Electrical Engineer – Rail & Transit Power

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/9/2023 4:08 PM)
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TYLin is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on planning, design, and construction support of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLin has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLin is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies. 


TYLin is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Rail + Transit team. Reporting to the Sector Manager, this position will be responsible for preparing, reviewing, and modifying drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs; and monitor work related to transit facilities and the traction power systems. The Electrical Engineer will work collaboratively with a team of Engineers and Specialists across rail disciplines (Engineering, Electrification Systems, Data Communications, and Project Controls), Project Managers, Engineers, Analysts, and Coordinators.


The candidate will have the opportunity to work on ongoing notable projects with major railway systems and will show demonstrated technical competence in electrical engineering system design in Rail + Transit sector. The candidate must have proven experience with projects including design and construction of commuter rail roads, light rail, and subway systems in the US. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on multiple rail transit construction and design projects and provide design and construction support services on various rail transit projects in the tri-state areas of NY, NJ & PA.


  • Managing and coordinating capital projects related to electrical systems.
  • Interfacing directly with clients, and designers and engineers from other disciplines and consultants.
  • Providing technical expertise for mid-large-size rail transit design and construction support services for traction power and electrical engineering projects.
  • Providing technical support for procurement, construction, testing and commissioning.
  • Providing detailed technical reviews of electrical design packages to ensure compliance with applicable design criteria, standards, and codes.
  • Preparing electrical design packages according to specific guidelines, conforming to client standards, and compliant with applicable design standards, building, and energy codes.
  • Performing arc flash risk assessment where there is a potential arc exposure where there is a potential arc exposure.
  • Designing LED-based illumination system; including energy efficiency and lighting controls.
  • Designing fire alarm systems per NFPA requirements.
  • Delivering electrification engineering (design and consultancy) specifications.
  • Performing quality reviews of engineering drawings, specifications, and calculations in accordance with company’s and/or project’s Quality Management System.
  • Assisting the department manager to lead technical client relationships.
  • Assisting in technical business development work and technical write ups.
  • Developing electrical engineer scopes, work-hour estimates, design program, work scope, resource planning & schedule, reporting and forecasting.
  • Assisting discipline department efforts to grow technical expertise.
  • Mentoring, developing, and training of junior staff.
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited University.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in electrification detailed design, construction & project management and design consultancy.
  • PE license in the state of New York, or on track to obtain one.
  • Experience with rail transit electrical engineering system design, specifically design, construction, testing & commissioning, and maintenance of electrical substations and electrical systems including vertical transportation, lighting in subways and rail transit stations and wayside 60HZ power distribution.
  • Experience with projects including design and construction of commuter rail roads, new light rail, and subway systems.
  • Experience in the development of technical specifications of electrical substation equipment.
  • Software: knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation, Agi32, Revit (preferred), AECOsim (preferred).
  • Proficient in use of design application software like SKM System Analysis for three-phase power system design and analysis including load flow and voltage drop calculations, short circuit calculations, impact motor starting, traditional fault analysis, demand and design load analysis, feeder, raceway and transformer sizing, panel, Motor Control Center (MCC) and switchboard schedule specifications.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and national codes.
  • Good leadership and organization skills, a self-starter.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges.
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.
  • Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence.

TYLin is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. TYLin remains committed to complying with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements.


TYLin is committed to pay equity. As part of that commitment, we have provided the base compensation range of $86,900 - $130,300 annually for this position and local market. TYLin is proud to offer exciting career development opportunities coupled with a comprehensive total rewards package. Our benefits include extensive health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage, continuing education benefits, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program and a retirement savings plan with company matching contributions. We encourage all candidates to explore our total rewards offering.



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