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CBTC Systems Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Field:  Engineering

San Francisco, 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 and 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 seeking a CBTC Systems Engineer, Location:  San Francisco, California,  Full Time Permanent Position

The CBTC Train Control System Engineer will support our customer through the design, fitment and testing and commissioning of CBTC systems by contractors in an operating network; manage the design review process for specific subsystems: CBTC wayside or on-board / signals (relays based, SSI or PBI) / ATS /DCS) and coordinate design, lab tests and integration with existing test environment.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as the lead person for CBTC technical matters on assigned projects.
  2. With direction from the Project Manager, develops or oversees:
    1. Design, installation, system test, operation, and maintenance of railroad and/or CBTC systems, such as automatic train control systems, vital microprocessor and relay-based interlockings, signal circuit drawing, CBTC wayside interfaces, integrated control centers
    2. System functional or detailed designs in accordance with project requirements;
    3. Perform site investigations as required.
    4. Support the Test and Commissioning Manager in writing test and commissioning specifications and performing test and commissioning activities.
    5. Delivers value-added engineering solutions, products, and support to customers.
  3. Responsible for discipline work quality and methodology and coordination with the other sectors project interface for multi-disciplinary projects.
  4. Perform project work including scope, schedule and produce accurate and timely project reporting and client deliverables as required by the Project Manager.
  5. Technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating projects, including the investigation, development, and approaches for the project.
  6. Actively maintain proficiency and develop knowledge in areas of expertise for him and relevant staff by managing, directing, and mentoring the junior signals, CBTC, and train control staff assigned to his project.
  7. Frequent interaction with supervisor and staff including meetings as necessary to confirm with discipline personnel that projects are on track within budget and meet client expectations and deadlines.
  8. Ensure engineers/designers are following and carrying out work under correct and relevant federal, state, local, and industry standards.


Work Experience

Minimum of ten years of relevant experience.  Experience with contractors and CBTC suppliers, desirable



BS or MS in relevant Engineering field (mandatory)


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.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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