Salary Range: Start Rate: $45.42/hr - Top Rate: $68.15/hr
THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY (UP TO 40 HOURS) WITH LIMITED BENEFITS. No Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP) will be established. (Please see the Benefits tab for additional information.) You will only be contacted if there is an interest from the hiring department.
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Performs complex engineering work and oversees engineers through the review of project submittals with the goal of achieving compliance with Metro standards, directives, and project objectives.
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 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
Reviews contract documents, shop drawings, specifications, RFI (request for information), and DDR (detailed design review) for compliance with codes, project specifications, and Metro criteria
Reviews designs for quality, constructability, and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes
Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs
Manages Contract Document Required Receivables and project budget for assigned projects
Updates and enforces the Metro Design Standards and Criteria
Prepares preliminary design documents for future projects
Coordinates projects with utility companies, railroad, and city, county, and state agencies when required
Makes field visits for research and inventory
Participates in the engineering configuration management process to maintain current engineering records for bus and rail facilities and systems
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 resident engineer and quality control inspection services
Provides guidance, coaching, training, and oversees the work product of employees in area of expertise
Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
May be required to perform other related job duties
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 Engineering or other related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred
Six years of relevant experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment
State of California registration as a Professional Engineer in the appropriate discipline desirable
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
Microsoft Office Word 2010 and Excel 2010 Specialist preferred
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 designing and maintaining Heavy/Light Rail Transit track systems such as switches, diamonds, ballasted/fixed track, and curves in accordance with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA) standards.
Experience deploying the Power Distribution and Overhead Contact Rail systems.
Experience working in underground tunnels, tunnel ventilation, third-rail, and Hi-Rail use planning.
Experience working with FRA standards in Heavy/Light Rail Transit and Freight Rail.
Experience investigating rail accidents, performing track inspections, writing inspection reports/memos, and developing recommendations for updates/changes to standard rail specifications.
Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering analysis, design, and construction in appropriate discipline
Fundamentals of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems design and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline
Software applications as they relate to assigned engineering discipline, e.g., AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design), MicroStation, Revit, and EnergyPro
Engineering design codes
Applicable federal, state (Title 24), and local codes, standards, policies, procedures, and regulations
Engineering mathematics, e.g., heat load, ducting, and piping pressure loss calculations
Local and state-wide governmental authorities
Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Contract administration and budgeting
Project management and control practices
Performing complex engineering analysis and design work in assigned discipline
Using computer-aided tools and products
Reading and understanding plans, specifications, mechanical drawings, and diagrams
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Understanding and solving challenges
Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Implementing guidelines and policies
Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion
Review plans and calculations to find errors and omissions
Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors
Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Exercise sound judgment and creativity in making engineering decisions
Understand, interpret, and apply codes, regulations, specifications, and project contract agreements
Update and revise Metro criteria and baseline specifications
Meet tight constraints and deadlines
Work on several tasks simultaneously
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. 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. (SG)
*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.