FABRICATION SHOPS SUPERVISOR

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Los Angeles County, CA4.0

Full-time$39 - $52 an hour
EducationSkills
Basic Function

To supervise technical personnel in the fabrication and re-manufacturing of public transit vehicle parts, assemblies, and equipment.

Example Of Duties

Plans, organizes, and assigns work for fabrication shops
Develops and maintains computer and manual files for payroll, attendance, project budgets, and production activities; prepares daily reports
Implements and maintains safety programs
Ensures compliance and promotes aspects of the Environmental Management System to employees and coworkers
Conducts meetings to inform employees about safety, tool uses, equipment upgrade projects, and other related topics
Investigates and reports accidents and injuries
Follows up on ordered parts, equipment, and supplies; administers warranty claims
Counsels subordinates on compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations
Conducts first-level disciplinary and grievance hearings
Analyzes structural failures, identifies problems, and plans and provides assistance to staff to remedy problems
Conducts meetings to determine users' needs
Approves completed work/repairs
Prepares various reports, develops presentations, and oversees special development projects
Supervises subordinate staff , accounts for subordinate and personal compliance with all of Metro’s safety rules, polices, and procedures
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
Requirements For Employment

Associate's degree - related field or equivalent training from a recognized trade school
4 years’ journey-level experience performing machinist work in the manufacture, assembly, installation, and/or repair of parts and equipment, special tooling, jigs, and fixtures with a minimum of 2 years’ experience operating a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) mill and lathe
Experience welding, fabricating sheet metal, and/or reverse engineering materials is highly desirable

Special Conditions:
Will require supervising staff from mechanic classifications when assigned

Frequent exposure to weather, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards

Shift work

Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required

Knowledge:
Theories, principles, and practices of safe and proper use of tools and other equipment
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing maintenance, repair, and procurement of public transit vehicles
Project planning and budgeting techniques
Principles of supervision
Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Business computer software applications, including proficiency in Computer Automated Manufacturing (CAM) software and G & M Codes required to work with multiple axis mills and lathes
Industrial mathematics
Basic properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
Welding and sheet metal fabrication techniques

Abilities:
Plan, organize, and monitor the work of technical personnel engaged in the fabrication and re-manufacturing of parts, assemblies and equipment for public transit vehicles
Operate a vertical mill, horizontal mill and lathe
Drill, mill, turn and grind ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, and other exotic materials for fabrication and remanufacturing
Read simple and complex prints and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) drawings
Interpret CAD drawings and convert desired results into final finished production products with an understanding of geometric dimension and tolerances (GDT)
Read analog and digital gauges; interpret damaged and failed items to conclude results of tensile and shear testing
Communicate effectively orally and in writing
Exercise judgment and creativity in making recommendations
Operate computers and Maintenance & Material Management (M3) program terminals and diagnostic equipment
Meet productivity demands
Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions
Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
Supervise subordinate staff
Travel to various Metro offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
Read, write, speak, and understand English
Selection Procedure

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