Senior Signal Engineer (part-time)

US-MA-Chelmsford | US-MA-Boston
HNTB Job Title
Sr Project Engineer/Sr Squad Leader
Position Type
Regular Part-Time

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


HNTB is seeking a Senior Signal Engineer (part-time) for our Chelmsford, MA, Boston, MA.


Coordinate design development and/or assist in providing technical direction to the scope of projects; provide senior-level technical expertise on all project aspects associated with conceptual engineering, detailed engineering designs, and preparation of contracts for construction. Responsible for gross revenue of $1M-$2M.


Assist project management with administrative operations. Cost control on projects and quality control within discipline. Planning, design and construction phases of projects. Completeness and accuracy of design team work.


Job Summary

  • Perform design calculations, including safe braking and power draw.
  • Cost estimates for signal material, cable, conduit.
  • Developing complex interlocking circuits.
  • Detailing of signal circuits.
  • Check calculations and drawings.
  • Write detailed technical descriptions for signal system requirements.
  • Develop estimates of engineering hours and costs for proposals.
  • Meet with customers to review technical details of the project
  • Plan design work into specific measurable packages.
  • Organize scheduling of specific tasks and assignments and monitor completion
  • Programming of vital and/or non-vital processors
  • Participate in factory and field testing of signal systems

Essential Responsibility

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of signal system design experience
  • Professional Engineering License preferred
  • Five years’ experience in leading projects





HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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