Costing & Engineering Manager


Hardt is looking for an experienced Costing & Engineering Manager who can translate the hyperloop technology into the (civil) design of real-world hyperloop route projects that will change the way in which we travel and live. You are responsible for the definition of a scalable civil and safety design that can be applied and tuned for the different routes under development. This includes managing the bill of materials, the cost estimation, and the planning of the implementation of the routes. You will also play a role with external parties, both to work together with our partners process their information into our designs and estimations, and to present your design to clients. Within Hardt, you will be part of the route development team which includes business developers, transport analysts and project managers, and you play an important role in bridging the interface between the engineering team and the business team. You will lay the groundwork for many hyperloop routes to come.


As our Costing & Engineering Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Civil and safety design
  • Cost estimation and planning
  • Determining route alignment
  • Management of bill of materials
  • Interfacing with partners
  • Producing technical drawings and reports
  • Presenting design solutions

What we like to see

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience related to the position.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Demonstrate aptitude for scheduling and estimating
  • Exceptional presentation and reporting skills
  • Affinity with safety and sustainability in design
  • Passion for engineering
  • Experience with simulation, CAD and GIS software (e.g. Matlab, AutoCAD, ArcGIS)
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on the interface between engineering and business teams
  • Demonstrated ability in your field of expertise and willingness to make a difference.
  • Strong work ethic and drive to be the best.
  • Excellent communication skills in English — both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomous, and demanding atmosphere.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, be assertive and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a challenging work environment.
  • Exceptional teamwork skills.
  • Availability to work extended hours if needed.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Flexibility in working hours and willingness to travel within and outside Europe.

The Team

We are a strong team of highly driven and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. People who get stuff done, people who can create, who have a passion for challenges and love to explore. Hardt seeks achievers; leaders and visionaries who want to join our team and make Hardt Hyperloop a global success story.

The Company

Hardt is a European technology company that specializes in hyperloop. We believe it is our duty to improve the lives of current and future generations by creating technologies that challenge time and distance and remove physical boundaries. We envision a world where you can go and be with everyone and everything you care about. A world where distance does not matter.

Hyperloop is the new mode of transportation for large volumes of passengers and cargo. The hyperloop network connects cities, countries, and even continents in short periods of time. Tubes with a low-pressure environment offer ideal conditions for low-energy travel and protect the vehicles from external influences. Just like a highway, vehicles join and exit the high-speed network at any point along the route and are seamlessly connected with other modalities. Direct trips are made possible without transfers or intermediate stops.

How do you see the future of travel? We offer you to be among the first to have a say. Here, if one of us has an idea and a way to prove it, you will have the grounds to do it. We continually challenge each other to think unrestrained. You will have the chance to make a real impact on society. Above all, you will also have the best fun with us at our beautiful office and test facility locations in Delft. Those who are part of the team claim they got more than they bargained for. Do you have what it takes to join?


Apply now

You have 3 files left.

Application Process

Apply: Send your resume and motivation letter (max. one A4 page) using the form above, note: we only accept applications in English. You are encouraged to add another file containing more information about your experience.

First phone call: We will invite you for a quick 30 minute phone or Skype call where we will ask you a few personal questions to determine your team-fit and motivation.

First meeting: We will invite you to our office so we can meet in person and ask you a few questions to see what role you could play. For this, 60-minute part no extra material preparation is needed.

Interview*: We will ask you to carry out a series of short assignments on the spot, to evaluate your competence and way of working and lay out your previous experience in a short presentation. The interview takes up to 2-3 hours, and we like to carry it out in person, although remote interviews are possible too.

*Please bear in mind, the process may vary according to the position.

Contract proposal: If you are qualified, we will make you a job offer.

Employed: Just a signature and welcome to our team!

Get in contact with us

“Hello! Thanks for visiting our career page. Do you have any questions, or would you like to receive additional information about our career opportunities? Please send me a message and we’ll be in touch.”


Leanne Pater

Office Manager

Contact Leanne