Performance Monitoring Manager

Washington D.C.
Apr 25, 2018
May 28, 2018
Full Time
Job Description



    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Safety, Transportation or related field. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, safety, transportation or a related field to satisfy the education requirement.


    A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, safety, transportation or a related field and three (3) years of supervisory experience.

    Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued from the jurisdiction of residence. Roadway Worker Protection Level II (to be obtained within 30 days of hire).


     Master’s degree in Engineering, Safety, Transportation or related field Certified Safety Specialist or Certified Safety & Security Director designation from the World Safety Organization Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or certified Associate Safety Professional (ASP). Project Management Certificate (PMP) or Professional Engineer (PE) license. 

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.


The Performance Monitoring Manager serves as a compliance consultant focusing on rail performance and safety issues. The incumbent manages, monitors, inspects and oversees the work of operations employees. This accountability surveils compliance in areas of, but not limited to Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) and the operation of Rail Maintenance Machines (RMM).  The work includes all Authority property, resources, personnel, policies and procedures that facilitate the safe operation of rail systems. The Performance Monitoring Manager is also responsible for the training, development, and readiness of their assigned branch personnel and will supervise and oversee the performance of the branch's assigned duties. The role is accountable for managing staff and other activities of the Authority to support the operating departments, providing advice and guidance to departmental and senior management.  The incumbent must work varied shifts (this includes nights, weekends, and holidays) based on operational needs of the Authority.


    Supervise and directs the work of Performance Monitoring Officers. Responsible for reviewing assignments and schedules. Performs compliance and operational reviews of employees’ application of safety rules and procedures as prescribed by the Metrorail Safety Rules and Procedures Handbook (MSRPH). Evaluates departmental practices for compliance with departmental policies, procedures and the System Safety Program Plan (SSPP) to promote the Authority’s transit-support goals.  Monitors the performance of the Roadway Worker in Charge (RWIC) as it connects the accountability with the commitment to ensure quality and safety standards are met.  Conducts comprehensive hazard analyses testing and risk assessments of equipment, activities and systems, ensuring performance quality and compliance with internal and external safety requirements. Investigates and resolves claims of unsafe conditions, practices or acts throughout the rail system. Plans, organizes, performs and documents safety reviews of various operating departments within the Authority for compliance with RWP rules. Investigates accidents/incidents and recommends corrective actions and future preventive measures. Provides regular written reports, as well as other production related results and updates to the Chief Safety Officer, Assistant Chief Safety Officer, Deputy Chief, Investigations and other members of management as needed. Ensures that the Authority’s work environment reflects a commitment to protecting the safety of employees.  Establishes and maintains a culture committed to an injury-free workplace.

  • Reviews internal safety policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate; conducts hazard and risk assessments and recommends new or where necessary, amended safety policies and procedures.

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:

  • Personal Interview 
  • Skills Assessments 
  • Verification of education and experience 
  • Criminal Background Check 
  • 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.

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