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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for October 20, 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

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - IFB

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)

      Metro will receive bids for Invitation for Bids (IFB)
      No. OP47640 to procure twenty-two (22) Hybrid
      Mid-Size Sedans Supervisor Vehicles per specifications
      on file at the LACMTA Office of Procurement,
      One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (9th
      Floor).

      All Bids must be submitted to Metro, and be filed
      at the reception desk of the Office of Materiel on or
      before 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017
      Pacific Time, at which time bids will be opened and
      publicly read. Bids received later than the above date
      and time will be rejected and returned to the bidder
      unopened. Each bid must be sealed and marked Bid
      No. OP47640.

      Bid specifications will be available as of Wednesday,
      October 18, 2017 via the website at www.metro.
      net. You may also obtain Bid specifications by calling
      the PROCUREMENT RECEPTION DESK (9th Floor) at
      (213) 922-1037, or via Fax at (213) 922-2637.

      10/23/17
      CNS-3062654#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFQ

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

      Metro will receive proposals for RFQ NO. PS46172
      ENGINEERING SUPPORT SERVICES per specifications
      on file at the LACMTA Office of Procurement &
      Material Mgmt, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
      90012 (9th Floor).

      All proposals must be received on or before
      11/14/17 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time at the address
      listed above, sent to the attention of Victor Zepeda,
      Contract Administrator. Proposals received later
      than the above date and time will be rejected and
      returned to the proposer unopened. A Pre-Proposal
      conference will be held on 10/26/17 at 1PM (PST) in
      the Gateway Plaza Conference Room on the 3rd floor
      located at the address above.

      You may obtain a copy of the RFQ at http://metro.
      net/business.

      10/23/17
      CNS-3060506#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • TriMet - RFI

      REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)
      FOR LRV VINYL WRAP

      TriMet, The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation
      District of Oregon, is seeking information in regard to
      vehicle vinyl wrap products and installation systems
      for the exterior of their Siemens Type 2 and Type 3
      Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) fleet. To view the full RFI,
      please visit TriMet’s eprocurement website, eBid Exchange,
      at the following link under the opportunity
      number of RFI1802LJ: https://www.ebidexchange.
      com/trimet/

      Due date for RFIs is November 30, 2017 by 2:00
      pm PST. All questions and responses (communication
      preference is via email) shall be submitted to
      Linda Joy at the following contact information:
      Linda Joy
      Contract Administrator
      Procurement & Contracts Department
      1800 SW 1st Ave., Suite 300
      Portland, OR 97201
      Phone: 503.962.3036
      Email: JoyL@trimet.org


    • Ventura County Transportation Commission - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      VENTURA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
      REGIONAL INTERCITY FIXED ROUTE
      TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
      RFP NO. 17-90164-FR

      The Ventura County Transportation Commission
      (VCTC) is soliciting responses to a Request for Proposals
      (RFP) dated October 6, 2017, from qualified
      transportation Contractors willing to operate regional
      intercity fixed route transit services originating
      and terminating within Ventura County, designated
      portions of southern Santa Barbara County, and the
      Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles County. Service
      is currently projected to begin on or around August
      5, 2018. Services to be provided include fixed route
      transit services that comply with the Americans with
      Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

      Copies of the RFP may be obtained from the
      VCTC website, http://www.goventura.org/?q=aboutvctc/working-with-vctc
      beginning Monday, October 9, 2017. A pre-proposal conference will be held
      December 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. local prevailing time at
      the Pacific Conference Room of Ventura County Government
      Center, 800 South Victoria Street, Ventura, CA. 93003. Attendance is not mandatory; however,
      VCTC anticipates that discussions at this conference
      will be an important part of the overall procurement
      process. Interested parties are asked to e-mail a copy
      of any questions regarding this procurement prior
      to the pre-proposal meeting to Mr. Aaron Bonfilio,
      Program Manager at abonfilio@goventura.org.

      Questions received after the pre-proposal conference
      must be submitted in writing and received before
      December 20, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. local prevailing time.

      The deadline for proposal submission is 1:00
      p.m. PST on February 14, 2018. Proposals not delivered
      by the deadline and in accordance with the
      instructions in the RFP will be deemed “nonresponsive”
      and discarded.


    • City of Johnson City, Tenessee - RFP

      LOW FLOOR-MEDIUM DUTY BUS
      RFP #6174
      CITY OF JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE

      Manufacture and Delivery of Mass Transit Buses
      Release Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
      Pre-Proposal Meeting (Not Mandatory): November 1, 2017 10:00 a.m. EST
      137 West Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37604
      Due Date: December 20, 2017 2:30 p.m. EST
      Bid website: http://www.johnsoncitytn.com/
      purchasing/bids/

      Debbie Dillion: 1-423-975-2715
      purchasing@johnsoncitytn.org

      “This project is funded under a grant contract
      with the State of Tennessee.”


    • Suffolk County Department of Public - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

      FTA Post-Delivery Audit and In-Plant Production Line
      Inspection Services at Shepard Brothers, Inc., Canandaigua
      and Penn Yan, New York On Behalf of Suffolk
      County for the Suffolk County Department of Public
      Works/Transportation Division

      SC Purchasing RFP No. 17048

      Commodity Code: 961 45
      Submissions Due Date: November 30, 2017

      (Advertised: October 19 and October 23, 2017)
      The County is seeking a Consultant to perform

      FTA Post-Delivery Audit and In-Plant Production Line
      Inspection Services at Shepard Brothers, Inc., Canandaigua
      and Penn Yan, New York during an 8-12 week
      period between 1/1/18 and 3/31/18.
      The specifications for this RFP are available
      through contacting:
      • Accessing website: www.suffolkcountyny.gov :
      go to “Doing Business” tab and then the link for
      “Bids and Proposals” 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 November 3, 2017 by
      3:30 PM
      Must be in writing (email acceptable)
      • Proposals due November 30, 2017, by 3:30 PM
      Submitted to Suffolk County Purchasing Office


    • Solutient Corporation - RFP

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Solutient Corporation will receive sealed proposals
      on behalf of the River Parishes Transit Authority
      (RPTA) for the operation and management of the
      RPTA, which provides demand-response transportation
      service in St. Charles and St. John the Baptist
      Parishes, Louisiana. The contractor shall provide all
      personnel, computers, scheduling and dispatching
      software, as well as management, operation and
      maintenance of the RPTA Public Transportation
      System.

      Deadline for submittal of the Proposals is 4:30
      p.m. (CT) on December 11, 2017. Service and Cost
      Proposal packages shall be submitted with one easily
      reproducible original of each, in separate, sealed
      envelopes labeled “Service Proposal for the RPTA”
      and “Cost Proposal for the RPTA” and shall be mailed
      or hand delivered to:
      Lauren Andrews
      Senior Transit Planner
      Solutient Corp.
      330 N. Carrollton Ave.
      New Orleans, LA 70119

      Correspondence shall include contact name, address,
      telephone, fax, and email information. Copies
      of the Request for Proposals (RFP) can be downloaded
      from the Solutient web site at www.solutient.
      com. For a hard copy, contact Solutient at transit@
      solutient.com or 504-304-2000.

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on November
      6, 2017. Details about the time and location
      are in the RFP package. All questions must be submitted
      in writing and may be mailed or sent via fax to
      Ms. Andrews and received no later than 4:30 p.m.
      November 13, 2017.

      This project is funded in part by Federal Transit
      Administration grants under 49 U.S.C. Sec. 5311 and
      49 U.S.C. Secs. 5309 and 5307. All proposals must
      be received on time and in full compliance with the
      instructions contained in this RFP. The RPTA reserves
      the right to reject any and all Proposals, to withdraw
      this solicitation at any time and to waive any
      informality or irregularities in any of the Proposals
      received, and to award to the offerer whose proposal
      best meet the needs of the RPTA Public Transportation
      System.


    • Metropolitan Council - IFB

      METROPOLITAN COUNCIL – IFB
      GREEN LINE LRT EXTENSION (“SOUTHWESTLRT”) CIVIL CONSTRUCTION
      IFB # 15P307A (REBID)

      The Metropolitan Council intends to re-solicit sealed
      bids for Civil Construction of the Southwest Light
      Rail Transit Line, an approximately 15-mile line that
      will serve the Twin Cities metropolitan region of
      Minnesota, operating from downtown Minneapolis
      through the southwestern suburban cities of St. Louis
      Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie.
      The anticipated issue date for the Invitation for
      Bids is October 30, 2017. Visit www.metrocouncil.
      org (see Doing Business) for additional information.
      Questions may be directed to Auburn Dees, IFB
      Administrator, auburn.dees@metc.state.mn.us or
      651-602-1346.


