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Overhead Catenary Design (OCS) Engineer

Company: STV Incorporated
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Founded in 1912, STV is a leading national infrastructure-focused professional services firm, providing engineering, architectural, planning, environmental, program management and construction management services for transportation systems, buildings, water, energy and other facilities. Headquartered in New York City, the company has more than 55 offices across North America. The firm is ranked 37th in Engineering News-Record's (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms survey and is 11th in its transportation category. In 2022, STV signed the, becoming one of the first architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms to commit to advancing equity in infrastructure. Learn more at. Build Your Career at STV At STV, we not only tackle world-class projects, but we also develop employee skills, recognize achievements, and offer opportunities for advancement. So, if you're looking for a rewarding position working for an award-winning industry leader, then STV is the place for you. We are a well-respected AEC firm with 40 offices throughout the US and 2,400 employees. Grow at STV Life is an ongoing learning experience, and we want you to continue to grow here at STV. We offer several programs and benefits, from professional development seminars, tuition reimbursement program, a career development program, online education initiatives, and much more to help you expand your knowledge and develop your skills, so you can take your career to the next level with STV. Take Care of Your Personal & Financial Health With a wide range of competitive benefit programs, we are committed to helping employees be personally and financially healthy and productive. Description STV is seeking an Overhead Catenary Design (OCS) Engineer to work in our Dallas, TX, Baltimore, MD, Portland, OR, or Seattle, WA office as part of our Transportation & Infrastructure Division within the Centers of Excellence. The engineer will work on the design of AC and DC Catenary systems for heavy rail, commuter, light rail and streetcar systems. This role will involve the preparation of Catenary plans and profile diagrams, Catenary support structures, including cantilevers, portals and head spans. Qualifications And Experiences Proven capable to perform complete Catenary designs. Experience in leading and managing projects, focused on budgets and schedules, after partnering with a Project Manager through completion. Ability to prepare OCS structure and wiring Layout Plans. Experience in the development of OCS specifications. Ability to prepare Structural Erection Diagrams. Ability to prepare Catenary profiles. Experience with relevant code requirement s for OCS design. Understand integration of other disciplines such as traction power, track, signals and communications. Knowledge of engineering computations and structural analysis. Support and direct Catenary engineering and drafting staff. Ability to prepare assembly and component drawings. Knowledge of Catenary wire properties, insulators and miscellaneous hardware. Experience with OCS field construction: staging, techniques and cost estimating. Candidates should possess a thorough understanding of the workings of a Catenary system and be capable of performing pole and foundation loading calculations, Catenary tension calculations, analysis of wire sag and rise conditions. Required Skills Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering is required. 5-15 years of experience in OCS/CATENARY design. Proficiency in utilizing AutoCAD/Microstation V8. Ability to design on screen in production of CAD drawings. Professional Engineer (PE) certification is required. Knowledge of software for support structure analysis (STAAD, MathCAD) preferred. Strong communication skills and the cooperative ability to work w

Keywords: STV Incorporated, Bellevue , Overhead Catenary Design (OCS) Engineer, Engineering , Bellevue, Washington

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