AECOM Rail/Transit Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Rail/Transit Engineer

United States of America - Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Rail/Transit Engineer for employment in the Philadelphia office.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Applying knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices for assigned transportation design projects

  • Assisting a project manager or senior engineer with task production including preparing engineering related calculations, drawings, and visual aids

  • Assisting in maintaining project documentation

  • Producing high quality plans that are accurate and effective in communicating the design concept to the constructor

Transportation design including but not limited to

  • Track geometric layout

  • Cross-sections & typical sections

  • Plan preparation

  • Cost estimating

  • Report writing

  • Plan review and client interaction

  • Engineering calculations

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Transportation engineering

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)

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

  • Experience coordinating with multiple disciplines for the submission of an engineering plan set

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be organized and detail-oriented

  • Willingness to travel (if and when required)

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering

  • Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Familiarity in freight or transit rail clients

  • Previous work experience in rail is preferred

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. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187611BR

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.