Senior Project Administrator

Wabtec Corporation San Francisco, CA

The Office Engineer will assist the Project Manager in managing system and software project activities associated with the implementation and deployment of Positive Train Control products and services to railroad customers. The position will be the PM's backup point of contact with the various Wabtec engineering and functional teams, with responsibility for coordinating, managing and communicating internal project plans and status, managing internal risk registers, managing customer-required documents and contractually required deliverables. The Office Engineer will ensure services are completed on time, on budget and meet customer requirements.


* Support the preparation of presentation material for periodic internal project reviews addressing costs, schedules, risks and customer considerations.

* Manage the customer-driven on-site documentation effort (SSWPs)

* Coordinate the CDRL effort between the Wabtec functions, Document Control and the Customer

* Manage the Internal Risk Register and Conduct the periodic Risk Review Meetings

* Coordinate / Track Wabtec on-site staff

* Other Project Admin Tasks as directed


* Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate clearly and concisely, tailored to audience.

* Self-motivated with proven ability to work independently and demonstrate strong leadership and team-building skills

* Ability to develop high level of credibility and strong positive relationships with subordinates, peers, and management.

* Possibility of minimum travel

* Excellent MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook skills. Knowledgeable of Visio, Primavera, Sharepoint


* High degree of attention to detail

* Quick learner, results-oriented and a clear focus on quality

* Strong ability to prioritize, multitask and communicate technical tasks to meet project milestones