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Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0006201
Date Posted: Jun 2, 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 Project Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment.  The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of engineering tasks from administrative to strategic.  The position is based in Pittsburgh, PA.


  • Achievement of the delivery of design work packages on schedule and in accordance with the planned budget;
  • Responsible for leading work packet Project Monitoring and Control activities including maintaining schedule, CTC, MPR updates, meeting minutes, risk register, and change orders;
  • Prioritization and monitoring of Engineering status, and execution of tasks within functional areas that includes engineering and engineering support activities;
  • Facilitates scope/requirement discussions with technical teams and customer;
  • Active participation in optimal overall project technical solution;
  • Understands and integrates applicable CMMI, CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE, IPC, etc standards;
  • Ensure that project objectives are communicated to the project team and monitors that all technical project activities are aligned with the project schedule;
  • Ensure that correct Configuration Management (including document management and transmittal process) is always in place;
  • Responsible for the Engineering Solution.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as project engineer or lead systems/design engineer for Engineering system applications;
  • Prior experience with basic Project Management:
    • Maintaining and controlling budget
    • Schedule monitoring/development
    • Maintaining risk register
    • Resource and task management
  • Extensive understanding and/or prior experience with engineering lifecycles, delivery, and HW/SW integration lifecycle;
  • Strong prior experience with Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera), requirements management systems, and software configuration tools;
  • Prior experience managing small-medium sized projects and project teams;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, engage, and manage tasking of cross-functional teams of varying skills/experience;
  • Success with multi-tasking across multiple projects at given time;
  • Builds effective relationships and has exceptional communication and leadership skills;
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills;
  • Electrical, Electronic, or Computer Engineering Qualifications/University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background.

Desired Skills/Knowledge:

  • Prefer rail or rail transit domain experience, but not required;
  • Familiar with Wayside Engineering products, technology, and project deliverables;
  • Prefer prior experience supporting Bids and Proposals for new work;
  • Experience with overall systems architecture design;
  • Experience with robust, mission critical control systems;
  • Experience with providing leadership in either a functional management or project management role.


Bachelor’s Degree



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