Manages the initiation, preparation, delivery, and oversight of multiple portfolios of engineering projects across multiple disciplines, including different aspects of development through execution
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.
Candidates can complete their Employment Applications on their mobile device or computer.
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 11:59 p.m. on the posting end date.
Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, committed to maintaining an environment that values diversity and where its employees and applicants are free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Decisions affecting all LACMTA employment practices are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or state statutes.
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 in Engineering or in a related field
Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory experience in the management of major engineering projects in transportation and/or infrastructure
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
State of California registration as a professional engineer preferred
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.
Knowledge of National Association of City Transportation (NACTO) Street Design, California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and Traffic Signal Operations
Knowledge of Bus and Rail systems and/or public transit operations
Experience coordinating traffic engineering projects with public agencies
Experience securing and maintaining grant funding, compliance, and reporting requirements
Example of Duties
Manages transportation and infrastructure including developing workplans, schedules, cost estimates, and specifications
Provides oversight to consultants on transportation and related projects; may include acting as the Resident Engineer.
Monitors work for compliance with schedule, budget, technical, safety, and legal requirements
Reviews contract documents and assists with bid forms, pre-bid conferences, and proposal evaluations and recommendations, Coordinates activities/operations with other Metro staff and public agencies
Resolves design and field construction problems
Attends progress meetings and reports on contract status
Supervises subordinate staff
Expedites design and field changes
Advises on content of operations and maintenance manuals
Recommends policy/procedure improvements
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
May be required to perform other related job duties
Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
Theories, principles and practices of engineering, transit scheduling, service planning and bus and rail operations.
Applicable local, state, and federal requirements and standards
Basic principles of rail and bus operation and maintenance
Business computer use applications, related to contract scheduling and financial record keeping-Contract administration related to major transportation and infrastructure projects
Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Establishing and implementing policies and procedures
Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Analyzing situations, identifying problems, implementing solutions, and evaluating outcomes
Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
Monitor major, multiple contracts, keeping them on schedule, within budget
Plan financial and staffing needs
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Maintain accurate records and statistical information
Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
Work effectively with other Metro departments local transportation and public works departments