Technical Manager

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Date: 30-Sep-2022

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

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.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Rolling Stock Technical Manager to join our QNGR project team in Brisbane, QLD.


Reporting directly to the Head of Project Engineering for Rolling Stock, primarily responsible for leading, managing and controlling all engineering technical activities


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the technical delivery of Project in accordance with Design Management Plan(s), including:
    • Concept Design
    • Preliminary Design
    • Detailed Design
    • Engineering Scope for Gate reviews
  • Accountable for the technical decisions taken with his/her team
  • Manage Rolling Stock vehicle systems functional integration (Complex systems integration, TCMS, Doors Systems and Brakes) and provide regular reporting and performance analysis to management
  • Approve, as a member of CCB, applicable modifications on the product, and updating QCD (Quality, Cost and Delivery) impacts accordingly
  • Develop and review of test procedures and functional routine test reports
  • Develop and review of train modification instructions
  • Lead technical meetings and discussions with customer and manage stakeholders


Key Requirements for this position:

  • Relevant Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Desirable: Chartered or Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) or be eligible to achieve RPEQ membership. 
  • Significant experience and knowledge of rolling stock, including design, system integration (especially integration of RS and Signaling), and validation. Preferably experienced in ETCS, ATO and PSD onboard integration and interface to train systems
  • Experience with complex system commissioning, troubleshooting and fault finding
  • Working knowledge of Rolling stock standards and Railway safety legislation
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify critical tasks & issues and take action to ensure execution, delivery, and follow-up
  • Excellent people and stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Background of working within a complex international environment would be an advantage


This is a permanent opportunity to join a leader in the Rail industry and work alongside industry professionals


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply. 
We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:
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As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing and provide your current Covid-19 Vaccination status. 


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