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Senior Signaling Design Engineer

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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0036817
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
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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Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Signaling Design 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.

About Us:

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organization to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in.

Deliver the functional design of small Signaling projects (in terms of geography,
or number of objects or subsystems or interfaces involved.) in accordance with
industry and company standards.

Accountabilities

  • Design wayside interlocking circuits in accordance with established design principles, procedures, and specifications.
  • Program wayside microprocessor devices in accordance with interlocking rules and all related specifications.
  • Follow established design principles, procedures and specifications as detailed for proper programming of microprocessor devices.
  • 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. 
  • Assist in developing cost estimates for project bids.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5 - 10 years' 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.
  • Experience with track and cable plan design for interlocking and non-interlocking locations.
  • Experience with developing factory and field test procedures.
  • Display problem solving and analytical skills to provide optimal solutions.
  • Display ability to think strategically as part of a group to understand and evaluate the potential impact of long-term decisions.
  • Experience supporting bids and proposals for new work,
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Display excellent time management skills.
  • Display excellent organizational skills.
  • Exhibit proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrate competency in programming fundamentals.
  • Demonstrate competency in DC/AC circuit design and analysis.
  • Demonstrate competency in Digital Logic design.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience generating labor estimates and bills of material for new work estimates.
  • Experience checking detailed circuitry designs and programming logic.
  • Experience with factory and field testing of train control technology.
  • Experience leading a team of engineers in hardware and software design efforts.
  • Pursuit of engineering licensure, having passed or are in preparation of taking the Professional Engineering (PE) exam.

Education / Qualifications

Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering University Degree or equivalent technical background.

Languages 

English Proficiency 

In accordance with the DOT’s FRA and FTA programs, Hitachi’s substance screening program tests pre-employment candidates and current employees, as required for safety-sensitive positions.

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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