AECOM Freight Rail Design Engineer in Dallas, Texas

United States of America - Texas, Dallas

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Freight Rail Design Engineering to join our growing Transportation team in Dallas, Texas.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • 5+ years of railroad design and engineering experience with Class 1, Short Line railways and Rail Industry’s clients

  • Licensed professional engineer or eligibility within 18 months

  • 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

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187140BR

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.