Senior Signal Engineer/Senior PM

US-NY-New York
HNTB Job Title
Sr Project Manager - Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Engineering-Rail Transit

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, a recognized leader in rail transportation and rail systems, is seeking a Rail Signaling Engineer in our Rail Systems Group on one or more rail projects out of our Northeast Division in our NY, NY Office. This opportunity provides team Leadership  in collection and analysis of data and preparation of satisfactory designs for a wide variety of transit and railroad signal systems. Provide direction to engineering and drafting personnel in preparing design drawings. Perform design calculations, conduct investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks, and preparation of design drawings and/or specifications.

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

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10 plus years of signal system design experience and knowledgable with Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) systems
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Five years experience in managing an engineering team and 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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