AECOM Project Engineer, Rail Full Time in Burnaby, BC


Branch Burnaby BC CA

Project Engineer, Rail
Burnaby, BC

+ Willingness for a mixture of office and field work, including periodic travel and site visits to remote locations….

The Transportation business line of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Rail Project Engineer and Project Manager based out of the Burnaby, BC office.

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

+ Provide engineering, technical, and project management support to the Transportation/Rail Group

+ Provide assistance to other Transportation disciplines (Roads, Planning, Aviation, Structures) as project needs dictate

+ Lead and assist with the preparation of safety plans, proposals, design packages, cost estimates, schedules, reports and tender documentation

+ Embrace project management principles and successfully manage multiple projects and clients concurrently

+ Oversee preparation of detailed design drawings for rail and civil related projects, including plans for all ancillary disciplines that meet client and AECOM quality standards

+ Review computer 3D and 2D models, and resultant plans, cross sections, quantities and other deliverables

+ Provide quality control on design and construction projects

+ Act as a central liaison between AECOM, clients, and contractors on railway construction sites

+ Monitor the quality of work done by contractors constructing new grade, tracks and turnouts

+ Review contractor reports and work plans

+ Inspect the quality of materials used on-site and determine compliance with specifications

+ Evaluate the progress of the project to determine if time schedules and payment requirements are being met

+ Review with project designers and contractors to ensure that procedures are followed and that contractors are in compliance with project plans and specifications

+ Monitor contractor safety programs to assess whether client requirements are met

+ Coordinate field resources and act as resident engineer on large rail projects and programs

+ Embrace project management principles and provide support to PMs

+ Supervise and mentor less-experienced team members

This role may require working away from home for extended periods subject to project needs.

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree in related field (Civil Preferred)

+ 5+ years of combined transportation/rail & civil experience

+ P.Eng. designation (or eligible within first year)

+ Familiarity with current railway track, crossing and bridge design standards and regulations

+ Understanding of current railway design/construction standards and regulations (AREMA, CN, CP, Transport Canada, etc.)

+ Demonstrates analytical, technical and problem-solving skills and abilities

+ Some skill in utilizing Civil 3D and CADD software

+ Experience managing projects with fee values in excess of $1 million

+ Experience with project financial reporting systems, accounting principles, spreadsheets, report writing and basic knowledge of Occupational, Health and Safety legislation

+ Team player who is willing and eager to lead multi-disciplinary projects and proposals

+ Demonstrates excellent communication skills and willingness to get involved in planning, design, and construction as projects dictate

+ Willingness for a mixture of office and field work, including periodic travel and site visits to remote locations

+ Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

+ Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety legislation and preparing safe work plans

Preferred Qualifications

+ P.Eng.

+ 5+ Years Freight Rail Experience

+ 5+ Years Engineering Experience

+ 5+ Years Rail/Civil Construction Experience

+ Prior Civil/Track Design & Drafting Experience

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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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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