Transit Jobs

Nashville MTA  
Position: Project Engineer/Project Manager  
Application Deadline: 02/12/2018

Short Description: Position will be integrally involved in transit, rail, and facility projects from conception through completion and will work with all departments within MTA/RTA. Successful candidate will assist with cost-benefit analyses, conceptual planning, procurement, project management, engineering, construction management, utility coordination, and project closeout duties. They will also participate in planning studies. This person will need to perform equally well in collaborative team environment as well as under independent conditions. They must be able to manage engineering consultant teams and construction contractors. This person must be able to develop and adhere to detailed construction schedules for regionally significant projects. Candidate should possess a bachelor degree in a related field, preferably engineering or construction. Experience with transit-related projects is a plus but not a requirement. Communication skills, project and construction management experience, computer proficiency, and ability to handle several projects at once are all requirements for this position. Preferred 5+ years of experience and licensed PE in state of TN. Additionally, the preferred candidate should have experience with transit, rail, traffic, and other transportation related projects from early planning through construction completion, including managing contractor invoicing and associated construction costs. The preferred candidate should be familiar with Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) processes for major capital projects. DTO is an EOE. Please apply online at or contact Carole Earls Recruiter at  

Nashville MTA 
Position: AccessRide Scheduling Supervisor 
Application Deadline: 02/08/2018

Short Description: The position performs a variety of administrative and specialized functions in support of the AccessRide service including but not limited to: maintaining AccessRide schedules and scheduling of passengers utilizing Trapeze software; monitoring in-house and contracted services for on time compliance; coordinating daily activities with Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) departments and vendors; Training and assisting AccessRide Schedulers. Assignments are performed according to established policies and procedures set forth by MTA, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), AccessRide Policy Advisor Committee (APAC) and the labor agreement. Recommended Preparation for Employment: Completion of high school or possession of a GED certificate is required, in addition to a minimum of 4 or more years of experience in working in a para-transit or ADA/NEMT transportation environment, at least 2 years of which must have been in scheduling or a related role. The successful applicant will have excellent skill with Microsoft Office suite. Must be able to read maps and interpret varied information. Must be very customer focused with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with very little supervision. Must learn and have an understanding of the Trapeze PASS scheduling program within 3 months. Position is exempt and reports to AccessRide Manager. DTO is an EOE. Please apply online at or contact Carole Earls Recruiter at  

Nashville MTA 
Position: Mechanic 
Application Deadline: 02/28/2018

Short Description: Immediate opening for an experienced diesel mechanic to repair and maintain a variety of vehicles such as buses, access ride vans, forklifts, wreckers and automobiles. Candidate should own a complete set of tools and be able to operate any equipment normally used in the repair of vehicles. This position requires a great deal of physical exertion, including work performed during periods of extreme weather conditions and flexibility with work hours. DTO is an EOE.


2018 TPTA Conference & Expo
November 6 - 9, 2018
Knoxville Convention Center
Knoxville, Tennessee

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