    • National Transit Institute - RFP

      NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #C2018-2770
      QUALITY ASSURANCE &
      QUALITY CONTROL (TPM09)

      Date for receipt of proposals: FRIDAY, DECEMBER
      15, 2017 by 2:00 PM (EST)

      The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking
      proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its
      new Quality Assurance & Quality Control course. In
      addition, NTI may periodically request proposers to
      edit/update the existing course materials.
      NTI’s Quality Assurance & Quality Control (QAQC)
      goal is to present QAQC principles to improve public
      transportation.

      Key topics include:
      • QA/QC Overview-Definition Benefits, and FTA
      Requirements
      • Components of a Quality Management System
      • Development and Implementation of a Quality
      Management System (QMS)
      The course intends to achieve the following outcomes
      for course participants:
      • Define Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control
      (QC)
      • Identify the benefits of a Quality Management
      System,
      • Discuss FTA capital program and ISO 900 requirements
      • Present components of a QA/QC program
      • Examine the development and implementation
      of a QAQC components in public transportation
      The course design will elicit maximum input from
      students. A high level of interactions is encouraged
      between the instructors and participants.

      Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer
      and is committed to provide opportunities
      to small business, minority-owned businesses and/
      or female-owned businesses. These businesses are
      encouraged to submit proposals.

      To obtain a copy of the complete Request for
      Proposal, email Maryse Bloom at maryse.bloom@rutgers.edu. The request must contain “RFP# C2018-
      2770 – Quality Assurance & Quality Control – TPM09”
      in the subject line. Telephone requests are unacceptable.

      Agency: The National Transit Institute
      Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      University Procurement Services
      33 Knightsbridge Road, 1st Floor, East Wing
      Piscataway, NJ 08854
      ATTN: Maryse Bloom
      maryse.bloom@rutgers.edu


  • For Sale

    • HD Truck Towing, Recovery and Roadside Assistance - Towing and Service

      TOWING AND SERVICE COMPANY

      HD Truck Towing, Recovery and Roadside Assistance company in NY Metro market for Sales. They tow and service all vehicles of any size. Well established in the market and have an average, annual growth rate of 13.8% over the past 7 years. Revenue approx. 3 mil. Thriving business with many accounts currently available to them. Price 3.2M plus trucks and equipment. Contact eric@clauburg.com.​


  • Help Wanted

    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Houston, TX - Sr. Asset Management Analyst

      ​METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
      IS LOOKING FOR A
      SR. ASSET MANAGEMENT ANALYST

      BASIC FUNCTION:
      Provides support for METRO’s Transit Asset
      Management Plan (TAMP). Leverages statistical
      and computational tools to analyze METRO’s data
      related transit enterprise asset inventory condition
      and performance for re-investment decisions and
      preventative maintenance practices. Supports strategic
      plan to maintain the organization’s state of good
      repair. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and
      in compliance with all applicable rules and safety
      procedures

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

      Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics,
      Computer Science or related field.
      Minimum five (5) years of recent and related
      data mining and technical data analysis experience,
      with three (3) years of partnering with stakeholders,
      eliciting, defining, and documenting requirements
      to deliver specifications and solutions, is required.
      Experience with forecast modeling or similar decision support tools and methodologies specifically related
      to asset management and sustainability. Experience
      with SAP (i.e. PM/MM or FICO) a plus.

      Experience in data visualization techniques. Understanding
      of logical database design and business
      analysis. Strong organizational ability and extremely
      detail oriented. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites,
      specifically MS Word, Power Point, Excel, and Access.
      Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      with the ability to convey complex analyses with
      intuitive visual methods while effectively communicating
      findings. Familiarity with new guidance on FTA
      Transit Asset Management. Must be a self-starter with
      an interest in improving public transportation. Ability
      to interpret technical data with knowledge of transit
      systems is desired.

      METRO – Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris
      County – 1900 Main Houston, Texas 77002
      Please visit www.ridemetro.org to apply for this
      excellent opportunity.


    • Regional Transportation District - Assistant General Manager, Bus Operations

      REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT
      (RTD), DENVER, COLORADO
      ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, BUS OPERATIONS

      This position provides leadership and direction to
      all Bus Operations programs. Applications will be
      accepted until November 3, 2017 or until filled. For
      a complete job description and to apply for this
      position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.
      com/careers.


    • IndyGo - Project Documentation Manager

      PROJECT DOCUMENTATION MANAGER

      Indianapolis voters and City Council have approved a
      new dedicated source of local funding for the transit
      system, which will drive a major overhaul. IPTC, the
      transit agency for Indianapolis and Marion County,
      will be implementing a 70% increase in service, 3
      new rapid transit lines, and redeploying its entire local
      bus network to a high frequency grid. The Project
      Documentation Manager will play a key role in shaping
      major capital projects for IPTC by managing and
      developing project documentation to ensure the
      efficient operation of project teams and compliance
      with federal regulations.

      TO SEE A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND COMPLETE
      AN APPLICATION, PLEASE VISIT:
      www.indygo.net/employment


    • Chillicothe Transit System - Director of Transportation

      DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

      This is a professional management-level position
      responsible for the overall administration, operation
      & growth of the Chillicothe Transit System (CTS). CTS
      currently operates on a $4.3 mil budget; fixed routes,
      paratransit services, county routes & contract services
      with a fleet of twenty-six vehicles. Responsibilities
      include: Fund development & promotion of the
      Chillicothe Transit System; compliance to regulatory
      requirements of the Ohio Department of Transportation,
      Federal Transit Administration, Ohio Department
      of Job & Family Services and other regulatory
      agencies; preparation and management departmental
      budget; supervision, evaluation and professional
      development of department staff.

      This position is non-classified and is appointed
      by and reports directly to the Mayor.

      Educational and Experience Requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in related business /management
      field; five (5) years of practical related experience
      or combination of education and experience
      that provides the necessary knowledge, skills &
      abilities
      • Experience in grant writing and/or grant management
      • Demonstrate strong communication skills including
      written, oral and presentation skills
      • Demonstrate organizational, decision making
      skills
      • Valid driver’s license & evidence of insurability
      Desirable Qualifications:
      • Experience in Labor Relations and managing
      public/collective bargaining employees including effective
      managerial practices and methods (preferred)
      • Experience in Public Transportation or knowledge
      of ODOT regulations
      • Experience in strategic planning, development,
      performance & data tracking
      • Commercial Driver’s License with a Passenger
      Endorsement is a plus

      Resumes will be accepted thru Friday, October
      27, 2017 by email or by U.S. mail to:
      Tamra Lowe, Director of Human Resources
      City of Chillicothe
      35 S. Paint Street
      Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
      Email: tamra.lowe@chillicotheoh.gov

      Inquiries can also be directed to the above
      contact.

      The City of Chillicothe is an Equal Opportunity
      Employer


    • CTtransit - Transportation Planner I

      ​GET ON BOARD WITH CTTRANSIT!!

      Get your career on board with CTtransit/CTfastrak!
      Play an important role in the Planning & Scheduling
      Department of our evolving state-of-the-art
      transportation system serving more than 27 million
      passengers annually. CTtransit is seeking a Transportation
      Planner I for both our Hartford & Stamford Divisions
      who is highly motivated and shares a passion
      for providing a full range of support for the Planning
      & Scheduling Department.

      Transportation Planner I
      Opening available in Hartford CT & Stamford CT
      Job Description: Transportation Planners are responsible
      for routine service monitoring & analysis and the
      development & implementation of periodic route &
      schedule adjustments for the CTtransit statewide bus
      system and the CTfastrak bus rapid transit system.

      Examples of Duties:

      1. Assists in compiling and analyzing ridership
      and on-time performance data. Produces appropriate
      routine and on-demand planning reports.
      2. Investigate service requests and opportunities
      for improvement, including cost estimation and fleet
      & manpower projections.
      3. Assess impact of major traffic generators and
      roadway improvement projects on current & future
      transit operations.
      4. Assists with service analysis and design, including
      comprehensive operational analysis, individual
      route analysis and new service development.
      5. Assists in the construction of transit service
      schedules and bus operator work schedules including
      run cutting using automated & manual methods.
      6. Assists with the management of ITS products
      including automated headsign control and internal/
      external announcements.
      7. Assists in the development of various technical
      reports including monthly miles & hours, National
      Transit Database, Title VI compliance, service equity
      analysis, etc.
      8. Assists with all aspects of bus stop management
      and maintenance.
      9. Maintains professional contact with representatives
      of the cities & towns where CTtransit provides
      bus service and with representatives of neighboring
      bus & rail systems.
      10. Assists in the development of customer information
      products including public timetables and
      service change notifications.
      11. Work cooperatively with all levels of personnel.
      12. Attends in-service training, seminars or other
      opportunities for professional development as made
      available by the Agency. Provides training for Agency
      personnel as required. Actively participates in staff
      meetings, trainings, etc.
      13. Has thorough working knowledge of Agency
      policies and procedures.
      14. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

      Qualifications:

      1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college
      or university with major course work in Urban Studies,
      Regional Planning, Geography, Public Policy,
      Political Science or a closely related field is preferred.
      Highly-relevant experience in public transportation,
      regional planning, or a similar industry may be substituted
      for a portion of the education requirement.
      2. Two (2) years of transportation experience
      with emphasis on route planning, scheduling or
      transit operations. An appropriate college degree
      may be substituted for a portion of the experience
      requirement.
      3. Excellent mathematical skills and the ability
      to work with a large volume of numbers accurately.
      4. Knowledge of transit scheduling software is
      a plus. Knowledge of GIS applications is desirable.
      Prior experience with Trapeze software products (FX,
      BlockBuster, TransitMaster, Ops) is highly desirable.
      5. Knowledge of the local CTtransit Hartford,
      New Haven or Stamford service area. Knowledge of
      Connecticut’s statewide transportation network is
      desirable.
      6. Familiarity with ITS applications and other
      public transit technologies including AVL and APCs
      is desired.
      7. Valid drivers’ license and the ability to be
      insured by our insurance company throughout
      employment. In-state travel is required on a regular
      basis.
      8. Proficient computer skills are essential, including
      Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel,
      Access), internet applications and utilization of all
      relevant office equipment. The ability to quickly learn
      industry-specific software is essential. Must be able to
      handle confidential information.
      9. Ability to prioritize multiple complex projects.
      Excellent communication skills (written & verbal), interpersonal
      skills, tact and diplomacy. Ability to work
      both independently and in a team environment.
      10. A good work record is essential.

      How To Apply: Please visit our website at http://www.cttransit.com/Careers/ to complete the on-line
      application and attach a cover letter and resume.

      CTtransit is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and strongly encourages the
      applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities


    • TriMet - Manager, Service Performance and Analysis

      MANAGER, SERVICE PERFORMANCE AND ANALYSIS

      Closing date: 10/27/2017 at 5:00 pm PST

      Position Summary:
      Lead and direct the Operations Analysis unit,
      under minimal supervision. Direct all technical
      analysis of transit operations and maintenance data
      collection, reporting, forecasting and evaluation.
      Develop service performance measurement and
      reporting systems which effectively improve TriMet’s
      organizational performance in delivering transit
      service. Develop plans for service performance
      improvement which are actionable and measurable
      for use by TriMet operations senior management
      to achieve improvements in service performance.
      Direct staff of the Operations Analysis unit in analytical
      methods, work planning and prioritization.
      Develop service performance analysis capabilities of
      the Operations Analysis unit. Ensure a commitment
      to safety through effective leadership, role modeling
      and implementing practices that demonstrate safety
      is a fundamental value and a priority in all aspects of
      work. Perform related duties as required.
      To learn more and apply online, please go to:
      https://trimet.org/careers

      Salary Range:
      Minimum: $76,702.00
      Maximum: $102,270.00
      If you are a qualified veteran and would like to
      apply for veterans’ preference points, you will need
      to reflect your status on the application and attach
      supporting documentation at the time of application
      submission.

      TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed
      to developing an organization that is reflective
      of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community
      we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and
      individuals with disabilities.


    • TriMet - Manager, Rail Equipment Maintenance

      MANAGER, RAIL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

      Closing date: Open until filled
      Position Summary:
      When it comes to light rail, TriMet is a true leader.
      We operate 5 lines with over 60 miles of rail in service.
      And over 145 rail vehicles serving 97 stations. And
      those trains are busy! We take over 275 thousand
      people for rides each month! In fact, more people
      ride TriMet than any other transit system our size in
      the country! We’re the 24th largest U.S. metro area,
      but 11th in transit ridership and 9th in ridership per
      capita. Portland loves TriMet!

      This Manager, Rail Equipment Maintenance role
      will manage the entire Elmonica rail facility in the
      middle of Beaverton, just west of Portland. http://bit.ly/2yclwLF

      The right person for this role will have solid
      experience managing a large, multiple-shift maintenance
      department. This person might come from rail,
      aircraft, even a large manufacturing facility. As long
      as it’s large, complex heavy equipment maintenance.
      This role will manage a team of 5 supervisors who
      in turn manage a team of around 70 union maintenance
      people with broad skills across high and low
      voltage electrics/electronics, mechanical systems,
      hydraulics and more. This facility is responsible for
      maintaining, cleaning and overhauling a fleet of 60
      trains, repairing, inspecting and modifying the rail
      cars.

      Perhaps you are involved in maintenance of
      heavy equipment, or technologies or vehicles, or
      systems that might translate well to our vehicles
      (https://trimet.org/publications/pdf/factsheets/railfleet.pdf
      ). We really need, at a minimum, 12 years
      of experience in this kind of work, with 5 years of
      management progression.

      If you are interested in contributing to a ‘raising
      of the bar’ and helping hold yourself and your team
      to high standards, this may be an ideal fit. This is truly
      resume-building work! If it appeals to you to be part
      of a growing agency, helping us expand to new lines
      and opening a new shop, let us look at you!
      To learn more and apply online, please go to:
      https://trimet.org/careers

      TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed
      to developing an organization that is reflective
      of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community
      we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and
      individuals with disabilities.


    • County of El Paso, TX - Executive Public Works Director

      COUNTY OF EL PASO, TX
      EXECUTIVE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

      El Paso County, TX is a dynamic international community
      that combines the advantages of a major metropolitan
      center with the ambiance and neighborly
      charm of a modern western town. El Paso is seeking
      an innovative, progressive professional with the vision
      and leadership expertise to leverage its world
      class attributes.

      Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 10 years public sector
      executive experience, and 5 years supervisory
      experience.

      Anticipated Starting Salary: $146,319.
      Apply on-line at www.alliancerc.com by November
      20, 2017. For questions, contact Cindy Krebs at
      (562) 901-0769 or via email at ckrebs@alliancerc.
      com. EEO/ADA


    • Kidde Fire Protection Systems - Senior Manager, Commercial Ground Vehicle Business

      SENIOR MANAGER,
      COMMERCIAL GROUND VEHICLE
      BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT,UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS,
      KIDDE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS (FPS)

      Kidde Fire Protection Systems (FPS) is celebrating our
      100th year in 2017 and is currently seeking a Senior
      Manager in our Commercial Ground Vehicle Business.
      This position sits in our headquarters in Wilson,
      NC (45 minutes east of Raleigh, NC) and reports
      directly to the General Manager of the Kidde global
      business. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close
      to 900 employees with offices in the UK, Australia,
      France and Germany and North Carolina. We design,
      manufacture and service fire protection systems and
      components and provide integrated solutions for
      commercial, regional, business and military aircraft,
      helicopters and ground vehicles such as buses, paratransit
      and Humvees.

      This position offers an exciting opportunity to
      lead a diverse multinational team to develop and
      implement the growth strategy for fire protection on
      commercial bus applications. This position leads a
      team that has responsibility to drive significant profitable
      year on year sales growth for the commercial
      ground vehicle market for Kidde globally through
      direct sales initiatives, tailored engineering solutions
      to meet customer needs, and other business models/
      channels to market.

      For more information, contact our recruiter,
      Patrick Hewett at patrick.hewett@utas.utc.com or +1
      (952) 892-8145. Apply online at: https://jobs.utc.com/job/wilson/senior-manager-commercial-groundvehicle-business-development/1566/5627086


    • Metrorail Safety Commission - Safety Commission Executive Director

      METRORAIL SAFETY COMMISSION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

      The Metrorail Safety Commission (MSC) is recruiting
      for an Executive Director to undertake the challenges
      of building, leading and establishing a newly created
      State Safety Oversight Agency (SSOA) for the second
      largest transit system in the United States, Washington
      Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in
      Washington, DC.

      The selected candidate will ensure a commitment
      to effective safety oversight program administration
      through direct leadership, role modeling,
      establishing working relationships with WMATA
      personnel, building and managing a team of skilled
      and qualified auditors and implementing practices
      which promote accountability across all organizational
      levels. The position is responsible for identifying
      and developing short, medium, and long-range
      operational strategies to ensure: strong oversight of
      WMATA; cost-effective SSOA operations; a positive
      working relationship with all levels of MSC staff,
      WMATA personnel and other external stakeholders
      such as regulatory agencies and governmental bodies;
      and a safety-focused culture. Furthermore, the
      Executive Director must comprehend and execute
      the necessary strategies to effectively and collaboratively
      support changes underway at WMATA, while
      remaining sensitive to pragmatic considerations in
      the operating environment. The Executive Director
      will perform other related duties as assigned and
      required by the MSC Board including communicating
      with other external stakeholders and the media.
      The selected candidate will serve at the will of
      the MSC Board and should possess a minimum of 10
      years of executive experience focusing on transportation
      safety with at least 5 years of experience associated
      with Safety Management Systems, independent
      audit or reviews, and/or transportation safety management.
      Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws
      and regulations is required. Candidates must have a
      degree in business administration, public administration,
      management, transportation, or a related field.

      For additional information or to submit a resume,
      interested candidates should send a resume to Gregg
      A. Moser, Krauthamer & Associates at gmoser@krauthamerinc.com


    • Metro Transit - Director, Bus Maintenance

      METRO TRANSIT DIRECTOR OF BUS MAINTENANCE

      Metro Transit, a division of Metropolitan Council, is
      the largest provider of transit service in the sevencounty
      metropolitan area and was awarded the 2016
      American Public Transit Association (APTA) Large
      System of the Year for North America.

      The Maintenance Division is responsible for
      providing safe, clean and dependable buses (approximately
      900) and the maintenance of all support
      vehicles and equipment.

      The Director, Bus Maintenance role at Metro
      Transit is a key component of Senior Management at
      the agency which requires a focus on leadership and
      employee engagement to create a successful diverse
      work environment.

      Your work – in providing the essential service
      and infrastructure for the region – makes the Twin
      cities metro area thrive. Come be a part of our award
      – wining team!

      To apply for this position online and find out
      more about the Metropolitan Council and their great
      benefits, please click here: http://metrocouncil.org/About-Us/The-Council-Who-We-Are.aspx.


    • Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area - General Manger

      GENERAL MANAGER TWIN TRANSIT CENTRALIA, WASHINGTON
      Salary: $101,000 - $115,000

      For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/
      and click on “Open Recruitments.” For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

      The Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area, also known as Twin Transit, is located in Lewis County, Washington, halfway between Seattle and Portland, Oregon. Twin Transit provides transit services in the cities of Centralia and Chehalis, and operates four fixed bus routes, along with complementary paratransit service for persons with disabilities. The agency employs a staff of 28 and has a 2017 operating budget of $2,251,637. Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for the overall administration of Twin Transit, supports and evaluates the performance of supervisory personnel, and performs other related work as needed, including Human Resources, Accounting, Procurement, Grant Management and Clerk of the Board duties. A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Human Resources, Urban Planning, Accounting, Finance, or Business Management, and a minimum of four years of experience as a local government manager or supervisor is required. A master’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, and demonstrated experience in public transit is highly preferred. First review: November 5, 2017 (open until filled).


    • North Central Texas Council of Governments - Program Manager, Transit Funding and Operations

      ​PROGRAM MANAGER
      TRANSIT FUNDING AND OPERATIONS

      The Transportation Department of the North
      Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking
      a Program Manager to oversee the management of
      transit funding and operations. This individual will
      manage Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding
      programs within the Metropolitan Transportation
      Planning area. For more information or to be considered
      for this position, applicants should apply online
      at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered
      for this position or any other NCTCOG position
      that may currently be open, applicants need to apply
      online separately for those postings. All submittals
      should include a cover letter summarizing work experience,
      as well as a current resume.

      The North Central Texas Council of Governments
      (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for
      local governments, and was established to assist
      local governments in planning for common needs,
      cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating
      for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose
      is to strengthen both the individual and collective
      power of local governments and to help them recognize
      regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary
      duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the
      North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)
      has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization
      for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth
      Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing
      transportation plans and programs that address the
      complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning
      area for transportation includes the 12 counties
      of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson,
      Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.
      The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly
      atmosphere with open communications for cooperative
      decision making, and challenging opportunities.
      The environment encourages both individual and
      team growth, responsibility and innovation


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