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[ Deputy Director, Rail Vehicle Maintenance ] Job Information
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) 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 12/11/2017
Stop Publishing 01/05/2018 Country United States
State CA County
City San Carlos

Deputy Director, Rail Vehicle Maintenance
Salary: $120,642 - $174,931

This position closes on Friday, January 5, 2018.

The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.

Caltrain is the commuter rail system covering San Francisco to Silicon Valley in sunny Northern California. We serve the most dynamic and fast-paced economy in the country. Our rail system spans more than 77 miles, through three counties, with an annual ridership of nearly 20 million passengers and growing.

Caltrain is in the process of modernizing its rail system including the advancement of several infrastructure and systems projects. These include the installation of its PTC solution and electrifying the railroad as part of the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP), making this an exciting time in the 150-year history of the railway, and one that offers many opportunities for growth. The $1.98 billion electrification project, which is expected to be operational by 2021, will improve Caltrain’s system performance and capacity so we can accommodate more riders on more state of the art electric trains. Join us and be a part of our exciting new future!

The Deputy Director, Rail Vehicle Maintenance is a newly created position with overall responsibility for the oversite of the rolling stock and related facilities maintenance programs for the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain). Incumbent will also be responsible for developing and implementing programs for maintaining, servicing, and repairing all Caltrain rolling stock; oversight of the Caltrain Central Equipment and Maintenance Facility (CEMOF) building maintenance and improvements; oversight of rolling stock acquisitions for Caltrain including Electric Multiple Units (EMU); responsible for the daily maintenance and operation of rolling stock, including Electric Multiple Units (EMU) and diesel fleets; represent Caltrain in industry group meetings and programs such as Commuter Rail Operator’s Group (CROG), American Public Transportation Association (APTA), and Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA); and the analysis of the bus and commuter safety, security and state of good repair for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) and Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain).
The ideal candidate will have an Associate Degree in Business Administration or related field with eight (8) years of increasing responsibility in vehicle maintenance program administration, plus four (4) years supervision of vehicle maintenance staff. Must have a high degree of multi-tasking skills, demonstrated ability to use initiative and independent judgment, positive leadership qualities, integrity, credibility, and the ability to motivate people, and must possess effective written, verbal and presentation skills.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at, and follow the related application instructions.

The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Posted 12/11/2017 16:01:18