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.

 

 

 

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

Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 12, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To develop, manage, and administer all aspects of a project and ensure that projects are delivered on schedule and within budget. Example Of Duties Manages various aspects of a project which may include finances, research, design, technical support, schedules, budget compliance, planning, and agency reporting Oversees the development of project specifications and requirements Manages a project's scheduling, prioritization of work, budget development, monitoring, planning, and reporting Reviews, analyzes, and interprets contract specifications and scope of work documents of a project to ensure conformance with requirements, regulations, codes, policies, procedures and plans Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance to ensure conformance with scope, schedule, and budget Attends progress meetings with members of the project team to report on status Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to budget, cost, and schedule-related activities Prepares reports for management and the Board of Directors Participates in project outreach Coordinates with various stakeholders Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor's degree - Business, Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, or other related field 4 years' senior-level experience in project management, project funding and financing, or project delivery Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience managing security operations projects Experience acquiring firearms for a team Experience acquiring communication equipment Experience developing Request for Proposals (RFPs) in support of acquiring security related systems Experience working with labor unions Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Contract administration Personal computer business project management software applications Local, state, and federal issues, including but not limited to labor, business, and environmental issues Abilities: Provide assistance in monitoring multiple projects to ensure compliance with schedule and budget Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact and represent Metro in front of public and elected officials Recommend action plans, report on progress, review and comment on contract required documents, and respond to requests from executives and Board of Directors Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate contract terms Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 25-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform entry-level work in the purchase of materials, supplies, and services. Example Of Duties Purchases materials, supplies, and services for Metro according to specifications and requirements Interviews and selects vendors, obtains and compares price quotations, makes releases against purchase agreements, and awards contracts for non-bid and informally bid items Assists in preparing Requests For Proposals and Invitations For Bids for professional and technical services, materials, supplies, and equipment Assists in evaluating resulting proposals and bids Follows up on purchase orders to insure receipt of proper quality and quantity; resolves problems and adjusts payments; reviews invoices and authorizes payments Encourages small businesses, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), and Women-owned Business Enterprises (WBE) to participate in Metro's procurement process Reviews purchase requisitions for completeness, accuracy, and clarity Advises departments of the availability of materials and identifies substitute products Documents the processing and execution of contracts Maintains and updates recordkeeping systems for proposals, contracts, audit sheets and related documentation, and listings of supplies Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field 1 year of paraprofessional experience in purchasing, inventory, or warehouse-related work Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience working in the public sector Experience utilizing electronic requisition systems or similar systems Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of procurement Types, uses, and sources of materials and services used by large organizations Market trends and pricing conditions of various commodities, products, and services Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing policies related to procurement including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Computer business software applications Abilities: Perform entry-level procurement work Compile and analyze data Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Negotiate procurement transactions effectively Prepare specifications, Invitations For Bids, Requests For Proposals, and contracts Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Operate computers and general office equipment Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (kd) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 05, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Under close supervision, assists in developing transit schedules, Operator workrun assignments, and related documents. Example Of Duties Learns and assists in performing the following technical duties Develops and revises bus and rail transit operating schedules according to guidelines and other available schedule data Develops Operator's workruns in accordance with labor agreements Utilizes computer software to assist in the development of schedules, workruns, vehicle hour, mileage, and patronage statistics Develops and maintains statistical records regarding schedules, personnel requirements, and equipment requirements Prepares, orders, and proofreads schedule materials prior to publication Analyzes and responds in writing to operations personnel and patron complaint letters recommended changes Participates in test trips of new or revised transit routes Visits various operating divisions to exchange information with operating personnel regarding service requirements Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment One year's transit operations, transit scheduling, or other transit-related experience utilizing transit routes and schedules Training or experience using microcomputer software is highly desirable Associate's Degree in a related field desirable Knowledge: Large-scale transit operations and routes Abilities: Manipulate and analyze data using arithmetic formulas and detailed procedures Perform arithmetic and basic statistical calculations rapidly and accurately Read and understand rules, policies, maps, and schedules Operate a calculator Utilize computer software Set priorities under close deadlines Communicate effectively orally and in writing Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 14-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To collaborate with the Chief Planning Officer on Metro's planning, programming and implementation for all modes of transportation including subregional and strategic initiatives, grants, financial strategies, real property management and development. Under direction of the Chief Planning Officer, works closely with program and project executives and managers, Board members, elected officials, state and federal administration, business, labor and community leaders, environmental advocacy groups and others to assist in the development of visionary programs and solutions to meet the mobility needs of Los Angeles County. This position will lead staff involved in preparing Metro's Long Range Transportation Plan, and also manage the planning, design, environmental clearance and public engagement processes for transportation corridors which include Heavy Rail Transit, Light Rail Transit, Bus Rapid Transit, Active Transportation and Rail Connectivity projects, etc. Example Of Duties Under the direction of the Chief Planning Officer, establishes goals, major priorities, and develops strategies to plan and program for all modes of transportation in support of Metro's focus on customer service, value to taxpayers, and delivery of programs and projects Develops strong management teams to develop, implement and program strategies to improve mobility and air quality and resolve major transportation issues Collaborates with the Chief Planning Officer on the establishment of goals and major priorities for planning and programming and ensures goals and objectives achieved Manages and reviews staff performance against goals and take actions necessary to address deviations Implements programs to train and prepare the next generation of leaders Leads staff in inter-departmental and inter-agency collaboration and cooperation Directs the development and implementation of programs, projects and services Analyzes policies and formulates and presents policy recommendations to the Chief Planning Officer Manages the preparation of agenda items for Chief Planning Officer approval and Board action on planning and programming matters Maintains and updates long-range staffing plans, resource needs and contingencies in support of Metro projects Prepares long-range transportation plan addressing public transit and paratransit; highways, streets and roads; bicycle and pedestrian facilities; traveler information; traffic management and goods movement Provides for analysis and documentation required to assess environmental impacts and meet requirements of California and federal environmental laws and regulations for all of Metro's programs and projects Completes Planning Studies, Feasibility Studies, Alternatives Analysis and Federal National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) environmental clearances; conducts Before and After studies after implementation Directs staff in coordinating all aspects and projects related to specific major complex transportation modes, including coordinating with engineering, construction, legal, fiscal, outreach, art and communications Supports the Chief Planning Officer with interfaces and negotiations with outside interests (developers, consultants, architects and contractors) in developing new business ventures to achieve Metro's joint development and new business goals Supports the Chief Planning Officer on all Metro real estate activity, including appraisals, acquisitions, property management and real estate functions Manages Countywide Bus Rapid Transit program and its expansion Participates and chairs as appropriate both internal and external task forces Collaborates with outside agencies by providing technical support to secure support programs and create partnerships Manages staff chairing Metro's legislatively mandated Technical Advisory Committee and providing staff support for its subcommittees Manages staff overseeing Metro's Policy Advisory Committee Ensures Metro Board policies and mandates are carried out in project development phases Prepares and maintains forecasts of sources of funding for transportation projects and services Analyzes and develops innovative means of financing transportation projects and services Solicits, reviews and recommends actions on funding applications from outside agencies for various programs Manages departments including developing, monitoring and adhering to budget, key performance indicators and achieving unit's goals and objectives Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, or other related field 8-years' senior management-level experience at the department-head level or above in transportation planning and programming, urban planning, project development, real estate, and economic development Valid California Class C driver's license Master's degree in related field desirable Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as a minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. 5-years' of work experience in the public sector (city, county, or public transit agencies) reporting directly to the Board, CEO, or executive management 5-years' experience managing highly complex projects and overseeing a staff of ten or more people Experience leading the preparation of comprehensive plans, infrastructure plans, or policy development Experience developing and leading the community and stakeholder engagement process Experience leading and implementing significant change within an organizational unit, including processes, standards, and procedures Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation planning, environmental planning, urban planning, public policy, urban design, development, construction and programming Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Theories principles and practices of real estate and transportation Theories, principles and practices of capital budgeting and public finance Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Capital and operating budgets Social, political, and environmental issues influencing transportation programs Public administration Modern management theory Abilities: Plan, organize, and control the integrated work of a multi-tiered organizational unit in providing transit planning and programming services Develop and implement objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Determine strategies to achieve goals Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and contracts Represent Metro before elected officials and the public Analyze situations, identify problems, implement solutions, and evaluate outcome Effectively lead and supervise a large staff of professionals Strategically evaluate, hire, and groom staff to form the next generation of leaders and talented professionals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and public officials Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 25-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 03, 2019
Full Time
Example Of Duties Researches, analyzes and applies standard formulas, policies, mathematical computations and statistical methods to data as required in assigned projects or programs Supports financial analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation projects, programs, and policies Evaluates various funding categories for projects and programs and prepares recommendations Develops financial projections and studies land use, value capture, and financial feasibility of options Participates in meetings with Metro staff, community organizations, cities and other public agencies concerning funding of a transportation-related project ranging to Metro system-wide functions Assists in evaluating the costs, benefits and risks associated with alternative funding plans Applies computer software applications and database transportation systems to complete assigned projects Prepares presentations, charts, reports, letters and responses to inquiries Assists local jurisdictions and outside agencies relative to Metro programs and projects Coordinates with other Metro departments and programs Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - in Business, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Public Administration, Finance, or Planning, or other related field 1 year of experience in financial planning and analysis, budgeting, project accounting, project financial management and controls, transportation finance, transportation grants, or other related area; OR Master's degree in a related field may substitute for 1 year of the required experience Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of public finance, governmental budgeting and accounting Applicable local state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing transportation funding sources Basic methods of research and analysis Financial, analytical, statistical research and mathematical processes and procedures Personal computer business and planning software applications Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Conduct planning and financial analysis Compile and analyze data Analyze situations, identify problems and recommend solutions Tolerate various working conditions, including extended exposure to outdoors, noise, unpleasant odors, and all types of weather Walk for up to half an hour continuously Ascend and descend stairways Safely operate Metro vehicles Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time-frame Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies procedures, contracts, budgets and labor/management agreements 