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Sr Mgr Capital Construction - 90265952 - Philadelphia

Date: Jan 10, 2020

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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This position has the overall responsibility to manage the coordination and construction phase of the 450 million dollar, multi-year Amtrak 30th Street Façade and the 30th Street Philadelphia Station Developer Projects.   The primary function of this position is to interface with Amtrak senior management as well as collaboration/partnering with both internal and external stakeholders, which includes Engineering, Transportation, Finance, Law, Government Affairs, Real Estate and NECIID departments, local/state agencies, SEPTA and the FRA to execute the construction of all improvements. This position will collaborate closely with the Developer and their contractor, and all involved agencies to expedite the preparation and implementation of all project information and work scopes needed to initiate design reviews and construction.  Provides program management of the entire 30th Street façade Program affecting Amtrak relating to force account and outage planning, program and financial reporting, budgeting, estimating, scheduling and change control.


  • Develop, direct and execute the review of design documents and all construction phases of the Program. 
  • Direct the overall development and preparation of the design and construction work scopes and preparation of any contracting out provisions necessary to execute the work.
  • Provide Program Management for the program, including progress and financial reporting, budgeting, estimating, scheduling and change control. 
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure design and construction elements meet the needs of both the end users and overall program goals.  



  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field.
  • 11+ years experience in implementation and program management of railroad design and construction projects/programs in large dollar values.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in Railroad operations.
  • Demonstrated experience in Railroad project/program management on large programs and projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large multi-discipline projects/programs from the concept phase through construction.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing large railroad design and construction work scopes and procurement packages for major station reconstruction. 
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and directing both design and construction activities utilizing internal engineering resources as well as external design firms/consultants and construction contractors.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning experience.
  • Demonstrated senior level management and interface experience in a matrix organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and drive for results.
  • Extensive experience in communicating verbally, in writing and in making senior level presentations within and outside of the corporation.
  • Must have excellent and demonstrated verbal and written communication, organizational, collaborative and relationship building skills both within and outside an organization.


  • Masters Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Certified Construction Manager Certification/ Project Management Professional Certification
  • Professional Engineer license or equivalent preferred

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:42522
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering

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