Associate Commissioning Engineer
RL Controls, LLC
Honolulu, HI

About $56,000 - $80,000 a year


Associate Commissioning Engineer

Experience Required: 1+ to 2 Years

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manger)

Education Required: Associate Degree, Electronics, IT or a related discipline


(duties listed as bullets)

  • Execute and responsible for testing and commissioning activities of a Rail Transit System from the end of installation to the start of revenue service
  • Conduct all testing and commissioning activities in full compliance with company standards, contract requirements, project schedule, approved test procedures, quality, safety, and environmental objectives
  • Provide first level of customer support and be the primary contact to the customer when issues arise
  • Create and issue test documentation and reports
  • Regularly report test and commissioning progress and status to the Commissioning Manager.
  • Manage the configuration of documentation, hardware and software in the field
  • Perform troubleshooting, identification and resolution of system and subsystem issues and when required escalate issues to engineering and management
  • Able to work independently and in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Able to work under pressure during intense periods of testing and commissioning activities
  • Willing to work flexibly and efficiently in support of the project which may include working shift rotation, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to interact with customer and project team in a professional manner
  • Maintain and develop own professional competence and skills

Required Skills & Experience

(MUST-HAVE minimum requirements)

  • Test & Commissioning Processes
  • Equipment Installation Processes
  • Knowledge of Safety Critical and Safety Related activities in the Rail Transit System environment
  • Experience and knowledge of reviewing engineering drawing, blue prints and schematic diagrams
  • Experience and knowledge of implementation engineering processes covering testing and commissioning
  • Basic working knowledge with one or more of the following Rail Trains System: Automatic Train Control, Communication Base Train Control, Positive Train Control
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Health, Safety and Environment

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in Testing & Commissioning of large infrastructure projects.
  • Basic working knowledge of Rail Transit Subsystem such as Automatic Train Supervision, Vehicle, Telecommunication, Platform Screen Gates, Traction Electrification, SCADA, CCTV, Radios, GPS, etc.
  • Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
  • Basic understanding of software programming logic
  • Ability to read, understand, and implement scripts written in various scripting languages (BASH, python, Perl)
  • Basic working knowledge of the Linux or UNIX operating system
  • Operation and Maintenance Processes
  • Manage and lead assigned resources and suppliers in order to perform the tests and troubleshooting activities
  • Railway Operations and Signaling principles
  • Planning and organization
  • Integrated System Tests
  • Validation and Verification Processes
  • System requirements definition

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Job Type: Full-time


  • commissioning vehicle: 1 year (Required)


  • Associate (Required)


  • Honolulu, HI (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)