RAILWAY & CIVIL ENGINEERS NEEDED IN CANADA – SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm whose primary focus is to offer transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods: feasibility studies of building a new railway line, increasing the capacity of the existing infrastructure, privatization of a railway.                Draftsman (railway and civil engineering)
Country: CA
Field: Engineering
Location: Montréal, CA
Type of Contract: Permanent
Level of experience: 05-10 years                                                                              Department / Team: Civil infrastructure division                                                        Reports to: Design Engineering Team Leader                                                                                                 General Responsibilities (Purpose and Objectives):

Provide support to the design engineering group with AutoDESK CAD/AutoDESK Civil 3D/AutoDESK INFRAWORKS/Bentley Microstation/ArcGIS.                                           Specific Responsibilities/Tasks:                                                                        Support the department of Civil Engineering in the creation of technical drawings.
Update existing drawings with a minimum of supervision.
Support project teams to develop specific civil work estimates.
Perform train simulations with the aid of in-house software.
Finalize all aspects of a railway alignment (horizontal geometry and vertical profiles).
Provide design solutions for railway yards and their operational feasibility.
Design track structures.
Analyze survey data and produce detailed 3D surface models
Produce topographical maps originating from geospatial databases.


Education: Diploma in Geomatics Technology – Geodesy or equivalent studies.            Experience:

5-10 years’ experience with the latest version of AutoDESK (AutoCAD), (AutoDESK CIVIL 3D) and ArcGIS design software.
5-10 years’ experience in the production of detailed profiles plans.
5-10 years’ experience in producing earthwork quantities from a design corridor.
5-10 years’ experience manipulating LiDAR data or equivalent survey information.

Personal Qualifications and other:

Commitment to producing work of high quality.
Independent and able to manage priorities in a multitasking environment.
Very good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Ability to read and understand Survey topographic maps.
Ability to interact positively with others in a multicultural environment.
A strong knowledge of American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), and its recommended practices.
General knowledge of hydrology and its effects on design corridors.
A strong knowledge of AutoDESK CIVIL 3D and experience in the rail engineering sector will be considered valuable assets.

Language Requirements: Ability to communicate in French and English (speaking, writing)

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