Jacobs Rail/Transit Designer in Seattle, Washington

Rail/Transit Designer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Rail/Transit Designer to help deliver major rail projects in our Seattle, WA office.

Relocation assistance is available!!!

  • Rail Designer for Transit projects including the design and review of Civil 3D models

  • Prepares horizontal and vertical track alignments

  • Develops and coordinates plans, calculations, quantity estimates and specifications, ensuring items are complete, accurate, and in accordance with good engineering practice

  • Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects delivering on-time and within budget

  • Able to have substantial client contact in an integrated project office

  • Performs other duties assigned by the Project Manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline is required

  • 2-4 years of experience in the design, planning, and implementation of rail or civil transportation projects required

  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D capabilities required

  • Experience delivering successful, large rail transit projects preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Washington-Seattle

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Req ID: BIA000122