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Junior Structural Engineer (Rolling Stock)

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Engineering

Montréal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  00-02 years

SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm whose primary focus is to offer transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods: feasibility studies of building a new railway line, increasing the capacity of the existing infrastructure, privatization of a railway.

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Main responsibilities


Under the responsibility of the structural team leader, the structural engineer will have the following main responsibilities:


  • Visit factories and construction sites to inspect and repair damaged cars;
  • Support production as needed.
  • Perform structural engineering calculations;
  • Perform manual calculations of thin sheet metal cladding structures and welded steel assemblies;
  • Prepare freebody diagrams - balance diagrams of car structural parts;
  • Occasionally: Use finite element analysis results and manual calculations to verify the safety margins of components and connections.


Qualifications required


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering;
  • Interest for structural engineering and material resistance;
  • Up to three years of relevant experience in calculation and structural design;
  • Candidate to the engineering profession (CEP) of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec;
  • The candidate must be fluent in French and have a good knowledge of English;
  • The candidate must be able to produce reports and presentations summarizing the analyses performed, in both French and English;
  • The candidate must demonstrate autonomy and dynamism;
  • Experience in the railway industry is an asset.

Note: In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

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