SIG Installation Design Engineer

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Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:376381 

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


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.



In compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards, the Sig Installation Design Technician/Draftsman executes the Installation Engineering (IE) activities, in coordination with the Sig Installation Design Engineers and Sig Project Installation Engineering Leader, including:

  • Prepare and Execute IE activities (Drawings, documentation, specification, Work Method Statement, etc.) in support of one or several Bids / Projects
  • Ensure the delivery of the drawings in accordance with the project execution requirements: customer, installation subcontractor, local quality regulation, project drawing templates, etc.
  • Support the Field team (Installation Supervisors, Sig Project Site Managers, Sig Installation team Leaders, etc.) to understand and review the deliverables and prepare design modification or change requests following inputs from site
  • Review the Civil interface drawings (e.g. Station building drawings, track layout drawings, etc.) and provide Sig equipment requirement for space allocation & applicable cable trunking
  • Prepare Installation material specifications & Installation BoQ
  • Support the Project Installation Manager, Site Operations Manager, Field Operations Manager during the preparation of the Field quality dossier for Handover
  • Prepare as-built documentation and ensures conformity with as-installed configuration
  • Perform Site Surveys during preparation and execution phase (if necessary)
  • Liaise with BIM Coordinators and BIM Modelers to coordinate common IE studies and deliverables
  • Ensure application of Digital & Integrated Systems Installation and Field Operations Process for IE activities
  • Interface with Application Design and/or local Engineer for verification / validation of the drawings
  • Ensure the correct storage and maintenance of the drawings into the project repository
  • Alert if any concerns may impact the QCD deliverables
  • Ensure application of Digital & Integrated Systems Installation and Field Operations Process for Installation Engineering activities


Performance measurements

  • IE deliverables meeting Projects QCD targets


Experience & Education

  • Engineer degreelevel or equivalent education or experience
  • Certification on Autocad 
  • P. Eng certification or in progress
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in design, drafting or engineering (Project and/or construction experience appreciated)
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Minimum knowledge of Railway products and services on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M) desirable
  • Minimum knowledge of BIM procedures and tools desirable


Competencies & Skills

  • Quality-focused, rigorous, team-player
  • Decision-making and problem-solving ability
  • Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex Engineering deviations and issues
  • Innovative attitude aiming to improve continuously the way of working and performance


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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