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.

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 02, 2018
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Basic Function Under close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Example Of Duties Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Writes reports and completes forms Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment 21 years of age 6 months of public contact or customer service experience Valid California Class C driver's license Possess a valid US driver's license for at least two years Good driving record as verified by an H-6 DMV printout Able to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of training Must have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment Knowledge: State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles Vehicle safety rules and regulations Basic money and time concepts Abilities: Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Work independently in a highly-structured environment Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair Quickly and accurately count money at a glance Read small printed material Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. SA 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-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 15, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To plan and supply material requirements for the maintenance of vehicles for bus and rail operations Example Of Duties Reviews for accuracy and approves as required the material forecast for the demand planning of purchased materials supporting Metro's perpetual inventory system (new and rebuilt/refurbished) and in-house rebuilds for Bus, Rail, Central Maintenance Facility (CMF) and Maintenance of Way (MOW) Performs analysis of material consumption Provides oversight to ensure effectiveness of planning and availability of material support for the Regional Rebuild Center (RRC), Bus & Rail Operations, projects and campaigns Creates and implements complex material planning Develops and implements complex algorithms to design projections and plan and control material requirements Reviews, monitors and evaluates forecast trends Creates, implements measures Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Interacts with Information Technology (IT) for system requirements to maximize utilization of Metro's M3 system for optimum modeling and forecasting techniques Prepares forecasted usage and proposed delivery schedules to support Metro's material supply chain Coordinates logistics of material acquisition Identifies and maintains a forecast of material requirements for maintenance and overhaul production, and bus and rail divisions Reviews supply chain processes to identify additional cost reduction opportunities and operational efficiencies Prepares and distributes management, statistical, and planning reports, including ad hoc reports as required Develops and utilizes algorithms to design projection plans and control material requirements Conducts workshops and presentations of industry best practices to ensure conformance by Metro staff and to maintain optimal service and inventory levels Recommends and implements process enhancements with internal clients Provides leadership, training and technical advice to the Materiel Planning team Provides critical input into the strategic acquisition plan in support of supplying material requirements for the maintenance and overhaul of bus, rail, and maintenance of way (MOW) operations Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, Economics, or related field 6 years' journey-level experience in Supply Chain Management Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Valid California Class C driver's license Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with automated software programs, such as Crystal reports, to manage inventory Experience conducting forecasting via techniques such as regression analysis, trend analysis, and seasonality variations Experience planning material requirements to meet demand American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification is desirable Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of supply chain management and large-scale materiel-production interfacing within a computerized environment Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing public procurement and materiel management Inventory control best practices Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and other production control systems Personal and mainframe computer operations and basic software applications Business mathematics, algorithms, and equations Forecasting techniques such as regression, trend analysis, seasonality, etc. American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) logics and techniques Abilities: Plan material requirements to meet demand Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Operate personal computer 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. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. MB *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 29-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To plan, direct and manage the collection, transportation, processing, reconciliation and deposit of all fare revenue from bus operations and rail ticket vending machines; oversee the maintenance and repair of all Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) equipment, including ticket vending machines, standalone validators, and fare gates. Example Of Duties Directs the scheduling of staff and collection, processing, reconciliation, and deposit of fare revenues from bus and rail operations Develops and implements policies, procedures, and standards of the overall function of revenue collections and compliance Directs and manages the processing and reconciliation of electronic payments received from credit/debit card transactions Directs and manages the maintenance and repair of ticket vending machines, fare gates, standalone validators, and back-office equipment to support AFC systems Establishes budget goals and major priorities for assigned program areas Directs the daily operations of assigned areas in accordance with established policies, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations Directs the preparation of comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors's policy decisions Develops performance measurements and implementation strategies to ensure program and agency objectives are achieved Monitors and analyzes all operating and capital expenditures to identify budget variances and forecast future costs Directs or provides necessary and appropriate input to the annual preparation of budget and to guide the department when developing the fiscal year budget Serves as an intra/inter-departmental resource to support and provide sound financial management practices, policy guidance and development within Metro Interacts with external agencies and stakeholders to ensure proper coordination and implementation of adopted Metro policies, funding allocations, or program requirements Directs the work of consultant engagements in fare collections or other areas specific to assigned responsibilities Responds to, and leads corrective action as appropriate to any audit recommendations within assigned area Chairs and participates in various committees and task forces Directs the development, implementation, and monitoring of short and long-range goals, objectives, budgets, schedules, and strategies Effects financial and personnel resource usage control Supervises subordinate staff Oversees staff involved in the installation, inspection, and testing of rail AFC devices Directs staff engaged in the processing of refund claims and fare box audits Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's 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 - Business Administration, Accounting, or other related field 5 years senior management-level experience overseeing an Automated Fare Collection Systems, or related area(s) performing finance administration work Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a union environment with represented staff Experience overseeing revenue collections activities and working with fare collections vendors Master's degree in related field Special Conditions Position is On-Call 24/7 Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of revenue collection processes, technology, automation and electronic form of payment Theories, principles, and practices of banking, reconciliation, and credit/debit card transaction and processing Applicable, local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing budgeting, funding and the financial operations of a public transportation agency Administrative methods, including goal setting, budget development and implementation, forecasting, and funding sources Modern management theory Abilities: Direct the overall operations of major financial functions 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 Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro 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. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 29-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Senior Human Resources Analyst. This position will be working in a team environment with the responsibility of developing the recruitment strategies and selection plans to obtain Qualified Candidate Pools (QCP's) for the open positions within the agency. Example Of Duties Performs complex work and oversees major projects related to recruitment and selection Provides guidance for other team members on complex human resources management projects and programs Serves as project manager on selected projects; oversees the work of other staff when so assigned Researches and writes responses to inquiries from executive officers, department heads, employees, and other sources regarding recruitment and selection Prepares reports to the Board of Directors, management, and outside agencies Gathers data and identifies and forecasts program costs Investigates and resolves complex grievances and/or complaints from employees regarding human resources practices Prepares reports and memos Performs special projects as required Conducts complex and sensitive recruitment and selection processes Acts as lead person providing work direction and guidance to professional, administrative, and clerical staff when assigned 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 3 years' journey-level experience in recruitment and selection Successful candidates will demonstrate the following criteria beyond the minimum qualifications: Developing and analysis of recruitment strategies and selection plans for recruitment's under the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (1978) Demonstrated ability to coordinate, persuade and involve diverse stakeholders using a customer service focus Note: Additional requirements may be assessed based on the needs of each position. Candidates will be notified of those additions at the time of the interview beyond the Qualified Applicant Pool. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, classification, salary administration, merit pay programs, and recruitment and selection Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management for a public agency Research and report preparation methods Abilities: Perform complex human resources management work Compile and analyze complex data Communicate effectively orally and in writing Handle highly confidential information Manage a project from inception to culmination Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Lead staff members providing work direction and guidance Exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations 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: 01-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex design, installation, upgrade, maintenance, and monitoring of both local and wide area networks, servers, and software products to support the operation of Metro's network resources. Example Of Duties Develops project plan for the upgrade of network servers' resources Develops network improvement plan in systems architecture, when required Designs and implements workflow to support Server Operation Creates performance monitoring mechanisms using software tools Develops automation tools to manage all software and hardware for network servers and clients Monitors and evaluates various network operating systems and applications Administers, packages and deploys desktop computer configurations, including commercial off the shelf and custom applications using desktop management systems such as Microsoft SCCM, Ivanti DSM or equivalent application Maintains Metro's hardware and software configuration standards and licensing compliance through the evaluation and testing of various platforms, including the procurement and recording of equipment and software licenses Designs, configures, installs and maintains Customer Engagement / Facing Technologies including digital signage, interactive kiosks, players, and wireless beacons Designs, configures, installs and maintains collaborative technologies such as SMARTBoards and Hubs Designs, configures, installs and maintains kiosks using tools such as HP Device Manager and Provisio SiteServer & SiteKiosk Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves server hardware and software problems Identifies vulnerabilities, quantifying the potential risk, and developing mitigating controls to bring the identified network security risk to a level acceptable to the stakeholders Establishes user security for access to servers for internet and intranet Develops and tests network systems disaster recovery and business continuity plan Formulates, analyzes, and facilitates the implementation of network and system security requirements Recommends and implements security policies and standards, and ensures adherence to security procedures for servers of any platform Trains users and network administration staff on server operations and procedures Maintains contact with vendors or outside organizations in the maintenance, service, and/or purchase of server hardware, software, and services Prepares and maintains technical systems documentation Assists in development of agency network policies and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field 5 years' experience in the maintenance of various computer systems including at least 2 years' experience maintaining a large Microsoft Windows server enterprise environment 3 years' experience maintaining various server based multi-platform unified endpoint management solutions in a large Enterprise environment is desirable Certification in network systems related to the area of assignment is desirable Special Conditions: