Test Engineer

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Date: 02-Jan-2022

Location: West Mifflin, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:201978 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


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


Provides field engineering leadership, assist and support to projects & PI team for investigation, troubleshooting and resolution of technical/quality issues




  • Support any technical activity on Alstom products during PI period as well as Commissioning, Warranty (and Validation & Certification phase if applicable)
  • Diagnoses cause of malfunction/failure of operational equipment and recommends preventative and corrective actions
  • Define troubleshooting methodology
  • Provides technical guidance and supports technicians in troubleshooting and repairs
  • Provides feedback on technical documentation deficiencies.
  • Advises PI management regarding customer satisfaction, product performance, and suggestions for product enhancements
  • Drive Kx (8D) issues with Quality and internal & external Suppliers as support of PrPIM
  • Ensure completeness and quality of input to Failure Management data base for RAMS exploitation
  • Drive Reliability Growth through failure/event investigation and reliability forecast implementation (with RAMS support).
  • Drive and support containment to avoid reoccurrence of failures
  • Supports as-maintained Alstom product configuration control and relevant documentation management
  • Support technical reviews with internal and external Suppliers, partners, customers, authorities
  • Ensure & facilitate information flow within the PI Customer Site, PI functions and project teams. Provides status and transparence on PI activities, key technical issues, to PrPIM.
  • Apply EHS requirements on site with the support of EHS team representatives
  • Drive technical Return of Experience/reporting/feedback as support of PrPIM
  • Support Obsolescence Management (if applicable)
  • Support preparation and implementation of Field Modifications (FM)




  • Graduate in Engineering or Industrial (“Internal Graduation” (“cadre interne” in F) acceptable)
  • Internal EHS training
  • English 
  • Master’s degree in Engineering (Desirable)
  • Several years of technical experience, either mechanical or electrical / electronic engineering
  • Railway safety & RAM
  • EHS knowledge/exposure
  • Product knowledge
  • Data analytics   
  • General Railway knowledge (Desirable)
  • Field Experience (Desirable)
  • Problem Solving skills (Desirable)
  • DFQ, Quality and Audit skills (Desirable)
  • Customer contact (Desirable)


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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.


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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