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Senior Railway Research Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionENSCO is seeking a Senior Railway Research Engineer with experience within the railroad industry to provide research, engineering, testing, and training services to the railway industry in the areas of track; rollingstock; signals and communications; and human factors.Efforts may focus on a wide variety of railway initiatives including:--- Rollingstock testing such as ride quality, braking performance and noise/vibration levels--- Vehicle/Track Interaction modeling, simulation, and testing--- Vehicle and track component evaluations--- Bridge evaluations--- Signal and communications testing--- Grade crossing safety--- Ergonomics and human factorsParticipation in these efforts may include:--- Writing research plans, test reports and briefings--- Conducting the research and testing--- Analysis of data--- Authoring research reports, papers, and briefings--- Serving as a point of contact with external project and research stakeholders--- Managing research teams including work assignments, budget management and administrative activities--- Publishing research results and presenting research at conferences and other industry forums--- Support the establishment of research agendas for federal, commercial, and international clients including participation in industry organizationsQualifications Required (Skills)--- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or equivalent experience--- Minimum of 10 years' of relevant professional experience--- Experience in railroad industry--- Testing/analysis experience in an applicable engineering field--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills--- Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse interdisciplinary team--- Ability to build professional and courteous relationships with your colleagues and supervisors--- Must be able to safely climb a 15-foot-high ladder to gain access to railroad cars--- Ability to react well under pressure in high-stressed situations; accept responsibility for own actions.--- Ability to observe all safety and security procedures; determine appropriate action beyond guidelines; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly.--- Ability to travel up to 10% of the timeRailroad regulations require that the selected candidate must pass an e-RAILSAFE security background check and online safety tests to work on railroad properties. Wearing safety equipment (hardhat, steel-toe boots, protective vest, and protective eyeglasses) when working on railroad properties is also a requirement. ENSCO will provide all necessary safety equipment.Qualifications Desired--- Ph.D. degree or higher in an engineering or scientific field--- Active contributor in relevant professional organizations within the rail industry (e.g., participation in or leading of committee meetings/working groups, presentation of research, review/publication of papers for sponsored conferences/journals)#LI-DM1Division DescriptionENSCO's Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division is a leading provider of surface transportation research and technology development services with a long history of supporting railway, transit, and highway safety initiatives. Our products and services are provided to government agencies focused on transportation safety and security. ENSCO work protects our surface transportation network and has a significant impact on the protection of human life, the environment, and the economy. ENSCO's ATE Division is part of the greater Surface Transportation Group (STG) within ENSCO, Inc.Our staff conducts impactful research and advances technology in many exciting areas including:

  • The behavior of railroad and transit track, rolling stock, vehicle components as well as control systems under a wide range of operating conditions.
  • Advancement of leading-edge technologies including autonomous, non-contact and machine vision-based approaches for asset condition assessment.
  • The application of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to today's most challenging asset maintenance issues.ENSCO's ATE Division is an exciting place to work and grow with many key benefits for technical staff, including:
    • The opportunity to work with talented engineers, programmers, and scientists at all levels of the design and development process to solve challenging transportation issues.
    • The chance to participate in testing and research initiatives utilizing unique test facilities and technologies.
    • Bonuses for conference presentations and publications
    • Direct exposure to customer personnel, financial management and business development.Working in ENSCO's ATE Division provides a means to acquire a wide range of practical skills and experience in a short period of time, work on exciting, ground-breaking projects that impact transportation safety and offers domestic travel opportunities if desired.ENSCO provides a stimulating, collaborative, multi-discipline environment with coworkers from diverse technical and cultural backgrounds working together to make the world a safer place. Come join a stable and growing company and experience the reward of seeing the results of your work make an impact on some of the world's most challenging transportation problems.Strength in DiversityENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Pueblo , Senior Railway Research Engineer, Engineering , Pueblo, Colorado

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