O&M Interfaces Lead Engineer

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Date: 9 Sep 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:375341 

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


The Operation and Maintenance Interfaces Lead Engineer will define and manage the relationship between Electro Mechanical (E&M) Subsystems (Rolling Stock, Signalling, Supervision, Telecommunications, Power Supply,…) provided by Alstom and the O&M partner.




  • Define the System Interface management process relevant to O&M : interface identification, interface register, requirements identification, acceptance and demonstration,
  • Define the relevant Interface Control Documents (SICD) or equivalent (such Open Track files) that will define the requirements, performance evaluation and relevant agreements
  • Ensure interface consistency and completeness by reviewing design of subsystems and actively participating in requirements management process
  • Manage the detailed interfaces definition (Software Interface Design Description (SIDD), cabling consistency, …) relevant to O&M
  • Prepare and support integration and validation phase
  • Identify risks, scope gaps and grey areas and escalates as needed in order to grant the schedule


Educational requirements


University Degree in Engineering

Licensed with Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng.) preferred




  • Field experience and a good knowledge of railway operations, available E&M equipment and Subsystems
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of the rail construction environment and engineering practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self-motivated, detailed oriented ability to learn new techniques in a changing environment are desired. Knowledge of international standards

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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