Senior OCS Engineer
Company: Gannett Fleming
Location: Valley Forge
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Our Transit and Rail Business Line is currently looking for a
Senior OCS Engineer to join our team with a market focus in
Philadelphia/Valley Forge, Toronto, Seattle, and Los Angeles! This
Senior Catenary Design Engineer will be responsible for the design
of Overhead Catenary Systems (OCS) for rail electrification
projects throughout North America. Our current clients include
Amtrak, SEPTA, NJ Transit, Metrolinx, Toronto Transit Commission,
LA Metro, King County Metro, among others. Current projects include
the Portal Bridge Project (Amtrak), Raritan River Bridge
Replacement (NJ Transit), Powelton Yard Catenary Replacement
(SEPTA), Metrolinx Electrification Project, and Valley Metro Yard
Expansion in Phoenix, Arizona. We are currently the exclusive
provider for OCS design from Washington DC to New York for Amtrak
and hold on-call contracts with several agencies across North
Responsibilities will include:
- Serve as Senior Project OCS Engineer leading catenary design
- Manage/mentor junior staff.
- Development of OCS Construction Specifications and bid
- Development of construction cost estimates.
- Participate in project working meetings.
- Value Engineering.
- Construction Staging.
- Review contractor submittals and work closely with field force
account labor on the installation of OCS components.
- OCS designs will include foundations, structural steel,
sectionalizing plans, OCS layouts of various configurations, cable
and conduit routing, conductor profiles and supporting hardware,
complex load calculations, and installation specifications.
- Field support during construction may be required.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil, Structural or Mechanical
Engineering, or equivalent experience.
- Professional Engineering License (preferred).
- 5 years of experience in the design and construction of
overhead contact systems.
- Knowledge of computer based catenary designs and structural
- Experience working on large transit/railroad projects with
various fixed termination, auto tensioned, single trolley, and
compound catenary designs.
- Must be able to work collaboratively with other interfacing
multi-disciplinary team members (other rail system engineers and
civil, structural, electrical, and mechanical engineers).
- Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD,
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the
people we serve. We believe in innovation and social
responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the
creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and
emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of
quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can
thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees,
building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn,
making a difference in the world.
We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes
medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred 401
(K) savings plan, and the opportunity to incentive compensation for
eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and
professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access
to internal and external training programs and support active
participation in professional organizations.
Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans
status or other characteristics protected by law.
Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B
visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any
candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be
provided for this position. Local candidates will be given
NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party
agencies will not be accepted.
Location: Valley Forge, PA Core Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00
PMEmployment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 2021-8244
Salary Range: Salary dependent upon experience and geographic
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