• Electrical Technician

    AlstomVallejo, CA 94590

    Job #969445477

  • Electrical Technician

    Date: 10-Sep-2019

    Location: Vallejo, CA, United States

    Company: Alstom

    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 60 countries and employs 36,300 people.

    Electrical Service Technician

    Objective The role is multi-skilled requiring a high degree of competency in electrical skills with basic mechanical skills. The role involves diverse electrical and mechanical work on rail cars and other vehicles. The primary role is to conduct modifications and repairs to passenger rail cars and locomotives along with the installation of new electrical and electronic systems. The role has responsibilities for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) inspections as assigned and the maintenance of documentation for the vehicles and the work site. The ability to operate aerial lifts and fork truck is desirable.

    Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    • Electrical installation: The installation of new systems onto rail and road passenger vehicles including cabling installation, system component fitting and system testing

    • Electrical repairs: The rewiring of rail cars which have been involved in collisions and fires including the installation of conduit, the running and crimping of cables at terminal boxes. Full testing of reinstalled electrical circuits using the standard electrical test tools including, megger, multi-meters and hi-pots

    • Electrical fault finding: The troubleshooting of electrical defects using the standard electrical test tools

    • Mechanical: Assist with mechanical disassembly/assembly of passenger rail car interior panels and general interior fittings, flooring, plumbing, seats and trim

    • Environmental Health and Safety: Perform EHS duties as assigned

    • Documentation: Maintains vehicle history books and other production documentation

    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

    Educational Requirements Technical Trade School completion or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Experience(Essential Functions)Minimum of 5 years in Rail or related industry

    Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)Heavy industrial environment. Crane movement, forklift traffic, occasional work at heights, hot works and metal fabrication, work in pits and under cars on jack stands

    Physical/Mental Requirements The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and be able to work in a fast-paced environment

    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

    Ability to read and interpret electrical schematic and installation drawings X

    Ability to conduct electrical testing and troubleshooting including the selection of the appropriate test tool X

    Ability to follow written work, process and testing instructions X

    Ability to crimp and terminate wires appropriately X

    Managerial Know How Mandatory Desirable

    Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency X

    Resilience X

    Motivating & inspiring X

    Continuously managing & developing people X

    Leading the way in EHS X

    Leadership Know How Mandatory Desirable

    Strategic Vision X

    Convincing & Influencing X

    Shaping & driving change X

    Risk Management X

    We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

    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).

    Job Segment: Technician, Risk Management, Technology, Finance

    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).

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