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An associate degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Engineering Technology or related discipline and a minimum of three (3) years of equivalent experience working on construction, remodeling, retrofitting, rail or mass transit projects or on projects within the general infrastructure environment such as track maintenance, electrical, mechanical, civil, structural, etc. Ability and knowledge to read and understand contract specification and drawings.  Ability to read and generally understand applicable codes.  General knowledge and understanding of engineering and architectural terminology and general practices.  Working knowledge in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.  In lieu of the educational requirement, directly related experience will substitute on a year-for-year basis.


The selection processmay include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skillsand abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such aspractical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.

Basic Functions

Ensures that contractors performing MARTA rapid rail and facilities projects comply with applicable building codes, regulations, contract specifications, and drawings through ongoing, regular inspections, usually in a specific area of assignment or expertise (i.e., architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, rail, etc.).  May be responsible for several small projects simultaneously.

This position has direct responsibility for transit safety oversight at MARTA and is required to comply with the training requirements identified in the Authority’s Agency Safety Plan.   Additionally, this position has been identified as designated personnel and is required to adhere to the following:


§  49 U.S. Code § 5329, Public Transportation Safety Program and Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act;

§  49 CFR Part 674, State Safety Oversight;

§  49 CFR Part 673, Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan;

§  49 CFR Part 672, Public Transportation Safety Certification Training Program;

§  49 CFR Part 670, National Public Transportation Safety Program;

§  49 CFR Part 630, Transit Asset Management;

§  49 CFR Part 625, National Transit Database; and the Georgia Program Standard


1.    Monitors on site construction activities, verifies quality of materials, workmanship and products are being provided and installed in accordance with the approved construction contract documents.

2.    Prepares, submits and maintains daily records of work activities, quantities used and conditions at the job site.

3.    Conducts inspections and site observations as required to document the quality of work being installed.

4.    Reports documented work quality issues to the Quality Assurance Engineer and the Resident Engineer.

5.    Redlines contract documents as minor changes are being made in the field.

6.    Works closely with the Resident Engineer, Office Engineer and Senior Inspectors to understand the technical data and submittals associated with the assigned project.

7.    Provides quantity verifications for progress payments.

8.    Reports any deviations in quality, safety, and project schedule to the Project Safety Engineer and the Resident Engineer.

9.    Performs other related duties as assigned

Special Requirements

OSHA 30 and Authority’s Safety Compliance certifications preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

1. Walks or stands for a minimum of 6 hours per shift.
2. Must kneel, squat, stoop or bend to perform tasks.
3. Climbs ladders onto roof 50 feet + or down manholes as required.

4. Climb and descend stairs.
5. Reaches from floor level to overhead.
6. Occasionally lifts and carries equipment or supplies that weigh up to 50 + pounds.

This employee will be required to work hours which may range from 7.5 hours to 16 hours per shift (day, nights and/or weekends and/or holidays) as required. Also,  this employee will be required to perform work during the early AM hours.

MARTA is a Drug Free Workplace. Participation in MARTA’s Drug & Alcohol Program is a condition of employment. Failure to adhere to MARTA’s Drug & Alcohol  Program will result in termination. Every MARTA employee is responsible for reading and observing the requirements of the Drug & Alcohol policy. This position has  been identified as SAFETY SENSITIVE.MARTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Salary Range
$43,998 – $65,996

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