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Rail Transit Electrical Engineer (traction power)

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Rail Transit Electrical Engineer (traction power)

Rail Transit Electrical Engineer (traction power)

About UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary duties of the Rail Transit Electrical Engineer include design production and technical leadership for commuter, shortline, freight, transit and class-one rail projects. Knowledge of, and experience with railroad/transit systems including traction power, OCS & 3rd rail design and implementation is an advantage. Specific responsibilities include design, technical leadership of specific design packages as well as coordinating the assembly of plans and specifications. Individual must be technically competent, with recognized rail specialization that resolves problems of significant scope and complexity. Individual may be required to plan, organize, and coordinate work of small to medium staff of professionals and technicians.

Experience in electrical distribution, traction power and electrical load flow modeling is an advantage. *LI-KY1

Key word(s): transit systems, traction power, electrical, rail transit, railway design, transportation, engineering, AC/DC traction power, OCS, transit design, electrical


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related
10 years experience in railway engineering/systems.

SEPTA, Amtrak, PATCO, Norfolk Southern, and/or CSX experience preferred.

Demonstrated ability to lead or perform exceptionally in a diverse railway systems project team.

Familiarity with rail systems including AC/DC traction power design and implementation

Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.

Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver’s license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

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