The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), operator of the METROLINK Commuter Rail System, is seeking a member of the PTC Communication & Signals Engineering division you will get the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a wide variety of professional level engineering duties and responsibilities. You will collaborate with industry professionals and support the Positive Train Control, Communications and Signals department with daily operations.
The ideal candidate will be able to thrive in a fast paced work environment. This person makes good decisions is energetic, hard- working, excited and able to multi-task. Selected candidates are curious, willing to learn and able to bring new and fresh ideas to Metrolink.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May perform a variety of administrative support duties such as conducting research, gathering data, preparing spreadsheets, and other similar functions.
Review test and procedural documents and reports to ensure accuracy of information.
Conduct quality control reviews of trouble tickets and defect tickets.
Maintain worksheets of train control documents and data center assets.
Observe and/or conduct tests in train control laboratory
Technical writing for procedures supporting data center management
Prepare written communications.
Evaluate programs and processes to recommend improvements.
Provides assistance on special projects.
Performing other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Must be currently enrolled in a college, university, educational institution, vocational school or program and demonstrate a commitment to public service and our shared values. Must be at least 16 years of age.
Students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field preferred
A combination of training, education and or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered when determining minimum qualifications. Advanced relevant coursework may also substitute for a portion of required experience.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Receives supervision from departmental management/supervisory level roles
This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of:
General networking and systems engineering
Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
Work in a fast-paced environment.
Apply research techniques and analytical methods
Conduct special studies in conjunction with a project, analyzing data and making recommendations based upon studies
Work independently and take initiative
Think critically and creatively
Conduct field visits and be able to successfully complete Roadway Worker Protection training
Transition between standing, walking and sitting at varying lengths of time
Climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, feel and grasp tools to perform the duties of the position
Ability to lift, hold and move objects up to 25lbs.
Hear and perceive the nature of sounds
Listen and express or exchange ideas by means of spoken words
Adjust visual focus.
Working Conditions Work is performed in a normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, or temperature.
Following a review of resumes and/or applications, the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. Eligible applicants will be notified of the exact time and place of assessments and interview. Candidates will be interviewed to determine their relative knowledge, skills and ability in job related areas. Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a reference check, including degree verification and criminal records check provided through SCRRA.
Internal Candidates: Employees with active discipline as defined in the HR Policy No. 5.3 Positive Discipline Program and/or with performance that does not meet the standard for "meets expectations" as defined in the Performance Planning and Appraisal Process may be precluded from consideration and placement in the position.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the SCRRA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
The SCRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/ADA