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Principal Project Engineer

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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0027069
Date Posted: Oct 31, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: HITACHI RAIL STS USA, INC.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Hitachi Rail STS is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Principal Project 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 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 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 STS a competitive, effective company: Customer Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.
 
Mission:
The Project Engineer ensures effective implementation of the system design on budget, on time complying with the agreed requirements for projects with minor tailoring of an existing solution.
 
Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for updating project plans and project documents
  • Responsible for ensuring successful on time, on budget, delivery of an engineering and software solution
  • Responsible for leading work packet Project Monitoring and Control activities including maintaining schedule, CTC, MPR updates, meeting minutes, risk register, and change orders
  • Prioritization and monitoring of software problem report status, and execution of tasks within functional areas that include engineering and software development activities
  • Facilitates scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customers
  • Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution
  • Responsible for coordinating with Integrators, External parties and Suppliers
  • Responsible for working with Vehicle Supplier, coordinating schedules, subsystem integration and commissioning manager
  • Responsible for Project Management for HRI projects
  • Coordinating with all subsystems and support groups

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • 15+ years of experience as project engineer or systems engineer for large software control system applications
  • Prior experience with basic Project Management:
    • Schedule monitoring / development
    • Resource and task management
  • Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with software development lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycles
  • Experience with Requirement Management
  • Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite, scheduling software (MS Project), requirements management systems, and software configuration tools
  • Prior experience managing Medium sized projects and project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience
  • Experience in Contract Management
  • Experience in managing team for Product Development
  • Success with multi-tasking across multiple projects at given time
  • Builds effective relationships and has exceptional communication skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

 

Desired Skills/Knowledge:

  • Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience
  • Prefer experience supporting Bids and Proposals for new work
  • Prefer experience coordinating with customers and suppliers

 
Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required

Languages:

  • English- Native Language

Benefits:

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 www.hitachirail.com/careers/ 

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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