AECOM Senior Design Specialist- Rail S&C (Casual) in Winnipeg- Manitoba
Canada – Alberta- Calgary
AECOM Transportation is actively seeking a Senior Signals Design Specialist to
provide technical leadership to our existing Canadian Signals team. This is a
casual contract position- well suited to a semi-retired professional looking
to remain involved in the rail industry and mentor less experienced staff- but
who also values schedule flexibility of setting hours that fit with their
lifestyle. This position will ideally be based out of our modern Calgary-
Quarry Park office- however can be filled from other offices or remote
locations for the right candidates.
AECOM has 6-500 transit-rail specialists across North America. Within thi
larger team- AECOM`s 185 person Canadian Rail and 25-person Alberta Rai
practice is an established leader in planning- design and project management
for freight and passenger rail projects. With S&C design hubs in Calgary and
Mississauga- our team has completed several hundred million dollars` worth of
projects for VIA- CP- Metrolinx- Calgary Transit- Edmonton Transit- and many
other transit agencies. The projects include Centralized Traffic Control
(CTC)- AWDs for crossings- control locations- yard automation- and
communications (fibre and radio). Our signals services include:
Track plans with system configuration
Route and aspect charts
Braking distance calculations
Signaling circuits design
Site specific plans
Crossing Safety Assessments
Test and commissioning plans.
As a senior signals design specialist- the role will include responsibilities
Senior technical resource and advisor for AECOM`s Signals team.
Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff|s specific area of expertise.
Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.
Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.
Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.
Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.
Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.
Prepares technical specification sections.
Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.
Attend client meetings.
Act as the designated signals/systems specialist.
Completing and overseeing technical signals designs from concept to construction.
High School Diploma + 14 years directly related experience.
Significant signals design experience.
25+ years experience in rail or transit industries.
Bachelors degree (Electrical Engineering or Equivalent).
Broad experience in rail systems engineering.
Field experience in addition to a design background.
Note: Work under this senior level contract position is only on an as-needed
basis- subject to project workload. This is typically a few hours per week-
but may have higher hours during peak periods or have no hours during slower
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)
Position Status Part-time Variable
Requisition/Vacancy No. 215930BR
Additional Locations CA – Burnaby- BC – 3292 Production Way- CA –
Edmonton- AB – 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW- CA – Regina- SK – 183-1621 Albert St-
CA – Winnipeg- MB – 99 Commerce Dr
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.