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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Available HART Positions
Budget Analyst V (Job ID : 88)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $72,528 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position serves as the principle Budget Analyst for the HART Capital (design, engineering, and construction) and Operating Budgets. Coordinating the preparation of the budgets, and six-year capital plan; preparing the project/agency cash flow plans/schedules; working with the Internal Control Analyst on the debt financing plans/schedules. The incumbent assists in evaluating the needs of the organization. Performs other duties related to the budget and fiscal management.
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 public or business administration, economics, or a related field, and four years of progressively responsible professional experience in finance management, analysis, grants, and budget analysis work, two of which must have involved performing as a senior level worker regularly carrying out complex assignments. Knowledge of municipal government organization and functions; policies and rules relating to municipal budget processes. Ability to gather and analyze statistical and financial data; apply budget analysis and management analysis principles, policies and procedures while working with department heads.
  
Construction Claims_Manager (Job ID : 96)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $78,420 - $95,436 (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 : 95)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $39,720 - $50,304 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position works in HART’s Contract Administration and Change Office under the direction of the assigned Transit Contracts Manager who has overall responsibility for performing post-award contract management, contract compliance and contract administration for Rail Project contracts. Duties of this position include 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. The work responsibilities involve technical and administrative review of contract change orders for multiple HART contracts using various contract delivery systems including Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, Design-Build-Operate-Maintain, and Design-Furnish-Install-Maintain.
Requirements: Three years of responsible work experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of contract management, preferably involving design and/or construction contracts. A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in business administration, construction or related field is preferred.
  
Electrical Engineer I (Core Systems) (Job ID : 93)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $45,288 - $55,092 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Director for Project Delivery, Integration & Testing, this position performs moderately difficult engineering work in the review and analysis of electrical designs, plans and specifications related to the Honolulu Rail Transit Project (Project) for compliance with provisions of the contracts, Design Criteria, electrical code and agency standards; assists with the coordination and management of work activities among staff, consultants, and local jurisdictions.
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.
  
Engineer I to III (Readiness & Activation) (Job ID : 12)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $45,288 - $75,432 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Rail Facilities Maintenance Manager. At the Engineer I level, this position is the entry level class in the professional Engineering series, and assists in preparing designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports for civil engineering projects under close and continuous supervision and according to well-established practices and procedures. At the Engineer III level, performs moderately difficult engineering work in the review and analysis of plans, specifications, and submittals related to the Honolulu Rail Transit Project for compliance with all applicable design criteria, project requirements, contract agreements, codes, standards, and regulations; assists with the coordination and management of work activities among staff, consultants, and local jurisdictions; and performs other related duties as required. A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in an engineering discipline.
Requirements: For the Engineer I level: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in an engineering specialty. For the Engineer II level: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in engineering and one year of non-registered professional engineering experience. For the Engineer III level: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in engineering and two years of non-registered professional engineering experience.
  
Financial Analyst I (Job ID : 47)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $52,956 - $67,044 (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.
  
Human Resources Specialist V (Job ID : 97)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $69,732 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Director of Administrative Services, this position performs as a staff specialist in various human resources management functional areas, including classification, recruitment, training and employee development. Responsibilities include drafting position descriptions and related documents; developing plans and policies related to staffing; facilitating employee training and career development programs; drafting administrative directives; and carrying out various administrative projects based on the needs of the organization.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree and three years of progressively responsible professional human resources management work experience pertinent to the specific functional area involved, such as classification and pay, examination, recruitment or workers' compensation, one year of which shall have been representative of work of the next lower level; or for positions in operating departments, four years of progressively responsible professional human resources management work experience.
  
Internal Control Analyst_III (Job ID : 92)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $64,476 - $84,876 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position performs under the general direction of the Program Administrator (Chief Financial Officer - Budget and Finance) and oversees the auditing and related financial internal control activities for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation. The position (1) develops financial and internal control policies and procedures, (2) is in charge of the entire procurement process for the annual HART independent audit, and (3) oversees all external audits and federal financial reviews performed on HART.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in accounting, business administration or a related field, and four years of professional accounting and maintenance of an accounting system. Knowledge of: principles, practices, procedures and techniques of commercial and governmental accounting and auditing; accounting and internal control systems; records management; report writing; practices, theories, techniques and methodology of management and public administration. Ability to: plan and assign work to subordinates; apply accounting, auditing and management principles, practices, theories, techniques and methodology to operational problems; recognize and identify potential and existing operational problems; analyze accounting and financial data; prepare clear, concise and effective oral and written reports; establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with internal and external government and private organizations conducting financial audits of HART.
  
Planner V (Hazardous Materials) (Job ID : 91)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $72,528 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) Environmental Manager, this position performs environmental planning and environmental site assessments (ESA), and coordinates with construction contractors as needed. Reviews, oversees, and provides recommendations on ASTM Standard Practice Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA, and remediation activities for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Coordinates with the State of Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Obtain approvals for work plans and final reports from HDOH and EPA, as needed. Familiar with the HDOH Technical Guidance Manual and the fill guidance. Obtaining and maintaining environmental permits for the project.

Roles include reviewing and processing ESA, reports, plans, and schedules. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and standards preferred. This position has an emphasis on environmental areas of concern CERCLA and RCRA. Collects, compiles, and analyzes data; prepares reports, graphic illustrations and presentations.
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 environmental experience in Hawaii. Experience with local, state, and federal permitting regulatory agencies is preferred. Excellent organizational skills, documentation, excellent written, graphic, and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, self-motivated, and possess a valid driver’s license. Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point. Experience with reading and interpreting construction plans, environmental databases and documents, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Obtaining 40 hour HAZWOPER training will be required.
  
Procurement & Specifications Specialist I - IV (2 Positions) (Job ID : 41)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $41,856 - $64,476 (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 for the I level, six months of technical experience in centralized purchasing and standards and specifications development activities for the II level, one year of technical experience for the III level, and two years of technical experience for the IV level.
  
Procurement, Contracts and Construction Claims Administrator (Job ID : 80)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $130,800 - $169,950 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This Program Administrator position serves as the Director of Procurement, Contracts and Construction Claims for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) responsible for all HART capital and operational procurement, contract administration, and construction claims activities. The incumbent is responsible for the overall direction and supervision of the procurement, contracts and claims department, including all aspects of purchasing, contract administration and construction claims. The position supervises subordinate managers engaged in procurement involving non-traditional and highly-specialized contract instruments, contract administration and dispute resolution. The position serves as focal point for inter agency and third-party agreements between HART and other State and City agencies including, but not limited to, the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, Corporation Counsel, State of Hawaii Procurement Office, Hawaii Department of Transportation, the Board of Water Supply, and others. The position oversees the development of HART internal policies and procedures for the procurement of goods, services, and construction in compliance with the Hawaii State Procurement Code and Federal Transit Administration requirements.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university and eight years of administrative experience which included responsibility for a major program in a large organization or agency related to the program area assigned. Prefer Juris doctorate degree and prior experience in construction claims, procurement and litigation. Minimum educational requirement is Bachelor’s Degree and experience in procurement, contract administration and/or contract law. Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in procurement and contract administration. Ability to: establish goals and objectives, devise solutions to administrative problems, to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures; read and interpret complex federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and procedures in order to manage programs, projects or services and to present solutions to problems; communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a wide variety of groups; prepare concise reports; able to persuade, and inform people with a wide variety of interests, needs, and conflicting views; solve complicated program problems requiring evaluation of complex information from a variety of sources with few precedents; develop and foster teamwork and motivate a group.
  
Public Involvement Officer (Job ID : 76)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $92,100 - $110,000 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position directs the HART Public Information program, including overall administrative program responsibility, budgeting for the department, identifying goals and objectives of the department, supervision of HART staff and public information consultants, as well as oversight of the public information component of all construction contracts. The Director of Public Information oversees public outreach, marketing, and internal and external communications. Plans and directs short-range and long-range programs designed to meet organizational goals and objectives, researches and analyzes options, prepares comprehensive plans and analyzes results of efforts. The Public Information Officer is responsible for using multiple research and outreach strategies to acquire and disseminate essential information regarding a wide range of HART related construction projects and construction-related impacts. This includes impacts to Oahu residents and businesses, schedules, project updates, opportunities to engage, and other relevant project related needs.
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 five years of professional experience in researching, analyzing, organizing and preparing written information for dissemination. Must have strong experience as a supervisor and outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
  
Real Estate Acquisition Manager (Job ID : 58)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $75,744 - $126,048 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Located in the Transit Property Acquisition and Relocation Office, this position supervises and property acquisition, relocation and related functions for the Rail Project. The primary responsibility is oversight and supervision HART’s acquisition and relocation contractors (Colliers and WD Schock) as well as HART Right-of-Way Agent staff. The incumbent oversees negotiation for the acquisition of real property, rights-of-way, easements, etc. required for the construction of the rail guideway and stations. Responsibilities include working with engineers and consultants to determine property requirements and timeframes; reviewing appraisals; formulating acquisition offers; negotiating with property owners; and drafting documents pertinent to the acquisition. Work is done in compliance with federal (FTA) and City requirements and includes working with contractors and consultants.
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 three years professional experience in real property acquisition and/or appraisal activities, one of which shall have involved independently negotiating for the acquisition of real property and/or various rights-of-way.
  
Secretary III (Core Systems) (Job ID : 98)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $41,364 - $52,296 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position provides secretarial services and administrative support to the Senior Project Officer for Core Systems, Integration and P3 Project Delivery. The Project Officer oversees Directors for Readiness and Activation and for Project Delivery, Integration and Testing. The incumbent will perform full range of word processing tasks to store, retrieve, modify, format and revise letters, memoranda, reports, documents, spreadsheets and other materials. Be able to draft responses to elected officials, private organizations, government agencies, or the general public on behalf of the Project Officer. Must be proficient in Microsoft outlook and office programs such as word, excel and power point.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and four years of secretarial, stenographic or substantive clerical experience.
  
System Safety Engineer (Job ID : 90)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $52,956 - $64,476 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position is a member of a System Safety team whose purpose is to conduct safety engineering reviews to ensure compliance with 49 CFR Part 674, MIL-STD 882 and all other safety related regulations, codes, and requirements including the FTA, OSHA, ADA, NFPA, UFC, and local building codes. This position will receive direction from the System Safety and Security Certification Manager, provide assistance to senior engineers by identifying, analyzing, eliminating, or mitigating safety hazards of one or more aspects of the assigned project. This position will exercise a substantial degree of engineering judgment and may assume responsibility for aspects of the project that are well-defined in nature.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management, Safety Sciences, or related engineering field. A combination of related education and experience may substitute on a case by case basis. Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to effectively communicate the potential causes and effects of identified safety hazards to personnel of various technical and non-technical skill levels and backgrounds; must possess the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and understand complex technical systems.
  
Traffic Engineer I (Job ID : 71)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $81,588 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position performs traffic engineering work in support of the Rail Project. Responsibilities include analysis of construction plans in relation to traffic flow and safety; making recommendations to mitigate traffic impacts; serving as liaison to external agencies, community members and businesses during roadway construction associated with the Rail Project.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in civil engineering or a related field, and three years of non-registered professional engineering experience. Registration as a professional engineer, and possession of a valid Hawaii State driver's license (Type 3). Experience in traffic engineering or related work involving analysis of traffic flow, traffic safety and/or transportation management is desirable.
  
Traffic Technician V (Job ID : 73)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $43,008 - $48,348 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position performs traffic management work in support of the Rail Project. Responsibilities include review of construction plans in relation to traffic flow and safety; conducting traffic studies; making recommendations to mitigate traffic impacts; and working with to external agencies, community members and businesses during roadway construction associated with the Rail Project
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and five years of experience in survey, research, data collection, tabulation and analysis work, two of which shall have involved technical work in support of a traffic engineering function.
  
Transit Contract Manager (Job ID : 94)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $61,176 - $77,448 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under general supervision from the Deputy Director of Contract Administration, the Transit Contracts Manager is responsible for performing post-award contract management, contract compliance and contract administration activities for assigned Rail Project contracts. These activities will be performance in accordance with the respective contracts and in accordance with the applicable plans and procedures of Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transpiration.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in public administration, business administration, economics or a related field, and four years of general administrative work experience, two of which shall have been in support of construction activities, such as in purchasing, contracts processing or fiscal program.
  
Transportation Planner (Job ID : 81)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $75,432 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position manages transportation planning studies, reporting, and documentation to fulfill HART and Honolulu Rail Transit Project requirements. This position is functionally responsible for transportation planning and associated activities. These activities include coordination with project design and construction teams as well as external agency stakeholders on transportation planning and transit-oriented development issues, as needed. Manages the “Before and After Study” for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project and other FTA-required project plans and studies. Administers HART reporting requirements and submittals to the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (Oahu MPO) for the regional transportation plan, transportation improvement program, overall work program, transportation alternatives program, and other planning documents, as required. Coordinates transportation planning studies and analyses with agency design and construction teams as well as partner agencies.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in city planning, architecture, engineering, economics, sociology, public administration or a related field and four years of professional work experience in architecture, engineering, or socio-economic research, two of which shall have been in city planning or related planning activities and two years of professional work experience in transportation planning and/or engineering projects.