Sr. Rail Signals Designer

 Bloomfield, NJ

SYSTRA is a global leader in the mass transit and railroad industries. SYSTRA USA has a presence in multiple geographic locations across the country: New York (Headquarters), New Jersey, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. SYSTRA has been a dominant force in US railroad operations for more than 30 years. Globally, our firm has implemented railroad engineering projects in over 150 countries.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Signals Designer. The Sr. Signals Designer will design, develop, and test all aspects of a signaling system built to customer specifications and other contract requirements. The incumbent provides direction to technicians. Delivers value-added engineering solutions, products and support to valued customers, who's systems range from highly complex integrated control centers that supervise and control complete railways to sophisticated train-based systems that automate train operation and protection, interlocking systems that ensure safe running across a network, and a complete range of trackside products.


  • Assist with technical proposals for new projects and help develop cost proposals based on client specifications.
  • Manage assigned project work including scope, schedule, and budget and provide timely, quality milestone reporting.
  • Assist with plan and design of transportation systems and structures, following construction, client, federal, state, and local standards and laws, using design software and drawing tools.
  • Follow QA/QC policies and practices and Identify possible quality and safety issues within the scope of the project.
  • Review and seal design drawings, if licensed.
  • Develop signal circuit designs.
  • Design signal circuit drawing typicals.
  • Review project specifications and drawings.
  • Analyze and review the design requirements to ensure match with customers' specifications.
  • Mentor junior staff.


  • BS in an Engineering field.
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Design interlockings, grade crossings, and automatics.
  • Experience with signal equipment manufacturers, consultants, and railroads.

SYSTRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.