EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Valley Metro RPTA Superintendent Light Rail Vehicle Maintenance Valley Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
SALARY: $83,632.00 - $125,448.00 Annually FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation. OPENING DATE: 04/13/18 CLOSING DATE: Continuous
This recruitment is open until filled with the first review of applications occurring on April 27, 2018. Please include a current resume with your application.
Join the Valley Metro team and be a part of a fast-growing city and transit agency that is operating, planning and building a 66-mile high-capacity/light rail transit system. The Light Rail Vehicle Superintendent will lead the manufacturing and introduction of new light rail and streetcar fleet, with more than 80 vehicles being deployed across the next 5 – 7 years. In addition to new fleet, the LRV Superintendent will have the opportunity to spearhead the overhaul program for the existing 50-car rail fleet.
The LRV Superintendent is part of a large team focused on operational excellence, high-quality expansion and, ultimately, building a system that connects communities and enhances lives. With more than 250,000 daily transit riders (50,000 of which ride light rail), the Valley Metro Rail system has transformed the Valley of the Sun and we continue to seek innovative, team leaders to support our positive momentum.
The Superintendent Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Maintenance is responsible for directing, planning, and implementing the maintenance and repair of the LRV. Typical duties include: managing vehicle configuration through the modification approval process and updating maintenance procedures to reflect vehicle system changes; coordinating with Capital and Service Development, providing specifications, training and procedural requirements of new equipment and service contracts; ensuring the operational efficiency and work quality of Valley Metro's maintenance, preventative maintenance inspections, and repair for all LRV equipment; developing and implementing policies and procedures; managing staff and resources; establishing standards and coordinating work activities with consultants/contractors; managing LRV spare parts inventory and supplies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Associates Degree or technical school certification with major course work in a closely related field. Eight (8) years' progressively responsible experience in light or heavy rail vehicle maintenance, transportation, or transit operations, including at least five (5) years of supervisory/management experience; OR , any combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities that demonstrate the capacity to successfully complete the job duties listed above.
Highly Desired Experience:•Strong leadership and communication skills both written and oral•Experience in project management•Light Rail Vehicle maintenance experience•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites•Experience in public transportation
Background Investigation:Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
Licenses and Certifications:Valid Arizona Driver's License and the ability to maintain insurability under Valley Metro's Vehicle Insurance Policy.
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The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
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