Field Inspection Manager, Rail and Transit
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
What You Will Do:

Gannett Fleming, Inc. is currently seeking a Field Inspection Manager to join our Transit & Rail Systems Group for Train Control. If you are looking for new and challenging ways to expand your range of experience in an exciting field of engineering practice, consider joining our world class team. This is a full time role located the Washington DC Metro area. We operate under a hybrid work model.

As Field Inspection Manager your primary focus will be on train control room upgrade assignments for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) as a contributing member of multi-discipline and diverse technical support team. As such, direct experience, and firsthand knowledge of WMATA operations and track access is highly valued.

You'll work with a team that recognizes that safety, operating efficiency, state of good repair, stakeholder requirements, and risk mitigation drive program success. You will have direct and indirect involvement with planning, engineering, program delivery, testing, and commissioning services to the transit and freight rail industries and offer extensive experience in rail and bus systems, transit facilities, and civil and structural infrastructure.

At a high level, your primary focus will be as follows:

  • Manage, coordinate, and monitor all phases of providing project-related access to the railway environment during revenue, non-revenue, and scheduled shutdown periods for both contractor and WMATA forces.
  • Request and coordinate WMATA-required personnel and equipment for project field activities.
  • Schedule, manage, and coordinate WMATA construction inspectors for contractor field activities.
  • Supervise inspection of contractor construction work, with a primary focus on electrical construction activities, but that may also include civil, structural, mechanical, systems, architectural, and trackwork activities.
  • Provide oversight of contractor compliance with applicable codes, standards, and criteria.
  • Collect, review, approve, close, and archive inspector daily reports.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and report on construction progress.
  • Participate in progress meetings, coordination meetings, and other such management activities throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Follow QA/QC policies and practices and identify possible quality and safety issues within the scope of the project.
Education | Experience:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or ten (10) years demonstrated experience.
  • Five (5) years demonstrated experience in construction inspection and/or electrical inspections related to railroad and/or transit projects.
    • Experience with design-build, electrified environments, and/or audio-frequency train control are preferred.
    • Direct experience with WMATA is highly valued.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with PROCORE, eBuilder, or similar cloud-based project

Company Overview:

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred 401 (K) savings plan, and the opportunity to incentive compensation for eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access to internal and external training programs and support active participation in professional organizations.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status or other characteristics protected by law.

Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will be considered the property of Gannett Fleming

Location: Washington DC, Baltimore Metro Area; Northern VA

Core Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time

Salary Range: 120,000 - $170,000

Salary dependent upon experience and geographic location


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
: 120,000 - $170,000
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 years
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