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AECOM Mid-Level Civil Engineer - Rail Systems in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a talented Mid-Level Civil Engineer to join our New England Transportation business line. The ideal candidate will be part of the Rail Systems and Overhead Catenary Systems (OCS) Engineering team located in Rocky Hill, CT, responsible for a variety of engineering tasks including, but not limited to QA/QC, Safety, conceptual engineering, design, planning, final engineering, constructability, and cost estimating.

The ideal candidate will bring their experience working with the Connecticut Department of Transportation, Metro-North Railroad, Amtrak, MBTA, or other passenger/commuter railroad agencies along with working knowledge of applicable AREMA, IEEE, NESC and other industry standards.

Typical tasks and daily duties: Serve as an engineer on mid- to large size railroad projects. Apply knowledge and understanding of construction on or about a railroad. Leads the development of civil and structural designs. Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments. Proposes an approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments. Works cohesively with a multi-disciplined engineering team. Will be responsible for the development of designs, plans, technical specifications, quantity, and cost estimates for a variety or railroad-oriented tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Design of equipment and structure foundations and elevated steel equipment platforms;

  • Design of equipment stairs and site walkways;

  • Design of Railroad and equipment retaining walls, grading and site plans;

  • Design and layout of duct banks, cable trays, aerial cable routing;

  • Design of catenary structures, attachment and bracket assemblies;

  • Coordination with adjacent projects in design and construction;

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state & local regulations;

  • Support rail-oriented planning studies and construction cost estimating;

  • Review and approval of structural and civil contractor shop drawings;

  • Review and respond to contractor RFIs and RFCs;

  • Project QA/QC and Safety protocols;

  • Perform basic tasks of project management.


Minimum Requirements:

BA/BS in Engineering with 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and education.

Demonstrated experience working on rail projects.

Valid Driver's license with a clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

EIT or PE License

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Relocation may be available for this role

Sponorship is not available for this role.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083801

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site