Field Maintenance Engineer

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Date: 17-Jan-2023

Location: East Ham, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:379422 

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 

Field Maintenance Engineer 
Requisition ID: 379422


We are hiring a Field Maintenance Engineer, based primarily at our East Ham, United Kingdom.

The role is working as part of a team of Engineers across the DEMU/DMU fleet platform delivering activities and projects to provide a safe, reliable and cost efficient fleet of trains, which meets the Train Operator’s presentation requirements and complies with their Safety Case obligations.
Manage the Supply Chain Overhaul team.


•    Develop and deliver engineering change to improve fleet/system reliability performance, reduce cost of maintenance & deliver customer variation solutions.
•     Identify and implement safe, cost effective, containments and countermeasures to identified product safety issues.
•    Planning and delivery readiness (inc. BoM’s, work instructions & configuration) for planned maintenance activities, as defined by the Vehicle Maintenance Instruction.
•    Ensure that the specified fleet maintenance regime is certificated, adhered to and complies with all relevant legislation, and associated limitations are effectively managed.
•    Use engineering knowledge, problem solving skills, standard project management techniques and awareness of standards and the constraints of the delivery organisation to support, justify and manage changes.
•    Support day to day depot operations teams in resolving arising fleet issues – this includes the requirement to undertake out of hours duties as part of an on-call roster.



•    Ideally educated to Degree or Higher Certificate in engineering/technical discipline
•    Chartered status or actively working toward chartered status (advantageous)
•    1-2 years experience in a similar position
•    Experience in fleet maintenance or asset management environment
•    Experience in delivering rail vehicle engineering change, including risk assessments and approvals
•    Knowledge of rail industry legislation and safety case obligations
•    Strong organizational, resource management and team development skills
•    Strong engineering/technical knowledge of traction and rolling stock systems and maintenance policies/practices
•    Strong stakeholder management skills

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. 

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