The person in this position will assist the Director of Engineering by providing railroad design engineering support to the regions. The primary responsibilities of this position include report preparation, design-drawing development, design and construction specifications/standards, and estimates for a variety of bridge, structures, track and industrial develop projects.
Primary responsibilities would be to provide railroad-bridge engineering support across G&W North American Regions, which includes but is not limited to bridge analysis, design, inspection, rating, strengthening and rehabilitation.
This would also include the development of bridge rehabilitation and new construction plans, specifications, bid packages, and estimates as well as performing job showings and CEI during construction.
Secondary functions would include assisting industrial development, track engineering, and signal departments with general engineering guidance and development and updates to standards and specifications.
Applicant must understand and comply with all FRA, AAR, G&W maintenance standards, and any associated requirements for records retention.
Assist in the budget process and management of capital and expense costs.
Providing information and guidance to contractors and bridge-maintenance personnel in the repair of existing bridges or the construction of new bridges.
Other projects and duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Ability to develop strength-rating calculations for simple and complex railroad bridges.
Ability to develop plan sets, specifications, supporting calculations, and bid packages for structural repair projects.
5-10 years of railroad bridge-engineering experience.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation drafting programs
Proficiency in the use of analytical software package including MathCAD and SAP2000
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR CREDENTIALS:
Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering from an ABET-accredited school of engineering; master’s degree in civil or structural engineering from an ABET-accredited school of engineering preferred
PE License or the ability to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) license within one year of hire date
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns or leases 116 freight railroads worldwide (collectively “G&W” or the “company”)* organized in locally managed operating regions with 7,300 employees serving 3,000 customers.
G&W’s four North American regions serve 42 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces and include 113 short line and regional freight railroads with more than 13,000 track-miles.
G&W’s UK/Europe Region includes the U.K.’s largest rail maritime intermodal operator and second-largest freight rail provider, as well as regional rail services in Continental Europe.
G&W subsidiaries and joint ventures also provide rail service at more than 30 major ports, rail-ferry service between the U.S. Southeast and Mexico, transload services, and railcar switching and repair.