Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Mechanical Engineer with four years in the transportation sector with a special focus on railway design and construction. Successfully solved difficult problems that required adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Seeking to grow skills in infrastructure, planning and project management.
  • Microsoft Visio, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Windows XP / Vista / 7/ 8 / 10
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Data Management System
  • Quick learner
  • Works well in diverse team environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Electrical components
  • Systems architecture
  • Project management
  • AutoCAD proficient
  • G.E Unity ProXL
  • PLC Allen Bradley
  • RS Logix500
Work History
03/2014 to 02/2017
Field Engineer / Asset Management / Office Engineer Mission Regional Medical Center Boonton, NJ,

Project: Automatic Train Control (ATC) / Communications Based Train Control (CBTC). This Project will install Automatic Train Control (ATC) utilizing advanced Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) technology plus a back-up conventional signaling system on the entire Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) mainline network including all central office, wayside and train borne equipment locations. This Project includes design services and providing a new vital-processor based interlocking system utilizing digital track circuits to replace the existing relay based signal system and track circuits - $421 million ATC/CBTC Signal System project.

  • Worked with PATH employees, Electrical and Construction Contractors.
  • Developed, reviews RFIs, processes necessary submissions and tracks their status through to final approval.
  • Experienced with CBTC, ATS, conventional signaling systems and working around or on railroad property. Experienced working directly with transit agencies or other railroad Force Account personnel a plus.
  • Witness and inspect construction work related to Electrical/Civil/Signal/ATC Field and room equipment installation.
  • Prepared daily inspection reports, identifying variances to planned work and report problems/issues to supervisors. Verified that all installation and construction activities are compliant to the approved drawing and approved work plans.
  • Monitor contractor resources for compliance to property and agency safety requirements including track safety, flagging, requests for track access, communication and personal protection equipment.
  • Attended job briefs, ensure work plan requirement and resources are in place prior to start of work. Meet and Coordinate with General Contractor to review requirements, procedures, establish schedules and methods for testing and documentation.
  • Performed inspection of installation work for Signal and Communications equipment, cable laying, cable pulling, cable duct banks, bungalows, rooms, wayside cases, junction boxes, fiber distribution boxes, etc.
  • Performed inspection of installed equipment such as signals, track circuits, switch machines, wayside cases, junction boxes, bungalows, cables, cable support equipment, conduits, communication access points, fiber distribution panels in an operating railroad environment.
  • Performed inspection of installed civil foundation supports, structure, pedestals, poles as required to support signal and electrical.
  • Attended Construction & Protection Planning and Look Ahead Management Meeting for the Weekend/Weekly Work Meeting.
  • Attended Weekly Work Track Rights and Monthly PATH Logistics Meeting. Managed office, field personnel, documented monthly and weekly logistics changes made by Contractors.
  • Prepared Weekend and Weekly Clients Track Rights Request and daily individual template reports for the Inspectors.
  • Retained on track of all changes, additions or cancellations for all jobs. Informed to transportation of changes in track rights, Signals/W&S/PS&C or Transportation of any resources modifications (change in number of PATH Employees).
  • Track all changes with Work Track Rights. Continued to track changes in track rights, job cancellations/changes etc. that happen throughout the week.  Reviewed and approved payments thru inspection(such as reports and pictures). Prepared Work Orders and Tracks Field Observation Reports.
  • Familiarity with Construction Codes and Regulation. Knowledge with typical railroad and transit agency requirement, compliance criteria and approval process. Acquaintance of Rail and Transit safety practices for working on tracks.  
04/2012 to 07/2012
Design Engineer Support Aide MTA-NYCT CPM / Signal & Systems City, STATE,
  • Worked with senior engineering staff and assisted with developing AutoCAD design drawing.
  • Surveyed Filed Relay rooms in accordance to contract submittal.
  • Managed office, field personnel and coordinate work activities among the various signal sections.
  • Performed basic design calculations, software checking, database checking and checking PLC logic input.
  • Assisted with inputting data to matrices and coordinating schedule look ahead. Verified diagnostics GE Cimplicity HMI/SCADA inputs with as built circuits.
  • Provided focal point for all groups interfacing on the project.  Ensured all information / input are receiving by employees in a timely manner and facilitates all aspects of the project.     
08/2006 to 11/2008
Lab Assistant New Jersey City University / Chemistry Dept. City, STATE,
  • Maintained inventory and monitoring lab.
  • Assisted in reagent preparation, general laboratory housekeeping, database/Chemical inventory and other tasks.
  • Created and maintained clean environment in chemistry lab.
  • Performed clerical duties as per instructions of technical supervisor.
  • Prepared representative samples for an analysis of various product.
  • Helped in laboratory managing such as equipment calibration, chemicals control, ravage handling and maintenance.
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Total Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Cost Estimating for Capital Projects
  • Project Control
  • Industrial Quality Control
  • Engineering Mechanics & Statics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Analysis and Design of Machine Elements
  • Applied Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics
  • Analog & Digital Electronics
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Structural Analysis
Expected in May 2016
Master of Science: Engineering Management
New Jersey Institute of Technology - Newark, NJ

Expected in May 2013
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering Technology
New Jersey Institute of Technology - Newark, NJ

  • OSHA 10 & 30 Hours in Construction Industry, October 2015                                                                   
  • Project Management, December 2015                                                                                                                                   
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineer
  • American Society of Quality

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