Bombardier Testing and Commissioning Superintendent in Chicago, Illinois

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Based in Chicago, Illinois you will maximize customer satisfaction and project performance for cost, time, and quality by coordinating, managing, analyzing and reporting on Testing and Commissioning for the Bombardier provided scope on the Chicago O’Hare ATS Program.

In your role you will:

  • Under the direction of the Project Director, work with other project resources internal and external to develop a cost and time-effective solutions to Testing & Commissioning issues;

  • Support project sub-groups in ensuring all information is communicated to all site stakeholders, including interfaces with the Prime Contractor and their major subcontractors;

  • Prepare and issue project-critical items lists based on project critical path activities;

  • Develop the necessary work-around plans, by analyzing deviations and re-planning as necessary, to resolve critical project issues in conjunction with functional departments to mitigate adverse affects on contract schedule and financial performance;

  • Analyze site project performance and report on Testing & Commissioning status as it pertains to Bombardier;

  • Work with Chicago and Pittsburgh teams to assist in developing recovery plans to ensure Bombardier can maintain invoicing and cash flow targets;

  • Support or lead in T&C decisions with prime contractor and the customer, recommending potential claims actions to Project Management when relevant;

  • Recommend improvements to Program Management policies, procedures, guidelines and directives, as applicable,

  • Motivate and influence others to adhere to the project schedule,

  • Ensure all predecessor requirements are met for handover to Bombardier Testing and Commissioning phase;

  • Assist to develop and coordinate T&C work plans, access requests, and resources;

  • During Testing and Commissioning phase, assist effort by carrying & conducting testing activities where needed;

  • Help to ensure all Testing and Commissioning documentation is well organized and returned to Pittsburgh for final sign-off;

  • Safety ambassador for the Bombardier team. Co-lead any site safety initiatives appropriate for the team and ensure staff under their control perform their duties in a safe manner in accordance with Divisional procedures and statutory requirements.


As our ideal candidate:

  • You hold a Degree in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronics studies or equivalent education;

  • You have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a similar role;

  • You own five (5) years of business experience in the rail industry, and three (3) to six (6) additional years of working on a field site;

  • You have experience working with civil and electrical contractors, and O&M staff;

  • You posess experience with a dedicated or matrix project resource area;

  • You have a good understanding of customer needs and interface requirements and organization functions;

  • You own broad knowledge of Program Management Process, Planning/Scheduling and Administrative fundamentals;

  • You are familiar with PC and computer systems literate, including a strong proficiency in Primavera P3 scheduling and advanced application skills (graphics, resource loading, etc.);

  • You have ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a minimum amount of direction;

  • You own superior planning and organizational skills, coupled with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization;

  • You are familiar with relevant US and international industry Standards.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Job: Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:* 26.02.2018, 7:07:36 PM

Unposting Date

29.03.2018, 5:59:00 AM