On call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week May be required to work overtime Weekend and holiday work required when necessary Travel to offsite locations when necessary Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of management information systems and specified application areas Project Management Computer hardware equipment, data network communications, and peripherals related to the area of assignment Computer software products related to the area of assignment Network operating systems such as Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and other networks related to the area of assignment Script programming of Windows Installers (Orca) Large Scale Enterprise IT security and infrastructure concepts Enterprise Disaster Recovery Planning Mobile device management, mobile application management, onboarding, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) through Microsoft InTune, MobileIron or similar MS Active Directory and LDAP technology Internet proxies and reverse proxy installations Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency Various trade journals, publications, and other technical resources for evaluation of changing technology Computer applications and documentation standards Abilities: Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of complex information and network security plans and processes Performs pro-active capacity planning in the server environment Lead network-centric project implementation Express technical information so that it is clear and easily understood Define problems, analyze situations, conduct research, make recommendations, implement solutions and alternatives based on network infrastructure Analyze and evaluate network system changes and upgrades to determine feasibility Understand, prepare, interpret, detailed software and hardware specifications and instructions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Prepare documentation, reports, and correspondence 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. (JM) *Restricted to Metro employees and current temporary employees who have at least six months of continuous employment with Metro. Regular employees currently on their initial probationary period may apply but will not be certified for hiring department interview until they have successfully completed the initial probationary period.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: 29-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Consults with users to determine information processing needs Performs systems analysis and provides systems support for Metro's Stops and Zones Department Designs technical systems specifications describing information processing functions required by the users Evaluates and recommends use of commercial software in application area Provides input to consultants regarding user needs and acceptability of alternatives for development of assigned systems Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Monitors and maintains Bus Stop Management System Program for performance and integrity Responds to system emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves user and systems problems Maintains access to departmental shared drives Coordinates with systems programmers Prepares weekly activity reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Maintains department databases, including Metro's Bus Stop Database and Bus Stop Signage Decal Database, and informs stakeholder departments of updates Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 2 years' experience developing and maintaining databases utilizing Microsoft Access, SQL or other related database Special Conditions: May periodically be on call 24 hours, 7 days a week Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of specified application areas and systems analysis Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software Abilities: Analyze and design information systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees in various departments and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 05-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 19, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Under direction, assists with the overall management of various aspects of Rail Facilities Maintenance and Wayside Systems areas of responsibility. Example Of Duties Assists with the developing goals, establishment of plans and priorities and monitoring operations of assigned multi-line and multi-craft Facility Maintenance Departments, including electronic systems, equipment installation, and building and grounds maintenance Conducts special operational and planning projects; prepares related reports, data, budgets, and work programs Assists in the review of contract specifications and monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors Maintains training program for subordinates and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met Assists in the administration of 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 others to discuss and ensure service requirements are met Prepares reports, memos, and other correspondence 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 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 Associate's Degree - Engineering, Public Administration, Business, or other related field 2 years' supervisory-level experience overseeing electrical and mechanical systems for facilities operations, buildings, or grounds maintenance Valid California Class C driver's license Experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices that apply to: facilities maintenance management, track, rail communications, general services, traction, or signal design and maintenance 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 facilities maintenance, general services, and rail maintenance department 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. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 01-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 18, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform complex-level work in support of Metro's Diversity and Economic Opportunity Programs in the areas of small business programs and development. Example Of Duties Develops and presents information to contractors and subcontractors regarding Metro's small business programs and the contractor development and bonding program Assists in all aspects of business development including benchmarking and analysis Assists in the processing, routing, and execution of collateral lines of credit and posting of transactions Maintains accurate logs of all program transactions and monitors all elements of program implementation Works with program managers in support of program implementation Gathers and reviews documents from applicants requesting certification and determines eligibility Counsels participants on requirements of programs Conducts desk/program assessments and audits to verify information and provide findings and recommendations Attends pre-bid and pre-construction conferences to assist contractors and subcontractors Responds to public inquiries about upcoming bids Monitors contracts for small business development programs Monitors and audits contractor invoices to ensure compliance with program requirements Represents department at internal and external meetings to clarify and discuss issues related to small business development and programs such as Bonding Develops partnerships with public agency small business program representatives and trade associations to coordinate business development events and keep abreast of small business community activities Develops and maintains relationships with small business organizations Coordinates internal and external events and speakers in support of Metro's small business programs such as the Bonding Program Establishes and maintains budget for small business development programs and generates financial reports Reviews and processes vendor invoices and ensures prompt payment for program fees Develops program marketing materials Prepares material and updates for Metro's newsletters and website Prepares Board reports and various other types of 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 developing and/or implementing small business programs Preferred Qualifications: Experience with program development Experience with spreadsheets and reporting capabilities Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of small business programs, including development, implementation, and program administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to small business programs Investigative and interview techniques Public speaking techniques Business software applications such as Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word Abilities: Lead work teams as assigned Communicate effectively orally and in writing Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Compile and analyze complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (SDR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 17, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Provides complex administrative, budgetary, and analytical support for Union Station Property Management Example Of Duties Plans and organizes administrative functions and tasks relative to the activities or operations of a department Participates in the procurement solicitation process such as Request for Interest & Qualifications (RFIQ) and Request for Proposal (RFP) for project management services to support real property management Coordinates with the Security Operations Control Office/ Emergency Operations Control Office on daily operations and security issues pertaining to Union Station Designs, develops and implements projects that are defined by agency goals and objectives, policies and procedures, work requirements, and performance measures Recommends strategies for process improvement and prepares justifications for staffing, facilities, equipment, production, and policy Conducts a variety of special projects and programs related to the department Confers with and represents Metro in meetings and conducts on-site meetings to comply with agency policies and procedures and maintain interface with public agencies, community organizations, contractors, vendors, consultants, and the public on various matters as assigned Conducts data analysis and research and implements problem-solving Assists in the development and administration of department budget, including gathering information and monitoring expenditures Prepares reports and correspondence Coordinates activities and projects with those of other departments 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 3 years of experience performing journey-level budgetary, administrative and operational systems support work FEMA Incident Command Systems Certification 100, 200, 300 required with additional certifications preferred and must be obtained by the conclusion of the probationary period Preferred Qualifications 5 or more years of experience in contract analysis and contract management Community Emergency Response Team Level One Certification Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Familiarity with procurement solicitation processes Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of public administration analysis and budgeting Business computer software applications Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project; Visio; Project, Adobe; and HTML Office practices, procedures, methods, and equipment Mathematics and business statistics Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Real estate contracts, analysis, insurances, and endorsements Abilities: Perform financial analysis, risk analysis/exposure, revenue and cash flows, grant applications, and management Make oral presentations to large groups utilizing PowerPoint and other media Lead or coordinate a solicitation processes such as RFIQ and RFP Perform complex analyst functions Coordinate staff to work as a team in accomplishing tasks 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 Exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions Compile, and analyze complex data Plan and coordinate multiple projects Meet critical deadlines Communicate effectively orally and in writing 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. BM *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-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 12, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repair communications and electronic equipment used on buses and other vehicles. Example Of Duties Performs field service maintenance on two-way radio, headsign, public address, digital video, and silent alarm system on coaches and other Metro vehicles Performs bench repairs to circuit boards on the component level of electronic communication equipment including, but not limited to, mobile radios, digital video recorders, control heads, hand sets, headsign modules, power supplies, encoder boxes, microphones and amplifiers Performs bench repairs to circuit boards to the component level on electronic fare collection equipment, including but not limited to bill modules, coin modules, power supplies, processor boards, keyboards, and related electromechanical modules Installs electronic communication and other electronic equipment, including fareboxes, on coaches and other Metro vehicles Programs and operates automatic test equipment to aid in the troubleshooting of electronic equipment Removes electronic communications equipment, including fareboxes from vehicles taken out of service Performs preventive and remedial maintenance on modules and assemblies Maintains automatic vehicle monitoring equipment on coaches Prepares routine records and narrative reports of maintenance activity Suggests modifications in electronic communications and fare collection equipment and servicing methods to improve performance and reliability Repairs and maintains electronic fare collection equipment 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 Graduation from a two (2) year accredited electronics trade school or college, with coursework and associated lab classes in DC, AC, semiconductor devices and AM-FM radio theory OR Three (3) years of experience performing field service, installation, repair, maintenance and acceptance testing of two-way radios and digital equipment Must have a valid commercial General Radio/Telephone Operators License issued by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Advanced courses in communications and digital electronics desirable Valid California Class C driver's license Special Conditions Must have normal color vision 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 qualify for surety bonding Positions in this job classification are considered safety-sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations Must provide own tools of the trade Knowledge: Methods, materials and equipment, and safety procedures utilized in the Installation and maintenance of analog and digital electronic equipment Including, but not limited to two-way radio, public address and electronic headsign and farebox systems Vehicle operations and safety Abilities: Install and maintain analog and digital electronic communications and two-way radio equipment, read electronic schematic diagrams and equipment specifications Assess and resolve technical equipment problems and breakdowns Safely operate a variety of hand and power tools Follow oral and written instructions Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Tolerate various working conditions, including extended exposure to outdoors, noise, fumes, and all types of weather Work independently with minimum supervision Safely operate Metro vehicles 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: 28-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 12, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Manages the development and implementation of quality assurance/control programs and activities required to ensure that major Metro capital projects are completed in compliance with contract and regulatory requirements. Example Of Duties Reviews contracts for adequacy and completeness of quality assurance/control requirements Participates in pre-bid and pre-construction meetings Keeps Director informed of quality assurance/control problems and issues Works with technical and project management staff to resolve issues in assigned areas Develops and implements quality assurance/control plans, policies, and procedures in accordance with appropriate laws, regulations, and codes Conducts inspections, audits, and surveillance to verify implementation of quality assurance/control requirements Verifies implementation of corrective action to correct quality assurance/control deficiencies Diagnoses quality assurance/control system problems, and corrects or recommends appropriate action Prepares quality assurance/control reports and correspondence Represents Metro before the public and other governmental agencies 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 Manages assigned quality assurance/control department activities, including developing, monitoring, and adhering to Metro's policies/procedures, budget as well as achieving units goals and objectives Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year educational institution in Quality Assurance, Engineering discipline, Business Administration, Management, or other related field 5 years' experience in quality assurance/control with at least 3 years' supervisory or managerial level experience in quality, risk, construction, project management or related field Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Professional certificates/licenses: PE Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of quality assurance, engineering and construction Construction Contract administration in a public sector organization Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and codes Abilities: Oversee the activities of a quality assurance function Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Negotiate and manage contracts Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Determine strategies to achieve goals Establish and implement policies and procedures Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions 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 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: 01-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 12, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs journey-level accessibility activities associated with complaints, statistical analysis, training, advisory committee support, community events and sub recipient oversight to assist in maintaining Metro's compliance with Federal, State and local accessibility regulations and to ensure the agency's business operations and facilities meet or exceed applicable local, State and Federal minimum requirements. Example Of Duties Participates in the review of accessibility-related complaints findings filed by customers and community-based organizations regarding Metro's public transit services and facilities; includes completing investigations and resolving grievances from employees and federal and state agencies Obtains and analyzes data for internally and externally distributed accessibility reports Acts as a liaison with government entities and other organizations; conducts public outreach concerning overall compliance with accessibility regulations Implements efforts to ensure oversight and compliance of Metro's sub recipients Participates in efforts to ensure oversight and compliance of Access Services Develops and conducts training on public agency accessibility requirements that educate agency employees on and sensitize agency employees to disability concerns and related issues Provides interdepartmental support for reporting to federal and state agencies on Metro accessibility issues Provides technical assistance on accessibility regulations to all Metro departments Coordinates internal and external responses to accessibility inquiries and concerns Follows up to ensure timely input by Metro departments for reports on accessibility issues to federal agencies Implements efforts to ensure that all Metro communications and publications meet accessibility communication requirements Implements efforts designed to promote the safe use of Metro services by customers with disabilities Facilitates efforts associated with the Metro Accessibility Advisory Committee Conducts design reviews and site visits of Metro and sub recipient facilities (existing and under construction) by reviewing their compliance with policies, procedures and applicable government regulations Participates in roundtable and committee meetings regarding Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues related to reasonable accommodation within Metro's facilities and transportation systems Assists in federal and state audits by providing requested data and documentation and information related to Metro's policies and procedures 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 - Business, Public Administration, Planning, Social Work, Communications or other related field 3 years' professional-level experience ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and civil rights laws OR 3 years' professional-level experience administering compliance of projects or programs in the public transportation industry Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for programs, services, and facilities per ADA Title II and ADA Title III Knowledge of ADA compliance requirements for fixed route/paratransit service per 49 CFR Part 37 Previous experience in program support/coordination and supporting multiple projects to meet tight deadlines Previous experience in transit or transit related services/programs compliance Previous experience working with customers with disabilities and aged populations California Certified Accessibility Specialists (CalCASP) Certification Master's degree in a related field Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable federal, state, and local, statutes, regulations and guidance such as: Americans with Disabilities Act and Unruh Act Business computer programs and applications Research, statistical methods and report preparation methods Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Mediate and negotiate Conduct comprehensive studies and projects Compile and analyze complex data Effectively and sensitively communicate with all levels of employees internal and external to Metro/PTSC Manage large volume of records and data using PC-based applications Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Implement policies and procedures Present compliance information to the public Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Work evenings and weekends, as needed 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: 01-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 12, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform information systems support and analysis for a specified function or area within a department. Example Of Duties Performs business and systems support, analysis, design, and implementation for IT software, project management functions Oversees the lifecycle of changes to business systems and prepares detailed reports for executive management based on self-initiated interviews, diagrams, surveys, and workflow analysis Researches and analyzes existing business practices and procedures Consults with users to determine information processing needs Designs technical systems specifications describing information processing functions required by the users Evaluates and recommends use of commercial software in application area Provides input to consultants regarding user needs and acceptability of alternatives for development of assigned systems Evaluates systems to ensure that user requirements are properly satisfied Monitors system performance and integrity Responds to system emergencies Troubleshoots, analyzes and resolves user and systems problems Coordinates with systems programmers Prepares reports, systems training manuals, and technical systems documentation Participates in the department's information security, disaster recovery, and safety programs Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 2 years' experience performing support, documentation, reporting, analysis, design, and implementation work in a systems environment Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of Project Management, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Analyzing Information, Software Maintenance, Promoting Process Improvement Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio Project Portfolio Management solutions, SharePoint, Service Management Systems, Mass Notification Solutions Capabilities of large-scale computer systems Personal computer hardware and software Abilities: Analyze and design information systems in a specified application area Troubleshoot system problems Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Think and act independently Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 29-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function The Los Angeles Metro's Talent Acquisition Department is recruiting for a Human Resources Analyst. This position will be working in a team environment with the responsibility of developing the recruitment strategies and selection plans to obtain Qualified Candidate Pools (QCP's) for the open positions within the agency. 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' entry-level experience in full-cycle recruitment and selection Successful candidates will demonstrate the following criteria beyond the minimum qualifications: Developing and analysis of recruitment strategies and selection plans for recruitment's under the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (1978) Demonstrated ability to coordinate, persuade and involve diverse stakeholders using a customer service focus Note: Additional requirements may be assessed based on the needs of each position. Candidates will be notified of those additions at the time the Qualified Applicant Pool has been established. 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 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: 01-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 05, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function The Director, Human Resources (Compensation) will provide overall direction as well as day-to-day administration over Metro's Compensation Program. The guiding principles of the program are to ensure that the agency is externally competitive, internally aligned, and implements a merit program that is performance based. The Director, Human Resources (Compensation) will be responsible for leading the team in conducting extensive analysis of program features relative to costs, operational effectiveness, market competitiveness, and internal alignments with a focus on providing value to Metro and its employees. The incumbent will also be responsible for planning, developing, and directing the implementation of major compensation projects and programs such as base pay architecture, variable pay, projection of annual salary costs as well as developing comprehensive workforce planning methods, models, and projections. Example Of Duties Plans, directs, and oversees the activities within classification and compensation, and other mandated programs Directs the development, interpretation, application, and adherence to established human resources policies and procedures and appropriate governmental laws and regulations Conducts job audits to determine essential job duties and minimum requirements; evaluates the organizational structure, employee utilization and internal/external benchmark comparators and makes a recommendation as to the appropriate pay range for the position. Investigates and resolves a wide range of sensitive and/or complex compensation issues related to wage and salary administration, pay equity, pay competitiveness, job classifications, and FLSA designation, requiring broad compensation expertise. Plans, develops, communicates, and implements compensation programs, including models for annual external alignment, internal alignment, as well as Metro's annual pay-for-performance review. Analyzes and prepares statistical data, reports, and presentations concerning compensation activities, external benchmarks for workforce metrics, and key performance indicators that are linked to business goals and results. Advises management and staff on Human Resources issues and resolutions of related problems Directs a continuing study of all human resources policies, programs, and practices to keep apprised of current and new developments; recommends changes when necessary Oversees the development and implementation of mandated training programs Participates in union-management contract negotiations, as required Interfaces with other Metro departments and outside agencies to resolve problems Communicates and implements 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 - Business, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, or other related field 5 years of management-level experience overseeing classification and compensation programs Previous experience utilizing data analytics is highly desirable Master's degree in related field desirable Professionnel certificates/licences desirable Knowledge: Current theories, principles, and practices of classification, compensation and analytics within a human resources environment Local, state and