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Entry-level rail signals engineer

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a $2bn global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges. By challenging norms, we’re committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of our staff as well as the environment, communities, and market places in which we operate.

With a significant presence in the East Coast transportation and infrastructure realm, we're looking to welcome a systems engineer to our Westwood, MA office in 2018. Our projects include the $7.3 billion East Side Access project in New York City, where we've been providing program and construction management for America’s largest infrastructure project. We're also the program and construction manager for a major systems and line upgrade for the MBTA system.

Our projects span the realm on transportation engineering, including: transit, rail and metro, highways and bridges and ports and harbours.

Job Description

Based from our newly-refreshed Westwood (Boston), MA office, you’ll work alongside an experienced and knowledgeable team of engineers, designers and project managers. Whilst primarily the base for our transportation and infrastructure teams, the office has over 150 multi-disciplined colleagues. It’s not all work though. We have a very active social agenda and sporting activities. Several outdoor events take place on a regular basis. If you’re a cycling enthusiast, a few our colleagues frequently get their bikes out after work. We also have annual social events that are not to be missed.

With over 100 years’ experience in developing rail systems, you will be joining the world’s leading transport consultancy. Some of the key services provided by the team, and which you'll be involved with, include:
  • Requirements management
  • Signals architecture development
  • Signals integration
  • Design assurance
  • Verification and validation
  • Reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM)
  • Engineering safety management
Not only will you be involved in a wide range of activities in your role as a signals engineer, you'll have the opportunity to develop your skillset and knowledge with Mott MacDonald. We'll work with you to achieve your career aspirations and work in partnership.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for systems engineering, and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To be considered for the signals engineer position in Westwood, MA, you will have less than 12 months' post graduate experience and have achieved or, are working towards, a bachelor's and, preferably, a master's degree in signals, systems, electrical or electronics engineering or relatable information technology discipline.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.
It would be fantastic if you could include a cover letter.

Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.
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