Electrical Engineer is responsible for the execution of the electrical design and development of door systems and controls for passenger rail transit vehicles. The Electrical Engineer are assigned the title of Electrical Project Engineer for the projects they are responsible for effecting.
The primary objectives of this position are to develop the door systems on-time, within the approved budget, and specification compliant while achieving a high level of customer satisfaction minimizing or mitigating risks.
The Electrical Project Engineer is the primary technical contact for the electrical topics with the customer and is responsible for the door system electrical design, including layouts, integration, testing, commissioning and customer training. The door systems electrical engineer is responsible for the door electrical calculations and selecting the electrical components of the system, in conjunction with the Door System Engineer
- Review customer specifications.
- Prepare technical proposals related to electrical engineering area.
- Develop system electrical specifications and assure compliance.
- Develop system electrical and wiring diagrams and schematics and keep updated.
- Create system bill of materials together with the DOOR System Engineer, keep update, and provide costing estimates per system bill of materials.
- Development of electrical component specifications/requirements
- Create the System Functional Description, in conjunction with the Door System Engineer
- Provide customer “feedback” to design engineers and marketing.
- Responsible of the door system testing.
- Identify component level tasks and responsibilities, and guide/direct/monitor individuals as necessary.
- Customer Training, including coordination of the Training Materials produced by the Technical Publications Department.
- B.S.E.E. (Bachelors of Electrical Engineering), BS in Software Engineering BSCS (Computer Science), or BSCE (Computer Engineering), or other related equivalent
Technical and Professional Requirements
Engineering Principles:Broad experience and good theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering principles:
- Control System fundamentals and industry requirements
- Design of control stations and relay systems
- Electrical components selection (circuit breakers, contactors, relays, wires, electrical motors etc)
- Industrial controls
- Proficient in machine design,
- Manufacturing practices,
- Value engineering,
- Reliability, maintainability, safety and human factors
- Electrical/electronic controls