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 Classifieds for December 8, 2014

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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  • Bids/Proposals

    • Treasure Valley Transit - RFB

      REQUEST FOR BID

      Treasure Valley Transit in Nampa Idaho is purchasing
      3 CNG buses. The Request for Bid can be downloaded
      from our website at www.treasurevalleytransit.com
      Solicitation No. 11-07-2014-001.

    • Yolo County Transportation District - RFP

      YOLO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
      DISTRICT - REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      RFP: 10C-14
      FOR REHABILITATION OF UP TO 8 CNG BUSES

      The Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD) is
      hereby giving notice that it will be accepting proposals
      for the project described above per RFP 10c-14. It
      is anticipated that this project will be partially funded
      with FTA Section 5307 funds.

      All proposals must be submitted in accordance
      with the requirements set forth in the RFP, and must
      be received at the address stated below by the submission
      date of January 12, 2015 4:00 P.M. PST.
      The RFP can be viewed and printed from our Web
      site at www.yolobus.com.

      Submit proposal to YCTD, 350 Industrial Way,
      Woodland, CA 95776.

      Any questions on the RFP shall be directed to
      Mr. Terry Bassett, at (530) 402-2812 or by e-mail at
      tbassett@yctd.org.

      YCTD 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. YCTD is committed to utilization
      of DBEs on all federally funded projects toward
      attainment of the DBE goal established between bus
      rehabilitation firms and the FTA.

      Notice to all offerors is hereby provided that,
      in accordance with all applicable federal, state and
      local laws, YCTD 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.

      YCTD reserves the right to accept or reject any
      and all proposals as deemed in its best interests.

      Terry Bassett
      Executive Director
      (530) 402-2812.
      tbassett@yctd.org

    • Yolo County Transportation District - RFP

      YOLO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
      DISTRICT - REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      RFP: 10A-14
      FOR FRONT FORWARD-FACING FLIP SEAT REPLACEMENT
      BY BARRIER AND WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN
      SYSTEM UPGRADE ON APPROXIMATELY 35 BUSES

      The Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD) is
      hereby giving notice that it will be accepting proposals
      for the project described above per RFP 10a-14.
      This project is funded by California Proposition 1B
      funds.

      All proposals must be submitted in accordance
      with the requirements set forth in the RFP, and must
      be received at the address stated below by the submission
      date of January 5, 2015 3:00 P.M. PST.

      The RFP can be viewed and printed from our Web
      site at www.yolobus.com

      Submit proposal to YCTD, 350 Industrial Way,
      Woodland, CA 95776.

      Any questions on the RFP shall be directed to
      Mr. Terry Bassett, at (530) 402-2812 or by e-mail at
      tbassett@yctd.org.

      YCTD reserves the right to accept or reject any
      and all proposals as deemed in its best interests.

      Terry Bassett
      Executive Director
      (530) 402-2812.
      tbassett@yctd.org

    • Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit - RFP

      ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS
      GREATER ATTLEBORO TAUNTON
      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      FOR MULTI-SPACE PARKING PAY STATIONS
      AND PARKING OPERATIONS SERVICES

      The Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit
      Authority (GATRA) is seeking proposals to purchase
      and install new Pay-by-Space Parking Stations with
      associated equipment and replacement parts for
      the approximately 800-space parking lot at the
      Attleboro Station, MA providing MBTA Commuter
      Rail service and GATRA bus service. Five (5) separate
      sealed envelopes containing the non-price technical
      proposals marked “Non-Price Proposal Multi-Space
      Pay Stations” and one (1) separate sealed envelope
      containing the price proposal marked “Price Proposal
      Multi-Space Pay Stations”
      on the outside of
      the mailing envelope must be received by GATRA, at
      10 Oak Street, 2nd Floor, Taunton, MA 02780 prior to
      2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. It is the sole
      responsibility of the proposer to insure that the proposal
      arrives on time at the designated place.

      Price proposals must be submitted separately
      from technical proposals. No reference shall be
      made to pricing in the non-price technical proposal
      including any references to fees, replacement parts,
      extended warranties, etc. Failure to adhere to this
      requirement shall result in disqualification.

      Questions or clarifications on the RFP must be
      directed to the attention of David Blakeley, Capital
      Programs Manager, GATRA, in writing, via email
      at dblakeley@gatra.org and will only be accepted
      until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 19, 2014. No
      telephone calls will be accepted as part of this RFP.
      In response to questions or in the event of a material
      modification, all known and/or potential proposers
      will be notified of an amendment to the RFP.

      Proposal packages will be available starting
      Wednesday, December 3, 2014 after 9:00 a.m., via
      email and pickup. Interested Proposers should email
      cmurphy@mcmahonassociates.com to request
      proposal packages and ensure contact information
      is provided in the event of an addendum. Proposal
      packages can be viewed and will also be available
      for pickup for a non-refundable price of $10.00 per
      bid set at 300 Myles Standish Boulevard, 2nd Floor,
      Taunton, MA 02780 and at 45 Bromfield Street, 6th
      Floor, Boston, MA 02108.

      GATRA reserves the right to reject any or all
      proposals, to waive minor informalities or technical
      deficiencies, or allow the Proposer to correct them.
      GATRA also reserves the right to accept any proposal
      that it may deem to be in the best interest of the
      organization and to negotiate the terms and conditions
      of any proposal leading to the execution of a
      contract. All proposals submitted in accordance with
      the requirements of the RFP will be reviewed in accordance
      with MGL Chapter 30B by the Selection
      Committee, and final selection will be based upon
      an evaluation and analysis of the information and
      materials required by the RFP, including interviews
      and demonstrations of equipment by selected firms.
      No Proposer may withdraw their proposal after
      the opening and prior to the execution and delivery
      of the contract. The proposal will remain in effect for
      a period of 60 days from the deadline for submission
      of proposals or until it is formally withdrawn, a contract
      is executed, or this RFP is canceled, whichever
      occurs first.

    • MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY - IFB

      MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      MATERIALS MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE
      NOTICE TO OFFERORS

      The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is commencing the procurement process for the following:
      IFB# 204-14 The Furnishing and Delivery of 325 – 40 Foot Low- Floor Hybrid and CNG buses in accordance with the Authority’s Bid Documents and Technical Specification No. VE14-041.

      Bidders will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations, DBE Regulations, Buy America and other Federal and State Laws and regulations as required.  All Offerors will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s List of Ineligible Contractors.

      This project is Federally funded.

      Bid Documents and Specifications and other pertinent information may be obtained from the online Materials Procurement Advertisement website.  The system gives all vendors the opportunity to download an electronic copy of the Invitation for Bid (IFB) and any addendums.  Please use the following link to register:
      http://www.mbta.com/BCRegister

      This is a low-bid procurement.  Sealed bids in strict compliance with the Specifications and Invitation for Bids are to be submitted on the form(s) provided and/ or stipulated in the bid documents, and are to be received in the Materials Management Office by 2:00pm (Eastern Time), on Tuesday January 28 , 2015 to be eligible for consideration.  A Pre-bid Conference will be held on Tuesday December 2, 2014 at 10:00 am, at the Vehicle Engineering Department Conference Room, located at 80 Broadway, Second Floor, and Everett, MA 02149.  Attendance is optional.  A vehicle inspection will follow.  Please refer to Section A of the bid documents for more information.

      The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all proposal(s), to waive minor irregularities, or to advertise for new offers, as may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Authority.
      Frank DePaola                           Beverly A. Scott, Ph.D.
      Acting Secretary and CEO          General Manager and Rail
      & Transit Administrator

  • For Sale

    • Sprotran - Orion Parts

      Sportran has a surplus of Orion parts it is looking
      to sell. It’s book value is $150,000.00. This includes
      a brand new M11 Select, plus engine, brake parts,
      bumpers, and related service items. This is to be sold
      in a single lot, FOB Shreveport. Please address any
      questions to the number or email below. An Excel
      spreadsheet can be supplied to all interested parties
      with value, part number, and counts. The offer that
      meets Sportrans needs will be accepted. All offers
      must be received by December 22, 2014.

      Sportran Attention, Robert Rosencranse, 1115
      Jack Wells Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71107, phone # 318-
      673-7430, email: robert.rosencranse@shreveportla.
      gov

  • Help Wanted

    • Alameda County Transportation Commission - Senior Transportation Engineer

      Salary: $93,906 - $122,077 Annually
      Final Filing Date:  January 9, 2015
       
      Alameda CTC is looking for a motivated, highly specialized individual to serve as the lead transportation planner of locally funded programs (sales tax revenues and vehicle registration fees), including pass-through programs. The Senior Transportation Planner will manage, coordinate, and facilitate the development and administration of funding distribution, programming policies and procedures, grants guidelines, evaluation criteria, selection, monitoring and control processes; and provides professional assistance to the executive team in areas of expertise.
       
      EDUCATION:  Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in regional or urban planning, transportation planning, civil engineering, business or public administration, or a related field.
      EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation and/or transit planning or professional experience in planning, zoning and related activities.
       
      Final Filing Date: January 9th, 2015.  To apply, candidates must submit a fully completed and signed Commission application and a resume via email to infokoff@koffassociates.com or by mail to Koff & Associates, 6400 Hollis Street, Suite 5, Emeryville, CA 94608 by January 9th, 2015. 
       
      An application can be obtained at www.koffassociates.com.
       
      Alameda CTC is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer
       
      Female, Minority, and Disabled Candidates are Encouraged to Apply
       
      Additional information about Alameda CTC can be found on their website at www.alamedactc.org.
       

    • Sound Transit - Director of Real Property

      SOUND TRANSIT
      DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY
      JOB #14-00633
      SALARY: $96,786.00 - $120,983.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 11/17/14
      CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.
      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      Under administrative direction, manages, directs,
      and coordinates the real property acquisition, relocation
      and property management functions for all lines
      of business for Sound Transit projects and needs; ensures
      property is acquired in compliance with federal
      and state laws, guidelines and directives and with ST
      policies, procedures and guidelines to maximize federal
      participation in the funding of ST projects; manages
      ST owned property, between acquisition and
      start of construction, lease, sell or otherwise manages
      properties that are surplus to ST’s transit needs and
      manages utilization of non-operational ST properties
      after completion of construction in conformance
      with federal requirements and ST policies, procedures
      and guidelines; provides real estate support
      and services to financial services, facilities, operations
      and TOD units in the areas of appraisal, title, escrow
      and closing, environmental due diligence and negotiations;
      and leases or acquires property for Sound
      Transit Facilities and/or operational needs.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:

      Bachelors Degree in business administration,
      insurance, real estate, finance, or closely related field
      and eight years of experience in real estate including
      right of way acquisition, relocation, property
      management and relocation assistance for federally
      funded programs and that includes four years of staff
      supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility;
      OR an equivalent combination of education
      and experience.

      For complete job details and to apply visit:
      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer.
      We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity
      within our organization and leadership.

    • HNTB Corporation - Senior Project Manager

      SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

      The time is right to join HNTB! HNTB Corporation is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager – Transit Planning for our Miami, Florida or Fort Lauderdale, Florida office.
      Assist in management of large-scale multi modal Transit, and/or Planning projects. Knowledge of Transit modes (Bus Rapid Transit, Enhanced Bus, Heavy Rail and Light Rail) and respective policies, Transit Operations, Federal Transit Administration Processes, including preparation of Alternatives Analysis and environmental documents.

      Responsibilities:
      Responsible for coordination and management of all aspects of the project to ensure that projects are completed within the schedule and budget and to the client’s satisfaction.
      Responsible for comprehensive transit analysis and preparation of Alternatives Analysis and environmental documents for varied transit projects.

      Estimates fees, determines work scope and prepares proposals for transit project contracts.

      Coordinates all work efforts among project team, project sub-consultants and other disciplines as necessary.

      Manages client’s budget, schedule and program, HNTB budget and schedule.

      Manages project communications and documentation.

      Manages administrative tasks related to the project, including project team assignments and scheduling.

      Reviews work of other project team members for accuracy and completeness.

      Coordinates and communicates regularly with group director and office leader on progress of projects.

      Basic Qualifications:
      Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, Architecture or related field plus 9 years of experience or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, Architecture or related field plus 8 years of experience.

    • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - General Manager & Chief Executive Officer

      GENERAL MANAGER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
      (GENERAL MANAGER)

      The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) provides rail, bus and paratransit services to the Nation’s Capital with a transit zone that consists of the District of Columbia, the suburban Maryland Counties of Montgomery and Prince George’s, and the Northern Virginia Counties of Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church. WMATA operates and maintains some of the nation’s largest rail, bus and paratransit operations, with these services ranking 2nd, 6th and 8th respectively.
      WMATA is governed by a Board of Directors that consists of 8 voting members and 8 alternate members. Other external stakeholders include the Federal Transit Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, Local Municipalities, Federal and State Governments and the Tri State Oversight Committee.

      The organization is currently undertaking an executive search to identify candidates for the position of General Manager. The General Manager is WMATA’s Statutory Officer and is responsible for the overall operations and day-to-day administration of the organization’s activities, subject to policy direction from the Board of Directors. The General Manager has overall responsibility for providing safe, clean, reliable, affordable, high quality, world-class transportation services to the Metropolitan Area.

      We seek a dynamic leader who has demonstrated impressive success in driving operational excellence in a complex organization that has a myriad of stakeholders and interested constituencies. Superior skills in the areas of Leadership, Board Relations, External Relations, Operational Excellence, Financial Management and Customer Service are required. Candidates should have a minimum of 20 years of executive experience in a complex and varied public or corporate entity. Transit experience is preferred.

      Those interested in the position should submit a letter of interest and their resume via email to wmata@lochlinpartners.com.

    • Maryland Transportation Authority - Executive Service

      EXECUTIVE SERVICE
      SALARY: $82,192.00 - $132,106.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 11/14/14
      CLOSING DATE: 12/15/14 11:59 PM
      DESCRIPTION: EXECUTIVE SERVICE

      Executive Service positions serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. This is a position specific recruitment. The results of this recruitment will be used to fill this MDTA position/function only. All interested persons will need to re-apply for any future recruitment conducted for this classification.

      Join an award winning Agency – 2012 American Road & Transportation Builders Globe Award, 2012 National Asphalt Pavement Association Quality in Construction Award, 2011 Roads and Bridges Magazine #5 Ranked project in the U.S., and many more!

      The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) owns eight major toll facilities comprised of over 300 bridges, two tunnels, a fifty-mile expressway, and the area’s first all electronic toll facility, the seventeen mile Inter-County Connector. Included are the Bay Bridge, which is one of the world’s longest over-water bridges and the Fort McHenry Tunnel, the widest underwater highway vehicular tunnel ever built by the immersed tube method. Other signature structures include the Nice Bridge, Tydings Bridge, Hatem Bridge, and the Francis Scott Key Bridge, and the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.

      For over 40 years, the MDTA has provided Maryland’s citizens and visitors with safe, secure and convenient transportation facilities. We are committed to quality and excellence in customer service, and we rely on our organization’s values, traditions and – most importantly – our employees to achieve these goals.

      If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity with a top-notch State Agency, we’d like to hear from you! We are looking for a Chief Engineer to work directly with the Authority’s Executive Leadership, Board Members, and MDOT Senior Management on projects involving short and long-term facility development and preservation needs, including: project delivery, budgeting, public involvement, and legislation. This position serves at the pleasure of the Board of the Authority and at the direction of the Executive Director. We are invested in the professional development of our employees and are committed to supporting membership in professional associations for the right candidate.

      The Chief Engineer provides overall executive direction and management of design, construction, and inspection activities for all of the Authority’s infrastructure and facilities. This position is responsible for overall Authority program management with responsibility for all activities of the Office of Engineering and Construction (OEC), including: bridge, tunnel, and building design, highway design, environmental design, traffic engineering, electrical engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems development, construction management and inspection, asset management, facilities condition inspection, budget preparation, and capital program development. The Chief Engineer represents the Authority in working with federal and state officials, legislative committees, senior executives and board members from other agencies.
      Employees of the State of Maryland are offered a generous benefits package including: paid annual leave; sick leave benefits; paid observed State holidays; paid personal days; participation in a pension system; 401K and 457 deferred compensation plans; options to participate in several popular health care plans; education, training and career growth opportunities and many other benefits.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE) from an accredited college or university. A Master’s Degree is preferred.
      • Candidates must have 5 years of senior level experience to include but not limited to engineering management work in the areas of design, construction, and inspection of major bridge structures, highways, and facilities.
      • Additional beneficial experience includes: public presentations, legislative testimony, and presentation of technical issues at workshops, business organizations, government agencies and public meetings.
      • Applicants must possess a Professional Engineer’s License valid in Maryland.
      • Applicants must possess a driver’s license valid in Maryland.

      SELECTION CRITERIA:
      Selection for this position will be based upon the relevance of reported experience to the identified responsibilities of the position. Experience in design and construction of major transportation projects will be required. The person selected for this position will have strong leadership, planning, communication and problem solving skills, experience in staff development, supervising significant numbers of employees of diverse technical skills, experience working closely with senior public officials, and management of large capital budgets. Selection will also be based upon demonstrated achievement in program development, transportation project management, coordinating the activities of varied groups and organizations, and a commitment to customer service.
      Your resume and application are part of the evaluation and selection process. Please provide clear, concise information which addresses the criteria listed above.

      NOTES:
      Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required general experience at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for one year of the required general experience.

      LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
      Must possess a Class C motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland. Applicants must list the license number and date of expiration on the application.

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
      APPLICATION PROCESS:

      Please apply on-line or submit an application (TSHRS Form DTS-1) form to:
      MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      Recruitment and Examinations Office
      305 Authority Drive
      Baltimore, Maryland 21222

      RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE TSHRS (DTS-1) EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. For an application, Form DTS-1, please call 410-537-7553 or visit our online employment center at http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/Employment/index.html.
      All applications must be received by December 15, 2014. No postmarks accepted. Reasonable Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.

      Please be advised that the State of Maryland is dedicated to a drug-free workplace, and as a result, employees are subject to the State’s Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing. Selected candidate(s) may be subject to background and reference checks.

      The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

      For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

      Note: The Maryland Transportation Authority is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

      AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
      Relay Service: 1-800-735-2258TTY Number: 711

    • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency - Deputy Director of Transit Management

      THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
      MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
      9182 MANAGER VIII - DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT MANAGEMENT
      RECRUITMENT #PEX-9182-064106

      Salary: $141,960.00 – $181,168.00 annually
      Position Description:

      Under the policy direction of the SFMTA -Director of Transit, the Deputy Director of Transit Management provides leadership and management for the Transit Management Section. As such, the Deputy Director oversees management, administrative and operational staff engaged in providing transit operations services for all modes of transportation offered by the SFMTA, including scheduling, dispatching, and workforce planning. The Transit Management Section is comprised of approximately 2,170 employees; including operations support positions and transit operators, and has an annual operating budget in excess of $274 million.

