Commissioning Engineer Seattle

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: Rolling Stock
Requisition Number: 243947
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Seattle
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Job Description:


Position Overview



Our Commissioning Technicians troubleshoot to resolution electrical, electronic and software communication issues discovered through our rigorous testing procedures on Siemens Lite Rail Vehicles. In this important role,  you will need to be able to work with various design and system engineers, suppliers and technicians to understand the design, testing parameters, and functionality of the Light Rail Vehicle on its various components.








  • Fully test integration of all sub-systems on the vehicles

  • Review engineering design documents and schematics and verify compliance with system requirements, interface specification and technical specifications.

  • Perform system and systems testing according to various railway specifications

  • Review existing procedures and protocols for scope and accuracy

  • Support technicians and engineers by assisting in the testing and help troubleshoot advanced issues

  • Perform type tests utilizing data acquisition devices and various sensors including load cells, accelerometers, current transducers and temperature sensors




Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience



  • 5+ years of related experience in Railway industry or related industries

  • Decision making ability and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to understand complex electrical schematics

  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent communication and computer skills

  • Experience with data acquisition 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills and Abilities

  • Engineering degree in electrical or mechanical fields








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