Parsons Corporation Systems Engineer II - Rail Signals in Oakland, California

Systems Engineer II - Rail Signals


San Francisco, California, United States

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Ready to put your project engineer expertise to work on marqueeinfrastructure projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Signal Engineer for our rapidly expanding project located in San Francisco, CA.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your advanced project and rail signal engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills.

Position Overview

This position will support Rail and Transit Systems projects. The Senior Signal Project Engineer’s duties will include development of procurement documents, detailed designs, cost estimates, product reviews, design reviews, construction support and other responsibilities as needed by the position. The position requires that the individual must be willing to travel and have expertise in solid-state and conventional relay-based signaling systems.

The successful candidate will perform the following:

  • Detailed design of signal systems including, block design, vital and non-vital processor programming, relay circuit design, cable plan design and field equipment layout.

  • Development of contract specifications for third party contracts,preparing specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

  • Design of systems and support during construction phase of the project.

  • Review supplier and/or contractor submittals and product data and support installations, testing and cutovers.

  • Prepare engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, and designs.

  • Technical bid analyses.

  • Requirements

  • BSEE or equivalent

  • 5-8years experience in signal system design/integration

  • You should haveexperience with signaling systems including track circuits, solid state or computer-based interlockings; Train to Wayside Communications. Experience in designing and deploying such systems on Light Rail Lines, and/or CBTC


  • Proven ability to perform ina supervisory capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required.

  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.

  • Ability to provide other medium and low voltage electrical design support as needed.

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

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.