Mechanic-Automatic Train Control

Falls Church, VA
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Education High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Satisfactory completion of an acceptable vocational school and/or training course in basic electronics and electro-mechanics. Experience Twelve (12) months following the achievement of a particular grade level (ie Grades D, C, B, A and AA), an incumbent will only advance to the next grade level provided he/she has taken and passed all required written or practical tests, acquired all required certifications and has met acceptable fitness for duty, work record and is able to demonstrate all job performance requirements Level D Entry Level - Mechanic Helper - No Experience required Level C Must have one (1) year of experience as a Mechanic Helper or related role Level B Must have one (1) year of experience as a Mechanic C or related role Level A Must have one (1) year of experience as a Mechanic B or related role Level AA Must have one (1) year of experience as a Mechanic A or related role Certification/Licensure Valid District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator's permit Must be able to obtain and maintain a Level II Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) certificate Must pass Authority's formal ATC training Preferred Vocational or technical training in an accredited electronic/electro-mechanical course (such as STEM courses or military course) MOS/SOC: The military occupational skills (MOS) or service occupational codes (SOC) that are most applicable to the Mechanical Helper position are listed below. Branch MOS/SOC and/or Military Function US Army 14-Air Defense, 15-Aviation, 25- Communication, 91-Mechanical, 94- Electronic US Air Force 3D- Cyberspace Support 2A- Aerospace Maintenance 2W- Munitions and Weapons US Marines 06- Communication, 21- Ground Ordnance, 28- Ground Electronic, 59- Aviation, 60- Aircraft Maintenance , 63- Avionics US Navy AT- Aviation Electronic Tech, CTM- Cryptologic Tech, ET- Electronics Tech, FC- Fire Controlman, FT- Fire Control Tech, GSE- Gas Turbine Electrical, IC- Interior Communication, STS- Sonar Tech Submarine 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. Mission Essential Designation In accordance with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) this job has been identified as critical to mission essential functions. Incumbents in this role may be required to report to or continue to work in the event of authorized office closings or servere weather, natural disaster, fire, operational emergencies or related events. Job Summary The Mechanic Automatic Train Control (ATC) supports a 24 hour/7 day a week Metrorail system, which may include hazardous areas such as wayside, tunnels and/or equipment rooms while rail service is underway. Incumbents respond to emergencies and perform routine maintenance and/or corrective repairs on ATC assets. The incumbent troubleshoots, maintains, installs and modifies mechanical, electrical, electronic, computerized and electro-mechanical yard and train control specialized and related devices and equipment; and maintains a documented records of all work performed. Job Levels : At each successive grade level of this job (ie 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 Performs preventive and unscheduled repairs, inspections, cleaning, testing, lubrication, adjustments and proper maintenance using TCR book of plans, wiring diagrams, schematics, operations manuals, regulatory codes and manufactures' maintenance instructions and uses specific types of ATC electronic test equipment and other specialized tools associated with job assignment, to ensure fully functional ATC equipment and in order to provide safe and reliable rail service. Performs inventories of materials and truck inspections at the start and end of shifts to ensure necessary equipment and supplies are available to complete the shift work plan. Assists in assigned ATC type renovation and/or installation work including Engineering Modification Instructions (EMIs) and safety bulletins to ensure fully functional ATC equipment and in order to provide safe and reliable rail service. Assists in the completion of assigned operational, equipment failure, safety, and other reports as required using the Authority's Maintenance Management Information System(ie MAXIMO) to accurately and timely document conditions of ATC assets in the field. Other Functions Attends assigned on-the-job and formal training classes, to develop skills and knowledge necessary to maintain the Authority's ATC assets and complete the work in a safe and efficient manner. Provides technical assistance and informal on-the-job training to Mechanic Helpers to ensure work is being completed according to standard Assists more senior level mechanics in the performance of more difficult and complex tasks and supports lower level mechanics in completing assignment 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 Job Requirements: Manage cost control to achieve budget Reassemble all types of control regulators and relief regulators including self operating, pilot operating, and control valves Conduct meetings and training sessions pertaining to safety, process control Shoot technical difficulties utilizing remote control Maintain modulations levels within FCC regulations Assist the Maintenance Department with daily electrical and control issues Test and adjust the control systems in accordance with a well-defined program Conduct a daily inspection tour of the entire environmental control system, and related equipment Operate, repair, troubleshoot, maintain, and manage the control systems and associated subsystems Assist in troubleshooting electrical, instrumentation and control issues to minimize downtime due to equipment failure Work on AC/DC power and control voltages Troubleshoot and repair all electronic high-tech processing and control systems, as well as associated equipment in plant Maintain instruments and control systems, replace worn, damaged or failed equipment and components in support of facility operations Maintain and trouble shoot control software, control hardware (such as PLC's, instrumentation, variable frequency drives, etc.) and mechanical systems Execute the plant's preventative and predictive maintenance program to ensure reliable operational performance of bakery equipment and processes Define feature that assist the driver by providing warning and control to help keep the vehicle in the desired lane Operate video servers and automation system Perform the duties of the master control operator by switching the on-air signals in accordance with the station log: & monitoring the level and quality Perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and day Implement maintenance management program and associated work planning and control program (DOE 433.1 Maintenance)