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Project Manager - Rail Transit (Brooklyn)

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Date: Nov 4, 2022

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 77965 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Rail Transit Vehicle Project Manager to join our North American Infrastructure group in our Vehicle Engineering group in our Brooklyn, NY office.


As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Lead project teams through vehicle procurement tasks including vehicle concept development, design reviews, vendor engagements, first article inspections, and commissioning activities.
  • Manage the effective utilization of professional/technical staff on assigned projects and multiple tasks.
  • Perform technical and contract-related analysis, schedule reviews, cost estimating, coordinating and monitoring project assignments by establishing priorities and managing employees
  • Review and manage projects to ensure completion of work within schedules and budgets
  • Maintain communication with client regarding the project; forecasting staffing requirements and assisting in development of employee skill requirements needed for projects
  • Prepare scope of work, monitoring work progress and project budgets throughout assignment; provide analysis of change orders; manage sub-contractor engagements.
  • Coordinate the interaction of all subject matter experts, supporting staff and the subcontractors to accomplish assigned tasks within budget and schedule
  • Monitor financial performance of projects and make recommendations for corrective actions, when needed.
  • Develop new business opportunities.
  • Ability to manage and work with our Business Development Staff to prepare successful technical and cost proposals


You bring to the role:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; Master’s in Business Administration is a plus
  • 10– 15 years of progressive rail vehicle engineering and project management experience
  • Diverse technical and contract skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and critical thinking skills are a must
  • Possess broad-based rail vehicle engineering knowledge
  • Ability to manage, direct and supervise the work efforts of a professional and technical staff on assigned vehicle projects
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, work well within a team
  • Ability to engage client staff at the executive level
  • Ability to travel when required


The following skills/experience are a plus:


  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) Registration
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate


Base Compensation: $127,000 - $156,000

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)



Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.


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