Senior Product Safety and Reliability Engineer

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Date: 24-Feb-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:115924 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


If you’re ambitious, driven, and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Senior Safety and Reliability Engineer.

As a Senior Safety and Reliability Engineer, you will perform the safety and reliability processes and activities along the whole lifecycle of Bombardier Transportation (BT) products and subsystems. An essential part of this work is the provision of the necessary safety and reliability analyses, based on detailed analyses performed by other specialists in their own technical domains.


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

  • Product Family specification and development;
  • Bid and conceptual design;
  • Preliminary and detailed design;
  • Validation and authorization


Furthermore, you will:

  • Support and/or supervise and/or develop "Product Safety and Reliability Engineers";
  • Work on complex assignments, high-risk matters, and projects;
  • Provide cost and schedule estimates on complicated engineering programs;
  • Provide technical expertise in support of colleagues or departments with less experience in
  • the field of safety and reliability;
  • Be a party in BT's document approval process; and in the V-cycle validation activities.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Product Safety and Reliability assessment, documentation, and validation activities in projects, or supporting Product Families;
  • Communication, support to other engineering functions, assessors, and stakeholders with respect to the project or Product Family work;
  • Lead the Product Safety activities related to the management of incidents, accidents, and near-misses;
  • Planning, reporting, and horizontal activities associated with the role.


Key requirements:

  • A university degree (B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent), or an equivalent working experience;
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of working experience post-graduate;
  • Proven record of relevant safety and/or reliability experience;
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of safety and reliability assessment techniques (FTA, risk matrix, FME(C)A, etc.);
  • Experience in the application of relevant software tools (e.g. DOORS, Fault Tree+, etc.) is of benefit;
  • Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of relevant standards, laws, regulation: may include EN 5012x, MIL-STD-882, IEEE Std 1012, CSM for Risk Assessment, etc.;
  • Background knowledge in any particular engineering area (e.g. brakes, etc.) may be beneficial;
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French. 


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

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.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


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.