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ASSOCIATE SCADA ENGINEER

Location: Napoli, Naples, Italy
Job ID: 50021721.3HRSTS
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): New Graduate
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Job Description
Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Control System 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 Naples, Italy .

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.

Mission
Assure the design and commissioning of the assigned portion of Security and Control systems technologies in order to comply with contractual requirements in terms of time, quality and cost either for the Tender and Backlog Projects.

Accountabilities
  • Design and commissioning of the SCADA, PLC and HMI technologies in order to comply with the requirements in terms of time, quality and cost either for an assigned Tender and Backlog Project.
  • Design and integrate wired and wireless Ethernet and Serial data & automation networks
  • Design panel layouts and wiring diagrams
  • Perform I/O loop testing, and wire tracing and identification
  • Perform site surveys and analysis
  • Troubleshoot; analyze service of SCADA, PLC.
  • Analyze customer supplied system specifications, decomposing the statements within such specifications into software requirements
  • Identify gaps between customer requirements and company standard software products
  • Create requirement documents, including high and low level design documents, interface control design documents, detailed software requirements and specifications, requirements traceability documents.
  • Be the primary technical interface to the customer throughout the life cycle of the project and act as technical liaison relative to the software development effort with other departments within the company working on the same project.
  • Interface with internal customers (project managers, construction managers, project engineers, and application engineers) and external stakeholders (customers, contractors, local authorities, external assessor) to ensure consistent communication.
  • Coordinate work sequences, schedules, resources and punch list items
  • Oversee commissioning and acceptance testing of the entire plant in a safe manner, including controls and communication networks, power supplies, auxiliary systems like fire detection, ventilation, HMI.
  • Act keeping in mind the impacts of his/her own work on the whole 'Company system' and understanding the economic consequences of his/her activities both on client and organizational perspectives. Propose simple and efficient solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Adapt to different cultures and international environments establishing relationships that create business benefit.
  • Accommodate for cultural differences to improve effectiveness and adapt leadership style depending on the situation (adherence to the team's expectations).
  • Seek opportunities to expand and leverage knowledge across organizational boundaries. Draw upon multiple and diverse sources for ideas and inspiration. Examine and evaluate potential solutions before accepting any.
  • Review performance and learn from mistakes. Be aware of technological/organizational developments that could provide innovative solutions to improve performance and add value. Target important innovation areas and develop solutions addressing meaningful work issues
  • Understand markets and industrial trends and their changes and how they may affect the Company/the Group. Keep him/herself updated on products, services, markets and clients in order to plan activities.


Job requirements
Required Skills/Knowledge (Associate: not all the line below have to be achieved)
  • Basic Knowledge with programming and configuring PLC and and automation network design, HMI technologies
  • Basic Knowledge with programming and configuring Microsoft Operating Systems, OPC , SQL, C # and OLE clients and servers
  • Basic Knowledge of communication protocols (Ethernet/IP, TCP/IP, Profibus, Profinet, TCP Modbus, Modbus RTU/ETH.
  • Basic Knowledge of standards and norms related to Safety Integrity Level (hw and sw).
  • Basic knowledge of problems and solutions related to wiring and connections, cabinets, cable paths, connections to Civil Works.
  • Principles of electronic and electrical engineering (including grounding systems)
  • Basic knowledge of Railway Signaling and, in general, of Railway Engineering (in particular electric traction, stray currents, remote control)
  • Basic Knowledge of the concepts related to the protection of personnel, hardware, programs, networks, and data from physical circumstances and events that could cause serious losses or damage to a transportation system. This includes protection from fire, natural disasters, vandalism.
  • Basic Knowledge of the concepts related to maintenance principles, database, and protocols for data transfer and collection, configuration of maintenance asset and work orders, warehouse management and spare parts.
  • Basic knowledge of relay circuits, mechanics and thermal phenomena, power distribution systems, grounding of metal structures, microcontroller programming, software coding, control of electrical motors, sensors, actuators, cabling techniques and cable specifications, overall architecture of the Transportation System being realized
  • Basic knowledge of problems and solutions related to wiring and connections, cabinets, cable paths, connections to Civil Works.
  • Basic Knowledge of the concepts related to maintenance principles, database, and protocols for data transfer and collection, configuration of maintenance asset and work orders, warehouse management and spare parts. Knowledge of the concepts related to the protection of personnel, hardware, programs, networks, and data from physical circumstances and events that could cause serious losses or damage to a transportation system. This includes protection from fire, natural disasters, vandalism.

Desired skill/Knowledge:
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of current CCTV technology, including interpretation of user requirements, specification of CCTV cameras, PTZ solutions, encoding/decoding and compression protocols, video data interfacing/transmissions, mobile and central video recorders, operator control solutions, display panels, video analysis, integration with Physical Security Management System
  • Basic knowledge of PSD and/or Maintenance Management Systems
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of Intrusion and Access Control System, perimeter intrusion detection System, integration with Fire Detection System or SCADA System, integration with CCTV, user access permission configuration, biometric identification
  • Basic Knowledge Big data Management.

Education/Qualifications

As minimum Master degree, in descending order, Automation, Electronic, Electrical Engineering or Computer/Information Science .

Languages

English proficiency.

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 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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