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Job Ref:  176766
Employer:  Bechtel
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
City:  Reston
10/10/2016 01:02
Requisition ID:
Role Overview:
Supervises the engineering activity (all disciplines) on a project, or designated portions of a project, for a passenger/freight rail development project.
Coordinates rail infrastructure design with signaling, traction power and other systems.
Evaluates rolling stock requirements for numbers and types of wagons and head-end equipment.
Evaluates wheel/rail interface for compatibility between rolling stock and track work.
Coordinates with multiple global business units to plan rail passenger & freight terminals and related facilities. Has technical responsibilities for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating these assignments.
Supervises the engineering activity on a medium size project or designated portions of a very large or complicated project.

Establishes and maintains access to technical experts in the advanced technologies pertinent to passenger/freight service, rolling stock, yard, and sets up channels of communication to bring this expertise to bear effectively on the engineering effort.

Basic Qualifications:
B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, Railroad Engineering, or related field (M.S. a plus).

Leading industry expert - Registered P.E. is preferred.
20+ years of railroad engineering, planning, and rail operations.

Knowledgeable in railroad operations (mainline single and double-track, passenger and freight service, classification yards, maintenance).

Capable of proposing relevant line and yard layout as well as train dispatch with associated rolling stock fleet based on high level planning data such as average daily tonnage by commodity, and passenger origin/destination.

Experience in one or more of the following industries: Mining, Refinery, Heavy Civil and Rail (passenger and freight).

Familiar with applicable U.S. and International codes and standards.

Highly developed written and oral communications skills.

Shaping tomorrow together
Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right-no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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