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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Available HART Positions
Construction Claims Manager (Job ID : 30)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $87,996 - $98,988 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: The Claims Manager is responsible for claims avoidance, identification of potential claims, intake, evaluation, strategy, documentation, monitoring, mitigation, resolution, and litigation support. This position requires high level skills in contract interpretation. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: interfacing with and advising HART’s project management team regarding claims prevention, defense, preservation, and/or resolution; drafting correspondence and documents to support HART’s claims position with respect to claims asserted either by the contractor or HART; assisting with managing HART’s claims consultant contracts and using them as source documents to deal with escalated issues, including cost and schedule analysis, in depth review of cost items, and preparation for mediation or court proceedings; drafting task orders for HART’s claims consultants contracts; interfacing with appropriate experts to assist with complex and/or technical issues, including schedule and program delays, economic damages, time impact; interfacing with Corporation Counsel and/or outside legal counsel on issues/claims analysis; overseeing/managing claims submitted to alternative dispute resolution proceedings (i.e., mediation, dispute review board); assisting the Contracting Officer with requests for a final written determination; and providing litigation support.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, construction management, or a related field, and five years professional experience with construction claims and/or construction litigation. Preference: Juris Doctor Degree and experience on a major federal, State or City construction project, preferably a public transit project.
  
Construction Claims_Specialist (Job ID : 31)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $61,824 - $78,228 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: The Claims Specialist is responsible for assisting with claims avoidance, identification of potential claims, intake, evaluation, strategy, documentation, monitoring, mitigation, resolution, and litigation support. This position requires strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to perform assigned tasks with little or no supervision, and a familiarity with construction and/or professional services contract documents.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to: extensive contract/document review; issue spotting; interfacing with the project management team to acquire the relevant project documentation and facts; drafting chronologies or summaries of events/issues; compiling, organizing, and maintaining all claims working files and ensuring that all interested parties have appropriate access to such files; interfacing with HART’s claims consultants; drafting, editing, and finalizing correspondence, task orders, and other claims-related documents; developing reports in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or other software as required; and litigation support.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, construction management, or a related field, and two years professional experience with construction claims and/or construction litigation. Preference: Experience on a major public transit construction project.
  
Contract Manager (Job ID : 32)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $64,284 - $84,612 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This Contract Manager position is responsible for overseeing and documenting utility and third-party agreements. This position requires high level skills in contract interpretation, issue spotting, problem solving and contract drafting. Utility Agreements duties include contract review; contract drafting in accordance with applicable federal, State, and City laws/rules; interfacing with the Utilities Manager and staff and utility staff; interfacing with Corporation Counsel attorneys; maintaining tracking of all utility agreements; and contract administration of utility agreements. There are approximately 60 utility contracts currently in place for design services and/or utilities relocation work. Third-Party Agreements duties include contract review; contract drafting in accordance with applicable federal, State, and City laws/rules; interfacing with the HART division requiring the third-party agreement and the third-party; interfacing with Corporation Counsel attorneys; maintaining tracking of all third-party agreements; and contract administration of third-party agreements. There are approximately 100 third-party agreements currently in place.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or a related field, and five years professional experience with contracting. Juris Doctor Degree and or experience with contracting for a federal, State or City agency is highly desirable.
  
Deputy Director of Contract Administration (Job ID : 52)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $92,100 - $110,000 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the First Deputy Executive Director of HART, who oversees Procurement, Contract Administration and Management, and Construction Claims, this position oversees contract administration functions and directs staff who administer and manage complex construction, architectural & engineering (A&E), and professional services contracts. Responsibilities include contract administration and enforcement; cost and price analysis for both construction contract pricing and cost elements of A&E contracts; and negotiation of cost and schedule impacts related to change orders. The incumbent insures compliance with various federal requirements and oversees the documentation associated with contract changes.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, construction management, or a related field; seven years of experience administering and managing complex construction, architectural &engineering (A&E), and professional services contracts, two years of which included managing and training staff in contract administration and developing procedures and processes for change requests. In lieu of contract administration education and experience, a J.D. with at least 10 years of commercial construction litigation experience would be acceptable.
  
Financial Analyst I (Job ID : 47)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $51,792 - $70,932 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: The position is responsible for preparation of monthly project cost reports and analysis of trends related to the ongoing construction of the Rail project. As a member of the Project Controls Team, this individual reports to the Senior Cost Analyst and works with project team members regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional issues related to cost and budget.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in business administration, accounting, economics, engineering or related field and three years professional experience performing cost analysis for a major project, one year of which was in a construction or engineering environment.
  
Information Specialist II (Business Relations) (Job ID : 42)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $58,308 - $70,932 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direction of the HART Director of Communications, this position plans and executes a wide range of public information activities, with primary responsibility for outreach and support work to businesses that are impacted by construction of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Duties include conducting informational briefings and presentations for businesses along the transit corridor; identifying business concerns and responding to their needs; identifying funding and other resources to provide support appropriate assistance during the construction period; and serving as the HART point of contact for all businesses along the rail corridor.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in journalism, communications, or a related field and, three years of professional experience in researching, analyzing, organizing and preparing written information for dissemination to the print and broadcast news media. Ability to write and speak effectively; secure, evaluate, and present facts accurately and concisely; work well with people; communicate effectively with the various segments of the public; plan and administer informational programs.
  
