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Installation Engineer

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Job ID: R0006051
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Canada, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated 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 Mississauga, ON.

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.

•    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

Required Skills/Knowledge: 
•    Demonstrate strong understanding of interface processes between civil works and rail sub-systems within transportation/mass transit;
•    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);
•    Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Civil or Systems Engineering; a Master’s degree will be considered an asset;
•    Possess at least five (5) years’ experience with installation projects;
•    Must be eligible to work in Canada.

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 domestically or internationally as required per business needs.

•    Bachelor’s Degree

•    English - Proficient
•    Spanish - (would be considered an asset)


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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