Civil Railway Designer
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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: $68,000-$74,000 per year

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

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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 cultivate your career, including:

  • Monthly educational webinars
  • Leadership training
  • Lunch & learn development sessions
  • 24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Award-winning internship program
  • Employee recognition
  • And so much more!

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

EEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERAN

We do not accept unsolicited resumesfrom recruiters or agencies/staffing firms.Resumesare only accepted from recruiters and agency/staffing firms if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specified position.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 3 years
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