Attention Senior Rail Project Professionals!
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) in Richmond, Virginia is recruiting for a DIRECTOR of Northern Virginia Rail Projects.
This is an exciting new senior management position with significant responsibility to lead DRPT’s new Atlantic Gateway program of projects implementation, including program management and oversight of design and construction activities.
The position will lead a new office being established in the Northern Virginia area, and will plan for future growth for new staff and consultant support as the Atlantic Gateway program of projects matures. DRPT works in close collaboration with the Class 1 Railroads, Amtrak, the Virginia Railway Express, the Federal Railroad Administration, the DC Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation, and other key stakeholders across Virginia to enhance and preserve the Commonwealth’s critical Northern Virginia rail networks and to support Amtrak and freight service within the Commonwealth. This position will be the leader of DRPT’s $495 million Atlantic Gateway program, as well as long-term projects for capacity and speed improvements south of Washington DC on the I-95 and Route 29 corridors.
DRPT seeks a seasoned transportation engineering and project management professional with considerable experience directing major transportation infrastructure projects. The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills and the ability to lead strategic initiatives and build strong collaborative relationships. Experience with and/or significant knowledge of passenger and freight rail operations and engineering principles will be a significant plus. A Professional Engineer’s license in Virginia is strongly desired.
To apply, please visit http://jobs.virginia.gov/
The Department of Rail and Public Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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