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Grants and Compliance Manager

Company: Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The Grants and Compliance Manager is responsible for recording and reporting financial data, providing support to the WRTA management team, is responsible for writing grant proposals, obtaining funding, recording and reporting grant activity, and assisting all involved parties of the terms and conditions of the program. The Grants and Compliance Manager reports directly to the Deputy Administrator. 

Responsibilities:

Assisting the WRTA Deputy Administrator with various financial data projects using computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, TransAM Asset Management, and the Federal Transit Administrations TrAMS and ECHO Systems. Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Data entry 
  • Account reconciliation 
  • Source documentation maintenance 
  • Asset tracking  (TransAM)
  • Procurement process
  • Distribution of public properties 
  • Assists in developing and administering policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all
  • State and Federal Regulations 
  • Helps develop budgets for grant projects 
  • Monitors the life cycle of capital projects for compliance with established milestones 
  • Prepares and files required Federal quarterly reporting (TrAMS) 
  • Maintain Federal drawdown procedure (ECHO) 
  • Prepare requisitions for MassDOT portion of grant programs 
  • Responsible for all aspects for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program, including
  • setting DBE goals, updating DBE plan as required, and recruiting DBE’s to contract with WRTA.
  • This position has direct access to the Administrator for these issues 
  • Safety and Security reporting
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience in business, accounting, or transit experience
  • equivalent 
  • Proficient with Microsoft office programs
  • Must possess analytical skills and evaluation techniques
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with close attention to detail
  • Able to attend trainings and seminars pertinent to transit 

Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefit package including health, life, and dental insurance as well as a 457b plan. 

Submit Resumes with Cover Letter to: Dennis Lipka, Administrator, Worcester Regional Transit Authority 60 Foster Street, Worcester, MA   

Senior Leave Specialist

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The Senior Leave Administrator will respond to leave inquiries from supervisors, managers, employees, and vendors by providing oral and written information regarding federal and state regulations as well as relevant Authority policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements. This role is responsible for managing the leave vendor.

Responsibilities:

  • This position manages the authority's third party administrator of leaves including but not limited to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Small Necessities Leave Act (SNLA), Military Leave, and Mass Parental Leave (MPL)
  • This role will participate as management representative in arbitrations and MCAD cases
  • Resolves denials of leave requests by the vendor
  • Research and resolve leave inquiries in a courteous, confidential, and professional manner consistent with the Authority's quality standard
  • Consult with the Authority's Workers Compensation, Legal Department, Labor Relations, and Medical Clinic personnel to research and respond to inquires
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of analytical and statistical reports prepared by third party administrator to assist management
  • Partner with all departments to assist in the collection, compilation and distribution of key performance data
  • Consult with appropriate HR staff to resolve escalated Leave issues to ensure timely resolution.
  • Work in various enterprise systems to retrieve and compile data. Examples of these systems include, but are not limited to, HRCMS, PeopleSoft, and other databases and tracking systems in use by the MBTA
  • Create Workflow/process steps for Leave Management as requested
  • Manage projects as assigned and provide status updates to HR management team
  • Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment within the limits of established policy
  • Support HR management team with any and all other duties as assigned
  • Perform all other duties and projects that may be assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Four (4) years of leave management experience
  • Experience in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Intermediate skills in Excel for Analytics and Reporting
  • Ability to write V Lookup formulas and create Pivot Tables
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and communicate sensitive & complex information.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment when balancing workloads
  • Must be detail oriented, with excellent quantitative/analytical, organizational, research and project management skills

Substitutions:

  • Seven (7) years of leave management experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree

Preferences:

  • Experience with PeopleSoft
  • One (1) of vendor management experience, working knowledge of leave vendor management 

Licenses/Certifications:

  • A valid driver's license.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Repair Foreperson

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The Repair Foreperson will be responsible for ensuring that the Authority's Subway Operations transit vehicles/equipment are efficiently, effectively and safely maintained.

Responsibilities:

  • Will repair, maintain and inspect all Subway Operations transit vehicles.
  • Assign, oversee and direct the activities of the work crews under his/her jurisdiction. Inspect the work crew maintenance/repair activities to ensure that assignments are completed safely and according to established schedules and operating standards.
  • Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan as well as the position's outline responsibilities.
  • Enforce the Authority's safety standards to ensure the safety of workers and customers to ensure that all inventory levels, equipment and facilities under their control are protected in a safe operating condition.
  • Assume the responsibilities of their supervisor as needed.
  • Document, maintain, and prepare required maintenance and personnel records on manual and computerized tracking systems.
  • Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Provide technical instruction when necessary.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and/or transport crews or equipment as needed.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner. 
  • Work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.  
  • Respond either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience in rail/vehicle maintenance.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English.
  • Effective organizational and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel or Database applications.
  • Ability to pass the Rail (Car) Repairer or similar exam.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of the posting.  Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed. Available to work twenty four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences:

  • A technical degree from an accredited institution; related maintenance training from a technical institute or related technical certificates; and/or related experience in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • A valid driver's license.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Engineer

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The Engineer will be responsible for developing preliminary engineering designs, specification and standards for modifications to the power systems of the Authority.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of comprehensive plans for improvements.
  • Coordinate the planning, scheduling and implementation of all testing performed for the purpose of improving the reliability of stems components.
  • Monitor the reliability of major systems and selected components.
  • Calculate material take­offs.
  • Order materials and ensure timely delivery.
  • Conduct site inspections of systems and materials to verify quality.
  • Direct and check the work of employees in other classifications.
  • Prepare required reports.
  • Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan as well as the position's outline responsibilities.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co­worker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
  • Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions, or any other abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) day per week basis.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-­Discrimination and Anti­-Harassment and Anti-­Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in electrical, mechanical, or electronic engineering or a related field.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field.
  • Experience with high­ voltage AC power distribution networks and their associated electrical control systems.
  • Experience with DC power distribution networks and their associated electrical control systems.
  • Familiarity with control systems hardware and automated control and monitoring systems.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management and multi­tasking skills.
  • Working knowledge of CAD, Word, Excel, mainframe or database applications.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings? a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check? and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of the posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.
  • Effectively communicate with vendors, customers and coworkers.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Be available to work twenty-­four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences:

  • Familiary with gas turbine and generator operations and maintenance procedures.
  • Experience with SCADA

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Employee Assistance Program Representative

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The Employee Assistance Program Representative will provide counseling services to MBTA and MassDOT employees, retirees and their family members, as it relates to issues that will affect the employee's ability to perform their job duties, work life balance and quality of life. Services include brief, solution focused counseling; Services to the Agency regarding policy adherence, referrals to community treatment or resources, and supervisory support. The selected candidate will also participate in the development and implementation of programming to assist the MBTA and MassDOT in maintaining a drug-free workplace for all employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) evaluations as per CFR 49 Part 40 Subpart O.
  • Assist in the promotion and programming to maintain a healthy and productive workforce.
  • Provide comprehensive assessment and clinical evaluation to determine if employee needs assistance in resolving substance abuse and/or mental health issues. Make recommendations and referrals.
  • Provide short-term solution focused counseling to MBTA and MassDOT employees and their family members for a variety of mental health and substance abuse related issues. Develop treatment plans and provide case management services.
  • Provide occupational counseling for employees mandated to EAP due to discipline.
  • Develop and facilitate educational workshops for MBTA and MassDOT employees and their families.
  • Facilitate interventions as needed.
  • Provide evaluations and monitoring of treatment for employees returning to work after suspensions or substance abuse/mental health treatment.
  • Maintain documentation and records as required by the MBTA and MassDOT as well as state and federal regulations.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle and assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or coworker, in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Work any and all shifts as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Actively participate in clinical group and individual supervisions.
  • Participate in on call rotation as assigned.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti�Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti�Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) as defines in CFR 49 Part 40 Subpart O.
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), or national certification by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).
  • (5) Years' experience in one or more of the following: psychiatric, alcohol and drug assessment/treatment, family services or related mental health human services or counseling services including providing education/treatment in a group setting with non-voluntary clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrate clinical documentation skills.
  • Experience planning, developing and implementing programs.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, multitask, effectively manage time, and superior interpersonal skills.
  • Professional experience using Microsoft Word and Excel applications.
  • The ability to pass:  background screenings? Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have excellent customer service skills.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records.  
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records.
  • For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of the posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.

Preferences:

  • Licensed Social Worker or Certified Employee Assistance Professional

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Safety Inspector, Green Line Extension Program

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The GLX Safety Inspector will provide oversight of the GLXs' Safety Management Plan and will be responsible for monitoring construction site safety activities to ensure all federal, state, and local regulations are complied with.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership on the project and build working relationships with project staff and DB safety representatives to ensure proper compliance.
  • The Safety Inspector will be responsible for: conducting accident/incident investigations involving Authority vehicles, facilities, GLX construction site, employees and/or equipment and assist with accident/incident development of corrective actions as required by the GLX PMT Health and Safety Management Plan.
  • Review and investigate reports on dangerous safety and health working conditions.
  • Review DB Contractor's construction work plans & safety task analysis' (STA's) for suitability and conformance to project safety expectations.
  • Verify personal protective equipment (PPE) is available to all GLX PMT employees, and monitor their use of such equipment to ensure proper fit and use.
  • Maintain inventory of all PPE including issuance and procurement.
  • Assist with conducting and/or coordinate training programs and develop safety procedures.
  • Conduct project onboarding training (site orientation) for GLX Program Management Team (PMT) as requested.
  • Educate and advise project staff on safety guidelines and policies when appropriate.
  • Attend regular scheduled meetings both internal and with the DB for updates and program initiatives on workplace safety and environmental issues.
  • The selected candidate will review contractor's work to ensure compliance with safety plans and specifications.
  • Conduct daily documented inspections using Industry Safe, of facilities, job sites, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Work collaboratively and maintain open lines of communication with GLX Program Safety Manager and the Program Construction Team to identify and mitigate hazards, project status and prepare reports as necessary.
  • Assist as requested with the maintenance of project safety documentation through e-Builder.
  • Promote health and safety education, awareness, and engagement through scheduled meetings.
  • Track leading indicators through Industry Safe to analyze the DB Contractors safety performance.
  • Assist in the development of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA's) as necessary for GLX PMT for site specific work tasks.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit/inspect work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination, Anti-Harassment, and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in occupational safety and health, engineering, construction management, or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in construction safety and health or related field.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, multi-tasking, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical, communication and report writing skills.
  • The ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Database applications.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • A satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • The ability to work with a diverse work group.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings, a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening.

Substitutions Include:

  • A high school diploma with an additional six (6) years of  directly related experience. 

Preferences:

  • OSHA certification

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Manager of Customer Marketing & Communication

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/28/20
       


Job Summary:

The Manager of Marketing & Communications manages MBTA-wide marketing and marketing communications initiatives.  Advises Chief Customer Officer, Senior Director of Customer Marketing, operating units, and departments in the development and implementation of marketing strategies.  Acts as advisor on the development of corporate and product positioning strategies and manages the execution of marketing and co-operative advertising and communications campaigns.  Creates plans for special projects. Develops clear tracking and measurement for campaigns. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops marketing strategies for customer acquisition, retention, and product sales based on key consumer insights, translating business objectives into actionable creative direction
  • Respond to customer, vendor, and coworker inquiries in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Adhere to the rules, and regulations, and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects assigned.
  • Collaborate with operations to develop communications on planned service disruptions in a systematic way.
  • Develop strategic communications to inform customers of service changes.
  • Disruption communications
  • Outline the specifics of the project on brief as well as client strategy, brand articulation, budget, and schedule
  • Review proposed campaign and project concepts and ensure they are on-target and on-message
  • Manage collateral, broadcast from concept to copy and creative execution.
  • Prepare and deliver briefings for the Creative team  and external agencies
  • Develops and implements project communication plans.
  • Guides the timely completion of projects.
  • Effectively manages marketing communication activities between external agencies and the Authority.
  • Collaborates with business unit marketing managers to achieve the optimum solution to communication and marketing challenges.
  • Establishes realistic, achievable and measurable marketing objectives for projects.
  • Provides overall support for marketing projects on behalf Customer Experience Department and business units.
  • Responsible for consistency of brand including appropriate use of message, values, graphics, logo, and tag line.
  • Works with internal business unit managers to define the brand image (look, tone, feel) for the business line (rail, bus, heavy rail, light rail) and the product lines.
  • Collaborates with marketing staff and outsourced agencies to ensure consistent application of brand and messages.
  • Ensures marketing and communications materials articulate message platform to ensure strategy is consistently reflected in a clear, concise style that is always consistent with customer need, brand and editorial standards.
  • Identifies ideal media outlets and advertising opportunities to reach target audiences.
  • Approves media mix and frequency as appropriate to client budget and objectives.
  • Measures the effectiveness of media programs to ensure a substantial rate of return on advertising investment.
  • Creates, maintains, and reviews media documentation including flowcharts, schedules, insertion orders and agreements.
  • Research and development of advertising media plans.
  • Coordinates with business units in establishing annual budget for marketing communications projects and advertising.
  • Works with Customer Experience budget manager to manage and reconcile advertising and creative budgets.
  • Ensures various project plans are coordinated and support the Authority's comprehensive marketing strategy.
  • Coordinate the development of annual plans for business units and administrative departments.
  • Defines target audience and key customer segments and recommends ways to reach customers by using a variety of communication channels.
  • Provide marketing insight and advise business units on methods to communicate through traditional or new media to customers and stakeholders.
  • Identifies creative messaging and product opportunities to support overall marketing strategy.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in marketing, communications, public relations, business, or related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience managing marketing and communications initiatives for a large organization.
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated experience creating compelling and persuasive marketing materials.
  • Advanced knowledge in all marketing disciplines (advertising, research, direct marketing, collateral development, lead generation, public affairs, event planning, and web marketing).
  • Effective organizational, analytical, confidentiality, quantitative, writing, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders and customers.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Have the ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences:

  • A Master's Degree in from an accredited institution in marketing, communications, public relations, business, or related field.
  • Experience working in marketing and communications in the public sector.
  • Seven (7) years of experience managing marketing and communications initiatives for a large organization.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Safety Lead Investigator - Power

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Safety Lead Investigator – Power is responsible for investigating all incidents with an electrical safety component (e.g. major events and near misses involving employee injuries, infrastructure damage, service interruption, etc.). The Safety Lead Investigator will respond to incidents, gather documentation and information, report to the appropriate parties, determine root causes, and collaborate with the Power Department to recommend feasible corrective action plans to improve safety programs, policies, and procedures. The Safety Lead Investigator will work closely with and support the Power Department to track and implement safety recommendations or corrective actions. The Safety Lead Investigator will report to the Deputy Director of Investigations and Safety Oversight. The Safety Lead Investigator will also assist the Deputy Director of Occupational Health and Safety with implementation of the MBTA Electrical Safety Programs consistent with OSHA 1910.269, 1910.302-308, 1910.331-335, 1926 Subpart K, National Electric Code, and NFPA 70E. The PSE will be responsible for staying abreast of new laws and regulations regarding electrical safety and recommend appropriate changes to MBTA Safety management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional safety support including developing, updating, and interpreting MBTA polices, practices, codes and industry standards as needed to advance the application of safety programs across the authority.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and interpretive authority for all
  • Power related safety matters and advise up to senior management.
  • Respond to incidents that occur involving the MBTA, gather documentation and evidence, notify and report necessary information to the appropriate parties in a timely manner.
  • Provide operational management oversight of Safety Specialists, Safety Analysts and Safety Audit Coordinator.
  • Oversee the performance of safety activities, conduct assessments of safety programs, including field inspections, and procedure and policy reviews, to identify areas of improvements and corrective actions.
  • Serve as key MBTA liaison working closely with field representatives from the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to resolve identified safety issues.
  • Be a strategic member of committees responsible for the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) throughout the MBTA through support and daily application of safety policies, safety risk management activities, safety assurance activities, and safety promotion.
  • Provide operational oversight of the development of root cause analyses including recommending feasible corrective for all power safety activities across the authority when necessary.
  • Provide technical direction to support staff to ensure safe work practices and effective mitigations of hazards are performed.
  • Work primarily night shifts with the ability to work day and weekend shifts as necessary.
  • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections and/or audits of MBTA facilities, work sites, specifications, infrastructure, vehicles, and equipment, ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local codes, regulations and guidelines.
  • Inspect medium and high voltage electrical equipment, work environments, and construction sites to identify potential health and safety hazards.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and interpretative authority for OSHA 1910.269, 1910.302-308, 1910.331-335, 1926 Subpart K, National Electric Code, and NFPA 70E.
  • Indirectly overseeing the work of a wide range of departments across the authority to ensure compliance with safety programs including proper procedures and PPE are utilize in the performance of work.
  • Develop and oversee the delivery of safety trainings in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy. Adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Provide technical direction in the design of safety inspections and hazard assessment reports and present findings to internal stakeholders.
  • Work with appropriate departments to gather all necessary information (e.g. inspections, training records, hours of service) to supplement incident investigations.
  • Develop and provide safety training in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Review all reportable injuries related to electrical work to determine trends and recommend activities to mitigate continued injuries. Partner with operations leadership on the continuous improvement projects for compliance between Operations and Safety initiatives.
  • Perform night and weekend Safety Duty Response in rotation with other Safety staff.
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Available to work all shifts and locations as assigned or directed Available to work as per assignment by the MBTA twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week as directed by supervisory staff for severe weather conditions, emergencies or any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Six to eight (6-8) years of experience in design, construction, inspection, and/or maintenance of medium and high voltage electrical systems and components.
  • Experience implementing and/or performing electrical safety programs and procedures (e.g. lockout-tagout, confined space entry, etc.)
  • Must have expert knowledge in OSHA 1910.269, 1910.302-308, 1910.331-335, 1926 Subpart K, National Electric Code, and NFPA 70E.
  • A Journeyman's Electrical License can substitute the required Bachelor's degree.
  • Familiarity with the equipment, tools, and work practices of industrial trades as well as familiarity with high and low voltage, AC and DC electrical systems.
  • Demonstrated experience applying methods and techniques to mitigate safety issues by assessing safety hazards and ensuring corrective measures are followed.
  • Experience applying safety knowledge through the facilitating and processing of safety programs and assessments.
  • Experience participating in incident response and/or investigations.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management and multi tasking skills.
  • The ability to pass: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening. Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills. The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Have a valid driver's license.

Substitutions:

  • A High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution and an additional four (4) years of directly related experience can be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement.

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of CAD and mainframe or database applications.
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SMS including hazard analysis, utilizing data to coordinate safety programs and monitor safety performance, safety assurance, and safety promotion.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA standards.
  • Certifications or other training in general industry (29 CFR 1910) or construction industry (29 CFR 1926). 3+ years experience working in the transportation industry.
  • Completed Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) courses. 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Safety Lead Investigator - Vehicle Maintenance

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Safety Lead Investigator – Vehicle Maintenance responsible for investigating all incidents with a vehicle maintenance component (e.g. major events and near misses involving employee injuries, infrastructure damage, derailments, service interruption, etc.). The Safety Lead Investigator will respond to incidents, gather documentation and information, report to the appropriate parties, determine root causes, and collaborate with the Vehicle Maintenance Department to recommend feasible corrective action plans to improve safety programs, policies, and procedures. The Safety Lead Investigator will work closely with and support the Vehicle Maintenance Department to track and implement safety recommendations and/or corrective actions. The Safety Lead Investigator will report to the Deputy Director of Investigations and Safety Oversight. The Safety Lead Investigator will assist the Deputy Director of Occupational Health and Safety with implementation of the MBTA Safety Programs consistent with applicable OSHA Standards. The Safety Lead Investigator will also assist the Deputy Director of Safety Assurance with safety assurance activities including regular audits. The Safety Lead Investigator will be responsible for staying abreast of new laws and regulations regarding safety and recommend appropriate changes to MBTA Safety management. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional safety support including developing, updating, and interpreting MBTA polices, practices, codes and industry standards as needed to advance the application of safety programs across the authority.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and interpretive authority for all Vehicle Maintenance related safety matters and advise up to senior management.
  • Respond to incidents that occur involving the MBTA, gather documentation and evidence, notify and report necessary information to the appropriate parties in a timely manner.
  • Provide operational management oversight of Safety Specialists, Safety Analysts and Safety Audit Coordinator.
  • Oversee the performance of safety activities, conduct assessments of safety programs, including field inspections, and procedure and policy reviews, to identify areas of improvements and corrective actions.
  • Serve as key MBTA liaison working closely with field representatives from the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to resolve identified safety issues.
  • Be a strategic member of committees responsible for the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) throughout the MBTA through support and daily application of safety policies, safety risk management activities, safety assurance activities, and safety promotion.
  • Provide operational oversight of the development of root cause analyses including recommending feasible corrective for all Vehicle Maintenance activities across the authority when necessary.
  • Provide technical direction to support staff to ensure safe work practices and effective mitigations of hazards are performed.
  • Work primarily day shifts with the ability to night day and weekend shifts as necessary.
  • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections and/or audits of MBTA facilities, work sites, specifications, infrastructure, vehicles, and equipment, ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local codes, regulations and guidelines.
  • Indirectly overseeing the work of a wide range of departments across the authority to ensure compliance with safety programs including proper procedures and PPE are utilize in the performance of work.
  • Develop and oversee the delivery of safety trainings in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Provide technical direction in the design of safety inspections and hazard assessment reports and present findings to internal stakeholders.
  • Work with appropriate departments to gather all necessary information (e.g. inspections, training records, hours of service) to supplement incident investigations.
  • Develop and provide safety training in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Review all Vehicle Maintenance reportable injuries to determine trends and recommend activities to mitigate continued injuries. Adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Partner with operations leadership on the continuous improvement projects for compliance between Operations and Safety initiatives.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit/inspect work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
  • Perform night and weekend Safety Duty Response in rotation with other Safety staff.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field.
  • Six to eight (6-8) years of experience in vehicle manufacturing, maintenance, and/or vehicle testing.
  • Demonstrated experience applying methods and techniques to mitigate safety issues by assessing safety hazards and ensuring corrective measures are followed.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance standards, codes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience applying safety knowledge through the facilitating and processing of safety programs and assessments.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience
  • Experience participating in incident response and/or investigations.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management and multi tasking skills.
  • The ability to pass: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Have a valid driver's license.

Substitutions:

  • A High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution and an additional four (4) years of directly related experience can be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement.

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of CAD and mainframe or database applications. Master's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

  • Experience with or working knowledge of the vehicle procurement process. 

  • Working knowledge of OSHA standards. Certifications or other training in general industry (29 CFR 1910) or construction industry (29 CFR 1926). 

  • Experience in creating test plans and test specifications for safety critical systems.

  • Completed the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP) in Bus and/or Rail. 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Safety Lead Investigator - Industrial Hygiene

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Safety Lead Investigator – Industrial Hygiene responsible for investigating all incidents with an Industrial Hygiene or Hazardous Materials component (e.g. major events and near misses involving employee injuries, infrastructure damage, derailments, service interruption, etc.). The Safety Lead Investigator will respond to incidents, gather documentation and information, report to the appropriate parties, determine root causes, and collaborate with the appropriate departments to recommend feasible corrective action plans to improve safety programs, policies, and procedures. The Safety Lead Investigator will work closely with and support the MBTA Safety to track and implement safety recommendations and/or corrective actions. The Safety Lead Investigator will report to the Deputy Director of Occupational Health and Safety will assist the Deputy Director of Occupational Health and Safety with implementation of the MBTA Safety Programs consistent with applicable OSHA Standards. The Safety Lead Investigator will also assist the Deputy Director of Safety Assurance with safety assurance activities including regular audits. The Safety Lead Investigator will be responsible for staying abreast of new laws and regulations regarding safety and recommend appropriate changes to MBTA Safety management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional safety support including developing, updating, and interpreting MBTA polices, practices, codes and industry standards as needed to advance the application of safety programs across the authority.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and interpretive authority for Industrial Hygiene (IH) related safety matters and advise up to senior management.
  • Respond to incidents that occur involving the MBTA, gather documentation and evidence, notify and report necessary information to the appropriate parties in a timely manner.
  • Provide operational management oversight of Safety Specialists, Safety Analysts and Safety Audit Coordinator.
  • Oversee the performance of safety activities, conduct assessments of safety programs, including field inspections, and procedure and policy reviews, to identify areas of improvements and corrective actions.
  • Serve as key MBTA liaison working closely with field representatives from the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to resolve identified safety issues.
  • Be a strategic member of committees responsible for the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and OSHA programs throughout the MBTA through support and daily application of safety policies, safety risk management activities, safety assurance activities, and safety promotion.
  • Provide operational oversight of the development of root cause analyses including recommending feasible corrective for all activities across the authority when necessary.
  • Provide technical direction to support staff to ensure safe work practices and effective mitigations of hazards are performed.
  • Work primarily day shifts with the ability to night day and weekend shifts as necessary.
  • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections and/or audits of MBTA facilities, work sites, specifications, infrastructure, vehicles, and equipment, ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local codes, regulations and guidelines.
  • Indirectly overseeing the work of a wide range of departments across the authority to ensure compliance with safety programs including proper procedures and PPE are utilize in the performance of work.
  • Develop and oversee the delivery of safety trainings in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Provide technical direction in the design of safety inspections and hazard assessment reports and present findings to internal stakeholders.
  • Work with appropriate departments to gather all necessary information (e.g. inspections, training records, hours of service) to supplement incident investigations.
  • Develop and provide safety training in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Review reportable injuries with an IH component to determine trends and recommend activities to mitigate continued injuries.
  • Adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics or related field.
  • Six to eight (6-8) years of experience in industrial health sampling including air quality, noise, dust, asbestos, and lead.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Have a certification as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).
  • Demonstrated experience conducting field investigations to identify and evaluate employee exposure to occupational safety and health hazards.
  • Experience applying safety knowledge through the facilitating and processing of safety programs and assessments.
  • Knowledge of the federal regulations including CFR 1910 and 1926.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management and multi tasking skills.
  • The ability to pass: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Have a valid driver's license.

Substitutions:

 

  • A High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution and an additional four (4) years of directly related experience can be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement.

Preferred Skills

  • Master's degree in industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health sciences, occupational hygiene, and public health.

  • Experience with or working knowledge of the transportation industry.

  • Experience in creating occupational health programs and monitoring workers' compensation claims and actions.

  • Experience in a transportation environment.

  • Completed the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP) in Bus and/or Rail.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Senior Project Manager - Green Line Transformation

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The office of Green line Transformation seeks to hire two (2) Senior Project Managers to assist in managing the program. The Senior Project Manager will be an integral member of the Green Line Transformation (GLT) team and will manage the development of Green Line Transformation projects from project inception (planning) through the design phase (conceptual, preliminary, and final) and the construction phase (including project close-out), with focus on safety, quality and control of schedule and budget. The Green Line Transformation Program consists of approximately $924M of improvements to improve quality of service and support delivery of the new Type 10 light rail vehicle. The Senior Project Manager reports to a Green Line Transformation Senior Director. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple consultant and construction projects and contracts to ensure project and program requirements are fulfilled, and contract cost and schedule requirements are met. 
  • Manage assigned GLT/Capital Delivery projects in accordance with the following MBTA Manuals, policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time, or program specific delivery protocols and procedures if supporting a major MBTA program: Project Manager's Manual; Project Controls Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; MBTA Directives published on the MBTA Web Page or provided directly by the Authority, as well as FTA Circular 4220.1F Third Party Contracting,
  • Assist in the development of GLT project scopes, budgets and schedules as part of the capital planning process.
  • Assist in the procurement of consultants and contractors, as required.
  • Negotiate project assignments, task orders, amendments, change orders and use of contingency and make recommendations for approval.
  • Review and analyze monthly payment and schedule submissions from consultants and contractors.
  • Coordinate and participate in MBTA stakeholder, Project Design Group meetings, value engineering sessions, constructability reviews and risk workshops, as required.
  • Coordinate project tasks with other MBTA Department personnel, including contract administration staff and field staff and other project coordinators, as required.
  • Coordinate project tasks with other Departments, including the Capital Program Oversight Department (project controls and administration and finance), Engineering and Maintenance, Vehicle Engineering and Railroad Operations, as required.
  • Coordinate project activities with outside agencies, abutters, utility companies, community groups and other third parties affected by the project, as required.
  • Ensure that all work has been completed and necessary approvals have been obtained prior to advertising projects for construction, including budget approval, environmental permits and approvals, real estate actions and approvals, force accounts (e.g. utility, traffic, railroad operator), other agency and municipal agreements (e.g., MOU's, MOA's, Interagency Agreements) and other third party agreements. 
  • Manage the construction project process from advertisement to contract closeout to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Resolve any conflicts that may occur throughout the life of the project.
  • Manage on-call emergency repair contracts and other construction contracts, ensuring compliance with construction plans and specifications, as required.
  • Assist in proactively identifying and resolving potential field issues.
  • Analyze all contract proposals or bids and provide recommendations for senior management approval.
  • Supervise professional staff including Resident Engineers, Construction Inspectors and other administrative personnel as assigned.
  • Secure commitments from MBTA Operating Departments concerning the availability of their resources.
  • Organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying project needs/requirements.
  • Prepare project related correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint.
  • Prepare for and make project presentations to elected officials, community groups, and others as required.
  • Work independently in addressing complex tasks in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Follow up on actions required for task and project completion while seeking guidance as necessary.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the Authority's Customer Service quality standard.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and/or attend off-site meetings.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and AntiRetaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) years of experience in the management of public / private sector projects (design and/or construction).
  • Related experience managing and supervising staff and consultants.
  • Strong project controls knowledge and ability to accurately evaluate consultant and contractor cost and schedule submissions.
  • Familiar with FTA, FRA, MBTA and MassDOT rules and regulation regarding project delivery, environmental requirements and permitting.
  • Effective communication, organizational, analytical, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications.
  • Proven track record of collaboration, transparency, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors.
  • Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Must have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection). 
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week. The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce. 

Preferred Skills

  • A Master's degree in Structural Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited institution. 

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited institution.

  • Five (5) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects (design and/or construction).

  • Five (5) years of experience in mechanical or electrical engineering.

  • Ability to comprehend the operational, mechanical, and/or electrical characteristics of rail transit vehicles.

  • Familiar with AREMA, AASHTO and MBTA standards Registered Professional Engineer in Structural or Civil Engineering.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity.

  • Experience in simultaneously managing multiple bridge or tunnel projects with a construction cost over $50 Million in an operating railroad environment.

  • Proficiency in the design and detailing of bridges made from structural steel, concrete and prestressed concrete.

  • Knowledge of MassDOT, FHWA and FRA bridge inspection requirements.

  • Experience in managing multiple inspection and rating contracts for commuter rail, transit, highway, and pedestrian bridges.

  • Experience in managing on-call bridge and tunnel repair or rehabilitation contracts.

