Sr. Engineer(Mechanical, Civil, Structural)- Rolling Stock

Job Description

At Siemens Mobility we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We apply lean principles to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed. Our product offerings include light rail vehicles, electric locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trains. Core manufacturing processes include extensive car-shell welding activities, bogie fabrication and assembly, electrical subassembly, finishing and paint, and final assembly.

This Sr. Engineer will work with the Carshell Calculations Engineering Manager. This is a full time in person (not remote) role located in Sacramento, California. You will be responsible for structural calculation activities related to rail vehicle structural design and analysis.

The primary objective of this role is to perform structural assessments of rail vehicle primary and secondary structure using a combination of manual and Finite Element (FEA) calculation methodologies against static and fatigue loads.

  • You will give direct mentorship to the design packages ensuring all systems are fully coordinated into the vehicles
  • Use 3D CAD software to build models for the purpose of structural assessment (Finite Element Analysis)
  • Document analytical work in detailed engineering reports demonstrating compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for compilation of the Specifications, CDRL's and Design Review Documentation
  • Specify technical requirements and collaborate closely across departments providing transparency as required
  • Act as the technical representative in customer design meetings
  • Have an understanding in all aspects of the analytical process from interpretation of regulatory and specification requirements, load assumptions, boundary conditions, through interpretation of results
  • Provide technical mentorship to junior engineers in the department
  • Work collaboratively with all internal and external customers
  • Lead duration of the work you're doing independently with consideration of both time and associated cost
  • Responsible to ensure that schedules are met for all work across all projects
  • Support the procurement, manufacturing, testing and warranty cycles
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • BS degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Structural Engineering + 10 years of proven experience or MS degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Structural Engineering + 5 years of proven experience.
  • Experience in the design and analysis of welded strictures subject to static and cyclic loads
  • Solid understanding of structural welding codes including AWS, EN15085, DVS1608 and 1612
  • Solid knowledge of Finite Element analysis as applicable to structural design including static, quasi-static, multifaceted, and fatigue assessment methodologies
  • 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.

Why Siemens?

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

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: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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