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SIGNALING COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: 50021748.20HRSTS
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2019
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Signaling 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 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 Rail 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 Rail STS a competitive, effective company: Customer
Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.
Accountabilities:
  • Support the Commissioning Manager in the definition, organization and execution of the commissioning activities relevant to a project
  • Execute and responsible for testing and commissioning activities of a Rail Transit System from the end of installation to the start of revenue service
  • Conduct all testing and commissioning activities in full compliance with company standards, contract requirements, project schedule, approved test procedures, quality, safety, and environmental objectives
  • Create and issue test documentation and reports
  • Manage and lead the assigned resources in order to perform the tests activities
  • Timely identification and reporting of non-compliances and delays of commissioning activities to the Commissioning Manager
  • Manage the configuration of documentation, hardware and software in the field
  • Perform troubleshooting, identification and resolution of system and subsystem issues and when required escalate issues to engineering and management
  • Able to work independently and in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Able to work under pressure during intense periods of testing and commissioning activities
  • Willing to work flexibly and efficiently in support of the project which may include working shift rotation, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to interact with customer and project team in a professional manner
  • Maintain and develop own professional competence and skills


Job requirements
Required Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Basic working knowledge with one or more of the following Rail Trains System: Automatic Train Control, Communication Base Train Control, Positive Train Control
  • Working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system
  • Working knowledge of Wireshark
  • Working knowledge of switches, routers and servers.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server and working with server applications
  • Understanding of software programming logic
  • Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)
  • Experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering testing and commissioning
  • Equipment Installation Processes
  • Test & Commissioning Processes
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Cisco Switching/Routing Experience
  • Experience with Windows Server and Server Applications
  • Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects.
  • Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem such as Automatic Train Control, Communication Base Train Control, Positive Train Control , Automatic Train Supervision, Vehicle, Telecommunication, Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.
  • Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
  • Operation and Maintenance Processes
  • Experience and knowledge of reviewing engineering drawing, blue prints and schematic diagrams
  • Knowledge of Safety Critical and Safety Related activities in the Rail Transit System environment
  • Railway Operations and Signaling principles
  • Planning and organization
  • Integrated System Tests
  • Validation and Verification Processes
  • System requirements definition
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree
Languages:
English- Native Language

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