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Professional, Senior Project Manager— Commuter Rail Construction Division

Job Title
Professional, Senior Project Manager— Commuter Rail Construction Division
Job ID
Chicago,  IL
Other Location
Boston, MA; Philadelphia, PA; Jacksonville, FL; New York, NY; St. Louis, MO; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C.; Seattle, WA; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Orlando, FL.

Company Information

  • Privately owned with 50-year history
  • Rock Solid – Financially Stable
  • Chicago based company with corporate headquarters near shopping, dining, and entertainment
  • Over 500 employees
  • Long term client relationships
  • Strong reputation for safety and quality


Benefits & Unique Aspects:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus!
  • Company is in growth mode-hiring great people is their #1 goal!
  • Team oriented, continuous improvement atmosphere
  • Company events that include employee appreciation lunches, annual Christmas party, monthly networking social hour, and in the summer, they bring in delicious food for staff!
  • Strong trust and loyalty between owners and employees
  • Entrepreneurial Culture:  Encouraged to act and think like an owner
  • Family first, respect, integrity
  • Excellent benefit package includes:  medical policy, life insurance, LTD, dental and vision, 401(k) savings plan with Company Match and more
  • Also, college savings plan and wellness program!

Your Role with the Company:

As a Senior PM, you will be a part of the company’s rail and transit division and will plan and organize aspects of their construction projects for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).  Your responsibilities will be to design infrastructures assets.  This includes signals, train stops, track circuits, train and point operation detection systems, and traction (electrical current) return arrangements.  Additional responsibilities include designing vital interlocking systems, SCADA/telemetry systems, active level crossings, testing and commissioning new signal systems as well as maintaining signaling and associated supporting systems.  You will ensure the projects are completed on time, under budget and that all CTA required reporting are delivered per the contract.

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree helpful
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Experience with power distribution for transit applications
  • Background in Electrical Construction
  • Experienced at developing strong client relationships
  • Excellent communicator


DK Cole is a privately-owned search and consulting firm, and we have been engaged exclusively to conduct this confidential search.  We maintain a high level of ethics in dealing with both clients and candidates, and we maintain a very high level of confidentiality with candidates' information.

Thanks, in advance for your interest.  Please send your resume in Word and provide a cell number, for text/voice, and email where you can be reached between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Your information will be held in the strictest of confidence.  We review each resume carefully, and we will both call and email candidates whose resumes appear to meet the qualifications. 

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