Project Engineer

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Cedar Hill, TX, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 17904 

The SOLIDWORKS Project Engineering Technician at NARSTCO designs turnouts for production per railway standards, NARSTCO standards and customer requested specifications.  Turnout design includes creating an overall turnout layout drawing and all required paperwork for files used by production to produce the NARSTCO product; Prepare paperwork for welding, machined parts and all paged parts that ship to the customer with the NARSTCO turnout product; and design solid modeling CAD files to support the design of new products or changes to current products.  

Pay Range $82000 - $90000 / year


Essential Functions
•    Carryout to the full extent required, production activities for the processing of any and all NARSTCO products;
•    Design product layout drawings per railway standards, NARSTCO standards and customer’s requested specifications; product inspection paperwork, welding/assembly paperwork, machine shop paperwork and parts packaging paperwork;
•    Check production paperwork for errors and verify all the correct information is recorded and measurements are valid;
•    Print and laminate drawings to be placed into tubes with annular cutters and appropriate paperwork and installation manuals that are placed in packaging shipped to customers;
•    Create and modify as needed solid modeling 3D files;
•    Order all necessary Turnout production items, materials and safety gear;
•    Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations;
•    Maintain departmental housekeeping standards;
•    Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and instructional material and manuals;
•    To exercise the utmost degree of integrity, honesty, good faith and fidelity to the Company, in dealing with the Company and with its customers, employees, suppliers and other public entities;
•    Provide other reasonable services as the Company may request from time to time.



•    Project Management
•    Computer Drafting
•    Commitment to the job
•    Technical Capacity
•    Quality Orientation
•    Problem Solving
•    Teamwork Orientation
•    Time Management
•    Results Driven
•    Communication Proficiency
•    Decisiveness
•    Mathematical


Supervisory Responsibility
Some supervisor experience


Work Environment
The job operates primarily within the engineering office environment of the NARSTCO Turnout Production facility and work at time may require exposure to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, loud noises, fumes, sparks, metal dust, contaminants, and industrial moving parts in the plant facility. 

Proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and Safety Regulations must be adhered to at all times. 


Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, drive, listen, talk, stoop, bend, crouch , kneel, twist, climb, balance, reach, push/pull and periodically lift up to 50 pounds.   


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position.  Hours of work are based on a schedule up to 8 hours per day, 40 hours a week, and overtime depending on company internal and external project demands.


As Required – 5 to10%


Required Education and Experience

•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering with an emphasis in railways preferred
•    Three to five years’ experience in assisting engineering and drafting professionals
•    Two to three years drafting and design layout on a 3D CAD system (Solidworks) (experience in both Microstation and Solidworks is a bonus)
•    Knowledge and experience in Computer Aided Design, Project Management and intermediate arithmetic
•    Knowledge of Railroad Standards and experience in customer supplied specifications is a bonus
•    Intermediate experience in MS Office and project management
•    Ability to  read and interpret engineering drawings
•    Experience in industrial, production manufacturing and fabrication preferred


NARSTCO provides equal employee opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status as a covered veteran or any legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  NARSTCO complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, training and social recreational programs. 

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to an individual’s sex, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.