Careers

RailPros is an engineering consulting firm headquartered in Irvine, CA with office locations in Los Angeles, San Diego, and various field locations. We offer a friendly, casual work environment. We are proud to be a 21st century office, with the latest technology. RailPros is focused on creative, innovative solutions for our rail industry clients. Careful to select highly qualified team members, we seek those who can contribute positively to our company and help us grow. RailPros encourages higher education and always accommodates the school schedules of our college interns. We offer competitive employee benefits to those who qualify, commuter incentives, and 401k options to all employees.

Current Job Openings

  • Resident Engineer

    RailPros has an immediate need of a resident engineer to join our outstanding team of engineering professionals.

    • Responsible for contract management, administration and coordination on projects of various sizes and types.
    • Has full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating construction engineering documents.
    • Responsible for monitoring assigned staff to determine that the contractor’s activities are monitored and controlled in accordance with project plans, specifications and contractual requirements.
    • Liaison between Client, Company Personnel and Contractor in resolution of project issues.
    • Analyze complex construction/design problems requiring the development of new or improved techniques or procedures.
    • Represents projects/clients at meetings and conferences.
    • The Resident Engineer will also assist and participate in pursuing new opportunities for the company
    • Review and respond to Contractor’s correspondence as required.
    • Implement on site procedures to assist staff in performing their work.
    • Keep client informed regarding project issues and provide possible resolutions.
    • Read and interpret plans.
    • Monitor contractor progress and compare with approved Progress Schedule.
    • Mentor and train staff.
    • Administer and manage contract and budget.
    • Coordinate with other agencies as needed.
    • Must have a good sense of humor
    • Be able to pass background check and drug screen to obtain badge for the project
    • Work in all weather conditions and frequently on nights and weekends.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with heavy civil transportation projects
    • Railroad construction methods and practices, minimum of 5 years’ experience
    • Relevant past work experience performing field engineering tasks of increasing responsibility

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • California Professional Engineer (PE) License
    • Business Development experience
    • Local agency and rail experience
    • Storm water Pollution and Prevention Plan implementation
    • Structure construction experience
    • Multi discipline and agency coordination
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  • Track Inspector – Northern California

    RailPros has an immediate need of a Track Inspector to join our outstanding team.

     Mandatory Requirements

    • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience working for a rail transit agency, or railroad qualified on FRA Class 4 railroad
    • Must have experience with railroad track construction and maintenance
    • Must know and understand track safety standards and apply the knowledge in the field
    • Must be able to document items of non-compliance
    • Must have appropriate oral and written communication skills
    • Must be physically fit and able to walk 5+ miles a day
    • Mentally sharp to be able to respond and react to a live environment
    • Be able to pass a background check to obtain a badge for the project
    • Must have a good sense of Humor
    • Work in all weather conditions and frequently on nights and weekend

    Work location: Bay area/Northern California

    Track Inspector – Northern California

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  • Senior Signal Designer

    RailPros seeks a senior signal designer to join our Rail Systems Engineering team in our Downtown Los Angeles office to assist on a variety of electrical engineering and Positive Train Control tasks. The primary focus would include railroad signal circuit design.

     The Senior Signal Designer will provide integrated signal/train control and communications designs associated with the development of new and modified rail and transit systems for rail transit agencies, passenger and freight railroads.

     The Senior Signal Designer will develop contractor bid documents consisting of specifications, drawings, and construction or engineer’s estimates for all levels of design and construction projects. Additional responsibilities include developing detailed phased system circuit and layout plans and sketches for staged cutovers of new and modified systems and supervision of junior designers. Some field work is expected and the candidate should be able to travel to project sites.

    Requirements:

    • 15 years’ design experience in passenger, freight, and transit signal systems
    • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of the FRA, FTA, AREMA, and FHWA rules, regulations, and requirements.
    • Working knowledge of current U.S. supplier technologies
    • Understanding and knowledge of rail and transit signaling fail safe principles
    • Understanding and knowledge of rail and transit safety and operating concepts and principles
    • Good communication skills – verbal and written


    Preferences:

    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

     

    Location: Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience. Excellent benefits and working environment.

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  • Signal Designer

    RailPros seeks a signal designer to join our Rail Systems Engineering team in our Downtown Los Angeles office to assist on a variety of electrical engineering and Positive Train Control tasks. The primary focus would include railroad signal circuit design.

