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Parsons Corporation Sr. Signal Designer in Queens, New York

Sr. Signal Designer


Queens, New York, United States

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Winning isn’t everything, It’s our thing!

Business now moves faster than ever. Competition’s fierce to take the lead. But we know how to do it: by assembling teams of highly competitive, creative, dedicated individuals – like you – who work together toward a common goal. We don’t waste time, but we do take it… to ensure that we’ve worked out the details that will put us ahead of “the other guys.” And you understand where you fit in the process. How your competitive energy helps put the company, our products, our people, and you in the lead. Wanna win? Join the team! Parsons is looking for a Senior Signal Designer in Queens, NY.

In this role you will develop difficult and complex detailed railroad signal circuit designs and layoutsutilizingpractical design knowledge for Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road, thatmeet or exceed agencyand industry standards and codes.


  • Utilizes computerized andstandard drawings along with yourpractical experience to prepare difficult and complex railroad signal layouts and detailed design drawings. Interprets and ensures conformance to applicable standards and codes, as well as company policies and procedures. Understands and utilizes more advanced software to complete assignments.

  • Works closely with Engineers and other disciplines to ensure coordinated design systems.

  • Meets layout requirements and develops alternate design layouts of systems as required.

  • Ensures compliance with required design safety factors, tolerances, and specifications.

  • Reviews supplier data and supplier/manufacturer drawings, as required.

  • Performs railroad signal checking procedures as requiredand assigned by immediate supervisor.

  • Assists in training lower-level staff in various procedures.

Qualifications :

  • 2-year technical degree orcertificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (orequivalent) is preferred

  • 8+ years of relevant experience

  • Prefer candidate familiar with Amtrak, NJ Transit, Septa, LongIsland Railroad or Metro North Signal standards and practices. Individual needs to have working knowledge ofFRA regulations regarding commuter railroad signal work.

  • Desire individual to have experience on commuter railroad with cabsignals as the candidate will be preparing detailed railroad signal circuitswith associated Bill of Materials.

  • Requirements include strong PCand CAD skills, as well as efficiency in utilizing computer software tocomplete design assignments.

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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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.