EMC Engineer RER

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Date: 03-Nov-2022

Location: Jacksonville, FL, US

Company: Alstom



We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Alstom has an opening for an Electromagnetic compatibility Engineer, in its Jacksonville FL, Rochester NY, Melbourne FL Grain Valley MO offices.



  • Ensure the Electromagnetic compatibility between internal signalling components, and between the signalling system and other railway subsystems. 
  • Ensure that the project comply with the appropriate EMC Standard and Contract requirements


Essential Responsibilities 

  • Liaise continuously throughout the lifecycle of the project with the PrEM in order to contribute to the overall project safety case and to demonstrate the overall EMC compliance of the signalling system.
  • Define EMC activities and builds the EMC Control Plan through the contract requirements capture and the project context.
  • Defines the necessary EMC factory compliance tests to be performed as well as the necessary in field assessment, in order to close out all identified EMI risks.
  • Defines EMC rules, both for onboard equipment and trackside equipment.
  • Ensures that each defined rule is closely followed throughout the installation phases of the project.
  • Defines the constraints to be applied to the other subsystems (i.e. non-signalling) in order to reduce their external emission of noise (EMI) and protect the signalling equipment.
  • Identify all potential risks of interference between signalling equipments and between signalling system and other railway subsystems
  • Ensures that there is sufficient margin before malfunction / failure or alternatively he/she shall provide mitigation actions in order to reduce the risks to an acceptable level.
  • If necessary, perform on site EMC testing campaigns in order to demonstrate good practices or to solve identified EMC problems.
  • At the end of the Project, he/she provides an overall EMC Synthesis document for submission, which demonstrates that all risks have been mitigated and that the signalling system is compliant with its EMCenvironment.




  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Bachelor’s Degree degree from an accredited university 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in EMC Engineering for Rail signaling applications


Other Qualifications

  • EMC analysis at system level
  • Experience in Railway field (Knowledge of railway EMC standard series EN 50121)
  • Knowledgeable of earthing, bonding and lightning protection
  • Ability to achieve results in a matrix environment 
  • Ability to understand and implement customer and industry standards
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, multi-site, global environment 
  • Ability to engage and build positive relationships with both customers and internal and external employees 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong presence while in person and/or virtual meetings
  • Microsoft Office experience



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! 


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Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville