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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer


Bulletin No:
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Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
Salary Range:
Start Rate: $40.64 p/hr - Top Rate: $54.18 p/hr
Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)


Basic Function

Supervises multi-skilled personnel and contractors in the repair, modification, upgrade, overhaul, and maintenance of: buildings, facilities, grounds, fire and life safety systems, wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment

Example Of Duties

  • Ensures service requests and job specifications are completed on time
  • Reviews design criteria and/or repair cost estimates
  • Prepares and reviews requisition packages for procurement of new contracts, including contract specifications; scope of work statements; and justification for contract services, materials, equipment, deliverables, and schedules; monitors performance and budgetary compliance by vendors
  • Prepares or assists Contract Administrators in the preparation of Requests for Proposals and Invitation for Bid; recommends amendments to and administers vendor contracts as required
  • Evaluates bids and proposals
  • Prepares memos, contract budgets, comprehensive reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence
  • Develops annual maintenance budgets, monitors annual expenditures and ensures contracts and projects are completed within approved budgets
  • Assists in reviewing construction and engineering drawings related to construction and maintenance work
  • Diagnoses maintenance problems; makes or directs repairs, equipment overhauls, upgrades, and modifications; or recommends corrective action
  • Prepares programs and schedules for equipment upgrades, and investigates and reports on accidents and equipment failure
  • Administers service or maintenance contracts and ensures they meet applicable standards and are performed satisfactorily and in accordance with contract requirements
  • Instructs contract personnel on safety practices; enforces safety regulations, and ensures regulatory compliance
  • Inspects all work in progress and completed projects
  • Develops, implements, and oversees maintenance programs; ensures compliance with preventive maintenance plans and schedules; reviews and maintains or manages the maintenance of records; prepares weekly and monthly activity reports
  • Works with other departments, outside agencies, and vendors to coordinate activities
  • Informs other supervisors and management of problems and work in progress status
  • Tracks, maintains, and distributes licenses and required permits for repairs on construction
  • Utilizes a computer based information system to process work orders, incidents, timesheets, material requests, and perform other related tasks
  • Accounts for personal compliance with all of Metro’s safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro’s safety rules, policies, and procedures

Requirements For Employment

  • Associate's degree - Related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school
  • 3 years of experience overseeing maintenance and repair contracts and overseeing contractors within the following areas: buildings, facilities, grounds, fire and life safety systems, wayside structures, mechanical, electrical, or communications systems, and equipment
  • Experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis
  • Valid California Class C driver license
Special Conditions:

  • Possible exposure to physical, weather, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards

  • On call 24 hours

  • Depending on assignment may be required to climb up to 50 feet


  • Theories, principles, and practices of the repair and maintenance of facilities and associated systems including but not limited to fire and life safety systems, electrical, hydraulic, compressed air and construction
  • Public agency procurement processes and contract administration
  • Basic engineering principles
  • Contract maintenance management procedures
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to safety requirements and procedures including HAZMAT and Storm Water Pollution Act
  • Principles of supervision
  • Maintenance Information Systems


  • Plan, organize, and monitor the work of multi-skilled workers in a variety of locations or direct the work of contractors in maintaining and repairing facilities and related systems
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Mediate and negotiate
  • Manage multiple projects from inception to culmination
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Supervise internal or external subordinate staff
  • Manage workforce in a cost effective manner
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • Provide oversight to offsite locations

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 and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 922-7153 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. (JD)

*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.