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Job Information

AECOM Senior Rail Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Track Engineer with experience in rail and civil design for employment in the Philadelphia office to work in an established Rail Engineering Department, serving national and international freight and transit clients. Candidates should have experience with freight rail or transit projects including experience with rail corridor design, special trackwork, rail terminal and yard design. This position will focus on project delivery and quality in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must have demonstrated experience leading design teams and mentoring junior engineers. Significant experience leading teams or tasks utilizing InRoads, OpenRail and/or Civil 3D design software packages for the design of horizontal and vertical alignments, sections, and 3D modeling on rail and/or highway projects is required.

This is a prominent role and outstanding opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented professional who excels in a team environment, but is also able to work independently. The Rail Department is engaged in projects around the country and is in constant coordination with staff in different offices across AECOM. Enthusiastic individuals eager to face new challenges and take on personal responsibilities are best qualified to meet the demands of this work. AECOM is a very progressive and successful engineering firm that prides itself on building and retaining a high caliber staff to continually meet client expectations on high profile 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

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.

Under the responsible charge of a Project Manager, candidates must:

  • Lead discipline team and/or multi-discipline teams to drive project delivery and meet the deliverables.

  • Apply knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices, exercise judgment in setting path for design approach, and executing the approach utilizing a team.

  • Produce high quality plans, specifications, and estimates that are accurate and effective in communicating the design concept to the contractor. Confirm all deliverables agree and are coordinated across design disciplines.

  • Assist in project proposals, lead the AECOM quality process on project deliverables, and focus on project delivery.

  • Coordinate with project manager and other design disciplines on project submissions, plan reviews, and client interactions.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 plus years’ of engineering experience with experience in freight rail or transit projects including experience with rail corridor design, special trackwork, rail terminal and yard design

  • Master's degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering

  • Significant experience developing horizontal and vertical alignments, using InRoads and/or Civil 3D software packages

  • Experience with freight or transit rail clients

  • Track Inspection

  • Experience coordinating with multiple disciplines for the submission of an engineering plan set, estimates, and specifications

  • Responsible for the effective management of time and effort of a project team, in accordance with project priorities and objectives.

  • Overseeing the work of less experienced engineers and providing direction.

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

  • Willingness to travel (if and when required).

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. 246515BR

Virtual: 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.