SYSTRA is pleased to announce that Joseph Sais, PE, of SYSTRA’s New York office has been promoted to executive vice president, engineering.
In this capacity, Sais will oversee the firm’s U.S.-based infrastructure, traction power, systems, and construction management and program management sectors.
A licensed professional engineer, Sais has more than 40 years of senior level managerial experience in transit and railroad operations, maintenance and engineering. Prior to joining SYSTRA, Sais was an employee of the one of the largest commuter railroads in North America, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), for over 33 years. Over the course of his tenure at LIRR, Sais was responsible for all aspects of track and structures departments, including planning, design, construction and maintenance.
As SYSTRA’s national construction and program management practice lead, Sais provided oversight on successful projects, including MTA capital construction’s east side access program, Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Danbury branch signalization, and Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s PATH railroad capital program, program management projects.
“Joe is expert at providing hands-on leadership and direction for rail systems planning, design, and construction,” commented William Crosbie, P.Eng., president and CEO of SYSTRA’s U.S. subsidiary. “He is a creative problem solver with a solid track record of major accomplishments, including those at LIRR and AREMA, and continues to be an asset to the SYSTRA management team.”