Fitting technician

ALSTOM - Brampton, ON (4 months ago)

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As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.

Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems.

The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year.

Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 36,300 people.

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Realize the assembly of the train: scope is all mechanical installations to complete the train.

Organization Reporting

Hierarchical Reporting : Production team manager

Role & Responsabilities

Assembly of components to Car Body Shell on passenger coaches using standard work procedures, hands & power tools. Will be assigned to different work stations on the assembly line.
‘Sign off’ a complex process by quality confirmation.
Assist in inspection, adjusting and evaluation of incoming electrical, electro-mechanical and electronic components and assemblies to ensure conformance with product specifications and tolerances
Perform all duties required in dismantling, repairing, rebuilding, installing and testing all transit car systems and components
Crimping, soldering and assembly of electrical connectors.
Read electrical and mechanical blueprints and comprehend work instructions
Interacting with co-workers, team leaders, Supervisors and Managers daily
Organizing work instruction documents, tools and parts daily
Proficient in cross referencing documents
Repetition of mechanical assembly work : gluing, fitting, crimping, cabling, drilling, etc.

Performance Measurement

Completion of the tasks in the allocated time (method time)
Trouble shoot electrical issues in the process build
Perform installations to quality standards defined by Industrial team
Work within department team to develop continues improvement ideas


Mechanical/electrical technician background
Several years of experience in precise fitting activities appreciated
Assembling of components with good quality
Must have ability to read, write and follow procedures, be safety conscious
Must be able to manage time well, by prioritizing and sequencing tasks
Must be willing to be trained in more than one discipline of the rolling stock process to increase flexibility
Must be SMART electronic device competent
Experience and skills appreciated to become Team leader

Specific skills

Experience in the lean manufacturing assembly process will be advantageous
Must have been exposed to electrical/mechanical technical training or education

ALSTOM endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

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