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.

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage the maintenance activities for bus and rail systems, facilities, and related systems. Example Of Duties Manages facility maintenance particularly contracts including but not limited to elevator/escalator maintenance services, fencing repairs, landscape and irrigation, graffiti abatement, pest and bird control, waste management services, etc. and all other related systems including but not limited to electrical systems; electronic systems; mechanical systems; equipment installations; signage production; bus and rail service support, and building and grounds property maintenance Conducts special operational and planning projects; develops and prepares related reports, data, budgets, and work programs Reviews and develops contract specifications, scope of work documents, deliverables, schedules, and monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors Manages the maintenance activities and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements Maintains training program for subordinates and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary and grievance hearings Develops Requests For Proposals for contractor services; recommends amendments to and administers vendor contracts as required Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities Meets with other managers to discuss and ensure service requirements are met Prepares reports, memos, and other correspondence Prepares and updates Board Reports, and responds to questions and inquiries from Metro Executive staff and community members Investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failures Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area, and monitors annual expenditures Assesses and submits cost of repair estimates Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades Supervises subordinate staff Performs site inspections to oversee contractors' work performance; evaluates site conditions and recommends maintenance tasks to improve the overall conditions Participates in construction and maintenance projects' planning and design review, and provides maintenance related feedback accordingly Coordinates with Talent Acquisition to initiate recruitments all the way through completion of the hiring process and filling vacancies Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Public Administration, Business, or other related field 3 years of management-level experience performing project management and contracts administration for facilities maintenance operations, construction, engineering, contract or budget administration, or other related field Valid California Class C driver's license Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criterion are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing maintenance contracts with technical expertise, including but not limited to maintenance services of elevators/escalators, graffiti abatement, landscape and irrigation, waste management services, etc. is highly desirable Master's degree is desirable Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards On call 24 hours Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices that apply to: facilities maintenance and/or construction management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, safety, facilities, and rail maintenance and operations Public agency procurement processes and contract administration Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of bus and/or rail electro/mechanical facilities maintenance shops Devise, plan, and coordinate track allocation authorization on active rail lines Identify appropriate safety requirements and personal protective equipment needs for projects and staff Multi-task Mediate and negotiate Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Plan financial and staffing needs Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 05-AUG-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and oversee schedule activities for large, complex capital projects. Example Of Duties Generic Monitors consultants' monthly performance Represents project team in meetings with consultant staff, contractors, and outside agencies Supervises consultants Monitors and updates Contract Unit Description documents Participates in the preparation and implementation of Project Management Plans Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Cost Control Support Prepares and analyzes project cashflow from contractor's cost loaded schedule Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding cost management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Evaluates contract change orders and amendments for impact on cost loaded schedule Identifies cost related problems which arise due to scheduling issues during project execution; recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Participates in risk assessment and cost forecasting using a scheduling software such as Primavera P6 Schedule Control Prepares, analyzes, and implements project design and construction schedules to ensure conformance with authorized scope, cost, and schedule requirements Reviews, analyzes, and approves contractor schedule submittals to ensure conformance to the contract Prepares and ensures accuracy and consistency of schedule baseline plans and periodic schedule status reports Ensures implementation of Metro policies, procedures, and plans regarding schedule management of multi-million dollar complex construction capital projects Identifies schedule related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions Evaluates contract change orders, amendments, and claims for impact on schedule; prepares time impact analysis Ensures accurate schedule records are maintained and documented Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or other related field Five years' senior-level scheduling control experience in large complex capital construction projects Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience developing and maintaining multi-discipline scheduling for large complex transit projects Experience reviewing and approving a baseline schedule and future schedule updates Experience utilizing scheduling software such as Primavera P6 Experience utilizing scheduling logic Experience utilizing time impact analysis Experience preparing concise reports for stakeholders Experience interacting and working with consultants and department staff to obtain pertinent project data for project updates Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of cost management, schedule management, project management, and construction management methods Advanced capabilities of specified software such as the latest version of Primavera Scheduling and MS Office Applications including Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Abilities: Work with end users within an integrated team environment Work independently with minimal management oversight Plan, organize, and monitor the cost/scheduling activities for major capital projects Adapt to changing requirements and situations Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and multi-contract environment Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Determine strategies to achieve goals Mediate and negotiate Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Work under tight time constraints and deadlines Provide direction to external staff and outside contractors/consultants Travel to offsite project locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 31-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform journey-level technical planning and programming support activities associated with plan development, project development, project implementation and, technical analysis for regional and subregional highway projects and/or programs. Example Of