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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for May 13, 2016

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  • Bids/Proposals

    • MTA New York City Transit - RFQ

      MTA New York City Transit

      Contract Solicitations

      RFQ#: 131308
      DUE DATE: 6/23/16
      TITLE: New Fare Payment System
      DESCRIPTION: MTA/New York City Transit is seeking a Systems Integrator to design, furnish, install, test, integrate and implement an account-based new fare payment and collection system based on open bank card payment industry standards that will utilize contactless media, including contactless smart cards and mobile devices. The solicitation also includes a number of contract options for providing related equipment and services. The New Fare Payment System (NFPS) will replace the current MetroCard fare payment system for both subway and bus operations.

      Proposers shall furnish proposals with supporting documentation to be evaluated on the following criteria: 1) Technical Proposal and Overall Technical Qualification 2) Overall Project Cost 3) Other Relevant Matters

      For additional info please visit: http://web.mta.info/nyct/procure/conrfp


    • North Central Regional Transit District - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      RFP#2016-003

      North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) is soliciting offers for RFP#2016-003 Transit System Merger/Consolidation Analysis Services. Sealed offers will be received until June 6, 2016, at 4:30pm. Offers can be submitted in person or by mail to the NCRTD at 1327 N. Riverside Dr., Española, NM 87532, Attention: Purchasing Agent. Offers received after this time will not be accepted. The full description of the RFP is available at http://ncrtd.org/requests.aspx.


    • Valley Metro Rail, Inc. - RFP

      VALLEY METRO RAIL, INC.
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      RFP NO. 16027-SCV
      PURCHASE OF SIX (6) STREETCAR
      VEHICLES AND RELATED SPARE PARTS

      Valley Metro Rail, Inc. (VMR) is soliciting technical and price proposals from Streetcar Vehicle (SCV) manufacturers to design, manufacture, test, deliver and complete performance testing of six (6) streetcar vehicles and related spare parts. Both Off-Wire and On-Wire propulsion technologies shall be considered and evaluated under this solicitation.  Pre-Proposal Conference: A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. (Phoenix local time) at 101 North 1st Avenue, Suite 1300, Phoenix, Arizona 85003.
      Proposal Due Date/Time: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by 3:00 P.M. (Phoenix local time) Proposals received after the specified time will not be accepted.

      The Request for Proposals (RFP) documents will be available for downloading on or about Monday, May 9, 2016. Interested firms may log in and download the RFP documents at Valley Metro’s third party bidding site, http://ebidexchange.com\valleymetro.

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

      Valley Metro reserves the right to cancel this solicitation or reject any and all Proposals.


  • Help Wanted

    • Columbia County - Transit Administrator

      TRANSIT ADMINISTRATOR
      COLUMBIA COUNTY, OREGON

      See web site for details: www.co.columbia.or.us
      Deadline: 06-01-16
      EOE


    • Los Angeles Metro - Executive Director, Rail Maintenance & Engineering

      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
      RAIL MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING

      Metro, a multimodal public transportation leader located in Los Angeles, is seeking a talented individual to oversee and direct all aspects of Metro Rail Maintenance & Engineering including major operations engineering activities; project management; rail systems including track, power, wayside and signaling; elevator and escalator; SCADA operations; Transit Asset Management (TAM)/State of good repair (SGR)process; bus and rail stations, shops and facilities maintenance, and rail strategic planning.

      Example of Duties:
      • Directs a broad variety of maintenance and engineering and state of good repair activities within Operations.
      • Provides direction to maintenance and engineering staff on rail systems, facilities, track and structures, power, communications and mechanical equipment, train control, wayside systems, buildings and grounds.
      • Oversees engineering activities in research and development, architectural and engineering design, in the areas of electronics, communications, train control, computer systems, civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering, including contract documentation review and other major engineering projects for Operations.
      • Directs the overall operation of facilities maintenance for bus and rail operating divisions and all stations and stops.
      • Provides direction for the maintenance of all elevator and escalator service contracts system-wide focusing on maintenance needs and functionality and maintains responsibility for elevator and escalator equipment for safety and efficient operations.
      • Works under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer and with other senior management to maintain the integrity of the system-wide network of services.

      Requires a BS in Engineering or a related field; 8 years of Senior-Management level experience in operations engineering or maintenance within a public transportation agency or similar organization; must be able to obtain a CA state PE within one year of hire.

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


    • Los Angeles Metro - Executive Director, Rail Operations

      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
      RAIL OPERATIONS

      Metro, a multimodal public transportation leader located in Los Angeles, is seeking a talented individual to oversee and direct all aspects of Metro Rail Operations including rail transportation, rail control center, instruction, street supervision and new line startup.

      Example of Duties:
      • Overseas rail operations to assure peak performance and productivity, as well as conformance with established or mandated external regulations and policies affecting operations.
      • Develops and executes programs to improve service delivery, reduce costs, and increase employee productivity.
      • Monitors operating performance, facilitates problem resolution, and directs efforts to achieve continual improvement in service quality.
      • Works under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer and with other senior management to maintain the integrity of the system-wide network of services.

      Requires a BS/BA degree and 5 years of director-level experience in public transportation or comparable organization.

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


    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - ITS Program Manager

      ​ITS PROGRAM MANAGER

      The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) is searching for an ITS Program Manager to work in our Intelligent Transportation Systems department. The ITS Program Manager develops the strategic plan and provides overall direction for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects. The successful candidate also:
      • Develops and maintains the ITS program plans. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination and execution of multiple, simultaneous (ITS) projects.
      • Manages and directs project managers during the life of the project to ensure all program plan objectives are met.
      • Oversees the development of the project scope, specifications, budget and time line. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Information Systems or a similar degree.

      Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience managing Intelligent Transportation Software (ITS) projects or programs. Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must be able to demonstrate those skills. Applicants must have experience working with MS Excel, Project, Word and PowerPoint.

      To learn more details and apply, visit our website: www.RideRTA.com/Careers.


    • King County Metro - Vehicle Maintenance Managing Director

      VEHICLE MAINTENANCE MANAGING
      DIRECTOR (VM MANAGER)
      (KING COUNTY METRO, SEATTLE WA)

      KL2 Connects LLC has been retained to identify candidates for the position of Vehicle Maintenance Managing Director for King County Metro in the beautiful and vibrant city of Seattle WA. Reporting directly to Metro’s GM, the Managing Director will be a key member of the Management Team and a leader who can manage a widespread and diverse group of employees while promoting equity, teamwork, engagement, and continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a working knowledge of large fleet maintenance and the ability to manage a large and complex maintenance system, multi-site projects, budgeting, labor relations, strategic planning, and employee development and supervision. He or she will be responsible for over 700 staff across 9 sites; for the management of an annual operating budget of $130 million and a capital procurement budget of $50-$250 million; for the maintenance of Metro’s non-rail transit revenue fleet (including support vehicles); for the management of Metro’s 24/7 maintenance shops; for the procurement and disposition of 1,460 revenue and 450 non-revenue vehicles (along with materials and equipment); for related contract management; and for the coordination of assigned activities with Metro departments and outside vendors. The position is represented by Teamsters Local 117. Metro offers an attractive salary EOEand benefit package and a challenging and rewarding professional environment. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please email a letter of interest and resume to Paul Muldoon (paul@kl2connects.com), Principal, KL2 Connects LLC. For additional detail visit www.kl2connects.com and view the Open Jobs page.


    • County of Rockland - I.T.S. Coordinator (Transit)

      I.T.S. COORDINATOR (TRANSIT)
      DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
      TRANSPORTATION, ROCKLAND COUNTY, NEW YORK

      The County of Rockland is seeking a candidate to coordinate technical work involving the responsibility for maintaining and overseeing the day‐to‐day operations of the Department of Public Transportation’s transit system technologies (e.g. Rockland County’s Fixed Route Intelligent Transportation System).

      The candidate must possess thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Fixed Route Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) including hardware and software systems; good knowledge of the principles and practices of computer system administration, including troubleshooting and systems development; ability to organize and coordinate projects as they relate to public transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Systems Engineering, or comparable curriculum and three (3) years of professional or technical (i.e. non‐clerical) experience in systems administration, network administration, systems analysis or programming, at least two (2) years of which involved the planning, development, implementation or maintenance of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects.

      HOW TO APPLY:
      Please mail, fax or email resume to:
      Rockland County Department of Public Transportation
      Attention: Michael D’Angelo
      50 Sanatorium Road, Building T
      Pomona, New York 10970
      Email: dangelom@co.rockland.ny.us
      Fax:845‐364‐2074


    • County of Rockland - Oprations Coordinator (Transit)

      OPERATIONS COORDINATOR (TRANSIT)
      DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
      TRANSPORTATION, ROCKLAND COUNTY, NEW YORK

      The County of Rockland is seeking a candidate to coordinate technical work involving the responsibility for overseeing and monitoring the day‐to‐day bus operations and maintenance services for the County’s fixed‐route public transportation system.

      The candidate must possess good knowledge of the principles and practices of public transportation; good knowledge of the geography of Rockland County and surrounding counties and related transit systems; good knowledge of the general principles of the Fixed Route Intelligent Transportation System (ITS); good knowledge of automotive repair methods, terminology and equipment; ability to organize and coordinate projects as they relate to public transportation bus operations and maintenance; ability to use computer software as it applies to public transportation.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      1. Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and seven (7) years of professional or technical (i.e. non‐clerical) experience in public transportation bus operations or public transportation bus management, or
      2. A Bachelor’s degree or higher and three (3) years of professional or technical (i.e. non‐clerical) experience in public transportation bus operations or public transportation bus management; or
      3. A Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Transportation Management or comparable curriculum and one (1) year of professional or technical (i.e. non‐clerical) experience in public transportation bus operations or public transportation bus management.

      SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
      Candidate must have a Commercial Driver License (CDL).
      Mechanical experience preferred.

      HOW TO APPLY:
      Please mail, fax or email resume to:
      Rockland County Department of Public Transportation
      Attention: Michael D’Angelo
      50 Sanatorium Road, Building T
      Pomona, New York 10970
      Email: dangelom@co.rockland.ny.us
      Fax:845‐364‐2074


    • MTM, Inc. - Chief Operating Officer

      SEEKING A CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

      Lead an Innovative Team in a Fast-Moving Entrepreneurial Company.
      Based in St. Louis, MO, MTM is a privately-held healthcare and transportation management company. We are growing fast with over 2000+ employees nationwide. “Best Places to Work” 2015 and 2016 (STL Business Journal). Learn more about us at www.mtm-inc.net.
      We are expanding our leadership team to include a talented and dynamic Chief Operating Officer (COO). This new leader will oversee call center operations, government contracts, quality & compliance, and transportation network management. We offer generous compensation and benefits package. Visit www.csiapply.com to learn more. EOE


    • Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District - Director of Capital Investment and Implementation

      OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
      DIRECTOR OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

      SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), the governmental body responsible for the day-to-day operations of the South Shore Line passenger rail service, is seeking highly qualified and experienced candidates to be considered for a key senior-level executive role within the agency. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Planning, the Director of Capital Investment and Implementation shall lead NICTD through the engineering and environmental process associated with the federal grant process for the South Shore’s West Lake Expansion and double tracking projects. The West Lake Project (estimated cost $571 million) and the Double Tracking Project (estimated cost $210 million) are both competing for Federal Transit Administration Capital Investment Grants (CIG), and must comply with all state and federal regulations associated with financial, engineering and environmental criteria. This position will also assist the Vice President of Marketing and Planning in the planning, execution and implementation of marketing, planning and governmental affairs activities for NICTD. As an additional function, this position will also handle Employee Relations responsibilities for the railroad. A detailed job description is at www.nictd.com. Select “About NICTD”, then select “Job Opportunities,” and click on the hot link within the position bulletin.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Possession of a baccalaureate and/or masters degree from an accredited college or university in environmental planning, environmental sciences, environmental engineering, or urban planning; AND
      • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in urban, city, regional, and/or transportation project planning, environmental impact assessment and/or permits for building development and right of way improvements, and shoreline issues involving local, regional state and federal agencies. This experience must include three years of supervisory experience; AND
      • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, with a demonstrated track record of resolving complex employee, business to business and public issues. Must be able to articulate numerous examples of outstanding problem solving ability.
      • Possession of a valid driver’s license and safe driving record (Candidates must maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license throughout the duration of employment.)

      SALARY AND BENEFITS: $65,000 to $100,000 based on education, skills, and work history. Benefits includes health/dental coverage for the employee and family, life insurance, vacation, compensatory time, supplemental pension, and other fringe benefits. This position is eligible for relocation benefits.

      HOW TO APPLY: Submit a written resume and cover letter outlining training, experience, and work history to: Director of Capital Investment and Implementation Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360. Your materials must be received at 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360, no later than 3 p.m., on Friday, May 27, 2016. You may send the documents by mail, overnight delivery, hand delivery, or e-mail to: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com. Late letters and/or resumes will not be accepted. The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered materials. Applicants who desire to assure delivery of their materials are encouraged to hand deliver or send them by certified mail.

      Applicants are advised to apply early. The District reserves the right to fill this assignment prior to the stated application deadline.

      QUESTIONS: Contact Bjarne Henderson, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223.

      NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Positions Available

      POSITIONS AVAILABLE

      The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the ninth largest transit system in the U.S. and North America, providing bus, rail and mobility service to an average of half a million passengers daily. As the leading transit provider for the region for over thirty-five years, MARTA has contributed to the development of a booming convention industry and the attraction of numerous businesses and corporations.

      We are currently seeking applicants for:
      Director of Rail Transportation – IRC 28354
      Chief Information Security Officer – IRC 29373
      Instructor Rail Car Mechanic – IRC 29874
      Journeyman ET Rail Car Maintenance – IRC 27133
      Track Maintainer – IRC 26114

      Please visit our website at www.itsmarta.com to create a profile, apply and get more information about these exciting job opportunities.
      MARTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


    • Chatham Area Transit - Chief Development Officer

      CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

      Chatham Area Transit (CAT) is driven to be a national leader among transit services in the operation of a multi-modal system that integrates active transportation, new technology and concepts to create total mobility for the citizens.

      CAT is in the process of transforming from a traditional bus operator into a transit agency that will combine fixed route bus service with cycling, car-sharing and the use of other technologically driven mobility tools along with strong innovative paratransit options.
      CAT serves Chatham County and the City of Savannah which is part of a quickly growing economically vibrant region that has a large historically walkable core.

      The successful candidate will be open minded and forward looking and ready to work hard with a dynamic team to transform and improve public transit.

      KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
      • Responsible for developing high-performance and innovative plans for improving services, providing premier customer service to CAT’s customers, and efficiently managing capital and operating projects.
      • Manage and direct the activities and operations of the System Development, to include Planning & Scheduling, Marketing & Advertising, Community Outreach, Rideshare, and Public Relations.
      • Direct and manage the implementation of numerous transit services plans such as CAT Forward 2035, CAT Central Station, and AVL implementation.
      • Direct grant-funded projects by acquiring funding to support system operations, negotiate and select consultants/contractors, and develop strategies for project accomplishment.
      • Maintain effective working relationships and communications with CAT Board of Directors, Federal, State and local officials, community stakeholders and the general public.
      SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
      • The preferred candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, or related field with a minimum of eight (8) years of professional transit experience.
      • Knowledge of transit planning and operations, business management, marketing/outreach and mobility services.
      • Sound knowledge of city, county, state, regional and national transportation issues and the critical relationship between such entities.
      • Thorough knowledge of the principles, standards, and practices of transportation planning and modelling, and comprehensive knowledge of transit service along with statistical research methods, policy development, and strong research methods and techniques.
      • Experience with NTD reporting and FTA rules and regulations including Title VI.
      • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
      • Sound judgement and highly developed management, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as problem-solving skills related to analytical and quantitative methods.
      • Strong ability to establish rapport and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.

      Submit resume or request employment application at HR@catchacat.org, stating the title of the position applying for in the subject line.

      Drug-Free Workplace
      EOE/M/F/D/V


    • Procurement Specialist / Procurement SME

      PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST / PROCUREMENT SME

      Seeking a Procurement Specialist / Procurement SME with the following qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 24 hours in business or a business related field.
      • 10 years’ experience in applying Federal government procurement regulations, policies, and procedures including extensive knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, or 10 years of transit industry procurement experience, including familiarity with FTA Procurement CIrcular 4220.
      • 10 years’ experience in cradle-to-grave contract operations, including soliciting bids/offers, bid/offer evaluation, cost or price analysis, negotiations, contract award and administration, change orders, etc.
      • 2 years’ experience in areas such as policy analysis, contract review, procurement system review, and report writing.
      • Familiarity with FTA regulations and PSR requirements.
      • DAWIA certification or other professional purchasing or contracting certification from a nationally recognized organization (i.e. NCMA, APS, NIGP, NAPM, etc.)

      To apply, forward your resume and cover letter to: jv@mnact.com


    • Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation - Transportation Planner

      TRANSPORTATION PLANNER

      JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Closing date May 24th 2016
      Company: Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART)
      Location: Greensboro, NC (Piedmont Triad Region)
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: “Minimum $37720.10, Maximum $45264.11, Actual salary will depend on Experience”
      Website: www.partnc.org/jobs-at-part/

      PART Transportation Planner
      The Transportation Planner position is an entry level position whose main function is to provide support to planning department. General tasks include data collection and analysis, maintaining and managing of Trip Planners (Google Transit, TransLoc, and Trapeze), GIS mapping and assistance with ongoing and special planning projects.

      DIRECTOR OF PLANNING’S EXPECTATIONS
      The following is the key expectation of the Transportation Planner from the Director of Planning:
      The successful performance from this position is critical to the image and overall production of the PART Organization. The Transportation Planner must be able to communicate clearly and accurately, verbally, in-writing and via the phone, with all types of people; prepare notes from project meetings, assist with planning program activities, assist in PART marketing activities, be able to analyze data geographically, and promote planning activities.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      The following are key duties and responsibilities of the Transportation Planner:
      • Assist with projects and programs administered by the Planning Department including public engagement, planning studies, and technical assistance
      • Use GIS and other digital tools to advance projects and programs administered by the Planning Department
      • Prepare maps and graphics for the organization. Conduct basic data collection and analysis
      • Management and maintenance of geo database files related to transportation planning
      • Response to data request from other organizations
      • Stay up to date on changes happening in PART Express Routes and Stops

      DESIRABLE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGES AND ABILITIES
      • Must have experience with using ArcMap for data analysis, asset management, and map design tool
      • Must be able to go into the field and collect fixed asset data upon request
      • Ability to effectively use design tools like Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
      • High competency in all Microsoft Office applications especially Excel and Word
      • The ability to solve technical issues with little to no help

      DESIRED BACKGROUND and EXPERIENCE
      • BA in planning, geography, GIS, engineering, or related degree.
      • One to two years of experience preferred.
      • Experience with Automatic Passenger Cournters (APC), Automatic Vehicle Locators (AVL), and General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS)
      • Experience working with Python Scripting for ArcGIS.

      Visit www.partnc.org/jobs-at-part/ for additional information of the job description, how to apply, benefit package, and other elements concerning the PART organization.


    • Chicago Transit Authority - Bus Operations and Bus Supervision Manager

      BUS OPERATIONS AND BUS SUPERVISION MANAGER

      The Chicago Transit Authority is seeking talented transit professionals to fill Bus Operations and Bus Supervision Manager roles. Bus Operations and Bus Supervision Managers are crucial in managing daily bus operations, ensuring that high quality, safe, on time, and clean transportation services are rendered to the Chicagoland community. These individuals address service challenges presented by weather, emergencies and the demands of a large urban setting – while ensuring the needs of internal and external customers are met.
      Our talented employees keep Chicago moving. So can you. Learn more about CTA, our great benefit packages and apply online at transitchicago.com/careers.


    • City of Edmonton - General Manager, City Operations

      GENERAL MANAGER, CITY OPERATIONS

      The City of Edmonton is a vibrant, multicultural, and cosmopolitan city with a regional population of over 1.1 million. Growing faster than almost any other Canadian city, Edmonton is at the heart of Alberta’s economic engine and is fuelled by change. Home to the country’s youngest workforce, Edmonton understands the value that new and different perspectives bring. In response to the change and rapid growth taking place, the City has created a new portfolio of City Operations and is seeking outstanding leadership for the role of General Manager.

      Reporting to the City Manager, the General Manager, City Operations will oversee a wide range of services from the maintenance of City facilities, parks and vehicles to ensuring the safe and efficient movement of people throughout Edmonton’s public transportation and road network. Also responsible for utilities, the General Manager provides some of the City’s most essential services to Edmonton’s citizens. With a team of 5,400 staff and a gross operating budget of $1.2B, the General Manager will be a valuable member of the Corporate Leadership Team and ensure that the highest levels of service are delivered and optimal efficiencies are achieved amongst this new portfolio.

      The General Manager, City Operations will be an innovative and well-respected professional who has managed similarly large and complex portfolios. Knowledge of transportation networks, utilities, and operations is necessary. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership capabilities and is experienced in building integrated service delivery teams. They will have an educational background in relevant disciplines and a demonstrated track record of delivering high quality service. The General Manager, City Operations is an exciting opportunity for executives in both the public and private sectors. Political acuity and consensus building are key as is the appreciation of transparency and accountability.

      To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 1-866-962-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at http://www.odgers
      berndtson.com/en/careers/13432


    • Los Angeles Metro - Executive Director, Rail Fleet Services

      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RAIL FLEET SERVICES

      Metro, a multimodal public transportation leader located in Los Angeles, is seeking a talented individual to oversee and direct all aspects of Metro Rail Fleet Services including rail maintenance divisions, rail maintenance instruction and maintenance of rail equipment.

      Example of Duties:
      • Oversees rail vehicle maintenance operations to assure peak performance and productivity, as well as conformance and compliance with established or mandated external regulations and policies effecting Metro operations such as California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) inspections, rail vehicle maintenance division inspections, and various internal/external audits (FTA, Triennial audits).
      • Provides direction to the overall operation of rail vehicle maintenance to ensure attainment of departmental goals and objectives.
      • Develops and implements strategic business plans and programs focusing on rail maintenance operation needs, training/instruction, safety, quality assurance, rail vehicle preventive maintenance programs and schedules, including rail maintenance capital/overhaul programs, production and equipment upgrades.
      • Works under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer and with other senior management to maintain the integrity of the system-wide network of services.
      Requires a BS/BA and 8 years of senior-management level experience in heavy or light rail vehicle maintenance within a public transportation agency or comparable organization.

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


    • American Public Transortation Association - Director-Engineering and Transit Technology

      Director-Engineering and Transit Technology

      Washington-based trade association has an immediate opening for a Director-Engineering & Transit Technology to direct work related to technology in public transportation including technologies across a broad spectrum such as rail, bus, high-speed rail, transit rail and electronic fare systems, in coordination with initiatives within the industry, academia, and federal partners.  Also, lead transportation technical committees by providing key expertise in the development of new research programs and standards, U.S. government federal rule development, and major rail programs. 

      Requirements:
      Candidate must have 10 years minimum of related management experience, including demonstrated project and/or technical management expertise.  B.S. degree in Engineering is required and a PE license is preferred.  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people and organizations as well as work independently and under pressure meeting multiple deadlines.
      How to Apply:
      Excellent fringe benefits package.
      Send resume with salary history to: APTA, HR, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email to aptajobs@apta.com or fax to 202-496-4326.  EOE.  Principals Only

    • American Public Transportation Association - Sr. Director, Government Affairs

      ​Sr. Director, Government Affairs

      Summary:
      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has immediate need for individual to execute the association’s legislative program on behalf of the transit industry.  Position also manages APTA’s Legislative Committee and intergovernmental relations program.  Successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 10 or more years of experience in government affairs, public administration, public policy, or related fields.
      Qualifications:
      Knowledge of the federal surface transportation programs a plus.  Should have strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills with knowledge of legislative, regulatory and political processes.  Previous experience with association policy development a plus.
      How to Apply:
      Please send resume with salary history to: Human Resources, APTA, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200, Send resume with salary history to: APTA, HR, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email aptajobs@apta.com or fax to 202-496-4326.  EOE.  Principals Only

    • American Public Transportation Association - Senior Program Manager, Business Member and International Programs

      Senior Program Manager, Business Member and International Programs

      Summary:
      Washington-based trade association has an immediate opening for a dynamic, self-directed Senior Program Manager to serve as the primary point of contact and staff advisor to the association’s business members and its governing board, and subcommittees.  Also responsible for the coordination of the association’s international outreach program, managing the activities and relationships with international members and related organizations.
      Qualifications:
      Must be able to establish and maintain professional contacts within the business member-related and international transportation industries as well as with relevant/related government agencies, trade associations and other stakeholder groups.  Prior experience in international business relations is highly desired.  Must exhibit exceptional interpersonal, customer service, and managerial skills.  Requires bachelor’s degree in international affairs, public policy, business management or related degree.  Requirements include a minimum of seven years of project management experience – preferably in the public transportation industry. Proven competency in oral and written communication is required.  Proficiency in more than one language is desirable. Strong computer skills are required across the Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent fringe benefits package. 
      How to Apply:
      Send resume with salary history to: APTA, HR, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email aptajobs@apta.com or fax to 202-496-4326.  EOE.  Principals Only
       

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