Rail Services Compliance Officer (Capitol Corridor)

Company: Bay Area Rapid Transit View more listings
Location: Oakland, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 91249
Website: http://bart.gov/jobs

Marketing Statement

Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting over 400,000 daily riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Pay and Benefits BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension (2% at 55 for classic members); excellent medical (effective January 1, 2017 current employee cost $140.82 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

$91,475.20 - $141,788.10/Annually (Non-Rep Pay Band 7)

Posted Date: May 16, 2017

Closing Date: June 2, 2017

Reports To: D. Shepherd

Days Off: Saturday and Sunday

Who May Apply: All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

Under the general supervision of the Managing Director and the Mechanical Officer of Capitol Corridor, the primary function of this position is to oversee and support the operation and mechanical maintenance of the Capitol Corridor passenger rail equipment. In addition, this position acts as the on-site representative of mechanical maintenance facilities, trains and is responsible for overall management for contract mechanical maintenance and service performance for Capitol Corridor. This position performs other related duties as assigned and may work off-hour shifts when necessary. This is a capital position and is subject to time and funding limitations.

Essential Job Functions

1) Oversees the mechanical maintenance activities of rail equipment, structures and facilities within the Capitol Corridor passenger rail service area.

2) Monitors the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Capitol Corridor passenger rail service.

3) Participates with affected agencies in developing short and long-range service mechanical plans including rolling stock/equipment requirements, schedules, and service improvements.

4) Administers, reviews and evaluates the activities of the contracted service operator including food services; and coordinates the planning, design and implementation of overhaul and upgrade programs; troubleshoots related problems; develops improvements and revisions as needed.

5) Operates and maintains computer-generated database relating to rail equipment mechanical maintenance and other service-related activities.

6) Monitors customer relations and services including on-board surveys.

7) Represents the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority in meetings with manufacturers, vendors, governmental agencies and professional and business organizations.

8) As required, travels throughout the corridor service area, works off-shift hours as necessary, and out of State travel when necessary to support equipment overhaul and acquisitions.

Minimum Qualifications Education:

A Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, public administration or a closely related field from a recognized college or university.

Experience: Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in administering maintenance and performance activities in passenger railroad transportation services.


Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. Graduation from a four-year college is preferred.

Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Knowledge of:

Operations of a comprehensive mechanical passenger rail equipment service.

Principles and practices of planning and scheduling mechanical maintenance procedures for equipment structures and facilities of a passenger rail service.

Mechanical procedures and regulatory requirements for the safety and good repair of rolling stock equipment

Principles and practices of administering contract services and project development and construction.

Principles and practices of customer relations and services.

Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.

Related federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Strong Mechanical back ground and knowledge of HVAC, Braking, door and electrical systems of passenger rail equipment

Skill in:

Overseeing and coordinating the management of a comprehensive passenger rail service.

Overseeing and participating in developing short and long-range service goals and standards.

Overseeing, directing and evaluating the work and services of contract staff.

Operating and maintaining computer generated databases.

Planning and scheduling maintenance for equipment, structures and facilities of a passenger rail service.

Interpreting and applying federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.

Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Selection Process Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.

The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.

The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations). Application Process External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.

Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART. Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688.

All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.

Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by calling (510) 464-6112.

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.

Other Information

Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.

Other Information Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please call the Employment Help Line at (510) 464-6112 for assistance.

To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please call the Employment Help Line at (510) 464-6112, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

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