Operations Management Analyst-Bus Maintenance

November 18, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


Basic Function

Develops, analyzes, and prepares the Annual Operating and Capital Budget for the Bus Maintenance division. Responsible for providing analytical and statistical studies and reports for the Director, Budget Operations and Vice President, Bus Maintenance. Researches and analyzes statistical data, data base reports and budget reports. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

  • Develops, analyzes and prepares the Annual Operating Budget for Bus Maintenance division.
  • Prepares Budget Change Request (BCR) including cash flow for Bus Maintenance Division.
  • Monitors and oversees Bus Maintenance division Budget vs. Expense, Cash flow and Operating expenses activities of assigned budget departments to ensure conformance with budgetary limits and METRO objectives.
  • Provides Vice President, Bus Maintenance and OMS Management with financial analyses and studies along with recommendations for financial impact issues.
  • Assists Sr. Project Manager in day-to-day Bus Maintenance operations:
    • Update Bus Fleet Management Schedule (Quarterly)
    • Fleet watch Fuel Management System
    • Diesel/fuel consumption by fleet type
    • Fuel management and Road Call management / Reporting
    • Daily dispatching of service for both Maintenance and Transportation
  • Assists Management in conducting analysis of Operations departmental activities such as service quality performance statistics.
  • Assists Management in monthly Operations variance analysis.
  • Assists Management in preparation of monthly reports for Operation KPI’s.
  • Assists in preparation of monthly report of Operations Dashboard.
  • Assist monthly various General Ledger variance account analysis for Bus Maintenance Division
  • Develops and generates management reports for review by Management and identifies areas of concern/trends to improve efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Monitor activities and expenditures of assigned budget departments to ensure conformance with budgetary limits and METRO's objectives.
  • Maintains necessary documentation and report files for analysis, compliance, and audit purposes.
  • Performs other special management project, financial, and/or organizational studies, in coordination with Bus Operations divisions as assigned.
  • Provides excellent customer service to METRO internal and external customers.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Education Requirement

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Math is required.

Years & Experience Required

Minimum five (5) years’ experience in management/financial operational budget analysis. Experience in a transit or operating environment is preferred. Experience should include use of analytical tools, spreadsheets, graphics, database software and simulation analysis.

Knowledge & Skills Required

Proficient data computation, technical and analytical capabilities. Excellent communications (written and verbal) organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Proficient Microsoft office Excel skills are required.

Additional Information

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

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