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HNTB Track Design Engineer II in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

Track Engineers are responsible for the production and modification of track/rail design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed track designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software.

Supports transit and railroad projects at all stages from conceptual study and alternative analysis to final design and construction related services. Types of projects may include interlocking renewals, bridge replacements, new track construction, and station designs. Clients include Amtrak, SEPTA, PATCO, LIRR, Brightline, MTA, MNR, freight providers and other national and local rail clients.

May mentor, train and review work of junior track engineering staff and provide constructive feedback.

Candidates with passenger or freight rail experience are preferred, but willing to entertain someone with Civil/Highway experience with knowledge of OpenRoads / InRoads / Civil3D that has a desire to pivot towards a career in Track design.

What You'll Do:

  • Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.

  • Responsible for preparation and/or modification for select portions of project reports, plans, designs, and calculations.

  • Develops project quantities and assists with development of cost estimates.

  • Assists engineering teams with organization and administrative support of design files.

  • Able to self-sufficiently complete various tasks and duties including but not limited to research, data collection, field investigations, development, and design of projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience, or

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 1 year of relevant experience

What You'll Bring:

  • Exhibits experience with Microsoft Office Suite, and MicroStation and/or AutoCad, Bentley's OpenRail/InRail/PowerRail and/or AutoDesk Civil 3D.

  • Exhibits an understanding of the application of engineering geometric, and algebraic principles.

  • Manages time, proactively forecasts, and communicates project development needs.

What We Prefer:

  • Master's degree in engineering

  • Track and/or Rail experience

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification

  • Knowledgeable in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD


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Harrisburg, PA, King of Prussia, PA (Norristown), Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania), Pittsburgh, PA









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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-14835