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WAYSIDE Factory Testing & Validation Engineer

Location: Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0009397
Date Posted: Jun 17, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated WAYSIDE Factory Testing & Validation Engineer in Batesburg, SC who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic.

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.


  • Review of developed verification and validation test procedures from Signaling system and Signaling subsystem requirements for Factory Acceptance Testing.
  • Ensure the planning and execution of System Verification and Validation, Testing and Integration activities, on quality, on time and budget.
  • Ensure the delivery of System Verification and Validation, Testing and Integration documents, needed for the project.
  • Ensure coordination with the manufacturing and engineering team, to guarantee that the System Verification and Validation, Testing & Integration activities are executed in the most effective and efficient manner on target hardware, and in the field (wiring shop).
  • The assurance of accurate and complete tracking of validation testing defects, using standard database tools

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Background in Electrical Principles; able to read and understand schematics, books of plans, and other mechanical drawings
  • Background in SW development and testing, particularly in IEE1483 and EN 50128 standards
  • Working knowledge of IXL Application Signaling Principles Testing
  • Working knowledge of AREMA, FRA, AAR signaling rules and recommendations
  • Working knowledge of Hitachi STS USA products {MicroLok,  Track Circuits, Switch Machines, TWC, Vital relays, Hermes ATS}
  • Excellent communication skills [verbal and written]
  • Knowledge of computer virtualization
  • 3-5 years Testing Railway Signaling Systems

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 regards to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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