Fleet Center Engineer

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Date: 17-Jun-2022

Location: Saint Bruno, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, 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.


Services Engineering is a key function of Services NAM (Americas). The function provides engineering expertise and technical solutions to the various Business Units (BU) of Services. We support Operations and Maintenance (O&M) sites, as well as lead the design efforts for Asset Life Management (Modernizations, upgrades, overhauls of rail vehicles) and support the Parts Obsolescence BU. We provide engineering support to all products maintained by Alstom that operate in the North American market (automated people movers, light rail vehicles, commuters, metros, locomotives…), as well as several of the infrastructure components (guideways, stations, depots, electrification and power distribution…). We are 160 professionals, located in 17 different sites across the continent.


Alstom has an opening for a Maintenace Center Fleet Support Engineer. The position is posted for our St-Bruno, Qc site but may be eligible for any Alstom Services sites in the USA and Canada. In Alstom Services, our focus is to provide excellence in customer support and develop innovative mobility solutions.

The selected candidate will be responsible for:


  • The set up and operation of the first NAM maintenance control center, used to centralize and display the O&M data from several fleet O&M sites
  • Work with Digital Solutions engineering to purchase, commission and configure the hardware and software components
  • Provide Line 2 technical support to the O&M sites (level 1)
  • Ensure smooth transition of the FRACAS process from the rolling stock reliability engineering team to site Services O&M team
  • Develop dashboards, KPIs and other means of monitoring fleet reliability
  • Become subject matter experts in prognostics (predictive maintenance), data analytics (trends, correlations across multiple sites and products), Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), and remote telematic sensors (Motes, Netbox, Alphabox, LoRA…)
  • Program alerts and data mining algorithms using Alstom digital tools such as Healthub and Orbiflo
  • Support Bids in producing and costing CBM offers
  • Support Sales and Business Development when selling CBM services to customers
  • Support Rolling Stock in the design and validation of the end to end process (data acquisition, model implementation, algorithm implementation and trigger of the alert, impact on the maintenance service)
  • Provide data supporting the optimization of the fleet maintenance regime


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (rail, electronics or software engineering preferred)


  • Minimum 5  years of experience in railway, automation or aerospace industry
  • Experience in functional vehicle system engineering and/or experience in train/vehicle control and communication system
  • Project technical coordination experience
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to work independently as well as to drive internal/external resources
  • Problem solving attitude: the candidate has to identify and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Experience in functional vehicle engineering /TCMS design and development
  • Strong understanding of railway vehicle subsystems
  • Software technical background desirable
  • Proven ability to influence, negotiate and build effective relationships across divisions and organisations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Candidate must be versatile, very autonomous, with hands-on experience, comfortable working in unclear and ill-defined environments, resourceful to find information

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