Honolulu Rail Transit

Careers & Recruitment Notices

Honolulu Rail Transit


Applying for a Position with HART

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Recruitment for permanent City positions with the project will be posted on the City's web site located at www.Honolulu.gov/HR.

In the interim, you may send a copy of your resume for consideration should a position with the project become available.

You can either submit your resume electronically by filling out the online form on this page and attaching a PDF or Word (.doc) file of your resume, or mail it to our offices to the address indicated below. In either case, please make sure to include a cover letter to indicate the type of position that you are seeking.

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

Job Opportunities as of May 2014

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:



 HART is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer.
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You can also send your resume or application to harthr@honolulu.gov


Assistant Project Manager (Design & Construction)

Annual Salary: $53,364 - $85,416

Duties:This position is a member of a construction management team whose purpose is to assure that the scope, schedule and budget for the assigned project are met at acceptable risk, quality, safety and security levels.  Provides oversight and project management in the design and construction of selected aspects of the project and works with internal and external parties needed to initiate, conduct, and complete the project.  The position must exercise a substantial degree of engineering judgment in carrying out its duties and will be assigned to assist higher level engineers with more complex projects/assignments.

Requirements:  A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in Civil Engineering or Architecture and three years of non-registered Professional Civil Engineering or Architectural experience for the Assistant Project Manager I position or registration as a Professional Civil Engineer or architect for the Assistant Project Manager II position.

Budget Analyst

AnnualSalary Range*:  $47,400 to $70,188 (*Commensurate with experience and education)

Under the direction of the Budget and Grants Planner VII, this position serves as the principle Budget Analyst for the HART Capital (design, engineering and construction) and Operating Budgets. The incumbent evaluates the needs of the organization and assesses the availability of resources necessary to implement policies and programs effectively.  Researches program requirements and coordinates input from HART program managers regarding expenditures and cost projections to develop Annual Operating and multi-year Capital Budget requests.

Requirements:  A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in political science, public or business administration, economics or a related field, and four years of progressively responsible professional analytical experience in evaluating the effectiveness of operating programs in relation to organizational objectives, one of which shall have been in a governmental agency.

Human Resources Specialist (Civil Rights)

AnnualSalaryRange*: $40,548 - $51,300 (*Commensurate with experience and education)                                 

Duties:  This position serves as a civil rights program specialist for Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART).  The incumbent performs simple to moderately complex assignments for one or more civil rights programs such as equal employment opportunity, disadvantaged business enterprise or affirmative action.  The position provides assistance to HART staff to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and city laws and regulations; prepares reports and recommendations to management; and participates in conducting training programs.  As the incumbent gains program experience, assignments will increase in complexity and the position will perform with more independence.  This position also provides technical and support services for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program and the prevailing wage compliance and certified payrolls programs.

Requirements: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree and: (a) one year of professional human resources management work experience or other responsible professional work experience which required substantial use of analytical skill and involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action. (b) six months of professional human resources management work experience pertinent to the specific functional area involved.

Transit Contracts Manager (2 positions)

Annual Salary Range:   $55,500 - $75,960

Duties: This position performs post-award contract management and administration responsibilities for assigned Rail Project contracts.  The incumbent ensures contract compliance with HART's comprehensive management program; conducts independent reviews and analyses to report cost and schedule progress; performs contract change and claims management, mediation, litigation and settlement activities.

Requirements: MBA, JD, and/or equivalent masters-level diploma in accounting, finance, urban planning, engineering, economics, or other related field.  Seven to 10 years of legal, transit, contracting, and/or claims management experience; five years of which is in purchasing contracts, transit claims or construction programs. CPCM, CFCC, JD, and DAU APDP Level II-III preferred.  Must demonstrate the ability to understand independent audits, forward pricing rate agreements, CAS disclosure statements, federal pricing principles, negotiating multi-million dollar contracts on large construction and/or transit projects. 


Mail Us a Copy of Your Resume

Honolulu Rail Transit Project
Attention: Paul Romaine
Administrative Services Officer
1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1700
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813

Submit Your Resume Online via our Email Form

Please be sure to list the position(s) you are applying for in the comments section.

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Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation