The Maintenance and Engineering (M&E) department has over 1500 employees who serve San Francisco Bay Area communities by providing safe and reliable infrastructure to enable on-time service. M&E Engineering leads over one hundred design & capital construction projects along with providing technical expertise for all infrastructure assets apart from rail vehicles. We focus on safety, reliability, and innovation to benefit passengers and employees so trains and projects can move swiftly every day. We hire maintenance-friendly Engineering talent who bring a high level of technical capability, accountability, and enthusiasm for continuous improvement.
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.
$133,622 Minimum - $207,114 Maxiumum (Non-Represented Pay Band 12)
December 20, 2018
Open Until Further Notice
NOTE Working variable shifts, including nights and weekends, may be required.
Who May Apply
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
If you have deep civil, structural, and construction engineering leadership experience and a passion to represent the owner’s interest (Bay Area Taxpayers) in complex negotiations and program delivery, this senior position may be the game changer for your career. Expertise in high volume problem solving within a complex technical environment blending older and newer technologies is key.
This position is accountable for a $1.3B capital budget, staff of 80 (and growing), and 83 projects with oversight over all civil/structural designs for the District. For a glance at projects we are working on, see http //www.bart.gov/better-bart/the-plan
This key leadership role will be accountable for planning, directing, managing, and measuring the Civil, Structural and Construction Engineering divisions within the Maintenance and Engineering Department. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing, through subordinate staff, major special Engineering projects throughout the District including contracted professional Engineering, Construction, and Maintenance services. This group is a critical player in achieving and maintaining a State of Good Repair by interacting with Maintenance, Operations, other BART departments, and external agencies.
Physical asset types in this area of responsibility include site infrastructure, implementation of right of way, station and yard assets to allow for safe and efficient operations. Design infrastructure renewal projects that address regulations requirements and ever growing needs for operational infrastructure including bridges, traction power stations, passenger stations, yards, maintenance shops, and more.
The selected candidate will demonstrate superior abilities in leadership, technical acumen, and self–motivation, as well as extensive management experience, strong communication and organizational skills, and sound judgment driving Civil, Structural and Construction Engineering achievements. The selected incumbent will demonstrate significant achievement in the following areas
The selected candidate will preferably have at least 15 years of relevant experience and be registered as a professional Civil and Structural engineer in the State of California. Registration in another U.S. state is acceptable if a California license is achieved and verified within 6 months of hire date.
Essential Job Functions
A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. A Master’s degree is preferred.
Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional electrical engineering experience, preferably in design and maintenance of high voltage electrical systems and major professional engineering functions or projects which must have included at least three (3) years of management and administrative experience.
License or Certificate
Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California.
Must possess sufficient mobility to perform field inspections and investigations.
Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicle, electrical energy and inclement weather conditions.
May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.
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.
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).