Installation Design Electrical Engineer - Onboard

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Date: 6 May 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:377703 

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.



  • Prepare and execute OnBoard Signaling Electrical Installation Engineering (IE) activities in support of one or several Bid/Projects, in close cooperation with the Engineering and Installation team  

  • Ensure delivery and quality of the documentation in compliance with M&U Signaling strategies 

  • Ensure the application of EHS policies, local regulations, and professional standards 



In compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards, he/she execute the IE studies and activities, in coordination with the Project Installation Manager, Site Operations Manager, Field Operation Manager and Installation Supervisors, including:  

  • Prepare and execute IE activities (Drawings, documentation, specification, Work Method Statement, etc.) in support of one or several Bids / Projects  

  • Ensure the deliverables are prepared in in accordance with the project execution requirements: customer, installation subcontractor, local regulation, 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 Operation 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 D&IS Installation and FO Process for IE activities  

  • Continuous improvement: 

  • Contribute to best practices definition and REX within the Product Line 

  • Partecipate to Process / “Metier” improvement workgroup when requested, to propose update/improvement of the IE way of working, process, tools and RefLib 

  • Report anomalies versus the reference library and / or the local standard and propose any improvement or evolution


Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Engineer degree level or equivalent education or experiences 

  • P. Eng certification or in progress

  • Certification on Autocad and/or other Design tool 

  • Good experience on railway site management 

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

  • 2+ years of experience in design, drafting or engineering (Project and/or construction experience appreciated) 

  •  EHS background 

  • Minimum knowledge of BIM procedures and tools


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


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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