Senior Rail Signaling Engineer - Rail Infrastructure

Job Description

Siemens Rail Infrastructure is rapidly growing its Engineering operations, and we're searching for several expert Systems/Signal Design Engineers to develop HW and SW related to railroad and transit systems. In this role, you'll complete the design of sophisticated train control systems that integrate hardware and application logic. We can accommodate locations in Louisville, KY, Pittsburgh, PA, Jacksonville, FL, New York, NY or even remote!!

As a Senior Signal Wayside Engineer, you will work independently on projects to support the documents required to build an operational and safe signaling system. You will be supporting projects in product-specific configuration-related issues. Of utmost importance are:

  • The quality/completeness/consistency of drawn-up documents.
  • Activities with the defined processes/guidelines/project-specific requirements.
  • Compliance with landmarks/costs respective to the project.

If these items are also meaningful to you, we'd love to have you join our team!

  • Support the development of designs and testing per the specifications for the signaling and safety system in question and the customer's requirements, considering the defined processes, tools, and guidelines.
  • Proficiency required with product submittals, track plans, cable plans, manipulation charts, power/time calculations, circuit designs, SSI systems, axle counters (optional), test procedures, test execution, project planning, requirements, and commissioning.
  • Collaborate with the respective partners in development, project execution, test center, and other internal partners.
  • Support assessors, onshore partners (regional unit, customer, installation companies, etc.), and other external partners.
  • Transparent and extensive communication of information, knowledge, and experiences from other projects within the team and across departments, e.g., for lessons learned, standard methodology sharing, or project databases.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Education:
  • Minimum 4+ years with NYCT transit and 8+ years railroad signaling experience.
  • Proficient with 733 standards, FRA requirements, and AREMA recommendations.
  • Education: Must possess a Bachelor degree in an Engineering subject area
  • Must be proficient in the design and commissioning of railroad and transit signaling systems
Preferred Knowledge/Aptitudes:
  • Competent in legacy signal systems as projects permit
  • Design sophisticated solid-state interlocking solutions and tie-ins with legacy system
  • Design complex relay and interlocking and bridge designs
  • Understand current communication methods and various locking test
  • Able to check complete aspect charts (braking distances, average grades, curvature/elevation) and design CAB circuits
  • Perform design checks for interlockings, yard applications, and grade crossings
  • Understand material requirements and power requirements for proposed equipment
  • Attend project surveys and collect pertinent information
  • Provide design solutions for designer's sketch

Why you'll love working at Siemens!

  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription, and vision coverage, the first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Flexible paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs are available
  • Paid parental leave

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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