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Location: Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0011653
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Tester / Technician – electronics - who thrives in a fast-paced environment.  The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic.  The position is based in Batesburg, SC (in the repair and remanufacturing department).

Who We Are:

Hitachi Rail STS is an international leader with a global presence in signaling and the implementation of integrated transport systems for freight and passenger railways, as well as mass transit systems. We design, manufacture and implement signaling systems for the management and control of freight and passenger traffic on mainline railways as well as metros.

Hitachi Rail STS is not only a valuable company, but a company based on values. We believe that our five key values guide our actions and make Hitachi Rail STS a competitive, effective company: Customer Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.


  • Comprehend test specifications and interpret drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams and engineering specifications for testing product.
  • Properly use semi-automatic testers and electronic and mechanical measuring/test equipment and fixtures, including routine maintenance, setup and programming etc.
  • Perform a variety of electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical inspections/tests for checking all the part/product characteristics using already documented engineering specifications. (In case of non-conformity, define cause, troubleshooting the unit to determine problem, correct problem, and retesting.)
  • Record inspection/test results and test configuration in MES and or as designated by departmental and global procedures.
  • Utilizes experience, selects the best means to inspect/ troubleshoot/ test in the most efficient manner.
  • Inspects own work for accuracy (prefer IPC 610 certification) and completeness, highest quality standards, and compliance to HSE and Safety critical requirements

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Must be able to perform work consistent with Hitachi Rail STS USA workmanship standards
  • Meet department and individual goals as established.
  • Test products within specifications in required amount of time
  • Basic soldering  - will accept previous soldering certificate – prefer IPC 7711 / 7721 certification
  • Basic crimp style terminations - will accept previous crimping certificate – prefer IPC620 certification
  • Knowledge or the products and product families – electronic assemblies, printed circuit boards, etc.
  • Previous experience with troubleshooting of printed circuit boards to the lowest component level (i.e.: replacing capacitors, resistors, ic’s, power supplies etc.) and effectively using different types of test equipment
  • Knowledge of special processes – soldering, crimping, and torque requirements

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Customer-focused
  • Technical expertise
  • Dedication to continuous improvement


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at 

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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