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Railroad and Rail Transit Signal/Train Control Engineer

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Ambler, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 66982 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Ambler, PA, United States 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Hatch LTK- LTK, one of the nation’s most respected consultants to the railroad and rail transit industries and Hatch Engineering, experts in business and technical experience in mining, energy and infrastructure sectors, have joined together to form the top rail and transit solutions provider. We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:


Railroad and Rail Transit Signal/Train Control Engineer


Possible Locations: Los Angeles, CA; Ambler, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Rochester, NY




The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 5 to 15 years of relevant experience including design, installation, system test, and operation and maintenance of railroad and/or rail transit signal systems.  Design experience should include all signal systems including automatic train control systems, microprocessor and relay based interlockings, positive train control, block signal systems, and highway crossing warning systems.  Candidates must be skilled in the preparation of contract drawings, specifications, cost estimating, field verification, inspection and testing (FRA & Transit).  A plus is Project Management experience and a Professional Engineer license.


We are seeking a results-driven engineering professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment.  Candidates must be also be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills, the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high level of quality, as well as the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


Working background with DC Coded Track Circuits, AF Track Circuits, Crossing Predictors, MicroLok® and VPI/ iVPI® Vital/Non-Vital Interlocking Processors preferred.


Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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