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Parsons Corporation Senior Train Control Engineer in Oakland, California

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Train Control Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to lead and perform train control and signal engineering design tasks on a variety of complex rail & transit projects; support planning and definition of project goals and devise methods to accomplish them; and develop an in-depth understanding of client objectives, contract terms and corporate policies.

“What You’ll Be Doing”

  • Work on large, complex train control/signal projects for Rail & Transit clients in North America.

  • Perform design works for train control/signals, including:

  • Circuit design.

  • Programming of solid-state interlockings.

  • Positive Train Control (PTC) signaling design.

  • Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS).

  • Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System (ACSES).

  • Interface between Alstom ElectroLogIXS and Integrated Vital Processor Interlocking (iVPI) Control Systems.

  • Proficient with solid-state interface (SSI) programing of ElectroLogIXS, iVPI, and Microlok along with the tools for programming/compiling.

  • Analyze requirements, prepare review comments for disposition of contract deliverables.

  • Lead/perform technical design reviews of wayside and carborne subsystems for train control.

  • Perform oversight and witnessing of factory testing of train control subsystems prior to approval for shipment; log discrepancies and prepare reports for status of system testing.

  • Lead/monitor/perform field implementation and testing activities of wayside and carborne train control systems for a range of rail vehicles and their infrastructure.

  • Assess performance and specification compliance for Signal & Train Control/PTC systems.

  • Coordinate field implementation activities with agency configuration/change control processes for PTC compliance.

  • Interface with the client as the Train Control/Signals Engineer.

“What Required Skills You’ll Bring”

  • 5-10+ years of experience with the design/review of train control, signaling, PTC I-ETMS, PTC-ACSES, solid-state and relay-based train control systems.

  • 5-10+ years of experience in the transit industry and/or FRA projects in North America.

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree required, preferably Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Communications.

  • Willingness to travel for assignments.

  • Residency in or relocation to Salt Lake City UT or Oakland CA desirable.

“What Desired Skills You’ll Bring”

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license desirable

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$96,400.00 - $168,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

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/LGBTQ+.

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