Portland Job Alert: Operations Manager

Operations Manager
Trillium

This position is located in Portland, Oregon.

Trillium works with over 200 public transit agencies. We have multiple SaaS and consulting business lines, and need a professional ready to help us organize and streamline our operations.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and support all business lines: supervisors of each business line will report to the Operations Manager, who will be responsible for tracking the progress of those business lines with regard to performance metrics, as well as allocating resources to support those business lines.
  • Ensure proper upkeep of process documentation
  • Configure and maintain issue tracking, project management, support ticket, and time tracking platforms/software
  • Coordinate with the Principal and COO on implementing long-term strategic goals
  • Invoicing, payroll, bookkeeping
  • Administrative operations (insurance, compliance, contracts, etc.)
  • HR management (hiring support, contact person for staff for issues like health care, maintenance of employee handbook, etc.)

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NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at MTA Headquarters, Department of Capital Program Management

MTA Headquarters, Department of Capital Program Management is hiring a Deputy Director and a Senior Manager.

The Senior Manager will be responsible for administering, monitoring, reporting and evaluating select areas of the MTA’s capital program for the MTA’s various operating agencies, and for leading certain departmental, interdepartmental, and/or interagency initiatives related to program evaluation, reporting and management.  This work supports the division’s capital program development and oversight missions, enabling the MTA to plan for and award long- and short-term projects in a cost-effective and timely manner and in adherence to MTA Capital Program guidelines and objectives.

For more information and to apply, click here.

The Deputy Director position will oversee the project Gates process and best value analysis including life cycle analysis, alternative analysis, cost-benefit analysis and benchmarking.  The Deputy Director will work closely with MTA Headquarters staff, the MTA Agency capital program management staff and third party consultants to develop and implement these initiatives.  The end result will be to ensure that the capital program and proposed projects offer an effective and efficient approach to maximize investments and meet strategic goals and specific benefits at the lowest cost.

For more information and to apply, click here.

YPT Board and Members Participate in #NerdTrain

YPT International’s Vice Chair for Finance Aaron Zimmerman, YPT San Francisco’s Vice Chair for Membership Jaime Fearer, and numerous other YPT members recently took an Amtrak train trip across the country.

Photo Credit Ashley Robbins
Photo Credit Ashley Robbins

Read about their exciting journey here: http://cs.trains.com/trn/b/observation-tower/archive/2015/08/07/nerdtrain-an-annual-rolling-hangout-for-transit-buffs.aspx.

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NYC Job Alert: Analyst and Internship Positions at MTA New York City Transit – Recovery & Resiliency group and Rail Control Center

MTA New York City Transit is recruiting for an additional Recovery and Resiliency Fellow to join the Recovery & Resiliency group in the Department of Subways (DOS). This group exists to facilitate rapid delivery, maximize value, minimize customer and operational impact, and ensure transparency and accountability of our multi-billion dollar investment program to recover from Sandy and mitigate future extreme events. This position is a full-time paid analyst position.

Work in this group includes developing and implementing strategy and providing analytical, coordination, and project management services to various divisions within the Department of Subways (and to a limited degree other capital planning and program management departments).   Specific activities could include developing and populating innovative reporting and transparency tools, liaising with affected operating and planning groups to ensure thorough project coordination, developing strategies and tools to mitigate customer impact of the investment program, authoring capital project proposals and master plans, and evaluating and prioritizing individual projects within the investment program.

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NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at MTA New York City Transit – Division of Operations Planning

The Division of Operations Planning at MTA New York City Transit has posted the following job openings.

Transportation Planner/Staff Analyst in Subway Operations Improvement –

This position will be responsible for undertaking statistical/quantitative analyses of rail operational databases, including running times, dwell times, and delays. Analyzing and reporting on subway performance statistics. Simulating, analyzing, and reporting on operations of current and proposed subway services (both permanent and temporary), including ridership, operational, and cost impacts. Undertaking field work to observe, analyze, and report on temporary and permanent operations. Reviewing proposed capital projects for operational impacts. Assisting in the analysis of long-range planning initiatives. Coordinating with other NYCT departments and divisions, other MTA agencies, and external
contacts.

Transportation Planner/Staff Analyst in Bus Service Planning –

The position will be responsible for helping to plan short and long-term changes to the NYC bus route network including Local, Limited, Express, and/or Selected Bus Service.  The incumbent will develop and maintain a database of service and ridership information for planning purposes, prepare reports recommending new or restructured bus routes and services, including ridership projections, customer and operations impacts, and operating costs.  The position may also assist in the analysis and management of various long-range planning studies, such as Alternatives Analyses and Environmental Impact Statements and coordination with other NYCT departments, other MTA agencies, and external contacts.  The successful candidate is expected to do field work throughout New York City and to represent NYC Transit at public meetings, usually not during normal business hours.  A NYS driver’s license is required for this position.

To apply, please visit www.mta.info and click on “Employment” at the bottom left of the MTA homepage. Search for New York City Transit posting #83351 for the Subways Operations Improvement position and #83314 the Bus Service Planning position.