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Mechanical Engineer (Rolling Stock)

Country:  CA
Field:  Engineering

Montréal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  05-10 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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The mechanical engineer will be involved in the design of structures and various mechanical systems and components for railway vehicles such as locomotives, cars, wagons and maintenance equipment. It will carry out analyses, write reports, solve technical problems and support designers of structural and cladding railway vehicle systems.

Specific responsibilities and tasks:
Under the supervision of the Chief Engineer and as a member of the design team, the Mechanical Engineer will perform the following functions:
- Conduct studies and prepare technical reports to resolve train operating and reliability problems or other rail vehicle improvements.
- Develop functional and design requirements specifications.
- Monitor and support system suppliers throughout the design process; from the identification of technical requirements, through design reviews with customers, then qualification testing to commissioning;
- Select materials and components to meet technical and commercial requirements.
- Perform the necessary analyses and calculations to verify and document compliance with customer requirements, safety and regulations.
- Define test requirements and procedures.
- Prepare or validate 3D models.
- Review and sign production drawings and material lists.
- Participate, as required, in first article inspections and tests.
- Participate in the development of technical specifications for locomotives and cars.
- Develop manufacturing and installation instructions.
- Take on-site measurements and provide technical support for the manufacture and installation of mechanical components or systems.
- Translate technical documents.

Qualifications and experience
- Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
- At least five years of relevant experience in mechanical design (design of models and 3D drawings).
- Experience in supporting a production team.
- Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (eligible junior engineer permit).
- Bilingual (French and English) and good technical writing skills.
- Ease and efficiency for communication and teamwork.
- Familiarity with reading manufacturing drawings, including welding symbols, dimensional dimensions and tolerances.
- Experience in metalworking workshops or good knowledge of manufacturing techniques.
- Knowledge of AutoCAD and 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks, Inventor or Catia.
- Mastery of the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Experience in the industry or rail transport would be an asset.
- Knowledge of FRA, APTA, AAR, SAE, ASME, CSA or Transport Canada rail vehicle standards will be considered.


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

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