Duties Assists in developing regional planning and operating guidelines and strategies for regional and subregional highway projects and/or programs Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of highway projects, highway grant programs, and Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies Evaluates Measure M and R project description forms and proposals for various funding categories and prepares recommendations Prepares specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts and agreements Participates in meetings with Metro staff, community organizations, cities and other public agencies concerning the development, funding, management, operation or modification of a transportation-related project Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements or memorandum of understanding with various agencies on projects or funding programs Manages small, single site or region-wide projects or funding programs; manages small consultant contracts or assists with the management of large contracts Provides technical guidance to local jurisdictions and outside agencies on Metro Measure M and R highway programs and guidelines Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits and risks associated with single site or regional highway project alternatives and funding plans, and programs Prepares comprehensive reports, letters and responses to inquiries Coordinates with other Metro departments on transportation programs and projects Evaluates travel simulation models; geographic information system procedures; computerized applications Applies, develops and implements statistical analysis procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 3 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, capital or public works project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes Experience in highway planning and project development for project study reports (PSR) or project approval environmental documents (PAED) Experience managing State, Federal or local grants Experience developing scopes of work for single-site or regional-wide professional service contracts Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of transportation, urban and regional planning regulations, programming, public financing techniques and fiscal analysis Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources Caltrans project development process California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes Financial, analytical, statistical and mathematical processes and procedures Technical research methods and analysis Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and business computer programs and applications Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediate and negotiate Conduct comprehensive planning studies and projects Compile and analyze complex data Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondences Think and act independently Analyze situations, identify problems and recommend solutions Represent Metro before the public Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies procedures, contracts, budgets and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 30-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Basic Function Under close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Example Of Duties Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Writes reports and completes forms Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment 21 years of age 6 months of public contact or customer service experience Valid California Class C driver's license Possess a valid US driver's license for at least two years Good driving record as verified by an K-4 DMV printout Able to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of training Must have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment Knowledge: State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles Vehicle safety rules and regulations Basic money and time concepts Abilities: Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Work independently in a highly-structured environment Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair Quickly and accurately count money at a glance Read small printed material Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. RLM Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 31-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under moderate supervision; installs, maintains, repairs and modifies advanced communications systems carrying voice, data and video information. Example Of Duties Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs advanced electronic equipment and systems, including, but not limited to, microwave systems, multiplex systems, data communications systems, radio base and repeater systems, fiber optic systems, computer aided dispatch systems, automatic vehicle monitoring systems, alarm systems and telephone systems Sets up and operates audio and video equipment in the Board Room and other locations Installs and maintains video cameras, video and audio tape recorders, public address systems, and related equipment Installs network cabling in walls, ceilings and conduit; installs patch panels, data plugs, jacks, and wall plates Programs and operates manual and automated test equipment to aid in the troubleshooting and repair of electronic circuit boards and modules Performs bench repair of electronic equipment to the unit level Suggests, designs, and performs modifications to electronic communication equipment and servicing methods Organizes vehicle and shop area and restocks supplies Creates and updates as-built drawings and other technical documentation Prepares routine records and narrative reports of maintenance activity Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 4 years' journey-level experience performing preventive and remedial maintenance of communications equipment, advanced training in digital electronics, and advanced communications Up to 2 years' full-time training or education in DC, AC, semiconductor devices, AM/FM radio theory, advanced communications, and digital electronics at a recognized trade school or apprenticeship program may be substituted for 2 years' experience Valid commercial General Radio/Telephone Operators License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Valid California Class C driver's license Certification in network cabling and/or network systems (LAN/WAN) is highly desirable Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the installation, operation and maintenance of microwave, advanced communications, fiber optic, category 5 cable, audio, video, telephone, public address, and alarm systems Category 5 cable specifications, limitations and requirements Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Analyze trouble in advanced telecommunications equipment at a system-wide level, and isolate the cause of the problem to the unit level Install, maintain, and operate microwave, advanced communications, audio, video, telephone, and alarm systems Work independently with minimum supervision Install and maintain two-way radio equipment Climb to heights up to 125 feet Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *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: 15-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Human Resources Analyst. This position will perform journey-level professional work in support of Metro's human resources function. Example Of Duties Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs; works with hiring department representatives to establish selection criteria; evaluates applications and resumes Determines recruitment needs and develops strategies for targeting appropriate job market Designs and develops appraisal interview questions, rating sheets, and various testing instruments, including written tests, performance tests, technical oral exercises, and