Project Engineer

Date: Jun 3, 2023

Location: New Haven, CT, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 87388 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: New Haven, CT, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


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!


Project Engineer (Hatch Associates Consultants, Inc., New Haven, CT): Hands-on engineering work with commuter trains, including investigations of equipment malfunctions, modifications and written reporting findings. Conduct fleet inspections as part of a service-life extension program. Review of rail maintenance shop layouts and management. Review railcar design submittals and prepare detailed written descriptions of review findings. Participate in formal design review meetings and technical working sessions with other senior staff. Inspect and review prototype and first article equipment and prepare detailed written descriptions of review findings. Participate in quality assurance and manufacturing audits. Prepare reports that identify work progress, defects/non-conformances, and areas of concern. Witness electro-mechanical equipment undergoing qualification testing, including shock and vibration, environmental, electrical, and functional testing. Participate in vehicle acceptance testing, to include ride quality, braking performance and noise/vibration levels.


Full time employment, Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week.




Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field, and 4 years of post-baccalaureate related work experience. Alternatively, the employer will accept a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field, and 3 years of related work experience.


Of the required experience, must have 3 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering. 


Of the required experience, must have 2 years of experience in each of the following:


- Electro-mechanical and structural engineering; and
- Mechanical engineering in Kinematics and Dynamics, Materials, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, or HVAC.


Of the required experience, must have 1 year of experience in each of the following:


- Utilizing Autodesk and AutoCAD software; and
- Utilizing Finite Element Software, including ANSYS, Abaqus, Dyna, Adina, or Radioss.


Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable. 


Travel: Domestic travel required up to 20%.


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Why join us?


What we offer you?


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


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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