Project Manager - Freight Rail

David Evans & Associates Inc
Bryan/College Station, TX
United States


Job Description
DEA's Freight Rail Group is hiring for an experienced Freight Rail Project Manager. The responsibilities for this position will be diverse and will include providing management, engineering, CADD design, and observation activities related to railroad, transit rail, and other transportation projects. These activities will occur both in the office and on project sites. Because we serve railroad and transit clients on projects across the United States, some travel may be required. This position can be located in College Station, TX or Houston, TX.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Designing of track and railroad facilities.
  • Designing of grading, drainage, utilities, access roads and at-grade crossings, including related permitting.
  • Preparation of design details, schematics, and engineering specifications.
  • Coordination with other project disciplines including structural, architectural, geotechnical, surveying, and other aspects of a project.
  • Preparation of quantity and cost estimates.
  • Field observation on project sites before, during, and after construction.
  • Management of projects that include the design tasks listed above.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 5+ years of railroad design
  • Prior project experience Union Pacific, BNSF, or other major railroads

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Railroad Planning and Engineering Jobs with DEA

DEA provides our railroad clients with proven experience in planning, design and engineering, surveying, and construction oversight for a wide range of railroad projects. Our railroad professionals have the technical expertise to develop successful system-wide rail projects for both freight and passenger rail systems. We work directly with Class I railroads, short line railroads, industrial clients, ports, and public agencies to assist with the ongoing and ever-increasing demand to move freight, people, and cargo safely and more efficiently. Our in-house structural engineers, civil engineers, transportation planners and engineers, environmental specialists, and surveyors work together to develop cost-effective and constructible design solutions for our clients.