Stantec System

Intermediate Railway Design Engineer

3 weeks ago
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# of Openings Remaining
Experience (Years)
Transportation Infrastructure Engineering

Your Opportunity

Whatever the distance, wherever the destination—our designs lead you there. Our Transportation group provides comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services for all phases of airport, bridge, rail, roadway, and transit projects. Join our team as an Intermediate Track/Railway Design Engineer in our Burnaby, BC office and help us keep communities connected.

Your Duties

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Take a proactive hands-on role in track design projects.
  • Development and production of horizontal and vertical track alignment designs, cross sections, special trackwork detailing, setting out and railway embankment grading and drainage drawings
  • Development of ballasted and non-ballasted track forms
  • Development and production of regulatory drawings for at-grade road/rail crossings
  • Assessment of rail vehicle/infrastructure clearances
  • Quality control checking of track designs and associated reports prior to submission
  • Liaison with other railway engineers to ensure all work is completed to a high standard and with a consistent approach
  • Calculation of quantities and preparation of cost estimates
  • Preparation of project specifications for materials and construction
  • Provide assistance to Project Managers
  • Comply with Stantec Quality Management, Safety, and Environmental policies
  • Complete fieldwork, as required, involving design development, as well as, completing periodic and as built conditions during construction

Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • Preferably a minimum of 5 years’ experience in railway track engineering
  • Must have a strong technical understanding of track alignment and track form design for standard trackwork, special trackwork, ballasted and non-ballasted track and associated grading and drainage
  • Experience with grading, drainage, and track alignment design for mainlines, sidings, industrial yards and spur tracks, intermodal and transload facilities, subway, commuter and light rail transit
  • Ability to complete conceptual plans, preliminary & detailed designs and cost estimating.
  • Track construction supervision experience an asset.  
  • Preferred Software experience - AutoCad, MicroStation, Civil 3D, In Roads, In Rail, MX Rail, Bentley Rail Track, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with AREMA, Class 1 Railroad and Light Rail Transit design and construction requirements.
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited University engineering program, or equivalent
  • P.Eng or P.E. eligible


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