Senior Project Manager - Rail/Transit

AEC Industry


Successful projects don’t just happen. They’re built on four basic principles: experience, reliability, responsiveness, and professionalism. At Envision Consultants, Ltd. (Envision), we put those principles to work for our clients every day. Founded in 1994 as a small, woman-owned, disadvantaged business enterprise, Envision has forged long-standing partnerships with clients who have relied on us again and again for highly responsive, results-driven services.

Envision works collaboratively alongside project owners, contractors, design professionals, and other stakeholders, providing design and construction support services that are tailored to the unique needs of each client and each project.

Despite the incredible challenges the past few years have brought to our lives and to our work, Envision has continued to grow and expand. Envision is thriving because we continue to offer the same mix of expertise, responsiveness, and reliability that have made us our clients’ “go-to” partner for the past 30 years. And, our recent growth is a reflection of that reliability. We invite you to learn more about Envision and imagine yourself as our next team member.

Office: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
Telework: Mondays and Fridays


The Senior Project Manager – Rail/Transit position plans, directs, coordinates all activities pertaining to assigned projects. This position typically requires a high level of management and communication experience to effectively manage successful project outcomes. The Senior Project Manager – Rail/Transit coordinates tasks and communications between the client, design professionals, assigned staff and the field.

Essential Functions

  • Ability to read and interpret design and construction plans and specifications.
  • Work with project team to plan, organize and direct activities on assigned project(s).
  • Establish project objectives and performance standards within boundaries of company policies and contract specifications. Confer with project team to discuss work procedures.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with the client, or client representatives and other contacts to facilitate project activities.
  • Monitor and control projects through administrative direction of project team to ensure project activities are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Represent company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings and other pertinent functions in the best interest of the assignment.
  • Work with the client, or client representatives to manage project activities to protect the company’s interests and simultaneously maintain good relationships with the stakeholders.
  • Provide reports for work progress, costs and scheduling.
  • Understand the company’s capabilities and accurately articulate the company’s value proposition to clients.
  • Participation in proposal activities with the Marketing/BD team developing written and cost materials required for Letters of Interest, Statements of Interest, and other responses to RFP submissions as required.
  • Maintain excellent written and verbal communication skills with a focus and attention to detail.
  • Maintain the ability to use and manage computerized software and databases.


  • Technical Capacity
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Analyses
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Thoroughness and Flexibility
  • Written and Communication Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a team and as an individual contributor
  • Ethical Conduct

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of experience preferred. A degree in Engineering or Architecture is required.
  • PE and/or PMP preferred. Candidates will be required to obtain a PMP or equivalent certification within one year of hire.
  • A strong interest in and knowledge of rail and public transit modes.
  • Familiarity with railroad and/or transit operations, engineering concepts, procedures, and practices.
  • Strong communication skills; thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers, vendors, and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Field experience is desirable.

Position Type

This is a full-time position.


Ability to travel to various job sites and Envision’s offices.


Envision Consultants, Ltd. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, Retirement plans with Employer Contribution, Life/Disability Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, and a Health Savings Account.

Envision is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/D/V.

Contact Information

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