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Supv, Craft Crew (CMSR, Station Enhancement)

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Washington Full-Time
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Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalent certificate (GED) with vocational training in the specified facilities maintenance or related field.  Minimum four (4) years of progressively responsible related technical experience in the construction, equipment maintenance or facilities maintenance fields. 


Possession of a valid District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia motor vehicle operator’s permit issued from the jurisdiction of residence.

Plumbing Supervisor: Possession of a Master Plumber’s License, a Journeyman Gasfitter’s License and a Cross Connection Certification Certificate from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Boiler/Chiller Supervisor:  Possession of a Third Class Steam Operating Engineers License issued from the District of Columbia.

HVAC Supervisor:   Possession of a Journeyman’s Refrigeration/Air Conditioning License from a local jurisdiction.

Equipment Operations Supervisor:   Class A CDL from Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia and a Class 7 Operating Engineers License from the District of Columbia.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this job.  The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodation(s).       

Job Summary/Duties:

This position is responsible for inspection, installation, repair, replacement of mechanical equipment systems or inspection, repair and renovation/construction of facilities throughout the Metro system. The incumbent supervises one or more crafts, including:  carpentry, masonry, plumbing, surface finishing, welding, sheet metal, machining, graphics, heating and air conditioning, fire protection, or mechanical equipment and industrial controls maintenance.  This is technical nature of work in one or more trades involving equipment maintenance, facilities maintenance, construction or heavy equipment operations.  

Supervises employees, in one or more crafts, that are responsible for maintaining mechanical equipment systems or performing construction services and heavy equipment operations. Affected crafts include: carpentry, masonry, plumbing, surface finishing, welding, sheet metal, machining, graphics, heating and air conditioning, fire protection or mechanical equipment and industrial controls maintenance.

Supervises and develops schedules for inspection, preventive/corrective/overhaul maintenance and replacement of mechanical equipment systems or facilities.

Conducts daily tool box meetings, develops job specific safety plans, performs safety audits and safety conversations, participates on a Local Safety Committee and contributes to accident/incident investigations. Reviews maintenance processes and procedures from a safety perspective and recommends improvements.

Performs on-site inspections to monitor work performed by contractors and internal staff; ensures compliance with established standards. Acts as site supervisor/coordinator to interface with and support other maintenance and operations functions. Analyzes work volume and staffing requirements and recommends measures to enhance performance and productivity.

Accesses automated maintenance management system to input work performance data, monitors work orders and backlog, assesses equipment performance trends and predict future maintenance requirements.

Instructs/trains employees using applicable technical data, tools, precision measuring/special equipment, tests instrumentation and corrective maintenance programs and procedures.

Provides instruction on safety and environmental requirements to include methods for minimizing at-risk behaviors to avoid injuries and property damage and techniques for identifying and correcting safety hazards.   Enforces compliance with requirements for personal protective equipment and the roadway worker protection program.

Supervises subordinate staff to include recommending applicant selection, disciplinary actions, and grievance resolution.  Assigns duties, directs work and approves leave requests and time sheets.

Prepares and completes oral, written and electronic reports and documentation; ensures easy retrieval of information for statistical and management purposes.

Purchases materials, parts and tools and ensures their proper use, care and security.  Complies with established procurement policies and procedures.

The above duties are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  It is not intended to limit in any way the right of 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:

  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

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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