Railway Safety Engineer

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Date: 31 May 2024

Location: Madrid, MD, ES

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full-time Railway Safety Engineer in Madrid we’re looking for?


Your future role:

Take on a new challenge and apply your Railway Safety expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside outstanding teammates.

You'll perform safety assessments, analysis and producing related deliverables in accordance with project QCD objectives, applicable standards and regulations and Alstom engineering/safety processes & instructions. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business: Engineering, Project Management and much more.

You’ll specifically take care of technical and C&A documentation production.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Support the definition and application of the Project Railway Safety Management Plan.
  • Owns and applies the project safety management process and act as the project safety representative.
  • Perform the first railway safety risk assessment and containment actions definition for project maintenance activities, based on available information and sources: Design authority and OEM documentation, REX from previous maintenance and REX from equivalent maintenance activities.
  • Prepare those safety inputs permitting to build the technical and maintenance dossier to be presented to Certification and Safety Authorities in order to start maintenance activities
  • Perform the safety risks evaluation against safety issues and technical modifications applied in the fleet and support the definition of containment and definitive actions.
  • Prepare the required deliverables and justifications to Safety Authorities and customer/Independent parties (AsBo-ISA, NoBo, DeBo, etc.) to get its approval on the Safety deliverables within the limits of Alstom commitments.
  • Support Project Railway Safety Training, competencies management initiatives and Safety Culture enhancement
  • Whether required in the scope of engineering activities, perform RAM analysis and deliverables preparation.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Degree in Industrial Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical, Electromechanical or similar.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in Technical Safety activities, safety management systems and safety risk assessment
  • Knowledge of Regulation and laws: Regulation EU 402/2013 and normative: UNE-EN 50126
  • Knowledge of rolling stock vehicles and maintenance
  • RAMS prediction and calculation methods and tools.
  • Other Regulations and laws: Regulation EU 2018/545, Regulation EU 1302/2014.


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our engaging working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage.


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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