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Structural Engineering. Experience using E-Builder

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Project Managers - Green Line Transformation

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

  • The office of Green line Transformation seeks to hire 4 (Four) Project Managers to different areas of focus to assist in managing the program. 
  • Track, Power & Signals Rolling Stock, Specialty Equipment & Maintenance Facilities Station Facilities, Platforms, Station Structures & Accessibility Operations, Customer Technology, Service Delivery & Process Improvement 
  • Position assignment will be based upon the candidate's areas of expertise and operational needs. 
  • The Project Manager will be an integral member of the Green Line Transformation (GLT) team and will manage the development of Green Line Transformation projects from project inception (planning) through the design phase (conceptual, preliminary, and final) and the construction phase (including project close-out), with focus on safety, quality and control of schedule and budget. 
  • The Green Line Transformation Program consists of approximately $924M of improvements to improve quality of service and support delivery of the new Type 10 light rail vehicle. The Project Manager reports to a Green Line Transformation Senior Director and Senior Project Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple consultant and construction contracts to ensure GLT project and program requirements are fulfilled, and that project safety and contract cost and schedule requirements are met.
  • Manage GLT projects in accordance with the following MBTA Manuals, policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time, or GLT specific delivery protocols and procedures: Project Manager's Manual; Project Controls Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; MBTA Directives published on the MBTA Web Page or provided directly by the Authority, as well as FTA Circular 4220.1F Third Party Contracting,
  • Assist in the development of GLT project scopes, budgets and schedules as part of the capital planning process. Assist in the procurement of consultants and contractors, as required.
  • Negotiate project assignments, task orders, amendments, change orders and use of contingency and make recommendations for approval.
  • Review and analyze monthly payment and schedule submissions from consultants and contractors.
  • Coordinate and participate in Project Design Group meetings, value engineering sessions, constructability reviews and risk workshops, as required.
  • Coordinate GLT project tasks with other MBTA Department personnel, including contract administration staff and field staff and other project coordinators, as required.
  • Coordinate GLT project tasks with other Departments, including the Capital Program Oversight Department (project controls and administration and finance), Engineering and Maintenance and Railroad Operations, as required.
  • Coordinate GLT project activities with outside agencies, abutters, utility companies, community groups and other third parties affected by the project, as required.
  • Ensure that all work has been completed and necessary approvals have been obtained prior to advertising projects for construction, including budget approval, environmental permits and approvals, real estate actions and approvals, force accounts (e.g. utility, traffic, railroad operator), other agency and municipal agreements (e.g., MOU's, MOA's, Interagency Agreements) and other third party agreements. Manage the construction project process from advertisement to contract closeout to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Manage construction contracts to ensure compliance with construction plans and specifications.
  • Assist in proactively identifying and resolving potential field issues.
  • Analyze all contract proposals or bids and provide recommendations for senior management approval.
  • Supervise a professional staff including Resident Engineers, Construction Inspectors and other administrative personnel.
  • Secure commitments from MBTA Operating Departments concerning the availability of their resources.
  • Organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying project needs/requirements.
  • Prepare project related correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint.
  • Prepare for and make project presentations to elected officials, community groups, and others as required.
  • Work independently in addressing complex tasks in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Follow up on actions required for task and project completion while seeking guidance as necessary.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the Authority's Customer Service quality standard.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and/or attend off-site meetings.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti- Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or Architecture for a related field from an accredited institution. 
  • Three (3) years of experience in the management of transportation projects or public works projects (design and/or construction). 
  • Related experience managing and supervising staff and consultants. 
  • Strong project controls knowledge and ability to accurately evaluate consultant and contractor cost and schedule submissions.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, confidentiality, multi-tasking, time management and interpersonal skills. 
  • The ability to communicate with technical and non-technical members of staff. 
  • Organized and detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills including, public speaking, teaching/training, and reading comprehension.
  • Strong understanding of the contractual terms with service providers. 
  • Ability to develop and communicate risk assessments. 
  • Ability to make sound decisions in high pressure situations. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications.  
  • Customer focused with excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills. 
  • The ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors.
  • Proven track record of collaboration, transparency, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Able to work independently 
  • Flexibility to modify scheduling and assignments based on agency requirements. 
  • Possess leadership skills and exhibit integrity while being a team player. 
  • Acute attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and quality in all deliverables while maintaining scope, schedule and budget.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license. 
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening. 
  • Must have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection). 
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week. 
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce. 
  • Basic understanding of safe working principles. 

Preferred Skills

  • A Master's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture from an accredited institution. 
  • Five (5) years of experience in the management of public works projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity. 
  • Experience managing multiple projects with a construction cost of $10 million or over in a transit and or/design or construction environment. 
  • Familiarity with FTA, FRA, MBTA rules and regulation regarding project delivery, environmental requirements and permitting. 
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Registered Architect and/or Certified Construction Manager. 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Deputy Chief - Small Projects Program

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Deputy Chief of Small Projects Program is responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of MBTA construction projects valued less than $10 million from project scope through construction close- out. The Deputy Chief will work with Capital Delivery, Railroad Operations (RRO), Engineering and Maintenance (E&M), Vehicle Maintenance, and the Office of the Chief Engineer to ensure projects delivered in support of the $9.4 billion five-year Capital Investment Project (CIP) are safety first, quality projects delivered on schedule and on budget. These investments include the repair, modernization and expansion of the Authority's infrastructure with an immediate focus on reducing the State of Good Repair backlog. The Deputy Chief of Small Projects Program will oversee the budget, schedule development and delivery of all Capital Delivery projects valued less than $10 million in concert with program and project managers who will manage day-to-day project execution under the direction of the Deputy Chiefs for Commuter Rail and Transit Programs. 

Reporting to the Chief of Capital Delivery, the Deputy Chief of Small Projects Program works seamlessly with the Deputy Chief for Commuter Rail Program and Deputy Chief for Transit Program in the delivery of the capital construction program. The Deputy Chief of Small Projects Program also works closely with all of the Capital Delivery program and project managers to ensure the Authority stays on schedule and on budget in the timely delivery of its capital construction program.

 
 

Responsibilities:

  • The Deputy Chief of Small Projects Program will perform functions related to the quality and performance management of capital programs and projects related to the delivery of the Authority's CIP.
  • The Deputy Chief will also work with consultants and contractors, as required, to support the safety, quality, on-schedule and on-budget project goals.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Guide and manage the overall design development and construction of MBTA capital projects valued under $10 million, including working across departments throughout the Authority to deliver the CIP.

  • Work collaboratively with the Deputy Chief for Commuter Rail Program and Deputy Chief for Transit Program to oversee and monitor the work of Program Managers, Project Managers, Resident Engineers, Inspectors and a wide range of consultant and contractors.

  • Liaise with other MBTA departments, including Capital Program Oversight, Office of the Chief Engineer, Maintenance, Railroad Operations, System-Wide Accessibility, Office of Diversity and Civil Rights, Environmental, Revenue and Customer Experience and other organizational elements of the MBTA to ensure cross-functional coordination of project activity with operational outcomes, day-to-day maintenance, and finance and administration requirements.

  • Incorporate MBTA operational and performance criteria into capital projects.

  • Provide oversight of consultant and contractor performance to ensure consistency with performance criteria.

  • Support the delivery of projects through various procurement methods including: design-bid- build; design-build; construction management at risk.

  • Coordinate with MBTA Operations in the updating of capital asset design standards.

  • Guide evaluation and negotiation of consultant scope, schedule and fee proposals.

  • Manage Capital Delivery Department annual CIP requests estimated under $10 million and participate in project prioritization, as required.

  • Participate in Project Development Group (PDG) meetings.

  • Ensure constructability reviews, VE sessions and risk workshops are scheduled and conducted in a timely manner consistent with department protocols and procedures.

  • Manage construction contract delivery for projects less than $10 million, including overall schedule, cost, quality and safety management, and ensure conformance with contract documents.

  • Coordinate construction within an operating rail corridor with MBTA Operations.

  • Ensure consistency in monthly project reporting. 

  • Assist in proactively identifying and resolving engineering and complex technical issues as they arise during design, construction, and operational turnover.

  • Conduct, either directly or through others, monthly project review meetings of all active MBTA projects valued less than $10 million and managed within the Capital Delivery Department, document known and potential issues affecting safety, quality, on schedule and on budget project performance and plans to address.

  • Lead the development of and proactively monitor project recovery plans during the design and construction phases of the project, as required.

  • Assist in preparing for and participate in monthly FTA Project Management Oversight Consultant (PMOC) review meetings.

  • Hire, manage and lead a team of professionals engaged in project management.

  • Assist in organizing and prioritizing Resident Engineer and Inspector workload, be pro-active in identifying RE and inspector needs/requirements.

  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.

  • Coordinate urgent and emergency activities for projects less than $10 million with other departments including, Safety, Operations, Legal, Procurement and Logistics, Finance and Risk Departments, as required.

  • Assist in updating Authority protocols and procedures, including the MBTA Project Manager's Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; and MBTA Directives, as required.

  • Prepare correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint.

  • Work independently within broadly defined objectives in addressing complex tasks in a time- sensitive environment.

  • Follow up on actions required while seeking guidance as necessary.

  • Participate in outreach with American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts, Construction Industries of Massachusetts, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Community and other MBTA delivery partners.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of Twelve (12) years of experience in leading large capital programs and projects in the public and/or private sectors.
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years of related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer, Architect or Certified Construction Manager.
  • Demonstrated success leading design and construction programs, preferably in transit or multi- discipline infrastructure programs.
  • Demonstrated success as an operations manager, project delivery manager or director of project managers in charge of delivering a major capital program of works, preferably transit or multi- discipline infrastructure programs.
  • Demonstrated success working horizontally as well as vertically across an organization to deliver capital projects.
  • Demonstrated success developing realistic and attainable project scopes, budgets and schedules.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, confidentiality, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated success managing staff in the performance of consultant and/or construction contract actions.
  • Demonstrated success developing subordinates through effective leadership and the setting of realistic but challenging goals.

Preferred Skills

  • A Master's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or a related field from an accredited Institution Experience delivering projects utilizing alternate delivery methods

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Deputy Chief - Contract Services

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Deputy Chief of Contract Services leads a staff providing comprehensive contract actions in support of capital program project managers across all departments of the Authority. The Deputy Chief and his/her centralized staff are responsible for helping program and project managers deliver the Authority's $8 billion five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) with the goal of achieving cost-effective, timely, capital contract actions which are compliant with all state and federal laws, regulations and requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • The Deputy Chief of Contract Services will perform functions related to capital program contracting in support of capital program and projects needed to deliver the Authority's CIP.
  • The Deputy Chief is responsible for hiring, managing and leading a team of procurement professionals, auditors and support staff who, collectively are responsible for administering comprehensive capital program contract actions across the Authority.
  • The Deputy Chief will also serve as the point person for all internal and external audits of capital contracting processes and procedures.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Direct the procurement and administration of professional services and construction contracted services, including development of Contract Administration policies and procedures.
  • The Deputy Chief is responsible for hiring, managing and leading a team of procurement professionals, auditors and support staff
  • Work closely with program and project managers to deliver the Authority's CIP through proactive administration of capital program professional services and construction contract actions.
  • Manage professional services contract actions through all phases of contract administration to assist in the on time and within budget completion of projects.
  • Professional services contract phases include: Request for Qualifications; Request for Proposals; conflict of interest review and determination; shortlist; selection; negotiation; pre-audit; award; contract execution; amendments; task orders; interim and post-audits; invoicing and payment; consultant performance evaluations; and contract close-out.
  • Manage construction contract actions through all phases of contract administration to assist in the on time and within budget completion of projects.
  • Construction contract phases include: contractor pre-qualification; pre-advertisement authorization; advertisement; conflict of interest 
  • Review and determination; award; contract execution; change orders; invoicing and payment; contractor performance evaluations; and contract close-out.
  • Analyze all contract proposals or bids and provide recommendations for senior management approval.
  • Oversee and administer various procurement methods including: design-bid-build; design-build; construction management at risk.
  • Coordinate contract activities with other departments including, Legal, Procurement and Logistics, Finance and Risk Departments, as required.
  • Ensure that MBTA contracts reflect accurate costs and comply with documentation requirements of external funding sources.
  • Assist in updating Authority protocols and procedures, including the MBTA Project Manager's Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; and MBTA Directives, as required.
  • Oversee outreach with American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts, Construction Industries of Massachusetts, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Community and other MBTA business partners.
  • Manage the DBE process for federally funded contracts with MBTA to include all phases of the DBE process including technical assistance for goal setting, monitoring and enforcement tasks.
  • Assist in proactively identifying and resolving potential issues.
  • Organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying contract administration needs/requirements.
  • Prepare contract administration related correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint.
  • Work independently within broadly defined objectives in addressing complex tasks in a time- sensitive environment.
  • Follow up on actions required while seeking guidance as necessary.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and review and determination; award; contract execution; change orders; invoicing and payment; contractor performance evaluations; and contract close-out.
  • Analyze all contract proposals or bids and provide recommendations for senior management approval.
  • Oversee and administer various procurement methods including: design-bid-build; design-build; construction management at risk. 
  • Coordinate contract activities with other departments including, Legal, Procurement and Logistics, Finance and Risk Departments, as required.
  • Ensure that MBTA contracts reflect accurate costs and comply with documentation requirements of external funding sources.
  • Assist in updating Authority protocols and procedures, including the MBTA Project Manager's Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; and MBTA Directives, as required.
  • Oversee outreach with American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts, Construction Industries of Massachusetts, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Community and other MBTA business partners.
  • Assist in proactively identifying and resolving potential issues.
  • Organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying contract administration needs/requirements. 
  • Prepare contract administration related correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint.
  • Work independently within broadly defined objectives in addressing complex tasks in a time- sensitive environment.
  • Follow up on actions required while seeking guidance as necessary.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the Authority's Customer Service quality standard.
  • Supervise and manage a team of individual employees who are members of a collective bargaining unit(s).
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti- Retaliation policies.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to attend off-site meetings, as required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • Minimum Twelve (12) years' experience in professional services and/or construction contract procurement/management for major private/public sector projects of programs.
  • Knowledge of public procurement regulations, contract laws and construction management.
  • Minimum Seven (7) years' of related experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrated success managing staff in the performance of consultant and/or construction contract actions.
  • Demonstrated success developing subordinates through effective leadership and the setting of realistic but challenging goals.
  • Strong data base management skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, organizational, analytical, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications.
  • Proven track record of collaboration, transparency, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors.
  • Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills. 

Preferred Skills

  • Master's in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or a related field

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Deputy Chief - Transit Oriented Development

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Deputy Chief of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) will lead the Capital Delivery Department and MBTA personnel in third-party projects that impact MBTA facilities and operations to ensure safety and to protect MBTA interests. The scope of responsibility will range from responding to real estate canvasses for easements and license agreements, establishing force accounts to perform work that potentially impacts the right-of-way, to managing MBTA oversight of third-party modifications to MBTA facilities during design and constructions phases. 

Work will include coordinating with Capital Delivery, Green Line Transformation Team, Red/Orange Line Transformation team, MassDOT, MBTA Real Estate Chief and Real Estate Staff, Legal and Operating departments, as well as with the MBTA's private real estate advisors, developers, contractors, cities Villages and towns. The Deputy Chief of TOD will represent MBTA in contract negotiations, which may include processing force accounts and interagency agreements, conducting public meetings, performing design review, supervising project management personnel, and ensuring that project management controls and reporting requirements are adhered to. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • The Deputy Chief of TOD will perform functions related to the quality and performance management of capital programs and projects related to the delivery of the Authority's CIP.

  • The Deputy Chief will also work with consultants and contractors, as required, to support the safety, quality, on-schedule and on- budget project goals: 

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Guide and manage the overall design development and construction MBTA Transit-Oriented projects, and other private developer improvement projects within 2-blocks of existing MBTA Infrastructure as assigned

  • Provide oversight of consultant and contractor performance to ensure consistency with performance criteria

  • Will lead the development of TOD team, which will comprise of Sr. PM, PM and other technical & administrative staff

  • Work collaboratively with the Chief of Capital Delivery, Chief of Green Line Transformation, Chief of Red/Orange Line Transformation to oversee and monitor the work of Program Managers, Project Managers, Resident Engineers, Inspectors and a wide range of consultant and contractors

  • Liaise with other MBTA departments, including Capital Program Oversight, Chief Engineer's Office, Maintenance, Railroad Operations, System-Wide Accessibility, Office of Diversity and Civil Rights, Environmental, Revenue and Customer Experience and other organizational elements of the MBTA to ensure cross-functional coordination of project activity with operational outcomes, day to day maintenance, and finance and administration requirements.

  • Leading a team of assigned MBTA Senior Project Managers and Project Managers in managing the design and construction efforts of the developer in concert with Capital Delivery Design Standards Managing projects that either build out or effect MBTA facilities, operations and or/ customers

  • Work independently within the MBTA's guidelines, procedures, and legislation, and seek the guidance of the Chief of Capital Programs, Chief of Capital Delivery, Chief for Capital Support and Chief Engineer as needed

  • Collaborate with other senior leaders in the negotiations and recommendation of approval for contracts with engineering firms and general contractors

  • Develop and institute policy for all third-party work Incorporate MBTA operational and performance criteria into capital projects

  • Ensure MBTA requirements are developed prior to procurement

  • Provide oversight and recommendation of awarding of contracts for design and construction firms

  • Obtain commitments of MBTA operating management to allocate personnel and physical resources to the Capital Program

  • Collaborate with other departmental senior leaders in developing Capital Investment Plan (CIP) and lead the cross-functional implementation of initiatives

  • Supervise directly or indirectly through supervisors, a large technical and administrative staff

  • Engage various city/community , business, transit and regional planning advisory groups

  • Establish and maintain sound union/,management relations

  • Undertake special projects of an engineering/management nature as assigned by the Chief of Capital Programs, Chief of Capital Support and/or Chief Engineer

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or a related field
  • Minimum of Twelve (12) years of experience in the construction of major transit or rail industry projects
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years of related experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrated success leading design and construction
  • Demonstrated success as an operations manager, project delivery manager or director of project managers in charge of delivering a major capital program of works, preferably transit or multi- discipline infrastructure programs
  • Demonstrated success working horizontally as well as vertically across an organization to deliver capital projects
  • Demonstrated success developing realistic and attainable project scopes, budgets and schedules
  • Strong ability to learn and adapt to changing cultures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff within a large organization.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and the ability to compose correspondence and reports.
  • Intermediate level experience with computerized systems, database management and spreadsheet and word-processing programs to manipulate data and create reports.
  • Skill in using computer software such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot problems and develop creative solutions

Preferred Skills

  • A Master's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or a related field
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) designation Registered Architect Designation

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Senior Director - Tunnel and Structures

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Senior Director for Tunnels and Structures will oversee and manage the development of complex MBTA Capital Delivery tunnel and structural design and inspection projects from project inception (planning) through the design phase (conceptual, preliminary, and final) and the construction phase (including project close-out), with oversight responsibility for quality and control of schedule and budget. The MBTA's Bridge and Tunnel Program represents $545M of the $7.4B FY2018 – FY2022 Capital Investment Program. The Senior Director for Tunnels and Structures reports to the Deputy Assistant General Manager for Commuter Rail Programs. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage multiple Senior Project Managers and Project Managers throughout the execution of project assignments to ensure project and program requirements are fulfilled, that contract cost and schedule requirements are met, and that the contract documents and completed work satisfy the high quality standard expected of MBTA consultants and contractors.
  • Ensure that tunnel and structural Capital Delivery projects are advanced in accordance with the following MBTA Manuals, policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time, or program specific delivery protocols and procedures if supporting a major MBTA program: Project Manager's Manual; Project Controls Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; MBTA Directives published on the MBTA Web Page or provided directly by the Authority, as well as FTA Circular 4220.1F Third Party Contracting,
  • Lead the development of Capital Delivery tunnel and structural project scopes, budgets and schedules as part of the capital planning process.
  • Lead the procurement of consultants and contractors, as required.
  • Oversee negotiations of project assignments, task orders, amendments, change orders and use of contingency and make recommendations for approval, as required.
  • Ensure that monthly payment and schedule submissions from consultants and contractors are being reviewed and analyzed in a timely fashion.
  • Participate in Project Design Group meetings, value engineering sessions, constructability reviews and risk workshops, as required.
  • Coordinate with other Capital Delivery Department personnel, including contract administration staff and field staff and other project coordinators, as required.
  • Ensure that project coordination with other Departments, including the Capital Program Oversight Department (project controls and administration and finance), Engineering and Maintenance and Railroad Operations, as required, occurs on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that project activities with outside agencies, abutters, utility companies, community groups and other third parties affected by the project, as required, occurs on a timely basis. Ensure that all work has been completed, including QA/QC, and necessary approvals have been obtained prior to advertising projects for construction, including budget approval, environmental permits and approvals, real estate actions and approvals, force accounts (e.g. utility, traffic, railroad operator), other agency and municipal agreements (e.g., MOU's, MOA's, Interagency Agreements) and other third party agreements.
  • Oversee the management of construction project process from advertisement to contract closeout to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Oversee the management of on-call emergency repair contracts and other construction contracts, ensuring compliance with construction plans and specifications.
  • Proactively engage in the resolution of potential field issues.
  • Review and approve staff recommendations for contract proposals or bids.
  • Supervise professional staff including Sr. Project Managers, Project Managers and other administrative personnel.
  • Secure commitments from MBTA Operating Departments concerning the availability of their resources.
  • Organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying bridge and tunnel needs/requirements.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint, as required Prepare for and make project presentations to elected officials, community groups, and others as required.
  • Work both independently and in support of project teams to address complex tasks in a time- sensitive environment.
  • Follow up on actions required for successful project completion, as required.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the Authority's Customer Service quality standard.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and/or attend off-site meetings.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti- Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Registered Massachusetts Professional Engineer or Certified Construction Manager, or ability to obtain through reciprocity.
  • Ten (10) year of experience in design and/or construction of rail or highway bridge and tunnel structures.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Demonstrated success managing and supervising staff and consultants.
  • Strong project controls knowledge and ability to accurately evaluate consultant and contractor cost and schedule submissions.
  • Familiar with FTA, FRA, MBTA and MassDOT rules and regulation regarding project delivery, environmental requirements and permitting.
  • Familiar with AREMA, AASHTO and MBTA standards
  • Excellent writing, organizational, analytical, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications.
  • Effective professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of collaboration, transparency, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors.
  • Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Must have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferred Skills

  • A Master's degree in Structural Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited institution.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience in simultaneously managing multiple bridge or tunnel projects with a construction cost over $50 Million in an operating railroad environment.
  • Experience delivering projects utilizing alternate delivery methods.
  • Proficiency in the design and analysis of structures made from structural steel, and reinforced and prestressed concrete.
  • Knowledge of MassDOT, FHWA and FRA bridge and tunnel inspection requirements and protocols.
  • Experience in managing on-call bridge and tunnel repair or rehabilitation contracts

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Senior Director - Commuter Rail

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Senior Director of Commuter Rail Infrastructure will lead the team who manages the development
of MBTA Commuter Rail Program to oversee the in-depth and routine condition repairs and
improvements of the system infrastructures from project inception (planning) through the design
phase (conceptual, preliminary, and final) and the construction phase (including project close-out) with
oversight responsibility for quality and control of schedule and budget. The Senior Director of
Commuter Rail Infrastructures reports to the Deputy Chief of Commuter Rail Programs.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage multiple Senior Project Managers and Project Managers throughout the execution of project assignments to ensure project and program requirements are fulfilled, that contract cost and schedule requirements are met, and that the contract documents and completed work satisfy the high quality standard expected of MBTA consultants and contractors.
  • Ensure that Commuter Rail Capital Delivery projects are advanced in accordance with the following MBTA Manuals, policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time, or program specific delivery protocols and procedures if supporting a major MBTA program: Project Manager's Manual; Project Controls Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; MBTA Directives published on the MBTA Web Page or provided directly by the Authority, as well as FTA Circular 4220.1F Third Party Contracting,
  • Lead the development of Capital Delivery Commuter Rail Infrastructure projects scopes, budgets and schedules as part of the capital planning and development process.
  • Lead the procurement of consultants and contractors, as required.
  • Oversee negotiations of project assignments, task orders, amendments, change orders and use of contingency and make recommendations for approval, as required.
    Ensure that monthly payment and schedule submissions from consultants and contractors are
    being reviewed and analyzed in a timely fashion.
  • Participate in Project Development Group meetings, value engineering sessions, constructability, reviews and risk workshops, as required.
  • Coordinate with other Capital Delivery Department personnel, including contract administration staff and field staff and other project coordinators, as required.
  • Ensure that project coordination with other Departments, including the Capital Program Oversight Department (project controls and administration and finance), Engineering and Maintenance and Railroad Operations, as required, occurs on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that project activities with outside agencies, abutters, utility companies, community
    groups and other third parties affected by the project, as required, occurs on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that all work has been completed, including QA/QC, and necessary approvals have been obtained prior to advertising projects for construction, including budget approval, environmental permits and approvals, real estate actions and approvals, force accounts (e.g. utility, traffic, railroad operator), other agency and municipal agreements (e.g., MOU's, MOA's, Interagency Agreements) and other third party agreements.
  • Oversee the management of construction project process from advertisement to contract closeout to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Oversee the management of on-call emergency repair contracts and other construction contracts, ensuring compliance with construction plans and specifications.
  • Proactively engage in the resolution of potential field issues.
  • Review and approve staff recommendations for contract proposals or bids. Supervise professional staff including Sr. Project Managers, Project Managers and other administrative personnel.
  • Secure commitments from MBTA Operating Departments concerning the availability of their
    resources.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel,
    Database and PowerPoint, as required
  • Prepare for and make project presentations to elected officials, community groups, and others
    as required.
  • Work both independently and in support of project teams to address complex tasks in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Follow up on actions required for successful project completion, as required.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and
    professional manner consistent with the Authority's Customer Service quality standard.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day,
    seven (7) days per week.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective
    relationship with employees.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and/or attend off-site meetings.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and
    strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and
    policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti- Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in an Engineering related major from an accredited institution.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in design and/or construction of heavy civil or railroad projects and civil structures.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity. Demonstrated success managing and supervising staff and consultants.
  • Strong project controls knowledge and ability to accurately evaluate consultant and contractor cost and schedule submissions.
  • Familiar with FTA, FRA, MBTA and MassDOT rules and regulation regarding project delivery, environmental requirements and permitting.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, analytical, time management and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications.
  • Effective professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Proven track record of collaboration, transparency, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors. Excellent
    customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background
    screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug
    and alcohol screening.
  • Must have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date
    of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records
    (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a
    vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week based on assignment.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferred Skills of the Project Manager - Commuter Rail

  • A Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited institution.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects(design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience in simultaneously managing multiple heavy civil projects with a construction cost over $50 Million in an operating railroad environment.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Senior Project Manager - Commuter Rail

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

As a Senior Project Manager – Commuter Rail, you will manage the development of MBTA Commuter Rail Capital Delivery projects from project inception (planning) through the design phase (conceptual, preliminary, and final) and the construction phase (including project close-out), with full responsibility for quality and control of schedule and budget. 
 
As part of our Project Management team, the Senior Project Manager – Commuter Rail will manage multiple consultant and construction contracts to ensure project and program requirements are fulfilled, and that project safety and contract cost and schedule requirements are met.
 

Responsibilities:

  • You will manage Capital Delivery projects in accordance with the following MBTA Manuals, policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time, or Program Specific delivery protocols and procedures if supporting a major MBTA program:  Project Manager's Manual; Project Controls Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; MBTA Directives published on the MBTA Web Page or provided directly by the Authority, as well as FTA Circular 4220.1F Third Party Contracting
  • You'll contribute to the development of Capital Delivery project scopes, budgets and schedule as part of the capital planning process
  • You will assist in the procurement of consultants and contractors
  • You will negotiate project assignments, task orders, amendments, change orders and use of contingency and make recommendations for approval
  • You'll review and analyze monthly payment and schedule submissions from consultants and contractors
  • You will coordinate and participate in Project Design Group meetings, value engineering sessions, constructability reviews and risk workshops
  • You will organize project tasks with other Capital Delivery Department personnel, including contract administration staff and field staff and other project coordinators
  • You will synchronize project tasks with other Departments, including the Capital Program Oversight Department (project controls and administration and finance), Engineering and Maintenance and Railroad Operations
  • You'll coordinate project activities with outside agencies, abutters, utility companies, community groups and other third parties affected by the project
  • You will ensure that all work has been completed and necessary approvals have been obtained prior to advertising projects for construction, including budget approval, environmental permits and approvals, real estate actions and approvals, force accounts (e.g. utility, traffic, railroad operator), other agency and municipal agreements (e.g., MOU's, MOA's, Interagency Agreements) and other third party agreements
  • You'll oversee the construction project process from advertisement to contract closeout to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget
  • You will manage construction contracts to ensure compliance with construction plans and specifications
  • You will assist in proactively identifying and resolving potential field issues.
  • You'll analyze all contract proposals or bids and provide recommendations for senior management approval
  • You will supervise a professional staff including Resident Engineers, Construction Inspectors and other administrative personnel
  • You'll secure commitments from MBTA Operating Departments concerning the availability of their resources
  • You will organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying project needs/requirements
  • You will prepare project related correspondence, reports, charts and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint
  • You'll prepare for and make project presentations to elected officials, community groups, and others
  • You will work independently in addressing complex tasks in a time-sensitive environment
  • You'll follow up on actions required for task and project completion while seeking guidance as necessary
  • You'll respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week
  • You'll drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and/or attend off-site meetings
  • You will assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture for a related field from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) years of experience in the management of public works projects (design and/or construction)
  • Related experience managing and supervising staff and consultant (Additional years of engineering, architecture or construction related experience in public transportation projects may be substituted for management experience)
  • Strong project controls knowledge and ability to accurately evaluate consultant and contractor cost and schedule submissions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening
  • Must have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection)
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week

Preferred Skills of the Project Manager - Commuter Rail

  • A Master's Degree in Engineeering, Construction Management, or Architecture from an accredited institution.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in the management of public works projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Experience managing multiple projects with a construction cost of $10 million or over in a transit and or/design or construction environment
  • Experience managing vertical construction projects, including building systems and vertical transportation elements
  • Familiarity with FTA, FRA, MBTA rules and regulation regarding project delivery, environmental requirements and permitting
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Registered Architect and/or Certified Construction Manager
 

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Safety Lead Investigator - Track

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Safety Lead Investigator – Track is responsible for investigating all incidents with a track component (e.g. major events and near misses involving employee injuries, infrastructure damage, derailments, service interruption, etc.). The Safety Lead Investigator will respond to incidents, gather documentation and information, report to the appropriate parties, determine root causes, and collaborate with the Maintenance of Way (MOW) Department to recommend feasible corrective action plans to improve safety programs, policies, and procedures. The Safety Lead Investigator will work closely with and support the MOW Department to track and implement safety recommendations and/or corrective actions. The Safety Lead Investigator will report to the Deputy Director of Investigations and Safety Oversight. The Safety Lead Investigator will assist the Deputy Director of Occupational Health and Safety with implementation of the MBTA Safety Programs consistent with applicable OSHA Standards. The Safety Lead Investigator will also assist the Deputy Director of Safety Assurance with safety assurance activities including regular audits.  The Safety Lead Investigator will be responsible for staying abreast of new laws and regulations regarding safety and recommend appropriate changes to MBTA Safety management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional safety support including developing, updating, and interpreting MBTA
    polices, practices, codes and industry standards as needed to advance the application of safety programs across the authority.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and interpretive authority for all Maintenance of Way related safety matters and advise up to senior management.
  • Respond to incidents that occur involving the MBTA, gather documentation and evidence, notify and report necessary information to the appropriate parties in a timely manner.
  • Provide operational management oversight of Safety Specialists, Safety Analysts and Safety
    Audit Coordinator.
  • Oversee the performance of safety activities, conduct assessments of safety programs, including field inspections, and procedure and policy reviews, to identify areas of improvements and corrective actions.
  • Serve as key MBTA liaison working closely with field representatives from the Department of
    Public Utilities (DPU) to resolve identified safety issues.
  • Be a strategic member of committees responsible for the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) throughout the MBTA through support and daily application of safety policies, safety risk management activities, safety assurance activities, and safety promotion.
  • Provide operational oversight of the development of root cause analyses including recommending feasible corrective for all Maintenance of Way activities across the authority when necessary.
  • Provide technical direction to support staff to ensure safe work practices and effective mitigations of hazards are performed.
  • Work primarily night shifts with the ability to work day and weekend shifts as necessary.
  • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections and/or audits of MBTA facilities, work sites, specifications, infrastructure, vehicles, and equipment, ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local codes, regulations and guidelines.
  • Indirectly overseeing the work of a wide range of departments across the authority to ensure compliance with safety programs including proper procedures and PPE are utilize in the performance of work.
  • Develop and oversee the delivery of safety trainings in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Provide technical direction in the design of safety inspections and hazard assessment reports and present findings to internal stakeholders.
  • Work with appropriate departments to gather all necessary information (e.g. inspections, training records, hours of service) to supplement incident investigations. 
  • Develop and provide safety training in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy.
  • Review all Maintenance of Way reportable injuries to determine trends and recommend activities to mitigate continued injuries.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA standards. Certifications or other training in general industry (29 CFR 1910) or construction industry (29 CFR 1926).
  • Completed Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) courses.
  • Adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.
    Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol
    screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of
    this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records
    (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a
    vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Partner with operations leadership on the continuous improvement projects for compliance
    between Operations and Safety initiatives.
  • Perform night and weekend Safety Duty Response in rotation with other Safety staff.
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Available to work all shifts and locations as assigned or directed
  • Available to work as per assignment by the MBTA twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7)
    days per week as directed by supervisory staff for  severe weather conditions, emergencies or
    any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field.
  • Six to eight (6-8) years of experience in design, construction, inspection, and/or maintenance of transit or railroad track systems and components.
  • Demonstrated experience applying methods and techniques to mitigate safety issues by assessing safety hazards and ensuring corrective measures are followed.
  • Expert knowledge of track standards, codes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Specialized knowledge of the requirements of the Track Safety Standards, including remedial action required to bring defective track into compliance with the standards.
  • Experience applying safety knowledge through the facilitating and processing of safety programs and assessments.
  • Experience participating in incident response and/or investigations.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management and multi tasking skills.
  • The ability to pass: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed. Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Have a valid driver's license.

Substitutions Include:

  • A High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution and an additional four (4) years of directly related experience can be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement.
 
Preferred Skills
  • Working knowledge of CAD and mainframe or database applications.
  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Expert knowledge of 49 CFR Part 214 Railroad Workplace Safety, CFR 213 Track Safety Standards, and 220 CMR 151.11-151.12.
  • Working knowledge of MBTA LRT and/or HRT Track Safety and Maintenance Standards and 220 CMR 151.11-151.12.Demonstrated knowledge of SMS including hazard analysis, utilizing data to coordinate safety programs and monitor safety performance, safety assurance, and safety promotion.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Project Manager - Commuter Rail

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

As a Project Manager – Commuter Rail, you will manage the development of MBTA Commuter Rail
Capital Delivery projects from project inception (planning) through the design phase (conceptual,
preliminary, and final) and the construction phase (including project close-out), with full responsibility
for quality and control of schedule and budget. 
 
As part of our Project Management team, the Project Manager – Commuter Rail will manage multiple
consultant and construction contracts to ensure project and program requirements are fulfilled, and
that project safety and contract cost and schedule requirements are met.
 

Responsibilities:

  • You will manage Capital Delivery projects in accordance with the following MBTA Manuals, policies and procedures as may be amended from time to time, or Program Specific delivery protocols and procedures if supporting a major MBTA program:  Project Manager's Manual; Project Controls Manual; Quality Assurance Manual; Resident Engineer's Manual; Contract Administration Policies and Procedures; MBTA Directives published on the MBTA Web Page or provided directly by the Authority, as well as FTA Circular 4220.1F Third Party Contracting
  • You'll contribute to the development of Capital Delivery project scopes, budgets and schedules as part of the capital planning process
  • You will assist in the procurement of consultants and contractors
  • You will negotiate project assignments, task orders, amendments, change orders and use of contingency and make recommendations for approval
  • You'll review and analyze monthly payment and schedule submissions from consultants and contractors
  • You will coordinate and participate in Project Design Group meetings, value engineering sessions, constructability reviews and risk workshops
  • You will organize project tasks with other Capital Delivery Department personnel, including contract administration staff and field staff and other project coordinators
  • You will synchronize project tasks with other Departments, including the Capital Program Oversight Department (project controls and administration and finance), Engineering and Maintenance and Railroad Operations
  • You'll coordinate project activities with outside agencies, abutters, utility companies, community groups and other third parties affected by the project
  • You will ensure that all work has been completed and necessary approvals have been obtained prior to advertising projects for construction, including budget approval, environmental permits and approvals, real estate actions and approvals, force accounts (e.g. utility, traffic, railroad operator), other agency and municipal agreements (e.g., MOU's, MOA's, Interagency Agreements) and other third party agreements
  • You'll oversee the construction project process from advertisement to contract closeout to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget
  • You will manage construction contracts to ensure compliance with construction plans and specifications
  • You will assist in proactively identifying and resolving potential field issues.
  • You'll analyze all contract proposals or bids and provide recommendations for senior management approval
  • You will supervise a professional staff including Resident Engineers, Construction Inspectors and other administrative personnel
  • You'll secure commitments from MBTA Operating Departments concerning the availability of their resources

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree  from an accredited institution
  • Three (3) years of experience in the management of public works projects (design and/or construction)
  • Related experience managing and supervising staff and consultant
  • Strong project controls knowledge and ability to accurately evaluate consultant and contractor cost and schedule submissions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and PowerPoint applications
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening
  • Must have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection)
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week

Preferred Skills of the Project Manager - Commuter Rail

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Management or a related field
  • A Master's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) years of experience in the management of rail or transit projects (design and/or construction) or related experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Experience managing multiple projects with a construction cost of $10 million or over in a transit and or/design or construction environment
  • Experience managing vertical construction projects, including building systems and vertical transportation elements
  • Familiarity with FTA, FRA, MBTA rules and regulation regarding project delivery, environmental requirements and permitting
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Registered Architect and/or Certified Construction Manager

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Deputy Director of Innovation & Analysis

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Deputy Director of Innovation and Analysis will be responsible for developing and executing a
strategy to harness innovative services, technologies, and partnerships to improve the customer
experience, operational efficiency, and bottom line of the MBTA's Paratransit service (The RIDE). The
Deputy Director of Innovation and Analysis will report directly to the Chief of Paratransit Services and
work with RIDE Operations and Technology teams as they improve service and implement new
initiatives. The Deputy Director will oversee The RIDE's Innovation team.
The Deputy Director and the Innovation team will be responsible for both coming up with new
initiatives and strategies as well as continuing to execute on a number of high profile in-flight (on-demand
paratransit pilot with Uber, Lyft, and Curb; Provider Options Pilot (POP); Customer Technology
Education) and upcoming initiatives (Paratransit/Fixed Route integration; a secret shopper/mystery
rider program; non-dedicated service provider procurement).
 

Responsibilities:

  • Works with the head of Paratransit to manage a $120M P&L
  • Develops and executes on a comprehensive innovation strategy for the Paratransit division
  • Manages a team to drive change within paratransit
  • Strategically positions Paratransit and the MBTA overall to run and evaluate pilots to test whether new service providers or service initiatives can improve the customer experience or reduce operating costs.
  • Supervises and develops analytical models and in-depth analyses/reports/presentations to set Paratransit's overall strategy and respond to senior leadership and board-level requests
  • Manages the integration of successful pilots into The RIDE's centralized reservation and dispatch center (The Ride Access Center – TRAC)
  • Lays out clear strategies, budgets, and metrics to drive and track partnerships
  • Oversees the research of best practices in providing non-ADA transportation services as well as new and enhanced technology to deliver direct/indirect services
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with public, private, academic, and other companies/institutions within the rapidly evolving transportation space as well as advocates within the disability community, consumer advocacy groups, related agencies, and the Rider's Transportation Access Group (R-TAG)
  • Collaborates with other departments to improve access efforts within the MBTA
  • Designs and implements relevant policies and programs to ensure that the Authority meets or exceeds all federal, state and local laws and regulations governing accessible public transportation, principally the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, while ensuring that operations are provided in the most cost-effective and appropriate manner possible Other related duties and projects as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field
  • Five (5) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience supervising and managing personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and launch a public or private program, initiative, or venture
  • Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint, with ability to pass a pre-qualification exam in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to influence people at all levels of the organization, both vertically and horizontally
  • Ability to pass: background screenings; a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening
  • A satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration

Substitutions Include:

  • A Graduate degree in public administration or policy, business administration, or business
    management, data science, statistics , or a related field may be substituted for two (2) year of
    the required experience

Preferences Include:

  • Advanced proficiency with analytical software (e.g., SPSS, MATLAB), experience working with
    large datasets and aggregate and regression models, and/or coding language proficiency
  • Paratransit, Public Transit, and/or Transportation experience
  • Contract and vendor management experience
  • Consulting or project management experiencePublic procurement experience

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Deputy Chief Diversity Officer - External Programs

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 03/13/20
       


Job Summary:

The Deputy Chief Diversity Officer for External Programs ("Deputy Chief-External") leads programs to satisfy conditions for receiving federal funds. MassDOT and the MBTA, per agreement with the Federal Highway Administration and the US Department of Transportation, must provide equal opportunity to disadvantaged business enterprises ("DBE") in the awarding of its projects and provide employment opportunities and training to minorities and women in the construction industry. The Deputy Chief-External will assist and oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs that increase the viability of minority, women and disadvantaged businesses and increase the agency's utilization of the pool of viable businesses and qualified individuals.
 
The Deputy Chief Diversity Officer for External Programs ("Deputy Chief-External") provides leadership and management oversight on matters relating to MassDOT and the MBTA's compliance with various Civil Rights programs and policies as required by the USDOT's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). S/he will be responsible for developing and recommending strategies to achieve and maintain compliance with state and federal requirements regarding minority, women and disadvantaged businesses. S/he will provide managerial and technical civil rights knowledge and skills sufficient to plan, organize direct staff, execute and evaluate MassDOT and the MBTA's external civil rights programs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Advises ODCR senior staff on matters relating to the development and implementation of the MassDOT and the MBTA's various External Civil Rights programs and policies and monitors the compliance of MassDOT and the MBTA's Civil Rights & Affirmative Action policies and executive orders. 
  • Directs and manages the implementation and contract compliance activities of MassDOT and the MBTA's Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) programs.
  • Develops, manages and directs implementation of MassDOT and the MBTA's DBE program on a day-to-day basis.  Oversees the preparation and submission of annual DBE goals and program update for FHWA and FTA approval in accordance with the code of federal regulations.  Determines program priorities and directs the implementation of the Department's contract compliance activities. 
  • Leads preparation of Civil Rights and diversity plans for ODCR senior staff and Secretary's approval, and recommends program priorities by evaluating the availability of resources to implement programs.
  • Provides direction and monitors mandated program compliance; completes other applicable reports for submission to government agencies; ensure program compliance in the delivery of MassDOT/MBTA services.
  • Provides direction to civil rights staff responsible for external equal employment opportunity and affirmative action programs, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification, participation and verification, as well as On the Job training (OJT), contract compliance, and Title VI Programs.
  • Develop strategies to achieve and maintain diversity and compliance in all elements of MassDOT/MBTA's external Equal Employment Opportunity and M/W/DBE programs.
  • Educate MassDOT and MBTA managers about incorporating and actively pursuing W/M/DBE compliance efforts as part of their daily function.
  • Revise the W/M/DBE programs as necessary to comport with Federal and State regulations.
  • Maintain the cooperation of various business partners who often have competing interests, such as contractors, W/M/DBE subcontractors, business associations, department construction engineers, financial institutions and other state and federal agencies in the administration of the Department's contracting programs.
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Available to work all shifts and locations as assigned or directed
  • Available to work as per assignment by the MBTA twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week as directed by supervisory staff for  severe weather conditions, emergencies or any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Manage staff resources in responding to increasing demands of monitoring, tracking and reporting.
  • Adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Perform all other duties and projects that may be assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Planning, Business Administration or Management or related fields.
  • Ten (10) years business management and analysis, employment management and analysis, equal opportunity program management, contract management, state/federal/internal compliance.
  • Seven (7) years of supervisory or agency-wide or large scale program management.
  • Five (5) years of experience working in Diversity and Civil Rights, DBE program development or related equal employment opportunity setting; experience in the analysis of employment data and discrimination issues, preparation of reports, identifying issues, developing, and implementing corrective measures.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, confidentiality, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the requirements of state and federal laws, AA/EEO regulations and policies along with experience in the oversight and management of DBE's and contract compliance activities.
  • Substantial interpretive and analytical skills, ability to compile / understand statistical data.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Significant management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of program data, to draw conclusions and to make appropriate recommendations.
  • The ability to use Word, Excel, Access, PeopleSoft or PowerPoint applications.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • The ability to work independently with minimum supervision and ability to handle a diverse caseload.
  • The ability to perform all aspects of the job in construction and subway/railroad right of way environments. 
  • The ability to pass Right of Way (ROW) training for MBTA, AMTRAK and Commuter Rail.
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Written assessment may be required during interview process.
  • Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Please note that this position requires the ability to travel to the various MBTA facilities and sites across the Commonwealth to consult with, provide assistance to, audit and monitor the implementation of the Authority's Government Compliance Program

Preferences Include:

  • Master's Degree or Juris Doctorate from an accredited institution.
  • Familiarity with Massachusetts and Federal Civil Rights Statue.
  • Experience with compliance and enforcement of State and Federal programs.

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Safety Analyst

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Safety Analyst will be responsible for supporting all functions of MBTA Safety Department. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the operating departments of the Authority to document and track accidents and incidents.

  • Participate in the evaluation of new and existing project plans, a part of the MBTA's Management of Change Program.

  • Conduct accident/incident investigations involving Authority vehicles, facilities, construction sites, employees and/or equipment.

  • Prepare specialized accident/incident reports, root cause analysis, system safety assessments and corrective action plans as required by the System Safety Program Plan (SSPP) and in accordance with state safety oversight.

  • Work collaboratively with MBTA managers and supervisors to identify and mitigate hazards.

  • Work closely with field representatives from the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to resolve identified safety issues.

  • Participate in the review of Safety Personal Protective Equipment as well as other related safety equipment.

  • Assist with identifying trends for purposes of developing mitigation strategies to reduce the frequency and severity of these occurrences.

  • Report safety/security critical data to oversight agencies such as: the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU), Federal Transit Authority (FTA), and the National Transit Database (NTD). Participate as a member of the Safety/Security Audit team in the administration and execution of the Internal Safety/Security Audit Program to ensure adherence to the SSPP, Federal, State and local regulations, industry standards and published MBTA policies and procedures.

  • Ensure that all required documentation and reports are completed accurately and forwarded to the appropriate operating areas including the DPU and the NTD in accordance with established time frames.

  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or coworker in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit/inspect work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.

  • Perform night and weekend Safety Duty Response in rotation with other Safety staff.

  • Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions or any other abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.

  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.

  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Two (2) years of relevant experience in construction safety.
  • Experience in compiling, analyzing and reporting information into databases.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, multitasking, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical, communication and report writing skills (Finalists selected to interview will be required to submit a writing sample at the time of interview).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Database applications.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records.
  • For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Availability to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • The ability to work with a diverse workforce.

Preferences:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Urban Planning, Safety or related field from an accredited institution Experience working in transportation, safety, security or related field.
  • Working knowledge of IndustrySafe and Access Database.
  • Knowledge of system safety and/or Safety Management Systems (SMS) principles and best practices.
  • Experience working in transportation, safety, security or related field; and candidates demonstrating an understanding of OSHA/DLS Regulations, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and/or DPU regulations, knowledge of American Public Transportation Association (APTA) standards, and/or experience conducting training.
  • Completed the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP) in Bus and/or Rail.

Substitutions Include:

  • A High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution, with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English and seven (7) years of work relevant experience may be substituted for the required degree 

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Senior Asset Information Manager

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

In line with 49 CFR 625, 630, and 673 requirements, the Senior Asset Information Manager will assist in the asset management program to document processes and procedures for asset lifecycle management to conduct asset type based condition assessments following FTAs 1-5 State of Good Repair TERM Scale and assist in preparation of the Authorities annual Asset Management FTA submission. 

The Senior of Asset Information manager will assist the Deputy Director of Asset Information in directing and controlling the work of the Asset Information Managers engaged in engineering services, data collection, analysis, and standards development covering transit, commuter rail, ferry and paratransit assets records and documentation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conferring with the Deputy Director on problems involving normal operations, changes in plans and procedures, and projected future development.

  • Schedule and assign daily work tasks of approximately ten (10) to fifteen (20) Asset Management personnel, monitoring performance and progress, reporting status to the Deputy Director. Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan, and Transit Asset Management Plan as well as the positions outline responsibilities.

  • Maintain the proper discipline of personnel under his/her supervision with respect to rule violations, poor work performance, absenteeism and other conditions requiring employee discipline.

  • Assist in directing and managing the activities of inspection, test and analysis of materials and equipment used by the Asset Information Managers and consulting support.

  • Lead a team and supervise the preparation and updating of asset data dictionaries, operating plans, charts, maps, graphs, prints and records.

  • Supervise the preparation of field surveys, studies, designs, specifications, working drawings and reports as required; and assist in maintaining close coordination with the Authority's engineers and consultants regarding design and construction of all new assets.

  • Periodically inspect construction of new/rehabilitated assets equipment to insure that finished facility conforms with recommended maintenance and repair standards.

  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to work locations and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.

  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.

  • Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions, or any other abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.

  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.

  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti- Retaliation policies.

