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Engineering Technical Leader- Train Control
Title:Engineering Technical Leader- Train Control
Company:General Electric
Location:Erie, PA / Fort Worth, TX
Our Client:  GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:Train Control is a dynamic subsystem that is on the cutting edge of technology in the Transportation Industry, supporting the design of a diverse set of critical functions on the locomotive from air brake to human machine interface. In this role the engineer will be integral to the development of the next generation control system, work closely with our customers, various suppliers, engineering functions and/or industry agencies to identify and capture requirements and execute the design.

Essential Responsibilities: Train Control is made up of over a dozen sub-systems and components. The Train Control Team is also the system integrator for various customers supplied or specified equipment onto the locomotive. The engineer will utilize experience and expertise to shape architecture, solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
  • Technical leadership of controls development of locomotive train controls systems, from requirements development to creating and overseeing model development, testing and validating new designs on locomotive and in the simulation lab.
  • Provide design oversight for a variety of projects from Requisition Design through NPI developments, ensuring proper definition of requirements and interfaces for Train Control systems
  • Design, integrate, implement and validate Train Control subsystem functions, Human Machine Interface for locomotive, suitable for application in both English and non-English speaking environments
  • Guarantee projects are executed using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Lead/provide oversight for investigation, root-cause identification, and resolution of reliability issues.
  • Present to customers and suppliers and lead technical efforts to develop upgraded Train Control technologies for the railroad industry.
  • Support proposal development including providing technical guidance for Train Control System development at the earliest phases of the design process
  • Ensure that the documentation of technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Become the program representative for Train Control on significant NPI programs, managing schedule, outward communication of successes and failures, as well as providing technical oversight to a team of engineers
  • Mentor engineers through design process and coach them through complex designs, helping identify strategic technical development and education for the team
  • Drive integration across the Controls engineering teams, identifying and combining talent and skills for customer support and better product development

Locations: United States; Pennsylvania, Texas; Erie, Fort Worth

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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