System Engineer


Position Title : System Engineer
Job type : Permanent
Industry : Transportation
Location : Montreal metropolitan
Work timetable : 40 hours per week (from Monday to Friday, flexible hours possible)
Publication date : May 2019
Conditions : According to experience

Job Summary

  • Define the technical requirements for auxiliary power systems and sub-systems based on internal requirements and customers, and you must ensure that they are consistent, complete and correct;
  • Design auxiliary power system architectures based on requirements and product portfolio;
  • Generate “Technical Requirements Documents (TRDs)” for auxiliary power suppliers;
  • Perform a technical evaluation of the proposals of auxiliary power suppliers;
  • Technically manage the auxiliary power supplier during all phases of the project (design, test, warranty)
  • Review auxiliary power supplier documentation in accordance with project process and requirements;
  • Evaluate auxiliary power system level tests for verification and validation.


  • Estimate efforts to design and document electromechanical products;
  • Ensure that the cost of activities related to mechanical engineering respects the budget;
  • Plan and establish activities related to mechanical engineering;
  • Follow up on mechanical engineering as well as the monitoring of product costs;
  • Estimate the costs of mechanical products;
  • Analyze and assimilate technical specifications and standards;
  • Design and document electromechanical products: assembly drawings, diagrams, and supervise formatting;
  • Participate in design reviews of electromechanical products;
  • Check and approve the documentation of mechanical products (if technically competent to do so);
  • Provide support for obsolete products;
  • Define the necessary tests (routine and qualification) with the Engineer / Test Designer;
  • Validate the test equipment built with the Engineer / Test Designer and the Electrical Technician;
  • Offer support to our manufacturing sites and suppliers, remotely from Montreal or at the Plattsburgh, NY site;
  • Choose test facilities and enter requests;
  • Create requisitions for parts manufactured by suppliers or to obtain parts for manufacturing in-house;
  • Ensure all equipment required for testing has been calibrated;
  • Run the tests with or without the Engineer / Test Designer;
  • Write test reports;
  • Perform failure analyzes, including report and client presentations;
  • Make technical presentations to clients.

Training / Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or the equivalent recognized by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ);
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with relevant experience;
  • Experience with auxiliary power systems;
  • Verifiable experience in leading the technical field of customer delivery projects;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  •  Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • English proficiency.
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