Traction Power Design Engineer

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Date: 16-Nov-2022

Location: West Mifflin

Company: Alstom

Req ID:267287 

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


Uses the design rules for Power
Uses standard design deliverables for Power
Uses the standards tools in line with Alstom expectations and rules
Contributes to define rules and standard design deliverables
Contributes to write knowledge guidelines
Contributes to Return of Experience on power schemes and Electrical components

Tender, product, project or R&D development
Calculates electrical or thermal constraints related to all components of the power scheme (use MATLAB, SABER, MATHCAD or CITHEL
tools) to fulfil all customer and normative requirements. Write corresponding design reports
Define the interfaces of electrical components with mechanical department
Specifies the electrical components of the traction drives or auxiliary converters
Power electronic components (IGBT, diodes, …)
Passive components (inductors, transformers, capacitors, resistors, busbars, …)
Interface components with control electronics (sensors, gate drives, relays, …)
Participates in design review with suppliers
Participates in the business award and components qualification
Participates in the definition of validation tests of the power scheme with the validation engineer
Participates in investigation tests
Contributes to the problem solving
Prepares the power design reviews in accordance with DFQ system
Participates in technical core team meetings

Knowledge & Experience:
Bachelor degree in electrical engineering
Aptitude to communicate in English

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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​