Supervisor, Contractor Inspections (Elev/Escalators)

Jul 07, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications :

  • High school diploma or possession of a general equivalency diploma (GED)

  • Five (5) years of experience in one of the following engineering disciplines; mechanical, electrical, or electronics and
  • Two (2) years of training and technical work experience in a relevant applied engineering area which demonstrates a high degree of proficiency in performing maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation inspections on escalators and/or elevators is also required

  • Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) Certification from the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA) or equivalent QEI-1 certification recognized in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued from the jurisdiction of residence

  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering disciplines
      • OR
    • Associate's degree in Construction technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Management of Construction
  • Experience
    • Two (2) years of managerial experience.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary:

The Supervisor, Contractor Inspections (ELES) is responsible for daily oversight, supervision, coordination and facilitation of various contractors maintaining, repairing, and replacing Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)'s elevators and escalators. The incumbent is responsible for assignments of a very detailed and time-sensitive nature and ensures that all necessary equipment, parts and supplies required for elevator escalator modification, repair or replacement contracts are furnished and installed in a manner to meet both industry, jurisdictional and WMATA standards. The Supervisor, Contractor Inspections (ELES) ensures contracted work directly supports the elevator and escalator maintenance plan and goals of the Authority's in-house maintenance program and that work is completed on time and in compliance with contract specifications.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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