Test & Field Electrical Engineer

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The resource should prepare the Electrical functional test procedures based on aligned test specifications, execute the test requirements or test cases on the vehicle or lab.



  • Performs Electrical performance and validation tests on vehicles
  • Participates in the establishment of test plans (Analysis of test specifications & Development of test procedures/test cases)
  • Performs instrumentation and analyzes in order to diagnose electrical or programming problems on prototype vehicles during testing (Execution of test requirements, procedures or test cases,  Basic failure analysis & Test Problem Report (TPR) tool usage and support to collect and analyse test failures in the decided tool)
  • Process the raw data
  • Writes test reports according to company standards
  • Participate in the review and writing of test procedures (Documentation of the results within test protocols and test reports & Support engineering in failure reporting and analysis)


  • Bachelor in electrical engineering
  • Ability to travel to Canada and the United States for testing


• Basis experience regarding functions of rail vehicles, train control systems, braking system, propulsion, train protection, functional safety, conventional train control
• Good in English (level B2) and fluent site relevant language (French) project dependent (level C1)
• Basis knowledge of functional safety (SIRF) and/or software validation process, functional validation process
• Knowledge of specific software tools for commissioning, test documentation and fault simulation
• Engagement, team working, results oriented and skills in problems solving
• Good skills for working within BT internal teams as well as intercultural skills
• Systematic, analytical and flexible mindset
• Willingness to travel
• Willingness to work in shift if required because of test object availability
• Driver license desired


  • 2 years Experience in Testing Mechanical System is considered
  • Relevant experience in the rail transportation environment
  • Good experience with MS Office, Analysis/KPI preparation
  • Basic experience with requirement management tool DOORS
  • Systematic and transparent working style
  • Clear communication style
  • Solution finding for critical issues




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