Shift Supervisor, Low Voltage SMNT

Washington D.C
Sep 14, 2023
Sep 21, 2023
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or possession of a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and four (4) years of Electrical and/or Electrical Maintenance Vocational/Technical Training

  • Three (3) years of experience working in the electrical equipment repair field

  • Active Journeyman or Masters electrical license

  • N/A

Medical Group

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.

Mission Essential Designation
  • In accordance with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) this job has been identified as critical to mission essential functions. Incumbents in this role may be required to report to or continue to work in the event of authorized office closings or service suspensions due to severe weather, natural disaster, fire, operational emergencies or related events.

Job Summary

The Shift Supervisor, Low Voltage Power Systems Maintenance is responsible for supervising the installation, testing, repairs and maintenance of the low voltage electrical equipment in all Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) owned facilities in accordance with WMATA, Manufacturers, State and Local Authorities and National Electrical Code (NEC) guidelines.

Essential Functions
  • Supervises assigned personnel and performs routine duties such as; installing, maintaining and repairing all low voltage electrical equipment on WMATA property, following NEC guide lines.
  • Assigns duties to staff based on workload priority, giving instructions in proper work methods and techniques and following up to ensure satisfactory completion of work.
  • Prepares mandatory reports on subordinates in order to document their performance and progress at all levels.
  • Implements the maintenance plans and procedures for the Low Voltage and ensures that standards operating procedures and safety rules and regulations are followed.
  • Assists in the development, administration and implementation of the WMATA Low Voltage training program and provides input on maintenance standards, ensuring that employees perform their roles at an optimum level.
  • Discusses and resolves employee complaints and grievances in accordance with collective bargaining agreements and Human Resources policies in order to facilitate normal business operations and a work environment remains harmonious.
  • Ensures materials are available for assigned maintenance activities and accounts for assigned electrical/electronic equipment.

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

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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