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Traffic Control Officer (TCO)

Location: Pearl City, Hawaii, United States
Job ID: R0030623
Date Posted: Aug 30, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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  • During the commissioning period, monitor and control train movements within the assigned automatic train control area, adhering to established schedules, procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Coordinate with test and commissioning engineers, train operators, stewards, and other personnel to facilitate smooth and punctual train operations in support of commissioning.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to emergencies, breakdowns, and incidents such as medical emergencies, fires, accidents, and security threats.
  • Ensure work permits are in place and control access to work zones according to procedure and allocation.
  • Monitor, track, and record outcomes of commissioning tests and provide results in consolidated reports or data sets as required.
  • Supervision of Low, Medium and High Voltage switchboards as well as Local and Remote control and operation of Electrical Substations.
  • Communicate with centralized control centers, station personnel, and other departments using radio, telephone, and other communication systems to relay information and issue instructions.
  • Maintain constant vigilance over train movements, platform activities, and track conditions to mitigate potential hazards.
  • Use software applications to retrieve and analyze system information, other test related data.
  • Operate track switches, signals, and other equipment to divert train traffic whenever necessary or instructed by the commissioning team.
  • Report any abnormalities or malfunctions to the appropriate personnel.
  • Supervise and enforce compliance with safety rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Participate in training, workshops, and meetings to stay updated on system changes, emergency response protocols, and safety procedures.
  • Provide on the job (OJT) training for newly hired or promoted Traffic Control Officers.
  • Design, implement and review training materials and courses for staff and contractors related to Construction Rail Operations Rules (CROR).
  • Generate detailed reports and incident logs, documenting any anomalies, accidents, or deviations from established procedures.
  • Collaborate with other traffic control officers, maintenance personnel, and external agencies to improve system performance, develop contingency plans, and implement schedule changes.
  • Conduct analysis of system layouts and functionalities for useability and integration into revenue service systems.

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (additional technical or vocational training is a plus).
  • Experience in railway operations, air traffic control, project management, dispatch or a related field.
  • Knowledge of train control system operations, rules, regulations, and safety protocols.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Sound judgment and ability to remain calm and composed during emergencies or stressful situations.
  • Proficiency in using computer systems, software applications, and communication devices.
  • Flexibility to work in rotating shifts, including evenings, weekends, holidays, or on-call basis.
  • Must pass background checks, drug screenings, and medical examinations.

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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