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.

 

 

 

   

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under close supervision, performs unskilled and semi-skilled paving grounds maintenance, and assists other facilities maintenance personnel in more complex tasks. Example Of Duties Removes old paving, excavates and prepares area to be paved, and evenly distributes, levels and smoothes asphalt or concrete slabs Loads, unloads and transports tools, supplies and equipment, which may require use of trucks and/or trailers Operates forklifts and heavy construction equipment including, but not limited to, bulldozers, front end loaders, dump trucks and rollers Trims tress and bushes and kills and removes weeds at Metro facilities and layover zones Moves full loads, unloads and transports tools, supplies and equipment, which may require use of trucks and/or trailers Moves furniture 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 1 year of experience performing custodial or other related work Valid California Class C driver's license Special Conditions: Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required Must be able to obtain a Class A drivers license Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures utilized in construction and asphalt and concrete paving Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Operate heavy construction equipment including, but not limited to, bulldozers, front end loaders, dump trucks, and rollers Safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Establish and maintain effective working relationships Communicate effectively with others Safely operate Metro vehicles Follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively with others Lift and move objects weighing up to 75 pounds Perform strenuous tasks throughout the shift Work at heights up to 20 feet Tolerate exposure to noise, unpleasant odors, and outdoor work at night and in all types of weather Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time frame 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: 01-NOV-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 21, 2019
Full Time
The first 250 applicants will be guaranteed consideration for this position. Example Of Duties Operates vacuum cleaners and shampooing machines to clean carpets Sweeps and mops and scrubs hallways and stairs Cleans, mops, and strips floors; operates buffing machines to wax floors Lifts, moves, and empties trash and garbage containers; replaces discarded plastic bags with new bags Cleans walls, windows, and ceilings Dusts office furnishings Cleans and sanitizes restrooms including removing graffiti from bathroom walls using heavy-duty chemical cleansers Cleans and maintains tools and equipment used Lifts, moves, and replaces emptied bottles of water with full bottles Moves office furniture and other equipment and supplies between or within Metro facilities Notifies management of need for repairs Operates Metro vehicles to transport equipment and supplies to various Metro locations Operates forklift to move trash or supplies as required Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 1 year of full-time experience performing custodial work Valid California Class C driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures utilized in custodial work Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Learn and carry out Metro's custodial procedures Safety operate buffing, vacuuming, ceiling cleaning, shampooing, and auto-scrubbing equipment Tolerate exposure to cleaning agents and fumes Perform moderate physical labor Independently lift and move objects weighing up to 55 pounds; lift and move objects weighing over 55 pounds with assistance 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. (LC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex-level work in support of Metro's Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department in the areas of contract compliance, bonding, and small business outreach programs. Example Of Duties Sets disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) participation goals or small business requirements for contracts Presents DBE/small business enterprise (SBE) program information to contractors and subcontractors Gathers and reviews documents from applicants requesting bonding and small business program information and determines eligibility Counsels participants on requirements of contract compliance, bonding, small business, and outreach programs Conducts desk audits and onsite interviews to verify information Attends appeals hearings to respond to issues raised by the panel and allow due process to denied applicants Conducts pre-bid and pre-construction conferences to assist contractors and subcontractors with information on small business programs Responds to public inquiries about upcoming bids Monitors contracts for DBE, SBE, mentor/protégé and small business program compliance Monitors and audits contractor payroll to ensure compliance with labor wage requirements Conducts investigative activity to resolve open DBE/SBE complaints and other identified violations Represents department at internal and external meetings to clarify and discuss issues related to contract compliance, bonding, small business, or outreach programs Develops partnerships with public agency small business program representatives and DBE/SBE trade associations to coordinate outreach events and keep abreast of small business community activities Develops and maintains corporate sponsorships with small business organizations Assists contractors and staff in using Metro's small business software to track, monitor, and report DBE/SBE contract activity Coordinates internal and external outreach events and speakers Conducts internal and external training workshops to convey changes in small business regulations Establishes and maintains budget for education and outreach opportunities Develops departmental marketing materials Prepares articles for Metro's newsletters and website Prepares reports and various other correspondence Leads team of subordinates and monitors activities Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Public Administration or related field 3 years' journey-level experience implementing contract compliance, small business, or outreach programs 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 implementing, monitoring, and reporting small business programs (DBE/SBE), including bond programs Experience facilitating public meetings, council, and committee meetings Experience developing and monitoring databases Experience reporting budget activity Proficient experience with Microsoft Office Excel and Word applications Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of contract compliance, bonding, small business, or outreach program administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to contract compliance, small business programs, or outreach program implementation Investigative and interview techniques Public speaking techniques Business software applications such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word Abilities: Lead work teams as assigned Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before at public meetings Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (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: 08-NOV-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 16, 2019
