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

  • Proposal Manager

    RailPros is seeking an experienced Proposal Manager in our Irvine office to lead the proposal response process. This position will report to the Marketing Manager and will be a full-time, hourly (non-exempt) position.

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

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Leads pursuit strategy sessions with various BD teams and strategizes capture plan
    • Reviews RFQ/Ps upon release and prepares a written analysis of the details required for a winning response effort
    • Prepares high-quality and persuasive proposals and presentations for multiple concurrent pursuits to ensure compliance with RFP requirements and overall quality standards. Supports development of key messages, including effective coordination with graphics.
    • Works directly with Project Managers to prepare technical sections, including comprehensive and accurate editing and proofreading of technical material
    • Creates and maintains library of qualification statements, project descriptions, and resumes that reflect firm strengths and client benefits
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven, and demanding environment
    • Occasionally, overtime (evenings and weekends) may be required to meet strict deadlines and to provide the best quality work product. Overtime is paid, but must be approved in advance.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Previous experience reading and responding to RFPs
    • Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop (intermediate to advanced level skill)
    • Strong proofreading/editing skills and exceptional attention to detail
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Positive mindset and “can-do” attitude!
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as in team environments, in meeting tight deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred Requirements:

    • Understanding of civil engineering or A/E industry terminology and delivery methods
    • A minimum of 3 years of recent experience working in Marketing, Business Development, Proposals, or Graphics department at an A/E/C firm is strongly desired.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field
    • Familiarity/past experience with Deltek/Ajera highly desirable

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

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

    Submit resume with salary requirements to <http://www.privatedaddy.com?q=cyZcZnMEV0Qiai9nQQZDJwIUf0ZfblVzBihHVDJlZA-3D-3D_19>. Work samples and skills testing will be required at interview.

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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=UyJBZ3RMcFd-2BdTJgcQdiPA8NYVleZ1VzBihHVDJlZA-3D-3D_19>

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  • Marketing/Proposal Coordinator

    RailPros is seeking a Marketing/Proposal Coordinator in our Irvine office to assist with proposal responses and general marketing tasks. This position will report to the Marketing Manager and will be a full-time, hourly (non-exempt) position.

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

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assists with pursuit strategy sessions with various BD teams
    • Helps to coordinate and prepare proposal and presentation content, including resumes, project summaries, technical write-ups, and forms
    • May assist with editing and proofreading of written material
    • Ensures Master Library of proposal data is accurate and up-to-date
    • May provide assistance with development of graphic design elements
    • Assists with preparation for corporate events, including tradeshows
    • Manages content for internal and external announcements using a variety of social media
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven, and demanding environment
    • Occasionally, overtime (evenings and weekends) may be required to meet strict deadlines and to provide the best quality work product. Overtime is paid, but must be approved in advance.

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Must be able to use Adobe InDesign – minimum intermediate level of understanding
    • High level of proofreading/editing skills and attention to detail
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Positive mindset and “can-do” attitude!
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as in team environments, in meeting tight deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred Requirements:

    • A minimum of 3 years of recent experience working in Marketing, Business Development, Proposals, or Graphics department
    • Some college or High School Diploma

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

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

    Submit resume with salary requirements to <http://www.privatedaddy.com?q=cyZcZnMEV0Qiai9nQQZDJwIUf0ZfblVzBihHVDJlZA-3D-3D_19>. Work samples and skills testing will be required at interview.

    Marketing/Proposal Coordinator

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  • Staff Accountant

    RailPros is seeking a Staff Accountant to support project-level and corporate accounting activities at our Irvine, California headquarters office.

    Responsibilities primarily include assisting project managers and staff on a daily basis using Deltek (formerly Axium) Ajera. We are engaged in several long-term projects with unique requirements for each project. Specific project-level responsibilities include:

    • Monitoring weekly and monthly project costs from labor, expenses and subconsultants
    • Creating and closing projects in Deltek Ajera in accordance to contract specifications, including creating and monitoring labor rate tables
    • Creating, tracking, and issuing project invoices accurately and timely in accordance to client agreements and internal deadlines
    • Working with other accountants, clients, and project managers to ensure timely collection on project invoices
    • Creating and monitoring project budgets in Deltek Ajera based on contracts, amendments and change orders and communicating budget issues to project managers
    • Tracking and reviewing subconsultant invoices for accuracy and adherence to project specifications

    Other responsibilities include:

    • Assisting Senior Accountant and Chief Financial Officer with month-end close activities as needed, including journal entries and reconciliations
    • Assisting with payroll, including monitoring and reviewing employee timesheets for accuracy and completeness
    • Assisting with audits and other ad hoc reporting as needed

    Mandatory Requirements:

    • Minimum 3 years of accounting or related experience, primarily project accounting experience at an engineering, architecture, or construction company
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and proofreading
    • Experience with A/P and collections
    • Experience processing payroll for 50+ employees
    • Must be able to work independently, and exercise good judgment
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and collaborate with multiple managers while striving to meet deadlines
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications

    Preferred Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Experience using Deltek (Axium) Ajera accounting software
    • Experience with certified payrolls and prevailing wage

    Location: Irvine, CA

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

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  • Civil/Traffic Engineer

     

    RailPros seeks a Civil/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 Civil/Traffic Engineer will be responsible for developing and completing work relative to traffic engineering including planning, design and signal operations, as well as directing other design engineers.

    The Civil/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.

    Mandatory 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, as well as experience preparing transportation planning documents and in signal operations
    • Strong communication skills – verbal and written

    Preferred Requirements:

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

    Location: Irvine, CA

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

    Civil/Traffic Engineer

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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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