Civil Railroad Designer
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

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Civil Railroad Designer - Milwaukee, WI

We have a career opportunity for a Civil Designer to join our Railroad team. As a Civil Railroad Designer, you will work on various rail projects. You will design and complete field investigations, analysis, calculations, and preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates. You are an ideal candidate if you hold your EIT certification and have aspirations of obtaining your P.E licensure.

This position can be based in one of our Railroad Design offices in Omaha, NE, Naperville, IL, Milwaukee, WI, Raleigh/Cary, NC, or Charlotte, NC

The Impact You Will Have:
  • You will gain experience interacting with clients, agencies, and other project stakeholders
  • You will work on challenging projects with a supportive team
  • You will complete project design plans and work closely with Project Managers and Project Engineers
  • You will integrate data and perform fundamental analysis of project elements
  • You will design and draft elements and details
  • You will meet project deadlines on schedule and within budget
What We Are Looking For:
  • You have 1-2 years of civil engineering design for railroad projects
  • You have a B.S. in Civil Engineering degree or related required
  • You are an Engineer-in-Training
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • You have basic knowledge of MicroStation and Inroads, and preferably with OpenRoads Designer
  • You have basic knowledge and experience of other related project elements such as Big Data Processing, GIS/ERSI, Drainage Design, Stormwater Permitting, and Site Utility (Sewer, Water, Natural Gas, etc.) Design
  • You have excellent organizational & communication skills to communicate complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and public stakeholders.
  • You enjoy building effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • You enjoy problem-solving and learning new technical skills
  • You are willing to accept occasional out-of-town travel to meet project demands

Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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