Perform train control systems test activities in factory and field environments. Will generally have contact with other engineers, customers, consultants and sub-contractors as required. May work independently and make sound decisions when necessary.
Perform system test activities such as breakdown tests, operational and system tests. Occasionally will be required to work independently and with others. Tests must be conducted in compliance with company standards, project requirements and the appropriate company test procedures. Must maintain highest regard for safety, fail safeness, system reliability and system integrity.
Develop test fixtures and write functional test procedures
Identify operational and technical problems and assist in practical solutions and improvements to system design when appropriate. All identified problems and recommended solutions are to be brought to the attention of the Senior Engineer, Supervisor and/or Project Lead for further action.
Interface with system/product designers, manufacturing personnel, customers, consultants and sub-contractors as needed.
May be required to act as Lead T&C engineer in directing other test personnel.
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 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.
BS degree in technical discipline plus 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent with electronics/ electrical background.
Related experience is to include test equipment (VOMs, DMMs, oscilloscopes, signal generators, frequency counters, etc.) and "trouble shooting" skills for problem identification and resolution.
Working knowledge in Microsoft Office software.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Safety awareness is essential
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 are not always desirable.
Working knowledge of signaling products and "vital" and "non-vital" circuit
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