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Job Information

AECOM Assistant Rail Design & Construction Engineer in Edmonton, Alberta

Canada - Alberta, Edmonton

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a candidate for the role of Assistant Rail Design & Construction Engineer. Based out of our client office in Edmonton, AB.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

The responsibilities for the position will include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Project management which includes, but is not limited to, preparing and managing scopes, schedules, and budgets, reviewing documents, conducting and attending meetings, frequent site visits, reporting, preparing bid documents, preparing and updating risk management documentation, providing oversight to projects during construction, contract administration (invoice review, progress payment review and endorsement, preparation of project closeout documents, submittal review), and material ordering.

  • Design and regulatory reviews

  • Providing engineering support to various railroad company departments

  • Cost estimating

  • Coordination of third-party projects

  • Managing track retirements

  • Acting as the point of contact for Municipality and CN customer issues pertaining to engineering.

  • Providing on-call services including emergency response (providing engineering support on-site in real-time)

  • Utility crossing and at-grade crossing reviews (including performing crossing safety assessments)

  • Coordinating and managing work permit applications from third parties or contractors for working on railroad property.

  • Coordination of flagging

  • Reviewing work on-site for general conformity to plans, specifications, regulations, and safety requirements

  • Stakeholder Management

Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering + 2 years experience in civil engineering

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in rail

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience

  • Experience working for CN

  • Rail operating rules qualification

  • EIT or P.Eng.

  • Written and spoken English language proficiency

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257790BR

Virtual: No

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.