Mechanical Design Engineer

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Date: 16 Nov 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:419474 

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.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Develop a complete technical Scope of Work for rolling stock renovation and overhaul projects based on customer technical specification and train system requirements specification.
  • Perform 3D models, design annotations, Bill of Materials and 2D deliverables in compliance with QCD commitments, expertise rules and processes.
  • Realize stack-up analysis; Review of drawings and specifications.
  • Prepare and document Mechanical Design Reviews, internal and externals (customer).
  • Schedule  of  Mechanical  activities and deliverables assigned, in compliance with quality and project master schedule.
  • Designing products taking into account project requirements (performances, manufacturability, serviceability, testability, etc), regarding mechanical, electrical integration or piping integrations.
  • Reporting on Mechanical activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.
  • Conduct engineering studies and prepare or lead the preparation of specifications for both internal and external presentation.
  • Maintain and monitor written lists of open issues relating to the assigned work packages/tasks that need to be resolved, the related dates, and the status.
  • Provide technical support to production teams and customers.
  • Check supplier's and sub-contractor's Design Quality


 Knowledge & Experience

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in Mechanical Design Engineering or two years in Railway, rail car product  e.g. locomotives, rail passenger cars.
  • Knowledge of metallic materials (physical properties and design), industrial processes (welding, bending, machining). Must be familiar with welding codes AWS.
  • Required work experience in Catia v5 (at least 3+ years full time or <5000 hours).
  • Preferred work experience in PDM / PLM (Enovia-DMA, 3DCom).
  • Preferred experience on overhaul projects and reverse engineering.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including team work.
  • Time management and reporting skill; Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Structured and organized with Hands-on approach.
  • P.Eng certification preferred or in progress.


Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

On-site office work and technical assistance to shop floor and industrial team. Business trip to various Alstom sites (Thunber Bay, Kanona, Kingston, Saint Bruno…) will be required.


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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