Train System Engineer - Electrical

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Date: 23 Sep 2023

Location: West Mifflin, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:399909 

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

Alstom is looking for an experienced engineer to provide vehicle level electrical support in both power distribution and system integration on Alstom's Automated People Movers. In this position, the engineer will:


  • Perform trade off studies on architecture definition and technically lead the engineering studies in order to reach the specified functional vehicle performances;
  • Develop EMC requirements for all subsystems and work with system EMC engineers to provide integrated system solutions;
  • Work with train control software engineers to develop and maintain conventional train control  functional architecture while maintaining high level vehicle functional drawings;
  • Develop and maintain transient model of vehicle subsystem for troubleshooting and development;
  • Develop and manage electrical power interfaces between subsystem users and power supply system for various projects;
  • Support detail design of components by subsystem engineers;
  • Support vehicle distribution strategy for total integrated solution.


 In addition to design activities, this position will necessitate requirements management skills to ensure all customer and internal expectations are met while providing a reliable and safe vehicle. The engineer will be expected to provide integration solutions with full access to the product during the manufacturing process.  Among other activities, the engineer will be responsible for creation and maintenance of electrical architecture drawings, vehicle reports, development of vehicle level test  requirements, requirements management.




  • Familiar with Engineering Drawings (CADD Skills helpful but not required), MS Office Suite, DOORS Requirements management system or equivalent, MagicDraw, Saber Simulation Software
  • 10+ Years experience System Engineering, Electrical Domain
  • Bachelor's degree + Advanced Degree 
  • Fluent 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. 





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