and budgeting techniques Principles of supervision Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Business computer software applications, including proficiency in Computer Automated Manufacturing (CAM) software and G & M Codes required to work with multiple axis mills and lathes Industrial mathematics Basic properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals Welding and sheet metal fabrication techniques Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of technical personnel engaged in the fabrication and re-manufacturing of parts, assemblies and equipment for public transit vehicles Operate a vertical mill, horizontal mill and lathe Drill, mill, turn and grind ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, and other exotic materials for fabrication and remanufacturing Read simple and complex prints and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) drawings Interpret CAD drawings and convert desired results into final finished production products with an understanding of geometric dimension and tolerances (GDT) Read analog and digital gauges; interpret damaged and failed items to conclude results of tensile and shear testing Communicate effectively orally and in writing Exercise judgment and creativity in making recommendations Operate computers and Maintenance & Material Management (M3) program terminals and diagnostic equipment Meet productivity demands Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Travel to various Metro 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. kf *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision, operates, adjusts, and maintains large offset multicolor printing presses and multiple digital printing presses. Example Of Duties Sets up, adjusts, and operates large multicolor and digital presses and web presses to reproduce forms, marketing materials, charts, graphs, reports, and other materials Mixes ink to match color and ensure proper consistency for printing on various types of paper Adjusts presses to proper paper size, thickness, and impression counts Prepares, replaces, and adjusts chemicals, solutions ,inks, and mechanical parts for proper printing quality Checks materials reproduced for clarity and intensity of impressions Reviews work for completeness and accuracy Cleans, adjusts, and maintains multicolor offset presses and single and multicolor digital presses May oversee and coordinate the work of employees on the assigned shift in the absence of the supervisor Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years' experience operating large 4-color and digital presses and 4-unit web presses Knowledge: Functions and operation of large-scale, offset multicolor presses, and digital presses Paper stocks, inks, and chemicals used in reproduction work Care and preparation of paper and metal plates Safety rules for print shops Abilities: Operate, adjust, and maintain large-scale offset single and multicolor presses, and digital presses Mix and match printing inks and discern differences in colors, shades, intensities, and viscosities Troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on various printing presses Proofread work and identify errors Follow instructions Move objects weighing up to 75 pounds Tolerate noisy working conditions Stand for extended periods of time Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively with others 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. (SA) *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: 29-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 11, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage the equipment maintenance activities of a maintenance division or specialized maintenance operation. Example Of Duties Develops goals, establishes priorities, and directs the work of the staff and equipment maintenance operation Conducts special planning and operational projects; prepares related reports, data, budgets and work programs Oversees the development and implementation of operational reports related to attendance, budget, maintenance activity, preventative maintenance compliance and scheduling, road calls, and timekeeping/payroll Manages the day to day operation and maintenance of the M3 system and oversees the development and implementation of system enhancements and updates and integration and transfer of payroll information into Oracle Administers safety, quality assurance, and vehicle preventive maintenance programs Projects division expenditures to assist in departmental budget calculations Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary and grievance hearings Maintains training program for subordinates and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met Develops and oversees training programs for the Bus Maintenance Department to ensure proper and consistent system usage and adherence to business operations procedures and processes Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities Meets with other managers to discuss and ensure service requirements are met Interacts with and responds to regulatory agencies such as the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) during Tri-Annual Fleet Audits and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) during annual Fleet Terminal Inspections Oversees the investigation and reporting of equipment failures to identify trends Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area, and monitors annual expenditures Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades 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 - Business, Engineering, Public Administration or other related field 3 years' supervisory-level experience in fleet maintenance utilizing a complex operations management system Experience working with regulatory compliance agencies is desirable Valid California Class C driver's license Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of fleet maintenance and management, fleet data management, trending analysis, and business process development and implementation Theories, principles, and practices of information systems development, integration, and implementation Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing maintenance of public transit systems Public agency procurement processes and contract administration Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of an equipment maintenance department Mediate and negotiate Oversee the development and implementation of information systems and subsequent system improvements and upgrades 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. *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: 25-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 08, 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 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.MB *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 21-JAN-19
