Installation Testing and Commissioning Engineer

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Date: 15-Aug-2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Company: Alstom


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Prepare and execute test and commissioning activities for signalling systems on field, in support to one or several projects.  Manage, as a team leader, T&C technicians.



§Prepare and execute testing activities 

o in support to one or several Projects on railway signalling systems under the direction of his / her hierarchy
o according to the testing procedure / documentation and following Sub-system T&C Leader and / or  PrCOM instructions

§Ensure defects identification and correction (trouble shooting) 
§In the event of a non-conformity observed during the commissioning phase, make a return experience (REX) towards the project, and ensure that all design related issues are correctly reported in the adequate tools, including the defect description and associated test context
§Ensure follow-up of detected issues and deliver the commissioning reports.
§Check that the test tools are in perfect working order and calibrated.
§Support V&V team and perform test in lab as per request
§Deliver the committed performance in terms of Quality, Costs and Deadlines and in compliance with Alstom policies, local standards and regulations (in particular EHS and Railway Safety)

Performance Measurement
§Efficiency and proactivity during the execution of the T&C tests
§Compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards
§Quality of anticipation, monitoring and reporting 

Specific requirements for Atlanta Project:

  • To supervise the Electrical Installer (EI) to execute the switch refursbishiment,
  • To execute PICO and static tests the signaling circuits related to the track circuit (loops, signals, MRR,  SLCC).
  • Log NCR in RTC, draft test reports and assist Engineering to troubleshoot failures.
  • Engaje in dynamic tests to prove the system performance and functionality.



Educational Requirements

§    Master's degree in engineering (preferably electronics or embedded systems) or equivalent experience. 
§    Good knowledge of English language (read, written, spoken)    Desirable:
§    Railway and signaling knowledge
§    Any other additional language is an asset



§    2 years of experience in either railway signaling or APM systems.

§    Previous Engineering, V&V, T&C or Maintenance for Railway Signaling is an asset.
§    Team management skills

§    Knowledge or CF550 or CF650 is very desirable.


Competencies & Skills 
§    Flexibility and mobility, available for short or long mission in different locations and countries 
§    Available to work at night shifts, during weekends and on public holidays
§    Rigorous & team player
§    Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex system failures
§    Customer satisfaction and results orientated
§    Able to communicate in an open and clear manner with various stakeholders
§    Ability to use new technologies and tools
§    Valid Driver's License 



We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.


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