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Light Rail Commissioning Technician

San Francisco, California

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility (MO)
Requisition Number: 225052
Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: None
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

If you really want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.
Mobility is going digital - Siemens Mobility Division is the world's leading provider of mobility solutions that enable the efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly transport of both people and goods which help improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people on all continents. 
Driven by innovation, Siemens develops intelligent solutions for the increasing digitalization of the transport sector.  Our range of offerings include rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and rail electrification. Our data-driven services offer customers value that is unique.  We call this Ingenuity for Life.  Come and make a difference with Siemens.
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Job Description:

Position Overview


The Light Rail Commissioning Technician in order to lead their team through the commissioning and warranty phases of OEM contracts.  The goal of the position is to ensure that the when our cutting edge vehicles are delivered to a customer that a team is in place to effectively deliver the equipment to the customer, starting at the commissioning phase through the end of the warranty. This position will lead the commissioning and warranty team.  The position has the full support of the Field Service Department along with the rest of the Siemens Rolling Stock business to execute this mission.





  • Employee relations including; employee motivation, effective two way communication and engagement
  • Performance Management; monitor and take action to maintain performance levels
  • Resource Management; plan to meet team resource needs and recruit and induct employees
  • Schedule Management; collaborating on and executing schedules for commissioning, repair and modification activity.
  • Reliability Management; collaboration with the Field Service Reliability team to maximize the reliability of the vehicles in service.
  • Customer Engagement; main point of contact to the customers, internal and external, to communicate status, plans forward, and problem resolution.
  • Safety; demonstrate role model behavior that promotes a zero harm culture.




Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience.

·        A minimum of 5 years of successful experience commissioning Light Rail Vehicles

·         Must have excellent communication skills.


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