Engineering Project Lead - Transportation Planning

Hyperloop One, Los Angeles


As the Transportation Planning Engineering Project Lead at Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), you will play a key role in the strategic development and execution of commercial projects. You will oversee project sourcing, planning, and delivery of VHO’s growing project pipeline, primarily in North America and Europe.
  • Execute on day-to-day delivery of ongoing project studies, manage engineering consultants, and coordinate input from VHO engineering and commercial teams. 
  • Lead multi-disciplinary workstreams (technical, business, marketing) to drive progress and ensure alignment with VHO engineering and commercial objectives. 
  • Ensure overall quality, cost and schedule of project studies. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with project sponsors / customers, and other stakeholders as necessary. 
  • Form strategic partnerships with engineering firms to jointly submit project proposals and responses to government inquiries. 
  • Monitor open government inquiries and RFPs and manage strategic pursuits in the US and EU. 
  • Travel within North America and Europe on an as-needed basis, primarily for government meetings and outreach events.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiastic leader. 
  • Strategically-minded thinker with strong decision-making skills. 
  • Able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences, including clients, external consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies. 
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to work under limited direction in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Able to consistently meet the required quality standards and agreed deadlines. 
  • Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Highly self-motivated and eager to take on new challenges.
  • BS in Civil, Structural or Transportation Engineering. 
  • Manager-level experience in the development and execution of large (greater than $500 Million contract value) transportation infrastructure projects. 
  • Demonstrated experience in both technical and commercial aspects of pre-procurement project delivery, including feasibility and EIA/EIS studies. 
  • Well-versed in domestic and international transportation design codes and regulatory standards, including AASHTO, FHWA, FRA and Eurocode. 
  • Strong understanding of construction industry, including procurement methods, contract risk allocation, and project cost and schedule drivers. 
  • Demonstrated experience with non-traditional project delivery methodologies, including public-private partnerships.
  •  PE and/or PMP preferred.
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