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AECOM Rail Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Engineer to join our Charlotte, NC office.

The position is scheduled to begin in July 2023.

Our established teams work along side CSX and Norfolk Southern to review, manage, and safely deliver third party projects across the eastern United States while maintaining railroad operations. Projects include replacement and rehabilitation of overhead bridges, replacement of undergrade bridges, adjacent vertical construction, at-grade crossing improvements, Section 130 safety projects, utility installations, and a variety of other projects.

The ideal candidate is organized, able to balance multiple tasks, and interested in being exposed to a variety of projects and client interaction.

This is a hybrid office and remote position.

Typical duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of plans and specifications for conformance with Railroad requirements

  • Review of construction submissions for conformance with Railroad requirements

  • Monitoring of construction (such as bridge demolition and erection) for compliance with approved construction submissions and potential impacts to Railroad property and operations

  • Coordination with Railroad, Agency, Designer, and Contractor

  • Preparation of estimates

  • Management of project budgets

This position offers room for additional responsibility and career growth within Class 1 Railroad programs.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be organized and detail-oriented

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Familiarity in freight rail clients

  • Previous work experience in rail is preferred

  • Familiarity with NCDOT

Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

ReqID: J10085185

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid