Transit Systems 2021-10-11 2021-11-15

Senior Rail/Transit Engineer

Company: RK&K View more listings
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 135954

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

Senior Project Engineer:

  • 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

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

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

Work Location
Assignments will generally be within the greater Baltimore, MD region, and, at the employee’s preference, may be based in RK&K offices in downtown Baltimore or downtown Washington DC.

Other Duties
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time or without notice.

Drug-Free Workplace

“RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana”

EEO Statement
RK&K ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information, require special assistance for persons with disabilities, or limited English proficiency, you may contact Human Resources at (410)728-2900.

Transit Job Listing - Senior Rail/Transit Engineer