assessment centers; administers testing processes Extends job offers, negotiates salaries, and oversees new hire processing; coordinates relocation activities if necessary Responds to grievances and other complaints regarding selection processes and other criteria used to make hiring decisions Performs job analyses and classification studies to determine proper allocation of jobs and employees; applies point factor analysis to ensure proper salary grade allocations Represents Metro at job fairs and other recruitment outlets Develops and revises class specifications to ensure accurate and current information on job content Provides information for salary surveys from outside sources Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 2 years' experience performing professional human resources work Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criterion are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting full-cycle recruitment and selection Experience working in the public sector Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, including recruitment, selection, classification, and compensation Research and report preparation methods Test development and validation EEO rules and regulations Abilities: Perform journey-level human resources work Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Represent Metro before the public 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. (MSU) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Human Resources Assistant. This position will be working in a team environmental with the responsibility of assisting in the development of recruitment strategies and selection plans to obtain Qualified Candidate Pools (QCP's) for the open positions within the agency. Example Of Duties Under close supervision, performs the following: Conducts recruitment and selection processes for non-union and union-represented jobs; works with hiring department representatives to establish selection criteria; evaluates applications and resumes Determines recruitment needs and develops strategies for targeting appropriate job market Designs and develops appraisal interview questions, rating sheets, and various testing instruments, including written tests, performance tests, technical oral exercises, and assessment centers; administers testing processes Extends job offers, negotiates salaries, and oversees new hire processing; coordinates relocation activities if necessary Responds to grievances and other complaints regarding selection processes and other criteria used to make hiring decisions Assists in performing job analyses and classification studies to determine proper allocation of jobs and employees; applies point factor analysis to ensure proper salary grade allocations Represents Metro at job fairs and other recruitment outlets Develops and revises class specifications to ensure accurate and current information on job content Provides information for salary surveys from outside sources Conducts research, formulates recommendations, and prepares reports on various human resources subjects and studies Assists in the implementation and administration of Human Resources programs and services such as alcohol and drug prevention, medical examinations, reasonable accommodation, and occupational health Responds to human resources inquiries from employees and public Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or other related field AND 1 year experience performing administrative or paraprofessional work in human resources management OR 1 year internship experience performing Human Resources related work Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criterion are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience conducting full-cycle recruitment and selection Experience working in the public sector Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, including recruitment, selection, classification, and compensation Research and report preparation methods Test construction and validation EEO rules and regulations Abilities: Perform entry-level human resources management work Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare reports and correspondence Represent Metro before the public Handle highly confidential information Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Analyze situations and identify problems Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile and analyze data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *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: 15-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide executive direction for the overall function of the Community Relations Department, including Community Relations Program Management, Local Government and External Affairs, Community Education, and Special Projects. Example Of Duties Develops and implements the strategic framework and goals to engage the public, elected officials and key stakeholders through community outreach programs for planning studies in compliance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes; major capital construction relations outreach and mitigation programs; transit safety and community education initiatives; targeted community education programs; thematic outreach in response to Agency and community needs; and strategic community partnerships, while understanding regional priorities with a comprehensive countywide perspective Establishes, reinforces, and fosters relationships with regional and local elected officials and business, professional, civic, government, and community groups regarding Metro plans, policies, programs, and services to build trust among Metro's many constituencies both external and internal Ensures coordinated and consistent reporting of issues and communications at all levels with large and complex sets of stakeholders and constituencies Leads the development and maintenance of relationships with Los Angeles County cities and Councils of Government to help frame and communicate the region's mobility agenda Develops, implements and promotes meaningful public engagement strategies and programs Leads interdepartmental and inter-agency collaboration and cooperation among Metro staff on Metro projects Oversees the department's budget planning; continuously and proactively evaluates and optimizes resources on an ongoing basis Directs the development and implementation of department work plan goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards and monitors progress Analyzes the department's operations to identify successes and areas for improvement and modifies processes as necessary to ensure alignment with Metro's mission and goals Develops community outreach scopes of work and negotiates contractual agreements, directs and oversees activities of outside consultants, and ensures services are provided as expected Directs management of the Communications Bench Sets strategic department goals and priorities that align with Agency priorities and vision Consults and advises Board members and Metro management on the most effective means of informing the public and stakeholders about controversial and sensitive matters Recruits, manages, and evaluates subordinate staff Establishes and implements performance measures for staff Oversees department's participation in and management of responses to internal and external investigations related to department-specific matters Coordinates Metro participation in local and regional government arenas and coordinates with Metro Government Relations on state and federal issues Prepares and presents written and oral reports to Board members, Metro management, government officials, key stakeholders, community groups, and the general public Represents Metro before public officials, private entities, professional, civic, governmental groups, and task forces at career fairs, community, and special events Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree- in Public Administration, Public Policy, Communications, Political Science or other related field 5 years of Director-level experience in public affairs, community relations, public relations or communications for a public or government agency Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications : Experience working on major construction projects or regional programs where it required consensus building of diverse stakeholders Experience conducting outreach on CEQA/NEPA projects, major construction projects or facilitating highly complex operations issues in the area of safety mitigation for a transit agency Leadership Training and/or Certifications Conflict Resolution or Mediation/Facilitation Experience Master's degree in related field desirable Special Conditions: Travel outside of local area to state or national capital may be required Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of community relations, public affairs, and regional and local government affairs, communications, community outreach and engagement, and crisis management California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Title VI, and Metro's Public Engagement requirements Organizational structures, functioning and protocols of public agencies and local governments Diversity of constituents of Los Angeles County, including awareness of social and cultural sensitivities Public speaking skills and techniques Social, political and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation, capital and operating budgets, and funding sources Modern management theory Digital communications and social media Abilities: Plan, organize, and lead the work of a department Determine strategies and tactics to achieve goals Plan and monitor financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Develop and edit high quality content and materials Interact professionally with Metro employees, Board of Directors and their staff, elected officials, stakeholders, and the public Understand and navigate the diverse constituencies of Los Angeles County Strong interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy Handle highly confidential information and materials Exercise judgement and creativity in making decisions Work well under pressure of multiple projects, priorities, and short deadlines Manage, coach, and when necessary disciple subordinates 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 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: 08-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Be a part of transforming Los Angeles County as Metro (Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority) implements Measure M and more. Metro plans, designs, funds, builds and operates regionally- and subregionally-significant transportation initiatives in Los Angeles County. As one of the two Deputy Executive Officer in the Countywide Planning and Development Mobility Corridors unit, you would be part of the leadership team who manages the planning, designing, environmentally-clearing and public engagement processes for new and substantially upgraded transportation corridors. These corridors include Heavy Rail Transit, Light Rail Transit, Bus Rapid Transit, Active Transportation and Rail Connectivity projects. Right now, the department is working on 27 distinct corridors and segments of those corridors with a combined valuation exceeding $30 billion. Additionally, significant organizational management efforts are underway as part of implementing Metro's Program Management Plan for Measure M. In this role, you have the resources to do outstanding, transformative transportation work, coupled with a comprehensive view of what that means for both the present and future. This is a dynamic and challenging position that provides opportunities for long-term professional development. Please review the job announcement for additional information. Example Of Duties Directs employees who are conducting transportation/transit corridor feasibility studies, environmental clearance, and urban design of transit corridors Directs staff in coordinating all aspects and projects related to specific major complex transportation modes, including coordinating with engineering, construction, legal, fiscal, outreach, art and communications Directs the development and implementation of work plan goals, objectives, policies, procedures, budget, and work standards for assigned function, and monitors progress Mentors and develops junior staff Consults with and recommends to Metro management, Board of Directors, and municipal and transportation officials on the direction, progress, preparation, transportation policies and programs Evaluates proposed/enacted legislation for impacts on Metro's programs and projects Interacts with and represents Metro before elected officials, business, professional, civic, government, and community groups regarding Metro's plans, policies, programs, and services Oversees project managers in directing the development of extensive transportation planning programs and studies, including evaluations of various alternatives for a project, conceptual design, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impacts Directs the preparation of comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors' policy decisions and project approvals in the planning and environmental phases Evaluates multiple recommendations for major transportation programs, develops alternatives, major complex financial and funding recommendations, and recommendations for Locally Preferred Alternatives suitable for transition of projects from the Countywide Planning Department to the Program Management Department Manages employees who develop scopes of work for major planning and environmental contracts; resolves technical issues Establishes, supervises, and enforces priorities of multiple, major work efforts for staff and consultants Communicates Metro's safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for safety performance of all subordinate employees Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Public Administration, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, Transportation Planning, Urban Design or other related field 5 years' senior management-level experience and at least 1 year of director-level experience in urban planning, transportation planning or similar discipline that includes direct supervision of staff Master's degree in Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or other related field of study desirable Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience leading the preparation of comprehensive plans, infrastructure plans, or policy development Experience developing and leading community and stakeholder engagement processes Experience leading and implementing significant change, including processes, standards, and procedures Demonstrable leadership and team-building skills Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning, urban planning, development, programming, and construction Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Capital and operating budgets, and funding sources Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Public administration Modern management theory Abilities: Direct the overall operations of a major planning and programming function Determine strategies to achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Authority before elected officials and the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 26-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise personnel engaged in custodial and other building maintenance services for various Metro locations. Example Of Duties Plans and monitors custodial maintenance work for various Metro locations Travels to various Metro facilities to monitor work performance of subordinate staff Oversees provision of routine repairs and general maintenance of buildings, office equipment, and furniture Recommends and schedules repairs of equipment, furnishings, and facilities Maintains inventory of custodial supplies and equipment Prepares reports, correspondence, purchase verifications and data for budget preparation Provides safety training to staff Supervises subordinate staff Inspects work in progress and completed projects Utilizes a computer based information system to process work orders, incidents, timesheets, and material requests Supervises a multi-skilled staff in a variety of locations conducting performance evaluations 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 3 years' experience performing building maintenance or custodial work with a minimum of one year experience working in a lead or supervisory capacity in building maintenance or custodial work Must have completed or be able to complete Metro's pre-supervisory training within probationary period Valid California Class C driver license Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field is highly desirable Special Conditions: Exposure to weather and physical hazards Frequent travel to other Metro locations May be assigned to work varied shifts and weekends 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 building maintenance and custodial work Tools, equipment, and supplies utilized in maintenance and janitorial work Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor custodial maintenance activities Communicate effectively orally and in writing Prepare reports and correspondence Utilize a personal computer and required software 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 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. (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: 05-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 25, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide journey-level administrative, budgetary, and analytical support for an assigned department. Example Of Duties Provides administrative support for a department or division in one or more of the following areas as assigned: budget preparation and administration, contract monitoring, and personnel administration Conducts research and prepares reports, requiring compilation and analysis of data Conducts forecasting analyses and studies Develops program management, data tracking, and other software applications on personal computers Develops and implements records maintenance and analysis systems Monitors projects and programs Represents the department at meetings, committees, and conferences Performs and formulates financial, administrative, policy, and organizational analyses and recommendations Advises management and staff regarding performance and funding matters Monitors assigned departmental operating and capital budgets Recommends appropriate action regarding performance and budget variances Reviews grant requests Prepares recommendations for proposed expenditures of capital funds Monitors grant expenditures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 2 years' experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and administrative work; OR Associate's degree in a related field and 4 years' experience performing basic or entry-level budgeting and administrative work Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience working in the public sector Experience performing audit related work Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of budget or grant planning, design, and administrative and technical analysis Mathematics and business statistics Business computer software applications Abilities: Compile and analyze data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To provide advanced policy, administrative and process research and analysis to the office of the CEO and executive management, and manage the overall operation of the Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Research Library and the Transportation Museum. Example Of Duties Prepares special research projects requested by Executive management Prepares, reviews and edits complex research projects, Board Reports, presentations, proposals, budget and variance reports, statistical analysis and technical information Acts on behalf of the Executive Office in the absence of the Deputy Executive Officer, Policy, Research, and Library Services in leading Metro's s monthly Board Agenda process Assists in formulating policy and procedure recommendations for Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and Chief of Staff Develops, plans, and manages the overall activities of Metro's Dorothy Peyton Gray Research Library Maintains extensive collection development resources and selects appropriate documents to ensure materials are up-to-date and readily available for library patrons Coordinates and facilitates the development and maintenance of the Library, Archive, and Museum on-line catalog and its accessibility to staff and the public via the Internet Develops and maintains library website including a bibliography of transit industry research, current event articles, and new publications acquired by the library Supervises the subscription and maintenance of serial publications, interlibrary loans and a highly specialized online cataloging procedure Represents Metro/PTSC and participates in meetings of the American Library Association, Special Library Association and Los Angeles based cultural institutions Establishes policymaking, planning and organizing guidelines of library and museum activities and staff Leads, plans, designs, and maintains in coordination with Metro Departments, architectural staff and design consultants, the Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Research Library and Museum Develops, implements, evaluates, and supervises the museum's on-going educational program to enhance public access and understanding of the transit collection Plans and implements the on-going activities of acquiring, preserving, researching, interpreting, and exhibiting a newly acquired collection of historical materials relating to Los Angeles area transit Oversees the museum grant budget to ensure compliance with federal regulations and develops on-going expenditure plans for resources Monitors contractual obligations of consultants to ensure compliance with policy guidelines during refurbishment of a facility to display historic artifact exhibits Designs, develops, and supervises the implementation of a web-based cataloging program that includes a complete description of artifacts, photographs, and rare materials Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Master's Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited university 5 years of experience as a Librarian; OR Master's Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited university and a combination of 5 years of experience as Research Analyst, Web Master, Records Manager, Archivist, Historian, Cataloguer, Curator, Database Manager, Public Arts Officer, or Planner including two years at the supervisory level Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following is the preferred qualification: Experience working as a Librarian in the transportation industry Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public administration, public policy development and transportation planning/management Theories, principles, and practices of library science and information management Standard and specialized reference and bibliographic sources Library of Congress classification system, Anglo American Cataloging Rules (AACR2) and On-Line Computer Library Center (OCLC) cataloging system Research theories, principles and techniques Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing policies, trends and developments affecting the provision of urban mass