Car Builder

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Date: 22-Mar-2023

Location: West Melbourne, AU

Company: Alstom

Req ID:404606 


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, monorails, 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 a greener and smarter mobility worldwide.


As an Automotive Assembler/Coach Builder, you will work to fit out trains and trams as Alstom's V/Line Maintenance project is responsible for managing the maintenance of the V/Line Rolling Stock Fleet. As a Mechanical Maintainer, you will be assisting to maintain V/Line's Classic Fleet of 1950s-1990s built locomotives, carriages, Sprinter DMUs and new VLocity DMUs. These trains are a key part of the V/Line Fleet, transporting passengers throughout regional Victoria.
This position is based at our West Melbourne Depot and supports the Alstom Maintenance team. You will;


  • Perform a range of tasks in order to test, repair, overhaul or modify various components in and around the body of the vehicles;
  • Perform and be responsible for general housekeeping and cleaning tasks;
  • Ensure that the fleet is running efficiently, safely, and that we are abiding by relevant industry standards;
  • Comply with OH&S legislative, company policy and procedure requirements;
  • Be a ‘self-starter’ and work independently and proactively with little supervision in a team environment;
  • Other requirements as directed by their immediate supervisor/manager.
  • Excellent roster: 5 on 5 off, 2 on 2 off



  • Successfully completed an apprenticeship as a vehicle artisan, e.g., Vehicle body builder, Car and Wagon Builder, Carpenter, Upholsterer, Painter, Shop-fitter or equivalent.


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?  



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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​