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Life at Lea+Elliott is exciting! Our experienced, professional staff of industry veterans applies their skills to designing and procuring the best possible transportation systems for clients worldwide.

Lea+Elliott’s major resource is a highly professional staff of experienced and recognized specialists, who are constantly and passionately striving to advance and improve transportation technology and services, while adhering to proven safety principles. If you are a team-focused professional, who strives for creative excellence and will commit to providing outstanding customer service, we want to hear from you. Email your resume to jobopenings@leaelliott.com

Job Opportunities

APM O&M Service Oversight Manager

Middle East

Lea+Elliott is seeking an Automated People Mover (APM) O&M Service Oversight Manager. The APM O&M Service Oversight Manager will be responsible for monitoring the O&M services provided by the APM O&M contractor and reporting to Lea+Elliott and the client as an integrated member of the client's overall O&M services organization.  The work assignment is located in the Middle East.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working full time, onsite directly with the APM O&M contractor and client representatives as the client's liaison with the APM O&M contractor
  • Building the client's representatives' knowledge of APM subsystems, system performance, passenger service requirements, expectations and limitations
  • Monitoring the O&M contractor's passenger service operations, operations staff, emergency response drills and failure management readiness
  • Monitoring and reporting the O&M contractor's maintenance staff activities on all APM subsystems (power, communications, ATC, trackwork), and rolling stock
  • Reviewing unscheduled events and incidents, their causes, and the Contractor's responses to events and incidents.
  • Coordinating with the client's facilities maintenance staff on facilities issues that affect APM passenger service and the APM O&M contractor's delivery of APM O&M services
  • Reviewing contractor submittals, O&M change requests and progress toward achieving final acceptance of the APM system
  • Previous experience in the Middle East and with O&M in the transit industry is desired.  

Please respond to jobopeningstx@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is a transportation consulting firm that works with owners on the planning, design, procurement, implementation and operation and maintenance of rail, bus and automated transit systems. 

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Transit Planner

Dulles, VA

Lea+Elliott is seeking a junior to mid-level planner with an interest in transit to be based in Northern Virginia either at our regional office at Dulles Airport or at a project office.  Work assignments will include transit projects throughout the eastern United States.  Under guidance and supervision, duties may include:

  • Serving as a liaison between design reviewers and other planners to ensure that the teams are kept aware of relevant project issues.
  • Assisting in the evaluation of contractor's management plans and providing comments on design documents as part of the design review process.
  • Representing client in meetings with project contractors.
  • Ensuring compliance of contractors with applicable local, state, and federal regulations, primarily environmental.
  • Assistance with property acquisition activities and locality coordination as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Urban Planning (specialty in Transportation or Environmental) or Transportation Engineering. Masters degree preferred.
  • At least 2-4 years of full-time relevant planning and/or project experience.
  • Proficiency in navigating architectural and engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • AICP certification or the ability to obtain same is desired but not required.
  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP accreditation a plus.
  • Experience with FTA, State, or local transportation planning and environmental processes a plus
  • Technological aptitude including comfort with Microsoft Office.
  • Willingness to be open to new work responsibilities.

Please respond to jobopenings@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

Project Engineer

Dulles, VA

Lea+Elliott is seeking a Project Engineer to work from our Dulles, Virginia office. The successful candidate will have proven experience in Power Distribution System equipment operation and maintenance, SCADA System and Communication system installation (Fiber Optics, Public Announcement System, CCTV, etc.). Experience with Electro-Mechanical is a plus. Requirements include a degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. Professional Engineer registration is a plus. Some travel and off hours work will be required.

Please send qualified resumes to regreen@leaelliott.com.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

Operations Planner/Engineer

Dulles, VA

Operations Planner/Engineer

Lea+Elliott, Inc. has an opening for a senior level Operations Planner or Engineer with extensive experience in heavy rail or other forms of mass transit. The Candidate shall have 15+ years of progressively responsible experience in transportation operational departments or transportation consulting firms. The Candidate should be skilled in managing comprehensive transit agency rail and system operations, analyzing and assessing operational programs and procedures, and communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  The position will be based at our Dulles, VA regional office but the assignment will be located at our project office in Toronto, Canada.   

