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AECOM Railway Track and Civil Designer in Mississauga, Ontario

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

Our rail team in Mississauga has an opportunity for a highly motivated Track and Civil Designer/Engineer to join our high performing team. With guidance and mentoring from our team of specialists, you will be given exposure to a wide range of projects across Ontario, Canada and North America, enabling you to build and further develop your technical and business development skills. We currently have Mississauga based opportunities, working in a hybrid arrangement.

Your scope of work will range from projects involving feasibility studies, preliminary to detailed designs, research, engineering and construction support. As part of a multi-disciplinary organization, this role will see you collaborating with other disciplines associated with the delivery of railway projects, giving you wider exposure and understanding across small, medium and large-scale projects.


  • Civil and Municipal design for rail projects including freight, passenger, commuter, and light rail;

  • Design for grading & drainage, Utility protection and/or relocation, roads, parking lots, and staging design;

  • Preparation of drawings and quantity take-off's;

  • Design of track and railway infrastructure in accordance with applicable regulations, laws, standards, etc. Typically used standards include AREMA, TCRP, CN, CP, Mx & EN.

  • Producing and checking a wide variety of track designs, grading models, DTM surface and applicable details;

  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

  • Being able to work with LIDAR point clouds, manage, verify and control surveys and geographic data for design needs;

  • Utilize and maintain technical databases and file structures within project files;

  • Work with tight schedules, be flexible, and contribute in a high performing design team;

  • Proposal and Project assignments may include Commuter, Subway, Light Rail, Heavy Rail, Transit Storage and Maintenance Facilitates & Inter-modal terminals.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of two years of relevant experience in track design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in freight, light rail and passenger transit projects

  • Knowledge of industry best practices including AREMA, TCRP and APTA

  • Working Knowledge of Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley OpenRail

  • Skilled in technical writing, communicating and presenting and capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must have or the ability to obtain a P.Eng in the province of Ontario and a University degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Experience on alternative delivery procurement models for railway projects, such as Design-Built

  • Experience in track construction, including construction methodologies, destressing, surfacing, lining, etc and experience in delivering projects using BIM methods and technology driven solutions.

  • Knowledge of visual programming software including Dynamo and/or Grasshopper would be considered an asset;

  • Knowledge of Visual Studio, C++, Python, or other programming languages.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $65,000.00 - $85,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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

ReqID: J10110448

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid