Assistant Superintendent Office of Track and Structures Compliance Division

Washington D.C.
Apr 13, 2017
Apr 24, 2017
Full Time
Job Description
Job Title: Assistant Superintendent Office of Track and Structures Compliance Division
Job ID: 170186 Location: VA - Alexandria Yard
Posting Open-Close 04/12/2017
- 04/24/2017
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Union NRP
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description

Posting/Position Details:

All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off.  The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)

Marketing Statement:

In search of individual with interest in managing TRST Compliance and Safety oversight.

Seeking an individual with the desire to oversee, enforce and correct compliance to all track standards, structural inspections and adherence to State, Federal and WMATA engineered standards.  Person will be required to enforce OSHA and WMATA Safety Rules, Policies and Procedures.

Strong reading, writing, and comprehension for learning all TRST and WMATA standards in relation to Compliance, Safety and Incident / Accident investigations, a must.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation  from  an  accredited  college  or  university  with  a Bachelor's  Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or a related engineering field,  and six  (6) years of progressively responsible experience in  rapid   rail  transit track  and structural maintenance and inspection organization.

Or, a combination of post high school education and a minimum of ten ( 10) years of progressively responsible experience in rapid rail transit track and  structural maintenance and inspection organization.


Possess a valid Maryland, Virginia or District of Columbia motor vehicle operator's license from jurisdiction of residence.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this class.  Must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodation(s).

Job Summary/Duties:

This is supervisory/ administrative and technical track and way maintenance work involving the management of activities associated with the execution of planned and scheduled preventive maintenance/ inspection and repair of all major track and structures and other support systems within a region or systemwide . Employee assists in the initiation and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures associated with track and struc tures maintenance and inspection. Employee has latitude for independent judgment and action within established guidelines.

Manages and implements/ for the assigned area/ an effective inspection schedule, preventive maintenance and repair program for facilities, related systems and equipment to ensure their continuous availability in the provision of safe, efficient and clean use of bus/rail facilities, operationa l support service, and related activities.

Supervises the assignment of tasks or duties to be performed by crews in accordance with established priorities. May conduct periodic staff meeting to ensure enhanced communications and effectiveness among employees.

Evaluates the eff iciency and effectiveness of assigned inspection and maintenance crews, assessing such items as adherence to phased work plans and allowable costs, how well performance , work quality and safety objectives are achieved and the incidence of follow-up repairs. May recommend improvement in work methods and techniques to correct maintenance deficiencies.

Supervises subordinate staff to include recommending applicant selection, disciplinary actions, resolution of  grievances, assigning duties, directing work, conducting performance evaluat ions, approving leave requests and timesheets, and ensuring appropriate training is provided.

Prepares and presents oral/written reports or recommendations for Superintendents and others within area of assigned responsibility as may be appropriate .

May make recommendat ions regarding the establishment of policies and procedures for programs affecting the safety and operational effectiveness within the assigned area of responsibility.

Performs related management duties as required.

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:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

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.