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Transit Safety and Security Specialist

Company: Gannett Fleming
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Gannett Fleming's Security and Safety Practice is looking for an experienced Transit Safety and Security Specialist to assume a pivotal role in developing and managing transit growth strategies on a national and international level. This position offers flexibility relative to geographical location, as a result candidate may reside anywhere in the continental US, assuming a willingness to travel but with a preference of residing on the West Coast.

Consulting services may include developing safety and security management plans, hazard management plans based on FRA, FTA and international guidelines, performing preliminary and site-specific hazard analyses, developing safety and security certification programs under state and federal compliance requirements, system safety plans, risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments, physical protection systems development, design, implementation and policy development, MAP-21 compliance, TSA or SSO compliance, mitigation strategies, emergency response plans, and security planning guidelines, security investment prioritization, and/or security policy recommendations.

This candidate will need to perform at a senior level within if not lead a team of safety & security professionals who are involved in the field of transit agency public safety design and operational protection measures. The experienced consultant will have technical expertise in planning, strong project management experience, the ability to lead cross-functional teams, and support business development activities and pursuits to include:

  • Proposal development in response to RFI/RFQ/RFPs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with consultants, clients and client prospects
  • Effectively present and communicate Gannett Fleming service offerings to agencies, boards and authorities.
  • Attend trade shows, industry conferences and meetings
  • Help with conducting research and reporting findings

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Graduate Degree in a technical field related to rail transportation safety or the equivalent experience
  • 15+ years of demonstrated experience in the security or public safety field
  • Extensive experience working with transit safety and security issues
  • Certification(s) preferred in one or more in the following areas:
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Transit Safety and Security Program (TSSP)
  • World Safety Organization Certified Safety Specialist (WSO-CSS)
  • World Safety Organization Certified Safety and Security Director (WSO-CSSD)
  • World Safety Organization Certified Safety Executive (WSO-CSE)
  • Public Transportation Safety Certification Training Program (PTSCTP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Preferred experience and skills:
  • Understanding of Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 49, Federal Transportation Administration (FTA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of Transportation (DOT) and other applicable regulations and guidelines
  • Familiarity with Mass Transit/Railroad operating concepts
  • Familiarity with Commuter Rail, Freight Rail, BRT, LRT, and Trolley systems
  • Knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Track record of successful business development and the ability to plan strategically
  • Established relationships with key stakeholders and the ability to establish and cultivate effective client relationships
  • Superior analytical, interpersonal, writing, and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated strength in communicating complex concepts effectively and persuasively to individuals and in presentations with multi-disciplined groups
  • Required to possess the knowledge and skills necessary to operate personal computer systems to develop and maintain business applications using standard software such as Windows, MS Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred 401 (K) savings plan, and the opportunity to incentive compensation for eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access to internal and external training programs and support active participation in professional organizations.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law.

Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local candidates will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Los Angeles, CA; Irvine, CA; San Francisco, CA; Oakland, CA; Sacramento, CA; Roseville, CACore Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMEmployment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2021-8214

Salary Range: $115,000 - $215,000; Salary dependent upon experience and geographic location

Keywords: Gannett Fleming, Oakland , Transit Safety and Security Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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