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Associate Electrical Engr Signal Design - 90293563 - Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
This entry level Associate Electrical Engineer Train Control Design role will be part of the Engineering Department with a focus on train control design projects. Assists experienced engineers in developing studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, budgets, associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of Amtraks train control operations. Provides analytical support for consultation and recommendations to the Engineering department by studying systems, processes, equipment, vehicles or facilities, as it relates to the railroad train control system.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Assists in reviews of engineering designs prepared by outside consultants for projects to be constructed on Amtrak property to ensure compliance with industry and Amtrak standards
Assists experienced engineers in planning, design/construction, scheduling, and cost estimation of train control design projects
Maintains documentation of all comments regarding of design plans, both internal and external.
Assist field personnel in handling problems encountered during train control cutovers and is responsible to make revisions to design plans to reflect as-in-service changes or modifications.
Assists field personnel in performing quality control pre-testing on train control systems.
Attends cut-overs and assists in the development of these procedures.
Ensures train control design files, databases, software, etc. are current and properly maintained.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices
Excellent team player; strong communications and interpersonal skills
Must have proven leadership experience
Ability to analyze and interpret complex systems.
Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, self-starter, motivated individual
Excellent team player; strong communications and interpersonal skills
Must have proven leadership experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, self-starter, motivated individual
Must be computer literate and capable of writing computer programs or spreadsheet programs to streamline design time efficiency
Limited knowledge and experience with regulations, guides, standards, codes, methods, and practices necessary to perform routine assignments for a specific discipline installation, or service.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

2+ years of relevant experience preferred.

Demonstrated interest or competency in the railroad industry

Previous industry experience (internships, co-op, professional)
Demonstrated experience in train control design/construction
Demonstrated experience in Drafting tools, such as Microstation
Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
Engineering in Training (EIT) Certification
Masters Degree in Engineering

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:60981
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering|| Engineering & Mechanical

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Industry

  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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