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AECOM System Assurance Lead/Engineer - TTC Projects in Markham, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is in need of a System Assurance Lead/Engineer to work with our client TTC on some of their high-profile public Transit projects.

The job incumbent will be offered a regular, full-time position with AECOM and work on secondment to TTC.

Candidate will report for work at the downtown Toronto TTC office a few times a week for the length of the secondment. After the secondment is compete, the employee will return to AECOM to be re-assigned to another project. The home office for the employee at that time can be either the AECOM Markham or Whitby office, with hybrid work permitted.

Job Summary:

As a member of the Program Integration Team, reporting to the Program Manager, the Systems assurance lead is responsible for the program Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Safety and Security (RAMSS) with focus on Safety and Reliability.

The responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Providing guidelines for Project Safety analyses (from preliminary hazards analysis to certification) in alignment with standards and TTC guidelines.

  • Determining Safety certification requirements for the CEP projects in coordination with program and project teams.

  • Providing guidelines for the development of Safety Certification Plan to the project teams.

  • Providing guidelines for Project RAM analysis and defining targets and performance requirements.

  • Provide oversight and review of the CEP projects’ systems assurance activities.

  • Providing guidelines for the Safety and assurance activities’ acceptance criteria to the project teams.

  • Review the Project Safety Certification plans and oversee the execution of the Safety Certification activities.

  • Review (Safety and assurance aspects) of pre-design, design and V&V deliverables.

  • Support Requirement management and interface management activities.

  • Liaison with the TTC Safety departments on behalf of CEP.

  • Liaison with O&M, V&V and integration leads to support CEP projects’ integration and handover.


Minimum Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must possess no less than:

  • University Degree in relevant field of study + 6 (six) years of relevant experience in Automatic Train Control systems assurance.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in other rail systems (Traction Power, Trackwork, Fire Ventilation and Communication systems) and rapid transit operation and maintenance would be an asset.

Additional Information

Relocation is not available for this position

Sponsorship is not available for this position


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $77,000.00 - $135,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF31767D

Business Line: Architecture

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Information Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid