APM OS to Fixed Facilities Integration Manager (Rail)

Los Angeles, CA posted on August 2

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Balfour Beatty Rail (BBR), is seeking a APM OS to Fixed Facilities Integration Manager for the LAX Automated People Mover job-site. The Automated People Mover (APM) is an electric train system on a 2.25 mile elevated guideway with six stations total, for Los Angeles International Airport. The system is expected to be open for passenger service in 2023. The construction portion of the contract is valued at over $2 billion.

Essential Functions

Support interface management for all system interfaces, including with 3rd parties. Responsibilities include:

  • The candidate will be responsible for interface management and requirements fulfillment and will provide direction to project engineering teams in order to achieve Owner specified technical requirements and schedules.
  • Significant customer interface will be required in collaboration with Project Manager(s) in the project execution phase of work.
  • Assuring accuracy of the work produced by the design team and contractors, including plans, specifications and estimates.
  • Responsible for interfacing with the other disciplines to insure proper coordination of the systems aspects of the project.
  • The ideal candidate will have broad engineering skills and must have experience with the design and construction of rail infrastructure systems, integrating communications, train control and electrical systems.
  • The candidate must be able to evaluate design changes for impacts to interfaces.
  • Interface with the Systems Integration Manager to determine schedules, monitor design progress, support systems integration, and coordinate T&C activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Developing Systems Integration and Interface Management Plans.
  • Develop and coordinate Interface Control Documents.
  • 10+ years of related work experience is required.
  • Develop and Maintain Systems Interface Matrix.
  • Previous systems engineering and integration experience on large transit projects.
  • Track record of interface management, systems integration, system acceptance and rail safety certification.
  • Provide oversight of systems integration testing.
  • Provide oversight of systems acceptance testing.
  • Understanding of construction means and methods.
  • Familiarity with rail transit industry standards, practices, and regulations is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Primavera P6 scheduling software.
  • Previous experience with CoreWorx Interface Mgmt package or similar.
  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings and schematic diagrams.
  • Willing to work 60 hours/week and weekends when necessary.
  • Willing to relocate to Los Angeles, California, if not local.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in design and/or construction management of rail transit systems such as traction power substations, APM OS, signals/train control, and communications is preferred.
  • Knowledge of railroading, signaling, communications, vehicles, and other railroad technology including requirements management software is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles of traction power and signaling systems. In addition, knowledge of communications and central control facilities is desirable.
  • Professional Engineer registration is a plus.
  • Self-motivated and able to self-direct.
  • Potential to perform in a lead capacity and manage engineering staff.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a cooperative team environment.
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