Construction Supervisor

Washington D.C
Oct 18, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Full Time
Please note this important information regarding hours, days and base location for this position:

*Night Shift(22:00-6:00)

*Sunday-Thursday Nights

*8200 Professional Place

Minimum Qualifications :

High school diploma or GED. Associate's Degree in Construction Management or certification from an approved technical program in Track Management/Engineering, Construction Management, Mechanical, or related field preferred. Five (5) years' experience supervising in a construction/electrical type environment including adjusting to changes and cancellations with contingency plans, and managing of logistics with projects.

Incumbents subject to the federal testing regulations of safety sensitive positions, which include random alcohol and drug testing as a condition of continued employment.

Incumbents required to maintain qualification for access to Roadway Worker Protection Level IV certification as condition of continued employment.


Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license from jurisdiction of residence. Must maintain license as a condition of continued employment.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary/Duties :

This position is responsible for completing construction projects by supervising installation or rehabilitation crews in the maintenance, rehabilitation and construction of WMATA's infrastructure. The incumbent has latitude for independent judgment and action with the established guidelines and is supervised by Manager depending on assigned shift.

Oversees activities such as radio, facility, communication, or power system construction or rehabilitation, replacement of cables, antennas, hangers, connections, or other related components.

Ensures personnel performing maintenance work are aware of standards, tolerances, and typical adverse conditions that may affect the components in which they are installing.

Ensures personnel are trained in the proper use and operation of all equipment; provides on-the-job training to subordinate personnel.

Maintains records and reports of work production, procurement, usage of materials, and verify daily time reports of employees.

Ensures safety requirements and WMATA rules and regulations are followed while performing rehabilitation and construction activities.

Plans methods and sequences maintenance jobs. Ensures all material and equipment are indentified, gathered, and available prior to execution of maintenance work.

Maintains spare parts and tool/equipment inventory for projected construction and rehabilitation programs.

Ensures equipment is maintained and sent for PMI as required.

Performs the duties of the Roadway Worker in Charge (RWIC) to provide a safe Roadway work environment for crews and/or contractors.

Subject to 24-hour call-in for emergency or unusual conditions.

Operates WMATA non-revenue vehicles.

Enforces guidelines and initiates disciplinary measures that are established in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between WMATA and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 and Local 2.

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:
  • 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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