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Location: Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
Job ID: R0005775
Date Posted: May 24, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Automation 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 Baltimore, MD.

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

•    Support the Commissioning Manager in the definition, organization  and execution of the commissioning activities relevant to a project 
•    Execute and responsible for testing and commissioning activities of a Rail Transit System from the end of installation to the start of revenue service
•    Conduct all testing and commissioning activities in full compliance with company standards, contract requirements, project schedule, approved test procedures, quality, safety, and environmental objectives
•    Create and issue test documentation and reports
•    Manage and lead the assigned resources in order to perform the tests activities
•    Timely identification and reporting of non-compliances and delays of commissioning activities to the Commissioning Manager
•    Manage the configuration of documentation, hardware and software in the field 
•    Perform troubleshooting, identification and resolution of system and subsystem issues and when required escalate issues to engineering and management
•    Able to work independently and in team environment with minimal supervision
•    Able to work under pressure during intense periods of testing and commissioning activities
•    Willing to work flexibly and efficiently in support of the project which may include working shift rotation, nights, weekends and holidays
•    Ability to interact with customer and project team in a professional manner
•    Maintain and develop own professional competence and skills

Required Skills/ Knowledge:
•    3 years of experience in Rail and/or Automation working experience

•    Basic working knowledge with one or more of the following Rail Trains System: Automatic Train Control, Communication Base Train Control, Positive Train Control
•    Working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system
•    Working knowledge of Wireshark  
•    Working knowledge of switches, routers and servers.
•    Working knowledge of Windows Server and working with server applications
•    Understanding of software programming logic
•    Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)
•    Experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering testing and commissioning
•    Equipment Installation Processes 
•    Test & Commissioning Processes
•    Good verbal and written communication skills 

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
•    Experience working in a Linux environment 
•    Cisco Switching/Routing Experience
•    Experience with Windows Server and Server Applications
•    Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects.
•    Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem such as Automatic Train Control, Communication Base Train Control, Positive Train Control , Automatic Train Supervision, Vehicle, Telecommunication, Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.
•    Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
•    Operation and Maintenance Processes
•    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
•    Railway Operations and Signaling principles
•    Planning and organization
•    Integrated System Tests
•    Validation and Verification Processes
•    System requirements definition

Bachelor’s Degree

English- Native Language

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, a Retirement 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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