Commissioning Engineer - Sacramento

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Rolling Stock
Requisition Number: 242652
Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 30%

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Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition


Position Overview


Our Commissioning Engineer will work in an experienced team and exciting environment on next generation diesel or electrical locomotives, coaches or even full train consists. Our vehicles are connecting cities all over North America. The Field Service group is working close together with our customers, all Siemens Mobility Departments worldwide and our Field Service Teams on Site. The main goal of the Commissioning Engineer is to work with our complete Siemens team to engineer, build, thoroughly test and commission our products to achieve high customer satisfaction and a reliable product.




  • Develop an expert role in commissioning of Siemens Electric and Diesel Locomotives and passenger coach cars.
  • Develop an expert role in combining Locomotive and Coach commissioning into a trainset approach.
  • Develop detailed technical testing plans for upcoming projects and create detailed test reports for system qualification during commissioning process.
  • Identify and drive the purchase of equipment and tooling required for commissioning.
  • Collaborate with Siemens Engineering, Production, Scheduling, Project Management and Quality Management to streamline commissioning processes.
  • Provide technical expertise to field service teams.
  • Develop commissioning schedules and track progress against schedule
  • Develop and implement a training program for locomotive and coach commissioning.
  • Mentor Field Service Technicians on commissioning best practices.
  • Contribute and communicate technical feedback to Engineering to drive optimal reliability and maintainability of the product. 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • At least five years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of above
  • Complex product commissioning experience.
  • Leadership skills showing the ability to counsel, coach, develop, and motivate staff.
  • Team-building and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work across multiple systems and develop core competencies beyond engineering field of study.
  • Strong skills in reading electrical schematics.
  • Willingness to take a “hands on” approach to commissioning.
  • Ability to learn new software programs in a continuously evolving environment.

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

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in engineering.
  • Rail industry field service or commissioning experience



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