Maintenance Project System Engineer at Alstom

Expires in 13 days


Req ID:90182
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Job Title & Objective

Maintenance project System Engineer (AMTRAK Next Generation High Speed Train)

Objective

  • Within Maintenance Project, the System Engineers (SE) are in charge to conserve and optimize the global performances of the train: mainly Safety, Reliability and Serviceability.
  • The SE's are the technical reference for all the maintenance sites for the subsystem they have in charge, and the link with the Design Authority.
  • Their job during warranty period is largely dedicated to support the reliability growth, eradicating the technical anomalies.
  • The SE's also provide from day one all necessary technical inputs for Maintenance execution.

Mission

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

In the context of Next Generation High Speed Trains project, ALSTOM is offering high level of Maintenance Service to AMTRAK operator, under the form of TSSSA contract (Technical Support and Spares Supply Agreement).
Each sub-system of the train is allocated to a “Leader” System Engineer (SE) who has the global responsibility of it, that is :
Managing technical subjects related to Train design, in particular :
  • Design anomalies from detection to fix, leading necessary analysis, investigations, meetings.
  • Design changes from request to validation, including analysis of impact & business case if necessary. *Remark: during the warranty phase, this job is lead by the Design team, and Service SE are contributing.

Managing all technical subjects related to Maintenance, in particular:
  • Implementation and optimization of Maintenance Plan in operations, including related validations
  • Technical inputs to build maintenance procedures (e.g. define wear limit criteria, test procedure…)

Monitoring system performance, in particular: Safety, Reliability, Serviceability.
  • Driving the related analysis and keeping traceability of reports, decisions, etc.
  • Informing the Safety Assurance Manager of any safety hazard, so that it can be dealt appropriately, then addressing the technical job for closing the issue.

Providing technical inputs to all Maintenance Site organization :
  • Industrial team
  • On-Site Engineers supporting Amtrak production team
  • Alstom Troubleshooters
  • Training Manager.

Monitoring obsolescence and develop resolution plan for subsystems in charge
Optimizing testability on-train (as a team with Troubleshooters) and off-train (in collaboration with external vendors and Alstom repair centers)
Position in Alstom organization :
  • No direct reports ;


  • Multiple functional relations ;


  • Reporting functionally and hierarchically to the TSSSA Project Engineering Manager

Market and Business Understanding


Mandatory

Desirable

Knowledge of Alstom

X

Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation

X

Knowledge of the domestic environment

X

Knowledge of the international environment

X

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

Graduated 4 years Engineering degree.

Experience (Essential Functions)
Minimum 2 years working “hands on” around on-board equipment: design, validation, troubleshooting, maintenance.
Ideally in the environment of Rolling Stock warranty and reliability growth.

Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)
The position is based in New York, NY (Sunny Side Amtrak facility)
Average travel 20% time, especially on the other train maintenance facilities of Washington DC and Boston MA.

Physical/Mental Requirements

Technical curiosity, motivation to learn.
Autonomy, self-organization
Resilience.
Focus on objectives.
Capacity of Synthesis and Analysis.
Desirable: Good Communication skills.

Operational Know How (incl. Functional Know How)

Mandatory

Desirable

Operational effectiveness/Accountability

X

Collaboration/Teamwork

X

Innovation

X

Communication with Transparency

X

Please specify Functional Know-How below e.g. Finance competencies needed for financial positions, or project management Know-How needed project management roles

Architecture of Railways Signalling equipment and functional running in service.

X

Managerial Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency

X

Resilience

X

Motivating & inspiring

X

Continuously managing & developing people

Leading the way in EHS

Leadership Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Strategic Vision

Convincing & Influencing

X

Shaping & driving change

Risk Management

X

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.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide 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 contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).
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