Maintenance Electrician

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Date: 23 May 2024

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Alstom

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, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your Electrical expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Shift Supervisor, and work alongside a close-knit team of technical professionals who support the Sydney Light Rail operation in Randwick. You'll play a critical role performing preventative maintenance programmes and repair of the signalling and telecoms equipment. You will also regularly monitor signalling and telecoms defects and failures in traffic, and liaise with key stakeholders, suppliers & sub-contractors. This role will be permanent night shift, from 10pm – 6am.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Maintaining Signalling and telecoms equipment in accordance with specified procedures.
  • Performing fault troubleshooting, investigation and diagnostic tests.
  • Mitigating the risk of in-service failures through proactive intervention.
  • Installing system hardware and software upgrades.
  • Performing isolations as necessary.
  • Daily and weekly reporting on activities, issues found and measures taken.


All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • A team player with a can-do attitude.
  • The ability to work permanent night shift.
  • Experience in telecommunications or transport would be preferred.
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology.
  • A current NSW Electrical Licence.


Things you’ll enjoy


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Play a critical role in supporting the safe operation of the Sydney Light Rail.
  • Have the opportunity to develop your career in global industry leader.
  • Receive 18 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Have access to a free corporate gym membership.
  • Receive free salary continuity insurance.
  • Have free access to Alstom University (1000’s of courses and learning material).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note


As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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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