Stantec System

  • Senior Track Designer

    Location CA-ON-Markham
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/12/2018 4:09 PM)
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    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 and help us keep communities connected.


    An immediate opening exists in our Markham Transportation group for Intermediate/Senior Track Designer/Engineer. Our intent is to grow this practice area significantly across the company, and this is an opportunity to assist in developing our rapidly growing business.

    Your Duties



    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

    • Take a proactive hands-on role in track design projects.
    • Management of the track design process through the conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design phases.
    • Development of ballasted and non-ballasted track structures, track alignment, profile, and associated grading.
    • Assessment of rail vehicle/infrastructure clearances
    • Peer review of the track design and associated reports prior to submission
    • Liaison with other disciplines to ensure all work is completed to a high standard and with a consistent approach.
    • Preparation of the design briefs, technical reports, design analysis and calculations.
    • Calculation of quantities, preparation of cost estimates, project specifications and construction tender documents.
    • Provide technical direction to junior designers and oversee work undertaken by junior staff.
    • Working with Project Managers on developing design schedule and budgets.
    • Participation in the preparation of proposals and other strategic initiatives.
    • Interaction with clients and transportation agencies on a regular basis.
    • Conducting the periodic trackwork inspection.
    • Comply with Stantec Quality Management, Safety and Environmental policies

    Your Capabilities and Credentials


    • Preferably 10+ years’ experience in railway track engineering and complex, multi-discipline rail transit projects
    • Must have a strong technical understanding of Class 1 Railway design for Mainline, yards, industrial tracks, intermodal and transload facilities, special trackwork, ballasted and non-ballasted track and associated grading and drainage.
    • Experience in commuter and light rail transit projects.
    • Ability to supervise more junior staff and coordinate production workload.
    • Ability to work in fast paced environment, meet the deadlines and budget targets.
    • Ability to work independently on projects and communicate potential issues with respect to scheduling, budget or progress; and identify the change orders.
    • Experience in track construction supervision and trackwork inspection.
    • Experience in P3 infrastructure projects  
    • Preferred Software experience - AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Strong knowledge of AREMA, Class 1 Railroad and Light Rail Transit design and construction requirements.
    • Bachelor Degree from an accredited University engineering program in Ontario, or equivalent
    • P.Eng. registration in the province of Ontario, or working towards P.Eng.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

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