Welding technician

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Date: 03-Jan-2022

Location: La Pocatiere, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:116294 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as a Welding Technician, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in La Pocatiere, Quebec.


As a Welding Technician, you will provide technical support to manufacturing operations: improvement projects, resolution of non-conformities and analysis of failure modes.


Your responsibilities will include: 


  • Participate in the development of qualification plans for GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, RSW and Laser welding procedures;
  • Participate in the training and development plans for welding operators;
  • Participate in maintaining CSA W59, CSA W59.2, CSA W55.3, ISO EN15085 certifications;
  • Develop and ensure the proper functioning of robotic welding;
  • Provide technical support in welding to other manufacturing sites in America.



Key requirements:


  • Technical in metallurgical engineering (welding option, an asset) or combination of relevant experience in welding;
  • Certifications as a steel and aluminum welding supervisor or welding inspector, an asset;
  • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience in a similar position;
  • Knowledge of welding codes (AWS, CSA and ISO) for arc welding and RSW;
  • Excellent mastery of GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, RSW, laser processes;
  • Excellent French communication skills, advanced both written and spoken and basic knowledge in English.


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.   


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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