Project Manager

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/3/2023 5:44 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 3,200 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.

The Project Engineer/Project Manager - Rail and Transit, Central Region is responsible for leading project teams in the overall implementation of rail transit projects or contracts. Administers contracts, meets client requirements, regulatory agency criteria, and company commitments. Serve as the client’s representative, providing oversight guidance and/or direction for the project team, contractors, and subcontractors. Lead important business development activity by presenting the organization’s project capabilities, establishing client relationships, and procuring work.


  • Assumes ownership of assigned projects and executes successfully.
  • Monitors budgets and schedules of assigned projects.
  • Identifies potential project prospects and assists/leads in preparation of technical proposals to support marketing efforts.
  • Serves as Project Manager on a rail and transit projects.
  • Responsible for assigned project delivery and quality of deliverables.
  • Identify and recommend potential candidates to be hired for the rail/transit.
  • Prepares proposals and participates in client interviews.
  • Maintain membership in professional societies.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or building/construction-related field required.
  • The position requires project experience on large, multi-disciplinary rail transit projects. Specifically, experience should demonstrate the ability to manage multiple disciplines working in parallel while also managing schedule requirements.
  • Experienced in advancing projects through various stages of the FTA project development process providing services to both existing and new clients in the areas of capital planning and project delivery, operations and maintenance plans, fleet management plans, and/or areas related to the design and operations of transit services.
  • 8+ years of project management experience and 12 years of overall experience, with an emphasis on preliminary engineering and/or final engineering for rail/transit projects.
  • Knowledge of and experience with transit studies, planning, NEPA and/or design of multi-discipline projects and projects with high degree of technical complexity, typically in excess of $500 million.
  • Effective project management and task management skills. Serves as a project director or project manager for key transit projects, or contributes in a support role as appropriate.
  • Works on select key projects and provides technical expertise to direct tasks, provide quality control reviews, and oversight as needed.
  • Establish/foster teaming relationships with other consulting firms and collaborate with alternative delivery staff to form relationships with contractors.
  • Successful candidate will have a history of developing and maintaining effective business relationships with clients and peers.
  • Demonstrated success in growing a group, division or company desired. 
  • 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.

The Company and it’s employees are required to comply with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements. You should ask your manager about this prior to starting, should you be subject to the current or potential future requirements.




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