Project Commissioning Manager - USRC Project

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Date: 11-Jun-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

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 USRC Project in support to the Project Manager ensuring application of the project’s strategy (including QCD commitment) and compliance with ADM 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, 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 travel is expected on the job and to offices in Rochester, NY and mainly to Cambridge, ON where the FAT are happening
  • 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 Product and Audio Frequency Track Circuits is a plus)
  • 5+ years managing large teams (>15)
  • Professional Engineering License for Ontario is highly appreciated

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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