Dejah Singh joins HNTB as a project manager focused on fleet and facilities project delivery

Transit and rail professional brings extensive technical expertise to drive modernization initiatives and enhance rider experience

PHILADELPHIA (May 2, 2024) – Dejah Singh has joined HNTB as a project manager, bringing significant leadership experience and a broad range of technical skills essential to fleet and facilities management, including project management, system design, quality control and validation and testing.

In her new role, Singh will drive fleet and facility modernization projects and programs for the firm’s clients, aimed at enhancing safety and elevating the passenger experience. This entails overseeing all facets of the project lifecycle, spanning from scope development to cost management, quality control and project management.

Singh comes to HNTB from a leading developer and producer of rolling stock products and solutions for Class I railroads and transit agencies. As a field services project manager, she played a pivotal role in overseeing the integration and performance of the newly delivered Amtrak Next Generation High-Speed Trainsets. Singh’s adept leadership and project execution skills were instrumental in facilitating testing, modification implementation, and commissioning readiness – while her diligent oversight ensured precise budget control and scope management, process optimization and the strategic allocation of essential resources to enhance project efficiency.

“Dejah’s deep understanding of transit and rail engineering, mechanics and operations, particularly in vehicles and systems, brings tremendous value to our team,” said Jeremy Colello, PE, HNTB’s Pennsylvania office leader and vice president. “As transit agencies look for ways to advance and modernize their vehicles and supporting systems, her proven track record of success and passion for advancing infrastructure align perfectly with our commitment to delivering exceptional client service on their most important priorities.”

Singh earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Old Dominion University, Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology.