Trackside T&C Engineer

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Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:400171 

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


Purpose of the function is to prepare, carry out and follow up installation, T&C and maintenance activities of trackside signalling systems in accordance with the procedure and documents.



Study phase:

  • Understand the system and its different subcomponents.
  • Contact the client and other parties to define the actual scope of the activity, provide our knowledge to present the different possibilities and find the best solution together.
  • If necessary, contact other project members or the development team to discuss these topics.

Preparation Phase:

  • Secure the logistic conditions of the mission (technical documents, tools, access and availability of the material).
  • Have a very good knowledge of the installation and tests described in the generic documents and being able to apply them according to the specific situation.
  • Check that the tools are in perfect working order and calibrated.

Before starting the on-site activities:

  • In agreement with the PrFOM and the client, analyse the risk of the activity, agree on a time frame for the execution and plan the intervention.
  • Make sure that safety rules for working are met before planning the activity. If necessary, supervise the installation work and coordinate activities while ensuring compliance with installation and safety instructions.

Execution Phase :

  • Carry out or follow up the installation and tests in accordance with the procedures.
  • Execute maintenance interventions, both non-urgent and urgent (7/7d, 24/24h)
  • In the event of a problem, the PrFOM is informed and decides for further actions
  •               Replace the defective equipment and ensure it’s replaced in accordance with Alstom processes (right software and hardware version), recommissioning of the new part.
  •               In the event of a non-conformity observed during the commissioning, make a return of experience feedback (REX) towards the PrFOM.
  • Follow-up of any non-compliance until the point is fully closed.
  • Perform all activities mentioned above in QCD (Quality Cost Delay) and therefore have always in mind respect of the budget and find solutions to decrease time of activities.



  • Perform the reporting of all activities: installation, tests, maintenance interventions
  • Establish and classify a commissioning or intervention report including evidence and punch list which is validated by the PrFOM




  • Technical bachelor's degree in ICT or electronics or equivalent experience in a function in the industrial environment
  • Good knowledge of French and Dutch language (read, written, spoken), basic knowledge of English language.



  • Railway and signalling knowledge




  • Previous Engineering, V&V, T&C or Maintenance for Railway Signalling is an asset.


Competencies & Skills

  • Knowledge of ICT (networks, servers, components, …)
  • Knowledge of applied electronics
  • Adapt to new work conditions and new tools
  • Able to analyse and solve problems
  • Able to prepare and carry out his work alone
  • Able to work in cooperation with different stakeholders
  • Client-oriented
  • Resilience and positive attitude to emergencies
  • Flexibility and mobility, available for short or long mission in different locations and countries
  • Communicate in a factual and synthetic manner the information necessary for the conduct of the activity
  • Writing skills: clarity, rigor, and concision
  • Languages: French, Dutch, English
  • Available to work at night, during weekends and on public holidays
  • Driving license



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





Job Type:​Experienced​