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Senior Rail Operations Analyst

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Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: White River Junction, VT, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 61769 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: White River Junction, VT, 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!


Senior Rail Operations Analyst/Project Manager

Location: Dallas, Texas


HATCH, one of the nation’s most respected consultants to the railroad and rail transit industries and Hatch Engineering, experts in business and technical experience in mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, have joined together to form the top rail and transit solutions provider.


As a Senior Rail Operations Analyst, you will:

  • Use Hatch’s TrainOps® software to simulate train performance, evaluate rail network operations and capacity, and assess traction power systems.
  • Manage the development of client rail service and operating plans, and support Operations and Maintenance Cost modeling work.
  • Be responsible for leading studies and analyses of travel time, rail system capacity, network improvements, traction power system performance and control line optimization.
  • Author technical reports, mentor junior staff, and perform quality reviews.
  • Support feature development and documentation for Hatch’s TrainOps rail simulation software for urban transit systems, commuter rail networks and mainline (freight/passenger) railroads.


You bring to the role:

  • Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in an applicable field (i.e.,Rail Transporation Engineering, Railway Engineering, Systems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Transporation & Urban Planning, etc.). Relevant professional experience may be considered as a substitute for academic degree requirements.
  • At least 10 years practical industry experience in rail operations, including service planning and operating plan development.
  • Prior experience using rail simulation software such as Berkeley Simulation Systems’ RTC, OpenTrack, Systra’s RailSim and/or Transportation Decision System’s OnTrack software is desired but not required. 
  • Experience with rail operating rules development/interpretation and/or transportation systems management is desirable.
  • Knowledge of rail systems, signals, and vehicles.
  • Proficiency in office productivity software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work well in a team that is passionately committed to the pursuit of positive change.

Why join us?

  • Work with great people to make a difference
  • Collaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutions
  • Top employer
  • The opportunity to shape the future of transportation
  • Contribute to porjects which reduce global carbon-emissions and congestion
  • Team up with great peple and make a difference

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally
  • Engaging work enviroment
  • Great Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • A flat connected organization


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, 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.

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