27 days old
2018-01-262018-03-08

Rail Transportation System Engineer

Siemens
Sacramento, CA
**Rail Transportation System Engineer**







Locations:Sacramento, California







Job Family: Engineering







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Mobility



**Business Unit:** Urban Transport



**Requisition Number:** 221059



**Primary Location:** United States-California-Sacramento



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree



**Travel Required:** 15%







**Division Description:**







Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.







**Job Description:**







Position Overview







The system engineer will design and create the system that converts the energy from the grid or from locomotive power to power our trains and will function as the local core engineering expert for the auxiliary electrical systems on light rail vehicles, locomotives and coaches.The auxiliary electrical system includes the auxiliary power supply converters, battery chargers, pantographs, low voltage batteries, ground brushes, grounding systems, shop power switch and receptacle, lightning arresters, high voltage fuses, contactors, and circuit breakers.







+ Responsibilities







+ The responsibilities of this position include the concept, design, specification, integration, interface, compatibility, verification, and evaluation in support of extremely complex mechanical, electro-mechanical, and/or electrical components or systems.



+ Evaluates and approves the technical capabilities and physical properties of A and some B system suppliers and the content of their proposals, type tests, production documents, software, and manuals.



+ Analyzes and approves the engineering products, software, and/or equipment specifications and performance to determine and verify functionality of the physical and functional interfaces.



+ Participates with suppliers, purchasing, quality, production, and project management regarding scheduling and system costs per contract.



+ Participates with purchasing, customer service, and quality in supplier master purchase agreements.



+ Participates in APS, Battery Charger, Battery, and Pantograph Strategic Supply Management with Purchasing and Quality.



+ Reviews and supports design packages within the auxiliary system responsibilities, providing detailed design reviews and support for vehicle mock-ups and swap compatibility tests.



+ Validates and/or conducts specified analyses or tests and makes recommendations for the development of new designs, methods, changes, or processes for the relevant system.



+ Supports and validates initial installation, system compliance and testing within their specialty field.



+ Writes detailed system specifications and scope of supply documents for supplier quotations and evaluates supplier offers with respect to technical requirements.



+ Prepares system descriptions and test procedures.



+ Reviews and approves vendor drawings, schematics, type test procedures, reports, and manuals prior to release.



+ Prepares formal presentations and participates in estimating and evaluating costs for proposals and contracts.



+ Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience







+ Bachelor's Degree.



+ At least 5 years of experience in inverter IGBT driven - Power Supply System



+ 5-10 years industry experience.



+ Power electronics, relay logic, control logic and drive control knowledge required.



+ Good communication skills.



+ Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel.



+ 15% travel time.







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.







Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience







+ Rail industry experience is preferred. Aerospace industry also a plus.



+ Previous experience in systems engineering.



+ Commissioning and testing experience is a plus.



+ Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus.







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**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**



Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.







**EEO is the Law**



Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .







**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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