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Electronic Technician

Location: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: R0015625
Date Posted: Mar 6, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Electronic Technician 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 Boston, MA.

Who We Are 

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, 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. 


  • Perform routine preventive and corrective maintenance, inspection, adjustments, testing, cleaning, lubrication and proper maintenance on assigned ATC, PTC, or Back Office equipment in accordance with manufacturers’ maintenance manuals and instructions
  • Observes ATC/ PTC system components and devices in operation to detect potential failures and locates causes of malfunction
  • Responds to ATC & PTC malfunctions completing repairs as assigned. Uses electronic test equipment and other specialized tools as required
  • Completes assigned operational, equipment failure, safety and other reports as required
  • Ensures compliance with Safety Rules, Operating Rule Book and first-aid procedures
  • Role requires flexibility including shift rotation, weekends and holidays, and/ or on-call rotation work typical of major infrastructure projects and operating transit systems.
  • Perform additional job duties as assigned
  • Ability to self-motivate and delegate tasks as needed.

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • 3+ years’ experience with preventive and corrective maintenance of Train Control or Railway Signaling equipment, tools and test equipment or equivalent work experience and education

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Train Control Systems
  • Linux experience
  • Ability to use and interpret schematics, wiring diagrams, software operations manuals, manufacturers' maintenance instructions, etc. and to comprehend the operations and maintenance of ATC system.

Education: Associate Degree, or High school in technical area or Equivalent Technical background

Languages: English Proficiency

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, a Retirement 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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Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] 

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to. 



Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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