     The Signal Designer will provide integrated signal/train control and communications designs associated with the development of new and modified rail and transit systems for rail transit agencies, passenger and freight railroads.

     The Signal Designer will assist in the development of contractor bid documents consisting of specifications, drawings, and construction or engineer’s estimates for all levels of design and construction projects. Additional responsibilities include developing detailed phased system circuit and layout plans and sketches for staged cutovers of new and modified systems. Some field work is expected and the candidate should be able to travel to project sites.

    Requirements:

    • 3 – 5 years’ design experience in passenger, freight, and transit signal systems
    • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of the FRA, FTA, AREMA, and FHWA rules, regulations, and requirements.
    • Working knowledge of current U.S. supplier technologies
    • Understanding and knowledge of rail and transit signaling fail safe principles
    • Understanding and knowledge of rail and transit safety and operating concepts and principles
    • Good communication skills – verbal and written

    Preferences:

    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Microstation
    • Engineering degree

    Location: Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience. Excellent benefits and working environment.

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  • Project Controls Specialist

    RailPros seeks a Project Controls Specialist to join our team supporting major program management jobs and individual project managers. RailPros supports major programs for San Bernardino County Transportation Authority, Southern California Regional Rail Authority and San Diego Association of Governments.  We also have dozens of project managers supporting clients on exciting projects throughout Southern California.  Irvine office location is preferred but this is flexible.

    The Project Controls Specialist will be responsible for performing various tasks including: scheduling, preparing invoice and project status reports, meeting coordination, document management, submittal coordination and follow up on action items.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Minimum 3 years of experience performing the tasks described herein
    • Proficient with MS Office applications
    • Proficient in preparing and maintaining project schedules using Primavera and MS Project
    • Proficient in preparing project status reports with diagrams and graphs using Excel
    • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Strong communication skills – verbal and written

    Preferred Requirements:

    • College degree
    • Proficiency with MS SharePoint
    • PMP Certification

    Location: Irvine, CA

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Marketing Assistant

    RailPros is experiencing extremely rapid growth and seeks a Marketing Assistant to support general marketing tasks including the development of competitive proposals. Our team is top-notch and our workload is at times extremely fast-paced and challenging. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to learn and grow; a good grasp of technology; a fun and friendly personality; and overall, a passion for the success of our department and firm.

    This position will report to the Marketing Manager and will be a full-time, hourly (non-exempt) position, based in our Irvine, CA corporate office. This position is not eligible to work remotely. Paid overtime may occasionally be required.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Updates marketing database (Cosential and other proprietary software) as required to maintain integrity of marketing content and boilerplate
    • Provides support to the Marketing Manager and Proposal Coordinator for proposal-related tasks, including: updating resumes; editing copy; completing forms; file management; collecting and organizing information from multiple team members; printing, binding, and shipping proposal and marketing materials; and organizing and reordering supplies as needed
    • Assists with preparation for corporate events, including tradeshows. Administers multiple calendars and attendee requirements.
    • Assists with the procurement and inventory management of promotional items
    • Updates website(s) and content for social media accounts; assists with newsletters and email blasts
    • Other miscellaneous marketing tasks as required

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Above-average written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Learns quickly; follows directions promptly and with a high level of accuracy
    • Proven history of follow-through on task assignments
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Positive mindset and a “can-do” attitude!
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under general supervision as well as in team environments
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven, and demanding work environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred Requirements:

    • Candidates with Adobe InDesign experience will receive priority consideration
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Marketing/Administration, Business Development, or a related field
    • Previous experience in the A/E/C industry a plus
    • Some college is preferred; High School Diploma is required at a minimum

    Location: Irvine, CA (not eligible to work at home)

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience. Excellent benefits and working environment.

