Vehicle Electrical Distribution Engineer

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Date: 30 Nov 2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:345806 

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

*** We are looking for an Electrical Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer ***

Schematics & Apparatus Engineer (S&AE) - Vehicle Electrical Distribution Engineer


Alstom is looking for a motivated engineer to assist in integration of the electrcial systems on the Automated People Mover vehicles.  He/she designs train electrical architecture and wiring routing

He/she specifies electrical apparatus to be used on project he/she is affected according to Preferred Parts List (PPL) and Project requirements

He/she produces pure principle scheme PPS and project apparatus specification



  • This position involves selection of high and low voltage cable and over-current protective device sizing/distribution and requires general knowledge of both power and communication network signals. 
  • This position is unique as it will require selection of detail design distribution equipment such as various connectors and associated piece parts while relying on a general system-level understanding of the entire vehicle electrical system. 
  • In addition to design activities, this position will develop requirements management skills to ensure all customer and internal expectations are met while providing a reliable and safe vehicle.   
  • The engineer will be expected to provide hands-on integration assistance with full access to the product during the manufacturing process. 
  • Among other activities, the engineer will be responsible for creation and maintenance of electrical drawings and bills of material, component selection, creation of test procedures, requirements management, and manufacturing and procurement support.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology

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. 





Job Type:​Graduate Job​

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Distribution, Procurement, Operations

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