Track and OCS Technician

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Date: 18-Nov-2021

Location: Eglinton, ON, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:182726 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as Track and OCS Technician, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Eglinton (ON), CA.


To maintain and troubleshoot the assets on the guideway of the line (Fences, track, turnout Litter Picking, greens

management, drainage control of the platform and tunnel, overhead catenary system, Access control etc.),in line with

specified Quality procedures.




This will require Manual work and sometimes working on powered equipment in a safe and controlled manner

  • To perform ice / snow clearance operation
  • To drive and manage the non-revenue vehicle Rail road crane, ballast regulator, Hi Rail Vehicle when required
  • To carry out such work in accordance with strict Health & Safety procedures as lay down by legislation and the Company Health & Safety policies.
  • To participate to the maintenance of some others asset (Tunnel ventilation, security system, Pumps etc.)
  • To carry out all levels of examination and work arising involving the Equipment/working manuals, shunting & Reformation exams
  • To exchange or repair some of the asset of the subsystems
  • To undertake other duties related to the environment of the assets or of Work as specified by the Team leaders and/or Systems Operation Manager in a safe manner
  • In case of Accident or Major failure, to participate to the rescue/corrective operations.
  • To supervise and/or follow any sub contract activities.
  • To adhere to Company procedures especially in relation to Quality and Health & Safety.
  • To attend regular team briefings
  • To read reports and manuals as and when required.
  • To report accidents/incidents.
  • To drive company vehicles when required
  • To respect, clean and maintain his work environment.
  • To work with the Rail System Team in case of emergency or extreme weather (snow / Ice) in order to maintain the line operation.
  • To report activities (work orders / inspections) through a Computerized Maintenance Management system CMMS and Tabs.
  • To work at night and weekends.



  • Rail/ track environment knowledge an asset
  • Grade 12th, high school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of the Catenary system (Desirable)
  • Basic electrical knowledge (Desirable)
  • Min3 years' experience as a track technician or mechanical experience in heavy industries
  • Working knowledge of Quality and Health & Safety standards
  • Occasionally has to share skills/information to others
  • G license in good standing mandatory
  • Work at height, outdoor and during the night will be required
  • Knowledge of Rail / Vehicle environment is preferable (Desirable)
  • Other license (truck / trailer, etc.) preferable (Desirable)
  • Min 3 year’s experience in OCS (Desirable)
  • Planning and organization. Prioritizes the daily workload;
  • Flexible and adaptable. Can adapt to new ideas;
  • Conscientious. Meets proposed deadlines;
  • Attentive to details. Ability to consistently produce factual and detailed information;
  • Team spirit. Supports team members;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. Works well in a team environment


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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 is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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