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Signals & Communications Manager

Company Description

Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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  • Project planning, scheduling, and coordination
  • Project estimating, forecasting and management of budgets
  • Ability to prioritize, develop and maintain project schedules
  • Document control management (RFIs, submittals, change orders, claims, etc.)
  • Safety management; Quality Control / Quality Assurance checks
  • Coordination and management of subcontractors’ work
  • Contract and change order management; track weekly construction progress
  • Resolution of problems involving labor disputes, material delivery, and contract administration
  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives
  • Provides senior-level technical expertise to the client on project aspects within the discipline.
  • Assists with project management duties and performs other duties as assigned
  • Performs site investigations in substations and along railroad tracks
  • Assist project management with administrative operations
  • Cost control on projects and quality control within the discipline
  • Planning, design and construction phases of projects
  • Monitors signal work performed by outside contractors and track subcontractor progress
  • Supervise new construction and modifications to existing systems
  • Coordinate with material manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers
  • Ensure safe work practices for all subcontractor personal; ensure subcontractor follows approved drawings and uses the approved material in the field


  • Degree in Construction Management or Engineering or Journeyman Electrician preferred
  • Minimum 8 years professional experience in construction or construction management
  • Experience in electrified railway substation and power distribution systems designs
  • Preference for experience in intermodal transportation projects and their associated electrical systems; e.g., traction power substations, passenger station facilities, traffic signals and roadway lighting systems
  • AC and DC rail transit traction power substations; Wayside cable plant; Circuit breakers; Switchgear; Transformers; Rectifiers; SCADA and PLC Protection Systems; Overhead catenary and third rail characteristics
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