DoD SkillBridge: Commissioning Engineer - Portland (405992)

4 days left

Gresham, Oregon
May 16, 2024
May 23, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description
DoD SkillBridge Internship: Commissioning Engineer - Portland (405992)
SkillBridge Host Company: Siemens Mobility
SkillBridge Provider: Vets2PM LLC
Location: Gresham, Oregon

Applicants must be active-duty U.S. Military Members who qualify for the DoD SkillBridge Program.

To Apply:

  • Go to and complete the SkillBridge interest form.
  • Return to this posting and click 'Apply'.

  • Siemens Mobility provides efficient and coordinated transportation of people and goods by rail - including rolling stock, rail automation, rail electrification, and service. We craft and manufacture across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. Cities and Railroads also rely on us to provide traction-power substations and electricity transmission, as well as signaling and control technology for freight and passenger rail and transit systems.

    Our Commissioning Engineers work in conjunction with the Commissioning Technicians and system engineers troubleshooting to resolution electrical, electronic and software communication issues discovered through our thorough testing procedures on Siemens Light Rail Vehicles. In this important role you will need to be able to work with various design and system engineers, suppliers, and technicians to understand the design, testing parameters, and functionality of the Light Rail Vehicle on its various components.

    • Fully test integration of all systems and sub-systems on the vehicles
    • Review engineering design documents and schematics and verify compliance with system requirements, interface specification and technical specifications.
    • Perform system and systems testing according to various railway specifications
    • Review existing procedures and protocols for scope and accuracy
    • Support technicians and engineers by assisting in the testing and help troubleshoot sophisticated issues
    • Perform type tests applying data acquisition devices and various sensors including load cells, accelerometers, current transducers and temperature sensors
    Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
    • Engineering degree in either Electrical or Mechanical fields required
    • 5+ years of related experience in Railway industry or related industries
    • Decision making ability and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to understand complex electrical schematics
    • Fluent in English
    • Excellent communication and digital literacy
    • Experience with data acquisition
    Why you'll love working for Siemens:
    • 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.
    • Please contribute to our social responsibility initiatives passionate about access to education, access to technology, sustaining communities, and positively impacting the community.
    • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Please take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning.
    • Employee perks and discounts in addition to our 401k match and generous Paid Time Off
    • Diversity and inclusivity focused - Just named on the Forbes 2022 Best Employers for Diversity list!
    • Siemens is proud to have been named Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators

    While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

    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.

    EEO is the Law

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    Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

    Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

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    Vets2PM Provides:

    • Mentorship and guidance via weekly SkillBridge Intern Zoom Meetings.
    • PM Fundamentals course, Resume writing, LinkedIn optimization, and interview skills course.
    • Other free resources, including an electronic copy of 'How to Speak Civilian Fluently'.


    Not all internships include certification training by Vets2PM, as many host companies include their own internship-focused training instead. If selected for an internship with Vets2PM please read your approval email, letter, and training plan to be sure you understand what is included in your internship.