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Field Test & Commissioning Engineer

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Date: 14-Sep-2018

Location: Melbourne, FL, US

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.


           Purpose of the Job

  • Prepare and execute testing activities in support to one or several Projects and /or Programs and Bids if required


    Organization Structure

  • Regional Center / Industrial & Field Operations / Test & Commissioning team


    Organisational Reporting

  • Direct reporting: Regional Center T&C  Manager and, when assigned to a specific project than Project Commissioning Manager
  • Indirect reporting: Lead Field Test & Commissioning Engineer 


    Key Network & Links

  • Field Operation Test & Commissioning team and Installation team


    Performance Measurement

  • To be defined (depends on mission), mainly it is time to perform test activities and quality of reporting.



  • Prepares and executes testing activities in support to one or several Projects and / or Programs initiatives or

    bids, for technologies of railway signalling under the direction of his / her hierarchy and in conformance with
    Alstom Transport policies and standards, applicable regulations and professional standards (including EHS)

  • Executes of specific Testing activities according the testing procedure / documentation and Sub-system

    Leader a/o PrCOM instruction.

  • Could supports V&V team and perform test on platform / in factory as per request.
  • Complies with EHS procedures and Alstom Zero Deviation Police.
  • Performs activities with quality, especially Test reporting.
  • Uses the correct tools and equipment to perform the electrical and mechanical test activities. Ensures the

    equipment and tools in their care.

  • Uses and maintain PPE defined by EHS;
  • Alerts the hieratical superiors by any risk identified during the testing activities, and especially alerts any hieratical manager (Sub-System Leader, PrCOM, PM, RC TCM, …) if any EHS risk is identify.


    Working Conditions

  • Position requires several trip and/or reallocations depending on each project assigned - across the United States and Canada mainly.
  • Work schedules and hours change often.  Working weekends and in shifts is not uncommon.
  • Ability to travel at least 75% of the time domestically and/or internationally



  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience of testing train control systems
  • 2 years of experience in Alstom (ex-GE Transportation) products such as: VHLC, Electrocode 4 and 5, ElectrologIXS, Ultra Cab and others.


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! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide 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 contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line). 

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

Job Segment: Testing, Technology

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