Railway Communications Specialist – AECOM – Canada


AECOM Railway Communications Specialist in Mississauga- Ontario
Canada – Ontario- Mississauga
Job Summary
AECOM`s Transit and Rail Signals group is seeking an enthusiastic Railway
Communications Specialist to join our team of over 300 railway specialists.
Working out of our Mississauga Commerce office- the assignment is mostly in
the GTA- but future assignments might include remote or semi remote locations
in Northern Ontario or sites in Eastern Ontario. Reporting to the Senior
Manager Signals and Communications- the candidate will deliver railway
infrastructure projects- Signal and Communications Contracts focusing on
reviewing and providing oversight for all aspect for Communication

The successful person will monitor the quality of work done by Contractors an

evaluate the progress of the project to determine if time schedules an

contracts are being met. The candidate will also monitor contractor safety
programs to assess that client requirements are satisfied. The successful
person may also participate in the evaluation of contractor`s performance and
will administer and direct works during the construction and testing phases.

The role includes reviews with project designers and contractors to ensure
that procedures are followed and that contractors are in compliance with
project plans- contracts and specifications.

Role Details:

Projects will be for:

North American heavy-rail freight and passenger systems to AREMA C&S standards.

LRT and Subway transit systems.

Complete design reviews.

Review Contractor Work Plan Methodologies (WPM) and Communications test plans.

Review and understand Contracts.

Attend project progress meetings.

Oversee Contractors while signal works and testing are being completed in the shop or field.

Prepare technical specifications for traditional design-bid-build and P3 / Alternative Design and Procurement / design-build projects.

Assist with implementation and modifications of processes.

Know and meet clients` expectations for all Communications works including testing.

Produce reports for clients.

Follow all safety regulations and AECOM procedures including safety observations.


Perform technical reviews of communications system design submittals

Preparing test procedures and reviewing test results for communications systems (including cable infrastructure)

Produce technical specifications- drawings- and reports

Work with clients to develop communications requirements- implementation and delivery of system design

Provide field support as part of Testing and Commissioning activities

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of four (4) years experience in Communications Design for the rail and transit industry

Strong problem solving skills

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Must be able to assist with the planning of Communications works from the existing infrastructure through to implementation of the final design and be able to communicate phasing plan to designers- contractors and internal & external clients.

Excellent teamwork attitude with the ability to work independently

Proficient computer skills with MS Office applications

Valid Driver`s license and personal vehicle are required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor`s Degree in Engineering (Telecommunications- Electrical or equivalent)

Registered Professional Engineer is an asset

8+ years experience is ideal

Experience with rail and transit communication and radio systems:

Voice and Data radio including Simplex and Trunk Systems

RF design and analysis of propagation prediction

Understanding of Industry Canada frequency application process

Distributed Antenna Systems ( DAS )

IP network architecture

Telephone/intercom systems

CCTV including video recording systems

Public Address systems

SCADA systems

Experience with freight- commuter- light rail and subway systems

Knowledge of relevant industry standards (R56- CEC- AREMA- NFPA)

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)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 217606BR

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.

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