Rolling Stock Consultant/Specialist/Engineer

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Consulting

Montreal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  05-10 years
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About SYSTRA Canada

SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, world leader in the design of transport infrastructures.

SYSTRA Canada (formerly CANARAIL Consultants) is an engineering and consulting firm, mainly dedicated to the transportation of people and goods.

Imagine and implement the safest, most efficient and most economical tailor-made transport solutions: this is what guides us on a daily basis.

Thanks to the know-how of our 10,200 experts, we are involved in all phases of transport projects: preliminary and design studies, construction phases,

tests and commissioning, operation and maintenance.

Our engineers work with passion to give people around the world the ability to move freely every day. These are men and women who put all their

business expertise and their human qualities at the service of transforming the world through innovative means of transport.

Join them and let's invent tomorrow's transport solutions together.

SYSTRA's ambition is to be the reference in terms of transport solutions and an opinion leader in terms of mobility.


Role and responsibilities

  • Act as a technical lead for rolling stock studies, procurement and maintenance projects as well as for rolling stock maintenance facilities
  • design and maintenance equipment acquisition projects.
  • Act as a project manager on assigned rolling stock projects, with the objective of ensuring that the delivered results meet and surpass the
  • customer’s expectations and project profitability targets are met.
  • Prepare technical and financial proposals for assigned rolling stock project.



Education: Min Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering. Member of the OEQ (An asset)

Years of experience: Min 5 years of work experience in the heavy rail industry

Technical competencies:

  • Experience with Autocad
  • Proven expertise with rolling stock or locomotives
  • Fluency in French and functional level of English to work closely with stakeholders in Ontario

Personal & soft skills:   

  • Must have aptitudes for team work on multidisciplinary projects.
  • Must be able to work independently, sometimes under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be proficient at writing clear technical reports and proposals.
  • Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally for short term assignments.
  • Must show leadership and grow the business.


Employment terms and conditions

Contract nature: Permanent

Location: Montreal – Quebec - Canada

Division: Rolling Stock

Reports to: Director of Heavy Rail, Rolling Stock

Remuneration: According to profile


This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties will apply as required.

SYSTRA Canada is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values applications from all and offers employment equity based on the merits and abilities of candidates and personnel.

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