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. [ERB] *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 16-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Directs Metro Civil Rights Programs (Title VI, Title VII, EEO, and/or Accessibility), including oversight of civil rights compliance of subrecipients and transportation contractors Example Of Duties Directs, plans and coordinates civil rights program compliance, and recommends direction of agency responses to state and federal civil rights regulations Creates and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal civil rights legislation, including Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Unruh Act, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and California Building Code accessibility requirements Oversees all civil rights discrimination/harassment/retaliation complaints filed with State and Federal compliance agencies for timeliness and completeness Directs the confidential investigations of discrimination/harassment/retaliation complaints and grievances from employees, applicants, customers and community-based organizations regarding civil rights Determines appropriate resolutions for civil rights complaints and negotiates, conciliates, mediates or recommends settlements Oversees agency-wide training on civil rights, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Unruh Act, the ADA, EEOand state mandated sexual harassment prevention and correction training Ensures that policies and information relating to civil rights are disseminated throughout the agency Oversees preparation of written documentation regarding investigative reports, audits, disputes, findings, hearings and appeals Directs responses to federal and state agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, t Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation and Department of Justice ensuring that reports are submitted in a timely manner Directs preparation of triennial Title VI Program, quadrennial Affirmative Action Plan and triennial ADA Compliance Plan including agency and unit goals, timetables, and objectives Oversees annual ADA peer reviews Directs preparation of studies and reports to evaluate and monitor agency-wide compliance with civil rights statutes and regulations Provides guidance in recruiting minority, disabled, and women applicants, and establishes outreach sources for use by the Human Capital and Development Department Directs staff responsible for providing concurrence of all hires and promotions, and preparing utilization analysis by race/ethnicity and gender Serves as the agency's liaison with government entities and other organizations concerning overall compliance of state and federal civil rights rules and regulations Directs subordinates involved in civil rights compliance or project manages multi-department groups tasked to manage, oversee, or implement civil rights programs, as necessary Coordinates with Metro's business units in monitoring the review and updating of Metro publications, such as policies and procedures, for compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Environmental Justice, Limited English Proficiency, EEO and the ADA Prepares and presents reports to senior leadership Provides direction to staff conducting contractor and vendor site visits to verify compliance with agency civil rights policies, procedures, and applicable government regulations Analyzes, interprets and keeps up-to-date on critical legal issues encompassing civil rights, including applicable federal, state, and local regulations; communicates changes that are relevant to the agency's programs and facilities to the appropriate individuals Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, Sociology, or other related field 5 years' management-level experience developing and implementing civil rights programs Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as a minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. Experience conducting training for mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention & Correction, EEO discrimination, harassment, and retaliation Experience writing position statements in response to complaints filed with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Experience reviewing investigative reports of other investigations for content, grammar, syntax, diction, logic, continuity, and formatting Experience in managing programs/projects in local, state, or federal government Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations governing civil rights for a public agency, such as the Unruh Act, ADA, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 including Titles VI and VII, FTA (Federal Transit Administration) Civil Rights, ADA and EEO Guidance, Environmental Justice, and Limited English Proficiency Executive Orders and Guidance EEO and Accessibility rules and regulations Research and report preparation methods Business software applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Modern management theories Abilities: Oversees a large-scale civil rights program Communicate effectively orally and in writing Interact professionally and sensitively with all levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and the public Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomes Perform statistical analysis Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Represent metro before the public, union officials, contractors, vendors, federal and state auditors, arbitrators, and judicial or legal professionals Think and act independently Handle highly confidential information 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 Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 15-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees and directs technical staff and consultants and works closely with Caltrans, local jurisdictions and other agencies in performing all services associated with the development, implementation, and management of highway programs and projects throughout Los Angeles County Example Of Duties Assumes project/program management responsibility on major highway projects and programs Oversees and manages Metro engineering and design activities for major highway programs and projects to ensure compliance with Caltrans, Metro, federal, state, and local requirements Develops scopes of work for contracts; resolves legal, contractual, and technical issues Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; and ensures productive use of contractors Negotiates consultant contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Administers and monitors consultant contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Negotiates cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, engineering reports, and economic analyses Reviews consultants' plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction and third party problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Supervises, trains, and provides technical assistance to subordinate staff Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree in Civil, Transportation or Structural Engineering, or other related field 5 years' senior-level or lead experience in civil design engineering on major highway projects or working as a Project Manager on major highway projects Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience developing highway projects/programs with or for Caltrans Experience managing or leading transportation engineering projects with an emphasis on highways Experience implementing and complying with Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies and procedures Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Professional Engineer Knowledge: Theories, principles and practices of project management, civil and structural engineering, and project programming and funding as applicable to highway projects and programs Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, and construction standards Modern management theory California Department of Transportation's structure, roles, responsibilities, policies and procedures, and various functional areas Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) policies and procedures Abilities: Manage major highway improvement projects and programs, and identify and implement strategies to achieve timely and cost-effective project delivery Read, analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Negotiate consensus solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Represent Metro before the public, effectively and quickly resolve disputes and disagreements while understanding and acknowledging the concerns of all parties Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees/departments as well as the staff of other agencies with the goal of promoting collaborative efforts and alliances in favor of the projects and public Communicate effectively orally and in writing Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (KD) Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform professional-level engineering work in support of Metro projects. Example Of Duties Prepares and/or reviews, drawings, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, training requirements, technical specifications, estimates and operational needs Analyzes data, specifications, drawings, contractor's proposal/work orders, and service bulletins, prior to making changes or recommendations Negotiates with vendors Oversees contractor/consultant work for compliance with schedule and budget Reviews new rules, regulations, and codes as related to rail vehicles Prepares technical reports, feasibility studies, economic analysis, and correspondence Performs field inspections and witnesses vehicle testing Coordinates services with outside agencies and Metro Stakeholders Interviews or surveys users to understand needs and requirements for designs Responds to service requests to improve or repair existing designs or systems Maintains various files and records Interprets contract specifications, correspondences, codes, and safety orders Supervises subordinate staff Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering or other related field 4 years' experience performing mechanical, electrical, or related engineering work Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable Valid California Class C driver license Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Rail vehicle experience desirable Experience designing, inspecting, commissioning, managing, and maintaining compliance with scope and schedule of railcar projects Experience monitoring the vehicle inspection process relating to rail vehicle manufacturing Experience supporting project management staff with rail vehicle procurements and/or vehicle overhaul work Experience working with technical consultants and ensuring sufficient support for inspection activities from design through commissioning phases Experience participating in the contractor selection process and rail vehicle commissioning process, including acceptance and steps required to put vehicles into revenue service Special Conditions Occasional exposure to weather, physical, mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and electronic engineering or environmental engineering Telecommunication systems Design, construction, and equipment fabrication Engineering mathematics and computer applications Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex engineering work Prepare, interpret, and understand detailed construction or equipment specifications, technical plans, and instructions Perform engineering calculations Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from conception to culmination Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 22-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To direct, manage, and execute the performance of an assigned organizational unit or function within the Long Range Transportation Planning and Mobility Corridors unit in the Countywide Planning and Development department associated with the development, implementation and management of policies, programs, plans, and projects countywide. Example Of Duties Directs the development and implementation of transportation policies, plans, programs, projects and services Directs and manages the implementation of transit corridor projects included within the voter-approved Measure M expenditure plan Directs the environmental, planning, and design process for transportation projects countywide Plans, develops, and administers department policies, procedures, work plans and budgets Provides policy, planning and program support to internal management, staff and various internal departments and outside agencies Coordinates with other Departments to ensure consistency in the planning, design and implementation of transportation projects/elements and to ensure Metro policies and guidelines are considered and incorporated. Negotiates and executes major cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans Represents Metro before various public, private and government audiences Manages agency policies, plans, programs and projects to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations Evaluates transportation programs; develops service and operating alternatives, and financial and funding recommendations Develops urban design plans to ensure integration of the Metro system into the surrounding urban form Coordinates policy, technical and funding interaction with local, regional and state entities Directs the development, application and evaluation of analytical, quantitative and statistical methods and tools Directs, prepares, and presents written and oral reports for management and Board policy decisions Develops, supervises, and manages the work program for staff and consultants Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; ensures productive use of contractors Directs and prepares comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors' policy decisions; advocate funding needs of Metro's transportation programs; and assess future financial trends, opportunities, and constraints Develops, forecasts, and manages budgets to complete various plans, projects, and programs Evaluates proposed/enacted legislation for impacts on Metro programs and projects Leads special task forces, committees, panels, and peer groups on major issues as required Develops and trains subordinate staff to meet departmental vision and goals and be better prepared for career advancement opportunities Develops and delivers completed staff work to ensure quality projects, plans and programs from inception to close-out on time and within scope and budget, and that meets federal, state, and local laws and requirements 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 departments including developing, managing and adhering to Metro's policies/procedures, budget and 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 - Urban Planning, Public Administration, Engineering, Business Administration, Planning or other related field 5 years' management level experience in transportation planning or programming, project management, grants management, capital development, financial planning, transit planning or proven abilities in planning, developing and implementing large scale, highly complex, multi-faceted transportation projects or programs Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. 2 years of sr. management-level experience working on an environmental document and/or leading a regionally significant transportation project that includes an environmental clearance component. Experience utilizing CEQA and NEPA principles Experience managing the planning and environmental review of large and complex transportation projects Experience planning, organizing, and directing the work of specialized transportation projects and programs Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transportation and land use planning, architecture, urban design, environmental planning, sustainability planning, grants management, project management, funds programming, contract administration and negotiation, and business and public administration Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation planning and programming for a public agency Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical processes and procedures Organization policies and procedures of local, state, and federal government entities, including legislative and funding policies and procedures Modern management theory Urban design and architecture Abilities: Manage the activities of a transportation planning and project development Plan, organize, and direct the work of specialized transportation projects and programs Develop and expand systemwide programs to ensure an integrated transportation network Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Formulate strategies to achieve goals and objectives Plan financial and staffing needs; make financial decisions within a budget Communicate effectively orally and in writing to both internal and external partners Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives Represent Metro before the public Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employees**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority. This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 15-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform highly complex real estate work in appraisal, acquisition, relocation, environmental investigation, or property management and to provide coordination for internal management of procurement, contract management and file management. Example Of Duties Performs a broad range of complex, cross-sectional real estate and right-of-way functions Plans and manages real estate projects Reviews title reports, appraisals, and similar support documents and reports Assists management in preparing real estate revenue goals and budget reports estimating real estate related costs Inspects real estate both in person and using computer programs to document conditions Evaluates Metro's real estate needs, identifies opportunities to enhance safety and revenues, and recommends policies and procedures to enhance department efficiency and accuracy of management of assets Prepares written and oral reports, resolutions, correspondence and legal documents Represents the department in meetings with other departments/divisions, property owners and tenants, and business and community groups to make presentations or respond to inquiries Provides oversight and management of outside consultants Provides leadership, guidance, and advice to staff on complex real estate issues Provides training to support staff on real estate related functions Coordinates work activity of both professional and administrative staff when working on special projects Negotiates with property owners or their agents for purchase or voluntary transfer of property Coordinates with escrow and title companies relative to ownership and conditions of title Prepares and presents relocation related notices Reviews and processes relocation claims and payments Provides oversight on acquisition and relocation delivery milestones Solicits consultant for the preparation and review of environmental investigation reports Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor's degree in Business, Real Estate, or other related field Five years of senior-level experience performing acquisition and relocation work Valid California Class C driver's license Professional Certificates/Licenses: Designation as Senior Right of Way Agent (SRWA) is highly desirable For an Appraiser's position, a California Real Estate Appraiser License is required Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience managing and understanding Right-of-Way planning, acquisition, and relocation for public projects Experience providing oversight of sub-consultants in preparation of title reports, appraisals, environmental investigations, relocation, and other Right-of-Way related deliverables and services Experience coordinating and managing a team of agents and support staff in the preparation, delivery, and negotiations for property rights Experience overseeing and planning real estate transactions, including appraisal and other sub-consultant deliverables, preparation of contracts and conveyance documents, settlement analysis and recommendations, and relocation oversight Experience in municipal government real estate Knowledge: Theories, principles, processes, procedures, and practices of real estate services, including appraisal, property management, and documentation requirements Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing real estate practices, processes, and procedures Basic real estate law and eminent domain law Theories, principles, and practices of land use planning and regulations Applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations governing public Financial calculations relating to real estate Various areas of Los Angeles County, including cities and neighborhoods Computer applications, particularly as related to the analysis and maintenance of property information and records Computer software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and financial calculator Abilities: Perform analysis of real estate issues, identify problems, and recommend solutions Negotiate favorable real estate transactions, prepare appropriate contract documentation, and recommend appropriate strategies Think and act independently Proof read and write scopes of work Conduct planning studies and act as a project manager Negotiate favorable real estate transactions, prepare appropriate contract documentation, and recommend appropriate strategies Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions and sensitivity in politically-charged areas or projects Represent Metro before the public Work successfully and accurately under tight time restraints Organize and manage many projects simultaneously Travel to offsite locations Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 15-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
*Full-time status and wage available contingent on staffing needs and seniority* Basic Function Under close supervision, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Example Of Duties Memorizes routes, transfer points, and fare structures for all lines assigned divisions Performs a complete pre-pull-out inspection of bus, safety checks equipment, and informs mechanic when adjustments or repairs are necessary Refers to and implements route maps, time schedules, and instructions for pull-outs, line service, pull-ins, and off-route trips Collects and counts fares, issues transfer tickets, and transports passengers on public transit buses Provides schedule, route, and fare information to passengers seeking assistance Operates wheelchair lift and assists passengers with disabilities in boarding, riding, and alighting in a safe manner which may include pushing a wheelchair up & down the ramp Secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and clearly communicates the action being taken Receives and transmits two-way radio messages involving accidents, emergencies, criminal activities, or other authorized Metro business Line instructs student trainees and regular operators learning specific bus line routes Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along bus route and at passenger loading zones, including such hazards as unusual traffic, road conditions, obstructions, construction, and potential criminal activity Writes reports and completes forms Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration(FTA) drug and alcohol regulations. Requirements For Employment 21 years of age 6 months of public contact or customer service experience Valid California Class C driver's license Possess a valid US driver's license for at least two years Good driving record as verified by an K-4 DMV printout Able to obtain a BP Permit prior to offer of employment and a BP License before completion of training Must have satisfactory attendance and work performance records as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment Knowledge: State and local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations involved in the operation of vehicles Vehicle safety rules and regulations Basic money and time concepts Abilities: Operate Metro vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently Work independently in a highly-structured environment Exercise sound judgment in stressful situations Understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees and the public Decipher and successfully encounter traffic patterns flows and potential road hazards Recognize existing or potential mechanical defects, problems, or maladjustments Push, pull and lift up to 35 pounds Push and pull wheelchair up to 275 pounds Bend with both knees and back, squat and/or kneel when securing a wheelchair Quickly and accurately count money at a glance Read small printed material Perceive patrons at bus stops from great distances Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. RLM Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 31-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To administer Metro's long-term and short-term debt, leasing and hedging programs and to monitor statutory compliance issues related to Metro's programs, contracts and related agreements. Example Of Duties Coordinates the financing teams, including financial advisor, bond counsel and underwriters, and oversees the structuring and documentation of the debt issues including development of official statements and presentations to rating agencies and bond insurers Oversees commercial paper programs including development of the offering memorandum, documentation for issuance and retirement, and coordination with note counsel and letter of credit banks Coordinates ongoing activities with trustees for bond issues, commercial paper programs and leases Coordinates administration with counter-parties to interest rate swaps, natural gas swaps, surety policies and investment agreements Administers investment of bond proceeds Oversees preparation of documentation for draws from debt issuance proceeds Oversees tracking of uses of bond proceeds Evaluates proposals, screens applicants, selects bond teams (financial advisors, bond counsel, underwriters and trustees) Manages compliance with Federal arbitrage regulations and private use regulations, implementing mitigation measures as needed Monitors compliance with Federal law, state law and local ordinances regarding requirements and limitations on debt issuance and uses of bond proceeds and for annual secondary market disclosure filings Oversees processes to ensure compliance with covenants from bond indentures and related agreements, lease agreements, interest rate swaps and natural gas swaps Prepares presentations to Metro committees, the Board of Directors, rating agencies and for marketing meetings with institutional investors Supervises subordinate staff and consultants Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field 3 years' supervisory-level experience with a municipal issuer or as an investment banker, credit analyst, financial advisor, or bond trustee, developing or working with transaction documentation, resolving transaction structuring matters, preparing credit presentations and administering ongoing transactions Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience with the debt issuance process and various types of debt instruments such as sales tax revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, or lease revenue obligations Experience developing and maintaining finance models for budgeting, cash forecasting, and interfacing with long-term financial plans Experience performing complex financial analysis to validate or procure a financial product Experience using debt management databases such as DBC Finance Knowledge: Federal and state laws regarding disclosure and issuance of bonds Federal tax law for municipal bonds regarding arbitrage and private use Short-term investment alternatives Finance, economics, and investment management theories and practices Underwriting theories and practices Financial advisory and legal practices related to municipal finance Computer-based business software Abilities: Evaluate and interpret varied information and apply laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to bonds, securities, and other financing options Analyze complex situations or information, identify problems and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions and recommendations Determine most appropriate strategies to achieve goals Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports Interact professionally with all levels of Metro employees, public officials, and outside financial representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Meet tight time constraints and deadlines Handle highly confidential information Manage professional staff and consultants Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To install, maintain, monitor, and support the operation of Metro's local area network and wide area network (LAN/WAN). Example Of Duties Installs, maintains, and supports Server based Operating Systems Installs and maintains all software and hardware for network servers and clients such as Hewlett-Packard Device Manager, MobileIron, Samsung Knox Configure, and Microsoft Exchange 2010 Monitors and evaluates various network operating systems and applications such as Ivanti DSM (Desktop and Server Management) Supports web-based collaborative platforms such as Microsoft SharePoint Designs agency desktop/laptop computer configurations Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves LAN and WAN hardware and software problems Establishes user security for access to LAN/WAN Supports and maintains enterprise kiosks and digital signage software and servers Maintains agency software licenses and hardware warranties Recommends and implements LAN/WAN policies and standards, and ensures adherence to security procedures Trains users on LAN/WAN operations and procedures Maintains contact with vendors or outside organizations in the maintenance, service, and/or purchase of LAN/WAN hardware, software, and services Prepares and maintains technical systems documentation 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 Three years experience in the maintenance of various server systems including a minimum of two years experience in network systems (LAN/WAN) in a large Enterprise environment Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are preferred qualifications: Experience working in an environment with a minimum of 100 servers and 400 workstations Experience providing IT hardware and software recommendations for customers Experience with Unified Endpoint Management Experience with mobility management Experience with thin client and/or kiosk management Certifications such as Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+, Network+, Security+ Certification in network systems, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of management information systems and specified application areas Computer hardware equipment and peripherals related to the area of assignment, including server maintenance Computer software products related to the area of assignment such as software reporting tools, software automation tools, packaging software via desktop management systems, Microsoft Office 365, Desktop and Server Management (DSM), HP Device Manager, MobileIron, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex Teams, Userful Software, Samsung Knox Configure, and Samsung Knox Mobile Enrollment Operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Active Directory, Apple, Android, and other products related to the area of assignment Video conferencing, including VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)/SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) Network diagram creation Self-service kiosks and digital signage Microcomputer and network security concepts 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 Department operations and procedures Computer applications and Documentation standards Wireless, application delivery, IT (Information Technology) business analysis, and database management Abilities: Express technical information in a clear and simple way Define problems, analyze situations, conduct research, and give recommendations, and implement solutions and alternatives based on network infrastructure Analyze and evaluate system changes to determine feasibility Prepare, interpret, and understand 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 Multi-task, adapt, and be flexible 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.[ERB] *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 15-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 19, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To perform professional-level engineering work in support of Metro rail transit construction projects. Example Of Duties Prepares and/or reviews construction workplans, drawings, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, training requirements, schedules, specifications, estimates, and/or inspectors daily inspection reports, to meet operational needs Analyzes data, specifications, drawings, and reports; makes required changes Monitors, reviews, and reports on construction activities, including support of excavation, geotechnical/structural instrumentation, and schedule Provides support for contract negotiations with contractors Designs and analyzes construction issues relating to installation of civil, mechanical, electrical, and other systems associated with rail transit projects Oversees contractor/consultant work for compliance with schedule and budget Reviews new rules, regulations, and codes Prepares and/or reviews technical reports, feasibility studies, and correspondence Performs inspections on completed work Coordinates services with outside agencies Maintains various files and records Interprets contract specifications, codes, and safety orders Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or other related field 4 years experience performing engineering work in appropriate discipline Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience in design and/or construction of heavy civil facilities Experience monitoring, reviewing, and reporting on construction activities Experience preparing or reviewing construction workplans, drawings, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, training requirements, schedules, specifications, estimates, and/or inspector's daily inspection reports Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline, Certified Construction Manager, or Engineer-in-Training Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and electronic engineering or environmental engineering construction Design and/or construction of heavy civil facilities Mathematics and computer applications Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Perform complex engineering work Prepare, interpret, and understand detailed construction or equipment specifications, technical plans, and instructions Perform engineering calculations Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from construction start-up through substantial completion of construction Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (EA) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 16-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To supervise a work unit responsible for developing and modifying bus and rail service schedules. Example Of Duties Plans, organizes, and supervises a work unit in the development and production of transit operating schedules, work runs, and related materials Trains schedule-making staff in all facets of maintaining and building schedules, using manual and computerized techniques Conducts complex schedule-making or work run production assignments Oversees preparation of proposals for improving efficiency of schedule-making and runcutting work based on ridership trend reports Identifies operational and service problems, determines data requirements, and requests and analyzes passenger count studies to resolve problems and increase efficiency Reviews operating schedules, work runs, and all work assignments for accuracy and compliance with Metro policies, labor provisions, and regulations Meets with representatives of other departments, operating divisions, and agencies to discuss work projects, improvement of service, procedures, production of transit schedules, and resolve problems Supervises subordinate staff Accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, polices, and procedures Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment 2 years' experience performing journey-level schedule-making and runcutting work using a computerized scheduling or runcutting system Bachelor's Degree - Planning, Statistics, Business, or other related field desirable Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of transit schedule-making and work run development Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies for a public agency Schedule-making computer software applications Metro transportation operations and service areas Advanced statistical and data collection methods Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of a bus and rail service schedule department Perform complex schedule-making and runcutting work Utilize computerized scheduling and runcutting systems and tools Develop schedule building methods and procedures Compile, analyze, and interpret complex schedule data Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Operate computers and general office equipment Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Manage projects from inception to culmination Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: 28-OCT-19
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 21, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Oversees technical staff and consultants performing geotechnical engineering design services related to rail and bus facilities. Example Of Duties Oversees and manages Metro geotechnical engineering activities for major rail and bus facilities to ensure compliance with Metro, federal, state and local regulatory requirements Oversees and administers the design, procurement, construction, and installation of major bus and rail facilities Oversees the management of consultant contracts for design, construction, or procurement of facilities and systems equipment Negotiates consultant and equipment contracts, including contract changes; oversees change control process Directs preparation of feasibility and trade-off studies, geotechnical engineering reports, and economic analyses Administers and monitors work and contracts for compliance with budget, schedule, standards, and objectives Interfaces with the various divisions of Metro Plans budget and staffing needs and assists in preparing department and project budgets Represents Metro before outside agencies Prepares and presents reports to management, staff, the Board of Directors, community groups, and government officials Facilitates resolution of design, construction, third party, and operations problems Recommends design activity improvements for efficiency, compliance, and cost-effectiveness Serves as chairperson for design reviews and other technical meetings Participates in the preparation of contract front-end documents Reviews consultants plans and specifications for technical adequacy and completeness Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Civil Engineering or related field 5 years of senior-level or lead experience as a geotechnical engineer or Project Manager on major transit or public works projects Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Professional certificates/licenses: State of California registration as a Geotechnical Engineer Master's degree - Civil Engineering with a specialization in Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineering Experience reviewing geotechnical engineering reports, plans, and specifications Experience resolving geotechnical issues for major construction projects Experience designing and constructing transportation related facilities such as tunnels, underground structures, or bridges Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of applicable disciplines in civil, geotechnical, or environmental engineering, hazardous waste regulations, and environmental laws Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental, engineering, equipment, construction standards, and rail transit operations Project management and control practices Principles of supervision Abilities: Plan, organize, and manage large-scale design and construction projects Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, contracts Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Manage projects from start-up to completion Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Supervise subordinate staff Read analyze and interpret engineering plans and specifications for large-scale engineering projects Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Aug 09, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function Supervises multi-skilled personnel and contractors in the repair, modification, upgrade, overhaul, and maintenance of: buildings, facilities, grounds, fire and life safety systems, wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment Example Of Duties Ensures service requests and job specifications are completed on time Reviews design criteria and/or repair cost estimates Prepares and reviews requisition packages for procurement of new contracts, including contract specifications; scope of work statements; and justification for contract services, materials, equipment, deliverables, and schedules; monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors Prepares or assists Contract Administrators in the preparation of Requests for Proposals and Invitation for Bid; recommends amendments to and administers vendor contracts as required Evaluates bids and proposals Prepares memos, contract budgets, comprehensive reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence Develops annual maintenance budgets, monitors annual expenditures and ensures contracts and projects are completed within approved budgets Assists in reviewing construction and engineering drawings related to construction and maintenance work Diagnoses maintenance problems; makes or directs repairs, equipment overhauls, upgrades, and modifications; or recommends corrective action Prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades, and investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failure Administers service or maintenance contracts and ensures they meet applicable standards and are performed satisfactorily and in accordance with contract requirements Instructs contract personnel on safety practices; enforces safety regulations, and ensures regulatory compliance Inspects all work in progress and completed projects Develops, implements, and oversees maintenance programs; ensures compliance with preventive maintenance plans and schedules; reviews and maintains or manages the maintenance of records; prepares weekly and monthly activity reports Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities Informs other supervisors and management of problems and work in progress status Tracks, maintains, and distributes licenses and required permits for repairs on construction Utilizes a computer based information system to process work orders, incidents, timesheets, material requests, and perform other related tasks Accounts for personal compliance with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures Requirements For Employment Associate's degree - Related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school 3 years of experience overseeing maintenance and repair contracts and overseeing contractors within the following areas: buildings, facilities, grounds, fire and life safety systems, wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis Valid California Class C driver license Special Conditions: Possible exposure to physical, weather, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards On call 24 hours Depending on assignment may be required to climb up to 50 feet Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of the repair and maintenance of facilities and associated systems including but not limited to fire and life safety systems, electrical, hydraulic, compressed air and construction Public agency procurement processes and contract administration Basic engineering principles Contract maintenance management procedures Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to safety requirements and procedures including HAZMAT and Storm Water Pollution Act Principles of supervision Maintenance Information Systems Abilities: Plan, organize, and monitor the work of multi-skilled workers in a variety of locations or direct the work of contractors in maintaining and repairing facilities and related systems Communicate effectively orally and in writing Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Mediate and negotiate Manage multiple projects from inception to culmination Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Supervise internal or external subordinate staff Manage workforce in a cost effective manner Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Provide oversight to offsite locations 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) 922-7153 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Los Angeles Metro Los Angeles, California, US
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
Basic Function To manage and coordinate the safety activities of all multiple highway, bus and/or rail transit construction projects and ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. Example Of Duties Oversees the performance of daily inspections of construction sites and monitors inspections of other staff, consultants, and contractors to ensure compliance with safety rules and regulations Represents the department on interdepartmental task forces, committees, and outside agencies such as, CAL-OSHA and FED-OSHA Assists in the monitoring of the monthly audits of consultant and contractor safety performance relating to accident statistics and compliance Plans, organizes, and performs activities associated with the development and achievement of rail projects goals and objectives Develops and enforces policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting fire/life safety, and construction safety of multiple rail projects Identifies elements of consultant's work programs affecting project safety Participates in overseeing the placement and management of insurance for consultants, contractors and subcontractors, and coordinates rail construction related insurance matters Prepares and presents written and oral reports to management, the Board of Directors, outside agencies, and the public Directs the work of other staff, consultants and contractors Trains other staff, consultants, and contractors, as required Complies with Metro's efficient and effective bill paying standard to ensure project and cost center invoices are paid in a timely manner Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Occupational Safety & Health, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or other related field 5 years' construction safety management experience Professional designation as a Construction Safety & Health Technician (CHST) & Associate Safety Professional or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is desirable Valid California Class C driver's license Experience in tunnel safety (CAL OSHA Tunnel Orders) with transit construction projects desirable Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQ's) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ's will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ's will not automatically be selected. Experience providing underground safety awareness training related to air quality, ventilation and emergency procedures Familiarity with underground safety laws, regulations, and procedures Experience providing underground Self-Rescue/Self-Contained training Special Conditions Exposure to weather and physical hazards while on construction sites May be required to work weekends Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of heavy rail construction, engineering, construction, underground/tunnel construction, safety, and risk management Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing rail construction and engineering for a public transportation agency Equipment and construction techniques related to the design, installation, and construction of various rail facilities Owner controlled insurance programs as they relate to Metro construction activities Abilities: Manage and oversee the operations of a construction safety division Analyze situations, identify issues, and recommend solutions Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Determine strategies to achieve goals Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Plan financial and staffing needs Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Provide training to Metro staff, consultants, and contractors Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (FR) *Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled