SYSTRA is a global leader in rail transportation engineering infrastructure. With a growing presence in multiple geographic locations across the country including New York (Headquarters), New Jersey, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC, SYSTRA is a key player in the railroad and mass transit industries. With more than 30 years of global experience, SYSTRA has worked alongside major transit agencies in over 150 countries to provide efficient and reliable rail transportation systems. SYSTRA’s broad project experience offers career growth opportunities for all our employees.
SYSTRA is currently seeking a Structural Engineer in the New Jersey area. This is a long term permanent full-time position reporting to the EVP - Infrastructure Sector Lead
The Structural Engineer will perform engineering and management duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction of building structures and facilities, such as railroads, bridges, and tunnels.
Manage assigned project work including scope, schedule, and budget and provide timely, quality milestone reporting.
Plan and design transportation systems and structures, following construction, client, federal, state, and local standards and laws, using design software and drawing tools.
Analyze and review the design requirements to ensure match with customers' specifications.
Follow QA/QC policies and practices and Identify possible quality and safety issues within the scope of the project.
Technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating projects, including the investigation, development, and approaches for the project.
Frequent interaction with supervisor and staff including meetings as necessary to confirm with discipline personnel that projects are on track within budget and meet client expectations and deadlines.
Work within and communicate across multi-disciplinary teams.
Work with other team members or, as individual researcher and consultant, may be assisted on individual projects by other engineers and technicians.
Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
Prepare Technical Specifications relative to the designs being created for structural projects.
Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications, and structural repairs.
Perform site investigations as required.
Review and seal drawings as required, if licensed.
BS in Civil or Structural Engineering.
Licensed Professional Engineer
Minimum of ten years’ relevant discipline experience.
Proficient project management experience and skill.
Leadership and communications skills to supervise and mentor subordinates.
Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
Experience in project management, design, inspection, and construction of major facilities and/or rail transportation projects.
SYSTRA offers a range of competitive benefits including health insurance, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) with employer match, short-term/long-term disability, commuter assistance program, tuition reimbursement, and more!
SYSTRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SYSTRA is a specialist in planning, engineering, design, program management, and construction management for transportation systems and their associated facilities. With approximately 3,800 employees, SYSTRA benefits from more than 45 years of international and 25 years of North American experience.Many of our professionals have acquired their knowledge as employees of operating railroads, where minimizing operational impacts is the highest priority. SYSTRA’s expert planners, designers and engineers truly grasp rail transit and bus system operations. This allows us to both establish and tailor systems that meet operational needs while ensuring the long-term reliability and maintainability necessary for optimal system performance.SYSTRA is different from most consultants in that it has a unique transportation system owner/operator vision and culture. Our experts emphasize practical solutions for engineering, operations, and maintenance.We are proud to be in the Top 3 of international design firm in mass transit and rail, according to the Engineering News Record (ENR) ranking.