AECOM Senior OCS Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior OCS Engineer

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a senior Overhead Contact System (OCS) engineer for our transit rail overhead electrification practice in Philadelphia, PA. The overhead electrification practice in Philadelphia is dynamic and growing. This position will include working with a dedicated team of overhead electrification professionals on a broad range of projects through North America, including various catenary systems types and configurations. Enthusiastic individuals eager to face new challenges and take on personal responsibility are best qualified to meet the demands of this work.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing instruction, management and oversight to junior engineers in the practice to develop knowledge of OCS elements, and guide them through design tasks and increase overall OCS capabilities of the practice.

  • Serve as the design lead on transit electrification projects throughout North America

  • Full range of catenary design and analysis tasks, including support and wiring layouts and profiles, cross-section development, structural support design, equipment allocation, grounding and bonding, sectionalizing, and the development of basic design parameters

  • Management of the project team, budgets and all design deliverables

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Structural or Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in the design and analysis of overhead electrification systems

  • Experience with a variety of overhead system types and electrification project scopes

  • Experience utilizing AutoCAD and Microstation in OCS design

  • Experience with structural and foundation design software (STAAD, LPile, MathCAD)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Ability to desig and implement a variety of overhead system types including auto-tensioned and fixed termination systems, simple catenary and single contact wire/trolley wire, as well as both AC and DC systems

  • Experienced in the development of specifications, cost estimating, construction staging, and design around active railroad and should be familiar with construction and installation practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering License

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163273BR