MaintenanceTrainee Rail C

Location
MD
Posted
Jul 15, 2019
Closes
Jul 22, 2019
Ref
190636
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time
THIS JOB OPENING IS BEING USED TO FILL FUTURE VACANT POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION AT VARIOUS SHIFTS, LOCATION AND ASSIGNED DAYS OFF.

Minimum Qualifications

Education
  • High School Diploma or GED and some verifiable technical/vocational training in Mechanical, Electrical, hydraulics or pneumatics

Upon the achievement of 1,000 hours at a particular grade level (i.e. Grades D, C, B, A and AA), an incumbent may be advanced to the next grade level provided he/she has taken and passed any required written or practical tests, acquired any required certifications and has met acceptable fitness for duty, work record and job performance requirements.

Experience
  • Minimum of one year of related work experience in the electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, or electronics field

Certification/Licensure
  • Professional/Job Related Certs:
    • N/A

Driver's License Requirement

As part of their day-to-day responsibilities, incumbents in this job are required to operate a WMATA owned motor vehicle(s) or equipment (revenue or non-revenue ) which requires the possession of a Driver's License from the incumbent's jurisdiction of residence.

X

Driver's Record Minimums

(If Applicable)

X

No More than:

4

Points

1

Moving Violations

In the past

3

years

Preferred
  • Technical Certification in a Mechanical, Electrical, hydraulics or pneumatics discipline
  • Associate's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, hydraulics or pneumatics engineering or related field of study

Summary

The Maintenance Trainee, Rail participates in the WMATA Technical Skills Program (TSP) consisting of developmental training for a period of two (2) years in a designated mechanical discipline (High Voltage Power, Automatic Train Control (ATC), Communications or Automatic Fare Collection (AFC)). The trainee must satisfactorily progress thru each of four (4) training Levels consisting of both classroom and on the job training/experience as contemplated in the TSP.

Upon graduation the trainee will be placed into a job assignment as a Mechanic, grade C within the disciplined trained, performing the associated responsibilities under the close supervision of both management staff, as well as, TSP "Mentor" mechanics assigned to provide on the job training (OJT) in the respective mechanical Rail disciplines throughout the training period.

Job Levels : At each successive grade levels of this job (i.e. Grades D, C, B, A and AA ), the incumbent is expected to demonstrate increased, distinguishing levels of proficiency and efficiency in knowledge, skills and abilities when performing the assigned duties and essential functions described in this job description

Essential Functions
  • Gains progressive familiarity with and develops skills in the maintenance, inspection, and repair of equipment within High Voltage Electrical, Automatic Train Control, Communications, or Automatic Fare Collection disciplines through the attendance, study and participation in both classroom instruction and OJT.
  • Works under the guidance of assigned journey level mechanics to repair and inspect WMATA's High Voltage Electrical, ATC, Communications and AFC equipment.
  • Uses appropriate hand tools, power tools and test equipment to inspect, diagnose and repair equipment malfunction
  • Performs all work activities in strict accordance with WMATA and industry safety and maintenance practices, procedures and standards and follows appropriate Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Metrorail Safety Rules and Practices Handbook (MSRPH) documentation.
  • Completes appropriate written and electronic documentation reports concerning the operation and maintenance of WMATA's High Voltage Electrical, ATC, Communications, and AFC equipment and the TSP

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
  • 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

Closing

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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