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Rail Communications Engineer

Parsons International


Ref: HP094-3316

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Responsible for managing multi-disciplinary internal engineering resources for the project. This will include providing technical direction, priority setting, deadlines and follow-up.
• Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of projects (or project assigned too) including coordination of technical disciplines, quality of designs and adherence to schedule.
• The primary duties of the Rail Communication Engineer include design production and technical leadership for rail systems projects pertaining to rail communication.
• Work within a team of professionals to develop design plans, specifications, quantities, cost estimates and project schedules for a variety of communications, and electrical power equipment & infrastructure projects.
• Design of communications infrastructure including fiber optic and wireless technologies, CCTV, Dynamic Message Signs, and sensor technologies.
• Perform engineering field work as required (field equipment testing, utility and infrastructure verification, i.e. taking measurements and pictures at field sites)
• Support the Project Development process including preparation of conceptual and preliminary level designs and supporting documentation.
• Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.
• Support bid writing and pricing to win work.
• Manage programs and budgets for project delivery.
• Take a leading role in the development and sharing of knowledge across the team and mentoring and developing other staff.
• Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.
• Work with clients and the wider business to create winning opportunities within the rail industry.


• BSc or BEng degree and typically 18+ years of related professional experience. An advanced degree may be preferred at this level.
• At least 18+ years rail systems management experience.
• Ideally, the individual should also have direct working knowledge of rail communications systems including signaling (CBTC and ERTMS) ·
• IT and OT systems knowledge ideal
• Knowledge of rail engineering, signaling, and other railway/transit system technology is preferred

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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Engineer salaries in Kuwait

Average monthly compensation
KWD 1,450

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