LA Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is seeking a Chief of Staff to assist in executing Metro’s mission to provide a world-class transportation system that enhances quality of life for all who live, work and play within LA County. The Chief of Staff will provide direct assistance to the Chief Executive Officer on comprehensive planning and administering of Metro’s functions. The ideal candidate will bring a broad level of knowledge and experience with the public transportation industry and/or within the provision of public services in a large agency. This individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with agency employees and with our community stakeholders. To learn more about the job and the agency please Click Here   If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Blancosanchezs@Metro.net  The final filing date is Friday, February 8, 2019 .  
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 22, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To develop, plan, direct, and manage real property acquisition and relocation efforts, asset management including short and long term ground leases and other real property rights granted by and to Metro properties, including the Los Angeles Union Station, as well as provide high-level direction on all Metro real estate activity. Example Of Duties Provides executive direction to Metro's real property acquisition and property asset management (including Union Station) groups Establishes and monitors short-range and long-range project goals, budgets, schedules, and strategies Prepares request for proposals and negotiates for complex commercial tenant leases of both vacant land and improved real estate Identifies and implements technological solutions to make acquisition and property management effective and efficient Advises the Senior Executive Officer and Chief Planning Officer; formulates policy recommendations for the Metro Board of Directors, attends Board meetings Serves as project leader to monitor and ensure projects are completed according to deadlines and standards Directs performance of services by external parties for successful completion of projects Manages and directs public affairs activities related to project design and completion Provides high-level direction on all Metro real property activity, including appraisals, acquisitions, property management and real estate functions Prepares and presents reports to executive and management staff, the Board of Directors, and outside regulatory agencies Represents Metro at meetings, conferences, and public events Recommends and implements real property business policies, and project procedures, standards, and controls Ensures compliance with Metro policies and procedures and applicable state, federal and local regulations and laws Supervises subordinate staff and the work activities of consultants Evaluates staff's overall level of knowledge, skills and abilities, and assists in developing the department's succession plan Develops, manages, and adheres to departments'/units' budget, goals, and schedules which are consistent with agency-wide goals Develops, manages and delivers quality projects, from inception to close-out, on time and within scope and budget Creates Metro's safety vision; approves and adopts the agency's safety rules, policies, and procedures; communicates safety expectations; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of the entire agency Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor' s degree - Real Estate, Engineering, Project Management or Business-related field 8 years' senior management-level experience in real property, including a minimum of 5 years director or department head level experience Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: California sales license, California broker's license and/or International Right of Way Association (IRWA) credential Experience in public agency real property acquisition utilizing Federal or State funds Experience in public agency property management for rail, commercial and vacant property Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project management, operations, governmental contract policies, and public administrative methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Theories, principles, and practices of real estate land management, appraisal, and property management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, real estate and development practices, including the specific Federal and State requirements for use of grant funds in acquisition and disposition of real estate Real estate data management systems Large-scale capital project management Modern management theory Abilities: Direct the overall development activities for major capital projects Negotiate transations with sophisticated property owners Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, public officials, and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Determine strategies to achieve goals Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions 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. CM *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 20, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform journey-level work in support of Metro's Small Business, Certification, Outreach, Project Labor Agreement/Construction Careers Policy (PLA/CCP), and Metro's Living Wage and Retentions Programs. Example Of Duties Monitors contracts for disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE), small business enterprise (SBE), minority/women business enterprise (MBE/WBE),prevailing, and living wage requirements Develops small business program participation goals for contracts to ensure compliance with regulations Conducts small business bid and proposal evaluations and prepares good faith effort determinations Gathers and reviews documents from applicants requesting certification and determines certification eligibility Conducts desk audits and onsite interviews to verify information Investigates and researches data to resolve inconsistencies and responds to award protests and challenges Counsels participants on contract compliance, labor, and living wage compliance, certification, and outreach requirements Monitors and/or prepares PLA/CCP reports and works with project contractors to correct any deficiencies identified Presents program information to contractors and subcontractors to facilitate compliance with workforce utilization goals Assists with the development and maintenance of the Southern California Cluster DBE database and Metro's internal small business database Researches and matches DBE, SBE, and M/WBE firms to subcontracting opportunities Attends appeal hearings to respond to issues raised by the panel and allow due process to denied applicants Prepares Prime Contractor non-compliance determinations and issues corrective actions to