AECOM Rail Design Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Rail Design Manager

United States of America - Illinois


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Rail Design Manager to join our growing Transportation team in Chicago, IL.

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

  • Serve as a project manager on various freight rail projects

  • Assume a design leadership role in an established Freight Rail Design Department

  • Lead in the recruitment, development and mentoring of less experienced Freight Rail Design team members

  • Assist with business development activities for locally-based freight rail clients’ opportunities

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • Licensed professional engineer in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain license in 12 months

  • 5+ years of railroad design and engineering experience with Class 1, Short Line railways and Rail Industry’s clients

  • Experience in project management of freight rail projects

  • Experience with conceptual and detailed design of freight and passenger railroad and rail transit alignments including profiles, cross sections, trackwork component design and layout

  • Must have strong writing and communications skills and abilities to the lead design team and work with external and internal clients and stakeholders

  • Experience providing preliminary and final freight and passenger rail design, special provisions, and cost estimates for the Freight Rail and other clients requiring rail assistance

  • Experience with Microstation and Geopak software.

  • Positive problem solver with a flexible approach to work, commitment to excellence, motivated, and a strong team player with excellent mentoring skills.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other interfacing multi-disciplinary team members (other rail system engineers, as well as other civil, structural, electrical, mechanical and environmental engineers and technical staffs.)

  • Dedicated to the Quality Management of deliverables

  • Experienced with AREMA, FRA and FTA and Rail Clients’ Standards.

  • Maintain membership in industry groups and associations and contacts with representatives of Class 1 and Short Line rail clients including BNSF, CN, CP and UPRR

  • Experienced with permitting requirements of Midwest States’

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.

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Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185757BR

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.