Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)
To provide technical support for civil engineering/construction projects.
Example Of Duties
Prepares plans, sketches, specifications, and estimates for design, construction, and modification of Metro facilities
Reviews design and construction submittals, responds to requests for information (RFIs), and assists in the evaluation of requests for change
Reviews consultants' and contractors' plans, sketches, certifications, and related documents for compliance with Metro standards and requirements
Compiles and analyzes data for engineering projects; recommends materials and equipment
Coordinates and interacts with the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, utility agencies, and other third parties as required to complete tasks
Prepares project reports, correspondences, and meeting minutes
Assists with budget and schedule reviews
Prepares plans, specifications, and estimates
Assists in preparing feasibility studies/engineering reports and in managing smaller projects or tasks
Updates databases and maintains engineering and construction records
Represents Metro with construction/engineering/supplier community
May respond to site emergencies
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.
Experience providing engineering support during construction, including review of submittals, response to requests for information (RFIs), and/or assistance in evaluating requests for change
Experience preparing plans and specifications for construction and/or maintenance engineering projects
Experience designing according to the standards and approval processes of the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, and/or local utility agencies
Experience utilizing Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software
Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification or Professional Engineer certification
Theories, principles, and practices of civil engineering
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations
Engineering hardware and software, including Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)
Street and drainage designs
Local building and zoning codes
Perform civil engineering work
Read, interpret, and apply plans and specifications
Perform engineering calculations
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Compile and analyze complex data
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable time frame
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. (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 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 - Civil or Construction Engineering, or other related field
2 years' experience performing engineering work in the civil or construction engineering discipline