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Senior Rail Communications Engineer

  1. Los Angeles
  1. Transportation
Why join us?
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

The Senior Rail Communications Engineer will be based out of our office in Los Angeles, California and reports to our Senior Intermodal Division Manager. The Senior Rail Communications Engineer is responsible for site inspections, witness testing, technical coordination and general support of rail communication systems including SCADA, CCTV, PA, VMS, Radio, Fiber Backbone, etc.

How will you contribute to the team?
  • Supervises execution, configuration, testing and commissioning activities.
  • Conducts site inspections and witness testing.
  • Supports other functions including quality, claims, project controls as needed.
  • Creates and maintains program plans, manages/tracks specifications, design and construction submittals, and related documents.
  • Manages of scope and schedule for project tasks.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may deem necessary from time to time.

What will you contribute?
  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering preferred (Electrical Engineering preferred). This level may be achieved with fifteen years experience since Bachelor's or fourteen years since Master's. In lieu of a degree, 20 years of theoretical and applied experience in similar positions as technical lead for Rail Communications Systems. Typical incumbent has 20+ years of experience.
  • Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) is generally required. However, extensive experience may be substituted in lieu of licensing.
  • Thorough knowledge of a major transit signal system. Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving, decision-making skills, and critical-thinking abilities. Strong persuasive ability, technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. May be eligible for project management training.
  • Experience with final design packages including design criteria, drawings, specifications and construction drawing packages.
  • Experience with testing and commissioning.

What we offer at Aktins:
At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

If you think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

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