Traction Engineer Trainee

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Date: 22-May-2023

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:411211 

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 Traction Engineering Trainee in Västerås, Sweden we’re looking for?  Are you willing to start on July 1st 2023 and become a part of the team shaping the future of modern transportation solutions sound exciting? If yes, then this position is for you!


Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your education in a new cutting-edge field. The transformation towards sustainable mobility drives demand for railway capacity, and we have been the forefront of this journey for decades. To stay in this position, we need to onboard new recruits that can take on the challenge of being the future technical experts and leaders in electrical traction.


This position allows for a great chance to participate in a recruits’ program where you will be challenged and trained in various technical parts of a traction system. You will be onboarded in a mobility company and for the first years be challenged in different engineering departments, allowing you to contribute from day one while also grasping the width and depth of the technical area. This opportunity is open for a handful of candidates that we look to onboard at the same time.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Working in different engineering departments for electrical traction, a great introduction to our company and a unique possibility for you to learn the technical aspects. Allowing you to jumpstart your career and find your future career path.
  • Perform technical tasks for different engineering departments. You will be challenged in different technical domains.
  • Grasping an understanding of electrical traction systems and their functionality.
  • Building your network.
  • Building business understanding.

Long term

  • Set your future Alstom career within traction systems with us and continue to develop the best traction systems.
  • Continue your journey for personnel development.

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: 



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
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • 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.

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