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Civil Rail Track Designer

Civil Rail Track Designer

Requisition ID 
2017-21466
Work Location 
CA-ON-Cambridge
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
CA-ON-London
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a highly motivated Civil Rail Track Designer to join our dynamic Rail Infrastructure Team located in our Cambridge or London, ON office.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing track and railway infrastructures in accordance with the quality objectives and regulations, laws and standards
  • Provide technical support during the construction of structures and coordinate the work supervision
  • Design of track alignments and special track work
  • Design of grading and drainage
  • Design of utility protection and relocation
  • Design of roads and parking lots
  • Construction staging design
  • Undertake concept, preliminary, and detailed designs
  • Support studies and environmental assessments
  • Prepare drawings
  • Prepare quantity take-offs
  • Prepare designs and drawings using CADD
  • Evaluate technical alternatives, resolve technical issues and interface with other disciplines
  • Participate in the planning stages, design and construction of the project
  • Prepare reports on the execution of the work and follow the schedule
  • Participate in the activities of cost estimates and recommend payments
  • Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations in health and safety on construction sites
  • Perform detailed technical analysis, interpret data, make summaries and draft reports
  • Visit construction sites to ensure the quality of the work and to carry out inspections

Skills / Qualifications

  • A diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Eligibility to obtain P.ENG license an asset
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of professional experience in design or construction of railway infrastructure is a must
  • Solid experience utilizing CADD is a must;
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Civil 3D and/or Microstation and Bentley InRoads
  • Experience in Transit or Rail design (freight, LRT, subway, passenger rail, or streetcar)
  • Experience designing track or civil infrastructure
  • Technical experience in the planning and design of urban infrastructure
  • Experience with CN, CP, VIA, TTC, Metrolinx or similar
  • Professional and experienced in relations with customers
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are essential
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with the various parties involved in the process
  • Time management skills and ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments

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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 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, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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.

 

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