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Parsons Corporation Communication Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description:

Ready to launch your career in Rail & Transportation! Parsons will help you to build your career on complex Rail Systems construction projects that will have a huge impact on the local community in Vancouver, Canada. We are currently seeking a Communication Engineer to work on projects in Burnaby, Vancouver area.

Job Description:

  • To participate in Communication system design and delivery initiatives, primarily for Rail Transit, related to new systems, replacements or upgrades;

  • Support various Systems projects and proposals, including onboard train communication subsystems;

  • Prepare engineering documentation, including plans, interface control documents, specifications, installation drawings, analyses and test plans and reports, to support various transit projects;

  • Support procurement in the development of supply contracts;

  • Supervise, review or witness testing and troubleshooting;

  • Coordinate with the other project engineering and test team members to provide system engineering support;

  • Provide support to suppliers or other parties as required by the project to ensure scope is developed and delivered in a timely fashion;

  • Travel in support of projects or proposals on an as-required basis.


  • University degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, specializing in Communications;

  • Engineer in Training (EIT), with 2+ years of Communication systems experience;

  • Can understand and participate in a formalized Systems Engineering approach;

  • Understanding of the principles of RAM and Systems Safety;

  • Must be able to work in a multi-disciplinary systems environment or independently as required;

  • Candidates with a combination of experience in both the design office environment and hands-on practical field experience will be preferred.

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Effective verbal communication including listening and speaking skills;

  • Effective written presentation and communication skills and the ability to guide others in the preparation of required analyses or reports;

  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and especially Word, Visio and Excel

  • Experience in one or more of the following would be an asset; RF Design, CCTV, Public Address, IP Network, Phone systems, Fibre Optics, Security Systems and/or SCADA.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.