Rail Engineer

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Rocky Hill, CT
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 80,000.00 - 130,000.00 per year
Full Time


Engineering design
Public sector
Proposal writing
Quality control
Civil engineering
Analytical skill

Job Details

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Rail Engineer for immediate employment in our established World Class Rail Engineering Department in Rocky Hill, CT . The Rail Team engages and works side by side with career rail professionals throughout the US delivering projects for high profile transit clients with a focus on electrification and overhead catenary systems /OCS.

This position offers opportunity to the ideal candidate the following :

  • Long Term job stability with extensive backlog of projects (4-5 years)

  • Exposure to rapidly expanding Rail Electrification sector

  • Upward career trajectory with support of several seasoned engineers.

  • Opportunity for contribute to heavy rail, commuter rail, intercity passenger rail, and higher speed rail projects of all sizes from planning through final design and construction.

  • The team utilizes the latest software to deliver fast-paced, multi-discipline designs to meet the unique needs of a diverse pool of clients.

AECOM is a very progressive and successful engineering firm that prides itself on building and retaining a high caliber staff to continually meet client expectations on high profile projects.

Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects nationally, with opportunities to work on international projects as a part of the global team. The ideal candidate is adaptable, driven to learn the latest software and design methods, and interested in being exposed to a variety of projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be an integral member of a rail design group of 6-8 employees.

  • Builds analytic and design skills.

  • Conducts engineering design independently and/or under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for railroad systems projects for private and public-sector clients.

  • Collects and analyzes data.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule.

  • Participate in proposal development and other marketing activities.

  • Direct engineers-in-training, designers, and technicians.

  • Provides assistance to the Project Manager.

  • Perform quality control reviews and design checks of railroad projects.

  • May require periodic travel for client visits, site visits, field assessments and construction inspections, as needed


Minimum Requirements;

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering plus 4years civil / rail engineering experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • As a condition of employment, selected candidate must have a valid driver's license and pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Qualifications;

  • Experience using MicroStation, InRoads, OpenRoads, or OpenRail, and AutoCAD.

  • Experience with design and/or construction of overhead catenary systems.

  • Engineer in Training Certification (EIT).

Additional Information

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

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • Sponsorship is available for this role.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $80,000.00 - $130,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10105752

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid