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Light Rail Vehicle Electronic Specialist
Light Rail Vehicle Electronic Specialist
Req # 2357-E
Metropolitan Transit Authority in Houston is HIRING!!!
We are currently seeking a Light Rail Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor for our Service Delivery/ Rail Service Delivery Department in Houston. If you are a hard-working and enthusiastic individual who would like a career with a reputable company, this is the opportunity for you!
We Offer GREAT Benefits Including
Training And Developmental Resources
Start date: September 1, 2013
Job Duties For The Light Rail Vehicle Electronic Specialist
Successfully complete the LRV Maintenance Training courses in light rail vehicle systems and subsystems.
Work with other Rail Operation sections as necessary to facilitate achieving no less than a 96% on time performance.
Inspect, diagnose, test, and repair rail vehicle systems and equipment.
Perform complex, detailed line replaceable unit level diagnostics and repairs to vehicle systems and subsystems.
Assist in establishing procedures used for diagnosing, testing and repairing complex electronic equipment down to component level.
Utilize special tools and test equipment to perform electronic and electrical circuitry repairs.
Track, record and document maintenance and diagnostic data used for trending analysis.
Work closely with management, Supervisory staff, vendors and contractors in determining fleet defects.
Assist in maintaining the Light Rail Vehicle car history books.
Prepare and enter appropriate testing and diagnostic data for entry into a maintenance management system.
Document warranty data according to METRO policies and procedures.
Support the continued development of a light rail vehicle electronic shop.
Develop and establish testing procedures for various electronic shop bench test units.
Comply with all safety, operating, and maintenance procedures.
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment to complete necessary repairs in a timely manner.
May serve as "Lead" Technician or fill in Supervisor in the absence of the LRV Maintenance Supervisor.
Operate METRORail non-revenue vehicles to include rail car mover, hi-rail equipment and re-railing equipment
Work with management, staff and contractors to assure special tools and test equipment is on hand to support revenue operations.
Provide necessary support for revenue and future start-up operations.
Assist with the development of shop test procedures.
Assist management, vendors and contractors with vehicle testing and acceptance programs.
Maintain a safe and clean work area.
Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements for the Light Rail Vehicle Electronic Specialist:
High School Diploma or Equivalent is required. Associates degree in electrical/electronic technology is desired.
Four (4) years of increasingly responsible electrical/electronic repair experience required. Military Technical experience is preferred.
LRT experience is preferred.
A valid Texas Drivers License is required.
Employee must be able to pass a Yard Safety Orientation Course provided by METRO.
Must successfully pass technical competency test prior to an interview.
Excellent (oral and written) communication skills are essential.
Ability to communicate well with management, consultant and engineers to resolve vehicle maintenance issues.
Perform technician level diagnosis and repair of complex electrical and electronic equipment.
Read and interpret electrical/electronic schematics and wiring diagrams.
Utilize bench and portable test equipment for diagnosing, testing and repairing board level components.
Utilize vendors software applications required for repairing electronic equipment.
A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check is required prior to the placement of any individual in a position that requires the operation of a METRO revenue or non-revenue vehicle on behalf of METRO.
The Disqualifying Criteria Is As Follows
Invalid, suspended, or revoked driver's license.
Conviction of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the preceding three (3) years.
2 or more DUI or DWI convictions with no time limit.
3 or more moving violations within the last 3 years.
Any accumulation of suspensions of over 1 year in length within the last 3 years.
More than 2 accidents with indication of fault within the last 3 years.
More than 3 accidents without an indication of fault within the last 5 years.
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The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.
Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.
We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.