Mechanical Engineer

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Date: 21-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:351601 

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 

Join us as a Mechanical Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Toronto, Ontario.


As part of the Engineering Team, you will provide mechanical engineering expertise to improve reliability, safety, and customer experience of the Bi-Level and UP-Express rail fleet. Create engineering documents to support the development of engineering instructions for fleet modifications to existing equipment and new applications.


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Re-Engineer, upgrade, create modifications to increase reliability, safety, customer experience of the locomotive and coach fleet.
  • Create Project Initiation documents that will be presented to the customer for approval.
  • Review customer Project Initiation requests and develop the engineering drawings or instructions.
  • Work with Senior Management to quote the engineering proposal for customer approval.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned projects and modifications.
  • Provide oversight, input and expertise to the technicians performing the modifications to ensure installation are done to required specification and expected quality. Complete first article inspection.
  • Collaborate with other internal Department (Supply Chain, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Planning, Maintenance, Training)
  • Create mechanical drawings, diagrams, Bill of Material
  • Prepare presentations to customer and management
  • Provide oversight, input and expertise in the development of job procedures.
  • Support Project Manager in meetings with Customer
  • Lead the design from concept stage to production stage.
  • Support Supply Chain Department in sourcing alternative parts for obsolete components.
  • Mentor Junior Engineer and Engineering Interns



Education Requirements :

  • You possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • License as Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng)
  • PMP will be considered as an asset


Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • Experience in the Rail Industry preferably within a maintenance environment.
  • Catia V5 experience preferred.
  • AutoCAD experience is an asset
  • Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Knowledge of IBM Maximo
  • Experience using SharePoint, Power BI is an asset


Behaviour Competencies:

  • Proactive – Willingness to think outside the box to develop new and improved methodology whilst maintaining quality standards.
  • Influencing, Negotiating and Communicating – Produces well-reasoned arguments that are presented with conviction to achieve desired outcome.  Can communicate effectively with staff at all levels within the organisation.
  • Flexibility & Adaptability – Has the ability to evaluate alternative ways of achieving objectives.
  • Process orientated – Will work methodically to an agreed process to ensure quality of information is consistently good.
  • Be approachable and willing to help other in often frustrating circumstances.
  • Must be able to communicate on all levels including customer facing.



  • Office Location: 125 Judson Street, Toronto, ON
  • Occasional travel to Maintenance Facility in Whitby 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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