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Bus Maintenance Analyst

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Washington D.C
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and/or Automotive Technology
    • In lieu of a bachelor's degree, High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years of experience performing data analytics and visualization activities, developing reports and presentations or analyzing performance programs, in addition to the experience requirement below.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience conducting data analytics and visualization activities using vehicle fleet or other transportation related asset data;

  • A valid driver's license

  • Five (5) years of experience in equipment design, reliability engineering, asset management, and/or asset maintenance planning & scheduling activities for transit vehicle fleets or relatable field;
  • Experience developing and/or analyzing maintenance or other performance programs for a large transportation organization;
  • Experience developing and/or analyzing transportation industry operations, best practices, policies, methodologies, challenges.

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.

Job Summary/Duties:

The Bus Maintenance Analyst performs technical and administrative fleet maintenance analysis work in the Department of Bus Services (BUSV). The incumbent is responsible for the analysis of bus and related subsystems and maintenance programs to improve the performance and reliability of rolling stock.

  • Analyzes corrective actions on particular bus maintenance problems and performance reliability of bus systems and subsystems.
  • Attends training sessions to maintain up-to-date knowledge of bus operations and maintenance programs.
  • Develops technical reports and presentations on fleet performance and reliability for senior level managers.
  • Tracks performance milestones against pre-determined goals and targets. Makes recommendations on target setting and adjustments as needed.
  • Develops and monitors productivity measures for each functional area of bus maintenance.
  • Ensures all technical documentation is accessible to mechanics and maintenance staff via the BMNT webpage for reference and that all technical information is provided to appropriate BUSV personnel.
  • Ensures that maintenance milestones, are accurately documented. Evaluates bus system failures.
  • Reviews maintenance records, incident, inspection reports and vehicle repair orders to ensure proper responsibility is documented

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of 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.


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority operates the second largest rail transit system and the fifth largest bus network in the United States. Safe, clean and reliable, "America's Transit System" transports more than a third of the federal government to work and millions of tourists to the landmarks in the Nation's Capital.

Metro has earned a worldwide reputation for security and architectural beauty. WMATA is clearly the employer of choice for over 10,000 area residents. The Authority was created in 1967 by an interstate compact to plan, develop, build, finance and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the National Capital area. Construction of the Metrorail system began in 1969. Four area bus systems were acquired in 1973. The first phase of Metrorail began operation in 1976. The final leg of the original 103-mile rail network was completed in early 2001. Metrorail now operates 83 stations. One line extension and three new stations are now under construction.

Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.4 million within a 1,500-square-mile area. The transit zone consists of the District of Columbia, the suburban Maryland counties of Montgomery and Prince George's and the Northern Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church. Overall, about 40 percent of the region's residents commute to work on Metro.

Metro and the federal government are partners in transportation. Half of the 83 Metrorail stations serve federal facilities and 36 percent of the local federal workforce uses Metro. We are committed to being an integral part of the Washington metropolitan area by ensuring the best in safe, reliable, cost-effective and responsive transit services, by promoting regional mobility and by contributing toward the social, economic and environmental well-being of our community. Employees are Metro.; We are committed to providing a working environment that fosters a high standard of performance, recognition for contributions and innovations, mutual respect and a healthy quality of life.

We are committed to developing ourselves through technology, training and education. We recognize our diversity as a source of strength that enables us to attain individual and Authority goals. In addition to competitive salaries, Metro employees enjoy a number of attractive benefits. These benefits include paid time off in the form of vacations, holidays and sick leave; medical, dental, life insurances as well as long term disability. Retirement is planned for through a defined contribution plan and a deferred compensation plan. Alternative work schedules, teleworking and free transportation on Metrorail and Metrobus make for an great benefits package for WMATA employees.Jump to our website to apply online for current openings and save the link for future vacancies as they occur.



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