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Sr. Project Manager - Strategic Studies

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11182112
Date Posted: 07-19-2018
Work individually or in teams performing financial and operational analysis on a wide range of complex, high profile projects to determine impact on cost, profitability, operating performance, customer service and/or capital commitments. 
Typical projects include the analysis of capital investment, changes in business processes, labor agreement modifications, equipment acquisition, equipment utilization, line expansion, terminal/line operations, and/or commercial contract negotiations. Analyses require the evaluation of several alternatives and their associated risks in an unbiased, objective fashion in order to provide a quantitative basis for better decision making. 
Function as a project leader on cross-departmental teams addressing major strategic issues. 
Successfully incorporate complex rule interpretations from the Law Department, Labor Relations, Accounting, Tax and other groups into project evaluations. 
Independently prioritize multiple projects in a highly dynamic environment and manage projects through to completion. 
Educate and work with team members in problem solving techniques, computer applications (Excel, TSS, SQL, BOBJ, etc.), statistical analysis, economic analysis (discounted cash flow) and railway operations. 
Make presentations and communicate project results to all levels of management.
A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is required. 
The position requires strong: critical thinking ability, analytical problem solving ability, project management skills, time management skills, financial analysis skills (particularly NPV/IRR analysis), and Excel modeling skills. 
It also requires excellent communication skills, including the ability to: present financial analyses to all levels of management, explain technical issues to non-technical audiences, and work with business process experts to understand key decision drivers. 
- Three or more years of railroad experience  
- Familiarity with BNSF corporate data sources: Data Warehouse, Corporate Dashboard, TSS, etc. 
BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at
SF: Internal Posting Only; MO | [[mfield5]] | Finance | Fort Worth, TX | 76131
Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth 
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas 
Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Statistics, Database, Technology, Management, Data, Strategy

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