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Mechanical Engineer - Rail Vehicle Structure- Rolling Stock

Company: Siemens Mobility
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Pioneering in America, from the first mile to the last. This is what drives us!

For more than 160 years, Siemens has been an integral provider of infrastructure, electrification, and transportation solutions in the United States. Automation's impact on the railway industry is second only to the effects of digitalization. Combine them and the results are transformative! We work at the leading edge of this movement, applying our proven expertise in digitalization to rail infrastructure and automation.

Our innovative solutions deliver greater safety, punctuality, reliability, and sustainability across the line, all while reducing costs for mass transit and freight transportation systems. We are continuously developing new answers for rail automation - often to questions that haven't been asked yet.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer that will report to the Carshell Calculations Engineering Manager. In this role you will be responsible for the structural calculation, and related activities involved in the design, analysis, and manufacture of rail vehicle carbody structures. This is a full-time in-person role located in Sacramento, California.

The primary objective of this role is to support the design, analysis, and manufacturing of rail vehicle carbody structures. This includes performing structural assessments of rail vehicle primary and secondary structure using a combination of manual and Finite Element (FEA) calculation methodologies against static and fatigue loads, crafting conceptual and detailed structural designs for welded and machined structural components, selecting and specifying materials, and supporting manufacturing.

What you will be doing:

  • Be a direct guide to craft packages ensuring all systems are fully coordinated into the vehicles
  • Use 3D CAD software to build models for structural assessment (Finite Element Analysis)
  • Document analytical work in detailed engineering reports demonstrating compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for compilation of the Specifications, CDRL's, and Design Review Documentation
  • Specify technical requirements and liaise across departments providing clarity as required
  • Act as the technical representative in customer design meetings
  • Have a shown understanding of all aspects of the analytical process from the interpretation of regulatory and specification requirements, load assumptions, and boundary conditions, through results.
  • Provide technical mentorship to junior engineers in the department
  • Work closely with all internal and external customers
  • Work collaboratively with management to ensure business needs are maintained
  • Own the duration of assigned tasks independently with consideration of both time and associated cost
  • Responsible for ensuring that schedules are met for all work and across all projects
  • Support the procurement, manufacturing, testing, and warranty cycles
  • Some travel required
    What you will need to be successful:
    • BS degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Structural Engineering or MS degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Structural Engineering
    • Experience in the design and analysis of welded structures subject to static and cyclic loads
    • Proven understanding of Finite Element analysis as applicable to structural design including static, quasi-static, dynamic, and fatigue assessment methodologies
    • In-depth knowledge of material science and its applicability to structural analysis and welding
    • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
      Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
      • Rolling Stock Engineering experience and the vehicle platforms they are derived from.
      • Solid understanding of typical railway Light Rail and Heavy Rail design standards such as AAR Section M, APTA, PRIIA, and EN12663
      • Solid understanding of structural welding codes including AWS, EN15085, DVS1608 and 1612
      • PE License, Mechanical, Civil, or Structural
        Why Siemens Mobility?
        • # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List
        • 11 paid holidays, 18 days PTO
        • 401K - 6% company match
        • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Overtime when available
        • Freedom and healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits - starting Day 1!
        • Solve the world's most significant problems - Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
        • Engaging, challenging, and fast-evolving, pioneering technological environment.
        • Competitive total rewards package.
        • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Please take advantage of our employee referral program!
        • Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning.

          *This job is based in Sacramento, CA. Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: . The base salary range in Sacramento, CA, is $108,400 - $146,600. The salary may be higher or lower depending on the budget and the candidate's experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications.


          Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
          Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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