SUMMARY: AC Transit is currently recruiting for the position of Electronic Systems Supervisor. Under general supervision; plans, organizes, and monitors the installation, maintenance, and repair of the District's electronic systems, with emphasis on revenue collection equipment and communication systems; and exercises direct supervision over assigned Senior Electronic Technicians and Electronic Support Workers. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an outstanding benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.
REPRESENTATIVE FUNCTIONS: • Plans, schedules, supervises, and inspects the work of assigned Senior Electronic Technicians and Electrical Support Workers engaged in electronic component maintenance. • Coordinates and conducts technical staff training and informational and procedural meetings; evaluates staff, and recommends corrective action and discipline. • Establishes, monitors, and evaluates methods and procedures for the repair and maintenance of electronic components and equipment; and makes recommendations for process improvement. • Monitors the need for electronic equipment and supplies; instructs technicians in the requisitioning of parts, materials, and equipment; and supervises the processing of work order information in the computerized inventory management system. • Inspects shop equipment, machinery, and tools to ensure that shops are maintained as safe, clean, and organized working environments. • Prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; participates in budget preparation and administration; and monitors and controls expenditures. • Investigates and evaluates vendors, and recommends the purchase of electronic equipment, and related services. • Compiles and maintains computerized and paper records related to work initiated and completed, and inventory of parts, supplies, and materials used. Enters and retrieves data from District computer programs. • Prepares and presents oral and written reports on unit projects and activities that include statistics and related information; as well as memoranda, letters, and other documents. • Provides technical expertise and support to ongoing and implementation electronics projects. • Performs related duties, as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade, plus verifiable completion of an accredited two year technical training program in radio communications, electronics, and/or digital electronics maintenance and repair. Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in digital, analog, electro-mechanical, radio communications and/or electronic component maintenance repair and maintenance, including three (3) years of verifiable supervisory or lead responsibility.
Knowledge Of: Principles and practices of solid state electronic circuit theory and maintenance, including analog and digital circuits, computers, electronic components, and radio communications; FCC rules and regulations pertaining to land mobile radio service; principles of security and proper management of security sensitive keys and locks; principles of supervision, including training, motivation, team building, conflict resolution; principles of budget monitoring, principles and practices of workplace safety; pertinent local, State and Federal laws; and personal computers and current software for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation at the intermediate level of proficiency.
Ability To: Organize, implement, and direct the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment including, but not limited to fare boxes and communications equipment; identify and interpret technical and numerical information, service manuals, and schematics; trouble-shoot electrical circuits and equipment; analyze work documentation and reports; observe and problem-solve operational and technical policy and procedures; lift, carry, and skillfully use a variety of equipment, tools, and supplies including a computer, soldering equipment, and test instruments; supervise, motivate, train, and evaluate assigned staff; interpret and explain pertinent District and department policies and procedures; prepare cost estimates, participate in budget preparation, and monitor expenditures; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; learn and effectively apply applicable provisions of the District's collective bargaining agreements; learn and effectively use the District's inventory management software following a short training period; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work using principles of excellent customer service.
Physical Requirements: Must possess the physical condition necessary to: (1) perform tasks in an office setting operating a personal computer, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment; (2) occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs; and (3) maintain mobility in order to travel locally to various locations within the AC Transit District to perform job functions.
License Requirements: Must possess or obtain, and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License and meet the District's safe driving requirements.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: THIS POSITION IS A UNION POSITION, REPRESENTED BY AFSCME
The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation. Per Board Policy, selected candidates may require background checks performed on their criminal and/or financial records.
ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.
The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.