Train Signaling Package Manager

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CA - AB, Edmonton
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)
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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Train Signaling Manager to join our team! This role- will support our Light Rail project in Edmonton, Canada, and would require you to be onsite.

The Signaling Work Package Manager acts as a Project Manager for the discipline and reports to the Rail and Systems Manager.

  • The role is responsible for the execution of the Signaling scope within the allocated Time and Budget, with due level of Quality and Safety and in compliance with the contract and any applicable requirements. 
  • The role manages transversely all the Signaling scope-related activities for the project and their interfaces through the project steps from concept and detailed design to handover.
  • This includes coordination of the design with the construction requirements, procurement of the supply and installation subcontract(s), management, coordination and follow-up of all activities including manufacturing, factory testing, transport, delivery, storage, installation, and testing & commissioning for the discipline, ensure proper integration with the interfacing and overarching systems, handover activities as well as follow-up of the Safety Certification (safety case approval) and the post-construction activities such as performance demonstration during the defect notification period, until the final handover of the work package.  

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage the delivery of all Signaling-related activities for all stages of the Project:
  • Follow-up Design and Integration progress,
  • Coordinate the design with the construction requirements
  • Prepare the Procurement RFQ packages for the subcontracting of supply and installation, (inc. scope of works, schedule), assess bids until award.
  • Follow-up design, manufacturing including FAT, transport, delivery, and storage by the supplier(s)
  • Manage Installation, Testing & Commissioning by the subcontractor(s),
  • Coordinate the work with all interfacing parties, managers, and systems
  • Ensure integration with the interfacing and overarching LRT systems, including migration and adaptation to/of those installed on the previous phase of work (“Stage 1”)
  • Lead handover activities
  • follow-up of the Safety Certification and post-construction activities (performance demonstration during defect notification period).
  • Manage and be accountable for the budget related to Signaling packages including direct subcontracting costs and indirect staffing costs.
  • Administer subcontracts with the help of the Contracts department (correspondence, claims, changes, invoicing)
  • Review progress, forecast costs, monitor quantities, report on costs to completion, re-forecast etc.
  • Manage Risks and Opportunities linked to Signalling scope and report on them
  • Follow applicable safety policies and procedures and enforce their application by subcontractor(s) and direct reports.
  • Prepare a schedule of Signaling activities and propose mitigation actions in case of delay,
  • Follow-up compliance of the subcontractor's detailed schedules to the master schedule main milestones
  • Follow-up progress and report on the Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensure conformance of Signalling activities with the contract and quality requirements, 


  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, with a preference for electrical or control systems engineering.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), a must
  • Candidate must have at least 10 years work experience with evidence of leadership on at least 2 large projects for Signalling work in design and construction
  • Experienced in managing major subcontracts (Design, Supply, and Installation) is a must
  • Broad technical knowledge of Signalling in LRT or Tramway and Interface with Train/LRVs is necessary (YCS, TCS, TRPS)
  • Good understanding of Communication and SCADA Systems and their interfaces, a plus
  • English proficiency is mandatory (reading/writing/speaking) – French is a plus
  • Valid driver’s license, preferably with clean abstract
  • Must be able to visit site as required and negotiate the terrain of an in-process construction site
  • Incumbent must reside within commuting distance of Edmonton, Alberta for the duration of the project

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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