WABTEC Field Test Engineer in Omaha, Nebraska


Support product and system level testing of I-ETMS and the PTC system in the UP Railroad production network and lab environments. Lab testing will require the use of windows-based simulators and automated test tools. Field production testing will require the use of windows-based monitoring tools and adherence to a test plan with both customers and government regulators present during testing.

We are looking for contract employees.


  • Participate in requirements, design and functional specification reviews at varying levels within the system

  • Writing of field test plans and test procedures to perform lab based testing and field integration testing

  • Writing manual and automated test scripts with the aid of test tools and simulators

  • Testing hardware and software against the system requirements and interface specification requirements

  • Understanding of UP Railroad operations, processes and procedures

  • Working closely with the internal and external teams in identifying problems

  • Document identified problems with enough detail and in a manner that supports resolution

  • Produce periodic status and operational reports

  • Make independent technical contributions in-support of program objectives, as well as interacting with other Wabtec or contract engineers, customers and the FRA.


  • Associated degree in Electronics Engineering or computer engineering or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years test engineering experience with hands on experience testing/debugging software

  • 2+ years of experience in the Railroad operations or environment preferred

  • Experience preparing test design documents, test plans, or test procedures

  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux

  • High degree of attention to detail with a clear focus on quality

  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate clearly and concisely

  • Self-driven, quick learner, results-oriented and a clear focus on high quality

  • 75-80% Travel required.

Job LocationsUS-NE-Omaha


Functional AreaEngineering

Business UnitContract to Permanent (Full Time)

TypeWabtec Railways Electronics