Project Engineer - CBTC Railway Signaling in Greater Pittsburgh Area or New York at Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/28/2020

Job Snapshot


About the Division

MEPPI’s Transportation Systems Division operates North American manufacturing and testing facilities for Propulsion, Central Diagnostic Systems, Auxiliary Power Systems, Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), and HVAC that are specifically designed for the North American transit industry.  Our manufacturing facilities combine Mitsubishi Electric’s successful manufacturing principles along with the economic benefits of local production and sourcing of components to meet our strict manufacturing standards.  These benefits also ensure our adherence to the Buy America Act (BAA) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE/WBE/MBE) requirements.


Mitsubishi Electric boasts a worldwide supply record spanning over fifty (50) years, across twenty-six (26) countries, and over 29,000 vehicles.  Our rolling stock products are of highest quality and exceed all transit industry requirement in reliability and performance metrics.

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Perform project engineering activities in support of Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) projects. Provide technical guidance and prepare technical documentation for related systems engineering activities.

  • Perform project scheduling and cost management to assure on-time completion of project deliverables within established budgets. Create and maintain supporting documentation.
  • Function as main contact with customer for schedule, status, development, clarifications, allocations and design document verification to insure compliance of the CBTC design and installation to customer requirements.
  • Prepare and disseminate project status reports. Maintain contract document requirement lists and track progress of items.
  • Prepare and/or review customer correspondence and contract technical documentation.
  • Oversee and direct work of contractors. Negotiate contracts with contractors.
  • Coordinate activities of MEPPI, MELCO, contractors, vendors and customer for successful execution of bids and projects.
  • Prepare system operation plans and reports. Make commercial and technical presentations.
  • Provide technical guidance on the testing and commissioning of the CBTC system.
  • Perform or direct the development of the following activities as required:
    • Requirements Specification
    • Architecture Description
    • Interface Description
    • System Integration and Development Plans
    • Requirements Management Plans
    • Support for internal and external Design Reviews
    • Support for Safety, RAM, V and V, T and C
  • Perform system integration between wayside equipment, vehicle equipment and other rail signaling subsystems as required.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field with a minimum 5 years of experience in project management, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate knowledge of CBTC, wayside signaling equipment and radio communication networks. 
  • Advanced knowledge of vital system and vital software development methodologies. 
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with customers and employees.
  • Advanced knowledge of the development lifecycle and lifecycle products.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office products and scheduling software.

Minimum Physical Requirements

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability