LV Utility Project Coordinator

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Date: 21-May-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:408030 

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.


Alstom is seeking a Low Voltage (LV) Utility Project Coordinator. This individual will be responsible to coordinate the LV supply needs for the project.



  • Coordinate LV supply delivery based on internal stakeholders needs

  • Gather the electrical needs (power requirement, location…etc) in interface with Signaling team
  • Coordinate design production (calculation notes, layouts) and submission based on utility requirements
  • Coordinate requests for permits and licenses based on project needs
  • Coordinate the construction subcontractors based on LV supply need
  • Propose any value for money optimization
  • Coordination of LV needs, from initial request to Toronto Utilities companies until commissioning of the installed system
  • Definition of required subcontractors, from initial definition of scope of works until closure of installation works (including commissioning phase)
  • Installation interface with Utilities, Customer and partners to provide support to POS Sub-system,
  • Subcontractors and suppliers Installation teams coordination,
  • Participation to Gate Reviews when required, part of the DFQ process,
  • Preparation and follow up of all correspondences (letters, minutes of meetings, submittals…) related to POS LV installation activities,
  • Definition of technical criteria and technical evaluation of subcontractors/suppliers,
  • Bill of Quantities (BOQ) review and update,
  • Participate in collecting REX on POS installation
  • Review and getting approval of design deliverables and reply to comments.



The position reports hierarchically to the Head of Construction for POS (Power Supply).


The candidate will liaise with:

  • Engineering: Central Engineering and Transverse Engineering team
  • Project: Project management team,
  • Site: Construction management team,
  • Customer, Consultants, External stakeholders,
  • O&M and Civil Works partners,
  • Energy provider Hydro One (HONI) + IESO, other Utility companies
  • Interfacing sub-systems (O&M, Trackwork, OCS, Signalling, Civil works)
  • Regional Engineering Centers.


Performance Measurements

  • On-time delivering: 100%
  • Respect of Design For Quality (DFQ) milestones: 100% Go On Time, in accordance with the standards or rules of their Metier
  • Respect of performances of the system provided: 100%
  • The quality of the works performed


Educational Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Electrical or Civil Engineering



  • Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • Professional Engineer designation as per Ontario regulations or in progress



  • A minimum of two-three years of experience in Electrical Utility Installation,
  • A first experience in a Utility company is preferred,
  • Strong knowledge of electrical and installation engineering,
  • Strong knowledge of ESA rules, Canada Electrical standards and common practices,
  • Autonomy, motivated, initiative, team spirit,
  • Fluent in English, second language appreciated


Competencies & Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Decision-making ability
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Resilience

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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