Senior Application Technician

Date: 29-Apr-2019

Location: Rochester, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 

Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are today at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport, with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France and present in over 60 countries,  we employ 32,800 people worldwide. 

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This position is located in Rochester, New York.



  • Provides routine detailing of circuits and layout drawings for new designs or modifications on existing drawings, per typical plans, masters, or sketches as directed. Assists or designs basic circuits for relay and/or microprocessor applications with limited guidance.  Interfaces and provides technical assistance and supports departmental activities.   
  • Provides leadership and guidance  in detail checking of drawings and material lists as directed. 
  • Potential to support factory tests and at the conclusion as required, supplies input to documents and reports.      
  • Performs/assists in detail checking of drawings and material lists
  • Prepares and checks material listings by using master documentation.
  • Supports miscellaneous group efforts to include producing submittals and copies, filing, record keeping and assists others as directed.
  • Assists in basic design of standard circuits (panel lighting, code chart, tabulations, etc.)
  • Supports field activities and implementation of changes.
  • Supports factory testing and assists in the implementation of change orders.
  • Applies test engineering processes and electrical test procedures.
  • Travel to the customer is required.  Duration and frequency will be determined by the customer's needs.
  • Adhere to customer specifications while following Alstom detail standards
  • Understand basic customer requirements
  • Provides input on scope of work and schedules to project lead and management.
  • Provides documentation related to project and ensures that project files are maintained.
  • Familiar with test engineering processes/electrical test.


Required Education and Skills:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2012/ 2014
  • Associates degree; preferred electrical technology or 5+ years of related electrical experience in CAD/schematic drawings
  • Working knowledge in MS office software
  • Working knowledge of detailing and CAD    
  • Basic knowledge of track & cable plans
  • Basic understanding of material requirements
  • Ability to understand and apply electrical assemblies
  • Basic knowledge of factory test and how to use required gauges, etc.


Required Experience:

  • Computer technology or other technologies with strong electrical/electronic base or a basic understanding of electrical theory.
  • Experience using layers and different coloring schemes in AutoCAD
  • Experience with designing electrical schematics; preferably large systems that require a book of plans.
  • Familiarity with railway signaling products and systems
  • Familiarity of railroad or transit language as it pertains to signaling sytems     


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



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 (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line)

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