Positive Train Control Engineer


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8450 Falls of Nuese, United States
Job Detail
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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Job Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Minimum Education:
  • Minimum Experience:
    7 Years
  • Apply By:
    Mar 27, 2018
  • Job Posting Date:
    Nov 27, 2017
Job Description

Company Brief
We are a passenger rail car manufacturer and service provider. We have a state of the art manufacturing site in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are a leading manufacturer of regional and commuter trains, light-rail, subways, streetcars and mountain rail. We have multiple contracts to deliver passenger rail vehicles to customers in the United States and Canada. We offer an interesting and challenging position in an international, success oriented company with national and international career opportunities. Extensive training, competitive salary, vacation, 401K program are some of the benefits we offer. Our business is continuously growing and now is the best time to join our team!

Job Description 
As the PTC engineer, you are responsible for overseeing and leading the PTC Onboard system integration in the double deck EMU Caltrain project. You will ensure that the PTC system is integrated and authorized according to the requirements from Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board(JPB).

Specify the PTC System Integration Concept in Caltrain EMU trains including Interoperable Incremental Train Control System (I-ITCS) functionality and Communication Based Overlay Signal System (CBOSS) functions.
Specify the Electrical, Mechanical and SW interface for the integration of PTC System including (I-ITCS and CBOSS) in Caltrain EMU trains.
Specify Onboard PTC Test and Authorization Plan in collaboration with PTC supplier and Authorization team. Lead the technical discussions with PTC (I-ITCS & CBOSS) Supplier.
Chair the technical discussions between PTC onboard supplier and wayside supplier.
Customer interface for all the PTC specific issues. Act as a bridge between customer and engineering team in overseas.
Foresee the Installation of PTC and solve any open issue in the installation of PTC on the trains.
Collaborate to ensure FAI (First Article Inspection) planning and preparation for all phases of the project.
Ensure the comprehensive and accurate documentation as is relevant to the successful delivery of the vehicles to the customer.
As needed, perform and assist in audits (internally and of suppliers)
Several years of experience in Safety Systems in Railways (7+ years) Deep PTC know-how.
Know how of CBOSS (preferred)
Fluent in English and willingness to learn German (preferred)
Engineering Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Computer Engineering.
Purposeful and result-oriented communicator.
Solid computer skills (MS- Office)
Willingness to travel most between Switzerland, San Francisco and Salt Lake City

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