Track/Railway Design Engineer

Vancouver, BC

Our client in Burnaby/Vancouver, BC is looking for a Track/Railway Design Engineer to join their team!

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
•    Take a proactive hands-on role in track design projects.
•    Development and production of horizontal and vertical track alignment designs, cross sections, special trackwork detailing, setting out and railway embankment grading and drainage drawings
•    Development of ballasted and non-ballasted track forms
•    Development and production of regulatory drawings for at-grade road/rail crossings
•    Assessment of rail vehicle/infrastructure clearances
•    Quality control checking of track designs and associated reports prior to submission
•    Liaison with other railway engineers to ensure all work is completed to a high standard and with a consistent approach
•    Calculation of quantities and preparation of cost estimates
•    Preparation of project specifications for materials and construction
•    Provide assistance to Project Managers
•    Comply with company Quality Management, Safety, and Environmental policies
•    Complete fieldwork, as required, involving design development, as well as, completing periodic and as built conditions during construction

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
•    Bachelor Degree from an accredited University engineering program, or equivalent
•    5+ years of experience in railway track engineering
•    P.Eng designation with APEGBC or ability to register
•    Must have a strong technical understanding of track alignment and track form design for standard trackwork, special trackwork, ballasted and non-ballasted track and associated grading and drainage
•    Experience with grading, drainage, and track alignment design for mainlines, sidings, industrial yards and spur tracks, intermodal and transload facilities, subway, commuter and light rail transit
•    Ability to complete conceptual plans, preliminary & detailed designs and cost estimating.
•    Track construction supervision experience will be considered an asset.
•    Preferred Software experience - AutoCad, MicroStation, Civil 3D, In Roads, In Rail, MX Rail, Bentley Rail Track, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•    Familiarity with AREMA, Class 1 Railroad and Light Rail Transit design and construction requirements.

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