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HNTB Senior Train Control Lead in Los Angeles, California

What We're Looking For

Responsible for direction and supervision of Train Control and Signal group. Coordinates project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs. Responsible for technical coaching and mentoring and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service.

Reports to Western Region Rail System Practice Leader.

Professional Background:

  • Responsible for direction and supervision of the Train Control & Signal group providing rail project development, design and engineering services to transit and other local agencies

  • Leading and/or supporting the pursuit of new rail transit work to support and grow the group

  • Coordinating project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and maintenance of design engineering programs and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high quality service

  • Assigning priorities and staff to jobs

  • Coordinating time and budget on jobs

  • Client contact

  • Quality control

  • Hiring, supervising, developing, and evaluating staff, as well as establishing and approving budgets for the group

Performs signaling design review

  • Oversees and supervise signaling testing

  • 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

  • Leads projects that have a predominance of signal and electrical content

  • Provides technical guidance to signal engineers to establish or interpret design criteria, AREMA standards, and client’s needs

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering preferred

  • 20 years of theoretical and applied experience in advanced Rail Signaling Systems required

  • Registration as a licensed professional engineer is generally required

  • Thorough knowledge of AREMA standards

  • Thorough knowledge of at least one 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

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Actively manages assigned project management activities (project scope, schedule, budget and quality management) and performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications and plan preparation.

  • Implements and executes the firm’s Sophisticated Sales Approach, Sophisticated Contracting Approach and Sophisticated Delivery Approach (SSA, SCA, SDA).

  • Responsible for the hiring, supervision, mentoring, professional development, evaluation and termination of department staff members.

  • Coordinates department activities and assigns priorities and staff to projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 16 years relevant experience

  • 4 years supervisory experience

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more by visiting HNTB Total Rewards at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com/en/public/ .

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer at https://www.hntb.com/equal-opportunity/ .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

HNTB participates in E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf

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EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact 816-527-2600 or ReasonableAccommodations@HNTB.com

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