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Date:  May 13, 2022

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  LRT Integration Manager

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview
We aim to be the partner-of-choice for end-to-end delivery of integrated Urban Transportation Systems.Our reputation for delivering timely, safe and reliable systems is bringing us there. Our multi-disciplinary, innovative teams have a reputation of excellence for projects in Canada and abroad.


Reporting to the System Implementation Director, we are seeking an LRT Integration Manager for the Finch West LRT project, to join the System Implementation Department located in Toronto. This position requires strong technical expertise, management experience and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will manage, lead and coordinate all aspects of the systems design and the integration of the Finch West LRT System Infrastructure with all other FWLRT systems and subsystems, including Revenue Vehicle and third-party systems owned by external stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the FWLRT System Infrastructure interface and integration activities, including interface and integration with internal FWLRT Systems (OCS, S&TCS, TPSS, COMMS, MEP, civil, infrastructure), Revenue Vehicle and third-party systems owned by external stakeholders. 
  • Responsible to define, develop, update, and control the progress of the Finch West LRT Integration plan (System Integration Management Plan, System Integration Test Plan, Revenue Vehicle Integration test plan…) in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Responsible to verify the compliance of the System interface and integration development in accordance with contract requirements, 15288 System Engineering standard and Good Industry Practices.
  • Lead, coordinate and supervise the interface design and integration progress with the Designer, other MTC leads and subcontractors in accordance with the project schedule. 
  • Lead, manage and coordinate with the end customer and external stakeholders’ representatives the interface and integration activities. 
  • Coordination with the Test & Commissioning team to develop the system integration stagging and test integration schedule plan.
  • Identify risk and contractual issues, able to provide executive summary and proposed mitigation solutions when it is escalated to the directors. 
  • In coordination with the contract and legal department support contract management activities.
  • Support the procurement department activities with the development of scope of work and technical documentation.
  • In coordination with the Requirement Management team and the Verification and validation team, check and verify that the integration contract requirement and all other end to end functional, interface and integration derived requirements (Operational, Safety, Security, Cybersecurity, performance, EMI/EMC, redundancy, maintenance requirements) are correctly identify, allocated and validated. 
  • Review and approve interface control documentation and testing documentation.
  • Lead and coordinate the on-site integration test schedule with the subcontractors, Revenue Vehicle manufacturer, Operator, and external stakeholders.
  • Support the development and execution of the Revenue Vehicle Service trial and demonstration test plan.
  • As a leader, provide mentoring, assistance, encouragement, and motivation to team members. 
  • Coordinating all the activities of the project related to the Revenue Vehicle and its integrations. 
  • Perform required coordination between Revenue Vehicle Manufacturer and all relevant systems and develop relevant integration activities to be compliant.
  • Lead and develop the procedure for on-site integration tests and perform all activities relevant to be compliant. Responsible to ensure compliance of all Revenue vehicle Interface Control Documents (ICD) for stops/station, MSF, Comms, S&TCS, TPS/OCS, Track and Guideway to Revenue Vehicles.


Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Railway projects (LRT project experience will be highly valued), with at least 3-5 years of experience in management positions. 
  • Previous experience in performing System interface and integration activities in railway projects.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. 
  • PMP certification an asset. 
  • Previous experience in P3 project delivery model an asset. 
  • Knowledge of System Engineering processes and standards (ISO 15288 and SEBok), Interface and Integration management, Requirement Management. 
  • Technical expertise in COMMS, S&TCS, SCADA and knowledge of TPSS, OCS, MEP, Tunnel Ventilation and Revenue Vehicle systems integration.
  • Knowledge of LRT Operational and maintenance procedures, familiar with the RAMS standards and other important Railway standards (CENELEC, AREMA, IEEE). 


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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