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Signalling Commisioning Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0016150
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2023
Segment: Energy
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 is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Signalling Commissioning Engineer 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 Pittsburgh, PA. 
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. 


    • Ensure the definition, organization and execution of the test commissioning activities relevant to a CBTC project in alignment with the Commissioning strategy and the commissioning project activities schedule
    • Perform PICO testing
    • Ensure the definition and formulation of CBTC Tests procedures
    • Ensure that the delivered test and commissioning documents are available in the required format as per company guidelines and instructions
    • Ensure the on time issue of the tests reports of the performed tests
    • Support site surveys aimed to the definition of the CBTC design.
    • Work with WPL and report to them status of testing
    • Ensure the execution of the Verification activities on commissioning  documents
    • Ensure the execution of the static test according to test document
    • Ensure reporting to the Commissioning Manager of non-compliances and delays of commissioning activities
    • Ensure the reporting of non-compliances and delays of commissioning activities
    • Ensure reviewing of documents to issue the as-built documentation
    • Ensure the effective implementation of HSE plans on site during test commissioning phase.

    Required Skills:

    • Familiarity with testing tools, including multimeters, oscilloscopes, and function generators.
    • Ability to perform testing independently
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Competent in Microsoft Office products
    • Experience in commissioning activities within the railway field
    • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams
    • Interact with the customer and commissioning manager to determine when and where support is needed.
    • Coordinate with the customer to assure that vehicles are ready for commissioning activities.

    Education / Qualifications 

    Bachelor’s Degree 


    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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    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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