Civil Design Engineer

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Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:446284 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.



In compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards, the Civil Design Engineer executes the Civil Installation Engineering (IE) activities, in coordination with the Sig Installation Design Engineers and Sig Project Installation Engineering Leader, including:

  • Prepare and Execute IE activities (Drawings, documentation, specification, Work Method Statement, etc.) in support of one or several Bids / Projects
  • Ensure the delivery of the drawings in accordance with the project execution requirements: customer, installation subcontractor, local quality regulation, project drawing templates, etc.
  • Support the Field team (Installation Supervisors, Sig Project Site Managers, Sig Installation team Leaders, etc.) to understand and review the deliverables and prepare design modification or change requests following inputs from site
  • Review the Civil interface drawings (e.g. Station building drawings, track layout drawings, etc.) and provide Sig equipment requirement for space allocation & applicable cable trunking
  • Prepare Installation material specifications & Installation BoQ
  • Support the Project Installation Manager, Site Operations Manager, Field Operations Manager during the preparation of the Field quality dossier for Handover
  • Prepare as-built documentation and ensures conformity with as-installed configuration
  • Perform Site Surveys during preparation and execution phase (if necessary)
  • Liaise with BIM Coordinators and BIM Modelers to coordinate common IE studies and deliverables
  • Ensure application of Digital & Integrated Systems Installation and Field Operations Process for IE activities
  • Interface with Application Design and/or local Engineer for verification / validation of the drawings
  • Ensure the correct storage and maintenance of the drawings into the project repository
  • Alert if any concerns may impact the QCD deliverables
  • Ensure application of Digital & Integrated Systems Installation and Field Operations Process for Installation Engineering activities


Performance measurements

  • IE deliverables meeting Projects QCD targets


Experience & Education

  • P. Eng certification (mandatory)
  • Engineer degree level or equivalent education or experience
  • Certification on Autocad 
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Civil design (Project and/or construction experience appreciated)
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Minimum knowledge of Railway products and services on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M) desirable
  • Minimum knowledge of BIM procedures and tools desirable
  • Ability to walk on uneven ground, carry tools and work outside in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and/or Holidays per project requirements


Competencies & Skills

  • Quality-focused, rigorous, team-player
  • Decision-making and problem-solving ability
  • Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex Engineering deviations and issues
  • Innovative attitude aiming to improve continuously the way of working and performance



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

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