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ASSOCIATE SIGNALLING COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

Location: Herndon, Virginia, United States
Job ID: R0006198
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2021
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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Description

HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Associate Signaling 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 Washington, DC.

Accountabilities:

  • 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
  • Provide first level of customer support and be the primary contact to the customer when issues arise
  • Create and issue test documentation and reports
  • Regularly report test and commissioning progress and status 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
  • Basic working knowledge with one or more of the following Rail Trains System: Automatic Train Control, Communication Base Train Control, Positive Train Control
  • Experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering testing and commissioning
  • 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
  • Equipment Installation Processes
  • Test & Commissioning Processes
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Health, Safety and Environment

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • 1 year related experience
  • Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects.
  • Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem such as Automatic Train Supervision, Vehicle, Telecommunication, Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.
  • Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
  • Basic understanding of software programming logic
  • Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)
  • Basic working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system
  • Operation and Maintenance Processes
  • Manage and lead assigned resources and suppliers in order to perform the tests and troubleshooting activities
  • Railway Operations and Signaling principles
  • Planning and organization
  • Integrated System Tests
  • Validation and Verification Processes
  • System requirements definition
     

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Associate Degree, or High school in technical area or Equivalent Technical background

Languages: English Proficiency

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