Train Validation Engineer

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Date: 03-May-2023

Location: West Mifflin, PA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:414533 

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


Train Validation Engineer




He/she leads the Validation activities for the Train level during tender and project execution. 

He/she commits and manages QCD for Train Validation (TV)




Accountable for :

  • Implementing the standard process and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure Validation efficiency
  • Writing test procedures and test reports
  • Test Execution
  • Ensuring the timely issue of the Validation proves (including proves of lower level systems and components) and consolidating Validation files
  • Providing structured REX to feed costing activities, and to enrich the Train Validation metier technical repository.


Responsible for :

  • EHS KPI and compliancy to EHS rules in Validation activities
  • Reviewing part of the Sub-System Validation Plan relevant to test at Train level and accepting (to be included in Train Validation Plan) or rejecting considering other possibilities
  • Managing the Train level validation activities, creating and maintaining the Validation Plan
  • Managing the Train Validation project team
  • Managing the consolidation of Train Validation commitment and performance in due time for the tender or the project
  • Approving Train System handover
  • Approving reviewing Train Test Procedures / reports
  • Managing the validation schedule, optimizing the validation sequence in relationship with the train design and configuration maturity and test means availability
  • For Validation scope establishing & organizing Technical Interface with customer, producing Customer Documents and obtaining Customer Approval when necessary




  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • 1 year of experience in supporting team and project management
  • 2  years train system knowledge (system analysis, railways)
  • Tests organization and prioritization capability, knowledge of planning tools
  • Knowledge of Standards & Regulation
  • Knowledge of Work Package Management
  • Fluent in english


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