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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 10:23 AM

**Date:** 09-Feb-2018
**Location:** Rochester, NY, US
**Company:** Alstom
The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.
**Job Title**
Test & Commissioning Technician
**Responsibilities and Accountabilities**
+ Perform carborne signaling system test activities such as static tests, operational, and system level tests. Conduct tests in compliance with company standards, project requirements, relevant test procedures, and safety standards.
+ Identify operational and technical problems and assist in practical solutions and improvements to system design when appropriate.
+ Interface with customers, consultants and installation contractors daily.
+ Perform installation and testing of field modifications. This may be performed on \"live\" circuits and on new or existing equipment.
+ Accurately complete test documentation, data sheets, marking plans, daily logs, lost time, and discrepancy reports with an attention to detail.
+ Must maintain highest regard for safety, fail safeness and system reliability.
**Educational Requirements**
+ 3+ years equivalent of related experience testing train control and/or electrical systems
+ BSET or related discipline
+ Working knowledge in Microsoft Office software.
+ Safety awareness is essential **Preferred:**
+ Related technical degree
+ Working knowledge of signaling products and \"vital\" and \"non-vital\" circuit concepts.
**Experience** (Essential Functions)
+ Hands-on experience with test equipment (voltage meters, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, digital multimeters and signal generators)
+ Must be able to understand and interpret signaling circuits and wiring diagrams for the purpose of installation, testing, and troubleshooting.
+ Working knowledge in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software
+ Strong written and oral communication skills
+ Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
**Working Conditions** (Industrial/Environmental)
+ Assignments often require work to be performed at night. Work schedules and hours change often. Working weekends is not uncommon. Working conditions are not always desirable.
+ Ability to travel throughout the state of New Jersey to multiple locations on a daily basis.
+ Ability to travel up to 20% domestically and/or internationally
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 the switch to a new track and join Alstom today!
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 (please use ** Accommodation Request ** as the subject line).
**Nearest Major Market:** Rochester
**Job Segment:** Testing, Technician, Technology
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