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Engineer, Rail/Transit

RK&K has an immediate opportunity for an entry-level/graduate Civil Engineer to join our Rail/Transit team in our Baltimore, MD office. As an Engineer on our Rail/Transit team you will work alongside a Sr. Project Engineer and/or a Project Manager on custom, creative solutions such as: 
  • Assist with the preparation of contract plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates for Class I railroad, streetcar, light rail, heavy rail, and bus projects
  • Design rail/transit alignment plans, profiles, typical sections, cross sections, and site plans
  • Perform field investigations to collect data including field measurements, photographs, sketches, verifying surveys, and identifying changes
  • Prepare design computations and quantity calculations
  • Research unit costs and prepare cost estimates
  • Collaborate with other disciplines such as survey, drainage, traffic, structural, and geotechnical engineering to complete preliminary and final design documents
  • Inspect rail assets, including track, ballast, duct banks, drainage, and grade crossings; prepare condition assessments; and design repairs
  • Design or prepare concept rail/transit plans and alternatives analysis for new transportation systems or modifications to existing systems
  • Perform feasibility studies

Required Qualifications:
  • Zero (0) - Two (2) years of experience in rail and/or transit design
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire
  • Basic knowledge of design software such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, OpenRoads/Geopak/InRoads or willingness to learn
  • Willingness/Ability to work from our Baltimore, MD 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of AREMA, APTA, NACTO, and/or AASHTO Standards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Required Education 
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related discipline from an ABET accredited institution