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Planning Engineer

Georgia, Atlanta, 30301 Atlanta USA

Planning EngineerApply now »Date: Apr 1, 2024Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.Requisition37357:A resume helps you stand out to hiring managers and recruiters; your resume communicates your experience and your brand. While it is not required, we encourage you to include an up-to-date resume along with a completed job application to give you the best opportunity to be considered. A complete resume helps us to better understand your unique background, relevant experiences, and passions. We look forward to learning about you.Job SummaryProvides engineering and technical support for Norfolk Southern’s business attraction and industrial development efforts. Oversees conceptual planning of track connections and expansions for new and expanding customers across a multistate territory. Promotes rail-inclusive development planning for industrial sites and parks accessible by Norfolk Southern.Primary Activities and Responsibilities:

Produces conceptual engineering plans for new and expanding customers across a multistate territory.

Conducts meetings with customers and engineering consultants to discuss track and site development solutions.

Advises existing and prospective customers on rail facility design, while considering the following:

Track geometry and capacity

Safe on-site railcar handling

Downstream railroad operations

Environmental impacts

Alternative development strategies

Future expansion potential

Responsibilities cont

Produces track schematics, operations animations, and renderings to illustrate engineering proposals and align internal and external project stakeholders on site development strategies.

Hosts discussions with Norfolk Southern’s Operations and Engineering teams to obtain internal approvals on track alignments and capacity requirements for newly constructed customer rail facilities.

Collaborates with Norfolk Southern’s Industrial Development Managers and with external economic development partners on rail-inclusive site planning and site marketing to industrial prospects.

Produces exhibit drawings for inclusion in customer track agreements.

Provides railroad engineering and operations expertise to the department and to prospective customers looking to locate or expand on Norfolk Southern.

Assists Industrial Development Managers and GIS Services teams in the management of our industrial site inventory.

Coaches and mentors Industrial Development’s interns and Management Trainees.

SkillsMinimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology.

2 years of experience in site development, railroad engineering, or transportation engineering.

Technical Skills:Required

Computer-aided design (Bentley Microstation, Bentley OpenRoads, Bentley OpenSite, AutoDesk AutoCAD, AutoDesk Civil3D, etc.)

Microsoft Office software (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)


3D rendering (AutoDesk 3DS Max, Bentley LumenRT)

Data processing and analytics (ESRI ArcGIS, Alteryx)

Adobe Creative Cloud software (Acrobat/DC, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD)


Knowledge of transportation and land development engineering

Knowledge of railroad track or roadway construction

Written, verbal, and visual communication skills

Poise in front of customers/clients

Experience developing and fostering professional relationships

Organization, planning, and prioritization of concurrent projects

Problem solving and decision-making abilities




Work ConditionsThis is a hybrid position working remote 2-3 days a week in the office at our Midtown Atlanta, GA HQ. This position would travel up to 20% of the time.Company OverviewSince 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting www.NorfolkSouthern.com .At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.

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