Signalling Installation Team Leader

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Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:376162 

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.



Ensure and/or perform the execution of Mainline and Urban (M&U) Signaling Installation - trackside and/or onboard - according to site planning, Installation Supervisor orientations and instructions, with a special competency as team leader or technician expert

Ensure the application of EHS policies, local regulations, and professional standards



In compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards, the Installation Team Leader oversees day-to-day installation execution and installation workers’ activities, including:

  • Ensure compliance with design documentation and Supervisor Installation orientation / instruction
  • Ensure compliance with EHS procedures and maintenance of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), ensuring collective protections are in place, and alerting the Installation Supervisor and Project Installation Manager, Site Operations Manager and Field Operations Manager whenever any deviation to rules or risk is identified
  • Confirm installation execution readiness (man, machines, material, method)
  • Ensure installation activities are performed without deviations, following design, methods, and quality standards
  • Report and alert the hieratical superior if any risk, deviations, or issues are identified during the installation activities that may impact the safety, the quality and/or the work performance
  • Apply the Digital & Integrated Systems Installation and Field Operations Process for Installation activities


In addition, as Team Leader they will assume following responsibilities:

  • Manage the team for performing a task in a work location: review up to date documentation, verify tools, verify skills and train worker if required, verify availability of material and equipment for the team to perform the tasks required, make sure access is given for performing the work, etc.
  • Perform reports as per request to the Installation Supervisor, Installation Manager, Site Operations Manager: daily progress report, survey report, anomaly report, EHS report, preparation of Handover report, etc.
  • Ensure compliance of Installation activities with Digital & Integrated Systems Installation and Field Operations Process


Performance measurements

Quality of installation activities (Number of Punch Points)

Productivity as per reference Library

Issue of Red and Yellow drawing reports



Highly qualified technician

Technical High-School Diploma preferred



5+y of experience on railway site management

Relevant experience on railway EHS management

Experience on railway products installation methods

Knowledgeable of Railway products and services on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M) preferred

Knowledgeable of transversal railway construction activities (civil, infrastructure, catenary, etc.) preferred


Competencies & Skills

Quality and EHS-focused, rigorous, team-player

Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve installation issues

Good leadership skills


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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