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AECOM Communications Engineer in New York City, New York

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Communications Engineer for our Transportation group in New York, NY. The Communications Engineer will work at the client site as well as the AECOM offices.

Work at the client site will be in support of the communications design for a municipal rail organization. Support will include the design for the upgrade of their wide area network interconnecting various rail stations and other support facilities. Upgrades include replacement of network transmission equipment and fiber optic cable. The Communications Engineer will be researching existing conditions, proposing design solutions, and developing high level designs for these rail projects.

Work in the AECOM office will be in support of the same client as part of a diverse communications and security design group within AECOM. The AECOM team provides detail designs for IP CCTV, access control, intrusion detection and network systems. The Communications Engineer will work with fiber optic and IP networks. Work will be overseen by team of senior engineers knowledgeable in the network and security systems.

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

  • Performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.

AECOM -Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in the engineering field + two (2) years of relevant experience and/or education.

  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of fiber optic and IP networks.

  • Familiarity with researching existing conditions, proposing design solutions and being able to develop high level designs.

  • Familiarity of applicable codes and standards

  • Familiarity with transportation agencies operating in the New York region, including Amtrak, MTA (LIRR, Metro North, NYCT), Port Authority (PATH), etc.

  • Familiarity with systems related to Transportation and Rail Transit projects, including: fiber optic, copper, and wireless networks; security camera systems; access control systems; public address and variable message signage; telephone systems; radio; PLCs and SCADA; and other low-voltage systems

  • Experience with AutoCAD and MicroStation

  • Ability to travel (<10%) may be required for occasional field surveys

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.

AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 272894BR

Virtual: 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.