Project Commissioning Manager - MLX RER3 Project

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Date: 10-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Alstom

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. 

Purpose of the Job

Plan and manage all Test & Commissioning activities for Metrolinx RER3 Project in support to the Project Manager ensuring application of the project’s strategy (including QCD commitment) and compliance with DI&S strategy, policies, standards, process, local regulations and professional standards.  The assignment will be local in Toronto, Ontario.



  • The PrCOM represents T&C Metier inside the core team, manage the T&C Scope inside the project interfacing with Project Management, Civil Partners, Project Engineering, Project Installation, Project Industrialization, Project Verification & Validation and others interfaces in the Core Team.
  • PrCOM owns the T&C Work Package and all the tasks under the T&C Scope: T&C Strategy, T&C Documentation, T&C Schedule, T&C Execution and T&C Team management inside the particular project assigned to it.
  • Deploys T&C process in the field and make sure it is applied by the T&C team within the project.
  • Pro-actively manages internal interfaces with project engineering, installation and external technical interfaces with Partners, Third Parties and Customers for T&C activities.
  • Support deliveries of T&C procedures, Method Statements and coordinates In-house trainings
  • Prepares and manages Test & Commissioning works in the field – Material, tools, documentation, people, access and logistic
  • Manages the T&C team:
    • Ensures EHS on field with guidance and support from the Project team member in charge of Project EHS coordination
    • Trains and supports people in the T&C activities
    • Prepares Engineer and Technician assessment of competency.
  • Manages the tools and organize accurate calibration.
  • Leader/builder of team (Engineers and Technicians), able to motivate it against challenging schedule.
  • Maintain T&C Work Package budgets: control cost and delay aspects of any activity related to T&C
  • Interface other T&C team from other contractors or Alstom product lines.
  • Ensure the quality management of these activities (conf management of input document, and of HW and SW installed on site, anomaly management in close relation with factory, test coverage to ensure no tests forgotten)
  • Ensure that safety conditions are gathered at all time for tests to be carried out and permanently brief his team on the importance of this matter.
  • Support the team and the department for the quotation of T&C activities.
  • Report regularly his progress to his interface (managerial and functional)
  • Prepare the T&C Management Plan and ensure the preparation of all tests procedures necessary to perform the tests.
  • Prepare, review and submit other test documents from team in support to Safety Certifications.
  • Ensure local support to factory for debugging and fine tuning activities, as needed.
  • Organize when relevant tests platforms (simulators, measurement tools)
  • Review and sign Test Reports once they are submitted by T&C Leader

Working Conditions


  • Some trips are expected around Metrolinx lines and to Alstom facilities in North America and Europe
  • Work schedules and hours change often.  Working weekends is not uncommon.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestically and/or internationally.
  • Resource will be allocated in Alstom Office in Toronto, ON and also in the field office close to the project.




  • Bachelor degree in technical discipline or equivalent ( Engineering is preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience of testing train control systems (previous experience with iVPI and/or ElectrologIXS Product and/or Audio Frequency Track Circuits is a plus)
  • 5+ years managing large teams (>25)
  • Professional Engineering License for Ontario is highly appreciated

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

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