Job Information

HNTB Sr. Project Director (Rail / Transit) in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

The candidate who is selected will be responsible for the profitable operation of large, mega rail / transit projects in the Eastern Region of the United States.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Focus on rail / transit systems with a Program Management focus

  • Cultivate and develop relationships with transit clients

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • PE required or equivalent rail / transit systems experience

  • Minimum of 20 years of rail / transit systems experience

  • 25% travel (Regional and National)

  • Requires excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills.

  • Requires ability to interface with client as firm representative.

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Has full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the project including negotiating extras, cost control, staffing, quality control and cash management.

  • Develops and nurtures key client relationships and is the primary company contact on the project.

  • Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts on large or multiple projects.

  • Actively manages client’s budget, schedule and program; HNTB budget and schedule; project communications and documentation.

  • Satisfies client requirements.

  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews work performed.

  • Responsible for managing and delivering quality mega projects on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client.

  • Identifies and markets additional business opportunities with key clients.

  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 16 years engineering experience, including directing large mega projects

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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