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Communications and Controls Engineering
BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2022 current employee cost $157.35 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.
$113,621 annually - $172,136 annually (NON-REP Pay Band 7)
Initial salary will be between $113,621 annually - $ 154,824.44 annually (based on experience)
October 20, 2022
Open Until Filled
First initial review on November 3, 2022
CBTC Engineering Manager
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
This is a capital position and is subject to time and funding limitations.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the content, function, and modification of Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) systems for BART's internal use. Work will involve office and field design work and reviewing both hired contractors' and internal staffs' implementation of project work. Work assignments involve analyzing conditions and equipment for troubles or shortcomings, developing and scoping solutions, management briefings, creation, and review of contract drawings for content and function, developing specifications and drawings for construction, evaluation of theoretical and actual system operation, and troubleshooting problems found within CBTC equipment and systems. Verbal and written interaction with BART technical staff and contractor staff will be required while directing work, inspecting work, and reporting status of assigned tasks. Work assignments may require coordinating staff activities, may require performance of duties during nights and weekends, and may require working adjacent to active track with electrified rail and moving trains. Familiarity with control and communication methods, such as analog and digital signal processing, analog and digital control, wireless standards, and computer networking and network security is a plus. Specific emphasis will involve Data Communications System (DCS) for CBTC including various interface to legacy train control and communications systems. This position is a capitally funded position and is subject to time and funding limitations.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
A Bachelor's degree in electronics engineering, computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional electronics or communications engineering experience.
Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes.
The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview.
The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations).
External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART. Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. Online applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement.
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at .
Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.
Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.
Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens. Field environment and construction site environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions.
Physical Conditions: Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.
When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at for assistance.
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