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 Classifieds for February 20, 2015

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.

Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR
      MOBILE TICKETING SYSTEM
      VIA CONTRACT #15-182

      VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from qualified firms for Mobile Ticketing System. Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, March 31, 2015.

      Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.

      A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, February 20, 2015 in the Procurement Conference Room located at 1720 N Flores St, San Antonio,Texas 78212.

      Proposal documents may be obtained from VIA’s
      Procurement Department, 1720 N. Flores Street, San Antonio, Texas 78212. The documents can be downloaded by visiting VIA’s website at www.viainfo.net. Information on current solicitations is listed under the Organization link.

    • Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority - RFP

      GREATER BRIDGEPORT TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS GBT-RFP-2015-01 DEMAND RESPONSE (PARATRANSIT) BUS SERVICES
       
      The Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority (GBT) invites proposals for the provision of Demand Response Bus Services in Bridgeport, CT. The RFP documents will be available after 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on February 13, 2015 at the offices of the Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Sealed Bids for this project will be received by GBT until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, on March 20, 2015, at: Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. For a complete copy of the RFP, please contact: G. Condon, Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, One Cross Street Bridgeport, CT 06610. E-Mail: gcondon@gogbt.com Tel: (203) 366-7070 Ext 100.

    • Rockford Mass Transit District - IFB

      INVITATION FOR BIDS
      TIRE LEASE FOR TRANSIT BUSES

      The Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) is requesting sealed bids from qualified firms for all materials, labor, and equipment required for the Tire Lease for Transit Buses.

      The right is reserved to accept any bid or any part or parts thereof or to reject any and all bids. Acceptance of any bid is subject to concurrence by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Any contract resulting from these bids is subject to financial assistance contracts between the Rockford Mass Transit District and the United States Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The Bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.

      The full scope of the work required, a detailed description of the submittals required, the parameters of the selection process, and the contractual obligations must be obtained by contacting Lawrence Tennial, at RMTD, 520 Mulberry Street, Rockford, IL 61101 or by calling him at (815) 961-2240.
      Bids shall be received until 2:00 PM. local time on
      April 13, 2015
      at:
      Rockford Mass Transit District
      Attention: Richard W. McVinnie
      Invitations for Bids (IFB) No. IFB-15-01
      520 Mulberry Street
      Rockford, Illinois 61101-1016

      At the above-specified time, the submittals will be publicly opened, read, and acknowledged for evaluation. The lowest responsive and responsible Bidder will be required to enter into a contract within five working days of receiving written notice of award of this contract. Bids submitted for this work must be
      good for at least 90 days from the bid due date.

    • Suffolk County - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Suffolk County Purchasing Division on behalf of the Department of Economic Development and Planning
      is Seeking Proposals For Suffolk County Bus Rapid Transit Branding and Marketing Campaign
      SC Purchasing RFP No. 15002
      Commodity Code: 915 22
      Submissions Due Date: March 19, 2015

      The Suffolk County Purchasing Office, on behalf of the Department of Economic Development and Planning is seeking proposals from qualified vendors
      to assist the County in the development of a strategic marketing plan and brand development for the Nicolls Road BRT service. The successful consultant will generally assist the County in creating its strategic marketing plan including a campaign strategy and public education campaign. It is anticipated that
      the County’s marketing plan will address the planning and implementation of media advertising as well as various other creative programs for the Nicolls Road BRT service.
      The specifications for this RFP are available through contacting:
      • Accessing website: www.suffolkcountyny.gov : go
      to link for Bid, RFP and RFQ
      Announcements and follow the directions
      • In person: SC Purchasing Office, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY 11980
      • By faxing (631) 852-5221
      • By emailing tom.malanga@suffolkcountyny.gov
      • By calling (631) 852-5196 with the RFP number and your address
      Timeline
      • Technical questions due by 3/3/2015 by 3:30 PM
      Must be in writing (fax/email acceptable)
      • Proposals due 3/19/2015 by 3:30 PM
      Submitted to Suffolk County Purchasing Office

      LATE PROPOSALS WILL BE REJECTED

    • County of Clinton, NY - RFP

      CLINTON COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSIT - RFP
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      TRANSIT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION

      Notice is hereby given that separate sealed proposals will be received by the County of Clinton, NY located at 137 Margaret Street Legislative Office Suite 208, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, up until 2:00 PM EST, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to select a firm to provide management services for the operation, administration, and maintenance of the Clinton County Public Transit (CCPT) system, Clinton County’s public transportation bus system.
      The Request for Proposals document may be obtained by contacting the Clinton County Purchasing Agent at (518) 565-4609 or currierk@co.clinton.ny.us.

      The County of Clinton, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award. The County of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Small, Minority and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit proposals.

      This procurement action is being supported in whole or in part by Federal funding, more specifically, the Federal Transit Administration. Therefore, this solicitation and any resulting contract include provisions related to various specific federal requirements.
      Detailed review of all terms and conditions included in this solicitation is strongly encouraged to ensure that full compliance with all contractual requirements is considered during the solicitation response process.

      The County of Clinton reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals, waive any formalities or irregularities, and/or accept the bid deemed in the best interest of the County of Clinton.
      For information regarding this request for proposals, phone 518-565-4609 (Clinton County Purchasing Agent).

    • Central Ohio Transit Authority - RFP

      INVITATION TO PROPOSERS

      Pursuant to Central Ohio Transit Authority Resolution
      No. 1980-66, Proposals will be received by the Supply Management Department of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), 33 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, until 2:00 p.m. on March 18, 2015 for Third Party Bus Operator Monitoring Services, RFP #2015-05. Prospective Proposers can obtain a copy of the specifications/scope of work and RFP documents at the address above and at www.cota.com.
      Proposers will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.

      COTA hereby notifies all Proposers that disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation, and no Proposer will be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, physical handicap, religion or national origin in consideration
      of an award of contract.

      The Central Ohio Transit Authority reserves the right to reject any and all submittals.

      A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held at 33 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 on March 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to answer any questions regarding the solicitation.

      Kevin Christopher
      Director of Supply Management

    • Kitsap Transit - RFQ

      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
      BID LEVEL DESIGN PACKAGE, BIDDING ASSISTANCE, AND CONSTRUCTION PERIOD SERVICES FOR KITSAP TRANSIT FOOT FERRY SPARE VESSEL

      Kitsap Transit (KT) is seeking qualifications (RFQ) from qualified sources for design level package for use during the construction bidding phase, bidding assistance, and construction period services for a new passenger-only ferry vessel to support KT’s Port Orchard-Bremerton-Annapolis Foot Ferry service. If a suitable offer is made in response to this RFQ, KT may enter into a contract to have the selected Offeror (the Contractor) perform all or part of the Project.
      Interested parties may download the RFQ KT 15-497 at:
      http://www.kitsaptransit.com/agency-information/
      procurement, or by contacting Jeff Davidson at KITSAP TRANSIT, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA 98337, email at jeffda@kitsaptransit.com or (360) 824-4941.

      DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTAL IS FRIDAY, 2:00 P.M.
      PST, MARCH 20, 2015

      Kitsap Transit reserves the right to reject any and
      all proposals without cause and to waive any informalities or irregularities.

      Kitsap Transit, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat., 252.42 U.S.C. 2000d
      to 2000-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations Department of Transportation, subtitle A, of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted
      programs of the DOT issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively in-
      sure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this
      advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award.

    • South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research - RFP

      CENTER FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      TRANSIT RESEARCH INSPECTION PROCUREMENT SERVICES (TRIPS) CONTRACT TRIPS-15-MB-RFP
      MINI BUS WITH ADA OPTION

      Notice is hereby given that the University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, representing the Florida Department of Transportation, will receive sealed proposals for the manufacture and delivery of the following 2016 model year vehicle type:
      Mini Bus with ADA Option
      Minimum 0
      Maximum 500

      The quantities reflect the immediate and fore-
      seeable needs of transit agencies within Florida and were determined by using the most recent State of Florida Program of Projects, historical data from previous Florida Department of Transportation contracts, Agency(s) requests, and Agency(s) vehicle replacement schedules. All or part of the quantity of vehicles stated herein may be assigned to other public transit agencies desiring to purchase the same equipment specified in Part 2 of this solicitation. The TRIPS program reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, or any part of any or all proposals.

      A pre-proposal meeting will be held March 5th at 10:00 a.m. at Big Bend Transit, 2201 Eisenhower Street, Tallahassee, FL 32305. Although optional, it is highly recommended prospective proposers attend, due to the known complexities of this solicitation. The meeting will be held in the conference room. A conference line will be available for those unable to attend; (888) 633-0814 Participant Code/PIN# 3696.
      Copies of the RFP may be obtained from Brian Bickhardt, TRIPS Purchasing Administrator, University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CUT 100, Tampa, Florida, 33620, or by telephone at (813) 974-2646. The proposal may also be downloaded from the TRIPS website, Contracts tab, at http://tripsflorida.org/rfps.html
      Sealed proposals, an original and eight (8) copies,
      must be received at the above address (Attn: Brian Bickhardt) not later than 3:30 PM EST, Friday, April 17th, 2015.

      The successful proposer will be required to comply with all Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations, Buy America Laws, Chapter 287 of the Florida Statutes and other applicable Federal and State regulations.

    • Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) will receive proposals from qualified firms to provide Bus Stop Benches. Proposals must be received in the METRO office at 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, in sealed envelopes marked “BUS STOP BENCHES / RFP TM-15-02” no later than 3:00 PM Central Time on Friday, March 06, 2015. The proposal schedule will allow for eleven (11) calendar days for proposal submission.

      The RFP document package may be obtained from the office of METRO, 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, on or after Monday, February 23, 2015 by contacting Michael J Benson at (785) 233-2011 x129 to arrange for pickup or mailing. Interested firms may also download the RFP document package from the METRO website (www.topekametro.org).

      Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority
      201 North Kansas Avenue
      Topeka, KS 66603

    • University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research - RFP

      CENTER FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      TRANSIT RESEARCH INSPECTION PROCUREMENT SERVICES (TRIPS)
      CONTRACT TRIPS-15-CA-RFP
      STANDARD CUTAWAY CHASSIS TYPE TRANSIT VEHICLES

      Notice is hereby given that the University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, representing the Florida Department of Transportation, will receive sealed proposals for the manufacture and delivery of the following 2016 model year vehicle type:
      STANDARD CUTAWAY CHASSIS
      TYPE TRANSIT VEHICLES
      Minimum 0
      Maximum 500

      The quantities reflect the immediate and fore-
      seeable needs of transit agencies within Florida and were determined by using the most recent State of Florida Program of Projects, historical data from previous Florida Department of Transportation contracts, Agency(s) requests, and Agency(s) vehicle replacement schedules. All or part of the quantity of vehicles stated herein may be assigned to other public transit agencies desiring to purchase the same equipment specified in Part 2 of this solicitation. The TRIPS program reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, or any part of any or all proposals.

      A pre-proposal meeting will be held March 5th at 10:00 a.m. at Big Bend Transit, 2201 Eisenhower Street, Tallahassee, FL 32305. Although optional, it is highly recommended prospective proposers attend, due to the known complexities of this solicitation. The meeting will be held in the conference room. A conference line will be available for those unable to attend; (888) 633-0814 Participant Code/PIN# 3696.
      Copies of the RFP may be obtained from Brian Bickhardt, TRIPS Purchasing Administrator, University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CUT 100, Tampa, Florida, 33620, or by telephone at (813) 974-2646. The proposal may also be downloaded from the TRIPS website, Contracts tab, at http://tripsflorida.org/rfps.html
      Sealed proposals, an original and eight (8) copies,
      must be received at the above address (Attn: Brian Bickhardt) not later than 3:30 PM EST, Friday, April 17th, 2015.
      The successful proposer will be required to comply with all Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations, Buy America Laws, Chapter 287 of the Florida Statutes and other applicable Federal and State regulations.

    • Salem Area Mass Transit District - RFP

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      RFP 2014-93 ELIGIBILITY & FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT FOR ADA PARATRANSIT

      The Salem Area Mass Transit District (SAMTD) is requesting Proposals from qualified vendors with at least three years of experience certifying clients for paratransit to provide ADA Paratransit Eligibility Assessments. Responsible is defined in ORS 279B.005.

      SAMTD intends to award one contract for services described in this RFP. RFP documents may be obtained from the State’s Procurement website (“OR-PIN”) at http://orpin.oregon.gov/open.dll/welcome.

      All inquiries should be made in writing and directed to Verla A. Benson, Contract Procurement Specialist, via e-mail at verla.benson@cherriots.org or by calling (503) 588-2424. Proposals are due March 9, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Salem Area Mass Transit District, 555 Court Street NE, Suite 5230, Salem, OR 97301.

    • City of Chattanooga - RFQ

      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
      FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
      RAIL TRANSIT IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
      CONTRACT NO. T-14-022-101
      CITY OF CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE
      (02/16/2015)

      The City of Chattanooga (City) is requesting proposals (RFQ) from qualified Consultant/Contractors for the purpose of selecting a Consultant/Contractor from those who submitted Letters of Interest with which to negotiate an Agreement for the Professional Services for the Rail Transit Implementation Plan.

      Qualifications must be submitted to Purchasing Department, City of Chattanooga, City Hall, 101 East 11th Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402, by no later than 4:00 p.m. EDT, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

      Interested firms may obtain a copy of a detailed Request for Qualifications at no charge from:
      City of Chattanooga
      Purchasing Department
      100 E. 11th Street, Suite G13
      Chattanooga, TN 37402
      Phone: (423) 643-7320 FAX: (423) 643-7244
      By: Debbie Talley; Purchasing Agent

    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - RFB

      $55M Construction Job
      Bids due 3/26/15

      New construction and renovation work at the MARTA Hamilton Bus Maintenance Facility.  The new construction includes six new buildings: The Fuel Service Building, Fare Retrieval Building, Bus Wash & Tire Building, Bus Clean Building, CNG Compressor Station, Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant, and one new Non-Revenue fueling canopy.  The renovation work includes interior and exterior work in the existing Administration Maintenance and HVAC Buildings.  The work includes specific subsurface areas with known or suspected environmental impacts, as well as other unknown areas with potential environmental impacts, where properly qualified environmental subcontractors and specific waste handling methods may be required.
      To download details: http://martabid.itsmarta.com/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=1128
      Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

    • Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RFP NO. 04-15
       
      The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is planning a procurement of survey services
      via a Request for Proposal.

      Proposal instructions, specifications, and contractual terms and conditions may be obtained by contacting SORTA’s Procurement Department, Kunjan Dayal via email kdayal@go-metro.com.

    • Salem Area Mass Transit District - RFP

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      OR 2015-01 OPERATION OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

      Salem Area Mass Transit District (SAMTD) is seeking a qualified firm or individuals to provide transportation services for four (4) services. All services will be awarded together; but, each service, as listed below, must be bid separately:
      1) CherryLift: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), provide specialized ADA complementary paratransit transportation service to citizens with a disability that prevents them from using SAMTD’s Cherriots fixed-route bus service throughout the Salem/Keizer Urban Growth Boundary.
      2) RED Line: Shopper services and limited dial-
      a-ride services to seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the Salem/Keizer Urban Growth Boundary.
      3) CARTS: Rural public transportation which con-
      nects communities in rural Marion and Polk counties with each other and with Salem, Oregon, using deviated fixed routes and demand response service.
      4) Pilot Project: The Pilot Project (PP) is for 12 months. The PP will be a flex dial-a-ride serving West Salem. The goal of the PP is to bring West Salem passengers to established fixed route bus stops.

      All inquiries should be made in writing and directed to Verla A. Benson, Contract Procurement Specialist, via e-mail at verla.benson@cherriots.org or by calling (503) 588-2424. Proposals are due March 20, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Salem Area Mass Transit District, 555 Court Street NE, Suite 5230, Salem, OR 97301.

    • Greater Portland Transit District - RFP

      BUS PASSENGER SHELTERS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES
      GREATER PORTLAND TRANSIT DISTRICT METRO

      Greater Portland Transit District - METRO -- REQUEST FOR BIDS/PROPOSALS for supply of 45 bus shelters, with an option for ten (10) additional shelters. The term of contract will be three (3) years with delivery date no later than June 1, 2015.
      Bidding/proposal instructions, specifications, and contractual terms and conditions are available at:
      Deadline for submitting questions is: March 6, 2015 Deadline for submissions is March 25, 2015.

      Contact METRO’s Chief Transportation Officer, Glenn Fenton 207-517-3029 / gfenton@gpmetrobus.com for additional information.

    • Lowell Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      FIXED ROUTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

      The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) is seeking to contract for the management services of a qualified contractor to provide management and efficient operation of the public fixed route bus transportation in the LRTA’s service area. These services consist of the day-to-day management of the LRTA’s fixed route bus service and all related services.

      In this regard the LRTA invites proposals in accordance with State and Federal requirements as outlined in the proposal documents. The LRTA will accept sealed Proposals at the Gallagher Intermodal Transportation Center (GITC), 145 Thorndike Street, Third Floor, Lowell, Mass. until 11 AM on Friday, April 3, 2015. The resulting contract will commence on July 1, 2015, and shall be continued, according to contract agreement provisions until June 30, 2018.

      The performance of any contract which may arise from this proposal is subject to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all applicable equal employment requirements as may be generally appropriate to this type of solicitation. DBE/MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in the LRTA’s consideration of an award of contract.

      This project and contract will be subject to financial assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Massachusetts Department of Transportation & Construction (MassDOT) and the Member Municipalities of the LRTA. Federal funding participation is estimated to be 28% of the total Contract. All proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the United States Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.

      The contract start date will be July 1, 2015. The LRTA reserves the right to waive any formalities, to reject any and all proposals and to award the contract to any proposer whose proposal is deemed the most advantageous to the interest of the public and the LRTA.

      The RFP documents and detailed specifications will be available by February 18, 2015 and may be obtained free of charge at the LRTA Office, 3rd Floor, Gallagher Intermodal Transportation Center (GITC), 145 Thorndike St., Lowell, Mass. These documents may also be requested by mail or by telephone, by contacting Ms. Paula Good at the LRTA office, (978) 459-0164, extension #206 or Tom Henderson, extension #210, email gamgee@lrta.com

  • Help Wanted

    • Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO - Supervisor, Equipment Maintenance

      SUPERVISOR, EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

      At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District. We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.

      We currently have the following position available:
      Supervisor, Equipment Maintenance
      Description Of Work:
      This position is responsible for the direct supervision of employees that inspect maintain, repair and clean revenue and non-revenue vehicles and equipment. This position also supervises the storeroom and Maintenance Sign-Out and Service/Cleaning employees. This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules of the Drug and Alcohol Policy.
      Qualifications:
      A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or related field.

      A minimum of five years of experience in electrical, mechanical or hydraulic heavy duty equipment repair.

      Must possess or be able to obtain, a valid Colorado Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class B-P2 large bus endorsement within ten days of hire and may not have more than five points assessed against driving record in past two years.

      A minimum of one year supervisory experience in transit/vehicle maintenance operation, including supervision in a union environment preferred.

      Proficiency in safety procedures, HAZMAT and MSDS.
      Please apply no later than For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.

      Regional Transportation District
      Denver, CO 80202
      EOE/AA/Drug Free

    • SYSTRA - Deputy VP of Finance

      SYSTRA – DEPUTY VP OF FINANCE
      (LITTLE FALLS, NJ)

      SYSTRA is a global leader in the mass transit and railroad industries. SYSTRA USA has a presence in multiple geographic locations across the country: New York (Headquarters), New Jersey, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. SYSTRA has been a dominant force in US railroad operations for more than 30 years. Globally, our firm has implemented railroad engineering projects in over 150 countries.

      SYSTRA is currently seeking a Deputy VP of Finance to assist the VP of Finance/CFO in overseeing the financial activities of the corporation, including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook. Will support the VP of Finance with supervising the accounting department staff and monitoring their performance. This is a great opportunity to grow into a supervisory/leadership role within a finance department. This is a succession plan and our goal is to hire the next CFO/VP of Finance.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in business administration, finance, or accounting.
      • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a consulting industry, preferably in the mass transit industry.
      • Demonstrated management and financial skills in dealing with all phases of business operations.
      • Leadership and communications skills to supervise and mentor accounting, and other company staff.
      • Proficiency in MS Office Applications and ERP systems comparable to IFS, Oracle, etc.
      • Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally to all SYSTRA, partner, and client office locations, including project offices, if applicable.
      Please send resumes to cpreim@systra.com.

      SYSTRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • City of Simi Valley - Positions Available

      CITY OF SIMI VALLEY

      TRANSIT SUPERVISOR

      $4,958 – $6,344 per month, plus an excellent benefits package.
      Position: Under direction, oversees and supervises daily transit, fixed-route and paratransit operations; leads and participates in the more complex and difficult work of staff; and provides responsible staff assistance to the Transit Superintendent.
      Requires: Equivalent to 12th grade graduation, with college course work in business administration, transportation planning, or related and three years of transportation administration experience are required. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a CA Class B driver license with passenger endorsement and a Medical Examination certificate.
      Apply: The first 100 applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., 2/26/15.

      TRANSIT COACH OPERATOR (PART-TIME)
      $19.57 - $25.01 per hour, plus an excellent pro-rated benefits package.
      Position: Safely operates a transit coach on assigned routes. Requires: Equivalent to the completion of 12th grade and one year of experience operating a transit coach or similar equipment. Must possess a valid California Commercial Driver License Class B-P (passenger endorsement) or a permit is required prior to the start of classroom training. Verification of Transit Training (VTT) certificate is highly desirable.
      Apply: The first 100 applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., 2/26/15.

      Contact HR at www.simivalley.org, (805) 583-6743, or at 2929 Tapo Canyon Rd., Simi Valley, CA.
       
      EOE

    • King County Metro - Transit Operations Manager

      TRANSIT OPERATIONS MANAGER

      King County Metro is hiring for a Transit Operations Manager.
      For more details go to http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs.

    • District Department of Transportation - Transportation Safety System Integration Manager

      TRANSPORTATION SAFETY SYSTEM INTEGRATION MANAGER

      Requisition Number: JO-1502-1272
      Grade: 15
      Series: MS-2150-15
      Salary Range: $104,271.00 - $145,979.00
      Promotion Potential: No
      Number of Vacancies: One (1)
      Agency: Transportation, District Department
      Location: 55 M St SE (DDOT)
      Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
      Opening date: February 9, 2015
      Frist screening date: February 23, 2015
      Closing date: March 11, 2015
      Duration of Appointment: Management Supervisory Service (MSS) At-Will

      This position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Progressive Transportation Services Administration (PTSA). Selected candidate is responsible for ensuring full integration of streetcar operations and maintenance from commissioning through start up, and for on-going contractor and system compliance with contract terms and conditions for safety and security operations and maintenance; and provides leadership for continuing improvement during all phases through to the end.

    • Metra - Signal Engineer II

      Summary of Duties
      Reporting directly to the Director, Signal Engineering, the Signal Engineer II will apply railroad signal engineering principles, processes, and procedures for wayside signaling and grade crossing. Analyze conditions to specify appropriate systems and equipment. Design, detail and check circuit prints for capital improvement. Assist senior staff in review of software programming for microprocessor based applications. Provide project management oversight on Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) projects. Review signal systems designs and specifications of consultants. Review quality management plan (QMP) implementation. Investigate and provide recommendations on signal system or equipment malfunction. Must be available to work flexible hours in the early morning, late afternoon, evenings, and weekends. Perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

      Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology or a related discipline OR in lieu of degree must have any combination of education and signal design and/or construction experience that equal four (4) years.
      • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of signal design and/or construction experience including design of relay interlocking, application of essential signaling equipment such as Microlok, VPI, and VHLC interlocking electric switch locks, electronic track circuits, and constant warning time devices.
      • Must have experience in safety documentation, microstation and microprocessor based applications, which include the use of Ladder, Relay and Boolean.
      • Project management experience is preferred.
      • Must have experience in CAB signaling, block signal design, advanced train control system, positive train control systems, and centralized traffic control design.
      • Must have knowledge of railway signaling principles, signal design and application standards and rules/regulations of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) and American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA).
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft.
      • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
      • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
      All employees are responsible for performing their job safely and in accordance with the safety objectives, goals and program of the organization, ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations.
      Other Important Information
      • Selected candidates are subject to a physical examination/drug test and background check to verify information regarding education, employment, vehicle and criminal history.
      • Relocation is not available for this position.

      Company Overview
      Metra is one of the largest commuter rail systems in North America and provides commuter rail service between the downtown Chicago business district and 240 stations in Northeastern Illinois over 11 routes totaling about 500 route miles. Metra operates 700 weekday trains, providing more than 300,000 passenger trips a day.

      Response Information
      If you are interested in applying for a position at Metra, please send your cover letter which must include the position title, your resume and salary history to:
      E-mail: jobs@metrarr.com
      Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
      Metra / 547 W. Jackson Blvd. / Chicago, IL 60661

    • Metra - Chief External Affairs Officer

      CHIEF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OFFICER

      Summary of Duties
      Reporting directly to the Executive Director/CEO, the Chief External Affairs Officer will provide overall direction and management of the Metra brand and issues, including internal communications; rider communications; media relations; stakeholder engagement; government affairs; marketing, advertising and promotions; and digital strategies. This role is accountable for solid proactive strategic approaches for driving Metra messaging and information to all audiences, and for managing issues as they arise. Perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

      Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
      • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Communication or Public Affairs OR in lieu of specified degree, any combination of education and experience may be substituted for the required degree that equals four (4) years in external affairs, communications, marketing, or public affairs.
      • In addition to #1, ten years experience in a formal leadership role in communications, issues management, and developing marketing and communications campaigns. Experience should include representing an organization and functioning strategically internally and externally.
      • Seven (7) years of direct supervisory experience required that includes day-to-day employee management, assigning tasks, providing guidance and training, monitoring performance, conflict management, budgeting, hiring, disciplinary and/or termination.
      • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
      • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
      • Experience relating to boards, customers and public stakeholders.

      All employees are responsible for performing their job safely and in accordance with the safety objectives, goals and program of the organization, ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations.

      Other Important Information
      • Selected candidates are subject to a physical examination/drug test and background check to verify information regarding education, employment, vehicle and criminal history.
      • Relocation is not available for this position.

      Company Overview
      Metra is one of the largest commuter rail systems in North America and provides commuter rail service between the downtown Chicago business district and 240 stations in Northeastern Illinois over 11 routes totaling about 500 route miles. Metra operates 700 weekday trains, providing more than 300,000 passenger trips a day.

      Response Information
      If you are interested in applying for a position at Metra, please send your cover letter which must include the position title, your resume and salary history to:
      E-mail: jobs@metrarr.com
      Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
      Metra / 547 W. Jackson Blvd. / Chicago, IL 60661

    • City/Borough of Juneu - Transit Superintendent

      Partially Exempt Full-Time Position
      $84,593.60 - $90,313.60 Annually (DOQ)
      Open until filled.
      For more information:
      Visit www.juneau.org and click on ‘Jobs’
      Call (907) 586-5250

    • San Mateo County Transit District - Controller

      San Mateo County Transit District is currently seeking a Controller to oversee the day-to-day budget and other financial functions of all three agencies, the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA). To view the job description and to apply online please visit us at www.smctd.com/jobs.html.

    • Metra - CADD Technician

      Summary of Duties
      Reporting directly to the Director, Signal Engineering, the CADD Technician will perform and oversee all Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) technical analysis for all capital Positive Train Control (PTC), the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE), maintenance infrastructure signal projects per the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), and Metra’s Signal standard requirements. Create and/or modify templates, CADD cell block libraries, drawings, and software to ensure uniform CADD drawings and documentation. Complete detailed railroad signal designs from rough sketches, making minor mathematical calculations and using CADD cell library typical on signal projects. Prepare a variety of supplemental railroad Signal Engineering CADD drawings, running Bentley Systems MicroStation 8.1 software for interlocking and highway crossing exhibits, route and aspect charts, enlarged views, and tables. Perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

      Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
      • Must have an Associates of Science degree with at least 30 credit hours in Civil Architectural Engineering and/or Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) OR in lieu of specified degree any combination of education and experience may be substituted that equals two (2) years in Computed Aided Drafting and Design.
      • Courses in Bentley MicroStation V8 and V8i are preferred.
      • Must have two (2) years experience using the MicroStation CADD system. A minimum of one (1) year experience in the railroad signal or transportation industry is preferred.
      • Must have knowledge of PC/CADD software and hardware.
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite 2007 or later.
      • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
      • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

      All employees are responsible for performing their job safely and in accordance with the safety objectives, goals and program of the organization, ensuring compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations.

      Other Important Information
      • Selected candidates are subject to a physical examination/drug test and background check to verify information regarding education, employment, vehicle and criminal history.
      • Relocation is not available for this position.

      Company Overview
      Metra is one of the largest commuter rail systems in North America and provides commuter rail service between the downtown Chicago business district and 240 stations in Northeastern Illinois over 11 routes totaling about 500 route miles. Metra operates 700 weekday trains, providing more than 300,000 passenger trips a day.

      Response Information
      If you are interested in applying for a position at Metra, please send your cover letter which must include the position title, your resume and salary history to:
      E-mail: jobs@metrarr.com

      Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
      Metra / 547 W. Jackson Blvd. / Chicago, IL 60661

    • Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO - Senior Equipment Engineer

      At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District. We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.

      Senior Equipment Engineer needed in beautiful Denver, Colorado with one of the top transit agencies in the country. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver, Colorado is hiring a Senior Equipment Engineer to apply engineering concepts for the optimization of its equipment availability and reliability. RTD operates over 1,000 transit buses that are equipped with numerous technological advances in system safety, fuel efficiencies, weight reduction, intelligent transportation system applications and information dissemination.

      We currently have the following position available:
      Senior Equipment Engineer

      Description of Work:
      The Senior Equipment Engineer serves as a vehicle engineer, applying engineering and project management concepts to the management of capital and grant projects, the design and specification of transit vehicles, and the optimization of equipment, maintenance procedures and budgets to achieve better maintainability, reliability and availability of transit vehicles. Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or elated field preferred and a minimum five years experience in automotive engineering design, operation and maintenance.

      For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.
      Regional Transportation District

      Denver, CO 80202
      EOE/AA/Drug Free

    • Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission - Transit Director

      The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission (SEIRPC) is currently seeking a highly motivated professional to serve as Transit Director of the Southeast Iowa Bus (SEIBUS) public transit service. SEIBUS serves the four counties of Des Moines, Henry, Lee, and Louisa. SEIBUS currently employs 22 employees and has a fleet of 22 vehicles. It provides approximately 135,000 rides annually within the region. For more information on this service please visit http://www.seirpc.com.

      The successful candidate will be a full-time professional will provide overall direction to SEIBUS operations and report to the SEIRPC Executive Director. The Transit Director will supervise the daily activities of the transit services operations and employees; plan, coordinate and implement service changes, policies and system procedures; supervise, train, assign, monitor and evaluate the work of employees to meet service objectives; document and evaluate system and financial performance for the purpose of meeting objectives and improve the quality of service delivery, design and safety.
      Required qualifications include:
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or similar field with five years of experience in government and/or non-profit sector. At a minimum, a high school diploma (or GED) and ten years of direct transit service or similar field may be substituted for a degree;
      • Demonstrated supervisory and administrative experience;
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
      • Proficiency in computer software applications including, but not limited to databases, spreadsheets, and word processing;
      • Must have a strong work ethic, good judgment, a high level of professionalism, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
      • Skilled at adequately responding to emergency situations as well as multiple situations quickly;
      • Skilled in customer service;
      • High-level organizational skills;
      • Comply with required drug and alcohol testing (in accordance with DOT/FTA regulations);
      • Valid driver’s license required;
      Desired qualifications include:
      • Prefer five years of related administrative experience within a public transit system or similar organization;
      • Prefer five years of supervisory experience within public transit or similar organization;
      • Prefer experience with labor relations.

      This is a fulltime position, which includes an excellent benefit package, and a salary commensurate based on qualifications and experience, and a range of $50,00 0 to $65,000. Please send a cover letter and resume via email no later than Monday, March 2, 2015, to dlaughlin@seirpc.com, or mail to: Debbie Laughlin, SEIRPC, 211 N. Gear Avenue, Suite 100, West Burlington, IA 52655. EOE/AA

    • KFH Group - Transit Planners

      TRANSIT PLANNERS
      KFH GROUP
      BETHESDA, MD
      WWW.KFHGROUP.COM

      Transit Planner – Job Description
      KFH Group, a public transit consulting firm, is seeking to hire Entry-Level Transit Planners with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. KFH Group is looking for a self-starter with excellent verbal, written communication, and quantitative skills. Some travel will be required. The position responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: developing computer generated maps using ESRI ARCMAP, conducting surveys, compiling and analyzing survey data, designing transit services, and writing reports. This position is an excellent position for persons interested in the field of transit consulting and planning.
      The firm offers a competitive salary, full benefits, parking/transit benefits, and a flexible working environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are interested in a career in transit and have the skills necessary, please send your resume by mail to: Laurie Schwartz, KFH Group, Inc., 4920 Elm Street, Suite 350, Bethesda, MD 20814, by fax (301) 951-0026 or by email: LSchwartz@kfhgroup.com

    • Torrance Transit - Transit Training Coordinator

      TRANSIT TRAINING COORDINATOR
      $34.11—$45.90/HOUR
      COME BE A PART OF TORRANCE TRANSIT~A TRANSIT SYSTEM ON THE CUTTING EDGE

      Torrance Transit is expanding services and looking to grow our bus operator staff. The Transit Department prides itself as a service-oriented organization that enjoys camaraderie and teamwork, and supports career growth in public service. We are currently recruiting for a TRANSIT TRAINING COORDINATOR who finds reward in leading and developing a team of Apprentice Relief Bus Operators/Trainees.

      The Bus Operator training program has up to 15 participants in each class, which is a combination of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction over the course of 8 – 10 weeks. Under the direction of the Transit Operations Manager, this position will coordinate, monitor, and provide driver training for Transit Personnel in compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and California Highway Patrol (CHP) rules and regulations; and perform related work. The primary responsibilities for the Transit Training Coordinator will be to enhance the Bus Operator training program with a “hands on” approach to design, deliver, and evaluate curriculum; assess safety and review accident reports to determine preventability; serve as a mentor for classroom instructors; develop recommendations and write staff reports.

      The Transit Training Coordinator must be available to work various shifts on weekdays, weekends, evenings, overtime and holidays.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to qualify would be:
      Experience: Three years of full-time experience in the transit industry, including two years of supervisory or lead experience and one year of experience in conducting, coordinating and developing employee training and development programs.
      Education: Associates degree in Public or Business Administration, or a related field. Specific and substantial experience in addition to the three years required which prepares one to perform the job duties may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
      License & Certification: Equivalent to a valid California Class B drivers’ license with Passenger Endorsement, a valid California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Medical Certificate and a Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) Certificate (Instructors’ Course in Bus Operator Training) are required.

      Besides great pay we offer
      • Family health, dental, optical plan
      • Holiday, Sick and Vacation Leave
      • Life Insurance and Deferred Compensation
      • Employees currently contribute 6.2% toward Social Security and 1.45% toward Medicare.
      • Employees receive retirement benefits through the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Employees hired after January 1, 2013, that are new to CalPERS, or returning members with a break in service greater than six months, will be enrolled in the formula 2% @ 62 retirement plan which is funded through contribution from both employer and employee. The employee contribution is 7% on a pre-tax basis.

      For more details on our benefits package, visit our website’s benefit link: go to www.TorranceCA.Gov, click “Job Opportunities,”, then “Salary Resolutions”. Benefits pertinent to this position are covered under the Torrance Professional and Supervisory Association group.

      To Apply
      Interested candidates must submit an online application, resume and supplemental available at www.TorranceCA.gov/523.htm#. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient pool has been received. The filing period will begin February 13, 2015 and the first review of applications will be those received by March 9, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

      Special Notes
      If you have inquiries regarding this position, you may e-mail Ernie Crespo, Transit Operations Manager at ECrespo@TorranceCA.Gov. As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a background check and pre-employment medical examination. Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must notify Human Resources by the final application filing date. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

    • Arizona Transit Association - Executive Director

      The Association
      Arizona Transit Association (AzTA) is a non-profit statewide organization dedicated to improving public transportation in all Arizona communities. AzTA’s mission is to provide leadership in the funding, advocacy and education for public transportation services throughout Arizona. AzTA has nearly 400 members with a 25-member Board of Directors that meets monthly. The goals of the organization include:
      • Promote AzTA and its membership at the local, state and federal levels through a strong advocacy program including;
      • Proactive communications with members/partners and develop public educational materials to support AzTA’s advocacy for transit funding and legislation;
      • Preparation and support of focused legislative objectives based on direction from the board and consultation with the membership;
      • Host, with partners, statewide forums that provide educational opportunities for members/partners, and broaden our outreach.
      The Executive Director is responsible to represent the organization and provide administration direction to ensure the health of the Association. Find out more about AzTA at: www.AzTA.org.
      Basic Requirements:
      • Full time position;
      • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or combination of experience and education applicable to job responsibilities;
      • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills; and the ability to succinctly and efficiently prepare and share information with the board, membership and partner organizations and individuals;
      • Familiarity with social media;
      • Experience in planning and administration of conferences, events, and other fund-raising activities.
      Attributes/Skills:
      • Ability to deliver interpersonal and group messages with sincerity, passion and credibility;
      • Proven budgeting and financial planning skills, preferably in not-for-profit Association management;
      • Demonstrated ability to lead a large, diverse Board of Directors with tact, flexibility and responsiveness;
      • Experience navigating political, bureaucratic and regulatory environments;
      • Ability to build and lead coalitions.
      Preferences:
      • Thorough technical understanding of funding at Federal, State and local levels;
      • Leadership experience;
      • Ability to understand and work within the political climate and funding structure in Arizona;
      • Association management experience;
      • Experience reporting directly to a Board of Directors;
      • Transit/transportation industry experience;
      • Special events planning;
      • Strategic planning experience;
      • Consultant management experience;
      • Staff management experience.
      Compensation Package includes:
      • Salary dependent upon qualifications;
      • Competitive Compensation package.
      Application Process:
      • Resume and Cover Letter to: AzTA Recruitment, Kristen Marvel, 2225 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Phoenix, AZ 85009 or Kristen.marvel@transdev.com with subject Line: Executive Director Application;
      • Deadline: March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm MST.
      AzTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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