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Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
SALARY TARGET IS $88,560. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Manages and directs transit planning,development,analysis implementation,and evaluation of bus and rail service and equipment.Uses a data-driven approach to make recommendations and service plans.Conducts research to ascertain where operating efficiencies and service improvements can be implemented.Evaluates major route(s) changes and conducts a triennial system review for Title VI and Environmental Justice implications. Oversees contracted services,proposals, contract administration, and reports.Participates in the development and administration of the section's programs,policies,goals, and objectives. Identifies needs within the section and recommends new staff hires. Primary duties and Responsibilities Oversees the Authority's short-term transit planning (up to 3 years). Develops proposals to improve operating economies and/or service quality on the bus and rail networks. Reviews and analyzes goals and objectives, and identifies performance deviations in order to determine and execute appropriate courses of action including legislation compliance, such as Title VI and Environmental Justice implications. Delegates the above tasks to staff members. Manages related contracted and grant services. Works closely with other Planning areas, Bus Operations, Rail Operations, Bus Maintenance, and Rail Maintenance, Customer Information, Media Relations, and Government and Community Relations. Manages and reviews planning studies, reports, funding proposals, and surveys regarding service and equipment issues, and ensures their accuracy and completeness. Develops recommendations for service improvements and efficiencies in written reports, presentations, funding proposals, and board material. Reviews long-term planning studies to ensure they address current ridership and operational needs. Supervises the planning and proper communication of alternative service including special event service, school service and temporary service to support construction projects. Ensures coordination with FTA, sister agencies, other governmental agencies, and other internal departments. Hires, trains, develops, monitors, and evaluate performance of staff. Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Transportation, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Mathematics, Geography, Economics or a closely related discipline with academic instruction in transportation planning, operations, and/or policy analysis. Master's degree is preferable. At least five (5) years of related work experience with demonstration of progressively increasing responsibilities. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity, and fingering for working with computer keyboards Requires occasional fieldwork KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Conceptual knowledge of transit planning fundamentals; economic, operational and schedule-related. Strong skills with data analysis and information sources relevant to transportation planning. Strong analytic, quantitative and qualitative evaluation skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Effective design and presentation skills Personnel management skills Ability to work with others Demonstrated ability to work and produce finished work products within a short time frame. Ability to exercise good judgment in a large organization with many competing interests. Ability to work independently. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
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. Supervises real estate activities associated with the acquisition, disposition, leasing, and licensing of Authority real estate. Primary duties and Responsibilities Manages, analyzes, negotiates, and administers real estate transactions (ex., licenses, rights of entry) necessary to support CTA Operations. Prepares documents required to submit real estate transactions to the CTA Board. Commissions real estate appraisals, title commitments, plats of survey and other real estate documents required to acquire real estate. Assists the Law Department with completing real estate closings, relocation assistance for displaced persons, provide answers to interrogatories and is a witness in court for trials. Anticipates and fills short and long term real estate requirements for transportation operations. Serves as liaison or representative on behalf of the Authority in regards to Real Estate issues and transactions. Works with the Engineering and Law Departments and CTA consultants to identify properties affected by construction projects, potential expansion, and/or civil litigation. Represents the Authority at various meetings with community organizations, property owners, potential lessees, developers, external agencies and public officials. Maintains the permanent archival of CTA Real Estate records. Ensures that any transactions, such as lease, easement, sale, purchase are duly recorded at the County. Performs all subsequent inventory tasks associated with such transactions, such as IDOR, Exemption filings and coordination of the CTA PIN list and Real Estate Directory with CTA's Geographic Information System (GIS). Plans, manages, and coordinates special projects, including annual exempt affidavit filing for Cook County Assessor. Prepares documents required, through the competitive bid process, to sell CTA property no longer required for operations; assists the Law department with real estate closings. Supervises the preparation of financial analyses for proposed real estate related transactions including acquisition, sales, joint ventures, leases, licenses and disposition. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business, Planning, Law, Finance, or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience in Real Estate management, business management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to this position. 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 real estate law and principles including complex real estate transactions such as project development, acquisition, disposition, contracts, deeds, easements, financing structure, ability to read and interpret legal decisions, and related procedures and practices. Working knowledge of the Authority's purchasing and sales regulations relating to real estate matters. Working knowledge of the functions of a large metropolitan transit system and their relation to real estate. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills. Strong organizational and prioritization skills. Strong project management skills. Intermediate software skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, various databases. Strong Excel skills Ability to manage and motivate staff members to be successful. Ability to drive results by identifying and resolving significant problems within scope of responsibility. Ability to handle and maintain confidential information with great sensitivity. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
SALARY TARGET IS BETWEEN $73,000 - $76,000 . Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of theselected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Under direction, provides technical expertise and high-level support for operating Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and associated Human Resources (HR) modules and configurations. Develops specialized and unique custom reports to support human resources administration and various projects with the Authority. Identifies end user needs and project requirements to provide necessary training for staff to complete departmental assignments. Primary duties and Responsibilities Develops, implements, and maintains the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and associated HR modules. Collaborates with department and application teams to test system environments, debug, and implement system upgrades, patches, and enhancements. Evaluates user needs, programming systems and subsystem, researches, analyzes process flow to recommend and implement system changes and improvements to satisfy customer needs. Provides standard and unique data analysis and complex queries to various departments Provides 3-tier customer support for Oracle HRMS, including researching, troubleshooting and resolving non-routine system issues. Updates customer service online help tools. Recommends optimum equipment and software configurations, and provides technical guidance with regard to proper data processing methods, performance standards, security measures, and systems analysis. Develops functional specification to support new systems. Develops and monitors security protocols Oversees data entry for Oracle HRMS by Analysts I and II, reviews, runs and analyzes audit reports to verify accuracy and ensure data integrity. Updates and develops end user training policies, procedures, and guidelines. Conducts business user / employees training sessions and individual consulting on new systems, features, and functionalities. Acts as team leader on designated projects. Monitors the progress and direction of assigned tasks and makes corrections as needed. Determines training needs and provides training opportunities for staff. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Human Resources, or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience utilizing an HRIS system, preferably with Oracle HRMS Applications such as iRecruitment, OAB, and Self Service applications, Oracle Reports, Oracle MEtalink, Oracle Forms6i, TOAD, and Workflow builder, or an equivalent combination of educations and experience related to the position. Experience with query/reporting tools including TOAD using SQL plus, SQL, and full cycle R12 upgrade and/or implementation is preferred. 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 Oracle HRMS table structures and relationships. Detailed knowledge of MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point), VISIO, and MS Project. Detailed knowledge of Oracle Technical Reference Manuals (TRM). Detailed knowledge of query/reporting tools: SQL, TOAD and Oracle Reports. Detailed knowledge of the capabilities and formats of HRIS systems. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of business user applications. Working knowledge of principles and practices in data entry and system controls. Working knowledge of Trapeze Operations Planning Systems (TOPS) preferred. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving abilities. Ability to evaluate user needs and formulate sound conclusions. Ability to verify data and evaluate new computer applications and programs. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve inquiries to analyze data from system. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Starting pay: $39.90 Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Monitors buses along the service routes. Facilitates and supervises communications,coordinates the restoration of service for buses and appropriate personnel,keeps the public informed of any service disruptions. Assists Control Center Managers in providing timely, accurate, and consistent information to Authority personnel. Performs observations of line service issues to gather information used in validating data in CleverCAD and recommending process improvements for Bus Operators and Bus Service Management. Primary duties and Responsibilities Coordinates activities with police departments, fire departments, public utilities, outside agencies and departments within the Authority to utilize its services to restore service operations in a safe, timely and efficient manner. Recommends and advises Authority management of enhancements in processes and procedures that assist in the strategic management of Headway, Big Gap and Bus Bunching issues. Develops the most efficient solutions to bus bunching, big gaps and headway action to Bus Operators remotely via CleverCAD. Identifies all routes with real-time service reliability problems. Communicates with bus service managers to effectively deploy resources. Directs Bus Operators via CleverCAD with route and direction changes. Assist Bus Operators in troubleshooting techniques and correcting defects and notifies appropriate personnel to also assist with the correction of defects or assist in removal of equipment when necessary. Utilizes CleverCAD and Maintenance Management Information System (MMIS). Maintains logs, delay sheets, and prepares other required documents. Must be able to operate a computer terminal to input or retrieve pertinent data. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Three (3) years of CTA bus operations experience in a supervisory capacity (Bus Supervisor/Instructor with current certification), or five (5) years of external experience in a bus supervisory capacity (bus operations), or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position. Bachelor's degree in Transportation or a related field preferred. Required to submit and pass drug and alcohol testing. Required to pass certification/re-certification test(s). 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 computers to input and retrieve pertinent data. Detailed knowledge of the characteristics of the various types of revenue equipment. Detailed knowledge of restoration techniques and city boundaries. Detailed knowledge of bus and rail operations. Detailed knowledge of troubleshooting and restoration of service techniques. Working knowledge of the bus routes and street patterns, operating regulations, and scheduling techniques. Working knowledge of the Authority's fare structure. General knowledge of bus operations equipment. Good verbal and written communication skills suitable for providing clear and concise radio communication and public address announcements. Ability able to write and express oneself in a clear, logical, and comprehensive manner. Ability to document occurrences or events in a chronological order. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Authority personnel and outside agencies. Ability to read and interpret all scheduling related material. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Starting pay: $36.58 Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Monitors bus and rail radio channels, electric and telephonic communications, and notifies appropriate personnel. Receives Rail Station defects from Rail System personnel. Assists Control Center Managers in providing timely, accurate, and consistent information to Authority personnel. Communicates status of CTA paratransit and mainline services, service disruptions and emergencies. Primary duties and Responsibilities Uses the appropriate Management Systems(s) to input data and maintain daily schedules. Transmits pertinent information by telephone, radio, and public address system during service disruptions and service restoration and executes public address checks at all rail stations and communicates defects to Power Control.) Regularly updates the elevator status line and generates reports regarding all defective elevators. Prepares and monitors various reports in the File Maker Pro and EAM systems. Communicates services disruptions and emergencies to both internal and external CTA customers. Records station defects relating to the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Communicates to CA's when disabled riders are entering or exiting their station. Also coordinates the availability of station gap fillers via communication with Customer Assistants. Responds to ADA inquires, issues, and complaints. Monitors radio alarms on bus and rail channels and notifies managerial, supervisory and appropriate police and fire personnel coordinating with Security Control to provide appropriate responses. Notifies management, supervisory, and necessary personnel to investigate and resolve problems or unusual occurrences. Notifies management, supervisory, route terminal and security personnel when Customer Assistants/Security Guards have failed to report for scheduled work and stations are unattended. Maintains Customer Assistant daily attendance and location database to facilitate prompt location of employees when emergency alarms are activated. Receives security related information concerning improper activities and notifies appropriate personnel. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Two (2) years of CTA Control Center experience, CTA Bus/Rail Supervisory experience, or five (5) years CTA Rail Operations experience as a CSR or CRO, or five (5) years external control center experience or customer service experience in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position. Bachelor's degree in Transportation or a related field preferred. Required to submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing. Required to pass certification/re-certification test(s). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity and fingering for working with computer key boards. Required to sit at a workstation with computer terminals. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of bus and/or rail operations. Working knowledge of bus and rail operations equipment. Working knowledge of ADA and paratransit policies and procedures. Working knowledge of the Authority's fare structure and regulations and the equipment associated with the Automated Fare Collection system, along with a thorough knowledge of the Authority's refund policy. Working knowledge and skills necessary to competently operate personal computer systems to develop and maintain business applications using standard software, such as Windows, Microsoft Word, Excess, Access, etc. Working knowledge of the duties, responsibilities, and performance requirements for operating, station and non-operating Transit Operations positions. Working knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures governing operating and non-operating employees. Strong communication skills suitable for providing clear and concise radio communication and public address announcements. Ability to respond to calls and emergency incidents in a calm and professional manner. Ability to write and express oneself in a clear, logical, and comprehensive manner. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Authority personnel and outside agencies. Ability to write and express oneself in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner. Ability to document occurrences or events in a chronological order. Ability to read and interpret all scheduling related materials. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
Starting pay: $42.04 Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification Controls and directs the Supply of 600-voltDC(DirectCurrent)tractionpower for the Authority's Rail Transit System. Primary duties and Responsibilities Controls switching of 600-volt DC traction power system by means of direct operation of supervisory control equipment or by communications to field personnel via dial, radio, or other communication devices. Operates switches or circuit breakers to isolate faulty equipment or segments of the distribution system for the protection of life and property. Instructs and advises construction and emergency crews as to proper switching operations to perform or connections to install or remove where feeder cables of the power system are involved. Advises linemen of what lateral or feed conductors to disconnect and what emergency or line switches to manipulate or conductor ties to make in order to restore service when train service has been halted because of de-energized contact conductors. Receives reports of defects in system power and assigns electrical maintenance repairers according to area and class. Prepares original drawings or corrections to feeder diagrams, section maps, graphs, diagrams, etc., relating to the power system. Cuts and prints feeder panel and equipment identification cards for installation in substations and car stations. Operates subway emergency ventilating fans, supervises the operation of subway drainage pumps. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Three (3) years of CTA Rail Controller, Signal Maintenance, Power Maintenance, or Testing Engineer experience preferred, or five (5) years external experience in Rail Road Signal Maintenance or Traction Power, or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to position. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field preferred. Required to submit and pass drug and alcohol testing. Required to pass certification/re-certification test(s). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity and fingering for working with computer key boards. Required to work alone for long periods in a seated position and performs work of such a nature that requires close visual demands. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of rail system functions, routes, rail patterns, operating regulations, and scheduling techniques. Working knowledge of electrical engineering operations and equipment as it relates to power control. Working knowledge of rail operations equipment. Working knowledge of the Authority's fare structure. Working knowledge in the practices and processes in proper service restoration techniques. Strong verbal and written communication skills suitable for providing clear and concise radio communication and public address announcements. Ability to write and express oneself in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner. Ability to document occurrences or events in a chronological order. Ability to read and interpret all scheduling related materials. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Authority personnel and outside agencies. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
SALARY TARGET IS BETWEEN $75,276. 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 abroad variety of legal duties in support of the Authority's General Counsel. Represents the Authority in corporate matters , with a particular emphasis on litigation and provides advice with respect to major procurements, bond issues, grants, intergovernmental agreements, and commercial transactions. Primary duties and Responsibilities Plans, directs, and participates in legal matters as they relate to general corporate issues and other matters on behalf of the Authority. Handles own docket of cases, transactions, and other matters, which requires appearances before courts and administrative agencies, trials, hearings and arbitrations, Obtains and defends depositions and conducts other discovery. Prepares of witnesses for depositions, hearings, and trials. Researches and drafts pleadings, motions, and briefs. Provides advice on transaction structures, contract disputes, and bid protests. Reviews and drafts agreements, negotiations, documentations, and closing transactions, and the like. Drafts intergovernmental agreements, settlement agreements, administrative regulations, real estate agreements (e.g., leases, licenses, sale agreements) ordinances and requests for proposals. Provides advice and counsel on a wide variety of general corporate matters typical to a large municipal corporation, including financial matters, intellectual property, and Federal and State grant requirements. Works with more senior attorneys in "second chair" capacity on large litigation, transactional, and other matters. Serves an integral role in these assignments, typically examining witnesses, arguing motions and appeals, negotiating transactions, and drafting other motions, briefs, and documents. Manages work of support staff or junior attorneys assigned to his/her projects. Verifies work for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with legal standards and practices. 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. 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 corporate law, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required to maintain appropriate continuing legal education credits. Experience with public sector procurement laws 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 Detailed knowledge of applicable federal and state laws. Detailed knowledge of negotiation strategies. Working knowledge of the methods and practices of legal research and investigation, judicial procedure, and the rules of evidence. Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite including word processing functions. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical skills necessary for competent legal interpretation. Strong managerial and administrative skills to direct and coordinate the activities of the case/transaction team. Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interrelate with other Law Department staff and various levels of personnel from other Authority departments. Ability to work with integrity, initiative, and the creativity to provide effective solutions to CTA issues. Ability to provide legal advice in a short response time, work on many tasks simultaneously, and play increasing managerial role. Ability to independently handle all matters that arise in practice area. Ability to practice skills and experience to "second chair" almost every litigation matter involving the Authority. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED. *CB
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
SALARY TARGET IS $81,919. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and maybe higher or lower than target. Manages and implements required bus fleet maintenance to provide reliable service. Oversees and monitors programs and objectives to ensure buses are properly repaired,maintained,and serviced. Primary duties and Responsibilities Plans and supervises work procedures and methods used by assigned personnel to repair, service, and maintain Authority buses. Assigns work and assures appropriate training in work procedures and reviews completed work for conformance to stipulated programs and procedures. Evaluates and monitors the performance of staff for compliance with programs and policies and attainment of goals and objectives. Identifies performance deviations and determines appropriate course of action to correct problem areas. Implements CTA procedures for proper transport, storage, and disposal of solid and hazardous materials and hazardous waste within maintenance facilities. Responds to inquiries from regulatory personnel related to hazardous materials and hazardous waste management. Supervises and coordinates research, analysis, development, and preparation of the operating fiscal year budget for assigned areas within the Bus and Garage Maintenance Departments. Assists the senior management team in the development and administration of the Bus Garage Maintenance Department?s programs, policies, goals, and objectives. Assists in the planning and development of garage facilities and work programs. Evaluates cause of repair failures and implements improvements. Meets and confers with bus manufacturer?s technical representatives regarding maintenance and service. Assures warranty work compliance. Coordinates assigned areas? job picks, work schedules, and transition of work between shifts. Supervises the activity of the TOPS (Transit Operations Planning System), MMIS, Prima View security camera system, and PC/laptops used to diagnose transmission, engine, and other bus-related defects. Hires, trains, develops, monitors, and evaluates performance of staff. Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. Recommends new hires and changes in personnel status such as promotions, transfers, discharges, salary adjustments, etc. to senior management Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related technical field, plus four (4) years of experience in vehicle maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to position, or equivalent military experience. Management experience preferred. Transit operations experience preferred. Experience in interviewing employees regarding accidents, complaints, grievances and/or disciplinary actions preferred. 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 key boards. Must be able to traverse steps, ladders, and pits, lift a minimum of fifty pounds and function in areas where hazardous conditions may be present. Must be able to work various shifts and hours, sometimes without relief. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge and understanding of the scope and types of repairs, inspection, and maintenance performed at the terminal/garage level required. Working knowledge of environmental safety, chemicals, and waste. Working knowledge of various trade contracts and unions. Strong organizational skills and detail oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Intermediate computer operations and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software skills. Ability to work with sensitive information while maintaining strict confidentiality. Ability to work collaboratively with other departments. Ability to effectively and efficiently manage a large staff and operate in a fast paced unstructured environment. Ability to operate in a fast paced unstructured environment. Ability to maintain effective working relationship with departments, employees and Managers at all levels of the internal organization, as well as vendors Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED. *CB
Chicago Transit Authority Skokie, IL, USA
SALARY TARGET IS $90,000 - $95,000. Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and maybe higher or lower than target. Under direction, provides project oversight and technical support for Authority Bus and/or Rail capital vehicle programs involved in the improvement, upgrade, repair, cleaning, safety, overhaul, and maintenance of revenue and non-revenue vehicles and shop equipment Primary duties and Responsibilities Serves as Senior Project Manager and coordinates with engineers on various Bus and Rail new equipment/vehicle purchase projects. Supervises the development of projects and plans related to the purchase of new rail vehicles. Establishes project schedules, workflow, and budgets for vehicle purchases and overhauls and tracks progress to ensure deliverables are on schedule and within budget. Reviews contract drawings and correspondence from the car builder, apprises the Chief Engineer of issues or concerns, and drafts responses. Chairs meetings with project stakeholders, management, and vendors, maintains meeting minutes, and prepares status reports. Monitors project related activities of engineering staff, may perform discipline as necessary in conjunction with department managers. Manages the continued maintenance plans and replacement plans of new parts and vehicles. Collects and maintains parts information, oversees the assignment of Authority specific identification numbers to parts, and coordinates the input of parts data into the Oracle database. Keeps abreast of warranty status information and ensures that vehicles under warranty are not charged for covered repairs. Tracks the progress of new vehicle repair training for CTA personnel and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain schedules. Assigns work to engineers, monitors manpower needs and schedules, identifies areas of deficiencies, and recommends changes to accomplish project deliverables. Drafts project work plans, specifications, and estimates for labor, material, and equipment costs for projects. Develops performance metrics, analyzes data and summarizes outcomes. Coordinates, schedules, and conducts inspections and testing of new and overhauled vehicles and parts. Inspects and tests for defects, performance, and compliance with specifications. Implements resolutions to ensure all problems are resolved. May travel to vehicle or sub-system manufacturing plants to inspect for compliance with specifications. Initiates, tracks, and expedites purchase requisitions for vehicles and services received. Tracks the progress of new vehicle repair training for CTA personnel and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain schedules. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus five (5) years of experience managing large-scale vehicle procurement, maintenance, and overhaul projects or an equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, and manual dexterity for working with computer key boards. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering principles, methods, and techniques as they apply to transit vehicle design and maintenance. Detailed knowledge of materials, techniques, and components of transit vehicles. Detailed knowledge of vehicle costing and procurement processes. Detailed knowledge of industry quality control practices. Strong research, attention to detail, and problem solving skills. Strong critical thinking skills to assess how one change can affect the entire project. Intermediate skill using personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational and project management skills. Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Ability to apply engineering knowledge to complex mechanical and electrical engineering problems with versatility, judgment, and perception. Ability to manage complex vehicle engineering design projects. Ability to develop workflow diagrams. Must be able to obtain Rail Safety Training certification. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
STARTING PAY: $18.13 Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Performs various janitorial duties in cleaning and maintaining offices, washrooms, lunchrooms, and work areas. Primary duties and Responsibilities Maintains garages and related buildings and facilities in a clean, neat and orderly condition. Picks up debris, sweeps, dusts, scrubs floors, wall, woodwork etc. Washes windows, signs, tables, sinks, lavatories, toilets, etc. Empties trash containers and removes trash to disposal locations. Cleans and dusts office furniture and related items. Operates floor cleaning machines and uses mops, pails, sponges, brushes, cleaning chemicals, window washing equipment, vacuum cleaners and related material and tools. Removes ice and snow from stairways, walkways located in buildings and facilities. Spreads sand and salt as required by weather conditions. Observes, detects and reports non-operating or malfunctioning equipment and apparatus, defects in heating, plumbing, electrical and related systems and equipment. Replenishes supplies from stockroom. Drives Authority equipment and service van to transport supplies to various work sites, if necessary. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Must possess a valid State of Illinois Driver's license and be capable of operating a vehicle. Must perform the physical activities associated with this position. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Extensive amount of stooping, bending, kneeling standing, walking and climbing ladders. Lifts, carries and maneuvers materials weighing up to 50 pounds. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of proper cleaning methods, techniques, materials and supplies relating to locations and surfaces to be cleaned. Working knowledge of how to properly and safely use cleaning solvents, chemicals and machinery and their proper application in a variety of situations and conditions. Ability to properly identify and report malfunctioning equipment, apparatus, heating and cooling systems, plumbing, electrical and related systems and apparatus. Ability to write and express oneself in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner. 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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY, PROVIDED THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE DISABILITY IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB WHICH HE/SHE DESIRES TO HOLD WITH REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION BY THE AUTHORITY. TO BE CONSIDERED APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THEIR ENTIRITY INCLUDING:UPLOADED RESUME / WORK HISTORY QUALIFICATIONS JOB ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS INFORMATION PROVIDED MUST BE ACCURATE AND TRUTHFUL. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CLOSED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
STARTING PAY: $27.52 PER HOUR. Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Under general supervision, performs intermediate level structural engineering work of moderate complexity involving the selection and application of structural engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria for the design, construction,and maintenance of transportation infrastructure, track structures,and facilities. Primary duties and Responsibilities Reviews shop drawings, design drawings, cost estimates, calculations, and specifications for projects of moderate to large size in compliance with structural engineering principles and applicable policies, codes, and ordinances. Prepares detailed drawings, scope, plans, designs, cost estimates, calculations, and specifications for projects of small to moderate size in compliance with structural engineering principles and applicable policies, codes, and ordinances. Conducts inspections of work sites to assess project status, identify potential problems, ensure compliance with project documents, standards and codes, and recommend solutions to problems that will keep projects within scope and budget. Conducts inspections of existing infrastructure to identify potential problems, ensure compliance with standards and codes, and recommend solutions to identified problems. Researches information to provide logical comprehensive solutions to moderately complex design, and construction problems. Maintains project records and prepares comprehensive reports on inspections, investigations, and tests. Assists senior level engineers in planning, developing, and coordinating projects. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering with a Structural Engineering concentration or a related field plus three (3) years of experience related to this position or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the degree requirement is met. Must be an Engineer intern, having passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. Valid Illinois Driver?s License. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Requires sitting for extended periods of time, standing, visual acumen, manual dexterity and fingering for working with computer key boards. Ability to lift 25 pounds. Ability to walk track on elevated structures, in subway tunnels and at grade conditions, after proper safety training. Ability to operate an aerial lift, after proper safety training. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of Structural Engineering principles, methods, and techniques. Working knowledge of construction materials, methods, and techniques. Working knowledge of municipal codes and ordinances as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of transportation infrastructure, track structures, and facilities. Good research, attention to detail, and problem solving skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good critical thinking skills to assess how one change can affect the entire project. Intermediate skill using Auto Cad to create drawings for permitting. Intermediate skill using personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software. Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict. Ability to apply structural engineering knowledge to moderately complex structural engineering problems with versatility, judgment, and perception. Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate moderately complex structural engineering problems and provide practical and cost effective solutions. Ability to work well with others. Ability to manage routine structural engineering projects. 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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED. *CB
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
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. This position supervises over 1100 employees that oversee 146 rail stations that serve as the gateway for over 241 million riders annually. With several stations offering 24/7 service, this position will lead a round-the-clock team in providing superior customer service and satisfaction. Directly accountable for developing and administering programs on strategic and tactical levels to ensure that a high quality of customer service is rendered to the Authority's rail customers, this position through subordinate supervisory personnel, will cover the entire Chicagoland region and be a key leader in the Authority's Operation's team. Primary duties and Responsibilities Staff Management/Training Oversees and personally monitors the provision of quality customer service in multiple remote field locations. Defines, develops, and evaluates objectives, standards, and performance levels for Rail Customer Service Staff. Develops managerial performance criteria, goals, and evaluation procedures and processes. Reviews and promotes programs to stimulate employee morale, training, recognition, and shared interest. Analyzes trends in customer service issues and implements improvements to address through training and re-instruction. Develops departmental rules and renders decisions on matters of employment, employment relations, and disciplinary action to ensure continued labor-management dialogue, working relations, and direction of shared interest concerns. Operations Oversight Identifies opportunities to implement strategic changes that will improve the customer experience. Administers programs that ensure passenger and employee security and safety. Coordinates, reviews, plans, and provides service and manpower for special events (over 100 annually) and construction projects, supplemental station staff, and additional support. Works with management and staff to create and review project plans, timeframes, budgets, reports, procedures, work plans and staffing needs for all projects/activities. Recognizes and recommends improvements in organizational and operational problems and procedures. Communicates and exchanges information on major City initiatives / events with community organizations. Monitors customer flow to respond to the City, State and federal emergency management agencies. Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Provides input and recommendations to Vice President on the development of strategic and tactical goals and plans. Sets targets and provides a roadmap to achieve garage objectives in relation to performance goals. Maintains strategic partnerships with government agencies, community organizations, public transit system officials, labor unions and establishes and fosters partnerships with other transit peers. Policy and Procedure Development / Regulatory Compliance / Internal Controls and Monitoring Participates in the development of policies and goals to meet departmental objectives, and administers and monitors programs, to ensure consistency of interpretation of said policies and to track compliance and standards. Budget Management Coordinates the analysis and prepares recommendations for operating fiscal year budgets for Senior Management review. Conducts regular meetings with financial department and reporting managers to ensure department expenditures are within budgetary parameters. Safety Provides oversight for operations safety activities to ensure that the Authority and the general riding public are given the highest degree of safe and secure transportation service. Checks sites for safety compliance, meets with work crews to ensure quality and safety of customer service delivery on the routes. Coordinates operational activities to ensure safety standards are met. Oversees compliance with all federal, State, City, and regulatory agency rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Oversees the investigation and analysis process for accidents and incidents as appropriate. Administers programs that ensure passenger and employee security and safety. Hires, trains, develops, monitors, and evaluates performance of staff. Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. Performs other duties as might be assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in a Business related field or a combination of education and experience in a strong customer service driven environment. Seven (7) years experience supervising a large, diverse workforce with direct customer service and operational functions. Must possess or be able to quickly acquire and apply detailed knowledge of CTA operational rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and collective bargaining agreements. Required to receive and maintain Rail Safety Training certification. Strong organizational managerial skills. Analytical skills necessary to identify and resolve departmental problems, issues, and / or concerns. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Evidence of providing creative solutions; and identifying and articulating complex issues concisely. Knowledge of transit industry and federal and state transportation regulations and practices a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation experience to diverse audiences. Strong leadership skills. Strong customer service skills. Ability to drive exemplary morale and culture and employee engagement. Strong critical thinking skills. General knowledge in the principles of leadership, team building, motivation and conflict resolution. Ability to develop and implement work plans for assigned projects. Ability to effectively and analytically solve problems. Ability to delegate tasks effectively. Ability to adapt well to change. General knowledge of data analysis techniques with an understanding of basic statistical concepts. General knowledge of financial and business accounting principles. Willingness to travel frequently to various field locations. Location and City Chicago, IL Applicants, if hired, must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED. *CB
Chicago Transit Authority Skokie, IL, USA
STARTING PAY: $19.19 PER HOUR Rate to be determine by applicant'sentered service date and service date in union jurisdiction ofthis classification. Performs a variety of manual labor tasksthroughout the RailShopfacilities. Primary duties and Responsibilities Performs various cleaning tasks within the shop and office, such as: washing air conditioning units, sweeping, mopping picking up trash, emptying garbage cans, etc. Lifts, carries and maneuvers materials throughout the work area. Transports materials using hand trucks, wheel barrows, forklifts, payloaders, jeeps and other material handling equipment Services rail cars before leaving the shops. Loads and unloads materials from trucks and other vehicles. Mows lawns, shovels snow, and spreads salt, sand and stone for ground maintenance. Cleans interior and exterior of rail cars. Transports shop company vehicles to various locations for vehicle maintenance and fueling. Sets up/tears down meeting rooms for conferences and various shop activities. Cleans and maintains outside perimeter of shop grounds and bus shelters located at facility. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Must possess a valid Driver's License. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to stand while performing clean up duties, walk throughout the shop while performing duties, sit while operating forklift, lift when supplying boxes, buckets, garbage cans, shoveling snow, carry garbage cans, brooms, cleaning supplies, push mops, brooms, lawnmowers, wheel barrows, hand trucks, and pull buckets, rail car wheel assembly, motors, air conditioning units, garbage dumpsters. Must be able to climb in and out of trains, ladders; onto forklift, in and out of pits, and to balance while using heavy equipment and other materials while loading and unloading trucks. Must be able to stoop to pick up paper and debris from shop area and yard, kneel to place supplies on lower storage shelves, and crouch to sweep pits. Must be able to reach to retrieve supplies and handle mops, brooms, buckets and pails. Must be able to talk to communicate instructions and hear warning alarms; job instructions and announcements. Must be able to see near for open pits, far for awareness of moving trains, jeeps and have color vision to see fire exits, recognize various markings on containers and machinery and be able to breathe while wearing respiratory protection (filter resistance). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Required to possess the skills necessary to operate industrial material handling equipment, including forklifts, payloaders, jeeps, etc. Required to possess the skills necessary to start and operate a variety of small engine equipment, e.g. lawnmowers, snow blowers, steam jennies, pumps, etc. Must perform the physical activities associated with this position. Must read and understand written and verbal position related instructions. Must possess knowledge of the physical layout of the Rail Shops. 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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY, PROVIDED THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE DISABILITY IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB WHICH HE/SHE DESIRES TO HOLD WITH REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION BY THE AUTHORITY. TO BE CONSIDERED APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THEIR ENTIRITY INCLUDING:UPLOADED RESUME / WORK HISTORY QUALIFICATIONS JOB ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS INFORMATION PROVIDED MUST BE ACCURATE AND TRUTHFUL. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CLOSED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
STARTING PAY: $28.96 PER HOUR Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Under general supervision, performs advanced level engineering work of considerable complexity involving the application of comprehensive and diversified structural engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Coordinates complex structural projects from budgeting and design through construction. Primary duties and Responsibilities Provides structural design and analysis of elevated structures,bridges, buildings and related facilities. Prepares detailed sketches, drawings, cost estimates, specifications and technical reports by applying engineering principles and techniques. Conducts field investigations, inspections and tests relative to structural design projects checking for completeness, accuracy and compliance with appropriate standards. Meets with various municipal agencies,utility companies, consultants and contractors and various levels of Authority personnel to discuss various activities involving structural matters. Updates the RIMS database system to reflect existing conditions. Prepares and maintains records of current and future projects and maintains an accurate log of budgetary analysis, work schedules and status reports. Coordinates and reviews the work of subordinate engineers. Resolves technical problems and assists lower level engineers in trouble-shooting software problems and internet communications. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering with a Structural Engineering concentration or a related field plus five (5) years of experience related to this position, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the degree requirement is met. Must be a Registered Illinois Professional Engineer or Registered Illinois Structural Engineer. Design experience in lieu of P.E. or S.E. Registration will be considered. 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 key boards. Ability to lift 25 pounds. Ability to walk track on elevated structures, in subway tunnels and at grade conditions, after proper safety training. Ability to operate an aerial lift, after proper safety training. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Detailed knowledge of structural engineering principles, methods, and techniques. Detailed knowledge of materials, techniques, and municipal codes and ordinances as applied to design, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities projects. Detailed knowledge of municipal codes and ordinances as applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of transportation infrastructure, track structures, and facilities. Advanced skill using AutoCAD to create drawings for permitting. Strong research, attention to detail, and problem solving skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good critical thinking skills to assess how one change can affect the entire project. Advanced skill using personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software. Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict. Ability to apply engineering knowledge to complex structural engineering problems with versatility, judgment, and perception. Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate complex structural engineering problems and provide practical and cost effective solutions. Ability to adapt well to change. Ability to work well with others. Ability to manage moderately complex engineering projects. 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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
STARTING PAY: $12.40 PER HOUR Rate to be determine by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification. Provides customer assistance at the highest level to transit patrons aboard vehicles and in and around transit facilities, and assists transportation personnel as required. Primary duties and Responsibilities Maintains amiable relations with customers at all times.Interacts with and effectively assists customers in normal and emergency situations. Knows and understands the Authority's transit system, fares,schedules, routes, transfer and connecting points and major points of interest in the Chicagoland area. Provides special assistance to mobility limited patrons utilizing gap fillers and other aids as required to board and alight vehicles and ingress and egress facilities. Maintains knowledge to assist with making minor operational adjustments to rail cars and assist the operator as needed. Monitors and coordinates station cleanliness, defective revenue equipment or station repair needs in and around the faculties and either reconciles or reports conditions to appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Ensures the kiosk is adequately supplied with current editions of reports, forms, maps, brochures, schedules, etc. Notifies the Courier and manager if supplies are needed. Disposes of all outdated versions of these materials.Contacts Communication/Power Control in a timely manner to report all accidents, suspicious activity, disturbances, threats, fire, unusual occurrences or other emergencies and provides all related pertinent information. Inspects fare media, transit cards, passes and ID cards for validity and immediately reports invalid material to appropriate personnel.Provides assistance in the evacuation of persons from CTA facilities and/or vehicles as necessary. Routinely performs station inspections at the assigned station facilities to check cleanliness, equipment functionality and customer safety. May open and/or close stations as determined according to the shift assigned. Performs daily inspections of station equipment and its proper operation, e.g. elevators/escalators, Customer Call Buttons, station PA system, LED signs, other ADA related equipment, etc. Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of the fare structure, the operation and features of the Automated Fare Collection equipment, fare instruments and of all rules and procedures governing fare collection. Advises customers who experience failed fare transactions to the nearest CSR or to Customer Service and monitors station turnstiles and TCVM's for illegal activity. Performs related 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 maintain a neat and professional appearance, including wearing the CTA issued safety vest and other uniform compliances at all times while on duty. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to lift at least 35 pounds. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Required to lift and deploy platform gap fillers (35 lbs.), carrying platform gap fillers, and pushing wheelchairs on platform and within rail cars. Required to climb stairs and balancing on board inspections; assistance of passengers. Required to stoop to maintain station appearance, picking up debris, kneeling and crouching to clear faregate jams; from side of turnstile in 16' aisle. Required to reach and handle to maintain information boards and posting notices. Required to perform duties with noise and vibrations from moving trains. Required to speak and hear to provide information, greet customers, and listen for questions, comments, and special announcements. Required to see near for pass verification and far for observing elevators, escalators and platform for customer safety and color vision to distinguish transfer markings, passes, route maps, etc. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Required to possess a suitable temperament and disposition necessary for establishing and maintaining amiable relations with customers at all times. Possess customer service experience or skills to provide outstanding customer service to customers. Required to possess the skills necessary to effectively assist customers in normal and emergency situations. Required to understand and follows oral and written instructions, accurately performs basic arithmetic operations, and be able to express one self's clearly both orally and in writing. Required to possess the skills necessary to prepare, write, and submit all pertinent reports concisely and accurately in a timely manner. 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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY, PROVIDED THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE DISABILITY IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB WHICH HE/SHE DESIRES TO HOLD WITH REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION BY THE AUTHORITY. TO BE CONSIDERED APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THEIR ENTIRITY INCLUDING:UPLOADED RESUME / WORK HISTORY QUALIFICATIONS JOB ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS INFORMATION PROVIDED MUST BE ACCURATE AND TRUTHFUL. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CLOSED.
Chicago Transit Authority Skokie, IL, USA
STARTING PAY: $47.07 PER HOUR Rate to be determine by applicant's enteredservice date andservice date in union jurisdiction of thisclassification. Performs various blacksmith and welding activities in themaintenance ofrail vehicle equipment. Primary duties and Responsibilities Welds, cuts, forges, heats, shapes and bends ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Tempers and dresses tool; fabricates and repairs springs involving tempering, potting, case and dichloride hardening. Operates furnaces, bulldozers, forging machines, drop-forging machines, belt machines hammers and induction heaters. Performs heavy forging, forms heavy plates, links and rings, makes tools and tempers and heat treats new tools. Performs electric arc welding, carbon arc welding, cutting and melting, acetylene welding, tungsten (non-consumable) inert gas welding and metal (consumable) inert gas welding. Performs brazing operations on silver and brass and welding operations on stainless steel and aluminum. Takes accurate measurements as required and reads and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Must have a minimum of five-(5) year's verifiable trade experience in a recognized shop. Required to submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing as mandated by the Federal Transportation Administration. Required to pass a physical examination. Required to perform the physical activities associated with this position. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Required to be standing operating hydraulic press, walking to and from within work area and sitting at welding table to weld small parts. Required to lift raw materials, (up to 100 lbs.), carrying sheet of steel, converter housing, pushing welding machine, torch cart and pulling welding machine, torch cart and air hose. Required to climb ladders, pit stairs, scaffolding and balancing while climbing ladders and stairs. Required to stoop to repair rail car and non-revenue equipment floors, to retrieve broken parts, to kneel, to crouch and to craw to repair underneath rail car. Required to reach to retrieve radiance rods, small work tools and to hand burning or cutting torch, hammers, goggles and helmets. Required to finger and to feel surface of a piece to be welded. Required to talk and to hear to co-workers and team work jobs, while performing teamwork jobs, giving instruction and observing surface prior to repair. Required to see and to be acute near and far to read blueprints and schematic drawings, while doing lay-out work, to observe surface prior to repair and to see dangerous situations in shop area and color vision while examining welding jobs. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of blacksmith and welding techniques. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the techniques and operations employed in the brazing of silver and brass. Must have a thorough knowledge of the techniques and operations employed in the welding of stainless steel and aluminum. Must have a practical knowledge of arithmetic operations, including fractions, decimals and percentages. Required to possess the knowledge and skills necessary to use power operated and hand tools including mechanical cutting machines, hydraulic press and electrical welding machines. 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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago, IL, USA
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 IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY. CTA WILL MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THE KNOWN DISABILITIES OF OTHERWISE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS ITS EMPLOYEES, UNLESS UNDUE HARDSHIP WOULD RESULT. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ARC@TRANSITCHICAGO.COM PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION OR UPON NOTIFICATION OF YOUR ACTUAL TEST DATE. CTA WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DETERMINE IF AN ACCOMMODATION CAN BE PROVIDED.