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Rail and transit engineer

Job Description

Mott MacDonald Canada is currently involved in several major infrastructure projects in the rail and transit realms. We are currently seeking a rail and transit engineer to complement our team and assist with infrastructure assignments for public and private-sector clients.

You will have the opportunity to work for local clients such as Metrolinx and TTC as well as others across Canada. The Toronto office also supports capital projects in other geographic locations including the United States, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. This position offers opportunities to work on projects from around the world with colleagues from various backgrounds, tapping into the expertise of our global practices.

Mott MacDonald values equality, diversity, and inclusion. You will be working with a close-knit team of motivated and diverse professionals from various backgrounds. You will receive mentorship and support from your management team and there will be opportunities for both formal and informal training. This is a chance to be a part of a progressive and rapidly growing organization.

  • Rail Infrastructure design including track and alignment design
  • Prepare calculations, engineering design plans, technical reports, specifications and cost estimates
  • Engage as part of large multidisciplinary teams and review design documents for consistency and coordination
  • Engage in verbal and written communications with clients, contractors, and sub-contractors
  • Set up common data environments, utilize collaboration techniques for information management and implement Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Training team members in technical software and collaboration tools, design coordination workflows
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Mott MacDonald Canada Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Candidate Specification

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited University
  • Registered Professional Engineer in good standing or the ability to obtain a P.Eng. within 12 months
  • 8+ years progressive design experience in rail alignment and trackwork design for transit systems including subway and LRT
  • Experience in developing track structure design for direct fixation and embedded track
  • Experience in rail alignment and trackwork design for Class I Railways
  • Previous experience working on Bus Rapid Transit systems
  • Preparing technical documentation
  • Proficiency in using AutoDesk (Civil 3D) and Bentley (Bentley Rail Track, OpenRail) Software Design Packages
The following additional attributes are preferred:
  • Ability to conduct design work independently and provide guidance to junior staff
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Proactive self-starter who’s also flexible and able to adapt and learn
  • Confident and positive attitude
  • Ability to build and harbor good working relationships with our business partners, suppliers, contractors, and clients
  • Desire and flexibility to travel

Job Profile

Opening opportunities with connected thinking.

Together with our clients, Mott MacDonald is solving some of the world's most intricate challenges. We search out the connections others fail to make; we unlock creativity and deliver better outcomes for the lives we touch every day.

Mott MacDonald is a wholly independent, employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering and development consultancy servicing public and private sectors around the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices and delivering projects in 150 countries. Every day we build upon our reputation for technical excellence by taking on some of the world’s most prominent and challenging projects, particularly in areas such as highways and bridges, rail and transit systems, tunnels, and pipeline services.

We are positioned for healthy growth, profitability, and career opportunities across North America and around the world. As part of our growing business, we want to hear from you: the enthusiastic, collaborative, and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and pitching in to grow a successful business. Join our team of seasoned professionals who are finding opportunities through connected thinking to develop our Mott MacDonald global presence.

At Mott MacDonald, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in this position.
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