Track Technician

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Jamaica, NY, US

Company: Alstom

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, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Join us as Alstom, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in New York.

The Track Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of mainline tracks, special track work, switch machines, tunnels, structures, power rails, reaction rails, drainage and walkways. The track technician is also responsible for the maintenance and repair of heavy rail vehicles that includes disel and hydraculic components.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on yard and mainline tracks, switches, switch machines, power rails, reaction rails and structures. Maintain and repair heavy rail vehicles that include disel and hydraculic systems.
  • Implements work permits & occupancy permits in accordance with Company policies, procedures and safety rules.
  •  Operates road & rail vehicles, heavy equipment such as belt grinders, block grinders, speeders and unimogs.
  • Interprets maintenance manuals, blueprints, schematics and drawings. Accounts for all time & materials in MAXIMO used to complete maintenance tasks and sign off on work as being completed to standard.
  • Is responsible for adhering to all safety rules and procedures.


Qualifications and Experience:

High School Diploma or Equivalent, specialized training in either electrical or mechanical from a recognized instiution. Intermediate level of skills using windows operating applications, minimum qualifying score on ACT Aptitude tests



This is a shift position that supports a 24/7 operation and is subject to random alcohol and drug testing. The Track Technician must meet physical requirements to perform essential tasks of position, must be able to distinguish colors and pass a 10 year background check.

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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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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