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  • Rail Engineering Manager

    RailPros has immediate need for a senior rail engineer with strong PS&E experience to lead our rail engineering discipline. We need an experienced professional engineer to take overall responsibility for ensuring delivery of PS&E work that satisfies the expectations of our clients.  Responsibilities include leading and performing work on projects, staff assignment management and recruiting, quality control checking of work and training coordination. Strong PS&E experience developing final design for projects in the rail and civil engineering areas of track alignment, special trackwork, grading and drainage is a must. This is a great opportunity to grow with us and advance your career.  We have current projects requiring design and review of civil works in various locations throughout the United States.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience developing rail construction plans, specifications and estimates
    • High level of proficiency in Inroads and/or Civil 3D
    • Experience leading design teams and mentoring junior engineers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • PE license in California

    Preferred Requirements:

    • Project management experience
    • Business development experience

    Location: Irvine or Los Angeles, CA

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Rail Engineer

    RailPros has immediate need of civil engineers to join our outstanding team of railroad engineering professionals designing railroad track and associated civil works like grading and drainage.  Strong PS&E experience developing final design for projects is a must. Rail experience is strongly preferred; however, we would consider a very experienced civil engineer with roadway design experience using Inroads and/or Civil 3D. This is a great opportunity to grow with us and advance your career.  We have current projects requiring design and review of new railroad track in various locations throughout the United States.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
    • 5 years’ experience developing construction plans, specifications and estimates
    • High level of proficiency in Inroads (Rail Track) and/or Civil 3D
    • Proficient in drawing/detailing plans using Microstation and/or AutoCAD
    • Experience leading design teams and mentoring junior engineers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Requirements:

    • PE license in California or ability to obtain license by comity
    • 5 years railroad track design experience
    • Proficient in developing track alignments using Inroads (Rail Track) and/or Civil 3D
    • Experience designing railroad track for Class 1 railroads
    • Experience designing railroad track for Commuter railroads
    • Proficient in special track work design
    • Proficient in grading and drainage design

    Location: Irvine or Los Angeles, CA

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Rail Designer

    RailPros has immediate need of civil engineers to join our outstanding team of railroad engineering professionals designing railroad track and associated civil works like grading and drainage. This is a great opportunity to grow with us and advance your career.  We have current projects requiring design and review of new railroad track in various locations throughout the United States.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
    • Proficient in drawing/detailing plans using Microstation and/or AutoCAD
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Requirements:

    • 5 years’ experience developing construction plans, specifications and estimates
    • 2 years railroad track design experience
    • Proficient in Inroads (Rail Track) and/or Civil 3D

    Location: Irvine or Los Angeles, CA

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Senior Civil CAD Designer

    RailPros has immediate need of a Senior Civil Designer to join our outstanding team of engineering professionals designing railroad facilities, bridges and general civil works.  The Senior Civil CAD Designer role is a great opportunity to grow with us and advance your career.  We have current projects requiring design of new railroad facilities and general civil infrastructure located throughout the United States.

    Mandatory Requirements

    • Proficient in drawing and detailing civil engineering plans using AutoCAD/Civil 3D.
    • Proficient in producing base drawings from raw field data and as-built drawings.
    • Proficient in using AutoCAD software to establish horizontal and vertical alignments, profiles and cross sections.
    • Ability to utilize AutoCAD and Civil 3D in preparation of plans for drainage, precise grading, water, sewer, storm drain, street improvements for private and public infrastructure projects including land development projects.
    • Ability to produce drawings and designs under minimal direction of the engineer or project manager.
    • Willingness to train and mentor junior staff.
    • 5 years minimum civil design experience.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
    • EIT Certification
    • Proficient in developing alignments using Inroads and/or Rail Track
    • Proficient in drawing/detailing civil engineering plans using Microstation

    Location: 1 Ada, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92618

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Rail Program Manager

    RailPros has immediate need for an experienced program manager to join our outstanding team of professionals to assist in Rail Program Management tasks.  RailPros has been successful in winning several Program Management jobs in Southern California and needs an experienced engineer with strong technical, writing and verbal skills to support the Redlands Passenger Rail Program for San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA).

