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Date: 04-Nov-2017

Location: Dubai, DU, AE

Company: Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services (maintenance, modernisation,…) and infrastructure and signalling solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems. It recorded sales of €6.9 billion and booked €10.6 billion of orders in the 2015/16 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 31,000 people today. 
The Alstom-led consortium Expolink, also composed of Acciona and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line, also called Route 2020, and upgrade the system of the existing line. The project involves the construction of a 15-kilometre-long line – of which 11.8 kilometers of elevated metro line and 3.2 kilometers underground metro line - branching off the existing red line at the Nakheel Harbour & Tower station.

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title                                                                                  

Platform Screen Doors / Depot Equipment Site Engineer


Organisational Reporting

PSD/DEQ Subsystem Project Manager




Responsibilities and Accountabilities


The Site Engineer  is responsible for supervising on site activities and quality inspections related to PSD and DEQ installation and to ensure adherence to company quality standards and customer specifications. (With Specific focus on NHT Tie In Activities for the first 6 Months)


Works Preparation :

  • Assist PSD/DEQ Team, PSD/DEQ Project Coordinator and Suppliers in works preparation (Method Statement, NOC, PTE, PTW etc)
  • Make sure all method statement are approved before starting any site activities
  • Make sure all authorizations (PTE, PTW) are granted on time to start the site activities  
  • Establish needs for logistic and specifications for equipment, spare parts and new materials.
  • Follow-up and handing over of civil works :
  • Coordinate with OPC, other subsystem for site Hand Over
  • Make sure that all Quality Checks have been carried out for site access


Site Supervision :

  • Assist the supervision team in regular check of suppliers :
  • Quality : Works done as per Works Instruction
  • Planning : Site available on time for works / Works completed on time for hand-back
  • Health, Safety or Environmental Grounds : All Alstom / ExpoLink / Route 2020 rules are respected
  • Site progress reporting
  • To report and highlight any technical issue to Engineering team


Planning Management :

  • Monitor progress according to Project Schedule Baseline
  • Highlight activity is at risk and look for some mitigation measure
  • Establish a 2 Weeks and 3Months look ahead planning
  • Prepare progress report on weekly and monthly basis


Quality :

  • He / She is the responsible for supporting the quality assurance and control program. This can include working with customers, suppliers, design and quality engineers and field installation personnel.
  • Responsibilities includes auditing of Quality systems such as, Installation method statements, ITPs + QFs, (Inspection and Test plans for installation and Quality Forms), CCP (Critical Control Points) highlighted on the ITP´s,  Site installation documents, other procedures and plans advised in the Quality gt plan.
  • Responsible for communication of  installation  quality standards to fiedl personnel through training, corrective actions, quality audits, production and facility monitoring.
  • Deployment of AT / PL / site Quality  Control  program :
  • Monitoring and management of QA/QC programme and ensuring incorporated materials on construction projects are in compliance with the plans and specifications.
  • Ensuring the proper implementation of Installation inspection and Testing procedure, Project QC procedures, Method Statements and Testing Plans; through surveillance monitoring of the related site activities.
  • Perform planned Inspections and Tests as per the relevant Inspection and Test Plans, and liaise  with site technical engineers and supervision staff of the Engineer regarding inspection requests, arrangements and inspection/test results.
  • Monitor nonconforming products under areas of their responsibility and support Site engineers in their closure.
  • Raise non-conformance reports as necessary.
  • Monitor processes implementation and integration, specially related to Installation Method statement and ITP´s.
  • Notify the appropriate engineering function through CR (change request) that may need to be done in order to improve and update the required ITP + QF's.
  • Provide to the on site Quality inspectors/ controllers teams with effective support (technical matters, training, day-to-day coaching, documentation…) as for process application.
  • Ensure  high level of quality  of the deliverables’ throughout inspections and random visits.
  • Ensure  that the documentation used during the Installation and inspection are aligned in accordance with the Management System documentation, and it that is properly managed, updated and communicated.
  • Daily quality report from all activies assessed to be provided to his/ her PrQSM manager.
  • Participate and liaise with On-site Engineering in relation to resolution of technical quality and safety related matters.


      Compliance of site QMS / PQP :

  • To Ensure site installation QMS conformance  with AT and Project Quality plan, Customer standards and ISO9001/IRIS requirements /CMMI/ECM, Employer's requirements...
  • Support the PrQSM Mgr in relation to the punch list management, and ensure it is updated once new inspection results are available.
  • To support "Problem Solving Tool" action plan management, following findings list issued after system audits.
  • To ensure organization and consolidation inspection results .
  • Effective organisation of the Quality inspectors/ controlles to ensure consistent execution of the activities internal and external audits and management of action plans resulting from them (actual progress consistent with closing deadlines).



  • KPI1 :Respect of planning schedule
  • KPI2 :Technical compliance of site installation
  • KPI2: Respect of yearly Quality System event deadlines (PQP and QC program, process reviews, QMR, internal audits)
  • KPI3 : Effective management and performance of planned inspections according to QA/QC plan (actual progress consistent with closing deadlines)
  • KPI4 : Compliance of the Site Management System with the AT/PL requirements and other local requirements


Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

  • University Degree in  (technical or engineering) Technical/Electrical,  Electronic, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering;  3-5 years of experience, preferable in quality.

Experience / Behavioural and Technical Skills / Competencies

  • Experience in operational activities, documentation management, Site installation activities (Previous experience in PSD and DEQ design and installation is required
  • Knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM,...) and quality tools, Quality control and inspection plans
  • Quality control activities within Installation/ construction projects, NCR process
  • Calibration and usage of Monitoring and Measuring devices
  • Fluent in English is mandatory
  • Collaboration and team working, Analytical thinking, Rigorous, Team management, Work under pressure

At Alstom, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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