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WSP USA Transit and Rail Signal Engineer II in Dallas, Texas

Transit and Rail Signal Engineer II

Req ID 11886

Transit and Rail Signal Engineer II

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transit and Rail Signal Engineer II for our Minneapolis, MN office. The following locations will also be considered: US-IL-Chicago, US-MN-Duluth, US-MN-Golden Valley, US-MN-Minneapolis, and Dallas Texas. Be involved in projects with our Transit & Rail Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

  • Oversight and management of various rail signal projects

  • Ability to coordinate with clients and rail project partners

  • Technical planning, design, and testing of rail signal Infrastructure

  • Strong understanding of Federal Railroad Administration 234 and 236 requirements for project implementation

  • Collaborate with other engineers, planners, scientific professionals, and infrastructure authorities on Federal, State, regional, and locally funded improvement and development projects, as well as proposal and business development opportunities.

  • Remain current in latest transit and rail engineering techniques and practices.

  • Participate in WSP’s quality process for all deliverables.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to

  • WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant post education experience in engineering, transit, and rail experience.

  • Proficient with transit and freight/ commuter railroad engineering principles, practices, processes, and standards on major infrastructure projects, particularly railway and rail transit civil works, at- grade crossings, transit stations, bridges, and elevated structures.

  • Experience with rail signaling projects for transit agencies and freight/ commuter railroad companies.

  • Experience working with AutoCAD and MicroStation design environments

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineering license or the ability to obtain one in 6 months.

  • Design and construction experience with transit and freight railroad signaling for train control and grade crossings

  • Ability to travel up to 25%




Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 25%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: DALLAS - OAK LAWN AVE

  • All locations: US-IL-Chicago, US-MN-Duluth, US-MN-Golden Valley, US-MN-Minneapolis, US-TX-Dallas

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.