Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

February 4, 2020

job overview

Strukton Rail is expanding into North America and is looking for a Maintenance Engineer with demonstrated Railroad Industry expertise. The preferred candidate will have 5-10 years of experience with a North American railroad, involvement in rail infrastructure maintenance or renewal projects, and knowledge of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) practices applicable to passenger and/or freight railways.

Strukton Rail North American is based in Bethesda, MD. Relocation to Bethesda, MD is not required, however, 50% – 75% travel is anticipated; therefore, it is expected that the candidate lives within normal commuting distance, 25 miles or 45 minutes with heavy traffic, to a major US airport. 

Safety is a top priority in all aspects of our operations. The successful candidate must likewise consider safety as paramount and demonstrate an awareness of safe operations.

essential functions:

  • Collaborate with clients to implement smart maintenance (asset management) products, programs, procedures and practices
  • Analyze data gathered from field assets and identify trends, anomalies, and deviations from reference graphs.
  • Technical report writing based on data collected from remote assets and field inspections.
  • Conduct RAMS analysis
  • Measure and analyze Key Performance Indicators to identify trends and actions for continuous improvement or corrective measures
  • Use of analysis techniques, including RCA/FTA, to provide potential solutions and applicability measures
  • Research technical issues and recognize the potential for using Strukton’s innovative products
  • Manage internal and external stakeholder expectations, including but not limited to, reporting, on-site visits and/or inspections
  • Coordinate requests for renewal of return of objects (ROO) and requests for amendments (RFA)
  • Share best practices with colleagues around the globe to improve Strukton Rail’s Asset Management program

qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5-10 years of demonstrated experience in rail infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) practices
  • Knowledge of asset management strategies
  • Knowledge of relevant engineering standards and processes
  • Knowledge of required computer software applications, i.e. Minitab, MatLab and preferably SAP and Optimizer
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments concurrently
  • Ability to work independently, with a view of both the big picture and the details
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding setting, learn fast and execute tasks as required
  • Ability to travel as needed

Candidates must pass a company-paid physical exam, drug-screen and have a valid driver’s license.

The North American expansion of Strukton Rail will be supported by its sister company, Antea Group, an international engineering and environmental consulting company with 350+ resources in the USA.

Applications can be submitted via Strukton Rail – Maintenance Engineer

For additional information, please contact Toni Lynn Cooper, Recruiting Project Manager at toni.cooper@anteagroup.com.

STRUKTON RAIL NORTH AMERICA COMPLETES OVERHEAD WIRE SCAN AT UTA’S TRAX LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM

October 3, 2019 | Bethesda, MD – Strukton Rail completed its first catenary inspection in the North American market utilizing its state-of-the-art Strukton Wire Scan system. A full overhead wire survey of Utah Transit Authority’s (UTA) Transit Express (TRAX), a 103-mile light rail system in Salt Lake City, was completed within 6 days. The system provides an automated solution for live contact-wire inspection. The new technology is based on non-contact measurement principles.

“The Strukton Wire Scan is based on an innovative technology specifically developed to incorporate the challenges and demands of a modern and dynamic rail market where reliable and readily available information is essential,” said Mark Lentini, Reliability Engineer of Strukton Rail North America. “The high accuracy of our system in detecting weak spots is where our customers truly benefit from a maintenance optimization standpoint.” And to this point, UTA received the results quickly to be able to make the specific changes recommended by our POSS platform data for safe travel on there lines.