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AECOM Railway Communications Specialist in Mississauga, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transit and Rail Signals group is seeking an enthusiastic Railway Communications Specialist to join our team of over 300 railway specialists. Working out of our Mississauga Commerce office, the assignment is mostly in the GTA, but future assignments might include remote or semi remote locations in Northern Ontario or sites in Eastern Ontario. Reporting to the Senior Manager Signals and Communications, the candidate will deliver railway infrastructure projects, Signal and Communications Contracts focusing on reviewing and providing oversight for all aspect for Communication applications.

The successful person will monitor the quality of work done by Contractors and evaluate the progress of the project to determine if time schedules and contracts are being met. The candidate will also monitor contractor safety programs to assess that client requirements are satisfied. The successful person may also participate in the evaluation of contractor’s performance and will administer and direct works during the construction and testing phases.

The role includes reviews with project designers and contractors to ensure that procedures are followed and that contractors are in compliance with project plans, contracts and specifications.

Role Details:

Projects will be for:

  • North American heavy-rail freight and passenger systems to AREMA C&S standards.

  • LRT and Subway transit systems.

  • Complete design reviews.

  • Review Contractor Work Plan Methodologies (WPM) and Communications test plans.

  • Review and understand Contracts.

  • Attend project progress meetings.

  • Oversee Contractors while signal works and testing are being completed in the shop or field.

  • Prepare technical specifications for traditional design-bid-build and P3 / Alternative Design and Procurement / design-build projects.

  • Assist with implementation and modifications of processes.

  • Know and meet clients’ expectations for all Communications works including testing.

  • Produce reports for clients.

  • Follow all safety regulations and AECOM procedures including safety observations.


  • Perform technical reviews of communications system design submittals

  • Preparing test procedures and reviewing test results for communications systems (including cable infrastructure)

  • Produce technical specifications, drawings, and reports

  • Work with clients to develop communications requirements, implementation and delivery of system design

  • Provide field support as part of Testing and Commissioning activities

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in Communications Design for the rail and transit industry

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to assist with the planning of Communications works from the existing infrastructure through to implementation of the final design and be able to communicate phasing plan to designers, contractors and internal & external clients.

  • Excellent teamwork attitude with the ability to work independently

  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office applications

  • Valid Driver’s license and personal vehicle are required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Telecommunications, Electrical or equivalent)

  • Registered Professional Engineer is an asset

  • 8+ years experience is ideal

  • Experience with rail and transit communication and radio systems:

  • Voice and Data radio including Simplex and Trunk Systems

  • RF design and analysis of propagation prediction

  • Understanding of Industry Canada frequency application process

  • Distributed Antenna Systems ( DAS )

  • IP network architecture

  • Telephone/intercom systems

  • CCTV including video recording systems

  • Public Address systems

  • SCADA systems

  • Experience with freight, commuter, light rail and subway systems

  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards (R56, CEC, AREMA, NFPA)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 217606BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations