Signal Engineer

Location: New York or NJ, nj or ny
Date Posted: 02-05-2015
Senior Signal Engineer
Full time -Contract to hire or Straight Contract

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Senior Signal Engineer

Our client is world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning. Parsons has the people and power to move the world.

Position Overview

This position will support Rail and Transit Systems projects (LIRR and Amtrak). The Senior Signal Project Engineer’s duties will include development of procurement documents, detailed designs, cost estimates, product reviews, design reviews, construction support and other responsibilities as needed by the position. The position requires that the individual must be willing to travel and have expertise in solid-state and conventional relay-based signaling systems.

The successful candidate will perform the following:
• Detailed design of signal systems including, block design, vital and non-vital processor programming, relay circuit design, cable plan design and field equipment layout.
• Development of contract specifications for third party contracts, preparing specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
• Design of systems and support during construction phase of the project.
• Review supplier and/or contractor submittals and product data and support installations, testing and cutovers.
• Prepare engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, and designs.
• Technical bid analyses.
• BSEE or equivalent
• Minimum of 10 years experience in signal system design/integration
• Communication based train control (CBTC) experience preferred
• Experience with Rail Road / Transit signal system designs required
This person could work in our Newark or New York office and we are flexible about people working from home, but it is understood that he/she would have to travel to New York when needed.

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Our client is a  drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/W/D/V.
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