Search Jobs

Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)


Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)

Senior Mechanical Engineer job in Los Angeles

Engineering Jobs with WSP Group
  • Show me jobs like this one
  • More jobs from this recruiter
  • Email this job to a friend
  • Print this job
Job Ref:  31375
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Los Angeles
21/10/2016 05:11
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

Reporting to the Manager, Central/West Rail Vehicle Group of Parsons Brinckerhoff's Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center, the selected individual will provide technical expertise for mechanical and/or electrical systems installed on rail vehicles. Vehicle technologies will include streetcar, light rail, and rapid transit vehicles. Potential projects will include the LA Metro Red Line New Vehicle Procurement Program, the MBTA Red/Orange Line Project, and other on-call vehicle engineering programs.

Responsibilities for this position entail:

      • Preparation of technical reports in accordance with Parsons Brinckerhoff's ISO requirements and as requested by the client
      • Preparation of progress reports to Rail Vehicle Manager
      • Preparation of Technical Specification documents
      • Investigation of vehicle system issues as requested by the client
      • Assisting in new pursuits
      • Performing billable work and other tasks as assigned (as best fits training and ability)

Job Requirements
The Senior Mechanical Engineer position requires the following qualifications:
      • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
      • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in transit and rail vehicle systems design, inspection, and testing
      • Knowledge of and experience with the mechanical/electrical systems associated with rail vehicles such as ATC, communications, braking, HVAC, carbody structures, trucks, diesel engines, hydraulic transmissions, gearboxes and HEP units. Specific significant expertise in one of these systems is a plus
      • Ability to coordinate multiple activities in a logical and orderly manner
      • Good communication and writing skills
      • The ability to work in a disciplined manner with little supervision
      • Local candidates only
Experience in commuter rail passenger vehicles, diesel multiple units and locomotives would be a plus. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of California is also preferred.


The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
Copyright © Rengineeringjobs.com Job Board 2011  | Powered by JobMount Job Board Software