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Senior Rail Alignment Engineer at Jacobs

Senior Rail Alignment Engineer

Jacobs Dubai Full-Time

What if we showed you how we're solving the world’s greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises 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.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. For the Etihad Rail project that means delivering a new 650km freight rail network across the United Arab Emirates from the Saudi Arabian border to the Indian Ocean, connecting major industrial ports and economic hubs across the way and redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network. This is a transformational project for the United Arab Emirates and the wider gulf region, providing a transportation backbone for freight and passengers as part of the UAE’s strategic growth plan. 

Be part of a world class rail project in the UAE and make a major contribution to an iconic project. Make a difference, be part of team on the UAE freight and passenger railway network. The railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network which will connect the seven emirates of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.

As a Rail Alignment Engineer, you will provide rail track alignment designs and perform design reviews for freight & passenger railways including rail facilities in all design stages.

In addition, your responsibilities include:

  • Deliver rail track designs in multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Design horizontal and vertical alignments as well as developing cross sections and estimating quantities for plain line and depots.
  • Perform reviews for designs produced by the Contractors.
  • Adhere to project deadlines and achieve targeted results whilst working individually with minimal supervision.

As a successful candidate you will have a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Civil / Transportation Engineering. You will have experience in rail alignment designs with a very good knowledge of Bentley Rail Track, Microstation and AutoCAD software’s alongside a good understanding of international standards. You will have experience in construction and/or construction supervision working on international projects. You should have interface knowledge of track with other disciplines. Previous experience on metro alignment design is an added advantage. 

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

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.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.



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