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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for March 18, 2019

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

    • Southern California Regional Rail Authority - RFP

      RFP No. EP199-19 REBUILD OF BOMBARDIER RAIL CARS

      The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (“Authority”) invites proposals from qualified firms to perform the Rebuild of Bombardier Rail Cars for the Metrolink Commuter Rail System The estimated value for these Services is $30,000,000 to $35,000,000 for the Base Order. Requests for Proposal (RFPs) may be obtained via download at: http://www.metrolinktrains.com/ doing_business. (Vendors must register on the website in order to download the document). Electronic Proposal Submittals are due by 2:00 p.m. (PT) on March 27, 2019. The Authority will conduct a Pre-Proposal Conference at 10:30 a.m. (PT) on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the Authority’s offices located at the Authority’s Central Maintenance Facility (CMF) location, 1555 San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA. Prospective Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend. The contract to be awarded is subject to a financial assistance agreement between the Authority and U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) under grants issued by the Federal Transit Authority. In conformance with the Authority’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Policy and Program the Authority has established a 0% DBE contract-specific goal on this project. Prime Proposers will be required to either meet the DBE goal or submit an adequate Good Faith Effort (GFE) demonstrating intent to meet the goal, for their Proposal to be deemed responsive to DBE Program requirements. Questions regarding this procurement should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. (PT) on March 14, 2019. For further information contact: Sonny Ibrahim, Principal Contract and Compliance Administrator, at ibrahims@scrra.net  

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      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • Delaware Transit Corporation

      RFP #19-037
      COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS

      Sealed proposals, marked “RFP #19-037 Collision Avoidance Systems”, will be received at the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC), 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 until 2:00 PM EST, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

      Questions may be asked in writing until 2:00 PM EST, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. All questions should be sent by email to debora.rowlett@delaware.gov.

      A complete package, including detailed specifications, may be obtained from Debora BootsRowlett, at DTC’s office located at 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, DE 19805, or by calling (302) 5766172 or by emailing debora.rowlett@delaware.gov.

      Successful proposers are required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to bid. DTC reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

      DTC reserves the right to extend the proposal due date from that described above, on not less than five (5) calendar days’ notice, by fax or email to those vendors who obtained copies of the specifications.

      John T. Sisson
      Chief Executive Officer
      Delaware Transit Corporation



    • Town of Jackson - RFP

      ​START BUS
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RFP# 19-20
      2020-2025 ROUTE PLAN

      Release Date:  February 28, 2019
      Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit (START) invites Proposals from qualified firms or teams to provide consulting services in connection with START’s desire to complete a 2020-2025 Route Plan for their existing services. The purpose of the 2020-2025 Route Plan is to evaluate alternative routing options utilizing existing START resources – about 63,000 bus hours per year.

      Proposals Due By Email: 2:00 PM MST, Friday, March 29, 2019

      Proposal Submission:  Town of Jackson, Wyoming C/O: Darren R Brugmann, Town Transit Director 150 Pearl Avenue P.O. Box 1687 Jackson, WY 83001 dbrugmann@jacksonwy.gov

      Proposal Available From: Complete proposal packages are available to download from http://townofjackson.com/Bids.aspx 


    • City of Durham - RFB

      ​ELECTRIC BUS BID
      CITY OF DURHAM (GODURHAM)
      BID # 19-0037

      The City of Durham’s Department of Transportation and GoDurham Bus Operations invite your bid for All Electric 30-40ft. Transit Buses with Inductive Charging and Associated Equipment with an Option for Six Additional Buses. 

      A copy of the bid can be found at https:// durhamnc.gov/bids.aspx.

      The GoDurham facility may be viewed shortly after the pre-bid conference on March 15, at the GoDurham Facility, 1907 Fay Street Durham, North Carolina 27704. Appointments can also be made with, Bob Losiniecki, Maintenance Manager, at (919)560-1545 x36134.

      Questions about the proposal must be submitted via email to jonathan.hawley@durhamnc.gov by 4 pm on March 20, 2019.

      Proposal Deadline is Monday, April 15, 2019, at 2pm

      Responses to be addressed to: Jonathan Hawley City of Durham, Finance Department, Purchasing Division 101 City Hall Plaza Durham, NC 27701
      919-560-4132 x18225
      jonathan.hawley@durhamnc.gov


    • City of Gainesville - ITB

      Notice is hereby given that the City of Gainesville, Florida will receive sealed bids on the following:  Lease of Bus Tires and Related Services, ITB# RTSX190030-DS.

      The question submittal deadline is April 5, 2019.  Sealed bids will be received by the City of Gainesville until 3:00 p.m. (local time), on April 19, 2019 at which time bids will be publicly opened.

      The City utilizes Demandstar.com to perform bid notification and document fulfillment.  They can be reached at 1-800-711-1712 or www.demandstar. com.  For additional information please contact the Procurement Division at (352) 334-5021.

      The City of Gainesville reserves the right to reject any and all bids received in response to the Invitation to Bid as determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville.



    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) - IFB

      INVITATION FOR BID

      LACMTA will receive Bids/Proposals for OP60718 - 35-Ton Tow Truck at the 9th Floor Receptionist Desk, Vendor/Contract Management Department, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

      All Bids must be submitted to LACMTA, and be filed at the reception desk, 9th floor, V/CM Department, on or before 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received after the above date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP60718.

      For a copy of the Proposal/Bid specification visit our Solicitation Page on our Vendor Portal at https:// business.metro.net or for further information email Aryani Guzman at guzmana@metro.net.

      3/18/19
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      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


  • Help Wanted

    • American Public Transportation Authority - Legislative Analyst

      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has the immediate need for an individual to assist our Government Affairs team in researching legislative issues and federal agency activities and communicating the public transportation industry’s position on federal legislative issues to APTA members, outside interests, Members of Congress, and the Executive Branch.  Duties will include obtaining, analyzing and organizing information on federal legislation, regulations and other federal activities related to public transportation; preparing memoranda, talking points, and speeches to communicate the public transportation industry’s views on federal legislative and government affairs issues; building public awareness/support for public transportation; and assisting with the preparation of Congressional testimony. 

      Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Public Policy, or Public Administration with at least one to two years’ work experience on Capitol Hill or programs related to public policy.  Familiarity with federal legislative process including transportation authorization, budget, and appropriations issues, desirable.  Must have strong writing and communications skills.  Convenient Metro location.  Excellent benefits with competitive salary.  Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at aptajobs@apta.com. EOE Principals Only​


    • American Public Transportation Association - Director, Rail Transit

      American Public Transportation Association (APTA) seeks a Director-Rail Transit to serve as APTA’s subject-matter expert on rail transit issues, including light rail transit (LRT), streetcar, and heavy rail.  The candidate will support APTA’s rail transit system operators; provide expertise on rail transit policy and technical issues; support programming for conferences; support APTA business members; interface with Federal regulatory agencies; and manage and direct APTA’s standards development work for the rail transit industry.

      Bachelor’s degree in technical specialty coupled with 8 years (minimum) of actual experience in rail operations or equipment engineering is preferred. Demonstrated equivalent experience in rail system management or rail engineering will be considered. Should also have familiarity with current FTA and other federal programs.  Knowledge of, expertise in, and ability to articulate the technology supporting software and smart phone applications relating to mobility, mapping, travel planning, fare payment, and websites is 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.  Convenient Metro location.  Excellent benefits/competitive salary.  Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at aptajobs@apta.com. EOE Principals Only



    • Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) - Senior Manager, Marketing

      At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our constituents’ and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and cost-effective service throughout the District.  We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations.

      RTD is currently seeking a motivated individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Business Administration or a related field.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.  Required is a minimum of ten years of management experience and demonstrated success in agency/corporate marketing and/or sales management to include developing strategic marketing plans, direct marketing, marketing campaign development, digital marketing strategies, and fiscal and human resource management.

      We currently have the following position available: Senior Manager, Marketing, Job # IRC41371

      Description of Work:
      Leads and directs the overall function of Marketing within the Communications Department including marketing communications; creative services; web, mobile and social media activities; and market research. Ensures the division meets departmental goals and strategies to enhance the customer experience, provide timely public information, increase ridership, and enhance the organization’s brand/image. Directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of external and internal marketing communications and events. The deadline to apply is March 22, 2019.  For a complete job description, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver. com/careers.

      Regional Transportation District Denver, CO 80202


    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - Operations Training Spelialist

      $37.08 - $51.50 hourly (Plus Excellent Benefits)

      The purpose of this position is to conduct training with operators in the safe and proper operations of fixed route services through developing training, instruction materials, facilitate classroom instruction, conduct behind the wheel training and defensive driving techniques.

      For complete information on position and application filing instructions, contact RT at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, www.sacrt.com or (916) 556-0298. RT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities.  RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/ Veterans



    • American Seating - Regional Sales Manager, Northwest US

      If you’ve ever ridden in a bus, sat in a desk, enjoyed a performance or been to a ballpark, chances are you’ve sat in a seat made by American Seating. American Seating prides themselves on consistent quality and innovation for 130 years, which has allowed us to stand the test of time. We manufacture passenger seating for city service buses, rail, motor coaches and demand response markets. Today, we will continue to lead the industry with solutions that provide value and durability. Our commitment to our customers, to our country and to all things seating is what we’re all about. American Seating Company prides themselves on staying competitive in the global markets, living a friendly and team-based culture, and giving back to the community through involvement and sustainable efforts. Come have a seat with history TODAY! 

      The Regional Sales Manager is responsible for implementing and managing the company sales, marketing, and distribution objectives within a geographic territory using a relationship driven sales approach. The assigned territory will include California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. 

      Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Develop and implement a sales account program for new and existing accounts across American Seating Company’s current and future customer base within the assigned territory. Develop annual selling objectives in conjunction with the overall company’s sales plan to enhance sales growth, overall account penetration and development of the market. Identify and interpret customer requirements and provide technical (consultative) assistance to customers in the selection, application, installation and operation of products. Implement proactive promotional programs, sales initiatives, and selling processes to successfully penetrate assigned accounts. Meet and communicate regularly with the sales management to set sales objectives, sales programs and review accounts and progress toward monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets. Report regularly on sales forecasts, order activity, stages of negotiations, pricing levels, new market and product opportunities, and competitive threats. Keep informed of significant market and industry trends, and competitive positioning in relation to these trends. Create, maintain, and manage key customers, buying influencers and manufacturer’s representative relationships. Continue developing sound working knowledge of all present and future American Seating Company products and services within the portfolio and their application to various vertical markets and segments 

      Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent number of industry related experience. Minimum 5 to 7 years of successful related sales experience with increasing account responsibility, increasing revenue goals and increasing product portfolio responsibility. Proven experience in sales management of independent representatives as a critical aspect of sales coverage and revenue growth. Strong background in facilitating collaborative meetings and developing strategic working relationships with transit agencies, C-suites, Maintenance Directors and purchasing managers, engineers. Ability to manage all aspects of the sales cycle from negotiations to close. 

      To Apply: Please visit www.americanseating. com/careers to apply. Please include a cover letter and resume with your submission.


    • Capital Area Transit System (CATS) - Deputy Chief Executive Officer

      Join an innovative leadership team that is transforming mobility in Greater Baton Rouge.  If you are ready to take on a major challenge, possess a sense of urgency, and are a strong leader, this is an ideal opportunity for you.

      The Capital Area Transit System (CATS), Baton Rouge, LA, seeks candidates for the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO).  Reporting to the CEO, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the agency, and will be part of a leadership team that is transforming public transit and overall mobility.  Major innovative initiatives include bus rapid transit; use of state-of-the-art technology, including electric buses; and enhancing regional mobility. A bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, transportation planning or related field is required (master’s degree desired), plus 10 years of management experience with at least five years in the administration of a public transit operation. To apply in confidence, submit your resume and cover letter to Will Scott, Principal, Will Scott & Company, LLC: wlscott24@gmail.com. ​


    • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County - ADA & Accessibility Services Manager

      JOB #: 4623

      This position is responsible for formulating and implementing programs to ensure and improve the accessibility for passengers with disabilities and senior citizens as part of METRO’s service provisions in compliance with the Department of Transportation regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II. Serves as community liaison for persons with disabilities and senior citizens and the technical advisor for the board committee. Serves as an in-house advisor and consultant to METRO departments on all accessibility-related issues and regulations, providing updates to policies and activities as needed.  Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

      Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related fields and a minimum of eight (8) years of working with management and oversight of programs for persons with disabilities, senior citizens or working for ADA advocacy in the community.  Experience with transportation programs preferred. 

      Additional Information: The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment. 

      Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements. 

      We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability. 

      For additional information and to apply please click the following link: https://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/Careers.aspx



    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) - District Director, Paratransit

      The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) located in Cleveland, Ohio, is searching for a District Director-Paratransit within the Operations Division. As the recipient of the gold-level award from The Performance for Excellence (TPE) and the national APTA award for bus safety, we continue to be a well-recognized and high-performing public agency that provides public transportation to the greater Cleveland area. 

      The District Director works in a site-based management structure/philosophy, where under the general direction of the Deputy General Manager of Operations, the Director manages the District’s operations with responsibility for transportation, vehicle maintenance, and facility maintenance functions. The Director coordinates and mediates between the three operations sections (transportation, vehicle maintenance, and facility maintenance) in order to eliminate silos and increase efficiency. The director ensures that RTA is provided with service ready operators, vehicles, and facilities.  The director provides strategies and recommendations for improved safety, reliability, cleanliness, and customer interactions. The director partners with Safety, Service Management, Engineering, Fleet Management, Transit Police, and Customer Service, among others in order to provide high-caliber transportation services. This position is a one-stop shop for performance and accountability relative to the District’s service area.  Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Transportation Planning or Management, Urban Planning, Engineering or a closely related field.  Applicants must have at least four (4) years progressive experience in a middle or senior- level management position in a public or private transportation organization, including responsibilities which have an impact on the structure and operations of a department or organization. This experience must include analyzing problems, evaluating alternatives to improve efficiency, crisis resolution, handling labor/ management issues, managing interrelationships between departments, supervising and developing staff, dealing with employee problems and group interaction.  

      Applicants must have excellent oral and written communications skills, analytical abilities, and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences. 

      The current opening is in the Paratransit District. This is a non-bargaining exempt level position. The selection process will include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments. 

      Visit www.riderta.com/careers to apply. 

      An Equal Opportunity / ADA Employer / A Drug Free Workplace


    • Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority - Manager, Rail

      ​March 6, 2019
      Job #029-19-N
      TITLE: MANAGER, RAIL
      DEPARTMENT: SURFACE TRANSPORTATION
      SALARY: GRADE 20
      UNION: NON-REPRESENTED

      Work Objective
      This is highly responsible supervisory and delegated administrative duties inherent in coordinating rail transportation and maintenanc
      e functions for the Metro Rail system.  Duties include performing all delegated administrative activities involving such areas as developing and establishing goals and objectives, assisting in the evaluation of existing service levels together with making recommendations relative to service level improvements.  Responsibilities include coordinating productivity studies and improvement efforts and performing benchmarking and special analyses to monitor and evaluate performance, utilization and operations.  Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Director of Public Transit who reviews performance through periodic conferences and analysis of program effectiveness. 

      Essential Functions
      The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Highly responsible supervisory and delegated administrative duties inherent in coordinating rail transportation and maintenance functions for the Metro Rail system.  • Performing delegated administrative activities involving such areas as developing and establishing goals and objectives, assisting in the evaluation of existing service levels together with making recommendations relative to service level improvements.  • Responsibilities include coordinating productivity studies and improvement efforts and performing special analyses and managing benchmarking data collection and reporting to monitor and evaluate performance, utilization and operations. • Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Director of Public Transit who reviews performance through periodic conferences and analysis of program effectiveness. 

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      Knowledge of transportation management and rules and regulations.  Knowledge of operational practices and problems associated with operation of transportation services.  Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions and effective supervisory techniques.  Knowledge of principles and procedures of budget preparation and record keeping.  Knowledge of office automation, network administration, information processing principles and practices.  Knowledge and interpretation of union labor agreements.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to plan, schedule, assign, supervise and inspect trades work.  Ability to read and work from plans and schematics, follow and deliver oral and written instructions, keep accurate records and prepare and submit accurate reports.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, employees and department heads. 

      Minimum Qualifications
      A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, engineering or related field and ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation (rail-related preferred), including at least four years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

      Physical Requirements
      Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Environmental Requirements Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors. 

      To Apply: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number to 029-19-N: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email: application_intake@nfta.com Application Deadline:  March 29, 2019 

      The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer



    • New Jersey Transit - Job Opportunities

      The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT), the nation’s third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, covers a service area of 5,325 square miles, linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.  Its nearly 12,000 employees provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service, providing approximately 270 million passenger trips each year with a fleet of 2,221 buses, 1,231 commuter rail and 21 light rail vehicles on 252 bus routes and 12 rail lines. 

      NJ TRANSIT also administers several publiclyfunded transit programs for people with disabilities, senior citizens, and people living in the state’s rural areas, and provides support and equipment to contracted bus carriers. 

      NJ TRANSIT is seeking two experienced, innovative and forward-thinking executives to  direct and lead the agency’s Rail Infrastructure Engineering Department.  

      The Deputy General Manager is a direct report to the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Rail Operations and is responsible for the 24 hour/7 days a week operation of all aspects of Infrastructure Engineering for the Rail system, which requires daily interface and coordination with the Deputy General Managers of Equipment and Transportation. 

      In addition, the DGM is responsible for the maintenance, construction, state of good repair and reliability for NJ TRANSIT Rail Operations infrastructure. The successful candidate will direct planning, design, estimating, construction and maintenance for all Rail Infrastructure Engineering disciplines, including assignment of line operations engineering responsibilities. 

      Reporting to the DGM, the Senior Director, Infrastructure Engineering will lead and direct the analysis, development, coordination, administration, communication and monitoring for compliance of all related policies and procedures relative to Rail Infrastructure Engineering. S/he will be responsible for the analysis and condition qualification of Rail infrastructure; coordinate planning of capital and maintenance improvement projects with Capital Planning and Programs as well as provide technical expertise and direction when there is a major incident or failure to line operations. 

      Both positions are responsible for ensuring that safety performance remains a key priority throughout all levels of the Rail Infrastructure Engineering Department. 

      The ideal candidate(s) will possess BA in an Engineering discipline or equivalent (professional Engineering license preferred) in addition to ten (10) or more years of applied experience in the management of budgets, construction, operation and maintenance of railroad and rail facilities. 

      For the complete job descriptions, visit harris rand.com and click on current searches. 

      NJ TRANSIT is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.   To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and salary history and/or requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at: cboylan@harrisrand.com


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) - Senior Director, Construction Management (Rail Transit)

      Bulletin No: 002002-022
      Specialty: RAIL TRANSIT
      Closing Date: 20-MAR-19
      Salary Range: $122,970 - $153,691 - $184,434
      At Will** 

      Basic Function
       To oversee, manage, and coordinate design and construction activities of major Metro capital rail transit projects

      Requirements For Employment
      • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or other related field • 5 years’ management-level experience in construction management or engineering

      Preferred Qualifications
      Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: • Experience managing rail transit projects • Experience coordinating construction activities with outside agencies and other stakeholders • Experience overseeing construction management consultant staff • Experience performing construction management for a public agency • Experience making presentations to the public and governmental agencies • Professional certificates/licenses: State of California Professional Engineer (PE) or Professional Architecture (PA)

      Selection Procedure
      Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. 

      Application Procedure • To apply, visit Metro’s website at www.metro. net/careers and complete an online Employment Application. • Metro/Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) is an equal employment opportunity employer. 

      **This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.



    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - Senior Vice President, Planning and Development

      (SAN ANTONIO, TX) 

      How would you like to live in a state with no income tax, in an affordable city that U.S. News & World Report ranked in its top 15 best places to live for 2018 and ranked seventh in Travel and Leisure’s Top 15 Cities in the United States?  KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by VIA Metropolitan Transit to recruit the agency’s next Senior Vice President of Planning and Development. VIA is at an exciting point in its history, and this position will play a key role in its future. Reporting to VIA’s CEO, the winning candidate will direct all aspects of VIA’s planning and capital expansion program, including high capacity transit projects and other capital investments. In addition to overseeing VIA’s day-to-day transit service, strategic planning, real estate, engineering, and construction and development functions, he/she will participate in long-term public transportation decisions (providing insight into operational impacts), effectively manage resources and capital assets (including projects funded by the Advanced Transportation District), and provide safe, reliable, efficient, and customerfriendly transit service. This position requires a Bachelor’s (preferably related to areas of departmental responsibility or business administration); ten years of experience in progressively responsible positions (that provide an adequate background in a broad range of functions pertaining to multi-modal mass transit, particularly in areas related to high capacity transit expansion projects); seven years of experience in a senior management position; and experience in strategic planning, service planning, and capital construction and development. Registration as a professional engineer or certified planner is preferred, and equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable. This is an excellent opportunity with a progressive agency that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and equal opportunity. VIA values diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To be considered, go to https://jobs.kl2connects.com, select the appropriate listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, salary history, and 4-5 professional references. If you have additional questions contact Jeff Popovich at jeff@kl2connects.com.  



    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) - Chief Ethics Officer

      Annual salary range: $176,009.60 - $220,001.60 - $264,014.40
      Application deadline: 03/29/2019

      The Chief Ethics Officer is an ‘at-will’ position whose basic function is to plan and direct the overall implementation and execution of Metro’s Ethics Policy and Lobby Registration programs. Juris Doctorate and an active member in good standing of the California Bar is required. A bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Administration or other related field AND a minimum of eight years (8) senior management-level experience performing work in support of ethics programs is also required. 

      To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of work-related references. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well relevant work experience. Apply online here: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/ JobDetail?ID=422 

      Frank Rojas 
      CPS HR Consulting
      Ph: 916 471-3111 


    • Dallas Area Rapid Transit - Job Opportunities

      Manager Bus Services - SOC
      This position will be responsible for managing the resources and activities of personnel engaged in the inspection, maintenance, and repair for the Bus, Rail, and NRV sections of Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Fleet Services Division.  


      SENIOR MANAGER FLEET SERVICES - ED

      This position will be responsible for managing the activities of personnel engaged in fleet maintenance for Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Fleet Services Division. This individual will be responsible for supervising an average of 90 staff per garage. To view the full job descriptions, please visit our website at https://www.dart.org/hr/humanresources. asp?zeon=all where you can apply online. 


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) - Director, Cost Estimating

      Bulletin No: 006399-005
      Closing Date: 04-APR-19
      Salary Range: $110,677 - $138,341 - $165,984
      At Will**

      Basic Function
      To direct and oversee an independent project specific cost estimating and analysis group within Metro’s Office of Program Management.

      Requirements For Employment • Bachelor’s degree - Engineering, Construction Management, or other related field • 3 years’ principal or supervisory-level experience working directly on the design and construction of large or major civil or facilities projects as a construction cost estimator with a minimum of 1 year in the transit industry Preferred Qualifications Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: • Experience negotiating the resolution of cost estimates on behalf of a construction contractor • Experience collaborating with owner representatives to resolve all outstanding issues • Experience developing and refining scope of work for Design-Build type projects • Experience directing and overseeing an independent project specific cost estimating and analysis group • State of California Professional Engineering License, State of California Class A Contractor’s License, ASPE Professional Estimator Certification, or AACE Estimating Professional Certification

      Selection Procedure
      Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure • To apply, visit Metro’s website at www.metro. net/careers and complete an online Employment Application. • Metro/Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) is an equal employment opportunity employer. 

      **This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.



    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) - Chief Communications Officer

      Annual salary range: $176,009.60 - $220,001.60 - $264,014.40
      Application deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019 

      This position oversees implementation of communications plans, programs, initiatives and activities to reach the various and diverse communities across the region; ensures communications efforts and messages are coordinated, consistent and reflect a unified voice. A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Communications, Marketing, Public Affairs, Journalism or other related field AND eight years of senior management-level experience in communications, marketing, public relations, community relations, legislative affairs or advertising programs required. A master’s degree in Business, Public Administration or other related field is desirable. 

      Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of work-related references. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ ending dates as well relevant work experience. Apply online: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/ JobDetail?ID=433 
      Frank Rojas CPS HR Consulting Ph: 916 471-3111 

      Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search METRO website: www.metro.net EOE



    • Coast Mountain Bus Company - VP, Maintenance

      JOB ID: 20190128

      Over 600,000 passengers rely on Coast Mountain Bus Company every day to get them to work, school and all of the activities that make life on the Lower Mainland so rich and exciting. Our more than 5,400 dedicated employees keep the buses, the people and in so many ways the vibrant pace of this city moving. 

      Primary Purpose: Leads the maintenance and engineering of the revenue and non-revenue fleet and infrastructure, ensuring safety, compliance, reliability, cost effectiveness and serviceability. Also includes accountability for SeaBus engineering and operations. Participates as a member of CMBC’s executive team, sharing accountability for strategic planning and achievement of the Company’s results. 

      Key Accountabilities: Performs a senior leadership role as a member of CMBC’s executive team. Engages in strategic planning and shares accountability for overall achievement of the Company’s results. 

      Translates CMBC’s strategic direction into divisional strategies, goals and objectives. Approves and monitors targets & measures for the achievement of divisional goals. 

      Leads development and implementation of the maintenance division, ensuring safety, compliance, reliability, cost effectiveness and serviceability of the fleet and infrastructure, thereby contributing significantly to achievement of CMBC goals, and generating a high level of customer satisfaction and business performance. 

      Acts as executive sponsor for all fleet and facilities capital projects. Oversees end to end procurement process for fleet acquisitions. Responsible for all current and future fleet and facility needs, including identification of new fleet and facility requirements and recommending approval of selected property.

      Collaborates with TransLink executives and management on matters relating to maintenance of all fleet and infrastructure and also in the capacity of executive sponsor for major capital projects. 

      Represents CMBC in the development of positive and productive relationships with key stakeholders, including regulatory agencies, manufacturers, vendors, suppliers, service providers, union executives, industry organizations and others. Prepares and gives presentations/reports/speeches in support of these relationships.

      Ensures divisional readiness to identify and mitigate critical risks and also to leverage emerging opportunities, alerting the CMBC executive team and recommending strategic action that may impact achievement of results. Positions the division for operational efficiency and effectiveness through implementation of innovative practices, processes and systems, and also ensures compliance with all relevant maintenance, engineering, and environmental standards and the relevant legislation, acts and regulations. Leads development and oversight of a significant divisional budget, ensuring cost efficiency, adherence to plans, and alignment to financial objectives.

      Provides broad direction, coaching, development and performance management for reporting leaders, and also oversees all divisional practices, ensuring adherence to best practice in people management for a very large staff involving multiple unions. Ensures division is appropriately staffed to address operational needs and achieve divisional goals. 

      Education & Experience: The requirements for this job are typically acquired through a degree in Engineering and 10 - 15 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in fleet and infrastructure maintenance in a transportation field, or an equivalent and related combination of education and experience. 

      How To Apply Please go to https://www.translink.ca/careers and click on the Coast Mountain Bus Company tab to apply for this position and view instructions on the process. Instructions: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line. Coast Mountain Bus Company is an equal opportunity employer.


    • Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) - Senior Manager, Public Relations and Engagement

      At the Regional Transportation District of Denver, CO (RTD) our mission is to meet our present constituents’ and future public transit needs by offering safe, clean, reliable, courteous, accessible and costeffective service throughout the District.  We look for candidates to join our team in creating a legacy for current and future generations. 

      RTD is currently seeking a motivated individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, Public Administration, Political Science or a related field.  A Master’s Degree is preferred.  Required is a minimum of ten years of direct public relations experience with highly developed written and oral communication skills, demonstrated public speaking skills, spokesperson responsibility and experience talking directly with media. 

      We currently have the following position available: Senior Manager, Public Relations And Engagement Job # Irc41370

      Description of Work: This position leads and directs the activities of the Public Relations, Community Engagement and Internal Communications Divisions including media relations, public information, public affairs, community outreach and engagement, and video storytelling. Ensures the division meets departmental goals and strategies to provide clear, timely and proactive internal and external communications. 

      The deadline to apply is March 22, 2019.  For a complete job description, and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver. com/careers. Regional Transportation District Denver, CO 80202 EOE/AA/Drug Free


    • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) - Rolling Stock and Shops Maintenance Superintendent

      (Job ID 8077)

      The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Rolling Stock and Shops Maintenance Superintendent for the Rolling Stock & Shops (RS&S) Department.  The RS&S Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for managing and directing operations of an assigned rolling stock maintenance primary shop, secondary shop or the Vehicle Trouble Desk.  The primary shops conduct rail car maintenance and modifications, such as: a) preventative and corrective maintenance; b) fleet modifications and overhauls; and c) other maintenance repairs and inspections. The secondary shop provides repairs of the rail vehicle components and parts.  The Vehicle Trouble Desk troubleshoots and mitigates rail car malfunctions and service delays while the rail cars are on mainline.  The RS&S Maintenance Superintendent will also be responsible for coordinating activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Chief Mechanical Officer or the Group Manager of Rolling Stock and Shops; and performing related duties as assigned.  Incumbent will be required to have 24 hours, 7 days per week on-call responsibility for revenue vehicle and shop problems. 

      For the full job description: http://www.bart.gov/ about/jobs/descriptions 

      Minimum Qualifications
      Education
      :
      A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Additional experience as outlined may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.  A college degree is preferred.  Transcripts from outside the United States or its territories must be evaluated by an academic accrediting service. 

      Experience: Five years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in preventive maintenance, inspection, and repair of fixed rail transit vehicles.  At least two years must include administrative and supervisory experience. 

      To Apply: http://www.bart.gov/about/jobs



    • Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration - Director, Planning, Programming and Statewide Network

      Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director, Planning, Programming and Statewide Network. The Office of Planning and Programming includes three divisions: Project Development, Environmental Planning, and Capital Programming. The Director is responsible for overseeing and providing direction to all divisions. This position is also responsible for overseeing the Office of Local Transit Support.

      Key Responsibilities:
      The Director provides highly responsible and complex technical support to the Deputy Administrator and Chief Planning, Programming, and Engineering Officer.

      The ideal candidate will possess:

      • Experience and knowledge of the principals of transportation planning
      • Experience developing policies and procedures to enforce and administer laws, rules, and regulations
      • Experience interacting with executive management officials within an organization
      • Experience formulating a budget and providing fiscal oversight, as appropriate
      • Excellent leadership and management skills
      • Excellent communication, written, and public speaking skills
      • Ability to handle sensitive issues with tact and integrity
      • Problem solver and innovative thinker
      • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
      • Ability to work under pressure and resolve situations in a timely manner
      • Sound interesting? Submit your application online by registering at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment


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