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Signal Engineer
REQUISITION NUMBER:20170531-33101-001
HOME COMPANY:RailWorks Transit
COMPANY LOCATION:RailWorks Transit - New York, NY
JOB LOCATION:Farmingdale, NY
Job Responsibilities:

Position Summary

Performs all aspects of the signal design process, including preparing signal engineering designs based on project needs and coordinating preparation of design details and plans.  Checks and tests systems in accordance with industry standards and regulations.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

• Designs signal systems in accordance with client needs, industry standards and regulations, and Company policies and practices
• Prepares and reviews specifications for signal systems, and evaluates information to ensure conformity to industry practices
• Designs signal infrastructure for track circuits, grade crossing and traffic control systems; prepares detailed plans including designs of signal circuits and control tables
• Inspects and tests signal systems, equipment, structures and materials for safety and for conformity to industry standards
• Assists with installation and repair of signal equipment
• Interacts with multi-discipline teams on proposals and projects
• Follows and promotes Company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

• Assists with preparation of operating plans and schedules
• Writes reports and prepares engineering documentation

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related discipline

• A minimum of 5-7 years experience in signal system design, installation/construction, testing, and repair
• Knowledge of a wide range of signaling concepts, principles, and practices
• Knowledge of new signal construction standards and requirements
• Ability to review, analyze, and resolve difficult and complex signal problems
• Ability to effectively and accurately interpret, reference, evaluate, organize, and record technical information.
• Ability to apply safety rules, practice safe work habits, identify safety risks, and avoid potentially risky behaviors and situations
• Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

• Works outdoors at construction sites and indoors
• Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction
• Sits, reads, writes and uses a keyboard
• May be exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather
• May be exposed to loud noise

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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