HNTB Sr Project Engineer Communication and Signals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
What We're Looking For
Responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for complex and cross-discipline projects. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem solving, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. May mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients.
Primary Focus Will Include:
The Transit Signals Engineer will design, specify and evaluate heavy rail transit and light rail transit signaling (train control) systems.
Work with client signals engineering and other technical staff to ensure transit agency standards and criteria are met.
Coordination with other transit systems disciplines (traction power, track, rail vehicles, communications, central control) to ensure a complete, integrated transit system is successfully designed, integrated and operational
Evaluation of existing signaling systems and recommendations for rehabilitation or replacement
Vital and non-vital, relay and PLC, field and signal room, including relay logic, microprocessors, track circuits, switch machines, and impedance bonds
Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) systems implementation
All aspects of the project life cycle including surveying, evaluation, recommendation, design, design support during construction, integration, testing, certification and close-out.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master’s degree in Engineering
10 years of relevant experience
Professional Engineer (OE) or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) depending on discipline
Working knowledge and understanding FRA and AREMA Rules, Regulations, Operating Rules and Standards for Signal Systems
Experience of the design, construction, testing and commissioning, operations and maintenance of Train Control Systems and Equipment with a Transit Authority or Signaling Manufacturer
Experience with all signal systems including automatic train control systems, microprocessor and relay based interlockings, positive train control, block signal systems, and highway crossing warning systems.
What You'll Need
Uses senior-level technical expertise to consider broad range of engineering solutions.
Responsible for the discipline-specific planning, work distribution, and leadership and adherence to the schedule, and budget on complex or unusual engineering projects.
Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
Develops scope of work and level of effort and manages adherence to scope and budget on complex or unusual engineering projects within discipline.
Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work within the technical discipline.
Provides technical guidance and mentoring to team members to achieve overall project objectives on complex or unusual engineering projects.
Coordinates technical aspects of the project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline on complex or unusual engineering projects.
Leads discipline delivery on larger, multi-disciplinary projects. Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work for other disciplines on multi-discipline projects on complex or unusual engineering projects
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 8 years of relevant experience
Master’s degree in Engineering and 7 years of relevant experience
PhD in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience
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King of Prussia, PA (Norristown), Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania)
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Engineering Group