Rail/Transit Design Engineer



Full Time

Duties & Responsibilities

RK&K has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Engineer—Rail/Transit in our Baltimore, MD office. The responsibilities will include the following:

Prepare contract plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates for Class I railroad, streetcar, light rail, heavy rail, and bus projects

Design rail/transit alignment plans, profiles, typical sections, cross sections, and site plans

Perform field investigations to collect data including field measurements, photographs, sketches, verifying surveys, and identifying changes

Prepare design computations and quantity calculations

Research unit costs and prepare cost estimates

Collaborate with other disciplines such as survey, drainage, traffic, structural, and geotechnical engineering to complete preliminary and final design documents

Inspect rail assets, including track, ballast, duct banks, drainage, and grade crossings; prepare condition assessments; and design repairs

Design or prepare concept rail/transit plans and alternatives analysis for new transportation systems or modifications to existing systems

Perform feasibility studies

Coordinate with third party stakeholders such as utility companies and permitting agencies

Prepare materials for and assisting with public outreach efforts

Perform as an extension of client staff managing projects and other designers

Interface with Construction Management department to assist in communications, documentation, and record keeping of under-construction projects

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related discipline from an ABET accredited institution.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience in rail and/or transit design

Working knowledge of MicroStation V8i, OpenRoads/Geopak/InRoads

Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.)

Willingness/Ability to work from our Baltimore, MD or Washington DC office

Bachelors Degree from an ABET recognized university in Civil Engineering or similar

Job Preferences

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of AREMA, APTA, NACTO, and/or AASHTO Standards

Understanding of rail/transit owner/host criteria such as Amtrak, CSX, NS, WMATA, MTA

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Required Education

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Contact Information: rkkrecruiting@rkk.com

Posted On: 10/12/2021 12:20:12