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ASSISTANT MANAGER, BUS MAINTENANCE & EQUIPMENT

MANAGER, BUS MAINTENANCE & EQUIPMENT

SUPERINTENDENT, RAIL RESOURCES

For further details and to apply visit jobs.nfta.com.

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer


CONNECTING COMMUNITIES AND ENHANCING LIVES

JOIN THE VALLEY METRO TEAM IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA

With a core mission of connecting communities and enhancing lives, Valley Metro plans, builds, operates and maintains regional bus, light rail, paratransit and vanpool systems across Maricopa County, one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. We serve more than 60 million riders annually through a talented and passionate team of staff and contractors and a multi-modal transit system featuring local and commuter bus, regional light rail, streetcar, vanpool and paratransit.

Manager, Rail Operations
The Manager, Rail Operations is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of contractor operating compliance and day to day operations. Provides operational support for rail system design and operational technical elements, and operational efficiency of rail operations. Typical duties include monitoring and evaluating rail operations, on-time performance, contractor performance and compliance, developing and implementing a comprehensive implementation strategy; coordinating assigned activities with other departments; and providing highly responsible and complex support to the Deputy Director of Transportation and Project Integration. This position assists with rail transit activation and start-up operations as well as all integrated testing to ensure Valley Metro receives a safe and efficient system.

Superintendent Rail Vehicle Maintenance
The Superintendent Rail Vehicle Maintenance is responsible for directing, planning, and implementing the maintenance and repair of Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) and Streetcars. Typical duties include: managing vehicle configuration through the modification approval process and updating maintenance procedures to reflect vehicle system changes; coordinating with Capital and Service Development, providing specifications, training and procedural requirements of new equipment and service contracts; ensuring the operational efficiency and work quality of Valley Metro’s maintenance, preventative maintenance inspections, and repair; developing and implementing policies and procedures; managing staff and resources; establishing standards and coordinating work activities with consultants/contractors; managing spare parts inventory and supplies.

Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/valleymetro

Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer


PACE SUBURBAN BUS

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment process for a Procurement Manager for PACE Bus in Chicago, IL. Pace Suburban Bus is the premier suburban transit provider, safely and efficiently moving people to work, school, and other regional destinations. Pace offers affordable and environmentally responsible transit options for residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The backbone of Chicago’s suburbs, Pace services tens of thousands of daily riders.

The Procurement Manager procures materials, supplies, and services, through appropriate procurement methods and in accordance with applicable regulations to meet established priorities. The Manager directs and manages the procurement staff to ensure timely, efficient, and effective contract awards, within approval authority limits, to support the business objectives of Pace.

For full job description and application information visit www.GovHRjobs.com.

See https://govhrusa.applytojob.com/apply/GNtqRFI5mc/Pace-Suburban-Bus-IL-Procurement-Manager to apply!


INTERNAL AUDITOR

The Auditor reports directly to the Board of Directors of the Austin Transit Partnership (ATP).  This position performs advanced (senior level) internal audit and finance functions and work. Work involves directing and developing a risk-based annual internal audit plan and budget for evaluating the effectiveness of controls in place to manage significant financial reporting and other risk exposures, safeguard company assets, and compliance with laws and regulations. Responsible for selection of external auditors and ensuring audit workflow meets ATP reporting timelines. Regularly evaluate departments/divisions of the organization to determine if they are performing in compliance with recommended processes, procedures, and business controls. Suggest new initiatives, controls, and procedures to ensure good business practices are in place. Appraise the effectiveness, economy and efficiency with which resources are employed.  Work with the ATP General Counsel for the review and investigation of reports which include fraud, waste, and abuse as reported through the Ethics, Conflicts, and Nondisclosure policy violations.  Facilitate audit related meetings and implement changes recommended by external auditors. Ensure internal audit training program for management and staff is established and regularly updated. Advanced skills in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are required. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

About ATP
The Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) is an independent organization entrusted with the design, construction, and implementation of Austin’s Project Connect program, which includes a new rail system, a downtown tunnel, and expanded bus system. ATP works in close partnership with Capital Metro, the region’s public transportation provider, which provides ATP with a range of critical administrative and capital projects support functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with major coursework in a field relevant to the position (i.e., Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, etc.) Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-by-year basis.
  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field is preferred.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in public accounting or internal auditing, including designing and conducting performance audits in accordance with standard auditing practices, performing engineering and construction audits, analyzing financial records, preparing audit reports, and writing recommendations for improvements and/or corrective action based on audit data.
  • Experience using the Government Auditing Standards as issued by the U.S. General Accountability Office (“the yellow book”). Experience auditing federal grants, contracts and information technology programs are preferred.
  • Experience in engineering and construction audits and regulations required by FTA for federal grants preferred.
  • Experience should include five (5) years of significant experience with automated financial reporting, government accounting practices, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Uniform Guidance (2cFr200), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) systems.
  • Experience in presenting information (written and orally) to senior executives.
  • Experience with transit agencies and/or major civil construction projects strongly preferred.

Preferred Licenses or Certifications:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or other appropriate certifications or licensure preferred.

Commitment to Diversity
The Austin Transit Partnership is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. ATP makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.

https://capmetro.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/287?c=capmetro

To be considered for this role, please contact Gregg Moser at gmoser@kapartners.com.


PROGRAM MANAGER, SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

The Program Manager, Sustainable Design reports directly to the Chief of Architecture and Urban Design for Austin Transit Partnership (ATP). This position is responsible for managing the sustainable design process and certification of projects within the Project Connect program (Envision, AEGB, LEED, Well, etc.).  The Program Manager, Sustainable Design will provide technical assistance and innovative design guidance to ATP staff and contractors based on research and demonstrate a deep understanding of state-of-the-art sustainability best practices and will analyze decisions based on life-cycle cost benefit, equity, and carbon/ecological footprint.  The program manager will work directly with the Capital Metro Sustainability Officer and will be instrumental in assisting in the implementation of ATP sustainability plans and planning activities. The Program Manager, Sustainable Design will also prepare and give internal, board and public presentations. The position will ensure that ATP and its contractors focus on balancing equity, economy, and environmental impact in all decision-making and will be knowledgeable and passionate about sustainable, community-centered, regenerative design. The Program Manager, Sustainable Design will also have enthusiasm to inspire and educate others and institutionalize sustainability practices at ATP.

About ATP
The Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) is an independent organization entrusted with the design, construction, and implementation of Austin’s Project Connect program, which includes a new rail system, a downtown tunnel, and expanded bus system. ATP works in close partnership with Capital Metro, the region’s public transportation provider, which provides ATP with a range of critical administrative and capital projects support functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Sustainable Design, Environmental Planning, Environmental Studies, Conservation, Public Administration, Geography, or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated green building and green infrastructure project-level experience; with LEED-AP or Envision (ENV-SP) credentials in good standing.
  • Six (6) years of experience applying sustainability principles or managing sustainability programs with progressive responsibility and complexity.
    OR
    An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics consistent with the required qualifications.

Commitment to Diversity
The Austin Transit Partnership is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. ATP makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.

https://capmetro.csod.com/ux/ats/­careersite/5/home/requisition/304?c=capmetro


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC) seeks a motivated and experienced planning professional to lead all transportation planning activities and other region-wide initiatives in the Holland/Zeeland area. The successful candidate will possess a professional background that prepares them to effectively implement multi-jurisdictional planning and programming efforts to promote regional cooperation.

Salary range for this position is $80,000 – $105,000 (DOE/Q)

Apply: For complete job details and to apply so to www.GovHRjobs.com and include résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references by November 22, 2021. Contact, Ryan Cotton, Vice President, GovHR USA, rcotton@govhrusa.com, 224-282-8304. EOC.

To apply, see https://govhrusa.applytojob.com/apply/p27JrZy40l/Macatawa-Area-Coordinating-Council-MI–Executive-Director.


COMMUNITY TRANSIT – HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA

Compensation Range: $92,417 to $129,383

2 Positions Open – Strategic partners with Agency Departments in a role that influences Agency HR strategy and day-to-day work.  Positions provide professional HR guidance and support with the objective of adding value to the business.

Scope of work is complex and sensitive in nature and requires a high level of competence and understanding of a wide variety of HR functions.  Responsible for independent action, planning of work, using experienced judgment, problem solving and achieving results.

View additional details, essential duties and minimum and preferred qualifications and apply on line at www.communitytransit.org/jobs

Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.  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.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/ Vet/ Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

All Community Transit employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of hire or be granted an accommodation as outlined in our policy.  Effective January 1, 2022, all new employees must provide proof of vaccinated status on or before their first workday.  People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single dose vaccine.  This includes maintaining any booster dose within 60 days of being eligible, as authorized by the FDA.

Employees or applicants may make accommodation requests based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.  Provided the accommodation is reasonable and does not create an undue hardship for Community Transit and/or pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the requesting employee.  Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for accommodation.  This directive applies to all employees of Community Transit.  If you want more information regarding our Vaccine Policy, please contact Employee Engagement at 425/348-2315 to speak with a representative.


DIRECTOR OF SAFETY AND TRAINING

MV Transportation is seeking a Director of Safety and Training with a background in fixed route administration of a large transportation division. The candidate will be responsible for leading the oversight and management of our safety programs, policies, and procedures in compliance with our regulating authorities, corporate policies, and collective agreements (if applicable).

This individual will introduce and manage various systems and activities to maintain successful regulatory compliance, adherence to policies and procedures, conduct audits and inspections, build/manage safety improvement plans, and monitor metrics reflecting performance.  This individual is responsible for continuous safety performance improvement through risk identification, risk mitigation, and process excellence.  He/she will report to the VP of Safety.

Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to Compliance Programs, Policy Management, Safety Leadership, Training Programs and Safety Initiatives.

Talent Requirements:

  • Five (5) years management experience in safety and/or training role.
  • Five (5) years experience in the Workplace Safety (OSHA) required.
  • Five (5) years experience in the Transportation Compliance (DOT) required.
  • Experience with defensive driving programs required.
  • Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP) Certification preferred.
  • Experience working with unionized workforce preferred.
  • The ideal candidate must have transit and/or large fleet experience.
  • Current Class B Driver’s License with a P endorsement and airbrakes.
  • Knowledge of all applicable safety rules, regulations – FTA, FMCSA, and DOT.

During the course of employment, employees may receive and have access to confidential information. All employees are expected to respect and maintain the confidentiality of non-public customer and business records and any other information that MV classifies as confidential.

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.  The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.

Position location: Austin, Texas

Email address for applicant interest: jimmy.linehan@mvtransit.com


METRO TRANSIT DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER, COO BUS AND RAIL

Metro Transit, a division of the Metropolitan Council, is one of the country’s largest transit systems serving the metropolitan region of Minneapolis-St. Paul. As the top operations executive you provide Metro Transit and Metropolitan Council with the management and oversight of the daily operations of the bus and rail systems of Metro Transit, which includes Bus and Rail Transportation, Bus and Rail Vehicle Maintenance, Rail Systems Maintenance, Rail Operations Analysis/QA/Training and Commuter Rail Operations in order to operate a safe, cost-effective service to our customers.

Full Salary Range: $126,942 – $237,593. Starting salary depends on qualifications

To see the full job posting and to apply visit the following website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/metrocouncil/jobs/3276894/

Applications accepted through December 1, 2021.


JOIN THE MV TRANSPORTATION TEAM

MV Transportation is hiring for multiple leadership roles in the DC Metro Area

  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Transit Call Center experience preferred but not required

Contact: Megan.Reiff@MVTransit.com for more information

Or visit careers.mvtransit.com


Bids/Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

To all interested parties:

The Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization, Inc., (MASCO) is seeking a response to this Request for Proposal (RFP) from qualified professional heavy duty bus rebuilding companies to provide mid-life bus rehabilitation services. The subject thirty (30) buses provide a shuttle service within Boston’s Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) that consists of approximately 69,000 live service-hours spread over 10 different routes, traveling approximately 510,000 route miles annually.

The subject buses are 2014 New Flyer Xcelsior forty (40) foot diesel fueled transit buses owned by MASCO and operated and maintained by their contracted Service Provider which is currently Paul Revere Transportation LLC (PRT). MASCO’s expectation is to use this current fleet of thirty (30) buses at a minimum until mid-2029 for a fifteen (15) year service life.

Schedule:
MASCO is soliciting proposals for an agreement that will commence on April 1, 2022. Please note that the dates listed below are subject to change at sole the discretion of MASCO. In the event of changes, all Proposers will be notified.

  • Request for Proposals:  Issued: Friday, October 22, 2021.
  • Mandatory Pre-proposal Conference: Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. (EDT)
  • Written Questions from Proposers: Monday, November 29, 2021, by 5 p.m. (EDT)
  • MASCO Response to Written Questions: Monday, December 6, 2021.
  • Proposals to be received at MASCO: Wednesday, December 29, 2021, 5:00 p.m. (EDT)

All questions and proposals must be submitted in writing. Please be sure to provide contact information for the Proposer submitting the question or proposal. Questions and proposals are to be submitted to: P.J. Cappadona, Vice President for Operations, MASCO Inc., 375 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Questions may be submitted via email to pcappadona@masco.harvard.edu.

All RFP Documents can be found at the following URL: https://www.masco.org/masco-bus-mid-life-refurbishment-rfp-document-page


DART ISSUES A REQUEST FOR

DEMONSTRATION (RFD) FOR A PASSENGER INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEM (PIDS)

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) requires a modification or replacement of our existing Passenger Information Display System (PIDS). The existing DART public address/message board system is comprised of three different generations of Daktronic LED message boards and a Luminator LED board type. DART invites possible fixture vendors, distributors, and suppliers to submit documentation for a future demonstration. Interested parties should upload their response to https://suppliers.dart.org, event #15470. The submissions are due by November 5, 2021.


INVITATION FOR BID

CONTRACT NO. KRT2021-FUEL

The Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority will receive bids for Gasoline and Diesel Fuel until 11:00 a.m. EST, Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 1550 4th Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387 and then at said offices all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Any contract resulting from bids submitted will be subject to a financial assistance contract between the Authority and the U.S. Department of Transportation.  All bidders will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible bidders.

IFB documents may be obtained from the Purchasing Department, Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority, 1550 4th Ave, Charleston, WV  25387, telephone 304-343-3878, fax 304-345-6876, email jtompkins@rideonkrt.com.  Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked, “Gasoline/Diesel Fuel”.

Purchaser reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in bidding on such basis as the Authority deems to be in its best interest.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise 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, sex, religion or national origin in consideration for an award.


CITY OF NORWALK

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
(RFP) NO. 22-655

FLEET MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (FMMS) FOR NORWALK TRANSIT SYSTEM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Norwalk invites prospective Proposers to compete for the opportunity to provide the Norwalk Transit System (NTS), a department of the City of Norwalk, a municipal government, a Fleet Maintenance Management System (FMMS).

An optional pre-proposal conference will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Transportation/Public Services Facility located at 12650 Imperial Hwy, Norwalk, CA 90650. Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend. All requests for clarification, questions and comments concerning this RFP are due on Monday, November 29, 2021 no later than 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) and must be clearly labeled “Written Questions for RFP No. 22-655” and faxed to (562) 929-5966, Attention: Elisa Robledo, Purchasing Division or emailed to: erobledo@norwalkca.gov.  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 Thursday, ­January 13, 2022 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 Friday, November 5, 2021.

All contacts concerning this RFP must be referred to the City of Norwalk Purchasing Division, (562) 929-5712.

Dated:  November 5, 2021
/s/Elisa Robledo
Purchasing Division


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