Test and Commissioning Engineer
This is a permanent, full time, direct hire job opportunity offering W2 annual salary with full benefits and relocation assistance - you must be able to work on site in either in Boston, MA or in Chicago, IL Please send me your details (resume, work authorization status, current location, availability and compensation expectations) directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org for an immediate consideration. Make sure to include both the job title and location of the job if you email me directly. As a Test and Commissioning Engineer, you will support either MBTA (Boston) or CTA (Chicago) train control systems installation & test and commissioning activities in field environments. As a Test and Commissioning Engineer you will: - Perform system test activities such as breakdown tests, operational and system level tests. Conduct tests in compliance with company standards, project requirements, relevant test procedures, safety standards. - Use of test fixtures and follow functional test procedures. - Identify operational and technical problems and assist in practical solutions and improvements to system design when appropriate. - Interface with customers, consultants and installation contractors, as needed. - When necessary act as a lead in directing more junior T&C personnel. - Perform or Assist in the installation and test of factory and field modifications. This may be performed on "live" circuits and on new or existing equipment; Assist in the installation and adjustment of various signaling equipment (switch machine, trip stops, track circuits, code systems, carborne systems, etc). - Accurately complete test documentation, data sheets, marking plans, expense reports, daily logs, lost time and discrepancy reports. - Maintain location plans to reflect the "as installed or as tested" condition of locations under test. - Must maintain highest regard for safety, fail safeness, system reliability and system integrity. Skill, Experience, Education: - Bachelor's (or higher) degree in technical discipline (electrical engineering, electronics, electrical engineering technology or similar) __OR__ equivalent of related experience testing railway train control systems, rail signaling systems - Electronics / electrical engineering technical background. Any experience as a railway signal engineer, signal design engineer, signaling engineer, signaling design engineer will be a big plus - Hands-on experience with test equipment (VOMs, DMMs, voltage meters, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, digital multi-meters and signal generators) - Working knowledge of signaling products and "vital" and "non-vital" circuit concepts - IT IS A FIELD T&C ROLE :: assignments often require work to be performed at odd hours and/or extended shifts. Work schedules and hours change often. Working holidays and weekends is not uncommon. Work conditions often might not office-like. Must be able to travel when necessary. Please send me your details (resume, work authorization status, current location, availability and compensation expectations) directly to: email@example.com for an immediate consideration. Make sure to include both the job title and location of the job if you email me directly.