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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.
  
Contract Management Assistant (Job ID : 29)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $35,676 - $45,096 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is responsible for assisting with the documentation and tracking of utility and third-party agreements. This position requires someone who is extremely detail-oriented and organized, able to efficiently multi-task and prioritize assignments, and possesses interpersonal skills. Specific duties include: drafting correspondence, memos, transmittal's and approvals; preparing, proof-reading, and finalizing contract documents, exhibits, and attachments; monitors and ensures compliance with certificates of insurance and any required submittal's for contract execution; assisting with contract management of third-party contracts; filing the third-party contracts; assisting with the audit of third-party contract procedures and preparation of responses to auditor inquiries; uploading agreements and documents in HART’s database; updating the third-party agreements tracking sheet.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and two years professional experience with providing administrative services. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications. Preference: Experience with database management system/software.
  
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 Right-of-Way Legal Affairs (Job ID : 40)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $90,072 - $118,104 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position functions as a Deputy to the Director of Planning, Permitting, and Right-of-Way who oversees and directs the acquisition of all real property interests for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). The position serves as the Deputy Director of Right-of-Way (ROW) Legal Affairs and oversees staff assigned to these areas of responsibility. The position is necessary to manage ROW legal affairs and interface with and assist Corporation Counsel and outside attorneys in their representation of HART ROW in areas related to eminent domain, and negotiated acquisitions and relocation.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, economics or a related field and ten (10) years relevant professional experience in real property acquisition and or relocation, real estate law, eminent domain litigation, or general litigation including or supplemented by two years of responsible supervisory experience. Preference: Juris Doctorate degree and prior experience in real estate law, eminent domain, and general litigation. Working knowledge of real estate law, real estate conveyance procedures, URA, appraisal methodologies and standards including the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book), and/or State and County governing statutes, ordinances, and rules.
  
Electrical Engineer III (Job ID : 12)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $49,056 - $67,188
Duties: This position performs moderately difficult electrical engineering work related to the design, manufacturing, installation, and testing of various components of the core system for the Rail Project. The incumbent performs professional engineering work to insure that components of the vehicles, traction power, fare collection, and communications systems interface successfully with the Rail Project transit infrastructure and ultimately perform well for the public.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in electrical engineering and two years of non-registered professional electrical engineering experience.
  
HART 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.
  
Project Manager III (Civil Engineer VI or Architect VI) (2 positions) (Job ID : 36)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $70,932 - $100,968 (Commensurate with experience)
Duties: The Project Manager is responsible for supervising, managing and coordinating the efforts of the project construction management team on a day-to-day basis. The Project Manager provides the leadership necessary to direct the work of others including construction management, engineering and inspection consultants, contractors and designers. The Project Manager will communicate directly with consultants, contractors and designers concerning all phases and aspects of the project cost, staffing, and scheduling. The Project Manager is directly responsible for the overall project management relationship with the contractor, as well as the completion, financial outcome and administration of the contract on behalf of HART.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree – Construction Management, Engineering, Architect, Architectural Engineering or equivalent in experience including or supplemented by one year supervising an engineering operation or function. Seven years of progressive project management experience and registration as a Professional Civil Engineer or Architect. Requires visiting construction sites, frequent sitting working on a computer, frequent walking, and standing. Must be capable of navigating the construction job-site and complying with all safety regulations both in the office and on the job-site. The HART Project Manager requires technical skills, business management acumen and must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.
  
Right-of-way Agent IV (Job ID : 9)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $49,056 - $72,648
Duties: Under the general direction of the Real Estate Acquisition Manager, this position performs duties relative to real estate acquisition to support the Honolulu Rail Project. The Right-of-way Agent IV is responsible for independently negotiating the acquisition of real property interests, rights-of-way, easements, rights-of-entry, licenses, etc., and preparing various documents related to such transaction, in compliance with local, state, and federal requirements;. In addition the position negotiates, coordinates, and facilitates the acquisition of utility easements needed for the project.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, economics or a related field; two years professional experience in real property acquisition and/or appraisal activities, one of which shall have been in work relating to the acquisition of real property and/or various rights-of-way in the State of Hawaii. Preferences: Experience as a real estate salesperson or broker with real property transactions in the State of Hawaii and familiarity with the federal Uniform Relocation and Real Estate Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended, is preferred.
  
Scheduler (Project Manager I or II commensurate with experience) (Job ID : 11)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $53,360 - $78,996 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the general direction of the Lead Program Scheduler this position is responsible for managing, developing, monitoring, and analyzing project schedules for the overall transit program. This position requires technical knowledge of several types of work including: facilities and roadway construction, rail transportation, public infrastructure, demolition, and environmental remediation. This position is responsible for performing difficult analytical work and assisting with the development and implementation of critical path schedules. Responsibilities also include statistical analyses of varied operational aspects and conditions, simulations studies and the production of varied reports. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in developing techniques for analyzing proposed work programs and sequence. Incumbents must also make sound scheduling recommendations ensuring the accuracy of conceptual work plans and scheduling proposals.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Business Administration (or related field) and construction project experience, preferably in public transit or operational scheduling, or in administrative, management, operational systems, or similar experience. Proficiency in Primavera P6, Scheduler Analyzer, and Deltek Acumen Fuse and AACE or PMI certification are desirable.
  
Secretary I - Core Systems (Job ID : 39)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $32,376 - $37,800 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is under the general supervision of the Systems Control Project Manager, and provides secretarial and administrative support to the Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project’s systems engineering activities. Systems engineering relates to the design, manufacture, assembly, installation, testing, and operation and maintenance of vehicles, communications, facilities, guideway, track switch controls, other control and data systems, train stations, lighting, signals, alarms and communication systems, and other electrical and electronic systems.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and two years of secretarial, stenographic or substantive clerical experience.