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 Classifieds for July 11, 2014

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  • Bids/Proposals

    • Delaware Transit Corporation - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      RFP #14-057

      Manufacturing and Delivery of up to forty-five (45) Cutaway Buses with options for up to an additional two hundred and sixteen (216).  Sealed Proposals, marked “RFP #14-057 Manufacturing and Delivery of up to forty-five (45) Cutaway Buses with options for up to an additional two hundred and sixteen (216) Buses“ will be received at the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC), 119 Lower Beech Street, Suite 100, Wilmington, DE 19805 at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

      Questions may be asked in writing to Peggy Markovitz until 1:00 PM, Friday, August 15, 2014 at the address below, e-mail to peggy.markovitz@state.de.us, or by fax to (302) 577-2704.

      A complete package, including detailed specifications, may be obtained from Peggy Markovitz, Contract Supervisor, at the DTC office located at 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19805 or by calling (302) 576-6120.
      Successful proposers are required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.

      DTC reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.
      DTC reserves the right to extend the time and place for the submission of proposals from that described above, on not less than five (5) calendar days notice, by Certified Mail or fax to those vendors who obtained copies of the specifications.

      John T. Sisson
      Chief Executive Officer
      Delaware Transit Corporation

    • Salem-Keizer Transit - RFP

      RFP 2014-84 TRANSIT SYSTEM
      MARKETING AND BRANDING
      CONSULTANT SERVICES

      CLOSING DATE AND TIME: JULY 30, 2014 2:00 PM PDT
      Salem Area Mass Transit District (“District”) also known as Salem-Keizer Transit (“SKT”) is requesting professional consulting services proposals from individuals or firms with specific experience, knowledge and expertise in the development of marketing and re-branding plans. The purpose of this RFP is to select a consultant that will produce a five year marketing plan for the District.

      The successful proposal will illustrate that the consultant has a finger on the pulse of the millennial generation. The proposal will include a portfolio of sophisticated graphic design work and marketing messaging. The District wants this project to be a feather in your cap, as well as a timeless new brand for SKT.

      For a copy of the solicitation documents, please go to the State of Oregon Procurement Information (ORPIN) website: http://orpin.oregon.gov/open.dll/welcome . Proposals must be received at the District headquarters at 555 Court Street NE, Suite 5230, Salem, OR 97301 by the date and time set for closing.

      If you have any questions, please contact Jeri F. McGinnis, Procurement and Contracts, 503-361-7527, jeri.mcginnis@cherriots.org

    • Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit - RFP

      TOMPKINS CONSOLIDATED AREA TRANSIT, INC.
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      (RFP #002-2014)
      INTEGRATED CAD/AVL SYSTEM WITH REAL-TIME CUSTOMER INFORMATION

      Request for Proposals (RFPs) for an Integrated CAD/AVL System with Real-Time Customer Information for Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), will be accepted at, 737 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850 up until (3:00PM) on August 29, 2014.

      Proposal packages containing submittal requirements are available at TCAT, Inc.’s Purchasing Department (address above) by calling Daniel A. Tome at (607) 277-9388 (Extension 540), or via email at: dt1@tcatmail.com and via TCAT, Inc.’s website: www.tcatbus.com.

      A Pre-Proposal Conference will take place on Friday, July 25, 2011 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time within TCAT, Inc.’s Large Conference Room located at 737 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, New York 14850.

      TCAT, Inc. reserves the right to waive any informal submittal, or to reject any or all proposals and to negotiate with any proposer. TCAT, Inc. hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into, pursuant to this RFP, advertisement or solicitation, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

    • Regional Transportation District - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
      REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT (RTD)
      RFP NO. 13FK005

      The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide:
      45’ Mall Shuttle Buses (24 Each with an
      Option for an Additional 14 Each)
      for the Regional Transportation District
      RFP documents are available to view and or download at http://www.rtd-denver.com/current
      solicitations. For assistance contact RTD Contracts and Procurement purchasing.help@rtd-denver.com
      Inquiries concerning the content of the RFP should be directed to:
      Kirk Nickerson, Purchasing Agent
      Regional Transportation District
      1600 Blake Street
      Denver, CO 80202-1399
      (303) 299-2261
      kirk.nickerson@rtd-denver.com
      Written proposals will be received by Contracts and Procurement, RTD, 1600 Blake Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1399 until 3:00 p.m. prevailing local time on August 20, 2014.

