Senior Rail Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering


  • Prepare technical proposals, cost estimates, plans, technical specifications, and reports, including day to day client correspondence
  • Design/Develop repair schemes for commonly occurring railway hazards, such as rock falls, landslides, and slope stabilization
  • Expected to travel to, observe, and effectively report site conditions and provide preliminary assessments of a variety of railroad infrastructure conditions (e.g. visit a site and determine likely cause of ongoing slope failure, or develop recommendations for engineering evaluations)
  • Able to develop, manage, and implement a site investigation for railroad infrastructure or roadbed improvement purposes
  • The selected candidate will also direct engineering/CAD staff during the execution of a project and must be able to lead/develop railroad construction plans efficiently and accurately
  • Expected to develop ability to recognize and understand environmental regulations governing various rail or roadbed construction projects - Expected to travel to and attend periodic regulatory meetings in host cities of regulatory agencies
  • Expected to participate in and provide quality assurance reviews of railroad construction plans
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Skills / Qualifications
  • Minimum 6 years of related engineering/design experience (railroad-related experience is a plus)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; Master’s Degree a plus
  • Professional Engineering (PE) licensed
  • Familiar with geotechnical and/or structural engineering analysis, design, and construction
  • Experience with desktop and industry-specific software including CAD (AutoCAD and/or MicroStation) Excel, Word, and Outlook (experience with Slope/W, MathCAD, and/or L-Pile is a plus)
  • Must have sound written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with on-site contractors, supervisor or project manager regarding work assignments required
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • *MONEIS*

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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