Electrical technician

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Date: 07-Sep-2022

Location: Whitby, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:342285 

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 

As an Electrical Technician, you will provide technical expertise in troubleshooting and repairing electrical/mechanical problems on locomotive and coach equipment. Provide coaching and guidance to other staff to heighten their abilities to repair equipment. A role model for timekeeping, and a team player, who demonstrates organizational commitment and awareness. Must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions, as well as in a 24-hour, 7 days a week working environment and must work safely and follow all work procedures. If you are challenged by a multi-tasking environment and possess the ability to work in an operational setting with tight deadlines, then...

 Alstom is the place for you! 


Technical skills/knowledge

  • Familiarity with AC / DC power and control systems – (HVAC systems is an asset)
  • Capable of reading and understanding electrical drawings and maintenance manuals
  • Capable of using computers and computer control systems
  • Experience using DVM, Amp clamp-on meter, Meggar, oscilloscope, power tools and hand tools
  • Perform scheduled inspections and unscheduled repairs, including component replacements on coaches / Locos.
  • Complete interior and exterior inspections of the coach, including all subsystems and safety equipment.
  • Equipment Fault finding with corresponding repairs.
  • Record keeping
  • Proficient in English reading, writing and speaking skills required.
  • Traveling off-site to outpost locations for repairs, troubleshoot and repairing equipment.



  • Certificate or License in related field
  • Minimum of 1- year work experience in the Mechanical and Electrical maintenance field.
  • Must possess a valid Class G Driver’s license.


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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