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[ Asst Superintendent, Train Control ] Job Information
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) Category Administration
Job Type Full-Time Job Status Interviewing
Salary Range Per Year Shift Regular Work Day
Minimum Education University Degree Title
Minimum Exerience No of Jobs 1
Duration Start Publishing 10/11/2017
Stop Publishing 11/13/2017 Country United States
State CA County
City Oakland

Job Title Asst Superintendent, Train Control


Marketing Statement


Pay and Benefits


Pay Rate

Non-Rep PayBand 10

Annual Salary - $121,196. (Minimum) to $187,856.00 (Maximum)

Posted Date

October 9, 2017

Closing Date

November 3, 2017

Reports To

Superintendent of Systems Maintenance

Days Off


Who May Apply

UPDATE- language for internal and external candidates

Current Assignment

Manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations within the Train Control Maintenance Division of the Maintenance and Engineering Department;coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies. Position requires walking, standing, sitting, light lifting, bending, stooping, and kneeling in order to evaluate preventive maintenance and inspection.

Essential Job Functions

1. Assumes management responsibility for the installation, maintenance, repair, and modification of systems within the Train Control Maintenance Division; this includes programs for: electronic train control systems, central control, control displays, station data gathering systems, and other systems that support real-time train operations.

2. Assists in the management, development, and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs.

3. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.

4. Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work plan for maintenance and repair staff, assigns and evaluates work activities, projects and programs; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; implements discipline and termination procedures.

5. Develops, implements and evaluates preventive maintenance, inspection, repair, installation and modification programs; adjusts as required.

6. Participates in the development and administration of the Division's annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments.

7. Serves as the liaison for the Train Control Maintenance Division with other departments and outside agencies; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues. as well as serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.

8. Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommends modifications to complex maintenance problems, programs, policies and procedures as appropriate; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of train control, communications, and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications


A Bachelors degree in electrical engineering, electronics, computer engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.


Four (4) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in train control, communications, telecommunications, computers, and/or automatic fare collection maintenance programs. At least two (2) years must have included supervisory or administrative experience.


Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.

Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid California drivers license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Knowledge of:

Operations, services and activities of comprehensive maintenance, installation and repair programs for: electronic train control, central control, control displays, automatic fare collection, computers, communications and/or telecommunications systems.

Principles and practices of preventive maintenance and repair of electronic train control, central control, control displays, automatic fare collection, computer, communications and/or telecommunications systems.

Principles and practices of project scheduling and management, program development and administration, budget preparation and administration.

Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.

Skills in:

Overseeing and participating in the management of: comprehensive train control, communications, telecommunications, computer and automatic fare collection maintenance programs.

Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff.

Participating in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures.

Preparing and administering large program budgets and contracts.

Preparing clear and concise administrative and financial reports using computer software, such as MS Excel, MS Office and PeopleSoft.

Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals.

Selection Process


Application Process


Equal Employment Opportunity




Preferred Skills
Posted 10/11/2017 15:37:17