Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Technician1

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Date: 25-May-2023

Location: Eglinton, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:417635 

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

Purpose of the job

The Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Technician shall provide field support for maintenance, repairs, and/or operation of vehicles for the Finch West LRT project. Provide technical expertise to subcontractors, project team members and less-experienced personnel. Responsible for troubleshooting of equipment and operating portable test equipment, testing devices and special tools towards execution of support activities. The technician ensures and respects Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) rules to execute all requested activities safely. The technician shall ensure all information, equipment and parts are available and prepared, to ensure efficient execution. 


Key Responsibilities

Performs a variety of assignments, such as replacement of failed parts or equipment, testing, operation, and maintenance of fleet.

Supports recovery of the train and be responsible for the access permit.

Perform various maintenance activities on the vehicle under the supervision of site/shift supervisor.

Implement work orders (WOs) assigned; report any deviation(s) immediately, incidents, failures in certified tools.

Record and report incidents of electromechanical equipment/subsystem failures and perform preliminary troubleshooting. Contact engineering or supplier for solution if necessary. Document results of investigations and execution.

Report any damage to or shortage of parts/tools to the Logistics department to request a replacement part(s), or order spares and/or consumables, tools, etc.

Based on instruction from engineering and/or supplier, design test/investigation methods and set up test(s); report test results to engineering and/or supplier to improve design/product quality.


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge


  • Technician degree (electrical, mechanical, device design & application, etc.).
  • Strong aptitude for troubleshooting electromechanical systems with embedded software.


Relevant Experience Required

  • Solid hands-on experience on electromechanical system, 3-8 years
  • Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the position/role
  • Mid-level power application knowledge (across industries)
  • Knowledge of Technician Operation Standard
  • Effective technical communication/reporting both orally and in writing
  • Safety awareness in electromechanical environment

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

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