Project Engineer – Railroad Civil/Track (PE)

  • Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Project Engineer - Railroad Civil/Track (PE) - Omaha, NE 

Join us as a Project Engineer in our Civil/Track Design department, part of our thriving Railroad Services group. In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, collaborate with seasoned Project Managers, Engineers, and Technicians, and contribute to projects for Class I, short line, and commuter rail clients. As a Track Engineer at Benesch, you will play a pivotal role in designing and engineering various rail and transit systems, including light rail (LRT), heavy rail (HRT), and commuter, freight. You will work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary engineering environment, closely coordinating with design teams to deliver innovative solutions for our clients.

Location: This position offers a hybrid work schedule, collaborating with our team in Omaha, NE. For those with the requisite experience, the flexibility to work from any of our Benesch locations is available. The following locations host a Railroad-Track team and focus on Railroad-Track business development: Milwaukee, WI; Chicago, IL; Naperville, IL; Charlotte, NC; and Raleigh, NC.

Benesch’s Railroad Division is made up of highly skilled rail professionals, many of whom are former employees of operating railroads. This firsthand experience working to design and maintain active rail systems uniquely equips our team to develop innovative solutions to a wide variety of rail projects.

The Impact You Will Have:

  • Serve as a track design engineer on projects of various scales.
  • Provide essential support to track and civil discipline leads in major infrastructure projects.
  • Conduct quantity take-offs for all track corridor components, encompassing both track and civil elements.
  • Participate in the development of technical specifications.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional design teams.
  • Offer valuable support to Project Managers (PM) 

What We Are Looking For: 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) plus 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 5 years of industry experience working on rail and transit projects.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or the ability to obtain it within 1 year.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley InRoads/OpenRoads/OpenRail.
  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley InRoads/OpenRoads/OpenRail.
  • Experience working on Railroad projects #LI-MM1


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