Scott Schiemann

Chief Engineering Officer

Mr. Schiemann was appointed Metra’s Chief Engineering Officer in March 2024. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the work of Metra’s Engineering Department. The department oversees maintenance and construction of Metra track, signal, bridges, electrical, telecommunications, stations, and facilities infrastructure.

Mr. Schiemann brings 15 years of railroad experience to Metra and most recently served as the Chief Engineer at the Belt Railway Company of Chicago.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Science degree in Infrastructure Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He was recognized by Progressive Railroading magazine in 2019 as one of the rail industry’s rising stars.

Mr. Schiemann also served in the U.S. Air Force.

He currently resides in Riverside with his wife and two children.

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