Technical Support Engineer

Job Description

The Technical Support Engineer provides engineering guidance to the Amtrak maintenance workforce to enhance equipment reliability of the Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotive fleet. This includes advising on routine maintenance, restoration and resolution to equipment failures, semi-complex equipment installation, and modifications and repairs.


- Provide first-line technical assistance to the Mechanical Maintenance department for unscheduled repairs on locomotives including Mechanical repairs, Electrical repairs, and highly complex technical troubleshooting on locomotives

- Perform remote analysis, diagnosis, and resolution using proprietary web-based technology.

- Develop a working rapport with the Customer as an employee and representative of Siemens Mobility

- Assist with running maintenance on a fleet of locomotives, maintenance instructions from Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

- Follow all maintenance instructions (wherever available) to adhere to and maintain compliance and high-quality standards

- Document troubleshooting steps in the Salesforce web application.  Verify that all defects, tasks, and /or incidents have been reported for tracking, compliance, and closure

- Interact with the leadership as needed on all site issues, systems, and related facility operations

- Work with the Technical Support Team Lead and the Service Manager to escalate trouble call and ensure the highest quality standards are met following Siemens Rail Systems

- In the absence of Stores Keeper Controllers, perform Material transactions to support the locomotive fleet as needed

- Comply with all applicable Track and safety rules, laws, and regulations

- Foster a work environment that drives a safety first zero harm culture (ZHC) and speaks up when necessary as a stakeholder for shop and site safety for yourself and your coworkers

- Be a Team Player and an integral part of our growing Siemens Technical Support team, aiding and supporting the team and our client with positivity, integrity, and dedication to the Customer

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

- 1-3 years of experience working in an industrial or maintenance environment related to electrical and mechanical work.

- Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to review and resolve email requests; communicate and escalate issues using sound judgment and self-initiative and deliver the highest level of technical and customer support.

- Troubleshooting and analytical skills using schematics

- Moderate knowledge of Windows platform and office suite

- Basic knowledge Linux network troubleshooting

- Must demonstrate an appreciation of mechanical and electrical engineering.

- Candidates with a background in rolling stock maintenance and commissioning or other rail-related experience will be preferred.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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