    Typical duties include overseeing the work of other consultants, managing construction aspects, overseeing construction change orders, managing the program budget and schedule, working with third parties, and assisting in various technical and administrative tasks.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
    • 15+ years’ engineering experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Program Management experience

    Preferred Requirements:

    • Commuter rail experience
    • Construction background
    • PE license in California

    Location: Riverside/San Bernardino, CA

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Civil Engineer

    RailPros has an immediate need of a civil engineer to join our outstanding team of engineering professionals.  We are looking for a civil engineer with extensive experience in general civil engineering, strong Civil 3D proficiency and proven experience developing PS&E for civil projects. This is a great opportunity to grow with us and advance your career.  We are very successful in winning railroad projects which require civil engineering support and civil projects requiring design and review of civil / utilities / drainage in various locations throughout the United States.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
    • PE license in California or ability to obtain license by comity
    • 7 years’ experience developing construction plans, specifications and estimates
    • High level of proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D
    • Proficient in site grading, utility and drainage design
    • Proficient in street improvement design and public works design
    • Experience leading design teams and mentoring junior engineers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Requirements

    • Proficient in Hydrology/Hydraulic design and calculations
    • Experience in using MicroStation
    • SUSMPs, WQMPs and SWPPPs experience
    • QSD/QSP registration

    Location: Irvine, CA

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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  • Track Inspector

    Job Description – RailPros has an immediate need for Track Inspectors to work in and around the Washington D.C. area.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Perform daily track inspections, complete track inspection reports, and reports unsafe conditions to the WMATA RWIC/ Escort for immediate actions
    • Mentor WMATA track Inspectors as requested by the TRST General Superintendent/TRST Management Team.
    • Comply with WMATA Roadway Worker Protection and safety/operating rules in the discharge and performance of field duties.

    Mandatory Requirements

    • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience working for a rail transit agency, or railroad qualified on FRA Class 4 railroad
    • Must have experience with railroad track construction and maintenance
    • Must know and understand track safety standards and apply the knowledge in the field
    • Must be able to document items of non-compliance
    • Must have appropriate oral and written communication skills
    • Must be physically fit and able to walk 5+ miles a day
    • Mentally sharp to be able to respond and react to a live environment
    • Be able to pass a background check to obtain a badge for the project

    Location: Washington D.C. and surrounding area

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience

    If interested in this opportunity please contact Jason Barton at <http://www.privatedaddy.com?q=UVFVa3Y-2FZFt8BiZsc3R2MA1-2BdVVcFEF-2FBFtTVkFxaA-3D-3D_19>

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  • Traffic Designer

    RailPros seeks a Traffic Designer to join our Traffic Engineering team in our Irvine office to assist on a variety of traffic-oriented tasks on multiple railroad projects throughout the company.

    The Traffic Designer will be responsible for developing and completing work relative to traffic engineering at highway-rail grade crossings including traffic planning, design and signal operations.

    The Traffic Designer will assist in the development and successful delivery of a variety of technical work products, including analysis of existing traffic operations,  design plans (signing, striping, stage construction/traffic control, traffic signal), traffic engineering analysis reports, specifications and estimates for city, county and rail and light rail facilities. Field work is expected and the candidate should be able to travel to project sites.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
    • 0-5 years of Traffic Engineering experience
    • Strong communication skills – verbal and written

    Preferences

    • Experience in traffic engineering design, signal operations, and preparing transportation planning documents
    • Proficiency in drawing/detailing engineering plans using AutoCAD and/or Microstation
    • EIT Certification

    Location: Southern California

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  • Traffic Engineer

    RailPros seeks a Traffic Engineer to join the Traffic Engineering team in our Irvine office to assist on a variety of traffic-oriented tasks on multiple projects throughout the company.

    The Traffic Engineer will be responsible for developing and completing work relative to traffic engineering including planning, design and signal operations, as well as directing design engineers.

    The Traffic Engineer will assist in the development and successful delivery of a variety of technical work products, including analysis of existing traffic operations, traffic engineering analysis reports, design plans (signing, striping, stage construction/traffic control, traffic signal), specifications and estimates for city, county and freight and passenger rail facilities. Additional responsibilities include business development, writing proposals, defining project scopes, creating and maintaining budgets and managing/mentoring others. Field work is expected and the candidate should be able to travel to project sites.

    Requirements:

    • BS in Civil Engineering
    • Minimum 5 years of Traffic Engineering experience
    • PE license in CA – Civil or Traffic
    • Strong technical background in traffic engineering
    • Strong communication skills – verbal and written

    Preferences:

    • Proficiency in Vissim or Syncho
    • Freight and/or Passenger Rail Experience
    • Additional PE Licenses and/or PTOE
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Microstation

    Location: Southern California

    Compensation: Negotiable based on skills and experience.  Full time position, excellent benefits

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Equal Opportunity Employer

RailPros is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

 
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