Parsons Corporation Electrical Design Engineer - Rail/Transit Systems in New York, New York

Electrical Design Engineer - Rail/Transit Systems


New York, New York, United States

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Demand for efficient and safe transit is at an all-time high! Since 1944, Parsons has set the standard for safe, effective, and reliable rail and transit systems around the globe. Partnering with more than 400 transit agencies, we have worked on EVERY major transit system in North America and many of the most renowned systems overseas!

Parsons is seeking an Electrical Engineer to add to our design team in ourrapidly expandingTransport Division. If you want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team working on large, Rail/Transit design/construction projects, that change the urban fabric of communities, this opportunity is for you.You will be part of a group that works on various transit projects from subways, commuter rail, substations, electrical rooms, switchgear and incoming utility services.

If you are the right one for us, you have a passion for electrical design, know how toget electrical systems through final stagingand construction and pay attention to the details!This position will be based in Parsons New York City Office on 100 Broadway, butwill require travel to site locations in the area for staging and inspections.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. This position performs electrical engineering design and construction supervision tasks under the supervision of a senior electrical engineer.


Prepare detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, cost estimates, detailed analyses and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.

Typical design tasks include but are not limited to:

Low and Medium Voltage electrical distribution systems including protective relaying. Control circuit design. Position control and interlocking. Programmable Logic Controller system design.

Movable bridge and under bridge traveler drive and electrical control systems.

Roadway and Tunnel Lighting Systems including photometric calculation.

Short circuit study and load flow analyses. Arc Flash Hazard Analyses. Coordination of protective devices.

Lightning Protection and Grounding. Surge protection.

Standby power generation. Uninterruptible power supplies.

Navigation and Aviation Lighting.

Fire alarm and security systems.

DC Traction Power Systems.


  • 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field)

  • 3+ years of related work experience

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate is preferred

  • Working knowledge of CAD or Microstation and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering

  • BIM/REVIT experience preferred

  • Experience working on Transit/rail related projects ideal!

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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