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Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS TBD. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Coordinates the administrative support for pre-trial and trial activities for the Law Department, including managing litigated files from the inception of the lawsuit until the disposition of the case. Primary duties and Responsibilities Coordinated the daily filing of legal documents with the State and Federal Courts and administrative agencies such as the Human Rights Commission. Coordinates the dissemination of legal documents delivered to the Law Department including, but not limited to, subpoenaed records and deposition transcripts. Makes sure that necessary information is recorded in the Law Department's automated docket system and that the documents are filed with related case documents or delivered to the appropriated staff person in a timely manner. Manages claims, litigated and workers' compensation files for the Law Department. Supervises the preparation of files for new lawsuits. Manages staff that schedules depositions,including coordinating the schedules of in-house and opposing attorneys and accurately recording deposition dates in the Law Departments' automated docket system. Oversees the handling of closed cases to ensure that all necessary closing documents (including Releases and Dismissal Orders) are properly executed before a check request (if needed) is processed. Coordinates the preparation of closed law files for storage and ensures that files are properly identified and labeled before shipping them to CTA's Record Center. Responsible for compliance with subpoenas served on the Authority and for the maintenance of records connected with subpoenas. Monitors the status of work performed by various departments in order to ensure the accurate and timely completion of subpoena responses. Oversees the processing of Notices of Personal Injury (Section 41 Notices)and attorneys' liens. Manages staff that locates the work sites of CTA employees who are needed as witnesses. Makes sure that the necessary paperwork is prepared to order employees to attend various court proceedings,that the receipt of employee orders is verified, attorneys are notified that witnesses have been contacted, and that the necessary follow-up is conducted to ensure that CTA employees respond to the orders. Hires, trains, develops, monitors, and evaluates staff. Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor Degree in a related field preferred and/or a combination of experience and education. A minimum of two years experience supervising staff preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Those physical demands associated with a normal office environment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the functions, procedures and documentation utilized in the legal industry. Excellent written and oral communication skills and proficient in using Microsoft Office Suites, including Word and Excel. Also experience with an automated docket system. Competent and accurate in checking and posting data, maintaining records and processing legal documents. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS BETWEEN $60,000 - $65,000 . Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of theselected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Monitors and performs a high level review of all payroll processes. Primary duties and Responsibilities Monitors automated time collections in payroll systems. Performs tests to ensure functionality when enhancements are added to payroll systems. Develops custom reports. Runs seeded and custom reports on a regular basis. Serves as a liaison between the Payroll Department and all CTA business units in the collection and processing of payrolls. Monitors payroll in the field to ensure all time transactions are approved for processing. Develops payroll procedures and trains various personnel. Troubleshoots and resolves high level payroll issues (deductions, union dues, etc.) after payroll runs. Analyzes and reports Oracle employee master data to ensure the completeness and accuracy necessary for payroll processing. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or related field plus five (5) years of experience in payroll, accounting, and/or timekeeping administration. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Must have extensive experience and knowledge in all payroll issues. Must have experience with union contracts. Experience and knowledge with CTA bargaining unit contracts and related payroll issues a plus. Must have the ability to navigate Oracle HR/Payroll System. Must have knowledge of basic arithmetic, including decimals, fractions and percentages. Must be able to communicate in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS $45,000- $47,500. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under general supervision, performs various system support activities including data maintenance and monitoring, data analysis, generates reports, and develops presentations. Reviews and updates Purchasing documents. Develops training materials and conducts user training as required. Primary duties and Responsibilities Coordinates various business systems processes to ensure accuracy and efficiency. Under supervision administers, maintains, monitors, and updates CTA's Microsoft SharePoint systems related to the procurement process. Maintains user permissions, performs data uploads, generates reports and develops presentations. Maintains and monitors multiple procurement systems. Monitors Purchasing group mailboxes to respond to internal and external requests. Develops and updates Purchasing related documents. Manages and administers specific functions exclusive to Purchasing and Supply Chain Business Systems. Assists Business Systems with the maintenance of necessary databases utilized by Purchasing Supports and assists new training initiatives. Performs special data entry projects as needed. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. One (1) to three (3) years of experience in office administration, project management or data analysis preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of business analysis standards and processes. Working knowledge of project management methodologies. Working knowledge of administrative management policies and procedures. Working knowledge of report preparation methods. Working knowledge of Oracle Purchasing and Inventory modules. Advanced computer skills. Good Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills. Good research and analytical skills. Good organizational and attention to detail skills. Good oral and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information and interactions. Ability to assemble data from various sources and synthesize into a single report. Ability to establish effective working relationships. Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, to include senior management, project managers, and subject matter experts. Ability to work well in a self-directed environment. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS TBD. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under general supervision, serves as a key technical resource in the planning and execution of data applications, data models, and database structural design and development. Serves as key resource in the design, evaluation,implementation, and support of new data analytics, architectural solutions, and reviews and evaluates database performance for necessary enhancements. Primary duties and Responsibilities Designs and develops data applications and architecture to support various analytic and Business Intelligence (BI) needs of the Authority. Coordinates with the team in establishing an enterprise data analytics platform. Creates prototypes of new data analytics technologies. Helps implement and maintain new technology solutions. Develops and documents analytic technology processes and best practices, including metadata, master data, data lineage, and data quality. Identifies and implements data standards and improvements. Creates and executes data quality test cases, tracks results, and analyzes results for improvement recommendations. Develops and maintains management reports on the analyses and recommendations of data quality test cases. Liaises with internal and external partners to enhance data access and related processes. Works with internal departments to develop optimal technical requirements for data-intensive projects and ensures that initiatives are conducted in alignment with established best practices. Monitors and supports data analytics processes, including Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) and data warehousing troubleshooting. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Information Technology, Economics, Business or a related field, plus three (3) years of experience in business intelligence, business architecture, information architecture and strategy, and/or enterprise design, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer key boards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of relational data architecture, data lifecycles, ETL, structured query languages (SQL), and related methodologies. Detailed knowledge and experience with platforms such as PostgreSQL, SQL Server, and Oracle preferred. Working knowledge of the practices and methods of data warehousing, metadata management, data modeling, data quality, and other data management disciplines. Working knowledge of cloud-based data infrastructure such as AWS preferred. Working knowledge of common programming languages (Python, R, Java, PHP, etc.). Working knowledge of non-relational (unstructured) data technologies and techniques. Working knowledge of version control software and methodologies. Strong Microsoft Excel and other standard office productivity application skills. Strong analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, and teamwork skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organization and time management skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively diagnose and resolve complex problems pertaining to data infrastructure. Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts, and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and resources staff. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS $75,276.30. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under general supervision, performs a broad variety of legal duties in support of the Authority's General Counsel. Represents the Authority in employment litigation and labor arbitrations and provides advice on labor and employment matters to various departments within the Authority. Primary duties and Responsibilities Plans, directs, and participates in legal matters as they relate to employment and labor issues and other matters on behalf of the Authority. Handles own caseload of cases and other matters. Initiates, researches, and drafts pleadings, discovery requests and responses, briefs, and internal memoranda. Makes frequent appearances before courts and administrative agencies. Obtains and defends depositions and conducts other discovery. Prepares witnesses for depositions, hearings, arbitrations and trials. Provides advice to management on labor/employment matters. Caseload shifting may occur from high-volume to fewer, more substantial cases (e.g., Law Division and Federal Court cases), which require more sophisticated strategies and legal analysis. Works with more senior attorneys in "second chair" capacity on large litigation, labor/employment, and other matters. Serves an integral role in these assignments, typically preparing and responding to discovery requests, examining witnesses, drafting and arguing motions, and researching issues. Conducts research for the purpose of advising client departments. May provide advice and counsel directly to client departments. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays current with new legal developments, trends, and innovations. Manages work of paralegals and other support staff assigned to his/her projects. Verifies work for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with legal standards and practices. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited school of law and licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, plus three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney, of which one (1) year of experience was spent specializing in employment or labor laws, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required to maintain appropriate continuing legal education credits. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of applicable federal and state laws. Detailed knowledge of principles and methods in drafting legal documents. Detailed knowledge of the methods and practices of legal research and investigation, judicial procedure, and the rules of evidence. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including work processing functions. Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interrelate with Authority personnel of all levels and the public. Strong editing and drafting skills, and great attention to detail. Strong organizational skills. Strong leadership and teamwork skills. Strong verbal and in written communication skills. Strong analytical skills necessary for competent legal interpretation. Strong managerial and administrative skills to direct and coordinate the activities of the work team. Ability to coordinate multiple requests simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines. Ability to provide effective solutions to CTA issues with integrity, initiative and creativity. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and possess analytical skills necessary for competent legal interpretation. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS $62,000. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under general supervision, prepares financial and capital project information for analysis that leads to development of the annual and five year capital Improvement program (CIP) of projects. Analysis of CTA capital needs, applying procedures and guidelines that are used to identify candidate projects, and preparing necessary documentation to support the programming of funds to projects. Primary duties and Responsibilities In the near-term, the position will beprimarilyresponsibleforassistingin the modeling and analysis relatedtoCTAdepartmentinitiatives,capital projects, andpotentialprocessimprovements. Develops detail project descriptions,grant applications,and justification for use of oversight agencies funds and related correspondence require to obtain funding approval from agencies including the FTA, USDOT, RTA, DOT,CMAP, and other external agencies. Prepare capital project budget and expenditure reports for monitoring of funds usage. Manage funding flow to meet project expenditures. Longer-term, the position will interface closely with other departments in supporting the project development and strategic planning efforts The Financial Analyst II will work within the capital finance department and be a key contributor and directly support the area's senior management Reviews, analyzes and recommends projects for inclusion in Authority's CIP. Applies accepted evaluation criteria to rate project feasibility, readiness, and necessity. Assist in the development of the annual published budget book, and the quarterly amendments to the CIP and the individual project reports Monitor progress on performance agreements and major projects Prepare monthly reports and special analysis as needed. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS The position requires an accredited Bachelor's degree in Planning, Business, Engineering, plus a minimum of three (3) years of experience in capital project administration and planning, or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the position PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards. May be required to travel to various field locations on special project assignments. Working conditions will vary depending on location assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working experience or knowledge in developing and managing relational databases such as ACCESS, EXCEL, and theoretical knowledge of SQL Working knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning model (Suite). Knowledge of report generation tools such as TOAD, and Noetix. Working knowledge of financial modeling/ spreadsheet development with intermediate to (preferably) advance Microsoft EXCEL spreadsheet skills. Benefit Cost Analysis, financial planning, budget forecasting and cost estimation. Familiar with project prioritization and system planning. Intermediate analytical, research and writing skills required to respond to inquiries from management and funding agencies. Must possess good project or task administration skills. Managed the administration of a capital project from inception to close out. Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. When needed, the ability to work independently and willing to take on additional responsibilities. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME. You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA! Primary duties and Responsibilities Brief descriptions of some of the most current Infrastructure/Engineering department intern projects are listed below: Updating the signal system maps that help all personnel with the identification of signal relay house locations and other signal appliances. Assist in maintaining the integrity of CTA's Infrastructure Asset Management System by developing documentation and reviewing data for accuracy and integrity for our current Production and go-live initiatives with Power and Way. Review design and construction submittals to help provide CTA with quality construction projects. Working with senior Architects survey to arrange site surveys and to review construction submittal documents and incorporate into design criteria and specifications, Harness Microsoft Access to effectively organize and inventory paper engineering drawings. Qualifications Major:Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Computer Engineering Educational Experience/Requirements:Undergraduate Freshman -- Graduate School Courses completed: Drafting, Architectural Structures, Engineering, AutoCAD Physical Requirements:Lifting at least 75 lbs. and working in an office or warehouse environment The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of principles, practices and/or procedures of Infrastucture/Engineering Location and City Chicago, IL CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME. You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA! Finance departments include: Budget & Capital Finance Grants and Property Accounting Performance Management Revenue/ Business Development Financial Reporting Primary duties and Responsibilities Brief descriptions of some of the most current Finance department intern projects are listed below: Prepared comparative analysis and analyzed various economic indicators Implemented initiatives that will help reduce the managing and operating costs of the department Researched and prepared cost benefit analysis of possible energy efficiency projects Conducted financial and revenue research and manage budget projects in support of staff Developed algorithm to improve bus service quality, drawing on real-time and historical location data Assisted with the physical inventory, addition, reconciliation and update of CTA's Capital Assets Assisted Business Development with projects such as filming requests, Under-'L' Parking map, CTA Gifts, Ventra-related projects, etc. Studied systemic inefficiencies including absenteeism/overtime Evaluated cost-benefit of new service quality programs Qualifications Major:Finance, Accounting, Economics Educational Experience/Requirements:Undergraduate Freshman -- Graduate School Courses completed: Financial Accounting, advanced Accounting courses, Business Management Physical Requirements:Lifting at least 75 lbs. and working in an office or warehouse environment The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of principles, practices and/or procedures of Finance, Business Ethics, Principles of Management and/or Operations Management Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite, TOAD and Oracle Good oral and written communication skills Good analytical and critical thinking skills Good organizational skills with attention to detail Good project management skills SharePoint development skills preferred Location and City Chicago, IL CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME. You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA! Communications departments include: Marketing Customer Information Primary duties and Responsibilities Brief descriptions of some of the most current Communications intern projects are listed below: Preparing, writing, editing, proofreading and coordinating the production of materials regarding CTA service such as maps, customer alerts, brochures, newsletters, flyers, guides and signs for the effective communication of CTA services to the public and to CTA employees. Managing the distribution and posting of time-sensitive customer alerts and flyers for service improvements and/or service changes on buses, rail cars and at rail stations by coordinating, copying and assembling packages. Assist in addressing issues and concerns expressed by customers with disabilities. Use Adobe Creative Suite software to design/update artwork for production of operational signage. Update timetable files from electronic and hard copy and arrange for production. Review/proof artwork files for accuracy. Survey field locations to determine proper signage placement. Assist Signage staff with field installations of posters and station signage. Participate in Bus Garage Rap Sessions related to customer issues. Qualifications Major:Communications, Graphic Design, Public Relations, Journalism, Gender Studies, Disability Studies Educational Experience/Requirements:Undergraduate Sophomore - Undergraduate Senior Physical Requirements:The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Must possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively relate with others and be detailed-oriented. Ability to use Microsoft Office software including Excel and Word programs. Read printed text verbatim to an individual who is blind; review and edit text to ensure consistency in style and format. Follow written directions to determine accuracy and gather pertinent information from established database. Location and City Chicago, IL CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME. You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. Transit Operations Departments include:Bus Operations Rail Operations Bus Maintenance Rail Maintenance Facilities Maintenance Primary duties and Responsibilities Brief descriptions of some of the most current Transit Operations intern projects are listed below: Developing a weekly/monthly executive briefing document. Organizing a library of specifications, manuals and drawings. Assist RETS with documentation of changes associated with new equipment installation during the overhaul project, current car purchase and new car procurement. Improve quality and efficiency of CTA maintenance contract work through the systematic update and audits of contract tracking files. Identify problems with current Control Center employee report cards/scorecards and provide analysis and creating a more effective matrix that accurately measure work performance of Controllers. Qualifications Major:Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Supply Chain and Logistics Educational Experience/Requirements:Undergraduate Freshman -- Graduate School Physical Requirements:Lifting at least 75 lbs. and working in an office or warehouse environment The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills Microsoft Office Suite Good analytical and critical thinking skills Good organizational skills with attention to detail Good project management skills SharePoint development skills preferred Location and City Chicago, IL CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS BETWEEN $65,000 - $73,000. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under general supervision, researches, develops, and delivers online soft skill and technical training and workshops for the CTA workforce. Recommends the development and implementation of CTA web-based trainings, policies, and procedures. Implements quality control initiatives to evaluate and improve training and development and other organizational initiatives. Primary duties and Responsibilities Designs and delivers learning solutions including: Web-based Training, Virtual Instructor Led Training, Learning Labs, Simulations, Virtual Environments, and other Employee Performance Support web-based solutions. Creates course content, lesson plans, manuals, procedures, test criteria, reference materials, and learning aids for training classes. Identifies expected outcomes for courses and monitors to assure achievement of outcomes. Partners with stakeholders to determine training needs. Reviews materials for quality control and to keep learning information interactive and updated according to industry standards. Reviews stakeholders needs, designs strategic approaches for implementation of eLearning solutions, and validates with stakeholders /Learning & Support Unit (LSU) leadership. Obtains approval for eLearning course programs. Assures the scheduling, delivery, and quality of approved courses. Serve as liaison with IT. Identifies all technology needs in the field to effectively roll out an authority wide eLearning program. Champions, advocates and serves as L&S project manager for appropriate equipment acquisition and software needs. Evaluates vendors/external training courses and recommends the acquisition of same to supplement internal training programs. Secures/confirms approved vendors and responsible for related logistics and communications. Maintains and participates in web-based learning organizations/communities, shares best practices with LSU team members, and implements online industry best practices where appropriate. Assists department in training sessions as needed. Performs other duties as assigned including working on special projects, and preparing special reports. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Organizational Development, Training, or related field. Master's degree preferred. Five plus (5+) years of experience creating and delivering web-based training/professional development content, including validating programs and successfully implementing curriculum adjustments. Extensive experience working with CBT authoring and animation tools (Flash, Captivate, etc.). PHYSICAL DEMANDS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, visual acumen for reading and viewing computer screen, and manual dexterity and fingering for working with computer key boards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of training delivery techniques, facilitation, and adult learning principles. Advanced skill in curriculum development. Strong project management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical, organization, and problem solving skills. Intermediate skill using HTML, XML, Microsoft Office, Learning Management Systems and instructional technologies (e.g., WebEx Training, etc.) Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work collaboratively across multiple levels of an organization, with subject matter experts, to develop and deliver trainings. Ability to develop and implement service restoration plans. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS $81,271.55. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Supervises activities of assigned division in the design, development and administration of Authority Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) programs to ensure they are in compliance with federal and state laws relating to DBE and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) participation. Coordinates out reach functions and provides consultations to senior management on diversity programs ensuring goals are effectively met. Primary duties and Responsibilities Directs assigned division within the Diversity department in the administration of the Authority's DBE certification process and/or compliance management processes. Plans, supervises, and directs the functions of personnel as related to the screening and review of firms seeking DBE certification eligibility and participation in the Business Development Program. Plans, supervises, and directs the functions of personnel as related to monitoring, investigating, and maintaining compliance with DBE requirements. Provides assistance in analyzing financial data and corporate documents in determining certification eligibility and DBE compliance. Reviews data prepared by staff and assists with highly complicated issues. Participates in the development and administration of the DBE Program and its policies, goals, and objectives. Represents the Authority in DBE related matters. Reviews and educates staff on the laws and regulations required for DBE certification and compliance. Researches special and/or complex DBE/EEO issues and develops related documents and solutions. Reviews materials and recommendations from Officers regarding DBE goals, participation, certification, and compliance. Plans and participates in outreach activities to recruit potential DBEs for the program in an effort to increase DBE contracting opportunities and the pool of available DBE firms. Assists team in establishing the Authority's annual DBE goal in accordance with USDOT regulations and other applicable regulations. Participates in determining DBE contract specific goals for federally funded projects. Hires, trains, develops, monitors, and evaluates staff. Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Law, or a related field, plus four (4) years of experience developing and/or implementing DBE and EEO programs, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Must possess a valid State of Illinois driver's license. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity and fingering for working with computer keyboards. Requires navigating through construction sites to perform site visits under usual construction conditions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations. Working knowledge in accounting, finance, tax, credit analysis, procurement, contracts, or construction practices and principles is preferred. Working knowledge of the methods and techniques of financial analysis. Working knowledge of the methods and techniques of contract reviewing. Working knowledge of the needs and concerns of participants in the DBE program. Good oral and written communications skills and organizational skills. Good interpersonal skills in dealing with external groups and/or organizations. Intermediate computer skills applicable to this position, i.e., related database software, technical reporting, and statistical analysis. Good customer service skills. Ability to develop and coordinate informational meetings on DBE/EEO programs. Ability to plan and participate in outreach activities. Ability to work independently. Ability to work with sensitive information while maintaining strict confidentiality. Ability to work collaboratively with other operational departments i.e., Law and Purchasing Departments. Ability to plan and participate in outreach activities to recruit potential DBEs, increase DBE contracting opportunities and increase the pool of available DBE firms. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS BETWEEN $75,000.00 . Final salary will be determined in part bythequalifications of the selected candidate and may behigheror lower than target. Under general supervision, develops and manages organizational budgets for large public transit agency. Serves as the lead analyst to departments in establishing, managing, and monitoring their operating budgets. Analyzes financial results on a monthly basis and assists in developing annual budget. Evaluates operational performance,analyze business unit costs and develops strategies to improve efficiency. Acts as lead on large scale special projects with direct impact on CTA's financial stability. Primary duties and Responsibilities Assists in the development, implementation, and administration of CTA's operating budget. Analyzes financial results on a monthly basis for business units. Researches operational information for analysis and financial impact and provides reports to management for use in decision making. Performs what if analysis of direct and indirect project costs and provides various financial scenarios identifying strengths and weaknesses of each. Performs complex budget analysis for long term forecasting. Creates presentations, status reports, and analyses as appropriate. Assists operating departments with Return on Investment analyses for proposed operating expenditures and identifies opportunities for increased efficiencies. Assists CTA business units in accomplishing objectives and major projects through the modeling and analysis of department initiatives and potential process improvements. Monitors progress on performance agreements and recommends changes to ensure goal attainment. Gathers information from various sources and prepares detailed operating expense reports throughout the year to ensure proper recording of transactions, cost/benefits analyses, and adherence to budgets. Manages, monitors, and reviews the progress of special projects. Collaborates with other departments in supporting business development and strategic planning efforts. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Public Policy, or a related field plus three (3) years of experience in financial analysis and analytical research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior public sector/capital finance experience is a plus. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer key boards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of finance, budgets, and cyclical processes. Detailed knowledge of cash flow analysis, business planning, capital analysis, spreadsheet development, charts, and financial and accounting models. Strong analytical, organization, and research skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Good project management skills. Intermediate skill using budgeting and spreadsheet software, such as Hyperion and Microsoft Excel and related software. Ability to analyze trends affecting budgets. Ability to interpret data analytics for forecasting and scenario planning. Ability to assist senior level managers in developing and executing strategic business initiatives. Ability to operate in a fast paced environment. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME. You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. Planning departments include:Data Analytics Scheduling and Service Planning Primary duties and Responsibilities Brief descriptions of some of the most current Planning intern projects are listed below: Gain exposure to analytics behind the ridership group within Planning and be instrumental in the development of Ridership Intelligence for the company. Assist AVAS Coordinator in the GPS collection of stop changes using a web-based map tool and incorporate in the AVAS System. Qualifications Major:Urban Planning, Geography, Transportation Educational Experience/Requirements:Undergraduate Junior -- Graduate School Physical Requirements:Lifting at least 75 lbs. and working in an office or warehouse environment The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong ability to read and comprehend maps Detail oriented Experience with Excel, Access Basic HTML, Javascript, Google Maps API a plus Knowledge of general transit fundamentals, scheduling, and operations is desired Familiarity with the streets of Chicago is preferred Location and City Chicago, IL CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME. You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA! Administration Departments include: Diversity/EEO Human Resources Learning & Support Performance Management President's Office Purchasing/Supply Chain Primary duties and Responsibilities Brief descriptions of some of the most current Administration intern projects are listed below: Executing the day-to-day responsibilities of the department's new standard packaging initiative. They will also assist warehouse management with essential inventory processes in the Receiving, Shipping, and Cycle Count teams. Working with databases and performing analysis linking different data sources for service reliability, workforce management or other key performance indicators. Provided gap analysis on current programs. Participating in the research and development of two key components of Performance Management. Leading an HR project currently underway entitled "Well Within Reach". The "Well Within Reach" program is dedicated to ensuring that vending machines across the Authority have healthier products and that employees have choices to lead a healthy lifestyle. Working with the Law Department in anticipation of new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) laws that could affect the classification of current CTA Employees. An initial audit has been performed to determine the possible impact of the new laws on CTA, and upon analysis of this audit, a formal audit will be required. This student will assist in performing a formal audit and will gain knowledge in Labor Laws and interpretation and implementation of these laws. Creating a series of "how to" and "training tips" videos to go on the training website. This project will leverage video and facilitator based content to aid current CTA instructors and other CTA employees with CTA training best practices. The intern would be responsible for the design and development of these videos. Qualifications Major: Human Resources, Business Management, Data Analytics, Psychology, Sociology, Information Technology, Library Science, Political Science, Social Work Educational Experience/Requirements:Undergraduate Freshman - Graduate School Courses completed: N/A Physical Requirements:The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:General knowledge of principles, practices and/or procedures of Human Resources, Adult Learning, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Social Work Strong Excel and Word skills Good oral and written communication skills Good analytical and critical thinking skills Good organizational skills with attention to detail Good project management skills SharePoint development skills preferred Location and City Chicago, IL CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary STARTING PAY: $22.05 PER HOUR Rate to be determine byapplicant's entered service date and service date in unionjurisdiction of this classification. Under direct supervision, performs comprehensivemaintenanceandrepairworkon Authority buses. Primary duties and Responsibilities Performs troubleshooting, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance work on various bus systems and components. Inspects, aligns, replaces, adjusts, and repairs various bus components and systems. Uses instruments and gauges, including computers, to test and determine causative factors of component or system malfunctions or failures. Performs various tasks in regards to the preventative maintenance of transit bus vehicles, systems, and components. Receives, records, and verifies work repair data, as required, into the MMIS. Prepares written reports, as required, and performs administrative functions relative to vehicle repair documentation. May perform vehicle servicing/cleanliness functions on revenue and non-revenue vehicles as required. Operates buses and other Authority vehicles in and around bus shop/garage areas and along public right-of-way. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must possess a minimum of two (2) years of verifiable work experience in automotive, truck, or bus repair and maintenance, or applicable military experience, or a combination of education and experience relating to this position. Possession of a certificate/diploma in medium/heavy duty or diesel engine vehicle repair from an accredited trade/vocational school or college will count as verifiable experience. Required to submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing as mandated by the Federal Transportation Administration. Required to have an acceptable driving record and a valid State of Illinois Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or a valid State of Illinois CDL permit with Knowledge and Air Brakes endorsements. Must pass a mechanics practical test that includes both a physical and a written performance test prior to hire. Must obtain forklift certification, as required by OSHA, through the CTA Bus Maintenance Training Department. EPA 608 Certification in refrigerant handling and recycling is a plus. ASE Transit Bus or Medium/Heavy Truck Certifications is a plus. Must be willing to accept the job related responsibility and accountability that this position requires. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must meet and maintain physical requirements in order to safely perform all job duties and tasks. Must have the strength to stand for extended periods of time when inspecting buses and making repairs and adjustments. Must be able to walk to various areas of the bay to retrieve parts and spot check buses. Must be able to lift and carry parts, equipment, and materials weighing up to 100 pounds including: fire extinguishers, tire assemblies, barrels of oil, fuel tank drain pans, and various bus parts and components. Must be able to climb approved ladders and scaffolds and maintain balance when working atop bus roofs. Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl when repairing bus floors, walls, etc., and when working underneath buses and in hard to reach spaces. Must be able to reach for tools and parts while working on buses. Requires manual dexterity for making repairs and adjustments on equipment. Requires visual acumen and the ability to see in and distinguish colors. Must be able to hear verbal instructions, announcements, alarms, and horns. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of the operations of truck and bus automatic transmissions and various types of rear axle configurations. Working knowledgeable of shop theory, operation, and methods and procedures used in the repair and analysis of bus and truck propulsion, steering, and "s" cam air brake systems. Working knowledgeable of the correct use of hand and power tools including mechanic tools used in the repair of diesel, gasoline, and alternative fuel engines, transmissions, air conditioning systems, steering systems, air brake systems, and various other vehicle components. Working knowledge of the operations of diesel, gasoline, and alternative fuel engines. Working knowledge of the safety, environmental, and hazardous issues and concerns involved in working in bus garage/shop areas. Basic knowledge of the principles, theories, functions and inter-relationships of the various vehicle systems and components i.e. electrical/electronic, mechanical, and air conditioning. Good oral and written communications skills. Basic math skills related to the duties of the position. Basic computer skills. Ability to operate Authority revenue and non-revenue vehicles in and around bus garage/shop areas and on and along public right-of-way. Ability to read, interpret, and understand diagrams, schematics, blueprints, sketches, bulletins, and procedures. Ability to use pertinent test equipment including computers, gauges, and various types of hand held, mechanical and electronic testing or diagnostic equipment. Location and City Chicago, IL This is a bargained for position and is not subject to CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary Starting pay: $21.33 A Commercial Drivers (CDL) or Illinois Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) is required. To learn more about obtaining your CDL or CLP visit: http://www.transitchicago.com/careers/clp.aspx Operates a bus over an established route adhering to predetermined schedule in a safe, efficient and courteous manner to allow passengers to board, travel and alight at scheduled stops. Primary duties and Responsibilities Drives bus and announces stops along routes. Announces cross streets and intersecting transit stops. Inspects passes; ascertains appropriate fares. Ensures that customers deposit only appropriate coins and bills into fare-box. Issues and receives transfer cards (collects invalid transfer cards) and receives and returns fare-cards. Contacts Control Center regarding all problems. Operates lift to board and discharge disabled passengers. Inspects vehicle for lost articles. Prepares daily trip sheets and bus for service. Removes refuse and prepares bus for pull-out. Tallies various categories of boarding passengers by manually operating a recording device. Enters tally numbers from recording device at beginning and end of run. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Required to submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing as mandated by the Federal Transportation Administration. Required to be at least 21 years of age. Required to have an acceptable driving record and a valid State of Illinois Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or a valid State of Illinois CDL permit with the following three endorsements: KNOWLEDGE, PASSENGER and AIR BRAKES. To learn more about obtaining your CDL permit visit: http://www.transitchicago.com/careers/clp.aspx Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Required to be standing changing destination and bus numbers, signs, helping people board bus, to walk to relief points, checking bus and sitting while driving bus. Required to lift, to carry and to push of brake pedal and accelerator, windows and to pull door control latch. Required to climb into vehicle and adjustment of mirrors, to balance, to stoop to adjust driver's seat, to kneel, to crouch and to crawl. Required to reach accepting and validating transfer cards and fare cards, adjusting mirror, to handle transfer and fare cards; steering wheel, to finger operating fare box, horn, punching transfers, to feel distributing and receiving transfer and fare cards, to talk announcing streets and answering passenger inquiries, to hear listening to traffic sounds, signal requesting stops, emergency vehicles, passenger questions and radio monitor. Required to see near and far watching stopped vehicles, checking passes/cards and general traffic conditions viewing of traffic signals and riding passes. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Possess customer service experience or skills to provide outstanding customer service to passengers. Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures relative to the operation of surface vehicles. Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of pertinent state and municipal traffic laws. Must possess the skills necessary to accurately read and interpret bus schedules. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the fare structure, transfer regulations and the rules and procedures governing Bus Operators. Required to possess a knowledge of arithmetic. Required to speak in a clear and accurate manner. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the preparation and usage of applicable transportation forms. Location and City Chicago, IL This is a bargained for position and is not subject to CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary Final salary to be determined by the selected candidate's experience and qualifications. Responsible for strategic planning and coordination of the functions and activities within the Finance Group at the Authority. Will lead the execution of strategic plans for the Accounting, Systems, Payables, Receivables, and Payroll divisions of the Authority. Controls, coordinates, and directs the Authority's financial operations including all associated programs, systems, and financial reporting mandates. Provides strategic direction, coordination, and teamwork in the oversight of all accounting processes within the Authority such as payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable, as well as debt compliance and public funding. Oversees accounting staff in the strategic preparation, reporting, and analysis of financial statements, preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, oversight of required internal annual audits, and general ledger maintenance, and annual tax filings. Coordinates among various CTA departments and/or divisions within the Finance department. Primary duties and Responsibilities Establishes strategic direction and execution for the functions of the Financial Reporting, Grant Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Financial Systems Operations groups in maintaining CTA's ledger and payroll functions. Directs the administration of programs, through management, to ensure that Authority financial activities are appropriately functioning, monitored and reported. Responsible for ensuring timeliness and accuracy of payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash receipts. Supports preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, and reports required by regulatory agencies. Directs and monitors the timely preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and other governmental financial reporting requirements. Provides analysis and approves external reports required by regulatory bodies. Ensures accurate accounting standards are utilized in accordance with federal and state regulations. Develops, evaluates and monitors organizational effectiveness in order to execute the responsibilities and functions of the Finance group. Evaluates and monitors the performance of the Finance Group management and supervisory staff for compliance with Authority programs and policies and the attainment of established goals and objectives. Hires, trains, develops, monitors, and evaluates staff. Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. Directs the programs, policies, and procedures applicable to the functions and activities involving revenue, disbursements, liabilities, risks, and related forecasts. Directs the preparation of data in order to ensure compliance with governmental financial reporting requirements. Ensures accurate accounting standards are utilized in accordance with federal and state regulations. Oversees the annual Audit. Provides oversight of various internal financial audits. Participates in the development and administration of financial and audit programs, policies, goals, and objectives as directed by the Chief Financial Officer. Coordinates with other groups, including Budget, Treasury, and Revenue. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field, plus ten (10) years of experience in a public or private sector Finance, Accounting, or Audit department, of which five (5) years is in a management role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to this position. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Masters in Business Administration (MBA) preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards. May be required to travel to various field locations as part of scheduled property and storeroom inventories, or on special project assignments KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of GAAP, GASB, and Sarbanes Oxley and an in depth knowledge of government approved financial and accounting systems and applications. Detailed knowledge of the operations, services, and activities of a large scale Finance operation. Detailed knowledge of the operations and functions of the Finance/Comptroller, Accounting, and Payroll Operations Departments. Strong executive and administrative skills necessary to competently plan, direct, and coordinate the strategic functions of the Finance Group. Strong organizational and management skills necessary to define, develop, and evaluate objectives, standards, and performance levels for assigned groups. Strong analytical skills necessary to review, assess, and evaluate data from various diverse sources and generate effective solutions and competent decisions. Strong strategic and organizational skills with attention to detail. Strong written and oral communication skills including presentation experience to diverse audiences. Ability to work well with others collaboratively. Ability to competently plan, direct, and coordinate the functions of the department. Ability to define, develop, and evaluate objectives, standards and performance levels for assigned groups. Ability to review, assess, and evaluate data from various diverse sources and generates effective solutions and competent decisions. Ability to maintain amiable and effective working relations with management and external contacts. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary STARTING SALARY: $60,200 - 86,000 PER YEAR Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Under general supervision, ensures Authority, construction managers, external design consultants, construction contractors, and the program manager adhere to, and effectively implement the quality management system requirements set forth by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Primary duties and Responsibilities Performs Quality Management System (QMS) and project process audits to include: Plans and prepares for internal audits Conducts audits to verify effective implementation of the QMS and processes Completes detailed audit records and reports Conducts and reports follow up actions based on audit results Collaborates with construction managers and participates in construction contractor QMS and project process audits. Provides Quality Assurance (QA) oversight of consultants and contractors, including active construction project site visits. Monitors implementation of the contractors test and inspection plans. Conducts reviews of testing and inspection results and related records to ensure they are properly documented and dispositioned. Monitors project records and activities for compliance and proactively address deficiencies. Performs FTA and contract required reviews of various submittals including consultant and contractor quality programs, test and inspection plans, construction process plans, qualification submittals, audit reports, test procedures, etc. Represents the QA Department at various project-related meetings including pre-construction, pre-activity, project progress, and quality meetings. Assists with the preparation of QMS training materials. Performs both group and one-on-one training. Performs activities to maintain CTA's ISO 9001 registration. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field, plus four (4) years of experience in quality assurance and/or construction, or a combination of education and experience related to this position. Professional certification and/or formal training as a Quality Auditor or Quality Engineer strongly preferred. Planning, leading and documenting quality compliance audits. Must possess or be able to obtain CTA Rail Safety Training certification. Must possess a valid State of Illinois Driver's License. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, and manual dexterity. Must wear restrictive personal protective equipment. Subject to varied weather conditions that include extreme cold, heat, rain, snow, ice, etc., when working outdoors. May be subject to extreme heights, electrified third rail, and subway tunnels with limited clearance, visibility, etc. Must be able to climb ladders and stairs. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Ability to become familiar with all CTA policies and procedures. General knowledge of various construction trades, materials, and techniques. Good computer and software skills. Strong analytical and decision making skills. Strong verbal and written communication and organization skills. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills for internal/external communication. Ability to work independently and/or collaboratively with other departments and contractors. Ability to read and interpret regulations, contract specifications, and drawings. Working knowledge of quality management principles to include both quality assurance and quality control. General knowledge of trend and data analysis. General knowledge of auditing methods and principles. Ability to perform all QA/QC functions in a professional, ethical and objective manner. Ability to work with sensitive information while maintaining strict confidentiality. Ability to evaluate and verify nonconforming conditions and corrective action. Location and City Chicago, IL This is a bargained for position and is not subject to CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary SALARY TARGET IS $72,471.44. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under general supervision, assists in the operational, administrative, and technical functions of the Bus Quality Improvement department. Monitors all light and/or heavy repair functions and implements department goals and objectives to ensure bus availability and safety meet Authority requirements and standards. Primary duties and Responsibilities Supervises Quality Improvement work activities. Oversees Quality Improvement technicians and assesses work according to Authority standards. Coordinates Quality Improvement schedules to inspect Bus Vehicle Maintenance work. Schedules all garages so that they are inspected regularly and evenly between all locations. Oversees instruction of personnel to ensure proper training and knowledge is attained to perform work functions. Instructs and counsels terminal or shop personnel in proper repair procedures and techniques. Refers employees to the Maintenance Manager for additional training at the Maintenance Training Center, verifies training was completed and that the employee successfully passed and is aware of his or her job functions and responsibilities Recommends disciplinary action and/or additional training for personnel that do not perform repairs that meet Authority requirements and standards. Issues corrective action/discipline in accordance with the current Corrective Action Guidelines. Provides technical insight and reviews inspection and repair bulletins. Remains familiar with all inspection and maintenance bulletins. Analyzes and recommends changes in existing repair bulletins or the initiation of new bulletins. Recommends changes if procedural issues are found in any bulletins. Evaluates existing bus materials and equipment for reliability and recommends possible modifications or replacement to improve unit life. Performs accident and failure investigations. Responds to the scene of accidents and unusual occurrences. Investigates and reports on technical problems that occurred, working with System Safety as needed. Recommends corrective action to prevent recurrence and monitors implementation. Monitors investigations to find the cause of failure when Emergency Fleet Retrofits (modifications) are required and oversees emergency vehicle repairs through completion Administers repair procedures. Analyzes existing repair procedures and determines whether procedural changes can improve overall quality and effectiveness. Observes staff and processes they follow in performing repair to determine efficiencies and inefficiencies. Determines if existing repair procedures should be modified increase effectiveness and improve vehicle reliability. Collects, maintains, and provides reports on repair and failure data. Collects information and data from failure records and shop repair records. Analyzes statistics on service equipment failures to determine failure trends and possible equipment and/or repair procedure improvements. Assists in the development and implementation of programs to monitor the quality of repairs being performed on vehicles, by analyzing repair and failure data. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or a combination of education and experience relating to this position. Required to possess a CDL. Required to have valid Illinois driver's license and be authorized to use personal vehicle for CTA business. Required to become third rail safety qualified in the event response is required to assist in a rail emergency PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards. Must be able to negotiate stairs and normal obstacles in Vehicle Maintenance Facility Must be able to tolerate extreme weather conditions when responding to emergency events. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of the use of mechanical, hand, power, electrical, and electronic tools and troubleshooting devises and troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques. Working knowledge of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and refrigerant symbols needed to read and use all documentation for the maintenance, repair, and installation of all related revenue vehicle equipment and components. Working knowledge of related safety practices and procedures. Working knowledge of the methods of inspecting, testing, and measuring revenue vehicle parts, equipment, components, and systems for adherence to specifications procedures, and standards. General knowledge of electrical principles and theories, and how they relate to revenue vehicle systems. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to lead effectively in a team environment. Ability to coach and mentor personnel. Ability to prepare detailed reports, graphs, and charts is preferred. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER