RAMS Specialist

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Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:452393 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



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.



  • Perform Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) 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 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 Safety Assessor (ISA)/Partner comments to get 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 and processes, in particular those dedicated to RAMS activities.
  • To report on the progress of task and activities and alert the RAMS Manager in case of difficulty.
  • To have a pro-active challenging view on the RAMS data/results 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 safety and RAM 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



  • 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 (or eligible) 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


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Procurement, Telecom, Telecommunications, Supply, Operations, Technology

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