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PMIS Director (17-16680)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/19/2018

 

Job Summary

The PMIS Senior Manager is responsible for the administration of the Program Management Information System (PMIS).  The PMIS Senior Manager generally reports to the Senior Director of Capital Program Controls.

The PMIS Senior Manager will be the primary contact for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to maintain system level configuration and will be responsible for the support of both internal and external users. As the enterprise-wide e-Builder implementation will affect all aspects of MBTA capital projects, the PMIS Senior Manager will be highly responsive and able to prioritize end user requests in the best interest of MBTA. The PMIS Senior Manager will liaise with the MBTA leadership and end users to implement required global (account) level, major program level, and/or project level modifications which could include data fields, reports, dashboards, forms, workflows, templates, and other.  

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the system deployment of the PMIS solution.
  • Work closely with outside consultants to implement e-Builder across the MBTA.
  • Lead the process of customizing the solution to the specific needs of the organization/program throughout the business solution development lifecycle, including; initial discovery/definition, configuration of solution, to on-going operational support.
  • Become the in-house Subject Matter Expert (SME) on PMIS business solution capabilities.  Advise on future software integration, new/enhanced module functionality, and other services as offered by PMIS vendor (e-Builder).
  • Drive the operational support solution.
    • Support operational processes and documentation for the core solution and operational integration functions.
      • Definition of the operational solution Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
      • Definition of the Support tiers / functions.
    • Drive improved information access through analytics and Business Intelligence reporting.
    • Manage "customer" function enhancement list and planning.
    • Operational Integration with IT, IT policies, and support ticket management.
    • Develop and deploy role-specific and general training program.
      • Develop Role based Learning and Development (L&D) Plans and materials.
      • Develop User Manual(s).
    • Oversee and manage a support team of eB admins performing the following duties:
      • Setup of new users and maintenance of exiting user accounts.
      • Assignment of user access to programs/projects.
      • Oversight of operational KPIs, including system usage reporting.
      • Operational trouble shooting.
      • Monitor system, user responsiveness, and network performance.
      • Ensure proper system maintenance.
      • Ensure proper system security and compliance with appropriate regulations, including; security, ADA, and other.
    • Execute on agreed configuration and customization of the base platform to implement enterprise functional solutions.
      • Develop automated business process flows.
      • Configure solution / module components, including but not limited to: data fields, reports, dashboards, forms, workflows, templates, security.
      • Lead development of technical system integrations.
      • Lead auditing process validating compliance to system use requirements.
      • Coordinate changes across business and IT teams.
    • Single point of contact with software provider development and support teams.
    • Manage the future enhancement roadmap by prioritizing end user requests for system enhancements to the best interest of the MBTA:
      • Oversee system Change Management activities and deliverables.
      • Research system enhancement options.
      • Participate in enterprise systems integration planning.
      • Analyze business problems and recommend future solution possibilities.
    • 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
    • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Certified training or experience in construction industry.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience within Program Management Information Systems.
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience as project administrator for a construction company or comparable experience to gain familiarity with construction/development terminology.
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, and Visio.
  • Demonstrated experience using e-Builder or other capital or construction management software.
  • Demonstrated experience with computerized systems, database management and spreadsheet and word-processing programs to manipulate data and create reports.              
  • Demonstrated experience at implementing enterprise solutions within large complex operational organizations.
  • Strong, documented skills in areas of organization, problem-solving and personal interactions.
  • Ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the staff within MBTA.
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to prioritize multiple tasks, develop, analyze and/or revise procedures, meet deadlines, and work in an environment of heavy pressures and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to compose correspondence.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and develop creative solutions.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies 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.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce

Preferences Include:

  • e-Builder experience.
  • PMP certification.

For more information, visit the site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1955604/pmis-director?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Director, Strategic Sourcing & Indirect Category Management (18-16722)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/19/2018

 

Job Summary

The Director, Strategic Sourcing & Indirect Category Management will provide leadership to influence and strategically source a wide range of spend by leading strategic sourcing initiatives, developing strategies to optimize MBTA's indirect spend, and driving transformation efforts. The ideal candidate will possess: 1) significant experience leading strategic sourcing projects and indirect category management contracts and agreements; 2) credible knowledge and expertise across a wide range of indirect spend categories; 3) a consistent track record of delivering superior results in a complex organizational setting; 4) the strategic, analytical and interpersonal skills to influence stakeholders and unlock barriers to value and 5) The vision and implementation skills to institutionalize best in class procurement processes, talent and systems.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic Sourcing
    • Drives the strategic sourcing strategy and executes projects utilizing best practice sourcing methodology (7-step Sourcing) to deliver exceptional total value in partnership with key stakeholders across the Authority.
    • Builds and implements technologies, tools, templates and frameworks to support best in class strategic sourcing strategy.
    • Manages the strategic sourcing portfolio by prioritizing sourcing efforts, developing baseline spend, and managing sequential sourcing waves.
    • Manages complex sourcing initiatives, leads cross-functionally, ensures users understand supply market dynamics and capture requirements in concise Scopes of Supply/Work/ Service, service level agreements, frame agreements and contracts.
    • Conducts spend analysis, analyzes supply markets, identifies sourcing value levers, executes competitive RFIs/RFRs/RFPs and leads evaluations and supplier negotiations.
    • Builds strong relationships with key stakeholders across the Authority to agree on business goals and key requirements and remove obstacles for the sourcing team.
    • Identifies and pursues process re-engineering, value engineering, and demand management opportunities to increase productivity and drive new efficiencies.
    • Leverages benchmarking, should cost models, eSourcing/reverse auction technology where appropriate.
    • Conducts successful supplier negotiations focused on total cost/value of ownership and ensures all business terms are clearly outlined in supplier agreements and contracts.
    • Develops and executes implementation plans to ensure sourcing benefits are fully realized.
    • Ensures integrity of savings tracking and reporting efforts and works with Finance team to ensure negotiated savings are realized.
  • Indirect Category Management & Supplier Relationship Management
    • Develops and executes a robust Indirect Category Management strategy which integrates building  internal planning, analysis and execution capabilities with strong  focus on developing a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current and future requirements, demand management, risks and opportunities, market conditions, industry (ies) trends, competitive landscape, and projected changes over the strategic planning horizon.
    • Designs and implements structured and streamlined processes to manage existing and new categories.
    • Owns and drives adoption of categories contracts and frame agreements among users across the Authority.
    • Develops and implement frameworks, tools and metrics  to analyze and measures the categories and suppliers performance.
    • Establishes leading supplier management practices, building policies and procedures for reviewing supplier performance against contracted obligations/service levels and ensuring new value is created year over year.
    • Anticipates and minimizes performance issues via the creation, monitoring, and reporting of key performance indicators.
    • Resolves performance issues by identifying root causes and driving to efficient resolution by working across both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Leadership and Management:
    • Leads the strategic sourcing and indirect category management function and develops talent.
    • Builds and develops strategic sourcing talent. Hires, develops, and coaches the strategic sourcing team. Manages retention, promotion, compensation, performance management, resource scheduling and planning, capability and skill development, career development and succession planning.
    • Establishes and creates strategic sourcing training materials and sources development programs.
  • Compliance
    • Enforces compliance to procurement policies and works to increase adoption.
    • Ensures all direct reports and users are sufficiently trained on and adhere to department process, procurement manual & policy, and FTA requirements when appropriate.
    • Ensures team segregation of duties and enforces the MBTA's internal controls.
    • Reviews systematically under scope Sole / Single Source projects and Innovation Proposals. Takes appropriate decisions in close collaboration with key stakeholders.
    • Works closely with ODCR in establishing DBE opportunities when appropriate.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Works with teams post projects to identify continuous improvement initiatives. Identifies costs drivers to increase cost awareness and influence Total Cost/Value of Ownership (TCO/TVO) cost consciousness.
    • Identifies, oversees, pursues and manages re-engineering, value engineering and demand management opportunities to enhance operational effectiveness, interfacing with cross-functional teams.
    • Develops implementation and transition plans acting as a change agent.
    • Supports senior management in driving overall procurement strategy, policies and procedures.
    • 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 and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Business Administration from an accredited institution
  • Seven (7) years of progressive procurement, strategic sourcing and category management experience in structured organization(s).
  • Three (3) years management experience of strategic sourcing and/or category management teams.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing end-to-end procurement strategies and executing high impact sourcing projects.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing end-to-end indirect category management strategies for categories in scope, with a proven track record of delivering business impact.
  • Superior ability to lead and build cross-functionally high quality RFx documents, drive effective fact based commercial negotiations.
  • Expert knowledge of Supplier Relationship Management toolbox and frameworks.
  • Strong team player, with strong ability to build/maintain strong cross-functional relationships and lead/influence change in face of complexity and ambiguity.
  • Effective and excellent analytical, problem solving, financial, planning, and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to attract, lead, manage and develop direct reports and provide timely and relevant advice to internal customers.
  • Full competency in understanding best in class procurement processes, benchmarking methodologies, performance metrics, lean management, internal controls and procurement auditing.
  • Excellent presentation skills including meetings facilitation and presentations.
  • Advanced knowledge in ERP procurement modules, eSourcing, reverse auctions, Ariba or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Advanced Excel skills and other analytics software.
  • 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).

Preferences Include:

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration or advanced degree in related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in Transportation, Supply Chain and/or transit related organization.
  • Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Certifications i.e. CPSM, CPM, or equivalent.

For more information, visit the site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1984387/director-of-strategic-sourcing-indirect-category-management?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Director, Direct Category Management (18-16723)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/19/2018

 

Job Summary

The Director, Direct Category Management will provide leadership to influence and strategically procure the MBTA's Fleet (buses, trains, commuter rail cars, trolleys and ferries), Major Equipment and CAPEX , Overhauls and all associated parts and services by building and implementing effective category management strategies to optimize MBTA's direct spend, and drive transformation efforts. The ideal candidate will possess: 1) significant experience leading direct category management departments; 2) credible technical and commercial knowledge and expertise across a wide range of direct technical spend categories; 3) a consistent track record of delivering superior results in a complex organizational setting; 4) the strategic, analytical and interpersonal skills to influence stakeholders and unlock barriers to value and 5) The vision and implementation skills to institutionalize best in class procurement processes, talent and systems.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Category Management & Supplier Relationship Manager
    • Develops and executes a robust Category Management strategy which integrates building  internal planning, analysis and execution capabilities with strong  focus on developing a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current and future requirements, demand management, risks and opportunities, market conditions, industry (ies) trends, competitive landscape, and projected changes over the strategic planning horizon.
    • Collaborates closely with Vehicle Engineering, Engineering and Maintenance, Capital Delivery leadership teams and other relevant stakeholders  to develop medium to long term ( 5 years and beyond) procurement plans for categories under scope in accordance with the Authority's Capital Investment Plan and strategies.
    • Collaborates closely with Vehicle Engineering, Engineering and Maintenance, Capital Delivery leadership teams and other relevant stakeholders  to develop and benchmark technical specifications and translate these to requirements maximizing market competition and value for the MBTA.
    • Designs and implements structured and streamlined processes to manage existing and new categories.
    • Leads the spend analysis, analyzes supply markets, identifies sourcing value levers, executes competitive full cycle IFBs/RFIs/RFRs/RFPs and leads evaluations and supplier negotiations in close collaboration with users and relevant stakeholders.
    • Owns and drives adoption of categories contracts and frame agreements among users across the organization.
    • Develops and implement frameworks, tools and metrics  to analyze and measures the categories and suppliers performance.
    • Develops professional relationships with key Original Equipment Manufacturers and other major suppliers at a senior level to deliver best value for the Authority.
    • Establishes leading supplier management practices, building policies and procedures for reviewing supplier performance against contracted obligations/service levels and ensuring new value is created year over year.
  • Contract Management
    • Leads all commercial discussions post contracts signature for assigned categories including but not limited to amendments, change orders, warranties, payment milestones, price variations, liquidated damages and delivery schedule.
    • Anticipates and minimizes performance issues via the creation, monitoring, and reporting of key performance indicators.
    • Resolves performance issues by identifying root causes and driving to efficient resolution by working across both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Leadership and Management
    • Builds and develops direct category management talent. Hires, develops, and coaches the direct category management team. Manages retention, promotion, compensation, performance management, resource scheduling and planning, capability and skill development, career development and succession planning.
    • Establishes and creates category management materials and implements development program
  • Compliance
    • Enforces compliance to procurement policies and works to increase adoption.
    • Ensures all direct reports and users are sufficiently trained on and adhere to department process, procurement manual & policy, and FTA requirements whenever applicable.
    • Ensures category management team segregation of duties and enforces the MBTA's internal controls.
    • Reviews systematically under scope Sole / Single Source projects and Pilot Proposals. Takes appropriate decisions in close collaboration with key stakeholders.
    • Works closely with ODCR in establishing DBE opportunities whenever applicable.
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement
    • Actively participates in major industry conferences and trade shows to drive innovation and new technologies adoption.
    • Works with teams post projects to identify continuous improvement initiatives. Identifies costs drivers to increase cost awareness and influence Total Cost/Value of Ownership (TCO/TVO) consciousness..
    • Identifies, oversees, pursues and manages re-engineering, value engineering and demand management opportunities to enhance operational effectiveness, interfacing with cross-functional teams.
    • Develops implementation and transition plans acting as a change agent.
    • Supports senior management in driving overall procurement strategy, policies and procedures.
    • 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 and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or other related engineering discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Five (5) years of progressive CAPEX procurement, and technical category management in a structured industrial environment.
  • Three (3) years management experience of technical strategic sourcing and/or category management teams.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing end-to-end direct category management strategies for categories in scope, with a proven track record of delivering business impact.
  • Superior ability to lead and build cross-functionally high quality RFx documents, drive effective fact based commercial negotiations.
  • Expert knowledge of Supplier Relationship Management toolbox and frameworks.
  • Strong team player, with strong ability to build/maintain strong cross-functional relationships and lead/influence change in face of complexity and ambiguity.
  • Effective and excellent analytical, problem solving, financial, planning, and project management skills.
  • Proven ability to attract, lead, manage and develop direct reports and provide timely and relevant advice to internal customers.
  • Full competency in understanding best in class procurement processes, benchmarking methodologies, performance metrics, lean management, internal controls and procurement auditing.
  • Excellent presentation skills including meetings facilitation and presentations.
  • Knowledge of ERP procurement modules and procurement systems.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Advanced Excel skills and other analytics software.
  • 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).

Preferences Include:

  • A Master's degree in Business Administration or advanced degree in related field from an accredited institution.
  • Seven (7) years of progressive CAPEX procurement, and technical category management in a structured industrial environment.
  • Expertise in Fleet (buses, trains, commuter rail cars, trolleys and ferries) procurement.
  • Experience in Transportation, Supply Chain and/or transit related organization.
  • Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Certifications i.e. CPSM, CPM, or equivalent.

For more information, visit the site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1984435/director-direct-category-management?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Chief Customer Experience Officer (17-16528)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 2/19/2018

 

Job Summary

The Chief Customer Experience Officer reports to the General Manager and is responsible for improving the daily experience of MBTA riders and working to ensure a reliable, safe and pleasant experience for all of the MBTA's ridership.  This role will work heavily with MBTA leadership and all departments that have any customer interaction to provide a comprehensive and consistent approach to serving our customers and develop a customer focused approach to daily MBTA operations.  In addition, this role will be responsible for leading all customer communication and marketing efforts, working with the Customer Technology department to develop innovative ways to interact with MBTA riders, and utilizing various metrics to both identify areas that need improvement and measure overall customer satisfaction.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Creates a single unifying customer strategy to ultimately improve customer acquisition, retention and ridership.
  • Works with all internal Operations leaders to ensure buy-in and support for all customer focused initiatives.
  • Develop strategic partnerships throughout the customer and business community to ensure all customer experience initiatives will meet the needs of the many areas the MBTA services.
  • Act as voice of the customer at all MBTA Leadership meetings and provide customer view point for all future MBTA strategic initiatives and decisions.
  • Direct internal initiatives focused on enhancing the customer experience by collaborating with Director of LEAN Strategy to develop process improvement programs.
  • Provides overall leadership for all Customer Experience departments including Call Center, Customer Marketing, and Customer Process Improvement with 6-7 direct reports and an additional 3-4 indirect reports.
  • Regular user of MBTA or other transit system over an extended period of time.
  • Organize, coordinate, and improve all aspects of customer communications, marketing, and technology.
  • Improve customer communication across the delivery spectrum including wayfinding and signage, T-alerts, website, mobiles, press shop, and marketing efforts.
  • Develop strategies that make use of multiple platforms and technology for delivering real-time data and messaging to customers in stations and on MBTA vehicles.
  • Ensure that effective customer communication and wayfinding are considered in all projects or changes that will affect the MBTA customer experience.
  • Develop and implement Key Performance Indicators to best measure performance of customer facing programs and processes.
  • Conduct forecasting and analysis of customer demographic and ridership trends for future initiatives.
  • Build, manage and identify opportunities to bring entirely new experiences to the market.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and employees.
  • 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 personnel for  severe weather conditions, emergencies or any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Finance, Sales, Operations, Marketing and Customer Acquisition/Retention/Satisfaction.
  • Five (5) years of experience leading a department in a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize various process improvement methodologies to create and enhance existing customer transactions and experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and create consensus with all levels of employees and external customers.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers a courteous and professional experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce.
  • The ability to pass a background screening and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening.
For more information, visit the site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1859767/chief-customer-experience-officer
 
Senior Rail Engineer (146638)
Company: HDR Date Posted: 10/10/2017

 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

In the role of Senior Rail Engineer, we'll count on you to:

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of client and design-team management of commuter, shortline, freight, transit and class-one rail projects
  • Coordinate the planning and environmental process; manage the assembly of plans, specifications and construction estimate packages
  • Serve as a technical expert with recognized authority in an area of specialization that resolves problems of greater scope and complexity while planning and developing projects or designing activities that have significant impact on major company programs
  • Be able to plan, organize and supervise work of medium to large staff of professionals and technicians
  • Serve as Assistant Project Manager on larger projects Project Manager on smaller projects as needed; project management is not sole focus of position
  • Serve as a high-level point of contact between the client and HDR

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience in railway engineering is preferred. Experience in managing tasks or assisting in project management of complex multidisciplinary railway projects would be a plus.
  • Registered PE
  • Skilled in technical report writing, communicating including presenting to clients and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team on railway projects
  • Proficient in CADD design, MicroStation experience
  • Computer literate with MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture

Primary location is Boston, but will also consider making this hire in our Manchester, NH office for a qualified candidate in that market.

For more information, visit the site: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=146638&lang=en#.WoRHjQLozqI.mailto

Section Manager - Civil Engineering (147856)
Company: HDR Date Posted: 2/6/2018

 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

In the role of Section Manager-Civil Engineering, we'll count on you to:Manage the New England based Civil Engineering staff, provide project management support to ensure projects are completed on time and in budget, and participate in and provide leadership for marketing and business development for the section. Specific duties are as follows:

  • Personnel
    • Responsible for operations of the New England Region Civil Section including staff development and morale
    • Responsible for performance evaluations and staff development.
    • Administrative responsibility for section staff and technical service functions, and lead and coordinate services with other sections
    • Implement, monitor and support company policy
    • Select, train, develop and manage technical personnel
  • Project Management
    • Take responsibility for and delegation of operations of New England Region Civil Section including, scheduling, staff leveling, profitability and quality control
    • Function as a Project Manager and take responsibility for production on projects in addition to management responsibilities
    • Oversee Section operations to ensure that all work is planned, organized, controlled and evaluated through proactive project management system
    • Work cooperatively with Regional Business Group leaders or peers on production efforts and staffing needs.
    • Develop major goals to support broad functional objectives for the Civil group.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the overall Civil Section function.
  • Marketing/Business Development
    • Work with client managers in the support of business development strategies
    • Lead, direct and contribute to marketing, planning, proposal efforts and interviews
    • Lead, direct and contribute to the development and expansion of private and public clients
    • Work cooperatively with Regional Business Group leaders or peers in local and national marketing efforts.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering discipline is required.
  • 15 years’ experience in transportation focused civil engineering which should include 10 years management experience
  • PE is required. Professional registration or license in each New England state (MA, NH, ME and preferably CT) or ability to obtain is required.
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Good leadership and organizational skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

For more information, visit the site: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=147856&lang=en#.WoRHU4MqJ1I.mailto

Senior Project Manager - Bridges (146038)
Company: HDR Date Posted: 10/10/2017

 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

In the role of Senior Project Manager-Bridges, we'll count on you to:
  • Plan, direct and monitor all aspects of bridge and other transportation infrastructure projects with multi-disciplinary components
  • May produce and coordinate several projects concurrently
  • Establish client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings
  • Conduct schematic, design development and contract document work sessions at project sites in conjunction with Project Managers, appropriate technical professionals and other disciplines
  • Coordinate staffing and workload through entire project development to complete documents on schedule
  • Work with the Business/Accounting Manager, Project Controller or Company Controller and Department Manager or Managing Principal for project reviews
  • Implement QA/QC procedures
  • Direct project staff and act as mentor for less-experienced staff

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering discipline
  • 15+ years bridge and infrastructure project experience, including significant project management experience. Experience with New England DOT's such as MassDOT, NHDOT, MEDOT, CTDOT is required.
  • Must be a PE in location state.  Multiple state licenses would be preferred.
  • Established relationships with transportation agencies in New England and a project portfolio of successful projects in this region are required.
  • MS Office experience is required
  • 5+ years experience managing staff on transportation projects.
  • Demonstrated business development and strategic planning skills
  • Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Primary location is Boston, but would also consider Manchester, NH location for a qualified candidate in that market. 

For more information, visit the site: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=146038&lang=en#.WoRHqY-YaUI.mailto

 

Bridge Engineer - (145586)
Company: HDR Date Posted: 10/10/2017

 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

In the role of Bridge Engineer, we'll count on you to:

  • Apply structural engineering and detailing techniques
  • Work on projects that typically include bridge (steel plate girder, prestress concrete, segmental and cable) box culvert, and interchange design for highway and railway projects
  • Select standard bridge engineering/design procedures, develop structural details using specialized structural design and analysis software, and perform structural load calculations and assist with geometric layout and quantity development
  • Review, assign work and/or check design calculations, estimates, and specifications produced by junior engineers and EITs

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's /Master’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • 5+ years bridge design experience
  • EIT is required. PE is preferred but will consider someone on track to PE.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, MicroStation, AutoCAD, MathCAD, LARSA, LEAP, Prestress Concrete Design
  • Experience using structural analysis programs and bridge design software
  • Experience managing junior staff
  • Excellent communication skills and working in a team environment
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Primary location is Boston, but would also consider Manchester, NH location for a qualified candidate in that market. 

For more information, visit the site: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=145586&lang=en#.WoRHzfVuRyQ.mailto

PMIS Director (Job #17-16680)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 02/2/2018

 

Job Summary

The PMIS Senior Manager is responsible for the administration of the Program Management Information System (PMIS). The PMIS Senior Manager generally reports to the Senior Director of Capital Program Controls.

The PMIS Senior Manager will be the primary contact for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to maintain system level configuration and will be responsible for the support of both internal and external users. As the enterprise-wide e-Builder implementation will affect all aspects of MBTA capital projects, the PMIS Senior Manager will be highly responsive and able to prioritize end user requests in the best interest of MBTA. The PMIS Senior Manager will liaise with the MBTA leadership and end users to implement required global (account) level, major program level, and/or project level modifications which could include data fields, reports, dashboards, forms, workflows, templates, and other.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the system deployment of the PMIS solution.
  • Work closely with outside consultants to implement e-Builder across the MBTA.
  • Lead the process of customizing the solution to the specific needs of the organization/program throughout the business solution development lifecycle, including; initial discovery/definition, configuration of solution, to on-going operational support.
  • Become the in-house Subject Matter Expert (SME) on PMIS business solution capabilities. Advise on future software integration, new/enhanced module functionality, and other services as offered by PMIS vendor (e-Builder).
  • Drive the operational support solution.
    • Support operational processes and documentation for the core solution and operational integration functions.
      • Definition of the operational solution Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
      • Definition of the Support tiers / functions.
    • Drive improved information access through analytics and Business Intelligence reporting.
    • Manage "customer" function enhancement list and planning.
    • Operational Integration with IT, IT policies, and support ticket management.
    • Develop and deploy role-specific and general training program.
      • Develop Role based Learning and Development (L&D) Plans and materials.
      • Develop User Manual(s).
  • Oversee and manage a support team of eB admins performing the following duties:
    • Setup of new users and maintenance of exiting user accounts.
    • Assignment of user access to programs/projects.
    • Oversight of operational KPIs, including system usage reporting.
    • Operational trouble shooting.
    • Monitor system, user responsiveness, and network performance.
    • Ensure proper system maintenance.
    • Ensure proper system security and compliance with appropriate regulations, including; security, ADA, and other.
  • Execute on agreed configuration and customization of the base platform to implement enterprise functional solutions.
    • Develop automated business process flows.
    • Configure solution / module components, including but not limited to: data fields, reports, dashboards, forms, workflows, templates, security.
    • Lead development of technical system integrations.
    • Lead auditing process validating compliance to system use requirements.
    • Coordinate changes across business and IT teams.
  • Single point of contact with software provider development and support teams.
  • Manage the future enhancement roadmap by prioritizing end user requests for system enhancements to the best interest of the MBTA:
    • Oversee system Change Management activities and deliverables.
    • Research system enhancement options.
    • Participate in enterprise systems integration planning.
    • Analyze business problems and recommend future solution possibilities.
  • 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
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Certified training or experience in construction industry.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience within Program Management Information Systems.
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience as project administrator for a construction company or comparable experience to gain familiarity with construction/development terminology.
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, and Visio.
  • Demonstrated experience using e-Builder or other capital or construction management software.
  • Demonstrated experience with computerized systems, database management and spreadsheet and word-processing programs to manipulate data and create reports.
  • Demonstrated experience at implementing enterprise solutions within large complex operational organizations.
  • Strong, documented skills in areas of organization, problem-solving and personal interactions.
  • Ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the staff within MBTA.
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to prioritize multiple tasks, develop, analyze and/or revise procedures, meet deadlines, and work in an environment of heavy pressures and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to compose correspondence.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and develop creative solutions.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check; and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies 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.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences Include:

  • e-Builder experience
  • PMP certification

For more information, visit the site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1955604/pmis-director?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.

Night Crew Maintenance Foreperson (Job #17-16548)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 02/2/2018

 

Job Summary

The Section Foreperson will supervise and conduct all Right of Way (ROW) inspection and repair activities along as assigned section of track.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assign, oversee and direct the activities of work crews under his/her jurisdiction.
  • Responsible for oversight of track defect documentation.
  • Perform inspections of completed work sites within their designated area by maintenance and repair crew.
  • Remain current with the MBTA's Safety Plan as well as the position's outline responsibilities.
  • Ensure the assignments were constructed safely and according to established schedules and operating standards.
  • Enforce the Authority's safety standards to ensure the safety of workers and customers.
  • Ensure that all inventory levels, equipment and facilities under their control are protected in a safe operating condition.
  • Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Assume the responsibilities of supervisor as needed.
  • Document, maintain, and prepare required maintenance and personnel records on a manual and computerized tracking system.
  • Provide technical instruction when necessary.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to work sites and/or transport crews or equipment as needed.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or co-worker in a professional and courteous manner.
  • 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 assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in rail/track repair, maintenance and construction.
  • 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, analytical, multitasking, time management, documentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to use Word, Excel 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, conflict resolution 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 for consideration.
  • 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.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

 

Preferences Include:

  • Supervisory experience in rail/track repair, maintenance and/or construction.

 

Licenses/Certifications

A valid CDL Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Air Brake endorsement.

For more information, visit the site: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/mbta/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1969200

Night Crew Maintenance Foreperson (Job #17-16548)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 02/2/2018

 

Job Summary

The Night Crew Maintenance Foreperson will assign, oversee, direct, plan and assist work crews under his/her jurisdiction ensuring that all aspects of the track and right-of-way are repaired and maintained in an efficient, effective and safe manner.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Repair and maintain track and right-of-way (ROW).
  • Inspect job sites to ensure compliance with night orders, work schedules, standards of quality and safety requirements.
  • Construct, maintain, and repair a variety of track and/or right-of-way systems/projects at miscellaneous Authority locations.
  • Order, schedule, and expedite all materials and equipment necessary to complete area projects.
  • Ensure that all inventory is accounted for and safeguarded and that equipment and facilities under his/her control are protected and maintained in a safe operating condition.
  • Prepare, document, and maintain required maintenance and personnel records using manual and computerized tracking systems.
  • Perform all routine and incidental track/right-of-way maintenance and repair duties necessary for the successful completion of project and assignments.
  • Measure actual work results against established standards or custom requirements.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the supervisor as needed.
  • 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 consistent with the Authority's customer service quality standard.
  • 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.

 

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution with the ability to comprehend,communicate and respond to instruction, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English.
  • Three (3) years of experience in rail/track repair, maintenance, and construction.
  • Effective organizational and analytical skills.
  • The ability to use Word, Excel or database applications.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce

Preferences Include

  • A technical degree, training from a technical institute or related technical certificates; and/or related experience in a supervisory capacity

For more information, visit the site:  https://agency.governmentjobs.com/mbta/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1968968

Signal and Interlocking Inspector (Job #17-16599)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 02/2/2018

 

Job Summary

The Signal & Interlocking Inspector will assign, oversee, direct and assist with the activities of the work crew(s) under his/her jurisdiction. 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the testing, maintenance, repair and installation of wayside control equipment as required for automatic train operation, block signal systems, and other related equipment
  • Responsible for the construction, installation, testing, maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment/systems/projects at miscellaneous Authority locations.
  • Plan, order, schedule and expedite the procurement of all materials and equipment necessary to complete area projects, ensuring that all inventory is accounted for and safeguarded and that equipment and facilities under his/her control are protected and maintained in a safe operating condition.
  • Use manual and/or automated systems for the preparation, documentation and maintenance of records detailing equipment usage, breakdowns, accidents and maintenance.
  • Perform any signal equipment test to industry standards, such as MTBA's SM1 and SM2, manufacturers' equipment manuals, AREMA, FRA and DOT. 
  • Measure actual work results against established standards or custom requirements.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites 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.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Five (5) years of experience in rail or transit signaling where the major duties were the installation, maintenance and repair of wayside control equipment, block signal systems and other related automatic train operation equipment.
  • 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.
  • Ability to inspect job sites to ensure compliance with work schedules, standards of quality and safety requirements.
  • Working knowledge of AC and DC electrical distribution systems.  
  • Effective written and oral communication skills. 
  • Related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Effective organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel as determined by the department for communication, preparation and documentation of maintenance records.   
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Have the ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Respond, either directly or through subordinates to emergencies a on a twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) seven day per week basis.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce

Preferences Include

  • Two (2) years of experience supervising the installation, maintenance and repair of wayside control equipment, block signal systems and other automatic train operations equipment.

For more information, visit the site:  https://agency.governmentjobs.com/mbta/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1968810

Manager of Compensation (Job #18-16699)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 02/2/2018

 

Job Summary

Reporting into the Deputy Director of Human Resources, the Manager of Compensation analyzes the effectiveness of all compensation programs, aids in the development of pay structures and incentive pay programs and provides compensation related support for various workforce projects.  This role is also responsible for other day-to-day compensation support including handling all compensation surveys, inquiries, providing ad hoc market analysis and drafting job descriptions.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for designing, implementing and managing cost-effective and competitive classification and compensation programs in order to be responsive to the organization's goals and competitive pay practices.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, handle sensitive information, make sound business decisions, influence business leaders and deliver results on a company-wide scale.
  • Consults with assigned client groups to provide guidance and interpretation of compensation policies and programs, and evaluates requests for changes and updates.
  • Perform analysis on internal and external market data with reporting to management
  • Partner with HR Organization Analysis team to maintain all union based wage and salary structures and prepare analysis for contract negotiation
  • Manage the "Career Ladders" portion of our HR Strategic Initiatives, along with the Deputy Director of HR
  • Project management for large scale initiatives requiring communication at multiple levels.
  • Make recommendations to management on compensation targets or salary ranges for non-union jobs
  • Conducts bench-marking, perform data analysis and formulates recommendations, to ensure competitive, cost-effect, and legally compliant compensation programs and practices
  • Provides strategic and tactical oversight of the total rewards program, work life balance, classification, compensation and incentive plans.
  • Researches, collects, analyzes compensation and classification data, including compensation surveys; presents data that includes quantitative and/or qualitative information about the organization.  Review all compensation offers for new hires, or promotions and adjustments for employees that fall outside corporate guidelines and makes recommendations
  • Maintains job descriptions to ensure that they accurately reflect the work to be performed; works with management to create new job descriptions or revise current job descriptions, as necessary.
  • Evaluate all new jobs and make recommendations for total compensation
  • Perform cost analysis of all compensation changes including annual salary increases
  • Work with Recruiting team to stay informed of current market conditions and any issues encountered in trying to fill open positions
  • Provide compensation and job analysis support for various HR projects that may include department reorganizations and job structure / career ladder creation
  • Treat all customers, both external and internal, in a respectful and professional manner ensuring that there is clear communication, consistent follow-up, on-time delivery and a commitment to accomplishing goals.
  • 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

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field
  • Three (3) years of experience in compensation experience with salary survey participation, market data analysis, and HRIS reporting
  • Effective, organizational, analytical, quantitative, multi-tasking, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-directed, detail-oriented, results-driven individual with a commitment to quality and accuracy
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft or other HRIS programs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Access and other database related applications
  • Experience working with and presenting to senior executives
  • Must effectively communicate with customers, employees and vendors
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience
  • Must stay current on all federal, state, and local laws governing compensation
  • 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).
  • Commitment to the MBTA's diversity and inclusion goals.

 

Preferences Include

  • Experience in a transportation organization or one with a significant union presence.
  • SPHR or CCP certification.

For more information, visit the site:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1966821/manager-of-compensation?keywords=compensation&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Senior Director of Contract Administration (Job #17-16679)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 02/2/2018

 

Job Summary

The Senior Director of Contract Administration leads a staff providing comprehensive contract actions in support of capital program project managers across all departments of the Authority.  The Senior Director and his/her centralized staff are responsible for helping program and project managers deliver the Authority's $7.4 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.  The Senior Director is the lead administrator for consultant and contractor procurement with responsibility for supporting the capital program contracting needs of the MBTA's Capital Delivery Department, Operations, Capital Program Oversight Department, Environmental Department, Systemwide Accessibility Department, Real Estate Department, Safety Department, IT Department, Green Line Extension project and other Departments and capital program project teams within the Authority as may be required.  Contract Administration resides within the MBTA Capital Delivery Department with the Senior Director reporting to the Assistant General Manager for Capital Delivery. The Senior Director will collaborate seamlessly with the capital program and project management teams throughout the MBTA. 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Direct the procurement and administration of professional services and construction contracted services, including development of Contract Administration policies and procedures. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Respond, either directly or through others, to emergencies twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration.
  • Eight (8) years' experience in professional services and/or construction contract procurement/ management for major projects of programs.
  • Knowledge of public procurement regulations, contract laws and construction management.
  • Five (5) 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 for selection).
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Substitutions Include

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field combined with a Master's in Business Administration may be substituted for Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.
  • Juris Doctor (JD) may be substituted for 6 years of contract management experience and 3 years of related experience in a supervisory capacity.

For more information, visit the site:  http://bit.ly/2DZZFqN
 

Staff Assistant II (Job #17-16684)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 01/26/2018

 

Job Summary

The Staff Assistant II of Professional Services Procurement will provide the Capital Delivery (formerly Design & Construction) department with daily analytical and administrative support as well as assistance in the coordination and implementation of departmental programs, procedures and other related contract analysis and administrative responsibilities in the areas of Design, Construction, and/or Contract Administration.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Understand and implement Contract Administration policies and procedures.
  • Assist in providing management response planning to federal and state audits.
  • Review and comment on scope of work, engineering cost proposals, level of effort estimates, authorization and approval process for all Operations, Security, and other non-Design & Construction task order contracts.
  • Participate in negotiation of all contracts and contract amendments by preparing required documentation for authorization, execution and distribution.
  • Assist in procurement of professional services.
  • Review and check contracts, amendments, cost proposals, claims and other agreements and prepare the same for processing.
  • Perform detailed cost analysis of design and construction phase services proposals during negotiations for contracts and/or amendments.
  • Prepare independent cost estimates for design contracts.
  • Provide personnel training.
  • Work with third party consultants and contractors (engineers/architects) and various departments within the Authority to ensure all documentation complies with federal and state regulatory requirements
  • Prepare contract award and amendment documents
  • Assist in maintenance of department excel databases.
  • Ensure compliance with MBTA procurement and project manager manual policies and procedures
  • Use computerized and manual systems to develop and maintain detailed records for all department files.
  • Perform contract management functions as required for projects.
  • Maintain a shared electronic log of all submittals for Design Department review.
  • Act as a liaison between MBTA and industry professional organizations as well as between MBTA departments, providing specific information relative to special projects areas.
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) years' experience in contract administration, project administration and coordination duties, supporting a large department or group.
  • The ability to effectively communicate verbally in and writing with customers, employees at all levels in the organization as well as outside vendors and consultants.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Database, and PeopleSoft applications.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills.
  • 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.
  • 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 and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Preferences Include

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Construction Management from an accredited institution.
  • A Masters of Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field from an accredited institution, and/or experience providing project support in a design or construction environment.
For more information, visit the site: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1965122/staff-assistant-ii?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Deputy Director of Lean Strategy (Job #17-16676)
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 12/4/2017

 

Job Summary

Developing and reinforcing a mindset of continuous improvement and lean strategy is a critical element for building and sustaining a world-class transit agency.  A constant, data-driven focus on increasing organizational productivity and decreasing costs, while maintaining a reliable, quality, and safe service is paramount to the MBTA's success.  To achieve these ends, the MBTA has recently launched an organizational-wide lean effort, and is looking for a Deputy Director of Lean Strategy to help ensure the effort becomes a part of the organization's DNA. This position will report to the Senior Director of Lean Strategy and lead analytical and project management activities, as well as support facilitation of lean events/programs.
 
Furthermore, to ensure the MBTA is staying on top of the latest trends, both in transit and other related industries, it will be critical that this position maintains a strong working relationship internally within the MBTA and externally in the transportation and continuous improvement/lean sectors.

 

Other duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing in-depth analyses and reports to identify opportunities for productivity gains and cost savings.
  • Map key business processes and identify areas of improvement, simplification, and cost reduction
  • Help support facilitation of workshops and training sessions on lean strategy and related initiatives.
  • Work with departments to identify potential lean initiatives and assist in the development, implementation, and tracking of impact.
  • Develop robust working relationships with diverse set of internal MBTA and external stakeholders.
  • Support in research and policy development as it relates to improving organizational productivity
  • Perform assigned tasks involving data cleaning, data analysis, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and writing and proof-reading proposals and project reports.
  • Participate in team meetings, staff meetings, organization events and other duties as necessary
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in engineering, operations, business, finance, public policy, economics, mathematics, political science, history, urban planning, humanities, or related field.
  • Three (3) years' of full time, 6 (6) years' of part-time, or a combination, experience in quantitative analysis, operations, manufacturing, or related fields.
  • Highly organized with ability to manage time, resources, and people, with an exceptional ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and presentation skills with ability to obtain buy-in with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization and influence their decision-making.
  • Ability to conduct program analysis, identify Key Performance Indicators, and build management dashboards.
  • Ability to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently and to use creative, collaborative, and consultative approaches to resolve issues.
  • Have excellent customer service skills, and the ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Advanced expertise in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to pass the MBTA's background checks and medical requirements including 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). 

Preferences Include

  • Familiarity with Lean tools (including Value Stream Mapping), Six Sigma, or similar continuous improvement tools.
  • Coursework, certification, or on-the-job training in Lean, Six Sigma, or similar continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Experience with working closely with frontline employees, especially in unionized environments.
  • Experience with MS Visio or similar program.
  • Experience and interest in transit or transportation.

For more information, visit:  http://bit.ly/2F0HLU3

Tunnel Maintenance Engineer
Company: MassDOT Date Posted: 12/4/2017

 

Job Summary

Incumbents of positions in this series prepare or review plans, designs, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects; prepare and/or review reports, studies and analytical data; perform calculations relating to engineering problems; perform engineering surveys; inspect construction and/or maintenance work; and perform engineering duties in such areas as building and facilities in accordance with sound engineering principles, applicable laws, regulations and standards.

  • Oversee tunnel electrical, ventilation and communication engineer’s activities.
  • Interact with district personnel to stay informed of maintenance activities, corrective actions, etc.
  • Assist with tunnel inspection ratings, providing details on equipment condition states and maintenance or corrective actions performed since last inspections.
  • Assists District Personnel on determining maintenance needs and strategies arising from reported deficiencies.
  • Provides input and resolution of technical issues arising from tunnel systems.
  • Review contract specifications for accuracy, constructability, operability and maintainability.
  • Inspect the construction, installation and maintenance of mechanical engineering systems and equipment for compliance with specifications.
  • Review and analyze technical specifications and project information to estimate costs of projects.
  • Confer with consulting firms in the planning, design and construction of new and upgraded systems and facilities as required.
  • Review and analyze tunnel outflow pump data and other systems associated with tunnel SCADA system.

 

 

Other duties and responsibilities will include:

Applicants must have at least (A) six years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in civil engineering work in such areas as construction, survey, design, transportation, hydraulics, structural, sanitary, drafting, environmental, highway, architectural, airport, soils and materials, of which (B) at least four years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least three years must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience, and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

1. An Associate’s degree with a major in civil engineering** or civil engineering technology** may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

2. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in civil engineering** or civil engineering technology** may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.

3. A Graduate degree with a major in civil engineering** may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.*

**NOTE: The terms civil engineering and civil engineering technology include related engineering disciplines, such as construction, survey, hydraulics, design, transportation, structural, soils, sanitary, environmental, drafting, highway, architectural, mining, airport and materials.

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitutions will be permitted for the required (C) experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required.

FOR NON-MassDOT APPLICANTS:

Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position.

FOR MassDOT EMPLOYEES:

Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position, or hold a position in the Department in one of the next two lower titles than the position applied for, in the same or similar career ladder.

 

For more information about this position, please visit https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000301&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Transportation Engineer
Company: Medford City Hall Department of Public Works Date Posted: 1/11/2018

 

Job Summary

This position will lead the transportation engineering and traffic planning work within the Department of Public Work’s Engineering Division, relating to traffic controls analyses and design of Complete Streets projects and other tasks as assigned. Which may also include analysis of schematics and engineering data, offering recommendations for traffic and driving policies, designing transit means and analyzing the effects of transit on urban areas. Reporting to the Chief Engineer with the Engineering Division, this position will assist with the transportation engineering and traffic planning work done by the Department’s Engineering unit, relating to traffic signals, pavement markings, transportation design, traffic studies, and other tasks as assigned.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform design of roadway and traffic control improvements.
  • Manage and perform traffic engineering and traffic planning studies aimed at improving safety, mobility, access, and operations within Medford, with a focus on implementing Complete Streets principles.
  • Conduct investigations relating to public inquiries regarding traffic controls.
  • Support the Department’s customer service goals in relation to providing a timely and professional response to the needs of the community, elected officials and other City departments.
  • Attend meetings and assist in coordination with other City departments and state agencies.
  • Assist with the management of the City’s traffic signal system, including coordinating with the Electrical Department in the development of an inventory of City-owned traffic signals.
  • Manage the performance of traffic studies including speed studies, pedestrian, and bicycle counts; turning movement counts; manual classification counts; crash analyses, and other data collection efforts as required to support said studies and roadway design projects.
  • Oversee traffic control planning for the installation, improvement, and maintenance of signs, parking, pavement markings and other traffic control devices; supervise pavement marking contractors.
  • Support the Complete Streets Committee with review and recommendation of traffic calming devices including conceptual design and preparing cost estimates.
  • Review roadway construction and design plans relating to traffic controls.
  • Review land development plans and traffic impact reports for new roadway compliance and environmental impact reports for traffic issues.
  • Participate in procurement activities including RFPs, bid documents, and request for quotations for consultants and vendors, manage contracts, and review/approve invoices.
  • Participate in public meetings.
  • Represent the Department at monthly Pedestrian, Bicycle, and other Advisor Committee evening meetings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements and Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering required, with a focus on transportation; traffic experience is a plus ~ minimum of five years of experience.

Minimum Requirements

  • Vehicle required

Licenses

  • Engineer-in-Training license required; Professional Engineering license preferred.

Knowledge

  • Excellent computer skills required and proficiency with AutoCAD and AutoGIS preferred. Familiarity with Mass DOT, MEPA and other relevant State and Federal Agencies. Familiarity with laws and regulations governing municipal infrastructure and state bidding regulations is preferred.  Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as experience working with the public preferred.  Massachusetts Class D driver’s license required.  Ability to conduct tasks with little supervision and ability to apply good judgement. Must be well organized and able to manage multiple responsibilities.

Physical Activity Requirements

While performing the duties of this position, an employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, in person and by telephone, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment, and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus to read and operate office equipment as necessary during work assignment.

 

While performing the duties, employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret financial and statistical data , information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and apply mathematical reasoning and abstract statistical concepts; observe and interpret people and situations, learn and apply information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, City Council members and others encountered in the course of work.    

 

Hours of Work

 

  • 35-hour work week
  • 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday
  • 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM on Wednesday
  • 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday
  • Must be available outside of normal business hours on a regular basis to address operational needs, respond to emergencies and severe weather, and supervise contractor work. May adjust work hours to cover operation needs, Including overnight work for pavement markings installation and data collection

 

Compensation

PW 20 - $72,494 to $81,485 annually

 

Submit resumes and cover letters to:

Personnel Department

City of Medford

85 George P. Hassett Drive

Medford, MA 02155

 

Or email to

jobs@medford-ma.gov

For the posting please visit the City of Medford's website -  www.medford-ma.gov

 

Civil Engineer III, Resident Eng./Movable Bridge Eng. - (1700062Z)
Company: MassDOT Date Posted: 1/11/2018

 

Job Summary

Incumbents of positions in this series prepare or review plans, designs, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects; prepare and/or review reports, studies and analytical data; perform calculations relating to engineering problems; perform engineering surveys; inspect construction and/or maintenance work; and perform professional engineering duties in such areas as highways, bridges, buildings and facilities all in accordance with sound engineering principles, applicable laws, regulations and standards.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Functions as the District Movable Bridge Engineer including overseeing MassDOT Bridge Operator supervisors (BO II), subordinate engineers and contractors to maintain the operability of the District’s drawbridges.
  • Participates in performance evaluations of MassDOT employees and reviews timesheets for the personnel he supervises.
  • Manage and oversee all drawbridge contracts, interpret contract  specifications, plans, schedules, work procedures, payment estimates, etc. to ensure proper execution of contracts.
  • Assures construction operations on multiple projects are being conducted in accordance with the approved plans and specifications. This includes the quantity and quality of materials and workmanship, conformity with dimensional requirements and reviewing the need for changes and extra work orders.
  • Monitors the adequacy of contractor supervision, adequacy of safety measures and prepares contract payment estimates and all other related documentations.
  • Insures work is being conducted in accordance with the various permits and orders of conditions issued by local, state and federal environmental protection agencies.
  • Provide day-to-day support and oversight of normal maintenance activities including troubleshooting assistance
  • Conduct system inspections and review maintenance records to observe trends, identify deficiencies and abnormal conditions to ensure the corrective measures can be taken to avoid equipment failures.
  • Determine causes of malfunctions in mechanical systems and equipment and implement corrective action.
  • Provides technical support for District reviews of proposed drawbridges, preventative and corrective work order issues.
  • Reviews contract specifications for accuracy, constructability, operability and maintainability.
  • Inspect the construction, installation and maintenance of mechanical engineering systems and equipment for compliance with specifications.
  • Review and analyze technical specifications and diversified mechanical engineering data such as designs, plans, contracts, etc. to estimate costs and conformance to applicable rules, regulations, codes laws, policies, procedures and professional standards.
  • Performs related duties as required such as compiling and correlating engineering data, maintaining records, determining malfunctions in mechanical systems and equipment and implementing corrective action.

Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in civil engineering work in such areas as construction, survey, design, transportation, hydraulics, structural, sanitary, drafting, environmental, highway, architectural, airport, soils and materials, of which (B) at least two years must have been in a professional capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. 

Substitutions: 

I.    An Associate’s degree with a major in civil engineering** or civil engineering technology** may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

II.   A Bachelor’s degree with a major in civil engineering** or civil engineering technology**, may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*

III.  A Graduate degree with a major in civil engineering**, may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.*

 

More information on this position can be found at: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700062Z&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Manager of Professional Services Procurement
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 1/11/2018

 

Job Summary

The Manager of Professional Services will provide the Design & Construction department with daily analytical and administrative support as well as coordination and implementation of departmental programs, procedures and other related contract analysis and administrative responsibilities in the areas of design, construction, and/or contract administration.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise staff assistants within Contract Administration department.
  • Train departmental and MBTA employees in Contract Administration policies and procedures.
  • Provide management response planning to federal and state audits.
  • Oversee authorization and approval process for all operations, and other non-design & construction task order contracts.
  • Manage all contract administration matters and participate in negotiation of all contracts and contract amendments by preparing required documentation for authorization, execution and distribution.
  • Manage and implement procurement of professional services.
  • Review and check contracts, amendments, cost proposals, claims and other agreements and prepare the same for processing.
  • Perform detailed cost analysis of design and construction phase services proposals during negotiations for contracts and/or amendments.
  • Train staff on a standard operating procedures and related duties, including but not limited to cost analysis.
  • Prepare independent cost estimates for design contracts.
  • Work with third party consultants and contractors (engineers/architects) and various departments within the Authority to ensure all documentation complies with federal and state regulatory requirements.
  • Manage consultants and inhouse personnel during the preparation of contract documents.
  • Oversee and monitor all project status comments and maintain database tracking.
  • Ensure compliance with MBTA procurement and project manager manual policies and procedures.
  • Update and implement changes to the Professional Services Standard Operating Procedures Monitor the progress of review comments to see that responses are on schedule.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for senior management relating to projects in design and construction.
  • Use computerized and manual systems to develop and maintain detailed records for all department files.
  • Perform Capital Management System (CMS) and Financials and Materials Information Systems (FMIS) functions.
  • Maintain a shared electronic log of all submittals for Design Department review. Act as a liaison between MBTA and industry professional organizations as well as between MBTA departments, providing specific information relative to special projects areas.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or coworker in a courteous and professional manner.
  • 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 and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Five (5) years of experience in contract administration, project administration and coordination duties, supporting a large department or group.
  • One (1) year of related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, database, and PeopleSoft applications.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management, interpersonal and multitasking skills.
  • 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 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.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

More information on this position can be found at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta/jobs/1951292/manager-of-professional-services-procurement?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.  Applications may be filed online at: http://www.mbta.com

Construction Claims Manager - (1700065N)
Company: MassDOT Date Posted: 12/4/2017

 

Job Summary

The Construction Claims Manager, working under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Engineer for Construction and the State Construction Engineer, will be responsible for managing all aspects of the construction claims process for the Statewide Road and Bridge Program. The Claims Manager's duties will include: providing claims management in all six Districts and the Boston Office; assisting in claims avoidance by providing review of contentious cost and schedule negotiations at the District level; implementing processes and procedures to aid in the efficient processing of contractor claims; and recommending policy by analyzing all pertinent issues and information regarding the impact of the proposed policy on construction claims procedures.

 

Other duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Tracking the status and resolution of claims in construction database
  • Performing training for districts on claims process and procedures
  • Support to General Counsel and Administrative Law Judge Offices on claim issues
  • Developing short and long term initiatives relative to construction claims
  • Coordinating and participating in the implementation of activities for the Claims Committee such as: preparing review packages for the members, presenting the claims at the meetings, coordinating and scheduling meetings and preparing letters to the contractors notifying them of the Committee's decisions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge and experience in either construction management or an engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated success at resolving construction cost and schedule claims with litigation.
  • Proven experience developing and analyzing construction schedules and ability to develop negotiating positions and strategies.
  • The ideal candidate will have worked in both design and construction of highways and bridges and have extensive knowledge of Division 1 of the MassDOT Standard Specifications for Highways and Bridges.
  • Working knowledge of Chapter 30, Sections 39A-R of the Massachusetts General Laws.  Familiarity with various methods of claims analysis.
  • Applicant should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to develop good working relationships with department staff and contractors.
  • Ability to run effective meetings and resolve complex issues.

For more information about this position, please visit https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700065N&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Senior Transportation Engineer/Transportation Planner
Company: Green International Affiliates, Inc. Date Posted: 1/4/2018

 

Job Summary

 

Green is a multi-disciplined engineering firm providing transportation planning and engineering services with an immediate opening for a Senior Transportation Engineer/Transportation Planner excited to take the next step in a challenging career.  This position is located in our Westford, MA office which is conveniently located off Route 495.  Our firm serves the six New England states and New York with a wide range of infrastructure projects for both public and private clients.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 7-10 years of experience;
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or Transportation Planning from an accredited school;
  • PE or AICP registration

Successful candidates will have had experience in one or more of the following: subarea and long-range tranportation planning studies, access management and traffic impact studies, Complete Streets planning and implemenetation, travel forecasting, road and pedestrian safety audit studies, traffic signal operations and design and be familar with the various analysis and design guidelines used in the profession. Excellent writing and speaking skills are essential as the selected candidate will be responsible for preparing/reviewing study and design reports for clients, interacting with internal project teams, state agencies, municipal review boards and clients as well as managing staff and assisting the firm in the preparation of proposals.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest with resume to:  Human Resources, Green International Affiliates, Inc., 239 Littleton Road, Suite 3, Westford, MA 01886 or by email to info@greenintl.com

Various
Company: Jacobs Date Posted: 12/28/17

 

The Jacobs office in Boston is experiencing an exciting time of growth within multiple markets!  Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities so please explore becoming part of the team in one of these capacities:

  • Marketing and Proposal Manager
  • Structural Engineer/Assistant Project Manager (building facilities)
  • Traffic Professional Engineer
  • Geotechnical EIT
  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • Tunnel Engineer
  • Site Signal Engineer/Project Manager
  • Discipline Director- Mechanical & Plumbing
  • Senior Project Manager- Transit & Rail
  • Senior Systems Engineer/Project Manager
  • Electrical EIT
  • Civil EIT/PE- Aviation
  • Science & Technology Practice Leader

To learn more about these roles, please visit us online at https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl and to be considered apply accordingly with your updated resume.

Traffic Engineer - (BI 0003DM)
Company: Jacobs Date Posted: 12/18/17

 

Job Summary

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

 

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

 

Primary Duties
  • Great opportunity for a Traffic Engineer in our growing Boston office
  • Key clients include federal, MassDOT, Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), MBTA and local municipalities
  • Diverse project portfolio ranging from corridor studies, traffic simulation, MPT/MOT, transportation impact analysis, pedestrian and transit studies, traffic work associated with roadway and bridge projects
  • In addition to technical tasks, the position will entail report writing and the opportunity for presentation of work efforts
  • Opportunity to manage traffic engineering tasks and mentor junior staff
  • The position offers excellent room for advancement, growth, and independent work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline is required
  • At least 8 years experience in the field of traffic/transportation engineering is required
  • Strong written/oral communication skills
  • Experience supervising work of junior staff is required
  • Familiarity with local clients including MassDOT, Massport and MBTA is required
  • Proficient in software packages such as Synchro, HCS, Microsoft Office Suite etc is required
  • PE is preferred
  • Familiarity with transportation simulation and planning level modeling packages including SimTraffic and Vissim, is preferred

For more information about this position, please visit http://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=BI%200003DM&tz=GMT-06%3A00

Multimodal Transportation Engineer
Company: McMahon Associates, Inc. Date Posted: 11/29/17

 

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience in transportation engineering or planning and a demonstrated ability to prepare multimodal transportation, client-focused planning and engineering materials. The Multimodal Transportation Engineer will work with a team of engineers, planners, and technicians in the overall planning, development, design and implementation of diverse surface transportation projects.

Primary Duties

  • Develop conceptual and preliminary designs for integrating multimodal elements into roadway and intersection projects
  • Interpret guidelines, procedures and manuals such as NACTO, AASHTO, MUTCD, and other transportation engineering and planning reference materials
  • Evaluate, select and adapt standard techniques, procedures and criteria to complete work on projects
  • Draft transmittals, memos, reports, and meeting minutes
  • Assist in client contact and agency coordination and communication pertaining to specific projects as necessary
  • Assist with data collection programs and performance assessment
  • Provide technical support and guidance to Staff Engineers and Co-ops on an as needed basis
  • Assist in proposal writing and development of marketing materials.
  • Be aware of budget hours vs. time to complete tasks
  • Active participation in at least one professional society/organization

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Passion for multimodal transportation, particularly planning and design of bicycle and pedestrian facilities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Experience conducting independent analysis with minimal supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time, both independently and also as an integral part of a team
  • Knowledge of NACTO, AASHTO, MUTCD, and other transportation engineering and planning reference materials
  • Familiarity with MassDOT Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide and Complete Streets policies
  • Familiarity with Federal and State ADA Standards and Guidelines
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience using Computer Automated Design (AutoCAD) and design software (Civil 3D)
  • Experience using Synchro capacity analysis software and VISSIM is a plus
  • Experience with signal design is a plus

Education/Experience

The candidate’s education and background must include a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, civil engineering or related field with a minimum of 4 -10 years of experience in engineering or transportation planning. Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T) or P.E. preferred.

For more information about this position and other current job opportunities please visit mcmahonassociates.com/careers.

Highway Engineer - All Levels
Company: TEC Date Posted: 11/16/17

 

Locations:

Andover, MA and Hampton, NH

Job Summary

TEC is a civil engineering consulting firm that is dedicated to our people as its most valuable asset.  This is an exciting time to join our group, as we are looking to build our team and rapidly grow in size! Our growth has created immediate opportunities ranging from Entry-Level to Senior-Level positions within our Highway Team in our Andover, MA and Hampton, NH offices. 

We are seeking self-starters looking for an opportunity to share in the excitement of our expansion.  Our team of hard-working and collaborative people thrives in TEC’s culture of continuous improvement.  We “think like the client,” find a better way, and provide our clients with a compelling experience through enthusiasm and perseverance.  As a result, we deliver astonishing value for our clients that is unrivaled in the industry.        

Our team practices a set of CORE values encouraging both professional and personal growth through Continuous improvement, Ownership mentality, Respect for people and Enthusiasm.  The successful candidate will demonstrate these abilities and develop in the following areas:

Responsibilities

  • Effectively interact with staff, clients, and other stakeholders to deliver project solutions
  • Perform engineering calculations, analysis and reporting
  • Preliminary and final design of all components of various multi-modal roadway projects
  • Preparation of construction plans, specifications and estimates for contractor bidding
  • Preparation of environmental permitting documents

Skills

  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Through responsible autonomy, manage individual tasks and assignments
  • Self-starter and motivator with attention to detail
  • Experience with AutoCAD and / or Civil 3D is a plus

Opportunities

  • Quality control review of various project elements
  • Management of projects from planning through construction
  • Facilitation of meetings and public presentations
  • Business development assignments to assist with our projected growth
  • Personal growth and development

Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Entry-Level: 0-3 years of experience
  • Mid-Level: 3+ years of experience
  • Senior-Level: 8+ years of experience
  • EIT or PE is a plus

TEC offers excellent career growth, innovative perks, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes: base salary, yearly bonuses, health insurance, STD/LTD, 401k with match, and partial tuition reimbursement. We strive to inspire our team to play an intricate role in our company’s successes.  Come join the TEC team and be a part of our VISION to be “WAY out in front.”  We hope we’re a great place for you to work!

Please visit www.theengineeringcorp.com for application instructions.

Construction Inspector - Green Line Extension Program
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 11/15/17 - 11/30/17

 

Job Summary

The Construction Inspector will review contractors' work to ensure compliance with MBTA project contracts, plans and specifications. The Construction Inspector will report to the Resident Engineer.

This position is a project specific position and is limited to the term of the construction contract.
Employment beyond the construction contract is left to the discretion of the MBTA at the completion of the project, which is currently anticipated to be December 2021.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review construction work to ensure conformance to plans and specifications.
  • Compute construction quantities and prepare reports for interim and final payments.
  • Review construction work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure compliance with contract documents, reporting any discrepancy to the Resident Engineer.
  • Perform inspections of construction materials at source and on project sites for conformity to specifications.
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in investigating and reporting construction and safety related problems encountered in the field.
  • Participate in regular safety inspection "walk downs".
  • Maintain a daily project diary, files, test reports, etc. as directed by the Resident Engineer or Project Manager.
  • Perform load counts of material delivered to construction sites.
  • Obtain samples of materials to be sent to the laboratory for testing purposes.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites and to assist at emergencies and/or events 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 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) day 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 other related duties and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • An Associate's degree in Construction Management, or a related field from an accredited institution. 
  • Two (2) years of field experience in the heavy construction industry.  
  • Effective quantitative, organizational and analytical skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with outside contractors, regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • The ability to successfully complete all Authority required training.
  • 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 conflict resolution 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 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 from selection.
  • 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.

Please visit: http://www.mbta.com for more information.  Job #:  17-16570

Resident Engineer - Green Line Extension Program
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 11/15/17 - 11/30/17

 

Job Summary

The Resident Engineer will supervise the inspection and technical work performance of MBTA Construction projects. The Resident Engineer will report to the Project Manager.
 
This position is a project specific position and is limited to the term of the construction contract. Employment beyond the construction contract is left to the discretion of the MBTA at the completion of the project, which is currently anticipated to be December 2021.
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise and instruct assigned construction inspectors and other field staff.
  • Conduct field inspections and investigations, ensuring the effective performance of construction activities as well as their conformance with project plans and specifications.
  • Check construction records and document progress to identify project schedules and cost problem areas, making recommendations as needed.
  • Oversee project work in accordance with, but not limited to, the Resident Engineer's Manual, Project Controls Manual and Change Order Guidelines.
  • Confer with contractor representatives, State and other officials concerning construction work.
  • Coordinate with other MBTA departments, including Railroad Operations and Engineering & Maintenance as required.
  • Hold periodic conferences with project personnel to review work plans and individual responsibility.
  • Conduct regular safety inspection "walk downs."
  • Recommend approval of variations from plans and specifications.
  • Coordinate installation activities.
  • Review technical correspondence with contractors to check technical accuracy and promptness of payments.
  • Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Obtain necessary certifications to advance the construction process as well as to ensure proper project closeout.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites.
  • Respond to emergencies, either directly or through subordinates, on a twenty�-four (24) hour, seven (7) day per week basis.
  • 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 Authority's 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 other related duties and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Four (4) years construction experience with at least one (1) year in Heavy Construction, with experience directing work on commercial and/ or large scale construction projects.
  • Related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Effective organizational, multi�tasking, time management and interpersonal skill.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel applications.
  • 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.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • The ability to complete all required Authority training.
  • Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • 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.
  • The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
  • Respond, either directly or through subordinates to emergencies a on a twenty�-four (24) hour, seven (7) seven day per week basis. 
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce

Please visit: http://www.mbta.com for more information.  Job #:  17-16569

Construction Inspector 
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 10/31/2017

 

Description

Developing and maintaining accurate, timely reporting to improve project performance and capital utilization is one of the most critical elements of building a world-class transit agency. With over 100 active capital projects spread across multiple departments, it's critical that the MBTA leadership allocate and forecast capital funding precisely to maximize project efficiency and minimize waste. Accurate capital project reporting has become essential to achieving these goals and to ensure that the MBTA is adhering to State/FTA guidelines. It is critical that this position maintains a strong working relationship with project managers, department directors, accounting and MBTA leadership as the Authority transitions to new project management systems in the coming years.
 
To that end, the Deputy Director of Capital Reporting will report to the Senior Director Capital Program Controls and lead forecasting, analytical and reporting activities focusing on improving project performance and capital utilization.
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development, maintenance and management of enterprise monthly and quarterly reporting for all MBTA projects.
  • Develop detailed analysis and reports to regularly monitor project performance, and using data to develop insights and ideas for improvements.
  • Participate and support PMIS implementation and decommissioning of Capital Management System.
  • Assist in recruiting, training and evaluating staff; assists in developing and implementing continued training for professional associates.
  • Developing materials for public input, including high quality charts, tables, and presentations.
  • Performing assigned tasks involving data cleaning, data analysis, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and writing and proofreading presentations and project reports.
  • Perform cost management, including trending and change management.
  • Prepare earned value analysis.
  • Conduct cost-specific risk analysis.
  • Provide QA/QC review of all budget/cost-related data.
  • Prepare departmental reports, budget spreadsheets, variance reports, charts, tables and graphs for presentations.
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in business, finance, accounting, economics or related field.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in financial reporting, project management plus any of the following experience: public policy, public administration, consulting or related field.
  • Highly organized with ability to manage time, resources, and people, with an exceptional ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Advanced understanding of Project Budgets, Change Management, Earned Value, Cost and Schedule management associated with major project execution.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and presentation skills with ability to influence people at all levels of the organization, both vertically and horizontally.
  • Ability to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently and to use creative, collaborative, and consultative approaches to resolve issues.
  • Have excellent customer service skills, and the ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
  • Advanced expertise in Excel, and PowerPoint including Pivot Tables and large data sets.
  • The ability to pass background screenings: a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and the MBTA's drug and alcohol screening.
  • 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.
  • The ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Please visit: http://www.mbta.com for more information.  Job #:  17-16562

Construction Inspector 
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 10/31/2017

 

Description

The Construction Inspector will review contractors' work to ensure compliance with MBTA project contracts, plans and specifications. The Construction Inspector will report to the Resident Engineer.
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review construction work to ensure conformance to plans and specifications.
  • Compute construction quantities and prepare reports for interim and final payments.
  • Review construction work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure compliance with contract documents, reporting any discrepancy to the Resident Engineer.
  • Perform inspections of construction materials at source and on project sites for conformity to specifications.
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in investigating and reporting construction and safety related problems encountered in the field.
  • Participate in regular safety inspection “walk downs”.
  • Maintain a daily project diary, files, test reports, etc. as directed by the Resident Engineer or Project Manager.
  • Perform load counts of material delivered to construction sites.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • An Associate’s degree in Construction Management, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Two (2) years of field experience in the heavy construction industry.
  • Effective quantitative, organizational and analytical skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with outside contractors, regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
  • The ability to successfully complete all Authority required training.
  • 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 conflict resolution skills.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.

Please visit: http://www.mbta.com and/or: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta for more information.  Applications may be filed online at: http://www.mbta.com Job #17-16563

Change Order Analyst
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 10/31/2017

 

Description

The Change Order Analyst will assist MBTA Contract Administration with providing technical advice and support to field personnel in the area of construction change order proposal analysis, negotiation and time and material pay estimates.
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the manager of Construction Change Orders with a main focus of providing Project Managers and Resident Engineers with review and cost analysis of contractor proposals, time and material pay estimates and change order costs including Extra Work Order letters, Staff Summaries, wage rates, labor hours, materials, equipment, overhead and profit factors for compliance.
  • Ensure that change orders are processed in accordance with MBTA Change Order Guidelines and applicable contact documents.
  • Provide assistance with the project staff in the review, cost analysis, negotiations, and resolution of change order issues.
  • Attend Negotiation meetings with the project staff and contractors and assist with proposal analysis presentation.
  • Attend job meetings as required, and visit job sites and field offices to obtain first-hand knowledge of the change order scope.
  • Write a comprehensive record of negotiations and explanation of why additional work is necessary.
  • Review specifications and drawings and confirm that the requested work is not in the bid design.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of experience in contract management, contract administration and/or the preparation/review of change orders and claims for heavy construction or transit industry construction projects.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, analytical and confidentiality skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel applications.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and conflict resolution skills
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and communicate effectively with customers, employees and vendors.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to work sites as needed.
  • The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and
  • professional experience.

Please visit: http://www.mbta.com and/or: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta for more information.  Applications may be filed online at: http://www.mbta.com Job #17-16558

Campus Organizer
Company: MBTA Dates Posted: 10/17//2017 - 10/31/2017

 

Director of Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable (Job # 17-16534)

Salary:  $88,625.00 - $118,860.00 Annually

Union Affiliation:  Executive

Dept:  Chief Financial Officer Office

Location:  Greater Boston Area

Description

The Director of Accounts Payable (AP) & Accounts Receivable (AR) will lead the day-to-day functions of the AP and AR departments including managing, mentoring and motivating departmental personnel, leading and improving processes to maximize efficiency and results, and leads efforts to resolve complex issues. This role involves close interaction with various departments throughout the Authority including providing updates to senior management and work with other internal groups to understand and anticipate issues around AP and AR processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Compile monthly AR & AP aging summaries and reconciliations to support cash flow forecasts.
  • Reconciliation of AR and AP sub ledgers to general ledger.
  • Responsible for vendor relationships and researching inquiries.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled data processes including month-end and year-end reports financial audits, 1099 reporting and other.
  • Manage the collection of overdue invoices. Prioritize high risk, overdue customers and proactively implement follow-up and action plan.
  • Processes all mandated requests for information based on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Open Checkbook/CThru reporting, and other third party and customer mandates.
  • Implement new/additional processes, polices, internal controls and "best practices" for the Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable Departments.
  • Work with ITD Department to identify system issues and constraints, source an ERP software solution and implement ERP.
  • Coordinate all future ERP software upgrades to ensure minimal disruption to ERP related processes.
  • Establish work standards, develop objectives and design / maintain effective work flow and create operating procedures.
  • Supervise and mentor Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff.
  • Manage day to day performance of AP and AR staff to ensure smooth operations and excellent customer service.
  • Act as a resource to help resolve complex problems and issues.
  • Lead and/or assist special AR and AP related projects.
  • Adhere to the rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the MBTA including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and employees.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Seven (7) years of experience working in an Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable role.
  • Three (3) years of experience in managing and leading a professional department.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, accounting and quantitative skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a drug and alcohol screening.
  • Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applied 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.
  • The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce.

Please visit: http://www.mbta.com and/or: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mbta for more information.  Applications may be filed online at: http://www.mbta.com

Campus Organizer
Company: PIRG Campus Action Date Posted: 10/13//2017

 

Description

PIRG Campus Action is a project of the PIRG student chapters. Our organizers work with students on college campuses across the country, giving them the resources they need to unlock their full power to build a brighter future.

With PIRG Campus Action, you’ll work with students who, like you, believe it’s our right and responsibility to shape the future we all want. You’ll work with students to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more.

As an organizer on campus, you’ll:

  • Engage and mobilize hundreds of students on issues ranging from tackling climate change and getting big money out of politics, to organizing voter registration drives and increasing recycling on campus
  • Recruit and train students to plan and run effective campaigns on and off campus, using skills like organizing news conferences, building strong coalitions, generating grassroots support and direct advocacy
  • Build a strong, sustainable, student-funded, student-run organization on campus
  • Build relationships with other student groups, faculty and administrators
  • Run a citizen outreach of office during the summer, where you’ll recruit and lead a team of canvassers to fundraise for important issues

Pay & Benefits

The target annual compensation for this position is $26,500 in the  first year. Each of the groups that partner with PIRG Campus Action offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visit www.PIRGCampusAction.org.

Locations

We’re hiring organizers to work on college campuses in California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Oregon and 21 other states.

PIRG Campus Action is part of The Public Interest Network — a group of organizations that share a vision of a better country, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visit www.publicinterestnetwork.org to learn more.

Please visit: https://pirgcampusaction.org/job.html for more information

 
Senior Project Manager
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 9/28/2017

 

Job Summary
 
The Senior Project Manager will manage the development of complex MBTA Capital Delivery bridge 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.  The Project Manager reports to either a Director, Program Manager or Deputy AGM for Commuter Rail Programs.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple consultant and construction contracts to ensure project and program requirements are fulfilled, and that contract cost and schedule requirements are met.
  • Manage assigned 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 Capital Delivery 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.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
 
  • Bachelors of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Five (5) year of experience in design and/or construction of rail or highway bridge structures.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the management of railroad or transit projects (design and/or construction).
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Structural or Civil Engineering.
  • 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.
  • Familiar with AREMA, AASHTO and MBTA standards
Train Controls & Signal Engineer
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 9/28/2017

 

Job Summary
The Train Control & Signal Engineer position for the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will provide the GLX Management Team technical support and will be responsible for reviewing project specific technical contract documents for technical feasibility, adherence with quality and conformance criteria, contract documents, as well as integration coordination with existing MBTA systems. This position will perform some or all of the following illustrative activities and examples, as well as other tasks as the needs arise.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Review and comment on design builder technical submittals for conformance to contract documents, MBTA standards, constructability and system integration.
  •  Utilize project design review software, document tracking and information systems.
  • Witness and participate in system and component testing to verify accordance with contract documents and MBTA's quality and conformance criteria, as directed.
  • Calculate material takeoffs and quantitatively review design build documents, as requested.
  • Participate in site inspections of construction work to verify conformance with contract documents and MBTA quality and conformance criteria, as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with GLX team and MBTA's Engineering and Maintenance (E&M) department to ensure MBTA's quality and conformance criteria and technical standards are being met and the project system properly integrates with MBTA's existing infrastructure.
  • Review and comment on the work of others, internally and externally, as requested.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) years of experience in electrical engineering design and construction oversight.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the principles and design of vital and non-vital logic (both relay and processor based), audio frequency track circuits and cab signaling, AC power track circuits, train stop and absolute block signal systems, block design and safe braking analysis, Automatic Vehicle Identification systems and other ancillary systems which make up a complete signal system, Human Machine Interface (HMI) software, networking systems, even recorder systems.
  • Familiarity with control systems hardware and automated control and monitoring systems.
  • Familiarity with all current local, state and federal code requirements.
Structural Engineer
Company: MBTA Date Posted: 9/28/2017

 

Job Summary
 
The Structural Engineer position for the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will provide the GLX Management Team technical support and will be responsible for reviewing project specific technical contract documents for technical feasibility, adherence with quality and conformance criteria, contract documents, as well as integration coordination with existing MBTA systems. This position will perform some or all of the following illustrative activities and examples, as well as other tasks as the needs arise.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Review and comment on design builder technical submittals for conformance to contract documents, MBTA standards, constructability and system integration requirements.
  • Utilize project design review software, document tracking and information systems.
  • Witness and participate in system and component testing to verify accordance with contract documents and MBTA's quality and conformance criteria, as directed.
  • Calculate material takeoffs and quantitatively review design build documents, as requested.
  • Participate in site inspections of construction work to verify conformance with contract documents and MBTA quality and conformance criteria, as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with GLX team and MBTA's Engineering and Maintenance (E&M) department to ensure MBTA's quality and conformance criteria and technical standards are being met and the project system properly integrates with MBTA's existing infrastructure.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Civil Engineering
  • Three (3) years of experience in field layout engineering design and construction oversight.
  • Familiarity with MassDOT standard specifications for bridge and highway construction.
  • Working knowledge of CAD software, Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam or other PDF software, e-Builder or other Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) and mainframe or database applications.
  • Effective organizational, analytical, time management and multitasking skills.
  • The ability to pass: background screenings? Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
  • Flexibility to work any shift(s) and/or locations, as required.
Senior Manager, Clean Vehicles
Company: Ceres Date Posted: 9/28/2017

 

Organization

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site (www.ceres.org).

Description & Responsibilities

The Senior Manager, Clean Vehicles will play a key role in building utility and company support for clean vehicles as well as working with influential investors and companies to advance clean transportation policies at the state and federal levels. The Senior Manager will focus on encouraging companies to increase the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in their fleet, promote employee EV purchases and installation of workplace charging stations; support policies that advance clean transportation; and produce analytical materials that make the business case for clean transportation. This position will support coordination efforts to engage investors with companies, especially electric power companies, in accelerating their commitment to clean vehicles.  The Senior Manager will work closely with investors in the Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability. The network comprises more than 130 institutional investors, collectively managing more than $17 trillion in assets, advancing leading investment practices, corporate engagement strategies and policy solutions. This is a full-time position based in our Boston office and will report to the Director, Transportation.

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design and implement cross-organizational strategy to boost private sector deployment of clean vehicles – with a particular focus on EVs – working in close coordination with the director of transportation and in collaboration with the Ceres Investor, Company and Policy Networks, and the California team.
  • Collaborate with Ceres Investor Network to support investors on engagement with utilities and other companies, and to unleash investor support for clean transportation
  • Support Ceres transportation team and the Ceres Company Network with regard to engaging companies to build support for, and enable, clean transportation goals and investments
  • Collaborate with Policy and California teams on state and federal clean transportation incentives and policies
  • Represent Ceres in connection with external partnerships and at strategic convenings and events regarding clean transportation

Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven years of work experience in a related field - experience in transportation and clean vehicles preferred;
  • Bachelor degree required and advanced degree preferred;
  • Knowledge of, and experience related to climate change, clean transportation, EVs and corporate sustainability issues;
  • Understanding of the role of business and the financial sector/investment community;
  • Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, superior leadership ability, strong initiative and motivation;
  • Successful record of organizing and executing multiple projects and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment;

How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please go to https://goo.gl/QKTpXSand submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.

Change Order Analyst
Company: MBTA  Date Posted: 9/28/2017

 

JOB SUMMARY:
 
The Change Order Analyst will assist MBTA Contract Administration with providing technical advice and support to field personnel in the area of construction change order proposal analysis, negotiation and time and material pay estimates.
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with the manager of Construction Change Orders with a main focus of
  • providing Project Managers and Resident Engineers with review and cost
  • analysis of contractor proposals, time and material pay estimates and change
  • order costs including Extra Work Order letters, Staff Summaries, wage rates,
  • labor hours, materials, equipment, overhead and profit factors for compliance.
  • Ensure that change orders are processed in accordance with MBTA Change
  • Order Guidelines and applicable contact documents.
  • Provide assistance with the project staff in the review, cost analysis,
  • negotiations, and resolution of change order issues.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Three (3) years of experience in contract management, contract administration
  • and/or the preparation/review of change orders and claims for heavy
  • construction or transit industry construction projects.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture
  • or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, analytical and confidentiality skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel applications.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and conflict resolution skills
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and communicate effectively with
  • customers, employees and vendors.
Program Consultant
Company: Institue for Transportation & Development  Date Posted: 9/28/2017

 

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) promotes sustainable and equitable transport worldwide. ITDP is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with offices in China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), non-motorized transport, travel demand management, parking, transport policy, and urban development. ITDP is comprised of some of the world’s leading experts in sustainable urban transportation and has extensive experience confronting problems of congestion, pollution, and social exclusion in numerous cities worldwide through policy reform and project implementation. All of ITDP’s work seeks to balance low-carbon growth and planning with strategies that are socially equitable and economically efficient. More information about ITDP can be found at http://www.itdp.org

POSITION 

The Boston Program Consultant will be based in Boston on a 40 hour per week, 12 month consultancy or on a 20 hour per week, 24 month consultancy depending on the selected consultant's schedule. S/he will work on a range of projects and initiatives pertinent to expanding ITDP’s presence in the Boston region, advising on the piloting of BRT elements in 2-3 municipalities in the greater region, pushing government stakeholders to focus on selecting a Phase 1 corridor for Gold-Standard BRT in Boston, working toward better bus service and advancing capacity building of transit advocates and leaders. These efforts will require working with MassDOT, Boston Transportation Department and other related city and state agencies to assure BRT is a top priority within long-term plans involving bus network redesign – especially as outlined in efforts such as Focus40 and GoBoston2030. The Boston Program Consultant will report to the Director, Global and U.S. Initiatives. S/he will be expected to work flexibly and creatively with the Global and U.S. Initiatives (GUSI) Team, drawing on ITDP’s Global and U.S. Initiatives Team as needed. S/he will also work directly with city partners and consultants. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify opportunities and challenges to BRT implementation in Boston, and develop strategies to address those issues, working with larger GUSI team
  • Develop and deepen relationships to build campaign for BRT in Boston
  • Attend public transit coalition meetings to keep apace of local bus, land use and planning issues w/ report backs to the GUSI Team
  • Represent ITDP at BostonBRT Core Planning group meetings, when needed
  • Liaise with MassDOT/MBTA and other relevant government stakeholders to assure BRT is included in bus network redesigns and plans
  • Conduct landscape analysis to identify new advocates for BRT, especially who will push for Phase One implementation
  • Assure advocates, communities and elected officials in Massachusetts are better informed about the benefits of Gold Standard BRT and actively support BRT implementation

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in transportation, urban planning, civil engineering, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of transit policy and planning issues in Boston and Massachusetts generally.
  • Understanding of bus rapid transit and bus planning issues, or at least a strong willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently with a remote team and take initiative
  • Strong communicator with excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivator who can manage high priority work

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@itdp.org with “Boston Program Consultant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

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