Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Systems Engineer - Transit

US-CA-San Bruno | US-CA-Los Angeles
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Transit & Rail
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Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance.  Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.


Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years! 


Gannett Fleming’s San Bruno Office is looking for a System Integration Engineer (preferably possessing a Professional Engineer License) with hands on experience in design, construction or operations in the commuter, light or heavy rail domain.  Successful candidates will have a track record of pro-actively leading tasks and solving complex technical challenges preferably in the commuter rail environment. Candidates must have strong technical capability in systems integration and engineering and excellent communication skills with the ability to guide or perform system level design. 


Railroad and/or commuter rail systems integration experience with the following tasks is required:

  • Buried utility/electrical/communications (etc.) cables,
  • Bridge interferences
  • Wayside signal preview
  • New tracks
  • Retaining walls
  • Low clearance bridges
  • Traction power substation physical access and utility connections
  • Rail operations rules
  • Coordination of catenary structures with train station platform construction,
  • Complex interlocking reconfigurations,
  • Bonding and grounding
  • Overhead electric lines crossing the railroad that need to be relocated
  • Safety, quality, environmental, commercial and project management procedures
  • Integration, Validation & Verification and other system engineering principles
  • Management of project requirements


  • Degree, in relevant engineering discipline including Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Registered Professional Engineer is strongly preferred (PE)
  • 5-7 years post degree/experience, technical and project management experience would be an advantage.
  • Commuter Rail, heavy rail, metro, urban and subway mass rail transit experience required 
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary teams and across different business units
  • Experience in a project environment with good customer relationship and stakeholder management skills.
  • Extracting technical and functional requirements from tender documents and create System, Subsystem, Interface requirements
  • Understanding and experience in Safety Management System and System Safety Certification.
  • Understanding and experience in System Integration
  • Understanding and experience in Requirement management and tractability.
  • Should have experience with database requirement management tools such as DOORS and ReqPro (requirement traceability measurement)
  • Understanding and Ability to develop System Integration Plan, System Validation and Verification Plan, System Safety Plan, System Safety Certification Plan, System Engineering Development Plan 


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


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