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 Classifieds for January 12, 2018

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers. 

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • MTA New York City Transit - Contract Solicitation

      ​MTA New York City Transit

      Contract Solicitations
      SSE #: 175155
      DUE DATE: 3/15/18
      TITLE: Furnish and Install Digital Information Screen Systems.
      DESC: The purpose of this request for quotes is to procure hardware, software, installation services and a 5-year warranty for DIS functionality on 1,461 low-floor 40-foot Authority buses. This invitation for bids also includes all software tools and infrastructure needed to configure and oversee the system.

      More detailed info and the MTA-NYCT contact for the above solicitations can be found on our website at: http://web.mta.info/nyct/procure/nyctproc.htm

    • Yolo County Transportation District - RFP

      YOLO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT (YCTD) - RFP
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      TURNKEY OPERATION AND
      MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC FIXED
      ROUTE AND PARATRANSIT SERVICES

      YCTD, located in Yolo County, within the Sacramento Valley of California, west of the Sacramento River, invites proposals for contracting the Turnkey Operation and Maintenance of its fixed route transit and paratransit services for a SEVEN (7) year period plus Annual Options for Up to an additional FIVE (5) year period. Inclusive of this Request for Proposal, YCTD will be seeking options from firms to provide a number of additional goods and services.

      All prospective proposers are strongly encouraged to attend a pre-proposal meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., PST, at the YCTD Board Room, 350 Industrial Way, Woodland, CA 95776.

      All proposals must be received by YCTD, Attention Terry Bassett, Executive Director, by 1:30 p.m., PST, on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 350 Industrial Way, Woodland, CA 95776.

      You may obtain a copy of the RFP at: http://yolobus.com/news/requestforproposals.php 


    • Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) will accept proposals for the production and delivery of heavy-duty, low-floor, transit buses until February 9, 2018. The proposal package for RFP 2018-01 can be found on the TANK website at www.tankbus.org/connect/procurement.


    • New Flyer Parts - Notice

      NOTICE to MBE’s, DBE’s and WBE’s

      A national OEM parts distributor is interested in identifying viable suppliers for ongoing competitive bid requirements.

      Product lines and qualifications can be directed to New Flyer Parts, 630 Kernaghan Ave., Door 76 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2C 5G1
      Attn: Robyn DeVisser Ph: 204-957-8679


    • Cabarrus County - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      CABARRUS COUNTY LONG RANGE
      PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
      MASTER PLAN

      The Cities of Concord and Kannapolis, and Cabarrus County invite proposals from qualified firms or teams to provide consulting services in connection with our request to complete a Long Range Public Transportation Master Plan while improving the coordination, financial position, and operational functionality and service delivery of the Demand Response (Cabarrus County Transportation Services) and Fixed Route (Concord Kannapolis Area Transit) public transportation providers operating within Cabarrus County, NC over the next 20 years. The full RFP can be found at http://www.ckrider.com/about-us/#doing-business. Small Businesses and Disadvantaged Businesses Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals. A pre-proposal conference regarding the solicitation will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Rider Transit Center located at 3600 S. Ridge Avenue, Concord, NC 28025. Attendance is encouraged but not required. Final proposal submissions must be received by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, February 9, 2018. For additional information, please contact Transit Manager L.J. Weslowski at weslowlj@concordnc.gov or call 704.920.5878.


    • Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority - RFP

      PUBLIC NOTICE

      Notice is hereby given that the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) will receive at its Administrative Offices, 2715 East 14th Street, Yuma, AZ 85365, no later than 4:00 P.M. Arizona Time, Friday, March 16, 2018, sealed proposals to the Request for Proposals to operate and maintain General Public Fixed-Route and Demand Response Services for YCIPTA (RFP).

      The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals for an Agreement that would be for a Three (3) year period, from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021, with up to seven (7) one (1) year options.

      All prospective proposers are required to attend the Fleet & Facility Review on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. and the Pre-Proposal Conference on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority, 2715 E. 14th St, Yuma, AZ 85365.

      All proposal shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and received, not postmarked, no later than 4:00 P.M. Arizona Time, Friday, March 16, 2018, at the YCIPTA administrative offices. Proposals not received by the time and date noted above will be returned unopened. No exception to the due date and time will be made to accommodate proposals not received due to delays with mail delivery or courier services. Proposals shall be mailed or delivered to:
      Shelly Kreger, Transit Director
      Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
      2715 East 14th Street, Yuma, AZ 85365

      Proposals shall be marked: “General Public Fixed-Route and Demand Response Services”

      A copy of the RFP will be available on our website at http://www.ycipta.org/procurement-opportunities.html starting on Monday, January 8, 2018, which is the official release date of this RFP.

      The RFP outlines the requirements, selection process and the documentation necessary to submit a proposal for the project. The RFP, all addenda and answers to questions concerning the RFP will be posted online at http://www.ycipta.org/procurement-opportunities.html. It is  the bidder’s responsibility to check this website often for updates.


    • Culver City, CA - RFP

      RFP #1826

      Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the City of Culver City, California, for furnishing the following:
      CULVER CITYBUS: BUS SIGNAL PRIORITY SYSTEM PROJECT (DESIGN, PROCUREMENT, TESTING, NON PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY PROCUREMENT/FURNISHING AND MAINTENANCE OF SOFTWARE AND EQUIPMENT)
      In strict accordance with the Specifications on file in the office of the CULVER CITY PURCHASING DIVISION, 4343 Duquesne Avenue, Culver City, California 90232. Copies of specifications and proposal documents may be obtained from the City’s website at http://www.culvercity.org/city-hall/information/bidding-contract-opportunities. Any and all changes in the RFP will be made by written addendum, which shall be issued by the City to all prospective bidders who have registered for the RFP via the City’s website.

      One original, one electronic, and seven copies of the proposal must be submitted in an envelope to the CITY CLERK at CITY HALL, 9770 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, California, 90232, not later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at which time they will be opened at the City Clerk’s Desk on the First Floor of City Hall. Late submissions will not be accepted. Facsimile proposals will not be accepted. Any proposer may withdraw his/her proposal, without obligation, at any time prior to the scheduled closing time for receipt of proposals. A withdrawal will not be effective unless made personally or by telephonic notification received prior to the closing date. Proposals may later be referred to the City Council for appropriate action. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals as the best interests of the City may dictate.


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFP

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

      Metro will receive proposals for RFP No. MA48437 - P2550 PROPULSION INVERTER PHASE MODULE OVERHAUL per specifications on file at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA or Metro) Office of Vendor/Contracts Management, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Proposals must be submitted on forms furnished by Metro, and must be filed at the reception desk of Vendor/Contracts Management on or before January 26, 2018; 1:00 Pacific Time. A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on January 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., in the Wilshire Conference Room on the 9th Floor of the METRO Gateway Plaza Building. The call in number for External Participants is (213)-922-4930. Proposals received later than the above date and time may be rejected and returned to the proposer unopened. Each proposal must be sealed and marked RFP No. MA48437.

      You may obtain proposal specifications, or further information, by contacting Jean M. Davis, Sr. Contract Administrator, Procurement at davisje@metro.net.
      1/15/18
      CNS-3084817#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFP

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Metro will receive proposals for Requests for Proposals (RFP) No. MA48386 - A650 Static Converter Lvps Assembly Overhaul, Kit No. 172468 per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement & Vendor/Contract Management, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Proposals must be submitted on forms furnished by Metro, and must be filed at the reception desk of the Vendor/Contract Management department on or before 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Proposals received later than the above date and time will be rejected and returned to the proposer unopened. Each proposal must be sealed and marked RFP No. MA48386, in accordance with the requirements listed in the solicitation.

      You may obtain proposal specifications, or further information, contact Jean Davis, Sr. Contract Administrator by Email at davisje@metro.net.
      1/15/18
      CNS-3084772#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • Valley Metro - RFP

      VALLEY METRO
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      RFP NO. 17042-PEAFTS
      PARATRANSIT ELIGIBILITY ASSESSMENT AND FIXED-ROUTE TRAVEL TRAINING SERVICES

      Valley Metro requests interested parties to submit Proposals for Paratransit Eligibility Assessment and Fixed-Route Travel Training Services
      Project Overview: Valley Metro seeks to hire a contractor to conduct eligibility assessments for its ADA paratransit program, education and orientation information concerning other modes of accessible transportation in the region, and will furnish travel training to passengers who wish to use buses, trains and other modes of public transportation.

      Pre-Proposal Conference: A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. MST (Phoenix local time) located at 4600 E Washington St, Suite 101, Phoenix, Arizona 85003.

      Proposal Date/Time: Thursday, February 28, 2018 by 3:00 P.M. MST (Phoenix local time). Proposals received after the specified time will not be accepted.

      The Request for Proposals (RFP) documents are now available. Interested firms may download the RFP documents at Valley Metro’s E-Procurement Website: https://valleymetro.procureware.com/home. A login will be required to submit a response.

      Questions regarding this solicitation may be submitted via Valley Metro’s E-Procurement Website, https://valleymetro.procureware.com/home by selecting the clarification tab. Questions will be answered through the E-Procurement Website and are due no less than seven (7) calendar days prior to the specified due date and time.

      Valley Metro reserves the right to cancel this solicitation or reject any and all Proposals.


    • San Diego Metropolitan Transit System - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      FOR CONSULTING SERVICES – ZERO BUS EMISSION PILOT PROGRAM

      The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is accepting proposals for
      MTS DOC NO. B0684.0-18
      PROPOSALS DUE: 4:00 P.M., PREVAILING LOCAL TIME, January 31, 2018

      Proposal documents will be available on or about December 27, 2017 by registering at http://www.sdmts.com/Business/Procurement.asp
      Sealed proposals will be due on January 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., Prevailing Local Time, unless otherwise amended, at Metropolitan Transit System, Procurement Dept. ,1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000, San Diego, CA 92101

      Proposals received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.

      Please refer any questions regarding this solicitation to:
      Claudine Aquino
      Contract Officer
      Telephone: (619) 557-4556
      Email: Claudine.Aquino@sdmts.com
      1/15/18
      CNS-3084394#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • San Diego Metropolitan Transit System - IFB

      INVITATION FOR BIDS
      FOR
      PROPANE FUELING SERVICES
      The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is accepting bids for
      MTS DOC NO. B0673.0-17
      BID OPENING: 2:00 P.M., PREVAILING LOCAL TIME
      March 7, 2018

      Bid documents will be available on or about January 12, 2018 by registering at http://www.sdmts.com/Business/Procurement.asp

      Sealed bids will be due on March 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., Local Time, unless otherwise amended, at Metropolitan Transit System, Procurement Dept., 1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000, San Diego, CA 92101
      Bids received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.

      Please refer any questions regarding this solicitation to:
      Claudine Aquino
      Contract Officer
      Telephone: (619) 557-4556
      Email: Claudine.Aquino@sdmts.com
      1/15/18
      CNS-3084129#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • MARTA - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      MARTA will accept Bids for IFB B40399 Armed Security Coverage for Revenue Operations. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., MARTA Headquarters. Bid Submittal is January 22, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., local time and will be received at the MARTA Annex Building located at 2400 Piedmont Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324. Bid Opening January 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., MARTA Headquarters. For more information, contact Charlette Davison-Moore at (404) 848-4207or cdavison@itsmarta.com.

      DISCLAIMER: Details posted on MARTA’s website supersede ALL details posted or published to this media outlet. To download documents and view details, visit us at: http://martabid.itsmarta.com/
      ProductsBid.aspx. Please contact MARTA’s Contract Control Branch at (404) 848-5580 if assistance is required.


  • Help Wanted

    • Sound Transit - Employment Opportunities

      SOUND TRANSIT
      RIDE THE WAVE TO A NEW CAREER

      Sound Transit is looking for dedicated professionals for our winning team to make more connections for more people, to more places. People who share a commitment to building a sustainable environment, stronger communities, and a better quality of life in the Central Puget Sound will enjoy a fulfilling career at Sound Transit. We are currently recruiting for the following positions:
      • Program Manager, Passenger Information Systems - Job #17-01176
      • Manager, Accessibility Services - Job #17-01245

      For complete job details and to apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm

      Sound Transit is an equal opportunity employer. We place a high value on, and are committed to, diversity within our organization and leadership.


    • Hampton Roads Transit - Senior Scheduler

      SENIOR SCHEDULER

      Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a Sr Scheduler to manage the preparation of transit schedules and is responsible for the development and implementation of efficient and cost-effective bus and rail schedules. The Sr Scheduler is responsible for creating daily and weekly duties that conform and are in accordance with the Union Contract and ATU, Local 1177.

      Essential Job Functions:
      Supervises and coordinates work performed by scheduling staff; coordinates and prepares all scheduling functions for transit services including schedule development calculation of miles and hours, runcutting, rostering and posting, and all documentation; prepares the schedule analysis allocating miles and hours of service by TDCHR member city; evaluate schedules, conduct counts and recommend modifications; make run sheets to conform to the known amount of work and the time element in which the work must be performed; makes schedules conform with the number of runs to be made to equate with the amount of personnel or operators to be used on any given sign-up; ensures runs conform with the working contract between the local union at any given time, pertaining to daily, weekly and spread time hours and other specifications of the contract; develop schedules, time points, headways, driver’s time cards, running boards, direct transportation points and any other related activities prior to the instituting of new services or a change of existing service utilizing GIRO/HASTUS; makes comprehensive statistical analysis of complete or categorical operations of the system, broken down into platform, deadhead and layover times, miles per hour, revenue miles, deadhead miles; prepare master payroll utilizing HASTUS for accurate maintenance and daily reporting of operators’ pay time and daily miles on schedule analysis; and coordinate with the Planners on the implementation of new and revised service.

      Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
      Must have the ability to work with a variety of people, as this position requires extensive interaction and coordination with staff members as well as but not limited to city officials, local businesses and customers. Must successfully demonstrate analytical, quantitative, verbal and written skills.

      Software Knowledge:

      Proficiency in using HASTUS, Adobe Reader and TransitMaster software applications.

      Education and Experience:

      Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Transportation, Urban Studies, Engineering, or a related field. Previous work experience in Transportation or Planning required.

      To view complete job description and to apply for the Sr. Scheduler position, please visit our website at www.gohrt.com/transitcareers/

      Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • Centre Area Transportation Authority - Director of Transportation

      CENTRE AREA TRANSPORTATION
      AUTHORITY (CATA), PA
      DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

      Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) is seeking candidates for the Director of Transportation position which reports to the Assistant General Manager for Operations and participates as a member of the Executive Management Team. The Director supervises approximately 175 employees and directs the day-to-day operational oversight for the Transportation Division including development and implementation of policies, procedures, and practices, as well as activities related to fixed route bus transportation, bus and facility maintenances, project management of capital projects, and administration of the collective bargaining agreement. The starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications, and is accompanied by an excellent benefits package. First review of applications will occur on January 22, 2018; position is open until filled. To apply, visit www.srnsearch.com and apply online. Questions may be directed to S. Renée Narloch & Associates, (850) 391-0000 or info@srnsearch.com. A detailed brochure is available. CATA is an equal opportunity employer.


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Chief Information Technology Officer

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
      LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
      CHIEF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

      Position Profile
      SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      Metro is seeking qualified candidates to become the next Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO). The CITO directs and oversees the overall activities of Metro’s Information Technology (IT) Department and contributes to overall Metro business strategy development, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of leveraging information and technology. The CITO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
      In addition to leading the development of the IT strategy and roadmap and ensuring integration with Metro’s strategic planning process, the CITO also:
      • Sets the mission and vision of the IT organization to foster a business and customer oriented culture and mindset.
      • Serves as a trusted advisor, and builds and maintains relationships with other executives and business unit leaders to develop a clear understanding of business needs; ensures cost-effective and innovative delivery of IT services to meet those needs.
      • Collaborates with executive leadership and business partners to define and execute the digital business strategy.
      • Forecasts Metro’s information systems needs concerning hardware, software, and human resources staffing.
      • Oversees administration of all departmental functions, including information systems development and support, infrastructure engineering and operations, technical support, records management, research, information security, and disaster recovery.
      • Oversees preparation and administration of the departmental budget.
      • Oversees the work of contractors and consultants in the study, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the information systems and related projects.
      • Oversees the development and implementation of Metro’s IT strategic plans.
      • Directs the acquisition of computer hardware and software for Metro.
      • Establishes and facilitates the IT governance process.
      • Represents Metro before outside agencies, organizations, and interdepartmental task forces and committees.
      • Prepares written and oral reports to Metro management and the Board of Directors.
      • Drives the development of Metro’s technology policies and standards, governance processes, and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to Metro.
      • Develops an IT workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills, and competencies that balance the needs between growing the agility required to achieve digital business objectives and ensuring the core IT functions are reliable, stable, and efficient.
      • Communicates Metro’s safety vision and goals; oversees the implementation of agency and departmental safety rules, policies, and procedures; and maintains accountability for safety performance of all subordinate employees.
      • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out.
      • Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff.The CITO must be committed to and demonstrate the following Leadership Competencies and Behaviors below:
      · Leading Change – ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the Agency, to meet Agency goals.
      · Results Driven – ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations.
      · Leading People – ability to lead people toward meeting the Agency’s vision, mission and goals. Ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
      · Leading Self – enhancing personal effectiveness.

      EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

      The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field, as well as 8 years’ senior management-level experience administering information systems. A Master’s degree in a related field is desirable.
      For additional information or to submit a resume, please contact Gregg A. Moser at gmoser@
      krauthamerinc.com.


    • Centre Area Transportation Authority - Director of Finance

      CENTRE AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (CATA), PA
      DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

      Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) is seeking candidates for the Director of Finance position which reports to the General Manager and serves on the Executive Management Team. The Director supervises five staff and is responsible for oversight of the Finance Division including development and implementation of financial policies, procedures and practices; revenue forecasting; revenue collections and compliance; debt management; and audit coordination activities. The starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications, and is accompanied by an excellent benefits package. First review of applications will occur on January 22, 2018; position is open until filled. To apply, visit www.srnsearch.com and apply online. Questions may be directed to S. Renée Narloch & Associates, (850) 391-0000 or info@srnsearch.com.

      A detailed brochure is available. CATA is an equal opportunity employer.


    • Storer Transportation - Transit Operations General Manager

      STORER TRANSPORTATION
      TRANSIT OPERATIONS GENERAL MANAGER – CALIFORNIA

      The General Manager position administers transit operating contracts, including direction and supervision of operations, financial matters, and performance. This person works closely with the City /County Transit staff and Storer upper management to provide efficient public transportation services. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decreases turnaround times, streamlines work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service. Plans and assesses long and short-term goals and objectives for revenue service, revenue service modifications, eligibility guidelines, and personnel and fleet requirements and attainment of goals and objectives. Well-established transportation company with a rich 65-year history (Est 1952). Contact: Sarah. Phone: (209) 758-7914. E-mail: sarah@storerbus.com


    • MARTA - Chief Executive Officer

      MARTA
      CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

      The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (the “MARTA”) is a public transit authority that provides heavy rail, streetcar, fixed route bus transit, and advance reservation paratransit services in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. Located in the largest metropolitan area in the State of Georgia, MARTA is the 8th largest transit agency in the United States, operating 48 miles of heavy rail track with 38 stations and over 110 fixed bus routes.

      SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      The Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of MARTA’s operations as well as any planned expansions. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully managing a large, complex and diverse organization that operates to provide the highest quality of service to its customers while ensuring that the organization is planning to meet future needs of the community while not compromising the quality of service being delivered on a daily basis. Additionally, this individual will have outstanding business skills as well as strong financial management, strategic planning, public relations, community relations and governmental relations skills.

      MARTA’s CEO will be integral to the future success of the Authority and the greater Atlanta region as it strives to provide the highest quality of service possible to its customers and stakeholders and to find innovative transportation solutions to improve mobility and provide greater access to the region which will in turn lead to smart growth and increased business opportunities, jobs and economic development. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a background and ability to not only lead safe, secure, on-time and affordable service to customers, but also ensure that MARTA’s existing infrastructure is well maintained and that MARTA has the ability to deliver all new capital projects on time and on-budget.

      EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
      The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ executive management experience with a large complex operating organization, transit agency or another public or private entity of comparable nature, complexity and size to MARTA. While transit experience is preferred, candidates with experience from other industries will be considered. A Bachelor’s degree in transportation, transportation management, engineering, business management or equivalent is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience consistent with the required qualifications will also be considered.
      For additional information, to obtain a copy of the full position description or to submit a resume, please contact Gregg A. Moser at gmoser@krauthamerinc.com.


    • Sound Transit - Employment Opportunities

      SOUND TRANSIT IN SEATTLE,
      WASHINGTON IS SEEKING A DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND
      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT & PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

      The Sound Transit District is home to 52 cities and more than 40% of Washington State’s population. In 2018, Sound Transit will provide nearly 34 million rides on its trains and buses. The agency is also underway with building roughly 35 miles of light rail in the Puget Sound region.

      Reporting to the CEO, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer’s primary focus is the internal operations of Sound Transit with responsibility for promoting best in class Agency operations to effectively support Sound Transit in delivering the system expansion plan. This is accomplished by ensuring the Agency has the best talent and the right tools, processes and systems to be effective and efficient.

      The Executive Director of Planning, Environment & Project Development oversees the operations and functions of the department which consist of: Planning and Innovation, Land Use Planning and Development, Capital Projects Development, Transit Oriented Development (TOD), and Environmental Affairs.

      TO VIEW THE FULL JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS WHICH CONTAIN MORE INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT: WWW.KARRASCONSULTING.NET


    • Protran - Sales Director

      PROTRAN
      SALES DIRECTOR

      Bring your track record of successful sales in the transit industry to Protran.

      As Sales Director, you will drive sales and business growth for the Protran product line in the North America region through day-to-day account management, promoting our products, seeking out and securing new business, and partnering with other companies to meet our customers’ needs. You’ll lead strategic planning for territory grown and then implement these plans to continue our growth. You will manage, make joint calls, coach and counsel Protran sales representatives to increase sales and reach revenue targets. You’ll serve as company representative to industry organizations and at trade shows.
      You will work from your home office. This position requires approximately 70% travel
      You’ll have a combination of education and experience as follows:
      • A Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years of sales experience in the rail industry or
      • 12+ years of sales experience in the rail industry without a degree

      Preferred are a Bachelor’s degree and sales experience in the Transit industry. Knowledge of railroad safety, electronic equipment and RF devices are plusses.

      Harsco Rail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

      If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Rail’s website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, contact Donna Lax at 803-822-9160 for an alternate method of applying. We will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for disability application.


    • Concord Kannapolis Area Transit - Transit Grants Compliance Coordinator

      TRANSIT GRANTS COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR
      CONCORD KANNAPOLIS AREA TRANSIT (RIDER)

      Concord Kannapolis Area Transit (Rider) is a modern, cutting edge small fixed route service in one of the fastest growing, newly created Large Urbanized Areas in the United States located just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. This position will have primary responsibility for state and federal transit grant development, compliance reporting, capital project regulatory compliance, and assist with contractor and subcontractor oversight.

      Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, statistics, mathematics, data analysis, public administration, transit planning or related field; with at least one year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Starting salary: $47,884.37, plus benefits.

      How to apply: All applicants must apply online. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit https://concordnc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=951


    • American Public Transportation Association - Director, Bus, Paratransit & Surface Transit

      DIRECTOR-BUS, PARATRANSIT & SURFACE TRANSIT

      American Public Transportation Association is looking for a Director-Bus, Paratransit & Surface Transit to handle program management duties related to public transit bus, paratransit and surface modal operations, technology, design, and maintenance consistent with APTA objectives and APTA members’ requirements. He/she will also be responsible for the technical aspects and oversight of the Bus Transit Program in APTA’s Standards Development Program.

      Candidate must have B.S. degree in Engineering or related field with 8 years minimum of related experience, including demonstrated project and/or technical management expertise. Direct experience in engineering at a transit agency is preferred. Experience in alternative fuel technology and autonomous vehicles is also 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. Metro Center location with excellent benefits. Send cover letter and resume with salary history to: Human Resources, American Public Transportation Association, 1300 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1200 East, Washington, DC 20005, email to aptajobs@apta.com or fax to 202-496-4326. EOE M/F/D Principals Only


    • Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration - Director, Transit Operations and Chief Operations Officer

      DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT OPERATIONS AND CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
      Salary: $147,696 - $184,620 (Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications)
      Closing Date: Open Until Filled

      The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) is seeking a highly motivated, experienced transit executive to serve as the MTA Director of Transit Operations and Chief Operations Officer (COO) in one of the largest urban transit systems in the United States. This position serves as the principle managing executive for the Operations Division and oversees all activities of MDOT MTA’s core operations’ functions: Bus Transportation; Bus Maintenance; Metro Rail; Light Rail; Mobility; Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) and Commuter Bus. This key executive impacts the MTA’s organizational success by providing oversight of the day-to-day transit functions; guiding short and long-term decisions regarding the provision of public transportation with insight into operational/functional impacts; effectively managing the operating resources and capital assets while providing safe, efficient, and reliable transit services throughout Maryland; and ensuring that key business functions are aligned to support public transit operations/maintenance programs. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years progressive management experience in transit transportation with at least five (5) years of experience at the executive and/or senior management level to include demonstrated success in overseeing multi-mode operations in a union environment. The ideal candidate will be thoroughly abreast of the transportation/transit trends, transit initiatives, and emerging transit projects globally, nationally and within local communities. MDOT MTA is seeking a leader with experience in organizational turnaround and program expansion within the public sector. If you are interested in learning more about this position and joining one of the nation’s leading transit organizations, please visit www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. EEO employer.


    • ​Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Manager, Transportation Operations (Bus)

      Bulletin No: 009657-013
      Closing Date: January 31, 2018
      Salary Range: $90,813 - $113,526 - $136,219

      Under direction, managers assist with the overall management of activities of an operating bus transportation division focused at accomplishing goals and objectives to support the strategic plan of the agency, efficiency of operation, cost effectiveness, and positive management-labor relations.

      For more information, please visit Metro's careers page at metro.net/jobs

      LA Metro/PTSC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


    • Federal Transit Administration - Regional Administrator in San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL

      ​The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) seeks candidates who are experienced and passionate about public transportation to fill two important regional Senior Executive Service (SES) level positions at the agency. FTA is recruiting candidates with both transit experience and strong executive leadership skills in hopes of attracting a diverse pool of candidates to the positions of:
      • Regional Administrator in FTA’s Region 9 Office in San Francisco, CA
      • Regional Administrator in FTA’s Region 5 Office in Chicago, IL

      FTA works to improve public transportation in America’s communities. To accomplish its mission, FTA provides financial and technical assistance to local public transit systems, including buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, trolleys and ferries. FTA also administers a national transit safety and oversight program in addition to leading next-generation public transportation research and innovation. FTA’s programs are aimed at increasing transit ridership, improving transit safety and security, increasing mobility and economic competitiveness, and minimizing fuel consumption and air pollution.

      FTA Regional Administrators exercise direction over activities in FTA’s 10 regions to promote, implement, and administer FTA programs under federal public transportation law. America’s transportation network is essential to quality of life and the nation’s economy. Transit programs administered by FTA’s regional staff are characterized by the highest degree of complexity, due to the diverse number of ongoing transit projects; management of grants that range into billions of dollars; the requirements of diverse transit systems and the involvement of multiple agencies and governmental jurisdictions; and politically sensitive projects. The RA is responsible for overseeing these activities to ensure that the portfolio of transit programs and projects are well managed and that federal funds are protected, while also serving as FTA’s primary representative in the region promoting new initiatives and programs.

      If you have outstanding leadership qualities and a strong interest in public transportation, apply for these FTA vacancies, which can be found on the Office of Personnel Management USAJOBS website:
      https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486215700

      Please share the vacancy announcements with the most promising and qualified leaders you know through your professional and business networks.


    • Commuteride - Outreach Specialist

      ​Opening for an Outreach Specialist at Ada County Highway District’s Commuteride in the Boise, Idaho area.  Full-time, non-exempt position with starting wage of $17.83 – $20.50 per hour, DOQ.  Includes an excellent benefit package with Public Employee Retirement System.

      The Outreach Specialist works independently to contact employers, agencies, and organizations to promote, design, coordinate, and monitor alternative transportation programs.
      Complete job and application requirements available at www.achdidaho.org.  Closes 2/7/18 at 4:30 p.m.
      An AA/EEO/ADA Employer.  Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations

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