Principal electrical Engineer

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Date: 02-Oct-2021

Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:181546 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Join us as a Principal Electrical Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Edmonton, Alberta.

As a Principal Electrical Engineer, you will provide support to leadership for planning, directing and guiding the Maintenance and Operation of Infrastructure and Facilities.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Provide Technical assistance to the operation and maintenance of Infrastructure. Ensures all Infrastructure assets are effectively functional, reliable and safely operated and maintained to meet customer expectations;
  • Provide Technical assistance to the Testing and Commissioning of existing and new assets in the Infrastructure;
  • Provide Technical assistance for asset failures;
  • Manage issues arising and relations with all stakeholders. Liaise with Stakeholders and ensure Communication and understanding of execution of duties in the area of responsibility.


Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering;
  • You have five (5) years of experience in a Technical Management or Leadership role preferably in Rail Transit Operations and Maintenance or a similar environment;
  • Professional Engineer designation – APEGA;
  • A valid Alberta Operators license;
  • Project planning and management experience;
  • Fast learning, systematic thinking and planning, logical decision making in a complex technical environment;
  • Excellent English communication skills, advanced both written and spoken.

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.

Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.