AECOM Railway Signals Engineer in Calgary, Alberta

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149418BR

Position Title Railway Signals Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Transportation

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta

City Calgary

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Railway Signals Engineer for immediate employment. Incumbent may be based out of either our Edmonton or Calgary office and will join the Transportation group as part of the Signals team.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide professional guidance and technical information to assigned personnel, organize and coordinate with other engineering and operating groups

  • Prepare logic design concepts for both standard and unique situations to meet specific project requirements

  • Prepare specification documents for contractor use

  • Assess complete engineering design packages to ensure conformance to specific project requirements and established principles and procedures

  • Identify and quantify all material required to meet specific project requirements

  • Prepare quotations and indicates possible cost/deliver problems and includes recommendations to resolve problems

  • Independently prepare estimates for assigned projects following established guidelines and clear and concise submittals containing the appropriate documentation, identifying deviations

  • Review test procedures to ensure compliance to specific project testing requirements

  • Preparation of design plans for grade crossings and typical railroad installations (end-of-sidings, intermediate signals, etc.)

  • Identify training requirements and assists in the development and implementation of both internal and external programs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • Proficient with AutoCAD and/or Microstation

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • Must be a good team worker and decision maker

  • Strong understanding of SCADA, PLCs and RTUs

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in North American Train Control Systems and railway crossing design

  • Experience with Calgary Transit LRT signals

  • Completion of Canadian Electrical Code course

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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