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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 Project Controls (Job ID : 27)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $84,612 - $98,988 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position acts as Deputy to the Project Controls Director and is responsible for the implementation of departmental deliverable regarding overall project cost, schedule, document control and Contract Management System (CMS) for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). The Deputy reports to the Project Controls Director and provides operational direction to project controls staff in financial, schedules, and project control areas.
Requirements: A four-year or higher degree in business administration, economics, law, engineering or related field. A strong financial or project controls background with five years of progressively responsible professional experience, two of which must have involved performing as a senior level worker regularly carrying out the most difficult and complex assignments. Experience with Oracle Primavera scheduling software and contract administration on major State, City or Federal construction projects is desired. Strong writing, analytical, and problem-solving, and management skills required.
  
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.
  
HART Rail Maintenance Manager (Job ID : 26)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $91,500 - $102,936 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Tthis position serves as Rail Maintenance Manager for the Honolulu Rail Project. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of rail project assets as they are completed and carries out responsibilities in planning, directing, and administering the maintenance of the overall system, including the elevated guideway, columns, stations, and the 43-acre maintenance and storage facility (MSF). Responsibilities also include managing the maintenance agreements with other government agencies (e.g. HDOT) and providing technical guidance to the design and construction teams to ensure that all physical assets can be properly maintained. The Rail Maintenance Manager is a key contributor to the asset management program to keep the system in a state of good repair.
Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in capital improvement, facilities maintenance management, civil or structural engineering, business administration, public administration or closely related field and four years of experience in managing and directing maintenance for a large organization. Rail startup experience in asset management or facilities maintenance planning is desirable.
  
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 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.
  
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.