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PROJECT ENGINEER

Location: PA PA (Primary), Pennsylvania, Panama
Job ID: 50035051.1HRSTS
Date Posted: Oct 5, 2020
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 is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Project Engineer to work on our PANAMA Project. This position will require someone who's on their toes: a doer who's looking to grow long-term within our business of railway and mass transit system.
The position is based in PANAMA.

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 3 continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

Accountabilities
  • Achievement of the delivery of design work packages on schedule and in accordance with the planned budget
  • Responsible for leading work packet Project Monitoring and Control activities including maintaining schedule, CTC, MPR updates, meeting minutes, risk register, and change orders.
  • Prioritization and monitoring of software problem report status, and execution of tasks within functional areas that includes engineering and software development activities
  • Track performance and analyse the completion of key goals.
  • Conduct regular meetings with clients to ensure clarification and meet specific requirements in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customer.
  • Document and report project progress to stakeholders and clients.
  • Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution
  • Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc. standards.
  • Ensure that project objectives are communicated to the project team and monitors that all technical project activities are aligned with the project schedule
  • Ensure that correct Configuration Management (including document management and transmittal process) is always in place
  • Delegate tasks to team members according to their individual skill sets, experience and abilities to ensure efficient completion of the project.
  • Actively follow up requirement specification and integration compliance within the project and system disciplines.


Job requirements
Required Skills/ Knowledge
Minimum 5 years' experience as project engineer or lead systems/software engineer for large software control system applications
  • Prior experience with basic Project Management:
  • Maintaining and controlling budget
  • Schedule monitoring/development,
  • Maintaining risk register,
  • Resource and task management
  • Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with software development lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycle
  • Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera), requirements management systems, and software configuration tools
  • Prior experience managing small-medium sized projects and project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience
  • Success with multi-tasking across multiple projects at given time
  • Builds effective relationships and has exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background
Desired Skills/ Knowledge
  • Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience, but not required
  • Familiar with ATS products, technology, and project deliverables
  • Prefer prior experience supporting Bids and Proposals for new work
  • Experience with overall systems architecture design
  • Experience with robust, mission critical control systems
  • Experience with providing leadership in either a functional management or project management role

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree
Languages : English AND Spanish Proficiency

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at https://www.linkedin.com/company/hitachirail/

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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