Supervisor - Power Distribution System Maintenance

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Date: 26 May 2023

Location: Eglinton, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:412132 


What if you could play a role in bringing together mobility and responsibility?


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 


Join us as Supervisor - Power Distribution System Maintenance, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Eglinton (ON), CA.


You will supervise the PDS maintenance team, i.e. planning, coordination, and oversight of all maintenance functions related to the Power Distribution System


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Safety, availability, and reliability of the Power Distribution System (PDS) including the power substation equipment, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) equipment, power supply cabling, “Stinger” system, and “Blue Light Stations” (BLS).
  • Organizing and controlling the provision of maintenance vehicles, access to track level, materials, tools, equipment, training, manuals, and procedures for the PDS maintenance team.
  • Planning, coordinating, and assignment of all maintenance functions using the Maximo MMIS. Direct oversight and auditing of work performed by the PDS technicians.
  • Developing and implementing techniques and procedures to ensure all maintenance functions are conducted safely, reliably, efficiently
  • Assessment, classification, and identification of the appropriate mitigation actions for system and component failures and emergency incident response within established guidelines.


As our ideal candidate:

  • You will be a Technical College / Institute / University graduate, with training in electrical engineering / technologies
  • You will have five years of experience in power distribution systems maintenance or construction.
  • Knowledge or the ability to rapidly attain a thorough knowledge of operation and maintenance rules, plans, procedures and instructions and relevant technical information
  • Ability to lead and manage all the diverse power maintenance personnel and functions
  • Experience in labour relations and the preparation and monitoring of budgets is advantageous
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to maintain a rapport with employees and other personnel and the ability to deal courteously and effectively with others
  • Road vehicle driving 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?  


If you’re looking for a company with a strong purpose and the ambition to play a role in climate change by leading the way to greener and smarter mobility come and leave your mark on the world, with us!


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. 


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.


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