Electrical Design & Integration Engineer

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Job Description

Req ID: 458832

Electrical Design and Integration Engineer

Location: Derby

Appointment Basis: Permanent

Salary: c.£51K + Benefits (Dependent Upon Experience

Closing Date: 20th July 2024

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full-time Electrical Design and Integration Engineer in Derby we’re looking for?

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Colin Lindley (Electrical Design Manager, Derby), and  work alongside other members of the Services Central Engineering. The primary role will be to carry out Electrical Design activities related to the large fleet of Aventra units that are moving over to Services Engineering.

You’ll be providing electrical design support activity related to Engineering Changes requested by our customers and be responsible for the upkeep of electrical core data (schematics and wiring). Day-to-day, you’ll work closely within the Services Central Engineering Electrical Design team for Alstom’s large and ever-increasing number of in-service fleets and much more.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Develop electrical installation/wiring solutions for modifications developed by the System’s team or from external 3rd parties and handle/ manage the upkeep of the affected core electrical data. This involves updating electrical schematics, wiring tables. BOMs (Bill of Materials), creating harness stick diagrams & cable installation routing diagrams.
  • Prepare modification design data, analyze, develop, test and demonstrate Electrical Engineering solutions that solve complex issues for vehicle installation requirements.
  • Provide electrical design cost and schedule estimates on complicated engineering programs.
  • Provide technical expertise in support of other disciplines.
  • Attend Alstom and customer sites to carry out on-train surveys during the various phases of design and implementation activity.
  • Respond promptly to (TQ’s) technical queries raised by the customer against design data.
  • Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate will be required, to work at height and in enclosed spaces, from time to time.

All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

  • The job-holder will need to demonstrate significant rolling stock experience as an electrical design & integration engineer of on-train systems and wiring.
  • Hold a minimum qualification of a Level 4 in an electrical discipline.
  • The candidate must be fully competent in using CAD and wiring tools to update electrical core data. Therefore, full proficiency in the use of Microstation, ELDA (Alstom wiring tool), Excel and Catia are a key requirement for this role in order to update electrical schematics and wiring data.
  • Have exposure to the use of Digital Mock Ups (CAD modelling) of harnesses, electrical cubicles/equipment, updating or creating new electrical schematics, wiring reports, (BOMs) Bills of Materials, Harness Diagrams, Formboards/stick diagrams, installation, assembly & details drawings is required.
  • Demonstrate  a working knowledge of EN and Rail Group Standards related to electrical design.
  • An understanding of the optimum and standardization approach to wiring solutions is required to be able to deploy cable routes and materials to achieve optimum installation times.
  • Have a sound understanding of electrical engineering principles and be able to understand system functions and interpret circuit diagrams

On a more personal level, you will also need to be:

  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn
  • Able to work independently
  • A strong team player, with effective interpersonal skills

Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Working on a wide variety of legacy fleets and electrical systems
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards senior design engineer or engineering manager
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive benefits (pension, life ins., medical, + anything specific to the site e.g. free on-site parking, canteen etc).

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.

As a “disability confident leader accredited employer”, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

As a ‘Disability Confident’ employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification: if you require any reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

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