Salary Range: $120,993 – $151,216 – $181,459

Basic Function
Oversees and manages all aspects of the equipment maintenance activities of a maintenance division or specialized maintenance operation; plans, develops, establishes, and prioritizes the work of the division to help meet the goals and objectives of Metro’s vision and mission and to ensure employee and public safety and transit operations reliability.


Example Of Duties
• Develops goals, establishes priorities, and directs the work of the staff and equipment maintenance operations
• Develops short-, mid-, and long-range strategies to achieve goals
• Conducts special planning and operational projects; prepares related reports, data, budgets, and work programs
• 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 assigned staff and ensures Personnel Qualification Standards are met
• Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities
• Meets with other managers to discuss and ensure service requirements are met
• Investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failures
• Prepares and submits budget proposal for assigned area; monitors annual expenditures
• Develops and prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades
• Assesses and submits cost of repair estimates
• Supervises, trains, mentors, and motivates assigned 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 assigned employees
• 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


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 two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:
• Bachelor′s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Engineering, or a related field
• Five years of relevant management-level experience in fleet maintenance; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment
Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
• A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications (PQ’s) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQ’s will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQ’s will not automatically be selected.
• Experience implementing transit bus fleet maintenance programs that require large daily rollout activities with demanding service requirements
• Experience overseeing maintenance activities for a fleet with various types of vehicles (i.e. natural gas fuels, alternative fuel systems, and/or electric drive systems)
• Experience implementing transit bus fleet maintenance programs requiring large daily rollout activities with demanding service requirements
• Experience overseeing maintenance activities for a fleet with various types of vehicles (i.e. natural gas fuels, alternative fuel systems, and/or electric drive systems)
• Experience utilizing Microsoft Office and maintenance management systems
• Experience overseeing the following activities in a union environment: management, safety and environmental sustainability, bus and facility maintenance regulatory compliance, and labor relations
• Theories, principles, and practices of fleet maintenance
• Mechanical systems and concepts
• 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
• Applicable computer business software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
• Overseeing the operations of an equipment maintenance department
• Determining strategies to achieve goals
• Troubleshooting essential areas
• Analyzing situations, identifying problems, developing and recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes
• Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions
• Communicating effectively orally and in writing
• Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence
• Interacting professionally with all levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
• Supervising, training, mentoring, and motivating assigned staff
• Leading others
• Mediating and negotiating
• Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
• Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
• Plan financial and staffing needs
• Travel to offsite locations
• Read, write, speak, and understand English

Additional Information

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 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. (KP)
*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.