1+ months

Rail Vehicle Mechanical Engineer

Boston, MA 02109
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Be involved in Transit and Rail projects with our Fleet and Facilities Division (FFD) Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Rail Vehicle Mechanical Engineer for our Atlanta, Goergia or Boston, Massachusetts office.  This position reports to the Manager Rail Vehicles - East, within WSP’s Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center.  The selected individual will be responsible for providing Full Time engineering and technical expertise for FFD’s rail vehicle practice. The selected candidate will be supporting WSP’s clients engaged in the procurement, maintenance and operation of rail fleets employing all modes of rail technologies. Experience in rail vehicles and associated specifications, standards, and recommended practices would be a plus. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assessment of mechanical systems located on a rail vehicle and associated maintenance needs for those systems
  • Review design submittals and prepare detailed descriptions of review findings. Participate in formal design review meetings and technical working sessions
  • Preparation of progress reports and Technical Specification documents of mechanical systems
  • Conduct first-article-inspections and witness electro-mechanical equipment undergoing qualification testing, including; shock and vibration, environmental, electrical, and functional testing
  • Technical responsibility for the preparation of technical reports in accordance with client's requests
  • Investigation of rolling stock and related systems issues as requested by the client
  • Active participation in new business efforts including assisting with new pursuits
  • Perform billable work and other tasks as assigned and best fits training and ability
 
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Requirements

<div>Minimum Qualifications:</div> <ul> <li>10 years’ experience in a rail and transit related field </li> <li>Knowledge of and experience with the mechanical systems associated with rail vehicles such as brakes, carbody structures, couplers, diesel engines, gearboxes, HVAC, and trucks.  Specific significant expertise in one of these systems is a plus.</li> <li>Ability to coordinate multiple activities in a logical and orderly manner</li> <li>Knowledge of and experience with rail vehicle technologies</li> <li>Good communication and writing skills</li> <li>The ability to work in a disciplined manner with little supervision</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in a related field</li> <li>Advanced degree(s) preferred</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>

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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-11-19

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