Senior Engineer, Product Safety and Reliability

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Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

We are creating smart innovations to meet the challenges of mobility today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a full range of transport 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 75,000 people who are dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and delivering international projects with sustainable local impact.



If you are ambitious, motivated and driven by teamwork, this is an opportunity to build a career as a senior safety and reliability engineer.

As a Senior Safety and Reliability Engineer, you will conduct safety and reliability processes and activities throughout the lifecycle of Bombardier Transportation (BT) products and sub-systems. An essential part of this work is the provision of the necessary safety and reliability analyses, based on detailed analyses carried out by other specialists in their own technical fields.

As a Senior Engineer, you will successfully contribute to the product/subsystem:

Specification and development of the product family;
Submission and design;
preliminary and detailed design;
Validation and Authorization

In addition, you:

Support and/or supervise and/or develop "product safety and reliability engineers";
Work on complex tasks, high risk issues and projects;
Provide cost and schedule estimates for complex engineering programs;
Provide technical expertise in support of colleagues or departments with less security and reliability experience;
Participate in the WO document approval process; and Cycle V validation activities.

Your responsibilities include:

Product safety and reliability assessment, documentation and validation activities for supporting projects or product families;
Communication, support to other engineering functions, evaluators and stakeholders regarding the project or work of the product family;
Lead product safety activities related to incident, accident and near miss management;
Planning, reporting and horizontal activities associated with the role.

Key Requirements:

a university degree (B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent) or equivalent work experience;
A minimum of eight (8) years of post-doctoral experience;
Proven experience in safety and/or reliability;
Knowledge and experience in applying safety and reliability assessment techniques (FTA, risk matrix, FME(C)A, etc.);
Experience in applying relevant software tools (e.g. DOORS, Fault Tree+, etc.) is useful;
Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of relevant standards, legislation and regulations: may include EN 5012x, MIL-STD-882, IEEE Std 1012, CSM for risk assessment, etc.;
Basic knowledge in a particular engineering field (e.g. brakes, etc.) may be useful;
Excellent communication skills in English and French.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those under study will be contacted.

Alstom is a global company where the vision and values of our employees include diversity and inclusion. Wherever we operate and in all our businesses, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute with their knowledge, skills, experiences and perspectives, we also generate value for Alstom and its stakeholders.

Employment at Alstom is based solely on the merit and qualifications of a person directly related to professional competence. Alstom does not discriminate against any employee or candidate based on their race, beliefs, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, Veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or a related condition (including breastfeeding) or any other legally protected basis.

Alstom’s policy is to comply with all applicable national, state and local non-discrimination and equal opportunities laws. The company’s Equal Employment Opportunities (EOE) policy, as well as its positive action obligations, includes full support from the company. Because it’s the right thing to do. We hope you think so too.