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 Classifieds for October 27, 2014

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  • Bids/Proposals

    • County of Westchester - RFP

      NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSERS
      THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER,NEW YORK
      TO PROVIDE: CONSULTANT SERVICES
      FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF 60’ ARTICULATED BUSES
      The County of Westchester, acting by and through its Department of Public Works & Transportation (WCDPWT) and under a grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide Consultant Services for the Procurement of 60’ Articulated Buses.
      The Selected Consultant shall develop technical specifications for a 60’ articulated bus based upon the latest clean diesel technology. Working in concert with both personnel from Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation (WCDPWT) and Liberty Lines Transit, Inc., the County’s primary bus operator, the Consultant shall develop technical specifications which reflect the current requirements of the Bee-Line operating environment. Specifications shall also comply with New York State and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requirements.

      The successful proposer must comply with the terms of financial assistance agreements with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and with New York State. The proposer is subject to the requirements of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 26, participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Financial Assistance Programs. Any name appearing on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors for federally financed and assisted construction is not an eligible bidder and will not be considered.

      The County of Westchester, in its own best interest, reserves the right to withdraw this request for proposal, to waive any informality in the proposals and to reject any and all proposals. The date of the award shall be no longer than ninety (90) days from the date of bid opening. No proposal will be allowed to be withdrawn for any reason whatsoever within ninety (90) days of the bid opening.
      Detailed specifications, further information and updates may be obtained by going to http://rfp.westchestergov.com/rfp/rfps.jsp on the internet or a copy of the RFP may be requested by contacting Richard Pileggi, Program Specialist, Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation at (914) 813-7773 (rrp3@westchestergov.com) or Robert G. Essick, Program Administrator at (914) 813-7746 (rge1@westchestergov.com).

      Proposals are due by 3 p.m. EST Friday, November 21, 2014. The individual(s) or firm(s) exhibiting the best combination of technical skills, relevant experience, and lowest costs, as determined by a selection committee, will be offered a contract.

      Jay T. Pisco, P.E., Commissioner
      Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation
      Room 518
      Westchester County Office Building
      148 Martine Avenue
      White Plains, New York 10603

    • Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FY15-R-009 BUS INSPECTION SERVICES

      Sealed proposals are hereby requested by the DES MOINES AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY, 620 Cherry Street, Des Moines, Iowa to be received until 2:00 p.m. local time, on Friday, November 14, 2014 for DART Bus Inspection Services. Requests for clarification and/or questions concerning the issued document shall be directed to Mike Tiedens in the DART Procurement Department at 515-283-5034 or e-mail mtiedens@ridedart.com. All submittal questions concerning this RFP are due on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. This will be the only notice rendered for this procurement. Proposal Documents can be obtained at DART Central Station, above address, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or DART’s website https://www.ridedart.com/business-center/procurement. In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, DART notifies all proposed vendors 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 a proposal in response to this request and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration of an award.

    • County of Rockland - RFP

      NOTICE TO BIDDERS

      Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing for the County of Rockland, Bldg. A, 2nd Floor, 50 Sanatorium Rd., Pomona, NY 10970 for:
      RFP-FTA-RC-2014-018
      Consulting Services for a Transit Bus Procurement Including a Procurement Strategy, Creation of Bid Specifications, and All Related Inspections
      Pre-Proposal Meeting: 11/12/14 @10:00 am
      Closing: 11/26/14 @ 5:00 pm
      Specifications and solicitation forms may be obtained by visiting the Purchasing Divisions Website at: www.rcpurchasing.com
      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT NOTICE: to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Ann Marie Curley, 4 days in advance, at (845) 364-3820.
      Dated: 10/27/14
      County Of Rockland, Pomona, NY 10970
      By: Paul J. Brennan, CPPO
      Director of Purchasing

    • Milwaukee County Transit System - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      MM-04-14
      FOR
      40 FT. LOW FLOOR BUSES

      The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is hereby giving notice that it will be accepting proposals for the purchase of 40ft Low Floor Buses, per RFP MM-04-14.
      All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements set forth in the RFP, and must be received at the address stated below by the submission date of November 13, 2014 2:00 P.M. CDT.

