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Clicking on "Apply" will allow you to email the HART HR Department about a position you are interested in. 

Applying for a Position with HART

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Recruitment for permanent City positions with the project will be posted on the City's web site located at www.Honolulu.gov/HR.

In the interim, you may send a copy of your resume for consideration should a position with the project become available.

You can send it via email or regular mail it to our offices to the address indicated below.
Please make sure to include a cover letter to indicate the type of position that you are seeking.

Mail Us a Copy of Your Resume:

Honolulu Rail Transit Project
Attention: Paul Romaine
Administrative Services Officer

1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1700
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813

Via Email:

You can send your resume to harthr@honolulu.gov
Please be sure to list the position(s) you are applying for in your email, and include the following:

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Position Applying For

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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

 

 

Available HART Positions
 

Accountant II - III Apply

Annual Salary Range: $45,288 to $55,092

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.

 
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: $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.
  
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  Apply

Annual Salary Range: $111,672 to $128,148 (Commensurate with experience)

Duties: This position reports to the Project 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 ten (10) 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.

 
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.
       
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 (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.
  
Project Manager (Readiness and Activation - Transit Assets) (Job ID : 55)    Apply
Annual Salary Range: $59,616 - $75,432 (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 I or II Apply

Annual Salary Range:   $41,856 - $50,916 (Commensurate with experience)

Duties: This position is under the supervision of the HART Lead Records Management Analyst and is responsible for a variety of document processing tasks ranging from the trainee level (Records Management Analyst I) to moderate difficulty (Records Management Analyst II) 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: Strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

 

For the Records Management Analyst I level: 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.

 

For the Records Management Analyst II level: 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

  
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.

 

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