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Lead Electrical Technician

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Date: 19-Sep-2021

Location: Vallejo, CA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:156768 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

 

 

 

 

Objective

The Lead Electrical Technician manages day-to-day work flow within a group or unit; the Lead Electrical Technician will provide feedback to the supervisor and/or manager on work related issues.  The role is multi-skilled requiring a high degree of competency in electrical skills with basic mechanical skills. The role involves diverse electrical and mechanical work on rail cars and other vehicles. The primary role is to conduct modifications and repairs to passenger rail cars and locomotives along with the installation of new electrical and electronic systems.   The role includes responsibilities for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) inspections as assigned and the maintenance of documentation for the vehicles and the work site. The ability to operate aerial lifts and fork truck is desirable.  

 

 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Lead: Make assignments and distribute day-to-day work flow within an assigned group
  • Mentor and Coach: Provides advice and assistance on work techniques, best practices, and subject-matter expertise to less experienced coworkers
  • Communicate: Provides feedback to the supervisor and / or manager on work related issues, including those that might lead to performance improvement discussions
  • Electrical installation: The installation of new systems onto rail and road passenger vehicles including cabling installation, system component fitting and system testing
  • Electrical repairs: The rewiring of rail cars which have been involved in collisions and fires including the installation of conduit, the running and crimping of cables at terminal boxes. Full testing of reinstalled electrical circuits using the standard electrical test tools including, megger, multi-meters and hi-pots
  • Electrical fault finding: The troubleshooting of electrical defects using the standard electrical test tools
  • Mechanical: Assist with mechanical disassembly/assembly of passenger rail car interior panels and general interior fittings, flooring, plumbing, seats and trim
  • Environmental Health and Safety: Perform EHS duties as assigned
  • Documentation: Maintains vehicle history books and other production documentation

 

 

Market and Business Understanding                                                                                               

 

 

Mandatory

Desirable

Knowledge of Alstom                                                                

 

X

Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation    

 

X

Knowledge of the domestic environment                                  

X

 

Knowledge of the international environment                             

 

X

 

Educational Requirements

 

Technical Trade School completion or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Experience (Essential Functions)

Minimum of 5 years in Rail or related industry

 

Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

Heavy industrial environment. Crane movement, forklift traffic, occasional work at heights, hot works and metal fabrication, work in pits and under cars on jack stands

 

Physical/Mental Requirements

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and be able to work in a fast-paced environment

Operational Know How (incl. Functional Know How)

Mandatory

Desirable

Operational effectiveness/Accountability

X

 

Collaboration/Teamwork

X

 

Innovation

 

X

Communication with Transparency 

X

 

Please specify Functional Know-How below

Ability to read and interpret electrical schematic and installation drawings

 

X

 

Ability to conduct electrical testing and troubleshooting including the selection of the appropriate test tool 

 

X

 

Ability to follow written work, process and testing instructions

 

X

 

Ability to crimp and terminate wires appropriately

X

 

 

Managerial Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency

X

 

Resilience

X

 

Motivating & inspiring

 

X

Continuously managing & developing people

 

X

Leading the way in EHS

X

 

Leadership Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Strategic Vision

 

X

Convincing & Influencing

 

X

Shaping & driving change

 

X

Risk Management

X

 

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 the 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).  

 

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 


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