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Field Test Engineer

Company: Greene Tweed
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Location: New York, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

When you rely on urban rail to get you where you want to go, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced and unpredictable world, our architects design and deliver the extrordinary solutions that make tomorrow's transit possible today - making your life better life better, and keeping you safer in transit. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to you. Whatever it takes.

Perform integration and test activities comprising of field support of on-going project activities. Perform Field Change modification to existing Designs as needed; Perform field troubleshooting, maintenance in CBTC equipment such as vehicle and wayside systems, and other external tasks related to test documentation and formalization of reports.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs on-site installation and maintenance of Non- CBTC and CBTC equipment for wayside systems
  • Initiates work process procedures as per customer process
  • Identify problems detected during tests and corrects them as required
  • Supports Troubleshooting and repair CBTC equipment as required
  • Provides support of test Carborne and Wayside activities and the planning of field activities
  • Provides technical support in all operational matters in the functionality of wayside subsystems
  • Works with diverse departments and becomes involved in all phases of integration, commissioning and support
  • Promotes customer relations / company credibility
  • Investigate/Troubleshoot system anomalies through analysis of data files, design documentation and interaction with development departments
  • Provide summaries and detailing of test activities in the form of both informal and formal test reports Key Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in related field with a minimum of 5-8+ years of relevant experience, or Master's degree in related field with 4+ years of relevant experience.
    • Field experience in a rail transit installation, test or support environment or similar technology application is of significance.
    • Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments
    • Effective organizational and communication skills to interact professionally with all levels inside and outside the organization.
    • Strong process orientation and discipline to ensure compliance with both Corporate and Customer procedures. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in installation and testing of automatic train control systems concepts and principles as well as current existing signaling standards
      • Working knowledge of safety standards and practices required at project site
      • Flexibility to take on additional projects and adapt to changes in priorities
      • Critical thinking, able to identify and implement better efficiencies and process improvements
      • Knowledge of train control systems, preferably of Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) products with respect to installation support and testing a strong asset
      • Experience in deploying fixed block signaling systems a strong asset
      • Typically 1-2 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above #LI-Onsite

        Salary Range: $90,000-105,000.

        The Company provides an extensive benefits program for all full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and their eligible dependents, including the following:
        • Elective Health, Dental, Vision, FSA/HSA and Well-Being plans
        • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company contribution and a match, and without vesting period
        • Company paid holidays and vacation days
        • Company provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Disability, and Employee Assistance Plan

          The Company provides the following compensation range and general description of benefits that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. The Company reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

          This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with [a] criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.

          Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.

          Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

          If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please contact us at

Keywords: Greene Tweed, New York , Field Test Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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