Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a Light Rail Transit Systems Maintenance Supervisor to assign, monitor, and train technical personnel in connection with the inspection, maintenance, repair, installation and alteration of all Light Rail Transit (LRT) traction power systems, communication systems, train control systems, light rail vehicle systems and facilities amenities/ power distribution to ensure a safe and reliable operation of the LRT system.

 Job Functions:

Oversee and execute maintenance projects within schedule and budget utilizing work windows allowed by operating considerations.  Performs inspections of LRT systems, equipment and facilities including but not limited to overhead contact wire systems, traction power substations, building electrical/mechanical, communication systems, train control systems, light rail vehicle systems and other elements related to maintaining a safe operating light rail system.  Monitors, identifies and corrects imminent safety hazards for Hampton Roads Transit total LRT rail system.  Investigates, analyzes, and makes recommendations for correcting potential safety problems. Oversees, reviews, and accepts or rejects work performance by contractors. Responsible for monitoring productivity and quality of subordinate maintenance personnel performance.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

Ability to provide technical training and guidance of LRT personnel in the diagnosis, repair, preventive maintenance and service of LRT traction power including Overhead Catenary System, Substations, Signals, LRV Propulsion and Braking Systems and facilities power distribution/building maintenance components.

Software applications:

Email, Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to learn the SPEARS maintenance Management System


Associates Degree/Vocational Training certificate in the Electrical/Electronic technical field and 4 years of related trade experience with a Journeymen electrician license. OR High School Diploma/ GED with 6 years of related trade experience.


Commercial driver’s license or commercial learner’s permit class B with air brake and passenger endorsement.

Apply online at www.gohrt.com/transitcareers/

Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer