Friday , March 31 2023


Website Los Angeles Metro

Job Description:

Provides advanced-level planning and programming support and performs a range of functions in an assigned organizational unit.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 assigned employees
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out
  • Participates in special task forces, committees, panels, transportation forums, and peer groups
  • Assists in developing program guidelines and strategies
  • Serves as lead with responsibility for studies and research projects
  • Acts as liaison with outside agencies, public and private organizations
  • Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks associated with alternative funding plans, programs, and projects
  • Represents staff at meetings to facilitate and implement planning projects
  • Promotes development along transit lines and transportation corridors
  • May be required to supervise staff
  • Analyzes, develops, and recommends policies and procedures
  • For the assigned business unit, develops technical and other documentation in support of Request for Proposals (RFPs) and participates in contractor/consultant selection
  • Develops and monitors forecasts, budgets, and financial plans for transportation or related programs and projects
  • Negotiates funding agreements
  • Develops, applies, and evaluates technical planning and financial or system analytical methods and procedures
  • Supports analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, of transportation or related projects, programs, and policies
  • Executes cooperative agreements, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), and certification requirements with other entities
  • Manages vendor performance against contracts to ensure completion of projects within scope, on-time, and within budget for the assigned business unit
  • Prepares comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Provides technical and policy guidance to local jurisdictions and agencies on Metro programs

Job Requirements:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of transportation and land use planning, capital planning, grants management, project management, mobility, and/or system engineering
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices, mobility, and funding sources for public agencies
  • Navigate Metro’s complex organizational structure
  • Be flexible, adaptable, and able to iterate as obstacles are encountered during project delivery
  • Maintain composure in difficult situations
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Methods and procedures for data collection and analysis, including spatial, financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical
  • Best practices regarding project management and planning
  • Emerging business models and opportunities to test new models of service delivery
  • Manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Work independently in a highly structured environment
  • Develop and maintain external relationships to ensure project success
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Applicable business software applications
  • Modern management theory
  • Handle highly confidential information
  • Represent Metro before the public

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience using Adobe Suite InDesign to create graphics for presentations, reports, maps, and other graphic documents.
  • Experience reviewing and providing direction and feedback on rail station architectural and landscape plans.
  • Experience using AutoCAD to produce digital architectural redlines, sketches and illustrations, and developing and refining transit station design sketches and standard drawings.
  • Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.
  • Five years of relevant experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment
  • Bachelor′s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc.), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis.

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Metro

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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