The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) is seeking to hire a dynamic leader for the position of Director of Transit Asset Management. This position is within the Office of Capital Planning and Program Management.
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading WMATA’s Asset Management Program, is involved in developing strategic asset management programs and change management policy, framework, implementation programs for the Authorities’ asset management plan, communicating to all stakeholders and providing the necessary accountability. In addition to developing WMATA’s asset management plan, duties will consist of leading its implementation, developing full lifecycle management activities, to include capital programming.
An ideal candidate will also have broad transit industry exposure, transit asset knowledge, maintenance planning, capital and financial planning and/or engineering expertise. Extensive experience, or ability to attain knowledge of WMATA’s enterprise technology systems, such as Maximo, Documentum, , PeopleSoft, Optram, and Fleetwatch is highly preferred. This position will manage across transit agency departments, lead change management initiatives and improve communications with both internal and external clients and senior management.
WMATA offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits, including relocation assistance.
To view the full job posting and to apply online for this position, please visit our web site: www.wmata.com/careers
JOB ID: 170472
WMATA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.
Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Management, Business Administration or a related field;
Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible and diversified management experience within the transportation industry – public transportation preferred;
Demonstrated ability and experience in the completion of major transit asset management related efforts within budget and on schedule;
Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of major policies and projects within Engineering, Operations or Asset Management;
Strong technical proficiency required, including Microsoft Office products;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment;
Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals; and
Quickly adapt and respond to industry changes as well as internal initiatives