Northeast Division - Vice President - Rail Systems

Job Location US-PA-King Of Prussia
Job ID 0817-16702
HNTB Job Title
Regional Business Development Leader
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Engineering-Rail Transit

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.



HNTB is seeking a Northeast Division - VP - Rail Systems who possesses excellent client relationships with our Rail Transit clientele in the Metropolitan New York/New Jersey area.  This person will run our Client Service Team (CST), Project Champion identified pursuits, take ownership of pursuits/projects and be accountable.

Job Summary

  • Develops, grow, and nurtures key client relationships and is the primary company contact on the project.
  • Has full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the project including negotiating extras, cost control, staffing, quality control and cash management.
  • Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts on large or multiple projects.
  • Actively manages client’s budget, schedule and program; HNTB budget and schedule; project communications, documentation, and administers relevant aspects of a formal quality control program.
  • Satisfies client requirements.
  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews work performed.
  • Responsible for managing and delivering quality mega projects on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Identifies and markets additional business opportunities with key clients.

Essential Responsibility


  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred plus 15 years related experience in the design, management, planning and implementation of large scale projects.
  • New York State and/or New Jersey Professional Engineer License (or capable of obtaining the other within 3 to 6 months).
  • Experience managing successful, large projects is required within the New York metropolitan transit and rail industry.
  • Strong relationships within the industry, and a network of owners and consultants.
  • Experience with Large Capital Programs, and project experience.
  • Senior Level Practice Builder and Service Delivery Experience required.
  • Strategic thinker, with demonstrated collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment and gain the support of others.  Ability to work in a matrix organization focusing on mega-win projects.
  • Able to take ownership and be accountable for projects and personnel. 




HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  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). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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