Track Maintenance Engineer

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Date: 26 May 2023

Location: Randwick, AU

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 411814


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


The Opportunity


We are currently seeking a Track Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join us at our Randwick maintenance depot, on the Sydney Light Rail project. You will be responsible for providing technical support to the Track Project Manager in maintaining and overhauling the track infrastructure assets (rails, sleepers, ballast,/slab, turnouts) of the Sydney Light Rail.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide technical solutions to correct track defects. Implement temporary mitigation when necessary
  • Investigate noise complaints caused potentially by track defects
  • Request creation of necessary engineering references (DTR)
  • Prepare risk assessments to support potential Engineering Exceptions
  • Provide technical inputs and expected deliverables during preparation of RFQ
  • Propose improvement to increase reliability and maintainability of the track assets (design / process)
  • Provide the technical inputs for CCB (Change Configuration Board)
  • Support in carrying out track walks with the maintenance technicians
  • Attend major shutdown on the network, when necessary
  • Create / update work instructions, checklist Operation & Maintenance manuals
  • Coordinate with other entities (other ALSTOM activities/ civil work partners…) for the technical aspects of the track interfaces and especially with the civil works
  • Liaise with suppliers/OEM as well as the Alstom Engineering department
  • Track material serial number to ensure up to date spare part list



Key Requirements

We are seeking a motivated and proactive individual who is passionate about problem solving. You will also have

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability be a collaborative team player
  • Experience in the maintenance of rail infrastructure
  • Relevant trade qualification in rail infrastructure


The Benefits

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Bridging leave – extra days off each year
  • Access to Alstom University – thousands of free courses and learning material


This is an exciting opportunity join a global industry leader experiencing significant growth. If you believe you have the right skills and experience, please APPLY NOW!


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. 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 pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

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