Supervise design, analysis, and preparation of plans and specifications for construction, replacement, or repair of structures, drainage systems, and facilities (including capacity, industry, accounts re-collectable, and commuter rail). Manage Structures Design staff, contract support staff, and outside consultants. Incorporate structural design aspects from all departments and review plans and specifications submitted by outside parties proposing construction of facilities on railroad right of way.
Direct emergency analysis, design, specifications, and drawing preparation on demand to restore bridges and culverts to service in the event of derailments, washouts, or other calamities.
Act as Union Pacific 'in house' expert for structural designs. Work collaboratively across departments with outside consultants and agencies on all structures and facility projects.
Serve as structural engineering consultant for field personnel, contractors, and other departments. Coordinate with internal customers during design, bidding, and construction of the project. Review and analyze work of outside parties (Industrial customers, public agencies, other railroad departments, etc.) to ensure proposed structures are safe, compatible with Railroad standards and Procedures.
Manage and supervise the analysis of existing bridges, culverts, and associated drainage basins in order to determine the load carrying capacity, hydraulic capacity, and the hydrologic characteristics of the associated drainage basins to ensure compliance with Company operating standards. Determine whether a structure should be repaired or replaced.
Make recommendations to upper management on construction standards and protocols.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in structures design
5 year(s) of railroad bridge engineering experience
Professional Engineer in at least one state served by the Union Pacific Railroad
One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers,... operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.Mission: The men and women of Union Pacific are dedicated to serve. Union Pacific works for the good of our customers, shareholders, communities and one another. Our commitment defines us and drives the economic strength of our company and our country.