Rail & Transit Job Description

Rail & Transit Job Description

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Rail & transit provides systems engineering expertise to support the system design, procurement and implementation of complex rail transit systems.

Rail & Transit Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop and nurture existing key client relationships and serve as one of the primary company contacts on multiple medium-size transit projects with an emphasis on infrastructure, systems and project management
Responsible for managing and delivering quality transit/rail services on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client
Serve as a technical resource leading a team providing transit engineering, design, and management services for clients
Coordinate work efforts
Estimate fees, determine scope of work, and prepare proposals and contracts on projects
Provide support to other Canadian regions in the development and delivery of project requirements
Planning, organizing and working with technical and management groups in the delivery of a range of transit and rail programs
Developing and presenting deliverables to clients for status updates, reporting to a political board and sub-committees
Managing program and project managers to keep projects on budget and schedule and within agreed upon scope
Participating with senior leaders in the establishment of short and long term plans for the transit and rail programs

Rail & Transit Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Rail & Transit

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Education for Rail & Transit

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Employers hiring for the rail & transit job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Technical, Construction Management, Business, Construction, Science, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Project Management

Skills for Rail & Transit

Desired skills for rail & transit include:

CAD and BIM software
RAM and RISA
SAP
AASHTO
TCRP
AREMA and AASHTO
Rail/Transit design standards
MS Office
Current engineering and construction principles
Experience of putting them into action

Desired experience for rail & transit includes:

Experience with MicroStation and AutoCAD preferred
Candidate with established local client relationships (including PennDOT BPT, Amtrak, SEPTA, PAAC, PATCO, ) preferred
10 to 15 years of design and project management experience for heavy rail and/or large complex transit projects
Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta
Technically familiar with railway engineering design requirements and projects
In addition, in this role excellent interpersonal skills are required as you will liaise with people of all levels

Rail & Transit Examples

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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a rail & transit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rail & transit
  • Responsible for consulting client on courses of action based on the results of data analysis and contextual evidence
  • Collaborate with other team members in producing quality deliverables that are responsive to client requirements
  • Establishes project QA/QC requirements in accordance with the QMS
  • Supports project staff in implementing quality program requirements
  • Monitors project activities for conformance with the QMS and specific project quality requirements
  • Supports the Quality Assurance Manager and Project Manager in achieving project goals
  • Assist in identifying project risks and ensure that a plan is developed to mitigate the risks
  • Confirm staff assignments for performing discipline and other quality reviews
  • Reports discrepancies of the QMS requirements and client complaints to the Manager of Quality Assurance
  • Review and sign-off on the Project Work Plan and Project Quality Control Plan
Qualifications for rail & transit
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering plus 6 years of related experience
  • 15+ years of technical design and project management experience for heavy rail and large complex transit projects
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in design or construction of rail and/or transit infrastructure
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Operations Research
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in industrial engineering
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Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rail & transit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rail & transit
  • Reviews and approves contractor and sub-contractors QA/QC Plans
  • Communicates quality and risk issues to the Quality Manager and the Project team
  • Provides leadership and focuses on clients expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Develop, grow and nurture key client relationships and serve as one of the primary company contacts on MEGA projects
  • Have full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the projects including scope development, contract negotiations, cost control, staff management, quality control and cash management
  • Responsible for managing and delivering quality civil / rail transportation projects on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client
  • Identifies and markets additional business opportunities with key Rail /High Speed Rail clients
  • Serves as a leader or team member on Client Service Teams
  • Providing information and support to allow component, sub-system and system procurement (technical specifications, vendor selections, post-award support)
Qualifications for rail & transit
  • Ability to interview client staff and use input to develop process maps and business rules
  • Ability to apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine maintenance processes, staff requirements, and procurement standards
  • Ability to review production schedules, engineering specifications, software capabilities, orders, and related information to obtain knowledge of maintenance methods, procedures, and activities
  • Good math, verbal, writing, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Visio
  • Minimum five years of QA related work experience is required
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Our company is looking to fill the role of rail & transit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rail & transit
  • Identify, develop and lead a team of specialist technical and engineering consultants that is innovative and set up to meet Regional and emerging markets
  • Work with other product line leaders to recruit and retain sufficient staff to deliver successful projects, grow the business and meet or exceed the sales and profitability targets
  • Lead the development of industry leading processes and procedures that ensure the quality of service meets defined targets and that all staff promote a customer focus as a key tenet of their behaviour and that they proactively work to exceed the expectations of all of their clients
  • Foster a positive work culture within the RCS team and across all product lines that helps facilitate collaboration and makes SNC-Lavaling a great place to work
  • Report monthly to Regional Director on performance of the RCS Product Line sector
  • Evaluate or prepare operational plans and reports that relate to CBTC system operational and performance requirements
  • Supervise sub-consultants and other system engineers by defining work, coaching, monitoring their progress and giving general direction and guidance
  • Provide work plan estimates and descriptions based on knowledge of the work and project requirements
  • Provides support to the Engineering Director
  • Develop capability statements, case studies and standard material for use in future proposals, qualification submittals
Qualifications for rail & transit
  • Considerable knowledge of purposes and procedures relating to the work flow of the MATC Program Office
  • Thorough knowledge of ISO 9001 Standards and auditing processes, or Lead Auditor Training
  • Considerable knowledge of construction contract lifecycle processes is required
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings
  • Working knowledge of MARTA and MATC QA standards
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required
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Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a rail & transit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rail & transit
  • Working in collaboration with Project Controls Leads in other product lines and regions to enhance uniformity of project controls across RTE, North America
  • Developing strong cross-functional relationships with engineering, procurement, project management, finance/accounting, and document control
  • Maintaining good working relationships with internal stakeholders, including engineers, other Project Services Leads, interdivisional employees, and the management team, clients
  • Leading Project Controls functions across all projects delivered for the Rolling Stock product line by the RTE Central Region
  • Supporting projects during planning to help determine staffing requirements based on the workload and allotment of available resources
  • Developing and maintaining processes to regularly measure project progress (e.g., EV, CPI, SPI) and providing this information to Project Managers, as required
  • Reviewing, evaluating and reporting on project trends and their impact on overall costs and schedule
  • Assisting in the development and monitoring of project risks and supporting the implementation of mitigations and corrections required to reduce the likelihood of, or react to the realization of, project risks and trends
  • Understanding internally developed tools, such a PM+ and PDMC, and integrating them with Project Controls systems
  • Participating in Project Services development activities for continuous improvement in Project Control and Services
Qualifications for rail & transit
  • Ability to present effectively information to clients and/or agency staff
  • Ability to remain flexible and manage dynamic project implementation
  • Ability to adhere to project scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Non-project management, or non-core, work could include design reviews, scheduling, specification writing, report writing
  • At least fifteen years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Planning or related discipline
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Our growing company is hiring for a rail & transit. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for rail & transit
  • Develop the team to provide effective design management, project management, project coordination and requirements management services to rail & transit projects
  • Coordinate project resource needs with the VP Design Management and operate collaboratively with other regional teams
  • Present at conferences and participate in workshops to strengthen existing client relationships and establish new relationships
  • Non-project management project, or non-core, work could include some or all of design, design reviews, cost and quantity estimating, scheduling, specification writing, report writing, presenting
  • Preparing proposals for new work
  • Business development / developing leads aiding in winning new work
  • Building project teams and managing project staffing
  • Preparing and monitoring scopes of work and methodologies
  • Overseeing quality review process for submittals
  • Non-project management project, or non-core, work could include some or all of design reviews, scheduling, report writing, presenting
Qualifications for rail & transit
  • 15+ years of experience in the design, management, planning and implementation of rail transit projects
  • Prior railroad construction/operating experience required
  • Understanding of New York/New Jersey metropolitan area railroad operations and transit agencies
  • Experience managing successful, large rail transit projects is required
  • Working / technical knowledge of rail systems (track, Signal, Power, OCS, structures)
  • Working knowledge of railway operations / infrastructure preferred

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