Transit Asset Management Analyst

Location
MD
Posted
Feb 05, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
210107
Hours
Full Time
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is seeking a Transit Asset Management Analyst for the Transit Asset Management Office (TAMO). The successful candidate will be part of the Reliability Engineering Asset Management (REAM) department.

The candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting the development of Metro's transit asset management information plan and technology strategy.

This is a dynamic role which will provide a significant opportunity for the candidate to coordinate and to implement best practices for asset management. The successful candidate should be a motivated individual with proven skills in identification, review, approval, implementation of all enterprise asset management systems changes, enhancements, upgrades, and technical quantitative/ qualitative analysis. The ideal candidate will also have excellent interpersonal skills as well as excellent communication skills; both written and oral.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field

    o In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, a High School Diploma and four (4) years of asset management systems experience, in addition to the experience stated below, will be considered

Experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in transit asset management systems including experience as a decision-making member of a transit asset or project management team

Certification/Licensure
  • N/A

Preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field

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:

The Transit Asset Management Analyst supports the monitoring and management of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) Transit Asset Management Business Systems. The incumbent performs transit asset management data management activities in support of the overall transit asset management strategy. Incumbent supports the identification, review and implementation of all transit asset management system changes, enhancements and upgrades by evaluating stakeholder business functions, analyzing business requirements, recommending system controls and supporting end users' understanding and proper utilization of Computerized Maintenance Management (CMMS) Applications and Transit Asset Management Systems.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists in determining transit asset management objectives by evaluating business functions, gathering information, and evaluating output requirements and formats. Supports transit asset management plans for stakeholders.
  • Recommends systems and data controls by identifying problems and writing improved procedures - analyzes requirements and functional designs and recommends system controls and protocols. Assists in writing departmental and organizational guidelines and procedures to provide governance of CMMS applications and transit asset management.
  • Creates functional designs by analyzing requirements, constructing workflow processes and diagrams, reviewing system capabilities, and writing specifications for transit asset management systems. Supports and reviews stakeholder requests to existing systems capabilities.
  • Monitors and reports on WMATA transit asset management business systems. Communicates with asset system owners and users to improve business systems by developing functional designs for new or improved system integrations within transit asset management systems. Conducts transit asset management training to asset owners and system users while writing and maintaining system documentation and guidelines.
  • Supports transit asset management projects by monitoring progress to resolve problems and prepare progress reports. Supports activities that ensure comprehensive and consistent transit asset inventories, nameplate and other data across all WMATA asset groups in support of on-going tracking of transit asset life-cycle costs through the life of an asset.
  • Prepares report design specifications by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Translates and communicates business user system requirements and needs to the information technology department, employing appropriate change management methods for system changes and implementation.
  • Provides system support for periodic transit asset condition assessments performed across each of WMATA's transit asset groups in accordance with FTA/TERM guidelines. Supports departmental subject matter expert meetings.

The functions 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:
  • 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

Closing

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.

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