    • CATA - RFP

      CAPITAL AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      RFP 2014-R03
      LOW FLOOR VANS

      RFP 2014-R03 will be issued on July 14, 2014. The RFP may be obtained from the CATA website at www.cata.org. A pre-proposal meeting is schedule at 9:00 AM on July 29, 2014. Proposals are due by 2:00 P.M. on August 8, 2014. Any questions should be directed to Rich Bannon, Purchasing and Contracts Manager at 517.394.1100 or email at RBannon@Cata.org.

    • City of Norwalk - RFP

      CITY OF NORWALK
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
      NO. 15-429
      CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION / PUBLIC SERVICES FACILITY AND METROLINK STATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Norwalk invites prospective Proposers to compete for the opportunity to provide the Norwalk Transit System (NTS), a department of the City of Norwalk, a municipal government, Construction Management and Inspection Services for the Transportation / Public Services Facility and Metrolink Station Improvement Project.

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:00 a.m., at the City of Norwalk Transportation/Public Services Facility, 12560 E. Imperial Hwy, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Norwalk, CA 90650. ATTENDANCE AT THE PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE IS NOT MANDATORY AND A FACILITY ON-SITE TOUR WILL BE PERFORMED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONFERENCE. All requests for clarification, questions and comments must be clearly labeled “Written Questions for RFP No. 15-429” and faxed to (562) 929-5966, Attention: Darlene Mena, Purchasing Division. The City is not responsible for failure to respond to a request that has not been submitted in accordance with the RFP.

      The successful Proposer will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations. The City of Norwalk hereby notifies all prospective Proposers that the City will require each Proposer affirmatively demonstrate that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are afforded full opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and sub-contracts financed in part or in whole under this RFP, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, age, or national origin in consideration for an award.
      Proposals must be in writing and must be received by the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division by 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 via U.S. Mail, FedEx, UPS or courier or in person. Proposals received after the above listed date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.
      Copies of th
      e RFP may be obtained from the City’s website at www.norwalkca.gov/finance.asp
      All contacts concerning this RFP must be referred to the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division, (562) 929-5712.
      Dated: July 14, 2014
      /s/Darlene Mena, Buyer

    • Missouri Department of Transportation - RFP

      THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WILL BE SEEKING BIDS FOR THE FOLLOWING VEHICLE TYPES:
      1. Lowered floor accessible mini-vans
      2. Medium Duty cut-a-way buses
      3. Bus body on van chassis cut-a-way type buses
      4. Standard factory 15 passenger vans
      5. Standard factory long wheelbase mini-vans
      6. Sedans

      Vehicle Specifications will be available on MoDOT website: www.modot.org

      Pre-Bid Conference will be on 7/24/14 @ 9:00am and bid opening will be on 8/22/14 @ 2:00pm.
      For more information please contact:
      Mr. Steve Billings
      Transit Section - Multimodal Operations
      Department of Transportation
      P.O. Box 270
      Jefferson City, MO 65102
      (573) 751-2523
      (573) 526-4709 (Fax)
      Email: Steven.Billings@modot.mo.gov

    • Pierce Transit - RFP

      PIERCE TRANSIT
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR PASSENGER SHELTERS
      SPECIFICATION NO. PT-25-14
       
      PIERCE TRANSIT is a municipal corporation with administrative offices located at 3701 96th St. SW, Lakewood, Washington. Proposals are being solicited for a maximum quantity of 300 passenger shelters over a five (5) year contract term.
      Plans, specifications, proposal, contract, bond and affidavit forms may be inspected and obtained by prospective proposers by contacting Shawna Fore, Purchasing Agent, PIERCE TRANSIT, 3701 96th Street SW, P.O. Box 99070, Lakewood, Washington 98499 or calling (253) 581-8000 or www.piercetransit.org.

      Prospective proposers are required to abide by PIERCE TRANSIT’s general instructions to proposers. Sealed proposals will be accepted by the Purchasing Agent at the PIERCE TRANSIT Headquarters until July 25, 2014 at 4:00p.m.

    • Capital District Transportation Authority - RFP

      NOTICE TO PROPOSERS
      PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that proposals for CDTA-Maintenance 75-3000 Bus Inspection and Transit Fleet Consulting Support are due no later than 1:00PM on August 5, 2014. Proposals should be addressed to Stacy Sansky, Director of Procurement, Capital District Transportation Authority, 110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, New York 12206. Each proposal must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the proposal instructions.

      Questions regarding this Request for Proposals are to be submitted IN WRITING to Stacy Sansky, Director of Procurement (stacyss@cdta.org, fax-518-437-8348 or via mailing address listed above) NO LATER than 11:00AM on July 16, 2014.

      It is the intention of CDTA to negotiate for a contract based upon proposals it receives, but CDTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

      The Authority hereby notifies all potential service providers that disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this notice and there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, disability or marital status in the award of the contract or any subcontract.

      PROHIBITIONS ON PROCUREMENT LOBBYING: Pursuant to State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between CDTA and an Offeror during the procurement process. An Offeror is restricted from making contacts to influence the procurement process, except as provided in the procurement process (i.e., proposal submissions and interviews, where requested by CDTA) from the earliest notice of intent to solicit offers/bids through final award and approval of the Procurement Contract by CDTA (“restricted period”). Contacts must be made only by your designated staff unless a specific exception applies. CDTA employees are required to obtain certain information when contacted during the restricted period for purposed designed to influence the procurement process, and make a determination of the responsibility that could result in rejection for contract award or even more serious consequences.

      The complete Request For Proposals may be obtained free of charge at www.cdta.org (“Doing Business With”….section) on or after July 3, 2014 and contains mandatory forms to be submitted with proposals.
      Dated: July 2, 2014

    • Capital Area Transportation Authority - RFP

      CAPITAL AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      RFP 2014-R01
      CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS PLAN

      RFP 2014-R01 will be issued on July 14, 2014. The RFP may be obtained from the CATA website at www.cata.org. Proposals are due by 2:00 P.M. on August 1, 2014. Any questions should be directed to Rich Bannon, Purchasing and Contracts Manager at 517.394.1100 or email at RBannon@Cata.org

    • Orange County Transportation Authority - RFP

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) 4-1643
      FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY AND CONSULTING SERVICES

      The Orange County Transportation Authority invites proposals from qualified consultants to provide federal legislative advocacy and consulting services.
      Proposals are due no later than 2:00 p.m. PDT on August 11, 2014.

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, at 500 New Jersey Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC.
      For a copy of RFP 4-1643, please download the solicitation at www.octa.net/cammnet.

    • Regional Transit Authority - IFB

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      PRODUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF BUS AND STREETCAR STOP FLAGS, BRACKETS AND BUS STOP POLES
      INVITATION FOR BID (IFB) #2014-013

      Project Description: The Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans invites qualified vendors to provide the Production and Installation of bus and streetcar stop flags, brackets and bus stop poles for the majority of bus and streetcar routes throughout the system, as per specifications in IFB 2014-013.

      How to obtain a copy of the IFB: Specifications and further information concerning the IFB may be obtained June 30, 2014 from the RTA’s E-BID website at https://www.ebidexchange.com/NORTA. You will be required to first register on this website. The IFB can also be obtained at Regional Transit Authority’s website at http://www.norta.com and at 2817 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.

      A Pre-Bid Conference will be held in the RTA Board Room on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

      Responding to IFB: Bids shall be submitted thru the RTA’s Procurement E-Bid Exchange website and upon request (1) one hardcopy may be accepted by mail or delivered to the Regional Transit Authority, Procurement Department, 2817 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70119 on or before 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

      A Bid Opening will be held in the RTA Board Room on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Any questions or further information concerning the IFB may be submitted to Adonis C. Expose’, beginning on June 30, 2014, via e-mail at adonis.expose@veoliatransdev.com or the website at www.norta.com.

      RTA in accordance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26 has an obligation to ensure nondiscrimination of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and to comply with all federal, state and local regulations relative to utilization of DBEs on publicly funded projects. The RTA is committed to utilization of DBEs on all federally funded projects toward attainment of the agency’s established overall goal of 28%. The RTA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 22.2% for this project.

      Notice to all offerors is hereby provided that in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws the RTA will ensure that DBEs are afforded full opportunity to submit offers and responses to this solicitation and to participate in any contract consummated pursuant to this advertisement. Additionally, no offeror will be discriminated against on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity or disability. As such, award of the contract will be conditioned on meeting the requirements of the federal, state and local laws for Equal Opportunity including compliance with the policies of DBE Program.
      The RTA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals submitted.

      Justin T. Augustine, III
      Vice President – Veolia Transportation
      In Service to the RTA

    • Greater Peoria Mass Transit District - RFP

      Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD)
      Turnkey Management and Operation of ADA Paratransit Services

      The GPMTD is soliciting proposals from qualified companies for the turnkey management and operation of the GPMTD’s ADA Paratransit Service, with services to begin on December 1, 2014.  Except as expressly set forth in the RFP and/or the Contract, the Contractor will be responsible for all aspects of administration, management, maintenance, and operations with the exception of: i) policy development and planning; ii) provision of paratransit service vehicles; iii) formal complaints; iv) fareboxes (if provided by the GPMTD); v) radio equipment, radio frequency, and radio maintenance; vii) marketing and public information; and viii) certification of ADA Paratransit Eligibility. 
       
      A pre-proposal conference will be held at 2:00 on July 10, 2014 at CityLink Corporate Office located at 2105 NE Jefferson St., Peoria, IL 61603.  Attendance at the pre-proposal meeting is not mandatory but it highly recommended.   
       
      A complete package, including detailed specifications, may be downloaded from our website www.ridecitylink.org. Proposals are due by 5:00pm on August 25, 2014. 
      Submit all proposals and questions to:
      GPMTD Procurement Dept.
      2105 NE Jefferson Ave.
      Peoria, IL 61603
      (309)679-8184

  • For Sale

  • Help Wanted

    • Mason Transit Authority - Finance Manager

      MASON TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      790 E. JOHNS PRAIRIE ROAD
      SHELTON, WA 98584
      (360) 426-9434
      WWW.MASONTRANSIT.ORG

      FINANCE MANAGER: Recruitment open until filled with first review of resumes July 3, 2014.
      Lead MTA’s Finance Team including financial planning and forecasting, accounting, budgeting, grants, procurement, capital projects to ensure the fiscal health and sustainability of the Agency.

      Position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in General Business, Accounting, Finance or closely related field, and 7 years management level experience in governmental accounting, finance and budget development, including 3 years of supervisory experience.
      Knowledge of: Accounting theory, principles and practices; auditing theory and practices; internal control procedures; accounting procedures and systems, including computer applications, government accounting and budget principles and practices; and generally accepted accounting principles and their application to a wide variety of accounting transactions, and the laws, regulations governing the financial operations of the Agency.
      Hiring Range: $62,000 to $74,440
      Salary Range: $62,000 to $80,600 annually, paid on a bi-weekly basis.

      How to Apply:
      Submit cover letter and resume to 790 East Johns Prairie Rd, Shelton, WA 98584 or email to rjohnson@masontransit.org

    • Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority - Deputy Director of Transit Operations

      SANTA CLARA VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT OPERATIONS
      SAN JOSÉ, CALIFORNIA
      $141,607 - $186,921

      To apply, please email a cover letter and resume by July 21, 2014 to Lori Worden lworden@koffassociates.com. KoffAssociates.com

      THE ORGANIZATION
      Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is an independent special district that provides sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative, environmentally responsible, and promote the vitality of the Silicon Valley region. VTA provides bus, light rail, and paratransit services, as well as participates as a funding partner in regional rail service, including Caltrain, Capital Corridor, and the Altamont Corridor Express.

      THE POSITION
      VTA is looking for a dynamic, results-oriented individual to manage and direct the activities of the bus and rail operations. The VTA seeks a leader with strong management skills and experience fostering positive working relationships among staff, union representatives, and external stakeholders. The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for directing the programs and functions of Bus and Light Rail Transportation, Operations Control Center, Field Supervision, and Operations Training.

      REQUIREMENTS
      Must have at least five (5) years of supervisory and management level experience in public transit operations and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management, Transportation, Industrial Engineering, or a related field; or an equivalent combination. Key experience includes transportation service planning, fleet management, and labor relations.

    • Los Angeles Metro - Managing Executive Officer

      MANAGING EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
      CONTRACT & MATERIAL MANAGEMENT (SALARY RANGE: $147,826- $221,728)

      Metro, a multi-modal public transportation leader located in Los Angeles, is seeking a talented individual to collaborate with the Executive Director, Vendor/Contract Management on Metro’s overall procurement activities and to execute Board adopted policies through implementation of Agency wide procurement procedures while providing leadership direction to the Contract and Material Management Department.

      Duties include:
      • Manages, directs and evaluates all Metro’s contract & material management activities, provides leadership, plans and sets priorities, implements agency-wide goals and objectives
      • Determines the most effective methods for carrying out the day-to-day and long-term contract & material management activities
      • Takes a leadership role with respect to performance and utilization of Metro’s procurement resources • Formulates and implements procurement best practice standards, procedures, and guidance in accordance with local, state and federal requirements; manages the Metro Board Approved Vendor/Contract Management Policy and Procedures manual
      • Manages department’s response to annual and ad hoc audit requests; oversees the implementation of audit recommendations, as appropriate
      • Recommends cost avoidance procurement methodologies to Project Managers and the Executive Director, Vendor/Contract Management when appropriate
      • Directs preparation and administration of the Contract and Material Management department’s Budget
      • Provides for continuous professional development training for all employees
      • Consults and advises management staff and the Board of Directors, when appropriate, in all contract and/or material management activities and issues.

      Requires a BS/BA degree and 8 years of senior management-level experience in transit industry public contract & material management.

      To apply, please visit our website at www.metro.net

    • Adirondack Trailways - Superintendent of Bus Maintenance

      Adirondack Trailways, with headquarters in the Hudson Valley of New York State, seeks a seasoned Maintenance Professional.

      Applicants for this position must have supervisory experience in a bus maintenance facility and will oversee all prevention and daily maintenance for a fleet of more than 100 buses in areas such as:
      • The efficient and cost effective management of the Maintenance Department
      • Supervising, motivating and evaluation of personnel
      • Ensuring compliance with DOT, Safety, A.D.A., and Environmental Regulations
      Technical expertise in diesel engines, drive train systems, components, air conditioning, and electrical systems is critical.

      Experience is also required in:
      • Administration
      • Office Management
      • Computerized vehicle maintenance systems
      The Superintendent of Maintenance is considered a safety sensitive position, and is subject to Federal drug and alcohol testing regulations.
      This position provides a highly competitive compensation package including relocation expenses, company vehicle, 401K plan, health benefits package and more.
      Interested applicants should send resume and letter of interest to:
      jobs@TrailwaysNY.com
      - or -
      Superintendent
      Adirondack Trailways
      499 Hurley Avenue
      Hurley, NY 12443
      EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

    • Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority - Executive Director

      The Board of Directors of the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA) invites applications for the position of Executive Director. LANTA is a public transportation authority serving the Counties of Lehigh and Northampton, PA (the Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton Urbanized Area). LANTA currently provides fixed route and paratransit services, and manages the Carbon County Community Transit System.

      The Executive Director is the system’s Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Director is responsible for providing overall leadership and effective management of LANTA within the context of the polices and directives of its Board of Directors. As the top decision-maker for LANTA, he/she works with the LANTA board and staff to manage all areas of the transit system.

      Candidates are required to have a considerable amount of industry experience, and the bulk of it should be in planning, designing and managing public transit projects and systems. Ten years of progressively responsible transit industry management experience is required with at least four years of experience at the senior management level. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration, transportation/transportation planning, public administration or related fields. An advanced degree is preferred.

