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Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Naperville, IL, US

Company: Alstom

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.  Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides a wide variety of associated maintenance, modernization, overall and refurbishment services and turnkey transportation solutions.  Our 32,000 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom.  Alstom businesses had sales of 6 billion for the 2014/2015 fiscal year.  Visit www.alstom.com to learn more about our business.  

 

Job Title & Objective

Job Title                                                                                  

Electrical Design Engineer

Objective

The Electrical Design Engineer is in charge of the design of electrical schematic drawings using Zuchen E3 Series Schematic Software, as well as the management of the electrical Bill of Material and the design databases (component libraries). Additional responsibilities include selecting, developing, preparing, or conforming to project standards and requirements.

 

The Electrical Design Engineer is involved in the application of engineering fundamentals and prepares designs for internal review and approval. He/She participates to the development, review of the overall progress with the System Engineers, and make sure it meets the project objectives. He/She may work independently on the design but takes direction from the Train System Engineer or Project Engineering Manager.

Mission

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Responsible for the electrical engineering activities related to the integration of new equipment on the train. This includes:

  • Generate electrical wiring drawings, schematics, assembly drawings and component layouts for electrical and electro-mechanical equipment using Alstom tools such as Zuchen E3 Series
  • Ensure the design libraries (symbols, components, …) are fully available and compliant with the customer requirements
  • Manage the electrical Bill of Material of the applicable project and communicates with the Industrial engineering team
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with all engineering activities to ensure correctness of design and data
  • Must be able to easily comprehend customer requirements (Contract Deliverable Requirements List) and translate them into design documents for customer review
  • Develop and implement creative work processes and innovative work methods to maximize efficiency
  • Collaborate with engineering, internal & external customers during data collection and document preparation; ability to know when and how to obtain information from these and other sources
  • Capable of handling several different tasks from different requestors at one time
  • Proactive cross-functional team player who plans, coordinates and suggests solutions

 

 

Market and Business Understanding                                                                                               

 

Mandatory

Desirable

Knowledge of Alstom                                                                

 

X

Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation    

 

X

Knowledge of the domestic environment                                  

 

X

Knowledge of the international environment                             

 

X

 

 

 

 

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical field or equivalent combination of education and experience or training

Experience (Essential Functions)

3-5 years of experience preferred, electrical schematic drafting experience required

Operational Know How (incl. Functional Know How)

Mandatory

Desirable

Operational effectiveness/Accountability

X

 

Collaboration/Teamwork

X

 

Innovation

 

X

Communication with Transparency 

X

 

Please specify Functional Know-How below e.g. Finance competencies needed for financial positions, or project management Know-How needed project management roles

Organization/Planning

X

 

Oral/Written Communication Skills

X

 

Knowledge of Computer Databases

X

 

Ability to document (technical, contractual, etc.)

X

 

Knowledge of Zuchen E3 Series

 

X

 

Managerial Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency

X

 

Resilience

 

X

Motivating & inspiring

X

 

Continuously managing & developing people

 

X

Leading the way in EHS

 

X

Leadership Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Strategic Vision

 

X

Convincing & Influencing

 

X

Shaping & driving change

 

X

Risk Management

 

X

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 the 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 careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  


Nearest Major Market: Naperville
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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