Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Classification Specification

Pay Grade B40

Basic Function
Under moderate supervision, cleans, maintains, stocks, and transports materials at the central warehouse.

Classification Characteristics
Differs from Stock Clerk in that Utility “A” performs a combination of custodial and warehouse duties, while Stock Clerk performs clerical work involving the receipt, storage, issuance, and inventory of vehicle parts and other materials.

Supervised by: Manager, Materiel; Materiel Supervisor


FLSA: Non-Exempt

Work Environment
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
  • Sweeps and scrubs floors, shelves, and shop areas; maintains clean work area
  • Operates Metro vehicle to pick up and deliver materials, supplies, furniture, and equipment
  • Operates a forklift to lift and move drums, parts, glass, and other materials, and load and unload supplies from all Metro vehicles
  • Completes reports pertaining to scrap material and waste oil
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
  • Distributes inter-office mail

Essential Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic warehousing and delivery procedures
  • Vehicle operations and safety
  • Safety rules related to warehouse and custodial work

Ability to:
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • Safely operate a forklift and Metro vehicles
  • Lift, stock, and transport materials
  • Independently lift and move objects weighing up to 55 pounds; lift and move objects weighing over 80 pounds with assistance
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Minimum Qualifications
Potential candidates interested in the UTILITY "A"/TCU position MUST meet the following requirements:

  • 6 months’ experience performing janitorial/custodial or warehouse duties
  • Experience must include operation of a forklift
  • Possession of a forklift certification/license or the ability to obtain a forklift certification/license within the first two weeks assigned to the Utility "A"/TCU job classification
  • Valid California Class C driver’s license

Special Conditions
  • 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

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: 5/15/1995
Date Last Revised: 5/13/2019 12:01:54 PM
TCU: 0961A