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Date: 04-Nov-2017

Location: Rochester, NY, 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. 

 

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 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)

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Independently designs complex new/modified PTC and CBTC signal systems in response to contract related requirements per company standards and customer specifications. 
  • Defines specifications for new or modified systems in area of specialization to meet contract requirements.
  • Investigates, troubleshoots, and provides recommendations in resolving complex, unique or major problems.  Provides technical leadership to individuals or teams in resolving problems as defined above.
  • Mentors those less experienced in the department.
  • Leads or participates in technical discussions directly with customer and represents/protects the company interests.
  • Advises and provides technical direction on assigned project(s) to other technical staff reporting within same project(s).
  • Designs include electro-mechanical circuit design, relay-based and /or application based logic, HW and SW interfaces, material selection, and equipment rack layouts.
  • Interfaces with internal/external contacts to include vendors, subcontractors and prime contractors on technical matters.
  • Assists in generating schedule, budget and product/system specifications as required.
  • Reviews specification documents and assists in generating technical proposals and cost estimates as requested.
  • Provides input/modifications to departmental work instructions and procedures when required.
  • Maintains project related files, documents and revision control of documents under their direct control
  • Develops project related requirements for products from customer specifications for new or modified designs.
  • Provides and develops accurate material lists for both internal and external requirements on projects
  • Troubleshoots problems identified during factory and field test offering possible technical solutions  to minimize impact
  • Keeps abreast of technologies used by the company, industry to remain current and prepared for technology changes within the work environment.
  • Travels to the customer site as required to perform field test and commissioning of systems. 
  • Experience in a project environment including interface with manufacturing

 

Required Education and Skills

  • BSEE or ET with minimum 5-7 years related industry experience
  • AS with minimum 10 years related industry experience
  • MS Office Experience

 

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 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). 


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