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


Bulletin No:
Job Title:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
Salary Range:
$90,813 - $113,526 - $136,219
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

To manage and coordinate the safety activities of all multiple highway, bus and/or rail transit construction projects and ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.

Example Of Duties

  • Oversees the performance of daily inspections of construction sites and monitors inspections of other staff, consultants, and contractors to ensure compliance with safety rules and regulations
  • Represents the department on interdepartmental task forces, committees, and outside agencies such as, CAL-OSHA and FED-OSHA
  • Assists in the monitoring of the monthly audits of consultant and contractor safety performance relating to accident statistics and compliance
  • Plans, organizes, and performs activities associated with the development and achievement of rail projects goals and objectives
  • Develops and enforces policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting fire/life safety, and construction safety of multiple rail projects
  • Identifies elements of consultant's work programs affecting project safety
  • Participates in overseeing the placement and management of insurance for consultants, contractors and subcontractors, and coordinates rail construction related insurance matters
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports to management, the Board of Directors, outside agencies, and the public
  • Directs the work of other staff, consultants and contractors
  • Trains other staff, consultants, and contractors, as required
  • Complies with Metro’s efficient and effective bill paying standard to ensure project and cost center invoices are paid in a timely manner
  • 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 subordinate employees
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Occupational Safety & Health, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or other related field
  • 5 years' construction safety management experience
  • Professional designation as a Construction Safety & Health Technician (CHST) & Associate Safety Professional or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is desirable
  • Valid California Class C driver's license
  • Experience in tunnel safety (CAL OSHA Tunnel Orders) with transit construction projects desirable
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 providing underground safety awareness training related to air quality, ventilation and emergency procedures
  • Familiarity with underground safety laws, regulations, and procedures
  • Experience providing underground Self-Rescue/Self-Contained training
Special Conditions

  • Exposure to weather and physical hazards while on construction sites
  • May be required to work weekends


  • Theories, principles, and practices of heavy rail construction, engineering, construction, underground/tunnel construction, safety, and risk management
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing rail construction and engineering for a public transportation agency
  • Equipment and construction techniques related to the design, installation, and construction of various rail facilities
  • Owner controlled insurance programs as they relate to Metro construction activities


  • Manage and oversee the operations of a construction safety division
  • Analyze situations, identify issues, and recommend solutions
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Plan financial and staffing needs
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Provide training to Metro staff, consultants, and contractors
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

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) 922-6217 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. (FR)

*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.