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Parsons Corporation Rail Communications Engineer in Kuwait, Kuwait

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Job Description:

You have the confidence to make your decisions

It takes confidence to be an independent thinker - someone who doesn't need to collaborate to make a decision. If you're working with us we'll know you have skills to get the job done. You recognize that other people's perspectives can be right, too, and that makes you an excellent team member

For us, moving ahead means moving together

We're living proof that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Our collaborations bring us all to a higher place than we could go alone. Staying open to each other's ideas helps us get where we're going faster and keeps morale high. The diversity of our workforce brings fresh perspectives that make 'brainstorming' all the more stimulating. Equal opportunities are waiting for all. If you have much to contribute and will enjoy working with welcoming, inclusive colleagues, you know where to find us.

Position Overview:

This position reports directly to the Rail and Transit Practice Lead and provides technical leadership to a number of large turnkey project, integrating various engineering interfaces and ensuring specification compliance. The Communications Engineer oversees the entire rail communications system life cycle, utilizing system engineering principles to provide validation that all requirements have been properly satisfied. Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of projects (or project assigned too) including coordination of technical disciplines, quality of designs and adherence to schedule.

This position supports various rail and transit projects throughout Middle East to serve the contract requirements and respond to client needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing multi-disciplinary internal engineering resources for the project. This will include providing technical direction, priority setting, deadlines and follow-up.

  • Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of projects (or project assigned too) including coordination of technical disciplines, quality of designs and adherence to schedule.

  • The primary duties of the Rail Communication Engineer include design production and technical leadership for rail systems projects pertaining to rail communication.

  • Work within a team of professionals to develop design plans, specifications, quantities, cost estimates and project schedules for a variety of communications, and electrical power equipment & infrastructure projects.

  • Design of communications infrastructure including fiber optic and wireless technologies, CCTV, Dynamic Message Signs, and sensor technologies.

  • Perform engineering field work as required (field equipment testing, utility and infrastructure verification, i.e. taking measurements and pictures at field sites)

  • Support the Project Development process including preparation of conceptual and preliminary level designs and supporting documentation.

  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.

  • Support bid writing and pricing to win work.

  • Manage programs and budgets for project delivery.

  • Take a leading role in the development and sharing of knowledge across the team and mentoring and developing other staff.

  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.

  • Work with clients and the wider business to create winning opportunities within the rail industry.

Requirements:

  • BSc or BEng degree and typically 18+ years of related professional experience. An advanced degree may be preferred at this level.

  • At least 18+ years rail systems management experience.

  • Ideally, the individual should also have direct working knowledge of rail communications systems including signaling (CBTC and ERTMS) *

  • IT and OT systems knowledge ideal

  • Knowledge of rail engineering, signaling, and other railway/transit system technology is preferred

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It's no wonder that our employees give everything they've got- constructive support is motivational! We let you know that we value your contributions through financial rewards and excellent benefits in an environment of cooperation. Teammates from diverse personal backgrounds feel welcomed, included, respected and appreciated for the talents and unique perspectives they contribute. Opportunity is waiting for all. The first step is now - when we appreciate the fact that you've applied!

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.

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