Systems and Electrical Engineer (1078)

El Segundo, CA 90245, USA

Job Type

Full-Time; Direct-Hire

About the Role

Location: El Segundo, CA Compensation: from $90,000 /YR (DoE); exempt + benefits

Job duties include:

  • Review, critique, and approve supplier / vendor designs

  • Help develop LRV level network architecture and requirements

  • Help develop tracking sheet and action item list & hold weekly meetings

  • Coordinate & participate with sub-system testing, vehicle level development & integration testing

  • Configure top level system architecture from the technical specification requirements and identify digital I/O signals and establish data transmission telegrams between TCMS and sub-systems and make ICDs (Interface Control Documents)

  • Participate in all sub-systems and systems integration activities with a focus on sub-system & system performance meeting the requirements

  • Work with Systems Integration Engineer in the conceptual, preliminary and final design for complex rail transit projects

  • Work with a team of engineers to provide systems engineering oversight for rail transit projects involving traction power, propulsion, braking, signaling and train control equipment, vehicle communication systems, and third rail and/or OCS poles

  • Responsible for providing technical direction and assuring the accuracy of the work produced by various vendor design team and contractors, including plans, specifications, and estimates

  • Discerns technical problems, plans solution paths, and coordinates tasks with other engineers of various disciplines and suppliers for efficient resolution

  • Coordinates technical activities with the project management group

  • Responsible for interfacing with the other disciplines to ensure proper coordination of the systems aspects of the project

  • Ensures compliance of systems design with all applicable codes and regulations

  • Evaluates and may generate, block diagrams, interface drawings, state diagrams, electrical schematics, test procedures, review verification test reports, and other technical documents as required

  • Supports other departments within the company concerning engineering matters

  • Additional responsibilities as required


  • Experiences on Rolling stock design and engineering more than 5 years

  • Practical knowledge in electrical, mechanical & SW engineering

  • Practical knowledge in communication network systems such as LON Works, TCN (MVB and WTB), Ethernet network systems etc.

  • Practical knowledge in reading schematic (circuit) diagrams and understanding vehicle control systems and trainline functions

  • Proactive problem solver on any issue, both technical and non-technical

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent schedule management and task management skills

  • A team player with a strong determination to complete projects which may span several years

  • Able to travel for business to various domestic and international destinations

  • Practical experiences in using the federal regulations and other official standards (e.g. AAR, APTA, IEEE, ASME, EN, MIL, etc.) for the U.S. rail market a plus