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Train Control Engineer 1 at Alstom Transport

Train Control Engineer 1

Alstom Transport Hornell, NY Full-Time
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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 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 70 countries and employs 75,000 people. Visit [ Link removed ]  to learn more about our business.

Train Control Engineer

Description

  • She/He will be accountable for the delivery of all Electrical System Engineering outputs in compliance with the engineering QCD commitment, by contributing in significant ways and by managing assigned project engineering resources
  • Derives the system and subsystem functional requirements to create technical specifications. Consistently reviews and manages the requirements, specifications and interfaces. As well, the Train System Engineer manages technical relationships with internal/external suppliers throughout the vehicle development cycle
  • Defines the global train system architecture, operational modes and functionalities taking as input the external/internal requirements
  • Determines the transverse requirements (EMC, acoustics, reliability, aerodynamics, weight, etc.) for the various train subsystems in close collaboration with the Train Design Engineer (lead Mechanical Engineer), Traction System Engineer and RAMS Engineer
  • Coordinates the multitude of system designs to a cohesive system-of-system that ensures the complete integration will comply with the customer specifications, applicable standards and implicit/explicit requirements
  • Manages tradeoffs and interfaces between subsystems
  • Collaborates with all engineering métiers to detail and describe how related functions/performances are to be checked. Will be responsible for submitting these
  • Reviews the validation procedures and reports for components and subsystems written by Alstom’s Requirements & Test Engineer
  • Position requires understanding and knowledge of a wide range of electronic/ electrical systems, from discrete electronic devices up to large power distribution and control devices
  • Leads the electrical design including train electrical schematics and wiring
  • Calculate/simulate and verify tractive and braking effort, plus brake blending, required to meet customer requirements, in addition to reviewing thermal analysis of the propulsion and friction braking systems based on agreed variables
  • Work with lead mechanical and project engineering manager to calculate and verify safe braking distances required by customer
  • Participates in technical and program gate reviews, by providing input and any follow-up actions, to ensure development follows company and/or customer design process
  • Interface with internal and external groups to prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications based on given technical specification
  • Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner that meet client requirements and formats
  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation
  • Conduct diagnostic investigations by analyzing data with support from Alstom Transport Engineering, implementing and verifying fixes
  • Participate in testing and validation of new and existing designs and equipment
  • Mentor less experienced engineers in creation of design concepts and documentation, development and testing
  • Investigating, trouble-shoot and resolve a wide variety of electrical, electromechanical and system engineering issues
  • Provide shop support and production problem resolution
  • Fully support internal groups, including Sourcing, Purchasing, Quality and Bids/Tenders
  • Provide support of cost saving activities as requested by Project Engineering Manager
    • Accountable for the delivery of all Electrical System Engineering outputs in compliance with the engineering QCD commitment, by contributing in significant ways and by managing assigned project engineering resources
    • Derives the system and subsystem functional requirements to create technical specifications. Consistently reviews and manages the requirements, specifications and interfaces. As well, the Train System Engineer manages technical relationships with internal/external suppliers throughout the vehicle development cycle
    • Defines the global train system architecture, operational modes and functionalities taking as input the external/internal requirements
    • Determines the transverse requirements (EMC, acoustics, reliability, aerodynamics, weight, etc.) for the various train subsystems in close collaboration with the Train Design Engineer (lead Mechanical Engineer), Traction System Engineer and RAMS Engineer
    • Coordinates the multitude of system designs to a cohesive system-of-system that ensures the complete integration will comply with the customer specifications, applicable standards and implicit/explicit requirements.
    • Manages tradeoffs and interfaces between subsystems
    • Collaborates with all engineering m\xe9tiers to detail and describe how related functions/performances are to be checked. Will be responsible for submitting these
    • Reviews the validation procedures and reports for components and subsystems written by Alstom\u2019s Requirements & Test Engineer
    • Position requires understanding and knowledge of a wide range of electronic/ electrical systems, from discrete electronic devices up to large power distribution and control devices
    • Leads the electrical design including train electrical schematics and wiring
    • Calculate/simulate and verify tractive and braking effort, plus brake blending, required to meet customer requirements, in addition to reviewing thermal analysis of the propulsion and friction braking systems based on agreed variables
    • Work with lead mechanical and project engineering manager to calculate and verify safe braking distances required by customer
    • Participates in technical and program gate reviews, by providing input and any follow-up actions, to ensure development follows company and/or customer design process
    • Interface with internal and external groups to prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications based on given technical specification.
    • Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner that meet client requirements and formats
    • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.
    • Conduct diagnostic investigations by analyzing data with support from Alstom Transport Engineering, implementing and verifying fixes
    • Participate in testing and validation of new and existing designs and equipment
    • Mentor less experienced engineers in creation of design concepts and documentation, development and testing
    • Investigating, trouble-shoot and resolve a wide variety of electrical, electromechanical and system engineering issues
    • Provide shop support and production problem resolution
    • Fully support internal groups, including Sourcing, Purchasing, Quality and Bids/Tenders
    • Provide support of cost saving activities as requested by Project Engineering Manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Science of Electrical Engineering
  • Master Degree will be a diferential
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering development, design for transit rail cars and/or from rail industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage medium to large scale projects meeting/exceeding aggressive schedule and cost targets
  • Hands on modeling experience using AutoCAD and Solid Works 3D
  • Review design submittals by suppliers and provide feedback based on Form, Fit and Function
  • Good communication skills

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 offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 

Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.

 

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