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 Classifieds for September 23, 2016

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers.

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • City of Atlanta - ITB

      CITY OF ATLANTA ADVERTISEMENT FOR INVITATION TO BID

      Your firm is hereby invited to submit to the City of Atlanta, Department of Procurement (“DOP”), a bid for FC-9139, Emergency On-Call Repair and Maintenance for Atlanta Streetcar Track System. The City of Atlanta (“City”) is soliciting bids from qualified Bidders to furnish labor, tools and equipment required to provide emergency on-call repair and maintenance services for the Atlanta Streetcar Track System.

      Bidders will be allowed to ask questions, however, please note that oral answers to questions are not authoritative. The last date to submit questions in writing is extended to Monday, October 17, 2016, at 2:00 P.M. EDT. Questions will be responded to in the form of an addendum.
      Your response deadline to this Invitation to Bid (“ITB”) has been extended, and will be received by designated staff of the Department of Procurement at 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W., City Hall South, Suite 1900, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, no later than 2:00 P.M. EDT, on Thursday, October 27, 2016.

      **ABSOLUTELY NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 2:00 P.M. EDT**
      Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:01 P.M. EDT on the respective due date at 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W., Suite 1900 (1st Floor), City Hall South, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

      This ITB is being made available by electronic means via http://procurement.atlantaga.gov/. If accepted by such means, then the bidder acknowledges and accepts full responsibility to insure that no changes are made to the ITB. In the event of conflict between a version of the ITB in the bidder’s possession and the version maintained by DOP, the version maintained by the DOP shall govern.
      You are required to email your business name, contact person, address, phone number, fax number and the project number to Elvis G. Gibbs, CPPO, PMP, CPMM, Business and Federal Transit Administration Procurement Manager, at eggibbs@atlantaga.gov to be placed on the Plan Holders List. Failure to do so could prevent you from receiving any addenda that are issued and may deem you non-responsive.

      A hard copy of the ITB document may be obtained from the Department of Procurement, Plan Room, City Hall South, Suite 1900, 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia, 30303, at a cost of $100.00 per package as of August 29, 2016 between the hours of 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Payment for the documents represents production costs; therefore, payment is non-refundable.
      The City reserves the right to cancel any and all solicitations and to accept or reject, in whole or in part, any and all proposals when it is for good cause and in the best interest of the City.

      Thank you for your interest in doing business with the City of Atlanta.


    • MTA New York City Transit - RFQ

      MTA NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT
      Contract Solicitations

      RFQ#: 137536
      DUE DATE: Nov. 22, 2016
      TITLE: R34252/R34254 Purchase of 27 Refuse Flat Cars and Either 92 Flat Cars or 54 Flat Cars and 38 Flat Car Frames.

      Proposers shall furnish proposals with supporting documentation to be evalu-ated on the following criteria:
      1) Technical Proposal and Approach
      2) Overall Project Cost
      3) Other Relevant Matters.

      For more information please access our website: http://web.mta.info/nyct/procure/rfppage.htm


    • City of Galveston - RFQ

      CITY OF GALVESTON – RFQ
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
      RFQ #16-03 – RAIL TROLLEY VEHICLE RESTORATION SERVICES

      The City of Galveston requests technical qualifications for Island Transit Rail Trolley Vehicle Restoration to bring vehicles back to full working service. Details are available at: http://www.cityofgalveston.org/bids.aspx?bidID=201 Register on line to receive addenda. A pre-submittal meeting and vehicle inspection opportunity will be held September 29, 2016, qualifications will be received until 10:00 AM, October 19, 2016.


    • City of Santa Clarita - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Proposal responses must be received electronically before 11:00 AM on Friday, October 21, 2016, by the Purchasing Agent of the City of Santa Clarita. Electronic bids may be viewed at: http://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=16840#
      TMF-16-17-05
      CITY OF SANTA CLARITA
      BUS SERVICES CONSULTANT

      Specifications for this proposal may be downloaded from the City’s Purchasing website at www.santa-clarita.com/purchasing. Please refer to specifications for complete details and proposal requirements.
      The specifications in this notice shall be considered a part of any contract made pursuant thereto.

      Purchasing
      (661) 250-3737


    • City of Phoenix - IFB

      INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
      PTD17-004 – BUS INSPECTION SERVICES

      The City of Phoenix Public Transit Department requests bids from qualified firms interested in providing bus inspection services, in accordance with the specifications and provisions of the IFB. The contract shall commence on January 1, 2017 and expire December 31, 2019.

      Interested persons may obtain the IFB and exhibits by downloading a copy from the City’s internet site: https://phoenix.gov/solicitations

      Elizabeth Kellim
      Contracts Specialist II
      City of Phoenix Public Transit Department
      302 North First Avenue, Suite 900
      Phoenix, Arizona 85003-1598
      (602) 256-3239 FAX (602) 495-2002
      E-mail: Elizabeth.kellim@phoenix.gov (preferred)

      Bids will be received by the Public Transit Department, 302 North First Avenue, Suite 900, Phoenix, Arizona 85003, no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, September 30, 2016. Late bids will not be considered.


    • Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority - RFQ

      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) ON-CALL ARCHITECTURAL AND
      ENGINEERING SERVICES

      The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms capable of providing a range of Architectural and Engineering (A&E) services relating to the planning, development, reporting and construction of Public Transportation related projects in the Toledo, Ohio metropolitan area. TARTA is involved in federally funded projects requiring working with various state and local jurisdictions. This procurement will follow a qualifications-based competitive proposal procedure in accordance with TARTA‘s A&E Services and the Federal Transit Administration (Brooks Act) guidelines.

      The SOQ must include a Qualifications Statement identifying: Copies of current licenses and registrations, Resumes of proposed project team members, Organizational chart, Relevant project experience, and Business audits for the last three years. Familiarity and accomplishments with the following project items should be included: documented experience with historic preservation including structural integrity analysis, restoration of historic buildings with updated technologies, samples of detailed engineering reports (NEPA), drawings/facility design, specifications, construction project management, transportation technology applications, and prior experience with the United States Department of Transportation rules and regulations. NO PRICE INFORMATION should be submitted nor will be considered with the SOQ response.

      In accordance with federal Brooks Act procedures, TARTA will conduct an evaluation of the SOQs received and will negotiate a price for the Architectural and Engineering services ONLY with the most qualified Offeror. On successful completion of price negotiations a recommendation will be made to the TARTA Board of Trustees for approval.

      TARTA reserves the right to postpone, to accept or to reject any and all Statements of Qualifications in whole or in part. All Offerors must execute required Vcertifications including Civil Rights (EEO, Title VI, and ADA), DBE, Lobbying, and U.S. Comptroller General’s Debarment and Suspension forms. TARTA will provide the required forms for Offerors to complete and include with their SOQ submission.
      All submissions shall be subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Any contract to be awarded under this solicitation is subject to financial assistance contracts between the Procuring Agency and the Federal Transit Administration of the United States Department of Transportation and the State of Ohio.

      SOQs will be due Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by 2:00 P.M. TARTA local time. SOQs must be submitted on CD-Rs in PDF format and mailed or delivered to Bill Kelly, Planning Director, Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority, 1127 West Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43610, or P.O. Box 792, Toledo, Ohio 43697-0792. The SOQ submittal shall be clearly marked “Response to RFQ #16-10 AES”. This title reference should be used on all written correspondence including the subject line of any e-mails to clearly indicate the contents. To be considered, SOQs must arrive on or before the date and time specified. Any SOQs received after the specified submission deadline will not be considered.

      For additional information including required federal clauses and certification forms, please e-mail Bill Kelly, TARTA Planning Director, at wjkelly@tarta.com.

      Procuring Agency
      Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority
      1127 West Central Avenue
      P. O. Box 792
      Toledo, Ohio 43697-0792
      James K. Gee, General Manager


    • Regional Public Transportation Authority - RFP

      REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY and CITY OF PHOENIX
      JOINT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      RFP NO. 16012-HDTB
      HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUSES

      The Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) and the City of Phoenix Public Transit Department are seeking proposals for the manufacture and delivery of Heavy Duty Transit Buses and spare parts. This is a joint procurement by Valley Metro on behalf of itself and the City of Phoenix.

      Pre-Proposal Conference: A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. (Phoenix local time) at 101 North 1st Avenue, Suite 1300, Phoenix, Arizona 85003.

