E&M Construction Director

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Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:399177 

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.

Purpose of the Job

OPC Construction Director - is coordinating all Alstom Sub Systems’ Construction and Installation activities in support to the Project Manager/Director ensuring application of the project’s strategy and compliance with Alstom’ strategy, policies, standards, local regulations and professional standards.




  • Ensure the overall Alstom coordination internally, with the CW partner and all the external stakeholders.
  • Ensure the implementation of progress monitoring concerning the construction activities and compare to planned durations and productivities.
  • Consolidate data from all the constructors in order to manage the work scheduling.
  • Ensure reporting of construction progress to the Global Works Coordinator and to Alstom Project Management.
  • Keep detailed records of all activities and events that occur in work areas (daily site report updates).
  • Manage communication with the external stakeholders and ensure availability of all the documentation required for construction.
  • Enforce and Lead the observance of the Health and Safety Management Plan and Environmental Plan.
  • Enforce training of all individuals acting on the field on HSE requirements.
  • Monitor the observance of the stipulations laid down in the Project Quality Documentation by the site management team.
  • Contribute to the coordination of Testing and Commissioning activities of all the areas still under construction responsibility.
  • Prepare and report the financial budget of the Construction Management group for presentation to upper management.
  • Continuously review the project schedule and assess impacts in case of any changes.
  • Gathering inputs and close coordination withProject Traffic Management Team.
  • Gathering inputs and close coordination with Project Working Train Manager.
  • Lead the Warehouse(s) build with Logistic Department, and manage the logistics activities related to the construction.
  • Manage with the construction team all the work plans and access for sites activities covering all the sub systems needs.


 Performance measurements:

  • Quality of monitoring, anticipation and reporting on progress and quality.
  • Work-package management QCDP (quality, cost, delivery, and performance).
  • Savings through Risk mitigation and Opportunities management, Cash by sales milestones achievement.
  • Quality, EHS: monitoring, anticipation and reporting on progress and issues.
  • Daily Progress monitoring and contract management of planning delays.


Educational Requirements


  • Engineering Degree


  •      Master’s Degree in Project Management
  •      Certification on Site EHS Management




  • Previous experience in a major Infrastructure Project or major Company Branch Management is required
  • 10+ years of Experience on Construction Management
  • EHS background
  • Experience of management by Quality, Cost and Delivery objectives



  • Railway products and services knowledge on different market segments  (Metro/Tramway/Mainline)
  • Hands-on experience on Customer relationship in technical topics
  • Experienced in joint ventures or Consortium project structures


Competencies & Skills

  • Rigorous, structured and sense of anticipation
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills, excellent team worker
  • Conflict management and multi-tasking
  • Collaborative management
  • Be able to challenge project team and highly proactive in proposing solutions
  • Comfortable in an international and a multi-cultural environment


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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