AECOM OCS Engineer II in New York, New York

Business Line Transportation

Position Title OCS Engineer II

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

The Rail Systems Group is actively seeking a creative, highly talented OCS (Catenary) Engineer for immediate employment in the New York City office. The appropriately qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to perform design calculations, learn and apply new material efficiently, and support the Rail Systems Group during design and construction projects. We are proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects, including design and construction of new light rail and streetcar systems across the US and Canada (Detroit, Charlotte, Oklahoma City, and Seattle currently). Typical projects also include design for local commuter rail systems such as Amtrak, Metro North and New Jersey Transit.

Responsibilities associated with this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Exercise limited judgment to accomplish assigned tasks

  • Prepare calculations requiring the application of relevant codes and standards

  • CAD work in AutoCAD and MicroStation

  • BIM/Revit design

  • Participate in project working meetings and take meeting minutes

  • Assist with cost estimating for design and construction

  • Assist with responding to construction submittals

  • Assist with inspections at project sites (around the country)

  • Edit, and format technical reports and specifications

  • Ad hoc tasks, including assisting our Traction Power Engineers

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience

  • EIT or ability to obtain EIT within 6 months of hire

  • Interest in Electrified Rail Transportation

  • Basic drafting skills in AutoCAD, MicroStation and BIM/Revit

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Able to travel, less than 10% of time

  • Valid US Driver’s License

  • Qualified Applicants who are offered a position may have to pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with steel, concrete, and foundation design

  • Experience applying design codes

  • Experience conducting research

  • Experience with industry standard analysis software, specifically SAP, RISA-3D, LPile

  • Technical report writing

  • Coding with VBA (Visual Basic)

  • Basic understanding of simple electrical circuits

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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Job Category Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186757BR

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.