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Job description ‘Project / Business Development Engineer’


United Rail, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL is a privately held company.  We represent international Rail Technology Providers in North America, develop and maintain our own products like the ‘Sentinel Solutions™’ suite of remote condition monitoring systems and provide consulting services to railroads and transit agencies. This combination – our extensive background in North America and our broad international experience – differentiates us from our competitors and is permits us to offer a unique set of services to our clients and business partners.

In representing our Swedish partner company, Prover Technology, we plan to open a new location in the New York / New Jersey area.  Prover has developed software that automates the development, debugging and testing of railway signal and train control application programs for a variety of OEM platforms.  To support Prover and to extend our team, United Rail is hiring a:


Project / Business Development Engineer

Job description:

  • Support existing NY based transit clients using the Prover Software tools ( in projects.
  • Support North American railroad clients in using Prover Software tools
  • Provide engineering services for signal projects from other North American railroad & transit clients.
  • Develop and implement a North American market strategy for Prover Technology offerings.
  • Provide Business Development for Prover Technology, primarily for the mass transit market
  • Work closely with Prover in Sweden
  • Flexibility to support in other related business fields as well

Required skills:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering (preferred), PE Registration desirable but not required
  • Detailed understanding of US signaling principles and underlying vital circuit techniques / safety principles
  • Senior-level engineering skills to design, program and check complex mass transit interlockings
  • Detailed application programing skills in mass transit andsignaling environment
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technology
  • Comprehensive knowledge of FRA and AREMA standards
  • Existing personal / professional network in the North American mass transit and / or railroad market
  • Ability to oversee and manage complex processes
  • Must be well organized, self-motivated and able to work independently in a team-based environment
  • Must have good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Location: Greater New York / New Jersey metropolitan area

We offer:

  • Competitive salary structure
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Flexible and independent management and work style
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of a successful growing team and organization, and to gain experience in international business by working with our European partners
  • Long term employment

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New partnership with Prover Technology

United Rail, Inc. announces a new partnership with Prover Technology to represent their products and solutions to new clients in the North American freight, passenger and mass transit markets.  Based in Sweden, Prover Technology is a global leader in software solutions for the engineering of safety critical systems that control trains, signals and switches.  With a customer base that includes railway infrastructure managers and signaling system suppliers around the world, including New York City Transit and Canadian Pacific in North America, Prover provides software products and services for development, testing and V&V of railway signaling systems.

Under the agreement, United Rail will act as sales agent for Prover Technology in the North American market, including marketing, sales and engineering.  United Rail will also provide localized customer service and training for the various Prover offerings to better support the North American Rail and Mass Transit customers.

“Our vision at United Rail is to build a strong bridge between the European and North American rail transportation markets,” said Norwin K. Voegeli, United Rail’s President & CEO. “Prover Technology, like many other European rail technology providers, has developed safe and effective solutions for the rail industry in Europe and elsewhere, and we look forward to expanding their reach further into the North American market.  We believe that by leveraging the portfolio of this established Swedish solutions provider with United Rail’s local support team and strategy, we can provide systems that will resolve specific needs and improve both the efficiency and safety of US and Canadian rail operators in freight and mass transit operations alike.”

“We are excited to work with United Rail in the North American market, to serve the growing demand for safe and automated development of new and improved rail control systems. Together with United Rail, we are committed to provide outstanding software products and services that deliver the safety, efficiency and performance our customers have become accustomed to”, said Arne Borälv, Prover Technology.

United Rail will be working with Prover Technology to introduce their software-based solutions to the wider North American rail industry, and will provide customer support, training and product delivery for Prover’s suite of tools that enable users to efficiently develop, code, and verify a variety of signaling systems on multiple platforms.


United Rail, Inc. is a Jacksonville, Florida based railroad systems, products and engineering services company with a wholly owned subsidiary located in Toronto, Canada.  Its founders have an extensive international background in the railroad industry, focused on PTC and passenger/mass transit signal engineering services.  United Rail Engineering provides a variety of signal & communication engineering design services, while United Rail Systems and Products focuses on internally-developed systems and products like its Sentinel Solutions™ remote asset monitoring system as well as providing sales representation, distribution and customer service/support for European rail products in the US rail transportation industry.

United Rail was ranked #6 in the Jacksonville Business Journal’s “Northeast Florida’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies for 2016” with an average growth of 234% over the last 3 years. For more information, please visit


Prover Technology (Prover) is a leading provider of software solution for development and verification of software-based rail control signaling systems, enabling our customers to capture and maintain mission-critical know how, reduce project lead time and costs, and proved safety. We provide innovative software products that, among other things, replace traditional safety testing with formal safety verification. Prover Technology has subsidiaries in the United States and France, is privately owned by investors and staff, and has customers in more than 25 countries.  For more information, please visit:

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