HNTB Senior Rail Simulation Project Manager in Lake Mary, Florida

Why Choose HNTB?

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.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


HNTB Corporation is currently seeking candidates for a Senior Rail Simulation Project Manager opportunity located in our Jacksonville, FL or Lake Mary, FL office.

Job Summary

Manage multiple, medium-sized, urban design and/or planning projects.

Essential Responsibility

  • Manages administrative tasks related to the project, including project team assignments and scheduling.

  • Responsible for the coordination of administrative aspects of the project to ensure that projects assigned are completed within the schedule and budget and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Serves as primary point-of-contact with client and other project consultants.

  • Estimates fees, determines work scope and prepares proposals and contracts for medium-sized projects.

  • Coordinates with and involves project designers and project technical staff.

  • Manages client budget, schedule and program and HNTB budget and schedule.

  • Manages project communications and documentation.

  • Reviews work of other project team members for accuracy and completeness.

  • Coordinates and communicates regularly with group director and office leader on progress of projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise in simulation of passenger and freight rail infrastructure planning and operations analysis. Validate and calibrate simulation models.

  • Conduct statistical analyses to evaluate simulation results.

  • Modify or develop models in Rail Traffic Controller (RTC).

  • Support transit planning efforts, including those related to feasibility studies, NEPA studies, Alternative Analysis studies, etc.

  • Provide additional technical support and leadership within transportation planning group and between rail/systems engineering group.

  • Write technical reports.

  • Serve as Task Leader and potentially Deputy Project Manager or Project Manager on technical projects.

  • Develop model and off-model approaches for travel demand analyses for inclusion in project scopes and proposals.

  • Develop and apply transit travel demand forecasting models for transportation studies.

  • Conduct all aspects of transit ridership forecasting compliant with FTA requirements, including developing model inputs, running the model, and analyzing results.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, Architecture, or related field

8 years related experience

6 years related experience (with Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, Architecture, or related field)

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • Rail Traffic Controller (RTC) experience

  • Transit planning experience, including development of feasibility studies for freight, commuter, light rail transit, high speed rail, bus rapid transit, etc.

  • FTA New Starts analysis, etc. is a plus.

  • CORSIM, McTrans HCS+, TransCAD,, Cube/TP+/Voyager experience is a plus.

  • SPSS or SAS experience is a plus.

  • Computer and database programming skills (java, C++, access or similar).

  • Task or project management experience.


General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

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.

HNTB Job Title Project Manager II - Planning

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Planning