Project Manager

Wabtec Corporation

Omaha, NE


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

To coordinate and manage projects from inception through general estimating, preliminary/construction engineering, Vendor management/oversight and through project closure; to help provide a quality, cost effective final product to the customer.


  • Manage projects with goal to deliver on time, within budget, and to stakeholder satisfaction within bounds of contractual obligations.
  • Adhere to customer and industry standards / specifications, while keeping within Xorail/Wabtec’s quality standards 
  • Create various documents for coordination of overall project efforts (i.e. SEC requests, timelines, construction schedules, email correspondence, and budget reports, etc.)
  • Represent the company and Customer as project management interface for outside party public projects.
  • Assisting in the management of material and labor costs.
  • Preparing estimates, earn value and cash flow analysis.
  • Assisting with change orders, budget updates, and project creation.
  • Responsible for development of written reports / presentations for management and customer reviews.
  • Creating documents such as procedures, plans, programs, and protocols.
  • Verifying other engineers’ work and documents to ensure they are meeting Xorail’s quality standards and the Customer’s scope requirements.
  • Light administrative tasks and project documentation
  • On-demand status reporting to Customer, Funding Agencies and Team (as necessary)

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in Project Management, Engineering/Civil or related field experience
  • Experience in railway industry (Signals, Communications, Operations, Engineering, etc.)
  • Familiarity/proficiency using MS Word, Project, Excel, Outlook, MicroStation and/or similar office applications.
  • Experience with project planning/management systems/tools, scheduling, budget monitoring, and task execution.
  • Excellent communication skills required (verbal and written).
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees/management to promote good workflow
  • Ability to effectively interact with external Departments, Funding/Regulatory Agencies, Vendors and Customer/s to foster confidence in the services being provided.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment with some travel to site locations throughout the U.S.

  • Must be qualified to access construction sites and work along railways, and access railway tunnels and bridges

  • Ability to obtain Road Worker Protection and e-RAILSAFE System Contractor Certification

  • Valid Driver License

  • 40-hour work week, subject to extended and weekend hours (as necessary)


Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.