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Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:45 AM


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SUMMARY OF DUTIES
This position is responsible for design of circuits for signal systems (switch machine control circuits, home networks, energy loops, relay racks) for interlockings, highway crossings, automatic signal locations, cut sections, and electric lock locations to ensure compliance with Federal and Amtrak's standards and policies using MicroStation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Must be capable of developing solutions to individual circuit problems
- Assist field personnel in handling problems encountered during signal cutovers and is responsible to make revisions to design plans to reflect as:in:service changes or modifications
- Prepares aspect charts to show the signal orientation
- Ensures C and S design files database is currently and properly maintained
WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Strong working knowledge of railroad signal circuit plan symbols, nomenclature, and circuit logic
- Working knowledge of railroad circuit design as applied in signal systems
- Working knowledge of circuit and signal design practices of predecessor railroads
- Knowledge of C and S equipment (relay racks, batteries, etc.)
- Knowledge of how to calculate braking distances of trains
- Knowledge of mathematics and Boolean algebra as it applies to relay logic
- Knowledge of how to translate computer programming into circuit plans or relay logic
- Knowledge of Amtrak's interlocking layouts and physical characteristics
- Knowledge of FRA standards, rules, and regulations
- Knowledge of software system design concepts and processes
- Must be qualified on NORAC, AMT:2, and RWP
- Familiar with Computer Aided Drafting and Design Applications
- Must possess excellent verbal communication skills
- Must communicate with field personnel to ensure accuracy of signal system designs on file
- Assists field personnel in handling problems encountered during signal cutovers, and communicates with various departments to verify accuracy of existing signal system plans and/or incoming information related to the plans (e.g. location of pole lines, location of signal houses)
PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Extensive field knowledge of C and S construction and maintenance
- Experience using Bentley MicroStation Applications
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Requisition ID:
31442
Posting Location(s):
Pennsylvania
Personnel Area:
PA08
Job Family/Function:
Engineering
Relocation Offered:
Yes
Education Requirements:
Associates Degree
Travel Requirements:
Up to 25
Employment Experience Requirements:
3 : 5 years of experience
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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.
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