      LANTA will accept applications until July 25, 2014. All applications must be submitted electronically to the following address: Kent H. Herman, Solicitor, Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority at lantaed@kingspry.com.
      Applications should include the following documents:
      • Letter of application (not exceeding three pages) that addresses how your experience and professional qualifications prepare you to serve LANta’s needs.
      • A current resume including contact information and an e-mail address.
      • Three (3) professional references.
      The posted salary range for the position is $3,679 to $5,111
      bi-weekly. For additional information go to: http://www.lantabus.com/employment-opportunities/

      LANTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

    • Rhode Island Public Transit Authority - Environmental Affairs & Safety Officer

      THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY (RIPTA) IS RECRUITING TO THE POSITION OF:
      ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS & SAFETY OFFICER
      Posting Period: June 30, 2014 - through successful recruitment
      Salary: $52,048.21-$65,060.27, or Commensurate with Experience.
      This is a non-represented position.
      REPORTS TO: Chief Security Officer
      DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
      The Environmental Affairs & Safety Officer is responsible for establishing and implementing agency specific processes necessary to ensure environmental compliance with all applicable federal, state and industry best practices and agency safety practices; the position will evaluate the environmental impact of RIPTA projects and actions and will serve as the liaison agent with OSHA and other federal, state and local agencies on safety related issues for purpose of compliance; responsibilities will include creating, implementing, administering, and maintaining policies, procedures, and standards to observe compliance and safety. The successful applicant will be a self starter who is able to work independently as well as part of a diverse team of professionals on related projects. The successful applicant must possess strong analytical abilities to review and access project plans and designs to identify potential safety and security risks with the ability to counteract such risk. The applicant must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective incident case management through reporting and data analysis and make corrective recommendations as required. The Environmental Affairs & Safety Officer has the responsibility to perform root cause analysis of both bus accidents and work related injuries.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Safety or a related discipline, such as Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, the Physical Sciences, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Must possess a broad knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, executive orders and policies, with the ability to interpret and put into practice.
      • Applicants possessing environmental and OSHA compliance certifications is desired.
      Must possess the ability to identify environmental issues including making determinations and identifying the potential for releases, the ability to develop and conduct an environmental training program, the ability to effectively communicate with environmental agencies and the public and to represent RIPTA in a positive manner.
      • Must possess excellent leadership skills as well as the ability to manage professional consultants, and interdisciplinary professional staff in a dynamic and intense work setting.
      • Must have excellent decision-making skills and the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
      • Must have ability to understand and utilize computer programming and computer modeling, analyze data, and interpret results.
      DESIRED CERTIFICATIONS:
      • Certified Safety Professional.
      • Certified Hazardous Material Manager.
      • Certified Bus Accident Investigator.
      • Certified Forklift Operator Trainer.
      A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the
      environmental and safety compliance field or in a closely related area is desired, however consideration will be given to any combination of education, experience and certifications.

      Interested applicants should email their resume to hr@ripta.com, or may submit their RIPTA job application and resume to the Human Resources Department at 705 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907.

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Rhode Island Public Transit Authority - Director of Building and Maintenance

      THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY (RIPTA) IS RECRUITING TO THE POSITION OF:
      DIRECTOR OF BUILDINGS AND
      MAINTENANCE
      Posting Period: June 30, 2014 - through successful recruitment
      Salary: $69,371 - $86,714 Salary is commensurate with experience.

      This is a non-represented position.
      REPORTS TO: Assistant General Manager (AGM) of Maintenance.

      DESCRIPTION OF WORK: To support the AGM of Maintenance of all RIPTA facilities and properties operations; to serve as the AGM’s designee when requested; to supervise the activities of employees as assigned to Maintenance to insure that equipment and buildings meet the needs of the Authority through the day-to-day management of operations; to maximize efficiency and compliance relating to safety, environmental and security regulations for all RIPTA’s facilities and its equipment. This position coordinates and works closely with all RIPTA departments assuring effective operations 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Responsible for the execution and supervision of day-to-day Building Maintenance, to assure that facilities are operating in a safe, clean, and reliable manner;
      • Reviews federal and state regulations to insure compliance with governmental and RIPTA regulations;
      • Serves as primary emergency response coordinator for Facility and Grounds operations;
      • Serves as secondary contact for all regulatory agencies;
      • Supervises emergency conservation activities as well as replacement and setting up preventative maintenance programs and schedules;
      • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the materials and equipment used in building operations and maintenance;
      • Oversees quality control programs to ensure that buildings, equipment and personnel operate safely and effectively;
      • Coordinates with structural, electrical and mechanical contractors regarding specification requirements;
      • Establishes departmental priorities to plan and direct the work activities to achieve Authority goals;
      • Serves as a member of the Environmental, Chemical Review and Safety Committees;
      • Participates in a wide variety of special buildings projects;
      • Responsible for the management and supervision of all Buildings, Utility and Grounds Keeping Maintenance employees;
      • Responsible for various procurement functions involving the review of requests for materials, equipment and supplies, the preparation of purchase requisitions, and the maintenance of records of appropriations and expenditures using a variety of computer software applications;
      • To do maintenance related reports and correspondence using a variety of computer software applications;
      • To assist the Assistant General Manager of Maintenance in the preparation of maintenance docubudgets;
      • Maintains sound Labor-Management relations;
      • Performs other related duties as assigned.
      EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in related field; and;
      EXPERIENCE: Such as may have been gained through: employment in an administrative position in the field of building operation and maintenance; to include strong project management abilities and successful outcomes, including the execution and preservation of related fiscal and reporting records; a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, including minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience;
      OR: any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

      Interested applicants should email their resume to hr@ripta.com, or may submit their RIPTA job application and resume to the Human Resources Department at 705 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907.
      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District - Maintenance Manager

      EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
      OPEN RECRUITMENT
      MAINTENANCE MANAGER
      $8,876 - $11,331 per month
      OPEN UNTIL FILLED
      GENERAL INFORMATION

      The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO) is recruiting for an individual to fill the position of Maintenance Manager. METRO provides public transit service to the County of Santa Cruz and the component cities of Capitola, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Watsonville. METRO also provides extensive service to the University of California, Santa Cruz and Cabrillo College. METRO operates the Highway 17 Express/Amtrak Connector Service in cooperation with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Caltrans, Amtrak and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority. METRO has 330 employees.

      JOB SUMMARY
      Under general direction, plans, organizes and directs the programs and activities of the maintenance departments. This would include: installation, construction, repair and cleaning functions for all METRO facilities, including bus stops, the repair, maintenance and servicing of the METRO’s vehicles and other operating equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned.

      KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
      Knowledge of: Methods, equipment and tools used in vehicle maintenance operations. Construction and operations of buses and motor vehicle equipment. Approved shop safety methods and laws. Personnel and financial management. Administration of labor contracts. Warehouse procedures including the analysis of receipt, storage, issuance and inventory control methods. Building construction, electrical, and/or mechanical trades and related tools and equipment. Standard job sequences used in building construction. Janitorial services operations. Ability to: Manage maintenance operations including training. Identify methodologies for repair and preventive maintenance. Instruct personnel in work methods and departmental procedures and policies. Read blue prints. Direct the activities of the departments. Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the departments and with other divisions, departments, agencies, suppliers, vendors and the public. Prepare and submit periodic reports to regulatory agencies. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Motivate and supervise personnel. Develop and monitor department budgets. Utilize standard office equipment and software.

      EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
      BA or BS degree in engineering, business administration or a related field. Five years of progressively responsible experience in public transportation vehicle maintenance or heavy vehicle maintenance, including at least three years of responsible supervisory and management experience. Experience which demonstrates substantial knowledge and abilities pertinent to specific job functions may be substituted for the education requirements.
      SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
      Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class 2 California driver’s license with a passenger (P) endorsement. Availability to respond to emergencies twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE
      Requires METRO application. An application packet may be obtained by calling (831) 423-5582 or online at http://www.scmtd.com. Applications accepted until position is filled. Submit completed application packet to Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District, Human Resources Department, 110 Vernon St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060. AA/EOE
      The following forms are required for this position:
      Application and Equal Opportunity Questionnaire, Authorization to Release Information and Conviction Statement.

    • Pioneer Valley Planning Commission - Senior Transit Planner

      The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, a proactive Regional Planning Agency (RPA) serving Massachusetts’s 2nd largest metropolitan area, seeks a highly qualified and experienced transit professional to work in our transit planning program and provide extensive technical support services to the region’s transit authority. Candidates must be technically sound and able to handle multiple projects as the primary liaison to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority. Requires minimum of Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of relevant experience. Candidates must have excellent analytical, communication (including public engagement), leadership, computer skills and be familiar with federal transit programs and requirements. Starting salary of $41,000 to $55,000 depending upon qualifications and experience. Submit resume with cover letter, writing sample and starting salary expectation by July 25, 2014 target date to: Timothy Brennan, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA 01104. An AA/EOE Employer. Position will remain open until filled.
      www.pvpc.org

  • Notices

    • Rio Metro Regional Transit District - DBE Goal

      RIO METRO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT
      DBE GOAL

      In accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26, notice is hereby given that the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (RMRTD) proposes an overall goal of 3.96% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in RMRTD contracting opportunities during Fiscal Years 2015 – 2017. The proposed goal and rationale for goal development are available for public review for a period of 30 days during normal business hours at the address listed below. Furthermore, interested persons may submit written comments within 45 days of this notice to: RMRTD Disadvantaged Business Program (DBE) Manager, 809 Copper NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. This information also is available on the RMRTD website: www.riometro.org.

    • Motor coach Industries, Inc. - DBE Goal

      PUBLIC NOTICE – MCI DBE GOAL
      JULY 3, 2014

      Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (MCI), the leading manufacturer of intercity coaches in the U.S. and Canada, and headquartered in Des Plaines, Ill., is informing the public that MCI’s proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal for fiscal year 2015 is 11.18%. MCI’s proposed DBE goal and its rationale, as required by 49 CFR 26.45 and 26.49, are available for inspection during normal business hours for thirty (30) days following the date of this notice at the following address:
      Motor Coach Industries, Inc.
      200 East Oakton Street
      Des Plaines, Ill. 60018
      Attn: Supply Chain

      MCI will accept comments on its proposed DBE goal for forty-five (45) days following the date of this notice. Please address any comments to Shannon Davidson, Sourcing Manager, by emailing
      shannon.davidson@mcicoach.com or by writing to her attention at the address above, or by calling (204) 287-4356.

    • SORTA - DBE Goal

      PUBLIC NOTICE DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
      SORTA/Metro hereby announces its Fiscal Year 2015 – 2017 goal of 18.23% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) participation in federally funded contracts.
      A description of how this goal was established is available for public inspection Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the SORTA/Metro Offices located at 602 Main St., Suite 1100, Cincinnati, Ohio, for thirty (30) days following this notice.

      SORTA/Metro will accept written comments on this goal for a period of forty-five (45) days following the date of this notice. Address comments to:
      SORTA/Metro
      DBE Officer
      602 Main St., Suite 1100
      Cincinnati, OH 45202

    • Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District - Capital and Grants Program Analyst

      POSITION: CAPITAL AND GRANT PROGRAMS ANALYST
      GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT
      CLASS CODE: 91264 / Exempt
      OPEN TO: ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS

      Please note that current and future vacancies may be filled through creation of an eligibility list for this classification.
      SALARY RANGE: $41.17 - $49.77 per hour + Benefits (37.5 Hour Workweek)

      (Employee pays 8% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan)

      DATE POSTED: Friday, May 23, 2014
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
      OPENINGS: 1 Vacancy and to Create an Eligibility List
      POSITION DESCRIPTION:
      Under general direction of the Director of Capital and Grant Programs, performs a variety of complex financial, analytical and administrative functions to support development, implementation, and management of the District’s capital and grant programs. Department work activities include: long-range capital program and fixed asset planning; annual capital budget development, accounting, monitoring, analysis, and reporting; grant program development, implementation, accounting and administration; and, related legislative monitoring, analysis and reporting. This position collaborates with District and outside agency staffs in order to meet program goals and objectives.

      For more detailed information, visit our Web Site – www.goldengate.org.

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