Field Service Technician

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Date: 18-Oct-2021

Location: Long Beach, CA, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:155281 

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.   



  • The Field Service Technician (FST) is responsible for daily routine technical aspects of equipment delivered to the field including testing, validation, commissioning and warranty activities at the site's.  The FST will interface with the Customers, end users, vendors, and possibly project office            
  • The FST is responsible for the daily routine of all technical aspects of equipment delivered to the field including testing, validation, commissioning and warranty activities at the site.   
  • Responsible for self-managing testing and commissioning priorities.  
  • The FST will provide general and applied mechanical expertise (trouble shooting, welding, machining, fitting, removal, repair, plumbing, etc.)                                                                                     
  • The FST will provide general and applied electrical expertise (trouble shooting, testing, wiring, fitting, removal, repair, etc.)                                                                                                                                    
  • The FST will understand the architecture, functional design of the equipment and be able to read schematics and/or engineering drawings                                                                                        
  • Implement onsite technical troubleshooting and installation of hardware and software
  • Implement special test programs to validate new hardware and software improvements and releases.
  • Analyze data trends to determine if equipment meet performance criteria.      
  • Assessing feasibility and soundness of engineering tests, changes proposed for implementation in the field.                                                                                                                                         
  • Assure the coordination of commissioning, test, troubleshooting, repairs, and warranty activities at site's) and all locations where said activities are required.                                           
  • Generate site technical reports (commissioning, testing, troubleshooting, repairs, warranty work, etc.) and ensure these are properly and timely communicated to all interested parties.              
  • Assist in implementation of field engineering changes, upgrades and validation of equipment performance Provide technical expertise support/training/technical guidance as necessary to customer service site staff


HS Diploma

EPA Refrigerant License - Universal Class desired

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

3-5 year’s experience with Rail Vehicle maintenance

Must be able to pass pre-employment background investigation and drug screen

Candidates must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents. No Visa support.

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  


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.   


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