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Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269628
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Los Angeles
Salary $100,048 - $125,070 - $150,072
Basic Function
To manage the equipment maintenance activities of a maintenance division or specialized maintenance operation.
Example Of Duties
  • Develops goals, establishes priorities, and directs the work of the staff and equipment maintenance operation
  • Conducts special planning and operational projects; prepares related reports, data, budgets and work programs
  • Oversees the development and implementation of operational reports related to attendance, budget, maintenance activity, preventative maintenance compliance and scheduling, road calls, and timekeeping/payroll
  • Manages the day to day operation and maintenance of the M3 system and oversees the development and implementation of system enhancements and updates and integration and transfer of payroll information into Oracle
  • Administers safety, quality assurance, and vehicle preventive maintenance programs
  • Projects division expenditures to assist in departmental budget calculations
  • Administers various union contracts for compliance; conducts disciplinary and grievance hearings
  • Maintains training program for subordinates and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met
  • Develops and oversees training programs for the Bus Maintenance Department to ensure proper and consistent system usage and adherence to business operations procedures and processes
  • Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities
  • Meets with other managers to discuss and ensure service requirements are met
  • Interacts with and responds to regulatory agencies such as the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) during Tri-Annual Fleet Audits and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) during annual Fleet Terminal Inspections
  • Oversees the investigation and reporting of equipment failures to identify trends
  • Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area, and monitors annual expenditures
  • Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades
  • Supervises 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 - Business, Engineering, Public Administration or other related field
  • 3 years' supervisory-level experience in fleet maintenance utilizing a complex operations management system
  • Experience working with regulatory compliance agencies is desirable
  • Valid California Class C driver's license
  • Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis

  • Theories, principles, and practices of fleet maintenance and management, fleet data management, trending analysis, and business process development and implementation
  • Theories, principles, and practices of information systems development, integration, and implementation
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing maintenance of public transit systems
  • Public agency procurement processes and contract administration
  • Modern management theory

  • Oversee the operations of an equipment maintenance department
  • Mediate and negotiate
  • Oversee the development and implementation of information systems and subsequent system improvements and upgrades
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • 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 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 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: 25-JAN-19
Employer Los Angeles Metro

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