CH2M Senior Positive Train Controls in Dallas, Texas75219

Help our communities stay on the move by providing technical rail management guidance and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

Our Texas Transit and Rail Team is currently seeking a Senior Positive Train Controls (PTC) Technical Engineering Manager. In this role, you will be part of an elite team of signaling professionals focusing on North American projects with some opportunity to work internationally, if desired. As with all of our positions, this position is an entrepreneurial role in which you will be able to leverage CH2M and our more than 600 rail experts globally to your ultimate success. Our ideal candidate will be veteran of the rail signaling industry in the US with proven experience in designing and engineering train control systems, pushing the boundaries of technical excellence and levels efficiency found by developing better processes and procedures, and lastly a proven history or superior teamwork and the selfless pursuit of personal and company performance. While engineering excellence is important, it is equally important to have developed interpersonal skills as client interaction will be required for most if not all projects. Finally, our ideal candidate will have a reputation of technical excellence and trust in the industry. Trust and ability to follow through is critically important to CH2M and as a spokes person, this position must be trusted above nearly all others. Typical duties and responsibilities of this position are:

  • Develop concept of operations, system requirements, plans and specifications suitable to tender a complete signal system

  • Develop detailed designs, application programs, testing and commissioning plans suitable for execution by contractors

  • Present ideas, concepts and details to owners, contractors, and others

  • Coordinate with a wide diversity of stakeholders to develop integrated and accepted solution

  • Coordinate and build partnerships both internally with CH2M and externally with partners to achieve goals

  • Work with other to promote CH2M and develop opportunites for new work

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical discipline

  • Ten (10) years of experience in the rail signaling industry with at least three (3) of those working for manufacturers or contractors and at least one project based in the US

  • Five (5) or more years of multidisciplinary project experience such as planning, project management, or large project systems integration, including use of ISO 15288 SE principals

  • Three years of experience designing, implementing, and managing approvals for 49 CFR 236, subpart I compliant positive train control

  • Experience with freight rail or commuter rail, metro and LRT signaling

  • Detailed knowledge of and experience with the design and implementation of relay based track circuits, ATC, ATP, ATO, PTC, grade crossings and/or CBTC signaling including but not limited to modeling and simulations, preliminary design, detailed design, RAMS, programming, field testing, and V&V

  • Preferred experience with multi-vendor equipment including Microlok, ElectroLogiXs, VHLC, GPC 3000/4000, SelTrac, I-EMTS, etc

  • Demonstrable experience in specification development, engineering procedure development, standards development, financial management, estimating, etc

  • Knowledge of railway operations, system safety, RAMS and associated requirements

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written, including technical writing) is required

  • Ability to demonstrate experience in training, mentoring and developing staff and educating clients in all aspects of system engineering

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Professional Engineering Licence or IRSE are preferred

  • Advanced degree (s)

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Developing People through Challenging Projects Relocation assistance is not available for this position CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc) to fill this position

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