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PRINCIPAL SIGNALING COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

Location: US (Primary) United States
Job ID: 50021749.2HRSTS
Date Posted: Nov 20, 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 Principal 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 Philadelphia, PA.
Who We Are:
At Hitachi Rail STS, we help our customers solve the world's most complex mobility challenges.
We design, manufacture, test, install and commission solutions that meet the safety and management needs of freight, passenger and metro rail operators.
An international provider of turnkey services and solutions, we employ more than 4,300 people in 30 countries. We deliver innovations that answer society's challenges. With our talented teams and proven experience, we can inspire the world.
Accountabilities:
  • Accountable for the execution of all testing and commissioning activities in accordance with the project plan, budget, approved procedures, contract requirements, quality control, safety, and company/department directives
  • Integrate, manage and lead the testing and commissioning team, composed of ASTS resources and subcontractors
  • Accountable for the correct interface management with the project team\client\subcontractors during the testing and commissioning phase
  • Providing reports on commissioning activities; including resource planning and forecasting
  • Identify any risks or relevant issues related to the test and commissioning activities
  • Ensure that the commissioning team adheres to the Occupational Health and Safety requirements of the project
  • Manage the configuration of documentation, hardware and software in the field
  • Act as a representative of the Engineering & Commissioning Unit, if required, to support the Senior Commissioning Manager and/or Commissioning Manager in accordance with the PM / Project Team, when dealing with Customers/Authorities/ Contractors/ Subcontractors.
  • Ensure the execution of the system commissioning activities in accordance with the company plan.
  • Provide the Functional Manager with feedback regarding site performances for evaluation of the assigned resources
  • Ensure the effective integration of the detailed planning for all assigned projects in agreement with the Commissioning strategy.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of people, processes and procedures in accordance with company policy for the Engineering & Commissioning Unit
Required Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Ten (10) to Fifteen (15) years' experience
  • Three years in a commissioning or leadership role
  • Strong management skills in an commissioning and engineering environment
  • Strong people skills: the ability to work with large groups of engineering and technical personnel as well as one-on-one interaction with staff
  • Prior background and experience in a leadership role
  • Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects
  • Experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering testing and commissioning
  • 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
  • Equipment Installation Processes
  • Test & Commissioning Processes
  • Health, Safety and Environment
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • In-depth of engineering processes and how they are applied to test activities
  • Experience in a System Integration role
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Automatic Train Control, Automatic Train Supervision, Telecommunication Systems, SCADA, or Vehicle Subsystems for Rail Transit Systems
  • Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem such as Automatic Train Supervision, Vehicle, Telecommunication, Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.
  • Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
  • Basic understanding of software programming logic
  • Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)
  • Basic working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system
  • Operation and Maintenance Processes
  • Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.
  • Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
  • Basic understanding of software programming logic
  • Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)
  • Basic working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system
  • Operation and Maintenance Processes
  • Manage and lead assigned resources and suppliers in order to perform the tests and troubleshooting activities
  • Railway Operations and Signaling principles
  • Planning and organization
  • Integrated System Tests
  • Validation and Verification Processes
  • System requirements definition
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline

Languages: English Proficiency

Benefits:
Hitachi Rail STS 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 Rail-sts.com/en/careers
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail STS USA Inc. 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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