Test & Commissioning Lead | Wellington


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Alstom’s state-of-the-art signalling solutions allow operators to ensure the highest standards in safe, seamless travel with urban and mainline solutions that meet the specific needs of each operation environment.

Alstom are delivering its new state-of-the-art Iconis system to replace the existing 25-year-old software technology which will improve the way Kiwi Rail operates its network.

Join the Alstom team

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Bridging leave

The T&C Leader is responsible for the management and successful completion of the T&C activities related to a railway signaling subsystem. This will be achieved following project strategy, company policies and project targets.

Join us on a permanent basis as a Test & Commissioning Lead based out of Wellington, New Zealand. Projects will include: Kiwi rail upgrade

Key Responsibilities

The T&C leader is responsible, by delegation of the PrCOM, of the test, verification and delivery of a signaling subsystem. You will independently apply extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist to meet Alstom standards and customer requirements for the related sub-system

  • Organize T&C activities; Planning, Access, Resources allocation, documentation.
  • Check compliance of Signaling systems in relation to system specification documents and contractual requirements.
  • Develop T&C procedures for his sub-system based on defined specifications for subsystems in area of specialization to meet contractual requirements.
  • Interface with Engineering and V&V subsystem leaders for optimizing site tests and sharing competent resources between platform and site test
  • Provide technical leadership to team for tools, procedure and in resolving problems
  • Report on the anomalies arising during site testing and interfaces with engineering team towards to close the anomaly
  • Guarantee that all tests are made in full safety.

Performance Measurement

  • Collaboration with V&V team and ratio between lab and T&C tests
  • Compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards
  • Quality of anticipation, monitoring and reporting
  • Savings through risks anticipation and mitigation
  • Team Management

Qualifications & Experience

  • Tertiary Qualification in Engineering - Electronics or Embedded systems
  • Deep knowledge + experience in T&C or V&V activities for signaling projects
  • Able to communicate in an open and clear manner with various stakeholders
  • Flexibility and mobility, available for short or long mission in different locations and countries
  • Available to work on field also for night shifts
  • Driving license

Apply Now: Click and submit your application by 13th October 2023 with shortlisting and engagement to commence upon application.

Important to note

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company as Alstom are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing. There are different compliance requirements for different workgroups. You will be provided with relevant information, during the recruitment process.


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