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Civil/ Rail Engineer

Company: Michael Baker International
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

This position posting is specifically for qualified candidates living in the states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. WHO WE ARE Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker's more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration, and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit . RAIL & TRANSIT PRACTICE Whether moving people or freight, future rail and transit solutions will be determined by energy prices, a shift toward urban living and growing environmental concerns. Michael Baker helps freight, authority and state Department of Transportation clients meet these modern challenges by providing services that address key industry issues such as state of good repair, capacity, safety, community livability, asset management and maintenance, planning and development for new projects, and the promotion of environmental stewardship and sustainability. We provide value by first understanding our clients' needs, then working with them as a partner to identify innovative and cost-effective solutions that optimize their opportunities for success. DESCRIPTION Michael Baker is seeking a talented Railroad Engineer with a specialization in public projects, to help make a difference in our Rail and Transit Specialty Practice. Under limited supervision, the candidate will provide plan review and construction observation services for railroad clients in the northeast. The ideal candidate is willing to work remotely from New Hampshire, Vermont, or Maine and work closely with our Public Projects Program Manager. Responsibilities will include: Assist the Public Projects Program Manager in the pursuit, setup, and handling of Public Projects within the Northeast region. Estimate effort for new task orders and obtain approval from clients Assist in managing budgets within Railroad Force Account Estimates Build intimate familiarity with railroad public projects manuals and policy Review public project design and contract plans and specifications and distribute to various departments for detailed technical review depending on scope of project Attend on site or virtual meetings with public agency and/or railroad representatives as required Review construction submittals for conformance with approved contract plans and railroad policies Observe public projects in construction, documenting and reporting findings to the Program Manager and client Coordinate public projects with other railroad departments and projects Train and assist others in standard processes for Public Projects Collect, compile, and analyze project files Organize and maintain file system and files correspondence and other records for inclusion in reports or presentation materials and memorialization. Provide detailed weekly and on demand project accounting and status reporting Obtain all required railroad safety certifications and trainings and support safety initiatives Other duties as assigned. PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering 3-10 years of demonstrated experience on various types of projects EIT or PE license required; NCEES record a plus Project experience with Class I Railroads and familiarity with AREMA standards desired Familiarity with MUTCD, AASHTO and state department of transportation specific design manuals Civil design experience for NH, VT, and/or ME agencies desired Ability to travel to other office and job site locations in the region Basic construction inspection experience desired Experience reviewing construction plans and specifications Experience in working on multiple projects concurrently, managing project deadlines and on-time submittals Possess client management skills and ability to enhance and develop solid client relationships Ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability Strong work ethic and integrity Part-time schedule could be considered COMPENSATION The salary range has been determined to be $81,410 and $122,142 for this position, with consideration for licensure and experience. WHAT WOULD MAKE ME STAND OUT AS A CANDIDATE? Proven experience in review of plans and specifications for roadway, drainage, and/or bridge projects Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects concurrently Possess strong initiative and demonstrate a proactive, collaborative approach to project development and communication with project team members, clients, contractors, and public agencies Strong relationships with Class I Railroad(s) and understanding of coordination requirements and preferences Willingness and ability to mentor and advise young staff on rail public projects, operations, and engineering best practices Michael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world's most complex infrastructure challenges for more than 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.We Make a Difference.Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. As a covered federal contractor, Michael Baker International is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and its implementing guidelines. If the federal vaccine mandate is found to be valid and enforceable, this will include ensuring that all covered employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances where there is a legal entitlement to an accommodate. In addition, you may be subject to current or future state or local COVID-19 vaccine mandates that could become a condition of your employment based upon your work location or involvement on a project. Accordingly, Michael Baker encourages you to provide satisfactory proof that you are \"fully vaccinated\" for COVID-19 so as to ensure compliance with any potential applicable federal, state, or local laws. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.Michael Baker is seeking a talented Railroad Engineer with a specialization in public projects, to help make a difference in our Rail and Transit Specialty Practice. Under limited supervision, the candidate will provide plan review and construction observation services for railroad clients in the northeast. The ideal candidate is willing to work remotely from New Hampshire, Vermont, or Maine and work closely with our Public Projects Program Manager in our Chicago, IL office.

Keywords: Michael Baker International, Cambridge , Civil/ Rail Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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