Maintenance Technician

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Date: 12-Mar-2023

Location: Newark, NJ, 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 Newark. 

Technicians will perform preventative and corrective maintenance tasks on the AirTran, the guideway and station doors. Operations and Maintenance is performed 24 hours a day, 7 days a per week, and 365 days per year. 


Key responsibilitie:


  • Inspect vehicles and related equipment to detect failed or improperly operating equipment.  Perform electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems inspection following established procedures or ther written or verbal instructions. 30%
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance and/or replace defective parts or equipment utilizing manuals, drawings, specifications, and other written or verbal instructions. 30%
  • Perform in-depth troubleshooting and resolve mechanical, electrical, and electronic failures. 30%
  • Document all preventive maintenance and special work orders completed.  Enter data into the Maximo Program. 5%
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety rules to include but not limited to SOP’s. 5%


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge:

  • High School diploma or equiv. 
  • Technical school preferred
  • Ability to work in a face paced environment. 
  • Ability to work under pressure


Knowledge of the Business: 1-2 years in maintenance shop


Technical:  Basic electrical experience and mechanical experience.  Able to read schematics.  Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings.  Hydraulics knowledge.  Knowledge and ability to use a wide variety of tools to include meters.  Knowledge and ability to operate a radio.  Wiring expertise a plus.   Switch and Rail Knowledge a plus

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.


Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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