Position is open until filled. First review of applications will begin February 13, 2024.
A copy of your resume must be attached to your application in order to be considered.
This position is eligible for a $2,000.00 hiring bonus!
Join the Valley Metro team as a Signal Systems Engineer! This position is part of the Maintenance of Way team and will serve as the technical expert for Valley Metro's train control/signal systems ensuring safe operation of Valley Metro light rail and Tempe Streetcar. Valley Metro Rail currently includes of 30 miles of light rail and 3 miles of streetcar alignment.
The Signal Systems Engineer is responsible for all operational, maintenance, configuration, and technical aspects of Valley Metro’s Signaling Systems. Assures Signaling and all support equipment remain compliant with Valley Metro quality standards, specifications, FTA and/or ADOT requirements, and all safety-related aspects. Serves as the technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all of Valley Metro’s Signaling Systems in support of Maintenance of Way and Management.
This is a technical role as an engineer responsible for train control systems. The purpose of this position is to provide rail transit signal system evaluation and analyses of engineering design, integration, and construction work including: grade-crossing warning systems; microprocessor and relay based interlockings, wayside signal equipment, positive train control and block signal systems for Valley Metro projects. The successful candidate will rely upon experience and knowledge of train control and signal systems and regulations to ensure that Agency Safety, Technical Performance, Quality, Cost and Schedule Goals are met or exceeded.
The Signal Systems Engineer is an exempt (salaried) position.
Valley Metro exists to Connect Communities and Enhance Lives.
Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering
Five (5) years of experience in design, construction, or operations and maintenance of rail transit signal systems
OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties may be considered
Desired Qualifications: •Experience in public transportation •Experience in project management •Signal maintenance experience •Developing specifications for Signaling and associated equipment •Experience with all aspects of Signal System procurements
Licenses and Certifications: Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred Valid Arizona Driver's License and the ability to maintain insurability under Valley Metro's Vehicle Insurance Policy
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check
To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please go to Valley Metro's Career Page.
Valley Metro is the regional public transportation agency providing coordinated transit services to residents of metro Phoenix. From regional bus, streetcar, light rail and paratransit service to alternative commuter solutions, Valley Metro’s core mission is to develop and operate a network of transit services.
Valley Metro exists to connect communities and enhance lives.