Entry Level Rail Design Engineer - (WES0000MQ)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento-US CA Sacramento - Park Dr Ste
  • Nov 23, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow. 


Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. 


Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than building roads, we work every day to make the world better for everyone. If you want to join a company invested in you, your success and the global community, join us as a Rail Design Engineer.   


As an Entry Level Rail Design Engineer on our team in Sacramento, CA, you’ll have the opportunity to support the design of horizontal and vertical track alignments, so we can shape lasting solutions for the future.  We’ll ask you to draw from your past internship experience to provide review of various shop drawings and prepare preconstruction cost estimates for light rail/transit projects. As a team member supporting various large-scale transportation projects, you’ll also perform civil design calculations, sketches, technical comparisons and other technical work.


We’ll ask you to review drawings supplied by constrictors, clients, and engineers and then recommends necessary changes. Using your recent engineering degree, you’ll research code issues and work with City, State, and County officials as well as research design options and documents findings for Project Engineers and/or Project Managers.


Begin your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, flourish, and succeed.   






Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision.


Ideally You’ll Also Have: 


  • A GPA of 3.0
  • EIT certificate
  • At least one previous summer design internship on transportation or rail
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Microstation

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-California-Sacramento-US CA Sacramento - Park Dr Ste

Job Posting

: Nov 13, 2020, 2:46:30 AM


: Civil/Structural



Job Type

: Graduate Job

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

US CA Sacramento - Park Dr Ste 

2485 Natomas Park DR, STE 600  

 Sacramento 95833

Capabilities: Transit and Rail