The Transportation and Parking department in the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for an Assistant PRT Systems Operator. This position will be responsible for performing tasks to provide safe, reliable transportation to students, faculty, staff and the general public through efficient operation of the PRT system.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Observe all passenger entry, exit and actions while within the PRT Platform areas to ensure orderly and safe operation of the system.
Direct passengers during all normal and non-normal operational periods.
Choose the best scenarios during times of non-normal operation and to effectively implement different operating strategies to best satisfy the passenger demand.
If necessary, direct the supplemental operations of the WVU bus system in support of our operation through the proper route selection and amount of resources allocated to this support.
Pay Grade: 13
Work Hours: Flexible to work various shifts, including weekends and overtime assignments
Associates degree or equivalent work experience
At least six (6) months experience in the following:
One or more of the following: transit systems operations; computer system operations; computer system applications, programming or operations; electronic systems design, testing or operations; radio communications; electrical or mechanical system operations.
Experience in a fast-paced, stressful environment where good decision making skills are essential.
Drug and alcohol testing
Sitting for extended periods of time daily
Quarterly this position requires the use of computer terminals and operation of electronic/electro-mechanical devices throughout the day. Must have good vision to see components, small labels, computer fault anomalies and PRT signage.
In addition, the operator must monitor closed-circuit television requiring close visual attention for long periods of time. Good hearing to hear radio transmissions and for audio evidence of equipment failure or the lack of audio. Good speech to be clearly heard for communicating on radio system.
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