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Maintenance Superintendent – Light Rail

Sacramento, California 95816
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Sacramento Regional Transit District

Human Resources Department

2810 O Street Sacramento, CA 95816

Phone: (916) 556-0298

Fax: (916) 457-7194






The purpose of this position is to direct all activities of the light rail vehicle maintenance department in the repair and maintenance of the vehicle fleet and fare vending machines. This is accomplished by establishing goals and performance objectives for equipment availability and reliability, monitoring trends, establishing benchmarks, implementing modifications and improvements, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, local and District requirements, allocating resources, establishing policies and procedures, directing actions for all personnel, administering collective bargaining agreements, and managing budgets. Other duties include participating in new equipment design, developing expansion staffing and operating plans, coordinating activities internally with outside vendors and contractors, and managing and participating in configuration control programs.





  • Maintains vehicles and equipment by scheduling personnel, facilities and training, ensuring completion of all maintenance, monitoring trends, analyzing data, ensuring compliance with all regulations and manufacturers’ processes, evaluating equipment performance, recommending and completing upgrades and modifications, monitoring work flow, monitoring expenditures, coordinating maintenance with departments, monitoring equipment failures, establishing and monitoring service standards, and developing short and long range plans.


  • Completes required status change and timekeeping documents, coordinating efforts with internal departments, administering required programs, compiling and reporting data, supervising the hiring process, developing goals and objectives, and implementing team building processes.  

  • Completes related administrative tasks by reviewing and analyzing data and statistics, coordinating and managing the budget process, addressing and resolving labor relations issues, representing the District in contract negotiations, participating in the collective bargaining process, developing and presenting information, writing papers, memos and other correspondence, and investigating accidents and promoting safety.


  • Supervises staff by establishing and monitoring program and project objectives, developing and implementing processes and procedures, reviewing performance, implementing and monitoring training.





Education: Two (2) year associate's degree, diploma or equivalent from a an accredited college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school in Electronic or Electrical Technology or a related field. Additional directly related experience beyond the minimum requirement may substitute for the required education based on the ratio of one and a half (1.5) years of experience for each (1) year of education.


Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in public transportation, with three (3) years of experience in a rail maintenance environment and two (2) years of supervisory experience.


Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Class B driver’s license, with Passenger and Airbrake endorsements and a Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Operator’s license.



Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, licenses and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if not substituting experience for the education requirement.


Candidates must submit a current and official 10-year (H6) DMV printout, dated September 27, 2018, or thereafter, at time of application, in order to be considered. Only official 10-year (H6) DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. Online DMV printout will not be accepted.



The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire and proof of education, as outlined above, are required for this position. Applications, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at www.sacrt.com.


Completed employment application, supplemental questionnaire, proof of education and official 10-year (H6) DMV printout, as outlined above, must be submitted to the Human Resources Department not later than Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. RT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.


RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

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