RAMS Engineer

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Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:377881 

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 RAMS Engineer

  • Perform Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety analyses and assurance activities and produce related deliverables in accordance with the scope of the project at system level: Rolling Stock, Signaling, Power supply, communications,…
  • Apply the applicable Alstom Engineering/RAMS processes & instructions.




  • To perform the RAMS analyses he/she is in charge of, as per the applicable instructions/processes and other specific requirements committed to the Customer.
  • To deliver RAMS analyses compliant with project commitments.
  • To address Customer/Independent parties (ISA,)/partner comments to get its approval on the RAMS deliverables within the limits of Alstom commitments.
  • To contribute to the assessment of the RAMS performance of the product and to the upstream identification of the necessary RAMS requirements to ensure the achievement of the RAMS targets.
  • To apply the Alstom/Engineering rules & processes to his / her activities in particular those dedicated to RAMS activities.
  • To report on the progress of his/her activities and alert the RAMS Manager in case of difficulty.
  • To have a pro-active challenging view on the RAMS data/results he/she handles to enhance the adequacy/consistency of the RAMS studies and requirements.
  • To seek for the technical understanding of the Alstom products in order to better assess their safety performance and potential areas of improvement.
  • To adopt a product oriented mind-set in performing his/her studies to foster the capitalisation of the results of the studies towards the product RAMS performance.
  • Interface with experts in other department as necessary to produce the deliverables.
  • Provide data to maintain applicable KPIs
  • Provide valuable feedback for REX sessions and continuous improvement
  • Prepare and support the procurement, construction, 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

Good understanding of RAMS and system engineering processes: EN50126 and ISO15288

RAMS analysis and demonstration methods and tools and Electrical and/or Electro-mechanical Engineering

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




  • Good Knowledge of railway systems and operations, available E&M equipment and Subsystem
  • Fluent in English
  • Structured and organised with hands-on approach
  • Knowledge of the rail construction environment and engineering practices
  • Good analytical skill is required
  • Open-minded
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Problem setting and problem solving
  • Sense of urgency

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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