Overhead Contact Line Engineer (OCS) – Rail Electrification

Job Description

Siemens Mobility has been a leading supplier of mobility for over 160 years. Our core business includes rail vehicles, automation, electrification solutions, turnkey systems, and related services. We have always been innovative in making traveling faster, safer, and more comfortable. Today, we need answers to new challenges such as climate change and rising populations worldwide. That's what drives us. That's why we shape mobility with passion, always one step ahead. Our 39,600 employees are pioneers in mobility who help to keep the world moving.

We seek to hire an Overhead Contact Line Engineer (OCE) to produce and develop Overhead Catenary System submittals with other associated documentation, calculations, and drawings for assigned projects. Our campus in Wilsonville, OR, will provide a modern landscape for you to work closely with our Technical Managers to ensure the presentation of integrated engineering solutions to our customers. Your passion for providing the highest quality and exceptional customer service should be transparent in your delivery timescales (within budget) without compromising the quality or safety of our products and services.

What your day-to-day will look like:
  • Basic and detailed designing of Overhead Contact Lines (OCL).
  • Preparation of mechanical design drawings for Overhead Contact Line components and part lists (for OCS for Railway Electrification) considering the customer specifications and our regulations and standards layout Plan, Cross Section Drawings.
  • Review and coordinate user documentation and drawings
  • Planning and controlling one's engineering work packages given date, cost, and quality aspects
  • Give drafting support to engineers on submittals, and as-built drawings
  • Product support given standardization and documentation.
  • Knowledge of company Design Tools (Sicat Master, CanDrop) will be an added advantage.
  • Hands-on experience in Finite Element Modelling (FEM) preferred.
  • Accept a personal responsibility to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions
To thrive in this role, you have:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.
  • Great teammate with strong leadership potential.
  • Passionate and think out-of-the-box, with a desire to influence and drive the changes in the industry.
  • Curiosity to learn new tools
  • Working knowledge of Overhead catenary systems is preferred
Why you'll love working for Us:
  • Freedom and healthy work-life balance– Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits – starting Day 1
  • Engaging, meaningful, and fast-evolving, pioneering technological environment.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Please contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology, sustaining communities, and positively impacting the community.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Please take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning.
  • Employee perks and discounts in addition to our 401k match and generous Paid Time Off
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused – Just named on the Forbes 2022 Best Employers for Diversity list!

While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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