Sr. Construction Manager

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Date: 10 May 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:453178 


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 On-Corridor Works scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.



Alstom is seeking a Sr. Construction Manager. This individual will be responsible to lead the construction activities of the Project in accordance with the Project's governing methologies.



  • Ensure the overall Alstom coordination internally, with the other LPPs and all external stakeholder
  • Ensure the implementation of progress monitoring concerning the construction activities and compare to planned durations and productivities
  • Consolidate data from all the constructors in order to manage the work scheduling
  • Ensure reporting of construction progress to OPC Director and to Alstom Project Management
  • Keep detailed records of all activities and events that occur in work areas (daily site report updates)
  • Manage communication with the external stakeholders and ensure availability of all the documentation required for construction
  • Enforce the observance of the Health and Safety Management Plan and Environmental Plan
  • Enforce training of all individuals acting on the field on HSE requirements
  • Monitor the observance of the stipulations laid down in the Project Quality Documentation by the site management team
  • Contribute to the coordination of Testing and Commissioning activities of all the areas still under construction responsibility
  • Prepare and report the financial budget of the Construction Management group for presentation to upper management
  • Continuously review the project schedule and assess impacts in case of any changes
  • Gather inputs and close coordination with (or direct management of, depending of the Project Org. Chart) Area Construction Managers and Track Access Teams


Educational Requirements:


  • Highly qualified technician or Engineer degree level or equivalent education or experiences



  • Master in Project Management
  • Certification on Site EHS Management




  • 10 years of railway experience
  • Previous experience in a major Brownfield Railway Construction project
  • Cost and planning control experience in site management scope
  • EHS background



  • Familiarity with the Metrolinx processess and procedures of track access
  • Metrolinx PTS training


Competencies and Skills:

  • Rigorous, structured and sense of anticipation
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills, excellent team worker
  • Conflict management and multi-tasking
  • Collaborative management
  • Be able to challenge project team and highly proactive in proposing solutions
  • Comfortable in an international and a multi-cultural environment

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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