Central Region Freight/Transit Rail Design Lead
Company: Tran Systems Corporation
Posted on: February 25, 2021
For more than 50 years, TranSystems has provided engineering and
architectural planning, design and construction solutions to
enhance the movement of goods and people across today's integrated
transportation infrastructure. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.,
its professionals in more than 30 offices throughout the U.S.
perform a broad range of services to all sectors of the
transportation and federal marketplaces. Services are delivered
throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to construction to
long-term operations, maintenance and rehabilitation. TranSystems's
Schaumburg, IL office seeks an experienced senior civil engineer to
join our growing office of roadway, highway, structural, transit,
rail, and intermodal designers and construction inspectors as a
Freight/Transit Rail Design Lead for the TranSystems Central
Region. The person will manage personnel and projects that involve
various tasks. The individual will be called upon to work closely
with other teams on multi-disciplinary projects. The engineer will
have the opportunity to manage and lead challenging projects in a
unique and dynamic work environment. The candidate will lead
efforts in business development, project delivery, establishing
business strategy, and provide leadership and mentoring to staff in
offices across the Central Region. The candidate will manage other
engineers and technicians to achieve completion of various tasks,
and will also complete certain tasks independently. Microstation,
Geopak, and MS Office and other design software will be used.
- Minimum 15 years of related, in-field experience, including
work directly or as a consultant for railroad and transit agencies
in the Chicagoland area and with other railroad and transit
agencies across the country.
- Candidates must possess strong technical skills, excellent
verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work
well in a team environment on multi-disciplinary projects.
- Previous experience as a Project Manager leading projects is
- Individuals must possess an Illinois PE and an Illinois
Driver's License. General Duties & Responsibilities --include the
following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Provides direction to Project Managers, Project Engineers and
Staff Engineers as to the general results expected.
- Provides technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and
supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
- Lead large freight and rail transit projects.
- Cultivate responsibilities with clients and actively
participate in rail client service teams.
- Lead and support business development pursuits.
- Within the Chicago Area, key duties will include leading large
freight and transit rail project, leading and supporting business
development with area freight and transit clients, mentoring and
developing junior staff.
- Within the Central Region and Northeast Region, duties will
include leading freight and transit rail business development,
project management, and serving as a Rail Project Engineer for
- Within the Freight and Market Sectors, participate in overall
corporate strategy development and execution.
- Analyzes information and data to perform routine design
- Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and
methods, routinely represents the organization in meetings to
resolve important questions, and to plan and coordinate work.
- Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans,
quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and
efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company
- Reviews design options and document findings from the design
- Manages workload and any changes in project schedule or scope
or additional services.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
establishing personal networks; participating in professional
- The work environment characteristics and physical demands
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather
conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe
(i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack
- The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or
hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to
reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up
to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to
adjust focus. TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative
action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment
opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all
applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital
status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status
protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and
Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens
lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position
is or will be one that is subject to U.S. law.
Nearest Major Market: Chicago
Job Segment: Project Engineer, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineer,
Transportation, Engineering, Operations
Keywords: Tran Systems Corporation, Chicago , Central Region Freight/Transit Rail Design Lead, Professions , Chicago, Illinois
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