The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Principal Vehicle Systems Engineer for the Rolling Stock & Shops (RS&S) Department. The Principal Vehicle Systems Engineer (PVSE) will be responsible to plan, supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of staff performing the design, repair, test, overhaul, evaluation, and reliability of BART transit vehicles mainly related to electrical, electro-mechanical systems and components and their operating relationships in the Vehicle Systems Engineering Department. The PVSE will be responsible for supervising the work of not only subordinate engineering staff, but also outside contractors as well. As the lead engineer, the PVSE also investigates and determines the cause of major transit vehicle equipment failures, and performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
The equivalent of five (5) years of full-time verifiable professional electrical or mechanical transit vehicle systems engineering or related experience.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California.
Must be physically able to conduct field inspections and testing as assigned.
Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.
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