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The Maintenance and Engineering (M&E) department has over 1500 employees who serve San Francisco Bay Area communities by providing safe and reliable infrastructure to enable on-time service. M&E Engineering leads over one hundred design & capital construction projects along with providing technical expertise for all infrastructure assets apart from rail vehicles. We focus on safety, reliability, and innovation to benefit passengers and employees so trains and projects can move swiftly every day. We hire maintenance-friendly Engineering talent who bring a high level of technical capability, accountability, and enthusiasm for continuous improvement.
We are currently looking to recruit for a Principal Engineer with extensive knowledge in Track Construction.
Beyond the minimum qualifications, Principal Engineers in the Construction Division must have expertise as a technical lead in Engineering projects with a minimum of 10 years work experience in the field and office. This position plays a key role in facilitating construction in an operating environment with a priority on safe, swift, and compliant action. PE preferred.
Principal Engineers interact with other groups to reach common understanding and policy decisions. Mentor and supervise lower level engineers within the division and conduct performance appraisals. Prepare required Executive Decision Documents and make Board Meeting presentations. Lead project budget and schedule preparation activities.
Principal Engineer, Construction, Emphasis on Track
Quality and Safety
Ideal incumbents will possess the following skills beyond the minimum qualifications:
Essential Job Functions
A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Four (4) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional engineering project administration experience.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, registration as a professional engineer in the State of California.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Must be physically able to conduct field inspections and testing as assigned.
Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; travel from site to site; construction site environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions when conducting field inspections and investigations.
Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.