WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Transit and Rail Vehicle Engineer (ID# 37190) in Salt Lake City, Utah
Transit and Rail Vehicle Engineer (ID# 37190) Salt Lake City, UT
Category: Transit and Rail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 5
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Be involved in projects with our Transit and Rail Vehicle Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
We are currently looking for a Transit and Rail Vehicle Engineer to join our West/Central region Transit and Rail, Technical Excellence Center. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah you will be part of a dynamic and growing team dedicated to meeting client expectations through the provision of highly experienced local resources.
In this role you will be responsible for providing project management and technical expertise for rail vehicle systems and systems integration. Our teams provide high quality multi-modal engineering support to high-profile, national and international projects. Transit modes shall include but may not be limited to streetcar, light rail and commuter rail. You will actively participate in all areas of project life cycles, from the design phase through the final close-out. Potential projects will include vehicle overhaul programs and potential new vehicle procurements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Directly and daily interface with the client
Attend client meetings
Develop project proposals and budgets
Perform billable work and other tasks as best fits training and ability
Assume responsibility for the preparation of technical reports in accordance with WSP’s ISO requirements
Preparation of technical reports/specifications
Undertake design reviews
Investigation of vehicle/rail system and integration issues
Support maintenance and vendor warranty issues
Assume roles in assisting in new pursuits
Actively seek new opportunities
Project Management activities
Management of in-house resources and technical specialists
Coordinate multiple activities in a logical and orderly manner
Knowledge Growth and Sharing
Continued Professional Development
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Four year degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related discipline
A minimum of five years of experience as a rail vehicle engineer or equivalent position
System assurance and safety management systems experience
Knowledge of and experience with the systems associated with rail vehicles such as propulsion, braking, HVAC, communications, and auxiliary power systems
Experience in technical specification preparation and cost estimation and evaluation
Must be able to effectively communicate information and ideas both orally and in writing in the English language
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and other industry specific software
Experience in client facing roles and meeting client expectations
Knowledge of industry standards and regulations including the applicable Code of Federal Regulations and APTA
Professional Engineering (P.E.) license with eligibility for reciprocity in other states
Preferred experience to include:
- Vehicle overhaul programs
- Specification preparation
- Design Review
- Cost estimating
- Contract Management
About WSP USA
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.