36 years of extensive experience in transportation system implementations:
*in the back-office,
*in/on Amtrak rolling stock equipment (cars/locos/NPCUs), and
*on the NEC right-of-way (ROW)
Performs well in the project matrix format within the various levels of the Amtrak project team, company management, and the labor crafts
During the first six (6) years, has worked on implementing various systems on rolling stock equipment in numerous Amtrak rail yards across the United States
Over the last three (3) years, has worked in very specific areas of the Northeast Corridor (NEC) on Amtrak's TSN WiFi Proof of Concept, and the follow-on of Phase II, Task Orders1, 2, & 4
Worked closely with contractors and High Speed Rail (HSR) staff for the installation of test equipment, and design, fabrication and testing of rooftop antenna foundation applications. Mr. Landrigan is well-versed in the various safety and regulatory requirements for getting a vendor onsite and working in the proscribed manner, as quickly and safely as possible.
02/2008 to Current
Project Manager/Implementation ManagerInternational Logic Systems – Fairfax, Virginia
Amtrak – Washington, DC
NEC Broadband Project / Trackside Network WiFi (TSN).
Following the successful completion of the TSN POC, worked with Amtrak TSN project team to issue RFPs for full rollout of Trackside WiFi to the Northeast Corridor following task order methodology.
Just prior to the pre-proposal conference, spent three days with Communications & Signals supervisors visiting 23 sites in Delaware & Pennsylvania to be used in Phase II of TSN.
Arranged the 2-day TSN Pre-proposal Conference for 21 vendors (~40 personnel) in Wilmington, DE; two days were required in order to have appropriate time to visit 18 sites along the ROW.
Supported proposal reviews and Decision Lens voting as a Tier II member on the Technical Evaluation Committee.
Upon vendor selection and NTP, set up and attended Kick-off meeting.
Made all arrangements for and participated in the initial 3-day site surveys performed by vendors and project management staff.
Arranged protection for and worked on GeoTech soil sampling and Civil Survey teams as they performed these tasks over the 22 Phase II TSN sites.
Worked with Norfolk Southern personnel to get TSN vendor access to 3 sites on NS property (Edgemoor, Beech Street, and Fox Point); access required completion of the Right of Entry form presented by NS for completion by vendor, which was completed and approved.
Working with Bear Overhaul Facility to fabricate and form fit the Center and Side Antenna foundation platforms for the End and First Class Cars.
TSN Phase II is in process at this point.
Proof of Concept POC
Arranged right-of-way (ROW) field visit for Program Manager (J.
Baker) with Amtrak Engineering's Communication & Signals (C&S) department to determine feasibility of selected locations for placement of WiFi towers as well as site amenities, such as fiber, power, overhead/track clearance, access to ROW for excavation equipment, etc.
Worked with Program Manager for testing & review of the legacy WiFi capabilities onboard the Acela trainsets; this was coordinated with legacy WiFi provider, who provided an FSE to assist.
Under the guidance of Amtrak procurement, arranged for the Trackside POC Pre-proposal Conference in Wilmington, DE, for approximately 70 vendors (130 people) and 14 Amtrak project members.
The POC Pre-proposal conference was composed of breakfast, a presentation by the Program Manager, followed by a video and Q&A period, a box lunch, transportation to 4 sites on 3 45' buses, and return to hotel.
As a Tier II Technical Evaluation Committee member in support of Acting Amtrak Program Director, M.
Mastro, was responsible for reviewing 8 proposals submitted and providing direction and guidance regarding votes on each proposal.
Participated in vendor oral presentations for 8 vendors and assisted Program Director in review and modification of existing vendor scores in Decision Lens.
Upon selection of the successful vendor, attended the Kick-off meeting.
Made all arrangements for and participated in the initial 2-day site surveys performed by vendors and project management staff [Note: from this point on until completion of the POC in mid-August, was responsible for arranging for ROW protection by either C&S or Electric Traction (ET) personnel].
