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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 over 400,000 daily 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.
Maintenance & Engineering
Pay and Benefits
BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2019 current employee cost $147.14 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.
Step 76: $33.75/hour - Step 99: $44.12/hour
External candidates will start at Step 76
May 6, 2019
May 31, 2019
*This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible candidates for vacancies that may occur within the next twelve months.
Special Project Manager- Track & Structures
Variable (as assigned)
Who May Apply
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
Essential Job Functions
1. Repairs, removes and replaces power supplies, relays, motors, switches and related electrical components.
2. Adjusts, removes and replaces printed circuit boards, sensors, speed encoding devices and related electronic components.
3. Adjusts, repairs, removes and replaces mechanical mechanisms and parts such as gears, springs, clutches and rods.
4. Installs new assemblies, parts and components for equipment modifications; installs new wiring, pins, and connectors.
5. Troubleshoots, tests and diagnoses both hardware and software equipment problems using computerized diagnostics tolls, oscilloscopes, voltage, amperage and ohm meters, pressure gauges, magnetic field testers, calipers, multi-meters, signal and tone generators, test cards and related devices.
6. May fabricate special test equipment and prototype train control equipment.
7. Performs preventive maintenance of equipment, including cleaning, lubricating, checking and adjusting all parts and components.
8. Reads work requests and discusses work to be performed with foreworkers, supervisors, work request initiators and engineers.
9. Reads and interprets manuals, drawings, procedures, specifications and schematic diagrams.
10. Determines whether equipment can be repaired in the field and removes and may sends equipment to component repair shops.
11. Responds to computerized, telephone and in-person requests for yard and train control equipment maintenance.
12. Maintains records of work performed, time required, parts and materials used, component serial numbers and related data, using current District maintenance management software and other PC applications such as, excel, lotus notes, word, etc.
13. Confirms that simple, work orders and safe clearances have been provided where necessary, and uses appropriate safety apparel and devices.
14. Updates drawings to reflect field conditions.
15. Prepares brief reports of repeated maintenance problems.
16. Operates District vehicles to reach equipment to be serviced and may include specialized highrail vehicles used on tracks; may operate cranes or other equipment as required for repair.
Education: An Associate's degree in electronics from an accredited college, or a Certificate of Achievement in Electronics from an accredited college, or completion of military training in electronics, or completion of a formal apprenticeship as an electronic technician and possession of a high school diploma, GED, or recognized equivalent.
Experience: One (1) year of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing computerized, electronic and electro-mechanical equipment.
Substitution: In addition to the experience listed above, four (4) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable electronic maintenance experience (i.e. maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing electronic and/or electromechanical equipment) can be substituted for the education.
Basic operating principles of analog and digital electronics, electrical and electronic circuitry and mechanical mechanisms.
Methods and procedures for the repair, installation and maintenance of computerized, electronic and electro-mechanical yard control and train control equipment.
Methods and procedures for testing and troubleshooting yard control and train control equipment.
Use and care of hand and power electrical, electronic and mechanical testing and repair tools and equipment.
Current District PC applications such as excel, lotus notes, word, etc..
Mathematics used in train control maintenance including Boolean algebra.
Safety practices and procedures pertaining to the work.
Assessing and troubleshooting both hardware and software problems in computerized electronic, electrical and mechanical yard and train control equipment down to the component level.
Installing, repairing and maintaining yard and train control equipment.
Using and maintaining hand and power tools and equipment used in the trade.
Reading and interpreting manuals, procedures, diagrams and schematics.
Keeping written records of work performed and parts and materials used.
Using current PC applications systems.
Communicating tactfully and effectively with those contacted in the course of the work.
Operating the District's radio and telephone communication systems incompliance with District Rules, Regulations and Procedures.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Must possess adequate color vision to distinguish wiring, parts, and signals.
Must be physically able to lift to waist level and carry up to 60 pounds.
Must be physically able to climb, stoop, bend, kneel, and crawl to reach work.
Must be physically able to walk on uneven surfaces for long distances.
Must be physically able to work in confined spaces, underground and on aerial structures.
Must be willing to work in exposure to live voltage.
Must be able to wear respiratory protective equipment during the performance of assigned duties in accordance with the District Respirator Program and applicable Cal-OSHA requirements.
Must be able to understand, read and communicate in English.
Must be able to work various shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime.
This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, All SEIU members must follow the "Bid Form Process", failure to comply will invalidate an employee's application.
The Employment Office will screen bids/applications/resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.
All applicants are asked to complete the application and/or Bid Form in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line 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 Bid or application form.
This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, all full-time SEIU District employees must follow the "Bid Form" process and deposit their bids in the bid box. Failure to comply may invalidate the employee's bid. As actual vacancies occur, District employees on the internal eligibility list will be considered before outside candidates.
External applicants may only apply on line, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the on line application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
The Employment Office will screen Bid form applications and resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.
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. On line 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.
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.
Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.
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.
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).
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $33.75 to $44.12 /hour