RailPros is a leading engineering and safety services company in the rail and transit industry. Our mission is to enhance mobility, safety, and quality of life for residents, passengers, and companies. We achieve this by providing unique services to rail and transit companies across North America. Through teamwork, continuous improvement, and a passion for excellence, we strive to understand our customers' challenges and earn their trust. Our dedication to staying updated on industry developments enables us to help our customers succeed. We are driven by a shared goal of keeping America moving and ensuring customer satisfaction.
As a Rail Designer I, you will play a crucial role in supporting the design and development of rail infrastructure. This entry-level position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals who have an interest in rail engineering to kickstart their career and gain valuable design experience. You will acquire knowledge and develop basic skills in this position. You will apply techniques and procedures in accordance with established criteria to perform assigned tasks. This position performs routine technical work that does not require previous experience.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
CAD Design: Utilize Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to create detailed drawings, plans, and layouts for rail infrastructure and other related components.
Technical Support: Collaborate with senior rail designers and engineers to provide technical support in the development of rail projects, ensuring design meets quality and client standards.
Data Analysis: Assist in collecting and analyzing data relevant to rail projects.
Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers and project managers to ensure seamless project execution and compliance with design requirements.
Quality Assurance: Participate in quality assurance and quality control activities to ensure designs are error-free and meet client standards.
Other duties as assigned or required to meet the business needs.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Proficiency in CAD software (MicroStation) is preferred but not required.
Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Eagerness to learn and adapt to new technologies and tools.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program.
No experience required.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience as an engineering intern in related field
Experience producing drawings with CAD software
Additional Qualifications, Certifications, etc.:
EIT is preferred
Professional Development and Support: RailPros offers new graduates the opportunity to kick-start their engineering career with a supportive mentor or buddy program, ensuring they receive guidance, training, and resources to enhance their skills and knowledge in the railway industry.
Hands-On Experience: Working at RailPros provides new graduates with the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience in designing and developing railroad infrastructure projects, allowing them to apply their academic knowledge in a practical setting while receiving guidance from experienced professionals.
Career Growth Opportunities: RailPros is committed to providing a pathway for career growth and advancement for new graduates. The mentor or buddy program, along with ongoing training and resources, sets the stage for continuous professional development and opportunities for advancement within the company.
Involvement in Meaningful Projects: New graduates at RailPros have the opportunity to contribute to meaningful and impactful projects in the railroad industry, allowing them to make a tangible difference while learning from experienced mentors and gaining exposure to diverse aspects of engineering.
Benefits / Perks:
Comprehensive Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Accident Plan, Critical Illness Plan, Hospital Indemnity (Employee to Family Coverage)
Life and Disability Insurance Coverage (Employer Paid, plus Voluntary Options)
Retirement Savings Plans (401(k) with Employer Match)
Paid Time Off (Paid Time Off, Holidays)
Company-funded allowance for merchandise in our on-line store
Health Savings Accounts (HSA) with Employer Match
Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) – Employer Funded
Flexible Spending Accounts - Dependent Care (FSA)
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Professional Development and Training Opportunities
Work-Life Balance Initiatives
Join RailPros for a fulfilling career in a thriving and stable industry. Our core values drive us to excel as a team, prioritize customer satisfaction, and adapt to industry changes swiftly. Be part of a passionate and dedicated team that values continuous improvement, trust, and problem-solving. Apply now for an opportunity to contribute to our success.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):
RailPros provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to making reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless such accommodations would impose undue hardship on our business operations. If you are considering applying for a job and require a reasonable accommodation in accordance with the ADA, please reach out to us at email@example.com.