Traction Test Technician

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Date: 11 May 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:429210 

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


  • Carry out type, validation or investigation tests, and preparing reports
  • Define and implement the most appropriate testing methodology and means of testing
  • Develop test operating modes and analyses test results




Performance Measurement

  • Timely execution of the test program
  • Respect of QCD objectives
  • % of rework of test report
  • Involvement


Accountable for :

  • Defining the most appropriate test methodology, testing means and developing the test operating mode in accordance within the costs time and pass-fail criterion set for the test.

Responsible for : in agreement with the expected S/Q/C/D/P

  • Participating in the realization of the Validation Plan
  • Preparing the tests, she/he is responsible for:
    • Participating in the design and the development of the tools necessary for performing the tests (Benches, model…)
    • Implementing, verifying (functional), and ensuring compliance (calibration) of the measuring equipment to be ready at the time of the test.
    • Preparing the equipment for testing. Validating that the applied configuration and pre-requisite testing allows the testing to proceed.  
  • Respecting EHS rules notably implementing “LockOut-TagOut” instruction.
  • Supervising and/or executing test activities, analysing test results “live” and deciding if test has to be redone or not
  • Test results data analysis, writing test reports and sends for Project approval.
  • REX capitalisation, in accordance with the Skill Leader process
  • Appling ALSTOM CV process

Contributor to:

  • Participate in the Tuning phase with Design Team
  • Participate to the Bench recipe
  • Support Test Method Team on Routine Test Benches



  • Technical bachelor's degree (electricity, electronics, electro-mechanics) or experience in an equivalent function in an industrial environment.



Competencies & Skills

  • Test execution capability on some of the following domains:
    • Traction Systems (on Simulator, Bench and/or Train)
    • Power Converters
    • Drivers of converter
    • Switchgear
    • Parts
    • Thermal
  • Measurement (Tools and process)
  • General Knowledge
    • IT Tools
    • English Language (B2 mini)
  • Required electrical habilitation level (french definitions):

B2V - B2V Essai - BE Essais - BR – BC

H2V - H2V Essais - HE Essais - HC

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​

Job Segment: Technician, Testing, Technology

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