      The RFP can be viewed and printed from our Web site at www.ridemcts.com.

      Submit proposal to Milwaukee County Transit System, Materials Management Department 1942 N. 17th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205.

      Any questions on the RFP shall be directed to Mr. Richard Walsh, at (414) 937-3241 or by e-mail at rwalsh@mcts.org.
      As an agent for Milwaukee County, MTS reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals as deemed in its best interests.
      Richard W. Walsh
      Purchasing Agent
      (414)937-3241
      rwalsh@mcts.org

    • New Orleans Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS OF
      TRANSIT SERVICE
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
      (RFQ) #2014-024

      Project Description: The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority is seeking qualified consultants to conduct an economic impact analysis of public transit services in New Orleans, per specifications in RFQ 2014-024.

      How to obtain a copy of the RFQ: Specifications and further information concerning the RFQ may be obtained beginning October 1, 2014 from the RTA’s new E-BID website at https://www.ebidexchange.com/NORTA. You will be required to first register on this website. The RFQ can also be obtained at Regional Transit Authority’s website at http://www.norta.com.

      Responding to RFQ: Qualifications shall be submitted to the RTA’s Procurement E-Bid Exchange website or must be received by the Regional Transit Authority, Procurement Department, 2817 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119 on or before 4:45 P.M., Monday, November 3, 2014.
      A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held in the RTA Board Room on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Any questions or further information concerning the RFQ may be obtained from Adonis C. Expose’, beginning on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, via e-mail at adonis.expose@transdev.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%. No goal has been established 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 submittals.
      Justin T. Augustine, III
      Vice President – Transdev
      In Service to the RTA

    • Minnesota Department of Transportation - RFB

      REQUEST FOR BIDS

      Minnesota Department of Transportation, Office of Transit is requesting bids for:
      Approximately 209 Accessible Small and Mid-Sized
      Body-on-Chassis & 25 Medium Duty Purpose Built Transit Buses
      Copies of the Request for Bid are available on line at http://www.mmd.admin.state.mn.us/solicitations.htm Reference No. 21004. Call 651- 296-2600; (for hearing impaired callers, 1-800-627-3529 MN Relay Service) for more information.

      All bids must be submitted in accordance with the requirements set forth in the RFB, and must be received at Department of Administration Material Management Division, 112 Administration Building, 50 Sherburne Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55155, by 2:00 p.m., Central Time, November 18, 2014.

      In regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this RFB, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response and will not be subjected to discrimination in consideration for an award.

    • Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District - RFB

      REQUEST FOR BIDDERS
      RAILROAD CATENARY WIRE MATERIAL 2015

      The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) is seeking sealed bids from qualified suppliers for the purchase of the following:

      Deep Section Grooved Trolley Wire 335 MCM,
      Figure No. 9, Alloy 80
      Messenger Wire 12 Bare 7 Stranded Copperweld Type E 4/0
      1000 MCM Bare Copper Stranded Conductor HD/Feeder Cable

      The wire will be used to upgrade the Catenary Structure located in LaPorte County and Saint Joseph Counties, Indiana. All bids must meet NICTD’s specifications as further described in the Technical Specifications of the Bid Packet.
      A copy of the Bid Form Packet, including the specifications is available between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. local time, starting October 20, 2014, at the following location:
      Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
      Attention: Randy L. Welch, Purchasing Manager
      601 North Roeske Ave.
      Michigan City, IN 46360-2669
      Phone: (219) 874-4221 ext. 267/Fax: (219) 872-5841
      Email address: randy.welch@nictd.com

      Bid Packets are to be requested by either fax or email. Your request should include the company name, address, phone/fax numbers, email address, the individual’s name to respond to. Information regarding this Bid, including the results, can be found at www.NICTD.com. (Go to Info then Purchasing)

      Bids shall be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked: Catenary Wire. All bids are to be submitted within an outer envelope. Bids shall be submitted on forms contained in the bid package.

      Bids shall be received at:
      Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
      Attention: Purchasing Manager
      33 East U.S. Highway 12
      Chesterton, IN 46304-3514

      Bids will be received not later than 2:30 P.M., local time, Friday, November 14, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the above stated time and date will be returned to the sender unopened. Bids must set forth full, accurate and complete information as required by the instructions in the bid package. Failure to do so may result in rejection of a bid.

      NICTD’s overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal is ten and 56/100 percent (10.56) of the bid price. Bidders are required to make good faith commitments to meet or exceed the District’s goal. Buy America requirements will be based on the Rolling Stock percentages.
      NICTD will award the Contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. NICTD reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive technical defects if, in its judgment, the interests of NICTD so require. NICTD reserves the right to accept any bid within 90 days after the time of the opening of the bids, during which time no bid shall be withdrawn.

    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      FOR
      MOBILE TICKETING
      VIA CONTRACT #14-412

      VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from qualified firms for Mobile Ticketing. Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, November 18, 2014. Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.

      A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, October 10, 2014 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.

  • Help Wanted

    • Skagit Transit - Manager of Maintenance & Facilities

      Responsible for acquisition, maintenance and repair of all fleet vehicles. Participate in planning, oversees construction and repair of all facilities. Manage eighteen maintenance and facilities staff.

      Bachelor’s degree in management or public administration or another job-related field of study from an accredited four year college or university preferred. Five years of progressively responsible experience in public or general administration, including three years of supervisory responsibility is required.
      Salary range - $69,735 - $93,159 / year
      Application packet may be obtained at www.skagittransit.org/careers or by calling 360-757-1355, or by email at hr@skagittransit.org

    • Delon Hampton & Associates - Program Managers

      Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered, is seeking Program Managers to provide management of Task Orders (TO) assigned by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Incumbent will be responsible for developing implementation plans, budgets, staffing plans and delivery schedules. Candidate will work closely with FTA Alternate Contracting Officer Representative (ACOR) assigned to the Task Orders and Grantees receiving federal funding, typically for major capital transit projects. Experience must include understanding of regulatory matters and federal grant management. Ideally, the candidate should be familiar with FTA’s New Starts Program.

      Requirements: BS degree in Engineering, CM or equivalent. Minimum 15 years of Project Management experience including: planning, design and construction management. A minimum of five of those years devoted to passenger rail or transit projects. Professional Engineering license preferred but not required. Candidates can reply to: hr@delonhampton.com
      Please reference #APTAFTA in the subject line when you apply.

      Location: The position is located in Silver Spring, MD area.

    • City of Fairfield, California - Transprotation (Transit) Manager

      Salary: $102,392 - $124,459
      Application deadline: 11/10/14

      Responsible for the City’s Public Transit Programs, including planning, organizing, directing, managing, and integrating delivery of all transportation services provided by the City. The Transportation Manager is also responsible for planning and financing transit-related capital projects.

      Candidates with experience developing/mentoring staff will be favorably considered. A background in transit funding is essential. A BA in transportation planning, business or public administration, or a related field is required, along with four years of supervisory and administrative experience in performing analytical and administrative duties in the area of program management, preferably in transit operations and/or transit planning.

      Submit your cover letter with current salary, resume, and four work-related references:
      Stuart Satow
      CPS HR Consulting
      241 Lathrop Way
      Sacramento, CA 95815
      Ph: 916-263-1401
      Fx: 916-561-7205
      Email: resumes@cpshr.us
      Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search
      Fairfield website: www.fairfield.ca.gov
      Fairfield and Suisun Transit: www.fasttransit.org
      EOE

    • Community Transit - Chief Executive Officer

      Created in 1976, Community Transit is Snohomish County’s public transportation provider. The agency has 9.1 million passenger boardings in 2013, and serves an area of 1305 square miles and a population of 534K. Community Transit has 525 direct employees and a fleet of approximately 700 vehicles including a variety of buses and vanpools.
      The CEO reports directly to a federated Board of Directors of nine voting members and one non-voting union representative. The management team includes the Directors of Transportation, Planning & Development, Maintenance, Administration, Customer Relations, Information Technology, and Public Affairs. The 2015 proposed operating expense for Community Transit is approximately $116M plus $68 in capital projects. Total service hours for 2015 is proposed at over 658,000.

      This recruitment is due to the recent retirement of a long term CEO who helped the organization grow through difficult recession driven changes. Candidates should have a background of career growth and responsibility in a similar organization, with proven leadership, communication, and management skills.

      Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:
      Jan Cooper or Dick Sandaas
      Jensen & Cooper, Inc.
      5400 Carillon Point
      Kirkland, WA 98033
      jcooper@jensencooper.com

    • Santa Cruz Metro - Maintenance Manager

      KL2 Connects has been retained by Santa Cruz METRO (Santa Cruz CA) to recruit a Maintenance Manager. Reporting to the GM, this position manages a staff of 60, a fleet of fixed route commuter and paratransit vehicles, and is responsible for facilities maintenance. METRO provides local bus service on 41 routes across 1000 stops. Rolling stock includes 111 fixed route buses and 42 paratransit vehicles carrying over six million annually. We seek a mature, rounded fleet/facilities manager with diesel/CNG experience for new and aged facilities. The ideal candidate will be a strong generalist with proven technical and management skills and an effective communicator experienced with unionized labor. A bachelor’s in engineering, business, or a related field is required (experience may substitute for education), plus 5 years of progressively responsible experience in heavy vehicle maintenance and 3+ years of management experience. METRO offers an attractive salary/benefit package, participation in CalPERS, retiree medical benefits, and a rewarding professional environment. Please email your resume/salary requirements to Celia Kupersmith at celia@kl2connects.com or Al Schlimm at al@kl2connects.com.

    • Sam Schwartz Engineering D.P.C. - Transportation Planner/Engineer (NYC)

      Sam Schwartz Engineering D.P.C. is seeking a Transportation Planner or Engineer in our Transit group with 4 to 10 years of professional experience to work on projects related to bus rapid transit, service planning, multi-modal facility design, route and corridor planning, cost-benefit analysis, and transportation demand management. The following qualifications are desired:
      • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Urban Planning, Masters Degree preferred
      • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively to solve transportation problems
      • Specific experience in transit planning/engineering
      • Excellent writing, presentation and verbal communication skills
      • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize successfully
      • Proficiency in AutoCAD (AutoTURN also preferred)
      • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator (other Adobe programs also preferred)
      • Familiarity and experience with NEPA and FTA studies and processes

      Send resume to:
      Kate Sargent, AICP
      Associate + Project Manager
      Sam Schwartz Engineering D.P.C
      322 Eighth Avenue, 5th Floor
      New York, N.Y. 10001
      ksargent@samschwartz.com

    • Senior Services of N KY (SSNK) - Logistics Director

      Senior Services of N KY (SSNK), a non-profit, seeks a Logistics Director for this newly created department to manage all transportation services for home delivered meals and client transportation. This positon oversees all functions of providing quality customer service in a professional, timely service delivery in the most cost effective manner. SSNK, established in1962 provides services to 60 year old individuals to assist in retaining independence for each client through provided services in respectful, caring manner.
      The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, knowledgeable of advanced logistics software, has demonstrated leadership abilities, business planning, financial analysis and strategic planning skills, a proven track record leading transportation operations and can work collaboratively in a team environment.

      A full job description can be found at www.seniorservicesnky.org. Submit resumes to mdunn@seniorservicesnky.org

    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - Senior Service Planner

      NOTICE OF JOB OPENING
      SENIOR SERVICE PLANNER
      SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

      VIA Metropolitan Transit is currently seeking candidates for the position of Senior Service Planner. This position monitors the activities of the Service Planners and service scheduling. Responsible for preparing annual service plans for all modes to include bus, rail, and paratransit services and develops the short range and five-year service plan. Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Transportation or related field and a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in service planning or an equivalent combination. VIA offers a range of flexible benefits, competitive salaries, family medical coverage, generous retirement plan, 457b, group life insurance, and more.
      Complete an application online at www.viainfo.net
      Apply in person, Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 5:00 PM at:
      VIA Metropolitan Transit
      Employment and Testing Department
      1021 San Pedro Ave.
      San Antonio, Texas 78212
      Equal Opportunity Employer

    • South Florida Regional Transportation Authority - Deputy Executive Director

      Summary: Under direction of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for directing, coordinating and controlling the overall operation of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) through the Departments of Operations, Engineering & Construction, Human Resources, Administration, Finance, Procurement, Planning & Capital Development, Safety & Security, and Information Technology. Represent SFRTA to contract operators. Provide executive direction and guidance to Department Directors concerning Board policy interpretation, the development of objectives and the implementation of established programs. Intervene when appropriate and necessary in expediting the resolution of interdepartmental problems. Represent SFRTA to contract operator(s). Fill in for Executive Director in his/her absence. Direct staff to develop annual budgets within established goals and objectives as defined by SFRTA Board of Directors. Review and approve budgets in conjunction with Department Directors. Ensure that effective expertise is provided to all capital improvement and development plans and projects.
      Skills: Must have strong interpersonal management and communication skills with a broad, in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration and ability to effectively manage all departments and disciplines within the Authority.

      Requirements: Bachelors degree with a major course work in Transportation Management or a related field plus a minimum of ten years of relevant transportation experience including significant management experience in the technical, transportation, and administrative activities associated with the operation of a commuter rail service or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess a strong knowledge of Government regulations, policies, procedures and functions of the Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, and Department of Transportation. Experience as a CEO, Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director with a government entity is desirable.

      To Apply: Applicants should e-mail an application and/or resume w/ salary requirements to jobs@sfrta.fl.gov, or mail to: Mary Jane Lear, Director of Human Resources at 800 NW 33rd Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33064 or Fax to 954-653-9105. Applications are available online at www.sfrta.fl.gov.

    • Missoula Urban Transportation District - General Manager

      The Missoula Urban Transportation District is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of general manager. The general manager provides the overall leadership and strategic direction of the agency and will oversee an energetic management team focused on becoming a ‘best-in-class’ transit agency. The successful candidate will be a strong leader in the community and within the agency, and have an extensive understanding of all aspects of transportation management.

      Minimum qualifications include a bachelor degree in transportation management, business administration, or related field with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public transportation management.
      Please respond by sending a cover letter and resume to dmagnusen@mountainline.com. Salary range is $80,000 to $95,000. Excellent benefits package. First review of applications will occur on November 7, 2014. Position will remain open until filled. For more information visit

      Michael Tree
      General Manager
      Missoula Urban Transportation District
      406-543-8386 Ext. 104
      Check us out online
      www.mountainline.com

    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District - Budget Programs Analyst

      The District: Based in San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District operates the Golden Gate Bridge, and two public transit systems: Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry. Last year, 38 million vehicles crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and over 9 million customers rode the transit systems.

      The Position: The position is responsible for assisting with the preparation of the District’s budget and participating in complex, sensitive, and detailed analytical work in the areas of budgets, finances, program operation and economic, regulatory and administrative policy. In addition, the position provides internal customer service by assisting managers and executive level staff in complex analysis, operational problem-solving, and budget preparation/monitoring.

      The successful candidate will have 3 – 5 years of progressive full-time, recent position-related experience in budget preparation, budget analysis, financial analysis, operations analysis, or relevant administrative policy analysis. Annual Salary: $82,699.60 – $99,957.00 plus excellent benefits. 37.5 Hour Work Week. Employee pays up to 8% of salary/wages toward CalPERS retirement plan.

      For a complete description and to apply for this position, visit our website at www.goldengate.org/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District - Electronic Revenue Collection Analyst

      The District: Based in San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District operates the Golden Gate Bridge, and two public transit systems: Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry. The District utilizes a regional electronic-based fare system (Clipper) for the Ferry and Bus Systems and administers an All-Electronic Toll (AET) collection system for Bridge tolls.

      The Position: The position is responsible for ensuring the District maximizes revenue collection from electronic payment transactions and that the toll and fare transaction processing is technically functioning accurately by monitoring and improving the daily transaction processing for transit, tolls, traffic and passenger volumes. The position will participate in special projects for toll, parking, and electronic revenue programs and resolve operational and functional issues of the Clipper program for the District through proactive resolution of system issues, direct customer contact, and technical functionality. In addition, the position will perform data trend analysis, budget monitoring, program analysis, reconciliation of financial and programmatic contract issues, and creates/revises the toll collection (traffic and revenue) program reports for management for the electronic revenue program.

      The successful candidate will have 3 – 5 years of progressive full-time, recent position-related experience in data analysis, financial analysis, managing customer service operations, collection processing, maximizing revenue collection, or relevant administrative process analysis or related experience. Annual Salary: $82,699.60 – $99,957.00 plus excellent benefits. 37.5 Hour Work Week. Employee pays up to 8% of salary/wages toward CalPERS retirement plan.

      For a complete description and to apply for this position, visit our website at www.goldengate.org/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (d/b/a LYNX - Manager of Strategic Planning

      The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (d/b/a LYNX), located in sunny Orlando, Florida, is currently accepting applications for a Manager of Strategic Planning.
      This position is responsible for the agency’s system, strategic and capital planning functions and the division’s annual work program. Responsibilities include preparation of the long and short range business plans and planning activities related to highly complex federal New Starts and Capital Facility Development Program. This position requires excellent supervisory and public presentation skills, strategic thinking and good technical and project management skills and the ability to work well with assorted internal and external committees and consultant staff to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and within budget.

      Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Transportation or Urban Planning, Transportation Engineering, Public Administration, or a related field plus five (5) years of progressively responsible urban and transportation planning experience to include two (2) years of supervisory and administration or management experience. Two (2) additional years of directly related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for one (1) year of the required education.

      Preferences: Master’s degree; qualifying experience that includes BRT and LRT, commuter rail or streetcar; experience with large capital projects; certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

      Salary Range: $64,226 to $73,458 per year DOQ
      How to Apply: All applicants must apply online. Please visit us at http://www.golynx.com/employment/how-to-apply.stml to read the Conditions of Employment and to complete the required online application. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

    • Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (d/b/a LYNX) - Service Planner

       Regional Transportation Authority (d/b/a LYNX), located in sunny Orlando, Florida, is currently accepting applications for a Service Planner position.
      This position is responsible for assisting the Manager of Service Planning in reviewing the performance of LYNX transit services and improving the design of such services to improve efficiency. The individual in this position may be required to conduct field tests with revenue equipment as well as analyze electronic data from sources such as automatic passenger counter (APC) and automatic vehicle location (AVL) systems to calculate accurate running times. This position is also responsible for the development and administration of the fixed-route bus operator run cut and bid and revenue vehicle assignments. This position works in close cooperation with the Transportation, Maintenance, Marketing, Customer Service, and Human Resources divisions/departments to develop transit services and produce public schedules.
      This position focuses on the development of transit and mobility services, fixed-route passenger schedules and bus operator run cuts.

      Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Business, Statistics, Transportation or a related field and two (2) years of transit scheduling experience. Experience with union contract issues helpful. Two (2) additional years of directly related experience beyond the minimum requirement may substitute for one (1) year of required education.

      Preferred:
      • Experience with run-cutting software.
      • A Florida Commercial Driver’s License with airbrakes and passenger endorsement.

      Service Planner – Service Design:
      Must have a minimum of three (3) years of safe driving experience.

      Hiring Salary Range: $19.90 to $22.76 per hour.
      How to Apply: All applicants must apply online. Please visit us at http://www.golynx.com/employment/how-to-apply.stml to read the Conditions of Employment and to complete the required online application. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

    • Southern California Regional Rail Authority - Chief of Planning & Project Delivery Officer

      Salary: 170K – 218K
       
      POSITION
      The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), operator of the METROLINK commuter rail system, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Chief Planning and Project Delivery Officer who will lead line operations by providing direction and leadership to the staff and contractors who are responsible for Engineering and Construction, Rail Programs, Planning and Development and Market Research.  This position is located in SCRRA’s One Gateway Plaza office, Los Angeles, CA 90012
       
      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
      •             Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Public Administration or a related field; graduate degree is a plus;
      •             Minimum fifteen (15) years of work experience in a public transportation agency or a related private transportation consulting business performing in similar functions described above in a senior leadership role;
      •             Minimum ten years work experience supervising, directing and leading management level staff; 
      •             Must be able to demonstrate experience creating both vision and mission and providing leadership and mentoring to others;
      •             Must have the ability to understand detailed engineering and construction designs; costs and schedule development, analysis and problem identification; risk analysis and their Agency impacts;
      •             Ability to understand the interdependencies between various line operations such as Operations, Mechanical and Engineering services in a public environment;
      •             Conversant and knowledgeable of Federal Railroad Regulations and the ability to review and monitor the delivery of services under those regulations;
      •             Ability to develop relationships with appropriate railroad or functional industry partners and is current on issues, practices and procedures;   
      •             Experience with developing, negotiating and awarding professional service and construction contracts using a variety of contracting methods;
      •             Prior work experience that shows accomplishments that enhance results by ensuring that problems are prevented through analysis, measurement and process improvements;
      •             Excellent and highly developed analytical and communication skills;
      •             Ability to identify opportunities for operating efficiencies and oversee their implementation both within the department and SCRRA.
       
      Interested candidates can submit their resume to jobs@scrra.net.

  • Notices

    • New Flyer - Notice to MBE, DBE, and WBE's

      A national OEM parts distributor is interested in identifying viable suppliers for ongoing competitive bid requirements.
      Product lines and qualifications can be directed to:
      New Flyer Parts, 630 Kernaghan Ave., Door 76, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2C 5G1 Attn: Alexandra Zywylo

    • Charlottesville Area Transit - DBE Goal

      In accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation requirements set forth in 49 C.F.R., Part 26, as amended, Charlottesville Area Transit hereby notifies the public that it is utilizing the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for the applicable goods and services procured during fiscal years 2014-2016, beginning October 1, 2013 and ending September 30, 2016. The overall DBE goal for this period is 5.80%.
       
      Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected is available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the City of Charlottesville Procurement and Risk Management Services Division, 325 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA, for 30 days following the publication date of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments are for informational purposes only, and may be sent to the DBE Liaison Officer, Jennifer Stieffenhofer, 325 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA, 22903 or emailed to her at purchasing@charlottesville.org, and/or to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, 1760 Market Street, Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Businesses may contact the City of Charlottesville’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison, Jennifer Luchard, at (434) 970-3860 or at purchasing@charlottesville.org for more information on contracting opportunities and on becoming a certified DBE vendor through the VA Dept of Minority Business Enterprise: www.dmbe.state.va.us. All DBE firms are encouraged to participate in City contracts. Information is also available at www.charlottesville.org/purchasing.

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