RS Train Snow Brake Engineer - Project REM

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Date: 17 Jun 2024

Location: Montreal, CA

Company: Alstom

Leading companies committed to a greener future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorails and trams to integrated systems, tailor-made services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible and innovative company where more than 70,000 people are paving the way for greener and smarter mobility around the world.



You will work in a rich and innovative technical context within passionate and multidisciplinary teams. With your previous experience, you have knowledge of engineering disciplines and associated processes. In the areas allocated to you, you will participate to the development of the snow brake solutin and your missions will be as follows:


  • Analysis of rolling stock behavior data in winter conditions (including, but not limited to, wheel temperature, energy consumption, component wear)
  • Study of reliability of track equipment
  • Comparison of data from digital simulations, laboratory tests, real functioning of systems and synthesise them
  • Development of test protocols (simulation, test bench, on-site test)
  • Synthesis and communication around the research axes
  • Communication with Rolling Stock and Signaling equipment suppliers
  • Bring an external vision to the problems encountered in winter conditions


Trained as a general engineer, you have more than four years of experience in the industry.
Beyond technical aspects, you have a good ability to work in a team on complex projects with strong calendar constraints. You are recognized for your rigor, your strength of proposal and your interpersonal skills.
You have a sense of analysis and synthesis.
Your level of English allows you to communicate independently.
With equal skills, this position is accessible to people with disabilities.
Alstom is a leading company in the mobility sector, solving the major mobility challenges of tomorrow. This is why we value curious and innovative people who are passionate about the idea of ​​working together to reinvent mobility, to make it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we build an agile, inclusive and responsible culture. Our teams, coming from different backgrounds, are offered opportunities to learn, develop and build their careers by evolving across different functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community for a stimulating and impactful adventure?

The use of the masculine gender has been adopted for ease of reading and has no discriminatory intent.
Our company's commitments are based on an agile, inclusive and responsible culture that offers people from all backgrounds the opportunity to develop, learn and progress throughout their careers. We encourage our employees to fully realize their potential, while granting them the esteem and respect due to each individual.

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