JOIN US TO SHAPE A BETTER WORLD!
Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology and rigor to shape a better world.
We collaborate with public and private sector clients to unlock the transformative potential of railways. We offer a broad range of services spanning planning, design, delivery, systems integration, assurance, safety and security assessments, and optimization of railway operation and maintenance performance to unlock the financial value for investors, asset owners, operators and maintainers, while navigating the transition to low carbon and resilient rail. You would be joining our multidisciplinary team focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that shape a better future for people and the planet.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS SPECIFIC ROLE WILL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Undertaking of rail systems design (signaling, communication system, traction power, overhead catenary etc.), operations and maintenance planning, interface design, and writing requirements.
Supporting Requirements Engineering activities (creation, definition, decomposition etc.) using DOORS NG (Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System New Generation) or similar
Reference applicable standards for design process, such as ISO/IEC 15288 and INCOSE (International Council on Systems Engineering) guideline, AREMA (American Railway Engineer and Maintenance of way Association) Manual of Railway Engineering, Agency Design Standards, NFPA-130, National Electric Code, and related specifications
Assisting senior staff on a variety of projects such as new transit rail project and subway works across Canada
Supporting efforts for site work on transit rail projects
Coordinate and collaborate with rail systems teams, project managers, and more, to help complete team efforts
Writing reports for internal and external purposes based on findings
Presenting technical material in traditional and innovative ways for review by technical and non-technical audiences
Conduct research and data gathering as required for Technical Advisory work
Serve as key personnel in the requirement management and requirements database work and maintenance
Participating in multiple projects throughout their lifecycles, from market engagement, solution preparation, project execution and delivery, to project closeout
Understanding trends and standard processes in the permanent way and rail engineering market
Participating in local Professional Associations
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, Electronic, Information systems or similar)
Minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher
Shown curiosity about Rail & Transit Infrastructure
Sound knowledge of engineering fundamentals related to transportation
Familiarity with drafting software
The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and apply organization skills required for our constantly evolving environment
Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels
Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future.
Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, Electronic, Information systems or similar)
EIT/ FE Certification
Coursework in transportation design
Knowledge of applicable codes such as AREMA, Agency Design Standards, NEC/NFPA, and related specifications and standards for design of the above elements
Understanding of requirements management tools such as IBM DOORS or Perforce Helix
Comprehension of the Systems Engineering “V” Life Cycle Process
Proficiency in 3D CAD software such as MicroStation and AutoCAD software to lay out right-of-way, rail alignments, drainage systems, roadway design, sidewalks and pedestrian accommodation, utility systems, and grading designs
Familiarity with civil engineering design and analysis tools for rail, roads, and/or water systems
Proficiency in data processing and analysis using tools such as Excel, VBA, Python, or other applicable tools
Evidence of past internship in the transportation sector
For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day. Notable projects from our Rail team include:
Second Avenue Subway, MTA NYCT
Fulton Street Transit Center, MTA NYCT
Eglinton Crosstown West Extension LRT, Metrolinx, Toronto, Canada
LCOATIONS: Washington D.C., New York, NY and Boston, MA
NYC HIRING RANGE - The good faith base salary hiring range for this job if performed in New York City is $71,000 to $81,000 per year. Benefits are not included in the base salary. Please note hiring ranges for candidates performing work outside of NYC will differ.
BENEFITS THAT WORK- At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.
FLEXIBLE WORKING- We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.
Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at email@example.com
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.