Trinity Metro has an immediate opening for a DBE Administrator to provide leadership, guidance,
administration, coordination, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) compliance, reporting and outreach for
Trinity Metro’s s Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Policy and Program. The incumbent in this
class performs under the general direction of the Sr. Director of Procurement, with much independent, selfdirected work. The incumbent performs administrative and technical work designed to meet organizational and FTA objectives. The incumbent is the most knowledgeable staff person in the organization concerning Trinity Metro’s and FTA’s DBE Program and its implementation. The incumbent will look for opportunities to build and enhance the existing DBE Program. The incumbent will also work, as needed, with the FTA.
Additionally, the incumbent will have liaison responsibility with the North Central Texas Regional
Certification Agency (NCTRCA) and represent Trinity Metro on the NCTRCA’s Board of Directors, and
provide some procurement contract management oversight.
This position’s responsibilities include:
Represents Trinity Metro on the Board of Directors of the NCTRCA (North Central Texas Regional
Administer, coordinate and direct the implementation of the DBE Program. (Including goal setting
and monitoring) across the organization.
Proactively promote Trinity Metro’s DBE Program utilizing creative methods to increase awareness
and overall DBE participation.
Analyze the availability of DBE firms for major procurements. Recommend appropriate contract
specific goals and Trinity Metro’s overall annual goal.
Provide oversight to the adherence of federal regulations and reporting requirements for the Trinity
Metro’s DBE Program, goals, and Policy Statement.
Advise and solicit non-DBE contractors and consultants of the steps necessary to meet Trinity
Metro’s DBE goals.
Inform DBE firms of Trinity Metro’s procurement process, and provide technical assistance where
appropriate. Participate in pre-bid/proposal conferences by presenting Trinity Metro’s DBE
Program, goals, and requirements.
Conduct DBE compliance reviews of bids and proposal submittals.
Monitor compliance with DBE contracting commitments of prime contractors and consultants and
assist in problem resolution.
Provide technical assistance and support to internal stakeholders regarding the DBE Program.
Participate in DBE Outreach activities including DBE certification activities as a board member of
the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA) and Trinity Metro initiated
outreach and in-reach activities.
Monitors and reviews changes and latest developments related to the US Department of
Transportation (USDOT)/ FTA’s DBE Program.
Identify and resolve disputes and conflicts using collaborative problem solving processes, or other
techniques as appropriate.
Maintains a customer service focus to both external and internal stakeholders.
Revises and enhances Trinity Metro’s DBE Program, as needed.
Prepares reports as needed to assist management in formulation and implementation of policies
that are called for under federal regulations.
Advises management regarding Trinity Metro’s DBE and best practices.
Willingness to learn FTA based procurement and contract administration practices and to perform
limited solicitations and contract administration activities.
Maintains confidential information.
Five years of professional experience in accounting or related field and past supervisory experience. Must
have proven accounting and financial analysis experience, including performing bank account and other
reconciliations, preparing journal entries, and reconciling general ledger accounts. Must know how to dig
into the details to find the correct answers and provide sound suggestions and recommendations. Must
exhibit excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and accuracy in work.
Three (3) year experience in DBE Program administration, proficient use of computer spreadsheets, word
processing and powerpoint.
Experience in administering USDOT DBE programs and statistical analysis, accounting and/or budgeting,
preferably in municipal or transit operations.is desirable.
Any combination of experience, training, and/or education that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and and skills may substitute for the required education.
Apply online at www.ridetrinitymetro.org/careers