<strong> Minimum Qualifications </strong> <br /><br /><strong>Education </strong> <br /><ul> <li> Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent technical field <ul> <li> In lieu of a bachelor's degree, a high school diploma or GED with four (4) years of experience with elevator and escalator installation, maintenance, and inspection </li> </ul> </li></ul><br /> <strong>Experience </strong> <br /><ul> <li> A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the design, engineering, and or maintenance of elevators/escalators or other technical areas </li></ul><br /> <strong>Certification/Licensure</strong> <br /><ul> <li> A valid motor vehicle operator's license issued from the jurisdiction of residence </li></ul><br /> <strong>Preferred</strong> <br /><ul> <li> <strong>Certification/Licensure</strong> <ul> <li> National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA) QEI-1 certification or equivalent QEI-1 certification recognized in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia jurisdictions. </li> </ul> </li></ul><br /> <strong> Medical Group </strong> <br /><br />Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations. <br /><br /><strong> Job Summary </strong> <br /><br />The Elevator and Escalator (ELES) Engineer position ensures the integrity and maintenance of elevator and escalator equipment and systems. The responsibilities include initiating and directing potential engineering modification, improvements, and corrective action for the elevator and escalator system. <br /><br /><strong> ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS </strong> <br /><ul> <li> Provides technical support to elevator and escalator maintenance teams to assist in effective and swift return of the unit back to service. </li> <li> Develops and maintains a remote monitoring system to track elevator and escalator system functions to diagnose the fault and assist in correcting the failure. </li> <li> Reviews Capital Improvement Programs (CIP) project submittals, providing comments and guidance to ensure reliability and safety compliance in the finished product. </li> <li> Review submissions for new construction to ensure compliance with project design requirements. Work with other WMATA offices to make sure the project in compliance with code and specification. Attend meetings and perform project site visit. </li> <li> Performs first article inspections (FAI) to confirm that finished products conform to industry regulations and Authority safety standards and guidelines. </li> <li> Optimize manufacturer part source and vendor selection, maintaining parts and description documentation to maintain accurate inventory data. </li> <li> Performs engineering and technical inspections to maintain equipment integrity. </li> <li> Conduct thorough equipment and system failure investigations and inquiries, analyzing design deficiencies and installation problems to maintain equipment integrity and mitigate potential failures. </li></ul><br /> <strong> OTHER FUNCTIONS </strong> <br /><ul> <li> Operates Authority vehicle between work locations to perform job duties as required. </li></ul><br /> <strong>The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.</strong> <br /><br /><strong> Evaluation Criteria </strong> <br /><br />Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience. <br /><br />Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following: <br /><ul> <li> Personal Interview </li> <li> Skills Assessments </li> <li> Verification of education and experience </li> <li> Criminal Background Check </li> <li> Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities </li> <li> Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening </li> <li> Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report </li></ul><br /><br /><strong> Closing </strong> <br /><br />Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, 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. <br /><br />This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.