Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Aut PROJECT MANAGER, TRANSIT ASSET MANAGEMENT (FACILITIES) in Los Angeles, California

Basic Function

To develop, oversee, manage, and maintain Metro’s asset management condition and performance assessment for facilities, bridges, tunnels, and fire/life safety asset classes, and to coordinate cost, schedule, budget, condition and performance targets, and prioritization and reporting for potential development of Metro capital projects.

Example Of Duties

  • Serves as lead technical expert with primary responsibility for condition, performance and risk assessments
  • Creates, manages, and documents business processes and procedures for conducting asset type condition assessments consistent with FTA’s Transit Economic Requirement (TERM) 1-5 State of Good Repair (SGR) Asset Scale
  • Provides primary management and serves as technical resource for all SGR Inspectors and inspection activities
  • Participates in development and enhancement of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Project Management Information System and/or Financial Information System components and modules; implements standard computerized project tracking and status reporting systems
  • Develops guides, standards, and implements inspection procedures especially for the collection of condition data into the asset inventory database/EAM system and reporting of performance and condition data
  • Interprets data on failure analysis, performance incidents and inspections to inform on risks and condition ratings
  • Interfaces and coordinates with other departments -- Operations, Finance, Planning, Engineering, Procurement, etc. on TAM/SGR projects, programs, funding, policy and other issues
  • Assists with analysis and interpretation of data for use in asset prioritization, project development, lifecycle planning
  • Manages the process of sampling asset data for accuracy
  • Conducts trend analysis for identification of possible defects, reports findings, and follows up to resolve issues
  • Participates in the design, implementation, and training of inspection staff on keeping data useful, accurate, and up to date in the EAM /asset inventory database
  • Leads studies and analysis of advanced maintenance practices including predictive and reliability centered maintenance
  • Serves as technical resource for rehab/replacement decision-making, developing performance/condition measures, SGR ratings, training on data collection/reporting for the asset inventory/EAM
  • Provides data mining of Metro’s maintenance management/EAM system to monitor and report on performance and conditions
  • Liaises with asset owners and the TWG to help insure asset inventory and conditions are updated on a regular basis
  • Develops and oversees condition estimating, cost estimating, budgeting, cost management and control, scheduling, configuration management, and management information system and reporting activities within the ETAM unit
  • Identifies problems and manages resolution of issues and actions to ensure daily completion of required task efforts involving budget, cost, schedule and other Project Management responsibilities
  • Reviews, analyzes, and monitors actual project performance related to budget, cost, and schedules management activities
  • Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to budget, cost, and schedule-related activities
  • Prepares and presents reports to management and the Board of Directors
  • Oversees performance and evaluates work of consultants to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives
  • Provides lead responsibility over other professional staff as required by management
  • 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
  • Manages department including developing, monitoring and adhering to Metro’s policies/procedures, budget and achieving units goals and objectives
  • Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Metro’s safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Engineering, Construction, Business, Planning or other related field
  • 5 years of senior-level project management experience overseeing an operations facilities’ critical assets (stations, maintenance facilities, divisions), administration, Bridge and Tunnel, and Vertical Transportation and Fire/life Safety Inspections
  • Valid California Class C driver license


  • Rail vehicle maintenance, design performance and operation; or facilities maintenance; or electrical/electronic, construction, civil, structural, mechanical, industrial engineering
  • Theories, principles, and practices of electrical power, mechanical and control systems and subsystems
  • Theories, principles, and practices of rail vehicle maintenance and engineering
  • Wayside power and control systems
  • Theories, principles, and practices of transit asset management, project management, including budget cost management
  • Mandated regulations including public utilities commission inspections, rail maintenance division inspections, and various internal/external audits (FTA, Triennial audits)
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations
  • Engineering and construction concepts
  • Contract administration
  • Personal computer business software applications
  • Modern management theory


  • Develop condition/performance assessment methods, procedures and standards for inspection
  • Manage projects to scope, schedule and budget
  • Oversee the operations of multiple asset class assessment inspectors, consultants and work units
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Plan financial and staffing needs
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • 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 www.metro.net 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

Telephone:**(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. (JM)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

Bulletin No: 004169-002



Closing Date: 25-OCT-16

Salary Grade: H1O

Salary Range: $100,048 - $125,070 - $150,072

External/Internal: EXTERNAL