Full Time
Example Of Duties Establishes strategies to achieve unit's goals and objectives Assists the Treasurer in developing and implementing Metro's Debt Policies Evaluates capital project proposals, refunding alternatives, investment products, and lease financings Obtains financing in the capital markets to ensure liquidity for Metro's capital program Monitors compliance of debt program with Metro policy, statutory, and legislative restrictions, including compliance with federal and state rules governing disbursement, use, and investment of debt proceeds Manages portfolio of debt and lease financing transactions Oversees management of taxable and tax-exempt commercial paper programs and other short-term borrowing vehicles Serves as liaison with financial institutions, financial regulators, rating agencies, and other external creditors or groups Manages process for selecting institutions and firms to provide trustee, legal, investment banking, and municipal advisory services to Metro Directs the preparation of Metro's non-departmental debt budget Directs staff and consultants in the preparation of complex financial and statistical analyses and projects Represents Metro in negotiation of complex contracts and agreements related to financings and other financial arrangements Maintains data base and records documenting Metro's bond and lease financings Directs the provision of Treasury services to other Metro departments Prepares presentations to Metro's Committees and the Board of Directors Supervises subordinate staff Responsible for communicating and implementing safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintaining 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 - Finance, Business, Economics, or other related field 5 years' senior-level experience in finance, financial/municipal advisory services, investment banking, or related field Master's degree in related field desirable (MBA, MPA, etc) 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 in performing senior-level experience in Finance, Financial/Municipal Advisory services, Investment banking or other related field Experience in managing municipal debt issuance Experience with Public/Private Partnerships Experience using DBC Finance, or other financial modeling software used to size bond issues Experience in evaluating proposals for financial/municipal advisory, trustee banking, or other financial services Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of finance, municipal debt issuance, accounting, and economics Tax-exempt debt transactions Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing debt-financing structures for a public transportation agency Financial advisory and legal practices related to municipal finance Modern management theory Abilities: Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions and recommendations Determine strategies to achieve goals Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Compile, analyze, interpret, and communicate complex data, effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff 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. (EA) *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-NOV-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 12, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To develop, manage, and administer all aspects of a project and ensure that projects are delivered on schedule and within budget. Example Of Duties Manages various aspects of a project which may include finances, research, design, technical support, schedules, budget compliance, planning, and agency reporting Oversees the development of project specifications and requirements Manages a project's scheduling, prioritization of work, budget development, monitoring, planning, and reporting Reviews, analyzes, and interprets contract specifications and scope of work documents of a project to ensure conformance with requirements, regulations, codes, policies, procedures and plans Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance to ensure conformance with scope, schedule, and budget Attends progress meetings with members of the project team to report on status Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to budget, cost, and schedule-related activities Prepares reports for management and the Board of Directors Participates in project outreach Coordinates with various stakeholders 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 A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor's degree - Business, Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, or other related field 4 years' senior-level experience in project management, project funding and financing, or project delivery 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 security operations projects Experience acquiring firearms for a team Experience acquiring communication equipment Experience developing Request for Proposals (RFPs) in support of acquiring security related systems Experience working with labor unions Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Contract administration Personal computer business project management software applications Local, state, and federal issues, including but not limited to labor, business, and environmental issues Abilities: Provide assistance in monitoring multiple projects to ensure compliance with schedule and budget Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact and represent Metro in front of public and elected officials Recommend action plans, report on progress, review and comment on contract required documents, and respond to requests from executives and Board of Directors Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate contract terms Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (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: 25-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform entry-level work in the purchase of materials, supplies, and services. Example Of Duties Purchases materials, supplies, and services for Metro according to specifications and requirements Interviews and selects vendors, obtains and compares price quotations, makes releases against purchase agreements, and awards contracts for non-bid and informally bid items Assists in preparing Requests For Proposals and Invitations For Bids for professional and technical services, materials, supplies, and equipment Assists in evaluating resulting proposals and bids Follows up on purchase orders to insure receipt of proper quality and quantity; resolves problems and adjusts payments; reviews invoices and authorizes payments Encourages small businesses, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), and Women-owned Business Enterprises (WBE) to participate in Metro's procurement process Reviews purchase requisitions for completeness, accuracy, and clarity Advises departments of the availability of materials and identifies substitute products Documents the processing and execution of contracts Maintains and updates recordkeeping systems for proposals, contracts, audit sheets and related documentation, and listings of supplies 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 1 year of paraprofessional experience in purchasing, inventory, or warehouse-related 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 utilizing electronic requisition systems or similar systems Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of procurement Types, uses, and sources of materials and services used by large organizations Market trends and pricing conditions of various commodities, products, and services Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing policies related to procurement including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Computer business software applications Abilities: Perform entry-level procurement work Compile and analyze data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Negotiate procurement transactions effectively Prepare specifications, Invitations For Bids, Requests For Proposals, and contracts Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Operate computers and general office equipment Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (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: 22-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To collaborate with the Chief Planning Officer on Metro's planning, programming and implementation for all modes of transportation including subregional and strategic initiatives, grants, financial strategies, real property management and development. Under direction of the Chief Planning Officer, works closely with program and project executives and managers, Board members, elected officials, state and federal administration, business, labor and community leaders, environmental advocacy groups and others to assist in the development of visionary programs and solutions to meet the mobility needs of Los Angeles County. This position will lead staff involved in preparing Metro's Long Range Transportation Plan, and also manage the planning, design, environmental clearance and public engagement processes for transportation corridors which include Heavy Rail Transit, Light Rail Transit, Bus Rapid Transit, Active Transportation and Rail Connectivity projects, etc. Example Of Duties Under the direction of the Chief Planning Officer, establishes goals, major priorities, and develops strategies to plan and program for all modes of transportation in support of Metro's focus on customer service, value to taxpayers, and delivery of programs and projects Develops strong management teams to develop, implement and program strategies to improve mobility and air quality and resolve major transportation issues Collaborates with the Chief Planning Officer on the establishment of goals and major priorities for planning and programming and ensures goals and objectives achieved Manages and reviews staff performance against goals and take actions necessary to address deviations Implements programs to train and prepare the next generation of leaders Leads staff in inter-departmental and inter-agency collaboration and cooperation Directs the development and implementation of programs, projects and services Analyzes policies and formulates and presents policy recommendations to the Chief Planning Officer Manages the preparation of agenda items for Chief Planning Officer approval and Board action on planning and programming matters Maintains and updates long-range staffing plans, resource needs and contingencies in support of Metro projects Prepares long-range transportation plan addressing public transit and paratransit; highways, streets and roads; bicycle and pedestrian facilities; traveler information; traffic management and goods movement Provides for analysis and documentation required to assess environmental impacts and meet requirements of California and federal environmental laws and regulations for all of Metro's programs and projects Completes Planning Studies, Feasibility Studies, Alternatives Analysis and Federal National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) environmental clearances; conducts Before and After studies after implementation 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 Supports the Chief Planning Officer with interfaces and negotiations with outside interests (developers, consultants, architects and contractors) in developing new business ventures to achieve Metro's joint development and new business goals Supports the Chief Planning Officer on all Metro real estate activity, including appraisals, acquisitions, property management and real estate functions Manages Countywide Bus Rapid Transit program and its expansion Participates and chairs as appropriate both internal and external task forces Collaborates with outside agencies by providing technical support to secure support programs and create partnerships Manages staff chairing Metro's legislatively mandated Technical Advisory Committee and providing staff support for its subcommittees Manages staff overseeing Metro's Policy Advisory Committee Ensures Metro Board policies and mandates are carried out in project development phases Prepares and maintains forecasts of sources of funding for transportation projects and services Analyzes and develops innovative means of financing transportation projects and services Solicits, reviews and recommends actions on funding applications from outside agencies for various programs Manages departments including developing, monitoring and adhering to budget, key performance indicators and achieving unit's goals and objectives Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, or other related field 8-years' senior management-level experience at the department-head level or above in transportation planning and programming, urban planning, project development, real estate, and economic development Valid California Class C driver's license Master's degree in related field 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 a 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. 