AECOM Senior Systems Engineer in Oakland, California
United States of America - California, Oakland
AECOM is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our Rail and Transit team at our Oakland office. The candidate will be responsible for leading the systems design discipline for transit agencies, as BART and Caltrain.
The Senior Systems Engineer will work collaboratively with a team of Engineers and Specialists across rail systems disciplines (Systems Engineering, Signals, Electrification Systems, Data Communications, and Project Controls), Project Managers, Systems Engineers, Signals Engineers, Analysts, and Coordinators. As a member of the Rail Systems Engineering team, you will be given opportunities to use your transferrable skills to define processes, create execution plans, and be the technical lead for some projects.
At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
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Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
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 of 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.
The job responsibilities include:
Lead design and specification development in one of the following specialties: Systems Integration, SCADA, Communications, Trackwork, Signaling, Systems Assurance (RAM), Safety Assurance, Vehicle and Wayside Interfaces, Traction Power Design, Power Supply and Distribution, System and Train Simulation, Tunnel Constructability, and Fire Ventilation;
Preparation of detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, cost estimates, detailed analyses, design justifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes in rail;
Ensure all design elements are compliant with the relevant Rail Operation Rules, all applicable industry codes and standards, and client expectations;
Provide valuable leadership to junior staff and mentoring to develop their technical skills;
Interact with clients to discuss technical topics in a clear and professional manner. Facilitate resolution of customer expectations versus technical issues;
Work with tight schedules, be flexible, control project budgets, and motivate junior staff;
Plan and execute project work, based on an understanding of the project scope, schedule, and budget;
Proposal and Project assignments may include Commuter, Subway, Light Rail, Heavy Rail, Transit Storage and Maintenance Facilitates, Transit Tunnels;
Other duties as assigned/required.
Bachelors degree + 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
PE License required
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related engineering discipline from an accredited University that is recognized by the Professional Engineers of California;
Professional Engineer in California;
Minimum of 10 years of experience in transit or related engineering field
Minimum of 10 years of experience in Systems Engineering domain is preferred;
Proven ability to work successfully in multi-disciplinary teams and across different business units;
Experience in different Phases of the Engineering Design Life and familiarity with Systems Engineering standards;
Knowledge of identification and management of project risks.
Understanding of the System Safety Certification processes and RAMS will be an asset;
Knowledge of signaling principles, train control solutions including CBTC (moving block or fixed block) and PTC, and railway standards such as CENELEC, AREMA and MIL-STD;
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio;
Able to travel domestically or internationally to support proposals, projects and Client’s needs;
Strong communication skills, presentation skills, and report writing skills.
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 - 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. 246047BR
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.