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 Classifieds for November 17, 2017

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • Schoharie County Public Transportation - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Schoharie County Public Transportation is seeking RFPs for Video/Audio Recording Systems for their fleet.
      RFPs and Exhibits may be obtained by contacting:
      Ms. Christine Kraemer
      114 Rock Road
      Cobleskill, NY 12043
      518-234-0952
      518-234-2046 (fax)
      Christine.Kraemer@co.schoharie.ny.us


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFP

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

      Metro will receive proposals for RFP No. PS46292, Metro Micro Transit Pilot Project, per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).
      All proposals must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Procurement on or before December 6, 2017 by 2:00 P.M. (local time). Proposals received after this date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Proposal must be sealed and marked Proposal RFP No. PS46292. A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on November 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Metro Board Room, Third Floor located at Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

      Copies of the RFP will be available for download from Metro’s website www.metro.net/solicitations. For further information, please contact Roxane Marquez by emailing at marquezro@metro.net.
      11/20/17
      CNS-3068599#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - IFB

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)
      INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)

      Metro will receive Bids for Invitation for Bids (IFB) No. OP47709 to procure twelve (12) Half-Ton Trucks- Supervisor Vehicles per specifications on file at the LACMTA Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Bids must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Materiel on or before 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2017 Pacific Time, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received later than the above date and time will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened. Each bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP47709.

      Bid specifications will be available as of Wednesday, November 8, 2017 via the website at www.metro.net. You may also obtain Bid specifications by calling the PROCUREMENT RECEPTION DESK (9th Floor) at (213) 922-1037, or via Fax at (213) 922-1006.
      11/20/17
      CNS-3068739#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • San Diego Metropolitan Transit System - RFQ

      QUALIFICATION OF PROPOSERS FOR
      ACCOUNT BASED FARE COLLECTION SYSTEM PROJECT

      The  (MTS) will be soliciting services for an Account Based Fare Collection System. Notice is hereby given that MTS has determined that all Proposers submitting a proposal for the Project must be qualified prior to submitting a proposal.

      On November 2, 2017 MTS posted the Notice Requesting Qualification Packages and the related Concept of Operations document at http://www.sdmts.com/Business/Procurement.asp.
      The Contract Officer’s contact information is:
      Diana Singleton
      MTS Procurement Department
      1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000
      San Diego, CA 92101
      Telephone: (619) 557-4551
      Facsimile (619) 446-4272
      Email: Diana.Singleton@sdmts.com

      Qualification packages are due January 8, 2018 by 4:00 p.m., prevailing local time, unless otherwise amended, at MTS, 1255 Imperial Ave., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92101. Packages received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.

      MTS hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement; Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (as defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 26) will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

      MTS reserves the right to reject any and all qualifications and to re-advertise for qualifications.
      11/20/17
      CNS-3068981#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


    • The Regional Municipality of York - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
      RFP # P-17-101

      Description: Integrated Mobility Plus and On Demand Transit Operations Service (Buses and Mini-Buses)
      Closing Date: December 1, 2017
      1:00 p.m.

      The Region is inviting Proposals from qualified Proponents to provide operations and maintenance services for the Region’s Mobility Plus and On Demand transit services (the “Services”), as described in detail in Schedule B (RFP Requirements). The Region will supply all Buses and Mini-Buses required for the Services.

      The Request for Proposals (RFP) documents are available for download from the Region’s Bids & Tenders website at http://bids.york.ca for a non-refundable fee of Forty three ($43.00) including H.S.T. All Proponents must log into their account and register for the RFP before they can download the RFP documents. There is no cost to set up an account in the Region’s Bids and Tenders System.

      The RFP documents will be available on or after October 31 at 4:00 pm. All Addenda will be issued on the Bids & Tenders website.

      Proponents are advised that a pre-submission meeting for all potential proponents will be held on November 10, 2017 at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Region’s Administrative Building located at 55 Orlando Avenue, 2nd Floor, Richmond Hill. The meeting will take place in the main Boardroom.

      All Queries regarding the RFP documents shall be directed to Lori Jackson, CPPO, Senior Purchasing Analyst, Procurement Office Tel: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 77096 Email: lori.jackson@york.ca. Please state the document number when inquiring about this RFP.

      If you require accommodations due to a disability please contact York Region Procurement Office at 1-877-464-9675 EXT 71900 or email purchasing@york.ca.

      Proponents are advised that, unless otherwise permitted by the Region’s Purchasing Bylaw, no bid shall be accepted from, nor shall any contract be awarded to, any Proponent with whom the Region is engaged in unresolved litigation.

      A list of the Proponents that submitted proposals will be provided upon request after 2:30 p.m. on the date the RFP closes.

      Sealed Proposals, clearly marked with the RFP Number, Description of the Project, and the Legal Company Name of the Proponent will be received by the Director, Procurement Office at the address below. Late bids will NOT be accepted.

      The Regional Municipality of York
      Procurement Office
      17250 Yonge Street, Main Floor
      Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 6Z1
      THE LOWEST OR ANY PROPOSAL NOT NECESSARILY ACCEPTED
      WAYNE EMMERSON
      Regional Chair and CEO


    • Link Transit - RFP

      LINK TRANSIT REQUEST FOR BIDS
      RFP 2017-03
      Link Transit, the Chelan-Douglas Public Transportation Benefit Area, in Wenatchee, Washington is soliciting Bids from qualified vendors for CAD/AVL & Electronic Fare Payment System (as defined in the General Information section).
      To request a Bid package, which includes specifications and instructions for vendors, or to obtain more information regarding RFP 2017-03, please contact Link Transit’s Procurement Specialist, Dwight Goehner at (509) 664-7642 or by e-mail at dgoehner@linktransit.com  The Bid packet consists of the Call for Bids, general instructions for Proposers, Certificate of authorization, Bid Form Specifications, Contract and Mandatory forms, and Federal clauses.  The Prices reflected in the bid shall include all costs for delivery, and should include three (3) satisfactory references.
      Sealed bids must be submitted to Link Transit, 2700 Euclid Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801 by 1:00 PM (PST) on February 9, 2018.  The successful Bid must be approved by the link Transit Board of Directors at a regular scheduled business meeting and will be submitted to the Board for consideration on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
      Dated this 12th day of November 2017 at Wenatchee, WA
      Nick Covey, Finance Manager

       


    • City of Phoenix Public Transit Department - RFP

      ​REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
      PTD18-003 – ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS

      The City requests proposals from qualified proposers for the provision of professional administration of alternative transportation programs, in accordance with the specifications and provisions of the RFP.  The initial contract shall commence on or about July 1, 2018 and end June 30, 2021.
      Interested persons may obtain the RFP and exhibits by downloading a copy from the City’s internet site:  https://phoenix.gov/solicitations

      Elizabeth Kellim
      Contracts Specialist II-Lead
      City of Phoenix Public Transit Department
      302 North First Avenue, Suite 900
      Phoenix, Arizona 85003-1598
      (602) 256-3239 FAX (602) 495-2002
      E-mail:  Elizabeth.kellim@phoenix.gov (preferred)

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 9:00am (local time).  Interested proposers should convene at 302 North First St, Suite 900, Phoenix, AZ  85003. 
      Proposals will be received at the Public Transit Department, 302 North First Avenue, Suite 900, Phoenix, Arizona 85003, no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, December 15, 2017.  Late proposals will not be considered.

  • Help Wanted

    • TriMet - Director, Revenue Operations and Electronic Fare Operations

      JOB OPENING
      DIRECTOR, REVENUE OPERATIONS AND ELECTRONIC FARE OPERATIONS
      Opening date: 11/03/2017
      Closing date: Open until filled

      Position Summary:
      Direct development and administration of fare revenue operations, systems and programs. Oversee the development and implementation of the electronic fare collection systems. Responsibilities include establishing and administering policies, procedures and standards, modifications of existing equipment/fare collection systems, integration of new systems and technology enhancements.

      Direct support functions for revenue operations, include, the TriMet Ticket Office, consumer sales programs, retail outlets, fare vending matching support and maintenance, money room operations, and cash and payment card collection, controls and reconciliation. Oversee merchant services contracts and relationships.

      Ensure a commitment to safety through effective leadership, role modeling and implementing practices that demonstrate safety is a fundamental value and a priority in all aspects of work. Perform other duties as required.

      Position Requirements:
      Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, and Public Administration, Finance or related field is required. Masters Degree preferred.

      A minimum of a total of twelve years with five of those twelve years in a progressively responsible management position in comparable field. Experience managing technology projects is preferred.

      Advanced level proficiency with personal computers (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access database preferred) and accounting, financial or investment software applications. Experience with Oracle financial software products desired.

      Or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

      Salary Range:
      Minimum: $84,582.00
      Midpoint: $120,832.00
      Maximum: $157,082.00

      If you are a qualified veteran and would like to apply for veterans’ preference points, you will need to reflect your status on the application and attach supporting documentation at the time of application submission.

      TriMet is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.

      1800 SW First Ave Suite 300, Portland, OR 97202 · 503-962-7505 · trimet.org/careers

      An Equal Opportunity Employer


    • Caltrain - Principal Planner

      PRINCIPAL PLANNER

      Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy. We have some exciting projects planned to modernize our system and to enhance our service, such as electrification of our existing Caltrain corridor, installation of a Communications Based Overlay Signal System Positive Train Control, and the blending of our system with California High Speed Rail (CHSR). Come on board and join the thrilling ride to the future of railroading. We seek a Principal Planner who will play a significant part in the blended system planning for CHSR. To view the job description and to apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html.


    • TriMet - General Manager/CEO

      GENERAL MANAGER/CEO - TRIMET,
      PORTLAND, OR

      How would you like to lead one of the largest and most progressive transit agencies in the nation while living in the beautiful U.S. Northwest? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained to identify TriMet’s next General Manager (CEO). TriMet provides bus, light rail, and commuter rail services for a region that spans most of metropolitan Portland, Oregon. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the new CEO will collaborate with the executive team to operationalize effective strategies and will have full authority for managing internal and external facing responsibilities. TriMet’s new General Manager will build upon the District’s numerous successes and move it forward from its solid foundation. He or she will excel at assessing challenges, crafting solutions, and helping stakeholders to engage in constructive dialog, balance competing interests, and find common ground. The new General Manager will be an excellent communicator who brings an even-keeled demeanor and ability to succeed in partnership with an empowered and professional workforce and general community. He or she will have a demonstrated history of embracing diversity and inclusion in all aspects and be able to lead efforts to develop visionary outcomes to current and future transportation challenges. TriMet’s ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred) in business, finance, public administration, transportation, or a related field plus fifteen years of increasingly responsible managerial experience (five in an executive capacity). TriMet offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a challenging and rewarding professional environment. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels – women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To be considered, please go to https://jobs.kl2connects.com, select the TriMet General Manager/CEO listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, 4-5 professional references, and current compensation. This recruiting effort is moving fast -- please submit your resume as soon as possible! If you have additional questions, please contact Celia Kupersmith directly at celia@kl2connects.com.


    • AC Transit - Director of Maintenance

      DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

      AC Transit is looking for an experienced Director of Maintenance who has a vast working knowledge of Public Transit Maintenance and strong leadership skills. The Director of Maintenance is responsible for comprehensive delivery of the District’s maintenance operations; providing information and serving as a resource to executive leadership; achieving defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining fleet services in compliance with established guidelines, codes, and regulations. To apply please visit our careers page: http://apptrkr.com/1114087


    • San Mateo County Transit District - Director of Planning

      DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

      San Mateo County Transit District is seeking a Director of Planning who will report to the Chief Officer, Planning, Grants, and Transportation Authority (TA) and is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and administering transportation planning activities in support of the San Mateo County Transit District. For a complete view of the job description and to apply online, please visit our website at: www.smctd.com/jobs.html.


    • San Mateo County Transit District - Assistant Superintendent, Bus Transportation

      ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, BUS TRANSPORTATION

      Join us and be a part of an organization that provides transportation choices and a sustainable future that meets the needs of our diverse communities.

      San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is seeking an Assistant Superintendent, Bus Transportation. The Assistant Superintendent, Bus Transportation is responsible for overseeing bus transportation services for SamTrans. To view the job description and to apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html.


    • Zenith Motors - Regional Sales Manager

      REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

      Zenith Sales is currently seeking an experienced and energetic Regional Sales Manager to be responsible for Shuttle and Bus sales in a variety of markets including Transit. Candidate must have knowledge of the market and possess the following skills and experience:
      • At least 3 years of experience in Sales
      • Track record of performance excellence meeting targets and objectives
      • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
      • College degree in marketing or business or equivalent experience
      • Transit Industry Experience a plus

      Zenith Motors is a privately funded company that provides Electric shuttles & cargo vans and buses for hospitality, airports, hospitals, off-site parking facilities and commercial delivery and service businesses. We offer competitive pay & commission, life, health, dental & disability insurance, 401K, holiday and vacation pay.

      Send resume to (no phone calls please):
      Zenith Sales of Indiana
      HRResumes@columbiasussex.com
      Fax: 859-578-1154


    • Regional Transportation District - General Superintendent, Rail Infrastructure

      REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT OF DENVER, CO
      GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT, RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE

      This position is responsible for directing the maintenance, engineering, procurement, quality, scheduling and safety of the organization’s light rail system infrastructure. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2017. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.rtd-denver.com/careers.

      Regional Transportation District (RTD)
      Denver, CO 80202
      EOE/AA/Drug Free


    • WMATA - Sr. Transit Economist

      SR. TRANSIT ECONOMIST

      WMATA’s Planning Office is hiring a Sr. Transportation Economist! If you like transit, analysis, and aren’t scared of a database, join us:
      Posting #170640 at www.wmata.com/about/careers/

      WMATA offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits, including relocation assistance.

      WMATA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.


    • Metrolink - Senior Manager, Train Control Systems

      ​Senior Manager, Train Control Systems
      Metrolink
      $109,906.00 - $171,735.00 Annually

      The Southern California Regional Rail Authority, operator of the METROLINK Commuter Rail System, is seeking a Senior Manager of Train Controls Systems to manage and develop SCRRA’s Train Control Network and Train Control Application Systems which protects the movement of trains and the underlying safety systems such as Positive Train Control.
      The ideal candidate will have experience working in a 24/7 operations center environment, working with complex operations systems and software such as dispatch and enterprise management. Requires a BA/BS and five years’ experience managing personnel, contracts and consultants.
      This is a continuous recruitment, interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA

    • Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation - Job Opportunities

      ​Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation
      Job Opportunities

      Project Manager - Civil Design
      Project Manager – Construction
      Indianapolis voters and City Council have approved a new dedicated source of local funding for the transit system, which will drive a major overhaul. IndyGo, the transit agency for Indianapolis and Marion County, will be implementing a 70% increase in service, 3 new rapid transit lines, and redeploying its entire local bus network to a high frequency grid. The Project Manager - Civil Design will manage the design phases and provide technical reviews for new Bus Rapid Transit lines as well as other capital improvement projects.  The Project Manager - Construction will oversee the construction phases for various the new BRT line as well as other capital improvement projects.

      Speed and Reliability Engineer
      The Speed and Reliability Engineer is responsible for identifying traffic signal changes that would improve travel times and reliability of the bus service.  This includes timing changes and/or the implementation of transit preferential treatments, including transit signal priority, along high ridership transit lines.  The incumbent helps set transit priority policies and oversees the transit signal priority program; and creates partnerships with the City of Indianapolis for the implementation of “Hot Spot” improvements and transit signal priority programs.
      Rapid Transit Integration Specialist
      The Rapid Transit Integration Specialist is responsible for managing the transition of Rapid Transit projects from the construction phase into operations.  This includes coordinating project staff, operations staff, outreach staff, and IndyGo leadership to ensure a seamless transition and successful project opening.

      Data Analyst

      The Data Analyst will provide functional support for data and analytics to support IndyGo’s current and future operations, planning, and capital projects. These functions will generally be performed to identify, visualize, and track key performance indicators, measure progress on desired outcomes, and identify potential efficiencies in agency processes and procedures. The incumbent will work in partnership with others in the division and across departments to conduct relevant analyses and develop meaningful data visualizations to support informing specific and general stakeholder groups as well as the public at large. This position will advise and collaborate with the Planning and Capital Projects staff on program development strategies for long range planning, interagency coordination, policy development, decision support systems and data program. The incumbent will participate in major planning studies, developing and executing qualitative, quantitative, and geospatial data research, analyses and reporting.

      Strategic Planner
      The Strategic Planner will provide functional support for data and analytics to support IndyGo’s current and future operations, planning, and capital projects. These functions will generally be performed to identify innovative opportunities to lower costs and/or increase ridership, to develop and maintain long range organizational plans, and provide support in informing external stakeholders on technical matters. This position will work with others in the department and division to research and develop agency long range plans. Advises and collaborates with the Planning and Capital Projects staff on program development strategies for long range planning, interagency coordination, policy development, decision support systems and data program. The incumbent will participate in major planning studies and assist the Director of Strategic Planning in other activities of the department. Participates in the development and execution of qualitative, quantitative, and geospatial data research, analysis and reporting.

      Service Planner

      The Service Planner is responsible for providing planning work inclusive of short- and long-range planning involving the application of professional knowledge to various internal, municipal, and regional transit and transportation issues.

      TO SEE THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND COMPLETE AN APPLICATION, PLEASE VISIT:
       

    • AC Transit - Director of Legislative Arrairs & Community Relations

      DIRECTOR OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS & COMMUNITY RELATIONS

      AC Transit is looking for a Director of Legislative Affairs & Community Relations. Under administrative direction, develops, directs and manages the District’s community relations outreach programs and public policy initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels. To apply please visit our careers page: http://apptrkr.com/1114264.


    • WSP USA - Safety Manager

      SAFETY MANAGER WSP USA

      This fulltime position will be responsible for the management of the Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) and safety and security requirements of the Walk Bridge Replacement Program. Detailed technical knowledge is required of the FTA “Safety and Security Management in Rail Transit Projects”, the requirements of FTA Circular 5800.1 and its applications; and a working knowledge of the FRA Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR Part 200, FTA Code of Federal Regulations, 49 CFR Part 670 and 674 and OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 1926. The incumbent will have reporting responsibility to the Program Manager of the WALK Bridge Replacement Project.

      To learn more, please visit our WSP USA Careers Page: http://search0.smartsearchonline.com/pb/jobs/adhocjobsearch.asp?reg=USManagement


    • Sound Transit - Corridor Operations Director

      SOUND TRANSIT
      CORRIDOR OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
      JOB #17-01209
      SALARY: $126,615.00 - $158,269.00 Annually
      OPENING DATE: 11/02/17
      CLOSING DATE: 12/02/17 05:00 PM

      GENERAL PURPOSE:

      This is work of a highly responsible and complex nature requiring broad rail transit and high capacity transit knowledge, high organizational skill, excellent communication abilities, and the ability to work through complex strategic and technical issues. Working under general direction, the incumbent plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities of projects along a High Capacity Transit corridor, including bus, commuter rail, and light rail programs representing the operations perspective; provides a primary point of contact on major transportation projects between the Operations Department and planning and construction teams and works as a manager/partner and advocate throughout the design, construction, and transition to operations process. The Corridor Operations Director with directors from the design and construction departments co-manages project teams during all phases of the project, including planning, preliminary engineering, final design, construction, and through to the transition of the project and capital assets into activation and pre-revenue operation. The Director is both a leader and co-manager as well as an advocate for the Operations Department and ultimately the customer/passenger. The Director also has the responsibility to reach back into the Operations Department for subject matter expertise in those areas requiring additional attention, especially for expertise of a technical nature. In sum, the Director is working in and often leading cross functional teams, insuring appropriate focus and resources are applied to the project and that timely decisions and critical deliverables are accomplished for effective operation.
      Responsible for oversight of all transit operations in capital program delivery processes while partnering with key technical experts in the Operations Department for input and guidance. Serves as lead, liaison and technical resource to the Department, construction and planning teams. Leads review of major multi-modal transportation projects from planning and design through transition to operations, collaborates with team leaders for cost effective and sustainable solutions, and negotiates value recommendations.

      **THIS JOB POSTING MAY BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE POSITIONS
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Education and Experience:
      Bachelors Degree in transportation, public administration, construction science/management, engineering or closely related field and eight years of experience in managing operations and maintenance for large complex programs/organization or project development of same, that includes three years of staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility, preferably in a transit/transportation related environment with multiple facility/office locations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

      Required Licenses or Certifications:
      None.

      For more job details and to apply go to: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1893555


    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District - Capital and Grants Programs Analyst

      RE-POSTING
      POSITION: CAPITAL AND GRANT PROGRAMS ANALYST (PS101123)

      LOCATION: Golden Gate Bridge Administration Building (near Toll Plaza)
      San Francisco, CA
      SALARY RANGE: $81,929.12 - $99,025.68 Annual Salary + Benefits (40 Hour Workweek)
      Employee pays up to 7% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan
      OPEN TO: ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS
      OPENINGS: 1 and to Create an Eligibility List
      DATE POSTED: August 1, 2017
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First Review of Applicants 8/22/17)
      NOTE: This position is being reposted. Applicants who have already applied need not reapply. All applications will be considered for this position.

      POSITION DESCRIPTION:
      Under general direction of the Director of Capital and Grant Programs, performs a variety of complex financial, analytical and administrative functions to support development, implementation, and management of the District’s capital and grant programs. Department work activities include: long-range capital program and fixed asset planning; annual capital budget development, accounting, monitoring, analysis, and reporting; grant program development, implementation, accounting and administration; and, related legislative monitoring, analysis and reporting. This position collaborates with District and outside agency staffs in order to meet program goals and objectives.
      MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: A combination of college level training and position related experience equivalent to:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field. Additional qualifying experience on a year per year basis may be substituted in lieu of degree.
      • Minimum of one year of recent (must be within the last three years), progressive and verifiable professional experience in financial or management analysis or equivalent experience including capital budget, capital program planning or grants administration.
      • Must possess intermediate level of skill using computers and application software, specifically all Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word).

      ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Responsible for assisting in activities related to capital and grant program development and administration. The responsibilities are focused primarily on grant and capital programming, monitoring, administration, audits, financial analysis, and specifically include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Develop the District’s Annual Capital budget in Excel using pivot tables, macros and advanced Excel formulas (Lookup, SumIf, etc.), including coordinating annual capital budget project solicitation & review with Division Managers & staff, and review and analyze project costs, justifications & schedules
      • Manage ongoing tracking and internal/external reporting of capital project budgets and expenditures, including preparing monthly capital expenditure reports for the Board of Directors through District’s financial management system (IFAS)
      • Maintain the District’s ten-year capital and fixed asset replacement plan including coordinating development of project-level descriptions, budgets, cash flow, implementation schedules, and program-level descriptions, priorities, financial analyses, and reports
      • Assist in planning, programming, organizing and implementing the District’s grant program activities including: researching potential grant opportunities, developing grant funding strategies and identifying projects for specific grant programs; completing necessary grant programming and application materials; preparing grant related reports for the Board of Directors; tracking the drawdown of funds by grant program and project; and coordinating lobbying activities associated with earmark funds
      • Assist in grant contract administration activities including: developing grant contract documents; administering grant rules, regulations and requirements; developing grant amendment requests; tracking project activities, and preparing project status reports for granting agencies, District management, and the Board of Directors
      • Assist in the development of the District’s capital element of Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Regional Transit Capital Inventory (RTCI), Program of Projects (POP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Transit Asset(TAM), including development and input of project and fixed asset replacement information
      • Assist with internal and external financial or grant-related audits and reviews of the District’s capital, grant, fixed asset, or other related programs and facilitate the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Triennial Review
      • Assist in writing and reviewing staff reports for the Board of Directors that may impact the capital budget and/or the District’s grant funds
      • Work with project managers, department heads, accounting and finance staff to resolve any grant, project, or budget discrepancies or issues
      • Evaluate and develop standardized procedures for internal capital and grants related functions to streamline work processes and maximize office efficiency and productivity
      • May represent the District’s interests at federal, state, and local meetings
      • Regular and reliable attendance and high-level job performance is required

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      • Ability to work collaboratively in a team atmosphere as well as perform tasks independently
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional work relationships with District and outside agency staff
      • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
      • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple work tasks while meeting critical deadlines
      • Must be detail-oriented as well as able to understand the “big picture”
      • Must be open to learning new concepts in an ever-changing environment
      • Ability to carry out short- and long-range assignments and see them through to completion
      • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex rules, regulations, and legal provisions governing fiscal functions and grant programs
      • Ability to interpret and analyze legislative proposals and their potential impact on the District’s capital and operating programs and grant opportunities
      • Ability to write in a clear, concise and persuasive manner
      • Ability to learn principles and practices relating to budget programs and systems management
      • Ability to identify & research issues & develop sound strategies and options for implementing solutions
      • Ability to use personal computer spreadsheet and word processing software to develop spreadsheets, graphs, and reports – intermediate/advanced Excel

      LICENSE(S):

      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION

      TO APPLY:
      www.goldengate.org/jobs
      For directions and general information, visit our website www.goldengate.org
      Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NO PHONE CALLS.
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION
      • GGBHTD Online Employment Application
      • Supplemental Questionnaire (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Cover Letter (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      • Resume (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)

      THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION may include: (***)

      • Supplemental Questionnaire
      • Skills Assessment Examination (Excel)
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • Department interview for final candidates
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation
      ** The District will invite only those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH the position requirements to continue in the selection process. CAPITAL AND GRANT PROGRAMS ANALYST (PS101123)

      AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

      It is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition, political affiliation or military status.Applicants with Disabilities: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521 (Human Resources). The District’s telecommunications device (TDD) for Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.
      Revised 03/17/2014 SS


    • California High-Speed Rail Authority - Chief Executive Officer

      CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

      The  (Authority) has an exciting opportunity for you to serve as the Authority’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO leads and directs all activities of the Authority; establishes strategic plans, objectives and policies and is directly responsible to the Board of Directors for implementation of the high-speed rail program.

      Please visit http://hsr.ca.gov/About/Careers/ceo_recruitment.html for more information on this exciting opportunity.


    • Edmonton Transit Services - Senior Tractor Power Engineer

      SENIOR TRACTION POWER ENGINEER

      The Engineering and Maintenance Section of Edmonton Transit Services is seeking a Senior DC Traction Power Engineer who will be responsible for the management, administration, and provision of engineering, technical support, maintenance and capital replacement/upgrade services for LRT traction power infrastructure. The position also supports other areas of the City in the expansion of the LRT system, managing and providing engineering support to preventative maintenance and repair contractors for the LRT Traction Power system.

      • Enhance safety, reliability, and operational efficiency of the traction power system by initiating designs and implementing modifications or upgrades to the substations, overhead catenary, and power distribution subsystems.
      • Develop and manage preventative maintenance programs, as well as develop and administer construction and service contracts
      • Perform life cycle analysis and monitor LRT traction power infrastructure to achieve optimum safety and service
      • Manage and coordinate capital projects. Identify and prioritize investments in infrastructure to ensure the LRT traction power system serves LRT operations in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner
      • Plan and manage human and capital resources to promote a service focused culture, improved performance, and safety and wellness
      • Identify and submit operating and capital budget requirements and assist in managing the budgets approved for the traction power system area
      • Develop procedures, standards, and practices for LRT Operations, maintenance, consultants and contractors to ensure smooth functioning of the LRT traction power system and prepare specifications, professional reports and correspondence both internal and public.
      Qualifications:
      • Completion of Engineering degree with a focus on Electrical or related field
      • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or current eligibility for membership as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGA. APEGA P.Eng. designation to be obtained within 2 months
      • Minimum 7 years experience in railroad traction power design, construction and maintenance, preferably in an urban transit rail environment
      • Demonstrated experience in managing projects, administering contracts and preparing budgets
      • Ability to develop and maintain business relationships with contractors, consultants, and parts suppliers
      • Strong supervisory skills with the ability to develop, mentor, and lead high performing teams
      • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Proven project management skills along with excellent prioritization and customer service skills
      • Competent in using computer control and maintenance systems
      • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver’s permit is a requirement of this position

      We are an equal opportunity employer.

      We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

      Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday-Friday
      Salary: $96,333.00 - $137,619.00 (Annually)
      Link: https://coe.imomentous.com/job/CITYA000C8504/Senior-Traction-Power-Engineer


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