Senior Electrical Engineer and Team Leader

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Date: 24-Jan-2023

Location: Jamaica, US

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, signaling 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.


Join us as Alstom, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in New York.


  • Manage the workflow for in-house repairs and troubleshooting requests for the Vehicle’s Electronics Lab at the JFK SDC
  • Assist other departments in troubleshooting electrical issues
  • Provide technical recommendations for Engineering level documents (TCA’s, MODs, etc.)
  • Ensure the application of EHS policies, local regulations, and professional standards



  • Ensure requests to the Vehicle’s Electronics Lab are filled efficiently with minimal to no disruption to service
  • Maintain and improve electrical components, systems, and subsystems
  • Confer with the customer, engineers, and other departments to discuss existing assets, potential upgrades, and projects
  • Ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements
  • Supervise and train project team members
  • Confer with vendors on obsolete parts and potential overhauls
  • Provide corrective action plans by analyzing logs from various sub-systems 
  • Understand electrical engineering codes and safety standards
  • Draw up project plans for high and low voltage electrical equipment
  • Supervise maintenance and troubleshooting of Automatic Train Control (ATC) vehicle onboard equipment
  • Supervise maintenance and troubleshooting of Loop-based communication (FID) between vehicle and ATC central equipment


Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology
  • P.E. certification a plus
  • Knowledge of various vehicle subsystems (Auxiliary Power Unit, Power Conversion Unit, HVAC, Brake Systems)
  • Experience on railway site management
  • Knowledge of SELTRAC Automatic Train Control System


Competencies & Skills:

  • Quality-focused, rigorous, team-player
  • Decision-making and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to solve complex engineering deviations and issues 
  • Innovative attitude aiming to improve performance

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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 is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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