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Inspector

March 30, 2022

Job Description

Position Summary: Transportation inspectors make daily inspections of vendors and programs, and other modes of transportation to make sure they're running properly, safely and are contractually compliant. Assures all MART contracted transportation provider’s vehicles, drivers and monitors operate within the guidelines of their contractual obligations by conducting audits and site inspections.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • Checks & monitors email regularly prioritizing and following up on items as required
  • Conducts regulatory inspections and investigations, and provides support to alleged or suspected contractual violations
  • Inspects vendors to identify non-compliant equipment/procedures and communicates findings in order for office to determine training/retraining relative to the inspection or audit
  • Audits all new vendors on boarding processes
  • Ensures all inspection and desk audits are entered into database accurately and timely
  • Responds to reported vehicle safety violations and potential contractual infractions
  • Participates in covert and overt inspections
When duties and responsibilities change, the employee may be asked to perform other duties as required as business needs dictate. Employees are required to identify any changes in their job duties since the descriptions were last reviewed. Additionally, MART may ask that employees conduct a review of their position as part of the performance-evaluation process.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year or related experience preferred
  • Valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • Product or industry-specific experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with computer skills including; Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and databases
  • Effective oral, written and listening communication skills
  • Must maintain confidentiality of private and sensitive information including, CORI, PHI and HIPAA
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts, and methodologies of QA desired
  • Must be willing and able to work extended hours based on business needs

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • An aptitude to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Applies basic inspection knowledge acquired from on-the-job training (OJT), along with any additional knowledge, skills, abilities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
Click here to see the full Inspector Job Description. To apply send resumes to humanresources@mrta.us

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Procurement Manager

March 30, 2022

Job Description

Position Summary: The Procurement Manager’s key responsibilities are to be an effective management team member in maintaining the procurement system, so it functions for the best interest of the organization, while following “Best Practices”. The Procurement Manager is the gate keeper of the procurement system, by participating in and overseeing the procurement system from pre-authorization planning to document control. The individual will have knowledge of Federal Circulars in relation to the different types of grant programs and procurement regulations and requirements; attend FTA and State trainings to maintain and update MART procurement policies and practices in accordance with Federal and State Procurement guidance.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • Devises and utilizes effective sourcing strategies for increasing DBE participation
  • Develops product and service supplier contact lists, as well as initiating business and organizational partnerships
  • Negotiates with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Manages and controls the approval process for ordering goods and services
  • Finalizes all details of purchase orders and deliveries
  • Examines and tests existing contracts
  • Participates actively with both the General Accounting Manager and Grants Manager to ensure capital items purchased with grant funds are correctly processed in the Purchase Order System
  • Ensures compliance with FTA and federal procurement requirements on the part of agencies, consultants, contractors and subcontractors working under approved third-party contracts or inter-agency agreements
  • Engages with the Capital Projects Team (Project Management, Grants, Finance and Procurement) to ensure grant funds are being expended properly
  • Collaborates with key staff and managers to ensure clarity of the specifications for the product or service being procured, as well as for the expectations of the successful respondent
  • Institutes and reviews policies and procedures to safeguard the integrity of the procurement system, as well as to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Foresees alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and contractors
  • Controls spending and develops a culture of long-term optimization of savings on procurements
When duties and responsibilities change, the employee may be asked to perform other duties as required as business needs dictate. Employees are required to identify any changes in their job duties since the descriptions were last reviewed.  Additionally, MART may ask that employees conduct a review of their position as part of the performance-evaluation process.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and/or Finance strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 3-4 years related experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Reliable means to get to work

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and effective listening
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques
  • Negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting, analyzing, and presenting data
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Strong leadership capabilities
Pay range $68-75K Click to see the full Procurement Manager Job Description. To apply send resumes to humanresources@mrta.us

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Drivers Wanted!

February 23, 2022

Job Description

MART contracts with a private operator to drive and clean/fuel our buses which provide public transportation in the Montachusett area.  Here is there latest ad to hire drivers and cleaners. Drivers are needed for both big buses and little mini-buses. Management of Transportation Services, Inc. is seeking Drivers for our locations in Fitchburg, Gardner, and Athol. We are also hiring Cleaners/Fuelers in Fitchburg and Gardner. Positions offer a variety of benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and employer retirement savings plan contributions. A hiring bonus of $500.00 is also available. A valid MA driver's license is required for all positions. Bus Operator positions require a CDL Class B with Airbrake and Passenger Endorsements, in addition to a Motor Bus Certificate. Apply in person. Applications are available at the following MART building locations:

  • 840 N Main St., 2nd Floor, Leominster (gray side door along Nichols Street)
  • 555 Main St, Gardner
  • 573 South St, Athol

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