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Traction Power Engineer - Rail M/F

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Traction Power Engineer - Rail M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis Transportation, a business line of the Egis Group, brings together all of the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and rail: systems, automation, rolling stock, safety, equipment, civil engineering, environment, etc. Egis Transportation has led numerous successful projects on all continents, from preliminary design of public transport systems through to commissioning, and covering all aspects of testing and handover to clients.

Job description

We are looking for a Rail Traction Power Engineer to act as Electrification Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the OnCorr poject. Under the responsibility of the Egis Project Director, you will join the Technical Design Team (TDT) of Metrolinx as Electrification SME. You will be based in Metrolinx office, interacting with the rest of the team. On a day-to-day basis you will be managed by the Senior Project Manager System of the TDT.

You role is to :

  • Attend design meetings with the contractor (OnXpress), identify issues for the development of the project and propose strategies / measures to address them.
  • Review design documents, provide adequate comments to the design
  • Attend interdisciplinary design review meetings to assess potential interface issues with other disciplines.
  • Identify additional analysis needed to solve technical issues. Specify the scope of such additional work and coordinate with the Senior Project Manager to allocate this work.
  • Be proactive to contribute to solve any issues related to the electrification project and to propose value for money solution.


To be considered for this position of Traction Power Engineer (Electrification SME) we have the following requirements:

  • An appropriate university engineering degree, or equivalent qualification such as a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • At least 7 years of railway experience
  • Main line / heavy rail experience with 25kV substation required.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability for diplomacy and resolving clashes between parties. 

Position location

Job location

America/Carribean, Canada



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years