Assistant Superintendent of Ways and Facilities, Facilities/Buildings

Published
January 12, 2022
Location
Oakland, CA
Job Type
 

Description

Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Conditions of Employment

All San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to show proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to receiving a final offer, unless you receive a COVID-19 Vaccination reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or a religious exemption due to an approved sincerely held religious belief that prohibits you from receiving a vaccine. BART will review requests for a reasonable accommodation or religious exemption on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. For questions, please contact BART Human Resources, Leave Management at HRDP@bart.gov .

Department

Maintenance and Engineering, Facilities/Buildings

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2022 current employee cost $157.35 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

Non-Rep Pay Band 09
Minimum: $120,596.00/year - Maximum: $182,703.00/year
Starting initial salary offer will be between $120,596.00/year - $160,480.19/year commensurate with experience and education.

Posted Date

January 10, 2022

Closing Date

January 21, 2022
Please note that any job announcement may be closed, canceled, or extended at any time.

Reports To

Superintendent of Way and Facilities or designee

Days Off

Variable, As assigned

Current Assignment

This job announcement is to fill an Assistant Superintendent vacancy in the Facilities Buildings Maintenance group of the Maintenance and Engineering Department.

Essential Job Functions

Manages and coordinates the daily operations and activities of the Way and Facilities Maintenance Division including inspections, testing, maintenance and repair of all track way, tunnels, subways, bridges, embankments and related structures, buildings and facilities repair, painting and plumbing.
Assists in the management, development, and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
Investigates accidents and unusual occurrences; determines cause; develops and implements resolutions or corrective actions.
Performs facility inspections and ensures compliance to Federal, State and District policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work plan for assigned staff; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Plans, directs, reviews and evaluates the inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of subways, tunnels, bridges, embankments, wayside and related fire protection equipment; buildings and facilities repair; painting and plumbing; and files related documentation.
Directs and participates in the analyses of highly complex and technical way and facilities maintenance problems; develops and implements effective and efficient solutions; prepares and submits related reports.
Monitors of safety and technical training programs for assigned District staff; ensures that all training is effective and accurate.
Participates the management of assigned maintenance and supply contract services; ensures that contractors fulfill contractual obligations.
Participates in technical upgrades and developments related to track and structures maintenance; advises Superintendent of Way and Facilities Maintenance as appropriate.
Monitors developments and legislation related to assigned area of responsibility; evaluates impact upon district operations; recommends and implements equipment, practice and procedural improvements.
Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
Participates in the development and administration of the division's annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments.
Serves as the liaison for the Way and Facilities Maintenance Division with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues.
Serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommends modifications to track and structures maintenance programs, policies and procedures as appropriate.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of way and facilities repair and maintenance.
Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mechanical Maintenance or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of (full-time) professional verifiable experience in facilities maintenance or related experience which must include at least two (2) years of supervisory or management experience.
Substitution: Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred..
Other Requirements: Must be available for on-call responsibility 24 hours, 7 day per week for way and facility related problems.
Knowledge of:
-BAP-Business Advanced Process-Time and Labor
-Hazardous Waste Inspection Program
-Contracts Administration and Management
-Station and Facility Infrastructure Original Design or Modified Design
-Building Codes
-Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive way and facilities maintenance program for a rail transit system for a large metropolitan area
-Methods, techniques, materials and equipment used in way and facilities inspection, repair and maintenance
-Principles and practices of industrial safety policies and procedures.
-Track occupancy protection and operating principles
-Technology and equipment related to way and facilities maintenance
-Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
Skill in:
-Overseeing and participating in the management of a comprehensive way and facilities maintenance program
- Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff
-Participating in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures
- Preparing and administering large program budgets
- Preparing clear and concise administrative and financial reports
- Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals
- Researching, analyzing and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques
- Reading and interpreting technical manuals, diagrams, drawings and blueprints
- Developing and implementing safety training programs
- Analyzing structures maintenance and inspection problems
- Interpreting contracts and ensuring that contractors fulfill obligations
- Interpreting and applying Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
- Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
As part of the initial selection process, a Supplemental Questionnaire may potentially be required to obtain job-related information needed to identify the most-qualified applicant for this position. Clarity and completeness of answers are factors that may be considered in the evaluation process.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on Employee Connect.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
When you have successfully applied for this position, you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.

Other Information

Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicle, electrical energy and inclement weather conditions.
Physical Conditions: May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting prolonged periods of time. Must possess sufficient mobility to perform field inspections and investigations.

Essential Job Functions

Manages and coordinates the daily operations and activities of the Way and Facilities Maintenance Division including inspections, testing, maintenance and repair of all track way, tunnels, subways, bridges, embankments and related structures, buildings and facilities repair, painting and plumbing.
Assists in the management, development, and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
Investigates accidents and unusual occurrences; determines cause; develops and implements resolutions or corrective actions.
Performs facility inspections and ensures compliance to Federal, State and District policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work plan for assigned staff; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Plans, directs, reviews and evaluates the inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of subways, tunnels, bridges, embankments, wayside and related fire protection equipment; buildings and facilities repair; painting and plumbing; and files related documentation.
Directs and participates in the analyses of highly complex and technical way and facilities maintenance problems; develops and implements effective and efficient solutions; prepares and submits related reports.
Monitors of safety and technical training programs for assigned District staff; ensures that all training is effective and accurate.
Participates the management of assigned maintenance and supply contract services; ensures that contractors fulfill contractual obligations.
Participates in technical upgrades and developments related to track and structures maintenance; advises Superintendent of Way and Facilities Maintenance as appropriate.
Monitors developments and legislation related to assigned area of responsibility; evaluates impact upon district operations; recommends and implements equipment, practice and procedural improvements.
Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
Participates in the development and administration of the division's annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments.
Serves as the liaison for the Way and Facilities Maintenance Division with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues.
Serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommends modifications to track and structures maintenance programs, policies and procedures as appropriate.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of way and facilities repair and maintenance.
Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mechanical Maintenance or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of (full-time) professional verifiable experience in facilities maintenance or related experience which must include at least two (2) years of supervisory or management experience.
Substitution: Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred..
Other Requirements: Must be available for on-call responsibility 24 hours, 7 day per week for way and facility related problems.
Knowledge of:
-BAP-Business Advanced Process-Time and Labor
-Hazardous Waste Inspection Program
-Contracts Administration and Management
-Station and Facility Infrastructure Original Design or Modified Design
-Building Codes
-Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive way and facilities maintenance program for a rail transit system for a large metropolitan area
-Methods, techniques, materials and equipment used in way and facilities inspection, repair and maintenance
-Principles and practices of industrial safety policies and procedures.
-Track occupancy protection and operating principles
-Technology and equipment related to way and facilities maintenance
-Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
Skill in:
-Overseeing and participating in the management of a comprehensive way and facilities maintenance program
- Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff
-Participating in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures
- Preparing and administering large program budgets
- Preparing clear and concise administrative and financial reports
- Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals
- Researching, analyzing and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques
- Reading and interpreting technical manuals, diagrams, drawings and blueprints
- Developing and implementing safety training programs
- Analyzing structures maintenance and inspection problems
- Interpreting contracts and ensuring that contractors fulfill obligations
- Interpreting and applying Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
- Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Selection Process

Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
As part of the initial selection process, a Supplemental Questionnaire may potentially be required to obtain job-related information needed to identify the most-qualified applicant for this position. Clarity and completeness of answers are factors that may be considered in the evaluation process.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).

Application Process

External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on Employee Connect.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
When you have successfully applied for this position, you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov, between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov .

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.

Other Information

Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicle, electrical energy and inclement weather conditions.
Physical Conditions: May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting prolonged periods of time. Must possess sufficient mobility to perform field inspections and investigations.

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