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Project Engineer - Rail Modelling & Operations

Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 19873 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

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With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


We are seeking an experienced Rail Modelling & Operations Analyst to join our Rail & Transit group located in our Mississauga office.  



  • Responsible for modelling and simulating rail networks using industry and best practice standards;
  • Participates in a variety of rail network analyses, studies, computer simulation model development or modification, and technical report generation addressing a wide range of operating, infrastructure and performance issues;
  • Perform engineering tasks to define and validate system requirements;
  • Perform operational analysis and rail network design;
  • Validate system requirements through operational analysis and rail network planning;
  • Coordinating across other transit and rail disciplines to work on project assignments;
  • Assisting in preparation of proposals;
  • Participating in some aspects of task and project management may be required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline such as engineering, transportation planning or similar field is required;
  • 5-10 years’ experience in rail operations analysis, rail network planning and rail network simulation;
  • Experience in OpenTrack, Rail Traffic Controller (RTC), or equivalent rail network simulation software;
  • Experience in modelling and analyzing rail networks using industry and best practice standards;
  • Diverse experience of modelling and analyzing various rail networks (light rail, commuter, freight etc.) beneficial;
  • Understanding of train control and/or traction power system functionality a definite asset;
  • Interest in rail operations and system optimization strategies;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel [advanced] Word, and Access;
  • Experience with computer simulation modeling desirable;
  • Must be a good team player and decision maker with experience in a consulting engineering environment;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work in order to meet cost targets, quality targets and deadlines;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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