Parsons Corporation Supervising Engineer, Traction Power - Rail & Transit in Chicago, Illinois

Supervising Engineer, Traction Power - Rail & Transit


Dallas, Texas, United States

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Supervising Engineer, Traction Power

Dallas, Texas

Ready to put your engineering expertise to work on marqueerail and transit infrastructure projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Traction Power Supervising Engineer for our rapidly expanding Rail and Transit team,supporting projects throughout the US.

Parsons Corporation is seeking to hire a Traction Power Supervising Engineer in the Dallas region to workon Traction Power projects in a variety of locations and projects.

The selected candidate will design both DC heavy and light rail TPSS enclosures, site plans duct banks and ground grids. This work would include creating and modifying specifications as well as creating TPSS enclosure plan and profile drawings, single line diagrams, schematics and conduit and wire schedules.

Integrates the various engineering, scheduling, procurement,construction, and start-up aspects of a large, complex project or study in accordance with contractual obligations.May manage a subtask of a significantly large and complex project or study in accordance with contractual obligations. Responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering functions of the project, including coordination of technical disciplines, procurement of materials and equipment, and construction planning assistance. Previous project engineering experience is a prerequisite for this position. Candidate must be able to perform DC Load Flow Analysis and use ETAP for AC Analysis and Design.


  • Manage and lead large scale light and heavy rail TPSS projects.

  • Develops the scope of engineering work, identifies and documents changes in scope.

  • Supervision and training of engineers.

  • Interact with clients, contractor and Parsons Corporation engineering team in cross function disciplines.

  • Determines the scope of procurement work, schedules, and budgets for technical aspects of the contract and monitors progress. Interfaces with Procurement and Subcontracts to facilitate procurement coordination with vendors/subcontractors. Participates in bid analysis to help determine supplier availability and capability.

  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed and that quality isacceptable. Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned technical personnel, and makes reassignmentsas project needs arise. Conducts performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, and recommendssalary actions.

  • Create cost estimates for current and potential future projects.

  • Provide other medium and low ACvoltage electrical design support as needed.

  • Coordinates the utilization of interdisciplinary technical personnel on the project, as well as the assignment ofpersonnel from other technical support groups within the company.

  • Prepares technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management.

  • Obtains, analyzes, and circulates technical and contractual information to project disciplines.

  • Reviews and approves change orders. Notifies project management and other affected personnel of all changes.

  • Participates regularly in decision-making meetings with the client and project management.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 12-15 years of related work experience. Professional Engineer registration may be required.


Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.

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Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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