Mr. McCann was named the Chief Mechanical Officer in January 2018. As Chief Mechanical Officer, Mr. McCann oversees all activities of Metra's Mechanical Department including field operations, shop operations, engineering and planning, asset management, reliability-centered maintenance, and state of good repair. He ensures that inspections, maintenance, repairs, and overhaul of Metra’s rolling stock is completed in a safe, efficient manner and in accordance with federal regulations, APTA guidelines and industry standards. He is responsible for the development and integration of Mechanical Capital Projects and assists with the development of long-range plans and projections for rolling stock composition, maintenance facilities and coach yards. Mr. McCann assists in the development of Metra's annual budget and ensures that the Mechanical Department operates within its established budget by devoloping and instituting the necessary internal processes, protocols and controls. He supports senior management and develops succession planning while fostering a climate of collaboration, problem-solving and teamwork. He promotes and enforces safe work practices, policies and procedures for all Mechanical Department employees.