Deputy Installation Manager Wayside

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Date: 17-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:376641 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


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.



  • Manage Site activites and reports to Installation Manager. 
  • Coordinate and execute Installation activities in support of one or several Projects, in close cooperation with the Installation Team within the Signaling Installation scope.
  • Ensure delivery and quality of the documentation in compliance with signaling strategies.
  • Ensure the application of EHS policies, local regulations, and professional standards



  • Manage and organize site activities, including sites facilities, resources plan, site access, tools
  • Deliver and maintain of Installation plans, procedures, Work Method Statements (WMS), in compliance with standard processes and products specifications
  • Support the management of the Work Package of Installation
  • Manage the Installation Works for M&U Signaling equipment and related performance, including monitoring and leading actions on planning, risks, opportunities, best practices, non-conformities, technical interfaces
  • Manage Sub-contractors, including monitoring of quality and delivery through site visits, coordination meetings, inspections, and assessments
  • Manage the interfaces with Third Parties such as facilities providers, Civil Work partners, etc…
  • Coordinate the Installation Engineering team for the scope assigned
  • Ensure application of DIS Installation and Field Operations Process for Installation activities
  • Continuous improvement:
  • Ensure continuous Installation performance improvement within the Project
  • Contribute to best practices definition and REX within the Product Line
  • Participate to Process / “Metier” improvement workgroup when requested, propose update/improvement of the Installation and T&C way of working, process, tools and RefLib
  • Ensure compliance to EHS (Zero deviation) through, site inspections, people assessment etc.


Performance measurements

  • Work-package management QCDP (quality, cost, delivery and performance)
  • Savings through Risk mitigation and Opportunities management, Cash by sales milestones achievement
  • Quality, EHS, RSA (Railway Safety Agencies): monitoring, anticipation and reporting on progress and issues


Education & Experience

Engineer degree level or 5-6  years of equivalent education and experiences

5+ years of experience in managing team and installation activity

Strong experience on railway site management

Cost and planning control experience in site management scope

EHS background

Knowledge of Railway products and services on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M) preferred

Experience of management by Quality, Cost and Delivery objectives preferred

Hands-on experience on Customer relationship in technical topics preferred


Competencies & Skills

Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills to fulfil the role of interface manager toward both customers and partners

Quality-focused, rigorous, team-player

Decision-making and problem-solving ability

Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve Field complex deviations and issues

Innovative attitude aiming to improve continuously the way of working and performance


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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