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Senior Project Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0016898
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Project Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment.  The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic.  The position is based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Who We Are 

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions. 



With reference to the assigned projects:

  • Propose and finalize the budget of the project

  • Directs and reviews the overall planning of project activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.

  • Ensure the accomplishment of the outcomes in accordance with the contractual scope of work, the schedule, the quality requirements and Company processes

  • Monitor, report and achieve the targets of the assigned project in terms of Costs, Revenues, Margin and Cash in

  • Monitor, report and achieve the project KPIs

  • Manage the Client relationship

  • Provides and presents project status reviews to client.

  • Prepares and/or reviews cost and risk analyses and extra work claims for the client.

  • Manage the Claims and change orders

  • Execute the staffing process of the project team

  • Evaluate the performances on project team members

  • Manage Sub contractors and their scope of work

  • Coordinate through the installation, testing and commissioning phases of the project

  • Promote business opportunities and work closely with Sales Managers

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate. 


Required Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years successfully managing large projects (>$50M)

  • Experience managing system integration projects with construction and technical subsystems.

  • Experience in Mass Transit rail industry

  • Engineering degree or equivalent experience required

  • Working knowledge of safety and security, buy America regulations, train control systems, passenger vehicles, communication systems, communication systems, traction electrification systems, operation & maintenance of rail systems.    

  • Strong Leadership and Communication Skills

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Superior Communications Skills

  • Superior Leadership skills

  • Financial Awareness

  • Management skills

  • Negotiation

  • Personal Organization

  • Risk Management


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher


  • English Proficiency


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation.   We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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