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Jacobs Senior Signal Engineer in New York, New York

Senior Signal Engineer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Signal Engineer to assist with the following,

  • Design and oversee implement vital and non-vital signal systems in rail and transit

  • Plan, direct and coordinate activities of projects to ensure the goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

  • Work collaboratively with signal manager and other signals and disciplines of the company

  • Establish work plan and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.

  • Design signal systems with latest standards

  • Verify that signal system installation conforms to drawings and latest standards

  • Check signal designs

  • Support implementation and testing of signal designs

  • Work collaboratively with signal manager and other signals and disciplines of the company

  • Report to and support NY Signal System Manager on various Signal projects

  • Initiate and review proposals.

  • Participate in interviews and presentations as applicable.

  • Maintain positive relationships with current and past clients as assigned. Informs Principal-in-charge of potential opportunities to market our engineering services.

  • Serve as a representative at meetings, presentations and public hearings/reviews relative to assigned projects.



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related computer field is required

  • At least 12 years experience in related signal design is required

  • Signal and circuit design experience

  • Positive Train Control (PTC) or Communications Based Train Control (CBTC)

  • Microprocessor Vital Non vital software circuit logic

  • Simulation testing

  • Track Signal Routing (TSR)

  • Signal Control Lines, Cable Plans, & Tie-in Circuits to existing system

  • Automatic Train Control (ASC) and Highway Grade Crossings

  • Professional Engineering License, highly desirable

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-New York-New York

Req ID: BI 000696