Commissioning Technician - Oceanside, CA

Job Description

Our Commissioning Technician will work in an experienced team and exciting environment on next generation diesel locomotives or coaches. Our vehicles are connecting cities all over the United States and we are working together with the customer on site to achieve the main goals for the warranty period. You will be mainly responsible for commissioning and troubleshooting, repairing and improving our vehicles to achieve a high customer satisfaction and reliability. Being strong electrical and enjoying working full hands makes you successful in this position.

You will work for 6 - 12 month hands-on in e.g. Chicago, Sacramento or a different location on our Locomotives and Coaches and transition over to Oceanside once the Field Site starts.


    Commissioning and Warranty of locomotives and/or coaches.

    Troubleshooting and analysis of failures on locomotives or coaches.

    You have to be strong in electrical.

    Perform with the use of mechanical drawings, schematics and location circuit plans, electrical and mechanical repairs of various components.

    Use laptops with subsystem software to troubleshoot various systems onboard the locomotives.

    Diagnose electrical malfunctions in locomotive or coach control circuits and components, assess the nature of problems, and identify corrective action needed.

    Read, interpret and understand written or electronic information to identify the Root cause of a failures and compile reports for your site lead and warranty manager.

    Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.

    Implementation of Field Modifications (FMI’s) to improve the quality of our product.

    Document failures, part exchanges, implementation of FMI’s and your performed work in our Commissioning and Warranty data base.

    Communicate in a team, to the site lead and colleagues, verbally and in writing, technical information, job procedure recommendations, improvements and other work-related information.

    Receive and send out failed parts for repair. RMA.

    Work with shop machines and hand tools.

    Working full hands-on.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

    High school diploma (or GED)

    Minimum 5 years experiences in relevant field

    Must be proficient in reading and working with electrical, pneumatic, mechanical circuit diagrams to troubleshooting failures in the affected system

    Interpersonal skills and ability to work in team

    Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

    Technical Diploma

    Field Service or Operations experience preferably in the railroad industry

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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