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Site Installation Engineer L4/6

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Date: 06-Jan-2018

Location: Riyadh, 01, SA

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.

Site Installation Engineer


Purpose of the Job

In this role you will prepare and supervise execution of trackside and technical room installation activities on site. Scheduling staff and directing the installation of services or products according to specifications. This includes inspecting installation sites and testing equipment after installations to ensure proper function. Most of the work time will be on the different sites.

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Structure

See Organisation Chart dedicated to the project (on site part)

Organisational Reporting

Reports to :

Project Installation Manager (PrIM)

Network & Links

Onshore project team members



  • Correct operational/ hierarchically reporting to the PrIM
  • Execution of Installation Works on line with commitments and on time.
  • Respect of ALSTOM rules & procedures


People: 0 direct reports


  • Ensure that the installation activities/execution is in line with the installation planning.
  • Supervise the execution of the installation activities on field (done by subcontractors) for a defined project, under the lead of the Project Installation Manager (PrIM) in strict application of Alstom Transport policies, standards and applicable local regulations and standards to agreed levels of QCD.
  • Responsible to apply the EHS rules and make sure the other workers and subcontractors apply them as well.
  • To be trained in Method Statements, and their application in order to control the end quality of installation (installation check lists).
  • Responsible to give the status of physical progress (weekly reporting).
  • Monitoring and review of subcontractors.
  • Ability to meet critical project milestones.
  • Attention to quality and safety is required.
  • Must have good communication skills with customers, other on-site contractors and internal management.

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

Technical Engineering Degree from High School or University (e.g. Electric / Mechanical / Electro mechanics)

Fluent in English

Technical Knowledge / Experience

3-5 years of experience in the railway industry

Must have relevant signaling knowledge

Electromechanical knowledge is mandatory.

Experience with Autocad software

Computer tools (pack office)

Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

You are a self-driven, reliable and devoted person with good communication skills in English. You have a proactive and flexible attitude and could act as a team leader as well as a team player. It is important that you are resilient, have a sense of urgency and are thorough and precise.

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Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

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Job Type: Experienced

Job Segment: Testing, Technology

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