Senior Signals / Railway Engineer

Salary and benefits

We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.

Organization name

Amec Foster Wheeler


Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Senior Signals/Railway Engineer to join our Transportation Group in GTA, Ontario. Amec Foster Wheeler provides environmental and transportation engineering design expertise to provincial, regional and municipal road authorities, employing over 5,500 individuals in our Environment & Infrastructure business across North America. Operating from 17 offices across Ontario, Amec Foster Wheeler offers a comprehensive suite of services, including proven success in leading multi-disciplinary teams, on projects of varying size, complexity and procurement models, from preliminary assessment and design through to detail design, contract preparation, tendering, construction administration, inspection, and post-construction monitoring.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed signal system design for heavy rail and transit clients in both relay based and microprocessor based signal systems
  • Estimating costs, creating, & tracking project schedules and budgets
  • Develop general phasing plans to divide program work into manageable work blocks that minimize impact on day to day operations
  • Perform detailed check of team members’ designs (Route & Aspects, & electrical schematics)


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario
  • 5-8 years’ experience in the development, design and delivery of signaling engineering solutions
  • Proven experience of signalling design within a consultancy environment
  • Ability to plan and produce compliant signalling schemes with minimum supervision knowledge of signalling principles, circuits, components and the implications of working with other disciplines
  • Experience in circuit design, crossing warning system design, and electromechanical relay logic design
  • Must be a good team worker and decision maker
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to actively participate within a team, use initiative and communicate clearly with colleagues and managers
  • Leadership skills with a drive and commitment to excel in people management and development

How to Apply


Additional comments

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW. Our Environment & Infrastructure Americas business is a leading environment and infrastructure, engineering, consulting and project management organization with about 150 offices and more than 5,500 employees. Our team of professionals provides a full range of services to clients in a wide range of sectors including government services, clean energy, industrial/pharmaceutical, water, transportation/infrastructure, mining and oil & gas. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws. By submitting your resume, you consent to Amec Foster Wheeler Americas Limited sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.

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