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Reliability Engineer

Sacramento, California

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility (MO)
Requisition Number: 235519
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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 eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.










Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets.  In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.





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Job Description:

 Position Overview:


The Reliability Engineer will be responsible for the post-delivery reliability demonstration and improvement process of various railway projects including light rail vehicles, locomotives, and passenger coaches. The candidate will need to work with various engineers, suppliers, technicians and customer employees to determine the root cause of train delays. Analyzing data provided by the customer, as well as data from the vehicle diagnostic system, and formulating corrective actions if needed. Present analysis to the customer during monthly Failure Review Boards (FRB).






  • Reliability demonstration of all subsystems on the vehicle.

  • Create Mean Distance Between Component Failure (MDBCF) and Mean Distance Between Train Delay (MDBTD) charts from analyzed data.

  • Comply with the project reliability program plan.

  • Perform root cause investigation.

  • Propose corrective actions.

  • Document vehicle availability.




Job Qualification:


  • Preferred 3+ years of related experience in Railway Industry or compatible industry

  • Preferred Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering or related fields

  • Decision making ability & problem-solving skills

  • Ability to understand electrical schematics and software process diagrams

  • Fluent in English

  • Preferred SQL knowledge

  • Communication & computer skill

  • Experience with data acquisition

  • Job requires 20% travel

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