Arlington, Virginia
Sep 08, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Full Time
Job Title: TRANSIT OPERATIONS PROJECT ANALYST Closing Date/Time: Thu. 09/21/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary: $69,409.60 - $105,996.80 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Location: 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington *METRO-accessible*, Virginia       Arlington County is looking for a Transit Operations Project Analyst to collaborate with other members of the Transit Bureau operations team and to support the Transit Services Manager to promote the effective provision of public transportation services that improve the quality of life for the citizens of the County. Duties include; analyzing and managing the condition of transit assets, overseeing the procurement of transit equipment, reviewing billing and invoices from suppliers and contractors, assembling data and preparing required federal, state and local reports to transit management regarding inventories  and recommendations to purchase, repair or replace assets. The Analyst reports directly to the Transit Services Manager within the Transit Bureau.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

Operations Oversight
  • Advises the Transit Services Manager on contract milestones and deliverables for multi-million dollar, multi-year transit service delivery of ART and STAR buses, as well as other equipment, technology, business applications, and maintenance contracts;
  • Reviews and approves contract actions within the scope of the project, including invoices and documentation;
  • Ensures that maintenance activities are monitored and occur within the scope of the contract to ensure that performance standards and timely service can be achieved;
  • Coordinates with WMATA regarding fare collection procedures and prepares analysis of cost and impact on ART services delivery;
  • Reviews the contractor's database regarding maintenance, personnel, and incidents for compliance within contractual, state and federal requirements;
  • Manages budget for project contract and review;
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with contractors, consultants, employees and the general public;
  • Reconciles and recommends action on project related expenses;
  • Serves as liaison between ART operations, maintenance staff and Transit Bureau management to ensure that all activities to support the Bureau's goals;
  • Serves as the Transit Bureau's Asset Manager to recommend purchases, repairs and/or replacement of assets.
Capital Project Oversight
  • Coordinates with project managers and facilities maintenance staff regarding the construction and maintenance of transit-supportive infrastructure, including project oversight of the construction and renovation of projects for County-owned facilities;
  • Coordinates with budget staff and managers on the planning and delivery of transit capital projects;
  • Collaborates with colleagues and contractors to maintain operations during the construction phase of projects;
  • Provides stakeholders and County staff with regular progress reports.
This position provides professional data management analysis to support transit management, planning and operations and requires professional transit experience to interpret data and produce useful reports. The position works collaboratively in a team environment with internal unit staff, contractors and outside federal, state and local agencies
 Selection Criteria: MINIMUMS: Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or related field, PLUS three years of experience in project management or contract administration for transportation services delivery.

PREFERENCE will be given to applicants with the following qualifications and skills:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification;
  • Experience in the public sector involving public-private partnerships to include contractors, consultants and the general public to support projects;
  • Experience overseeing and reporting on public sector service contracts with multiple funding sources;
  • Knowledge of project compliance and experience with federal regulation regarding state and federally-funded projects;
  • Develop and adhere to operating budgets, prepare cost estimates and reports;
  • Experience in developing and maintaining spreadsheets and databases;
  • Experience working with federal and state accounting systems such as TEAM, ECHO, and OLGA; and/or experience using Oracle E-Business Suite.

 Additional Information: Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions.

In order to receive full credit, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application and have completed the Supplemental Questionnaire in its entirety.

This is a 40 hour a week position Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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