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Jacobs Senior RailSystems Design Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Senior RailSystems Design Manager


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Come join our Chicago team where you will actively participate in rail systems project pursuits, and then lead in their overall design management.

Our project rail systems team (train control/signal, communications, and traction electrification system engineers) collaborate to ensure the goals and objectives of these projects are brought in on time and on budget.

Bring your leadership abilities to develop and execute project plans while building and maintaining professional relationships with contractors and their staff.


What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical preferred)

  • PE (Professional Engineering License) and ability to be licensed in Illinois and Indiana

  • At least 10 years’ experience in the design and integration of rail transit systems

  • At least 10 years’ experience in design management or supervisory capacity of commuter rail or light rail transit system or equivalent transit design experience

Ideally You'll Also Have:

  • Specific experience in design and integration of transit signal systems

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Job Project Management

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Chicago-US IL Chicago - Civil - Chicago

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: NOR000123