Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
H1N ($94,494.40 - $118,102.40 - $141,752.00)
Job Summary
Provides leadership, oversight, and management support to Metro′s Configuration Management team on all capital projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages and integrates the work of Configuration Management Staff and consultants to provide more accurate and efficient records, while supporting Metro′s capital projects
  • Serves as program administrator of the Project Management Information System (PMIS), and Contract Management and SharePoint document management and storage system; and provides quarterly PMIS training
  • Performs system analysis and develops database management and reporting system requirements
  • Provides leadership in the innovation, design, and development of new components for PMIS
  • Facilitates the review and approval process and maintains revision control for systemwide baseline documents
  • Manages the development and implementation of configuration control policies, plans, procedures, and manuals
  • Monitors staff and consultant compliance with configuration control requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Works with staff and consultants to develop and implement tracking and reporting systems
  • Prepares and presents configuration status of contract deliverables and contract changes to management
  • Prepares and presents reports and summaries to management and the Board of Directors
  • Ensures data compatibility with existing statistical reports and summaries
  • Reviews and responds to configuration management practice and performance audits
  • Provides administrative and technical support to project managers and others
  • Establishes and coordinates Change Control Board activities
  • Coordinates change management with Metro operations
  • Identifies and initiates corrective action for problems
  • Advises Executive Director on status of configuration management activities and issues
  • Negotiates and manages contracts
  • Conducts meetings with staff, consultants, and contract personnel; conducts site visits with staff on a quarterly basis
  • Manages, trains, and motivates assigned staff
  • Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

    May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
  • Theories, principles, and practices of configuration management and contract administration
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing information systems for a public agency
  • Management and organization of complex construction projects
  • Internet-based control systems, database management, and reporting and general office management software
  • Modern management theory

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Managing the operations of a configuration management work unit
  • Coordinating, integrating, and directing consultants and staff activities
  • Developing and implementing policies, plans, procedures, and manuals
  • Performing system analysis
  • Monitoring staff and consultant compliance with configuration control requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
  • Design and maintain automated database management and reporting systems
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Manage, train, and motivate assigned staff
  • Travel to offsite locations
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Systems, or a related field

  • Six years of relevant experience or three years of relevant supervisory-level experience in configuration management on heavy construction/transit related projects

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions
Special Conditions
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
  • Typical office situation
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen

Physical Effort Required
  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required


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This classification is at-will and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority when classified as an Intermittent, Emergency, or Temporary employee and/or is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) or Board Clerk's Office.

This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.