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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Available HART Positions
Accountant II - III (Job ID : 66)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $45 - $55,092 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position performs professional accounting work on selected phases of the HART fiscal programs, or at the higher level 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 one year of professional work in accounting for the Accountant II level and two years of professional work experience in accounting for the Accountant III level.
  
Administrative Specialist I (Job ID : 1)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $48,948 - $52,956 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Readiness and Activation, this position is responsible for conducting research, compiling and analyzing data, and generating reports to track and support Readiness and Activation activities. Provides high-level support to team members and is responsible for becoming familiar and competent in all departmental functions. Additionally, this position may perform other administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, letter and memo drafting, generating meeting minutes, creating processes, database management and filing.
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 or public administration or a related field and two years of professional work experience in budget administration, personnel management, or management analysis.
  
Chief Financial Officer (Program Administrator) (Job ID : 67)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $140,004 - $177,408 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and directs a critical function of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project and oversees a major organizational division of HART. The position reports to the HART Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director (CEO/ED) and is responsible for planning, directing and managing HART fiscal operations including financial analysis, budgeting, debt-financing, cash management, accounting, internal controls/audit, and the HART Owner Controlled Insurance Program. The position supervises subordinate managers and provides administrative support and advice to the CEO/ED and the HART Board of Directors.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field plus six years of progressively responsible experience in accounting with three years of management experience. Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, public administration or a related field and CPA are preferred. High level finance experience, including experience with budget planning and management for a government organization, financial reporting, government contracts, audit processes, and experience in a leadership capacity, preferably in a government organization. The CFO must be able to analyze complex financial data, interpret, explain, and apply applicable laws, rules, regulations, and policies controlling budgetary and fiscal record keeping; interpret and provide accurate financial data to management to facilitate fiscal decision making.
The CFO must have strong written communication skills as the position requires significant report writing responsibilities. Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, risk management, commercial insurance and grant reporting requirements are necessary. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of cost allocation principles as they relate to federal grants.
  
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.
  
Construction Claims Manager (Job ID : 30)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $81,588 - $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.
  
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 Management Assistant (Job ID : 29)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $39,720 - $48,348 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the general supervision of the Manager of Utility Agreements and Third Party Contracts, this position is responsible for for assisting with the documentation and tracking of utility agreements and contracts. Specific duties include: drafting correspondence, memos, transmittal's and approvals; preparing and proof-reading contract documents; monitoring and ensuring compliance with required submittals for contract execution; filing contracts; assisting with the audit of third-party contract procedures; 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 three years of clerical experience, including or supplemented by two years of technical experience in preparing, monitoring, and checking contracts or similar legal agreements. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) applications. Experience with database management system/software is preferred. This position requires someone who is detail-oriented and organized, able to prioritize assignments, and possesses interpersonal skills.
  
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 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.
  
Director of Transit Property Acquisition and Relocation (Job ID : 68)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $111,672 - $141,600 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director and serves as Director for Transit Property Acquisition and Relocation with overall responsibility for planning, directing, integrating and monitoring the joint development, appraisal, and acquisition of properties; relocation of displaced tenants; and the sale of excess property relative to the Rail project. The position also manages ROW legal affairs and interfaces with Corporation Counsel and outside in areas related to eminent domain and negotiated acquisitions and relocation. The position directs assigned staff and oversees the maintenance and implementation of the Real Estate Acquisition and Management plan.
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 five (5) years relevant professional experience in real property acquisition and or relocation, real estate law, eminent domain litigation, or general litigation including or supplemented by two years of responsible supervisory experience. Preference: Juris Doctorate degree and prior experience in real estate law, eminent domain, and general litigation. Working knowledge of real estate law, real estate conveyance procedures, URA, appraisal methodologies and standards including the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellow Book), and/or State and County governing statutes, ordinances, and rules.
  
Electrical Engineer III (Readiness & Activation) (Job ID : 12)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $52,956 - $62,004 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Under the supervision of the Rail Facilities Maintenance Manager, 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 electrical or mechanical engineering.
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 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: $64,476 - $84,876 (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.
  
Internal Control Analyst III (Job ID : 69)    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.
  
Project Manager (Production) (Job ID : 63)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $72,528 - $103,236 (commensurate with experience)
Duties: Oversees and directs members of the construction management team for a complex rail transit construction program, specifically for all contract administration, production and quality assurance matters administered under the West Area (value $1.8 billion) including West Oahu Farrington Highway Design-Build project, Kamehameha Highway Guideway Design-Build project, West Oahu Station Group Design-Bid-Build project, Farrington Highway Station Group Design-Bid-Build project, Kamehameha Highway Station Group Design-Bid-Build project, H-2 Ramp Design-Bid-Build project, and UH-West Oahu Park-n-Ride and Road B Design-Bid-Build project. Responsible for the implementation of HART policies and procedures especially in assigned areas.
Requirements: BS in engineering, construction or related field and significant construction experience which included at least 5 years of construction management experience (Resident Engineer or equivalent preferred) and at least 5 years of experience in quality control/quality assurance inspection. Working knowledge of construction safety requirements and construction sequencing and scheduling. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  
Scheduler (Project Manager I or II commensurate with experience) (Job ID : 11)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $81,588 (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. Proficiency in Primavera P6, Scheduler Analyzer, and Deltek Acumen Fuse and AACE or PMI certifications are desirable.
  
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.