      To view the full job posting in detail and apply online, please click on the following link: http://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=PEX&R2=9182&R3=064106

    • San Joaquin Regional Transit District - Segal Counsel, Employee and Labor Relations

      SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT
      LEGAL COUNSEL – EMPLOYEE AND LABOR RELATIONS

      Closing Date: December 5, 2014
      Salary: Depending on Qualifications

      San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is now actively recruiting a Legal Counsel - Employee and Labor Relations. This position performs highly responsible professional and legal work as the legal advisor to RTD; organizes, coordinates, and directs the activities of the Legal Services Division; manages Human Resources functions including labor relations, grievances, employee discipline; and performs related duties as assigned.

      Juris Doctor degree from an accredited school of law and active membership in the California State Bar.
      In order to learn more about this position, and to apply online, please visit: https://sanjoaquinrtd.hyrell.com/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=44790
       
      Thank you for your interest in this position.

    • San Joaquin Regional Transit District - Customer Relations Manager

      SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT
      CUSTOMER RELATIONS MANAGER
      CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 5, 2014
      SALARY: DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS

      San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is now actively recruiting a Customer Relations Manager. This position plans, organizes, manages, integrates, oversees, and participates in San Joaquin Regional Transit District’s (RTD) public information and customer service programs and activities; provides expert professional assistance in developing, implementing, integrating, and managing comprehensive agency-wide public information and extraordinary customer service programs and strategies; coordinates press and media relations on behalf of RTD; and performs related duties as assigned.
      In order to learn more about this position, and to apply online, please visit: https://sanjoaquinrtd.hyrell.com/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=45264
       
      Thank you for your interest in this position.

    • RS&H - Transportation Planner

      TRANSPORTATION PLANNER

      We are currently seeking a Transportation Planner to join the Transportation-infrastructure Practice in our Orlando, FL office.
      The successful candidate should possess both technical and policy-oriented planning skills to participate in a broad range of planning projects. The position will focus on transit planning and will include work in Central Florida including Orlando and Tampa, with support provided to other markets as needed.
      Requirements
      • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, Transportation Management, Business or related discipline. Master’s Degree Desired.
      • 5+ years’ experience in successful project management and project marketing.
      • Prior experience will include work in transit planning and work in transportation corridor studies, comprehensive planning, multimodal planning, or long-range transportation planning is desirable.
      • AICP and/or PE preferred.
      • LEED Accredited Professional is desirable.
      • Working knowledge of common technology and communication tools (such as geographic information systems).
      • Capability in specialized technology transportation or land use analysis or decision support tools a plus (such as CommunityViz decision support software).

      Please apply directly via the www.rsandh.com/careers, requisition 2010.

      When applying to this position, please include your salary requirements on your cover letter or resume. RS&H offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.
      For a complete list of our current openings or for more information about our company, please see our website http://www.rsandh.com.

      RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms and have worked in over 50 countries across the globe. With a tradition that began in 1941, RS&H is an employee-owned firm committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation.

      RS&H is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

    • New Jersey Transit - Superintendent, LRT Systems

      SUPERINTENDENT, LRT SYSTEMS
      ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE-OF-WAY

      Position is responsible for the maintenance of Newark Light Rail (NLR) facilities and ROW infrastructures, train control, ventilation, and traction powers systems on a 24/7 basis. Position requires routine interface and coordination with other NLR contemporaries, as well as with internal & external entities to meet long term and short term PM and CM requirements in support of daily service delivery requirements.

      Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related area or equivalent and eight (8) or more years of experience in maintenance, design, construction and operation of electrified railway to include track, signals, traction power and auxiliary systems for right-of-way operations; other auxiliary systems include auxiliary electrical and emergency evacuation tunnel ventilation systems. Must possess progressive experience in managing/supervising all facets of railway MOW programs/systems, and extensive knowledge and experience with supervising a railway agreement workforce, as well as a non-agreement/management staff charged with the direct supervision of agreement personnel and the MOW maintenance process. Must possess a thorough understanding of railway safety issues and how those issues affect service, staff and customers is required. Solid negotiation, customer service, time management, decision-making and communications skills (written and verbal) are also required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

      SALARY REQUIREMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH RESUME FOR CONSIDERATION

      SEND RESUMES TO:
      CHRMJMK@NJTRANSIT.COM OR FAX TO (201) 649-0814
      THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY HAS A RESIDENCY LAW

      NJ Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    • Alameda Contra Costa Transit District - Chief Information Services Officer

      ALAMEDA CONTRA COSTA TRANSIT DISTRICT
      OAKLAND, CA
      CHIEF INFORMATION SERVICES OFFICER

      Salary range of $149,143 to $178,058 with generous benefits
      AC Transit is seeking a Chief Information Services Officer to provide vision and leadership in developing, managing and implementing information technology and communications initiatives to support the District’s mission of connecting communities through public bus transportation. Qualified candidates please submit your résumé online by visiting our website at www.waters-company.com/recruitment. This position is open until filled, however, candidates are encouraged to apply by January 9, 2015. For more information please contact Andrea Battle Sims via email at asims@waters-company.com.

    • Alameda Contra Costa Transit District - Chief Planning, Engineering and Construction Officer

      ALAMEDA CONTRA COSTA TRANSIT
      OAKLAND, CA
      CHIEF PLANNING, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OFFICER

      Salary Range of $149,143 to $178,058 with generous benefits
      AC Transit is seeking a Chief Planning, Engineering & Construction Officer to develop, organize and direct multiple departments in the planning, engineering and construction of District capital projects, long-term and service planning, and affiliated departments. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letters and resumes online by visiting the website at www.waters-company.com/recruitment. This position is open until filled, however, interested applicants are encouraged to apply by January 9, 2015. For more information, please contact Andrea Sims at asims@waters-company.com at 216.695.4776.

    • NICTD - Purchasing Manager

      PURCHASING MANAGER
      MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY AT THE SOUTH SHORE LINE

      NICTD is hiring a full time Purchasing Manager to work in Michigan City, Indiana. Go to www.nictd.com for duties and application instructions. Deadline to apply is December 31; apply early for best consideration.

    • Alameda Contra Costa Transit District - Chief Financial Officer

      ALAMEDA CONTRA COSTA TRANSIT DISTRICT
      OAKLAND, CA
      CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

      Salary range is $149,143 - $178,058 with generous benefits
      AC Transit is seeking a Chief Financial Officer expert in planning, developing, organizing and directing the organization’s fiscal functions and financial performance. This role provides strategic direction and overall program management for organization-wide financial analysis, controls and budgeting, strategic planning, business services and procurement functions. Qualified candidates: please submit your resume online by visiting our website at www.waters-company.com/recruitment. This position is open until filled; however, the first review of applicants will take place on January 9, 2015. For more information please contact Andrea Battle Sims by calling 216.695.4776 or by visiting our website at www.waters-company.com.

    • GNHTD - Transit Operations Manager

      TRANSIT OPERATIONS MANAGER
      (SENIOR LEVEL MANAGEMENT)

      Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
      Description: This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and overseeing the design, implementation and continuing operation of all paratransit service related activities performed by GNHTD including eligibility certification, call center operation, scheduling, dispatch and provision of paratransit services. Responsible for all requests for paratransit service information regarding the service and eligibility. Administers client intake and eligibility determination. Monitors GNHTD contracted services, disseminating information in appropriate formats regarding the paratransit services and eligibility application procedures, and ensuring that requested services are provided in the most cost-effective and appropriate manner. Ensures compliance with contracted services. Assists in development of vehicle specifications.
      Duties & Responsibilities:
      Conducts self in an appropriate manner as a representative of GNHTD, working effectively in a diverse work environment.
      Resolves complaints between GNHTD, paratransit users, and the general public regarding the delivery of the paratransit services.

      Coordinates with providers of computer systems to assure adequate functions.

      Manages customer service provided for paratransit, assuring appropriate investigation and response.
      Ensures that all ADA regulations are being complied with as they relate to GNHTD paratransit service.

      Provides operating statistics for service and planning for GNHTD reporting purposes.

      Manages and monitors all paratransit service to ensure that paratransit services are being provided in accordance with the requirements of the ADA and of GNHTD.

      Provides periodic reports to staff, the Executive Director and the GNHTD Board of Directors.

      Oversees collection and compilation of all NTD paratransit information to ensure funding from FTA.

      Prepares annual and long range operating plan.

      Prepares and manages the annual budget for all Paratransit Services.

      Maintains coordination efforts between GNHTD, the South Central Region of Governments (SCROG), existing non-profit paratransit providers, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), and the GNHTD ADA Paratransit Advisory Committee.

      Reviews and approves any public information to be disseminated regarding the paratransit services offered to eligible persons.
      Ensures that all division staff have received and continue to receive the appropriate levels of training for their positions and responsibilities.

      Takes action to advance the goals of the District’s Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Plans.

      Response Information
      If you are interested in applying for a position at GNHTD, please send your cover letter which must include the position title, your resume and salary history to: E-mail: kdunham@gnhtd.org
      GNHTD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. GNHTD/840 Sherman Avenue/Hamden, CT 06514.

    • Alexandria Transit Company - Assistant General Manager, Administration

      ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, ADMINISTRATION

      Alexandria Transit Company (DASH), a dynamic and progressive fixed route bus system, is seeking a skilled, talented, and motivated transit professional to direct the programs and activities of a number of areas within the ATC Administration, including Budget and Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Grants Management, and Information Technology.

      Minimum of 10 yrs. of progressively responsible work in transportation, w/ a min. of 5 yrs of supervisory/management experience over a workforce of 50+ employees. Excellent writing and oral communication skills; advanced computer skills; strong analytical and statistical abilities; exemplary organizational and interpersonal skills; Successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing transit capital projects, grant programs, and fiscal oversight; people oriented, enthusiastic, motivated, and an innovative team player/leader, w/ demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills in working w/ employees and co-workers; good knowledge of Federal and State regulations applicable to transit programs and operations.

      Bachelor’s degree in public, business administration, or transportation field Advanced degree preferred. Equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Competitive salary (DOQ) and benefits package.

      Pls. send cover letter, resume, salary history and salary requirements to: Larry.Morris@firstgroup.com. The AGM is a First Transit Management position.

    • Chicago Transit Authority - Transit Operations Manager

      TRANSIT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
      To apply for this opportunity or others with The Chicago Transit Authority please visit: transitchicago.com/careers

      The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) currently has opportunities available in all management levels for both Bus and Rail Transit Operations. These individuals will manage and supervise day-to-day administration of Transit Operations at an assigned bus or rail location to ensure that high quality transportation service is rendered to the community.

      Primary Duties and Responsibilities
      - Manages and is accountable for the transit operations activities and across several sites.
      - Oversees site inspections of equipment, work methods, efficiency, safety conditions and general appearance.
      - Initiates new schedules and picks. Coordinates personnel needs according to operational needs.
      - Assists with coordination of and streamlines office procedures.
      - Monitors conditions of Authority sites and arranges for repairs and improvements.
      - Receives, investigates, and closes customer service complaints, and recommends appropriate course of action and resolution methods. Escalates most complex issues to senior management.
      -Manages the administrative functions of transit operations across several sites.
      -Oversees payroll and other HR functions of the department and supervises the preparation and processing of personnel documents (such as requisitions, change notices, certifications, transfer cards, grievance responses, complaints, etc.).
      -Monitors payroll functions to ensure timely distribution of paychecks to staff.
      -Maintains departmental personnel database.
      -Generates, analyzes and distributes various personnel, statistical, and financial reports.
      -Provides data analysis for budget and financial plans preparation.

      Performs audits of CTA assets in transportation and administration sections, such as cash working fund, transfer cards, computer equipment and various office supplies.
      Participates in the development, administration, and monitoring of programs, policies, goals and departmental objectives to ensure compliance. Develops methods to improve workflow and processes.

      Conducts disciplinary interviews and investigations in response to grievances, prepares responses, and maintains grievance logs.

      Plans, assigns and reviews work of Clerical Staff to ensure that the agency objectives are met. Hires, trains, develops, and manages staff to ensure that qualified personnel exist to meet the agency objectives. Evaluates staff performance and recommends staff promotions, transfers, and discharges.
       
      Education/Experience Requirement
      Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related discipline, plus five (5) years of experience in a management or supervisory role, preferably in the fleet and/or transportation industry, or a combination of education and experience relating to this position.

      To apply for this opportunity or others with The Chicago Transit Authority please visit: transitchicago.com/careers

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority - Chief Executive Officer

      CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
      ANN ARBOR AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY - THERIDE

      The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) “TheRide,” which operates accessible fixed-route bus, commuter bus, ADA/disability, vanpool and airport service in the greater Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area, and serves the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw Community College, is looking for an experienced public transportation professional to serve as its next CEO.
      With over 250 represented and management employees, TheRide’s $38M annual budget supports 25 fixed routes that carry over 6.6 million customers/yr to over 1,500 stops throughout the region.

      Its current 80 bus fleet, 65% of which are environmentally-friendly hybrid-electrics, will grow substantially to fulfill the recent voter-approved Five-Year Transit Improvement Plan, expanding service by more than 40%.

      In addition to having a strategic vision for the future of TheRide, the new CEO must have exceptional interpersonal skills and will work closely with the AAATA Board and Chair to conduct day-to-day operation of the system, including finance & administration, planning, policy analysis, procurement, contract management, marketing, customer service, legal, technology and safety.

      He/she will also maintain excellent relationships with employees and staff, as well as with municipal and community partners, the newly formed Regional Transit Authority, and State and Federal governments, to improve funding and funding options.

      AAATA offers a competitive salary and benefits. For a complete job description, go to www.harrisrand.com and click on “Current Searches.” Submit cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, at Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search: cboylan@harrisrand.com.

    • Southern California Regional Rail Authority - Chief of Planning & Project Deliver Oficer

      SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITY - CHIEF OF PLANNING & PROJECT DELIVERY OFFICER
      SALARY: 170K – 218K

      POSITION
      The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), operator of the METROLINK commuter rail system, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Chief Planning and Project Delivery Officer who will lead line operations by providing direction and leadership to the staff and contractors who are responsible for Engineering and Construction, Rail Programs, Planning and Development and Market Research. This position is located in SCRRA’s One Gateway Plaza office, Los Angeles, CA 90012

      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
      • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Public Administration or a related field; graduate degree is a plus;
      • Minimum fifteen (15) years of work experience in a public transportation agency or a related private transportation consulting business performing in similar functions described above in a senior leadership role;
      • Minimum ten years work experience supervising, directing and leading management level staff;
      • Must be able to demonstrate experience creating both vision and mission and providing leadership and mentoring to others;
      • Must have the ability to understand detailed engineering and construction designs; costs and schedule development, analysis and problem identification; risk analysis and their Agency impacts;
      • Ability to understand the interdependencies between various line operations such as Operations, Mechanical and Engineering services in a public environment;
      • Conversant and knowledgeable of Federal Railroad Regulations and the ability to review and monitor the delivery of services under those regulations;
      • Ability to develop relationships with appropriate railroad or functional industry partners and is current on issues, practices and procedures;
      • Experience with developing, negotiating and awarding professional service and construction contracts using a variety of contracting methods;
      • Prior work experience that shows accomplishments that enhance results by ensuring that problems are prevented through analysis, measurement and process improvements;
      • Excellent and highly developed analytical and communication skills;
      • Ability to identify opportunities for operating efficiencies and oversee their implementation both within the department and SCRRA.

      Interested candidates can submit their resume to jobs@scrra.net.

    • Alameda Contra Costa Transit District - Chief Administrative Services Officer

      ALAMEDA CONTRA COSTA TRANSIT
      CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES OFFICER

      Salary range $149,143 to $178,058 with generous benefits
      AC Transit is seeking a superior Human Resources leader and professional to manage the District’s departments and units including Staffing and Classification, Labor Relations, Learning & Development, Drug & Alcohol Compliance, Leave Management, and Workers’ Compensation with responsibility for a staff of 27 and budget of $6,980,787. Qualified candidates should submit your resume online by visiting our website at www.waters-company.com/recruitment. This position is open until filled, however, the first review of applicants will take place on January 9, 2015. For more information, please contact Andrea Sims at 216.695.4776.

  • Notices

    • City of Culver - RFP

      NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS
      RFP # 1555


      Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will
      be received by the City of Culver City, California, for
      furnishing the following:
      CULVER CITYBUS:LINE-BY-LINE AND
      COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF TRANSIT SERVICE
      in strict accordance with the Specifications on file
      in the office of the CULVER CITY TRANSPORTATION
      DEPARTMENT, 4343 Duquesne Avenue, Culver City,
      California 90232. Starting on December 8, 2014, copies
      of specifications and proposal documents may be
      obtained from the TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT,
      telephone number (310) 253-6500 or on the City’s
      website at

      One original and four (4) copies of the proposal
      must be submitted to the CITY CLERK in a sealed
      envelope at CITY HALL, 9770 Culver Boulevard, Culver
      City, California 90232, not later than 3:00 p.m. on
      Thursday, January 8, 2015, at which time they will
      be publicly opened in the Council Chambers on the
      first floor of City Hall. Facsimile proposals will not be
      accepted. Any bidder may withdraw his proposal,
      without obligation, at any time prior to the scheduled
      closing time for receipt of proposals. A withdrawal
      will not be effective unless made personally or by telephonic notification received prior to the closing
      date. Proposals may later be referred to the City
      Council for appropriate action. The City reserves the
      right to reject any or all proposals as the best interests
      of the City may dictate.

    • San Bernardino Associated Governments - Consultant Workshop

      Redlands Passenger Rail Project
      Consultant Workshop
       
      San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) is planning for the implementation of the Redlands Passenger Rail Project which will provide commuter rail service between the Cities of San Bernardino and Redlands.  The nine-mile reconstruction of the Redlands branchline will include the entire replacement of track and bridges, communications and signals, closures and improvements to 27 grade crossings including quiet zones, four new stations with two being 3P’s, reconfiguration of a maintenance facility, and acquisition of DMU vehicles.  Preliminary engineering is complete with a Record of Decision from the FTA anticipated in early 2015.  In the following months SANBAG intends on releasing RFPs for consultant services that may include program management, final design, vehicle procurement, maintenance facility design, and construction management.  Consultants are invited to attend a workshop at SANBAG’s offices, located at 1170 W. 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, on December 17, 2014, at 1 p.m., to learn more detailed information and opportunities in response to RFPs.

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