Systems Test Technician

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Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: Vallejo, CA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:366302 

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.

 

Objective

To execute test procedures, generate test reports, make adjustments on, and troubleshoot rail vehicles and/or its subsystems.

 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Perform and generate reports on all routine tests and testing activities. 
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing & component problems to the lowest Line Replaceable Unit (LRU), and support during qualification tests.
  • Execute tests according to test procedures and schematics. 
  • Redline test procedures as required.

 

 

  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and experience with the use of computers, , data recorders, digital millimetres, various measurement instruments, pneumatic/hydraulic gauges.
  • Reading and understanding of  schematics and wire lists

 

 

 

  • Technician safety awareness is critical and shall always be considered while performing or setting up for any type of test.  Technician must understand and apply all applicable ALSTOM Safety Procedures located on the PRISMA database.

 

  • Clearly document and report any anomaly or failure during test execution

 

  • Responsible for learning curve and optimization of test execution and troubleshooting

 

  • Accountable for test execution, Must have strong knowledge and comprehension of schematics, bloc diagrams, wire lists, functional diagrams along with knowledge of basic Electronics and the operation of 12VDC-72VDC and 24VAC-480VAC systems

 

  • Support mechanical installations and repairs on rail vehicles as directed by Supervisor
 
  • Support, installation and terminate of electrical panels, equipment, components, and have good understanding of how they operate in order to troubleshoot any electrical issues.
 
 
 
 

Any and all other responsibilities, in addition to those mentioned above, as assigned by supervisor/manager.  Any interpretation/clarification with responsibilities above will be settled by the supervisor/manager.  This list of responsibilities is not all inclusive and may change, be added to or deleted from at any time.

 
 

 

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

High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.

Electrical Engineering Degree Desirable.

 

Experience (Essential Functions)

Minimum 5 years’ experience in related field (Electrical testing).

 

Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

Must be able to work different shifts and overtime as needed. Work will take place in a heavy industrial environment on concrete and paved floors as well as outside in rail yards.

 

Physical/Mental Requirements

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

 

 

Operational Know How (incl. Functional Know How)

Mandatory

Desirable

Operational effectiveness/Accountability

X

 

Collaboration/Teamwork

X

 

Innovation

X

 

Communication with Transparency 

X

 

Use of multimeters, meggers, hi-pots, and other test equipment

X

 

Use of hand tools

X

 

Electrical schematic interpretation

X

 

Faulty circuit troubleshooting

X

 

Use of power tools and machinery

 

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 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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