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Title: Assistant Manager of LRT Systems
Company: Port Authority of Allegheny County
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 126380
Port Authority is seeking a Assistant Manager of LRT Systems to manage the planning and scheduling of all LRT Systems and Power Department work and provide technical assistance that supports the repair and maintenance of its sub-systems (substations, overhead catenary system, Signals and Communications) Also responsible to oversee personnel supporting other internal departments, contractors and capital projects. Oversees the Power and LRT Systems Department in the absence of the Manager of LRT Systems and Power.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversees activities of supervisory and maintenance personnel associated with maintaining the Port Authority’s substations, overhead, signals and communications-electronic systems. Provides technical assistance/instructions as required, maintains employee records for supervisors, provides constructive feedback on performance to supervisors and initiates or assists in enforcing the Port Authority’s policies and procedures including the performance code. Oversees the Power and LRT Systems Department in the absence of the Manager of LRT Systems and Power.

  • Through others, maintains all operational structures at a high status of readiness and supplies immediate repair support under any emergency conditions.

  • Coordinates and oversees the training and qualification of supervisors and hourly employees on the use of related equipment, proper maintenance and repair procedures, and ensures work safety on jobs.

Job requirements include:
  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical or Electronics, Engineering or directly related field from an accredited school. Directly related experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.

  • Three (3) years’ work experience in any one or more of the following disciplines: electronics, electronic engineering technology, electrical or electrical engineering or communications systems.

  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience.

  • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows and Microsoft Word.

Preferred attributes:
  • BA/BS Degree in related fields from an accredited school.

  • Work experience in any of the following: railroad signaling, substations, overhead line work or high voltage.

  • Supervisory experience in two or more LRT System disciplines (traction power, overhead, signals or communications).

  • Project Management Experience.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

Danielle Jacobson
Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527


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