transit Supervision Abilities: Oversee the operations of the Dorothy Peyton Gray Research Library and Museum Manage grant funded research service and/or museum improvement projects Interact professionally and perform high level research on behalf of the Board of Directors, their respective staffs, Offices of the CEO, senior management, various levels of Metro employees, elected officials and outside representatives Handle sensitive material as well as valuable and irreplaceable artifacts Communicate effectively orally and in writing complex issues critical to achieving the Authorities goals and objectives Supervise subordinates and manage volunteer staff Classify and catalog library, archive and museum materials Conduct technical reference and bibliographic research Research and analyze information from on-line information source retrieval systems Develop and make available via the web computerized library and information systems Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, labor/management agreements and make financial decisions within a budget Represent Metro before the public Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and execute activities associated with state transportation funding policy, grant-seeking, local agency project delivery support, plan development, system wide planning, multi-modal project implementation, capital management, and technical analysis in all Countywide Transportation Planning & Development disciplines. Example Of Duties Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums Participates in developing program guidelines, strategies, and policies Provides technical support and makes presentations to public agencies, including Southern California Association of Government, L.A. County, Caltrans, and cities within Los Angeles County Evaluates proposed legislation for impacts on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendations on state and federal transportation programming Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative and statistical tools and their results Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with various agencies Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs and projects Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts and budgets for plans, programs and projects Develops and negotiates scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements Conducts analyses and makes recommendations supporting project/program development Reviews, discusses, and describes transportation plans and projects, transit operations plans, services, and schedules Manages contractor/consultant contracts; prepares invoices and allocates to accounts Analyzes and manages contractor/consultant budgets Reviews, discusses, and describes documents supporting the development of transportation programming along transit lines and transportation corridors Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence and presentations Conducts complex planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs related to Federal and State policies and programming Assumes management responsibility on major transportation and research studies and projects Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Business, Public Administration, Social Science, Political Science, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, transportation program or project management, transportation finance, or other related area, which includes a minimum of two years' experience managing state and/or federal transportation programming activities Master's degree in a related field is desirable Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected: Experience advocating in a statewide, region wide, or countywide transportation forum or similar activity Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business and public administration State transportation funding programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public and in statewide forums Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Think and act independently Review, analyze, and discuss comprehensive studies and analyses Develop and negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 19-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform a wide range of entry-level planning and provide technical assistance and support in managing regional, active transportation and other multi-modal transportation funding programs. Example Of Duties Researches, analyzes and applies standard formulas, policies, mathematical computations and statistical methods to data as required in assigned projects or programs Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation projects, programs, and policies Evaluates project description forms and proposals for various funding categories and prepares recommendations Prepares or assists in the preparation of specific components of scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts and agreements Develops projections and studies which explore appropriate routes, treatments, safety, benefit to disadvantaged communities, health, cost effectiveness, and feasibility of options Develops, conducts and evaluates projections and plans to improve transportation infrastructure, services, facilities, land use, and fiscal effectiveness for various alternatives Assists in reviewing programs, projects and proposals to determine compliance with appropriate laws, guidelines and regulations Participates in meetings with Metro staff, community organizations, cities and other public agencies concerning the development, funding, management, operation or modification of a transportation-related project Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs and projects Applies computer software applications and transportation database systems to complete assigned projects Prepares reports, letters responses to inquiries, funding information templates and fliers, and newsletters Assists local jurisdictions and outside agencies relative to Metro, California Transportation Commission, and California Department of Transportation funding programs and projects Coordinates with other Metro departments and programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering, Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 1 years' experience in Public Transportation, Transportation Planning, Programming, Grants, or Finance; OR Master's degree in a related field may substitute for 1 year of the required experience Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of transportation funding laws Applicable local state and federal laws, rules and guidelines governing transportation policies, and funding sources Basic methods of research and analysis Financial, analytical, statistical research and mathematical processes and procedures Personal computer business and planning software applications Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediate and negotiate Conduct planning studies and projects Compile and analyze data Analyze situations, identify problems and recommend solutions 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. (CM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 12-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, direct, and control the performance of various organizational units within Transit Operations such as: Bus and Rail Service Planning & Scheduling, Metro's five Regional Service Councils, Rail Capital Programs, New Rail Activation, Operations Project Development, Operations Control Centers, Vehicle Operations, Vehicle Technology and Bus Quality Assurance. Example Of Duties Directs the development of transit service policies Coordinates and manages Metro's bi-annual service change process including Title VI analysis and the public hearing process Leads and directs sub-area transit studies, including bus/rail interface plans Leads and directs service coordination studies with municipal bus operators Coordinates service planning efforts with other projects and programs within Metro Directs and oversees Metro's Service Councils, including staffing; acts as a liaison between the Councils and Senior and Executive Management Develops monthly meeting agendas, including semiannual public hearings; represents Metro at Council meetings Leads service analysis, presentations, and implementation of service adjustments resulting from changes to the operating environment Provides policy direction to assigned departments, directing the establishment of goals, major priorities, and advising in the development of strategies and resolution of major problems Chairs and participates in various committees and task forces Consults with and advises Metro executive management on policies and activities Ensures implementation of programs and procedures to improve service quality, increase employee and service productivity and maintain sound fiscal practices Ensures staff compliance with policies, rules, procedures, regulations, practices and adherence to labor contracts Leads staff participation and/or participates in rail/bus project planning, design, technical review and start-up integration/coordination Represents Metro before public agencies, the business community, labor unions, and the public Directs the conducting of studies, investigations, and analyses at the direction of executive staff and Board of Directors, including reports of findings and recommendations Meets with officials on programs, proposals, and related issues Develops and implements strategic business plans focusing on the bus and rail transportation needs Develops and executes programs to improve service quality, reduce costs, increase employee productivity, and increase revenue and ridership Makes recommendations and presentations to the Chief Operations Officer, executive management staff and Metro's Board of Directors on matters pertaining to Bus Operations Provides direction and support to Metro's bus and rail transportation service development to ensure attainment of Metro and departmental goals and objectives within established policies and parameters Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 5 years' senior-management experience in transit operations, including 3 years managing a transportation division, or a major transportation function Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience working with governing boards and stakeholder groups Experience implementing bus and/or rail service changes including conducting public hearings and community outreach, seeking service council and/or board approvals, and monitoring implementation and results Experience conducting subarea transit studies such as bus/rail interface plans Experience conducting and implementing BRT/ Metro Rapid service plans or transit priorities Special Conditions On 24-hour call Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of bus and rail transportation planning and scheduling Bus and rail network integration Strategies and methods to coordinate service between Metro and LA County Municipal Operator Association (LACMOA) operators Key stakeholders that influence transit service design Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and/ or transit priority planning and implementation Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transit programs Modern management theory Abilities: Direct the overall operations of major organizational functions Determine strategies to achieve goals Establish and implement policies and procedures Understand, interpret, and apply related laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before elected officials and the public Prepare reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 18-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and execute activities associated with project development that support Metro system-wide planning, construction, and operation, multi-modal project implementation, joint development and transit oriented development projects, capital management, and technical analysis in all Program Management Capital Project disciplines. Example Of Duties Conducts complex planning, implementation, funding and analytical projects and programs; manages operating projects and programs Assumes management responsibility on major transportation and research studies and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative and statistical tools and their results Provides technical support and makes presentations to public and private groups on Metro projects and programs Participates in developing program guidelines, strategies, and policies Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with various agencies on behalf of Program Management Capital Projects Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs and projects Develops and negotiates scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements Evaluates proposed legislation for impacts on specific plans, programs and projects Conducts analysis and makes policy recommendation on state of good repair and asset management Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts and budgets for plans, programs and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Prepares and reviews engineering studies and specifications Prepares invoices of revenues and allocates to accounts Analyzes and manages contractor budgets Promotes supporting development along transit lines and transportation corridors Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence and presentations Supervises subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Environmental Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, or other related field 5 years' progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, transit-oriented capital project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing coordination between operations and maintenance and capital projects Experience procuring, managing and/or transitioning of building commissioning Experience procuring, managing and/or transitioning of preventive maintenance programs Experience coordinating or leading capital project construction for a transit agency Experience procuring and implementing contracts for a transit agency Experience procuring consultants through task order and bench contracts Experience managing consultant-required deliverables, such as schedules, budgets and work product Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning and land use, business and public administration, and management of transit rail and bus facilities Principles of rail and bus operations and maintenance Principles of Metro's State of Good Repair program, Sustainability Program, and agency environmental goals Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies and funding sources for a public agency Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures Modern management theory Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Think and act independently Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses Negotiate consensus solutions Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 16-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex analytics, maintenance, and reporting in support of complex information systems for the business unit to ensure governance and compliance with business processes and goals Example Of Duties Performs cross-functionally to develop solutions to integrate highly complex information systems and business process changes in support of strategic business needs Plans, conducts, and takes lead or project management role on major projects; reviews and evaluates results Oversees business unit data management and strategies to ensure accurate information and reporting Streamlines and improves business processes Supports the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to