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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: 50023651.5HRSTS
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Signaling V&V 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 is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, 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.
  • Review of the requirements traceability matrix and expected features for the testing environments/tools, needed to execute the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) System Validation, Testing & Integration activities at project level;
  • Development of validation test plans per the internal;
  • Development & review of validation test procedures from Signaling system and Signaling subsystem requirements and RAMS Hazard Analysis;
  • Execution of validation testing on: interlocking subsystems, and signaling systems in simulation, on target hardware, and in the field (wiring shop);
  • The assurance of accurate and complete tracking of validation testing defects, using standard database tools;
  • Development & review of validation test reports, per the internal, AREMA Standards;
  • Accountable for working with Project Engineer as a WPLs to adhere to project schedules and budgets and adhering to those on a monthly basis;
  • Verification for completeness and consistency input documents into RAMS from engineering;
  • Coordination with the project team, to guarantee that the FAT Validation, Testing and Integration activities are executed in the most effective and efficient manner: on quality, on time and on budget;
  • Validation review of testing results for signaling and nonsignaling subsystem and system integration testing in the field.

Required Skills/Knowledge:
  • Background in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; able to read and understand schematics, books of plans, and other mechanical drawings;
  • Working knowledge of IXL Application Signaling Principles Testing;
  • Working knowledge of Hitachi STS USA products {MicroLok, Track Circuits, Switch Machines, TWC, Vital relays;
  • Excellent communication skills [verbal and written];
  • Working knowledge in DOORS, RTC, Microsoft Office Products; limited knowledge of National Instruments LabVIEW;
  • Knowledge of computer virtualization;
  • Experience in FAT and field relay testing of all vital relays prior to plug in and room breakdown testing;
  • Ability to test signal equipment & circuits;
  • Ability to place signals systems into service;
  • Ability to interpret contract specification.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Proficient knowledge and work in a signaling system V&V testing environment;
  • Limited working knowledge of Safety analysis and RAM analysis;
  • Proficient in PLC control system development and LabVIEW;
  • Experienced in Validation of different types of signaling systems (Relay, Microprocessor, PTC, CBTC).
Languages: English Proficiency
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.Hitachi
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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