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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0005795
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2023
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated PRINCIPAL POWER SUPPLY & TRACTION POWER 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

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.


  • Establish criteria and/or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality and productivity;
  • Ensure the proper identification, management and fulfillment of the contractual requirements into Power Supply & Traction Power design;
  • Ensure the identification and resolution of the Power Supply & Traction Power interfaces with the main subsystems (e.g. Signalling, CW, Auxiliary systems etc.);
  • Ensure the Verification activities on Power Supply & Traction Power documents, according to the V&V Plan;
  • Elaborate, propose, control and test the Power Supply & Traction Power applications delivery budget in coherence with the company strategy;
  • Support capitalization and sharing of knowledge related to the specific Power Supply & Traction Power (e.g. best practice, lesson learned);
  • Contribute to guarantee that the delivery of every system is achieved in compliance with engineering guidelines and quality standards, and in accordance with time and cost Constraints.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ten to Fifteen years’ related experience;
  • Experience in power supply & traction power projects, especially Metro rail Project.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • One to two or more years of experience in railways systems, traction power & power supply design & commissioning activities.

Languages: English Proficiency

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.

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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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