T.Y. Lin International

Senior Rail Engineer (Transit)

Job Locations US-CA-Oakland | US-CA-Sacramento
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/1/2019 3:45 PM)
Req No.
Civil Engineering


T.Y. Lin International's Bay Area Unit is seeking a Senior Rail Engineer (Transit) to work on transportation design, including alignment design for railroad track (transit and/or freight) and other civil projects.


• Work with a team of engineers on alignment design and other transportation projects.
• Prepare and oversee layouts of track alignment, including special track work such as turnouts, crossovers and diamond crossings.
• Prepare and review geometric details of track alignments including horizontal and vertical curves and curve data.
• Perform calculations and design details for conformance to code specified loadings and strength.
• Research and report on findings for design code issues.
• Review shop drawing submittals.
• Organize and maintain project files.
• Quantity take-off for project engineer’s estimate.
• Prepare specifications for track work, including special track, earthwork, and drainage.
• Develop project specific design criteria.
• Other assignments as needed.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE).
  • Experience must include 6+ years of alignment design experience for railroad track (transit and/or freight) and transportation projects.
  • A PE License is required or the ability to obtain a license within 6 months.
  • The position requires knowledge of alignment design and analysis software, including InRail and Autodesk Civil 3D and CADD programs such as AutoCAD and Microstation.
  • Periodic travel required.


T.Y. Lin International is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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