Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Job Classification Specification
UTILITY "A" LEADER
Pay Grade A20
|Under close supervision, performs unskilled vehicle servicing duties and cleans maintenance shop areas
|Differs from Service Attendant Leader in that employees hired into this job prior to September 1979 were classified as Utility "A" Leader while employees hired into this job after August 1979 are classified as Service Attendant Leader. In addition to the regular Utility "A" duties, is responsible for assigning duties and directing employees in the performance of their work under the supervision of his/her immediate supervisor with whom he/she shall consult in all matters affecting such work. A Leader receives additional pay for each hour worked as stipulated by the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
Supervised by: Equipment Maintenance Supervisor
In order to achieve Metro’s goals in support of its mission, potential candidates are
required to commit and continuously practice and demonstrate the following work values:
Examples of Duties
- Safety – To ensure that our employees, passengers
and the general public’s safety is always our first consideration.
- Service Excellence – To provide safe, clean, reliable,
on-time, courteous service for our clients and customers.
- Workforce Development – To make Metro a learning organization
that attracts, develops, motivates and retains a world-class workforce.
- Accountability for Performance and Fiscal Responsibility – To manage every taxpayer and customer-generated dollar as if it were coming from our own pocket and ensure the highest possible return on investment.
- Innovation and Technology – To actively participate in identifying
best practices for continuous improvement.
- Sustainability – To reduce, reuse and recycle all internal resources
and reduce green-house gas emissions.
- Integrity – To rely on the professional ethics and honesty of every
- Teamwork – To actively blend our individual talents to achieve world-class
performance and service.
- Civil Rights – To actively promote compliance with all civil rights statutes,
regulations and policies.
- Community – To actively engage with the Community as it relates to Metro interest/services.
- Checks and dispenses diesel fuel, engine oil, and engine coolant, records quantities used on paper and enters it into the VMS
Checks tire pressure and adds air when needed
Aligns bus with vacuum system and air blows debris out of coaches
Drives coaches through bus wash station
Parks coaches in designated areas of maintenance facility
Removes and replaces fare box vaults of returning coaches
Services maintenance trucks and other Metro vehicles
Moves supplies and equipment with a forklift or manually
Steam cleans parts and equipment
Cleans, sweeps, and mops vehicle interiors and maintenance facilities
Leads employees by assigning work and providing training
Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
Essential Knowledge and Abilities
- Materials and methods used in janitorial work and basic automotive servicing
Vehicle operation and safety
- Follow oral and written instructions
Communicate effectively with others
Maintain simple written records
Safely operate a coach and other Metro vehicles
Tolerate exposure to noise, unpleasant odors, and outdoor work at night and in all types of weather
Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
Read, write, speak, and understand English
Potential candidates interested in the UTILITY "A" LEADER position MUST meet
the following requirements:
- Valid California Class C drivers license
- Must successfully complete a four-day vehicle operations training program
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
- Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations
|Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations.
This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Date Originally Created: 4/24/1995
Date Last Revised: 2/5/2009