Information Specialist II (Construction and Community Relations) (Job ID : 43)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $58,308 - $70,932 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direction of the HART Director of Communications, this position plans and executes a wide range of public information activities, with primary responsibility for public outreach related to construction impacts on the community. This position also has responsibilities related to the development and implementation of the project’s Safety and Security Public Information/Awareness Plan.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in journalism, communications, or a related field and, three years of professional experience in researching, analyzing, organizing and preparing written information for dissemination to the print and broadcast news media. Ability to write and speak effectively; secure, evaluate, and present facts accurately and concisely; work well with people; communicate effectively with the various segments of the public; plan and administer informational programs.
  
Information Technology Support Technician II (CMS) (Job ID : 56)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $37,752 - $44,172 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position provides support to users of the Oracle Primavera Contract Management database, the repository of all data for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. It is responsible for maintaining a help desk responsible for conducting initial troubleshooting and triage for the user community, answering user questions, and taking appropriate action regarding user requests. There are approximately 200 users who consist of project construction contractors, HART staff, consultants, and others connected with the project. This position responds to user requests for technical and functional support, including project analysis (such as troubleshooting data inconsistencies). This position also coordinates resolution of Primavera technical issues with IT support group and the hosting vendor and provides support and maintenance of the SharePoint site.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and two years of specialized work experience which demonstrated effective use of personal computers, peripheral equipment, and a variety of applications such as word processing, electronic mail, spreadsheet, and data base management, one year of which must have involved providing technical assistance and advice to users in resolving hardware and software problems by diagnosing and interacting with the users to provide technical instruction and information.
  
Planner I - III (Job ID : 51)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $40,932 - $53,880 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position performs planning and data management duties related to property acquisition and related real estate functions for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. The incumbent is responsible for conducting studies, compiling and analyzing data, and preparing reports and graphic materials related to real estate acquisition, relocation, and property management.
Requirements: Planner I level requires a combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in city planning, sociology, business or public administration or a related field. In addition to the Planner I requirements, the Planner II level requires six months of research or analytical experience in social, economic or community development programs. The Planner III level requires one year of research or analytical experience in social, economic or community development programs in addition to the Planner I requirements.
  
Procurement & Specifications Specialist I -- IV (2 Positions) (Job ID : 44)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $40,932 - $65,568 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: At the full performance (Procurement & Specifications Specialist IV) level, the position independently performs the full range of work in procuring and establishing standards and specifications in accordance with the State of Hawaii Public Procurement Code (HRS), Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Guidelines for commodities and services, professional services, and construction that are highly technical, specialized and complex.
The duties may be adjusted to accommodate an employee with less experience; for example, work would involve less complex procurement assignments and/or would be performed under a greater degree of supervision.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in business or public administration, marketing, economics or a related field and two years of professional experience in centralized purchasing and standards and specifications development activities.
Applicants may be considered at a lower level depending on their experience; responsibilities will be adjusted accordingly
  
Project Manager (Readiness and Activation - Transit Assets) (Job ID : 55)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $61,824 - $81,372 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is responsible for developing the HART Transit Asset Management program; overseeing the development and implementation of the maintenance management information system (MMIS); and overseeing the development of the project maintenance plan and the spares and consumables plan. This position works with the core systems contractor, construction and finance teams, and various City agencies and insures that plans comply with FTA standards.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in asset management, capital improvement, facilities maintenance management, engineering, business administration, public administration or closely related field and four years of professional experience in asset management or comparable experience in planning, directing and administering activities related to the repair and maintenance of transit and related facilities. Rail startup experience in asset management or facilities maintenance planning is desirable. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with other employees, operating officials, and the general public. Must have good people management skills to include effective communication, leadership, and ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and superiors as well as with the general public.
  
Records Management Analyst (Job ID : 50)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $44,292 - $49,800 (Commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is under the supervision of the HART Document Control Manager and serves as a Records Management Analyst responsible for a variety of document processing tasks of moderate difficulty and progressively receives assignments reflective of the full range of document processing, utilizing project controls software such as Contract Management, Primavera, Share Point, Microsoft Word and other applications from the office suite in a Windows operating environment. Maintain project software for tracking correspondence, drawings, electronic files, controlled documents and action items. Includes data entry, report preparation and quality check of data.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in business or public administration, political science, history or a related field and one year of records management analysis experience. Strong written and oral communication skills. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as ability to learn project specific software.
  
Senior Cost Analyst (Job ID : 53)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $61,824 - $84,612 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Project Controls, this position serves as the lead cost control analyst for the Honolulu Rail Project and is responsible for managing life-cycle capital budget; monitoring cash flow; and performing in-depth forecast projections for the overall rail program. The position supervises subordinate cost analysis staff and is responsible for cost cost contingency management. The position works closely with the General Engineering Consultant staff, HART staff, and City Budget and Fiscal Services staff to coordinate and retrieve timely financial information to assist management tracking Project budget and schedule.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business and/or Finance or related discipline. Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial modelling, banking, accounting, economics or a closely related field. Superior competency using SharePoint, VBA, Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.