Electro-Mechanical Technician

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:184181 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Assemble various components and perform all electrical and mechanical installations to complete the assembly of the train


Organization Reporting

  • Hierarchical Reporting : Production Unit Manager


Role & Responsabilities

  • Read and apply electrical schematics, mechanical blueprints and other technical documentation.
  • Install and assemble railway vehicle (car body shell) components using standard work procedures, hand & power tools.
  • Perform basic testing and support troubleshooting and maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems and components installed in the railway car.
  • Install and repair railway car parts such as electrical harnesses, piping, air valves, HVAC, compressors, traction box etc.
  • Modification and repair of the electrical and mechanical aspects for the propulsion and braking systems.
  • Repetition of mechanical and electrical work such as gluing, fitting, crimping, soldering cabling, drilling, etc. to complete the railway vehicle.
  • Use and manipulate lifting and transporting devices such as overhead cranes to install, replace and align subassemblies and components.
  • Perform self-Inspection of railway car components in order to identify defects and ensure quality.
  • Remove and replace defective parts and components such as wires, relays, doors, windows etc.
  • Assist in the testing of electrical and electro-mechanical components using test equipment such as multimeters and perform calibration for doors to ensure product specifications are met.
  • Proficiently cross reference technical documents and highlight any discrepancies to the supervisor.
  • Interact with co-workers, quality inspectors, team leaders, supervisors, and managers daily.
  • Work closely with support functions to identify and propose suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Organize work instruction documents, tools and railway car parts daily.


Performance Measurement

  • Completion of the tasks in the allocated time (method time)
  • Trouble shoot electrical issues in the process build
  • Perform installations to quality standards defined by Industrial team
  • Work within department team to develop continues improvement ideas



  • Mandatory:
    • Experience of Electrical / Mechanical Technician 
    • Accurately Assembling of components 

    • Must have ability to read, write and follow procedures, always being conscious towards safety. 
    • Must be able to manage time well, prioritizing and sequencing tasks 

    • Must be willing to be trained in more than one discipline of the rolling stock process to increase flexibility 

    • Must be SMART electronic device competent 

  • Desirable:

    • Several years of experience in precise fitting activities 

    • Experience and skills appreciated to become a Team leader 

    • Exposed to electrical/mechanical technical training or education. 

    • Experience in the lean manufacturing assembly process.


Specific skills

  • Workplace Health and Safety Standards 
  • WHMIS Training 

  • Autonomous
  • Volunteer
  • Conscientious


Working Conditions

  • Machinery manufacturing 

  • Continuous standing throughout the shift  

  • Lift up to 25 KGs 

  • Repetitive movements  

  • Work all shifts flexibly when job demands


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

ALSTOM endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.



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