federal laws and regulatory requirements related to human resources management for a public agency including classification and compensation, wage and hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Principles and practices of compensation programs and processes such as market analysis and structure development, job analysis and development, and incentive pay programs EEO and affirmative action principles and goals Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and direct the work of a human resources department Mediate and negotiate, and resolve disputes Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally and work effectively with various levels of Authority employees, the Board of Directors, and outside representatives Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments Plan financial and staffing needs Make financial decisions within a budget Establish and implement policies and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Motivate and 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. (SB) *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: 01-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 05, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Manages the overall activities of a rail equipment maintenance division. Example Of Duties Develops goals, establishes plans and priorities, and assigns and monitors the work of employees in a rail equipment maintenance division Develops and administers safety, quality assurance, and rail vehicle preventive maintenance programs and schedules including production and equipment upgrades Administers overhaul programs for rail cars and components and prepares production schedules Develops and implements training programs within the Rail Maintenance Division Projects division expenditures to assist in departmental budget calculations; monitors annual expenditures Directs staff compliance with policies, procedures, and practices and adherence to labor contracts Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary investigations, hearings, and counseling sessions Investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failures Prepares reports, budget proposal, work programs, correspondence, standard operating procedures, and rail transportation notices Interacts with various departments, outside agencies, contractors, and consultants to coordinate schedule and procedural changes and ensure quality service 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 in Business, Public Administration, or other related field 5 years of supervisory level experience in heavy or light rail vehicle maintenance/fleet maintenance Valid California Class C driver's license Experience with computerized maintenance management information systems desirable Special Conditions: Overtime, on-call, weekend/holiday work required when necessary Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of rail equipment maintenance and repair Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing public transit systems Electronic/electrical subsystems OSHA and other safety and environmental regulations related to rail vehicle maintenance Quality control standards for maintenance of electrical systems Sources of supply manufacturing techniques Modern management theory Abilities: Oversee the operations of a large-scale rail vehicle maintenance department Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcomes 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 Represent Metro before the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Communicate effectively orally and in writing Determine strategies to achieve goals Plan financial and staffing needs 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. (PK) *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-JUN-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 05, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function To perform highly complex and analytical systems and reporting work in support of a specified function or area within a department 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 Performs requirements gathering, systems analysis and design, feasibility studies, and prepares project proposals for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of an information system specific to assigned departments Provides guidance to other department staff on information system projects and programs Provides direction to 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 customer requirements are translated to information system specifications Monitors system performance and troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves system problems 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 Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Previous experience working with Oracle HR and Tableau highly desirable Create Tableau dashboard reports, collaborate with developer teams, using data visualization tools, and using the Tableau platform to create business intelligence visualizations Build and maintain SQL scripts, and complex queries for data analysis and extraction Proficient in technical as well as functional aspects of HR Oracle Applications, including Discoverer Plus and Viewer 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 information systems projects/activities Perform highly complex systems and reporting analysis and design Investigate and resolve 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. (JM) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 29-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 27, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs preventive and corrective maintenance and inspection of Train Control Systems and related signal equipment and interface. Example Of Duties Inspects, tests, and performs corrective and preventative maintenance of wayside signals, interlocking, centralized traffic control (CTC), automatic train control (ATC), and grade crossing warning devices, including signal bonding, track transmitters, and receivers, impedance bonds, power switches, multiplexing equipment, energized equipment up to 480 volts, and electromechanical signal devices Responds to equipment failure, determines the cause, and restores equipment to service Maintains records and presents reports of inspection, testing, and repair Monitors signal work performed by outside contractors Performs new construction or modifications to existing systems Performs other related duties 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 Associates of Science degree or the successful completion of a two-year/full-time Electronics Technology or related program from an accredited electronics school OR 2 years of journey-level experience performing inspection, testing, repair, and maintenance of electromechanical or electronic systems and equipment with experience on railroad signaling equipment preferred Must possess or be able to acquire a valid California Class A Commercial driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of train control systems Standard operating procedures used for entering and working in a live track environment Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Troubleshoot and repair various electronic devices and printed circuit boards Read and understand schematic diagrams Use standard electronic test equipment Apply safety procedures in a hazardous environment Safely operate Metro vehicles Perform strenuous tasks on occasion Work at heights up to 50 feet Tolerate outdoor work and night work 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: 31-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 27, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs preventive and corrective maintenance and inspection of Train Control Systems and related signal equipment and interface. Example Of Duties Inspects, tests, and performs corrective and preventative maintenance of wayside signals, interlocking, centralized traffic control (CTC), automatic train control (ATC), and grade crossing warning devices, including signal bonding, track transmitters, and receivers, impedance bonds, power switches, multiplexing equipment, energized equipment up to 480 volts, and electromechanical signal devices Responds to equipment failure, determines the cause, and restores equipment to service Maintains records and presents reports of inspection, testing, and repair Monitors signal work performed by outside contractors Performs new construction or modifications to existing systems Performs other related duties 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 Associates of Science degree or the successful completion of a two-year/full-time Electronics Technology or related program from an accredited electronics school OR 2 years of journey-level experience performing inspection, testing, repair, and maintenance of electromechanical or electronic systems and equipment with experience on railroad signaling equipment preferred Must possess or be able to acquire a valid California Class A Commercial driver's license Knowledge: Methods, materials, equipment, and safety procedures used in the inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of train control systems Standard operating procedures used for entering and working in a live track environment Abilities: Understand and follow oral and written instructions and procedures Communicate effectively with others Safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment Troubleshoot and repair various electronic devices and printed circuit boards Read and understand schematic diagrams Use standard electronic test equipment Apply safety procedures in a hazardous environment Safely operate Metro vehicles Perform strenuous tasks on occasion Work at heights up to 50 feet Tolerate outdoor work and night work 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) *Restricted to ATU employees who have completed their initial probationary period.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: 31-MAY-18
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 26, 2018
Full Time
Basic Function Performs a variety of complex development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and investigation or audit work primarily on areas relating to rail operations, industrial safety, emergency preparedness, working conditions, compliance with applicable federal, state, and local safety regulations, and reduction or elimination of occupational accidents, injuries, and/or financial losses to Metro. Example Of Duties Oversees or performs safety reviews, audits, inspections, and testing in the areas of fire/life safety, safety certification, and transit operations on Metro's facilities, operating divisions, construction sites, work practices, equipment, and safety devices Advises management of safety operational requirements and obtains concurrence to meet regulatory safety compliance and reduce accidents and losses Oversees the Los Angeles City Fire Department REGULATION 4 testing program Develops innovative processes and programs to ensure that fire/life safety, safety certification and system safety issues in proposed and operating transit lines are adequately addressed Investigates and reviews claims against Metro and reports of injuries, property damage, industrial accidents, unsafe work conditions or practices; determines the cause and provides solutions Makes recommendations to departmental management on findings, purchases, and changes to facility, equipment, methods, or procedures to correct unsafe conditions Coordinates and conducts job site safety and hazard analysis including performing tests on noise, ventilation, illumination, and gas release to determine compliance Determines training needs; recommends, develops, and conducts training to diverse group of Metro and Contractors' employees Represents Metro in external and internal safety meetings and committees to provide comprehensive technical advice and assistance ensuring accuracy of accident/injury report and current or new applicable laws and regulations Prepares and presents complex technical reports, accidents and incident reports and recommendations for control and corrections of hazards Reviews and analyzes data relating to occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses; identifies trends and prepares recommendation based on findings Formulates or participates in the formulation of departmental safety policies and procedures and ensures their implementation Provides leadership or work direction to staff Coordinates emergency preparedness issues for Metro including recommending, implementing, and monitoring Emergency Preparedness programs to enhance agency readiness for incidents, emergencies and disasters Coordinates with Metro operating entities in the planning and completion of emergency response drills, and preparation and periodic updates of Site Emergency Action Plans Serves as liaison with outside City and County agencies to improve interagency coordination for emergency preparedness Coordinates with Metro's operating entities the identification of emergency supplies requirements Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Engineering, or other related field 5 years' experience in rail operations or safety, fire/life safety, system safety, or loss prevention Certifications as Safety Professional, or Associate Safety Professional Valid California Class C driver license Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year for year basis Special Conditions: Exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards On-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency response Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of industrial safety, engineering, fire/life safety, safety certification, system safety, emergency preparedness, and risk management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing rail operations, facilities, including those promulgated by CPUC, CAL/FED OSHA, NFPA, local Fire Department Fire, accident investigation, and noise control prevention techniques, equipment, principles, and practices Public and employee safety training and education Abilities: Perform investigation and reconstruction of safety-related incidents Develop and implement safety program plans and procedures Investigate accidents and determine causes Interact professionally with various levels of Metro management and employees, as well as representatives from external agencies Monitor and review material safety data sheets Identify and report job hazardous conditions as well as review and accept job hazard analysis Analyze, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Communicate effectively orally and in writing Exercise sound judgment in emergency situations 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.(pk) *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