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Sr Engineer Structures - 90294086 - Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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Responsible for the project/task management, design preparation and review of structural and civil engineering projects and studies to repair, rehabilitate or construct railroad bridges, facilities, and stations. Review engineering designs submitted by outside agencies for projects to be constructed on, over or adjacent to Amtrak property to ensure compliance with Amtrak and industry standards. Manage design efforts by A/E firms for complex structural and civil Amtrak infrastructure projects. This position also performs in-depth bridge inspections and bridge capacity ratings

Provide technical expertise to other departments and makes critical engineering decisions for Division Engineers and their staffs. The position also reviews and approves construction process issues when requested by field personnel.

When necessary the position makes field inspections to investigate situations before making engineering recommendations, designing repairs or for the preparation of scopes of service.

Demonstrated experience in structural design with particular emphasis in bridges and buildings, and civil design abilities in the areas of drainage and geotechnical.
Demonstrated experience in developing design and construction documents and procurement packages
Project management experience with multi-discipline projects and ability to collaborate with state federal and local agencies, outside engineering firms and engineering groups within the railroad organization.
Knowledge and understanding of AREMA Recommended Practice as well as other applicable industry codes and standards (AISC, ACI, PCI, IBC, ASCE, etc.)
Demonstrated experience in preparation of RFPs and scopes of service for projects.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize engineering assignments and projects
Understanding of NEPA requirements
Proficient in CAD and Microsoft Office Software and structural and civil design software

Bachelors Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

6 years relevant experience required.

Must be an effective communicator with the ability to represent Amtrak at various project functions as they pertain to public outreach and interface with outside agencies.
Must collaboratively interact with all departments in the company, co-workers, and outside agency individuals to exchange project and technical information.
Must be capable of performing project duties with minimal supervision.
Must be a self-starter and motivated individual capable of anticipating the next step in a process or project and finding out what information/knowledge is required to answer a question or complete a task.

Bachelor's/Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or other relevant field.

8+ years of relevant experience preferred.
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification
Extensive experience in structural design and constructability aspects of projects in the railroad environment
Project management of multi-disciplined railroad infrastructure projects
Demonstrated structural design experience with railroad projects with particular emphasis in railroad bridges, maintenance facilities and stations design and some civil design experience in the areas of drainage and geotechnical.
NEPA and environmental permitting experience
Knowledge and understanding of passenger rail operations and rail infrastructure environment

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:61503
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering
Relocation Offered:Yes
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering|| Engineering & Mechanical



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