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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Available HART Positions
Civil Engineer (Job ID : 57)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $72,528 - $103,236 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is responsible for administering all construction aspects of the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) City Center Utilities Relocation (CCUR) project, including construction of over 100,000 linear feet of utility relocation's and several miles of roadway reconstruction in Honolulu’s urban core. These responsibilities include oversight of a complex portion of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project construction with a high density of utilities and high traffic volumes. This position manages multiple levels of seconded consultant staff assigned to this project.
Requirements: Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management and Possession of a valid license as a professional civil engineer in the State of Hawaii. This position 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. Salary and classification level are commensurate with experience and background. The IV level requires three years of non-registered professional civil engineering experience and possession of a valid license as a professional civil engineer in the State of Hawaii and possession of a valid driver's license. The VI level requires a minimum of three years of registered professional civil engineering experience, including or supplemented by one year in supervising or being responsible for an engineering operation or function, possession of a valid license as a professional civil engineer in the State of Hawaii and possession of a valid driver's license.
  
Civil Engineer III (Quality Assurance Engineer) (Job ID : 59)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $52,956 - $69,732 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position will assist the Quality Assurance Manager in implementing the Quality Management Plan for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. The Quality Assurance team is responsible for developing a Quality Management Plan (QMP) that meets Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requirements, and for ensuring the effective implementation of the QMP through performing internal and external quality assurance audits and surveillance; for reviewing and approving all consultant and contractor QMPs to assure they meet the requirements of the HART’s QMP, the Project Management Plan, and FTA guidelines. The subject position will provide substantive professional and technical assistance to the Quality Assurance Manager in prescribing, applying, and assessing compliance with quality and contract requirements.
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 engineering and two years of non-registered professional civil engineering experience. Ability to do civil engineering design work, conduct construction inspection activities, and prepare engineering and inspection reports. Five years of construction related work experience desired.
  
Computer Programmer (Job ID : 56)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $48,948 - $67,044 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direction of the Business System Manager, this position is responsible for performing computer programming and coding to support the various users of the Oracle Primavera Contract Management database, the repository of all data for the Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project (Project). The incumbent manages the data base; formulates queries; creates and develops reports; analyzes user needs to customize software; and ensures project data reliability. Users include approximately 125 contractors, HART staff and consultants, and others connected with the Project.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in public or business administration, accounting, mathematics or a related field and two years of stored computer programming experience. Experience with MS SQL, Oracle SQL, Python, xml, JSON, & SharePoint is a plus.
  
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.
  
Data Processing Systems Analyst (Job ID : 61)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $67,044 - $88,248 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position has the overall responsibility for developing and maintaining the Oracle Primavera Contract Management System (CMS) used for the electronic processing of all data associated with the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. This position responds to technical support requests which include correcting CMS records, creating custom fields or customizing the software to best address needs of the project and its users. Evaluates system generated reports particularly from the standpoint of legal and management control requirements; works in close cooperation with technical and project personnel in planning, developing, and implementing contract management system functionality; oversees the training of personnel; resolves technical problems; prepares and maintains procedural and support manuals; conducts operational systems audits and prepares reports; keeps abreast of current developments in the field of contract management software and data processing; participates in the development of new system techniques to improve efficiency and to meet operational demands; supervises lower level systems analysts and programmers.
Requirements: Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in information technology, public or business administration, accounting, mathematics or a related field, and five years of experience in the use of a Contract Management System (preferably Oracle) and its file repository, SharePoint (2016). Two years of experience involving the analysis and design of systems for the electronic processing of data. Ability to: gather, analyze, correlate and evaluate data, and make sound judgments; plan efficient organizational structure, work flow procedures and processes and integrate these into the overall data processing system; prepare clear and concise reports and operating procedures; work cooperatively with software representatives, operating officials and others.
  
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.
  
HART Board Support Clerk (Job ID : 60)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $31,056 - $34,908 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position provides administrative and clerical support to the HART Board Administrator who provides executive support to the HART Board of Directors and ensures the integrity of the Board’s legislative processes, proceedings, and official records; plans, directs, manages and oversees the functions and activities that support the Board’s operations and decision-making; and provides liaison services between the HART Executive Director, the City Corporation Counsel and the Board of Directors. This position also assists the HART Board Staff Assistant in supporting Board meetings, postings, and related activities.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of clerical experience. Job experience working with Boards is highly desirable.
  
Information Specialist II (Job ID : 42)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $72,528 (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 engagement programs focused on involving and informing the public in the management and other decision-making activities associated with the Rail Project. The public information process encourages and provides opportunities for the public to express their views and for HART to learn about the views of the public.
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.
  
Planner III (Environmental) (Job ID : 23)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $48,948 - $59,616 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) Permits and Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Manager, this position performs environmental planning, permitting, and site assessments task. Assist with tracking and documenting environmental compliance, monitoring permit needs, and enforcing permit commitments. Roles include preparation and/or review of environmental permits, with knowledge or experience in the following permits preferred; USACE 404, 401WQC, NPDES, MS4, Noise, Noise Variance, SCAP, SMA and HEPA/NEPA. Review and provide comments on environmental proposals, reports, and plans. Knowledge of state and federal regulations and laws preferred. Experience with assessing and managing hazardous or contaminated media.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university in planning, environmental science, geology, or a related field and two years of experience performing the above duties. Experience with local, state, and federal permitting and/or hazardous materials regulations. Excellent organizational and documentation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple task, self-motivated, and possess a valid driver’s license. Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and GIS preferred.
  
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.
  
Right of Way Agent (Job ID : 58)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $52,956 - $72,528 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is responsible for negotiating for the acquisition of real property from public and private owners on behalf of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation. This position works closely with property owners to assist them in relocation, completing the sale, and successfully resolving any issues related to the transaction. Duties include working with third-party contractors (i.e., title, survey, relocation, and environmental contractors), and conducting negotiations, documentation, and reporting activities in compliance with applicable federal and state standards.
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 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. Ability to: interpret and explain laws and regulations; understand and interpret plans and specifications relating to real property acquisition; meet with property owners and/or their representatives and explain purpose of land acquisition projects; deal tactfully and effectively with government officials and the public.
  
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.