AECOM Senior Track Engineer in Thornhill, Ontario
AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Track Engineer to join our Rail & Transit team in Markham, Ontario. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Rail & Transit, this position will be responsible for leading the track design engineering discipline for rail transit and freight rail projects and participating in the preparation of technical proposals for future projects.
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The job responsibilities include:
Lead the development of all track design elements and specifications to meet project requirements.
Perform and/or coordinate the planning, monitoring, analysis and evaluation of the track designs to effectively address design, construction, interface and maintenance issues.
Managing engineering staff and consultants performing track design for commuter, light rail and class 1 railroads.
Perform design reviews of the track alignment and trackwork through all project phases.
Reviewing design standards variances, participating and reviewing “value engineering” initiatives, and obtain stakeholder approvals.
Supporting quality control/quality assurance processes.
Reviewing technical documents for tender; working cooperatively with other disciplines in other departments in order to meet client requirements.
Reviewing request for proposals and providing technical content for the track design component of technical proposal and design-build submissions.
Developing requests for third party Work Plans and reviewing, negotiating, recommending release, and endorsing invoices of Work Plan phases as they relate to program-level trackwork initiatives.
Representing AECOM on all assigned technical matters relating to your expertise in track and track integration design.
Regular contacts are with all levels of employees and management staff in the Rail & Transit department.
Regular contact with clients, contractors, consultants, and other technical personnel.
Other duties as assigned/required.
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
PE License required
BSCE in Civil Engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer in California
Commuter Rail, Light Rail and Freight track design experience
Experience with integrating track design with rail systems including communications, signaling and traction power
Hands-on experience with embedded and direct fixation track design
Demonstrated experience in leading rail transit trackwork designs and installation
10 years of track design experience
Firm understanding of AREMA and North American freight rail standards.
Firm understanding of transit rail standards.
Prior experience in a consulting environment
Experience in Track Design and Integration for tunnels
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 - Rail
Business Line Geography OH
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 258162BR
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.