A Transit Project Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of team in support of the project’s profitable operation as well as proactively managing the project’s technical budget (direct labor and expenses, including technical sub-consultants), schedule, technical requirements, contractual obligations, and project communications. Transit Project Managers actively manages project scope, schedule and budget, and serve as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction. Also, Managers perform technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specification and plan preparation to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects. Transit Project Managers implement the firm’s project delivery plan using HNTB’s Sophisticated Delivery Approach (SDA) on each project while developing project scope and fee quotation, and assists in the preparation of proposals and contracts. Finally, Transit Project Manager coordinates work efforts and reviews of work performed by project team, and supervises and mentors team to overall project objectives.
Major coursework in Civil or Structural Engineering for CE or in IT, Architecture, Business, Construction management, Planning, or Civil/Mechanical Engineering for PM
A civil transit engineer will develop, analyze, inspect, and/or design transit infrastructure, transit stations, buildings, underground structures, or elevated structures or bridges. A civil transit engineer will often perform field surveys, develop transit plans, secure permitting for transit infrastructure, prepare engineering design reports, prepare constructions plans, respond to structural emergencies, and/or prepare contract documents for rail or transit engineering projects. A civil transit engineer will often participate in on-site reviews of project locations to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety standards. A civil transit engineer may also perform transit/traffic analysis, transportation operations, ITS and safety concepts, and pedestrian improvement plans. A civil transit engineer may utilize AutoCAD or Civil 3D software in plans for transit facility designs, diagrams, or models, and to execute engineering tasks. A civil transit engineer will coordinate with local officials to ensure compliance of design in accordance with transit agency standards and specifications. A civil transit engineer with project management duties will also develop and manage a transit project’s design scope, proposal, schedule, and resource estimates, as well as coordinate efforts of the design team or supervises related support staff.