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MANAGER, ENGINEERING – POWER

SEPTA is seeking to hire a Manager, Engineering for the Power Department. This position will be located at our Headquarters in Center City, Philadelphia.  In this role, the Manager, Engineering will Manages the Power Engineering section by providing leadership and guidance while overseeing the SEPTA in-house and third party design projects.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Power Engineering, (8) years of proven relevant engineering experience, and Professional Engineer License (PE).

SEPTA is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience and a superior benefits package. For more information and to apply, visit SEPTA’s website at www.septa.org/careers. EOE.


METRO TRANSIT IS HIRING A DIRECTOR OF RAIL AND BUS SAFETY (2020-00219)

The Director of Rail and Bus Safety serves as the chief safety officer in the Metro Transit division, overseeing two managers and 10 supporting staff.  Strategically develops, implements, and manages a comprehensive multimodal (bus, commuter rail and light rail) safety program, applying system safety and safety management systems principles through accident investigation, regulatory compliance, and hazard management.  This position reports to the General Manager of Metro Transit division.

Metro Transit, a division of the Metropolitan Council, is one of the country’s largest transit systems, employing more than 3,200 people, and provided nearly 78 million rides in 2019 through an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains. We also provide resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike in the Twin Cities. In 2016, Metro Transit was named System of the Year by American Public Transportation Association.

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety, Safety Engineering, Transportation Management or a closely related field.
  • Nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience developing/implementing operations safety programs, in passenger rail and/or bus transportation systems.
  • Five (5) years supervisory experience required.
  • Equivalent years of experience for education are considered.

How to Apply


UTAH TRANSIT AUTHORITY
SALT LAKE CITY, UT

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

Salary: Competitive and Negotiable
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: 07/19/2021

Specific technical expertise in transit planning or transportation engineering isn’t absolutely necessary; rather, it is more critical to have the ability to think strategically about transit as a necessary function of the public right-of-way and to work with individual cities, towns, and stakeholders to make transit a meaningful part of the community. Someone familiar with both urban and rural planning is ideal as large sections of UTA’s service area are still quite isolated and car dependent. A collaborative background working with metropolitan planning organizations will be highly desirable.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues): https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/1797

Andrew Nelson
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3329

Online brochure: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search

Utah Transit Authority website: https://www.rideuta.com

EOE


FT & PT BUS DRIVER POSITIONS AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY AVAILABLE.

Day, evening and weekend shifts available.

These are Temporary full-time positions, 40 hours per week and temporary part-time positions, 20 hours per week with an anticipated start date of 8/19.

For more information and to apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2288916


GENERAL MANAGER

SONOMA MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT DISTRICT (SMART)

How would you like to work alongside a committed staff, in a vibrant and engaged region, in one of the most beautiful and dynamic areas of the country?  KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART) to identify candidates for the career-defining position of General Manager. SMART is the Bay Area’s newest passenger rail service providing a safe, reliable, and congestion-free transportation option for Marin and Sonoma counties. Headquartered in Petaluma, the current 45-mile system includes stations in the Sonoma County Airport area, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Petaluma, Novato, San Rafael, and Larkspur. Significant expansion plans are also in place for both additional rail as well as adjacent bike path construction. This position requires any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications: 1) the equivalent of graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in public  administration, finance, accounting, engineering, or a related field (Master’s desirable); 2) 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience managing complex programs in a transit related environment with at least 5 years in an executive management position (commuter rail agency experience is highly desirable); and 3) public agency experience is a must including significant interaction with a policy board. SMART is seeking an exceptional transit professional with a proven track record of success in public transit leadership. The ideal candidate will be a confident and collaborative leader with good judgment, a strong professional presence, political acumen, and an inspiring demeanor who can develop and sustain a highly functional team. This person will be a great communicator and able to work with all those interested in SMART services and plans. The winning candidate will require capabilities in public administration and strategic and financial planning in order to maintain a fiscally responsible organization while delivering safe, efficient service to the public. More information can be found at www.kl2connects.com.  This is an excellent executive opportunity that offers attractive compensation, benefits, and relocation. To be considered, go to www.KL2connects.com/openings, select the Sonoma-Marin Area Transit District listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including each reference’s name, title, email, phone, and relationship to you). The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. For additional information, contact Celia Kupersmith at Celia@KL2Connects.com. To learn more about SMART, visit their website at www.sonomamarintrain.org. Thank you for your interest in an exciting career opportunity with SMART!


TRANSIT PLANNING AND SCHEDULING MANAGER

Join the Metro Team in Madison, WI as the Transit Planning and Scheduling Manager! Madison is consistently rated a top place to live with a transit-supportive community. This is an exciting position with a system undergoing a network redesign study and BRT implementation. Apply by July 1, 2021. See full details on our job website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi/jobs/3095750/metro-transit-planning-and-scheduling-manager


SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

TRANSPORTATION SUPERINTENDENT – LIGHT RAIL

$93,024 – $130,212 annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)

The purpose of this position is to oversee the performance and operations of light rail train service to the public. This is accomplished by assisting in the overall management of the department, reviewing services/operations, and ensuring effective performance and compliance, and overseeing the control room in order to ensure safe and reliable service.

Final Filing Date: Open until filled. For complete information on positions and application filing instructions, please visit Sacramento Regional Transit District’s website at www.sacrt.com or contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EOE/AA Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.


DEPUTY DIRECTOR

SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

Location: San Carlos, CA
Filing Deadline: Open until filled
Salary Range: $121,792 to $182,688

The Position
The Deputy Director for the Transportation Authority Program is responsible for directing activities related to Measure A and W Programs, focusing on the delivery of the Short Range Highway Plan (SRHP) adopted by the SMCTA in June. The SRHP provides the policy framework for investment decisions associated with the implementation of the SMCTA Highway Program. The position also includes oversight of planning, environmental, engineering design and construction/implementation of a wide array of other transportation projects and programs covered under Measure A and W Programs.

For more information or to apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/2300262

Or contact the Recruiter: Frank Rojas, ­frojas@koffassociates.com, (510) 495-0448


UTAH TRANSIT AUTHORITY
SALT LAKE CITY, UT

DIRECTOR OF CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

Salary: $146,000-$160,000
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: 06/28/2021

Responsible for cultivating projects that improve the connectivity, frequency, reliability, and quality of UTA’s transit offerings. This position manages corridor and facility projects through environmental analysis, grant funding, and design processes, then consults with peers in constructiåon.

The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge and appreciation for both planning and engineering. Demonstrable experience building coalitions of stakeholders at all levels of government: local city councils, county commissions, metropolitan planning organizations, state Departments of Transportation, the State Legislature, and the Federal Transit Administration is expected.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues): https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/1792

For more information:

Andrew Nelson
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3329

Online brochure: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search

Utah Transit Authority: https://www.rideuta.com

EOE


Bids/Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #2021-07

TITLE VI SURVEY

The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to conduct a Title VI Survey.  The solicitation will be issued on June 7, 2021. Proposals are due by 2:00PM on July 6, 2021.  To obtain a copy of the RFP contact Lyndi Whiteker at 859-814-2129 or lwhiteker@tankbus.org.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

TRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The Muncie Public Transportation Corporation is hereby requesting sealed proposals from qualified professional transit management firms interested in assuming the full range of management and administrative responsibilities for the operation of the Muncie Indiana Transit System.

A copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP) may be obtained from Mr. Mark McKinney, Corporate Counsel, 201 North High Street Muncie, Indiana 47305, Phone 765/896-8964, Fax 765/896-9298.  E-mail: mark@mandmlegal.com

Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 7th, 2021, at the above address.  They will be opened at the monthly board meeting held on Thursday, July 8th, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., in the board room at 1400 East Seymour Street, Muncie, Indiana 47302, at which time the name and address only of proposers will be disclosed.

The Muncie Public Transportation Corporation reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, in whole or in part, to waive any formalities, and to re-advertise or to discontinue this process without prejudice.

The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and Federal regulations.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

MICROTRANSIT SERVICES FOR THE DOWNTOWN & EAST AREA OF JACKSON, WYOMING

The Southern Teton Regional Transit Agency (START) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) in search of a consultant/consulting firm to provide microtransit services for the downtown area of Jackson, Wyoming. START recently adopted a Route Plan that identified the need to implement microtransit service connecting the eastern portion of Jackson with downtown and a new transit center. This strategy will allow fixed routes to operate more efficiently while also better serving the dispersed areas of east Jackson. START seeks to partner with a private company to: 1) Implement and operate an on-demand, microtransit system for the Town; 2) Provide and manage a standalone App-based rider reservation and real-time information system; and, 3) Prepare monthly ridership and service performance reports.

The community goals for this project include: 1) Creating an affordable, efficient transportation option for visitors to travel between popular tourist points of interest within the central/eastern Town of Jackson without using single-occupancy vehicles; 2) Creating an expedient and inexpensive transportation option for residents traveling between work, home, grocery stores and other daily locales within the Town of Jackson as an alternative to private, single-occupancy vehicle trips; and, 3) Providing real-world experience in the provision of microtransit service that may in the future be applied to other areas of the community and region.

A mandatory pre-proposal session (via Zoom) is scheduled for June 30 at 11AM (MST) to provide an overview of the scope of work and answer questions from interested firms. All interested firms are REQUIRED to attend this session. Log-in/Call-in information will be posted at www.startbus.com prior to the conference.

Interested parties are directed to the website to access the full RFP documents: (www.startbus.com). The Town of Jackson encourages firms to provide written questions regarding this solicitation by July 16 at 2pm (MST) to Larry Pardee, lpardee@jacksonwy.gov. Responses will be posted on the www.startbus.com website by 5 pm (MST) on July 23. Responses to questions, as well as any RFP addenda, will be posted and both questions and answers will be available to all respondents.

One hard copy (sent to the below address) and one electronic copy (emailed to Larry Pardee, lpardee@jacksonwy.gov) of proposals shall be submitted by August 6 at 5 PM MST.

Town of Jackson, Wyoming
C/O: Larry Pardee, Town Manager
150 Pearl Avenue
P.O. Box 1687
Jackson, WY 83001

The Town of Jackson reserves the right to reject any or all bids submitted, in whole or part, and to waive any informalities.


Notices

SIEMENS MOBILITY, INC.

DBE GOAL  NOTICE

In accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26, Siemens Mobility, Inc. Rolling Stock, hereby proposes an overall goal of 5.83 percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in contracting opportunities during Fiscal Year 2022 (October 2021 – September 2022).

The contact information for our DBE Liaison Officer is:

Ms. Michelle Picard
Siemens Mobility, Inc.
7464 French Road
Sacramento, CA 95828
(916) 681-3000
E-mail: michelle.picard@siemens.com

Siemens actively encourages  DBEs that design, manufacture  and/or service components which are generally accepted in the rail transit manufacturing industry to submit their current certification from a UCP authorized agency.


NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

Please Take Notice that proposals for CDTA-Maintenance 162-3000 40-foot low floor diesel buses for transit are due no later than 1:00PM on September 9, 2021.  Proposals should be addressed to Stacy Sansky, Director of Procurement, Capital District Transportation Authority, 110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, New York 12206.  Each proposal must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the proposal instructions.

Questions, requests for clarification or for approved equals regarding this Request for Proposals are to be submitted IN WRITING to Stacy Sansky, Director of Procurement ­(sdsansky@cdta.org) NO LATER than 11:00 AM on July 14, 2021.

It is the intention of CDTA to negotiate for a contract based upon proposals it receives, but CDTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

The Authority hereby notifies all potential service providers that disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this notice and there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, disability or marital status in the award of the contract or any subcontract.

Prohibitions On Procurement Lobbying: Pursuant to State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between CDTA and an Offeror/bidder during the procurement process.  An Offeror/bidder is restricted from making contacts to influence the procurement process, except as provided in the procurement process (i.e., proposal submissions and interviews, where requested by CDTA) from the earliest notice of intent to solicit offers/bids through final award and approval of the Procurement Contract by CDTA (“restricted period”).  Contacts must be made only by your designated staff unless a specific exception applies.  CDTA employees are required to obtain certain information when contacted during the restricted period for purposed designed to influence the procurement process and make a determination of the responsibility that could result in rejection for contract award or even more serious consequences.

The complete Request for Proposals may be obtained free of charge at our website www.cdta.org (Click on “About CDTA”, then on “Doing Business with CDTA”) on or after June 8, 2021. Only vendors who complete the online vendor registration form will be able to access the RFP.

Dated:  June 8, 2021


SIEMENS MOBILITY, INC, ROLLING STOCK

SEEKING QUALIFIED DBE & SMALL BUSINESS FIRMS FOR SUPPLIES & SERVICES

The Siemens Mobility, Inc. Rolling Stock factory in Sacramento, CA is seeking qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Small Businesses that are able to supply goods and services in the area of railcar manufacturing. This can include but is not limited to: car body assemblies and components, interior and exterior illumination components, windows, windscreens, seats, interior paneling, luggage racks, handrails, flooring, traction electric components, wheel sets, diesel and cooling systems, cabling, high and low voltage electrical cabinets, fire detectors, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, passenger information system and infotainment, destination signs, HVAC units, door components, brake systems, vehicle control systems, mechanical and electrical connecting parts, hardware, shipping supplies, MRO supplies, logistics, decal and vehicle wrapping, and technical services.

We are interested in meeting potential suppliers to develop relationships and increase the probability of successfully obtaining business opportunities together. We constantly strive to deliver high quality solutions into the hands of our customers. To help achieve our mission, we partner with a broad variety of suppliers, including small and diverse businesses.

Siemens actively encourages DBEs and Small Businesses that design, manufacture, supply and/or service components which are generally accepted in the rail transit manufacturing functions to submit their information together with their current certification.

Please submit your information stating qualifications and areas of expertise by e-mail to our procurement department: ­strategicpurchasing.us@siemens.com.

To learn more about our products, please visit usa.siemens.com/mobility.


NOTICE TO RECEIVE RFP

Nashville MTA is developing a list of firms to receive Request for Proposal documents to perform a Downtown Nashville Neighborhood Traffic Study. The study will include significant public engagement to build a consensus among Downtown Nashville’s public, business, civic, and institutional stakeholders for strategies to manage the Downtown area’s need for improved mobility. To receive the RFP when it is available, please email Denise.Richardson@nashville.gov with contact information.  DBE participation goals will apply to this engagement.


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