POSITION IS POSTED UNTIL A VIABLE POOL OF CANDIDATES HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
MARTA is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist to assist in the quality assurance process by conducting independent audits and evaluations. The QA Specialist assists in performing procedure audits to improve systems and reliability and in preparing monthly performance analyses, by providing results to QA Manager. The QA Specialist performs equipment checks and evaluates incoming materials as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in the quality assurance process by conducting independent periodic checks, analysis and on-site evaluations, maintains updated and accurate records of findings and logs, and provides formal recommendations to staff VI for improving operations.
Assists in performing procedure audits to improve systems equipment, reliability, quality of service and operational effectiveness.
Assists in producing monthly performance analyses on areas audited and provides results to QA Manager for inclusion in the monthly audit report.
Conducts assigned audits/inspections to facilitate special project audits at MARTA sites, surveillance inspections at contractor site and performs follow-up checks to ensure corrective action and closure.
Assists in the quality assurance process by performing equipment checks for calibrated equipment to verify compliance with established standards and schedules. Provides report on findings.
Assists in the evaluation of incoming materials to verify compliance with procedures, drawings and specifications
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Quality Engineering, Business Administration, or related field. Minimum of four years of progressively responsible experience in a quality or related construction or maintenance environment performing audits, inspections and analyses. Directly related experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis. Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet applications required. Proficiency in an analytic or business intelligence software such as Tableau, Qlik, Microsoft Power BI, SAS, SAP, Alteryx, etc. preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License and be able to travel by car, air, and boat for short and extended periods within a 48-hour notice. Must be able to travel with 24 hours notice. Will be required to work on various shifts on various days. Will be trained and will be required to work in any area supported by Quality Assurance. Must complete a minimum of 8 hours of quality related course work annually to be considered in good standing for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
MARTA is the ninth largest rapid transit system in the US. An integral partner in the Atlanta regional transportation network servicing 433,064 passenger riders on bus and rail system. MARTA has approximately 4800 full and part time employees with an annual operating/capital budget of approximately $950 million.