Supervises the activities of the equipment maintenance instruction function in rail operations, by determining training needs, developing effective training programs, and organizing training schedules to assist in achieving the reliability and safety goals that impact the quality of service provided to Metro customers.
Example Of Duties
Plans, organizes, and administers rail equipment maintenance training programs and classes
Conducts training classes on all rail vehicles, shop equipment, wayside equipment, and Metro′s computer systems, as required
Develops, implements, and maintains training schedules
Ensures all training provided is documented on employee personnel records
Confers with management to determine training needs assessment for equipment maintenance personnel
Reviews and edits training manuals, illustrated parts catalogs, maintenance manuals, and operating manuals, as required
Oversees the development of new training programs to ensure technological changes are incorporated into curriculum
Ensures mandated programs from applicable agencies, such as Environmental Protection Agency, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Federal Railroad Administration, and California Public Utilities Commission, are implemented and employee training, certifications, or yearly permits are up to date
Attends out-of-the-area meetings as Metro′s representative
Stays up to date on new and evolving equipment and procedures and ensures subordinates are properly trained
Testifies as expert technical witness at selected trials and hearings
Reviews and directs Equipment Manufacturer Training Programs or vendor provided training for use at divisions
Accounts for subordinates and personal compliance with all of Metro′s safety rules, polices, and procedures
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
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.
*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
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:
Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field
Five years of relevant experience developing and conducting training in rail equipment or train control and signal maintenance
Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required
Valid California Class C Driver License
May be required to obtain a valid California Class A Driver License
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 equipment maintenance, rail technology, wayside train control or signal systems, technical training, and planning
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing vehicle maintenance or wayside train control and signal systems
Technical vehicle or wayside systems and signal inspection, and configuration audit inspections
Principles of supervision
Applicable business software applications
Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things) Planning, organizing, and administering equipment maintenance training programs
Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions
Communicating effectively orally and in writing
Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
Determine strategies to achieve goals
Compile and analyze complex data
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements