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Construction Field Engineer - Electrical/Communications 1

Country/Region:  US
Field:  Construction management

New York, US

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  10-15 years

At SYSTRA, one of the world's leading company in Mass Transportation and Mobility, we strive for excellence to meet our client's needs, prepare mass transit for tomorrow and we innovate to propose ever more resilient solutions. We commit to put people who join us at the heart of design and improve transport efficiency.

With a presence worldwide, SYSTRA Group will provide you the opportunity of an international career in multicultural environments. 

SYSTRA Consulting (USA) is a dominant force in the US in rail & transit consulting services and construction management. As we are growing, this is time to be a part of this challenging adventure. 

Our headquarters is in midtown Manhattan with a major office in New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington and Los Angeles.

SYSTRA is a global leader in the mass transit and railroad industries. SYSTRA USA has a presence in multiple geographic locations across the country: New York (Headquarters), New Jersey, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. SYSTRA has been a dominant force in US railroad operations for more than 30 years. Globally, our firm has implemented railroad engineering projects in over 150 countries.


Nature of Hire:  Local - Full time position

Job title: Construction Field Engineer - Electrical/Communications

Reporting to: Site Project Manager


SYSTRA's growing Construction Management business unit is currently seeking Construction Field Engineers - Electrical/Communications to support our current and upcoming rail mass transit construction management assignments on construction projects in operating railroad environments in the New York City Area, including several NYCT Station Improvement projects.



  • Serve as the on-site inspector for electrical and communications work performed by the contractor and subcontractors performing capital improvement work at NYCT Stations
  • Interact with the construction contractor’s site supervision on electrical and communications field issues to insure compliance with the construction contract requirements
  • Participate as part of the Construction Management team that includes Mechanical and Structural Field Engineers, Office Engineer, and Project Controls personnel, all under the overall supervision of the SYSTRA on-site Project Manager
  • Become intimately familiar with the project design documents, (plans and specifications) particularly those pertaining to electrical and communications work
  • Perform daily on-site field inspections and generate a daily inspection report of the inspection results
  • Accept Flexible Work Hours including Nights and Weekends consistent with the hours of the contractor’s work
  • Maintain compliance with safety standards and monitor the contractor’s compliance with its Project Health and Safety Program and its Safe Work Plans, including attendance at the contractor’s daily safety briefings.



  • Minimum Five (5) years of relevant engineering experience including electrical systems, security installations, fiber optic systems, public address systems and CCTV.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or construction management preferred    
  • Prior field experience on rail mass transit projects. NYCT Station Improvement project experience preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel  
  • Good verbal and written communications skills

SYSTRA offers a range of competitive benefits including health insurance, life insurance, PTO, 401 (k), commuter assistance program, and more! SYSTRA is an equal Opportunity Employer.

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