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DIRECTOR OF FLEET MAINTENANCE
VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT

VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is hiring a Director of Fleet Maintenance. VIA is focused on building a public transportation system that includes a better bus system, rapid transit corridors, and innovative services. Come be a part of VIA’s success! This is an executive level position. The Director is responsible for planning, development, execution, and management of all activities within the fleet maintenance department to ensure the agency’s objectives of efficiency, effectiveness and top performance are achieved. The minimum responsibilities of this position include the repair, servicing, body work and painting, of over 650 heavy and medium-duty transit and para-transit vans, as well as 200 non-revenue support vehicles. Additionally, this position is responsible for the oversight and management of VIA’s Parts department. The Director is also responsible for the administration of a diverse workforce of represented and non-represented employees. The position is responsible for operations performed around the clock (24 hours a day every day of the year) to meet strict service quotas and performance standards. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in a field related to Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Business Administration. Ten years’ experience in progressively responsible positions with an extensive background in transit fleet maintenance, preferably in a multi-modal mass transit property, is also preferred. Five years’ experience in a senior management position is preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable. For a full job description and to apply please visit our website at www.viainfo.net. Equal Opportunity Employer VIA values diversity and inclusion.


SENIOR MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SYSTEM SAFETY
SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

$101,124 – $141,600 Annually (Plus Excellent Benefits)

The Senior Manager, Environmental Health and System Safety implements, and administers a comprehensive rail and bus safety management system and environmental program for Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT). The incumbent provides functional oversight and auditing of safety activities for SacRT and construction/capital and facility improvement projects; responds to accidents/incidents/ occurrences; provides audits/inspections including safety certification of RT field activities for compliance with safety and security requirements; interfaces with California Public Utilities Commission, Cal-OSHA, and other State and Federal regulatory agencies; has the authority and responsibility for the day-to-day implementation and operation of the agency’s SMS and all levels of the organizational safety culture. This position reports to an executive manager, with dotted line reporting to the General Manager/CEO who acts as RT’s FTA Accountable Executive. 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. RT encourages women and minorities to apply and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities. RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
WHATCOM TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (WTA)
BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Salary: $100,056 – $134,076

WTA provides public transportation services throughout Whatcom County, located in the northwest corner of Washington State. WTA employs 270 FTEs. Working under the direction of the General Manager, the Human Resources Director is responsible for developing and administering a full range of human resource programs. For a full job description and to apply, visit Prothman at https://www. prothman.com/ and click on “Open Recruitments”. WTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: May 24, 2020
(open until filled).


CIVIL ENGINEER I, TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS
CITY OF BOULDER PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

$61,916 – $94,371 Annually

This position, under general supervision, manages the collection and evaluation of transportation-related data including traffic counts,
field studies and crash statistics; and uses this data to perform traffic studies. Plays an active role in the city’s Vision Zero program, assists with the review of construction and special event closure requests, and performs related duties as required.

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days from 2/24/2020, after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired. For complete job description, qualifications, and application instructions, please apply at https://tinyurl.com/v33nw3v


5504 PROJECT MANAGER 2
RECRUITMENT TEX-5504-105506
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY

Salary: $171,392.00 annually
Position Description: Under the direction of the Project Manager III (Deputy Director of Project Delivery and Support), the Project Manager II, will act as the Deputy Project Manager of the Light Rail Vehicle 4 Procurement will plan, organize, direct, and manage vehicle production, delivery, testing and commissioning responsibilities of Phase II of the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Procurement Project. The $1.2 billion project has already procured 68 expansion LRVs and will procure an additional 151 replacement LRVs to replace the legacy fleet which is nearing the end of its useful life. The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for managing the design, production, testing and commissioning of new vehicles, including the start of Phase II design and delivery. The position is responsible for managing a diverse team of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) technical staff and multiple consultants. This team will be expected to apply extensive knowledge of transit vehicle engineering principles in the monitoring and enforcement of vehicle design specifications. The LRV4 team is part of the Transit Project Delivery and Support unit. Transit Project Delivery is comprised of five integrated units: Transit Capital Planning, Fleet Engineering, Quality Control and Assurance, Maintenance Training, and Transit Technology. Transit Project Delivery supports capital projects from their formation, through development, implementation, and acceptance. This team advocates for needs of Transit’s operations and maintenance staff, the city’s quarter-million daily riders, and ensures the quality of transit infrastructure and rolling stock through funding and project support. Transportation connects us all. That’s why every single day the SFMTA is working hard to build a safer, more reliable transportation system for our city. We strive to ensure that our community, and the nearly 25 million visitors that our city receives each year, have access to safe and reliable transportation options. Join us to be a part of delivering this mission! To view the full job posting in detail and apply online, please click on the following link: https://jobapscloud.com/SF/sup/BulPreview. asp?R1=TEX&R2=5504&R3=105506


SCHEDULING AND OPERATIONAL DESIGN PROGRAM MANAGER
COMMUNITY TRANSIT
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA

Important leadership position has responsibility for management, guidance and oversight of scheduling and operational design for the agency’s transit services. Working closely with Planning, Transportation, Contracted Services, Maintenance and Information Technology, manages design of service schedules; monitors operational performance; determines resource needs as impacted by service requirements, manages scheduling staff and their gathering and analysis of relevant data for evaluation of scheduling performance, maintains comprehensive understanding of technical and policy requirements, effectively balances operational feasibility and efficiency; develops division budget and work plan; oversees the maintenance of data integrity; ensures accuracy of scheduling data interfacing with all systems dependent upon scheduling software exports; collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to provide input as a subject matter expert on design of critical transit infrastructure.

Apply online https://www.community transit.org/employment/opportunities

As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.


PRINCIPAL TRAFFIC ENGINEER
CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY PRINCIPAL TRAFFIC ENGINEER

Boulder, CO (108,000) offers an exceptional opportunity to become the next Principal Traffic Engineer (i.e. City Traffic Engineer) for a community that is internationally renowned for its commitment to sustainability and innovation in multi-modal transportation and mobility.

Boulder is located just 30 minutes northwest of Denver, exactly where the plains meet the Rocky Mountains. Tucked into a picturesque valley below the iconic Flatirons, Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play. Boulder is nationally recognized for its quality of life, thriving tech and researchbased economy and booming real estate market.

Boulder is also one of the most educated metropolitan areas in the country. The local public schools are excellent with Boulder Valley School District consistently ranking among the best in the state. In addition, Boulder is a hub of entrepreneurship, particularly for businesses that value the lifestyle that is rooted in a love of the outdoors, healthy living and access to resources. The Principal Traffic Engineer is responsible for coordinating, managing and directing community engagement, planning, design and implementation of a multi-modal transportation system that meets the goals and objectives of the Transportation Master Plan.

The Principal Traffic Engineer coordinates the development of the annual Operations work plan and budget. The Principal Traffic Engineer is also part of the team that develops the Capital Improvements Program budget based upon the goals, objectives, programs and improvements of the Transportation Master Plan. The Principal Traffic Engineer coordinates the design and development of specific system components including traffic signals, signing/ marking, pedestrian cross treatments and speed management treatments.

Please note the following about this opportunity: · The Principal Traffic Engineer serves as a senior liaison to Boulder’s Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) and must have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and value community engagement. · The Principal Traffic Engineer will lead the City’s efforts to implement the Vision Zero Action Program and participate in community engagement, in the analysis of crash data and other traffic statistics, in advocacy at the state and national level and will work on engineering solutions to reduce the incidence of fatal and severe injury crashes. This work will involve collaboration with staff from Communications and the Police Department for enforcement and education. · The Department of Public Works is undergo ing a dynamic transformation to enhance departmental operating efficiencies, collaboration and employee engagement and the next Principal Traffic Engineer will have the opportunity to be part of that redesign. · The City of Boulder provides dedicated funding for transportation and the community strongly supports multi-modal transportation. Candidates will have exceptionally welldeveloped leadership and management skills with the ability to collaboratively establish goals and objectives and then work effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders to achieve those goals and objectives.

The Principal Traffic Engineer will demonstrate a commitment to multi-modal and sustainable transportation planning and knowledge of current best practices. Experience in planning and design as well as operations and maintenance would be desirable. Candidates must have excellent communications skills and be comfortable and experiences in community engagement.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Transportation Engineering or related field with a minimum of eight years of supervision experience in transportation planning or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Current registration as a Colorado Professional Engineer, or ability to attain within the probationary period of employment is required. Starting salary range is $102,714 – $130,000. DOQ. The full range extends to $156,593.

As well as offering competitive pay and a positive work environment, the City offers employees an array of benefits including excellent healthcare, generous leave accrual, an ECO pass which allows for free use of the City’s top notch transit service, and Parking Cash-Out benefits in the downtown campus. Residency is not required. The City of Boulder will fill this position as soon as a qualified candidate is identified, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should apply at once online at www.GovHRjobs.com with a resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references to Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA 630 Dundee Rd. Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 380-3240. The position will remain open until filled. The City of Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To Apply: https://govhrusa. applytojob.com/apply/GDqBkSHG70/ Boulder-CO-Principal-Traffic-Engineer


TRANSIT DIVISION DIRECTOR
DANVILLE, VIRGINIA MASS TRANSIT

Danville, Virginia Mass Transit seeks a passionate, customer service-oriented leader for their next Transit Division Director. This is an operations-focused position that requires someone who understands the technical demands of mass transit and has the skills to manage and motivate a workforce who provide fixed route bus, Handivan (paratransit), Reserve a Ride (dial-a ride), and coordinated Human Service Transportation operations to the community. Check out the recruitment brochure here. Qualifications: The successful candidate has a background in diverse front-line transit roles and three (3) years of recent, verifiable, and increasingly responsible management within transit operations, including fixed-route, on-demand, and paratransit services as well as service development in an organization comparable to DMT at the supervisory, division manager, or assistant director level. A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred or some combination of education and experience. A CDL or ability to acquire one is desired. Strong preference for supervisory/management level experience within a combination of these areas and experience managing or supporting departments/functions such as Training, Safety, Procurement, and Customer Service. Salary and Benefits: The hiring range is $62,000 – $80,000 with a full range of $59,369 – $94,991 annually. Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications. The City provides an excellent benefits package. To apply, please go to http://www.developmentalassociates.com and click on the Transit Division Director – Danville, VA link on the left side of the home page. Application review begins May 10, 2020. The City of Danville is an EOE. All inquiries should be emailed to hiring@ developmentalassociates.com. Recruitment and selection services managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.


Bids/Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
GHTD RFP #10-020
ADA PARATRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES (RE-BID)

The Greater Hartford Transit District, Hartford, Connecticut is seeking a firm or firms to provide Management Services for its ADA paratransit operations. Proposal documents may be obtained by calling the District at (860) 380-2012 or emailing: ldrake@ghtd.org. A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on May 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM Local Time via GoToMeeting. The purpose of the meeting is to outline requirements; discuss the facility, parking area and vehicles; as well as to provide the opportunity for questions. Note: if an agency participated in the previous preproposal conference on February 24, 2020, this conference is NOT mandatory. It is suggested that you confirm with the District that your agency is exempt prior to the conference. Proposals shall be submitted on or before 2:30 PM Local Time on July 15, 2020. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened. Any changes, or any requests for changes in the specifications, will not be recognized after sealed proposals are submitted to the District. Any contract resulting from this request for proposals submitted is subject to a financial assistance contract between the District and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Further, the equipment provided for the paratransit service is funded with Federal Transit Administration grants.


PARATRANSIT VEHICLE LINE
INSPECTION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICES
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
SOUTH CENTRAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

The South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) is seeking proposals for the performance of in-plant quality assurance inspections, including Buy America audit services, to support the PA Statewide Purchase of Paratransit Vehicles. An original and five (5) copies of the proposal shall be received no later than 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and should be addressed to: Mr. David W. Kilmer, Executive Director, South Central Transit Authority, 45 Erick Road, Lancaster, PA 17601. All proposals and contracts are subject to all applicable state and federal laws and to a financial assistance contract between the South Central Transit Authority, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration. Contractors will be required to comply with all applicable Non-Discrimination, NonCollusion, Lobbying, Debarment and Contractor Integrity laws and regulations. Proposers must certify they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. SCTA solicits and encourages disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) participation. DBE’s shall be afforded full consideration of their response and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award. SCTA reserves the right to postpone, to accept or reject any and all proposals, in whole or in part, or to waive any and all informalities in the RFP process, as SCTA deems to be in its own best interest. Contract award is subject to the firm’s agreement to SCTA’s terms and conditions. The Proposals shall be valid for sixty (60) days from the date of submittal. To receive a copy of the proposal documents, or for more information, contact Kevin Hessler, Assistant Director of Capital Projects & Planning, at (610) 406-4507 or khessler@sctapa.com. David W. Kilmer Executive Director South Central Transit Authority


BEAVER COUNTY TRANSIT AUTHORITY (BCTA)
BUTLER TRANSIT AUTHORITY (BTA)
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (CPTA)
WESTMORELAND COUNTY TRANSIT AUTHORITY (WCTA)
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals (hereinafter referred to as “bids”) will be received by the Beaver County Transit Authority (BCTA) at the BCTA administrative offices at 200 West Washington Street, Rochester, PA 15074 until 12 pm (ET) on Friday, May 29, 2020 under a Joint Bus Procurement for the purchase of a minimum of Twenty Four (24) and maximum of Thirty Three (33) Forty –five (45) foot CNG powered over the road coaches, during Fiscal Years 2020-21 through 2024-25, as specified in the technical specifications. All bids will be publicly opened on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 12 pm ET at the BCTA Second Floor Conference Room at 200 West Washington Street, Rochester, PA 15074.

All bids must be in the form prescribed by the BCTA as detailed in this Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP is available on the BCTA website beginning Friday, May 1, 2020 i.e. www.bcta.com. This procurement is governed by all applicable state and federal procurement regulations. The Procuring Agencies jointly reserve the right to reject any and all bids or to award the contracts in accordance with the procedures as set forth in the Request. All bids must be accompanied by Bid Bonds or by money orders, certified checks, cashier’s checks, treasurer’s checks, or bank drafts of any national or state bank, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total first year bid price payable to the first year Procuring Agencies and conditioned upon the successful proposer (hereinafter called “bidder”) executing the Contract and providing the Performance Bond and the required insurance.

The Procuring Agencies hereby notify all bidders that they will affirmatively insure that in regards to any contracts entered into pursuant to this Request, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises as defined by the United States Government, are afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this Request for Proposal and will not knowingly discriminate against any bidder upon the grounds of gender, race, color, or national origin in the consideration of award. All bidders must clearly certify that they are not an ineligible contractor as listed upon the U.S. Comptroller General’s list of ineligible bidders or contractors. The Procuring Agencies will be bound by the terms of this Request only to the extent bids are accepted and the funds, from whatever source, are available.

Mary Jo Morandini, General Manager – BCTA


PUBLIC NOTICE AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) will receive proposals from qualified firms to provide origin to destination demand response service. Proposals must be received in the Metro office at 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603 in sealed envelopes marked “DEMAND RESPONSE SERVICE / RFP TM-20- 02” no later than 3:00 PM Central Time on Thursday, June 11, 2020.

The proposal schedule will allow for thirty-nine (39) calendar days for proposal submission. The RFP document package may be ob tained from Metro’s office at 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, on or after Monday, May 4, 2020 by contacting Richard Appelhanz, rappelhanz@topekametro.org. Interested firms may download the RFP document package from Metro’s website (www.topekametro. org) or call (785) 730-8621 to arrange for pickup or mailing.

The proposers will be required to comply with all applicable state and federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations. Metro, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related regulations, hereby notifies all proposers that minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, creed, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, or military status in consideration for an award. Any agreement resulting from this RFP is subject to financial assistance agreements between Metro and the Federal Transit Administration.

In order to be eligible to submit a proposal, the proposer must not be included on the United States Comptroller General’s Consolidated List of Persons or Firms currently debarred or suspended from participating in public contracts. Metro reserves the right to accept any proposal or any part or parts thereof. Metro reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities therein, and all proposers must agree that such rejection shall be without liability on the part of Metro for any penalty brought by a proposer because of such rejections, nor shall the proposer seek any recourse of any kind against Metro because of such rejections, and the filing of any proposal in response to this solicitation shall constitute an agreement of the proposer to these conditions. Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority 201 North Kansas Avenue Topeka, KS 66603


PUBLIC NOTICE AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) will receive proposals from qualified manufacturers or distributors to provide paratransit cutaway buses. Proposals must be received in the Metro office at 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, in sealed envelopes marked “PARATRANSIT BUSES / RFP TM-20- 01” no later than 3:00 PM Central Time on Thursday, July 30, 2020. The proposal schedule will allow for eighty-eight (88) calendar days for proposal submission. The RFP document package may be obtained from Metro’s office at 201 N. Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, on or after Monday, May 4, 2020 by contacting Richard Appelhanz, rappelhanz@topekametro.org.

Interested firms may download the RFP document package from Metro’s website (www.topekametro.org) or call (785) 730-8621 to arrange for pickup or mailing. The proposers will be required to comply with all applicable state and federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations. Metro, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related regulations, hereby notifies all proposers that minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, creed, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, or military status in consideration for an award.

Any agreement resulting from this RFP is subject to financial assistance agreements between Metro, the Kansas Department of Transportation, and the Federal Transit Administration. In order to be eligible to submit a proposal, the proposer must not be included on the United States Comptroller General’s Consolidated List of Persons or Firms currently debarred or suspended from participating in public contracts. Metro reserves the right to accept any proposal or any part or parts thereof. Metro reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities therein, and all proposers must agree that such rejection shall be without liability on the part of Metro for any penalty brought by a proposer because of such rejections, nor shall the proposer seek any recourse of any kind against Metro because of such rejections, and the filing of any proposal in response to this solicitation shall constitute an agreement of the proposer to these conditions. Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority 201 North Kansas Avenue Topeka, KS 66603

 

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