Turnkey and Infrastucture Project RAMS Engineer - Italy

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Date: 12-May-2023

Location: Roma, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:411882 

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 



Alstom is hiring a Turnkey and Infrastructure Project RAMS Engineer  for Bologna Project; The position is mainly based in Bologna.


Turnkey and Infrastructure RAMS team is in charge of managing tenders and global railway projects. These projects have the specificities to integrate several subsystems (rolling stock, signaling, platform screen doors, power and track, etc.) to comply with the client requirements in term of planning, cost and quality on a wide range of market railway solutions - mainline, metros and tramways.


Bologna Red Line is part of the Bologna City Sustainable Mobility Plan PUMS 2030 horizon foresees the construction of four tram lines.

Alstom scope of works include: Overhead Catenary System, Power supply​ ,Tram and Road Signaling​ ,Information and Telecom System​.


Your mission


You will be the point of contact for RAMS topics for the projects, you undertake to set up and carry out the RAMS activities under your responsibility.


You will manage the RAMS network of the project with the subcontracted subsystem RAMS managers to coordinate all project RAMS activities.


You will be involved in a variety of technical subjects, and you will seek for the technical understanding of your scope to better assess their RAMS performance and potential areas of improvement and you will be proactive to put under control the Railway safety risks during all project phases.


You will manage the safety issues with external parties (Customers, National Safety Authorities, Independent Safety Assessors) as defined contractually. You are also in charge of RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) activities related to projects.



What are your responsibilities?


You are accountable to:


  • Plan and deliver the RAMS deliverables in a timely manner to achieve the milestones of the project,
  • Ensure the quality of the RAMS deliverables submitted by the subcontracted subsystems safety managers foster their acceptance by the Customer, Independent parties, and Safety Authorities,
  • Convince customers and other stakeholders (ISA, Safety Authorities…) of the Alstom approach and methodology for RAM and safety management & demonstration.
  • Manage the RAMS network with sub-systems RAMS managers


You are responsible to:


  • Apply Alstom internal RAMS processes and instructions,
  • Support the other stakeholders (design, industrial, sourcing, validation etc..) in the definition of appropriate measures to meet the RAMS actions and to follow their closure through appropriate documented evidence.
  • Be the point of contact for RAMS matters on the project, with the Customer,
  • Have a pro-active approach on the design assessment to support of the definition of suitable technical solutions to put under control the railway safety risks,
  • Having a pro-active and challenging view on the overall RAM results from the contributors to enhance the adequacy/consistency of the RAM studies and requirements. 


What do you need to qualify for this job?


  • Advanced University Degree in Engineering, RAMS or equivalent.
  • Technical experience: knowledge on railway systems is mandatory.
  • Minimum 3 years of successful experience as a RAM/Safety Engineer in the railway industry (Turnkey projects, Infrastructure or rolling stock system).
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills,
  • Sense of priorities,
  • Structured and organized with hands-on approach,
  • Able to work on international and multicultural projects
  • Fluent in English and Italian, French is a plus
  • You are opened for some occasional international travels, short-term missions
  • Location: Bologna, Torino, Roma




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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