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Sr Electrical Engineer - 90215527 - New York

Date: Feb 5, 2020

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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Job Summary:

Design, implement and manage large-scale voice and data communications systems and networks for Amtrak Engineering and other departments.  This job is responsible for the workforce that installs and maintains all communications and radio infrastructure in the New York Division.

 

Essential Functions:
• Provide operational support for engineering communications, security and radio systems and serve as a lead engineer for new communication and data systems installations.
• Verify all work on related systems fully match the corporate standards and system requirements.
• Review and maintain operational service level agreements, maintenance support issues, warranties, and support contracts for engineering communication, radio and data systems.
• Assist in project management during the installation of new communication, radio, security and data systems.
• Provide direct supervision of force account during the installation and periodic maintenance of engineering communication, security and radio systems.
• Interface with Amtrak departments, customers and contractor/vendor team members.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with six years relevant experience or ten years equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Minimum five (5) years’ experience design, installation and maintenance of telecommunications, security and radio infrastructure.
• Minimum five (5) years’ experience in technical supervision of maintenance and project delivery personnel.
• Experience working with diverse voice and data communications technologies and protocols, both wired (copper/fiber) and wireless (radio).
• Experience with inside plant and outside plant copper and fiber cable installation and management.
• Knowledge of wireless voice and data communications technologies.

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must have demonstrated experience in communications, radio and security system support.
• Experience managing and supervising technical maintenance personnel.
• Must be able to interface with all levels of employees and both external and internal customers.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to relate complex technical issues to both technical and no-technical staff.
• Must be proficient at using Microsoft Visio and Office products to document all projects and systems.

 

Preferred Experience, Education or Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with eight years relevant experience or twelve years equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Knowledge and understanding of various IP networking technologies.
• Demonstrated experience in managing complex programs in an operating environment.     

Requisition ID:43701
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering

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