the business unit and ensures alignment with business processes and goals Provides guidance to staff on information system status, projects, and programs Provides direction to other departments and consultants regarding systems needs and acceptability of alternatives Writes business and reporting requirements, and uses case diagrams and functional requirements for new applications or modifications to existing applications Consults with business and technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure that requirements are being met Monitors system performance and troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves system problems Engages with other departments to resolve issues, as necessary Facilitates systems training and creates technical documentation Develops analytical models to extract and analyze data from various Metro systems to provide management with decision-making tools Participates in department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Participates in evaluation and awards of contracts to Information System vendors Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field 4 years' senior-level experience performing business and systems analysis, planning and implementation of information systems, and analytical reports Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Master's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field Experience conducting end-to-end testing in an Oracle environment or similar Experience utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software Experience with Procure to Pay or similar end-to-end Supply Chain processes Experience working on or configuring enterprise wide analytics applications to analyze and define data for ad-hoc and standard reports such as Business Warehouse or Business Intelligence Experience utilizing enterprise-wide applications including preparation of training materials and quick reference guides Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas, systems analysis, and statistical methods Enterprise software implementations and upgrades, and/or support of relational systems such as Oracle Interpretation/translation of analytical work results into business results Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Principles of project management Abilities: Lead assigned projects/activities Perform complex reporting analysis Investigate, identify and drive resolution of information system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Effectively communicate cross functionally between business and technical staff Prepare comprehensive and ad hoc reports and correspondence Determine strategies to achieve goals Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Meet time sensitive constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Multi-task and work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment 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. (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: 09-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex engineering work and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user's needs Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices Supports development of safety, security systems, facilities, and quality assurance certification standards Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or other related field 5 years' professional engineering experience in appropriate discipline including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience managing technical consultants and ensuring support for inspection activities from design through commissioning phases Experience conducting welding inspections practices related to rail vehicle manufacturing Experience monitoring the rail vehicle commissioning process, which include acceptance and required steps to put vehicle into revenue service Experience supporting project management staff with rail vehicle procurements and/or vehicle overhaul work Certified welding inspector desirable Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards during site visits Travel to construction sites and access areas under construction Knowledge: Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in appropriate discipline Fundamentals of architectural design, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline Engineering mathematics and computer applications Contract administration and budgeting Project management and control practices Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes Abilities: Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Use computer-aided tools and products Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 17-JUL-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform highly complex work in support of contract administration activities for major capital projects, professional services, supplies, and equipment. Example Of Duties Oversees the negotiation, daily administration, and review of contracts for professional, support, and technical engineering projects and systems to ensure conformance with Metro procedures, specifications, and applicable regulations Oversees, reviews and comments on Request for Proposals (RFPs) packages Initiates action to resolve problems with consultants and other professional service firms; provides guidance in negotiating claims; reviews, monitors, and plans the acquisition of equipment and materials and selecting construction contractors Provides business advisement to Project Management on upcoming and current solicitations and contracts Provides guidance with other RFPs and Invitation for Bids (IFB) team members to answer questions and correct errors and/or inconsistencies Approves final packages for advertising, printing, and distribution Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal meetings to answer questions and set schedules Establishes evaluation criteria in conjunction with Project Manager Receives bids and proposals; acts as chairperson on bid/proposal evaluation team; recommends contract awards to supervisor Prepares various contract award letters and notices Responds to bid and proposal award protests Participates in initial contractor and consultant conferences Completes final draft of contracts Reviews and approves invoices and payments Negotiates and approves change orders and contract amendments Coordinates escrow agreements Attends progress meetings to review contract issues, set payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract administration Monitors contract compliance Assists in developing claim strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules Arranges and participates in final inspection and prepares closeout documents Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence Briefs management on assigned projects and give oral presentations as applicable 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 4 years' senior-level experience performing complex contract administration work Valid California Class C driver license Master's degree or CPCM is desirable Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience handling government contracts Experience performing complex professional services contract administration work 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 Bid and contract analysis and preparation techniques Knowledge of cost and price analysis Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor contract administration work Prepare comprehensive specifications, contracts, reports and correspondence Perform complex professional services or heavy construction contract administration work Mediate and negotiate Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data 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 Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (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: 05-JUL-19