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Location: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: R0005675
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Project Manager – Service and Support (Senior System Maintenance 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 Boston, MA.

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.


  • Ensure the execution of service and support activities in alignment with contract requirements, budget, and company guidelines
  • Candidate must become thoroughly familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of the project.
  • Directs and reviews the overall planning of project activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
  • Determines and reviews budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope. Manages and reviews the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, and to meet budget goals.
  • Leads the team to achieve all cost and response objectives while keeping alert to possible problem areas and takes preventative action to ensure that critical requirements are met.
  • Provides and presents project status reviews to client.
  • Prepares and/or reviews cost and risk analyses and extra work claims for the client.
  • Will be the primary contact and required to maintain a strong client relationship.
  • Coordinate all external Service activities
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate. 

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Experience working in mass transit industry projects preferred
  • Experience in Signaling projects or maintenance
  • Strong Leadership and Communication Skills

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • A minimum of 3 years of project management experience
  • Previous Project Management experience working on rail industry projects preferred
  • ACSES II Experience
  • Microlok Experience
  • PTC Experience

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree


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, a Retirement 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 www.Hitachi

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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