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Civil Railway Designer

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Civil/Railway position.

At the core of our Transportation practice is the desire to be good stewards of the public's resources while incorporating improvements into the surrounding environment. As engineering professionals, we plan, design and permit railway projects and observe construction efforts across the U.S. and abroad. Your work at Hanson will balance the societal benefits of the built-environment with nature.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Civil/Railway position in one of the following offices:

Bellevue
Kansas City
Chicago
St Louis
Springfield
Peoria
Corpus Christi
Houston
Sarasota
Indy
McHenry

At the core of our Transportation practice is the desire to be good stewards of the public's resources while incorporating improvements into the surrounding environment. As engineering professionals, we plan, design and permit railway projects and observe construction efforts across the U.S. and abroad. Your work at Hanson will balance the societal benefits of the built-environment with nature.

Position Profile
This position will be primarily responsible for design of railroad track and yard projects and related construction observation efforts. Position requires the ability to work on a variety of projects, take direction from multiple supervisors, and coordinate with other staff. If you have a passion for transportation engineering and would like to bring your career to the next level, this role will provide entry level individuals with the opportunity to learn and grow. More experienced candidates will have the opportunity to expand their project repertoire and enhance their leadership skills.

A Day in the Life of a Civil Railway Designer at Hanson
Work on project teams as a designer and construction observer
Construction Observer portion of role
Coordinate and communicate field construction activities with contractor and designers
Coordinate and observe onsite materials testing
Designer/ Engineer portion of role
Lead or assist with field investigations, analysis, calculations, and preparation of civil plans, specifications, and estimates on rail related projects.

What We're Looking For
We feel the following qualifications would set you up for success in this role:

Technical Skills:
CAD experience and/or willingness to learn MicroStation
Experience designing with Microstation Connect / Open Roads is a plus

Soft Skills:
Ability to work independently and as part of a team to develop and present concepts.
Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases.
Strong oral communication and technical writing skills.
Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines.

Education/Training:
0-3 years of experience: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field, is required, FE/Engineer In Training Certification desirable.
3-6 years experience: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with appropriate course work in the civil/transportation discipline P.E. License, or ability to be licensed within 1 year of employment is required. Experience performing transportation related design or providing rail construction observation or construction management a plus. Master's degree in civil engineering a plus.

6+ years of experience: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with appropriate course work in the civil/transportation discipline P.E. License, or ability to be licensed within 6 months is required. A minimum of 2 years' experience performing railroad design using AREMA/freight rail design standards or providing rail construction observation or construction management preferred. Master's degree in civil engineering a plus.

Pay Range: $72,000 - $110,000 per year depending on level of experience.

Working at Hanson:
Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.
Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments and to work overtime to meet project demands.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must be able to pass e-Railsafe security background check.

Benefits
Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:
Competitive compensation
Performance bonuses
401(k) with matching contribution
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Comprehensive health & well-being plans
Financial wellness plans
Work-life balance programs

Want to know more? Visitour benefits pagefor all the details.
Culture
We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It's important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You'll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11948927

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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