Engineering Specialist Transit Vehicles - 2367

Transportation and Infrastructure Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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 We currently have an opening in our Philadelphia, PA office for an Engineering Specialist in our Transit Vehicle group for our Transportation and Infrastructure division. This is an opportunity to work on a variety of mechanical and electrical systems projects. You will assist in providing technical advice and support concerning design, overhaul and/or maintenance issues for vehicles. Some exposure to electrical/mechanical systems and control systems of any type of passenger/commercial vehicle, marine or aerospace systems would be a plus. Minimum of 2 years of expereince. 


  • Assist with design reviews or problem solving on vehicle subsystems (HVAC, Propulsion, Braking, electrical, etc.)
  • Provide support for the inspection and field testing of rail rolling stock; at client locations Nationally and Internationally
  • Information take-offs from engineering drawings, and drawing interpretation
  • Preparing technical studies and small AutoCAD projects
  • Spreadsheet and database (MS Excel and Access) development and test data analysis
  • Preparation project and design review meeting reports; possibly at client locations
  • Assist with systems specification development changes and revisions for clients


  • Candidates must hold ABET accredited four-year Bachelor’s degrees in either mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of expereince 
  • Willing to undertake a very wide variety of tasks and activities, demonstrate flexibility and a desire for a wide range of engineering experiences.
  • Travel requirements can be up to 25% time for intermittent short periods, with most of the travel being same day trips to our client sites. Opportunities for re-location.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to speak effectively before groups or employees of the STV and client organizations.
  • Possess the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Capacity solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited information exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

As a matter of policy and to protect STV’s colleagues, clients and business partners, STV requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of such vaccination to STV as of the start date of their employment.

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