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Date:  Aug 31, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Systems Integration Manager

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What Is The Opportunity

Aecon is seeking a Systems Integration Manager to join the Urban Transportations Solutions group to support dynamic, transit projects across Canada. We are proud to support projects that are committed to faster and more convenient travel, ultimately improving transportation experiences. This starts with bringing aboard the best possible team! This opportunity is open to applicants across Canada, with preference given to those residing in British Columbia.


The Systems Integration Manager will have a minimum of 15 years of experience in managing systems integration of major rapid rail transit projects, with demonstrated experience leading teams applying optimized systems engineering processes to the delivery of infrastructure projects.


What You Will Do Here

  • Execute Systems Engineering processes to deliver successful project outcomes, including requirements management, interface management, validation and verification, configuration management and progressive assurance.
  • Lead teams responsible for design, procurement, installation, integration, configuration, testing, and commissioning of rail rapid transit Systems;
  • Lead the integration and interface of the Systems with civil structures, elevated guideway, tunnels, stations, O&M facilities, as well as with the existing rail rapid transit systems in revenue operation;
  • Ensuring the various project/segment teams comply with the system lifecycle processes defined in ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary internal engineering resources on the project.
  • Manage the successful delivery of Design and Construction Interface requirements.
  • Effectively communicate expectations, track performance of engineering team and subcontractors, and take proactive measures to address technical challenges.
  • Engage with the Testing and Commissioning team at key stages to ensure success of the Testing and Commissioning program.
  • Interface with the Systems Design Team and others to determine schedules, monitor design progress, support systems integration, and coordinating the procurement, installation and T&C activities. 
  • Provide oversight and support for various stages of systems testing.
  • Support various transit related pursuits from the perspective of the Systems Integration.
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging. 


What You Will Bring To The Team

  • Completion of a diploma or degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Computer Science, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Understanding of Private Public Partnership (P3) and other typical contractual structures for the delivery of rail and transit infrastructure projects.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in leading systems integration teams, in the rail industry.
  • Direct working knowledge of trackwork systems, as well as other rail systems such us signaling and automatic train controls, communications systems, and propulsion power supply systems.
  • Professional registration as an Engineer (or able to obtain quickly).
  • Experience with AREMA, ISO, CENELEC, MIL-STD, and IEEE standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a fast learner, and have the ability to navigate and execute in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
  • Must be result-oriented.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.