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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for July 15, 2016

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

    • MTA New York City Transit - RFP

      Contract Solicitations

      RFQ#: 136481
      DUE DATE: 8/1/16
      TITLE: Repair of R80/R116 Hopper Cars
      DESCRIPTION: NYCT is seeking an expression of interest in order to identify & obtain information from firms experienced in repairing railcars w/hopper equipment installed on the cars. Work includes, but is not limited to, panel replacement, car reinforcement, sandblasting, painting, abatement, coating, undercar door repair, hinge replacement, piping replacement, component overhaul/replacement including brakes, cylinders, doors, locks, etc. Airbrake valves, pipes and hoses, as well as electrical junction boxes, wiring and conduit may require repair and will require installation. TYPE: RFI. For more info, please visit our webpage http://web.mta.info/nyct/procure/rfipage.htm


    • Memphis Area Transit Authority - RFP

      MEMPHIS AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      LEGAL NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

      Proposals will be received at the following address:
      Bruce Smith, General Counsel
      Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA)
      c/o Apperson Crump PLC
      6070 Poplar Avenue, 6th Floor
      Memphis, TN 38119-3954
      until 11:00 a.m., local time on August 18, 2016 for furnishing the following:
      TRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES
      MATA hereby notifies all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit Proposals in response to this advertisement and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, political affiliation or national origin in consideration of an award.|
      Any name appearing on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors is not an eligible Proposer. The contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Laws and Regulations.
      Further information and Proposal requirements may be obtained by contacting Bruce Smith, General Counsel, (901) 756-6300 or bsmith@appersoncrump.com.

      Award of the contract will be made on the basis of the evaluation criteria as shown in the RFP as selected by the Authority, provided it is in their best interest to do so.

      MATA reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals, and to waive any informalities.

      RONALD L. GARRISON,
      CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
      July 18, August 1, 15, 2016


    • City of Phoenix Public Transit Department - IFB

      INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
      PTD17-001 – VEHICLE DECOMMISSIONING SERVICES

      The City of Phoenix Public Transit Department requests proposals from qualified firms interested in providing vehicle decommissioning services, in accordance with the specifications and provisions of the IFB. The contract shall commence on January 1, 2017, or upon full execution by both parties, whichever occurs last.
      Interested persons may obtain the IFB by downloading a copy from the City’s internet site: https://phoenix.gov/solicitations

      Elizabeth Kellim
      Contracts Specialist II
      City of Phoenix Public Transit Department
      302 North First Avenue, Suite 900
      Phoenix, Arizona 85003-1598
      (602) 256-3239 FAX (602) 495-2002
      E-mail: Elizabeth.kellim@phoenix.gov (preferred)

      Bids will be received by the Public Transit Department, 302 North First Avenue, Suite 900, Phoenix, Arizona 85003, no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, July 22, 2016. Late bids will not be considered.


    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority - RFI

      ANN ARBOR AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      REQUEST FOR INDICATIONS
      OF INTEREST #2016-25
      AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION SERVICE (AIRRIDE) FOR ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

      The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) is seeking Letters of Interest and Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms to provide transportation service between Ann Arbor and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). Responses will be due no later than 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at its offices, 2700 South Industrial Highway, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104.

      To obtain a copy of this RFI please contact Michelle Whitlow, CPPO, CPPB, Manager of Purchasing, Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, 2700 South Industrial Hwy., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, at 734-794-1813, or fax a request to 734-973-6338, or email at mwhitlow@theride.org.


    • City of Virginia Beach - RFQ

      ADVERTISEMENT FOR DESIGN-BUILD PROJECT DELIVERY -
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

      PROJECT: Virginia Beach Transit Extension Project CIP 2092000 and Light Rail Corridor Shared Use Path CIP 2108000– (LRCN- 17-0001)

      DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES:
      The City of Virginia Beach is soliciting statements of qualifications for the extension of the existing Tide light rail system from its current terminus at Newtown Road in Norfolk, Virginia to Constitution Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The total project distance is 3.5 miles and will include dual tracks, three at-grade stations, two grade separated crossings, park and ride facilities, utility relocations, storm sewer infrastructure, and a shared use path and sidewalk improvements. The detailed RFQ document may be accessed from the Department of Finance/Purchasing Division website (Under Opportunities & Solicitations): www.vbgov.com/government/departments/finance/Pages/purchasing.aspx


    • Norwalk Transit District - RFQ

      NORWALK TRANSIT DISTRICT (NTD)
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ 2016-01)

      The Norwalk Transit District (NTD) invites firms to submit their Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) to be shortlisted to submit proposals for professional services related to the conduct of a comprehensive facility condition assessment, documentation, and development of corrective action and capital plans for the NTD’s Administrative, Maintenance and Storage (AMS) Facility and its transportation hub (Pulse Point). At a minimum, the assessment will address mechanical (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, life safety, accessibility, structural, underground utilities, drainage, roofing, security, communications, fueling and maintenance/repair systems. The selected team will also recommend facility approaches for accommodating growth and develop a plan for achieving same. The selected team will: evaluate the general condition of the District’s facilities; review available construction documents; interview District staff; document shortcomings and inefficiencies; recommend repairs, replacements and expansion activities (accompanied by a cost estimate for each); and develop a prioritized action plan for implementing the recommended activities. Funding for this project, provided by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), is in place. This RFQ is the first step in a procurement being pursued in accordance with the Brooks Act. The resultant contract will require the successful firm to be in compliance with all requirements of the FTA and ConnDOT.

      RFQ documents are available beginning on June 28, 2016. RFQ documents are available through:
      • accessing the NTD website at www.norwalk
      transit.com;
      • in person: Norwalk Transit District, 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854;
      • by emailing halvord@norwalktransit.com;
      • by calling 203-299-5172 with the RFQ number; and
      • accessing the State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services Contracting Portal at http://www.biznet.ct.gov/SCP_Search

      SOQ’s are to be submitted in writing to the Norwalk Transit District, Attention Hal Alvord, 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854 no later than 4:00 PM EDT on August 15, 2016.


    • Regional Transit Authority - RFQ

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      STRATEGIC TRANSIT PLAN
      REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
      (RFQ) #2016-010

      Project Description: The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority is seeking a consultant to prepare a Strategic Transit Plan (STP) utilizing an extensive strategic planning and visionary process, per specifications in RFQ 2016-010.

      How to obtain a copy of the RFQ: Specifications and further information concerning the RFQ may be obtained beginning June 29, 2016 from the RTA’s new E-BID website at https://www.ebidexchange.com/NORTA. You will be required to first register on this website. The RFQ can also be obtained at Regional Transit Authority’s website at http://www.norta.com.
      Responding to RFQ: Qualifications shall be submitted to the RTA’s Procurement E-Bid Exchange website or must be received by the Regional Transit Authority, Procurement Department, 2817 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70119 on or before 4:45 P.M., Thursday, July 28, 2016.

      A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held in the RTA Board Room on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Any questions or further information concerning the RFQ may be obtained from Adonis C. Expose’, beginning on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, via e-mail at adonis.expose@transdev.com or the website at www.norta.com.

      RTA in accordance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26 has an obligation to ensure nondiscrimination of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and to comply with all federal, state and local regulations relative to utilization of DBEs on publicly funded projects. The RTA is committed to utilization of DBEs on all federally funded projects toward attainment of the agency’s established overall goal of 28%. The RTA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 33% for this project. A contractor will be determined as noncompliant if the established goal is not met and the proposal may be rejected from further consideration. Contractors must utilize certified DBE subcontractors that are certified in the Louisiana Unified Certification Program (LAUCP) to receive credit towards the DBE goal. The DBE Directory may be found at: www.dotd.la.gov/ucp/ucpsearch.aspx

      Notice to all offerors is hereby provided that in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws the RTA will ensure that DBEs are afforded full opportunity to submit offers and responses to this solicitation and to participate in any contract consummated pursuant to this advertisement. Additionally, no offeror will be discriminated against on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity or disability. As such, award of the contract will be conditioned on meeting the requirements of the federal, state and local laws for Equal Opportunity including compliance with the policies of DBE Program.
      The RTA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all submittals.
      Justin T. Augustine, III
      Vice President – Transdev
      In Service to the RTA


