Director of Engineering and Maintenance

Reference Number: *NEW*
Location: San Carlos, CA

$ Billion Organization Has an Opportunity for a DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE!


Are you looking to be challenged in your next career? How awesome is it to work for the oldest passenger rail organizations on the San Francisco Peninsula? Here’s your chance to feel excited about getting up in the morning, work for a fast-paced team that has a passion for connecting over 4,500 riders per hour in each direction to work, school and other places they need to go?


Our Client who is celebrating 150 years of the Peninsula commuter service has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Engineering and Maintenance.


  • This is a ground floor opportunity for a Chief Engineer
  • Direct report to the COO of Rail
  • BS in Engineering or closely related field and PE in California a plus
  • Strategic thinker, technical leader, great listener, clear communicator and detail oriented
  • Provide leadership to one of the most significant rail modernization projects in California and the USA (19 other major US RR are moving towards electrification at this time)
  • Build a lasting legacy as you help define the strategic plan for the next 25 years of the railroad
  • Grow a rich network with top transportation leaders in the industry
  • Work alongside some of the most experienced rail leaders in the nation
  • Collaborate/Partner with the California High-Speed Rail Authority
  • Work in San Mateo with trips to San Jose and other Caltrain sites
  • Easy commute with Caltrain, Muni, BART and more…
  • Attractive compensation package


If you want to hear more information about this position, please contact:

Jennifer Powers at 916-304-6661 or email her at

Nora Wood at 916-304-6662 or email her at