Siemens Engineering Technician I - Rail Automation in Louisville, Kentucky

Engineering Technician I - Rail Automation

Multiple Locations:Louisville, Kentucky; Munhall, Pennsylvania

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Mobility Management

Requisition Number: 209669

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Louisville

Other Locations: United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

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:

Siemens Rail Automation

Rail Automation supplies railway markets the world over with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication.

Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all round the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and megacities.

Our products and systems are used for automating our customers' operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general.

We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!

Position Overview:

This is an entry-level position within Siemens’ Rail Automation Engineering Technician department at either our Pittsburgh, PA or Louisville, KY facilities. This position is to support engineering efforts. By creating test fixturing, whether they are as simple as wired switches to connectors, or as complex as computer controlled test equipment, create and assemble engineering prototypes per specifications from the engineering department, and travel to customer sites for installation, troubleshooting, and perform testing activities on various products.

Delivery schedules of the project will dictate the schedule of the engineering technician activities. Completions of assigned tasks within the schedule given are imperative to the success of the project.

All tasks will be coordinated with the Engineering Technician supervisor and filter to the group. Any conflicts in scheduling between projects within engineering will be resolved through the Manager of Electrical Engineering.


• Maintains project submittal log

• Create and/or append Bill of Materials

• Create part number requests

• Assists with tag generation

• Performs circuit continuity and tag check

• Assists with breakdown testing

• Modify design drawings using CADD and/or Drafting Standards

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Associate's degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred. HS diploma or equivalent required. Experience with CADD (AutoCAD/Microstation) and reading electrical schematics or blueprints. Demonstrates a basic knowledge of a technical or specialty area. Generally, up to 2 years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities an knowledge as presented above.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


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