AECOM Senior Track Engineer in Los Angeles, California
United States of America - California, Los Angeles
AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Track Engineer to join our Rail & Transit team in Los Angeles, California. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Rail & Transit, this position will be responsible for leading the track design engineering discipline for rail transit and freight rail projects and participating in the preparation of technical proposals for future projects.
At AECOM, 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.
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On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
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As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.
We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.
Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.
The job responsibilities include:
Lead the development of all track design elements and specifications to meet project requirements.
Perform and/or coordinate the planning, monitoring, analysis and evaluation of the track designs to effectively address design, construction, interface and maintenance issues.
Managing engineering staff and consultants performing track design for commuter, light rail and class 1 railroads.
Perform design reviews of the track alignment and trackwork through all project phases.
Reviewing design standards variances, participating and reviewing “value engineering” initiatives, and obtain stakeholder approvals.
Supporting quality control/quality assurance processes.
Reviewing technical documents for tender; working cooperatively with other disciplines in other departments in order to meet client requirements.
Reviewing request for proposals and providing technical content for the track design component of technical proposal and design-build submissions.
Developing requests for third party Work Plans and reviewing, negotiating, recommending release, and endorsing invoices of Work Plan phases as they relate to program-level trackwork initiatives.
Representing AECOM on all assigned technical matters relating to your expertise in track and track integration design.
Regular contacts are with all levels of employees and management staff in the Rail & Transit department.
Regular contact with clients, contractors, consultants, and other technical personnel.
Other duties as assigned/required.
Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
PE License required
BSCE in Civil Engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer in California
Commuter Rail, Light Rail and Freight track design experience
Experience with integrating track design with rail systems including communications, signaling and traction power
Hands-on experience with embedded and direct fixation track design
Demonstrated experience in leading rail transit trackwork designs and installation
10 years of track design experience
Firm understanding of AREMA and North American freight rail standards.
Firm understanding of transit rail standards.
Prior experience in a consulting environment
Experience in Track Design and Integration for tunnels
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 246045BR
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.