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PDS Tech Inc Railway Signaling Commissioning Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

AKKA Technologies is currently looking for an Railway Signaling Commissioning Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA to execute and be responsible for for testing and commissioning activities of a Rail Transit System from the end of installation to the start of revenue service.

Duties :

  • Execute and responsible for testing and commissioning activities of a Rail Transit System from the end of installation to the start of revenue service

  • Conduct all testing and commissioning activities in full compliance with company standards, contract requirements, project schedule, approved test procedures, quality, safety, and environmental objectives

  • Create and issue test documentation and reports

  • Regularly report test and commissioning progress and status to the Commissioning Manager

  • Manage the configuration of documentation, hardware and software in the field

  • Perform troubleshooting, identification and resolution of system and subsystem issues and when required escalate issues to engineering and management

  • Able to work independently and in team environment with minimal supervision

  • Able to work under pressure during intense periods of testing and commissioning activities

  • Willing to work flexibly and efficiently in support of the project which may include working shift rotation, nights, weekends and holidays

  • Ability to interact with customer and project team in a professional manner

  • Maintain and develop own professional competence and skills

Requirements :

  • 2 to 5 years of experience

  • Bachelor of Science in engineering or a related discipline

  • Working knowledge with one or more of the following Rail Transit Signalling System: Automatic Train Control (ATC), Communication Base Train Control (CBTC), Positive Train Control (PTC)

  • Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects

  • Experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering testing and commissioning

  • Experience and knowledge of reviewing engineering drawing, blue prints and schematic diagrams

  • Knowledge of Safety Critical and Safety Related activities in the Rail Transit System environment

  • Equipment Installation Processes

  • Test & Commissioning Processes

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Health, Safety and Environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem such as Automatic Train Supervision (ATS), Vehicle, Telecommunication, Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.

  • Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)

  • Basic understanding of software programming logic

  • Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)

  • Basic working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system

  • Operation and Maintenance Processes

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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