AECOM Freight Rail Design Engineering Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Freight Rail Design Engineering Manager
United States of America - Illinois
AECOM is seeking a Freight Rail Design Engineering Manager to join our growing Transportation team in Chicago, IL.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Assume a design leadership role in an established Freight Rail Design Department
Lead in the recruitment, development and mentoring of less experienced Freight Rail Design team members
Assist with business development activities for locally-based freight rail clients’ opportunities
Serve as a project manager on various freight rail projects
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
Licensed professional engineer or eligibility within 18 months.
5+ years of railroad design and engineering experience with Class 1, Short Line railways and Rail Industry’s clients
Experience with conceptual and detailed design of freight and passenger railroad and rail transit alignments including profiles, cross sections, trackwork component design and layout
Must have strong writing and communications skills and abilities to the lead design team and work with external and internal clients and stakeholders
Experience providing preliminary and final freight and passenger rail design, special provisions, and cost estimates for the Freight Rail and other clients requiring rail assistance
Experience with Microstation and Geopak software.
Positive problem solver with a flexible approach to work, commitment to excellence, motivated, and a strong team player with excellent mentoring skills.
Must be able to work collaboratively with other interfacing multi-disciplinary team members (other rail system engineers, as well as other civil, structural, electrical, mechanical and environmental engineers and technical staffs.)
Dedicated to the Quality Management of deliverables
Strong written and verbal communication skills and is able to conduct and lead meetings with staff, clients, and stakeholders as needed
Experienced in the preparation of preliminary to final track and civil design of freight and passenger rail systems
Experienced with AREMA, FRA and FTA and Rail Clients’ Standards.
Maintain membership in industry groups and associations and contacts with representatives of Class 1 and Short Line rail clients including BNSF, CN, CP and UPRR
Experienced with Upper Midwest States’ (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana) Permitting Requirements
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Knowledge of the Freight Rail Industry’s Engineering Requirements
Knowledge of Microstation and Geopak Site Software
Experience with AutoCad and AutoCad Civil 3D
Experience with Autoturn, and InRail
Experience in Project Management
Experience working with Class 1 and short line railways and their customers is also strongly desired
Knowledge of construction management and recruiting, managing and mentoring professional staff is also strongly desired
Ability to design complex track arrangements including turnouts, special track work and rail yards desired
What We Offer
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Job Category Engineering - Civil
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 175496BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.