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Mechanical Project Engineer

Tualatin, Oregon

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Turnkey Projects & Electrification
Requisition Number: 239095
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:

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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Position Overview


As our Mechanical Project Engineer you will provide support and assistance, throughout the entire project lifecycle, to the Traction Power Substation (TPSS) engineering team. The Mechanical Project Engineer will play a vital role in the safe and timely completion of the Mechanical Component designs to ensure projects are delivered on-time and on-budget. 



  • Designs and engineers the component down to detail to satisfy the specified requirements of the customer.

  • Defines the products and subcomponents to be used including their concrete characteristics.

  • Configures the products used according to the requirements.

  • Develops detailed solutions for the integration to ensure the interaction of the individual elements as a functioning unit.

  • Takes the responsibility for the realization of the component with the required functionality, prepares the design documentation.

  • Mentor Junior staff as required

  • Review and stamp all Mechanical drawings

  • Assist in routine material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up

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

  • Provides assistance in preparing explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of routine specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data

  • Assist in communicating routine technical and commercial issues clearly

  • May assist in recommending routine new designs, new processes, or design changes to meet project requirements and to ensure our continuous competiveness

  • Will assist with creating of accurate Solidworks models that accurately represent the mechanical and electrical features of the equipment

  • Routinely create Bill of Materials (BOM) for each piece of equipment. Work with TPSS Electrical and Network Control teams to ensure model and BOM are accurate

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


  • Minimum 2 years experience with Solidworks or Siemens NX

  • Minimum 2 years experience with AutoCAD

  • Proficient in Solidworks or Siemens NX

  • Proficient in AutoCAD 

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Mechanical Engineering


Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites 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

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in mechanical component design
  • Sheet metal design experience preferred
  • Copper busbar sizing and design preferred
  • Proven rail and Traction Power experience
  • Master of Science (MSc) degree in Mechanical Engineering


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