Testing and Commissioning Engineer - Rail Electrification

Job Description

Position Overview

We are the global market leader for mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe, and eco-friendly transport of people and goods - and help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people around the globe. Rail Electrification provides turnkey solutions for rail and road transport and railway electrification solutions. Our mission is to make real what matters by setting the benchmark in how we electrify, automate, digitalize and integrate the transportation world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create is yours.

We seek to hire a US-based remote Testing & Commissioning Technician or Engineer to support our projects by undertaking on-site testing & commissioning of DC traction power substation equipment. We'd love to have you join our team!

  • Carrying out tests per approved test plans, test procedures, and risk assessments
  • Completion of test documentation & reports
  • Diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing wiring or equipment failures
  • Provide technical support to all Project Manager(s) / Technical Manager(s) / Project Engineer(s) as required
  • Positively influence Engineering design and construction safety performance and aims for zero accidents
  • Report all safety and environmental incidents and accidents
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel across North America
  • Travel >80% required
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Technical diploma (minimum)
  • Qualified Electrician (preferred)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in substation testing and commissioning
  • Experienced in Traction Power within the Rail environment (preferred)
  • Proven in-depth knowledge of and experience with the following Siemens products is an advantage:
  • 8DA10 Gas-insulated Switchgear (GIS)
  • Sitras® REC diode rectifier
  • Sitras® DSG DC switchgear
  • Sitras® PRO / MDC DC micro-processor protection relay
  • Sitras® SCD short-circuiting device
  • Sitras® SCS-DC station controller
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Visio)

Why Siemens Mobility?

We are # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List

Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, Commuter Benefits

Vacation & Time Off: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave

Financial & Retirement: Savings Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation

Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses

Office Life: Diversity & Inclusion Program

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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