Electrical Engineer

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Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:308781 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Responsible for the technical design and delivery of power supply & distribution systems for electrified transit systems.  Scope of delivery to DC traction power substations, AC medium & low voltage distribution, and other speciality electrical distribution & control equipment.

This position initially requires immediate site support to Edmonton project until successful completion.


Key responsibilities:

Review, analyze, and manage customer technical specifications

Create single line diagrams and control schematics

Perform power distribution analysis: equipment sizing, load flow, voltage drop, short circuit, protection coordination, power quality, arc flash

Develop Customer design documentation and participate in design reviews

Provide  power supply system interface requirements to external design teams.

Create equipment technical specifications & evaluate Suppliers

Support site installation, testing, & commissioning


Key skills:

Bachelor degree in electrical engineering

Ability to read varied electrical distribution drawings and schematics 

MS Office, AutoCad, EasyPower, E3, PLCs

Knowledge of National Electric Code


Key traits:

Must be able to communicate effectively to different audiences

Have a broad engineering understanding across different disciplines

Self motivated with strong problem solving skills

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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