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Location: Panama Panama
Job ID: 50035056HRSTS
Date Posted: Oct 8, 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 Installation 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 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.

  • Coordinate with integration leads and rail system design leads throughout the delivery phases of projects to define and finalize installation interfaces and drawings;
  • Prepare standard installation method statements and drawings;
  • Support cross-functional teams to successfully complete the product adaptation and installation obligations on time, with the objective of maximizing customer satisfaction while incorporating all appropriate governance processes;
  • Managing the designer of raceways and room layout to make sure all subsystems inputs are taken into considerations, leading the integrated design process until client acceptance
  • Provide designs at a level of competence of being in responsible charge of the design; stamp and seal documents; field technical questions; peer review of designs
  • Develop plan layout, sections and erection drawings for the technical rooms
  • Consult with several departments through completion of drafting to ensure expectations are met
  • Work with architects and construction managers during the construction process in order to update the design
  • Own design projects to completion
  • Establish and meet timelines and deadlines supporting the project during the delivery phase

Job requirements
Required Skills/ Knowledge
  • Possess at least five (5) years' experience with installation projects;
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of interface processes between civil works and rail sub-systems within transportation/mass transit;
  • Experience with BIM RevIT softwares as BIM specialist
  • Demonstrate a proven record of successful project completion;
  • Operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross- functional teams;
  • Possess strong organizational and prioritization skills;
  • Demonstrate critical attention to detail and deadlines and are self-motivated;
  • Possess the ability to adapt well to change in direction and priorities in a project and deadline-oriented environment;
  • Ability to stay organized and maintain project records;
  • Written and verbal English communication skills;
  • Must be able to proficiently use AutoCAD and Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) (Autodesk Revit or 3D software are considered a plus);
  • Must have the rights to work in Panama.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge
  • Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience;
  • Prior experience collaborating with a diverse, cross-functional team across multiple geographic locations;
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems preferred;
  • Willingness to travel internationally as required per business needs.

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Civil or Systems Engineering; a Master's degree will be considered an asset;
Languages : English AND Spanish Proficiency

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at

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