Assistant Field Engineer




Assistant Field Engineer





Full Time



The Assistant Field Engineer is to assist our Commissioning and Functional Engineer(“COF Engineer”) to provide on-site technical support to our end customer/client, and conduct testing for the railcars using PTU and other tools to make sure the railcars function and perform safely and properly. The person for this job will frequently access the following areas including but not limited to the pits under train tracks, interior of car, and exterior roof, to conduct testing and troubleshooting activities and perform the necessary repair work under supervision. CRRC provides professional training, including the most recent and relevant techniques for completing job and project-related tasks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting COF Engineer to perform field service at the end customer’s designated
  • Performing troubleshooting with Portable Test Unit (“PTU”) and Tools based on the technical
  • Working alongside COF Engineer to repair/replacement of parts, as warranted, based on testing and/or troubleshooting
  • Using laptops with subsystem software to troubleshoot various railcar systems – using technology in an optimal fashion to test and





  • Reviewing various commissioning documents released by the Technical Department and completing testing and commissioning tasks following by test procedures and work instructions under COF Engineer’s and/or Manager’s supervision and
  • Engaging in communication with internal departments and transit agency personnel, as warranted in order to appropriate complete daily
  • Tracking and reporting discovered issues and the progress of the resolution to COF Engineer and/or
  • Coordinating and supporting the end customer/client on in-process inspections and final functional inspections before
  • Understanding and following company and industry safety rules, practices, and
  • Travelling among all the CTA terminals to perform the work, as necessary and
  • Other duties as


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and Experience


  • Minimum of 2-year college/trade school degree in relevant discipline/study or equivalent work experiences in a relevant field, such as electrical, automation, or computer
  • Hands-on experience with the use of testing and measuring instruments; such as reading different meters, sensors, oscilloscopes, and
  • Ability to read and understand schematics, wiring diagrams, and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong self-drive and learning


  • 4-year college in mechanical/electrical engineer, or a related





  • Understanding and experience working with mechanical and hydraulic
  • Relevant work experience in railroad and/or transportation


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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