Mechanical Maintenance Engineer at Alstom

  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer at Alstom

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.


Alstom has been awarded the PTA Australia’s $1.6 billion, 20 year Railcar Maintenance Program! As part of the project we will design, manufacture and maintain 41 new railcars needed for METRONET projects and the replacement of the A-series trains.


If you are a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, looking for the chance to be part of a pinnacle project for WA and join an existing team of experienced professionals, this is for you. The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will join our services team and be responsible for continuous review and improvement of the maintenance function, taking stock of resource utilisation and the introduction of new technologies, and engineering standards. This role will interface closely with the production team and our customer, by providing product knowledge and support, as well as managing technical activities on the maintenance contract. 


Key Responsibilities for this Role Include:

  • Identify and analyse failures and propose solutions using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

  • Support configuration and Design Change Management of the Project

  • Detects, defines and implements the modifications of the maintained products to improve the reliability and serviceability, in order to reduce project costs and improve the performances of the systems

  • Analyses the technical performances of the systems and the efficiency of the maintenance plan and processes, promoting action plans to improve them

  • Support the technical documentation within the system and any required interface with the Maintenance Management Information System (MMIS)

  • Develops standardized tools/processes improving efficiency in maintenance activities

  • Assures efficient parts codification in line with Platform rules: materials identification, codification process, interfaces with Alstom systems, quality and normative requirements.

  • Promotes the use of the latest maintenance techniques (Lean)


Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Includes:

  • Qualifications in Mechanical Engineering or similiar

  • Previous experience working within Rail Rolling Stock Maintenance is preferred, however not essential

  • Experience in trouble shooting modifications with mechanical schematics, testing/maintenance instructions

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and liaison skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage customer expectations in a changing environment


We are currently experiencing immense growth with a number of key infrastructure projects, so encourage you to connect with us to discuss long term career opportunities with us. 


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. 

There are different compliance requirements for different workgroups. You will be provided with relevant information, during the recruitment process.


For more information, please contact Gemma Cox, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

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