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HNTB Section Manager - Overhead Contact Systems (OCS) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! We are looking for an experienced and technically sound OCS engineer who is ready to be challenged on transit/rail projects that could consist of state of good repair, system modernization or resilience, interlocking improvements, new services or line extensions. The section manager will provides both technical and administrative supervision to the section so as to ensure that technical, administrative, direct labor, and schedule targets of the section are met in accordance with applicable professional standards, design control procedures, company procedures, and technical design guides. They will be responsible for hiring, supervising, developing, evaluating performance, and terminating staff members, as well as establishing and approving budgets for the group. They will also serve as a technical liaison and/or project manager for clients such as, SEPTA, Amtrak, and PennDOT. We offer a flexible work schedule and the position could be located in any of our Pennsylvania offices or virtually.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Preparing or modifying reports, plans, calculations, specifications and estimates of OCS projects.

  • Collaborating closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects

  • Serving as technical liaison or task lead with client at staff level for work within the discipline

  • Coordinating efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design within budget and on schedule

  • Organizing scheduling of specific tasks and assignments

  • Mentoring less experienced engineers on technical designs

  • Performing design calculations and conducts investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks, and directs preparation of design specifications.

  • Performing quality checks of reports, plans, calculations, specifications and estimates of OCS projects.

  • Preparing of OCS structure, wiring layout plans, assembly and component drawings

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • 11 years of design and inspection of catenary systems experience

  • Professional Engineer Certification

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • Experience with SEPTA, Amtrak and PennDOT Electrification Design and Construction Standards.

  • Knowledge of code requirements for overhead contact system design

  • Knowledge of industry standards associated with railway design and operation

  • Knowledge of the interface with and characteristics of Traction Power Systems

  • Knowledge of OCS field construction and techniques

  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Outlook Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience with AutoCAD and MicroStation

  • Experience with STAAD Pro.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in the design of catenary systems and support structures for heavy rail, commuter rail, high-speed rail, light rail, streetcar and trolley power distribution systems including:

  • Preparing OCS profile design and calculations

  • Performing structural steel analysis and design capability

  • Preparing structural design calculations

  • Performing reinforced concrete foundation design

  • OCS construction phasing and staging

  • Production of design drawings on screen in CAD

  • Development of OCS construction specifications

  • Estimating OCS construction costs

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates activities of engineering section.

  • Assigns priorities and staff to jobs.

  • Coordinates time and budget on jobs.

  • Maintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Ensures quality control is maintained on project(s).

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work.

  • Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.

  • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.

  • Serves as a task lead as part of a large project team

  • Assists with project management duties.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to travel to HNTB office, client office or project sites in Pennsylvania

​Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 11 years relevant experience

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

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What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates activities of engineering section.

  • Assigns priorities and staff to jobs.

  • Coordinates time and budget on jobs.

  • Maintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Ensures quality control are maintained on project(s).

  • Typically manages up to 15 employees.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 11 years relevant experience

  • 2 years supervisory experience

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

EOE including disability and vet

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About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

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).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

  • HNTB participates in E-Verify

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