Civil EIT/PE- Rail/Track Design - United States

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  • Post Date: Mar 06, 2019
  • Start Date: 2/28/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our clients local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

We are seeking a Civil EIT to join our Rail and Transit Services Practice in our Boston, MA office. This position would be responsible for providing design, calculations and engineering services with the application of transportation system principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards. Responsibilities include performing various aspects of rail/transportation design using computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.

•Support Rail Project Manager and Engineers in developing project design documents including plans, specifications, and cost estimates for various rail projects.

•Preparation of horizontal and vertical track alignments, design criteria, project guides and associated data.

•Preparing design calculations for project elements related to track and civil design.

•Reviewing various shop drawings and preparing preconstruction cost estimates for rail projects

•Assist in Field Inspections and Monitoring construction site for contract compliance and safety parameters.

•Perform other duties as assigned.


•Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering is required•At least 2 years design engineering experience in civil /transportation engineering on rail projects is required•Experience in horizontal and vertical alignment is desirable•Working knowledge of AREMA and local railroad criteria desired•Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microstation InRail is desired•Experience in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)•Experience working in a team atmosphere to deliver multidisciplined projects.•Excellent written and verbal communication skills•Strong time management and attention to detail•EIT is required

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.  
Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

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