Maintenance Vehicle Technician

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Date: 26-Sep-2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:161007 

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.  



  • To maintain the Vehicle, in line with specified Quality procedures. This will require Manual work and sometimes working on powered up trains in a safe and controlled manner.
  • To carry out such work in accordance with strict Health & Safety procedures as lay down by legislation and the Company Health & Safety policies.
  • To carry out Daily inspection of the Fleet.
  • To supervise the cleaning and servicing of the Fleet
  • To carry out train preparation, all levels of examination and work arising involving the use of onboard computerized equipment/working manuals, shunting & Reformation exams.
  • To exchange or repair some of the asset of the Vehicle
  • To undertake other duties related to the environment of the Vehicle or of Work as specified by the Vehicle Manager and / or Vehicle Planner in a safe manner
  • In case of Accident of Major failure, to participate to the rescue operations of the vehicle.
  • To report activities (work orders / inspections) through a computerized maintenance management system CMMS and Tabs.
  • 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  and to obtain a Non-Revenue Vehicle license 
  • To respect, clean and maintain his work environment.
  • Could be train in some additional scope of work (overhaul / software update /asset repairs) during the life of the contract
  • Could be requested to operate the truing machine operation on the LRV every 30000km


Candidate Requirements

  • 2+ years’ experience as a maintenance technician
  • Educational background in mechanical, electrical or electromechanical
  • Knowledge of Rail / Vehicle environment is preferable
  • Working knowledge of Quality and Health & Safety standards
  • Ability to Coach Others. Occasionally has to share skills/information to others
  • Work at height will be required
  • Work during night/weekend/Holidays will be required


Planning & Organising. Prioritises day-to-day workload

Flexible and Adaptable. Can adapt to new ideas

Conscientious. Meets proposed deadlines

Detail Conscious. Ability to consistently produce accurate factual & detailed information

Team Player. Supports team members

Corporate Teamworker. Works well within a team environment


Organizational Reporting

Vehicle Supervisors / Vehicle Manager

Network & Links

Client ; Operating control center and operators


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 an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


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