AECOM Senior OCS Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a senior Overhead Contact System (OCS) engineer for our transit rail overhead electrification practice in Philadelphia, PA. A successful candidate will have designed and implemented a variety of overhead system types including auto-tensioned and fixed termination systems, simple catenary and single contact wire/trolley wire, as well as both AC and DC systems.

The candidate should also be experienced in the development of specifications, cost estimating, construction staging, and design around active railroad and should be familiar with construction and installation practices. Responsibilities will also include providing instruction, management and oversight to junior engineers in the practice to develop knowledge of OCS elements, guide them through design tasks and increase overall OCS capabilities of the practice. This senior OCS engineer who fills this position will serve as the design lead on transit electrification projects throughout North America.

The overhead electrification practice in Philadelphia is dynamic and growing. This position will include working with a dedicated team of overhead electrification professionals on a broad range of projects through North America, including various catenary systems types and configurations.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Full range of catenary design and analysis tasks, including support and wiring layouts and profiles, cross-section development, structural support design, equipment allocation, grounding and bonding, sectionalizing, and the development of basic design parameters

Management of the project team, budgets and all design deliverables

Incorporate the use of AutoCAD and MicroStation into the design of electrification systems as well as a variety of design software packages, including STAAD, LPile and MathCAD

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Structural or Electrical Engineering

5+ years of experience in the design and analysis of overhead electrification systems

Experience with a variety of overhead system types and electrification project scopes

Experience utilizing AutoCAD and Microstation in OCS design

Experience with structural and foundation design software (STAAD, LPile, MathCAD)

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of MS Office applications

Due to nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications


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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199764BR

Clearance Required 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.