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Head of Commissioning Mangement

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0005659
Date Posted: Dec 30, 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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  • Ensure that the Commissioning Managers are executing and supporting the delivery of the projects as required.
  • Ensure the execution of the turnkey and system commissioning activities in accordance with the company plan.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a resource plan detailing skills and effort required for the assigned projects.
  • Act as a representative of the Engineering & Commissioning Unit, if required, to support the Senior Commissioning Manager and/or Commissioning Manager in accordance with the PM / Project Team, when dealing with Customers/Authorities/ Contractors/ Subcontractors.
  • Prepare estimates for new project bids to forecast necessary labor and other costs.
  • Develop technical and strategic proposals during the bid stage of a project detailing the process and plan for the commissioning phase of that project.
  • Coordinate with functional groups to adequately staff the commissioning teams in the field.
  • Responsible for managing the development of the Commissioning Management Group via the yearly performance development process.
  • Act as the local referent for the Integrated Management System for the Commissioning Unit.
  • Represent the Commissioning Unit during internal and external audits.
  • Ensure rules foreseen by the HSE plans are implemented on site by the Senior Commissioning Manager and/or Commissioning Manager.
  • Ensure the effective integration of the detailed planning for all assigned projects in agreement with the Commissioning strategy.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of people, processes and procedures in accordance with company policy for the Engineering & Commissioning Unit.

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • 10 – 15 Years of high level Commissioning Manager experience within North America.
  • 10 – 15 Years of direct management experience.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • 5 – 10 Years of commissioning complex technical turnkey systems, preferably within the Rail Industry.


  • Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background.


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