Co-Op/Internship - Validation Engineer

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Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 70 countries and employs 75,000 people. Visit to learn more about our business.

Co-OP (Co-Operative Education) / Internship Validation Engineer - Train Validation Team


Ensure student success through supervised career-related experiences that enhance professional development and enable application of classroom learning.


He/She promote quality education by furnishing the most comprehensive profressional preparation available to students in the colleges. It serves through planned, progressive and supervised work experiences. Provide on-going professional development for department faculty to improve quality instruction for Co-op and internship courses. Build unique employer, community and regional partnerships whereby students work in buisiness, industry, education, and government, enhancing their intellectual and professional development while meeting the workforce needs. Provide employer and student satistical analysis data to unversity administrators, faculty and staff in support of university strategic goals.

Validation Engineer Acrivites:

  • Executing Validaiton activities given by the Manager
  • Updating the Validation Plan
  • Writing Train System test procedures for some of the train domains as allocated by the manager
  • Ensuring the timely issuing of the Validation mean of proof (including lower level systems and components) and consolidates Validation files
  • Providing structured REX to feed costing activities, and to enrich the CV metier technical repository
  • Preparing the tests he/she is responsible for:
    • Participating in the design and the development of the tools necessary for performing the tests
    • 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 LockOutTagOut 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 static and dynamic test reports



  • Bachelor Degree/Master Degree students of Engineering (Minimum at 3rd year)
  • Electrical/Mechanical/Electro Mechanical/Electronic or relevant Engineering subjects knowledge 
  • English Fluent
  • Looking for an opportunity to learn and develop his/her skills
  • Microsoft Office

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.   


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.

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