AECOM Senior Railway Signals Designer in Mississauga, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transit and Rail Signals group is seeking a Transit & Rail Signals Senior Design Engineer to help lead an existing team of 4 design engineers and technicians. The position is open for immediate employment based out of AECOM’s Mississauga, Ontario office. This is a position of an experienced signals design engineer who is seeking a Senior position in their field.

This individual would deliver both large and small-scale signals projects in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Canada, and at times in the US as well. As a senior design team member, the successful applicant will have multiple roles:

Team Management / Leadership:

  • Primary role as a Senior Signals design engineer.

  • Attend client meetings.

  • Act as the designated signals/systems specialist.

  • Comply with corporate safety, values and initiatives.


  • Projects will be for:

o North American heavy-rail freight and passenger systems to AREMA C&S standards

o LRT and Subway transit systems

  • Perform design, review, and checking (up to 3rd level) for:

o New and modified vital circuitry and application logic programs for automatic block systems, centralized traffic control, interlockings, and highway grade crossing warning systems.

  • Review own work and work done by others for adherence to applicable standards, rules and regulations, as well as all applicable client standards and signal design policies and procedures.

  • Prepare technical specifications.

  • Perform hands-on design.

  • P.Eng sealing of own drawings for as-installed conditions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 6+ years experience

  • P. Eng. licensed in any Province or eligible within 12 months

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Metrolinx, TTC, CN, CP, VIA

  • Rail, AMT or similar.

  • Understanding of CN (GI’s & SCP’s) or CP (RP’s).

  • Experience with LRT and/or subway signaling.

  • In addition to office-based design, also experience with testing/commissioning, construction, maintenance, and/or operations

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202893BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.