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Senior Train Control 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 Train Control Engineer will be based out of our project office in Los Angeles, California and reports to our Senior Rail & Transit Engineer. The Senior Train Control Engineer is responsible for the design, testing, placing in-service and specification writing for signal and train control systems used in rapid transit applications.

How will you contribute to the team?
  • Performs signaling design review
  • Oversees and supervise signaling testing
  • Maintains documentation of all comments regarding of plans, both internal and external
  • Assists field personnel in handling problems encountered during signal cutovers
  • Assists field personnel in performing quality control pre-testing on signal systems and ensures that the design complies with company quality standards and block design requirements
  • Leads projects that have a predominance of signal and electrical content
  • Provides technical guidance to other signal engineers, electrical engineers and traction power engineers to establish or interpret design criteria, AREMA standards, NEC standards and client’s needs
  • Interfaces with internal employees, other consultants and client
  • Coordinates with signal engineers, designers and signal maintainers performing various signaling design projects including:
  • AC track circuit implementation
  • Upgrade of Automatic Train Control system with the latest technology
  • Support electrical and traction power design components of communication, track and signal projects
  • Assisting in the development of cut-over procedures

What will you contribute?
  • B.S. or M.S. in 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 advanced Rail Signaling Systems required. Typical incumbent has 20+ years of experience.
  • Registration as a licensed professional engineer is generally required. However, extensive experience may be substituted in lieu of licensing.
  • Experience using AutoCAD Applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of AREMA standards.
  • 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.

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.

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