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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Available HART Positions
Accountant IV (Job ID : 46)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $51,792 - $70,932 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direction of the Fiscal Officer, this position is principally responsible for the preparation, analysis and review of monthly, quarterly and annual schedules and reports that are required by various internal and external stakeholders, with primary responsibility for monitoring cash flow and adjusting projections of cash requirements.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in accounting and three years of experience in professional accounting.
  
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 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.
  
Contract_Management_Assistant (Job ID : 49)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $36,924 - $46,692 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is located in the Contracts Administration Office and is supervised by the Lead Transit Contracts Assistant. The responsibilities of this position include providing administrative and technical support to Transit Contract Managers, supporting the administration of the Contract Change Committee, monitoring performance, overseeing the contract change process, managing task orders, and monitoring payment to contractors to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, and with HART contract administration plans and procedures.
Requirements: Three years of applicable work experience that demonstrates substantive knowledge and understanding of contract management. Direct design and/or construction field experience a plus. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to efficiently multi-task and work well with others. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with Visio software is a plus.
  
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.
  
Grants Analyst (Planner VI) (Job ID : 45)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $63,060 - $83,004 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, this position is principally responsible for the HART grants management program. The grants management program includes monitoring and reporting on the financial grants management of the project at the federal, state, and local levels; compliance with applicable federal rules and regulations; and tracking and forecasting grant financial information. The position supports the agency with liaison with the Federal Transit Administration particularly with monthly reporting; grants administration; grants policy matters; and compliance. Additionally the position may also perform other fiscal-related duties as needed.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university and five years of professional administrative, fiscal or analytical experience, preferably in monitoring, evaluating and/or administering federal, state or private grants.
  
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.
  
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.
  
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
  
Senior Clerk Typist (Job ID : 48)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $30,372 - $31,548 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the general supervision of the Private Secretary to the HART CEO/Executive Director, this position provides clerical and receptionist support for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). The incumbent performs administrative and clerical support to the Executive Director’s office and is responsible for HART reception services in the absence of the Receptionist (Senior Clerk). The incumbent also provides coverage in the absence of the secretaries who support the various HART managers.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, including or supplemented by course work in typing, and three years of clerical experience which shall have included some typing.