Applies advanced-level professional engineering knowledge and skills to a broad scope of engineering and project management assignments and issues. Uses independent judgment, initiative, and creativity to make technical decisions of considerable difficulty and directing projects of significant complexity.
Examples of Duties
Oversees and performs complex, multi-faceted professional engineering functions in the civil and structural disciplines. Seeks to maximize safety, durability, cost effectiveness, and simplicity in all functions and projects. Projects include design, construction, maintenance, evaluation, inspection, and repair of ARRC infrastructure such as tracks, bridges, buildings, operations support facilities, roads, marine facilities, and utility systems.
Serves as Project Engineer on assigned projects. Provides experienced professional engineering design, oversight, review, direction, coordination, and approval of work performed by ARRC forces, consultants, and contractors. Oversees the technical aspects of a project, such as the plans and specifications, engineer's cost estimates, submittal approval, technical changes to the project, work quality conformance, and as-constructed record drawings.
Develops technical information for permits and coordinates approvals by third regulatory agencies, interfacing directly with federal, state, and local agency personnel, interested community groups, and the general public, to present projects and resolve any conflicts or issues as required.
Computes and approves railway line clearances and overloads. Checks dimensional loads against existing clearances.
Provides engineering support for incident management. Evaluates existing conditions, develops restoration solutions, and produces appropriate documentation, drawings, and reports as required by the ARRC Emergency Response Plan and/or the Incident Command staff.
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering is required.
Ten (10) years of progressively responsible engineering work experience, including four (4) years as a licensed Professional Engineer, performing the above and related primary duties within a technical or managerial position is required. The ability to design and develop plans and specifications for internal and/or external use, in a CADD environment, is required.
A Professional Engineer license in the civil or structural disciplines is required at hire and Alaska Professional Civil Engineering registration and licensure must be obtained within one year of hire. Must possess a valid driver's license.
Work experience specifically in the North American railroad industry
The above reflects only the more significant details for the performance of the job and is not intended to be all inclusive.
Additional Required Information
Please be sure to include any REQUIRED AND DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS in your applicant profile and/or cover letter. If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full- or part-time. Your application will be closely reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant will not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
Prior to the closing date of this bulletin, all applicants MUST submit a copy of a current drivers record that reflects the last three (3) years of driving history.
The State of Alaska DMV Driving Records are available online: https://online.dmv.alaska.gov/onlinedrivingrecords
The driving record must be dated within four months of the closing date of the job bulletin. Applicants may either attach a copy of their driving record to the application or fax it to the Alaska Railroad Human Resources Department, 907-265-2542.
Alaska Railroad Human Resources Department E-Mail: email@example.com Mailing Address: P.O. Box 107500, Anchorage, AK 99510-7500 Street Address: 327 West Ship Creek, Anchorage, AK Fax Number: (907) 265-2542
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Internal Number: 2019-031
About Alaska Railroad
The Alaska Railroad Corporation is a self-sustaining, full-service railroad serving ports and communities from the Gulf of Alaska to Fairbanks. Owned by the State of Alaska since 1985, the Railroad is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors appointed by the Governor of Alaska. The Alaska Railroad is one of North America’s only railroads providing both passenger and freight service, and one of the last railroads with whistle and flag stop service.