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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for July 7, 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

    • Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans - RFP

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      ON/CALL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR MAJOR REPAIRS TO TRANSIT VEHICLES
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      (RFP) #2017-021

      Project Description: The Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans is seeking qualified contractors to perform major body and mechanical repairs to RTA transit vehicles on behalf of the Maintenance Department, per specifications in RFP 2017-021.

      How to obtain a copy of the RFP: Specifications and further information concerning the RFP may be obtained June 23, 2017 from the RTA’s E-BID website at https://www.ebidexchange.com/NORTA. You will be required to first register on this website. The RFP can also be obtained at Regional Transit Authority’s website at http://www.norta.com and at 2817 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.

      A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held in the RTA Board Room on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

      Responding to RFP: Proposals shall be submitted thru the RTA’s Procurement E-Bid Exchange website and upon request (1) one hardcopy may be accepted by mail or delivered to the Regional Transit Authority, Procurement Department, 2817 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70119 on or before 4:45 P.M., Monday July 24, 2017.

      Submittal Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017 at 4:45 p.m. Any questions or further information concerning the RFP may be submitted to Tineka West, beginning on June 23, 2017, via our website at www.norta.com.
      RTA in accordance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26, has an obligation to ensure nondiscrimination of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and to comply with all federal, state and local regulations relative to utilization of DBEs on publicly funded projects. The RTA is committed to utilization of DBEs on all federally funded projects toward attainment of the agency’s established overall goal of 31%. No goal has been established for this project.

      RTA plans to award contracts to multiple contractors to perform major repair, body and/or mechanical, to its transit vehicles. The RTA performs minor repairs to its vehicles in the course of regular business, but major repair work to a vehicle that has incurred significant body and/or mechanical damage in an accident exceeds RTA’s capability.

      Additionally, no offeror will be discriminated against on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity or disability. As such, award of the contract will be conditioned on meeting the requirements of the federal, state and local laws for Equal Opportunity including compliance with the policies of DBE Program.

      The RTA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals submitted.
      Justin T. Augustine, III
      Vice President – Transdev
      In Service to the RTA


    • Brockton Area Transit Authority - RFP

      BROCKTON AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      FIXED ROUTE TRANSPORTATION
      MANAGEMENT SERVICES

      The Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) is seeking proposals from qualified proposers to provide transportation management services and assume the operation of BAT’s fixed route public transportation service and related support vehicles, equipment and facilities. The resulting contract will commence on or about December 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 with an option to extend through June 30, 2022.

      Proposals are due not later than 2:00 pm, September 27, 2017 at BAT’s office located at 155 Court Street, Brockton, MA 02302. A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm, at the BAT Administrative Office on 155 Court Street, Brockton, MA 02302.

      The service is financed in part through a grant from the Federal Transit Administration, and any contract entered into is subject to the provisions of applicable laws governing that grant. All resulting contracts will be subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

      It is the goal of BAT that certified disadvantaged business enterprises participate in a minimum of 2.3 percent of the total value of the goods and services procured in FFY2018. Disadvantaged business enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation notice.
      Copies of the RFP will be available as of July 20, 2017 during regular business hours at the Brockton Area Transit Authority, 155 Court Street, Brockton, MA 02302, or by request to Joseph Mech via phone or email, 508-588-2240, ext. 2231, jmech@ridebat.com.
      REINALD G. LEDOUX, JR.
      Administrator
      July 10, 2017


    • Norwalk Transit District - RFP

      NORWALK TRANSIT DISTRICT (NTD)
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      NTD RFP # 2017-02
      TICKET VENDING MACHINE SYSTEM

      The Norwalk Transit District (the “District”), Norwalk, Connecticut, is seeking responses from qualified firms for the purchase and installation of a Ticket Vending Machine System in accordance with requirements of the Scope of Work Documents. Interested firms may download the RFP document from the District’s website at http://www.norwalktransit.com Procurement, the State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services Contracting Portal at http://www.biznet.ct.gov/SCP_Search, or by contacting Lori Richards, Procurement and Grants Manager at 203.299.5162, or email: lrichards@norwalktransit.com.

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Norwalk Transit District’s office located at 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854 to outline requirements as well as to provide the opportunity for questions and explanations.

      Proposals shall be submitted to Lori Richards, Procurement and Grants Manager, Norwalk Transit District, 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854, on or before 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened.

      Any contract resulting from this request for proposals is subject in part to a financial assistance contract between the Agency and the Federal Transit Administration and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. All Respondents will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. Further, the contractor will be required to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.


    • Milwaukee Transport Services - RFP

      CCTV INSTALLATION PROJECT
      RFP: MM-04-17

      Milwaukee Transport Services (MTS) quasi-governmental instrumentality of Milwaukee County and operator of the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is accepting proposals for CCTV installation at MTS buildings. Proposers wishing to work with MCTS must have five years of documented representative experience in the installation, maintenance of IP surveillance systems for municipal or governmental, multi-site projects. RFP proposals shall be prepared in accordance with the requirements. Proposals will be accepted until August 9, 2017 - 2:00 P.M. CST. The full RFP can be downloaded at www.ridemcts.org under business partners.


    • Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
      FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
      SERVICES FOR PIEDMONT AUTHORITY FOR REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION

      Notice is hereby given that the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) is requesting proposals from qualified firms having sufficient experience in providing Public Transportation Services with the specifications outlined in the RFP. To obtain more information and the full RFP, please visit www.partnc.org, under “Contract Opportunities with PART”. Proposals are due by 2:00 PM EST on Friday, September 8th, 2017. PART is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - IFB

      ​MARTA will accept Bids for IFB B31586 Track Renovation Phase IV Running Rail, Switch Steel, Tie and Fastener Replacement.  Pre-Bid Conference July 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. MARTA Headquarters.  Site Visit July 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. MARTA Headquarters.  Proposal Submittal August 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., MARTA Annex at 2400 Piedmont Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324.  For more information, contact Myron Easley at (404) 848-4101 or measley@itsmarta.com.

      DISCLAIMER: Details posted on MARTA's website supersede ALL details posted or published to this media outlet. To download documents and view details, visit us at: http://martabid.itsmarta.com/ProductsBid.aspx. Please contact MARTA’s Contract Control Branch at (404) 848-4193/5580 if assistance is required.


  • Help Wanted

    • City of Fairfax - Program Specialist

      CITY OF FAIRFAX
      DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
      MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION
      PROGRAM SPECIALIST

      Duties: Under the supervision of the Transportation Director or her designee, this position will help develop, implement and monitor a multimodal transportation program in the City of Fairfax, VA. The position works closely with various City departments, City Administration, and the City Council on matters pertaining to multimodal transportation-related issues and projects. Duties include project management, transit planning, participating on regional transportation committees, assisting with the preparation of funding applications and City operating and capital budgets, and managing Traffic Calming and permit parking programs. Performs other related duties as assigned.

      Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Policy, Public Administration, Engineering, Geography, GIS or related field with at least five years of progressively responsible, related work experience. Federal, State or local government experience preferred. Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.

      Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Attendance at evening meetings will be required.

      Salary: $70,000 - $90,000, annually DOQ. Full range maximum, $109,000.

      For more details, please visit http://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/personnel/jobs.


    • Sound Transit - Link Facilities Maintenance Manager

      SOUND TRANSIT
      LINK FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MANAGER
      JOB #17-01075
      SALARY: $81,617.60 - $102,022.00 Annually
      CLOSING DATE: 07/20/17, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:
      Directs the activities and operations of the facilities maintenance unit for light rail facilities; analyzes, identifies and quantifies facility maintenance needs (scope, schedule, budget and quality of work necessary); supervises staff/contractors, oversees management of maintenance contracts (HVAC, janitorial, elevators, fire systems, graffiti removal, landscaping); compiles maintenance unit objectives, guidelines and procedures; manages budget and staffing plan.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s Degree in facility management, construction management, engineering, business, or related and six years’ experience managing facilities operations for medium to large organization with three years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility.
      To apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Sound Transit - Senior Systems Engineer, Operations Technology

      SOUND TRANSIT
      SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER - OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY
      JOB #17-01070
      SALARY: Negotiable
      OPENING DATE: 06/16/17
      CLOSING DATE: 07/16/17, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under general direction, plans, develops, implements and supports the Agency’s light rail operating technology systems including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), CCTV, radio and telephone communications, access control, public address and customer information systems, automatic passenger counting and other transit related technology platforms. Provides technical leadership to staff, contractors and vendors, and serves as a subject matter expert on operations technology systems. Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; troubleshoots and resolves system errors, issues, and warning messages as needed; and performs technical support duties to assigned area of responsibility ensuring quality of work meets the standards set forth by the Agency.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or closely related field and four years of experience that includes systems engineering work in at least three listed operations technology systems, preferably in a rail or transit related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Sound Transit - Communications & SCADA Engineering Manager

      SOUND TRANSIT
      COMMUNICATIONS & SCADA ENGINEERING MANAGER
      JOB #17-01073
      SALARY: Negotiable
      OPENING DATE: 06/16/17
      CLOSING DATE: 07/16/17, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the communications and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems engineering activities for capital projects and operations support on transit and commuter rail systems. Communications and SCADA systems include but are not limited to fiber optic networks, telephone and radio communications, closed circuit television, access control, customer information systems (public address and variable message signs).

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline relevant to the assigned systems engineering discipline, eight years of technical systems engineering experience (four of which must include management functions), that includes working with consultants and contractors, preferably in a rail or transit related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Sound Transit - Systems Engineer, Operations Technology

      SOUND TRANSIT
      SYSTEMS ENGINEER - OPERATIONS TECHNOLOGY
      JOB #17-01071
      SALARY: Negotiable
      OPENING DATE: 06/16/17
      CLOSING DATE: 07/16/17, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under general direction, supports the Agency’s light rail operating technology systems including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), CCTV, radio and telephone communications, access control, public address and customer information systems, automatic passenger counting and other transit related technology platforms. Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; troubleshoots and resolves system errors, issues, and warning messages as needed; and performs technical support duties to assigned area of responsibility ensuring quality of work meets the standards set forth by the Agency.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or closely related field and two years of experience that includes systems engineering work in at least two listed operations technology systems; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Sound Transit - Deputy Director, Civil & Structural Design

      SOUND TRANSIT
      DEPUTY DIRECTOR, CIVIL & STRUCTURAL DESIGN
      JOB #17-01049
      SALARY: $114,843.00 - $143,555.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 05/19/17
      CLOSING DATE: 07/14/17, 12:00 AM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under general direction directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the activities, operations, and functions of the Structural, CAD, Right of Way, Utilities, Civil, and rail engineering groups within the Civil and Structural Design Division in the Design Engineering and Construction Management (DECM) department of Sound Transit; 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 organizational support to the Director of Civil and Structural Design.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors Degree in civil engineering, or closely related field and eight years of civil/structural engineering design and construction experience that includes four years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility, preferably in a rail or transit related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County - Job Opportunities

      METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY
      HOUSTON, TEXAS

      Chief Innovation Officer
      The Chief Innovation Officer is responsible for managing the innovative processes within the organization that identify strategies, business opportunities and new technologies. Develops new capabilities and architectures with partners, new business models and new industry standards to sustain METRO as a state-of-the-art transportation agency and a leader in the transit industry.
      Minimum Requirements:

      Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban Planning or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
      Minimum of twelve (12) to fifteen (15) years’ experience in high level managerial positions with five years in a corporate or executive level management capacity; experience in transportation industry/public sector preferred. Experience in complex budgetary and audit processes, including financial reporting; experience related to effective organization and personnel management, and related administrative processes.

      Innovation Director

      Oversees the research and outreach components of the Office of Innovation. Identifies innovative and sustainable use of transit vehicles and services through practices and technologies. Initiates the piloting of new ideas and policies in an effort to ensure successful and positive results. Expands public/private partnerships to enhance mobility.
      Minimum Requirements:

      Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Transportation Planning & Management, Urban Planning or related field. Master’s degree in Transportation Planning & Management or Master’s Business Administration preferred.
      Minimum eight (8) years professional experience in transportation planning, policy, program management or project development; to include supervisory/managerial experience.

      Additional Information:

      The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

      Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

      We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

      To view full job descriptions and to apply please visit http://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/Careers.aspx.


    • Sound Transit - Train Control Engineering Manager

      SOUND TRANSIT
      TRAIN CONTROL ENGINEERING MANAGER
      JOB #17-01074
      SALARY: Negotiable
      OPENING DATE: 06/16/17
      CLOSING DATE: 07/16/17, 5:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the signals and train control systems engineering activities for capital projects and operations support on transit and commuter rail systems.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education and Experience:
      Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline relevant to the assigned systems engineering discipline, eight years of technical systems engineering experience (four of which must include management functions), that includes working with consultants and contractors, preferably in a rail or transit related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      For more job details and to apply go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm


    • Georgia Department of Transportation - Assistant Division Director

      GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION –
      OFFICE OF INTERMODAL
      ASSISTANT DIVISION DIRECTOR

      JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under broad supervision in the Division of Intermodal serves as the Assistant Division Director responsible for successful statewide delivery of the Department’s Aviation, Transit, Rail & Rail Safety Oversight, and Waterways Programs. This position is accountable for working with our Aviation, Transit, Rail and Waterways Program Managers to establish policies, individual program direction, strategic and operating plans and objectives which support the Department’s overall mission and goals.
      For additional information and to apply please visit: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=TRA00SB


    • ​American Public Transportation Association - President & CEO

      ​American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
      President & CEO

      The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) headquartered in Washington, DC is seeking a dynamic and experienced transportation executive who has proven leadership, management and advocacy skills to serve as its President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). APTA is a non-profit organization that serves 1,500 members including both public and private sector organizations across North America. APTA’s mission is to strengthen and improve public transportation, and serve and lead its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing.
      This position serves as the Chief Executive for the Association and is the face of the public transportation industry. The President/CEO reports to a 104-member Board of Directors, manages approximately 86 employees and oversees an operating budget of $25 million.
      The President & CEO must be a strong communicator, have a high degree of integrity, be open and transparent and capable of unifying a large and diverse community with varying needs and interests. While addressing member needs, the President & CEO must be the industry’s voice and have a strong and visible presence at the US DOT, Congress and other federal agencies. The President & CEO must manage the needs of  both public and private sector members  including those of large legacy systems, midsize urban and rural systems and small transit properties.. Additionally, the President & CEO must be a good manager who is capable of delegating, empowering, motivating and encouraging the success of all APTA employees.

      Interested candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of senior and executive management experience in a public or private transportation related business, organization, association or otherwise. Candidates with experience reporting directly to a Board of Directors or working regularly with a Board of Directors in their executive capacity is a plus. Additionally, candidates should have extensive government relations experience and possess a proven ability to lead advocacy efforts nationally.  Interested candidates must be able to travel extensively both nationally and internationally.
      To obtain additional information or to submit a resume, please contact Gregg A. Moser at gmoser@krauthamerinc.com.
       

    • Regional Transportation District - Senior Manager, Paratransit Services

      SENIOR MANAGER,
      PARATRANSIT SERVICES

      Description of Work: This position provides leadership, administration and direction for all aspects of the organization’s ADA complementary paratransit program (Access-a-Ride). Please apply no later than July 28, 2017. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.

      Regional Transportation District (RTD)
      Denver, CO 80202


    • Sound Transit - Senior Operations Engineering & Technology Opportunites

      SENIOR OPERATIONS ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
      OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DYNAMIC PACIFIC NORTHWEST

      Sound Transit (ST), which carries over 43 million passengers a year in the Seattle-Tacoma counties of King, Pierce and Snohomish on its “Link” light rail, “Sounder” commuter rail, and “ST Express” bus services, is looking to recruit specialized engineering talent to help it address extraordinary system expansion and regional growth.
      In 2016, Seattle was named the fastest-growing major U.S. city for the third year in a row, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. ST’s 25-year strategic plans, made possible by a series of voter approved ballot measures, continue to meet that growth by improving existing services and expanding the system’s reach.

      As part of that effort, ST is standing up a new Operations Engineering and Technology Division to better manage all its operational technology platforms. The new Division will design, maintain, integrate, coordinate and manage its SCADA, Passenger Information, Security, PTC, Data Center and Radio technologies to help achieve that goal.

      Accordingly, ST is recruiting for two systems engineering management positions:
      Director of Operations Engineering & Technology
      Deputy Director of Operations Technology

      For further information about these opportunities, contact Christopher Boylan, Director, Transportation & Infrastructure Practice, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at cboylan@harrisrand.com

      Sound Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.


    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - Risk Analyst II

      SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT
      RISK ANALYST II
      $62,820 - $87,912 annually
      (Plus Excellent Benefits)

      The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of tasks in the areas of: Workers’ Compensation and Light Duty Programs, General Liability Claims, and Contract Insurance Requirements.

