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Intern – Associate Signalling Engineer (3 of 3)

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0015959
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Internship
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Intern – Associate Signalling Engineer (3 of 3) for summer 2023. The internship opportunity will provide exposure to Wayside Signalling Engineering. The position is based on-site in Pittsburgh, PA.

Who We Are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


  • Assist in the design of wayside interlocking circuits in accordance with established design principles, procedures, and specifications.
  • Assist in programming wayside microprocessor devices in accordance with interlocking rules and all related specifications.
  • Prepare project and design documentation.
  • Assist with test setup and testing of wayside systems.  This includes system integration testing with Carborne, office and other systems. 
  • Follow established design principles, procedures and specifications as detailed for proper programming of microprocessor devices.
  • Assist in developing cost estimates for project bids

Desired Skills / Knowledge:

  • 0-3 years of experience with signaling design systems
  • Experience with designing interlocking circuits
  • Experience with relay based logic design
  • Experience with designing microprocessor devices and software signaling logic, including troubleshooting / debugging software
  • Display problem solving and analytical skills to provide optimal solutions
  • Display ability to think strategically as part of a group
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Display excellent time management & organizational skills
  • Exhibit proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrate competency in programming fundamentals, DC/AC circuit design and analysis & Digital Logic design

Education:   Current Electrical Mechanical Civil Engineering student at a 4 year university

Languages:  English Proficient


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

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