Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)
To perform complex engineering work and oversee a work group or project team in performing engineering projects and oversee design work performed by consultants.
Example Of Duties
Plans, organizes, assigns, implements and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements
Interacts with user departments in response to service requests; researches and gathers all necessary details to determine engineering functional requirements to meet project user’s needs
Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects
Supports development of workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs for design projects
Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements and operational needs
Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems
Reviews contract documents for compliance with design codes and standards, design criteria and policies and procedures; and substantiates contractor invoices
Supports development of safety, security systems, facilities, and quality assurance certification standards
Reviews designs for quality, constructability and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes
Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance
Provides technical support during contract bidding, negotiation, and award processes
Provides resident engineer/quality control inspection services
Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
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 several different transit systems such as Traction Power, Overhead Catenary, Track, Train Control, SCADA, and Communication
Professional Engineer Certification or Engineer in Training Certification
Ability to manage project management functions such as scope, schedule, and budget
Experience with Networks, radio, CCTV, design, installation of train control systems, AutoCAD, Codes and Standards, Design Criteria.
Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering design and construction in appropriate discipline
Fundamentals of architectural design, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline
Engineering mathematics and computer applications
Contract administration and budgeting
Project management and control practices
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing engineering design, construction, and safety practices, local building and zoning codes
Perform complex engineering design work in assigned discipline
Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion
Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Compile, analyze and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Use computer-aided tools and products
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and budgets
Read, write, speak, and understand English
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.
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. (EB)
*Open to the public and all Metro employees
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.
Requirements For Employment
Bachelor's degree - Engineering or other related field
5 years professional engineering experience in appropriate discipline including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects