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Lead Test Technician
at Alstom
Hornell, NY

Lead Test Technician
at Alstom
Hornell, NY

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The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: 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.


  • Perform and generate reports on all acceptance tests.  Troubleshoot manufacturing & component problems to the lowest Line Replaceable Unit (LRU), and perform qualification tests on units. Execute tests utilizing test procedures and schematics.  Redline test procedures as required
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and experience with the use of computers, digital multi-meters, chart recorders, oscilloscopes, pneumatic/hydraulic gauges and various other test equipment
  • Technician safety awareness is critical and shall always be considered while performing or setting up for any type of test.  Technician must understand and apply all applicable ALSTOM Safety Procedures located on the PRISMA database
  • Perform some test equipment design, assembly, and maintenance for the assigned program
  • Generate Acceptance Test Procedures for assigned program
  • Accountable for test budget for a specific project(s)
  • Responsible for learning curve and optimization of test hours on each project
  • Any and all other responsibilities, in addition to those mentioned above, as assigned by supervisor/manager.  Any interpretation/clarification with responsibilities above will be settled by the supervisor/manager.  This list of responsibilities is not all inclusive and may change, be added to or deleted from at any time



  • Associates Degree (2yr degree) preferred
  • Experience > 6 years testing rail vehicle systems


Technical competencies & behaviour:

  • Adaptability
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Control and Test Rolling Stock
  • Testing-Adjustment, Commissioning


At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at: www.alstom.com

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