Transit Technician Job at Acara Solutions, Atlanta, GA

  • Acara Solutions
  • Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Acara Solutions has an opening for Transit Technician for Alstom Transportation in Atlanta, GA.

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

The Technician is responsible for installation, troubleshooting and repair of electrical, electronic, and electro-mechanical assemblies and systems. Qualified candidates will possess good troubleshooting skills (to component level is most desirable, but not required) and problem-solving skills. Experience using Digital Voltmeter, Oscilloscope, Reading Schematics, Hand Tools, and Small Power Tools. 


  • Installation, troubleshooting and repair of electrical, electronic, and electro-mechanical assemblies/sub-assemblies and systems.
  • Troubleshoot electronics down to the component level to determine cause and remedy of any malfunction.
  • Perform required repairs to return unit/system to operational state.
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems to determine root cause of issue and recommend a corrective action.
  • Set up and test Systems, sub-systems, and units to meet specified requirements.
  • Recognizes failures and set up problems, isolates problems and takes appropriate action to resolve those problems.
  • Operate oscilloscopes, generators, meters, power supplies, service monitors and test fixture, and understands their use and function.
  • Keeps Supervisor informed of all unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect production schedules.
  • May conduct detailed experimental testing.
  • Electronic & mechanical assembly.
  • Install components, units and printed circuit boards following specifications.
  • Make adjustments or repairs according to written specifications.
  • Fabricates parts, cables, and test fixtures.
  • Maintain and write work procedures and related documentation for each task performed.
  • Perform other job duties as required.

What you will receive: 

Pay rate: $20-21/hr DOE + 10% shift differential

Shifts: 1 st 6AM-2:30PM, 2 nd 2PM-10:30PM, 3 rd 9PM - 7:30AM  

Duration: Temp to Perm (after 5 months based on performance)

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma or GED.
  • Must have experience using the following equipment: DVM, oscilloscopes, recorders, hand tools (such as soldering irons, hand crimpers, screwdrivers, wrenches and pliers). 
  • Must be able to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. 
  • Have good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Have experience using standard electronic test equipment.
  • Must possess problem solving skills, strong digital skills, analog skills, and the ability to troubleshoot in a logical manner. 
  • Familiar with linear and non- linear theory, parallel and series circuits, Ohm's law, and other electronic theory.
  • Be experienced and able to use hand tools and small power tools.
  • Be able to read and understand technical drawings, datasheets, and written work instructions.
  • Have prior education, training & knowledge of basic electronic circuitry and diagnosis. 
  • Problem solving skills along with digital, analog, and mechanical experience. 
  • Ability to multitask is desirable.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

  • An associate degree or 4 plus years equivalent technical experience and/or military technical training is desirable.

Additional Information: 

  • Must be able to pass background check, drug test, and a physical check.
  • Airport requirement must pass FAA background and security check to obtain SIDA access badge.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Temporary work, Worldwide, Shift work,

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