Communications Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/22/17
Cedar Rapids, IA
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/22/17


Wabtec is seeking a Communications Engineer located in multple locations.


  • Architect, engineer and design systems.  Develop technical specifications.
  • Test and integrate systems.  Commission and cut to live service.
  • Respond to RFI’s.
  • Assist in planning.
  • Attend regular meetings to discuss the best way to move projects forward.
  • Participate in conference calls to discuss products and action plans.
  • Prepare high-quality written reports and presentations.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and meet Xorail standards of quality.
  • Travel to meet suppliers, customers and colleagues based in other offices


  • Railroad experience strongly preferred.
  • Experienced designer with expertise in two or more of the following sub-systems – networking (Ethernet, FO, routers, outside plant, inside plant), SCADA, RF, CCTV, Telephones, PA/VMS.
  • Hands-on experienceengineering and designing such sub-systems including troubleshooting, testing and integrating, strongly preferred.
  • Preference for field experience and also desk design experience i.e. can go wire it and troubleshoot in the field, as well as design the network in the office.
  • Preference for individuals experienced in full lifecycle of a project from preliminary design, final design to field test and commissioning.
  • Good thinking capability and work well with customers.   Works well and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Engineeringdegree, preferred. 

Working Conditions: Office environment with some travel to site locations throughout the U.S and abroad. Must be able to access construction sites, work along railways, and access railway tunnels and bridges.


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