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RAMS Engineer

Job Description

Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) Engineer 
The candidate shall have the ability to conduct RAMS analyses of Locomotives, Coach Cars and Light Rail trains. In this role, you will carry out Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Safety analysis for the assigned Rail vehicle projects to ensure vehicle design compliance with Rail Industry standards and Customer Specifications.  
Responsibilities: 
- Plan, coordinate, perform, and execute all tasks related to RAMS deliverables on the vehicle project. RAMS deliverables on a vehicle project includes: 
• Reliability and Maintainability Program Plan, 
• System Safety Program Plan,
• Vehicle Failure Mode Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA),
• Preliminary and Sub-System Hazard Analysis (PHA & SSHA),
• Fault Tree Analysis (FTA),
• Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA),
• Sneak Circuit Analysis,
• Reliability Analysis,
• Maintainability Analysis,
• Reliability Demonstration Plan,
• Maintainability Demonstration Plan

- Key point of contact for all RAMS topics on a project with internal and external stakeholders
- Work with system engineers on design solutions to meet project RAMS requirements and applicable standards & regulations
- Review RAMS requirements specified in customer specifications and assign these to subsystem suppliers via supplier technical specifications
- Co-ordinate with subsystem suppliers on RAMS deliverables and review / approve supplier RAMS deliverables.
- Review RAMS deliverables with customer, address customer concerns/comments and get timely approval on deliverables.
Education: 
Bachelor's degree in Electrical / Electronics & Communication / Mechanical / Industrial Engineering with 5 or more years of RAMS work experience in Rolling Stock preferred but candidates with RAMS experience in other safety critical industry such as Automotive, Aerospace, Defense, Nuclear or Marine will be considered as well.
Required Skills: 
- Excellent interpersonal skills - verbal, written and presentation. 
- Ability to work independently. 
- Detailed knowledge of RAMS theory and experience in RAMS tools & techniques.
- Knowledge of Rail Industry Standards – EN 50126, 50128, 50129, and / or Safety standards IEC 61508, MIL-STD-882E, MIL-STD-1629A, DOT-FTA-MA- 26-5005-00-01
- Experience in participating in safety review boards.
- Ability to identify safety critical functions both in hardware and in software.
- Ability to read and interpret electrical, hydraulic and control schematics as well as mechanical engineering drawings.

This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.



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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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