OCS Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Riverdale
Job ID
Field & Project Engineering


OHLA USA merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver complex and challenging infrastructure and vertical construction projects. The company has more than 2,000 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in heavy civil construction and modernization of critical infrastructure projects, including highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, and water resources. Through its vertical construction affiliate, OHLA USA provides construction management and pre-construction services to build and renovate healthcare, educational, and assisted living facilities in addition to many other important cultural, institutional, and commercial spaces.


OHLA USA is a division of international construction company, Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHLA Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's U.S. operations are headquartered in New York City with regional office locations in California, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. In 2021, OHLA USA secured many noteworthy and important contracts totaling $1.2 billion. Our portfolio of current and new contracts will continue to advance our growth as we continue to strive for excellence.


Extraordinary construction projects demand exceptional talent. OHLA USA brings together the construction industry’s best and brightest who thrive in a collaborative work environment and who relish challenge and opportunity. We are currently seeking an OCS Engineer. 


  • Manage project wide Overhead Catenary System (OCS) subcontractors to facilitate timely delivery, installation, and testing of OCS system work at all alignment.
  • Manage installation and testing of all OCS system work.
  • Coordinate OCS work with other technical disciplines including – civil, train control, traction power, trackwork, utilities, LRV’s, integration and system safety.
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to expedite testing, commissioning, and closeout of all OCS systems related work
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned


  • BSEE degree Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with design, installation & testing of electrical systems
  • Experience with the installation of OCS systems for Rail Transit Systems
  • Ability to read and understand contracts and manage subcontracts requests.
  • Organizational ability – able to prioritize, organize and monitor activities and suppliers.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to establish good rapport with site staff at all levels
  • Able to work well both by him/herself and in a small team.

Minimum Salary

USD $90,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $100,000.00/Yr.


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