      Proposal Due Date/Time: Thursday, November 3, 2016 by 3:00 P.M. (Phoenix local time). Proposals received after the specified time will not be accepted.

      The Request for Proposals (RFP) documents will be available for downloading on or about Thursday, September 15, 2016. Interested firms may log in and download the RFP documents at Valley Metro’s third party bidding site, http://ebidexchange.com\valleymetro.

      Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Valley Metro’s Contracts and Procurement Department via email to procurement@valleymetro.org.

      Valley Metro and the City of Phoenix reserve the right to cancel this solicitation or reject any and all Proposals.


    • National Transit Institute - RFP

      NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #3098
      NATIONAL TRANSIT DATABASE
      (URBAN REPORTING) (TBP-05)
      AND/OR USING THE TRANSIT ECONOMIC
      REQUIREMENTS MODEL (TERM-Lite)
      ANALYSIS TOOL (TBP-07)

      Date for receipt of proposals: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by 2:00 PM (EST)

      The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate the following existing courses: National Transit Database (Urban Reporting) and Using the Transit Economic Requirements Model (TERM-Lite) Analysis Tool. In addition, NTI may periodically request proposers to edit/update the existing course materials. Proposers may submit proposals for either one or both courses and must so indicate their desire in their submission.
      NTI’s National Transit Database (Urban Reporting) course is a two-day training course designed to help transit professionals learn the necessary skills for reporting urban data to the National Transit Database (NTD) internet reporting website. The National Transit Database (NTD) is an annual reporting requirement that the Federal Transit Act requires transit operating grantees to comply with. The goal of the course is to help transit professionals learn the necessary skills for reporting urban data and to understand the proper data to submit.

      NTI’s Using the Transit Economic Requirements Model (TERM-Lite) Analysis Tool course is a two-day training course to instruct the novice user on the design, intended uses, and hands-on application of TERM-Lite. The course is taught using a combination of basic asset management principles and hands-on exercises guided by the instructor. TERM-Lite is an MS Access based analysis tool designed to help transit agencies perform the following analysis: estimate current state of good repair backlog; predict levels of annual investment; assess impact of variations in funding; assess impact of investment priorities.

      Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to provide opportunities to small business, minority-owned businesses and/or female-owned businesses. These businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

      To obtain a copy of the complete Request for Proposal, email Gail Schmidt at gschmidt@rutgers.edu. The request must contain “RFP#3098 – National Transit Database (Urban Reporting) (TBP05) and/or Using the Transit Economic Requirements Model (TERM-Lite) Analysis Tool (TBP07)” in the subject line. Telephone requests are unacceptable.

      Agency: The National Transit Institute
      Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      University Procurement Services
      33 Knightsbridge Road, 1st Floor, East Wing
      Piscataway, NJ 08854
      ATTN: Gail Schmidt, Senior Buyer
      gschmidt@rutgers.edu


  • Help Wanted

    • Palm Tran - Director, Transit Planning

      DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT PLANNING

      Salary Range: $86,627 – $156,520
      Location: 3201 Electronics Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
      Hours: 8:00 A.M. To 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday; Evenings and weekends as required/necessary

      Open Until Filled
      This is a highly responsible senior executive position which reports directly to the Executive Director. This executive organizes, directs, coordinates and oversees the activities of Palm Tran’s Planning Division including; scheduling, bus stops and shelters, strategic planning, grants programming, and research and analysis. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Director is responsible for carrying out long and short range transportation system planning initiatives and funding support. Focuses on strategic plan implementation that supports a comprehensive approach to meeting the transportation needs of the county; oversees the development of transportation system plans, transit route planning, evaluating proposed service adjustments, and coordinating with key agencies. Work will include representing Palm Tran at public hearings and meetings, advisory boards and committees, other governmental agencies, and the public. Work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluation of results obtained.

      Palm Tran provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participates in a defined pension plan.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in transportation, Urban Planning, Engineering, Business or Public Administration or closely related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in transit planning to include five (5) years in a senior management capacity. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or similar field; experience in grants management, and American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification are preferred.

      This is an AT-WILL POSITION. This posting is an announcement of a vacant position, it is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview. PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment. All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

      Please visit Palm Tran’s website www.palmtran.org for more information and to submit an application and resume.

      In accordance with Affirmative Action requirements of Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Authority provides reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation for interviewing or employment, please notify Palm Tran’s Human Resources Department.

      EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/VETERANS’ PREFERENCE EMPLOYER M/F/D/Vcertifications


    • Metrolink - Director, Engineering and Construction

      DIRECTOR, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION
      METROLINK
      $124,951.00 - $195,228.00

      METROLINK is seeking a Director, Engineering and Construction who will be responsible for overseeing, managing and providing leadership related to the planning, engineering, construction and maintenance management of SCRRA railroad infrastructure. Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a closely related technical field; PE license and eight years of experience in a senior level position related to FRA regulated Class I or commuter railroad engineering and operations. This is a continuous recruitment and interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit: www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA


    • American Public Transportation Association - Director, Safety & Security

      ​DIRECTOR-SAFETY & SECURITY

      The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is seeking a dynamic Director-Safety & Security to lead the delivery of its Rail and Bus Safety Management Programs which include management of the Safety Audit Program as well as support of the Risk Management and Safety committees. He/she will represent APTA on industry safety efforts and serve as a liaison to relevant government agencies as well as industry partners and institutions. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or a minimum of seven years of related safety experience; prefer Master’s degree and/or 10+ years of direct transportation industry experience in operations, safety assurance or safety engineering as well as experience in the development and oversight of Safety Management Systems (SMS) in a complex operating environment similar to the transit industry; or an equivalent combination of college education and industry-related work experience will also be considered. Other requirements are direct knowledge of and job related experience in the transit industry, strong project management (handling multiple, ongoing projects), willingness to take initiative, strong organizational skills, superior time management/prioritization skills, committee management/engagement experience, exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail. Computer skills include the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); experience with NetForum (or ability to learn within three months). Must be able to travel to assigned conferences and meetings. Metro Center location with excellent benefits. Send cover letter, resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email resume to aptajobs@apta.com or fax resume to 202-496-4326 EOE M/F/D Principals Only


    • Kitsap Transit - Transit Planner

      KITSAP TRANSIT
      TRANSIT PLANNER

      Req: BA in transp., urban planning, public admin. or related field such as land use, enviro., community or regional planning; 3 yrs exp in transp. &/ urban planning; equivalent combo of edu. & exp. in 1 or more of fields mentioned. Sal: $5,737 - $7,715/mo, DOE. Appl. packet avail. at http://kitsaptransit.appone.com/ Deadline: 4PM, 10/07/16 EEO/AA


    • Metro Transit - Deputy Program Director, Transit Systems Development

      ​DEPUTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR – TRANSIT SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

      Metro Transit is located in Minneapolis, MN and recently awarded the 2016 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award, by American Public Transportation Association (APTA), reporting to the Program Director, Transit Systems Development, this position provides Metro Transit and the Metropolitan Council with executive strategic management and technical capacity to manage the Council’s expanding program of rail transit development projects. The position develops New Starts rail projects consistent with the Council’s adopted Transportation Policy Plan designed to build and improve the region’s public rail transit infrastructure and facilities. The position provides direction to the project directors for all New Starts capital rail projects including design, engineering, construction, funding and scheduling and coordinates project activities with other division and department directors including OEO, CPU, PEA and Rail Operations.
      Appl deadline; October 7, 2016. Go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/metrocouncil/default.cfm to see the full job announcement and apply online.

      Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Job Opportunities

      ​MARTA IS SEEKING TO FILL THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
      Sr. Cost Estimator
      Manager Transit Analysis
      Associate Counsel
      Chief of Materials Manager
      Deputy General Manager
      Transit Police Officers
      Bus Operators
      Specification Writer
      Manager IT Security
      Electrical Engineer VI
      Arts Administrator
      Journeyman Support Equipment

      EMPLOYER PROFILE: MARTA is the 9th largest transit system in the U.S. and North America that provides bus, rail and mobility services for the elderly & disabled. MARTA’s service population is 1.65 million in the city of Atlanta, Fulton and DeKalb Counties. MARTA provides service for nearly half a million passengers boardings each weekday.
      With 38 rail stations and over 91 bus routes, MARTA is the key to getting around Atlanta. Whether you are coming in from the airport, commuting to work, biking, walking, parking, visiting, going to an event, or enjoying Atlanta nightlife, MARTA is the easiest and most cost-effective way to get around the city - and the region.

      To apply to your next opportunity, read the complete job description, and to create a profile please go to: http://www.itsmarta.com/


    • Chatham Area Transit - CEO/Executive Director

      CEO/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
      CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT
      HEADQUARTERED IN SAVANNAH, GA

      Chatham County is one of the oldest counties in the United States, having been created in 1777. The County is one of America’s friendliest and most beautiful areas. In fact, the county seat, Savannah, was recently ranked No. 3 as “a top place to visit” in the World’s Best Cities in the U.S. and Canada! (Travel + Leisure, 2014). Residents simply love to share the charm of their area – hospitality is an art form and found at every turn!

      CAT is seeking a strong, energetic, proactive leader who is passionate about his/her job and who will work with the Board to make CAT the preeminent transit authority in the nation. Capitalizing on the agency’s potential simply requires an individual with vision to partner with the board, local officials and the community to take it to the next level and beyond. That effort will involve doing the hard work of analyzing situations, developing options, advising/ educating, working with other governments and following through.

      The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree Onlyin business administration, public administration, transportation or related field, and seven to ten years of increasingly responsible experience as a senior level transportation agency executive.

      The starting salary range is targeted to be $120,000 to $180,000. Fringe benefits are generous. To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to Recruit43@cb-asso.com on or before October 7. Faxed and mailed resumes will not be considered. For more details, go to www.cb-asso.com under “Executive Search / Active Recruitments.”


    • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Chief, Fair Practices

      CHIEF, FAIR PRACTICES

      The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is seeking an astute, forward-thinking and savvy executive to serve as Chief for the Department of Fair Practices. The Chief, Fair Practices will be a vital and contributing member of the Authority’s executive management team. The successful candidate in this a newly created position will be a strategic leader that takes responsibility for addressing challenges, controversial issues and necessary changes.

      Reporting to the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer (GM/CEO), the Chief, Fair Practices will serve as the principal oversight executive and be insightful about the internal and external factors that influence the Authority’s Offices of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). The Chief will develop, implement and oversee policies and strategies that will ensure that the Authority’s DBE and EEO programs and administration are effectively managed and aligned with the overall objectives established by the General Manager.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible experience in EEO programs, including Title VI, affirmative action; Experience with disadvantaged/minority/small businesses guidelines and regulations; Investigating complaints, and preparing state and federal documentation; Leadership in HR Functions, including significant senior level management and supervisory experience.
      For a more detailed posting and apply online description, please visit the website, www.wmata.com/careers.

      • Chief, Fair Practices – Job Opening 160483
      WMATA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.


    • San Mateo County Transit District - Job Opportunities

      San Mateo County Transit District
      CalTrain - SamTrans - TA

      ​The San Mateo County Transit District, which is in the heart of the San FranciscoBay Area, transports approximately 32 million customers a year on its SamTransbuses, Redi-Wheels paratransit vehicles, and Caltrain commuter rail. The Districtis also the managing agency of the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.The District is one of the nation's top transit agencies and we look forward tocontinuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.

      The District fosters the personal development and professional advancementof its staff and offers excellent benefits. To become a member of our team weencourage you to apply. The District is currently accepting applications for:
      Director, Bus Transportation
      Manager, Engineering & Signals
      Manager, Operations Planning
      Deputy Director, Bus Maintenance
      Manager, Rail Operations

      The San Mateo County Transit District offers a comprehensive benefits package, including free bus transportation for employees and qualified dependents. For details on these positions and to apply, please visit our website at:http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html and follow the related application instructions. Please check for application due dates.The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Monterey-Salinas Transit - Maintenance Manager

      MONTEREY-SALINAS TRANSIT

      Job Title: Maintenance Manager
      Location: California Central Coast
      Contact: Transitpro@outlook.com

      Progressive transit agency located in a highly desired Coastal California community seeks a Maintenance Manager to manage a team of 40+ mechanics and support personnel. The Manager is responsible for directing all functions within the department including the reliable, efficient and cost effective maintenance of the fleet:
      Qualifications
      • A minimum of five years experience managing fleets.
      • Technologically savvy.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
      • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
      • Experience with unions is preferred.
      • Degree from university or technical college preferred, not required..

      Excellent compensation package DOQ provided. CalPERS system for its retirement program.

      How to Apply
      Please submit the following by email to Transitpro@outlook.com with “Maintenance Manager” in the subject line.

      1. A letter of interest specifically written for this position.
      2. Current Resume detailing the last ten years of experience including salary history.
      3. Two writing report samples.
      4. Three professional references including at least one Supervisor.


    • American Public Transportation Association - Chief Counsel

      AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
      CHIEF COUNSEL

      Washington-based trade association has immediate need for a Chief Counsel responsible for providing oversight for contract preparation, legal advice and counsel to the association and its members. Primary duties include issues concerning Federal regulation, overseeing governance issues, drafting legal opinions, contracts and proposed legislation and providing guidance to members concerning labor protection requirements. Requires Law Degree from an accredited law school and be a member of a State bar or the District of Columbia bar, minimum ten-year experience as an attorney, and familiarity with legal issues related to Federal grant programs/Federal procurement requirements particularly with transit and transportation-related issues. Salary commensurate with experience; range is $153,000 - $268,000. APTA typically pays in the 2nd quartile of the range. Metro Center location with excellent benefits. Send cover letter, resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email resume to aptajobs@apta.com or fax resume to 202-496-4326 EOE M/F/D Principals Only


    • Monterey-Salinas Transit - Operations Manager

      MONTEREY-SALINAS TRANSIT

      Job Title: Operations Manager
      Location: California Central Coast
      Contact: Transitpro@outlook.com

      A progressive transit agency located in a highly desirable Coastal California community seeks an Operations Manager to manage a team of 150+ personnel. Under general guidance, plans and directs the management of the district’s fixed route bus operations. Provides leadership to the department in support of district values, goals and objectives.

      Desirable Qualifications
      • Must have a minimum of five years’ experience in operations management.
      • Technologically adept.
      • Strong communication skills.
      • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
      • Leadership skills are a must.
      • Experience in an organized labor environment; preferred but not required.
      • Four-year degree from an accredited university or technical college preferred, not required.

      Compensation
      Excellent compensation package DOQ. The agency is a member of the CalPERS system for its retirement program.

      How to Apply

      Please submit the following by email to Transitpro@outlook.com with “Maintenance Manager” in the subject line.
      1. A letter of interest specifically written for this position.
      2. Current Resume detailing the last ten years of work experience including salary history.
      3. Two writing, presentation or report samples.
      4. Three professional references including at least one Supervisor.


    • Springfield Area Transit Company, Inc. - Assistant Director, Maintenance

      ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE
      SPRINGFIELD AREA TRANSIT COMPANY, INC.

      SATCo, located in scenic Western Massachusetts, has an outstanding opportunity within our management team. This new position will work closely with the Director of Maintenance and assist with providing oversight and direction in the day-to-day maintenance activities for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority’s vehicle fleet and facilities, including oversight of maintenance employees at two locations. Must have a very strong maintenance background including at least five (5) years of demonstrated experience in a similar role, preferably within the public transit industry. Must have excellent working knowledge of the mechanics and technologies used in public transit buses and vans and have demonstrated experience with facilities management and capital projects.

      Please review a detailed position description and qualification requirements at www.pvta.com. Starting salary is 70k per year with full benefits. Normal work schedule is expected to be M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. If you would like to be considered for this career opportunity, please upload your cover letter and resume electronically via our website, or mail to SATCo, Attn: HR Director, 2840 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01107. EOE/AA/DF


    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County - Director, State of Good Repair

      METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY IN HOUSTON, TEXAS IS LOOKING FOR A DIRECTOR, STATE OF GOOD REPAIR

      BASIC FUNCTION
      Develops a strategic system to ensure safety, sustainability, accessibility and reliability of METRO’s bus and rail systems. This includes establishing a recapitalization program, innovative finance strategies, and maintenance issue guidelines. Establishes asset management practices, provides project measurement of the condition of transit capital assets. Prioritizes local transit re-investment decisions and preventive maintenance practices. Establishes performance measures to effectively communicate asset conditions and develops the systems and processes that will best optimize funds for preservation and improvement of transit assets. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
      Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field.
      Minimum ten (10) years professional experience with enterprise asset management (EAM) including the construction and management of large projects.

      Proficient in database modeling and forecasting; strong personal computer skills and related software; MS Office; excellent communications skills (written/verbal), as well as strong time management and interpersonal skills. P.E. certification preferred.

      Please visit www.ridemetro.org to apply for this excellent opportunity.


    • Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District - Deputy General Manager, Bus Transit Divsion

      DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER, BUS TRANSIT DIVISION
      (PS101096)

      Position is located in San Rafael, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $178,068.80 - $215,196.80 annually plus excellent benefits
      Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan
      DATE POSTED: Friday, September 16, 2016
      CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
      1st Review Date of Applications: September 30, 2016
      OPEN TO: All qualified candidates
      OPENINGS: 1 vacancy and to create an Eligibility List

      POSITION DESCRIPTION:
      The Deputy General Manager, Bus Transit Division plans, organizes, and directs all activities of the Bus Transit Division and performs all duties and responsibilities subject to executive approval by the General Manager within limits of Board of Directors policy. The Deputy General Manager, Bus Transit Division exercises the maximum degree of initiative and judgment in developing, coordinating, and executing policies, programs, methods, and procedures relating to operations, maintenance, administration, and related activities. Responsibilities include routine high-level personal contact with transit agency personnel, civic groups, and members of boards and commissions. This individual must have the ability to negotiate effectively, resolve conflict, and inspire others to achieve the vision of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. The Deputy General Manager, Bus Transit Division collaborates extensively with the General Manager, District Board of Directors, Officers, Deputy General Managers for the Bridge Division, Ferry Division and Administration and Development Division and various department managers to formulate and implement strategic objectives to successfully execute the District’s mission.

      MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
      • Four-year degree with major course work in Business, Public Administration, Transportation, or related field. Additional position-related experience may be substituted on a year per year basis in lieu of a degree. A written statement detailing additional qualifying experience must be submitted at the time of application.
      • Ten (10) years of responsible management and executive level experience in a major transportation system, including a minimum of five years experience directly supervising subordinate personnel.
      REQUIRED LICENSE(S):
      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
      • Operates District vehicles on a regular basis.
      ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Plans, organizes and directs the administration, operations, maintenance, scheduling, and plant and facility activities of the Bus Transit Division. Collaborates extensively with the Deputy General Manager, Ferry Division and other transit agencies to effectively coordinate service provisions.
      • Acts as a liaison between Board of Directors, its committees and the Bus Transit Division on transit policy, programs and related matters; prepares detailed reports and recommendations for agenda items for presentation at Board and Committee meetings.
      • Participates as a member of the District’s executive management team.
      • Participates directly in labor negotiations, labor and employee relations, and labor contract administration; may conduct final step grievance hearings on appeal decisions with unions operating in the Bus Transit Division and at times, conduct hearings for matters in other Divisions of the District.
      • Identifies and supervises implementation of cost control procedures and training programs to effect safe, efficient, and economical bus transit service.
      • Coordinates the preparation of and approves the Bus Transit Division operating budget for presentation to the General Manager and the Board; recommends purchase of necessary equipment and rolling stock.
      • Represents to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District at national and regional meetings of the American Public Transportation Association, the California Transit Association, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and other transit-related organizations.
      • Participates in the preparation of procurement documents and makes recommendations to the General Manager and Board for acceptance of the various bids and proposals received.
      • Reviews and approves plans for scheduling changes and expansion of service; coordinates activities of the Scheduling Department in preparing for new service or for changes in service.
      • Studies methods to bring about the most economical use of workforce and equipment while providing maximum service; oversees computer-related activities and reports to monitor costs and ensure efficient operation of the system.
      • In collaboration with the District’s Planning Department, researches, recommends and implements solutions for transportation issues and concerns including service expansion or reduction planning.
      • Prepares reports for the General Manager and Board of Directors.
      • Champions the implementation of new technologies within the Bus Transit Division.
      • Oversees operations at several facilities including San Rafael, San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Novato.
      • Responds to evening and weekend emergencies as required.
      • May be appointed by the General Manager to act on his/her behalf.
      • Ensures that appropriate safety and health policies, procedures and programs are effectively implemented; that adequate resources and priority are assigned to correcting hazardous conditions, and that applicable safety program activities are carried out.
      • Regular and reliable attendance is a requirement of this position.

