Railway Signaling Engineer

Date: Sep 21, 2023

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 86241 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


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!



Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated, results-driven, Railway Signaling Engineer to join the Rail Systems team in one of our Western Canada locations (Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga, or Vancouver)


Working in a team environment, this opportunity will challenge your technical skills as you deliver complex railway signaling projects and provide an opportunity to lead through mentoring, training and development of more junior staff.  
As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Develop designs for at-grade crossing warning systems and signal systems conforming to applicable regulations, standards, and guidelines.
  • Develop preliminary and detailed design deliverables for signaling projects, including application logic.
  • Develop material and construction specifications and quantity estimates.
  • Develop contract documents incorporating client signal requirements.
  • Interact with clients to develop design scope and provide budget and schedule updates.


You bring to the role:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation, or eligible for license.
  • 5-10 years' experience in the development, design and delivery of railway and/or transit signal system solutions.
  • Familiarity with railway signaling and train control principles, circuits, industry standards, Transport Canada and/or FRA regulations, and AREMA guidelines.
  • Ability to plan and produce compliant signaling schemes with minimum supervision.
  • Experience with a variety of relay and microprocessor-based railway signaling and highway-railway grade crossing systems, including ElectroLogIXS VLP and XP4.
  • Capable of completing work in a controlled environment to meet client, budget and schedule requirements.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment with multiple disciplines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Why join us?

What we offer you?

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


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


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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