Program Manager - Transit

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/7/2022 12:12 PM)
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TYLin is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLin has more than 3,100 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLin is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies.


This is a key position with TYLin requiring a demonstrated seller/doer and top performer who is well established in the New York Metro Rail and Transit Market.  This position will require leadership in project management and construction management and will serve as champion for targeted rail & transit projects.  The Program Manager will have responsibility for the preparation of proposals, participate in interviews and negotiations with clients while also directing and managing projects.  They will manage project teams, supervise direct reports, and develop/train/mentor assigned team members.


  • Work with Construction Management Sector Leader and key management personnel to identify and pursuit projects.
  • Prepare project proposals for rail/transit clients.
  • Client contact and communication. Managing Client expectations and assuring client satisfaction related to project.
  • Serve as Project Manager/Program Manager on projects where beneficial to the Company and the project; and assume the financial, staffing, scope and schedule management responsibilities of that role.
  • Serve as key technical lead in planning/design/construction of significant rail-related projects.
  • Directs the preparation, tracking and submission of the project deliverables.
  • Preparation and tracking of project schedules, work tasks and delivery of projects on-time and within budget.
  • Tracking of additional services and out-of-scope work. Communication with clients, negotiation of fees for additional services and delivery of contract modifications for such services.
  • Supervision and coaching of key team members.
  • Responsible for project quality. Assures QA/QC processes are completed on each project.
  • Support in staff development, including Project Manager training.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or closely related field required.
  • State Professional Engineer (PE) license or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) required. 
  • 15+ years of experience in Project Management activities and managing construction field teams.
  • Construction management experience with agency clients such as MTA, New York City Transit, Metro North Railroad, NJ Transit or Long Island Railroad.
  • Project Management Procedures (PMP’s) and Project Management Guidelines (PMG’s) familiarity a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written and presentation skills are required.
  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges.
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.
  • Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence.


TYLin is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. TYLin remains committed to complying with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements, as such this role may be situated in a jurisdiction with masking or vaccinate or test requirements to attend office or client locations (controlled location). You should ask your manager about this prior to starting. Should you be subject to the requirements, you are required to disclose your vaccination status within the first week of starting or before entering a controlled location, whichever comes first.  As a condition of employment, applicants for any safety-sensitive positions covered under 49 CFR Part 219 must also complete and pass both pre-employment and other screenings in accordance with the law. TYLin is committed to pay equity. As part of that commitment, we have provided the base compensation range of $189,700 - $284,500 annually for this position and local market. TYLin is proud to offer exciting career development opportunities coupled with a comprehensive total rewards package. Our benefits include extensive health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage, continuing education benefits, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program and a retirement savings plan with company matching contributions. We encourage all candidates to explore our total rewards offering.




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