Senior Engineer, Checker
As Senior Engineer of Signal South, LLC, Jim Munkers has over 40 years of signal experience, including 17 years as the Vice President of Engineering Quality at Southwest Signal Engineering which later became Xorail. There he was instrumental in the development of the quality processes which were foundational to the company’s success and was involved in virtually every major project Southwest completed during his tenure.
Mr. Munkers began his railroad career at Harmon Electronics, later moving to Electro Pneumatic Corp as an Applications Engineer. In 1984, he joined Union Pacific Railroad as a Signal Supervisor where he stayed for 7 years prior to joining Southwest Signal.