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Field Test Engineer

at Wabtec Corporation

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Reference #: 3036

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-NE-Omaha
    Functional Area
    Business Unit
    Contract to Permanent (Full Time)
    Wabtec Railways Electronics
  • Overview

    Support product and system level testing of I-ETMS and the PTC system in the UP Railroad production network and lab environments. Lab testing will require the use of windows-based simulators and automated test tools. Field production testing will require the use of windows-based monitoring tools and adherence to a test plan with both customers and government regulators present during testing.

    We are looking for contract employees.


    • Participate in requirements, design and functional specification reviews at varying levels within the system
    • Writing of field test plans and test procedures to perform lab based testing and field integration testing
    • Writing manual and automated test scripts with the aid of test tools and simulators
    • Testing hardware and software against the system requirements and interface specification requirements
    • Understanding of UP Railroad operations, processes and procedures
    • Working closely with the internal and external teams in identifying problems
    • Document identified problems with enough detail and in a manner that supports resolution
    • Produce periodic status and operational reports
    • Make independent technical contributions in-support of program objectives, as well as interacting with other Wabtec or contract engineers, customers and the FRA.


    • Associated degree in Electronics Engineering or computer engineering or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years test engineering experience with hands on experience testing/debugging software
    • 2+ years of experience in the Railroad operations or environment preferred
    • Experience preparing test design documents, test plans, or test procedures
    • Familiarity with Windows and Linux
    • High degree of attention to detail with a clear focus on quality
    • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate clearly and concisely
    • Self-driven, quick learner, results-oriented and a clear focus on high quality
    • 75-80% Travel required.