  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in a technical field related to Building Construction and Facilities, Power, Signals, Track Engineering, Technology, Science (i.e. Physics, Mathematics, Environmental, Materials), or a related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience in either/or rail signaling, track structure maintenance, transit power systems or buildings and facilities maintenance, facilities construction and knowledge of civil specifications and drawings.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, planning, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database applications.
  • Proficient with the use of MS Office, PowerPoint and Graphic applications.
  • Effectively communicate with customers, employees, vendors, contractors, designers, public legislators, and state and federal agencies.
  • Have excellent customer service, conflict resolution, negotiation, communication skills.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, confidentiality, quantitative, multi-tasking and time management skills;
  • Possession of a valid driver's license without infractions in accordance with MBTA policy.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Be available to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week, 365 days per year.
  • Have the ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences:

  • A Master's Degree or above in from an accredited institution in a technical field related to electrical, civil, structural, mechanical engineering, facilities management, business administration or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with transit system construction.

Substitutions Include:

  • An Associate's degree from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English and a minimum of 7 years of experience in transit or commuter rail engineering and maintenance.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English and a minimum of 10 years of experience in transit or commuter rail engineering and maintenance.

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Deputy Director of Field Staff

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Deputy Director of Construction Field Staff will oversee the administration, training and assignment process for resident engineers and construction inspectors. The scope of responsibility will include the development, support and administration of the field support group (resident engineer/inspector). Procure, train, support and maintain a qualified staff of resident engineers and construction inspectors. Work will include coordinating across all Capital Delivery Departments and Programs to insure that the field support staff are appropriately allocated to support the various delivery programs. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the safe execution of MBTA projects through staff training and promoting adherence to the MBTA Safety Plan.

  • Supervise, directly or indirectly through project delivery Project managers, a large technical staff comprised of resident engineers and inspectors.

  • This includes but is not limited to promoting awareness and enforcement of the development of all MBTA policies.

  • Establish and maintain sound union/management relations.

  • Work with Director of Construction Procurement/Support to develop a training. program to ensure staff is advancing professionally and adhering to standard MBTA policies and procedures.

  • Develop a system-wide electronic reporting system to ensure construction projects are being documented as required by MBTA, State and Federal guidelines.

  • Work with the Director of Construction Procurement/Support to develop a new resident engineer and construction inspector handbooks and provide updates as needed.

  • Enhance and maintain effective communication channels with various MBTA Departments.

  • Ensure any and all safety procedures are enacted, documented and communicated through proper channels.

  • Ensure field issues are communicated through proper channels, documented and resolved.

  • Provide assistance to regulatory agencies, such as Department of Public Safety, when necessary.

  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co worker in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the MBTA's customer service quality standard.

  • Respond to emergencies, either directly or through subordinates, on a twenty four (24) hour, seven (7) day per week basis.

  • Uphold the rights and interests of the MBTA while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.

  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, Anti Discrimination and Anti Harassment and Anti - Retaliation policies.

  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an accredited institution in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or a related field.
  • Five (5) year's experience related supervisory capacity, including the assignment, training and support of heavy construction field staff.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills? effective organizational, analytical, and multi - tasking abilities.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with outside contractors, regulatory agencies, community. organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • Effectively communicate with customers, employees, contractors and vendors.
  • Effective quantitative, organizational and analytical skills.
  • The ability to successfully complete all Authority required training.
  • The ability to use the MS Office suite of applications as well as Database applications.
  • The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Possess excellent customer service, conflict resolution, time management, communication, presentation and speaking skills.
  • Have a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce. 

Preferences:

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) designation 7+ years experience related supervisory capacity, including the assignment, training and support of heavy construction field staff. in construction supervisory capacity

Substitutions Include:

 

  • An Associates' degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or a related field and 3+ years of heavy construction supervisory/management experience can substitute for a Bachelor's degree
  • A High School diploma/GED or equivalent with 7+ years of heavy construction supervisory/management experience can substitute for a Bachelor's degree

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Director of Design Administration, South Coast Rail

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, responsible for the management and administration of the SCR design consultant contracts and quality of the overall railroad design. The Director of Design Administration will ensure that design tasks are fully defined, scoped and delivered. The Director of Design Administration will establish and oversee a design phase and procurement schedule, to track project progress, inclusive of MBTA design review and procurement processes. The Director of Design Administration will coordinate closely with experts to monitor environmental requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and administer construction phase services, including RFI, change orders, quality issues.

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to resolve design comments, Review and recommend for approval.

  • Provide leadership to provide clear and consistent directions.

  • Work closely with the SCR Director of Construction to ensure day to day progress on the SCR program implementation.

  • Oversee document control of design documents, drawings, specifications and bid packages.

  • Directly manage the design decision making process and adherence to MBTA policies, procedures and design standards.

  • Oversee the timely analysis of cost and schedule impacts of proposed designs or design changes.

  • Provide technical expertise in railroad design, signals and systems, station design, pedestrian and vehicular traffic and urban design standards.

  • Provide directions and comments on construction logistics plan, staging plan to consultants and address coordination issues between adjacent and related projects. Administer the design consultant contract.

  • Work closely with the Program Management consultant to oversee the design submissions review and approval process.

  • Ensure that consultant expertise in the design area reflects the needs of the program.

  • Serve as a liaison to MBTA Commuter Rail operations.

  • Working with the Deputy Program Manager, coordinate the development of a commissioning plan for the acceptance of the railroad by MBTA.

  • Oversee consultant experts in all aspects of the plan, schedule and budget.

  • Provide expertise in accessible design, lighting standards, public space and maintenance standards.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience administrating capital designs and projects in the public and/or private sectors.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience overseeing Design construction(s) of comparable scale and/or complexity.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, or related field.
  • Demonstrated success in oversight and administration of the design of Transit or Transportation projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading and managing multi-million dollar construction programs in the public or private sector.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with program teams and supervising consultants

Preferences:

  • Familiarity with Federal Railroad Administration policies and requirements.
  • Experience as a design manager or operation of a large-scale commuter rail system.
  • Experience in design of interlocking, signals and communications.
  • Experience in directing the production of quality design presentation materials and graphics.
  • Demonstrated commitment to design quality, aesthetics, and excellence public space.
  • Knowledge and expertise in system testing and integration of signals, interlocking, new rail cars and track.
  • Experience and education in all aspects of Commuter Rail or Transit designs. 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

QA/QC Analyst

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

Quality Engineer Analyst will assist in the development of the quality management program by developing mathematical models and analytics of asset performance based on condition and preventative maintenance inspections performed by subject matter experts in the field. The Quality Analyst will sample asset data for accuracy and conduct trend analysis for the identification of possible quality management enhancing asset performance. Will be responsible for analyzing quality management standard methodologies in coordination with other departments engaging in multi- disciplinary projects. Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data in the development of quality standards. Ensure consultants, engineers, and designers are following relevant federal state local and industry standards. Analyze and review the design requirements to ensure they match with MBTA' QA/QC specifications. Enforce QA/QC policies and identify possible quality and safety issues involving maintenance operations or capital project related contractual requirements. Write and Audit QA/QC maintenance field test procedures and standards when applicable. In conjunction with senior leadership develop and implement standardized training QA/QC evaluation and disciplinary programs and procedures in close coordination with both Safety and Training. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the overall goals, priorities, and strategic initiatives for all QA/QC Infrastructure Initiatives.

  • Collect asset quality inspection data, verify and document as part of the Quality Management Program.

  • Assist with the development and documentation of condition based assessments as well as, document the determining inspection criteria for monitoring maintenance practices and procedures, and assist in establishing criteria for component removal, refurbishment, and preventive maintenance cycles based upon data driven metrics.

  • Measure the effectiveness of asset (both class and individual) inspection and preventative maintenance programs.

  • Establishes goals, priorities and strategic initiatives for the delivery of QA/QC infrastructure maintenance requirements.

  • Prepare, author and develop periodic detailed reports to Senior Managers, Directors, Managers, Superintendents and Supervisors based upon data derived from the EAMS to identify instances requiring engineering improvement.

  • Conduct routine quality audit inspections during both standard and non-standard working days and hours dependent upon the business needs.

  • Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and employees.

  • Provides QA/QC support to the department on matters as directed and requested; serves as staff on a variety of committees; prepares and presents reports, presentations, and other necessary correspondence.

  • Review inspections, test samples, reports and other data to determine the State of Good Repair of assets and components.

  • Available to work all shifts and locations as assigned or directed.

  • Assists in the Authority's response to extraordinary situations including emergencies, derailments, accidents, serious service delays, severe weather in order ensure safety and securement of riders, employees, and MBTA assets. 

  • Available to work as per assignment by the MBTA twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week as directed by supervisory personnel for severe weather conditions, emergencies or any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service.

  • Adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.

  • Perform all other duties and projects that may be assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • ABA/BS Degree in a related field.
  • Two (2) years of data analysis data mining report generation experience.
  • Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing QA/QC standards and reports.
  • Database/GPS/etc. applications.
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate highly complex technical issues, analysis and recommendations to staff and leadership.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, quantitative, project control, multi-tasking, time management, technical writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Working Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications MS Office PowerPoint and Graphic applications, spreadsheets, and computerized statistical databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders and customers.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups, and the general public.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license without infractions in accordance with MBTA policy.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Be available to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week, 365 days per year.
  • Have the ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce. 

Preferences:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer application.

  • Willing to obtain Certificate of Quality Auditor or Certificate of Quality Engineer or E.I.T.

  • Ten (5) years of experience working in the transit rail industry or similar industry environment.

  • Working knowledge of American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) standards.

  • Working knowledge of American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Standards.

  • Working knowledge of Database application for prepare reports and presentations. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

  • Some knowledge of urban plan and facility management.

  • Working knowledge of Six-sigma Lean problem solving and continuous improvement.

  • Basic knowledge of EAMS.

Substitutions Include:

  • An Associate's degree in a related field.

  • Willing to obtain Certificate of Quality Auditor or Certificate of Quality Engineer or E.I.T.

  • Ten (5) years of experience working in the transit rail industry or similar industry environment. 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Chief of Night Operations

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Chief of Night Operations will act as the Chief Operating Officer during night and overnight hours ensuring the safe, reliable, cost efficient execution of both revenue operations and of maintenance activities ensuring the availability of staff, vehicles and infrastructure upon the start of service each morning.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the COO by coordinating and managing all revenue service and maintenance activities during night and overnight hours.
  • Receive updates from the field throughout the night and overnight and take any remedial action necessary to ensure the safe and timely start of service each day.
  • Develop and implement medium and long-term tactical and strategic plans for the efficient use of night hours in order to improve everyday service and minimize the impact to service.
  • Ensure proper vehicle maintenance activities are carried out on revenue and non-revenue fleets to satisfy start of service operating requirements and assure long-term integrity.
  • Ensure work crews leave the right of way in a safe and timely fashion to ensure the timely start of service.
  • Ensure maintenance goals and milestones, both vehicle and infrastructure, are met on a nightly basis to ensure the immediate safety and long term integrity of the system.
  • Notify the COO and the appropriate department heads of any unusual occurrence that may impact the start of service.
  • Assist in directing the Authority's response to extraordinary situations, including emergencies, derailments, accidents, serious service delays, severe weather conditions, special events, etc., assuming responsibility for the safety of passengers, employees and property.
  • Directs programs to improve the quality of transit service (e.g. system appearance and cleanliness, public announcements, treatment of employees/passengers) and improve MBTA efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan as well as the position's outlined responsibilities.
  • Manage MBTA contract/agreements with private carriers or subcontractors who provide transit and other services at night.
  • Assist in administering collective bargaining agreements to maintain effective labor relations, and meets with Union representatives to resolve grievances involving both individual cases and general issues;
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti- Retaliation policies; and perform related duties and projects as assigned.
  • Perform all other duties and projects that may be assigned. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in transportation or transportation management of public transportation systems.
  • Four (4) years of experience in a supervisory role directly managing transportation services and/or managing vehicle or infrastructure maintenance activities.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization to provide solutions to critical issues.
  • Experience working with outside contractors, regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • The individual in this role must have strong self-management skills as well as effective organizational, analytical, multi tasking and time management skills.
  • Detail orientation with the ability to analyze, problem-solve, organize and manage multiple priorities and excellent follow-up skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to diagnose problems, identify and drive appropriate solutions
  • The ability to use Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint. PeopleSoft is preferred.
  • The ability to pass background screenings and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening.
  • The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, presentation and conflict resolution skills. The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.
  • To be qualified, you must meet these and other express requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the positions, with or without reasonable accommodation, at all times during the course of your employment. 

Substitutions Include:

  • 7 years of transit management experience can substitute for a Bachelor's degree
  • A master's degree in Business, Engineering, Transportation or a related field may be substituted for a portion of the required experience. 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Junior Graphics Coordinator

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Junior Graphics Coordinator will provide design support for the MBTA Universal Wayfinding Program. The focus of this program is on the development and integration of a user-friendly and ADA compliant navigation system throughout the MBTA, supporting the broader mission of the Customer Experience and System-Wide Accessibility Departments to create safe, dependable, and inclusive public transportation. The wayfinding design systems are created through the guidance of the Manager of Graphics & Wayfinding utilizing the disciplines of environmental graphic design and architecture.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise in accessible design, lighting standards, public space and maintenance standards.
  • Photo-documentation of MBTA stations as per construction project.
  • Review design and construction documents and transit maps.
  • Works with consultant's files of station plans and drawings in order to revise or create signage systems.
  • Produce working files, final artwork, signage layouts and schedules and presentations for final signage.
  • Maintain organized, accurate, and updated graphic and architectural files for the purpose of consistent archival referencing and final production.
  • Provide updates on production status to other team members.
  • Assist with ongoing projects in the design and construction phases.
  • Stay current with architectural, environmental, and graphic design technology and trends.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of demonstrated experience in the architectural field.
  • Strong technical production, research, analytical, coordination and communication skills;
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills: Proven ability to meet deadlines in a scheduled and methodical manner.

Substitutions Include:

  • Experience in transit or multi-disciplined infrastructure program

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Director of Design Administration

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/11/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, responsible for the management and administration of the SCR design consultant contracts and quality of the overall railroad design. The Director of Design will ensure that design tasks are fully defined, scoped and delivered. The Director of Design will establish and oversee a design phase and procurement schedule, to track project progress, inclusive of MBTA design review and procurement processes. The Director of Design will coordinate closely with experts on the SCR MEPA certificate to meet environmental mitigation scope of work.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and administer construction phase services, including RFI, change orders, quality issues.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to resolve design comments, review and recommend for approval.
  • Provide leadership to provide clear and consistent directions.
  • Work closely with the SCR Director of Construction to ensure day to day progress on the SCR program implementation.
  • Oversee document control of design documents, drawings, specifications and bid packages.
  • Directly manage the design decision making process and adherence to MBTA policies, procedures and design standards.
  • Oversee the timely analysis of cost and schedule impacts of proposed designs or design changes.
  • Provide technical expertise in railroad design, signals and systems, station design, pedestrian and vehicular traffic and urban design standards.
  • Provide directions and comments on construction logistics plan, staging plan to consultants and address coordination issues between adjacent and related projects. Administer the design consultant contract.
  • Work closely with the Program Management consultant to oversee the design submissions review and approval process.
  • Ensure that consultant expertise in the design area reflects the needs of the program.
  • Serve as a liaison to MBTA Commuter Rail operations.
  • Working with the Deputy Program Manager, coordinate the development of a commissioning plan for the acceptance of the railroad by MBTA.
  • Oversee consultant experts in all aspects of the plan, schedule and budget.
  • Provide expertise in accessible design, lighting standards, public space and maintenance standards.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in leading and managing capital programs and projects in the public and/or private sectors.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience as the responsible Design Manager on program(s) of comparable scale and/or complexity.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, or related field.
  • Demonstrated success in oversight and administration of the design and delivery of commuter rail lines, stations and bridges.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading and managing multi-million dollar construction programs in the public or private sector.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with program teams and supervising consultants.
  • Familiarity with Federal Railroad Administration policies and requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in leading large, complex organizations.
  • Experience as a design manager or operation of a large-scale commuter rail system.
  • Experience in design of interlocking, signals and communications.
  • Experience in directing the production of quality design presentation materials and graphics.
  • Demonstrated commitment to design quality, aesthetics, and excellence public space.
  • Knowledge and expertise in testing and integration of signals, interlocking, new rail cars and track 

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Supervisor of Communications

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/02/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Supervisor of Communications will supervise the operation, maintenance, and improvements of the communication systems and associated equipment system wide. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review communication-engineering plans, designs, specifications and standards for all communications systems of the Authority.
  • Providing guidance for all communications engineering services, which give technical support to the operations and maintenance functions.
  • Reviewing performance to insure conformance to plans, standards and specifications.
  • Review recommendations on awards for all communications work to be performed by outside contractors.
  • Participating in the administration of all contracts.
  • Overseeing the installation and maintenance of communication systems including telecommunications, supervisory control and data acquisition, and other ancillary systems that make up complete communication systems.
  • Plan, schedule and supervise employees involved in preventative and corrective maintenance programs, capital projects and related in-house communication systems projects. Make frequent inspection of all communications facilities.
  • Supervise cut-overs, final inspection, and testing of all modified and new communications systems.
  • Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Coordinate training programs necessary for maintenance and support of communications equipment and maintain documentation; track condition of equipment and work in progress.
  • Track condition of equipment and work in progress.
  • Ensure the safe operation of all systems enforcing preventative maintenance procedure.
  • Track all procedures, reports and records for safety audits by the Department of Telecommunications and Energy.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit/inspect work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
  • Respond either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or electronic engineering
  • Five (5) years experience in the design, construction and maintenance of communication systems.
  • Related experience in a supervisory capacity; effective organizational, analytical and confidentiality skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel applications.
  • Ability to pass: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Respond to customer, employee and vendor inquiries in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Be available to work twenty four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week; and have the ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Substitutions Include:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English and additional 4 years of experience in security or communication system design, construction and maintenance that may be substituted for some or all of the degree requirement.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Maintenance of Way (MOW) Instructor

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 3/02/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Maintenance of Way (MOW) Heavy Equipment Instructor will train, instruct, and monitor the various classifications in MOW - Laborer, Trackperson, System Repair person, Equipment Operator, Foreperson, General Foreperson, Section Foreperson, Supervisor and Superintendent - on their duties and responsibilities; and will certify and re-certify various classifications on a yearly and/or bi yearly basis. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct classroom and field instruction of all MOW Training Programs for both MBTA Track and Equipment Employees.
  • Train all employees on MOW Track Standards, and the safe operation, interaction, and understanding of all equipment utilized on and off the Right of Way (ROW).
  • Work with the Safety Department and the Rapid Transit Lines Instructors to train MOW Personnel on the correct flagging procedures during both revenue and non-revenue hours.
  • Responsible for assigning snow team coverage under the snow plan.
  • Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan as well as the position's outline responsibilities.
  • Instruct personnel on how to conduct observations of MOW Employees in the performance of their duties.
  • Assist in the development of training programs, curriculums, competency matrices, certifications, development/performance plans, Powerpoint presentations, films, handouts and written/practical examinations for the professional development and promotion of employees.
  • Re-instruct employees on their duties when needed or directed by the Director of Maintenance of Way Training.
  • Implement and maintain manual and computerized systems to monitor training activities and to ensure compliance with established budgets.
  • Assist in conducting investigations of accidents and incidents as required.
  • Conduct safety checks on equipment and vehicles.
  • Assist Operations during special events and holidays such as the 4th of July and New Year's Eve.
  • Participate in the testing of new and modified vehicles in order to assist in the analysis of equipment and development of new training modules.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and assist at emergencies, events, and/or transport crews or equipment as needed.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti- Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational and analytical skills.
  • The ability to evaluate and guide the performance of others in various training situations.
  • Have excellent training and presentation skills.
  • The ability to use Word, Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint or database applications.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings; a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have excellent customer service skills.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Be available to work twenty four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records.
  • For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.
  • Have the ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences Include:

  • A degree in education, transportation or a related field; experience as a Foreperson or Supervisor of MOW; and/or experience in a training capacity.

Licenses/Certifications:

Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Air Brake endorsement; and possession of a valid Hoisting Engineer's License with 1(b), 2(b) and 3(a) endorsements.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Technology Policy Analysts

Company: Volpe Date Posted: 2/25/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Volpe Center seeks Technology Policy Analysts to help transform transportation systems, programs, and policies. Work at Volpe includes topics across transportation modes ranging from emerging technologies to resilience and safety at the federal, state, and local levels. We are an innovative and diverse group looking for energetic individuals to join us as we work to advance transportation innovation for the public good.

The ideal candidates have superb analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills, and are able to excel in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment while managing responsibilities on various project teams.

Volpe is committed to fostering an all-inclusive diverse workforce where employees feel valued for their unique backgrounds and qualities and have a sense of belonging and engagement in helping to advance transportation for the public good. 

If you or someone you know is interested, I encourage you or them to apply. We are looking for a diverse pool of well qualified candidates. The announcement is posted on USA Jobs - http://www.usajobs.gov/ and is linked to the Volpe Careers site https://www.volpe.dot.gov/about-us/careers. Please feel free to forward this message that provides the information session details to anyone who may be interested in applying to this position.  

Responsibilities

  • As a Technology Policy Analyst, you will concentrate on all phases of technology development, from research into adoption and pertaining to the following topics
  • Analysis of implementation and technical issues of new technology adoption including institutional and technical challenges or barriers, cost implications, impacts of certain policies, stakeholder analysis, and piloting methods for evaluation
  • Application and analysis of technology transfer practices supporting the adoption and deployment of research results
  • Application and support of innovative research techniques to gather data, pilot approaches or technologies, and understand the feasibility of emerging technologies
  • Evaluation and communication of research results and impacts to government, potential or current adopters, and other stakeholders.

Qualifications:

Application Link

OST.RVOLPE-2020-0046:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/561036000

Open & Closing Dates: 2/28/2020 to 03/09/2020

The announcement is open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees under one posting link.  

Since there is only one application link, during the 'Apply Now' process you will be asked, "How would you like to be considered for this position?"
1. As a U.S. citizen or national (Public) or 
2. As a current or former federal employee or eligible veteran (Merit Promotion) or 
3. Both

Information Session

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 12pm
Where: Volpe Conference Room 1-5-19 (Building 1, Floor 5, Rm 19) at the Volpe Center in Cambridge, MA, OR call-in no. 1-877-336-1839/Access Code: 6481986.
Who: Rachael Sack, Chief, Innovative Research Program Office and Jonathan Koopmann, Chief, Technology Innovation & Policy Division, will discuss the job and Jaclyn Amicangelo, HR Specialist, will answer any questions interested candidates may have about the position or the application process. 

Please direct any questions to Jaclyn.Amicangelo@dot.gov in Volpe Human Resources

Operations Analyst

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/25/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Operations Analyst will assist in the administrative and planning functions necessary to support the Everett Main Repair-Bus Department through the generation of regularly scheduled and ad hoc reports. 

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

 

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Business, Statistics, Computer Science or a related field.
  • One (1) year of experience in administration where the major duties included preparing and analyzing performance measures and reports.
  • Have effective organizational, analytical, confidentiality, quantitative, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate skills in Excel.    
  • The ability to pass: background screenings; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screenings.
  • The ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Have excellent customer service, presentation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records.  For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting.  Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closting the of posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Ability to provide internal and external customer's with a courteous and professional experience.
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of analytical and statistical reports for various departmental activities to assist in the measurement of departmental performance against existing performance measures.
  • Prepare reports in final form to be presented to Authority employees, contractors and vendors as needed.
  • Work with the various departments which report to the Superintendent of Everett Shops Maintenance and with other Authority departments to assist in the collection, compilation and distribution of analytical and statistical reports.
  • Work with various computer-based systems such as PeopleSoft, Maximus, financial management systems, and other databases and tracking systems in use by the MBTA.
  • Analyze transportation and maintenance workforce performance and identify trends, recommending corrective action as needed.
  • Review schedules and procedures and make recommendations for improvements and changes as needed.
  • Enhance resource management and cost control through the dissemination of timely information.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites or respond to emergencies as needed.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.  

Preferences:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution  in Business, Statistics, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Additional years of experience in administration where the major duties included preparing and analyzing performance measures and reports.

Substitutions Include:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, order, sign, notices, inquires, etc in English AND additional years of experience in administration where the major duties included preparing and analyzing performance measures and reports.

Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/2641562/operations-analyst-previous-candidates-need-not-re-apply

 

Project Coordinator - Signals & Communication Maintenance

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/25/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the MBTA Signals and Communication Maintenance directors, in the administrative and financial activities related to scheduling, design, planning, material procurement and budgeting for daily department maintenance and installation project duties. 
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the analysis and appraisal of current project status and future forecast of activities in order to ensure completion of projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of project reports, status reports, budgets and charts reflecting the status of maintenance and installation project activities.
  • Prepares activity related correspondence.
  • Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan as well as the position's outline responsibilities.
  • Coordinates support request from both internal Authority departments and external entities.
  • Oversees project and maintenance activities recordkeeping.
  • Coordinates future project canvas review activities and document control.
  • Participate in the negotiation of consultant contracts, professional service amendments and contractor's claims, payment invoices or change orders.
  • Organize and maintain effective means to interpret, present and communicate project information at internal and external meetings.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events as needed.
  • Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions, or any abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hours per day seven (7) days per week.
  • Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreement (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned. 

 

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Three (3) years experience in project administration or coordination duties, supporting a large department or group.

  • An Associate's Degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Business, or a related field.

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Database, CMS and PeopleSoft applications.

  • Working knowledge of navigating and data reporting of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMS) or other similar relational database application.

  • Effective and efficient written communication skills.

  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience. Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; background screenings; and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.

  • Possess excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.

  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.

  • Ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed. Be available to work twenty four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week. Ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce. 

Preferences:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or Business Administration from an accredited institution.
  • Experience providing project support in a transit and/or design or construction environment.

Substitutions Include:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend, communicate and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English and 5 years of project administration or coordination duties supporting a large department or group may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/2724462/project-coordinator-signals-communication-maintenance

 

Senior Civil Engineer

Company: CDW Consultants Date Posted: 2/19/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

Senior civil engineer to be the project manager on a variety of land development projects including land planning and feasibility, design development, permitting and construction for municipal, residential, commercial, institutional and recreational applications throughout Massachusetts and New England. Tasks will include but not be limited to drafting plans, preparing engineering reports and calculations, preparing applications, site inspections and project management 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS Civil Engineering or related
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing civil engineering projects
  • Design and permitting of land development projects in MA
  • Experience in stormwater design and compliance with MA Stormwater Management Standards
  • Proficiency in of AutoCAD Civil 3D and HydroCAD
  • PE not required, but candidate is eligible for obtaining Professional License
  • Experience making presentations
  • Exceptional verbal, written and analytical skills as well as the ability to generate, interpret and present reports, graphs and other communications;
  • Must be customer service oriented, decisive and results oriented
  • Travel may be required within MA and the New England Region, job location will be in Natick office

CDW Consultants, Inc. is a multidisciplinary environmental and civil engineering firm
with 30 years’ experience providing quality deliverables to federal, state, local, and private clients within the transportation sector. CDW engineers and scientists perform environmental consulting and civil/site engineering services for state and federally funded transportation projects that range from basic roadway design to complex site development and regulatory compliance and permitting.  Our team successfully navigates complex regulatory processes and technical issues to expedite rail, highway, and bridge project goals responsively.

Contact: Betsy Lawson, Communications Specialist
blawson@cdwconsultants.com, (508) 875-2657 x44

Visit: https://www.cdwconsultants.com/about-us/careers/

Senior Environmental Engineer or Scientist

Company: CDW Consultants Date Posted: 2/19/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

This position provides technical expertise and management of staff in conducting Environmental Site Assessments, response actions, and regulatory compliance as well as the preparation of technical reports summarizing findings of investigations. The work will be in the office and periodically out in the field. This role involves analyzes and interpreting data and then communicating those findings. Excellent analytical writing skills needed. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Environmental Engineer/Scientist with 6-15+ years of relevant experience.
  • BS in environmental science or in a closely related science or engineering discipline; Master’s Degree is a plus;
  • 6+ years advanced consulting experience;
  • OSHA 40 hour training (current);
  • Comfortable in an outdoor setting and carrying equipment up to approx 20 lbs.;
  • Must be willing to travel regionally (New England) to meet client and project needs.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations and experience with hazardous building materials are a plus.

CDW Consultants, Inc. is a multidisciplinary environmental and civil engineering firm
with 30 years’ experience providing quality deliverables to federal, state, local, and private clients within the transportation sector. CDW engineers and scientists perform environmental consulting and civil/site engineering services for state and federally funded transportation projects that range from basic roadway design to complex site development and regulatory compliance and permitting.  Our team successfully navigates complex regulatory processes and technical issues to expedite rail, highway, and bridge project goals responsively.

Contact: Betsy Lawson, Communications Specialist
blawson@cdwconsultants.com, (508) 875-2657 x44

Visit: https://www.cdwconsultants.com/about-us/careers/

Title VI Specialist

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/10/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Title VI Specialist assists in the development and implementation of the Title VI Program to ensure MBTA compliance with the provisions of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and another nondiscrimination authorities, including Executive Orders for Environmental Justice (EJ) and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) inclusive public participation, assessing departmental risk for non-compliance, providing technical assistance, managing related consultant activities and taking a lead role in effort to compile MBTA's Triennial submission to the Federal Transit Administration, including the drafting of essential program components.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, monitors and reports on the MBTA's Title VI Program to meet Federal and related state law, regulation and administrative standards governing Title VI compliance.
  • Establishes collaborative work relationships across senior MBTA management to support all aspects of Title VI program activities
  • As assigned, works with federal, state and/or local government entities on Title VI and nondiscrimination compliance matters in areas including, among others, public participation, language assistance, complaint resolution and strategic project planning.
  • Through research and analysis, identify and propose potential solutions to complex, technical Title VI related issues and questions that arise within the MBTA, or are raised by members of the public.
  • Ensuring timely departmental updates on reportable activities, addressing areas of non-compliance, providing recurring training and offering expert advice to address civil rights challenges and policy needs. Coordinates with a multi-disciplinary team of managers and contractors to develop, submit and publish the MBTA's triennial Title VI report and when necessary explain the document to the FTA.
  • Takes a lead role in the MBTA's Title VI Working Group, at times in conjunction with consultant support, to conduct required studies, analyses and remediation for equity across the MBTA's service performance, maintenance and amenities.
  • Reviews and analyzes MBTA equity analyses on fare and major service changes and provides accurate feedback to support agency deliberations and compliant decision-making on service or fare initiatives.
  • Conducts ongoing review and analysis of required departmental reports on Title VI, to ensure compliance and identify potential violation risks, and designs and implements remediation and/or preventive strategies to eliminate the risk of bias.
  • Investigates and responds, orally and in writing, to complex systemic complaints of discrimination. Collaborates with the ODCR Investigations Unit to support investigative activities on public complaints of Title VI noncompliance within the MBTA.
  • Develop and implement targeted activities to engage with the public and seek public participation and input on MBTA Initiatives.
  • Addresses and documents response to all inquiries, from members of the public, vendors, contractors, managers and staff.
  • The ability to travel throughout the state and to work indoors and outdoors at occasional and/or recurring and/or lengthy meetings and events
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform all other duties and projects that may be assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Government, Political Science, Pre-Law, Public Administration, Public Policy, Environmental, Urban Planning or a related field.
  • Four (4) years of experience addressing civil rights matters, including complaints, compliance, technical assistance and public engagement.
  • Two (2) years of experience conducting complex analyses and reporting for civil rights compliance.
  • A working knowledge of federal civil rights statutes and program requirements, specifically Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and related state public accommodation law.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint applications.
  • Experience with program development, implementation and monitoring in collaboration with department leadership, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing abilities, communication skills and the ability to convene large audiences, facilitate working groups, and lead training.
  • Experience in drafting and submitting recurring program reports and updates.
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, time management and analytical skills.
  • Ability to receive and handle sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills

Substitutions Include:

  • Master's or doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Government, Political Science, Law, Public Administration, Public Policy, Environmental or Urban Planning or a related field may be substituted for 2 years of the work experience in civil rights referenced above.

Preferences Include:

  • A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited institution.
  • Title VI experience in public sector, higher education or in the transportation industry.
  • Experience managing public facing civil rights program compliance.
  • Experience with current software for document processing and data review, collection and analysis.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, multilingual, cross-cultural, written and communication skills.

Visit http://mbta,com/careers to apply.

Senior Consultant - Business Improvement

Company: Dye Management Group, Inc. Date Posted: 2/10/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

As a member of the DMG team, this position provides senior level consulting services to transportation agencies by performing needs assessments, data and research collection and analysis, application of DMG and industry methodologies to develop effective solutions and recommendations. A senior consultant will possess in-depth knowledge and experience in consulting services and/or practice area such as: maintenance and asset management, business processes, planning, transportation services, engineering or information technology, and can apply this knowledge/experience to specific assignments independently. Senior consultants are encouraged to develop cross-functional skills, which enables them to work on projects in multiple practice areas.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as senior consultant on a project assignment and will lead the effort in defining the client's need or problem area, and in determining the scope of investigation required to obtain effective solutions.
  • Assists the project/engagement manager in the development of the project work plan and in identifying research data and appropriate methodologies for application to project tasks/objectives.
  • Works directly with client in gathering information, formulating research/analysis approach, developing deliverables, and hands-on problem solving.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with clients, subcontractors and other firms to ensure successful project completion.  May coordinate, review or assign work to client contacts, sub-contractors or DMG consulting or support staff. Manages time and quality control on delegated work.
  • Assists in project administration by communicating and documenting project status and reporting results of research and analysis to project manager and clients.
  • Gathers data through observation, system analysis, process review, review of client materials/documentation and/or client interviews to identify core business processes, systems or needs.
  • Researches data sources and develops and conducts studies and/or surveys on need or problem to obtain additional or benchmarking data required for appropriate analysis and solution development. 
  • Independently analyzes data to determine solution such as: establishment of formal policies and procedures, installation of alternate methods and procedures, changes in processing methods and practices, modification of equipment or systems, or redesign of products or services.  Assists in the development of formal recommendations and solutions based on effective analysis of all data.
  • Writes summary and final reports of research processes, findings, and recommendations. Develops and delivers oral/visual presentations. 
  • Identifies opportunities for additional project work with existing clients and assists in the development and writing of marketing proposals. 
  • Acts as a technical resource in area of assignment for other project teams, junior consultants and other practice areas. May provide actual work products/deliverables, marketing support or general consulting advice as required.
  • Acts as a client advisor during the implementation phase of a project if applicable. May train clients on alternate or improved methods, systems, practices or procedures if required.
  • Builds credibility for self and entire DMG project team by interacting with clients in a professional and ethical manner at all times. 
  • Actively pursues personal development objectives and competencies in area of assignment and contributes to the development of consultants, associate consultants and support staff through peer feedback and mentoring.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Minimum requirements for this position are:

  • Master’s degree and 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Previous consulting experience as an internal or external consultant is highly desirable with exposure to public sector or government business processes, products or services preferred.
  • Previous experience providing written deliverable documents to government agencies.
  • Travel to client sites will be necessary. 

The following are preferred qualifications for the position:

  • Education:  Public or Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Urban Planning, Transportation, or Computer Science.
  • Experience:  Business process development improvement and/or re-engineering; transportation planning/management, construction planning/management; IT strategic planning and project implementation.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of business practices, policies and procedures within the area of assignment such as: capital program management, public sector planning process(es); transportation planning, business process re-engineering; engineering and/or information technology.
  • Proficient in the fundamentals of project management with the ability to use various tools and techniques to develop, document and maintain a consulting project work plan.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Knowledge of various DMG methodologies and work processes applicable to area of assignment as well as common industry or functional methodologies.  Ability to identify and apply the appropriate methodologies and/or systems solutions and/or combine practices, methods or procedures, if applicable, to meet project objectives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on various levels within a client organization and modify communication methods depending upon the requirements of the audience or contact person.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors, clients, managers, peers, and the general public.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret: statistical reports, systems, process/procedure documentation, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to write technical and/or statistical reports, complex business correspondence, procedure manuals and extensive project summaries and documentation.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

To apply, please send an email with a resume and cover letter to Caroline Leary at cleary@dyemanagement.com.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program Ambassador

Company: MAPC Date Posted: 1/24/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and National Grid seek an Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program Ambassador, who will support select cities and towns in parts of Eastern and Central Massachusetts to participate in National Grid's EV Charging Station Program ("Make Ready" Program). This position requires an energetic individual with strong project management and written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate will assist in delivering electric vehicle charging station solutions to Massachusetts cities and towns in National Grid's electric service territory and expanding municipalities' awareness of the National Grid Make-Ready Program.

This position will be providing services to and will require travel throughout the cities and towns prioritized in Eastern and Central Massachusetts. This includes municipalities located within the MAPC, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC), North Middlesex Area Council of Governments (NMCOG), and Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) regions.

In delivering these solutions, the individual will work directly with staff from these municipalities, charging station installation vendors and equipment vendors, and National Grid EV Program staff. The individual will also assist with completing the "Make Ready" Program application form, including gathering the required supporting documentation and leveraging other available funding such as the Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program ("MassEVIP"). This position will be managed by and report directly to staff within MAPC's Clean Energy Department and have a collaborative relationship with Make Ready Program staff at National Grid.

National Grid is delivering a program to non-residential customers to increase the availability of EV charging stations in cities and towns throughout its Massachusetts electric service territory in support of the Commonwealth's clean air goals. Make Ready Program information is available at www.ngrid.com/ma-evcharging. For approved projects, the Make Ready Program funds:

  • 100% of the electrical infrastructure costs to power the EV charging stations, and
  • A portion, ranging from 50% to 100%, of the charging station equipment costs.

MassEVIP information is available at www.mass.gov/air-quality-energy-grants-loans.

Responsibilities:

  • Raise cities and towns' awareness of the Make Ready Program.
  • Provide direct assistance to cities and towns to support making their communities EV-ready by installing EV charging stations in their communities.
  • Support cities and towns efforts to raise awareness of the Make Ready Program with businesses such as workplaces located in their communities.
  • Carry out tasks to build awareness and educate municipalities on National Grid's electric vehicle charging station program, funding, logistics, equipment options, and relevant policies.
  • Disseminate materials to support municipal applications to the Make Ready Program. Program application form and eligible equipment list are available at www.ngrid.com/ma-evchargingNational Grid and/or MAPC will be responsible for developing outreach and marketing materials, as needed.
  • Be available throughout the work week to answer questions, support applications, and troubleshoot with municipal staff and/or businesses seeking to install charging stations.
  • Coordinate site assessments in collaboration with vendors and electricians to support municipalities participating in the Make Ready Program.
  • Engage in frequent travel in the field to perform site assessments in collaboration with vendors and electricians and meet with municipalities, with remote work to manage calls/emails.
  • Liaise among National Grid, MAPC, and cities and towns in National Grid territory within the MAPC region and adjacent communities.

Requirements/Qualifications:

The following are required qualifications for the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Current active Massachusetts Class D driver's license, access to a motor vehicle that has passed Massachusetts Inspection, and ability to travel throughout the selected regions daily.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Ability to work independently, and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment that places great emphasis on teamwork, customer focus, and results.

The following are preferred qualifications for the position:

  • Familiarity with National Grid's EV program and the electric vehicle incentive landscape in Massachusetts.
  • Understanding of electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. 

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Looking to hire as soon as possible upon identification of a qualified applicant. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Those who are interviewed will be asked to submit three (3) professional references.

Apply online at http://www.mapc.org/jobs. Please attach a cover letter and resume. A review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA.

Various Positions

Company: Jacobs Date Posted: 1/29/2020
       


The Jacobs People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive at Jacobs to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow!  Our Boston openings include:

  • Project Controls/Business Analyst/Financial Analyst
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Transportation Planner
  • Structural (Bridge) Engineer
  • Transportation Design/Build Project Manager
  • Electrical EIT- Signals
  • CADD Tech (Systems and Technology)
  • Highway/Roadway Civil Engineer
  • Systems EIT
  • Sr Project Manager- Water Infrastructure
  • Sr Systems Engineer/PM
  • Sr Project Manager- Transit and Rail
  • Principal Geotechnical Engineer
  • Civil PE- Aviation
  • Structural Engineer- Ports and Maritime

 

To learn more about these roles, please visit us online and to express interest email Sheena.Barthold@jacobs.com

Senior Transportation Engineer

Company: BETA  Group, Inc. Date Posted: 1/21/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The ideal candidate must be a driven, enthusiastic, highly organized, detail-oriented engineer ready to move to the next stage of their career. This position will play a key role in servicing our growing client base across New England while providing technical expertise. The position will require the candidate to lead the technical design and development of projects while overseeing and mentoring younger staff. Collaboration between multiple disciplines within the company is required.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Bring your career to the next level
  • Contribute to project decisions regarding technical approach, cost, and meeting project milestone schedules
  • Work and interact with clients to solve problems and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Gain hands on training to become a successful project manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance and manage technical aspects on a variety of transportation and transportation related projects
  • Perform detailed engineering tasks, such as the design, review/preparation of contract documents, development of construction cost estimates and specifications
  • Handle multiple projects at once, providing responsive client service and strong communication, both internally and externally
  • Work with multiple municipal and agency clients, with a focus on Massachusetts
  • Present project findings and represent the company at client meetings
  • Work as part of our overall design team, providing technical support to offices located throughout New England
  • Regional travel will be required (New England)

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A strong background in transportation/civil engineering
  • A strong knowledge and experience working with AASHTO and MassDOT design policy guidelines and requirements
  • Familiarity with highway design, stormwater management, ADA compliance
  • An understanding of roadway construction practices
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments
  • The ability to mentor and train younger staff
  • Must have 8+ years of engineering related experience (transportation/roadway/traffic design)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • PE is required

To apply: Submit resume to http://jobs@beta-inc.com, referencing job code 20-STE-02MG

Senior Project Engineer

Company: BETA  Group, Inc. Date Posted: 1/21/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

The ideal candidate must be a driven, enthusiastic, highly organized, detail-oriented engineer ready to move to the next stage of their career. This position will play a key role in servicing our growing client base across New England while providing technical expertise. The position will require the candidate to learn at a fast pace and utilize their engineering experience and knowledge to recognize and connect opportunities between multiple disciplines within BETA.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Bring your career to the next level
  • Contribute to project decisions regarding technical approach, cost, and scheduling performance
  • Work and interact with clients to solve problems and complete projects on time and on budget
  • Gain hands on training to become a successful project manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance and manage technical aspects on a variety of transportation, pavement management, ADA, and stormwater related projects.
  • Perform engineering related tasks, such as the design, review/preparation of contract documents and the development of construction cost estimates
  • Handle multiple projects at once providing superior client service and strong communication, both internally and externally
  • Work with multiple municipal and agency clients, with a focus on Massachusetts
  • Present project findings at client meetings
  • Work as part of our overall design team, providing technical support to offices located throughout New England
  • Regional travel will be required (New England)

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A strong background in transportation/civil engineering
  • A working knowledge and experience working with MassDOT design standards and standard specifications
  • Familiarity with roadway design, stormwater management, ADA compliance, and pavement engineering guidelines/standards
  • An understanding of roadway construction practices
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments
  • Must have 8+ years of engineering related experience (transportation/roadway/traffic design)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • PE is required

To apply: Submit resume to http://jobs@beta-inc.com, referencing job code 20-SPE-05MG

Staff Engineer - Transportation/Civil

Company: BETA  Group, Inc. Date Posted: 1/21/2020
       

 

Responsibilities:

Day-to-day activities will vary. You may be conducting field investigations one day and developing design concepts in the office the next. Our transportation/civil engineers design roadways and intersections, perform drainage analysis and design, assist with preparation of plans and other technical documents, and work directly with our project managers on complex design projects. Our engineers are often involved in urban planning, stormwater management, and streetscape design projects.

We work for municipalities, as well as with regional planning agencies and state agencies. At BETA, the wide range of services that we provide to our clients results in considerable interaction and teamwork within the company. Our engineers regularly work with other transportation engineers, landscape architects, structural engineers, and GIS/asset management specialists on a variety of projects.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Desire to learn
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • AutoCAD/Civil 3D experience desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field required
  • 0 – 5+ years of experience required
  • EIT preferred

To apply: Submit resume to http://jobs@beta-inc.com, referencing job code 20-SE/TC-05MG

Transportation Planner

Company: Northern Middlesex Council of Governments Date Posted: 1/21/2020
       

 

Responsibilities:

  • Make occasional presentations to the public, as well as to local, state and federal officials, the business community and advocacy groups;

  • Maintain effective working relationships with local communities, advocacy groups, consultants, and the public;

  • Respond to inquiries from the public, local communities, and state and federal agencies regarding NMCOG’s transportation planning projects;

  • Participate in transportation-related technical committees, advisory committees, working groups and task forces, as appropriate;

  • Provide technical support as staff for the Northern Middlesex Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO);

  • Maintain current knowledge of local, state and federal transportation planning issues;

  • Collect, organize and analyze data for the region’s transportation projects, studies and activities, including traffic count data, crash data, and pavement condition inventories;

  • Perform technical analysis and calculations, in accordance with standard and accepted transportation planning and engineering standards and practices;

  • Maintain and update transportation-related databases; and

  • Develop transportation–related technical studies and reports.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Strong technical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Professionalism and diplomacy
  • Public presentation skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy: Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office and Outlook, and knowledge or ability to learn Highway Capacity software, pavement management software, and other technical software programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, engineering, or related field
  • Two years of professional experience in planning or engineering
  • Strong technical skills in the areas of travel demand management and capacity/LOS analysis
  • Familiarity with the MPO and transportation planning processes

Email cover letter and resume by January 24, 2020 to Beverly Woods at bwoods@nmcog.org or send by conventional mail to: NMCOG, 40 Church Street, Suite 200, Lowell, MA 01852.

Part-Time Bus Operator

Company: MBTA Date Posted: 1/10/2020
       

 

Job Summary:

Operates an MBTA surface vehicle, assuming responsibility for the safety of passengers and equipment. Performs routine vehicle inspections to ensure proper operation. Collects fares from passengers and assists in emergency situations. Works under occasional supervision, following MBTA guidelines and procedure. 

Responsibilities:

  • Operates surface line vehicle along assigned routes. Operation of the surface line vehicle includes picking up passengers, collecting fares, checking passes and ID cards for validity, protecting revenue collected according to defined procedures, sitting for extended periods of time, and some exposure to vibrations, noise, airborne particles and fumes.
  • Inspects and/or tests the vehicle (including, but not limited to, brakes, lights, signs, doors, mirrors, wipers, tires and horn) to ensure serviceable condition. Regularly climb onto side of bus and reach with hands and arms to adjust side view mirrors.
  • Reports and identifies mechanical problems or defects to the appropriate authority.
  • Operates surface line vehicle maintaining appropriate speed and following distance from vehicles.
  • Ensures that proper signs are displayed and changed as needed during each trip. Clearly announces destination at service stops, connecting points, and at all intervals along a route sufficient to permit individuals to orient themselves to their location.
  • Notifies the Bus Control Center Dispatcher of any emergency, requesting additional assistance if needed. Evacuates passengers if the emergency situation warrants action and the Inspector is not available to make the decision. Operates onboard fire extinguisher.
  • Maintains adequate knowledge of the MBTA system in order to provide routine information and directions to the public.
  • Refers disputes over ID validity or fare collection to the official in charge of the station. Produces a written report to the Superintendent if the dispute is not resolved.
  • Prepares accident reports as required.
  • Responds to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker, in a courteous and professional manner consistent with the Authority's "Driven by Customer Service" quality standard.
  • Reports to work during declared states of emergency as essential personnel.
  • Upholds the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
  • Assists in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti Retaliation policies.
  • Performs related duties as assigned. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or its equivalent (G.E.D.). 
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Ability to successfully complete validated selection exam.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license for at least three (3) years.
  • Possession of a valid Class B Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License (CDL) permit with General Knowledge, Air Brakes, and Passenger endorsements at the time of hire.
  • A satisfactory driving record for at least three (3) years prior to the date of hire.
  • Applicants must upload a copy of their most recent unattested driving record.
  • A satisfactory non-renew display for tickets report from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles.
  • Ability to pass selection interview.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screening, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • For applicants who have worked for employers regulated by the United States Department of Transportation within the previous two (2) years, the ability to pass additional drug and alcohol review based on information received from those employers.
  • Ability to pass the Department of Telecommunications and Energy (DTE) skill performance and road test.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, speak and respond to instructions, posted signs, and inquiries in English.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors.
  • Successful completion of the required probationary period of 120 working days.
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting, including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection).
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations assigned or directed.
  • Be available to work twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week, 365 days per year. 

To apply please go to https://www.mbta.com/careers

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