Systems Integration Manager (Rail)

Los Angeles, CA posted on August 2

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Balfour Beatty Rail (BBR), is seeking a Systems 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

  • Developing Systems Integration and Interface Management Plans.
  • Develop Integration Test and Acceptance plans including testing forms, procedures for testing, and approval steps.
  • Coordinate and integrate all System interfaces so that the System is properly integrated with itself, existing systems, and into the Project area, including the right-of-way, the surrounding communities, and all facilities, equipment, and data provided by others.
  • Establish and maintain a systematic, documented, comprehensive, and verifiable systems integration process to be applied throughout the duration of the Project.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Develop and coordinate Interface Control Documents.
  • Develop and Maintain Systems Interface Matrix.
  • Provide oversight of systems integration testing.
  • Provide oversight of systems acceptance testing.
  • Interface with the Systems Manager to determine schedules, monitor design progress, support systems integration, and coordinate T&C activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in transit system designs or Systems Integration.
  • Previous systems engineering and integration experience on large transit projects.
  • Track record of interface management, systems integration, system acceptance and rail safety certification.
  • Understanding of construction means and methods.
  • Familiarity with rail transit industry standards, practices, and regulations is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 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.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Primavera P6 scheduling software.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated initiative, drive, leadership, communication, & interpersonal skills.
  • 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.
  • Excellent organization and planning.
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