Civil Rail Track Designer

Salary and benefits

We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.

Organization name

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions


Wood is currently seeking a highly motivated Civil Rail Track Designer to join our dynamic Rail Infrastructure Team located in our Cambridge or London, ON office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing track and railway infrastructures in accordance with the quality objectives and regulations, laws and standards
  • Provide technical support during the construction of structures and coordinate the work supervision
  • Design of track alignments and special track work
  • Design of grading and drainage
  • Design of utility protection and relocation
  • Support studies and environmental assessments
  • Undertake concept, preliminary, and detailed designs
  • Construction staging design
  • Design of roads and parking lots
  • Prepare drawings
  • Prepare quantity take-offs
  • Prepare designs and drawings using CADD
  • Evaluate technical alternatives, resolve technical issues and interface with other disciplines
  • Participate in the planning stages, design and construction of the project
  • Prepare reports on the execution of the work and follow the schedule
  • Participate in the activities of cost estimates and recommend payments
  • Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations in health and safety on construction sites
  • Perform detailed technical analysis, interpret data, make summaries and draft reports
  • Visit construction sites to ensure the quality of the work and to carry out inspections


  • A diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Eligibility to obtain P.ENG license an asset
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of professional experience in design or construction of railway infrastructure is a must
  • Solid experience utilizing CADD is a must;
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Civil 3D and/or Microstation and Bentley InRoads
  • Experience in Transit or Rail design (freight, LRT, subway, passenger rail, or streetcar)
  • Experience designing track or civil infrastructure
  • Technical experience in the planning and design of urban infrastructure
  • Experience with CN, CP, VIA, TTC, Metrolinx or similar
  • Professional and experienced in relations with customers
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are essential
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with the various parties involved in the process
  • Time management skills and ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments

How to Apply

Apply on our website at the following link https://amecfw-canadaexternal.icims.com/jobs/21466/civil-rail-track-designer/job

Additional comments

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws. By submitting your resume, you consent to Wood plc sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.

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