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Railway Signalling Intern

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Engineering

Toronto, CA

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



About SYSTRA Canada

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 who is dedicated to transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods.

Imagining and implementing the safest, most efficient, and economical tailor-made transport solutions: this is what guides us daily. Thanks to the know-how of our 7500 experts, we are involved in all phases of transport projects: Preliminary and design studies, construction phases, test and commissioning, operation, and maintenance.

Our engineers work with passion to provide people around the world with the opportunity to move freely every day. They are men and women who put all their business expertise and human qualities to work to transform the world through innovative means of transport. Join them and let's invent tomorrow's public transport together.

SYSTRA's ambition is to be the benchmark for transport solutions and an opinion leader in mobility.


Role and responsibilities

Reporting to and in collaboration with the Protection & Control System Specialist, the Railway Signalling Intern will work on the development of a CBTC signalling reference library for SYSTRA Canada’s Transit Division.

More specifically, they will:

  • Prepare libraries of equipment needed for railway signalling system.
  • Prepare BIM models of equipment rooms.
  • Create different architectures based on the solutions available.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Education: Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering

Years of experience: Up to 2 years of professional experience

Technical competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Revit.
  • Knowledge of BIM 360.

Personal & soft skills:   

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficient in French (spoken, read and written), an asset.
  • Ability to organize and plan work.
  • Methodical, rigorous and proactive.
  • Interest in acquiring and applying new knowledge.


Employment terms and conditions

Contract nature: 4-month internship, with the possibility of extension to 8 months

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Division: Transit

Reports to: Protection & Control System Specialist

Remuneration: According to the 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.

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

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.


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