Classifieds for April 15, 2019

2019-05-03T11:42:10-04:00April 15, 2019|
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DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), an independent agency responsible for public transit and roadway infrastructure in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. The Authority was awarded a BUILD grant from the FTA for their Ultimate Urban Circulator project which will be a new autonomous vehicle system. The Authority is recruiting a dynamic, energetic and innovative Director of Procurement to seek new grant opportunities as well as manage the Agency’s procurement processes. If interested in obtaining the position description or to apply, please email Gregg Moser, Krauthamer & Associates, at gmoser@kapartners.com.


CONTRACTS SERVICES MANAGER
ALAMEDA-CONTRA COSTA TRANSIT DISTRICT

Summary:
AC Transit is currently searching for qualified candidates for the position of Contracts Services Manager. The position manages the District’s contracts administration functions, ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and provides primary supervision to assigned subordinate procurement staff. In addition to the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business at one of the largest bus agencies in California, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and 457 savings plan
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This Position Is An Unrepresented At-Will Position
To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/1427080

Equal Opportunity Employer


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

Guilford County Schools is the third-largest district in North Carolina, serving nearly 72,000 students across 126 schools in urban, suburban and rural areas. Because we are a larger district, we are able to offer opportunities that smaller districts, charter and private schools just can’t! We are currently looking for an Executive Director of Transportation who will provide leadership in developing and implementing best practices managing daily transportation operations, including fleet maintenance management, school bus routes, school bus and contract vehicle safety, school and activity bus driver training. Please visit https://www.applitrack.com/gcsnc/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Executive to apply and read the full job description for this position.


SENIOR RAIL SERVICE PLANNER/SCHEDULER

At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ and future public transit riders needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District. We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.

RTD is currently seeking a motivated individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, transportation, engineering, business administration, or a related field. Required is five years of experience in transit planning or transportation demand management and the ability to develop manual service schedules and proficiency in computerized scheduling. Also required is the ability to analyze data concerning ridership, population, costs, and revenues.

We currently have the following position available:
Senior Rail Service Planner/Scheduler
Job # IRC41437

Description of Work: This position is responsible for coordination of light rail operations plans, developing and analyzing schedule changes, improvements, and innovative solutions for regular and special light rail operation plans.

Please apply on or after, March 31, 2019 but no later than April 19, 2019. For a complete job description, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.

Regional Transportation District Denver, CO 80202
EOE/AA/Drug Free


AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
DIRECTOR, RAIL TRANSIT

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) seeks a Director-Rail Transit to serve as APTA’s subject-matter expert on rail transit issues, including light rail transit (LRT), streetcar, and heavy rail. The candidate will support APTA’s rail transit system operators; provide expertise on rail transit policy and technical issues; support programming for conferences; support APTA business members; interface with Federal regulatory agencies; and manage and direct APTA’s standards development work for the rail transit industry.

Bachelor’s degree in technical specialty coupled with 8 years (minimum) of actual experience in rail operations or equipment engineering is preferred. Demonstrated equivalent experience in rail system management or rail engineering will be considered. Should also have familiarity with current FTA and other federal programs. Knowledge of, expertise in, and ability to articulate the technology supporting software and smart phone applications relating to mobility, mapping, travel planning, fare payment, and websites is preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people and organizations as well as work independently and under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines. Must be willing to travel to support reviews, committees and conferences. Convenient Metro location. Excellent benefits/competitive salary. Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at aptajobs@apta.com. EOE Principals Only


AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
LEGISLATIVE ANALYST

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has the immediate need for an individual to assist our Government Affairs team in researching legislative issues and federal agency activities and communicating the public transportation industry’s position on federal legislative issues to APTA members, outside interests, Members of Congress, and the Executive Branch. Duties will include obtaining, analyzing and organizing information on federal legislation, regulations and other federal activities related to public transportation; preparing memoranda, talking points, and speeches to communicate the public transportation industry’s views on federal legislative and government affairs issues; building public awareness/support for public transportation; and assisting with the preparation of Congressional testimony.

Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Public Policy, or Public Administration with at least one to two years’ work experience on Capitol Hill or programs related to public policy. Familiarity with federal legislative process including transportation authorization, budget, and appropriations issues, desirable. Must have strong writing and communications skills. Convenient Metro location. Excellent benefits with competitive salary. Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at aptajobs@apta.com. EOE Principals Only


DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), an independent agency responsible for public transit and roadway infrastructure in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, is recruiting a dynamic, energetic and proven Director of Economic Development to lead the Authority in transit-oriented development and advancing public-private-partnerships. This is in conjunction with their Ultimate Urban Circulator project which will be a new autonomous vehicle system that is poised to change the economic landscape of Jacksonville. If interested in obtaining the position or to apply, please email Gregg Moser, Krauthamer & Associates, atgmoser@kapartners.com.


SENIOR DIRECTOR, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (RAIL SYSTEMS)

Bulletin No: 002002-023
Closing Date: 30-APR-19
Salary Range: $122,970 – $153,691 – $184,434
At Will**

Basic Function
To oversee, manage, and coordinate rail systems design and construction activities of major Metro rail transit capital projects

Requirements For Employment
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other related field
• 5 years’ management-level experience in construction management or engineering
Preferred Qualifications
Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications:
• Experience managing transit projects
• Experience participating in or overseeing the testing, commissioning, and start-up/activation of rail transit projects
• Experience managing or overseeing the design of rail transit systems, including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS), train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems
• Experience managing or overseeing the construction of rail transit systems including traction power, Overhead Catenary System (OCS), train control, communications, mechanical, and system-wide electrical systems

Selection Procedure
Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure
• To apply, visit Metro’s website at www.metro.net/careers and complete an online Employment Application.
• Metro/Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) is an equal employment opportunity employer.

**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.


CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
DES MOINES AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART), the largest transit system in Iowa, serves a region of nearly 600,000 residents. Greater Des Moines is a hub of commercial, cultural and political activity, home to two major colleges, and is widely considered one of the top three “insurance capitals” in the world. In 2016, Business Insider ranked Des Moines the #1 “Best City for the Middle Class”, U.S. News & World Report ranked Des Moines as the #2 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. and Fortune ranked Des Moines as the #5 “Best Place Where Millennials are Buying Houses.”

With an annual budget of $30+ million, DART’s 114 local/express buses, 37 paratransit and on-call vehicles, and 112 rideshare vans, provides nearly 5 million.

Under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the day-to-day management of DART’s fixed-route transit, paratransit and fleet and facilities maintenance providing direction, effective communication and support to ensure safe, reliable and customer-focused transit services. In addition, the COO will administer collective bargaining agreements, assist in contract negotiations, handle staff hiring and performance evaluations, and be responsible for safety, training, security, and facility maintenance.

In conjunction with senior staff, the COO will provide the Authority with strategic vision, policy development, capital project planning, and will remain current on emerging industry practices and technologies to maximize the efficiency and service for the customer. The COO must also be an excellent communicator both inside the organization and externally, as s/he may be called upon to represent the General Manager and/or the Commission with the community.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Transportation, Engineering, Business Administration or a related field, and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible management, supervisory and labor relations experience, preferably in a public transportation environment, is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred.

DART offers competitive benefits/salary and is an EEO employer. For a complete job description, visit www.harrisrand.com Submit resume and salary requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan at Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search: cboylan@harrisrand.com


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the eighth largest transit system in the U.S. and North America, providing bus, and rail service to an average of half a million passengers daily. With 38 rail stations and over 100 bus routes, MARTA is the key to getting around Atlanta. Whether you are coming in from the airport, commuting to work, biking, walking, parking, visiting, going to an event, or enjoying Atlanta nightlife, MARTA is the easiest and most cost-effective way to get around the city and the region.

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions:
Director of Maintenance of Way – IRC58629
Manager of Federal & State Grants – IRC59291
Grants Administrator – IRC 59290
Project Manager II – IRC58989
Program Manager Cars – IRC58849
Field Inspector – IRC55769

If you are interested in any of these exciting career opportunities, please visit our website at www.itsmarta.com to get more information and to apply.

MARTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer & E-Verify Participant.


INDYGO PRESIDENT AND CEO

KL2 Connects LLC has been retained to identify exceptionally qualified candidates for the role of President and Chief Executive Officer with the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation in Indianapolis, Indiana. IndyGo is about to embark on a major transformation that will double the size of its bus system, introducing cutting-edge technology with a 100% electric-powered fleet and three lines of BRT service. The residents of Indianapolis supported this substantial growth of transit at the ballot box, opting for a new network of efficient and environmentally responsible commuting options. As the state capital, Indianapolis is a vibrant city with an elegant combination of historic preservation and the latest innovations. It is also home to wonderful natural resources; a diverse and engaged population; and a wealth of cultural, educational, arts, entertainment, sports, and other amenities. Reporting to IndyGo’s Board of Directors, the winning candidate will be responsible for the direction, coordination, and administration of all affairs of the corporation. He/she will direct, plan, and implement policies and objectives; increase productivity; maximize returns on investments; establish and achieve strategic and financial goals; partner with the executive team to develop and execute operational plans; establish a culture of accountability with a data-driven focus on performance; collaboratively define operating units’ goals and monitor their success; cultivate effective relationships with the community, business leaders, public officials, and labor representatives; ensure that an accurate accounting system is maintained; prepare the annual budget, budget message, and capital program; monitor administration of the budget; administer programs to protect assets and employees; recommend changes to the board concerning the financial condition and future needs of the corporation; promote public and private sector involvement including the use of consultants; and promote IndyGo as the leading voice in community public transportation issues. The ideal candidate for this position should be a relationship builder and a change agent. He/she must enjoy the challenge of directing a transit system that is growing rapidly in response to a voter mandate to succeed. IndyGo has a dedicated revenue source that is funding a 70% increase in bus service, more than $300 million in BRT investment, and conversion to an all-electric fleet. The new leader should be skilled in overseeing complex capital projects using FTA grants and the challenges of a corporate staff and culture that must be scaled up to redefine the organization. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred) in business administration, management, public administration, or a related field, plus at least ten years of executive or upper-level management experience driving strategic objectives at a large organization Only(preferably public sector administration or transit management). This opportunity offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a rewarding professional environment. IndyGo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels – women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To be considered, go towww.KL2connects.com/openings, select the IndyGo listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory). If you have additional questions, please contact John Bartosiewicz directly at John@KL2connects.com.


DES MOINES AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
SENIOR TRANSIT PLANNER

Position Summary:
This position offers the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and talented organization providing transit services in the greater Des Moines region, which is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country. Under general supervision, the Senior Transit Planner will lead and assist with DART’s short- and long-range service planning, performance analysis, project management, and transit scheduling. Projects that the Senior Transit Planner will contribute to include a long-range mobility services plan, an on-demand mobility pilot, bus stop enhancements, and regularly recurring schedule and route updates. The Senior Transit Planner will also design and lead public outreach activities to inform DART customers and collect feedback on service planning activities.

The Senior Transit Planner would work collaboratively in a team environment, and take leadership as well as supporting roles depending on the project. The Senior Transit Planner will report to the Planning and Development Manager; however, the incumbent should be capable of guiding their own day-to-day work duties and objectives.

Essential Functions of this Position:
• Designs and conducts transit service planning studies. This includes collecting, analyzing and interpreting transportation data and performance metrics, designing surveys, identifying priorities, summarizing findings, drafting recommendations, and preparing reports and public presentations.
• Assist with the planning and implementation of regularly scheduled service changes, which includes developing schedule and route modifications, gathering feedback from internal and external stakeholders, updating data repositories, and analyzing results.
• Performs project management for capital projects and service planning activities. Duties include developing project proposals; developing and tracking project budget, scope and performance measures; coordinating consultant services; reviewing and reporting on study progress and deliverables; managing grants; and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders.
• Assist with the design and implementation of public participation processes for service planning activities that provide timely and relevant information, as well as opportunities for meaningful public input that is tailored and accessible to diverse audiences.
• Contribute to DART’s efforts to leverage the latest technology and customer preferences to deliver efficient and effective public transportation services by supporting the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative pilot mobility projects.
Additional Responsibilities of this Position:
• Create maps, charts, tables and other data visualization tools to analyze and communicate DART’s performance and potential service modifications
• Conduct field work to observe conditions, collect data, or survey customers
• Attend occasional evening and weekend public meetings
• Assist with transit scheduling functions as needed
• Provide transit representation and perspective to various local groups and partner agencies
• Assist in the review of site development proposals for transit impacts and request new or improved transit amenities
Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Urban and/or Transportation Planning, Geography, Public Administration or a related field; AND
• At least three years of experience leading planning studies, managing projects, or conducting transit service planning activities.
• A master’s degree is highly desired.

To apply got to: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/421066?source=Dart&jobFeedCode=Dart&returnURL=www.ridedart.com


Bids/Proposals

CITY OF NORWALK, CA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
(RFP) NO. 19-602
PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR NORWALK TRANSIT SYSTEM (NTS) PROCUREMENT OF BATTERY ELECTRIC BUS AND
CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Norwalk invites prospective Proposers to compete for the opportunity to provide Project Management services for Procurement of Battery Electric Bus and Charging Infrastructure for Norwalk Transit System (NTS), a department of the City of Norwalk, a municipal government.

A pre-proposal conference will not be held. All requests for clarification, questions and comments concerning this RFP are due on Friday, April 26, 2019 no later than 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) and must be clearly labeled “Written Questions for RFP No. 19-602” and faxed to (562) 929-5966, Attention: Darlene Mena, Purchasing Division. The City is not responsible for failure to respond to a request that has not been submitted in accordance with the RFP.

The successful Proposer will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Opportunity Laws and Regulations. The City of Norwalk hereby notifies all prospective Proposers that the City will require each Proposer affirmatively demonstrate that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are afforded full opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and sub-contracts financed in part or in whole under this RFP, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, gender, age, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Proposals must be in writing and must be received by the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division by 11:00 a.m., on Monday, May 20, 2019 via U.S. Mail, FedEx, UPS or courier or in person. Proposals received after the above listed date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.

Copies of the RFP may be obtained from the City’s website at http://norwalk.org/businesses/rfp-posts-list on Monday, April 15, 2019.
All contacts concerning this RFP must be referred to the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division, (562) 929-5712.

Dated: April 15, 2019
/s/Darlene Mena
Purchasing Agent


CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Chatham Area Transit Authority (CAT) is seeking proposals/bids for RFP 2019-07 On-Call Temporary Staffing Services through May 23, 2019 at 2 pm EST. Prospective proposers/bidders can download this solicitation at http://www.catchacat.org/about-cat/doing-business/procurement/procurement-opportunities/

For additional information, please contact David Stearns, Procurement Manager, at 912-629-3958 or via email at david.stearns@catchacat.org.


REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN – RFP

Notice is hereby given that the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is accepting proposals for the development of a regional Coordinated Human Services Plan (RFP # 2019-02). This RFP is available on the RTA’s procurement website at www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn.

Detailed specifications are available by contacting Virginia Lickliter, Executive Administrator, at (313) 402-1020 or vlickliter@rtamichigan.org. All proposals must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in the RFP and be received on or before May 13, 2019.

The RTA reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals, to re-advertise for proposals and to waive any informality in any proposal and to determine the most responsive proposal by its own criteria, as described within the RFP.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority d/b/a The COMET (referred to as either The COMET or the Authority) will accept proposals from qualified persons or firms that can provide Rubber wheeled Trolleys. The contract resulting from this RFP shall be known as the Trolley contract.

All proposals must be submitted by June 18, 2019. Please reference the RFP document(s) for submission requirements. The COMET encourages the use of recycled paper, and where practicable, printed on both sides, for all submittals.

For a copy of the RFP, please contact Ms. Virginia Goodson, Procurement Officer, atvirginia.goodson@catchTheCOMET.org. A copy of the RFP is also posted on The COMET website. Please include your name, contact information (e-mail and mailing addresses, telephone number), including how you want to receive a copy of the RFP, and the name of the organization you are representing.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR
HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION SERVICES
VIA CONTRACT #19-226

VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from responsible firms for Healthcare Administration Services. Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, May 24, 2019. Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.

A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, April 24, 2019 in the Administration Board Room at 800 W. Myrtle, San Antonio, Texas 78212.

Proposal documents may be obtained from VIA’s Procurement Department, 800 W. Myrtle, Suite 203, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Please visit https://via.mwdsbe.com to register with VIA and to download the document. Information on current solicitations is listed under the View Procurement Opportunities section.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
FY19-R-008
TRANSIT OPTIMIZATION STUDY

Sealed proposals are hereby requested by the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority, 620 Cherry St., Des Moines, Iowa to be received until 2:00 PM local time, on April 26, 2019 for a Transit Optimization Study.

Requests for clarification and/or questions concerning the issued document shall be directed to Mike Tiedens in the DART Procurement Department at 515-283-5034 or e-mail dartprocurement@ridedart.com. All submittal questions concerning this RFP are due on or before April 9, 2019. This will be the only notice rendered for this procurement. Proposal Documents can be obtained at DART Central Station, above address, during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday or on DART’s website https://www.ridedart.com/business-center/procurement.


RFP 2019-004
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
Transit Service Plan Update (SPU)

Notice is hereby given that The North Central Regional Transit District of New Mexico, hereafter referred to as “NCRTD” or “the District,” calls for Request for Proposals pursuant to section 11 of the District’s Procurement Policy.

The NCRTD is seeking request for proposals to select a consulting firm to perform a transit Service Plan Update.

Interested parties may secure a copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP 2019-004) by sending a request via USPS, email or fax by contacting:
Hector E. Ordoñez, Chief Procurement Officer Mail: 1327 N. Riverside Dr. Española, NM 87532 Fax: (505) 747-6647 Email: hectoro@ncrtd.org

All deliveries of responses via USPS or express carrier must be addressed as follows:
Name: Hector E. Ordoñez, Chief Procurement Officer
Reference: Service Plan Update RFP#2019-004
Address: 1327 N. Riverside Drive
Española, NM 87532

Responses to the request are only accepted by mail (no email or faxes) and must be received at the NCRTD Executive Offices no later than 5:00 P.M. MST, Friday, April 19, 2019. The NCRTD reserves the right to reject any/all Proposals and waive all formalities.

NCRTD Executive Director;
Anthony J. Mortillar


INVITATION FOR BID

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Muncie Public Transportation Corporation, 1300 East Seymour Street, Muncie, Indiana 47302 until 8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2019, at which time and place bids will be opened and publicly read aloud.

The bids are for:
(1). The lease of heavy duty radial transit coach tires and appurtenances.
Detailed specifications and further information may be obtained from the Muncie Indiana Transit System, 1300 East Seymour Street, Muncie, Indiana 47302, telephone (765) 287-2388, option #4.

Each bid must be accompanied by a bidder’s security in the form of a certified cashier’s check or bidder’s bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid, which shall be retained by the Muncie Public Transportation Corporation if the successful bidder fails or refuses to enter into a contract.

All bids and related documents shall be subject to a financial assistance contract between the MPTC and United States Department of Transportation under the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended. Terms and conditions established under the act shall apply.

All bidders will be required to certify they are not on the U.S. Comptroller General’s consolidated list of ineligible contractors. Manufacturers appearing on said list will be considered ineligible. The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.

The MPTC hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, and national origin in consideration for an award.

The MPTC reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids as the MPTC deems in its best interest.

Larry King
General Manager

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