Central Control Operator Technician

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Date: 17-Nov-2022

Location: Newark, 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 Jersey.

Central Control Operator Technician is responsible for safety and efficiently entering, exiting and diverting trains through Automatic Train Control (ATC), power distribution and communication systems. The position is responsible for the day to day support of the customer service through effective communications. maintenance of balances headway's, buildups and reductions; effective utilization of emergency and failure management strategies; support of maintenance through efficient implementation f the Lock Out Tag (LOTO) Procedures and Guideway clearances while adhering to all safety rules and regulations. 


Main Task


  • Through interaction with the ATC system, manages the assembly of rail vehicle and ensures that the scheduled trains are correctly configured and available for movement into revenue service.
  • Support all revenue activities in accordance with the applicable service plan, to include: service levels, radio commMunications, monitoring applicable Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems, spare train utilization, troubleshooting, and any other functions which affect or could affect the delivery of revenue service.
  • Is responsible for the power configuration through interaction with the Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for normal service, or maintenance and emergencies activities.  Implements and/or coordinates the safe and efficient execution of power distribution through use of areas, work permits, occupancy permits and clearances in accordance with existing rules and procedures.
  • Will use audio, video electronic devices, and office equipment to perform tasks - computer, copier, phone, etc.  Will interact/collaborate with employees, contractors and other personnel involved in Operations and Maintenance.  






  • School Diploma or Equivalent.  Associate technical degree is preferred. 
  • Advanced level of skills in Microsoft Office Applications and Windows Operating Applications; qualifying score on ATC Aptitude tests.    
  • Previous experience as a Control Operator preferred. 




Shift – 3rd shift (10:00pm – 6:30am)         

 RDO’s – Mon/Tue



Conditions:  This is a shift position that supports a 24/7 operation and is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The Operations Center Operator must meet physical requirements of position, must be able to distinguish colors and pass a 10 year background check.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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