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CITY OF OTTAWA
MANAGER, TRANSIT TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
TRANSIT CUSTOMER SYSTEM & PLANNING SERVICE, TECHNOLOGY & CONTROL SYSTEMS BRANCH

1 Full Time Continuous Position – 35 hrs/week
Salary: Minimum $118,527.50 / Standard Maximum $139,412.00 / Advanced Maximum $149,800.56 (2019 Rates of Pay)
Competition #: 2021-EX-EN-53112317-01
Deadline: January 28, 2021

Job Summary

The Manager, Transit Technology and Innovation is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the Transportation Services Department for technology projects and operational support systems for transit service that that are highly complex and interconnected, essential to reliable transit service, of multi-million dollar value, normally extend over multiple years and may require extensive internal coordination or public consultation.

The Manager is responsible to establish and maintain positive client relationships with internal and external management and stakeholders.  In particular, the Manager manages major contracts with several vendors who supply operational systems and represents OC Transpo in discussions with the City’s Information Technology Systems and Information Security and Digital Risk service areas.

Education & Experience

Four (4) year honours university degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Business or Public Administration, or a relevant, related discipline that would include courses in project planning and management.

Eight (8) years of related and progressively responsible experience in organizing information technology project planning, implementation and reporting activities, including a minimum of 4 years in the management of human resources and external contract resources, and the management of operating and capital budgets; preferably in a municipal or transportation setting.

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

For more information and to apply, visit our career site at http://ottawa.ca.


Maintenance Shop Manager

The Maintenance Shop Manager is responsible for assigning and supervising the maintenance staff that maintains the Norwalk Transit District’s fleet of vehicles and equipment, as well as buildings and facilities; schedules preventive maintenance services and repairs; oversees inventory and fuel and lubricant management; and, participates in the procurement of vehicles, equipment, parts, tools, fuels, lubricants, and other materials necessary to the operations of the company.

For more information and to apply, please go to:  https://www.norwalktransit.com/employment


METRO-NORTH RAILROAD
VICE PRESIDENT SYSTEM SAFETY

Position Objective

This position is responsible for overseeing and directing the Metro-North Railroad’s (MNR) Office of System Safety, in support of establishing and maintaining a safe and healthful environment for all MNR employees and customers.  Develops and promulgates safety, occupational health and environmental policy, as well as provides comprehensive safety oversight of operations, including, but not limited to, risk reduction, hazard assessment, and data/trend analysis.  Directs the MNR System Safety Program to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local safety and environmental protection laws and regulations, as well as with MNR safety policies and procedures.  Advises the President on safety and environmental protection matters. The incumbent has the authority to suspend unsafe operations in order to protect employees and the public.

For full job description, and to apply. Please visit: https://new.mta.info/careers click on See all open MTA positions. And search for Vice President System Safety or job ID 98099

MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Bids/Propsoals

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
SPECIAL PREQUALIFICATION FOR THE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT
INVITATION FOR BID NO. 20-083X

Notice is hereby given that NJ TRANSIT is requesting firms to submit Special Prequalifications to conduct construction services for the replacement of the Portal North Bridge Project located over the Hackensack River in Hudson County, New Jersey. Bidders must be Specially Prequalified by NJ TRANSIT in order to submit a bid for IFB No. 20-083X Portal North Bridge Project.

After notification of approval of the Special Prequalification, the approved Contractors will be invited to attend a pre-bid meeting and participate in a questions/answers period. Electronic bids will then be accepted. Electronic bids will be received via the Internet until 2:00 P.M. as documented in the procurement schedule to be established by NJ ­TRANSIT for the Portal North Bridge Project

In order to clarify any questions or concerns, a pre-special prequalification submittal conference has been scheduled on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:00 am, local time, for those firms interested in prequalifying. The meeting will be held utilizing a telephone and video conference via Microsoft Teams. All interested firms are urged to participate. For access information, please contact Maggie Sotolongo by e-mailing msotolongo@njtransit.com by February 2, 2021.

The work under this Invitation for Bid generally includes, but is not limited to, all necessary operations to perform the construction associated with the Portal North Bridge (PNB) Project. The project consists of, but is not limited to, the following contract elements: Structural Trackwork, Trackwork (by Railroad Force Account), Civil, Signal and Communications, Amtrak Communications, Traction Power, Catenary System, 138kV Transmission Line, Control Center Work and Rail Systems Staging. Both NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak operations will be maintained during the entire construction period. All work must be in strict conformance with the drawings and technical specifications provided in the Bid Documents.

Upon completion of the Special Prequalification process, NJ TRANSIT will upload pertinent bid documents to Bid Express. In order to obtain all pertinent Bid Documents, interested firms must register with BID EXPRESS at https://www.bidexpress.com. To subscribe, follow instructions on the website. The fee schedule is available on the website. In order to submit a bid, NJ TRANSIT recommends that Contractors apply for a digital ID at least seven business days prior to the Bid Due Date. All fees are directly payable to Bid Express. General navigation (registering, setting up to bid electronically, and solicitation review) of https://www.bidexpress.com prior to actual selection of a solicitation for bidding is free.

All firms must be Specially Prequalified by NJ TRANSIT prior to submitting a bid for the project referenced above. Contractors must also be prequalified for Heavy Construction –Operating Railroad Environment (HR) in a classification of GC – General Contractor and MB – Movable Bridge and for an amount of work that is equal to or greater than their bid amount. NJ TRANSIT suggests a minimum rating amount of “R”, over $25,000,000. In order to prequalify for the anticipated submission of bids for this project, Bidders must satisfy NJ TRANSIT’s Special Prequalification requirements for technical expertise, and verifiable prior direct relevant experience in the role of Prime Contractor. Special Prequalification and Prequalification documents can be downloaded from BID EXPRESS at https://www.bidexpress.com. Special Prequalification and prequalification questionnaires are due by 3:00 p.m. on March 11, 2021.

A Secure File Transfer Site (SFTS) tool via Microsoft OneDrive is being utilized to provide a secure method for facilitating file transfers from outside parties. Prospective Bidders are required to register as an interested party by completing the “Intent to Submit Prequalification Form” and submitting the acknowledgement on or before March 1, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. and must be emailed to Maggie Sotolongo at msotolongo@njtransit.com. This form is required in order to submit the Special Prequalification, but does not bind a prospective respondent in any way. Failure to timely submit the notice of intent may result in NJ TRANSIT rejecting any Special Prequalification later submitted.

Questions regarding this procurement must be directed to Maggie Sotolongo, ­Managing Contract Specialist via email: ­msotolongo@njtransit.com.

This project is subject to the requirements of the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq.). Contractors and subcontractors will be required to comply with the State of New Jersey, Division of Revenue, Business Registration Certificate requirements (N.J.S.A. 52:32-44).

Bidders will be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27, regarding Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulation 49 C.F.R., Part 26, shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of this Contract. A five percent (5%) DBE goal has been set for this project.

In accordance with N.J.S.A. 27:25-11(b)(3) and N.J.A.C. 16:72-2.2 Bidders are notified that a bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid price will be required with their bids.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Nashville MTA is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to perform an assessment of the Access paratransit program.  The assessment will examine Access’ operations, services, and technology and will include an operations review, public engagement to elicit customer feedback, and an evaluation of the program’s integration with Nashville MTA’s fixed-route operations.  Solicitation documents will be available on January 26, 2021 at Nashville MTA’s website: https://nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-procurement-list.asp  DBE participation goals will apply to this engagement.


VENTURA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
HUMAN SERVICE TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT SERVICE COORDINATION PLAN

The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) is a Regional Transportation Planning Agency and is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to complete a revision/update to the April 2017 Human Service Transportation and Transit Service Coordination Plan (2017 Plan can be viewed at https://www.goventura.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/VCTC-Coord-Plan-Final_032917_0.pdf).The update will be prepared under the direction of VCTC staff with the active involvement of, and consultation with, public, private and non-profit transportation providers, transportation users and stakeholders throughout the county.

Proposal documents may be obtained by downloading them at https://www.goventura.org/work-with-vctc/contracts/ or by emailing to: cgrasty@goventura.org. Proposals shall be submitted to Claire Grasty, Ventura County Transportation Commission, 751 E. Daily Dr. Ste. 420, Camarillo, CA 93001 on or before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021.

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