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS:

      • Knowledge of principles, policies, and practices of management and administration, policy development and implementation, budget administration, supervision, training, employee and organizational development, leadership, team building, motivation and conflict resolution, business report writing, pertinent local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and modern office systems and business software.
      • Knowledge of federal, state, and local transit regulations and public agency operations.
      • Ability to demonstrate business acumen, integrity, and good judgment.
      • Ability to interact tactfully and persuasively with others in controversial situations.
      • Ability to maintain effective professional relationships at all organizational levels, with Board of Directors, District Officers, managers, and with other agencies.
      • Ability to reason logically and creatively as well as utilize a variety of analytical techniques to resolve complex and specialized managerial issues
      • Ability to plan, prepare, review, and present clear and concise findings and reports to Boards of Directors, District Officers, managers, staff, and the public.
      • Ability to collect, synthesize, and analyze a variety of information.
      • Ability to effectively develop and evaluate staff
      • Ability to apply collaborative work strategies and gain the cooperation of employees at all levels of the organization.
      • Ability to create and persuasively communicate vision in the support of the District’s overall direction; excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
      • Knowledge of public transportation policies, programs, and procedures.
      • Considerable knowledge of labor relations techniques and negotiations.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION
      TO APPLY: www.goldengate.org/jobs
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
      For directions and general information, visit our website www.goldengate.org.

      The District’s primary and official means of application notification is via EMAIL. Thus, applicants are advised to check their email for their application status updates.

      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
      1. GGBHT Online Employment Application
      2. Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      3. A statement detailing additional qualifying experience should be submitted for those applicants who do not possess a degree (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application).

      THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION will include:

      • Assessment of education, training, and experience
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • General Manager interview for final candidates
      • Medical Examination, post offer of “conditional employment”
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation

      *This position is classified as “Safety Sensitive” and will be required to undergo Drug and Alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further random urine and breath alcohol testing throughout the period of employment.
      **The District will invite ONLY those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH the position requirements to continue in the selection process.

      AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
      It is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition, political affiliation or military status.

      Applicants with Disabilities: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521 (Human Resources). The District’s telecommunications device (TDD) for Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.

      Revised 03/17/2014 SS
      Revised: 09/16/16 MP
      Human Resources Administration
      Human Resources Department
      GGBHTD
      1011 Andersen Drive
      San Rafael, CA 94901-5318


  • Notices

    • Detroit Department of Transportation - DBE Notice

      DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PUBLIC PARTICIPATION NOTICE
      *REVISED GOAL*
      PUBLIC NOTICE

      In accordance with the requirement of the U.S. Department of Transportation set forth in 49 CFR Part 26, notice is hereby given that the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) has established an overall revised goal of 1.5% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in contracting opportunities on federally-assisted contracts during Federal Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017.
      The proposed goal and methodology will be available for review between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday at the address listed below for (30) days following the date of this notice.
      The Detroit Department of Transportation will accept comments on the goal for (45) days from the date of this notice. Please address all comments to:
      Sheila Udeozor
      Office of Contract Compliance
      Detroit Department of Transportation
      1301 East Warren
      Detroit, Michigan 48207
      (313) 833-7695
      E-mail: udeozors@detroitmi.gov

      The above notice is posted on DDOT’s website at: www.RideDetroitTransit.com


    • Connecticut Department of Transportation - Legal Notice

      LEGAL NOTICE

      The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be requiring professional consultant services for the 2017 calendar year. Consultant firms must be prequalified by the Department in order to provide services. Additional information can be obtained by visiting: www.ct.gov/dot/business/consultant/ selection and following the Annual Consultant Prequalification link or by contacting the Consultant Selection Office at (860) 594-3017.

      Submittals must be hand delivered by 3:00 pm on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 or postmarked by this date and received within 3 days. No submittals will be accepted after the due date.

      Connecticut Department of Transportation
      An EO/AA/ADA Employer


    • New Flyer Parts - MBE/DBE/WBE

      NOTICE TO MBE’S, DBE’S AND WBE’S

      A national OEM parts distributor is interested in identifying viable suppliers for ongoing competitive bid requirements.

      Product lines and qualifications can be directed to New Flyer Parts, 630 Kernaghan Ave., Door 76, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2C 5G1
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