5-years' of work experience in the public sector (city, county, or public transit agencies) reporting directly to the Board, CEO, or executive management 5-years' experience managing highly complex projects and overseeing a staff of ten or more people Experience leading the preparation of comprehensive plans, infrastructure plans, or policy development Experience developing and leading the community and stakeholder engagement process Experience leading and implementing significant change within an organizational unit, including processes, standards, and procedures Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning, environmental planning, urban planning, public policy, urban design, development, construction and programming Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Theories principles and practices of real estate and transportation Theories, principles and practices of capital budgeting and public finance Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Capital and operating budgets Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Public administration Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and control the integrated work of a multi-tiered organizational unit in providing transit planning and programming services Develop and implement objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Determine strategies to achieve goals Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and contracts Represent Metro before elected officials and the public Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Effectively lead and supervise a large staff of professionals Strategically evaluate, hire, and groom staff to form the next generation of leaders and talented professionals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and public officials 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 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: 25-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees and directs technical staff and consultants and works closely with Caltrans, local jurisdictions and other agencies in performing all services associated with the development, implementation, and management of highway programs and projects throughout Los Angeles County Example Of Duties Assumes project/program management responsibility on major highway projects and programs Oversees and manages Metro engineering and design activities for major highway programs and projects to ensure compliance with Caltrans, Metro, federal, state, and local requirements Develops scopes of work for contracts; resolves legal, contractual, and technical issues Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; and ensures productive use of contractors Negotiates consultant contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Administers and monitors consultant contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Negotiates cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, engineering reports, and economic analyses Reviews consultants' plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction and third party problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Civil, Transportation or Structural Engineering, or other related field 5 years' senior-level or lead experience in civil design engineering on major highway projects or working as a Project Manager on major highway 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 highway projects/programs with or for Caltrans Experience managing or leading transportation engineering projects with an emphasis on highways Experience implementing and complying with Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies and procedures Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of project management, civil and structural engineering, and project programming and funding as applicable to highway projects and programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, and construction standards Modern management theory California Department of Transportation's structure, roles, responsibilities, policies and procedures, and various functional areas Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies and procedures Abilities: Manage major highway improvement projects and programs, and identify and implement strategies to achieve timely and cost-effective project delivery Read, analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Negotiate consensus solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Represent Metro before the public, effectively and quickly resolve disputes and disagreements while understanding and acknowledging the concerns of all parties Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees/departments as well as the staff of other agencies with the goal of promoting collaborative efforts and alliances in favor of the projects and public Communicate effectively orally and in writing Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to 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 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: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform professional-level engineering work in support of Metro projects. Example Of Duties Prepares and/or reviews, drawings, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, training requirements, technical specifications, estimates and operational needs Analyzes data, specifications, drawings, contractor's proposal/work orders, and service bulletins, prior to making changes or recommendations Negotiates with vendors Oversees contractor/consultant work for compliance with schedule and budget Reviews new rules, regulations, and codes as related to rail vehicles Prepares technical reports, feasibility studies, economic analysis, and correspondence Performs field inspections and witnesses vehicle testing Coordinates services with outside agencies and Metro Stakeholders Interviews or surveys users to understand needs and requirements for designs Responds to service requests to improve or repair existing designs or systems Maintains various files and records Interprets contract specifications, correspondences, codes, and safety orders Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering or other related field 4 years' experience performing mechanical, electrical, or related engineering work Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as 