Certification & Authorization Engineer RS

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Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Barcelona, B, Spain

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Certificiation & Authorization Engineer (RS)








Barcelona, Sta. Perpetua de la Mogoda




  • Prepare, in close collaboration with the other project team members, the certification evidences.
  • Support the C&A Manager in the Certification & Authorization process.




  • You carry out dedicated activities within the C&A processes in accordance with the C&A management. plan during all project phases.
  • You support the C&A Manager in the identification and preparation of requirements for Certification and/or Authorization.  
  • You support the C&A Manager in the preparation of evidences plans (e.g. for TSIs or National Rules) with the project team.
  • You collect and compile the C&A evidences (e.g. for Pre-engagement, vehicle type Authorization, vehicles Authorization ) to be submitted to conformity assessment bodies and/or the authorising entities.
  • You organise periodic reviews of evidence documentation and assessment reports. 
  • You maintain the certification related data in the requirement management tools (e.g. Doors/Excel).
  • You compile and keep track of C&A relevant reporting (e.g. KPI, Cost overview).
  • You collaborate with the project team: Engineering, RAMS, Quality, Planning, Validation, Maintenance, Sourcing.
  • You collaborate with independent assessors (e.g. NoBo, DeBo, AsBo) and authorising entities (e.g. ERA or NSA’s).
  • You participate to the modifications follow-up of the certified/authorised vehicle configuration(s).  




Educational Requirements 




  • Bachelor/Masters Degree (Engineering, Physical Sciences, others.
  • Technician/Certified Engineer (+2 years experience in Railways).  




  • Railway engineering.
  • Systems engineering (Electrical, Mechanical).
  • Industrial engineering.






  • Experience in engineering projects.
  • High degree of accuracy, clear communication style.
  • Good experience with MS Office, Analysis/KPI preparation.




  • Certification processes (railways, automotive, aerospace).
  • Project or Quality management.




  • General knowledge of rail vehicles.
  • General knowledge of EU Authorization process.
  • General knowledge of functional safety and validation.
  • General knowledge of standards and regulations.
  • Ability to foster communications between multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability for getting into new topics, for analysis, synthesis and for problem-solving in technical environment.
  • Willingness to travel for project needs.
  • English language (level B2) and fluent site/project relevant language (level C1).
  • Curiosity.
  • Stress management.
  • Open-mindedness.
  • Autonomous.


Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry