Test & Commissioning Engineer

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Job Description

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 80000 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 Test and Commissioning Engineer in we’re looking for?


Your future role
Take on a new challenge and apply your systematic analytical expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to a Test & Commissioning Leader and work alongside energetic and dynamic teammates.
You’ll be involved in preparing and executing test and commissioning activities for signalling systems in the field, in support of one or several projects. Testing will be performed on trackside & onboard systems. Including Smartlock, Atlas & ETCS technology in the UK and overseas.
Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business including working with Verification and Validation teams.

You’ll specifically responsible for preparing to deliver test & commissioning activities and executing test activities in the field.

We’ll look to you for: 
•    Providing resilience, with and analytical way of thinking
•    Ensuring customer satisfaction
•    Delivering communications in an open and clear manner
•    To adhere to Alstom’s EHS and AZDP rules


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:
•    Experience or understanding of railway signalling systems
•    IRSE licensed tester or engineering manager
•    Valid PTS
•    IOSH – desirable
•    Knowledge of onboard systems
•    Familiarity with non-Network Rail organisations
•    Knowledge of contract conditions
•    Commercial awareness


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
•    Mobile and willing to work away from home


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
•    Work with new security standards for rail signalling
•    Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
•    Contribute to innovative projects
•    Utilise our style of 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 Test & Commission Leader
•    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).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Important to note
As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.
At Alstom we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible start and finish times, job sharing, or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.
Alstom U.K. 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.  We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief.
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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