Gannett Fleming

Communications Analyst

Job Locations US-PA-Valley Forge
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Category
Transit & Rail
Employment Status

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do


We are seeking a highly motivated  Transit Communications Analyst to support our Transit & Rail Systems Division, in Valley Forge, PA.

The Successful Candidate should have:

  • Have experience in Railroad Operations Communications Systems, both wayside and onboard, Railroad Station Communications, and Railroad Front and Back Office Systems.
  • Be well versed in Positive Train Control systems, including the interrelationship of Wayside Interface units to wayside Radio, Transport and lateral Fiber Optic sub-systems, Back Office Control Systems; their related networks and Vehicle Communications systems. A familiarity with Railroad signal systems as well as, the experience and ability to work with peers, in that discipline, would be an asset.
  • Possess a familiarity with onboard Wi-Fi Systems for passengers as subscriber and the related backhaul systems.
  • Possess a familiarity with onboard health systems, the interrelationship with vehicle sub-systems, communications systems, office systems and networks.
  • Possess the ability and experience to interface with Communications Common Carriers, including the defining of, and establishment of contract parameters such as, Service Level Agreements, bandwidth requirements and the selection of communications protocols and their related interfaces.
  • Be familiar with Passenger Information Systems, Class 2 wiring requirements, SCADA, UPS systems, CCTV and Security Systems, Ticket Vending Systems, PBX and Voice over IP telephony, fiber optic systems, IP WAN, LAN and WLAN, coaxial and over-the-air RF transport systems.
  • Possess a familiarity with RF propagation and RF propagation modeling applications and tools.
  • Have experience in the writing of reports, reviews, spread sheets, proposals, cost estimates and contract documents.



Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's  Degree in Electrical Engineering .
  • 10 plus Years’ experience with several of the above systems.
  • Prior Railroad or Transportation Experience.



Life at Gannett Fleming


For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


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


Location: Valley Forge, PA
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-time
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