Senior Project Engineer (Overhead Contact System)

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Southeastern Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Philadelphia, PA, United States

Phone: 215-300-7543
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Senior Project Engineer (Overhead Contact System)


Philadelphia, PA 



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Job Description:

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

We are currently seeking to hire a Senior Project Engineer (Overhead Contact System) (1014) - in the MOW/Power Department.

SEPTA currently requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination at their pre-employment medical appointment.


Opening Date: 02/01/2023

Closing Date: 03/01/2023

Extended: 04/30/2023

Job Grade: SAM 41

Starting Salary: $108,160.00


SEPTA’s Power Engineering group is seeking a highly motivated Senior OCS Engineer to serve as the technical lead for all of SEPTA’s overhead contact system (OCS) design, construction, and maintenance projects.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor Degree or higher from an accredited College or University in relevant engineering field, e.g., Civil, Mechanical, Electrical etc. and seven (7) years of proven relevant engineering experience designing Overhead Contact Systems.


We offer a competitive salary based on experience and a superior benefits package.


SEPTA benefit and retirement programs for employees:

*Medical Benefits – “Minimal annual premium contribution”


The following benefit plans have “No Employee annual premium contribution”:

*Prescription Benefits Program

*Dental Benefits

*Vision Benefits


Additional benefits we offer:

*Pension Plan / Retirement Savings

*Defined Benefit Pension Plan

*Voluntary Governmental 457B Deferred Comp Plan

*Life Insurance

*Tuition Reimbursement


*SEPTA Transportation Pass – FREE travel on all SEPTA modes of transportation.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, SEPTA is a qualified employer.


For more information, position requirements and to apply, visit SEPTA’s website by clicking the apply link: