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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)


Bulletin No: 006809-011


Closing Date: 24-MAY-21

Salary Grade: H1M

Salary Range: $84,469 - $105,560 - $126,672

External/Internal: EXTERNAL

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)

Basic Function

Performs quality audits to ensure Metro projects are meeting contractual and industry requirements and that work is performed in compliance with Project Quality Program procedures and requirements.

Example Of Duties

• Conducts quality audits, including reviewing quality program submittals for compliance to contract requirements

• Provides quality support to Resident Engineers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers, as required

• Conducts quality surveillances for specific quality related activities

• Evaluates quality systems and performance

• Investigates, documents, reviews, and approves non-conformances and QARs (Quality Assessment Reports)

• Audits contractor's activities, facilities and tunnel construction, hardware installation, system integration, and acceptance testing

• Provides quality support for test and equipment acceptances

• Provides quality input to design documents

• Maintains quality management procedures

• Analyzes data and prepares narrative reports

• Represents Metro internally and externally

• Provides guidance and assistance to new or entry-level employees

• Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:


• Bachelor′s Degree in Engineering, or a related field; Master′s Degree in a related field preferred


• Five years of relevant experience in the design and construction of rail transit projects, including quality system auditing experience and two years of experience supporting the implementation of a quality system

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

• A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

• Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred

• Certified Quality Auditor, Certified Manager of Quality, or Certified Quality Engineer preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

• Experience applying ISO 9000 Standards to organize quality management systems

• Experience conducting and closing quality audits

• Experience evaluating quality systems and performance


• Computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Quality system audit requirements

• Research and report preparation methods

• Processes, systems, and procedures for Project Quality Program

• Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

• Metro policy and procedures

• Construction means and methods, including transit construction or general heavy construction practices


• Performing audits of construction activities

• Conducting research and developing reports

• Communicating effectively orally and in writing

• Interacting professionally with various levels internally and with external representatives

• Exercising judgment and creativity in decision making

• Analyzing situations and identifying problems, including Root Cause Analysis

• Identifying areas for improvement

• Reading and understanding construction drawings and plans


• Develop, coordinate, present, administer, and evaluate construction quality programs and requirements

• Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence

• Think and act independently

• Meet tight time constraints and deadlines

• Compile and analyze data

• Understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts and agreements

• Represent Metro internally and externally

• Maintain good working relationships

• Handle highly confidential information

• Travel to offsite locations

• Read, write, speak and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. (TS)

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office

One Gateway Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.

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