Rolling Stock Maintenance Engineer Barcelona Tramways Projects

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Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Rolling Stock Maintenance Engineer for Tramways Projects in Barcelona we’re looking for?

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your rolling stock maintenance experience in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside young and proactive teammates.

You'll will carry out his assignment based on the objectives and priorities established by the Management, participating in the correct execution of the works of maintenance in the Tramways Barcelona Projects, guaranteeing the fulfillment of the indices and service quality requirements established contractually. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, verify the correct development of the Maintenance Plan and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of temporary planning preventive maintenance 1st and 2nd level but also elaborating and veryfying all the necessary documentation to undertake the Industrial Maintenance Process.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Establishment and optimization of Maintenance Processes.
  • RAMS: follow up quality contract indexes (Reliability, Availability, Regularity, ...) and failure analysis.
  • Studies of equipment life potential and its optimization.
  • Maintenance information update in LCC
  • Proper revision filled and imputation of:
  • Descriptions of faults, causes and solutions in the texts of the F.I.
  • Correct imputation of costs (M.O. + Material) to the Preventive Work’s Order and Corrective Work’s Order.
  • Correct allocation of functional code in Corrective Work’s Order
  • Correct assignment and follow-up of pending operations
  • Monitoring and control modifications and / or specific activities.
  • Wheel reprofiling planning and Wheel change
  • Analysis, study and implementation of the tramway reprofiling policy
  • Control and management database rolling
  • Propose and implement actions to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Monitoring compliance with the Technical Committee actions.
  • Monitoring Quality System compliance.
  • Implementation and follow-up of the Calibration Plan Barcelona Tramways Project.
  • Propose design and manufacture of tools for maintenance.
  • Propose the necessary investments for the acquisition of technical means, in order to improve the maintenance service we provide to our clients.
  • Monitoring and analysis of the technical problems with the different technologists, suppliers and other participating units of ALSTOM in the projects; contributing to Engineering the maximum number of possible technical data on the anomalies detected.
  • Lead the electronic tram repair laboratory
  • Give support of production engineering to the workshop in the preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Give support to monitoring engineering (HealthHub) to repair the failures.
  • Elaboration of technical reports breakdowns
  • Elaboration of REX reports and proposals for design improvements.
  • Control software versions onboard electronic equipment
  • Analysis and possible study implementation of predictive maintenance techniques.
  • Maintain updated technical documentation of the tramway system and deliver it to the Department of Engineering for its introduction in the Document Management System
  • Obsolescence management with suppliers.
  • Follow-up repairs made by suppliers.
  • Establish and implement training plans that develop the technical competencies of the maintenance team, taking into account the personal needs of each member. Develop internal training and communication activities, aimed at transmitting the know-how to the entire team.
  • Guarantee and transmit to the personnel, the strict compliance of the Norms of Quality and Environment, Safety and Labor Health. Ensure that safety and environmental measures are complied with at the personal level, during the execution of the different maintenance works.
  • Generation of material coding requests.
  • Identification of materials for purchase from non-captive suppliers.
  • Plan and manage the renovation projects of the tram system.
  • Plan and manage tramway overhauls.
  • Planning of preventive maintenance
  • Industrialization of tramway operations
  • Release of "Troubleshooting" documents to improve the efficiency of corrective maintenance


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Degree/Master in electical industrial engineering
  • Essential extensive computer knowledge (Windows, MSOffice, MSProject, AUTOCAD, SketchUp, SolidWorks, Catia V5, ...)
  • Technical knowledge of railway equipment will be assessed
  • Innovative capacity and decision making.
  • Management skills (negotiation, communication, teamwork, ...)
  • Knowledge of networks and / or industrial communications protocols (FIP, RS485, MPL, TETRA radio, ...) will be valued.
  • Knowledge of the railway business, projects, clients, etc. will be valued.
  • Experience in the area of maintenance of tram systems and / or industrial equipment will be valued.
  • Experience in rolling stock
  • Experience in project management at an international level will be valued.
  • Experience in project management with complex technical interfaces will be valued.



Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our cooperative working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Time aivailability

Given the responsibility of the position and the contractual requirements, full availability is required during 24h 365 days.

Will work in Night shift


Location / Geographical mobility

The location of the job will be any of the centers in which the maintenance activity is carried out in the Barcelona Projects, which may vary depending on the needs of the service.

In addition, occasional trips are required at the national / international level to maintain contacts and meetings with the different suppliers and units participating in ALSTOM, if necessary.


Other requirements

Driving license type B essential

It will be valued positively to have a driving license type C1


As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



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