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Randstad Test & Commissioning Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Test & Commissioning Engineer

job details:

  • location:Chicago, IL

  • salary:$104,000 - $124,800 per year

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:799172

job description

Test & Commissioning Engineer

job summary:

A Test & Commissioning Engineer is needed for a rail transport company, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives in the Chicago, IL and Boston, MA areas. As a Test and Commissioning Engineer, you will support CTA train control systems installation and MBTA train control systems installation, test and commissioning activities in field environments.

location: Chicago, Illinois

job type: Permanent

salary: $104,000 - 124,800 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Perform system test activities such as breakdown tests, operational and system level tests. Conduct tests in compliance with company standards, project requirements, relevant test procedures, safety standards.

  • Identify operational and technical problems and assist in practical solutions and improvements to system design when appropriate.

  • Perform installation and testing of field modifications. This may be performed on "live" circuits and on new or existing equipment.

  • Assist in the installation and test of factory and field modifications. This may be performed on "live" circuits and on new or existing equipment; Assist in the installation and adjustment of various signaling equipment (switch machine, trip stops, track circuits, code systems, Carborne etc).


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 8+ years equivalent of related experience testing train control systems

  • 5-7 years of related experience with electronics/ electrical background

  • Previous hands-on experience with test equipment (VOMs, DMMs, voltage meters, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, digital multimeters and signal generators)

  • Working knowledge of signaling products and "vital" and "non-vital" circuit concepts


  • Knowledge of Linux and/or Windows operating systems

  • Knowledge of C++, Visual Basic, and/or Java programming languages

  • Knowledge of software test tools such as ClearQuest


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