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Commissioning Manager

Location: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: R0006649
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Commissioning Manager 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 Boston, MA


  • Develop project subsystem and system-wide commissioning plans for Train Control Signaling Systems, telecommunications, SCADA, Power Distribution, and System Integration
  • Ensure project installation and commissioning activities are performed according to contract schedule and budget
  • Develop cutover and migration plans for system integration purposes
  • Review test procedures for Train Control Signaling Systems, telecommunications, SCADA, Power Distribution and System Integration
  • Schedule local resources and determine workload forecasts for commissioning activities
  • Support Project Management in the development and updating of Project Schedules
  • Manage the commissioning budget for the project
  • Provide bid and proposal data on potential projects
  • Coordinate with RAMS and the Verification and Validation team to ensure review and approval of all test reports
  • Coordinate the progression of RAMS during the field activities by interfacing with the RAMS team
  • Work directly with customers and subcontractors to successfully execute the latter stages of projects and effectively turn the system over to the customer
  • Interface with Construction to complete a successful system handover and to the commissioning team
  • Interface with Operations and Maintenance to complete successful system handover
  • Provide-valued added input and assist the director in the development of models and systems that maximizes resource efficiency
  • Interface with Health, Safety & Environmental representative to eliminate onsite hazards and conditions
  • Responsible and accountable to ensure the safety of all employees while working in the field
  • Perform expedited engineering and equipment functions
  • Represent STS at meetings with the client
  • Any and all other systems related works as directed by the project in order to support those projects needs

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Experience to perform the aforementioned accountabilities as dictated in section above
  • Bachelor of Science or technical degree required preferably in electrical, nuclear, or systems engineering; PE a plus
  • Minimum 5 years leading field testing, integration, or commissioning projects on a multi-million dollar scale
  • Minimum 5 years working on mass transit projects in an engineering or project/program management role
  • Previous work in switch and signal train transportation system as a design engineer, project engineer, system engineer/integrator a plus
  • Willing to take on big challenges with large-scale mass transit projects
  • Able to perform signal circuit engineering
  • Ability to test signal equipment & circuits
  • Ability to place signals systems into service
  • Ability to interpret contract specification
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret switch and signal line drawing, schematics and cable plans

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

Languages: English Proficiency

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