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Construction Engineer - Transportation
Gannett Fleming, Inc. Fairfax, VA

Construction Engineer - Transportation

Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Fairfax, VA
  • $120,000 to $170,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

Gannett Fleming, Inc. is currently seeking a Construction Engineer to join our Transit & Rail Systems Group for Train Control.  If you are looking for new and challenging ways to expand your range of experience in an exciting field of engineering practice, consider joining our world class team.  The position is open for full time work within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Hybrid and remote options may be available.  


As a Construction Engineer your primary focus will be on train control room upgrade assignments for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) as part of its project support team.  As such, experience with train control systems and electrified transit environments is preferred. Secondary cross-disciplinary experience related to facilities, stations, track, mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP), and other such related fields is also highly valued.


By coming to Gannett Fleming, you will join an industry respected and recognized team that has provided planning, engineering, program delivery, testing, and commissioning services to the transit and freight rail industries. Offering extensive experience in rail and bus systems, transit facilities, and civil and structural infrastructure.


At a high level you will focus on the following as a Construction Engineer:

  • Review design/engineering plans and specifications for construction.
  • Provide input to the project team regarding contractor-developed Automatic Train Control (ATC) systems design, construction, testing, operations, maintenance, training, and system repair.
  • Provide technical troubleshooting support and participate in review of technical variances.
  • Provide technical support to crews in the field.
  • Provide field engineering support during trackside equipment inspection and replacement.
  • Review and comment on contractor-developed technical documents and submittals, including as-built plans, drawings, and schematics.
  • Participate in progress meetings and technical meetings throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Provide technical evaluation and support WMATA cost evaluation of proposed change orders.
  • Follow QA/QC policies and practices and identify possible quality and safety issues within the scope of the project. 

Minimum Qualifications 


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or ten (10) demonstrated experience in a related field.
  • Five (5) years demonstrated experience directing, managing, and administering rail systems construction projects in electrified transit environments.
  • Direct experience with ATC, AC power, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with PROCORE, eBuilder, or similar cloud-based project controls suites.

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred 401 (K) savings plan, and the opportunity to incentive compensation for eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access to internal and external training programs and support active participation in professional organizations.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status or other characteristics protected by law. 


Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will be considered the property of Gannett Fleming


Location: Washington DC - Baltimore Metro; Northern Virginia 

Core Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMEmployment Status: Full-Time 

Salary Range: $120,000 - $170,000

Salary dependent upon experience and geographic location


Employment Type: FULL_TIME

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