effect compliance Assesses Prime Contractors final compliance with small business, PLA/CCP and prevailing wage requirements and conducts contract closeouts Conducts pre-bid and pre-construction conferences to educate and inform contractors and subcontractors of compliance requirements and enforcement Represents department at internal and external meetings to clarify and discuss issues related to contract compliance, labor compliance, certification, or outreach programs Prepares reports to include contract compliance reviews, wage underpay evaluations, and certification status correspondence Advises and counsels management and procurement staff on complaints received regarding goal attainment and wage payment Conducts internal and external training workshops to convey changes in regulations Responds to public inquiries about upcoming procurement contracting opportunities and provides information as needed Participates in bid evaluations to ensure contractor compliance with prevailing wage requirements Monitors and audits contractor payroll to ensure compliance with labor wage requirements Conducts investigative activity to resolve open worker complaints and other identified prevailing wage violations Monitors and enforces Apprenticeship requirements Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Public Administration or related field 2 years of experience implementing, or administering contract compliance, labor compliance, or outreach programs as it relates to living wage and retentions programs Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Knowledge of prevailing and living wage requirements Experience implementing prevailing wage or living wage policies Experience implementing service contract retentions programs or related programs Experience auditing contractor payroll to ensure compliance with labor wage requirements Experience conducting investigations to resolve open worker complaints and prevailing wage violations Experience working with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access Special Conditions Occasional exposure to physical, weather, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract compliance, labor compliance, or outreach program administration Laws, regulations, and criteria pertaining to contract compliance, labor compliance, living wage requirements and outreach program implementation Strong investigative and interview techniques Business software applications such as Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TS) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees technical staff and consultants performing engineering and architectural design services related to rail facilities. Example Of Duties Oversees and manages Metro engineering and architectural activities, including working with design-build contractors, for major rail facilities to ensure compliance with Metro, federal, state and local regulatory requirements Oversees and administers the design, procurement, construction, and installation of major rail facilities Oversees the management of consultant contracts for design, construction, or procurement of facilities and systems equipment Negotiates consultant and equipment contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Administers and monitors work and contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Interfaces with the various divisions of Metro Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction, third party, and operations problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Reviews consultants plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field 5 years' senior-level or lead experience as an engineer or Project Manager on major transit or public works projects Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience as a lead designer in one or more of the following engineering disciplines: civil, structural, trackwork, or systems (e.g., ventilation, mechanical or electrical) Experience managing the design of complex public works projects involving multidisciplinary teams Experience involving rail transit transportation projects including new infrastructures Experience providing and/or managing engineering support during construction of public works projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable disciplines in architectural, civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, or environmental engineering, hazardous waste regulations, and environmental laws Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and manage large-scale design and construction projects Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from start-up to completion Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform advanced-level complex work in support of contract administration activities for major capital projects, capital improvement projects, and professional services in support of those projects Example Of Duties Develops, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs), Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and other issues; prepares and issues solicitation amendments as necessary Leads other RFPs and IFB team members and stakeholders in planning, developing strategies, answering questions and correcting errors and/or inconsistencies in the solicitations Prepares packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to summarize solicitation requirements, answer questions and set schedules Establishes evaluation criteria Receives bids and proposals; leads the bid/proposal evaluation processes; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to management Prepares various contract letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal protests over content or award Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Prepares final conformed contracts Reviews and approves invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders, task orders, contract work orders and contract modifications Establishes negotiation strategies Performs cost analyses Coordinates escrow agreements Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract Monitors and enforces contract compliance to ensure compliance with contract terms Assists in developing claim avoidance and resolution strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Assists with final inspection punchlists and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals Contributes to ensuring that the EEO, Small/Disadvantaged Business, and Labor policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex heavy construction contract administration work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in supporting procurement processes Experience supporting major engineering and/or heavy construction contracts Master's degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or other related field Possess a Certified Professional Contract Manager certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing public procurement and complex heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analyses Abilities: Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of an integrated project team to perform contract administration functions Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work Mediate and negotiate Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs, and RFBs Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile and analyze complex data Perform and document cost/price analyses Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. TW *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex civil/roadway engineering work related to major rail transit projects and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Provides roadway engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil Engineering 5 years' professional engineering experience in civil engineering, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in roadway design, grading, drainage, and utility relocation Experience leading or managing engineering projects Knowledgeable of City of Los Angeles and Caltrans standards and procedures Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in general civil engineering, engineering, roadway design, drainage and grading disciplines City of Los Angeles design standards and permitting requirements Design related to rail facilities, underground utilities, roadway design, grading, drainage design, and utility relocations Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex civil engineering design work related to rail facilities, underground utilities, and utility relocations, roadway, grading, and drainage for major rail transit projects Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products such as InRoads, AutoCAD, or MicroStation Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Consults with users to determine information processing needs Performs systems analysis and provides systems support in a specified application area Designs technical systems specifications describing information processing functions required by the users Evaluates and recommends use of commercial software in application area Provides input to consultants regarding user needs and acceptability of alternatives for development of assigned systems Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Monitors system performance and integrity Responds to system emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves user and systems problems Coordinates with systems programmers Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 2 years' experience performing work within a department leading to an understanding of systems for computerization Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience working with warehouse and inventory management systems Special Conditions May periodically be on call 24 hours, 7 days a week Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas and systems analysis Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software Abilities: Analyze and design information systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (TS) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
Example Of Duties Summarizes complex technical specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs); performs cost/price analyses on contractor proposals and bids Plans complex procurement processes and assists user departments with setting solicitation strategies and schedules Schedules advertising and announcement of RFPs and IFBs Holds and facilitates pre-proposal and pre-bid conferences to summarize solicitation requirements and answer questions Prepares and issues RFP/IFB amendments Leads proposal and bid evaluation teams and evaluates proposals and bids including past performance, cost/price analysis, and other factors Negotiates contract costs, terms, and conditions with multiple vendors Prepares written award recommendations and determinations of fair and reasonable prices for management Prepares reports and correspondence Attends and participates in various meetings, including pre-solicitation and post-award meetings Conducts proposer/bidder debriefings Monitors contract compliance and negotiates contract modifications and/or change orders; establishes and implements pricing/negotiation strategies Analyzes cost/price elements in contractor proposals, bids, modifications, or change orders Conducts market surveys; analyzes market effect on pricing Resolves problems and disagreements between contractors and user departments Reviews and approves contractor invoices Assists new vendors with requirements of the procurement process Conducts closeout actions upon contract completion such as obtaining final audit, final payment, resolution of Stop Notices, release of retention, etc. Performs other related work/duties Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related fields 3 years' experience performing complex heavy construction contract administration work Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience in supporting procurement processes Experience performing contract administration work as it relates to professional services Experience in construction Law, and claims, specifically related to heavy construction Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration for public agencies Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations governing public procurement and complex professional services and heavy construction contract administration processes Statistical and cost/price analysis Abilities: Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work Interview and evaluate contract proposal respondents Perform cost/price analysis Mediate and negotiate Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Prepare reports, contracts, specifications, correspondence, RFPs and IFBs Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TS) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 18, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To direct and oversee contract administration and procurement activities related to all Metro equipment, materials, products, construction, or services. Example Of Duties Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the administration of solicitations and contracts issued to acquire materials and services Coordinates contract administration activities with other departments Coordinates with other departments on utilization of systems and tools to support business objectives Assists in the development and modification of Metro's long- and short-range plans Directs the preparation and administration of budget for areas of responsibility Confers with Metro management regarding contract management activities Ensures compliance with federal, state, and Metro rules, regulations, and policies Confers on the design and maintenance of procurement business systems, including Contract Information Management System, Financial Information System, Maintenance and Materiel Management System, and Automated Storage and Retrieval System Evaluates or monitors contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations Analyzes claims, disputes, or complaints occurring in performance of contracts Confers on programs with Diversity and Equal Opportunity Department to increase participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, and Disadvantaged Veteran Business Enterprises, Medium Size Business and ensure compliance with programs and targeted goals Develops strategies to resolve potential and actual problems on contracts Collaborates on general, special, and technical provisions in contracts to ensure maximum competition and effective performance Represents Metro in meetings with representatives of governmental agencies and professional and business organizations Monitors developments related to assigned areas of responsibility, evaluates their impact upon Metro operations and recommends policy and procedural improvements Directs and as necessary negotiates resolution of contract completion and termination processes Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence Supervises, mentors, and trains subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 5 years' management-level experience in procurement or contract administration, including experience administering or supporting major engineering and/or construction contracts Valid California Class C driver license Master's degree in related field desirable Preferred Qualifications : Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience with public works heavy construction-managing contracts on elarge, complex projects ($100M+) Experience with claims avoidance and resolutions Experience preparing presentations to senior management, and Alternative Dispute Resolution entities Experience with Critical Path schedules Experience with reading design drawings Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public agency contract administration, bid/proposal and contract analysis and preparation techniques Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing contract administration for procurement of construction, materials, goods, and professional services contracts Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Accounting principles and cost accounting Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct the work of a contract administration or related support department Demonstrate the content of a complete contract file from pre-award through close out Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Exercise independent judgment and creativity in making decisions Mediate and negotiate effective settlements and agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-JAN-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Dec 20, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To manage teams (in-house and contracted) of subject matter experts to perform condition assessments of Metro's electro/mechanical rail systems assets including rolling stock (rail vehicles and busses), wayside traction power, train control, and other typical guideway system assets. Example Of Duties Manage the measurement of asset condition and performance using appropriate tools and techniques, and appies innovative techniques to integrate asset performance measurement into condition assessments. Manages, coordinates, and reviews the work of outside contractors and/or internal staff including implementation planning, deployment coordination, and quality evaluation of work products; serves as liaison between departments and/or executive offices to ensure program and project implementation Develops condition and performance measurement systems, implementation, and reporting Evaluates electrical/mechanical systems for safe and reliable operation and development of risk management registers Integrates performance, inspections, failure, risk data and root cause analysis into condition assessments Provides recommendations for improved asset management practices, as well as supporting technology, to minimize asset life cycle costs Tracks and evaluates future SGR project needs and capital funding requests Guides and directs resolution of project difficulties and technical problems around scope, schedules, and/or budget, using analytics for early detection of control issues Serves as a liaison and negotiates to diplomatically breaking through barriers to achieve results. ssists in the selection and deployment of TAM specific information technology applications, specifically enterprise asset systems (EAMS) and complementary technologies (e.g., GIS, CCTV, LIDAR, mobile, business intelligence, condition analytics, and capital project management) Independently composes, compiles, and prepares correspondence, reports and documents; reviews finished materials for completeness, accuracy and compliance with Metro policies and procedures; may oversee the maintenance of accurate records and files Serves as lead technical expert with primary responsibility for condition, performance and risk assessments for rolling stock and wayside systems (train control, traction power, fire life safety) Creates, manages, and documents business processes and procedures for conducting asset type condition assessments consistent with FTA's Transit Economic Requirement (TERM) 1-5 State of Good Repair (SGR) Asset Scale Provides primary management and serves as technical resource for all SGR Inspectors and inspection activities Develops guides, standards, and implements inspection procedures especially for the collection of condition data into the asset inventory database/EAM system and reporting of performance and condition data Interfaces and coordinates with other departments - Operations, Finance, Planning, Engineering, Procurement, on TAM/SGR projects, programs, funding, policy and other issues Assists with the analysis and interpretation of data for use in asset prioritization, project development, lifecycle planning Manages the process of sampling asset data for accuracy Conducts trend analysis for identification of possible defects, reports findings, and follows up to resolve issues Participates in the design, implementation, and training of inspection staff on keeping data useful, accurate, and up to date in the EAM /asset inventory database Leads studies and analysis of advanced maintenance practices including predictive and reliability centered maintenance Serves as technical resource for rehab/replacement decision-making, developing performance/condition measures, SGR ratings, training on data collection/reporting for the asset inventory/EAM Provides data mining of Metro's maintenance management/EAM system to monitor and report on performance and conditions Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to budget, cost, and schedules management activities Other duties as assigned Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction, Business, Planning or other related field 5 years of senior-level project management experience related to asset management overseeing condition, performance and reliability analysis of electro-mechanical systems Experience working in a Public Transit Asset Management environment is preferred Valid California Class C driver license Knowledge: Condition and performance analysis for electro-mechanical systems (power, control, communication) Engineering Analyses for maintainability, reliability, root cause of failure Rail and bus vehicle maintenance, design performance and operation or or electrical/electronic, mechanical construction, civil, structural, mechanical, systems engineering Theories, principles, and practices of electrical power, mechanical and control systems and subsystems Theories, principles, and practices of rail vehicle maintenance and engineering Working knowledge of wayside power and control systems Theories, principles, and practices of transit asset management, project management, including budget cost management Mandated regulations including public utilities commission inspections, rail maintenance division inspections, and various internal/external audits (FTA, Triennial audits) Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Methods and techniques of research, analysis, and technical report preparation Principles and practices of project coordination, scheduling, and management. Principles and practices of contract management Personal computer business software applications Modern management theory Abilities: Develop condition/performance assessment methods, procedures and standards for inspection Manage projects to scope, schedule and budget Oversee the operations of multiple asset class assessment inspectors, consultants and 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 Communicate and clearly present information, produce concise technical reports, and explain complex/technical issues to executive management and leaders Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 04-FEB-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Nov 28, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled repairs, installation and maintenance procedures relating to mechanical and electrical components and systems of Metro's Bus & Rail facilities and Gateway Headquarters building. Example Of Duties Bus Performs preventive and restorative maintenance of shop and bus servicing equipment and electrical systems, including bus washer systems, fueling stations, and roll-up garage doors using basic tools of mechanical trade Troubleshoots and maintains systems with programmable logic and solid state controllers, including automated storage and retrieval systems, robotic paintings equipment, and heavy equipment hoists Drives Metro maintenance vehicles, including utility trucks and cargo vans, to various locations to repair and maintain Metro facilities and equipment Rail Performs preventive and restorative maintenance of rail station, rail division, and maintenance-of-way servicing equipment and electrical systems, including sump pumps, sewage ejectors, emergency egress and platform hatches, fire suppression systems, and fire rated doors using basic tools of mechanical trade Checks and maintains fire pumps, fire sprinklers, and wet and dry standpipes Performs complex wiring, installation, and utilization of conduits Drives Metro maintenance vehicles, including utility trucks, cargo vans, stake bed trucks, dump trucks, and hi-rail trucks, to various locations and along the rail and orange lines to repair and maintain Metro facilities Provides safety watch support by directing train movement and performing flagging while supporting maintenance and contractor personnel Gateway Headquarters Building Performs preventive and demand maintenance of high rise headquarters building equipment and electrical systems, including fire pumps and fire alarm system Troubleshoots and maintains systems with programmable logic and solid state controllers Generic Installs and maintains a wide range of electrical apparatus, including electrical circuits, switches, solenoids, control boards, motors, generators, yard lighting, and three-phase industrial systems up to 480 volts Tests and measures voltage, current and resistance using electrical test instruments Performs design, fabrication, and welding of a variety of parts and equipment Repairs and maintains structural framing of walls, roofs, and stairs; repairs jambs, drop ceilings, drywall and partitions using basic tools of construction trades Troubleshoots mechanical and electrical problems using blueprints, specifications, and schematic diagrams Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years of experience performing construction, masonry, mechanical and electrical facilities maintenance work on mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment in a large facility environment; and installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of AC and DC equipment, electric motors, and controls, including voltages up to 480 volts, programmable logic and solid state controllers Completion of 2 years or more full-time training or education in Industrial Technology, Electrical Maintenance, Construction or similar program at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for 1 year of experience Valid California Class C driver's license Special Conditions: Must be able to obtain a Class A drivers license Must be able to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in any and all types of weather conditions Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must have normal color vision Must provide own tools of the trade Positions assigned to Rail are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Work may be required in tunnels or on bridges Knowledge: Mechanical and electrical design, construction, installation, and maintenance practices, procedures, methods, and equipment as found in a manufacturing or maintenance facility environment Basic electrical/ electronic theory Federal, state, and local electrical codes Abilities: Install, maintain, and repair mechanical and electrical equipment Troubleshoot and correct equipment problems Safely operate Metro vehicles Safely operate a variety of hand and power tools Read and understand blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics Communicate effectively with others Follow instructions Move objects weighing up to 75 pounds Work at heights up to 75 feet Travel to off-site 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: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jan 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 H-6 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-JAN-19