Auxiliary Power System Engineer

Job Description

The system engineer will design and create the system that converts the energy from the grid or from locomotive power to power our trains and will function as the local core engineering expert for the auxiliary electrical systems on light rail vehicles, locomotives and coaches. The auxiliary electrical system includes the auxiliary power supply converters, battery chargers, pantographs, low voltage batteries, ground brushes, grounding systems, shop power switch and receptacle, lightning arresters, high voltage fuses, contactors, and circuit breakers.

- The responsibilities of this position include the concept, design, specification, integration, interface, compatibility, verification, and evaluation in support of extremely complex mechanical, electro-mechanical, and/or electrical components or systems.
- Evaluates and approves the technical capabilities and physical properties of A and some B system suppliers and the content of their proposals, type tests, production documents, software, and manuals.
- Analyzes and approves the engineering products, software, and/or equipment specifications and performance to determine and verify functionality of the physical and functional interfaces.
- Participates with suppliers, purchasing, quality, production, and project management regarding scheduling and system costs per contract.
- Participates with purchasing, customer service, and quality in supplier master purchase agreements.
- Participates in Auxiliary Power Supply, Battery Charger, Battery, and Pantograph Strategic Supply 

Management with Purchasing and Quality

- Reviews and supports design packages within the auxiliary system responsibilities, providing detailed design reviews and support for vehicle mock-ups and swap compatibility tests.
- Validates and/or conducts specified analyses or tests and makes recommendations for the development of new designs, methods, changes, or processes for the relevant system.
- Supports and validates initial installation, system compliance and testing within their specialty field.
- Writes detailed system specifications and scope of supply documents for supplier quotations and evaluates supplier offers with respect to technical requirements.
- Prepares system descriptions and test procedures.
- Reviews and approves vendor drawings, schematics, type test procedures, reports, and manuals prior to release.
- Prepares formal presentations and participates in estimating and evaluating costs for proposals and contracts.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
- Bachelor's Degree.
- At least 5 years of experience in inverter IGBT driven - Power Supply System
- 5-10 years industry experience.
- Power electronics, relay logic, control logic and drive control knowledge required.
- Good communication skills.
- Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel.

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: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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