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MECT- Signaling/Communications Sr Engineer


Irving, TX, US

Requisition ID: 130642 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The goal of rail transit design and construction is to produce fully integrated systems that meet clients’ long-range needs while delivering maximum return on invested capital. Each component must be expertly designed and constructed, and all system components must function together as a smoothly operating whole.  We are looking for the person that can assist our operational leaders in supporting this mission.
The Signaling/Communications Sr. Engineer will report to the Technical Systems Integration Group Manager or applicable Project Management while providing top-level support to the MEC Transportation District Leadership Team and Operational Managers.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market


This position is located in Irving, Texas


Pursuit Phase

  • Understand contract requirements and ability to concisely summarize, effectively communicate and support pursuit team with developing plan for implementation
  • Cost effective development of pre-bid engineering needs for construction estimate basis
  • Ability to evaluate and propose alternative and compliant technology solutions which provide competitive advantage
  • Identify, quantify, manage risk – performance based and technical requirements
  • Technical proposal – develop narrative in response to technical system questions / criteria

Build-Work Phase

  • Provide on-going design management over-site to jobsites across North America.  This would include collaborating with both the designer and suppliers as needed
  • Conduct engineering reviews to identify efficiencies that can be achieved or resolve foreseeable technical issues.
  • Provide technical assistance in product selection and comparing material cost to constructability costs for a holistic view of the total installed cost
  • Review of factory and field test procedures and witness acceptance testing
  • Conduct systems installation and troubleshooting support to  ensure jobsites successfully deliver systems to clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • This position requires an industry veteran who has the unique ability to develop effective relationships with Front-Line Operations while still executing and achieving our global design management initiatives.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Must be skilled in the preparation of shop level drawings, specifications and cost estimates. 
  • Network Technologies such as SDH, SONET, MPLS-TP, IP-MPLS, Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet, Layer 3 Routing Protocols, PTP synchronization
  • Public Address / Audio knowledge in regards to Sound Pressure, STI level and testing
  • Familiar with and the ability to comprehend the following communications systems:
    • CCTV knowledge: illumination level, Resolution, Field of View, APTA recommendations
    • Networking L2 & L3
    • Wi-Fi
    • Public Address
    • Audio/Visual
    • SCADA
    • Access Control
    • IP Telephone/Intercom
    • Low voltage AC & DC Power
  • PE registration is desirable, but not essential. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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