Field Service Technician Chicago

Job Description

Field Service Technician Chicago

As a Field Service Technician you have the opportunity to work on next generation Siemens Charger locomotives and Siemens Venture single level coaches. The state of the art locomotives are diesel electric with Tier 4 4,400 hp diesel engines. 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 getting the vehicles into service and having them remain in service with high reliability during the warranty stage of the vehicles. In this key role, you will have the opportunity to use your troubleshooting, repairing, performing field modifications abilities. You will focus on improving our vehicles to achieve a high customer satisfaction and reliability. Being strong in electrical/mechanical topics and enjoying working hands on are factors which make someone successful in this position.

You will work in Chicago and may be required to travel.


Commissioning and Warranty of locomotives and/or coaches.

Troubleshooting and analysis of failures on locomotives or coaches.

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


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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