Technical Writer

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Date: 09-May-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:223337 


What if you could play a role in bringing together mobility and responsibility?


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 


Join us as Technical Writer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno (QC), CA.


Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, you will write manuals explaining the operation, use and maintenance of vehicles manufactured by the company.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Research in engineering, quality assurance, drawings or factories the information necessary to achieve the objectives of his mandate and writes the explanatory texts of the manuals.
  • Identify, orders and verifies illustrations that are necessary to understand the text.
  • Edit manuals to ensure their technical accuracy and compliance with standards required by customers and service.
  • Revise explanatory texts following the issuance of notices of modifications, engineering changes to drawings and / or customer comments, etc..
  • Participate in the development of standards and work instructions for writers and suppliers.
  • Comment and integrate as necessary the technical publications submitted by subcontractors and suppliers and ensures their compliance with the standards required by customers and by the department.
  • Assist the Supervisor in discussions with suppliers in order to obtain the necessary information for the production of the manuals.
  • Respond to technical queries from Service Engineering employees (Publications, Training, RAMS, STTE).
  • Assist the supervisor in the development and execution of internal training programs for writers (coaching), in the organization of work within the group and in communications.
  • Participate in the continual assessment and definition of the functional needs of the work tools at his disposal.
  • Participate in Assists the Section Head in the preparation of quotes and the analysis of client specifications. If necessary, assist the section head in discussions with clients.
  • Occasionally, you may be called upon by the Supervisor to perform other lower and / or higher level work. Assumes any other relevant task related to his duties.


As our ideal candidate you have:

  • D.E.C in Mechanical or Electrical engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 7 years of experience
  • Technical training required and practical workshop experience desired

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Help us meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow!


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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.


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