Job title: SENIOR SIGNALLING COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

Company: Hitachi

Job description: Description

HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Signalling 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for the execution of all testing and commissioning activities in accordance with the project plan, budget, approved procedures, contract requirements, quality control, safety, and company/department directives
  • Integrate, manage and lead the testing and commissioning team, composed of ASTS resources and subcontractors
  • Accountable for the correct interface management with the project teamclientsubcontractors during the testing and commissioning phase
  • Providing reports on commissioning activities; including resource planning and forecasting
  • Identify any risks or relevant issues related to the test and commissioning activities
  • Ensure that the commissioning team adheres to the Occupational Health and Safety requirements of the project
  • Manage the configuration of documentation, hardware and software in the field
  • 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.
  • Ensure the execution of the system commissioning activities in accordance with the company plan.
  • Provide the Functional Manager with feedback regarding site performances for evaluation of the assigned resources
  • 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 to 15 years of experience
  • Bachelor of Science in engineering or a related discipline
  • Three years in a commissioning or leadership role
  • Strong management skills in an commissioning and engineering environment
  • Strong people skills: the ability to work with large groups of engineering and technical personnel as well as one-on-one interaction with staff
  • Prior background and experience in a leadership role
  • Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects
  • 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
  • Health, Safety and Environment

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • In-depth of engineering processes and how they are applied to test activities
  • Experience in a System Integration role
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Automatic Train Control, Automatic Train Supervision, Telecommunication Systems, SCADA, or Vehicle Subsystems for Rail Transit Systems
  • 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
  • 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

Languages: English Proficiency

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to hrunitedstates@hitachirail.com.

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

Expected salary:

Location: Westbury, NY

Job date: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 07:01:17 GMT

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