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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for March 10, 2017

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

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • County of Peoria - RFP

      LEGAL NOTICE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      The County of Peoria is currently accepting proposals for the following goods or services:
      RURAL PEORIA COUNTY
      TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
      Administration
      RFP #02-20-2017

      The County of Peoria, Illinois is seeking proposals from qualified individuals, companies or agencies for Contracted Transportation Services for the operation of Demand/Response public transportation services for the Rural Peoria County Area.
      Sealed proposals will be received until: April 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
      At the following location:
      Peoria County Courthouse
      Purchasing Office
      324 Main Street, Rm 501
      Peoria, IL 61602
      Pre proposal meeting: April 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
      At the following location:
      Greater Peoria Mass Transit District
      2105 N.E. Jefferson Ave.
      Peoria, IL 61603

      Proposals will be opened immediately following the closing time set for the receipt of proposals. Each firm submitting will be recorded as a respondent. All other proposal content, including pricing, will be kept confidential until a contract is awarded.

      All questions must be submitted in writing to: Greater Peoria Mass Transit District
      2105 N.E. Jefferson Ave.
      Peoria, IL 61603
      Email: mduval@ridecitylink.org

      RFP documents and information may be obtained from the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District’s website at www.ridecitylink.org/Resources/Procurement or by contacting the procurement department at mduval@ridecitylink.org.

      The right is reserved to accept any bid or any part or parts thereof or to reject any and all bids. Acceptance of any bid is subject to concurrence by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the United States Department of Transportation.

      Any contract resulting from these bids is subject to financial assistance contracts between Peoria County and the United States Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
      Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.


    • Altoona Metro Transit - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
      OVERHAUL OF THREE BUSES

      Notice is hereby given that AMTRAN (Altoona Metro Transit, Altoona, PA) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to overhaul specific elements of three Gillig 2005-model 30-foot, Phantom buses.
      AMTRAN will accept sealed proposals at its office, 3301 Fifth Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16602, until 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
      All contractors must certify that they are not an ineligible contractor listed on the U.S Comptroller General’s Debarred Bidders list. AMTRAN reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals on such basis as the purchaser deems to be in its best interest. AMTRAN hereby notifies all proposers that it will affirmatively ensure that Disadvantaged, Women-owned, and Small Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of gender, race, color or national origin in consideration for an award.
      Proposals and/or other pertinent information may be obtained from AMTRAN at the above address or by contacting Gary Williams, Director of Maintenance, at 814-944-4074 or at garywilliams@amtran.org.
      Eric Wolf, General Manager


    • Bis-Man Transit - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM OPERATIONS

      Bis-Man Transit invites proposals from reputed entities, validly registered, and existing in the United States for carrying out operations of Bismarck-Mandan’s public transportation system. Interested proposers may find details about the assignment, scope of work, and deliverables through the Bis-Man Transit website www.bismantransit.com. Deadline for proposal submission is 2 p.m. (CST) on April 7, 2017. Proposals will be opened at 2:30 p.m. that day.
      Contact Information
      Telephone: 701.258.6817
      Fax: 701.258.6752
      Email: transit.bisman@midconetwork.com
      Address
      Bis-Man Transit
      3750 East Rosser Avenue
      Bismarck, ND 58501


    • City of Radford - RFP

      NOTICE OF INVITATION
      TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS

      Radford will accept proposals from qualified firms or agencies to supply and/or perform services listed in SECTION 4 of the Request for Proposals package and identified herein as PROCUREMENT ITEM.
      PROCUREMENT: Operating Services for Radford Public Transportation System
      PROCUREMENT NUMBER: 2017- 2208-Transit

      The complete Request for Proposals package is available at www.radfordva.gov or upon request:
      CITY OF RADFORD
      Attn: Melissa Skelton
      10 ROBERTSON STREET
      RADFORD, VIRGINIA 24141
      Written proposals must be received no later than 2:00 PM EST on March 30, 2017 at 10 Robertson Street, Radford, Virginia 24141, for consideration.

      Authorized by:
      Radford City Manager/Purchasing Agent


    • Suffolk County - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR

      FTA Post-Delivery Audit and In-Plant Production Line Inspection Services at Arboc Specialty Vehicles, Middlebury, Indiana On Behalf of Suffolk County for the Suffolk County Department of Public Works/Transportation Division
      SC Purchasing RFP No. 17010
      Commodity Code: 961 45
      Submissions Due Date: April 14, 2017
      (Advertised: March 9, and March 13, 2017)
      The specifications for this RFP are available through contacting:
      • Accessing website: www.suffolkcountyny.gov : go to link for Bid, RFP and RFQ
      Announcements and follow the directions
      • In person: SC Purchasing Office, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY 11980
      • By faxing (631) 852-5221
      • By emailing tom.malanga@suffolkcountyny.gov
      • By calling (631) 852-5196 with the RFP number and your address
      Timeline
      • Technical questions due by March 24, 2017 by 3:30 PM
      Must be in writing (email acceptable)
      • Proposals due April 14, 2017, by 3:30 PM
      Submitted to Suffolk County Purchasing Office

      LATE PROPOSALS WILL BE REJECTED


    • Greater Peoria Mass Transit District - RFP

      LEGAL NOTICE
      MARCH 13, 2017
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      COMPREHENSIVE OPERATIONAL
      ANALYSIS RFP #FED2017-04

      The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (“GPMTD”) is seeking proposals for a Comprehensive Transit Operational Analysis. The scope of work is outlined in the Request for Proposals (RFP). The successful Proposer shall meet the terms and conditions set forth in this document and all other attachments.

      The RFP, which includes the procurement schedule, may be obtained by downloading the document from GPMTD’s website found at www.ridecitylink.org/resources/procurement under ‘Current Projects’. All interested contractors should complete a Contractor’s Registration Form and submit to the Procurement Administrator, via e-mail or fax; forms may be found at link referenced above for bid documents. All questions should be directed to:
      Melissa Duval, Senior Accountant/Procurement
      Greater Peoria Mass Transit District
      2105 NE Jefferson Avenue
      Peoria, IL 61603-3587
      (309) 679-8184 / (309) 676-8373 fax
      E-mail: mduval@ridecitylink.org

      All proposals must be received on or before 4:00 PM (CST) on April 12, 2017 at the address listed above.

      The right is reserved to accept any proposal/bid or any part or parts thereof or to reject any and all proposals/bids. Acceptance of any proposal/bid is subject to concurrence by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the United States Department of Transportation.
      Any contract resulting from these proposals is subject to financial assistance contract between the GPMTD and the United States Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation.

      Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.

      A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on March 23, 2017 at 2:00 PM (CST), at the GPMTD Administrative office, 2105 NE Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603.


    • Suffolk County - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO
      MARKET AND MANAGE ADVERTISING ON SUFFOLK COUNTY TRANSIT BUSES

      On Behalf of Suffolk County for the Suffolk County Department of Public Works/Transportation Division
      SC Purchasing RFP No. 17012
      Commodity Code: 961 60
      Submissions Due Date: April 14, 2017
      (Advertised: March 9, and March 13, 2017)

      The specifications for this RFP are available through contacting:
      • Accessing website: www.suffolkcountyny.gov : go to link for Bid, RFP and RFQ
      Announcements and follow the directions
      • In person: SC Purchasing Office, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY 11980
      • By faxing (631) 852-5221
      • By emailing tom.malanga@suffolkcountyny.gov
      • By calling (631) 852-5196 with the RFP number and your address
      Timeline
      • Technical questions due by March 24, 2017 by 3:30 PM
      Must be in writing (email acceptable)
      • Proposals due April 14, 2017, by 3:30 PM
      Submitted to Suffolk County Purchasing Office

      LATE PROPOSALS WILL BE REJECTED


    • Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority - RFI

      REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

      Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) is gathering information from firms that can provide fixed route and paratransit services under contract. This information will facilitate a potential Request for Proposals (RFP), and Metro invites your firm to provide input through this Request for Information (RFI). Any information received through this RFI may be incorporated into a final Scope of Work that will provide the basis of a future RFP.

      Metro’s current operation consists of fixed route and paratransit services, as well as related maintenance, scheduling, customer service and administration. Metro’s only current contractor for revenue service is a local taxi company that provides approximately 40% of paratransit service – all other revenue services and related support functions are performed by Metro employees.

      The RFI and attachments will be available on Monday, March 13, 2017, and may be downloaded from Metro’s website, http://www.topekametro.org or by emailing Karla Richardson at krichardson@topekametro.org. Metro will allow twenty-four (24) days for response submission.

      Topeka Metro
      Chip Falldine, CFO
      201 North Kansas Avenue
      Topeka, KS 66603
      785-730-8612
      cfalldine@topekametro.org


    • State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation - RFP

      CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
      PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF A STATEWIDE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM (CONSORTIUM)

      The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), is seeking proposals for the Administration of a Statewide Drug and Alcohol Testing Program (Consortium). This program provides for the administration of drug and alcohol tests in conformance with United States Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 40 and 655 for drivers, mechanics and other safety-sensitive personnel. The affected operators include transit districts, private operating companies, including all divisions of the Connecticut Transit bus system, and other qualified operating entities subject to the federal requirements. These program services are currently provided for 28 member locations involving approximately 2,300 safety-sensitive personnel.

      Functions of the Administrator include, but are not limited to, the following: oversee compliance with federal regulations regarding the testing for prohibited drug use and prevention of alcohol misuse in the workplace; manage random and situational testing; arrange for and maintain laboratory testing services; provide Employee Assistance Program services; coordinate the proper follow-up of all Consortium activities, and, in coordination with and approval from CTDOT, engage third-party contractors as needed to provide these services.

      The Request for Proposal documents, including instructions to submit your proposal, are available at the State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) website at: www.das.state.ct.us/cr1.aspx?page=12 or at the CTDOT website at: www.biznet.ct.gov/scp_search/BidResults.aspx?groupid=64

      Potential proposers must submit a letter or email of intent to propose, which must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received at the CTDOT Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters by 4:00 p.m. (E.D.S.T.), on Monday, March 27, 2017.

      Submit proposals in a sealed package labeled “Proposal(s) for the Administration of Statewide Drug and Alcohol Testing Program (Consortium)” Five (5) copies of the proposal are required, and must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received by 2:00 p.m. E.D.S.T. Monday, April 10, 2017. Mailed copies are to be sent to: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Rideshare, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546. Proposals received after this time and date will be returned unopened. Hand-delivered copies are to be delivered to the Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut.

      CTDOT intends to notify responsive parties by Friday, May 12, 2017 as to whether they have been selected to enter into negotiations with CTDOT.

      CTDOT will negotiate a contract with the successful proposer. This contract will have a term of five (5) years. The successful proposer must demonstrate the ability to provide service no later than Saturday, July 1, 2017.

      CTDOT reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

      Please be advised that a Small Business EnterEmployerprise (SBE) goal of 9 percent has been assigned for this project. If a responding firm determines that subcontracting opportunities exist, the firm must document their good faith effort to provide opportunities for these types of firms to participate. All firms are advised that the prime consultant, utilizing its own employees, must perform all the administrative duties and satisfy all contractual state and/or federal requirements to engage third-party contractors. Joint venturing assignments will not be allowed.

      All firms/entities are advised that one copy of each of the required “Ethics Affidavits & Certifications for State Contracts” form(s), as it may be applicable, must be completed and should be submitted with your proposal package for those contracts having an anticipated total value to the State of more than fifty thousand ($50,000) in a calendar or fiscal year. CTDOT will not shortlist or select a prospective firm/entity without this affidavit(s). The affidavit form(s) can be found at the Office of Policy and Management web site at: www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=386038&opmNav_GID=1806

      Please do not staple or bind the affidavit in your submittal package.
      CTDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation - RFP

      ​CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
      PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF A STATEWIDE RURAL TRANSIT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CTRTAP CONSORTIUM)

      The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), is seeking proposals for the Administration of a Statewide Rural Transit Assistance Program (CTRTAP Consortium). This federally funded program provides for the administration of training, technical assistance, research and related support activities being provided to CTRTAP Consortium participants as necessary for the promotion of safe and effective delivery of public transportation in nonurbanized areas.

      Functions of the Administrator include, but are not limited to, the following: provide direction and management oversight of consortium to ensure compliance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5311(b)(3) regulations, advocate for the implementation of strategies and action plans for the promotion and improvement of public transportation in Connecticut, conduct the annual statewide bus roadeo, review and approve annual scholarship requests, provide annual training program to consortium participants, and, in coordination with and approval from CTDOT, establish an RTAP advisory committee dedicated to providing guidance on the state’s program development and delivery.

      The Request for Proposal documents, including instructions to submit your proposal, are available at the State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) website at: www.das.state.ct.us/cr1.aspx?page=12 or at the CTDOT website at: www.biznet.ct.gov/scp_search/BidResults.aspx?groupid=64
      Potential proposers must submit a letter or email of intent to propose, which must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received at the CTDOT Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters by 4:00 p.m. (E.D.S.T.), on Monday, March 27, 2017.

      Submit proposals in a sealed package labeled “Proposal(s) for the Administration of Statewide Rural Transit Assistance Program (CTRTAP Consortium)” Five (5) copies of the proposal are required, and must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received by 2:00 p.m. E.D.S.T. Monday, April 10, 2017. Mailed copies are to be sent to: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Rideshare, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546. Proposals received after this time and date will be returned unopened. Hand-delivered copies are to be delivered to the Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut.

      CTDOT intends to notify responsive parties by Friday, May 12, 2017 as to whether they have been selected to enter into negotiations with CTDOT.

      CTDOT will negotiate a contract with the successful proposer. This contract will have a term of five (5) years. The successful proposer must demonstrate the ability to provide service no later than Saturday, July 1, 2017.

      CTDOT reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

      Please be advised that a 4% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal has been assigned for this project. If a responding firm determines that subcontracting opportunities exist, the firm must document their good faith effort to provide opportunities for these types of firms to participate. All firms are advised that the prime consultant, utilizing its own employees, must perform all the administrative duties and satisfy all contractual state and/or federal requirements to engage third-party contractors. Joint venturing assignments will not be allowed.

      All firms/entities are advised that one copy of each of the required “Ethics Affidavits & Certifications for State Contracts” form(s), as it may be applicable, must be completed and should be submitted with your proposal package for those contracts having an anticipated total value to the State of more than fifty thousand ($50,000) in a calendar or fiscal year. CTDOT will not shortlist or select a prospective firm/entity without this affidavit(s). The affidavit form(s) can be found at the Office of Policy and Management web site at: www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=386038&opmNav_GID=1806

      Please do not staple or bind the affidavit in your submittal package.
      CTDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employerprise


    • State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation - RFP

      CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
      PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF A STATEWIDE INSURANCE PROGRAM (CONSORTIUM)

      The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), is seeking proposals for the Administration of a Statewide Insurance Program (Consortium) which provides vehicle coverage for eligible transit providers. This Consortium currently provides Automobile Liability and Bodily Injury coverage for approximately 400 transit and service vehicles, operated by, or leased from those eligible public transit providers throughout the State of Connecticut.

      Functions of the Administrator include, but are not limited to, the following: conducting bids among insurance carriers, acquiring appropriate levels of insurance coverage, managing incidental claims, processing cash claims invoices and submitting required reports.
      The Request for Proposal documents, including instructions to submit your proposal, are available at the State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) website at: www.das.state.ct.us/cr1.aspx?page=12 or at the CTDOT website at: www.biznet.ct.gov/scp_search/BidResults.aspx?groupid=64
      Potential proposers must submit a letter or email of intent to propose, which must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received at the CTDOT Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters by 4:00 p.m. (E.D.S.T.), on Monday, March 27, 2017.

      Submit proposals in a sealed package labeled “Proposal(s) for the Administration of Statewide Insurance Program (Consortium)” Five (5) copies of the proposal are required, and must be either postmarked by, or, if hand delivered, received by 2:00 p.m. E.D.S.T. Monday, April 10, 2017. Mailed copies are to be sent to: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, Office of Transit and Rideshare, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546. Proposals received after this time and date will be returned unopened. Hand-delivered copies are to be delivered to the Security Desk at CTDOT Headquarters, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut.

      CTDOT intends to notify responsive parties by Friday, May 12, 2017 as to whether they have been selected to enter into negotiations with CTDOT.

      CTDOT will negotiate a contract with the successful proposer. This contract will have a term of five (5) years. The successful proposer must demonstrate the ability to provide service no later than Saturday, July 1, 2017.

      CTDOT reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

      Please be advised that a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) goal of 0 percent has been assigned for this project. If a responding firm determines that subcontracting opportunities exist, the firm must document their good faith effort to provide opportunities for these types of firms to participate. All firms are advised that the prime consultant, utilizing its own employees, must perform all the administrative duties and satisfy all contractual state and/or federal requirements to engage third-party contractors. Joint venturing assignments will not be allowed.

      All firms/entities are advised that one copy of each of the required “Ethics Affidavits & Certifications for State Contracts” form(s), as it may be applicable, must be completed and should be submitted with your proposal package for those contracts having an anticipated total value to the State of more than fifty thousand ($50,000) in a calendar or fiscal year. CTDOT will not shortlist or select a prospective firm/entity without this affidavit(s). The affidavit form(s) can be found at the Office of Policy and Management web site at: www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=386038&opmNav_GID=1806

      Please do not staple or bind the affidavit in your submittal package.
      CTDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • Wake County and the City of Raleigh, North Carolina - RFP

      WAKE COUNTY AND CITY OF RALEIGH, NC - RFP
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #17-020

      Wake County and the City of Raleigh, North Carolina are soliciting proposals for the management and operation of the County’s Wake Coordinated Transportation Services (WCTS) and Rural General Public (RGP) Transportation Services and Raleigh’s ADA GOACCESS service. Proposals will be accepted ONLY at:
      Wake County Finance Dept. - Procurement Services
      Attention: Tom Wester
      Wake County Justice Center, 2nd Floor – Ste 2900
      301 S. McDowell Street
      Raleigh, NC 27601

      Proposal Deadline: No later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on April 6, 2017

      Firms/Agencies wishing to view the Request for Proposals (RFP # 17-020) may obtain a copy by sending an email to: Tom Wester – Wake County Government at twester@wakegov.com

      A pre-proposal meeting will be conducted on March 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm in Room 2800, 2nd Floor, Wake County Justice Center, 301 S. McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.

      The County and City hereby notify all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this RFP, advertisement or solicitation, small and/or minority 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.

      The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as submitted by this Request for Proposals, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems is in its best interest.

      Proposers must comply with all related federal requirements established by the U.S. Department of Transportation and must comply with EEO, Affirmative Action, and DBE regulations.


    • Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      FY17-R-006
      FAREBOXES AND AUTOMATED
      FARE COLLECTION SYSTEM

      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 April 12, 2017 for Fareboxes and Automated Fare Collection System.

      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 by March 20, 2017. 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.


    • Norwalk Transist District - RFP

      NOTICE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
      NTD RFP #2017- 02
      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PARATRANSIT SERVICES AND OTHER DEMAND
      RESPONSE SERVICES

      The Norwalk Transit District (the “District”), Norwalk, Connecticut, is seeking proposals from qualified firms for the provision of accessible paratransit services to persons with disabilities pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and other demand response services as may occur throughout the term of the contract. The contract term shall be three (3) years with options for the District, at its sole discretion, to renew the contract for up to two (2) additional one (1) year terms. The full RFP document inclusive of the Scope of Work and the Proposal Requirements will be available March 1, 2017 and may be found at www.norwalktransit.com or by calling the District at 203-299-5181 or emailing bliotta@norwalktransit.com. A pre-proposal conference will be held Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the District’s offices located at 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854 to outline the requirements as well as to provide the opportunity for questions and explanations.

      Proposals shall be submitted to the attention of Britt Liotta, Chief Operating Officer, Norwalk Transit District, 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854, on or before 4:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2017. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened. Any changes, or requests for changes to the scope of work, will not be recognized after sealed proposals are submitted to the District.

      Any contract(s) resulting from this RFP is subject in part to a financial assistance agreement between the District and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. All Proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. Further, Proposers will be required to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.

      The District hereby notifies all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this RFP, advertisement or solicitation, small and/or minority 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.

      The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as submitted by this Request for Proposals, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems is in its best interest.


  • Help Wanted

    • Ride Right - Job Opportunities

      ​Ride Right is a growing company that treats you like family.
      We have a couple of awesome opportunities for the right candidates:
      REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
      GENERAL MANAGER

      Applicants must have previous transit experience in a fixed route and/or para-transit environment.

      For more information and to apply on line, please visit our website at: http://www.ride-right.net/careers/

      You may also forward your resume for consideration to: CRoettger@mtm-inc.net


    • Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation - Chief Executive Officer

      HART HONOLULU SEEKS A
      CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

      The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) is a semi-autonomous public transit authority responsible for the planning, construction and expansion of the city’s fixed guideway system. Honolulu’s modern, fully automated electrically powered rail system will take more than 40,000 vehicles off the roads every weekday by 2030.

      Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for leading the development of the rail transit fixed guideway system in accordance with the Full Funding Grant Agreement with the Federal Transit Administration. The CEO provides strategic and visionary leadership and is responsible for the overall performance and organizational effectiveness of HART in carrying out its mission.
      The ideal CEO candidate will have extensive executive-level rail transit construction experience and a record of proven, effective leadership in managing the successful construction of a rail transit project of this magnitude with its significant financial and technical complexities. The CEO must be a passionate transit advocate; exceptional negotiator and balanced leader; comfortable with managing and leading in a highly political, complex, and transparent environment; and someone who is capable of building bridges internally and externally to create opportunities for advancement of the Authority’s strategic objectives.

      To view the full job announcement, which contains more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit: www.karrasconsulting.net


    • Sound Transist - Chief of Staff, Operations

      SOUND TRANSIT
      CHIEF OF STAFF - OPERATIONS
      JOB #15-00750

      SALARY: $104,167.00 - $130,209.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 02/17/17
      CLOSING DATE: 03/27/17, 5:00 PM
      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Serves as a key strategic partner to the Executive Director of Operations, and the Operations Department senior management team, participating in the development of tactical and strategic plans to meet department goals, building the team capability to deliver toward those goals, insuring that team roles Onlyand responsibilities are clear at all times, and team projects and initiatives are on an effective trajectory to achieve those goals; and addressing issues and obstacles that could impair the team’s effectiveness. The Chief of Staff is responsible for leading strategic initiatives and special projects that involve multiple divisions of the Operations Department and/or require immediate response.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors’ Degree in, transportation, operations management, engineering, public administration, or closely related field, and ten years of experience in public or private sector transit or transportation and/or urban planning, operations management that includes four years of supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Metra - Director, Litigation

      METRA
      DIRECTOR, LITIGATION

      Yearly Salary Minimum: $105,811
      Salary Mid-Point: $132,263
      Salary Maximum: $158,716

      Reporting directly to the Deputy General Counsel, the Director Litigation is responsible for ensuring the Litigation Division effectively oversees and represents Metra in state and federal courts, primarily in civil rights cases, Federal Employees Liability Act (FELA), and personal injury matters. Advises the Deputy General Counsel with respect to ongoing litigation and investigations that may lead to litigation. This position is issued a cellular phone. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

      Apply at https://www.metrarail.com/about-metra/careers


    • Sound Transit - Director of Civil & Structural Design

      SOUND TRANSIT
      DIRECTOR OF CIVIL & STRUCTURAL DESIGN
      JOB #17-00982

      SALARY: $120,586.00 - $150,733.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 02/17/17
      CLOSING DATE: 03/27/17, 5:00 PM
      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the civil, structural, CAD, right-of-way engineering group within the Design, Engineering & Construction Management (DECM) Department; manages the administration and implementation of light rail and commuter rail design and construction engineering activities to ensure that all capital projects successfully meet identified objectives and are completed in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures and within established scope, budgetary and scheduling requirements; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, programs, departments/offices, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the DECM Deputy Executive Director of Design and Engineering and the DECM Executive Director.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors Degree in civil engineering, or closely related field and ten years of civil/architectural engineering design and construction experience that includes four years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility, preferably in a rail or transit related environment.

      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • American Public Transportation Association - Assistant Vice President, Member Services

      ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBER SERVICES

      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has an immediate need for a dynamic, Assistant Vice President-Member Services to lead the delivery of a quality customer experience through APTA’s Membership and Conference Teams. He/she will represent APTA on various internal committees as well as be a liaison to the larger association industry to ensure engagement and continuous improvement. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or a minimum of eight years of related association management experience; specifically, with experience leading a membership based organization. Preference includes a Master’s degree and/or 10+ years of direct management experience in the association industry or transit industry in the development and oversight of similar programs.

      Other requirements are direct knowledge of and job related experience in a member based organization, strong project management (handling multiple, ongoing projects), willingness to take initiative, strong organizational skills, superior time management/prioritization skills, committee management/engagement experience, exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail. Must have strong knowledge and background in financial management of conferences, trade shows which includes budgeting, forecasting, and tracking of trends. Computer skills include the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); experience with NetForum (or ability to learn within three months). Must be able to travel to assigned conferences and meetings. Metro Center location with excellent benefits. Send cover letter and resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email resume to aptajobs@apta.com or fax resume to 202-496-4326 EOE M/F/D Principals Only


    • Protera - Bid and Proposal Manager

      THE PROTERRA STORY:

      Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the world’s best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.
      We are seeking a Bid and Proposal Manager. The position will be staffed out of the Burlingame, CA office.

      Position Purpose/Scope:
      The Bid and Proposal Manager will manage the bid and proposal process from receipt of customer inquiry through proposal development, management approval, submittal and subsequent contract award. The Bid and Proposal Manager will co-manage the portfolio of active bids/proposals, process improvements, and the continuous refinement of proposal support materials.
      II. Position Responsibilities
      • Develop the process, protocols, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for successful bid/proposal development for customer inquiries, including trackable metrics, for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual goals.
      • Work with the Sales and Marketing leadership team to track, access, and pursue bid opportunities to further grow Proterra sales.
      • Work with Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, and Operations in order to determine and submit Clarifications, Deviations, and Approved Equal requests.
      • Develop support materials in connection with Federal and State grant opportunities, such as the FTA’s Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (Low-No Program).
      • Perform Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses and coordinate Route Simulation proposals with Engineering in order to provide customers with route-specific operating and life-cycle cost estimates.
      • Attend Pre-Proposal meetings on behalf of Proterra.
      • Develop unsolicited pricing proposal letters for submission to potential Proterra customers.
      • Develop pre-production materials and manage pre-production customer meetings for successful program kick-off.
      • Coordinate with Marketing on the proposal binder materials for formal proposal submittals.
      III. Position Competencies:
      A) Education:
      Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field preferred.
      B) Experience:
      • FTA-funded transit procurement experience
      • Demonstrated large project management experience.
      • Excellent Customer Service experience.
      • Previous experience in: commercial transportation products, e.g. buses, trucks, fleet automobiles, heavy equipment preferred.
      C) Individual Characteristics:
      • Organized
      • Detail Oriented
      • Self-directed
      • Excellent, confident communicator and able to articulate to customers, partners, and colleagues in sales, engineering, and supply chain management.
      IV. Primary Work Location/Shift: (If > 1 location, indicate % of time spent at each location.):
      • Burlingame, CA

      Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra does not permit or tolerate unlawful discrimination against applicants or Employees.


    • Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District - Transit Asset Management Project Manager

      TRANSIT ASSET MANAGEMENT (TAM)
      PROJECT MANAGER (PS101137)

      LOCATION:
      Golden Gate Bridge Administration Building (near Toll Plaza)
      San Francisco, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $107,744.00 - $130,228.80 Annual Salary + Benefits (40 Hour Workweek)
      (Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan)
      OPEN TO: ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS
      OPENINGS: 1 Vacancy and to Create an Eligibility List
      DATE POSTED: February 27, 2017
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First Review of Applicants 3/20/2017)

      POSITION DESCRIPTION:

      Under general direction of the Director of Capital and Grant Programs, the TAM Project Manager develops, oversees, manages and maintains the District’s asset management plan for major assets (e.g., rolling stock, non-service vehicles and equipment, facilities, bridge and roadway infrastructure). Transit Asset Management is a business model that uses the condition of assets to guide the optimal prioritization of funding in order to keep transit networks in a State of Good Repair (SGR). The District’s operations and maintenance staff will continue to serve as the technical and subject area experts in maintaining capital assets.

      MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

      A combination of college level training and position related experience equivalent to:
      • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, planning, finance or related field. Additional qualifying experience on a year per year basis may be substituted in lieu of degree.
      • A minimum of five years’ position related professional experience in project management, capital program planning, grants administration or professional administrative work including financial analysis.
      • Supervisory experience is highly desirable.
      • A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience

      ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Position is responsible for managing all activities related to Federal Transit Administration’s mandated Transit Asset Management program for the District. As a manager in the organization, the person in this position may be called upon to perform other duties from time to time. Major work in these areas includes, but is not limited to, the following:
      Transit Asset Management (TAM) Duties
      • Develop with internal agency stakeholders across the District (i.e., Bridge, Bus, Ferry and District Divisions, which include staff representing a wide array of departments, such as Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Procurement, Planning, Finance and Information Systems) a plan for asset management. The nine major elements of the TAM plan include an inventory of capital assets, condition assessment, decision support tools, investment prioritization, TAM and SGR policy, implementation strategy, list of key annual activities, identification of resources and an evaluation plan.
      • Participate in development and enhancement of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Project Management Information System and/or Financial Information System components and modules; implements project tracking and status reporting systems.
      • Create, manage and document business processes and procedures for conducting asset type condition assessments consistent with the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Transit Economic Requirement (TERM) 1-5 State of Good Repair (SGR) Asset Scale.
      • Develop guides, standards, and inspection procedures for the collection of condition data into the asset inventory database/EAM system and reporting of performance and condition data.
      • Interpret data on failure analysis, performance incidents and inspections to inform on risks and condition ratings.
      • Assist with analysis and interpretation of data for use in asset prioritization, project development, lifecycle planning.
      • Manage the process of sampling asset data for accuracy.
      • Maintain the TAM plan and ensure that TAM activities are monitored, evaluated and updated on a regular basis.
      • Identify problems and manage resolution of issues and actions to ensure daily completion of required task efforts involving budget, cost, schedule and other Project Management responsibilities.
      • Prepare and present reports to executive management and the Board of Directors.
      • Oversee performance and evaluate work of consultants to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives.
      • Provide lead responsibility over other professional staff as assigned by management.
      • Regular and reliable attendance and high-level job performance is required

      Future Duties

      As duties related to TAM evolve into maintaining the system, the position may include long-term capital planning. Capital planning is the process of budgeting resources for the future of an organization’s long-term plans. A capital plan recommends projects based on the availability of funding from various sources and the relative priority of each project.
      • Develop and lead the agency’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) or long-term capital plan, identifying major infrastructure, transportation, safety and improvement projects and prioritizing them according to available funding.
      • Plan for and project future revenues from formula fund programs, discretionary programs, and other sources of funding.
      • Review and update the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) needs assessment data for the District. The needs assessment informs the region’s distribution of federal funds for the FTA Fixed Guideway Program.
      • Based on the CIP or long-term capital plan, work with Capital & Grant Programs staff to identify potential grant opportunities for priority projects. Identify additional courses of action (e.g., studies, surveys, counts, etc.) that would support grant applications.
      • Ensure that project schedules, cost and overall quality performance objectives are met across a diverse range of capital improvement projects.
      • Coordinate, manage, and monitor the progress of assigned projects and programs at all stages of development to ensure timely, efficient, and cost-effective projects.

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex rules, regulations, and legal provisions governing fiscal functions and grant programs
      • Ability to interpret and analyze legislative proposals and their potential impact on the District’s capital and operating programs and grant opportunities
      • Ability to comprehend engineering plans, cost estimates, analyses, and reports
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
      • Ability to write in a clear, concise and persuasive manner
      • Knowledge of principles and practices relating to budget programs and systems management
      • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
      • Ability to use a calculator
      • Ability to identify & research issues & develop sound strategies and options for implementing solutions
      • Ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere as well as perform tasks independently
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional work relationships with District and outside agency staff
      • Ability to use personal computer spreadsheet and word processing software to develop spreadsheets, graphs, and reports – intermediate/advanced Excel
      • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple work tasks while meeting critical deadlines

      LICENSE(S):

      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION
      TO APPLY: www.goldengate.org/jobs
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
      The District’s Human Resources Kiosk is available for filling out and submitting your online application and employment documents. The HR kiosk is located at the San Rafael Office. For directions and general information, visit our website www.goldengate.org.
      The District’s primary and official means of application notification is via EMAIL. Thus, applicants are advised to check their email for their application status updates.

      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION

      • GGBHTD Online Employment Application
      • Cover Letter (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION may include: (***)
      • Supplemental Questionnaire
      • Skills Assessment Examination (Excel)
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • Department interview for final candidates
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation

      * The District is a drug free workplace. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo and pass drug testing prior to District employment.
      ** The District will invite only those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH the position requirements to continue in the selection process.

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

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

      Revised 03/17/2014 SS
      Revised 2/27/17 LG
      Human Resources Administration
      GGBHTD
      1011 Andersen Drive
      San Rafael, CA 94901-5318


    • RDMT a subsidiary of RATP Dev -Streetcar Engineer

      STREETCAR ENGINEER

      Work Environment
      RDMT is a subsidiary of RATP Dev, a global transport operator which operates and maintains all modes of transport (buses, metros, streetcars and rail systems) worldwide. RATP Dev has more than 80 subsidiary companies globally, operating in 15 countries, on four continents with 16,000 employees.

      RDMT operates DC Streetcar, a new streetcar line located in Washington, DC, that started revenue service on February 27, 2016. The Streetcar Engineer will join the RDMT DC Streetcar team.

      Basic Function

      The Streetcar Engineer specializes in troubleshooting complex failures of rail transit streetcars. With advanced knowledge in electronics and maintenance practices, the Streetcar Engineer is a key resource, providing the maintenance team with technical advice and training.

      Supervised by: Maintenance Director Scheduling

      • Salaried position.
      • Work assignment will require flexible hours including: early morning, late night, holidays & weekends.
      Examples of Duties
      • Solves complex streetcar failures and train technicians on the job in advanced troubleshooting.
      • Monitors recurrent streetcar failures and proposes action plans to reduce occurrences.
      • Writes technical procedures for streetcar maintenance.
      • Identifies obsolete and non-reliable components; manages technical upgrades.
      • Carries out quality control of preventive and corrective maintenance tasks performed by technicians.
      • Identifies training requirements and conducts training classes for technicians.
      • Assists maintenance supervisor with preventive maintenance scheduling.
      • Responds to evening or weekend critical streetcar failures.
      • Ensures technicians follow safety practices in work methods and procedures; educates technicians in rules, regulations, codes, safe work habits and potential hazards presented by their work environment.

      Knowledge of:

      • Methods, materials, equipment and safety procedures utilized in the maintenance and repair of AC/DC equipment, motor controls, relay logic, semiconductor devices, transducers, digital electronics, microprocessors and subsystems
      • Auxiliary power supply unit (DC/AC converter)
      • Traction inverter and traction control unit
      • Brake control unit
      • HVAC
      • Passenger information systems
      • CAN bus

      Ability to:

      • Perform troubleshooting and repair of rail vehicles
      • Read electrical schematics
      • Write technical reports
      • Use diagnosis software
      • Use volt/ohm meter, oscilloscope and other measurement tools
      • Safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment
      • Safely operate rail vehicles, emergency trucks and other equipment and vehicles

      Minimum Qualifications

      Potential candidates interested in the Streetcar Engineer position must meet the following requirements:
      • Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience in repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting of rail vehicles utilizing digital electronics and microprocessors. A former experience with a rail vehicle manufacturer as a field service engineer or testing/commissioning engineer would be preferred.
      • Education: Certificate of completion in Electronics from an accredited trade or vocation school in addition to 2 years’ journey‐level electromechanical experience – or higher degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering.
      • Valid Class C driver’s license
      Special Conditions
      • Must be able to work from elevated structures
      • Must successfully complete Rail Equipment Systems initial training class
      • Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) during and alcohol regulations and are subject to pre‐employment and random testing.

      Salary Level

      Annual salary range between $80,000 and $95,000 depending on candidate’s qualifications.

      Disclaimer

      This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job‐related instructions as requested by their supervisor.

      IF INTERESTED IN THE POSITION:
      Please contact Zacharie at contact-america@ratpdev.com with your name, contact info, and résumé.


    • San Joaquin Regional Transit District - Procurement Manager, Contracts

      SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT
      PROCUREMENT MANAGER - CONTRACTS
      Closing Date: Until Filled
      Salary Range: Starting at $77,165 to $113,466
      (Depending on Qualifications)

      San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is now actively recruiting a Procurement Manager. Under general or policy direction, plans, organizes, participates in, manages, and evaluates the work of San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) Purchasing Department and Contracts Administration; performs, reviews, and monitors RTD purchases to ensure compliance with applicable laws, codes and policies; establishes, develops, and maintains positive supplier relationships; and performs related duties as assigned. Excellent writing skills are essential to successful performance in this position.

      In order to learn more about this position, and to apply online, please visit: www.sanjoaquinrtd.com/jobs

      Thank you for your interest in this position.


    • Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit - Deputy General Manager

      SONOMA-MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT (SMART) – DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER
      ANNUAL SALARY - $227, 778 - $276,866

      SMART is a new commuter rail service located in Northern CA, serving Marin and Sonoma Counties. We anticipate beginning revenue service in spring of 2017. This position assists the General Manager in providing overall leadership of the District. The Deputy General Manager supports the General Manager by coordinating daily operations activities focusing on delivering safe, high quality, efficient passenger rail service. Qualified applicants will possess education and experience equivalent to a four year college degree and at least ten (10) years of management experience in a rail transit environment, including five (5) years as senior manager in passenger rail operations.

      For more information or to apply, email
      lhansley@sonomamarintrain.org. EOE


    • Victor Valley Transit Authority - Senior Operations Manager

      VICTOR VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER

      The Senior Operations Manager, plans, organizes, provides oversight and management for all operations projects, programs, and activities of VVTA and its Contractor(s). Includes responsibility for the planning, procurement, implementation, and coordination of all functions related to VVTA transit operations. Position requires knowledge of transit operations, including purchased transportation oversight, project management & implementation, route planning, IT, and procurement. See www.vvta.org/jobs for a complete job description and application. This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Annual salary range is $75,000 to $90,000 DOE plus participation in VVTA’s benefits program including paid vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance as well as participation in the CalPERS retirement system. Victor Valley Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Toronto Transit Commission - Chief Operating Officer, Operations Group

      TORONTO TRANSIT COMMISSION
      CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, OPERATIONS GROUP

      Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy”.

      We are currently seeking a Chief Operating Officer on a permanent full-time basis.

      KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

      • Strategically planning, directing, and managing the work of the Operations Group to ensure effective and efficient operations and services;
      • Ensuring the delivery of world class subway service in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with service standards, and operating procedures;
      • Developing and/or overseeing the development of strategic Operations policies, procedures, programs, guidelines and standards in the best interests of the TTC, and in accordance with all applicable legislation;
      • Consistently delivering service improvements to the betterment of KPIs for the Operations Group;
      • Ensuring accountability at senior management levels;
      • Ensuring the timely and accurate reporting of financial/performance results, including any significant cost, security, safety or human resources and ridership/revenue issues to the Chief Executive Officer, or other Senior Managers as appropriate;
      • Ensuring the commercial and contractual position of the TTC is optimized and protected;
      • Ensuring appropriate quality assurance programs are established;
      • Participating in the development of collective bargaining proposals for the Operations Group;
      • Ensuring that the maintenance standards established along with the practices and procedures necessary to carry them out are acceptable according to industry standards and have been developed in a manner as to address operating experience and audit recommendations
      • Selecting and/or approving the selection of senior staff, and conducting performance reviews of senior management;
      • Ensuring all policies and standards of the TTC are adhered to by all employees in the Operations Group;
      • Acting as a resource and providing consultation, direction, advice, guidance and technical expertise regarding operations issues;
      • Ensuring that service disruptions are minimized when stations/lines are temporarily closed for the purpose of infrastructure maintenance/enhancement;
      • Overseeing the successful delivery of various initiatives in the Operations Group, such as the trial operations and subsequent entry into revenue service of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE); implementation of the Automatic Train Control Project (ATC); and roll-out of One Person Train Operations (OPTO);
      • Directing and overseeing the development of capital and annual operating budgets for the Operations Group that are focused on maintaining the systems in a state of good repair and operation of the subway system in a safe and efficient manner;
      • Monitoring and adjusting business activities to manage within budget allocations, and in the best interests of the TTC;
      • Substituting for the Chief Executive Officer as required;
      • Responsible for providing leadership in overseeing the work of Group and/or Department staff (either directly or through direct reports) ensuring that accessibility/accommodation needs of TTC passengers and/or employees are effectively met in a timely fashion in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer.

      SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

      • Graduate studies in Business Administration or the equivalent, combined with extensive and progressively responsible experience in transit management at an executive level;
      • Prior experience with the successful delivery and management of all aspects of railway/subway operations in a major urban transportation system;
      • Proven experience of successful introduction of new signalling systems on brownfield railways;
      • Prior experience of delivering new railways or line extensions into service;
      • Comprehensive knowledge of the development, implementation and execution of asset maintenance systems, programmes, processes and techniques;
      • Comprehensive knowledge of portfolio, program and project management practices, procedures and systems;
      • Sound knowledge of modern signalling systems, specifically those that support Automatic Train Control;
      • Sound knowledge of technical issues and rules, procedures and operational issues related to areas of responsibility;
      • Extensive knowledge of business administration, fiscal and human relations concepts/practices combined with a thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable human resources policies and legislation/regulations regarding safety, employment, human rights, etc.;
      • Sound judgement, highly developed management, organizational, decision-making, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills;
      • Superior analytical, problem solving, facilitation, negotiations and presentation skills;
      • Proven record in formulating complex budgets, strategic goals and objectives, policies and long range programs;
      • Commitment to continuous learning due to the complexity and rate of change inherent in the field;
      • Excellent people management skills with the ability to motivate staff, and effectively manage the performance of a large group of employees;
      • Ability to coordinate diverse areas of responsibility with due regard for quality, quantity, effectiveness and deadlines;
      • Proficiency in the use of a computer and associated Microsoft applications;
      • Extensive prior supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment;
      • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

      Annual Salary Range: Current Annual Salary Range: $213,486.00 - $266,848.40 (Level 17), salary ranges are subject to change from time to time in accordance with TTC policies. A comprehensive benefits package is also available (subject to eligibility criteria) including Healthcare and Dental Benefits, Disability Benefits, Life and AD&D Insurance Benefits, Pension Plan Benefits, Out of country Insurance coverage, and Discretionary Allowance.

      At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

      For more details and how to apply, please visit our website at www.ttc.ca.

      Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

      The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource-Employment Services at (416) 393-4570


    • Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District - Human Resources Manager

      SANTA CRUZ METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT
      HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

      Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District is a medium-size transit system that provides safe, reliable transit services for the County’s citizens in an area that encompasses 441 square miles. Santa Cruz County is ideally located 65 miles south of San Francisco and 35 miles southwest of San Jose and the Silicon Valley.

      The Human Resources Manager reports to the General Manager/CEO and is a key member of the Executive Team, responsible for all facets of HR Department. Developing and maintaining positive working relationships and influential leadership to peer department heads, while serving as advocate for all employees, will be essential in this role.

      This position requires a minimum of six years of progressively responsible professional experience in HR administration, with at least two years experience in a supervisory capacity. Direct experience in public sector HR and labor relations is important. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. Salary is $106,517 - $135,970 annually, DOQ. To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Lopez at jobs@averyassoc.net by April 6, 2017. A job announcement is available at http://www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/


    • American Public Transportation Association - Director, Transit Security and Emergency Management

      ​DIRECTOR-TRANSIT SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has an immediate need for a Director- Transit Security and Emergency Management to perform work related to safety and security activities consistent with APTA objectives and APTA members’ requirements. Duties consist of: supporting security program and standards development; assisting with safety program management and development; and providing support to committees, workshops, and peer reviews as assigned. Candidate must have 8 years minimum of related experience, including demonstrated project and/or management expertise. B.S. degree in a relevant field is required.

      Preferred candidate will have one of more of the following: direct experience in security and emergency management at a transit agency; experience in the transportation industry; direct support of a transit agency; and partnership(s) within the transit industry. 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. Must be willing to travel to support reviews, committees and conferences.

      Metro Center location with excellent benefits.

      Send cover letter and resume with salary history to:
      Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 I Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005 or email resume to aptajobs@apta.com or fax resume to 202-496-4326. EOE M/F/D Principals Only


    • Toronto Transit Commission - Chief Project Manager-Rapid Transit Expansion Engineering, Construction & Expansion Group

      TORONTO TRANSIT COMMISSION
      CHIEF PROJECT MANAGER – RAPID TRANSIT EXPANSION
      ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION & EXPANSION GROUP

      Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy”.

      We are currently seeking a Chief Project Manager on a permanent full-time basis.

      KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
      Reporting to the Chief Capital Officer – Engineering, Construction & Expansion Group, the Chief Project Manager is accountable for managing and directing design and construction delivery for Rapid Transit Expansion including:
      • Directing and overseeing the development and maintenance of effective goals and objectives, policies, budgets, organizational structure, and quality assurance program for a large-scale subway extension project;
      • Managing and delivering the Project from design through to Commissioning and operation, safely within scope, on-time, on-budget, with required quality, and in accordance with the TTC’s design standards and applicable municipal, provincial and federal codes, especially workplace safety;
      • Managing and directing Project activities including staffing, project team organization, design/design requirements, procurement, construction, contract management, project controls, and commissioning activities;
      • Leading and providing advice/guidance to integrated, multi-discipline TTC and consultant Project teams, and fostering a positive team work environment;
      • Liaising with senior management, and elected officials and other external stakeholders, to ensure their requirements are coordinated and addressed;
      • Ensuring accurate, timely reporting of financial and performance results, and any significant safety, security, human resources, or other project management issue;
      • Substituting for the Chief Capital Officer as required;
      • Responsible for providing leadership in overseeing the work of Department staff and consultants (either directly or through direct reports) ensuring that accessibility/accommodation needs of TTC passengers and/or employees are effectively met in a timely fashion in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer;
      • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.

      SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

      • Extensive knowledge of current engineering principles, methods and practices relating to the engineering design, construction, operation and maintenance of large-scale rail transit systems;
      • Extensive knowledge of construction concepts, standards and procedures;
      • Proven project management expertise including experience managing project delivery through proponents/constructors using alternate project delivery methods, and skills to coordinate responsibility for diverse areas with due regard for safety, quality, budget and schedule;
      • In-depth understanding of business administration, fiscal concepts, and human relations concepts and practices including legislation/regulations regarding safety, construction, employment, etc.; also understanding of municipal/community issues affecting urban transit projects/services;
      • Sound judgement; superior planning, organizational and leadership skills; excellent negotiation and facilitation skills; highly developed analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, oral/written communication skills; computer skills in a wide range of software applications;
      • University Degree in Engineering with eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, or similar professional education and eligibility for professional accreditation in the Province of Ontario;
      • Extensive directly related experience working at a senior management level in a large transit or engineering organization involved in the design and construction of major rail lines and facilities;
      • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

      Annual Salary Range: $150,000.00 - $300,000.00. Salary ranges are subject to change from time to time in accordance with TTC policies. A comprehensive benefits package is also available (subject to eligibility criteria) including Healthcare and Dental Benefits, Disability Benefits, Life and AD&D Insurance Benefits, Pension Plan Benefits, Out of Country insurance coverage, and Discretionary Allowance.

      At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

      For more details and how to apply, please visit our website at www.ttc.ca.

      Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

      The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves.

      Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC
      encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource-Employment Services at (416) 393-4570


    • San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation (Colorado) - Executive Director

      SAN MIGUEL AUTHORITY FOR REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION (Colorado)
      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

      The San Miguel (Colorado) Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) composed of member jurisdictions of San Miguel County and the Towns of Telluride and Mountain Village seeks candidates to serve as the first Executive Director of the newly created transportation authority.
       
      Candidates must have the following:

      • A bachelor’s degree
      • 5-7 years of increasingly responsible transit executive level experience.
      o Assistant Director experience in a larger transit system will also be considered as will any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform at an executive level.
      o A Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, planning or other advanced executive level training is desired.
      The Board has established a starting salary of $90,000 which may be negotiable based upon qualifications.  They are also offering an excellent benefit package.  Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by April 14 to the attention of Sarah McKee or Cristi Musser 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL  60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.

      Click Here to Apply!
      (www.GovHRUSA.com/current-positions/recruitment)


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