Transit Systems 2017-09-13 2017-09-24

Assistant Superintendent, Scheduling - Office of Track and Structures

Company: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority View more listings
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 96093

Location: Alexandria Yard

WMATA Reference: 170538

The position of Assistant Superintendent of Scheduling will report directly to the Assistant General Superintendent of Production and Scheduling. The incumbent will responsible for maintaining the work schedule of all groups in Track and Structures (TRST) to include Structures, Maintenance, Production and Third Rail. The incumbent will be responsible for resolving conflicts between the groups within TRST and coordinating work blocks with the Maintenance of Way Engineering (MOWE) scheduling group. The incumbent will also be responsible for chairing the weekly TRST weekend planning meeting and attending the weekly Rail Services Track Rights Meeting.

Job Summary/Duties:
This is supervisory/ administrative and technical track and way maintenance work involving the management of activities associated with the execution of planned and scheduled preventive maintenance/ inspection and repair of all major track and structures and other support systems within a region or systemwide. Employee assists in the initiation and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures associated with track and structures maintenance and inspection. Employee has latitude for independent judgment and action within established guidelines.

  • Manages and implements/ for the assigned area/ an effective inspection schedule, preventive maintenance and repair program for facilities, related systems and equipment to ensure their continuous availability in the provision of safe, efficient and clean use of bus/rail facilities, operational support service, and related activities.

  • Supervises the assignment of tasks or duties to be performed by crews in accordance with established priorities. May conduct periodic staff meeting to ensure enhanced communications and effectiveness among employees.

  • Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned inspection and maintenance crews, assessing such items as adherence to phased work plans and allowable costs, how well performance , work quality and safety objectives are achieved and the incidence of follow-up repairs. May recommend improvement in work methods and techniques to correct maintenance deficiencies.

  • Supervises subordinate staff to include recommending applicant selection, disciplinary actions, resolution of grievances, assigning duties, directing work, conducting performance evaluations, approving leave requests and timesheets, and ensuring appropriate training is provided.

  • Prepares and presents oral/written reports or recommendations for Superintendents and others within area of assigned responsibility as may be appropriate.

  • May make recommendations regarding the establishment of policies and procedures for programs affecting the safety and operational effectiveness within the assigned area of responsibility.

  • Performs related management duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or a related engineering field, and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in rapid rail transit track and structural maintenance and inspection organization.

Or, a combination of post high school education and a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in rapid rail transit track and structural maintenance and inspection organization.

Possess a valid Maryland, Virginia or District of Columbia motor vehicle operator's license from jurisdiction of residence.

Medical Group:
Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this class. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodation(s).

Evaluation Criteria:
Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

Please apply before 9/24/2017

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Job Listing - Assistant Superintendent, Scheduling - Office of Track and Structures