Maintenance Technician

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Date: 27 May 2024

Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Alstom

Req ID:457303 


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.


Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your maintenance expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll work alongside motivated and energetic teammates and will be primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Rolling Stock and its associated equipment under the Scope of the Rolling Stock team at the Lilyfield Sydney Light Rail depot. You will primarily be required to operate a wheel lathe in this role to support the preventative and corrective maintenance of the Sydney Light Rail fleet. This role will require you to particpate in a rotating shift roster (4 weeks of Mon - Fri 6am - 2pm, then 4 weeks of Sun - Thurs 2pm - 10pm). We’ll look to you for:


  • Carrying out routine examinations, fault finding, interrogation and diagnostic testing on tram equipment installed on Sydney Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) sub-systems.
  • Actively maintaining and repairing tram equipment installed on LRVs.
  • Following all established safety procedures and utilising safety equipment as required.
  • Reporting on activities, problems found and measures taken.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and understanding as well as implementing quality control mesaures.


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 particpate in the rotating shift roster.
  • Demonstrated maintenance experience in a similar role and operating a lathe.
  • Experience within Rail/Rolling Stock or similar industry preferred, but not essential.
  • Certificate III Engineering (Mechaincal Trade).


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 Light Rail Vehicles for Sydney.
  • 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).



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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