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Senior Officer / Engineer Field Technology

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Homewood
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you're part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely-helping keep the economy on track. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!Job SummaryThe Senior Officer / Engineer Field Technology is responsible for developing and adapting technological advances for inspection of railroad infrastructure. The position maintains aspects of current technology deployments and carries out data analysis of inspection as well as operational performance. The incumbent ensures the accurate interpretation of field conditions including remediation of safety-critical exceptions. Furthermore, the position is accountable for management of supplier performance and implementing project deliveries.Main ResponsibilitiesCar Operations and Maintenance--- Develop, maintain, and execute processes and procedures that will bring the technology into operational status --- Coordinate with internal and external Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to perform maintenance and repair activities --- Perform diagnostics and minor maintenance on technology systems, rail car components and car operational components (e.g., generator and power distribution systems) --- Coordinate with internal and external parties for platform access, material availability, and to minimize impact to testing operations --- Coordinate and communicate regularly with Operations to ensure technology inspectionsData Analysis and Validation--- Perform data analysis of systems to ensure that products perform as required --- Validate back-office data for accuracy prior to sending to field --- Verify field verifications behind testing systems, track findings, and present to internal and external employees for continuous improvementTechnology Oversight--- Handle internal and external project resources to ensure proper interpretation of business requirements, including providing field context and adherence to critical timelines, milestones, and deliverables --- Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and track ongoing performance --- Develop reports and recommendations for senior leadership to ensure technology acceptanceProgram Oversight and Development--- Perform engineering analysis of proposed autonomous test systems to ensure safe and reliable operations in the railroad environment --- Review CN's specifications and standards to ensure compliance --- Modify and develop additional rules, specifications, and standards to ensure that the test system is effective --- Supervise and approve the build and construction process to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and contractWorking ConditionsThe role is performed in a combination of office and outdoor environment in various types of weather conditions with a regular workweek from Monday to Friday. The incumbent must be available to work shifts and weekends when necessary. The role requires occasional travel (25%) to Canada and the United States (U.S.).RequirementsExperienceEngineering --- Minimum 3 years of engineering field experience o Experience with railroad inspection systems, operations and functions* o Experience with diesel engines, power distribution systems, rail car maintenance, or mechatronics* o Experience with technology research and development* o Experience with data analysis* *Any experience for these above would be considered as an assetEducation/Certification/Designation--- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering --- Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng.)* *Any designation for these above would be considered as an assetCompetencies--- Demonstrates active listening --- Applies critical thinking --- Demonstrates agility and drives change --- Collaborates with others and shares information --- Identifies potential safety and security risks --- Leads by example for the safety and security of all --- Knows the business and stays current on industry needs --- Communicates with impactTechnical Skills/Knowledge--- Strong knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel --- Knowledge of railroad equipment* --- Understanding of CN Engineering Track Standards* --- Expertise in operating track geometry collection systems and analyses* *Any knowledge for any of the above would be considered as an assetAbout CNCN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada's Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Chicago , Senior Officer / Engineer Field Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Homewood, Illinois

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