Thomas Mangold joined HNTB Corp. as rail program manager in the firm’s King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, office. Mangold, with an accomplished career spanning more than four decades in the region, will support HNTB’s largest and most complex transit and rail infrastructure projects.
Mangold comes to HNTB from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority, where he most recently oversaw the power department’s engineering, maintenance and construction groups, as well as its capital construction programs, as chief engineering officer.
In addition to managing critical departments and functions, Mangold’s decades of experience also include strategic planning; overhead contact systems (OCS) inspections, maintenance and construction; and development of standards for design, engineering, OCS training programs and quality control processes.
Additionally, he has fabricated and installed catenary structures and bridges; served on labor negotiating committees; and coordinated communications with commuter and other rail organizations.