Overhead Contact System (OCS) Engineer

  • AECOM
  • Full-time
  • Apply Before: October 5, 2022
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States View on Map

Job Description

American multinational engineering firm AECOM is hiring Overhead Contact System (OCS) Engineer in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, to join Engineering – Civil department jobs, refer below job details to apply AECOM jobs from Philadelphia.

 

Post: Overhead Contact System (OCS) Engineer

Working Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States

Job ID: 271569BR

Job Category: Engineering – Civil

 

Job Details :

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Overhead Contact System (OCS) engineer for our transit rail overhead electrification practice in Philadelphia, PA.

This position is expected to begin in September 2022.

The OCS Engineer will serve as the design lead on transit electrification projects throughout North America. Specific responsibilities will include the full range of catenary design and analysis tasks, including support and wiring layouts and profiles, cross-section development, structural support design, equipment allocation, grounding and bonding, sectionalizing, and the development of basic design parameters. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for management of the project team, budgets and all design deliverables. This position will incorporate the use of AutoCAD and MicroStation into the design of electrification systems as well as a variety of design software packages, including STAAD, LPile and MathCAD.

More responsibilities:

Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team
Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff’s specific area of expertise.
Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.
Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.
Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.
Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.
Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.
Prepares technical specification sections.
Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience in the design and analysis of overhead electrification systems, including a variety of project scopes and design phases ranging from preliminary design through construction

Preferred Qualifications

Experience designing and implementing a variety of overhead system types including auto-tensioned and fixed termination systems, simple catenary and single contact wire/trolley wire, as well as both AC and DC systems.
Experience utilizing AutoCAD and MicroStation into the design of electrification systems. Should also have knowledge of a variety of design software packages, including STAAD, LPile and MathCAD.
Experienced in the development of specifications, cost estimating, construction staging, and design around active railroad and should be familiar with construction and installation practices.
Ability to provide instruction, management and oversight to junior engineers in the practice to develop knowledge of OCS elements, guide them through design tasks and increase overall OCS capabilities of the practice.
This position can be performed virtually or on-site in Philadelphia, PA

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering – Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271569BR

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

About AECOM : AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. Join AECOM from Philadelphia in Engineering – Civil department.

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