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. Rail vehicle experience desirable Experience designing, inspecting, commissioning, managing, and maintaining compliance with scope and schedule of railcar projects Experience monitoring the vehicle inspection process relating to rail vehicle manufacturing Experience supporting project management staff with rail vehicle procurements and/or vehicle overhaul work Experience working with technical consultants and ensuring sufficient support for inspection activities from design through commissioning phases Experience participating in the contractor selection process and rail vehicle commissioning process, including acceptance and steps required to put vehicles into revenue service Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and electronic engineering or environmental engineering Telecommunication systems Design, construction, and equipment fabrication Engineering mathematics and computer applications Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex engineering work Prepare, interpret, and understand detailed construction or equipment specifications, technical plans, and instructions Perform engineering calculations Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from conception to culmination Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (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: 22-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 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-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To administer Metro's long-term and short-term debt, leasing and hedging programs and to monitor statutory compliance issues related to Metro's programs, contracts and related agreements. Example Of Duties Coordinates the financing teams, including financial advisor, bond counsel and underwriters, and oversees the structuring and documentation of the debt issues including development of official statements and presentations to rating agencies and bond insurers Oversees commercial paper programs including development of the offering memorandum, documentation for issuance and retirement, and coordination with note counsel and letter of credit banks Coordinates ongoing activities with trustees for bond issues, commercial paper programs and leases Coordinates administration with counter-parties to interest rate swaps, natural gas swaps, surety policies and investment agreements Administers investment of bond proceeds Oversees preparation of documentation for draws from debt issuance proceeds Oversees tracking of uses of bond proceeds Evaluates proposals, screens applicants, selects bond teams (financial advisors, bond counsel, underwriters and trustees) Manages compliance with Federal arbitrage regulations and private use regulations, implementing mitigation measures as needed Monitors compliance with Federal law, state law and local ordinances regarding requirements and limitations on debt issuance and uses of bond proceeds and for annual secondary market disclosure filings Oversees processes to ensure compliance with covenants from bond indentures and related agreements, lease agreements, interest rate swaps and natural gas swaps Prepares presentations to Metro committees, the Board of Directors, rating agencies and for marketing meetings with institutional investors Supervises subordinate staff and consultants Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field 3 years' supervisory-level experience with a municipal issuer or as an investment banker, credit analyst, financial advisor, or bond trustee, developing or working with transaction documentation, resolving transaction structuring matters, preparing credit presentations and administering ongoing transactions 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 with the debt issuance process and various types of debt instruments such as sales tax revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, or lease revenue obligations Experience developing and maintaining finance models for budgeting, cash forecasting, and interfacing with long-term financial plans Experience performing complex financial analysis to validate or procure a financial product Experience using debt management databases such as DBC Finance Knowledge: Federal and state laws regarding disclosure and issuance of bonds Federal tax law for municipal bonds regarding arbitrage and private use Short-term investment alternatives Finance, economics, and investment management theories and practices Underwriting theories and practices Financial advisory and legal practices related to municipal finance Computer-based business software Abilities: Evaluate and interpret varied information and apply laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to bonds, securities, and other financing options Analyze complex situations or information, identify problems and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions and recommendations Determine most appropriate strategies to achieve goals Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports Interact professionally with all levels of Metro employees, public officials, and outside financial representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Manage professional staff and consultants 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
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise a work unit responsible for developing and modifying bus and rail service schedules. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and supervises a work unit in the development and production of transit operating schedules, work runs, and related materials Trains schedule-making staff in all facets of maintaining and building schedules, using manual and computerized techniques Conducts complex schedule-making or work run production assignments Oversees preparation of proposals for improving efficiency of schedule-making and runcutting work based on ridership trend reports Identifies operational and service problems, determines data requirements, and requests and analyzes passenger count studies to resolve problems and increase efficiency Reviews operating schedules, work runs, and all work assignments for accuracy and compliance with Metro policies, labor provisions, and regulations Meets with representatives of other departments, operating divisions, and agencies to discuss work projects, improvement of service, procedures, production of transit schedules, and resolve problems Supervises subordinate staff Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 2 years' experience performing journey-level schedule-making and runcutting work using a computerized scheduling or runcutting system Bachelor's Degree - Planning, Statistics, Business, or other related field desirable Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transit schedule-making and work run development Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies for a public agency Schedule-making computer software applications Metro transportation operations and service areas Advanced statistical and data collection methods Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a bus and rail service schedule department Perform complex schedule-making and runcutting work Utilize computerized scheduling and runcutting systems and tools Develop schedule building methods and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex schedule data Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Operate computers and general office equipment Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Manage projects from inception to culmination Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *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: 28-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees technical staff and consultants performing geotechnical engineering design services related to rail and bus facilities. Example Of Duties Oversees and manages Metro geotechnical engineering activities for major rail and bus facilities to ensure compliance with Metro, federal, state and local regulatory requirements Oversees and administers the design, procurement, construction, and installation of major bus and rail facilities Oversees the management of consultant contracts for design, construction, or procurement of facilities and systems equipment Negotiates consultant and equipment contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, geotechnical engineering reports, and economic analyses Administers and monitors work and contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Interfaces with the various divisions of Metro Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction, third party, and operations problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Reviews consultants plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil Engineering or related field 5 years of senior-level or lead experience as a geotechnical engineer or Project Manager on major transit or public works 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: Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Geotechnical Engineer Master's degree - Civil Engineering with a specialization in Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineering Experience reviewing geotechnical engineering reports, plans, and specifications Experience resolving geotechnical issues for major construction projects Experience designing and constructing transportation related facilities such as tunnels, underground structures, or bridges Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable disciplines in civil, geotechnical, or environmental engineering, hazardous waste regulations, and environmental laws Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and manage large-scale design and construction projects Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from start-up to completion Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. 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
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and coordinate the safety activities of all multiple highway, bus and/or rail transit construction projects and ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. Example Of Duties Oversees the performance of daily inspections of construction sites and monitors inspections of other staff, consultants, and contractors to ensure compliance with safety rules and regulations Represents the department on interdepartmental task forces, committees, and outside agencies such as, CAL-OSHA and FED-OSHA Assists in the monitoring of the monthly audits of consultant and contractor safety performance relating to accident statistics and compliance Plans, organizes, and performs activities associated with the development and achievement of rail projects goals and objectives Develops and enforces policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting fire/life safety, and construction safety of multiple rail projects Identifies elements of consultant's work programs affecting project safety Participates in overseeing the placement and management of insurance for consultants, contractors and subcontractors, and coordinates rail construction related insurance matters Prepares and presents written and oral reports to management, the Board of Directors, outside agencies, and the public Directs the work of other staff, consultants and contractors Trains other staff, consultants, and contractors, as required Complies with Metro's efficient and effective bill paying standard to ensure project and cost center invoices are paid in a timely manner 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 - Occupational Safety & Health, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or other related field 5 years' construction safety management experience Professional designation as a Construction Safety & Health Technician (CHST) & Associate Safety Professional or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is desirable Valid California Class C driver's license Experience in tunnel safety (CAL OSHA Tunnel Orders) with transit construction projects 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 providing underground safety awareness training related to air quality, ventilation and emergency procedures Familiarity with underground safety laws, regulations, and procedures Experience providing underground Self-Rescue/Self-Contained training Special Conditions Exposure to weather and physical hazards while on construction sites May be required to work weekends Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of heavy rail construction, engineering, construction, underground/tunnel construction, safety, and risk management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing rail construction and engineering for a public transportation agency Equipment and construction techniques related to the design, installation, and construction of various rail facilities Owner controlled insurance programs as they relate to Metro construction activities Abilities: Manage and oversee the operations of a construction safety division Analyze situations, identify issues, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Plan financial and staffing needs Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Provide training to Metro staff, consultants, and contractors Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled