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The Western Reserve Transit Authority will be selling surplus equipment by means of public online
auction. Equipment will be advertised and sold
through Auctions BYGOV Online Auction Services
website Auctions BYGOV rules
and bidding policies apply to all bidders. All equipment will be sold on an "as is and with all faults" basis.
No warranty or mechanical condition of fitness for a
particular purpose or otherwise shall be given.
The online auc tion of seven model year
2008/2009 Ford Light Transit Vehicles, ten model
year 2000/2001 Gillig 35' Transit Buses, three Modified Dodge Caravans, one model year 2000 Chevrolet 2500 Truck and miscellaneous obsolete parts
and equipment will begin on Wednesday, August
9, 2017. Additional information can be found at or by contacting Matthew Kotanchek at (330) 941-5762 Monday through Friday
between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Kawasaki, in accordance with regulations of the
U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26,
announces its DBE goal for FFY 2018 is 6.92%, for
the period beginning October 1, 2017 and ending
September 30, 2018. The goal is for DBE participation
on contracts assisted by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
The proposed goal and its rationale are available
for public review for 45 days from the date of this notice. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Comments should be sent to:
Kawasaki Rail Car Inc.
29 Wells Ave., Building No. 4
Yonkers, NY 10701
TEL: 914.376.4700

MARTA will accept Bids for IFB B31586 Track Renovation Phase IV Running Rail, Switch Steel, Tie and
Fastener Replacement. Pre-Bid Conference July 12,
2017 at 9:00 a.m. MARTA Headquarters. Site Visit July
13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. MARTA Headquarters. Proposal
Submittal August 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00
p.m., MARTA Annex at 2400 Piedmont Road, N.E.,
Atlanta, GA 30324. For more information, contact
Myron Easley at (404) 848-4101 or measley@itsmarta.
DISCLAIMER: Details posted on MARTA's website
supersede ALL details posted or published to this
media outlet. To download documents and view
details, visit us at:
ProductsBid.aspx. Please contact MARTA's Contract
Control Branch at (404) 848-4193/5580 if assistance
is required.

Opening Date:
Closing Date:
Position Summary:
Direct a department of professional staff in the
planning of capital projects, strategic and annual
service planning, access to transit, policy development and community engagement. Coordinate
those activities within TriMet and among jurisdictional partner agencies within the region. Monitor
project status, provide for community input and
manage compliance with pertinent legal, permit, and
contractual requirements. Supervise employees and
consultants. 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
related duties as required.
Position Requirements:
Master's degree in Urban Planning, Engineering,
Architecture, Construction Management, or related
A minimum of 10 years experience in transportation planning with emphasis on transit planning,
preparation of transportation corridor studies and
preliminary design of large-scale public works proj-

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ects or programs. Experience in the management of
capital construction projects is desirable. Five years of
supervisory experience.
Or any equivalent combination of training and
Salary Range:
Minimum: $97,671.00
Midpoint: $139,530.00
Maximum: $181,389.00
To learn more and apply, please go to: https://
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
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.

The Aviation Department of the Port Authority of
NY & NJ seeks an experienced Senior Signal Engineer, JFK Air Train with direct CBTC experience; If
you have SCADA systems experience, we want to
speak with YOU! Apply here:
This position will be the expert on technical specifications, engineering calculations, test procedures,
analysis of equipment and system performance data
in reference to Automatic Train Control (ATC) signaling system, electrified track, JungleMUX systems
(JMUX), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
(SCADA), network, and communication equipment
and system design, software and hardware. You
will provide technical expertise/assistance to staff
including but not limited to the planning, scheduling,
auditing and oversight of daily preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance to include all areas
of track & signals, communication and supporting
computer networks.
* Bachelor's in Engineering
* Experience with rapid transit signal system design, related computer programming/networking applications
* Minimum of 7 years CBTC systems and railroad
signaling experience
* Valid driver's license
* Bachelor's in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
* Familiarity with C++ Visual BASIC, C, Boolean
logic, CAAPE, Wonderware; and operating systems: Unix, Linux or Windows Server
* Experience with:
Custom software applications such as SELTRAC
train control
Positive train control systems
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
(SCADA) systems

The San Miguel (Colorado) Authority for Regional
Transportation (SMART) composed of member
jurisdictions of San Miguel County and the Towns of
Telluride and Mountain Village, Colorado seeks the
first Executive Director of the newly created Transportation Authority.
Required Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in public policy, business,
transportation, planning or related field.
* Five years of increasingly responsible experience
in one of the following areas:
* Professional public administration management/executive experience.
* Public works management experience.
* Transportation management experience.
* Successful management in a general municipal
organization, public works department, or transportation agency and the desire to implement
innovative approaches to services.
* Strong strategic skills.
* A collaborative, consensus-building, visionary,
and approachable personal style.
* A Master's degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, planning, or
transportation is desired and may be substituted
for one year of experience.
Starting salary of $100,000-115,000 DOQ. Excellent benefit package. Housing assistance to be negotiated. Apply at once online to
current-positions/recruitment with resume, cover
letter, and contact information for five professional
references by August 15, 2017 to Cristi Musser Tel:

JOB SPECFIC DUTIES: Under broad supervision of
the Assistant Division Director in the Division of
Intermodal, this position manages a professional
staff and is accountable for establishing and implementing policies; strategic and operating plans; and
objectives which supports the Department's overall
mission and goals. Directs a staff of professionals in
the accomplishment of these objectives; reviews and
evaluates program performance metrics; ensures
compliance with all federal and state regulations to
include Department's oversight for fixed-guideway
rail of the Atlanta Streetcar and MARTA rail operations; ensures appropriate administration of lease
agreements and improvement projects for more than
500 miles of Department-owned Short line Railroad;
guides and directs development and updates of
statewide plans for freight and passenger rail; Leads
the process to development annual budgets for the
program; ensures development and update of internal standardized operating procedures to guide staff
in delivering the rail programs; annually develops
and initiate action plans, as needed, to address internal and external audits. Responsible for representing
the Department's interest and position on rail issues
at the federal, state, and local government levels and
with the private sector.
For additional information and to apply please
click the link below:

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under broad supervision of
Rail & Safety Oversight Program Manager serves as
the Department's primary point of contact for all
Short Line & Freight Rail Development activities and
works with considerable independence to perform
complex assignments while demonstrating a highlevel of initiative and judgement. This position is
responsible for supervising a professional staff and
managing all activities including but not limited
to: development, oversight and FRA compliance of
540 miles of state-owned short line railroad leases;
development, contracting and implementation of
railroad and bridge rehabilitation projects; development of annual capital needs assessments; and other
projects to strengthen Georgia's position in freight
rail transportation.
For additional information and to apply please
click the link below:

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
(District). For a complete view of the job description
and to apply online, please visit our website at: www.

Metro Bus is located in St. Cloud, MN. We are a
multiple award winning Transit Authority, created
by the State of Minnesota in 1969, currently serving
a four-city metropolitan area. Our 160+ employees
provide seven day a week Fixed Route, Dial-a-Ride,
and University transportation services along with
commuter bus service. St. Cloud is located on the
Mississippi River just one hour northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul and one hour from the beautiful lakes
area of Minnesota.
The salary range for this position is $80,084 $118,093 plus a comprehensive benefit package
including employer paid health, dental, vision insurance, and vacation, holiday, sick leave, and retirement
benefits. Relocation assistance available.
The Chief Operations Officer is responsible for directing all transit operational departments including
bus and maintenance operations, mobility training/
community outreach, planning and training. The position plans and directs development of operational
policies, goals and objectives; manages changes and
ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Chief Operations Officer is a member of the
Executive Committee and may act on behalf of the
Chief Executive Officer in his/her absence.
Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in
business, public administration, transportation or an
appropriately related field. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum six years senior management operations
and supervisory experience. Demonstrated background in transit operations and personnel management or any equivalent combination of education
and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on
Monday, August 14, 2017.
For more information regarding this position and
how to apply, please visit our website at http://www.


President & CEO

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA),
headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a dynamic
and experienced transportation executive who has proven
leadership, management and advocacy skills to serve as
its President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). APTA is a
non-profit organization that serves 1,500 members, including
both public and private sector organizations across North America. APTA's
mission is to strengthen and improve public transportation and serve and lead
its diverse membership through advocacy, innovation and information sharing.
This position serves as the Chief Executive for the Association and is the
face of the public transportation industry. The President & CEO reports to a
104-member Board of Directors, manages approximately 86 employees and
oversees an operating budget of $25 million.
The President & CEO must be a strong communicator, have a high degree
of integrity, be open and transparent and capable of unifying a large and
diverse community with varying needs and interests. While addressing member
needs, the President & CEO must be the industry's voice and have a strong and
visible presence at the U.S. DOT, Congress and other federal agencies. The
President & CEO must manage the needs of both public and private sector
members, including those of large legacy systems, midsize urban and rural
systems and small transit properties. Additionally, the President & CEO must
be a good manager who is capable of delegating, empowering, motivating and
encouraging the success of all APTA employees.
Interested candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of senior and
executive management experience in a public or private transportation related
business, organization, association or otherwise. Candidates with experience
reporting directly to a Board of Directors or working regularly with a Board of
Directors in their executive capacity is a plus. Additionally, candidates should
have extensive government relations experience and possess a proven ability
to lead advocacy efforts nationally. Interested candidates must be able to
travel extensively both nationally and internationally.
To obtain additional information or to submit a resume,
please contact Gregg A. Moser at http://http://

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