AECOM Railways Engineer in Madrid, Spain
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About Enterprise Capabilities
Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania, the Philippines, and South Africa, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support helping AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. EC supports AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.
We are currently recruiting for a Railways Engineer with experience in railway design, to join our busy and expanding experienced Linear Infrastructures team. We are working on stages as early as feasibility studies up to detailed designs on a wide range of projects, either as standalone Railway team or as part of multidisciplinary teams. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include long term Framework Agreements with numerous Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors. Our office has an established track record of successfully delivering railway designs for many years, throughout the USA and Canada. You may have the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic Transportation projects, being part of a diverse and multicultural team for the Europe Enterprise Capabilities Center (Poland/Spain).
The responsibilities of this role include:
Work is accomplished autonomously on small projects or portions of larger projects supported by EC within established procedures and practices related to linear infrastructures.
Independently preparing design calculations or reports related to railway infrastructures (geometric design).
Leads the design of railway lines on a variety of tasks that goes from the geometric design, selection of switches and crossings, design of construction yards, track structure, etc. but also coordination with other disciplines (drainage, bridges, etc.).
Performs engineering work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
Performs a self-check of work products prior to submitting to others and participates in quality control reviews of documentation originated by equally or less experienced staff.
Prepares project deliverables that are reviewed by senior team members.
Provides guidance to entry level engineers.
Proven track record of working on railways designs and collaborating with international and multi-cultural teams (+7 years).
Experience with international regulations and standards (i.e AASTHO; AREMA; Australian Codes; etc.).
Proficiency in geometrical design at least one software packages: OpenRail, Rail Track, Civil 3D.
Proven commitment with Quality Control Policy and Quality Management System.
Experience working in the North America region / Australia will be considered favorably.
Fluent in English (oral and written).
Bachelor or Master degree in Civil Engineering
US and/or Australia Professional Engineer license will be considered favorably
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid