Mechanical Fitter

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Date: 6 Jun 2024

Location: Perth, WA, AU

Company: Alstom

Req ID:454347 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



As part of the project we will design, manufacture and maintain 246 new railcars needed for METRONET projects and the replacement of the A-series trains. We will also deliver 6 DMU railcars to replace the five diesel railcars that operate the twice daily Australind service between Perth and Bunbury.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, this role would see you perform all mechanical installations to complete the assembly of the train, where no day will be the same! We have several opportunities for both qualified and unqualified, Mechanical Fitters (Mechanical Tradespeople or Mechanical Trade Assistants) to join our team at Bellevue to enjoy a range of benefits and a close knit, hardworking team environment. These positions are full time, 2 year fixed term positions. (Wherever possible, ongoing work and opportunities are provided to our employees for job security and will be an continued discussion throughout your time with us).


Role duties include; 

  • Read, apply technical documentation supplied
  • Install and assemble railway vehicle components using standard work procedures, hand & power tools
  • Use and manipulate lifting and transporting devices such as overhead cranes to install, replace and align subassemblies and components
  • Ensuring that all work is efficiently planned in Bogie Shop and Assembly workshop, controlled and undertaken in a safe manner to the standards set down by the customer and Alstom
  • Perform self-Inspection of railway car components in order to identify defects and ensure quality
  • Remove and replace defective parts and components
  • Safely and efficiently undertake shunting activities
  • Proficiently cross reference technical documents and highlight any discrepancies to the supervisor and ensuring compliance with company policies, procedures and production targets
  • Work closely with support functions to identify and propose suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Organize work instruction documents, tools and railway car parts daily


All about you. We value passion and attitude over experience and don’t expect you to have every single skill - Fundamentals requirements are outlined below;

  • Certificate 3 in Mechanical Trade - if in doubt, please reach out for guidance
  • For our Trade Assistants - no qualification is required but relevant experience in a similiar role is required
  • Ability to read and follow detailed work instructions
  • Experience in production or assembly would be great but not mandatory
  • Aware of and respect for safety for self and others and a good contributor to the team


Things you'll enjoy:

  • Competitive rates for Perth based positions
  • 40 hour per week 7:00am to 3:30pm
  • Free Gym Memberships
  • Income Protection from commencement
  • Free secure parking, great coffee machine's, BBq's
  • All PPE and Tooling provided
  • Work on the railcar program with METRONET from the beginning
  • Brand new facility at Bellevue
  • Global company with ongoing Learning & Development.
  • 18 weeks parental leave for primary carers & 2 weeks for secondary carers.
  • Up to 2 extra days of leave (bridging leave)

If you require additional information, not addressed above, I’d be happy to hear from you: or 0468 601 825. Please also note, I commit to providing an outcome to all applicants as soon as a decision is reached but please note, shortlisting is an ongoing process, so it is encouraged to submit your application early.


We are 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.

This has been recognised and proudly endorsed by Work 180 as an organisation who values the benefits and support offered to women in the workplace. 


We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply. 

 We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:  

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

 As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo a range of compliance and pre-employment, reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing and will be provided guidance during the recruitment process. If you at any time, have any questions or queries, please speak with your relevant Talent Acquisition Partner.

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