Transit Systems 2019-08-14 2019-09-18

#8245 Manager of Asset Management (Pool Posting)

Company: BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) View more listings
Location: Oakland, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 115498

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Department: Operations Planning and Analysis

Pay Rate: $121,196.00 - $187,856.00 Annually (Non Rep Pay Band 10)

Closing Date: Until Filled

Reports To: Department Manager, Operations Planning

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

Current Assignment
This position is the overall manager of BART’s Asset Management program. This position will lead BART’s Asset Management Program towards ISO55000 certification, collaborate with cross functional stakeholders to develop systematic processes that manage strategic risk to organizational objectives, and coordinate the Asset Management Program’s maturity across the Agency:

  • Advance the BART Asset Management Program in accordance with international best practices, and as guided by the Asset Management Policy, to identify and minimize risk to the BART mission, vision, goals and objectives.

  • Integrate physical asset management principles and advanced statistical modeling to provide governance and insight over BARTs $40 billion-dollar asset inventory and ensure compliance with FTA, and other oversight agencies’, asset management requirements.

  • Develop innovative ways/systematic processes to identify & communicate strategic risk to the BART Strategic Plan Framework (BSP) including documenting/tracking the activities of all BART Departments while maintaining line of sight with the BSP goals and objectives.

  • Ability to compose required documentation to address compliance requirements, synthesize various stakeholder needs/contributions, and communicate Asset Management Program activities in a polished and professional manner to all levels of the District.

  • Initiates and implements both project and process governance frameworks to improve transparency and internal controls. Program documentation must be compliant, professionally presented, and appropriate for the audience.

  • Understands government funding options/restrictions and develop strategic relationships with key departments (Budget, Performance & Risk, Strategic Planning) to identify/recommend solutions to problems (mitigate risk).

  • Stays abreast of international asset management initiatives and persuades stakeholders to support new strategic initiatives to mature BART's asset management way of life.

  • Must be gently relentless in implementation skills/follow up with Districtwide departments to ensure the completion of activities accurately and on-time for executive management (General Manager, AGM of Performance & Finance, etc)

  • Knowledge of FTA Asset Management requirements and international "strategic" asset management best practices.

  • Experience with internal audit, governance and or compliance preferably in a government agency.

  • Occasional travel is required to represent BART in national asset management conferences/FTA Roundtable (meetings).

Essential Job Functions
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Assumes leadership and management responsibility for the District’s strategic asset management program, including assisting in the development and implementation of data governance required to meet international standards.

  2. Develops, implements and manages the District’s advanced statistical modeling, data mining, segmentation and quantitative analyses, and documentation process activities related to the Strategic Asset Management program.

  3. Manages the District’s asset management data-driven decision-making process to inform decision makers of strategic risks and monitor/track risk applications to mitigate identified risks. Manager of Asset Management.

  4. Ensures compliance with asset management related regional and/or federal reporting requirements.

  5. Partners with departments to identify, guide, and advise on Strategic Asset Management activities and operations including the identification of key performance indicators related to asset management.

  6. Collaborates with the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to drive innovative analytics and data science solutions, including data, tools, methods, and infrastructure.

  7. Manages the preparation and coordination of reports including recommendations to the Board of Directors, committees and other management staff; manages the preparation of correspondence, reports and documents for completeness, accuracy and compliance with District policies and procedures and the maintenance of accurate records and files.

  8. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures.

  9. Supervises staff and outside contractors; serves as liaison between departments and departments and/or executive offices to ensure program and project implementation.

  10. Serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.

  11. Stays abreast of industry trends, techniques, tools and use cases to steer internal improvement and innovation of advanced analytics and data science.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in business, mathematics, or finance, computer science or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional asset management, strategic planning, change management, operations or performance management experience, which must have included two (2) years of administrative and supervisory experience.

Substitution: Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-foryear basis. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicles, and inclement weather. Physical Conditions: Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.

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 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, 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 emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at

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

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Transit Job Listing - #8245 Manager of Asset Management (Pool Posting)