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Vehicle Systems Engineers - Oakland, CA

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VEHICLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERS

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Vehicle Systems Engineer and Senior Vehicle Systems Engineer for the Rolling Stock & Shops (RS&S) department. The Vehicle Systems Engineer performs a variety of duties in support of the repair, overhaul, evalua¬tion, reliability and maintenance of District transit vehicles including the electrical, mechanical, and electro-mechanical systems and components; investigates and determines the cause of major transit vehicle equipment failures; and other duties as assigned. The Senior Vehicle Systems Engineer is an advanced journey level class in the Vehicle Systems Engineer series. Positions at this level possess a specialized, technical or functional expertise within the area of assignment or may exercise lead supervision over assigned lower level staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

Please Note: Applicants with transcripts from outside the United States or its territories must have the transcripts evaluated by an academic accrediting service.

SUBSTITUTION: Completion of a relevant master’s degree may be substituted for one year of experience. Completion of a relevant post doctorate degree or current registration as a professional engineer may be substituted for two years of experience.

EXPERIENCE: Vehicle Systems Engineer: Two (2) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable engineering work experience relevant to the design and maintenance of transit vehicles.

Senior Vehicle Systems Engineer: Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable engineering work experience relevant to the design and maintenance of transit vehicles.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. • Successful completion of the Engineer-in-Training exam for California is desirable. • Must be physically able to conduct field inspections and testing as assigned.

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Location: Oakland, CA