For additional information and consideration, please respond to jobopenings@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Transportation Project Manager

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Transportation Project Manager

Lea+Elliott, Inc. is looking for a project manager (civil engineering preferred) with experience in heavy/highway, civil infrastructure and transit projects.  Program management, aviation and experience dealing with construction management at risk (CMAR) and design-build (DB) contracts are a plus. Candidate will provide leadership and management of projects including roadway improvements, parking structures and facilities, and transit infrastructure.  Candidate will assist other L+E personnel with the execution of these projects including review of design and construction pay applications, CPM schedule review, change order review and negotiation, management of technical resources and tasks, and the compilation of documentation for design creation and changes. Candidate shall have 5+ years of progressively responsible engineering experience in construction of public and private sector projects and shall be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

Please respond to jobopeningstx@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Signaling/Systems Engineer

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Signaling/Systems Engineer

Lea+Elliott, Inc. is looking for a rail signaling/systems engineer.  The preferred candidate will have a degree in Electrical Engineering, transit experience in signaling systems and 7+ years of related experience.  Professional Engineer registration in the state of TX or ability to obtain same is a plus. 

Please respond to jobopeningstx@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Senior Communications Engineer

Lea+Elliott is seeking a mid-level to senior Communications Engineer. The position can be based in any of our regional offices: Dulles, VA, Miami, FL, Dallas, TX or San Francisco, CA. Candidate will have proven experience in the specification, design and installation of fiber optic / IP based communication systems including fiber optics, LAN/WAN, telephone, Public Announcement systems, CCTV, SCADA, etc.  Experience with radio/wireless is a plus.  Requirements include 10+ years of experience as Engineer and degree in Engineering or a related field.  Some travel and off hours work will be required. 

Please respond to jobopenings@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

Electrical Engineer

Newark, NJ

Lea+Elliott is seeking a Project Engineer to work from our location in Newark, NJ. The successful candidate will have proven experience in Power Distribution System equipment operation and maintenance, SCADA System and Communication system installation (Fiber Optics, Public Announcement System, CCTV, etc.). Experience with Electro-Mechanical is a plus. Requirements include 10+ years of experience as Engineer and degree in Engineering or a related field. Some night and weekend work will be required.

Please respond to jobopenings@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

Transit Engineers

San Francisco, CA

Lea+Elliott, Inc. is looking for transit engineers (mechanical, electrical or civil) with 5+ years of experience to work on the company’s transportation projects throughout the western United States. CA PE is a plus. Lea+Elliott works with owners on the planning, preliminary design, procurement, and implementation of transit systems, primarily at airports. Project management opportunities may be available for qualified candidates.

Please respond to sperliss@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

Transit Engineers

Dulles, VA

Lea+Elliott, Inc. is looking for transit engineers (mechanical, electrical or civil) with 5+ years of experience to work on the company’s transportation projects throughout the eastern United States. VA PE is a plus. Lea+Elliott works with owners on the planning, preliminary design, procurement, and implementation of transit systems, primarily at airports. Project management opportunities may be available for qualified candidates.

Please respond to regreen@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.

Transit Engineers

New York/New Jersey

Lea+Elliott, Inc. is looking for transit engineers (electrical, electronic or system) with 7+ years of experience to be based at our Metropolitan NY/NJ office.  Work assignments will include transportation projects throughout the eastern United States.  Prior experience in transit signal, communication, propulsion and/or power distribution systems is a plus as is Professional Engineering certification or ability to obtain same. Work assignments will also nclude technical/design review, condition/failure assessment, implementation program oversight and field visits.  Lea+Elliott works with owners on the planning, design, procurement, implementation and operation and maintenance of rail, bus and automatic transit systems. 

Please respond to regreen@leaelliott.com with cover letter and resume.

Lea+Elliott is an equal opportunity employer.