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Senior Rail/Transit Engineer (Track)

Company: HDR
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story:' https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story'

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a highly motivated Senior Rail Transportation to work in the Transit /Freight Market Sector; This Position is responsible for providing a Lead Technical role in Northern California.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with transit agencies and or Freight Rail. The successful candidate shall demonstrate knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local standards and requirements and has an understanding of project delivery processes for various phases of project development such as conceptual design and feasibility, environmental documentation, preparation of Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E), and providing Design Support During Construction (DSDC).

In the role of. Senior Rail Transportation Engineer, we'll count on you to:
Serve in the Lead technical role in preliminary engineering through detailed development of Rail & Highway design projects according to AREMA , Caltrans and AASHTO standards
Provide design oversight for the production of rail, roadway, lighting, signing, pavement marking, staging, and traffic handling plans
Coordinate with all technical disciplines (environmental, roadway, structural, civil, geotechnical, traffic, drainage, landscaping, etc.) involved in the project to deliver on schedule and within budget
Perform quality assurance checks on major transportation projects on interstate and state highway systems
Organize and supervise work of medium to a large staff of professionals and technicians as needed
Assume some project management duties and interact with clients as needed
Contribute to marketing proposal efforts
Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
Minimum 10 years experience in railway engineering
Minimum 8 years of experience in the design of Railroads, highways, and/or interchanges
California PE
Knowledge of regulations of state and federal transportation agencies
Project management skills desired
Experience should include roadways, intersection design, traffic management, site planning, preparation of concept alignment, geometric layouts, and CAD base alignment plans
Strong oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and ability to work in a team environment
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our employee-owned culture is a must. Preferred Qualifications
MSCE preferred
or Previous experience (Optional): Diverse experience in related fields such as toll roads, roadway design, or construction is a plus
Experience with MicroStation, lnRoads, and Microsoft Office applications


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Keywords: HDR, Walnut Creek , Senior Rail/Transit Engineer (Track), Other , Walnut Creek, California

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