      For complete information on position and application filing instructions, contact RT at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, www.sacrt.com or (916) 556-0298. RT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities. RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - Job Opportunities

      GREATER CLEVELAND REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

      GCRTA seeks two key leaders who are inspired by our mission to provide safe, reliable, clean and courteous public transportation services. We are a well-recognized and high performing public agency (North America’s Best Public Transportation System in 2007) providing public transportation to the greater Cleveland area. We are proud to be one of northeast Ohio’s major employers with over 2,300 employees in a service area of 460 square miles serving 200,000 customers daily or 50 million rides annually through Bus, BRT, Paratransit and both Light and Heavy Rail.

      DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER-OPERATIONS
      Leads the functions and activities of the Operations Division’s districts/departments (1200 employees): Service Quality; Bus, Paratransit and Rail Districts; Fleet Management; Service Management; Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Asset and Configuration Management; and, Transit Police. Responsible for oversight of all staff and business functions of the Operations Division in compliance with the Authority’s Strategic Plan and its Mission, Vision and Values. Implements policies and programs as approved by the CEO/General Manager and/or Board of Trustees. In Partnership with Safety, strives to instill a Safety Culture throughout the Authority, actively promoting safety and security rules, precautions and measures at all times. Develops succession plans to identify, develop and retain a diverse and professional management team and technical work force.

      Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Transportation or related area; Master’s Degree in relevant area is preferred. Applicants must have twelve (12) years of experience in progressively responsible positions monitoring and managing operating results and financial performance of one or more product lines or major service functions of an organization. Applicants must have five (5) years of experience managing and supervising staff in diverse functions, including setting and monitoring achievement of business goals, policies and procedures, developing strategic plans, etc. Applicants must have excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to lead the organization through cultural change, establish strong working relationships among senior management team, and develop staff to achieve optimum efficiency. Applicants must possess proven skills to quickly evaluate and resolve situations with significant financial implications, improve operating results and financial performance of the business unit, and respond to changing customer and market.

      DIRECTOR OF SERVICE QUALITY MANAGEMENT
      Leads the Service Quality Management department, which integrates bus and rail supervision under one roof. The position works in a 24/7 fast-paced and demanding environment. The director serves as the principal leader for RTA’s daily bus, rail and paratransit service delivery. He/she manages all bus and rail field supervision and the Integrated Communications Center assuring compliance with applicable operating rules, regulations and procedures governing safe, timely and professional service. The director ensures the achievement of scorecard goals, performance improvement outcomes and the overall quality of service. The director participates in short and long-term strategic planning, ensuring alignment of department strategies with GCRTA’s priorities.

      Applicants must have a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Transportation or Civil Engineering, or a related area. Applicants must also have a minimum of four (4) years of managerial experience in a multi-modal transit environment, including leading and directing multiple tasks and groups, addressing various levels of organizational concerns, effectively communicating with various levels of internal and external customers, providing practical and business solutions to organizational problems, and other related managerial experience. Demonstrated time management, problem-solving and leadership and communication skills.

      Additional information and online application can be found at www.riderta.com/careers
      EOE


    • City of Fort Collins - Transfort Operatins Manager

      CITY OF FORT COLLINS
      TRANSFORT – OPERATIONS MANAGER
      FORT COLLINS, CO
      $67,681.00-$94,753.00

      The Transfort Operations Manager acts as an integral member of the Transfort / Parking department’s leadership team, reporting to the General Manager. The Operations Manager leads a team of over 125 bus operators, dispatch/schedulers and supervisors, including 4 direct reports, and is responsible for the leadership, management, and direction of all daily operations of Transfort bus operations.

      A very strong candidate for the Operations Manager will be a forward thinking, business minded leader who engages with the community and invites feedback for continuous improvement. Transfort and the City of Fort Collins face a variety of challenges and opportunities related to rapid population growth and increasing demand for transportation infrastructure; the Operations Manager will partner with the Transfort team in the strategic management and execution of several significant projects in the next few years. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to develop influential partnerships and deliver on complex operational projects.

      The ideal candidate will offer strong interpersonal skills, exceptional organizational and administrative skills, a collaborative working style, and a willingness to engage in creative solutions and strategies. A very strong candidate will offer the capacity and interest in being an effective mentor and supportive leader for staff. Advanced oral and written communication skills are essential to the success of the Operations Manager. Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application. Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 7/13/2017.
      Relocation assistance may be available.

      Post-offer background check, motor vehicle report, and drug test required.

      For additional information and to apply, visit www.fcgov.com/jobs.


    • Council on Aging of St. Lucie, Inc. - Transit Director, VP

      TRANSIT DIRECTOR, VP

      Four year degree in Business Administration; 5 years supervisory experience, preferably transit related; responsible for the administrative, supervisory and coordination responsibilities relating to all facets of transit in St. Lucie County. Apply at Council on Aging of St. Lucie, Inc., 2501 Bayshore Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Fl 34984 or 1505 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950 email: awalters@coasl.com
      EOE/ADA/DFW


    • Whatcom Transportation Authority - Director of Operations

      DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
      WHATCOM TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON
      $91,344 - $122,388

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

      Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) provides public transportation services throughout Whatcom County, which is in the northwest corner of Washington State. Located just south of the Canadian border, Whatcom County (population 213,000) is made up of several rural communities and smaller towns, as well as the City of Bellingham (population 85,000), the county seat, and WTA’s headquarters. With its proximity to Mt. Baker, beautiful Puget Sound and the world-renown San Juan Islands, it is an extremely desirable place to live and work.

      WTA services include fixed routes, paratransit service, and a vanpool program. WTA has an operating budget of $30.1 million and currently employs about 250 FTEs. Of those 250 employees, 191 are Operations Division staff. In 2016, WTA provided 4.7 million fixed route boardings.
      Working under the Direction of the General Manager, the Director of Operations provides overall leadership to the Operations Division, including fixed route and paratransit operations, operational planning, scheduling, safety and training programs. The Director provides direct supervision over the Manager of Dispatch, Manager of Paratransit, 7 Operations Supervisors, the Safety & Training Supervisor, and the Executive Assistant.

      Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or related field is required. 5 years of progressively responsible experience in managing passenger transportation operations is required. Public transit operations experience, project management knowledge and experience, and experience with implementing and interpreting union contracts is highly preferred.

      Whatcom Transportation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. First review: August 6, 2017 (open until filled).


    • Regional Transportation District - Manager, Transit Oriented Development

      ​Manager, Transit Oriented Development
      Job #IRC36130

      This position provides real estate, land development, transportation and land use expertise as the organization’s liaison to local governments, developers and other stakeholders on the planning and implementation of development and other uses near stations and stops.  This position develops and implements strategies to leverage property assets within station areas in accordance with policy.   
      Please apply no later than August 4, 2017.  For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers. Resumes and applications may also be submitted directly to:
      Regional Transportation District
      Attn: Human Resources
      1600 Blake Street
      Denver, CO 80202

  • Notices

    • Stadler US Inc. - Seeking DBE Suppliers

      STADLER US INC, SEEKING QUALIFIED DBE SUPPLIERS FOR PASSENGER
      RAILCAR GOODS & SERVICES

      Stadler US Inc, a Transit Vehicle Manufacturer in Salt Lake City, Utah, has established a goal of 4% DBE participation for its railcar projects in fiscal year 2018. The proposed goal and its methodology are available for inspection during normal business hours at 900 N 500 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116. Stadler will accept comments on the goal for 30 days from the date of this notice. DBEs must be certified according to 49 CFR Part 26 and be capable of meeting all technical, quality FRA, fire safety, and commercial requirements for the desired materials and services required to manufacture passenger railcars. Interested companies should contact Stadler’s DBE Liaison Officer, Mr. Aaron Wilcoxon, at DBE.USA@StadlerRail.com


    • National Van Builders, Inc. - DBE Goal

      ​PUBLIC NOTICE

      National Van Builders, Inc. has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the US Department of Transportation (DOT), 49CFR Part 26. For purposes of this DBE program, National Van proposes to set its overall goal utilizing all information available to it, including evidence available in the DBE registry for the Commonwealth of MA and information received from the public in response to this notice.

      National Van Builders proposes a goal of 7% DBE participation in DOT assisted contracts for FY 2018.

      This proposal goal and its rationale are available for public inspection during regular business hours Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 80 Pine Street, Attleboro, MA 02703. The FY 2018 goal for National Van Builders, Inc. may be adjusted by any comments received.

      Comments may be addressed to: National Van Builders, Attn: G Perlman, 80 Pine Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
      And to: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20590


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