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HNTB Sr Staff Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB! The candidate that we are looking to hire will provide a significant breadth and depth of technical experience in Track Design for railroad and/or rail transit systems; will analyze and evaluate complex design problems efficiently and provide viable solutions within established schedule and budget. Provides technical interface with clients and coordinates technical efforts within his/her design areas. Coordinates and directs use of professional and technical staff assigned in the preparation of project documents.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Acting as the Track Task Leader on complex multi-discipline projects for passenger railroads and rail transit systems.

  • Working with a group of junior and senior engineers to develop conceptual and final designs for infrastructure improvement and system-expansion projects.

  • Developing design packages (plans, specifications, estimates) and design-development reports.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • PE

  • Familiarity with northeastern passenger/commuter railroad operations and design practices.


What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides design solutions within budget and time schedules.

  • Technical interface with clients; coordinates technical effort with his/her design areas.

  • Leads staff in preparation of project documents.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 10 years relevant experience

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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