Service Technician

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Date: 10-Aug-2022

Location: West Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Company: Alstom

Req ID:323755 

About Alstom:
We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Service Technician in West Melbourne, VIC.
The Service Technician is responsible in assisting the Senior Service Technician for the performance of routine preventative maintenance, reactive repairs, vehicle recovery, on-call support, and training of the Operator’s maintenance personnel. This role will also to assist in the revision of manuals, systems, standards, maintenance regimes and technical solutions to improve the performance and reliability of the vehicles and supporting Product Introduction onsite with commissioning of newly delivered vehicles.
Primary Responsibilities:


  • Assist Engineering for the development, verification and application / introduction of vehicle related standards that would be relevant and applicable for specific types of rail vehicles.
  • Assist in the development of data collection processes and procedures relating to vehicle condition, performance, reliability etc. 
  • Assist in the development of researched solutions to address vehicle performance trends with the aim of minimising or eliminating their reoccurrence. Such solutions may involve changes to suppliers, design, maintenance regimes etc. and will require close liaison with other functional departments such as engineering, supply management and customers. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of overhaul intervals and overhaul specifications (scope of work) for major components based on results of risk analysis, specifications, vehicle condition (i.e. condition monitoring) and financial constraints.
  • Assist in the continuous review of maintenance regime to optimise workflow, and reduce maintenance costs while satisfying safety requirements and risk.
  • Assist in the ongoing assessment and analysis of vehicle condition to ensure that the systems and appropriate actions are in place to maintain contractual compliance.
  • Shift work may be required on a rotation or permanent bases as the business requirements of our customer are implemented.

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant trade certificate or tertiary qualified engineer (preferably mechatronics, electrical, or electronics discipline) or previous experience as service technician in vehicle maintenance, modifications, and reliability growth management desirable.
  • Relevant experience required (i.e. directly linked to the requirements of the position/role).


Should have practical experience in the following:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Rolling Stock Fleet Operational environment preferred.
  • Computer Literate in MS Office programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Access).
  • Able to use IT systems i.e. Maximo for data recording and management.
  • Previous experience in vehicle maintenance work.
  • A strong level of fault finding and troubleshooting experience in structural, mechanical, and electrical systems.
  • Some experience and understanding of the interface between electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic equipment on rail vehicles.

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.


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