Was onsite for delivery and erection of the Cell-On-Wheels (COWs) Towers, and placement of the radio/antenna components for use during the Pre-Trial Testing.
Participated in all walk/drive tests along the ROW to determine range of radio signals.
Arranged for use of ET Catenary car by selected vendor, as well as participated in the initial test runs performed by vendor and radio manufacturer.
Reviewed and commented on all 30% & 90% engineering design documents prior to submission to Amtrak Engineering.
Upon successful completion of Pre-trial Testing, worked with vendor's construction sub to gain access to all sites, and ensured that all personnel attended their safety briefings and followed regulatory and safety protocol (no cellphones, proper grounding of all machinery & equipment, proper distance from outside track, etc.).
Coordinated with HSR staff to gain access to 5 Acela trainsets for installation and commissioning of Onboard Network (OBN) components.
Following erection of 6 60' towers and installing components on 3 additional Positive Train Control (PTC) masts, monitored vendors' commissioning of all 9 sites and proper reporting of same to project website.
Upon the successful completion of all testing and commissioning, worked with vendor to identify that all documentation had the proper Amtrak branding and proprietary/confidential notations
Onboard Information System (OBIS).
Conducted pre-proposal conference for 11 vendors in Los Angeles, CA, that included initial presentation of day's activities, safety briefing, site visit on cars in yard & at station, and included travel to/from station by chartered bus, final presentation & lunch in the historic Fred Harvey room at Amtrak's Los Angeles Union Station.
Served as Tier II representative to Amtrak Program Director for OBIS (M.
London) during proposal review phase and vendor selection.
Performed initial & secondary financial analysis on winning proposal to determine total cost of proposal, and breakdown by installation per car (Caltrans Surfliner & California cars)
Passenger Information Display System (PIDS).
Worked with ASDP Engineers to gain access to their document management system for use of station-related contractor documents.
Wrote design task orders for 20+ stations using station documentation obtained from ASDP, ADR, and the Station Sites by State websites.
Reviewed task order proposals by approved vendors, coordinated scores, and made recommendation to Amtrak Program Director of suggested vendor.
Performed initial site surveys with installation vendors (either Jacobs or AECOM) at Minot , ND; Savannah, GA; East Glacier, MT; Shelby, MT; Marshall, TX; and Tuscaloosa, AL.
In coordination with Amtrak Program Director and project team, performed first-ever Com-Net Go-Live at Minot, ND, station in preparation of Amtrak CEOs visit.
Worked with Com-Net for successful installation and Go-Live at Denver, CO, train station, during last week of train station's conversion to a hotel
Point of Sale (POS).
Supported all aspects of hardware development, prototype, testing, and installation of Amtrak's Point of Sale cash registers on Amtrak's Regional service (Amfleet I) rolling stock equipment on the Northeast Corridor.
Provided onsite support for prototype retrofit installations in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Ivy City High Speed Rail.
Performed cellular reception test to determine viability of internal cell card connected to external integration tray mounted antenna, and reported results to project engineer.
Assisted in the development of requirements and analysis for the POS unit Diagnostic software tool; reviewed with vendor, NCR, and provided feedback of test software.
Worked with yard personnel at Ivy City to determine secure location for POS unit build & certify procedure, and storage of completed units.
Project team was assigned former VRE warehouse in front yard to accomplish this thru scheduled completion of installations.
Managed multiple build & certify campaigns by vendor to build 300 POS units for various types of installations (Amfleet I/II, Acela, Superliner, Training, Warehouse); 300 units built to date.
Monitored component deliveries to warehouse & Ivy City loading dock; maintained steady flow of completed POS units to Ivy City yard personnel for installation on Amfleet I rolling stock equipment.
Managed installation of Amfleet I rolling stock equipment (72 café cars) at Ivy City yard.
Completed within budget and schedule.
National Wi-Fi Project.
Supported all aspects of the installation of Wi-Fi on Amtrak's Regional rolling stock equipment on the Northeast Corridor, from review of installation documentation to coordinating installations on equipment and testing in revenue service.
Supported all aspects of the installation of Wi-Fi on Caltrans (CA DOT) rolling stock equipment, from prototype to installation to testing in revenue service.
Onsite manager of Acela 4G Refresh project (upgrade of onboard components and aircards; coordinated installations with GBS Group crew and High Speed Rail (HSR) management; completed all twenty (20) trainsets in approximately two months.
Provided revenue service appraisal of Acela 4G Refresh in same-day round trip test from Washington to Boston; reported results to project PM Train Communications Data System
Train Communications Data Project (TCD).
At the request of the DCMO, assigned to working group to assist in the transfer of routine system maintenance from vendor to Amtrak Mechanical department.
Implemented the 3-year Train Communications Data (TCD) System project (wireless data communications via hierarchy of Wi-Fi, Cellular and Satellite communications, capture of digital video/audio, GPS, and locomotive control data) for system installation on all Amtrak P42-8, F59PHI, P32-8, and P32AC-DM diesel locomotives, as well as several types of non-powered control units (NPCUs).
Led Technical Evaluation Committee thru the vendor selection process (Wi-Tronix LLC); negotiated 2-year contract with vendor for installation of 262 diesel locomotives with TCD/LDVR system.
In addition, options for text messaging units and ultrasonic fuel sensors were exercised to integrate with TCD.
The TCD project included advanced development of Wi-Tronix COTS product to meet Amtrak Train Tracking, Fuel Management, and Locomotive Health requirements.
Directed monthly Core Team meeting for all working groups and reported out to stakeholders.
Led successful completion of First Article Inspection (FAI) by Amtrak's Quality Assurance department on first 5 TCD installations on P42-8 diesel locomotives at Amtrak's 16th Street Mechanical Facility in Chicago.
Coordinated TCD production installations of 201 P42-8 diesel locomotives to successful completion on time and within budget for close of Amtrak Fiscal 2009 as scheduled.
Upon completion of P42-8 fleet in Chicago, project migrated to Los Angeles, Seattle, and Albany NY, where installations were managed on Amtrak's fleet of F59PHI, P32-8, and P32AC-DM locomotives.
Performed Worked with Fuel Management working group to conduct two fuel fill tests in New Orleans yard to determine viability of 4 versus 2 fuel sensor installation.
Assisted in the development of the onboard hardware and software test plan to show compliance with 49CFR Part 238.105 regulation for Train electronic safety compliance requirements on the newly installed Train Communication Data (TCD) System.
Modified test to accommodate similar testing for compliance on the F9PHI, P32-8, and P32AC-DM diesel locomotives.
Test plan identified flaws in vendor software under certain conditions that interfered with recording of several key onboard system components.
Worked with vendor on design of serial bypass module to correct temporary interruption of communications between IFC and CAB computers.
As Implementation Manager, it was necessary to assume the installation of new M5 event recorders for proper onboard integration of TCD system with all safety components on locomotive, and synchronization of timestamps with LDVR system.
01/2003 to 02/2008
Technical Lead/Project Manager/Functional Area ManagerBooz Allen Hamilton – New York, New York
Project: MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).
Implemented KRONOS, version 6.0, workforce timekeeper, accruals and attendance.
Developed, resolved, gauged and coached the approval of the Phase II Implementation Plan.
Team Lead for As-Is process flows, Business and Functional requirements, conducting fit/gap analysis sessions/workshops, developing To-Be process flows and all reports' development and documentation, and definition of interface specifications.
Facilitated As-Is/To-Be workshop sessions for all functional areas and legacy systems.
Resolution of system interface development, resolution and modification/replacement, including upgrades to existing system integration modules.
Converted Enterprise Data mapping to Corporate Data Model.
Project: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
Functional Area Manager and Project Manager for the Bus & Rail Scheduling & Dispatch (BRSD) system implementation, using the Trapeze software suite on the Information Technology Renewal Project (ITRP).
Accountable for the 3-year $6.2 million project budget on BRSD, including subcontractor negotiations & staffing levels.
BRSD Lead for requirements validation, fit/gap analysis, application testing, report writing, monitoring of payroll configurations/algorithms.
Developed As-Is and To-Be process maps, and tied them to client ROI for project duration.
Responsible for all facets of operations, bidding, dispatching, timekeeping and workforce management as well as interfaces to Enterprise Resource Planning applications such as PeopleSoft (payroll system), where manual intervention of payroll clerks dropped from approximately 600 per day to less than 50 per day allowing payroll accuracy to increase to 98%, and Maximo, a maintenance/inventory system.
Oversaw all aspects of project management and performance: project scheduling, budget and weekly status reports; project deadlines met within time constraints and budget.
Trained and supervised Payroll Staff and wrote Payroll Procedure Manuals.
Wrote proposal and Statement of Work (SOW) documents for follow on initiatives.
Project: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).
Team Lead for an Access Control System Enhancement (ACSE) project and managed the 50 percent report submission to the Port Authority.
Coordinated access control device location/inventory as assigned to infrastructure crossings on the Hudson River with the architectural firm.
Wrote various reports and white papers for inclusion in the submission to the client.
Team Lead for the Ridership Survey section of NJ Transit's Bus Service Planning Study.
Assisted the proposal team on the IT On-Call Task Order Project for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).
06/1981 to 01/2003
New Jersey Transit – Newark, New Jersey
01/2001 to 01/2003
Director of Schedules & Data Integration
Directed development and implementation of bus and light rail schedules for approximately 2,200 buses and 100 light rail vehicles (this occurred 4 times a year per year as dictated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)).
Directed the development of an integrated planning database.
Developed and implemented new and existing computer systems, including a computer assisted scheduling system, bus stop inventory system, and automatic passenger counting system via a data warehouse.
Developed procedures for the ongoing maintenance of databases for the Bus Stop Inventory (BSI), Automatic Passenger Counters (APC), Geographic Information System (GIS) and Automated Traveler Information System (ATIS).
01/1994 to 01/2001
Manager of Schedules
Managed the activities of a 15 member scheduling staff to ensure accurate and timely production and release of scheduling data.
Responsible for the development, implementation, and enhancement of a computerized scheduling system including maintaining existing internal and external system interfaces and developing of system requirements.
Coordinated with NJT Bus Operations Senior Staff regarding needs for Manpower, Equipment, and Facilities and on Labor Relation issues.
01/1992 to 01/1994
Principle Operations Specialist
Engaged with a team to implement an Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) system that included strategic system signpost allocation, system customization, report generation and system accuracy testing.
Responsible for ongoing maintenance of the Transportation On-line Payroll System (TOPS).
01/1981 to 01/1992
Responsible for initial site-specific data file setup for system installation of TOPS in 15 remote sites (bus garages), and for monitoring the progress of each remote site after rollout of new system.
Prepared a training plan and developed training manuals and databases for 300 end users.
Coordinated initial installation and maintenance of TOPS with IS and outside vendors.
Amtrak's President's Service and Safety Award, Train Communications Data, November, 2012
Distinguished Achievement Award for Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) Testing,:
Certificate of Appreciation for TOPS Development, Implementation and Training:
B.A: Political Science Fairleigh Dickinson University - Teaneck, New Jersey Political Science
Technical Lead/Project Manager/Functional Area Manager
Director of Schedules & Data Integration
Manager of Schedules
Principle Operations Specialist
Amtrak's President's Service and Safety Award, Train Communications Data, November, 2012
Distinguished Achievement Award for Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) Testing, : Certificate of Appreciation for TOPS Development, Implementation and Training : B.A : Political Science
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