ITC Engineer 1

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Date: 27 Jun 2024

Location: Seattle, WA, US

Company: Alstom


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 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time ITC Engineer in Seattle that we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your recruitment expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Scott Schaper (Project Testing and Commissioning Manager), and work alongside exceptional, enthusiastic, and collaborative teammates.

You'll be creating great value as will be an integral part of testing updates to an Automated People Mover fleet.  You will be able to impact the safety and quality of the transportation journey of the public.

You’ll specifically take care of testing of all updates to the Automatic People Mover System including CCTV, Ethernet network/Wi-Fi radio, analog telephone, train signals (CBTC), and other safety critical systems.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Prepare and execute testing activities.
  • Conduct deep troubleshooting of wayside/railway systems and equipment to identify root cause of failures and integration issues, and identify/define containment and sustainable solutions, with support of the ITC Test Lead/System Integration Field Lead
  • Ensure all required installation documentation provided by designers and instruction changes (including modifications) are adequately recorded, reported, and approved.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.  Equivalent experience of 12 years in an engineering position may substitute for degree with documented post high school training or supervisor experience.
  • 8 years of experience in the design, installation, or test and commissining of train signal and/or communication systems.
  • Will require flexibility and willingness to support an organization in a 24/7 work environment.   Ability to work varying shifts, including overnight (10P- 6A), is critical.
  • Experience writing test rpeorts in proper English.
  • Able to lift 60 pounds unassisted and walk quickly on unevensurfaces.


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
  • Work with new security standards for rail signalling.
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
  • Contribute to innovative projects.
  • Utilise our collaborative working environment.
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards ITC Engineer.
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension). 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.





Salary and Benefits

  • Annual Base Salary Range:$66,600 to $123,800
  • Paid vacation, personal days, holiday pay and sick time.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k plan.
  • Health and wellness programs.
  • Short term and long term disability insurance.
  • Short term incentive plan.



We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

Alstom abides 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 note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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