Field Service Engineer- Rolling Stock

Job Description

Our Field Service Engineer will start in an experienced team and exciting environment on next generation diesel or electrical locomotives, coaches or even full train consists. Our vehicles are connecting cities all over North America. The Field Service group is working close together with our customers, all Siemens Mobility Departments worldwide and our Field Service Teams on Site. The main goal of the Field Service Engineer is to work with our complete Siemens team to engineer to achieve high customer satisfaction and a reliable product.

You will start in one of our Field Service Locations to learn and understand the equipment and our customers and grow into a successful Senior Field Service Engineer position. During this time, you will work fully hands-on.


  • Develop an expert role on Commissioning and Warranty of Siemens Electric and Diesel Locomotives, passenger coach cars or Trainsets.
  • Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.
  • Willingness to take a “hands on” approach to learn the equipment.
  • Read, interpret and understand written or electronic information, maintain the information, and compile reports.
  • Troubleshooting and analysis of failures on locomotives, coaches or trainsets.
  • Diagnose electrical malfunctions in locomotive control circuits and components, assess the nature of problems, and identify corrective action needed.
  • Perform, with use of mechanical drawings, schematics and location circuit plans, electrical and mechanical repairs of various components.
  • Collaborate with Siemens Engineering to drive improvements
  • Provide technical expertise to field service teams.
  • Mentor Field Service Technicians on Field Service best practices.
  • Contribute and communicate technical feedback to Engineering to drive optimal reliability and maintainability of the product.
  • Contribute and communicate technical feedback to Engineering to drive optimal reliability and maintainability of the product.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within rail industry or similar field.
  • Very strong in reading electrical schematics.
  • Willingness to work at least one year in the field to learn the equipment.
  • Up to 25% travelling required on a regular basis
  • Motivation to work across multiple systems and develop core competencies beyond engineering field of study.
  • Motivation to learn new software programs in a continuously evolving environment.

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.

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

Full / Part time: Full-time

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