ITC Factory Test Lead

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Date: 27-Jun-2022

Location: West Mifflin, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:239666 


What if together with us you could lead the way to greener and smarter mobility?


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 


Join us as ITC Factory Test Lead, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in West Mifflin - LCS (PA), US.


The Services Test & Commissioning engineer is responsible to support customer acceptance in due time for the given renovation/modernization project, comply with T&C Work Package QCD commitments/EHS requirements and ensure REX is provided to Service platforms.


Your responsibilities will include:

Commissioning & Test

  • Define clear and exhaustive Train Acceptance Criteria based on contractual requirements
  • Create contract T&C documentation (tests programs, tests description, delivery planning, acceptance criteria, jigs and special tools, records, associated workload and workstation organization
  • Support inbound inspection and baseline condition test assessment
  • Define the expected vehicle configuration and quality level at the “Hand Over from Production" milestone.
  • Implement validation and certification type tests
  • Perform Serial testing Commissioning
  • Organise dynamic test runs including drivers, interfacing with customer as required.
  • Apply 5S at corresponding work areas



  • To comply with the project’s T&C QCD commitments, acting as Work Package Owner where applicable
  • Prepare and submit routine commissioning reports
  • Support and supervise the global customer acceptance performance for the T&C scope of work.
  • To capture and report non conformities and ensure they are properly managed and closed, liaising with engineering, validation, RAMS, manufacturing and site Quality as appropriate
  • To ensure REX is fully taken into account and reported back to the Services Platform



  • Efficient and transparent interface with the Warranty/Maintenance Implementation teams working in customer’s depots,



  • Ensures EHS and AZDP rules are fully respected in the project T&C scope.
  • Report Deviations, Near-misses and Accidents



  • Provide technical training to team members and customer if required


As our ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.
  • 6 years of experience in either Engineering or railway projects ( 4 years experience may substitute for degree, if necessary)
  • Technical experience and expertise in rolling stock test & commissioning
  • Trouble-shooting skills
  • Project management experience, able to motivate others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Logical, pragmatic approach


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?  


Join us on the journey to greener mobility!


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. 


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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