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AECOM Host Railroad Coordinator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated Host Railroad Coordinator for immediate employment to work fully remote.

The Amtrak ADA Stations Program (ADASP) is responsible for bringing Amtrak stations into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADASP implements design and construction of infrastructure improvements to provide accessibly to Amtrak’s intercity rail transportation system. This position will be part of a Joint Venture (AECOM & Jacobs) that is providing staff and services to Amtrak.

The ADASP is performing design and construction activities at over 380 Amtrak served stations. This position will support the Manager of Host Railroad Coordination with securing right-of-entry and protection support from the nationwide network of railroads. The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Right-of-Entry process at stations for ADA assessments, land surveys, design site visits, geotechnical borings and construction activities:

  • Review Contractor insurance coverage

  • Review Contractor Site Specific Work Plan

  • Assist Contractor with Host RR safety training requirements

  • Assist Contractor with securing Host RR flag protection

  • Assist Contractor with Right of Entry application

  • Coordinate the review and approval of Amtrak station design documents with the Host railroad:

  • Monitor Host RR status of design review requests

  • Work with Amtrak PMs to provide Host railroad design requirements and standards

  • Review and validate Host RR invoices

  • Participate in weekly Host RR conference calls

  • Participate in ADASP kickoff meetings and station conference calls with various Amtrak departments as needed

  • Assist Amtrak System and Division Engineering groups with Contractor access to Host railroad properties for SOGR projects

  • Provide guidance and approach to issue involving the host railroad.

  • Report the status of Host RR actives to program leadership weekly.

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 over 50,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


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 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.

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma plus 2 years experience with Class 1, Passenger, Municipal and State Administrated Railroads. (Railroad Operations, Track, and Safety)

Preferred Qualifications

College Degree preferred (Business, Logistics, Engineering, Accounting, Administration)

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 274050BR

Virtual: Yes

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.