Supervisor Signal Maintenance

Electricians St Louis, Missouri


Supervisor Signal Maintenance  



Full-time employment opportunity with a dynamic and multi-faceted resource for economic development in the St. Louis region. 

About Us 


Since 1950, we have partnered with private and public organizations on hundreds of projects that have created thousands of jobs on both sides of the Mississippi River. 


BSD operates with a focus on making a positive impact on the region and the nation, better connecting the Bi-State area to the rest of the world. We are impacting neighborhoods, large and small, in Illinois and in Missouri, with investments that are shaped by our unique perspective of the region and its potential. 


Why Work Here 


  • Work for a company that strives to make a positive impact in the region
  • Earn competitive salary
  • Gym Discounts with Club Fitness and OneLife Fitness at Ballpark Village
  • 24 hour access to our 9 onsite gyms
  • Wellness program that provides free health screenings
  • Discounted Cell Phone service
  • Free MetroLink and MetroBus access
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage effective on your 1st day
  • 4 weeks earned PTO
  • Your Birthday is a floating holiday
  • Company sponsored 401k plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Bi-State Development is an eligible employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Available



The Role 


First-line supervisor managing the work of electricians and contractors engaged in the troubleshooting, repair, inspection, maintenance, and construction of light rail signal systems; ensuring that it is maintained to the highest applicable safety, industry, government, manufacturer, and agency standards. 


Shift: 10:30pm - 6:30am 
Days off: Friday and Saturday  


  • Maintain / Supervise MetroLink’s Signal System Maintenance Program and associated documentation, so that it addresses preventive, corrective, and rehabilitative maintenance meeting or exceeding all applicable manufacturer, industry, government, and agency standards.
  • Inspect the quality of installed signal systems and associated documentation, ensuring installation meets all applicable manufacturer, industry, government, and agency standards.
  • Supervise and develop ML Electricians so that they safely inspect and maintain MetroLink’s Signal System accordance with all applicable manufacturers, industry, government and agency standards realizing best value for each labor dollar.
  • Provide internal and external customer service for all persons, contractors, consultants, and other Bi-State departments who require an interface with the MetroLink right-of-way.
  • Manage material ensuring adequate stocking levels to meet supply demands realizing the best value for each maintenance dollar.
  • Special Projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Support the Agency's Safety Programs.
  • Provide support to other Rail Systems Departments.
  • Knowledge, Skill, & Abilities


  • Knowledge of signal maintenance practices needed to inspect, test and maintain the BSDA signal systems.
  • Knowledge of railroad / rail transit signal system operation. Knowledge of BSDA, local, state, and federal signal regulations.
  • Knowledge of all signal publications, standards, and manuals.
  • Knowledge of railroad / rail transit operations.
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic Interference and its effects on the signal systems.
  • Knowledge of the impacts of track, traction power, and rail operations on signal system operation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code.
  • Experience in Computer Aided Drafting, surveying, and construction management.
  • Skilled at dealing with management and represented personnel.
  • Skilled at identifying and rectifying signal system related problems.
  • Skilled at evaluating and reviewing signal specifications and drawings.
  • Ability to evaluate and implement strategies to efficiently troubleshoots signal system failures.
  • Ability to develop implements and updates signal maintenance programs.
  • Ability to recognize and evaluate maintenance trends using inspection data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage and direct subordinates.
  • Ability to work in any weather conditions, at any time of the day or night.
  • Ability to walk at least twenty miles per week over ballast track and uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to distinguish colors.



Degree: Two-year college or technical highly desirable.  


Years: Minimum Three (3) to five (5) years required. 

Field: Electrical Engineering Technology or related field  

Filed: Signal Maintenance, Rail Transportation, or related field. 



For prompt consideration, employees applying for this position must apply online at Position remains open until filled. 


Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants, vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.