Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary

Under moderate supervision, provides building and office equipment maintenance services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assigns, monitors, and reviews tasks performed by work crew
  • Moves and arranges furniture and office equipment
  • Sets up and reconfigures cubicle furniture, including desks, walls, and partitions
  • Performs minor non-technical repairs to office equipment and furniture
  • Receives and acknowledges receipt of equipment and furniture
  • Reports maintenance, janitorial, and security problems to General Services Supervisor
  • Orders and acquires supplies and parts
  • Arranges conference rooms for various meetings
  • Provides an accurate furniture inventory when removing or adding furniture in furniture storage rooms
  • Assembles small furniture such as mail carts, side tables, and white boards
  • Assigns pool car vehicles; maintains records of vehicle repairs and servicing; allocates parking spaces in Gateway Building; validates parking tickets and maintains records of usage
  • Travels to various sites to pick up or deliver office equipment, supplies, and furniture
  • Leads employees by assigning work and providing training
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)

  • Building and office equipment maintenance work
  • Vehicle operation rules and regulations
  • Basic recordkeeping
  • Applicable business software applications
  • Small hand tools usage and safety

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)

  • Safely using small hand tools
  • Reading blueprints
  • Communicating effectively with others
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)

  • Safely operate a forklift
  • Make adjustments and repairs on equipment and furniture
  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Lift and move objects weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Travel to offsite locations
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.  Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis.  A typical combination includes:


  • None Required


  • Two years of relevant experience performing building and equipment maintenance duties

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

  • Valid California Class C Driver License
  • Valid Forklift Certification
  • Must wear approved safety shoes and equipment whenever on duty
  • Requires lifting and moving of furniture and equipment
Special Conditions

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions:

  • High noise environment

Physical Effort Required:

  • Standing
  • Walking (distance 5’ to 100’)
  • Crawling, crouching, squatting, stooping and/or kneeling
  • Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees
  • Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping
  • Pushing and/or pulling
  • Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less
  • Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs.
  • Heavy lifting or carrying 51 lbs. or more with assistance
  • Climbing (e.g., ladders, scaffolds, stairs, poles, into vehicles, etc.)
  • Driving and/or operating heavy equipment
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction
  • Using equipment requiring high hand and finger dexterity
  • Safely use sharp objects and tools
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required
  • Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances


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This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.