Senior IXL Engineer

Alstom Power Inc

$250K — $500K+*


More than 4w ago


15+ years of experience

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Job Description

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


Alstom has an opening for a Senior IXL Engineer in its Louisville, KY location. The Senior IXL Engineer demonstrates accountability for technical delivery to meet business and broad company objectives. In this role you will lead Shortline Crossings projects and issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy.


  • Apply railway signal engineering principles, processes and procedures to perform design and detail engineering in accordance with RSE and FRA regulations and AREMA recommended practices and customer specifications.
  • Serve as the primary customer contact for the duration of each project through commissioning.
  • Manage a network of resources (including contractors) in support of project execution.
  • Resolve specification issues, handle correspondence, provide periodic updates, ensure customer satisfaction, and negotiate / coordinate with staff as appropriate.
  • Translate customer needs / requirements into detailed project plans while driving internal execution to meet project targets.
  • Manage the project budget and timeline and ensure the resources are available to complete the project within budget and on time in order to meet customer obligations.
  • Verify circuit design and detail engineering to ensure the functional, safety and statutory requirements per contract specifications are met. Thorough knowledge of Railroad Signal Systems including but not limited to: automatic block, traffic control, cab signals, interlockings, highway grade crossing warning systems and office systems. Develop product submittals that meet the specifications, design and verification of circuit plans, wiring diagrams, cable plans, field gear operating circuits, application logic programs for vital / non-vital controllers that exceed customer expectations, and meeting schedule / budget commitments
  • Design, Test, and Verify Application logic, including VHLC, Electrologixs, or any corresponding Boolean or Ladder logic rail industry control system.
  • Demonstated knowledge of Positive Train Control standards and practices
  • Perform other related duties


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or a equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 15 years of engineering leadership / technical experience in Transportation
  • Minimum of 15 years of Railroad Application Lead Design Engineering experience

Desired Characterstics:

  • Prior working experience in Railroad Application Design and understanding of FRA and AREMEA signal engineering standards and practices
  • Experience with Highway Grade Crossings and Shortline railoroad customers
  • Knowledge of relay as well as microprocessor based interlocking systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain good customer relations

Alstom is a global company where our people vision and values embrace Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). Wherever we operate and across all our businesses, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute with their knowledge, skills, experiences and perspectives, we also generate value for Alstom and its stakeholders.

Employment at Alstom is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Alstom does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.

It is Alstom's policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and equal opportunity. The Company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the Company. Because it's just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too.

Alstom Power Inc. is a provider of power generation equipment and services for the energy industry. The company offers a range of products and services, including gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, and environmental control systems. Alstom Power Inc. is a subsidiary of Alstom SA, a French multinational company that specializes in the production of transport and energy infrastructure. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut. Alstom Power Inc. has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia, and serves customers in the power generation, transmission, and distribution sectors.
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