  • Help Wanted

    • Syncromatics - Account Executive

      SYNCROMATICS IS HIRING AN ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

      Details include:
      * 60K-80K base plus commission structure
      * Absolutely outstanding writing skills are required
      -- we do all our business by RFP
      * Located in DTLA with nationwide travel approx
      25-40%
      * Business-to-government B2G, essentially enterprise
      sales
      * Technology background is recommended, this
      is a complex enterprise product with long sales cycle
      * 2+ years ideally in enterprise/B2G sales is recommended
      This is a direct sales position at a company that
      has been recently acquired and is positioned for
      global growth in the near term.

      Syncromatics sells CAD/AVL and real-time passenger
      information software and hardware to transit
      authorities nationwide.

      More details and how to apply can be found in
      the flyer below--thanks for looking!

      FLYER: http://tinyurl.com/zhpfruf


    • Stanislaus Council of Governments - Associate/Senior Planner

      ASSOCIATE/SENIOR PLANNER-TRANSIT

      The Stanislaus Council of Governments, the Metropolitan
      Planning Organization and Regional
      Transportation Planning Agency for the Stanislaus
      region of northern California, is seeking an Associate/
      Senior Planner-Transit to join its team. This
      position performs regional public transportation
      planning duties, conducts the annual Transportation
      Development Act Unmet Transit Needs Assessment,
      oversees the Transportation Demand Management
      program and provides support for the Social Services
      Transportation Advisory Council. One position will
      be filled by Senior or Associate level dependent upon
      experience, education and skills. For more details,
      please visit http://www.stancog.org/employment.
      shtm or call 209-525-4634. Applicants must submit a
      completed StanCOG application, résumé & cover letter
      by email to StanCOGHR@Stancog.org OR by mail
      to: Stanislaus Council of Governments (StanCOG),
      Attn: Human Resources, 1111 I Street, Suite 308,
      Modesto, CA 95354.


    • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority - Public Safety Manager

      KANSAS CITY AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      POSITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC SAFETY MANAGER

      The Public Safety Manager has primary responsibility
      for KCATA’s system security and emergency response
      planning efforts. The Manager will direct and manage
      KCATA’s security, public safety, and crime prevention
      operations. This includes supervision for the
      Transit Police Officers, off-duty police officers and
      Security Guard Contract.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      Education: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice,
      law enforcement or other related field is required. An
      advanced degree or graduate work is desired, but not
      required. Training certifications listed below are preferred
      but not required. However, selected candidate
      must be willing to secure these certifications within
      twelve months of hire date.

      Training:
      • Certified Safety Specialist (CSS-Bus) or Certified
      Safety/Security Director (CSSD-Bus);
      • Certification from Law Enforcement Academy;
      • Certification in Crisis Intervention Team (CIT);
      • FEMA Incident Command Certification at IS-100,
      200, 700, and 800; and
      • Maintain Commission in Reserve Sworn Member
      Program.
      License/Certification Required:
      • Must possess a POST License;
      • Must possess first aid, CPR and AED certification;
      • Qualified in the use of firearms; and
      • Valid driver’s license.

      Qualified candidates must have a proven track record
      of successful performance. Any recent disciplinary
      history may be a consideration when determining
      a candidate’s fitness for the vacancy.
      To Apply: In order to be considered for this
      vacancy, please go to the Kansas City Area Transportation
      Authority’s website and submit an on-line
      application by 11:55 pm on August 7, 2016.

      EOE


    • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority - Manager of Transit Training

      KANSAS CITY AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      POSITION OPEN FOR MANAGER OF TRANSIT TRAINING
      (OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE)

      The Manager of Transit Training (Operations & Maintenance)
      has primary responsibility for the learning
      and professional development of the transit bus
      operations and transit maintenance workforce. The
      Manager will equip staff with the knowledge, practical
      skills and motivation to carry out transit workrelated
      tasks. Training programs will be delivered in
      house by training instructors and arranged with a
      third party trainer. The Manager will help with the
      ongoing, long-term improvement of employees’
      skills, enabling them to fulfil their potential within the
      organization. The Manager will strategically assess
      the skills and knowledge within the transit bus operations
      and maintenance departments and determine
      what training and employee development is needed
      to grow and retain employee skills.

      Minimum Qualifications: The Manager of Transit
      Training (Operations & Maintenance) shall have a
      bachelor’s degree in education, business, management,
      safety or other related field. Equivalent work
      experience in the public transit industry is required
      and will be considered in addition to the educational
      requirements. An advanced degree or graduate work
      is desired, but not required.

      Five or more years of management level experience
      is required in the public transit industry; must
      possess excellent written and oral communication
      skills; must be proficient with Microsoft Office products
      with the ability to create, improve and maintain
      documents in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      and the ability to use Internet Explorer; must have
      experience with automated management information
      systems including the ability to input and obtain
      desired reports from such automated systems; must
      be able to analyze, interpret and communicate data,
      develop program proposals, training curriculum, and
      administer projects; excellent interpersonal skills
      and customer service skills are a must; must have
      knowledge of all transit operating and mechanical
      equipment, and must have experience in service
      quality and joint labor/management relations; due to
      the unique/specialized responsibilities and nature of
      this position, abnormal work hours may be required
      from time to time, due to training activities and other
      work-related demands.

      TO APPLY: This position is open until filled, with
      the first review of applications the week of July 31,
      2016. In order to be considered for this vacancy,
      please go to the Kansas City Area Transportation
      Authority’s website and follow the instructions for
      applying online.

      EOE


    • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority - Sr. Manager of Fleet Maintenance

      KANSAS CITY AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      POSITION OPEN FOR SENIOR MANAGER OF FLEET
      MAINTENANCE

      General Qualifications: Under direction, the Chief
      Maintenance Officer plans, directs, coordinates
      and provides leadership for the Fleet Maintenance
      Department. Coordinates major capital purchases
      of buses, vanpool and service support and administrative
      vehicles. The person in this position
      is responsible for problem-solving and mediating
      highly conflicting, unexpected, and sensitive issues
      involving represented and non-represented
      employees, the union and other Agency personnel.
      The incumbent will represent the Chief Maintenance
      Officer in his/her absence, and act as a resource base
      to other departments, executive management, and
      outside agencies.

      Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in
      Business Administration, Public Administration or a
      related field and 5 years of increasingly responsible
      professional level experience in transportation maintenance,
      including 3 years of supervisory experience;
      or an equivalent combination of education and
      experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential
      duties of the job such as those listed above.
      The incumbent must be able to obtain a Missouri
      Class A Commercial Driver’s License with a passenger
      endorsement.

      Qualified candidates must have a proven track record
      of successful performance. Any recent disciplinary
      history may be a consideration when determining
      a candidate’s fitness for the vacancy.

      TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this
      vacancy, please go to the Kansas City Area Transportation
      Authority’s website and submit an on-line
      application by August 7, 2016. Applications and, if
      applicable, transcripts must be received by no later
      than 11:55 p.m. of the closing date listed on the
      advertised vacancy.

      EOE


    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Director of Labor and Employee Relations

      DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
      METROPOLITAN ATLANTA RAPID TRANSIT AUTHORITY (MARTA)

      JOB SUMMARY
      The Director of Labor and Employee Relations
      will lead a team of 5 employees and be directly
      responsible for day-to-day activities related to the
      integrated functions of the Metropolitan Atlanta
      Rapid Transit Authority’s labor and employee relations
      programs and practices. The Director oversees
      and ensures that all labor relations activities adhere
      with the specified terms of the collective bargaining
      agreement between MARTA and Amalgamated
      Transit Union, Local 732. The Director of Labor and
      Employee Relations serves as a key member of the
      Human Resources team ensuring that all labor and
      employee relations programs, policies and practices
      adequately support the needs of the Authority and
      the Human Resources/Business Strategy. This position
      develops and implements corrective actions
      necessary to limit sources of conflict for a workforce
      consisting of approximately 3,000 represented
      employees (represented by the ATU, Local 732) and
      approximately 1,500 non-represented employees.
      The position requires 8 years of progressively
      responsible experience with at least 4 years of management
      experience within a unionized environment
      with demonstrated experience in contract negotiations,
      employee relations and/or conflict resolution.
      Extensive knowledge of labor law and collective
      bargaining. Transit industry experience highly desirable.
      A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business
      Administration, Industrial Relations, Industrial
      Management, Behavioral Science or a closely related
      field required. Certifications in alternative dispute
      resolution, mediation, conciliation and negotiation
      highly desired.

      About MARTA
      The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
      (MARTA) has moved over 3.5 billion people for over
      a quarter of a century throughout Atlanta, GA and
      the surrounding counties. The Authority has been a
      staple to the community and a great economic driver
      for the city. MARTA was formed by an act of the Georgia
      General Assembly in 1965 strictly as a bus system.
      Today, the Authority operates a network of bus routes
      linked to a rapid transit system consisting of 38 train
      stations and 99 bus routes. It also provides separate
      paratransit services for disabled customers. MARTA
      is the ninth largest rapid transit system in the United
      States with an average total daily ridership (bus and
      rail) of more than 460,000 passengers.

      To apply, email resume to tbrown@roystergroup.
      com. For additional information call Traci Brown, The
      Royster Group, at 770.507.3353


    • Ben Franklin Transit - Chief Operations Manager

      CHIEF OPERATIONS MANAGER
      BEN FRANKLIN TRANSIT
      RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
      $74,775 - $123,498
      (SALARY UNDER REVIEW)

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

      Located in southeastern Washington, Ben Franklin
      Transit (BFT) is a municipal corporation which
      provides public transportation services in a 618
      square mile area in Benton and Franklin Counties. BFT
      administration offices are in Richland, which is one of
      the three cities comprising the Tri-Cities metropolitan
      area, the other two being Pasco and Kennewick.
      Tri-Cities has enjoyed many awards over the years,
      including ranking #1 for top U.S. cities people are
      moving to in 2012. The area gets 300 days of sunshine
      a year, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude
      of outdoor activities.

      In 2015, BFT employed 276 FTE’s and had $42.5
      million in revenue, and an operating expense of $33.8
      million. BFT has a 2016 capital budget of just over $6
      million. Services of the organization include regular
      routed and scheduled transit, Dial-A-Ride, Vanpool,
      ridesharing, taxi feeder service, TransPlus night service,
      and Demand Response service in some cities.
      In 2014, combined ridership for all modes of service
      totaled 4,143,874.

      Under the direction of the General Manager, the
      Chief Operations Manager is responsible for administering
      all operational functions, including planning,
      supervision of all operations personnel, scheduling,
      policy/procedure development and enforcement,
      and the safety and training programs.

      Bachelor’s degree in transportation management,
      business, administration, public administration,
      or related field. Five years of progressively
      responsible transit operations experience, including
      two years of lead or supervisory experience. An
      equivalent combination of education and experience
      sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties
      of the job will be considered. Must have a valid Washington
      State driver’s license at time of hire and ability
      to obtain a valid Commercial driver’s license within
      six (6) weeks of hire and maintain a valid CDL during
      length of employment.

      First review: August 14, 2016 (open until filled).


    • Kansas City Area Transportaiton Authority - Sr. Manaer of Procurement

      KANSAS CITY AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      POSITION OPEN FOR SENIOR MANAGER OF PROCUREMENT

      General Qualifications: The purpose of this position
      is to direct all aspects of the KCATA’s procurement
      and materials management functions. This is accomplished
      by developing policies and procedures for
      the department and ensuring compliance, procuring
      materials, supplies, services, buses, service vehicles,
      parts, and equipment, administering contracts,
      managing materials, inventory control, specialized
      business outreach, finding opportunities for improvements,
      implementing proposed changes and
      industry best practices, providing administrative direction
      in strategic and financial planning, assessing
      departmental needs, and supervising subordinate
      staff and determining staffing needs. Coordinates assigned
      activities with other departments and outside
      agencies; provides highly responsible and complex
      administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer;
      and performs related duties as assigned.

      Minimum Requirements:
      Formal Education: Work requires broad knowledge
      in a general professional or technical field.
      Knowledge is normally acquired through four (4)
      years of an accredited college or university resulting
      in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration,
      Public Administration or a related field.

      Additional directly related experience beyond
      the minimum requirement may substitute for the
      required education based on the ratio of one and
      a half (1.5) years of experience for each (1) year of
      education. A college degree is preferred.
      Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of
      procurement and/or material management experience,
      including three (3) years of management and
      administrative experience.

      Qualified candidates must have a proven track record
      of successful performance. Any recent disciplinary
      history may be a consideration when determining
      a candidate’s fitness for the vacancy.

      TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this
      vacancy, please go to the Kansas City Area Transportation
      Authority’s website and submit an on-line
      application by August 7, 2016. Applications and, if
      applicable, transcripts must be received by no later
      than 11:55 p.m. of the closing date listed on the
      advertised vacancy.

      EOE


    • Translink - Manager, Access Transit Planning

      HIRING!
      MANAGER, ACCESS TRANSIT PLANNING

      Manages Access Transit Program: development &
      implementation of strategies, policies, optimizing
      customer transit service. Manages development of
      critical external stakeholder relationships.
      Requirements: Master’s degree in planning or
      related discipline, 7 years of progressively responsible
      experience with involvement program planning and
      policy development.

      More information: http://www.translink.ca/careers


    • Syncromatics - Senior Account Executive

      SYNCROMATICS IS HIRING A
      SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

      Details include:
      * 80K-100K base plus commission structure
      * Absolutely outstanding writing skills are required
      -- we do all our business by RFP
      * Located in DTLA with nationwide travel approx
      25-40%
      * Business-to-government B2G, essentially enterprise
      sales
      * Technology background is recommended, this
      is a complex enterprise product with long sales cycle
      * 3+ years ideally in enterprise/B2G sales is recommended
      * Experience with managing junior sales people
      is recommended
      * Experience with CRM and sales metrics is
      required

      This is a position intended to be a hybrid AE/
      management position at a company that has been
      recently acquired and is positioned for global growth
      in the near term.

      Syncromatics sells CAD/AVL and real-time passenger
      information software and hardware to transit
      authorities nationwide.

      More details and how to apply can be found in
      the flyer below--thanks for looking!

      FLYER: http://tinyurl.com/h87rgcs


    • Sacramento Regional Transit - Director, Office Management and Budget

      DIRECTOR, OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
      SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT
      $104,640 - $146,472 (ANNUALLY)
      (PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS)

      Sacramento Regional Transit is seeking an experienced
      Director, Office Management and Budget to
      oversee the District’s annual operating and capital
      budget process, develop long term financial forecast
      models and fiscal sustainability strategies and oversee
      the Office Management and Budget Division. Final
      completed employment application, supplemental
      questionnaire must be received by Wednesday,
      July 27, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. For complete information
      please visit our website at www.sacrt.com or contact
      HR at 2810 “O” Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 – (916)
      556-0298. RT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate
      applicants with disabilities. RT is an Equal
      Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


    • Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit - General Manager

      GENERAL MANAGER

      Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT),
      Ithaca, NY, is seeking a General Manager to lead
      this dynamic, highly valued not-for-profit corporation
      that provides county-wide public transit bus
      services with 4.2 million rides per year. TCAT’s service
      area covers both urban and semi-rural areas, with a
      culturally diverse population of 102,000 in Tompkins
      County, located in upstate New York’s scenic Finger
      Lakes region.

      TCAT’s 33 bus routes and fleet of 50 buses, including
      eight electric-diesel hybrids, transport residents
      to and from Cornell University, Ithaca College, and
      Tompkins Cortland Community College, as well as
      to retail, entertainment, commercial, residential and
      professional centers. TCAT, with approximately 115
      employees, operates 22½ hours a day, seven days a
      week and 360 days a year with an annual operating
      budget of nearly $14 million.

      In 2011, TCAT was named the best transit agency
      of its size in North America by the American Public
      Transportation Association, and it is frequently cited
      as “as a small city transit agency that provides big
      city service.”

      The Ithaca area has been lauded by several top
      publications, including Conde Nast Traveler, The New
      York Times and CNN Money, as being one of the best
      places to work, live, learn, create, walk, bicycle, hike
      and tour in the United States. More information
      about this vibrant area is available at www.tompkins
      countyny.gov/living and www.visitithaca.com.

      For the full position description and to apply,
      please visit our website at www.tcatbus.com. TCAT is
      an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Atomic City Transit - Transit Manager

      LOS ALAMOS COUNTY, NEW MEXICO –
      TRANSIT MANAGER
      DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:
      PUBLIC WORKS - TRANSIT
      SALARY: $68,181-100,511/annually
      OPENING DATE: June 27, 2016
      CLOSING DATE: July 26, 2016 at 5:00 PM

      Position Description: The Transit Manager for
      Los Alamos County has responsibility for the dayto-
      day management and oversight of Atomic City
      Transit (ACT) bus operations, ACT Assist paratransit
      (ADA) system, and ACT Dial-A-Ride services. Responsibilities
      include continuing analysis of overall system
      operations and monitoring efficiencies and effectiveness;
      development and implementation of operation
      policies and procedures; establishing strong working
      relationships with state and federal oversight
      agencies; ensuring conformance with regulatory
      requirements; development of supervisory staff and
      associated goals and performance measures; implementation
      of fair and consistent corrective actions
      as required; review and oversight of administrative,
      technology and communication systems; investigating
      customer complaints; working cooperatively with
      Los Alamos County elected officials and Transportation
      Advisory Board members, transit staff, fleet
      management staff, other county staff, and the public;
      and other duties that may be assigned. For additional
      information about the position, and instructions
      on how to apply, please see the official job posting
      at: http://www.losalamosnm.us/jobs/Pages/TransitManager16-132.aspx


    • Edmonton Transit - Director, ETS Engineering & Maintenance

      POSITION OPEN

      Influence The Way Edmontonians travel using the
      City’s transit systems by overseeing the administration
      and overall direction of the Edmonton Transit
      Engineering & Maintenance section of Transportation
      Services. Reporting to the Branch Manager, you
      will ensure the engineering, planning, monitoring,
      implementation, and performance of ETS system
      safety management, communication systems, and
      vehicle services.

      Using exceptional leadership skills, you will facilitate
      and coordinate business planning processes,
      budget preparation and monitoring, as well as ensure
      a strong focus on customer services through the following
      responsibilities:
      •Manage the repair, service, preventative maintenance,
      and design and modification of vehicles,
      equipment, track right of way, stations, signal systems,
      and communication systems
      •Develop policies, training programs, and practices
      for safe and reliable equipment and facilities
      •Evaluate fleet and equipment programs and recommend
      new equipment, fleet, and facilities
      •Provide expert maintenance and engineering
      knowledge for planning and designing stages of the
      LRT extensions
      •Develop and manage annual and 3-year operating
      and capital budgets, including forecasting, monitoring
      variances/expenditures, and reporting
      •Set strategic goals, design strategies, and implement
      performance measures for long and short term
      section and branch planning
      •Foster a customer-focused culture through
      recognition and support, team training and development,
      and promote health, safety, and wellness in
      the workplace
      •Manage a results-oriented section through
      recruiting, developing, and coaching a committed
      and engaged team

      Qualifications:

      In order to be considered for this role, you will
      have extensive knowledge in the planning, organizing,
      and delivery of services that meet industry codes
      of practice and standards. We are also looking for
      candidates who demonstrate the following:
      •Bachelor of Science in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical
      Engineering supplemented with management/
      leadership training
      •Professional Engineer (P. Eng) registered with
      APEGA
      •10+ years related experience within a rail system
      environment, including experience in a managerial/
      supervisory role
      •Extensive ability to influence organizational
      culture and build strong work teams
      •Comprehensive knowledge and understanding
      of budgeting and financial planning
      •Proven ability to lead, coach, advise and support
      a team in resolving critical business issues
      •Excellent listening, presenting, and writing communication
      skills

      We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome
      diversity and encourage applications from all
      qualified individuals.

      Application Deadline: July 26, 2016 Salary:
      ML4, $130,111 - $162,640 (Annually) Apply online
      at the City of Edmonton website:
      https://coe.imomentous.com/job/CITYA000C3920/Director--ETS-Engineering---Maintenance


    • District Department of Transportation - Public Affairs Specialist

      ​Opening Date: 7/06/2016
      Closing Date:  8/05/2016
      First screening date: 7/20/2016
       
      http://dcgov.force.com/external/apex/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0K1600000iPKYwEAO 


    • Bay Area Rapid Transit - General Superintendent

      ​General Superintendent, eBART Operations
      Oakland, CA

      This position will be responsible for providing direction and oversight for all eBART program development and start up activities including development and implementation of operating rules and training programs, engineer training and operations, Dispatch and field supervisory plans and programs and all other aspects related to the transportation and field management aspects of the eBART service.
      eBART is the ten mile diesel rail start up system that will extend the BART service from Pittsburgh-Baypoint to Antioch via a double track alignment located in median of State Route 4 in East Contra Costa County. eBART uses DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) vehicles which will run on standard gauge tracks. The eBART start up is slated to begin revenue service in early 2018. This Superintendent position is one member of the program development team that will develop the plans, rules and procedures and training programs for the prerevenue start up and commissioning and operation and maintenance of the railroad.
      Additionally, once in revenue operation, the incumbent will assist and support the Chief Operating Officer in the supervision and coordination of the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the eBART rail system.  Manages through subordinate managers and supervisors, all activities related to revenue and non-revenue movement and control of rail vehicles throughout the system including coordination with BART service and Central Control.  Acts as Chief Operating Officer's designee for all matters related to eBART.
      The ideal candidate will demonstrate the knowledge and skills relevant to 10 years managing and directing complex railroad and/or rail transit operations and maintenance including six (6) years of supervising in a public sector environment.
       
      Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, public administration, transportation or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. At least five (5) years of (full time equivalent) verifiable professional in managing and directing complex railroad and/or rail transit operations and maintenance which must have included three (3) years of supervisory, budgetary and management experience.  Public sector experience preferred.
      For the complete job description and to apply online, please go to:
      www.bart.gov/jobs and look for Job id #6616. EOE
       

  • Notices

    • CRRC Massachusetts - DBE Goal

      PUBLIC NOTICE – DBE GOAL
      CRRC MA CORPORATION

      In accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) requirements set forth in 49 CFR Part 26, CRRC MA Corporation, a Transit Vehicle Manufacturer pursuing FTA-funded rail car contracts in the USA, hereby proposes an overall goal of 6.51% percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) participation in contracting opportunities, Fiscal Year 2016. The DBE goal, along with the description of how the goal was developed, is available for public review and comment from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at CRRC MA Corporation, 100 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110 Suite 1603 for 30 days following the date of this notice. CRRC MA will also accept comments on this goal for 45 days following the date of this notice via mail to Lydia Rivera, CRRC MA Corp. 100 Summer Street, Boston, Ma 02110 Suite 1603; via email to rivera.lydia@crrcma.com; and via phone: 617-851-1095. CRRC MA Corporation encourages qualified DBE/MBE/WBEs in the rail transit manufacturing industry to submit their qualifications and areas of expertise by email to Mei Davidson, Procurement Manager/DBE Liaison at Davidson.mei@crrcma.com.


    • Alexander Dennis, Inc. - DBE Goal

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      ALEXANDER DENNIS, INC.
      CANYON LAKE, CALIFORNIA

      In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation, set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, Alexander Dennis, Inc., hereby notifies the public that it is proposing the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) goal for applicable professional services, construction and procurement contracts during Fiscal Year 2017, beginning October 1, 2016 and ending September 30, 2017. The overall total DBE goal for Fiscal Year 2017 is 2.8%. Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected will be available for inspection from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at DLA Piper, LLP (US), 500 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004 for 30 calendar days following the date of publication of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 calendar days from the date of publication of this notice. The comments are for informational purposes only and may be sent to Daniel Cook, same address, AND to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, Region IX, 201 Mission Street, Suite 1650, San Francisco, CA 94105-1839 (telephone: (415) 744-3133; fax: (415) 744-2726).


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