REM Project - CBTC Signalling System Leader

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Date: 15-Mar-2023

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:326721 


At ALSTOM, 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 70,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


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Job Title

REM Project - CBTC Signalling System Leader


Purpose of the Job

For the REM Project (Montreal), as part of the Alstom SLV (Signalling & Low Voltage) solution, the Urbalis CBTC solution is deployed to ensure automatic train operation and control (GoA4).

Acting as a key member of the SLV Technical team in Montreal, the CBTC Signalling System Leader is responsible for the technical coordination and successful completion of all cross-functional activities (ex: design, technical support to the testing team, change management) related to the CBTC Signalling System.


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The main objective of the CBTC Signalling System Leader is coordinating the delivery of the system to the customer, with the desired scope, quality and on time.



  • Be the local technical representative for the signalling system (first technical point of contact).
  • Ensure resolution of technical topics in coordination with Engineering, Installation and Test and Commissioning Teams.
  • Ensure process compliance for the signalling system deliveries.
  • Participate to critical tests and provide technical support to the Test and Commissioning Team.
  • Rebaselining and change management at signalling system level.
  • Analyze customer/Civil Work inputs.
  • Analyze signalling system deliveries (design documents, validation reports, Baselines).
  • Manage sub-system situation and KPI, and report with transparency.
  • Upon request from PM, is delegated to represent Alstom towards Customer and external stakeholders.


Performance Measurement

  • Performance on CBTC Signalling issues/incident resolutions.
  • CBTC Signalling design documentation fully accepted by the customer.
  • Project Quality, Cost, Delivery (QCD) commitment.
  • Revenue service readiness.
  • Customer, Operator and Maintainer’s satisfaction.


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Educational Requirements

Engineering diploma (Master of Science or equivalent).


Desired Knowledge / Experience

  • Experience in railway project deployment is required.
  • Knowledge about CBTC solution is required.
  • A good understanding of projects managed in a consortium, multi-cultural and challenging planning environment is an asset.


Behavioural Skills / Competencies

  • Result oriented,
  • Agile and proactive when facing anomalies,
  • Rigorous,
  • Team spirit,
  • Open to expand its role within the project (ex: work on other Low Voltage sub-systems).


Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Technical knowledge: Railway signalling, CBTC.
  • Good technical writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.
  • Project management skills: KPI updates, planning updates, reporting.
  • Fluent in French and English is required.


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Job Location

Montreal, QC, Canada.


Hours of Work

Office hours.

Exceptionally, some project phases might require flexible work shifts (night, weekend).

Potential trips worldwide for tests in factory, technical meetings or trainings.


Holiday Entitlement

Federal and provincial blank holidays.

Alstom paid leaves program for Canada.




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.   


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