Functional Architect HVAC

Datum: 15.10.2021

Standort: Vienna, Österreich

Unternehmen: Alstom

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 diver less 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.


For our Product Family FLEXITY located in Vienna, where we are engineering and manufacturing tramways, we are looking to recruit a flexible and motivated Functional Architect HVAC. In this role, you will provide technical input for all phases of projects, including design , system integration and support in order to facilitate the delivery of projects within time and budget to maintain customer satisfaction. The role is fundamental in translating customer requirements/needs into appropriate technical solutions by providing system engineering expertise across all stages of the project’s lifecycle as an instrumental part of multidisciplinary teams.

Your responsibilities:

  • Supervision of climatic systems for trams and light rail vehicles from the offer phase to the end of the vehicle warranty
  • Design of system concepts and system descriptions, based on derived requirements
  • Design of technical specifications, which defines the technical requirements for the purchased system
  • Negotiation with customers and system suppliers
  • Coordination of system-functions with customers, suppliers and the vehicle control system
  • Technical support for bid evaluation
  • Prepare/review/support system relevant verification and validation activities (e.g. test procedure preparation, test conduct and/or support, FAI witnessing, production support, etc.)
  • Standardization of HVAC systems



  • BSc/MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering, electrical Engineering, or a related subject
  • Expertise in the design and integration of HVAC systems is beneficial
  • Knowledge of the relevant railway standards is appreciated
  • Ability to process complex technical issues in a structured way and to document them professionally
  • Autonomy and sense of responsibility
  • Willingness for continuous development
  • Fluent in German and English language
  • Willingness to travel


The minimum salary for this position, according to the collective agreement, is € 3133,87 gross / month based on full-time employment (14 times a year). An overpayment is possible depending on relevant work experience and / or qualification.


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. Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws