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Co-Op Engineer: Track Design - Fall/Winter 2024 – 2025

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20d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be enrolled in an engineering program, understand basic engineering principles, have proficiency in Microsoft Office, follow direction, and possess basic drafting software knowledge or be interested in track/railroad design.
  • You will assist in track design preparation, learn environmental mitigation, attend client meetings, develop CAD skills, and support engineer teams with project research and design.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Designs include passenger and transit systems around the country including planning studies, state-of-good repair and high speed rail design. Our team designs key infrastructure components for multiple passenger rail authorities (Amtrak, SEPTA, MNR, MBTA, MARC, etc.) along the Northeast Corridor and across the US in our a multidisciplinary office environment. Our Track Team’s notable past and on-going projects include Amtrak Susquehanna River Bridge Replacement Project 160 MPH Track Design (Havre de Grace, MD), SEPTA King of Prussia Rail Extension 30% Design (Philadelphia, PA), MTA Penn Station Access (NYC) and PATCO Ben Franklin Bridge Track Rehabilitation (Philadelphia, PA)


  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent plus current enrollment in an accredited post-secondary engineering program
  • What You’ll Bring:
  • Understands engineering, geometric, and algebraic principles at a basic level.
  • Shows proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Accepts and applies direction from peers and supervisors.
  • Obtains an understanding of introductory shop drawing and submittal procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to perform basic engineering calculations
  • Ability to organize information for use in drawings or other documents
  • What We Prefer:
  • Completion of 2 years of post-secondary engineering program
  • Basic knowledge of a drafting software (AutoCAD, Microstation, OpenRail, OpenRoads, OR REVIT)
  • Interested in track and/or railroad design

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist in preparation of design documents for trackwork, including alignments, drainage, grading and estimates
  • Learning environmental mitigation
  • Learning basic transit and high speed rail design and construction fundamentals
  • Participate in field visits or client meetings
  • Opportunity to develop CAD drafting skill set
  • What You’ll Do:
  • Assists engineer teams in various tasks and duties.
  • Assists Engineer with research, development and design of projects.
  • Assists Engineer with the preparation of engineering drawings and documents as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

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