Our Los Angeles based client is a premier innovator and provider of public transportation services. The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority is looking to add a Senior-level Engineer (Mechanical Engineer) to its organization.
The Senior Engineer will be responsible for the mechanical systems engineering design and construction of bus and rail maintenance and storage facilities. The mechanical systems include HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, and ventilation for rail underground and aboveground stations. The Senior Engineer will also oversee the design and construction work of mechanical systems performed by outside consultants and agency integrated project teams to ensure compliance with agency criteria, codes, and standards.
Requirements: Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, other related field or equivalent experience. A Master’s degree in Engineering, or other related field is desirable
Six (6) years of relevant experience in appropriate engineering discipline, including design and construction of public transit projects or major public agency projects
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Licensed Professional Engineer within the discipline
Demonstrated knowledge of California Building Standards codes and ASHRAE standards pertaining to the design of commercial building systems (HVAC, Elevator, Escalator and Generator systems)
Experience conducting inspections of commercial building systems
Experience working in a public transportation environment
Essential Knowledge and Abilities
Theories, principles, and current practices of engineering analysis, design, and construction in appropriate discipline
Fundamentals of architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, vehicle, systems design, and environmental engineering as they relate to assigned engineering discipline
Engineering design codes
Applicable federal, state (Title 24), and local codes, standards, policies, procedures, and regulations
Reading and understanding plans, specifications, mechanical drawings, and diagrams
Serve as lead for in-house specialized engineering activities for bus and rail transit engineering projects from conception to completion
Monitor and evaluate work by consultants and construction contractors
Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data in order to prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Understand, interpret, and apply codes, regulations, specifications, and project contract agreements
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Plans, organizes, assigns, implements, and manages engineering projects in accordance with budget and schedule requirements
Provides engineering design services and design support during construction; provides support for project bid and award phase, construction management, closeout, activation, and startup activities for bus and rail transit projects
Reviews contract documents, shop drawings, specifications, RFI (request for information), and DDR (detailed design review) for compliance with codes, project specifications, and Metro criteria
Reviews designs for quality, constructability, and cost effectiveness; recommends design changes
Assures project compliance with design criteria and standards, workplans, safety guidelines, maintenance requirements, and operational needs
Updates and enforces the Metro Design Standards and Criteria
Makes field visits for research and inventory
Works with in-house engineering and construction disciplines, consultants, and/or contractors to identify and resolve problems which may impact the progress of the project or users existing or planned operational performance
Provides guidance, coaching, training, and oversees the work product of employees in area of expertise
Contributes to ensuring that the (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements
The salary range for the Senior Engineer is HIN ($92,643 - $115,794 - $138,965). Salary placement will be determined by education and experience.
401k Thrift Savings Plans
457 Deferred Compensation Plans
CalPERS Pension Plan
Group Benefit Plans
Health Care Spending Account
Dependent Care Spending Account
Time off with Pay
10 Paid Holidays
Maternity & Family Leave
On-site Fitness Center & Classes
Agency-wide Fitness Challenges/Events and Wellness Fairs
Transportation Passes and subsidies
Child Care Center
Employee Assistance Plan
Recreational Activities & Discounts
Application and Selection Procedure/Closing date is Monday, July 5th, 2021.
For more information about Metro, please visit metro.net. Metro/PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer.
For consideration, please submit your cover letter, salary requirement and resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. You may also contact Kate Harrington directly at (213) 215-0070.
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