Senior Manager Structure Design

5 - 7 years experience  •  Transportation Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/24/17
Omaha, NE
5 - 7 years experience
Transportation Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/24/17


Supervise, manage, and direct system-wide design for all structures and facility planning.


  • Supervise design, analysis, and preparation of plans and specifications for construction, replacement, or repair of structures, drainage systems, and facilities (including capacity, industry, accounts recollectable, and commuter rail). Manage Structures Design staff, contract support staff, and outside consultants. Incorporate structural design aspects from all departments and review plans and specifications submitted by outside parties proposing construction of facilities on railroad right of way.
  • Direct emergency analysis, design, specifications, and drawing preparation on demand to restore bridges and culverts to service in the event of derailments, washouts, or other calamities.
  • Act as Union Pacific 'in house' expert for structural designs. Work collaboratively across departments with outside consultants and agencies on all structures and facility projects.
  • Serve as structural engineering consultant for field personnel, contractors, and other departments. Coordinate with internal customers during design, bidding, and construction of the project. Review and analyze work of outside parties (Industrial customers, public agencies, other railroad departments, etc.) to ensure proposed structures are safe, compatible with Railroad standards and Procedures.
  • Manage and supervise the analysis of existing bridges, culverts, and associated drainage basins in order to determine the load carrying capacity, hydraulic capacity, and the hydrologic characteristics of the associated drainage basins to ensure compliance with Company operating standards. Determine whether a structure should be repaired or replaced.
  • Make recommendations to upper management on construction standards and protocols.



  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in structures design
  • 5 year(s) of railroad bridgeengineeringexperience
  • Professional Engineer in at least one state served by the Union Pacific Railroad


The Engineering team is charged with a crucial role – maintaining 32,000 miles of track to keep America moving. Engineering employees inspect, repair and maintain infrastructure such as track, bridges, facilities and signals. Using the latest tools and technology, the Engineering team provides safe and efficient construction for all facets of the railroad.

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