SUMMARY OF DUTIES This position is responsible for preparation and review of designs for complex catenary design engineering projects and studies to repair, rehabilitate or construct new electrification facilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Review engineering designs prepared by outside consultants for projects to be constructed on Amtrak property on behalf of outside third parties to insure compliance with industry and Amtrak standards • Provide technical expertise to other departments and make engineering decisions for Division Engineers and their staffs • Provide Construction Related Engineering assistance when requested by Division Personnel and when necessary make field inspections pursuant to make engineering decisions • Lead the development of the new electrical standards and develops prototype catenary equipment with manufacturers for use on the 25 Hz system and the 60 Hz system • Experience in planning and scheduling and Project Management • Develop and produce Catenary designs for in-house construction • Provide direction in a matrix organization • Collaborate with system and division project managers on project progress • Manage in-house and consultant catenary design projects • Interact with representative from various Railroads and Government organizations • Coordinate project closeouts
WORK EXPERIENCE: • Demonstrated experience in catenary design • Demonstrated experience in project management • Demonstrated experience in design of catenary, transmission lines, structural steel, concrete and foundations • Demonstrated management experience in a matrix organization • Demonstrated experience in managing large projects from planning phase through construction • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project and AutoCAD • Proficient or capable of learning Primavera, ST AAD, Work Element Explorer • Understanding of PS, FIS, AAMPS
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
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