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O& M Engineer

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Job ID: R0041988
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated O&M Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be the person responsible to assure the project delivery, leading the appropriate O&M Requirements Management, across the overall Project Lifecycle, jointly working together with all Project Departments, coordinating and preparing the necessary documentation at both System and SubSystem level, arranging the training, ensuring the proper interface management between the Design and Build team and the O&M team, as well as assure return of experience to the Product Engineering.The position is based in Honolulu, HI, USA.

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.


 During bid and project execution phases

•       Ensure the proposal of Budget O&M Engineering activities on projects as well as O&M operating costs.

•       Ensure apportionment of O&M project requirements.

•       Ensure appropriate Asset Management strategy.

•       Ensure on time provision of O&M deliverables in accordance with project schedule and budget.

•       Ensure the preparation and issuing of guidelines for O&M Manuals, Training, Spare Parts, Special Tools, Pricing documents.

•       Ensure preparation and delivery of Operational analysis, Operation and Maintenance Plans, Operation & Maintenance Manuals, Procedures, and Mobilization Plan.

  • Ensure preparation and delivery of Configuration Management Plans and Obsolescence Management Plan.

•       Ensure the preparation and review of Design Change requests and participate in design review activities proposed by the DB team.

•       Ensure the actual and effective execution of the handover (transfer of requirements and review of design during project life cycle) from Design and Build team to The Operator.

•       Ensure the preparation of technical specifications for spare parts and service contracts.

•       Ensure the analysis of performance data (both operation & maintenance).

•       Ensure the implementation and the execution of failure report analysis and corrective action identification.

•       Ensure the definition, execution and updating of the Mobilization Plan.

•       Ensure the review of manuals delivered by the subcontractors.

•       Participate in projects, bidding and delivery phases within project schedule.

•       Ensure the coverage of all points above, with particular regard to the Permanent way Technologies.

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • TrackWork and Permanentway experience.
  • Minimum 3 years railway system engineering experience and knowledge of the integrated systems that comprise a metro system, the architectural design of each sub-system, and the interfaces between them. including but not limited to the signaling, power supply, rolling stock, MEPS sub-systems, telecoms, civil works, platform screen doors.
  • Knowledge and experience in application of the rules and regulations (applicable to local and/or international environment) pertaining railway traffic management, train driving, access to track and working trackside, working with high, medium, low voltage equipment. The skill includes basic knowledge of commonly used railway safety management systems.
  • International experience and ability to manage internationals projects.
  • Knowledge of maintainability design and implementation process. The skill includes the ability to review maintenance documentation from sub-suppliers, the ability to plan maintenance activities necessary to keep systems or equipment in full operation.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance task and its economic impact on the Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Willing to take on big challenges with large-scale international projects.
  • techniques and ways to handle the relationship with a supplier in an integrated supply chain approach.
  • Experience in commissioning of railway System.
  • Willing to cover global role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and team collaboration skills.
  • Negotiation Skills and leadership Skills.
  • Experience in modern Lean and Agile Organization.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • TrackWork and Permanentway.
  • Operation and Maintenance Processes including obsolescence and change management process.
  • RAMS process.
  • Planning and organization
  • Previous experience in turnkey project management
  • Experience in Technology Management

Education / Qualifications
Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical Engineering

English Proficiency

Note: 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.

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