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Project Manager - Rail

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20884 

Job Category: Engineering; Infrastructure 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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.

Job Description:  As a Project Engineer / Manager, you will be responsible for various technical leadership and project management support duties on heavy and light rail projects.  These projects could include feasibility analyses; conceptual, preliminary and detailed design; cost estimating; construction and contract administration support; and inspections of heavy and light rail projects in western Canada and potentially throughout North America.  More specifically, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:


  • Planning, organizing and working with technical groups in the delivery of project deliverable requirements
  • Completing civil engineering analyses and review including: evaluating vertical and horizontal grade and track alignments; quantity and construction cost estimates; engineering design reports; technical specifications; material and equipment selection; cost estimates; construction contract documentation; compilation of design/construction drawings; etc.
  • Providing support to senior project managers in the coordination and management of projects, including carrying out specific project management tasks as assigned by the senior project managers
  • Interfacing and communicating with the Client on project specific tasks
  • Providing support to business development and strategic initiatives, including preparation of proposals
  • Participating with senior leaders in the establishment of short and long term plans for the development and growth of the group in the region
  • Providing support to other Hatch regions in the development and delivery of project requirements
  • Through your project efforts and involvement in industry activities, developing and maintaining client relations
  • Actively participating in and supporting internal and external development and training activities
  • As appropriate, supporting the development of more junior staff within the region
  • Support to business initiatives and projects within the western Canada region.


Candidate Specifications:  The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience on various elements of rail projects including surveying, design, construction administration, and project management.  The candidate will be licensed or eligible to practice as a professional engineer in Alberta, and must be technically familiar with railway engineering design projects.  He/she must also have demonstrated interest in business development initiatives, and in the development and maintenance of client relations.  Good written and oral communication skills, and working as a team player are also very important for this role.




We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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