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Railroad Signal Design Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH120809
  • Location: USA, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Sector: Signalling & Telecommunications, Rail
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/03/2018
Skills and Abilities

Understanding of the following attributes of a signaling system:
*North American Train Control Systems for Freight, Commuter Rail, Light Rail and High-speed rail operations
*Detailed knowledge of Signal Aspect and speed control drawings
*Signal block design involving "Safe Braking" for all types of North American signal systems
*Wayside Signaling systems including wayside/cab, switch machines, track circuits, and cross bonding, and/or axle counters
*Ability to design in accordance with the FRA principles defined in the CFR 49 parts 234-236 relating to vital and non-vital software and electrical circuits
*Ability to program Vital and Non-Vital Microprocessor based systems
*Experience with designing "at grade" railroad crossing circuits for both constant and fixed warning systems including traffic preemption
*Power Supplies and Distribution.
*Knowledge of office systems involving computer-based dispatcher workstations
*Knowledge of railroad signal construction techniques and standards for heavy and light rail installations
*Minimum of 10 years' experience with CFR 49 Parts 234-236, AREMA Signal Manual and Recommendations and IEEE and how they pertain to North American train control systems.
*Working knowledge of all applications within the Microsoft Office software group.
*Ability to create or revise electronic drawings using AutoCAD and/or Microstation CAD programs.
*Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

*Minimum 10 years' experience in North American Railroad Signaling Systems
*An Associate or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or in a related field such as Computer Systems Engineering etc.

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