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Overhead Contact Systems Lead

Tualatin, Oregon

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Turnkey Projects & Electrification
Requisition Number: 220129
Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Tualatin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:


Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

 Position Overview


The Team Leader - Overhead Contact Systems is responsible for the production and development of the OCS Contract Engineering deliverables together with all other associated documentation, calculations and drawings.  As a team leader, you will play a vital role ensuring that the OCS Engineering team is best placed to deliver all OCS designs in the safe and timely manner whilst maximising the opportunity to identify additional work opportunities. By doing you will also ensure that projects are delivered on-time and on-budget and that all safety, quality and environmental requirements.


You will enjoy working collaboratively with the Project Manager(s) and Commercial Project Manager(s) to ensure an integrated engineering solution is presented to the Customer.  This will extend to working and interfacing with our external approved suppliers and or other third parties as appropriate to produce a homogeneous solution.






  Manage the development of fully compliant OCS designs to meet the requirements of the contract.



  Provide highly effective day-to-day line management of the OCS Engineering team



  Provide Design leadership for the design team that covers cross discipline work streams to provide an integrated solution for the customer.



  Develops engineering documents and drawings for OCS systems



  Prepares engineering calculations detailing the design of the OCS system



  Review and stamp all Mechanical drawings (as and when required)



  Provides assistance in routine design, development, testing and modifications of current solutions



  Provides engineering support to the Construction Team during construction of the catenary system



  Interfaces with the Project Management team to prepare engineering submittals and work plans



  Interfaces with Procurement to develop material specifications for vendors and manufacturers



  Provides assistance in preparing explanations to enable clear and proper interpretation of routine specifications, performance characteristics, other technical data and commercial issues



  Assist in recommending new designs, new processes, or design changes to meet project requirements and to ensure our continuous competiveness



  Routinely create Bill of Materials (BOM) for each piece of equipment required for the catenary system



  Mentor Junior staff as required





  Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Mechanical Engineering



  Master of Science (MSc) degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferred)




Knowledge & Experience:



  Professional Engineer (P.E.) registered



  Minimum 5 years experience in mechanical OCS design



  Minimum 2 years experience with Solidworks



  Minimum 2 years experience with AutoCAD



  Proficient in Solidworks



  Proficient in AutoCAD



  Finite element analysis (FEA) experience preferred


Specific Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibilities for this Post:






  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



  Take reasonable care to avoid acts or omissions that could have an environmental impact



  Ensure compliance with the business procedures relative to their position



  Follow emergency procedures



  Wear approved protective clothing and use safety equipment when required by health and safety regulations



  Use all equipment provided safely - notify local management of any observed deficiencies or defects as soon as they become apparent



  Inform management of any changes in materials, plant or processes and of any new materials, plant or processes which become apparent in the course of work that may impact on safety or the environment



  Inform management of any potential items that could improve Siemens environmental performance



  Immediately inform management of any observed hazards, injuries or dangerous occurrences, which become apparent during work



  Stop work when instructed to do so and only resume or commence work when instructed it is safe to do so



  Report all safety and environmental incidents and accidents






















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