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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Available HART Positions
Accountant III (Job ID : 2)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $45,348 - $53,100
Duties: This position performs professional accounting work in support of the HART accounting system. The employee performs accounting assignments independently, including maintaining, compiling and evaluating financial data and preparing reports in accordance with standard accounting practices, HART and City policies and procedures, and federal requirements.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in accounting and two years of professional work experience in accounting.
  
Agreements Arbiter and Manager/Insurance Risk Manager (Job ID : 3)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,736 - $88,020
Duties: This position has two major responsibilities in support of the Rail Project. First, the position serves as the manager of third party agreements between HART and outside agencies. These contracts are distinguishable from HART agreements with designers, construction contractors and professional firms. A non-exhaustive list of examples of “3d party agreements” are: Memoranda of Understanding with various departments within the State of Hawaii and the City and County of Honolulu, certain agreements with private and public Utilities, private landowners and their developers, non-profit entities, and agreements relating to easements. Secondly, the position is responsible for overseeing and managing the Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) and other sponsored insurance coverages for HART, including contractor compliance with contract mandated coverage. The incumbent assists in negotiating and is responsible for tracking, updating, renewing and managing these agreements.
Requirements: J.D. or equivalent degree or experience; at minimum, a Bachelor's or higher degree with relevant experience in contract management, project management and insurance risk management. Minimum 5 years of experience in contract law, preferably in government contracting, or management of large scale, complex engineering and construction projects with participation by multiple agencies and jurisdictions. Working knowledge and proficiency with computers and related software applications, such as spreadsheets, word processing and graphics. Strong organization, communication, analytical and conceptual skills. Effective interpersonal skills. Must be able to work with different disciplines and management levels, within and outside the agency; Effective negotiation skills, able to direct, monitor and accomplish goals.
  
Construction Claims Specialist (Job ID : 21)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $57,168 - $84,612 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is responsible for construction claims avoidance, intake, evaluation, strategy, monitoring, documentation, mitigation, resolution and litigation support. This position requires high level skills in contract interpretation, issue spotting, conducting analysis, problem solving, and writing. Duties also include coordinating and interfacing with HART construction management staff; developing and maintaining claims files in anticipation of litigation; coordinating and interfacing with Corporation Counsel and HART’s construction claims consultants and drafting all related correspondence.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and 5 years construction claims experience. Preference: Juris Doctor degree and experience with construction litigation.
  
Deputy Director of Procurement (Job ID : 20)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $95,172 - $110,000 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position functions as a deputy to the Director of Procurement, Contracts and Construction Claims who oversees the procurement and contract administration of all capital and operational contracts for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). The position serves as the deputy for procurement and consultant contracts. The position provides direction to the procurement staff, advises HART managers on procurement matters, and updates HART procurement policies and procedures.
Requirements: Substantive experience and knowledge of: Hawaii Public Procurement Code for Design Build, Design Bid Build Construction, Goods and Services, Professional Services, Small Purchase; Federal requirements (Brooks Act, Buy America); Construction contracts and development of specifications, special provisions, schedule for design and./or construction procurement's; procurement process specifications development, procurement methodology (selection of…), procurement scheduling (interface, FFGA requirements, sequencing, etc.), drafting and developing the solicitation documents that require in-depth knowledge of Procurement Code and Federal requirements; Conducting Evaluation of Proposals.
  
Director of Design and Construction (Job ID : 16)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $102,192 - $156,000 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: The Director of Design and Construction will provide leadership, direction and coordination that will advance the HART’s goals and objectives. This person will be responsible for directing the final design and construction of the HART Rail project. This position operates at a key decision making level for engineering issues and requires interface on a routine basis with local officials, agencies and businesses. This person will direct the production of Preliminary Engineering Plans and arrangements with utilities for relocation. Ensures that the Preliminary Engineering Plans are conducted within the approved scope of work, budget and schedule for the project; and deliverables are accurate and complete. Reviews/Monitors projects for adherence to FTA requirements and compliance. Implements broad policy guidance for Project planning, design and construction management activities. Coordinates with Manager level personnel and key staff in financial management, project controls and procurement management to assure adequate support of department functions and to ensure that department operations are conducted within the bounds of budget and fiscal regulations, procurement requirements, and other laws, regulations, requirements and policies concerning general management operations. Reviews technical reports and administrative documents regularly, meets constantly with project management team to monitor long term efforts and to discuss the progress of individual projects (technical issues, cost control and a wide variety of other concerns); identifies and defines problems, analyzes options and decides on best course of action; then ensures coordination of action by/with subordinates, local governments and intergovernmental agencies, Federal regulatory agencies (e.g., FTA) and public interest groups
Requirements: BA/BS Degree in Engineering or related field. Professional Engineering registration is required. 15 years of experience in the management of large scale complex engineering and construction projects with participation by multiple agencies and jurisdictions. Knowledge of executive management functions, policies and procedures and of supervisory principles, to manage the operations and programs of the Department and supervise subordinates.
  
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.
  
Financial Analyst (Job ID : 5)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $72,648 - $91,956 (salary commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is responsible for updating and monitoring the HART Project Financial Plan; establishing and monitoring HART’s budgetary plans and policies; coordinating the preparation of HART’s operating and capital budgets, and six-year capital plan; preparing the project/agency cash flow and debt financing plans/schedules; estimating agency/project funding forecasts; and assisting the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director with written and oral testimony support to the HART Board of Directors, the Honolulu City Council, the State Legislature and the Federal Transit Administration on financial aspects of the project.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in finance; public or business administration or a closely related field, and five years of professional financial or budgetary work experience involving financial planning for large projects using multiple funding sources.
  
HART Insurance Manager (Job ID : 19)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $66,864 - $75,195 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position oversees, manages, and facilitates all activities for the Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) and other sponsored insurance coverage's for HART, including contractor compliance with contract mandated coverage.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from Bachelors’ degree in public administration, business, planning, engineering or architecture. 3-5 years of commercial insurance/risk management experience, preferably with focus on construction.
  
Information Specialist II (Job ID : 6)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $55,236 - $62,112
Duties: Under the supervision of the Director of Communications, this position assists in planning, directing and coordination the public information and community outreach programs for HART. Prepares and conducts regular traffic information briefings and presentations, including writing and issuing weekly traffic media advisories and regular media briefings. Independently writes newsletters, flyers, brochures, visual displays, advertisements and other printed material. Attends and assists with coordination of special, community, and business outreach and media events. Plans and arranges news conferences and interviews. Write and issue news releases and media statements on the agency’s behalf. Serves as point-of-contact for news media and the public. Provides oral and written responses to complaints and requests for information after coordinating with the project technical staff.
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 (3) 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.
  
Planner VI (Land Use/sustainability) (Job ID : 7)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,736 - $72,648
Duties: This position is responsible for managing HART’s rail station planning functions relative to all aspects of transit station area planning, including Transit-Oriented Development, coordination on joint development, related land use and development planning and establishment of public-private partnerships. The position collaborates with the City Department of Planning and Permitting, the Mayor’s Office, and other City and State agencies on projects which address transportation, development and land use issues. The position also serves as HART’s Sustainability Program Manager.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in city planning, economics, transportation, or public administration and four years of professional planning work experience, two of which shall have been in city planning, land use planning and/or transit oriented development. Experience with sustainability programs and/or rail transit systems is desirable.
  
Procurement & Specifications Clerk I or II (Job ID : 17)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $29,340 - $37,056 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position provides specialized support to the Procurement and Contracts Office. Grade I: This level is distinguished by its responsibility for preparing and processing a variety of routine and uncomplicated standards and specifications contract proposals and related documents and assisting Procurement & Specification Specialists in selected phases of the more complex contracts. Grade II: This level is distinguished by its responsibility for preparing, processing and reviewing all standards and specifications contracts and related documents, including the more difficult and complex ones which involve detailed follow-through, exceptions to general rules and substantive determinations related thereto.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and: Grade I: Three years of clerical experience, one of which shall have involved purchasing or fiscal clerical activities. Grade II: Four years of clerical experience, one of which shall have involved the preparation and processing of contract proposals and related documents. Knowledge of: laws, ordinances, rules and regulations governing governmental purchasing; uses and requirements of common contractual and related documents, such as notices to bidders, bid proposals, specifications, and special provisions.
  
Procurement & Specifications Specialist V (Job ID : 8)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $55,236 - $78,624
Duties: This position Independently performs the most difficult work in procuring and establishing standards and specifications in accordance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) guidelines, State of Hawaii Public Procurement Code, City Charter, Council Resolutions and Revised Ordinances of Honolulu for professional services, construction, commodities and services that are highly technical, specialized and complex; participates in post-award contract management and contract compliance; and performs other related duties as required for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project.
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 three years of professional experience in procurement and/or contract administration. Preference to applicants with knowledge of the principles and practices of State and Federal governmental purchasing; FTA procurement and contracting requirements; and/or City and County of Honolulu ordinances and Hawaii State statutes governing governmental purchasing and contract administration.
  
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.
  
Safety Specialist II (Job ID : 10)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $49,056 - $59,736
Duties: This position coordinates HART Safety programs under the general direction of the HART Chief Safety & Security Officer. Duties include implementing programs to reduce accidents and occupational illnesses; developing and recommending safety policies, procedures and educational programs; developing and conducting emergency training for employees; coordinating safety drills; and conducting or arranging for safety reviews and evaluations.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in business administration, public administration or a related field, and three years of experience in industrial safety and accident prevention activities.
  
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 (Job ID : 18)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $31,740 - $35,676 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position provides administrative support to the Chief Planner who is in charge of Transit Planning and Environmental activities for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and administers, manages and coordinates transit, environmental and land use planning functions related to the Rail Project. The Chief Planner oversees the preparation of documents to comply with Federal and State environmental Regulatory Acts, Executive Orders, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Local and State land use regulations and agency requirements and directs the work of subordinate Planners.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and two years of secretarial, stenographic or substantive clerical experience.