Train Control Enginner
Req ID 1079BR Recruiter Matthew Jones Industry Job Title Train Control Enginner Internal Position Title Staff Engineer Employment Status Regular Full-time Location Springfield, VA Contract Award Contingency No Job Description ENSCO is seeking an engineer with project management skills as well as technical experience in train control systems, including Positive Train Control, to support its train control consulting, project, and product activities. Efforts will be focused on:The review and analysis of documentation related to the design and implementation of Positive Train Control systems including aspects related to equipment installed on vehicles, wayside devices and centralized as well as distributed computer systems.Management of train control-related initiatives including but not limited to development of systems to assess integrity of track-based and transmitted train control signals.Analysis of system design, implementation and safety documentation including operations and maintenance manuals, training plans, and personnel training material.Review of technical requirements, system interfaces, and component performance;Development of recommendations related to addressing deficiencies in system design as well as documentation. Project management including schedule, budget and performance; projects may involve consulting efforts or test equipment development and deliveries.Managing project scope and coordinating engineering changes with the end client and ENSCO engineering. Managing equipment delivery, qualifications and acceptance process.Support of business development efforts including establishment and support of meetings with clients and preparation of proposals. Services may be conducted for railroads, transit operators or agencies responsible for safety oversight. Qualifications Required (Skills) BS degree in Electrical Engineering, System Engineering or equivalentMinimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience, including comprehensive knowledge of area of expertise and related fieldsExperience in the design, maintenance, operation and/or safety certification of Communications Based Train Control Systems used in the railroad or transit environmentsKnowledge and experience of aspects of non-PTC railroad signal and train control system design, construction, installation, test, and maintenanceExperience in the analysis of interoperability of communications-based SCADA systemsProject management experience and demonstrated profitability managing major projectsExperience with the management of resources (employees, subcontractors and consultants) to deliver on time and within budget guidelinesEffective client management skills with a record of successfully winning new businessExcellent customer relationship building and listening skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsMust be able to work independently and as part of a diverse interdisciplinary teamAbility to travel up to 10% of the timeThe selected candidate may be required to submit to fingerprinting, drug screening, and additional background investigations in connection with this position. Wearing safety equipment (hardhat, steel-toe boots, protective vest and protective eye glasses) when working on railroad properties is also a requirement. ENSCO will provide all necessary safety equipment. General Education/Years of Experience BS or equiv; min 7 yrs related exp US Citizenship No Security Clearance Level None Drug Screen Type None Export Control and Licensing This position may involve access to technology or technical data that is controlled under US export control laws and regulations and the release of which to a foreign national may require an export license from the US Government. Background Check Type 7 year Qualifications Desired MS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, System Engineering or equivalentUnderstanding of the Code of Federal Regulations related to rail safety in general and 49 CFR 236.1011 in particular to include extensive experience in the analysis of system operations for functional and regulatory compliance experience in the documentation and presentation of engineering or programmatic deficiencies to audiences with and without extensive technical backgroundsActive in relevant professional organizations Division Description Applied Technology and Engineering DivisionThe Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division is located in Springfield, Va. The ATE Division is the rail industryA cents € (TM) s source for high-speed and intercity rail safety, track inspection systems, track inspection services, vehicle evaluation testing, rail asset management, and rail security. ATE employees bring together decades of experience and the latest technologies, including laser scanners, real-time signal processing, machine vision, GPS/inertial navigation, wireless communication, and Web data management. The result is efficient, effective products and services that meet the precise needs of the rail community. The ATE DivisionA cents € (TM) s extensive background in research and development, rail and vehicle inspection, and asset management makes ENSCO uniquely qualified to not only provide a solution the challenge at hand, but to integrate the solution with other legacy systems already in place. Key customers include the Federal Railroad Administration, US commercial rail organizations, and government agencies abroad. ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned US subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.